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Visual Bits #436 > A History Of Amazing Types

Visual Bits #436 > A History Of Amazing Types | Digital Tools for Technology Integration | Scoop.it
Check out your links after the jump. The History of Typography - Animated Short By Ben Barrett-Forrest Typography World Map Vinyl Sticker
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Don't miss the The History of Typography - Animated Short by Ben Barrett-Forrest

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The Adventures of Library Girl: Libraries as Cultivators of Creativity: There's an App for That!

The Adventures of Library Girl: Libraries as Cultivators of Creativity: There's an App for That! | Digital Tools for Technology Integration | Scoop.it

"In the end, although it may sound cliche to say, the product is not what's important, nor are the tools you use to get there, it really is the process that matters." ~ Jennifer LaGarde

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Dealing with dashboard decisions — @joycevalenza NeverEndingSearch

Dealing with dashboard decisions — @joycevalenza NeverEndingSearch | Digital Tools for Technology Integration | Scoop.it

"iGoogle retires on November 1st and folks who currently rely on it as a dashboard are shopping around for an alternate, cloud-based, personal launch solution.

How can you replace those convenient gadgets, feeds, easily accessible bookmarks, useful tools, and pretty backgrounds? ~ Joyce Valenza"

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DigitalBooksforDigitalKids - home

DigitalBooksforDigitalKids - home | Digital Tools for Technology Integration | Scoop.it

"Learn how you and your students can become published authors by creating your own digital books using iPad apps, sharing with Drop Box and Evernote and more..."

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Definite "save" to share with iPad classrooms.

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QR Code Art Gallery – Superheros! | Pixels and Paint Brushes

QR Code Art Gallery – Superheros! | Pixels and Paint Brushes | Digital Tools for Technology Integration | Scoop.it

Via GwynethJones
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Can so see this not only for the Fine Arts teachers for their yearly art gallery but for every teacher who still likes to hang posters in the hallway! This will integrate technology into a well-loved lesson plan.

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GwynethJones's curator insight, April 9, 2013 2:19 PM

BRILLIANT!

Dodie Ellen Ballard's curator insight, April 14, 2013 4:20 PM

You can use QR codes to create deeper understanding or learning of a topic AND to take a 2D item and make it SO much more.

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How To Create Presentation Slides That Are Out Of This World

Want to spice up your next corporate presentation? Take it from us, Make your next presentation Out Of This World! Download this Presentation for a Tweet here:

Via Baiba Svenca, Margareta
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Great ideas for slide presentations which reinforces the Do Not Use 

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Chantal Sim's curator insight, May 20, 2013 1:18 PM

As I always trying to make my presentation more remarkable than before, I think it is good tips for me and us. These are really nice to learn for your future presentation especially for those of who have presentation for this semester.

 

So if you are interested in making your presentation look fancy and effective, it will be worthy to see all the slides!

Chantal Sim's comment, May 20, 2013 1:20 PM
These are so valuable! Thank you for sharing this, appreciate so much that I can re-scoop.it!
Karen Dietz's comment, May 20, 2013 9:09 PM
You are welcome Chantal and hope it helps your curation!
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Free Technology for Teachers: Four Good Ways to Use Media In Your Classroom Blog

Free Technology for Teachers: Four Good Ways to Use Media In Your Classroom Blog | Digital Tools for Technology Integration | Scoop.it

"Watching videos and commenting on them or looking at a picture and commenting on it are the most common ways that teachers have students use media in blog posts" - Richard Byrne

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Four tools include SoundCloud, Thinglink, VoiceThread and Narrable.

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Ribbet!

Ribbet lets you edit all your photos online, from one easy place.
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Just like Picnik which was absorbed by Google but Ribbet uploads straight to Flickr!

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Districts Place High Priority on 1-to-1 Computing

Districts Place High Priority on 1-to-1 Computing | Digital Tools for Technology Integration | Scoop.it
Putting a computing device in the hands of every student requires a willingness to take risks and an understanding of what has worked in the past.

Via Tom D'Amico (@TDOttawa)
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"It isn't the device that creates an improvement in achievement," says Hobson. "It's the changes in instructional strategies that make improvements." Planning and more planning is required for BYOD program.

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BYOD in the 21st Century

Wondering what BYOD means or if your school is ready for it? In this 8-minute Pedagogical Quickie, I present some of the many advantages and limitations of t...

Via Leanne Windsor
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1 to 1 tech to students would be grand but most school districts won't be able to meet that dream.

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RheaWoolgar's curator insight, March 14, 2013 11:54 PM

Good stuff to think about.  I like the creativity that BYOD brings, but 1:1 would rock!

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instaGrok | A new way to learn

instaGrok | A new way to learn | Digital Tools for Technology Integration | Scoop.it
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Graphic organizer for presentations.  Teachers could use this tool on IWB, save URL for a flipped classroom, and more.

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Quozio - Make Beautiful Quotes

Quozio - Make Beautiful Quotes | Digital Tools for Technology Integration | Scoop.it
Turn meaningful words into beautiful images in just seconds

Via Gust MEES, Denver Leigh Watson, M.Ed, LDTC, Abi Woldhuis, R.Conrath, Ed.D., Mary Clark
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Add this to a list of tools for presentations and blogs!

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Kenneth Holm's curator insight, March 13, 2013 4:58 PM

Lav flotte citater!

Peggy Hood Pridgen's curator insight, April 2, 2013 6:10 PM

You have to know it to teach it...

Raquel Oliveira's curator insight, August 9, 2013 11:47 AM

gostei da simplicidade da ferramenta para visual thinking

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2 Simple Ways To Use QR Codes In Education - Edudemic

2 Simple Ways To Use QR Codes In Education - Edudemic | Digital Tools for Technology Integration | Scoop.it
If you have a smartphone in your classroom, you can leverage the power of the QR code! Here's a few simple ways to start using QR codes in education.
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How to make eye-to-eye contact in video chats, webinars, and ...

How to make eye-to-eye contact in video chats, webinars, and ... | Digital Tools for Technology Integration | Scoop.it
This is a picture of a SeeEye2Eye from Bodelin Technologies. It's a periscope that puts people's face near your webcam to that when you are looking in their eyes you are also looking directly at th...
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Think this is just the coolest new gadget.

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My three favorite playlist tools

My three favorite playlist tools | Digital Tools for Technology Integration | Scoop.it
I’ve blogged about them individually before, but this feels like the beginning of a genre of teaching tools.
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Near-Total Brain Replacement, Evernote. The Digital Principal, Part 3

Near-Total Brain Replacement, Evernote. The Digital Principal, Part 3 | Digital Tools for Technology Integration | Scoop.it
In November, I gave a presentation (resources to be found here) to a packed room row at Vermont Fest,  (For the rest of the introduction and a summary of the first two parts of the presentation, please read part ONE and part TWO.) So, here is...
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The iPads in Education Conference That's Not About iPads -- THE Journal

The iPads in Education Conference That's Not About iPads -- THE Journal | Digital Tools for Technology Integration | Scoop.it

App laundry lists and fly-by-night teaching fads are some of the things you won't find at the EdTechTeacher iPad Summit. Instead, the focus is on deeper learning.

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20 BYOD Resources For The 21st Century Schools

20 BYOD Resources For The 21st Century Schools | Digital Tools for Technology Integration | Scoop.it
20 BYOD Resources For The 21st Century Schools
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25 Free eBooks for Web Developers and Designers - Enbeeone3

25 Free eBooks for Web Developers and Designers - Enbeeone3 | Digital Tools for Technology Integration | Scoop.it
25 Free eBooks for Web Developers and Designers To boost their Web Designing and Development Skills. Building iPhone Apps with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript by Jonathan Stark If you know…
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Understoodit.com - Understand Your Students

Understoodit.com - Understand Your Students | Digital Tools for Technology Integration | Scoop.it
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Linda Dougherty's curator insight, February 10, 2013 10:10 AM

Real-time feedback program similar to an exit ticket.  Either the student marks Understand or Confused at any point during instruction.

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iPad Primer 2013

This is the handout for the iPad sessions led by Mary Philips at MACUL 2013.

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GwynethJones's curator insight, March 21, 2013 8:39 PM

iPad Primer -A Pretty Awesome COMIC tutorial by @bcteacher    #MACUL2013 |

Megan Hall's curator insight, June 9, 2013 4:54 PM

great resource for our teachers with the iPad rollout next year

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The ∞ to 1 Program (And why your 1:1 program is already behind the curve

The ∞ to 1 Program (And why your 1:1 program is already behind the curve | Digital Tools for Technology Integration | Scoop.it

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Ana Cristina Pratas's curator insight, February 25, 2013 11:57 AM

Beautiful presentation by @Braddo

Jean Jacoby's curator insight, February 26, 2013 3:43 PM

The best thing since 'Shift happens'...

Ana Cristina Pratas's comment, March 1, 2013 10:10 AM
It is really beautiful Jean!
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The BYOT movement's socioeconomic problem

The BYOT movement's socioeconomic problem | Digital Tools for Technology Integration | Scoop.it
The topic of the “bring your own technology” movement seems to be an affordable and flexible solution to the issue of bringing expensive technology into ou
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"The three most-pressing socioeconomic issues are: 1) integrating devices in an appropriate manner, 2) the availability of equitable devices and services, and 3) the social impact of technology segregation in the classroom." Points out the concerns with attempting to teach a lesson with multiple platforms not to mention multiple levels of studet expertise.

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Free Technology for Teachers: Create a Text Message Exchange Between Fictional Characters

Free Technology for Teachers: Create a Text Message Exchange Between Fictional Characters | Digital Tools for Technology Integration | Scoop.it

"The ever clever Russel Tarr has developed a new neat tool for creating fictional text message exchanges between fictional and or historical characters. The Classtools SMS Generator is free to use and does not require students to log-in. To use the SMS Generator just click the left speech bubble icon and enter a message. Then to create a reply just click the right speech bubble icon and enter a new message. You can make the exchange as long as you like. To share the conversation click the sprocket icon and grab the embed code, direct link, or QR code for the exchange. "


Via John Evans, MSTA
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Great idea for biography compare and contrast.  This would have worked with that heroes of the 21st century project!

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Jeroen Rougoor's curator insight, March 11, 2013 3:19 AM

Prachtige tool om o.a. In te zetten om aandacht te besteden aan Mediawijsheid. Maar ook leuk als verwerkingsopdracht.

Jacq's comment, March 11, 2013 2:02 PM
nice idea
Jacqui Sharp's curator insight, March 11, 2013 4:52 PM

I like the way you can embed the conversation into your wiki or blog, password protect it and continue to add to the conversation.

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10 Ways 3D Printing Can Be Used In Education [Infographic]

10 Ways 3D Printing Can Be Used In Education [Infographic] | Digital Tools for Technology Integration | Scoop.it

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Beth Dichter's curator insight, February 19, 2013 10:29 PM

The cost of 3D printers is coming down...so perhaps one will make it to your classroom in the future. Check out this infographic to learn how a 3D printer works and how it might be used in education.