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The Answer Pad | The Graphically-Based Student Response and Assessment System

The Answer Pad | The Graphically-Based Student Response and Assessment System | E-learning | Scoop.it

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John Dalziel's curator insight, January 5, 2014 4:59 PM

You don't have to change the way you teach, alter the curriculum, or jump through hoops to use technology.
The Answer Pad enables practitioners to simply ask questions, as they're teaching, and the learners reply just as they always do; the only difference is learners use their iPads or a browser.
Using iPads, with Pre-Created Templates - saves time so practitioners can focus on the content -
Practitioners can quickly change the templates for learners to submit responses; with one click!
As each student clicks "submit," their answers automatically begin to appear on the Practitioner's Dashboard so now, at quick glance, practitioners can privately assess their learner's understanding.
With The Answer Pad's free app, TapIt Free, their learners are able to answer questions using templates pushed out to their iPads.
To get started, you need to know two things.
Practitioners use The Answer Pad from their computer OR the Internet (Safari) on their iPads.
Learners use The Answer Pad from the TapIt Free app or a web browser.

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Why & How to Green Screen in class - IPAD 4 SCHOOLS

Why & How to Green Screen in class - IPAD 4 SCHOOLS | E-learning | Scoop.it

"Finding interesting ways to evaluate, reflect and report on work and projects can be tricky. Many students struggle to engage with the reflection properly as it is often a dry, unentertaining end to any unit or project. But that’s where the Green Screen App can help. (How-to help sheet below)

 

Remember:


People don’t learn from experience.
People learn when reflecting on experience.
People learn more when they can witness their own reflection."

 


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Willemijn Schmitz's curator insight, Today, 7:39 AM

Ik heb de app al, nu nog een groen scherm.

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iPhone, iPad, Mac Buyer's Guide: Know When to Buy

iPhone, iPad, Mac Buyer's Guide: Know When to Buy | E-learning | Scoop.it
This page provides a product summary for each Apple model. The intent is to provide our best recommendations regarding current product cycles, and to provide a summary of currently available rumors for each model. This page is based on rumors and speculation and we provide no guarantee to its accuracy.

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Whiteboard (beta)

Whiteboard (beta) | E-learning | Scoop.it
Draw on any webpage (pretty much) or on a background color of your choosing.

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John Dalziel's curator insight, July 4, 2:35 AM

This Chrome app enables users to draw on top of webpages using things such as a
● stylus,
● trackpad,
● mouse…etc.
It's particularly useful for annotating and illustrating content on a webpage.
NOTE: Whiteboard, at the time of posting this, is still in beta phase and as such several useful features are still in development stages. These include the ability to save your work in image file, add different shapes and lines to your annotations etc.
Currently, users can
● change the background settings of a webpage,
● change its colour and
● customize its opacity,
● add lines and
● draw using different colours,
● add and customize layers.
To start using Whiteboard...
● install the app onto Chrome,
● click on the icon of the app on the menu bar and select ‘Do it’.
A menu will be displayed on the leftside of the page that enable users to work on the background, line and layer settings.
To delete anything already drawn, on the webpage, just click erase or better click on the Whiteboard icon on the menu bar and select ‘Quit it’.
Well worth giveing it a try to see what you think of it.
Ideal for live on-line courses. MOOCs etc.

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How flipped learning works in (and out of) the classroom

How flipped learning works in (and out of) the classroom | E-learning | Scoop.it

Flipped learning is more than just having students do homework during the school day. It’s more than just putting the onus on students to teach themselves. In fact, it’s neither of those things. Don’t be fooled by simple explanations of flipped classrooms that simplify a highly complex undertaking.


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bernieshoot's curator insight, June 7, 3:43 AM

#education #homeworks 

Michel Bergeron's curator insight, June 8, 4:56 PM

Les principes de la classe inversée s'appliquent très bien à la formation dans les organisations.

Pamela Hills's curator insight, June 17, 12:15 PM

 Face Book is not just social media , expand your horizons  , you can talk to people all over the world and learn new language, how to cook something different. With Skype you can take tour and never leave your home. You can get real news as it is unfolding. The world became so much smaller .  There is a whole world out there  waiting for you .

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20 Facts About the Impact of E-Learning [#Infographic]

20 Facts About the Impact of E-Learning [#Infographic] | E-learning | Scoop.it
Online learning has become one of the fastest-growing industries in education technology, and it’s not slowing down anytime soon.

The availability of mobile devices on campuses has drastically changed the playing field for e-learning. By 2020, the global mobile-learning market is on track to reach $37.8 billion, according to a new infographic from TalentLMS, a learning management system. By 2019, half of all college students will be enrolled in online courses.

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Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, May 20, 3:38 PM

The future is bright and filled with change. Are you ready?

Wendy Zaruba's curator insight, May 22, 2:55 PM

Very interesting facts regarding E-Learning and what we can all learn.

Carlos Godoy Rodríguez's curator insight, May 22, 7:25 PM

Cifras claras que evidencian el avance del eLearning frente a los métodos tradicionales de distribucion del aprendizaje. Definitivamente, todos los que trabajamos en docencia tenemos que abordar este tren los antes posible.

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Google Tips

Google Tips | E-learning | Scoop.it
Tips and tricks you didn't know you could do with Google for on the go, at work and having fun.

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John Dalziel's curator insight, April 6, 2:19 AM

Google Tips is an on-line resource, launched in 2013 by Google, to help Google users develop a working understanding of how Google products operate.
As the name suggests, it provides a wide variety of tips and tricks geared towards enhancing users knowledge of different services including...
   - Chrome,
   - Google+,
   - Google maps,
   - Google Drive,
   - Gmail,
   - YouTube and
   - Google Search.

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The top 50 apps for creative minds

The top 50 apps for creative minds | E-learning | Scoop.it
Our pick of the best tablet and smartphone tools to enable you to make films, music, art and more

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Gert Nilsson's curator insight, March 23, 5:42 AM

Mobila verktyg för en modern utbildning som skapar möjligheter för framtiden.  

Ana Mocholí Real's curator insight, March 26, 6:20 AM

Las mejores 50 apps para mentes creativas, imaginativas,... También para ti :)

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Guide: Using Apple TV in the Classroom - THAT #EDTECH GUY'S BLOG

Guide: Using Apple TV in the Classroom - THAT #EDTECH GUY'S BLOG | E-learning | Scoop.it
Firstly, despite its name, Apple TV is not a television. Instead it is a device which allows you to wirelessly stream content from your iOS devices or Mac on your TV or projector using AirPlay. AirPlay is Apple’s technology that will stream whatever is on an iOS or Macs screen and is built into all iPads with the exception the first generation iPad, and all newer iPhones and iPod touches. This means you or your students can easily display Keynote presentations, images, videos or content within apps on a large screen at the touch of a button.

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Aaron Oo Chun Yi's curator insight, March 20, 9:37 PM

I believe it's the same for the Google Chrome Play device too!

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How to Setup a Google Hangout On Air (March 2015) - Moving at the Speed of Creativity

How to Setup a Google Hangout On Air (March 2015) - Moving at the Speed of Creativity | E-learning | Scoop.it
Last weekend at the first annual "Google Summit Oklahoma City" hosted by the EdTechTeam, I shared a breakout session titled, "Google Hangouts 101." Afterwards, I visited with two librarians I know ...

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Gary Harwell's curator insight, March 13, 9:53 PM

Knowing about Hangouts is a good thing.

Steve Whitmore's curator insight, March 14, 12:30 PM

Good for reference.

Tony Guzman's curator insight, March 16, 9:39 AM

This article and video tutorial help anyone interested in setting up and using Google Hangouts.

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List Of 38 Apple iOS 8 Features Every Apple Fan Should Know About

List Of 38 Apple iOS 8 Features Every Apple Fan Should Know About | E-learning | Scoop.it
Apple - iOS 8 - What's New - iOS 8 Features: Hidden New Features - Hidden features from iOS 8, Apple's new operating system and updates.

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Tony Guzman's curator insight, March 2, 3:35 PM

This article lists over 3 dozen apps that any iOS 8 user should consider &/or be aware of.

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The Best Teacher Tools for Taking Screenshots and Annotating Pictures ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

The Best Teacher Tools for Taking Screenshots and Annotating Pictures ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | E-learning | Scoop.it
Creating tutorials and explanatory guides is best done through the help of screenshots. These are pictures we take of our screens to share with others or include in a visual demonstration of how, for example, a process works. As teachers and educators we often find ourselves in need of such visual annotations and cues to enhance our students comprehensibility. There are several web tools that we can use to create screenshots and we have already reviewed some of them in past publications here. Today, we are introducing you to what we consider to be the best 4 web tools for creating screenshots. Besides being free, these tools are very simple to use and are also student friendly. They will allow you to  capture your screen, crop and annotate your pictures using  arrows, colours, shapes, text and many more.

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Mayra.Loves.Books's curator insight, January 31, 11:48 AM

Four apps for annotating screenshots are discussed here. I like Snagit, where it is possible to save annotated screenshots to one's Google drive.

flea palmer's curator insight, February 3, 5:38 AM

These all look good - much easier than using a combination of tools! Remember copyright though!

Filipe Cálix's curator insight, February 22, 10:57 AM

Para capturas sobre páginas web (além de edição e anotações sobre as capturas) a extensão Fireshot (browsers Chrome e Firefox) é, para já, imbatível.

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APP ED REVIEW Roundup for January – Collaborative Learning Apps

APP ED REVIEW Roundup for January – Collaborative Learning Apps | E-learning | Scoop.it
Technology is changing not only the instructional methods we use to teach our students, but it is changing the classroom and learning experience. Digital learning communities – virtual spaces where students can collaborate, assist in each other’s learning, and build relationships – are integral to 21st century learning. With it being January and a time for New Year’s Resolution, we thought these apps might be something to try out in the new year! To support teachers, this month’s Roundup is a compilation of App Ed Review’s favorite learning communities apps that support students asking and answering questions, collaborating on work in real time, and creating their own lessons.

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27 Presentation Software & Powerpoint Alternatives For 2015

27 Presentation Software & Powerpoint Alternatives For 2015 | E-learning | Scoop.it
At CustomShow, we decided to list some powerpoint alternatives that could help solve your overall presentation software problems. These programs serve many purposes.

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Baiba Svenca's curator insight, January 9, 11:03 AM

Thanks for the suggestion to Justin Croxton.

Becky Roehrs's curator insight, January 9, 1:56 PM

Awesome list, provides product links, descriptions, pros/cons and who the product is "perfect" for.

Selina Foong's curator insight, January 13, 1:32 AM

help solve your overall presentation software problems. These programs serve many purposes.

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4 Tips to Record Amazing Video of Fireworks with iPhone or iPad - OSXDaily

4 Tips to Record Amazing Video of Fireworks with iPhone or iPad - OSXDaily | E-learning | Scoop.it
We’ve shared some tips to take great pictures of fireworks with iPhone before, but fireworks are obviously in motion, so perhaps the best way to capture a firework show is with some great video. Fortunately, the iPhone and iPad have a wonderful video recording camera built right in, and with a few tricks, you’ll be able to capture stunning video of a firework reports, explosions, or even the entire show, using nothing but the iPhone and it’s built-in feature set.

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11 Quick and Amazing ways to use PowToon in your Classroom

11 Quick and  Amazing ways to use PowToon in your Classroom | E-learning | Scoop.it
I recently read a study on creativity that blew my mind:
"A major factor in creativity is education: not whether you had a “good” or “expensive” or “public” edu(...)

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Baiba Svenca's curator insight, July 3, 2:48 PM

11 great examples how to use PowToon in the classroom. Get inspired!

Наталия Михайлова's curator insight, July 4, 2:39 AM

добавить ваше понимание ...

Mónica Beloso's curator insight, July 4, 11:25 AM

añada su visión ...

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Ofslides — Convert PPT to Video Presentation

Ofslides — Convert PPT to Video Presentation | E-learning | Scoop.it

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RESENTICE's curator insight, June 26, 3:07 AM
Comment créer une vidéo à partir d'une présentation powerpoint?
APIntd's curator insight, June 26, 4:55 AM

pratique

María Dolores Díaz Noguera's curator insight, June 28, 1:01 PM

Diseñando vídeos...Ofslides — Convert PPT to Video Presentation | @scoopit via @baibbb http://sco.lt/...

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7 Myths and Facts About Online Learning

7 Myths and Facts About Online Learning | E-learning | Scoop.it
Now that the number of students taking at least one online course has surpassed 6.7 million it’s high time we dispel the myth and discover the truth about online learning. Via: www.myeducation.com

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Steve Vaitl's curator insight, May 13, 12:22 PM

Very nicely laid out infographic with great information!

ChristopherBell's curator insight, May 14, 10:47 PM

Awesome stuff to share with parents and graduating seniors!

Carlos Godoy Rodríguez's curator insight, May 15, 1:13 PM

7 mitos y realidades sobre la formación online.

 

Mito nro. 1, no se puede obtener un empleo acreditando un diploma logrado mediante aprobación de cursos en línea.  Reaalidad: 62% de los profesionales de RRHH creen que los diplomas obtenidos por cursos online son equivalentes o mejores que los logrados en universidades tradicionales.

 

Mito nro 2, sólo universidades de dudosa reputación ofrecen programas que se imparten totalmente en línea. Realidad: el porcentaje de instituciones que ofrecen programas completamente virtuales se ha duplicado en la última década hasta alcanzar 62.4%.

 

Mito nro. 3, los programas virtuales contribuyen con el aislamiento de sus estudiantes. Realidad: los cursos distribuídos en el formato presencial tradicional pueden también incentivar el aislamiento.

 

Mito nro. 4, obtener un diploma en línea es tomar el camino fácil. Realidad: si bien es cierto que el formato eLearning es más flexible, ello no significa que los cursos dictados en ésta modalidad sean menos rigurosos.

 

Mito nro. 5, "Tengo todo el tiempo del mundo para culminar mi curso online". Realidad: si intenta retrazar indefinidamente el cumplimiento de las tareas asignadas en un curso online, muy problamente, no superá ese curso. La procastinación no funciona el mundo real ni en el virtual.

 

Mito nro. 6, usted no aprenderá mucho tomando cursos vía eLearning. Realidad: investigaciones recientes indican que no hay diferencias significativas entre los resultados de aprendizaje por estudios virtuales y el método presencial tradicional.

 

Mito nro. 7, puedo hacer fraude en los programas de formación online. Realidad: muchas escuelas online han implementado sistemas de protección antifraude. Algunas otras exigen la realización de exámenes presenciales a sus alumnos. ¡ El gran hermano siempre está observando...!

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The 8 most common mistakes when integrating iPads into the classroom - Technology Erin*tegration

The 8 most common mistakes when integrating iPads into the classroom - Technology Erin*tegration | E-learning | Scoop.it

"This post is not meant to be judgey!  Even the best techie teacher started somewhere and most likely made one of these common mistakes.  I think I made all five during the same lesson when I first started to integrate iPads.

 

Whether you are just starting out with iPads or are a seasoned iPad integrator, let’s look at the 8 mistakes most teachers make when using iPads in the classroom and how to avoid them:"


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Martin Debattista's curator insight, April 24, 2:35 AM

iPads or any kind of tablet for that matter.

Justin Henriks's curator insight, April 26, 7:36 PM

Some really good thoughts! We certainly do need to change the way we use software/apps and allow students to have greater power in deciding which apps to use and how they use them. As teachers, we are not always the expert on how to use apps!

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REVIEW: Learn Coding, 21st Century Fluencies and The Mathematical Process With Robot School

REVIEW: Learn Coding, 21st Century Fluencies and The Mathematical Process With Robot School | E-learning | Scoop.it
In this article I would like to explore a new coding app called Robot School from Next is Great (@nextisgreat). What hooked me immediately was how this app teachings kids to block code, but then shows them the syntax written in Swift. If you are unfamiliar, Swift is a new programming language for iOS. I love the concept of block code and syntax. It’s a perfect next step for avid coders.

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Jasmine Muti's curator insight, March 27, 8:50 AM

ROBOTICS SCHOOL: In 21st century,this generation reached at the highest point of success in technology and we can think that this must  be the limit of technologies but the term Robotics School make them surprised. It is just a game for child fun but this might be in reality as well in future trends.

mrsjgarcia's curator insight, March 27, 12:40 PM

This looks really good. I can see the kids loving the 3d sprites and I am pleased to see that they can also access the code. We are going to try it out. Thanks for sharing.

Tom cockburn's curator insight, March 28, 10:03 AM

Seems a good way to get them interested

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Science Today: iPad Magazine - ClassTechTips.com

Science Today: iPad Magazine - ClassTechTips.com | E-learning | Scoop.it
Science Today is a terrific free app for iPads that brings quality informational text to the fingertips of your students.  Kids can read about a variety of high interest topics.  They’ll interact with a wide range of content while building their skills as nonfiction readers.  This app could be used to enhance a science lesson, provide background knowledge, or just give students a space to read about animals, ecosystems, or any topic that grabs their attention.

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Docs.Zone converter: Convert Word/Excel/JPG to PDF!

Docs.Zone converter: Convert Word/Excel/JPG to PDF! | E-learning | Scoop.it
Create, Convert, and Merge PDF files online. Convert PDF to Word and back to PDF. You do NOT have to install software. 100% WEB-BASED!

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John Dalziel's curator insight, March 14, 4:16 AM

One issue of BYOD, and/or learners submitting assignments, is the different formats used.
By using Docs.Zone converter, practitioners are just one click away from changing the many different formats to PDF.
It saves them from the hazardous and daunting effort of installing different software for the accomplishment of this process.
Docs.Zone provides range of services for such operations such as...
   - PDF merge tool,
   - web page grabber,
   - PDF to Word file converter and
   - PDF to Excel file converter etc.
Users just...
   - enter the address of website Docs.Zone in their web browser.
   - select the tab “convert file to PDF”,
   - brows for the file in their drives
   - click the “Select file” option, which adds the file to convert.
If users want to add multiple files at a time, there is another option for this operation, “Add Files”. They can add multiple files at a time.
After the selection of their required file...
   - click the “start” button for conversion.
After the conversion is finished, users can download the file from the table titled “Inbox”.
To download the file, click the download button opposite to the file name.
NOTE:
Once a file is converted, users can download it within a duration of 6 hours - the file will be deleted at that point.
Their original file will not be affected even after the conversion.

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How To Put A YouTube Video In PowerPoint

How To Put A YouTube Video In PowerPoint | E-learning | Scoop.it
This is your SUPER GUIDE for putting YouTube videos into PowerPoint! Follow the links below to find the tutorial for your version of PowerPoint...OR...slowly scroll down the page to learn some adva...

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David Bravo Ortiz's curator insight, March 23, 3:02 PM

Really useful!

John P. Street's curator insight, July 1, 2:02 PM

PowerPoint - add You Tube video

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The (5) most useful features in Safari on the iPad | iPad Insight

The (5) most useful features in Safari on the iPad | iPad Insight | E-learning | Scoop.it
The iPad really shines as a powerful media consumption device.  It’s also a great tool for finding and interacting with information on the internet as well as a repository for offline browsing of articles and links saved to your Reading List.  But how well are you really acquainted with all the benefits Safari for the iPad has to offer?  In no particular order, here are the (5) most useful features that make interacting with Safari on the iPad an enjoyable and productive experience.

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15 Rules of Netiquette for Online Discussion Boards [INFOGRAPHIC] - Online Education Blog of Touro College

15 Rules of Netiquette for Online Discussion Boards [INFOGRAPHIC] - Online Education Blog of Touro College | E-learning | Scoop.it
“Netiquette” refers to rules of etiquette that apply to online communication.

Follow these 15 rules of netiquette to make sure you sound respectful, polite, and knowledgeable when you post to your class’s online discussion boards.

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I particularly agree with point 9. Long winded responses are generally scrolled by to the next comment.

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Steve Whitmore's curator insight, March 26, 8:22 AM

Nice reference.

 

Ajo Monzó's curator insight, March 29, 8:04 AM

Thanks!!!

Ellen Comito McKeown's curator insight, June 24, 11:15 AM

Spells out rules for netiquette.  IGood way to start out with students who are used to posting on social networks and ranting.  In the comments, the college stated that teachers can reprint this for their classrooms as long as they give credit to Touro College. 

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Evernote Scannable for iOS makes digitizing paper easy - SlashGear

Evernote Scannable for iOS makes digitizing paper easy - SlashGear | E-learning | Scoop.it
Evernote users are about to have more reasons to make the service a central hub for their digital lives. Today, the company is announcing Scannable, an app that will scan any document you have and upload it to their service. Better yet, your scanned documents are also searchable via Evernote, so you can find them alter on. You’ll also be able to send the documents along via just about any digital means you like. Images are automatically rotated, cropped and adjusted , too.

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ChristopherBell's curator insight, January 9, 11:56 PM

GREAT NEWS for anyone with work in multiple platforms (ie. pdf, doc, pages, etc.)