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The Best 8 Tools to Create Posters for your Classroom ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

The Best 8 Tools to Create Posters for your Classroom ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Education Tech | Scoop.it

"Today, we are sharing with you some great web tools that you can use to create your own posters and customize them the way you want. Check out the list below and share with us what you think of them. Enjoy."


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Tony Guzman's curator insight, May 22, 2015 11:46 AM

This article shares some web tools you can use to create posters for your classrooms. I only had heard of a couple of them so some new tools to consider here.

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Five tips for creating effective infographics

Five tips for creating effective infographics | Education Tech | Scoop.it
The infographic has become an important weapon for publishers as they seek to share sometimes complex messages about their brand in a simple way. We give our five top tips to creating impressive infographics.

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How To Cite Social Media: MLA & APA Formats

How To Cite Social Media: MLA & APA Formats | Education Tech | Scoop.it
Well, it's official, you can now officially cite social media sources in MLA and APA formats. Although this might not seem like a big deal, it is an important step in acknowledging social media as ...

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Cindy Huskey's curator insight, February 8, 2014 7:09 PM

Not sure what kind of research students will glean from Twitter . . .

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Demibooks® Composer - for iPads

Demibooks® Composer - for iPads | Education Tech | Scoop.it
Get Demibooks® Composer on the App Store. See screenshots and ratings, and read customer reviews.

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Ana Cristina Pratas's curator insight, September 13, 2014 11:41 AM

FEATURES


• Portrait or Landscape layout options
• Add images and audio from iTunes, Dropbox or the Photos app
• Rich media library with thumbnails
• Add or create text
• 5 Particle Effects
• Set up complex behaviors in Effects Editor through series of If-Then statements
• Quickly build and organize pages, navigation, and table of contents
• Add web links
• Apply motion, functions and waits (delay) to media
• Make objects draggable or have them react to the accelerometer via Physics
• Preview directly on the iPad
• Import/Export books via iTunes
• Share or publicly publish your finished app
• Backup to iPad

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Teachers' Ultimate Directory of Free Image Sources ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Teachers' Ultimate Directory of Free Image Sources ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Education Tech | Scoop.it

"Here is a great and comprehensive directory of free image sources compiled by The Edublogger. This collection is specifically created to help teachers, educators and students have instant access to a wide variety of web resources where they can search for and access free images.The sources featured in this directory are organized according to these 4 criteria:"


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The Beginner's Guide To Competitive Gaming In Schools - Edudemic

The Beginner's Guide To Competitive Gaming In Schools - Edudemic | Education Tech | Scoop.it
32 million people watched the Season 3 World Championships for the video game League of Legends this year. 8.5 million of those people watched at the same time. To put that in perspective, 13 million people watch a typical NFL game on Sunday. Last years’ World Series drew 18 million viewers. 8.5 million viewers at …

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You can now share ebooks straight to iTunes U from your iPad - Book Creator app | Blog

You can now share ebooks straight to iTunes U from your iPad - Book Creator app | Blog | Education Tech | Scoop.it
Apple have updated their iTunes U app so you can export your ebook straight from Book Creator.

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21 Things You Didn't Know Your iPhone Could Do - aplus.com

21 Things You Didn't Know Your iPhone Could Do - aplus.com | Education Tech | Scoop.it
Be an iPhone ninja with these 21 awesome tricks

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Create Comics on Your iPad With Halftone 2 - iPad Apps for School

Create Comics on Your iPad With Halftone 2 - iPad Apps for School | Education Tech | Scoop.it

"Halftone 2 is a nice iPad app for creating simple comic strips based on your pictures. To get started with Halftone 2 you choose a layout for your comic then import pictures from your iPad’s camera roll. You can add borders and visual effects to each of your imported pictures. After arranging your pictures you can add text in a variety of comic styles. Completed projects can be shared in a variety of ways including email, Dropbox, Twitter, and saving to camera roll. Watch the short video below to learn more about Halftone 2."


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Using E-Portfolios in the Classroom

Using E-Portfolios in the Classroom | Education Tech | Scoop.it

For decades, students have been completing assignments in school. Often, these were seen only by the teacher, graded and returned to the student. Sometimes, the work was posted on a classroom wall or in a school hallway. Many teachers kept portfolios of student work for report card conferences, and the rare teacher taught students how to build their own portfolios from their work.

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Build your own iPad charging cart out of office supplies - Innovation: Education

Build your own iPad charging cart out of office supplies - Innovation: Education | Education Tech | Scoop.it
How to build a rolling 10-iPad charging tub out of office supplies. Some assembly required.

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Debbie Rogers's curator insight, May 18, 2014 9:03 PM

MDM and the new apple DEP - no more large carts required--wireless pushing of apps to apple ids ( not device specific)!

Jeanettem1's curator insight, September 29, 2014 2:59 PM
A simple, cheap but rather heavy way to move iPads around. The idea has some potential:)
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What Content Curation, Chunking Information and Micro-learning have in common?

What Content Curation, Chunking Information and Micro-learning have in common? | Education Tech | Scoop.it
In this article I’ll present a framework that could help educators to make a shift from designing long, information based online courses to micro-learning, which is a result of content curation techniques and chunking information design strategy.

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Joyce Valenza's curator insight, March 23, 2014 8:56 AM

Interesting strategies for transforming traditional online learning.

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29 Design Resources That Work Miracles

Design is everything with content. When you're pushing out an aggressive marketing campaign it usually will involve a great amount of content. Our designer K...

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Neil Ferree's curator insight, March 21, 2014 10:41 AM

Visual Imagery and Content Marketing go hand-in-hand these days. The Title of your piece has to have the right stuff for sure and unless your image goes POP → you're probably not going to get the results you're looking for? These free visual tools will help make that happen.

Randy Bauer's curator insight, March 21, 2014 11:05 AM

This is a Great Resource on Creating Visual Content for Online - Marketing and Design. 

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iOS 8 trick lets you change words to ALL CAPS with a tap

iOS 8 trick lets you change words to ALL CAPS with a tap | Education Tech | Scoop.it

"Sometimes you just need to emphasize something. One of the best ways to do so when you’re texting is to make the words you really need to get across in all capitals. Or maybe you just want to shout at someone, and an ALL CAPS sentence will certainly get that across for you"


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Five tips for creating effective infographics

Five tips for creating effective infographics | Education Tech | Scoop.it
The infographic has become an important weapon for publishers as they seek to share sometimes complex messages about their brand in a simple way. We give our five top tips to creating impressive infographics.

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Publishing with iBooks Author

Publishing with iBooks Author | Education Tech | Scoop.it
iBooks Author is the first tool of its kind. Never before have publishers, authors, and content creators had a tool for making dynamic, interactive ebooks in a WYSIWYG environment. This book is intended to get you up and writing in iBooks Author....

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21 Life Changing Autobiographies From Around The World

21 Life Changing Autobiographies From Around The World | Education Tech | Scoop.it

These 20 autobiographies will motivate, inspire, and amaze you. Read them, and they will surely change the way you look at life.


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3D Printing in the Classroom is Elementary - FRACTUS LEARNING

3D Printing in the Classroom is Elementary - FRACTUS LEARNING | Education Tech | Scoop.it
Since my school year finished at the end of June, I’ve been reflecting on my first year using a 3D printing with 4th and 5th grade students.

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Tutorial: How to share music, video and photos around your home with AirPlay | Ipads Advisor

Tutorial: How to share music, video and photos around your home with AirPlay | Ipads Advisor | Education Tech | Scoop.it

"There are a number of means that you can utilize AirPlay. You can stream music from iTunes on a Mac to an Apple TV, Flight terminal Express or third-party system. Or you can play music from the Music app on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch to the very same devices. Some third-party apps likewise support streaming audio and/or video utilizing AirPlay.

 

Apple’s proprietary innovation can even be utilized as a way of streaming music from your Mac wirelessly to different rooms around your house. Then there’s mirroring, which allows you to send the audio and video output of an iOS gadget or Mac running Mountain Lion to an Apple TV.

 

AirPlay mirroring can be used for a whole array of activities, from playing Keynote presentations on a large-screen TELEVISION, to sharing creations in iMovie, as well as as a method of playing, say, a YouTube guitar tutorial or culinary videos on a tv instead of a smaller sized display.

 

One of our favored usages, nevertheless, is for video gaming. Developers have been quick to discover the possibilities of AirPlay mirroring in video games, most commonly permitting you to use your iPhone or iPad as a controller while displaying the game itself on TV. AirPlay is both simple to use and versatile."


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Teacher's Guide to Using Padlet in Class ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Teacher's Guide to Using Padlet in Class ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Education Tech | Scoop.it

"Padlet is a great platform for bookmarking and sharing digital content. Since in its launch a few years ago, Padlet (formerly Wallwisher)  has undergone several great updates that make it an ideal tool to use with students in class. Before we see some of the ways to use this platform with students, let us have a look at some of its features ."


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Laurence Le Poder's curator insight, July 14, 2014 8:14 AM

une appli facile d'utilisation sur PC mais un peu moins sur tablette

Suzy Hirsch's curator insight, July 14, 2014 10:32 AM

Good  stuff!

Brooke Hall's curator insight, July 15, 2014 12:24 PM

Check Padlet out and see if it would fit in your classroom.

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7 Steps to Start a Coding Club at Your School - Fractus Learning

7 Steps to Start a Coding Club at Your School - Fractus Learning | Education Tech | Scoop.it
If you are inspired to start a Coding Club at your school this seven step guide will help turn that inspiration into action and reality.

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El Futuro deWaukesha's curator insight, July 10, 2014 10:16 AM

We had a group of kids that loved working on Scratch last year so I would like to try and expand on that in our Makerspace.

Sandra Carswell's curator insight, July 10, 2014 10:40 AM

Anyone interested in a coding club?

Mick Huiet's curator insight, July 10, 2014 4:34 PM

I need to start one of these!

 

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My Incredible Body Teaches Kids How the Human Body Works - iPad Apps for School

My Incredible Body Teaches Kids How the Human Body Works - iPad Apps for School | Education Tech | Scoop.it

"My Incredible Body is an iPad app (currently free) designed to help students learn how the human body works. The app features eight sections. Those sections are circulation, muscles, senses (vision, smell, hearing, touch), kidneys & urine, skeleton, respiration, digestion, and brain & nerves. Each section of the app contains short animated videos that explain the functions of each system and how it works."


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How PBL Prepares Students for CCSS Test Performance Tasks: Part 2 - PBL is Already Aligned for Assessment

How PBL Prepares Students for CCSS Test Performance Tasks: Part 2 - PBL is Already Aligned for Assessment | Education Tech | Scoop.it

Editor's Note: This is the second part of a report adapted from the Buck Institute for Education's Google+ Hangout of April 9, 2014 with Justin Wells ofEnvision Learning Partners and BIE National Faculty member Andrew Miller. InPart 1, we discussed how the Common Core tests are being designed, and looked at a sample ELA performance task for assessing research skills.

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Advances in Citation Management Technologies: How Do They Shape Inquiry and Literacies?

Advances in Citation Management Technologies:  How Do They Shape Inquiry and Literacies? | Education Tech | Scoop.it
Two years ago, I adopted EasyBib as my primary citation subscription service for a multitude of reasons, but the driving factor was to spend less time on the mechanics of citation and more time hel...

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Joyce Valenza's curator insight, March 23, 2014 9:02 AM

Buffy asks how "less emphasis on the mechanics of citation change people’s perceptions and connotations of “research”?" and "How do these technologies and access or lack of access to them function as sponsors of literacy?"

 

Sarah McElrath's curator insight, March 27, 2014 8:23 AM

I have subscribed to EasyBib for several years and LOVE that the Gale Databases now make it one click to export the citation info. to EasyBib. Way more students use the databases because of it.

 

 

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The 2014 CMO's Guide To The Social Landscape

The 2014 CMO's Guide To The Social Landscape | Education Tech | Scoop.it

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Library Staff's curator insight, March 23, 2014 5:12 PM

Comprehensive info graphic on what's popular in social media.

GwynethJones's curator insight, April 5, 2014 1:20 PM

This is a lot of reading.....but it's interesting!