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Learning Theory v5 - What are the established learning theories?

Learning Theory v5 - What are the established learning theories? | Ed-tech trends | Scoop.it

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Richard Whiteside's curator insight, February 27, 2015 4:53 AM

Really useful mindmap with links to further info about the theories and theorists. Shame it isn't in an easily downloadable format.

Cris Mepham's curator insight, February 27, 2015 6:52 AM

If you need a few ideas!

Dennis Danielson's curator insight, May 6, 2015 7:46 PM

This one really helped me to see a bigger picture of the many Learning Theories and some of their connections.

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FieldRelated.com

FieldRelated.com | Ed-tech trends | Scoop.it

Is your writing academic or conversational? Is it related to your field of study? Paste it into the textarea here, hit "Analyze it now," and FieldRelated.com will check your text for academic vocabulary and field-relatedness. After extracting field of study vocabulary and scoring your text against a range of possible fields of study, the system will provide links to glossaries and vocabulary learning activities to help you further your English Second Language learning.


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Verity Cole's curator insight, March 9, 2015 6:23 AM

Could be very useful for EAP materials writers too.

Ruby Rennie Panter's curator insight, March 9, 2015 6:55 AM

Fascinating! Is this the beginning of a computer-assisted stylstics analysis?

Carol Floyd's curator insight, March 9, 2015 6:19 PM

Very useful!

 

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HelloTalk - Language Exchange Social Networking App

HelloTalk - Language Exchange Social Networking App | Ed-tech trends | Scoop.it

The best way to learn a foreign language is to practice with real people. If you are a native English speaker learning Chinese Mandarin, ideally you would want to meet native Chinese speakers learning English.

 


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Nik Peachey's curator insight, September 15, 2014 6:01 AM

This looks like a great mobile app for language learners with a really wide range of languages supported. The app runs on iOS or Android and enables, text and voice messages as well as exchanging images. This is a really great tool to get students teaching and learning each other's languages.

Darleana McHenry's curator insight, September 18, 2014 11:27 PM

I am learning this new program and I thought that I would share it.

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Imagistory | Wordless Picture Book App

Imagistory | Wordless Picture Book App | Ed-tech trends | Scoop.it

A wordless picturebook app for iPad that inspires your child to become the storyteller.


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Al Post's curator insight, October 18, 2014 11:28 AM

This looks cool!! Now imagine hooking this to a projector in your class and using it as a story starter. Would be interesting to see how many different stories emerge.

Ness Crouch's curator insight, May 25, 2015 2:57 AM

This looks like an interesting app. I'm wondering how it would work for assessment?

Rebekah Crouch's curator insight, August 4, 2015 10:21 PM

This looks like an interesting app. I'm wondering how it would work for assessment?

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reEmbed – Custom YouTube Video Player

reEmbed – Custom YouTube Video Player | Ed-tech trends | Scoop.it

Every YouTube video that is embedded in your site will automatically be replaced with your new player.


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Nik Peachey's curator insight, October 7, 2014 3:52 AM

This should be useful if you are embedding video from YouTube into a course. It allows you to use a custom player and add your own logo.

Lara N. Madden's curator insight, October 7, 2014 6:26 PM

This is cool, will test and let you know how it works...

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LanguageTool Style and Grammar Check

LanguageTool Style and Grammar Check | Ed-tech trends | Scoop.it

Paste your own text here and click the 'Check Text' button. Click the colored phrases for details on potential errors.


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David Smart's curator insight, November 1, 2014 9:10 PM

Help language learners improve their writing skill.

emilioet's curator insight, November 5, 2014 4:12 AM

Interessante strumento di controllo grammaticale online

Jimun Gimm's curator insight, December 16, 2014 8:20 AM

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15 Of The Best Educational Apps For Improved Reading Comprehension

15 Of The Best Educational Apps For Improved Reading Comprehension | Ed-tech trends | Scoop.it
15 Of The Best Educational Apps For Improved Reading Comprehension

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Using Augmented Reality in schools

Using Augmented Reality in schools | Ed-tech trends | Scoop.it

Essentially, Augmented Reality is hidden content, most commonly hidden behind marker images, that can be included in printed and film media, as long as the marker is displayed for a suitable length of time, in a steady position for an application (on a device such as a tablet or smartphone, by means of a camera) to identify and analyse it.

 


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Helen Teague's curator insight, September 13, 2014 6:42 AM

Ideas for classroom use

Allan Tsuda's curator insight, September 14, 2014 8:21 PM

Good list of cross curricular use.

Carlos Rodrigues Cadre's curator insight, September 29, 2014 10:45 AM

adicionar a sua visão ...

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EDpuzzle - prepare a video for your lessons

EDpuzzle - prepare a video for your lessons | Ed-tech trends | Scoop.it
Make any video your lesson. Edit a video by cropping it, adding your voice or embedding questions. Then, track your students with powerful hassle-free analytics.

 


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tom jackson's curator insight, August 27, 2014 8:45 AM

Yes, Barb's insights are right on target.  I have been using EdPuzzle and find it easy to use and providing a complete package for teachers who want to ascertain which students viewed the video, answered the embedded questions, which questions were answered correctly or what did they understand from the video!   Highly recommend.

tom jackson's curator insight, August 27, 2014 8:45 AM

Yes, Barb's insights are right on target.  I have been using EdPuzzle and find it easy to use and providing a complete package for teachers who want to ascertain which students viewed the video, answered the embedded questions, which questions were answered correctly or what did they understand from the video!   Highly recommend.

Miguel Paul Trijaud Calderón's curator insight, September 1, 2014 6:04 AM

Edpuzzle -> Add voice or embed questions to ease your students understanding. 

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Spundge - create and deliver

Spundge - create and deliver | Ed-tech trends | Scoop.it

Spundge is an end-to-end content platform for professionals that makes it easy to create, distribute, and monetize your content.

 


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Baiba Svenca's curator insight, September 1, 2014 9:40 AM

Spundge is a cool new tool for creating visual presentations from the web or with your own content. Though it is aimed at business professionals , it can be used by teachers (aren't they professionals?) for creating educational presentations and for storytelling.

Spundge is free of charge.

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Päivi Palosaari-Aubry's curator insight, September 2, 2014 5:23 AM

Learning & creativity - Visual presentation with storytelling.

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elearn Magazine: How to Help Teachers Use Technology in the Classroom

elearn Magazine: How to Help Teachers Use Technology in the Classroom | Ed-tech trends | Scoop.it
Mary Burns of Education Development Center explains the five best practices used to train teachers to integrate technologyespecially computer useinto their instruction and course design. These universal methods, which have been used in places ranging from Indonesia to the United States, emphasize not only skills training, but also implementation.
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The power of digital student portfolios

The power of digital student portfolios | Ed-tech trends | Scoop.it

With the spreading use of computers and mobile technology in schools, going digital with student portfolios has become more popular. Simply put, digital portfolios are online collections of student work. They allow us to archive, curate and analyze samples of student learning from both the past and the present and keep that data — literally — at the tip of our finger.


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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, August 2, 2014 12:12 PM

Good portfolios, whether digital or hard versions or hybrids, are important in teaching and learning.

Mirta Liliana Filgueira's curator insight, August 2, 2014 10:21 PM

El uso de los portafolios Digitales

Fiona Harvey's curator insight, August 3, 2014 3:28 PM

Interesting article around eportfolio's

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Joan Ganz Cooney Center - Busting Barriers Or Just Dabbling?: How Teachers Are Using Digital Games In K-8 Classrooms

Joan Ganz Cooney Center - Busting Barriers Or Just Dabbling?: How Teachers Are Using Digital Games In K-8 Classrooms | Ed-tech trends | Scoop.it

The number of recent popular press articles heralding a rising trend of digital game use in the classroom has made the team at the Joan Ganz Cooney Center wonder: just how common is this practice?  And further, which teachers are choosing to use digital games in their teaching, what particular goals do they have for that game use, and what kinds of outcomes are they observing among their students?


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Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, February 23, 2015 10:41 PM

This is an overview of a full research report available from the Joan Ganz Cooney Center. 

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35 Genius Google Tips And Tricks That Most People Don't Know About

35 Genius Google Tips And Tricks That Most People Don't Know About | Ed-tech trends | Scoop.it
Including a secret game! (Seriously.)

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MyStorybook.com - Free Storybook Making Online

MyStorybook.com - Free Storybook Making Online | Ed-tech trends | Scoop.it

Write and share your very own storybooks with this free online app!

 


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A.K.Andrew's curator insight, September 25, 2014 5:59 PM

Looks like a great tool for young and not so young!

natasha dcosta's curator insight, October 3, 2014 11:40 PM

teachers and technology 

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Beyondpad - Digital note taking

Beyondpad - Digital note taking | Ed-tech trends | Scoop.it

Easy and efficient way to organize, structure and keep track of notes the way you want. Keep it simple or take it to the next level - advanced data management with unique type, tagging, templating and filtering features.


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emilioet's curator insight, October 7, 2014 5:03 AM

Interessante ma non ci sono metodi di condivisione.

Jimun Gimm's curator insight, December 16, 2014 8:17 AM

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Classcraft - Make learning an adventure!

Classcraft - Make learning an adventure! | Ed-tech trends | Scoop.it

Transform your classroom into an immersive game, played with your students throughout the semester or school year.


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Alaa Al-zaidi's curator insight, October 29, 2014 1:57 AM

علاء

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Class into immersive game...

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5 Great TED Talks on The Importance of Listening ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

5 Great TED Talks on The Importance of Listening ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Ed-tech trends | Scoop.it
5 Great TED Talks on The Importance of Listening ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning via @medkh9 http://t.co/vnVgeo225m
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From Toy to Tool: How to Develop Smart Tablet Habits in Class

From Toy to Tool: How to Develop Smart Tablet Habits in Class | Ed-tech trends | Scoop.it

Managing tablets as learning tools in the classroom is not easy, especially when many kids use them largely as toys outside of school, if they have access to a tablet in their home environment. Here are some ideas on how to develop smart habits for class.

 

 


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Ramon Pavia's curator insight, September 10, 2014 2:25 AM

Useful tips all tablet-friendly teachers must have in mind....

ManufacturingStories's curator insight, September 13, 2014 5:44 PM

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Kimberly House's curator insight, September 18, 2014 3:53 AM

Useful tips for teachers introducing iPads into their classrooms.

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Can Students “Go Deep” With Digital Reading?

Can Students “Go Deep” With Digital Reading? | Ed-tech trends | Scoop.it
Textbooks and other student reading material are increasingly going digital, but can students still interact with the text in ways that promote deep reading?

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Allison Ann's curator insight, September 9, 2014 2:42 PM

Provides some great pros and cons of digital readers.  21st century learners will have to learn new comprehension strategies necessary when reading from digital readers.

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Narrable - show and tell your story

Narrable - show and tell your story | Ed-tech trends | Scoop.it

Narrable is an online storytelling platform for students to use their voices to tell stories about what they learn in class and experience in life.

 

 


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Baiba Svenca's curator insight, August 29, 2014 12:31 PM

Narrable is launching a brand-new Narrable experience - quite literally rebuilt from the ground up. With its new design it will be easier to use both by students and teachers. Teachers will be able to create classes and give assignments. Narrable will also have a lesson plan section.


Presentations created before 1st September, 2014 will not be transferred to the new site but they will be available on the old site.

NKMS Tech's curator insight, September 16, 2014 1:08 PM

An interesting idea for a short unit.

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Can we read with our ears? - Innovate My School

Can we read with our ears? - Innovate My School | Ed-tech trends | Scoop.it
Different students have different ways of learning, and this is absolutely true for literacy. Jules Daulby, whose wheelhouse includes SEN and English teaching, discusses how a certain amount of pupils are best learning with their ears...
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Curation as a tool for teaching and learning (with images) · hbailie

A digital essay completed by Heather Bailie as part of the assessment requirements of #INF530 Concepts & Practices for a Digital Age.
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What Teachers Want More than New Technologies? PD Opportunities To Learn to Use them Effectively - EdTechReview™ (ETR)

What Teachers Want More than New Technologies? PD Opportunities To Learn to Use them Effectively - EdTechReview™ (ETR) | Ed-tech trends | Scoop.it
If you are a school admin or decision maker and your teachers are struggling with the new technology or unhappy with its tech integration then here are some tips to help you out
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