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Seven Skills Students Need for Their Future

Seven Skills Students Need for Their Future | Ed-Tech Trends | Scoop.it
There are two major trends in the world that pose a fundamental challenge--and many opportunities--to our educational system. One is the world is shifting from an industrial economy to a knowledge ec
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10 Books For Learning Professionals To Read In 2013: The eLearning Coach

10 Books For Learning Professionals To Read In 2013: The eLearning Coach | Ed-Tech Trends | Scoop.it
This is a specialized reading list of inspirational and fascinating books for instructional designers, particularly those involved in eLearning.
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At 30 years old, the internet is inescapable - Telegraph

At 30 years old, the internet is inescapable - Telegraph | Ed-Tech Trends | Scoop.it
In the week the internet celebrates its 30th birthday, Matt Warman says its influence has never been greater – but you ain’t seen nothing yet.
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Create great written visuals with

Create great written visuals with | Ed-Tech Trends | Scoop.it
The Snapshot Writing Tool is designed to put students in a specific moment in time using a visual prompt such as a photo or video and then write about what you see? What you hear? What you smell? What you taste?
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3 Lessons on Faculty Development from an Education Innovator - Getting Smart by EdCetera Staff -

3 Lessons on Faculty Development from an Education Innovator - Getting Smart by EdCetera Staff - | Ed-Tech Trends | Scoop.it
Oregon State University's director of its faculty tech training program was named one of the top 50 innovators in education. We look at what they did right.
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Train all teachers in special needs, urges pioneering headmistress - Education - Scotsman.com

Train all teachers in special needs, urges pioneering headmistress - Education - Scotsman.com | Ed-Tech Trends | Scoop.it
A HEADTEACHER who received a lifetime achievement award for “dragging special education out of the cupboard” has called for all members of the ­profession to be given mandatory training to deal with pupils with additional support needs.
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Free Technology for Teachers: Blubbr - Create Interactive Quizzes Using YouTube Clips

Free Technology for Teachers: Blubbr - Create Interactive Quizzes Using YouTube Clips | Ed-Tech Trends | Scoop.it
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Apple Rumored To Be Testing Innolux's Touch-On-Display Technology For Next iPhone -- AppAdvice

Apple Rumored To Be Testing Innolux's Touch-On-Display Technology For Next iPhone -- AppAdvice | Ed-Tech Trends | Scoop.it
Apple is already working with Chimei Innolux on the display technology to be used on the next-generation iPhone, reports The China Times.
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technology news and future digital trends, latest consumer electronics, advanced materials and innovative techniques

technology news and future digital trends, latest consumer electronics, advanced materials and innovative techniques | Ed-Tech Trends | Scoop.it
technology news and future digital trends, latest consumer electronics, advanced materials and innovative techniques (Innovator's can't miss this site http://t.co/o0FlOLer #Innovation360 #Dubai #UAE...
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Snapchat fends off Facebook despite video glitch - Telegraph

Snapchat fends off Facebook despite video glitch - Telegraph | Ed-Tech Trends | Scoop.it
Video-messaging app Snapchat is now more popular than ever, despite news that its self-destructing videos can be saved and the release of a rival version by Facebook.
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Facebook’s New App Isn’t Just for Sexting

Facebook’s New App Isn’t Just for Sexting | Ed-Tech Trends | Scoop.it
It’s pretty ballsy to call your sexting app Poke. That was my first reaction to the news last week that Facebook had launched a clone of Snapchat, the trendy smartphone app that lets you send photos and videos that self-destruct after a few seconds.
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Teacher's Guide on The Use of Podcasting in Education ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Teacher's Guide on The Use of Podcasting in Education ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Ed-Tech Trends | Scoop.it
RT @eng_instructor: Teacher's Guide on The Use of Podcasting in Education http://t.co/0h6ai0s3 #edtech #edchat via @medkh9
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Podcasting is great for use with mobile devices and is so easy to create using GarageBand.

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The World's Most Active Twitter City? You Won't Guess It - Forbes

The World's Most Active Twitter City? You Won't Guess It - Forbes | Ed-Tech Trends | Scoop.it
The World's Most Active Twitter City? You Won't Guess It Forbes Being (somewhat) active on Twitter, and fascinated by the vast amounts of wildly random but often extremely useful information endlessly tweeting across it, I'm always interested in...
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Case Studies: How Teachers Use Tech to Support Learning

Case Studies: How Teachers Use Tech to Support Learning | Ed-Tech Trends | Scoop.it
Erin Scott Starting the year off with ideas on the best ways to use technology to support learning, Larry Ferlazzo collected an invaluable list of cr
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Tomorrow's World: A Visual Guide to the Next 150 Years

As we begin a new year, BBC Future has compiled 40 intriguing predictions made by scientists, politicians, journalists, bloggers and other assorted pundits in recent years about the shape of the world from 2013 to 2150. They range from the serious to the fanciful, from the exciting to the petrifying. And to get a gauge on how likely they are to happen, we asked the special bets department at British betting firm Ladbrokes to give us their odds on each prediction coming true.
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AppCrayon: Fine Motor Skills Technology - Wired

AppCrayon: Fine Motor Skills Technology - Wired | Ed-Tech Trends | Scoop.it
Wired AppCrayon: Fine Motor Skills Technology Wired AppCrayon: Fine Motor Skills Technology.
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What can schools do about declining staff morale?

What can schools do about declining staff morale? | Ed-Tech Trends | Scoop.it
With mounting evidence of plummeting staff morale in schools, Nigel Gann recommends some strategies, activities and further reading for addressing wellbeing in education (Education News: What can schools do about declining staff morale?
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Mapping The Future Of Education Technology

Mapping The Future Of Education Technology | Ed-Tech Trends | Scoop.it
Add this massive infographic to the recent discussion of futuristic dorms and what education will look like in 2020--and beyond.
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12 Free Online Quiz Makers to Create Online Quizzes | Training & E-Learning Zone for Quizzes

12 Free Online Quiz Makers to Create Online Quizzes | Training & E-Learning Zone for Quizzes | Ed-Tech Trends | Scoop.it
I often receive a lot of questions about how to make online quizzes for free. Here is a collection of 12 free online quiz making applications I collect after
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Triptico

Triptico | Ed-Tech Trends | Scoop.it
"A simple desktop app, packed full of innovative resources to enable you to quickly create engaging interactive learning."
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Teacher morale 'dangerously low'

Teacher morale 'dangerously low' | Ed-Tech Trends | Scoop.it
Morale among teachers in England and Wales is "dangerously low" and "has declined dramatically in recent months" a teachers' union survey suggests.
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Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: The 8 Best Pinterest Boards about Educational Technology

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: The 8 Best Pinterest Boards about Educational Technology | Ed-Tech Trends | Scoop.it
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The Consequences of Machine Intelligence

The Consequences of Machine Intelligence | Ed-Tech Trends | Scoop.it
If machines are capable of doing almost any work humans can do, what will humans do?
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