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Powerful (PowerPoint) Presentations: Simply Stated

An effort to eliminate "death by PowerPoint."

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bancoideas's curator insight, April 12, 2013 8:59 AM

No te pierdas este video con ideas para mejorar tus presentaciones #PowerfulPresentations

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I definitely want to use this for students before our research project presentations...

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A Really, Really Cool Website For Students Who Think They Hate Math

A Really, Really Cool Website For Students Who Think They Hate Math | Sheila's Edtech | Scoop.it
A Really, Really Cool Website For Students Who Think They Hate Math
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50 Education Technology Tools Every Teacher Should Know About - Edudemic

50 Education Technology Tools Every Teacher Should Know About - Lists of great technology tools for teachers broken down by category - Learning, Lesson planning, etc
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The Amplify Tablet: A Device Custom Made For Teachers And Students

The Amplify Tablet: A Device Custom Made For Teachers And Students | Sheila's Edtech | Scoop.it
The new Amplify Tablet is here and it's got a lot of things the iPad doesn't. Take a look at the key features and get to know the Amplify Tablet.
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Very cool idea and an alternative to the ipad. Love the fact that the teacher knows what's happening on each tablet in the class. Love the teacher dashboard. Here's one to watch!

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Use These 10 Sites to Detect Plagiarism

Use These 10 Sites to Detect Plagiarism | Sheila's Edtech | Scoop.it
Plagiarism is a serious offense. These 10 online services help you check students' text, or avoid getting into academic hot water yourself.
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5 Critical Mistakes Schools Make With iPads (And How To Correct Them) - Edudemic

5 Critical Mistakes Schools Make With iPads (And How To Correct Them) - Edudemic | Sheila's Edtech | Scoop.it
While we’ve witnessed many effective approaches to incorporating iPads successfully in the classroom, we’re struck by the common mistakes many schools are making with iPads, mistakes that are in some cases crippling the success of these initiatives.
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Great Tutorial on How to Create your Own eBook on iPad ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Great Tutorial on How to Create your Own eBook on iPad ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Sheila's Edtech | Scoop.it
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A Great Blooms Taxonomy Wheel for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

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Awesome Twitter Cheat Sheet for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Awesome Twitter Cheat Sheet for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Sheila's Edtech | Scoop.it
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- 100 Educational iOS Apps

The Resource for Education Technology Leaders focusing on K-12 educators.
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Wow! Cool list! The only drawback is that "free" apps are not indicated as such.

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Google+ Introduces New Hangouts App Called Capture, To Snap Pics Of Special Moments As They Happen | TechCrunch

Google+ Introduces New Hangouts App Called Capture, To Snap Pics Of Special Moments As They Happen | TechCrunch | Sheila's Edtech | Scoop.it
TechCrunch is a leading technology media property, dedicated to obsessively profiling startups, reviewing new Internet products, and breaking tech news.
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News Discovery: 23 Alternatives to Google Reader

News Discovery: 23 Alternatives to Google Reader | Sheila's Edtech | Scoop.it
So the really big news yesterday, outstripping that of a new Pope is the news that Google is Powering Down Google Reader, which for many people is a total disaster.

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Jen Fuhrman-Kestler's curator insight, March 28, 2013 11:15 AM

Will  be interesting to see how brands use the new version of Flipboard

Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, March 31, 2013 3:30 PM

I recently moved all of my Rss feeds over to Feedburner. However FB doesn't display results in any kind of sophisticated graphic format. It might be time for another change! 

Ruth Bass's curator insight, April 1, 2013 12:24 PM

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Free Technology for Teachers: Five Platforms for a Classroom Back-channel Chat

Free Technology for Teachers: Five Platforms for a Classroom Back-channel Chat | Sheila's Edtech | Scoop.it
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What's the Difference Between "Using Technology" and "Technology Integration"?

What's the Difference Between "Using Technology" and "Technology Integration"? | Sheila's Edtech | Scoop.it
Recently, I've been noticing that a lot of instructors are under the impression that they are successfully integrating technology, when in fact they are simply using technology. Although this might...
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100 Best Video Sites For Educators - Edudemic

100 Best Video Sites For Educators - Edudemic | Sheila's Edtech | Scoop.it
100 Best Video Sites For Educators - Showcasing the top 100 video sites for educators to use in their classrooms. Appropriate for a variety of subjects and age levels.
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Wow! This site has everything from video collections to help for teachers and then some! Love this!

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The 100 Best Web 2.0 Classroom Tools Chosen By You - Edudemic

The 100 Best Web 2.0 Classroom Tools Chosen By You - Edudemic | Sheila's Edtech | Scoop.it
It's time for the annual mega-list of the best of the best tools for teachers. From A to Z, more than 900 resources were submitted and this is the final list. Do you know each of these tools?
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5 MOOCs Teachers Should Take As Students - Edudemic

5 MOOCs Teachers Should Take As Students - Edudemic | Sheila's Edtech | Scoop.it
MOOCs may or may not save higher education, and if they save it they may further widen the gap between elite and lesser-known schools.
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2013 CUE Annunal Conference Keynote: Kevin Honeycutt – Trends, Tools and Tactics for 21st Century Learning

2013 CUE Annunal Conference Keynote: Kevin Honeycutt – Trends, Tools and Tactics for 21st Century Learning | Sheila's Edtech | Scoop.it
Captured on March 16, 2013 closing the Annual CUE Conference, Kevin Honeycutt inspires and engages attendees.
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Kevin is amazing! Check out his websites, too!

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Teach Digital Kids with ‘Teaching The AvatarGeneration’ - New iPad Magazine Launched to Guide Teachers | Virtual-Strategy Magazine

Teach Digital Kids with ‘Teaching The AvatarGeneration’ - New iPad Magazine Launched to Guide Teachers | Virtual-Strategy Magazine | Sheila's Edtech | Scoop.it
Teaching The AvatarGeneration is a new monthly iPad magazine for teachers and home schooling parents looking to keep up to date with the latest educational apps, learning games and edtech teaching practices.
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Two Excellent Tools to Create Stop Motion Animations for your Class ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Two Excellent Tools to Create Stop Motion Animations for your Class ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Sheila's Edtech | Scoop.it
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This Is How To Run A Live Podcast Or Videocast

This Is How To Run A Live Podcast Or Videocast | Sheila's Edtech | Scoop.it
Let me tell you – running a live video stream and podcast every week is tough work indeed. Actually… that’s a complete lie – but don’t tell my co-hosts that because they think I’m a genius – it really couldn’t be easier.
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14 Technology Concepts Every Teacher should Know about ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

14 Technology Concepts Every Teacher should Know about ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Sheila's Edtech | Scoop.it
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Ten Tips for Becoming a Connected Educator

Ten Tips for Becoming a Connected Educator | Sheila's Edtech | Scoop.it
ASCD's annual conference (see #ASCD13 on Twitter) recently came to a close, and one of the main themes that kept surfacing was the need for more "connected educators." At this conference, there were
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Build This DIY Short-Throw Projector and Put Your Laptop or Smartphone on a Big Screen

Build This DIY Short-Throw Projector and Put Your Laptop or Smartphone on a Big Screen | Sheila's Edtech | Scoop.it
If you're tired of crowding around a laptop or smartphone to watch a movie or video clip, this DIY projector will throw it up on the wall for all to see.
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So cool! Can be used at school or home. Great for teaching when the electricity goes off!

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How To Get The Most Free Space On Dropbox, Box, SkyDrive & More – The Complete Guide

How To Get The Most Free Space On Dropbox, Box, SkyDrive & More – The Complete Guide | Sheila's Edtech | Scoop.it
Cloud storage services offer a minimum amount of free space to everyone who signs up, but you can often get more.
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