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10 Social Media Skills for The 21st Century Tea...

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The potential of social networking sites in education is huge and we need to capitalize on it to enhance our professional development and consequently improve the quality of our instruction.
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Flubaroo on edshelf

Flubaroo on edshelf | Edtech for Schools | Scoop.it

Flubaroo is a free tool that helps you quickly grade multiple-choice or fill-in-blank assignments. I designed it for my own classroom, and want to share it with other teachers... for free!

Important Disclaimer: Flubaroo is a tool offered for use in conjunction with Google Docs, but is not itself a Google product or service.

More than just a grading tool, Flubaroo also:

Computes average assignment score.Computes average score per question, and flags low-scoring questions.Shows you a grade distribution graph.Gives you the option to email each student their grade, and an answer key.
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8 Resources to Help Build Your Website

8 Resources to Help Build Your Website | Edtech for Schools | Scoop.it
Hoping to boost your online presence? Check out these platforms that make the process a little easier.
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Google Apps Training Resources | Google Gooru

Google Apps Training Resources | Google Gooru | Edtech for Schools | Scoop.it
Google Gooru offers instructional videos for all things Google Apps, including Migration resources, training tools and explanations of Google Apps updates.
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Slidebean - create stunning presentations

Slidebean - create stunning presentations | Edtech for Schools | Scoop.it

Slidebean is a new presentation tool that lets you focus on the content, and does everything else automatically. We just launched our beta today.


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Mike Keevers's curator insight, November 16, 2013 7:05 PM

Worth a look

Filipe Cálix's curator insight, November 23, 2013 5:03 PM

Entre no site, carregue o conteúdo que desejar, escolha um template...e já está! Pronto a usar e partilhar.

Louise Robinson-Lay's curator insight, December 1, 2013 12:44 AM

Newly launched, Slidebean seems to be trying to do what haiku deck does. Login is with Facebook, not my favorite way of doing things, but there are some nice effects here and it produces clean slide shows.

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Explain Everything

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An iPad Application that lets you Explain Everything.

Explain Everything is an easy-to-use design tool that lets you annotate, animate, and narrate explanations and presentations. You can create dynamic interactive lessons, activities, assessments, and tutorials using Explain Everything's flexible and integrated design. Use Explain Everything as an interactive whiteboard using the iPad2 video display. Explain Everything records on-screen drawing, annotation, object movement and captures audio via the iPad microphone.  Import Photos, PDF, PPT, and Keynote from Dropbox, Evernote, Email, iPad photo roll and iPad2 camera. Export MP4 movie files, PNG image files, and share the .XPL project file with others for collaboration. Explain Everything has been designed for use in educational, business, and entertainment settings.

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Montage - what's cool on the Web, made by you

Montage - what's cool on the Web, made by you | Edtech for Schools | Scoop.it

Montage is a flexible web-based service that makes it fun and easy to create and share a visual album of the web on the topics you care about. You can design your Montage around any topic you can imagine by adding content that pulls information from a variety of sources, including RSS feeds, Twitter, Bing News, and YouTube. Montage is an expression of you.


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TELLS library's curator insight, November 5, 2013 7:30 PM

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Montage lets you gather visual content from various sources on the web and create your own web pages displaying anything that interests you, then share it with other people.

Lyn Doolan's curator insight, November 5, 2013 9:15 PM

this looks great ans do easy to use

Willemijn Schmitz's curator insight, November 10, 2013 6:01 AM

Werkt niet helemaal op de iPad, ga ik zo op de Mac proberen.

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The NextGen Glog Is Now Fully Replacing the Classic Glog

The NextGen Glog Is Now Fully Replacing the Classic Glog | Edtech for Schools | Scoop.it
Creation of New Classic Glogs Will Be Unavailable Starting This Week As you are probably aware, some time ago we introduced the NextGen Glog Editor as a successor to the original Classic Glog Edito...

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Baiba Svenca's curator insight, October 29, 2013 3:19 PM

Creating your posters or presentations on Glogster is going to change this week as you won't be able to use the old, classic editor any more. It will be replaced by the NextGen Glog editor.

In the post you can find out what will happen to your old glogs.

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Metta on edshelf

Metta on edshelf | Edtech for Schools | Scoop.it

Use Metta for learning stories, documentaries, summaries and compilations. Or for your research & curation work.

 

Create quick movies out of videos, pictures, text & sounds that are already on the web or just upload your own material.

 

Polls - Insert polls & quizzes into your stories, lessons or slides and get controlled feedback from your viewers.

 

Statistics - Get actionable insights and track who, when and where answered your questions.

 

Collect Button - Collect videos, images and text wherever you’re browsing the web in a click of a button.

 

Follow Stories - Share your Metta Profile with your followers and start following other storytellers. Build your own channel.

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This is How to Create Mind Maps Using Google Draw

This is How to Create Mind Maps Using Google Draw | Edtech for Schools | Scoop.it

Google Draw is a basic drawing tool that allows users to create drawings and share them with the world.


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Karen Bonanno's curator insight, October 22, 2013 4:22 PM

Most useful in the early stages of inquiry learning.

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teachwithyouripad - Blooms Taxonomy with Apps

After seeing the chart on of Bloom's Taxonomy on bloomsapps, I thought I could make a more thorough table. I like the headings that were used in the chart.

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Presentation Next app for Windows

Presentation Next app for Windows | Edtech for Schools | Scoop.it

Presentation Next enables you to create lifelike, jaw dropping presentations, data visualizations and drawings that are identically viewable by your Windows, iPad, Android, Linux, and Mac friends. It is easily the world’s most fun, yet professional HTML5 presentation maker. 

 

No software installation is required to view the presentations! Any kind of slideshow visualization created using Presentation Next can be viewed by simply pasting its ‘link’ in the browser. The presentation opens up just like a webpage, without the need for any special software.

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Mary Cunningham's curator insight, October 18, 2013 1:23 PM

Hmmm - maybe when I get windows 8???

Gav Morris's curator insight, October 19, 2013 5:24 AM

I need to update my phone. Mobile working.

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Google Forms on edshelf

Google Forms on edshelf | Edtech for Schools | Scoop.it

The collection and organization of info made simple with Google Forms.

 

Collect RSVPs, run a survey, or quickly create a team roster with a simple online form. Then check out the results, neatly organized in a Google spreadsheet.

 

Create simple or in-depth online surveys. Share them from a link, embed them on your website, or even right inside an email.

 

All responses to your questions are neatly organized in a Google spreadsheet, so sorting and analyzing data is a snap.

 

All your form data is automatically saved in Google Spreadsheets and stored in Google Drive. Access them wherever you go, from any device.

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Create HTML5 Interactive Presentations, Animations, infographics & banners - Easy WebContent

Create HTML5 Interactive Presentations, Animations, infographics & banners -  Easy WebContent | Edtech for Schools | Scoop.it
Use Presenter to create free professional interactive HTML5 Presentations, animations, banners, Splash pages and more.
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Remix-T

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This website helps ... teachers develop, deliver, and assess assignments incorporating images, video, and sound.

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10 ways to learn how to use Prezi

10 ways to learn how to use Prezi | Edtech for Schools | Scoop.it
Starting your first prezi is exciting—the blank canvas contains so much potential, creat...

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tracey morgan's curator insight, November 12, 2013 3:33 PM

Good overview

tracey morgan's curator insight, November 12, 2013 3:33 PM

Nice overview

BI Media Specialists's curator insight, November 13, 2013 2:55 PM

We have taught several classes with Prezi and the students seem to love it.  Anyone interested in a lesson?

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Class Tech Tips

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Become a tech-savvy teacher! Monica Burns's Blog: "As a classroom teacher I use technology with my students everyday.  This is my seventh year teaching fifth grade and my third year with a class set of iPads. I’m always finding new and innovative ways to use technology with my students and I’m excited to share these discoveries!"

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Knowmia - Technology for Teaching. Made Simple.

Knowmia - Technology for Teaching.  Made Simple. | Edtech for Schools | Scoop.it
Search thousands of tutorial videos on any subject from the worlds best teachers. Before you know it, you'll know it.

Use video presentations and interactive assignments to impact students both in and out of the classroom.

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Storify - Create stories using social media

Storify - Create stories using social media | Edtech for Schools | Scoop.it
Create stories using social media. Turn what people post on social media into compelling stories. Collect the best photos, video, tweets and more to publish them as simple, beautiful stories that can be embedded anywhere.
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One teacher reports that she shares many photographs and videos on Twitter throughout the day of student work and student learning. She then collects the photographs, videos, and tweets using Storify, and adds them to the class blog so that parents can have a look inside our class.

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Narrable - capture the stories that matter

Get Narrable on the App Store. See screenshots and ratings, and read customer reviews.

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Narrable is a great and easy tool for creating presentations and slideshows, and it can also be used on iPad. The app is free and it lets you create an audio visual story by uploading your images and adding a voice narrative to them.

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Baiba Svenca's curator insight, November 3, 2013 9:41 AM

Narrable is a great and easy tool for creating presentations and slideshows, and it can also be used on iPad. The app is free and it lets you create an audio visual story by uploading your images and adding a voice narrative to them.

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Free Technology for Teachers: How to Create and Edit Flexbooks Online

Free Technology for Teachers: How to Create and Edit Flexbooks Online | Edtech for Schools | Scoop.it

Embedded tutorials cover how to create and how to edit CK-12 Flexbooks.

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Animoto - Make & Share Beautiful Videos Online

Animoto - Make & Share Beautiful Videos Online | Edtech for Schools | Scoop.it
The easy way to create and share extraordinary videos of your life. Our online video maker turns your photos, video clips and music into video in minutes.
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Free version has a video length limit of 30 seconds. Includes 300 music tracks.

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A Quick Guide on Blooms Taxonomy Apps for iPad ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A Quick Guide on Blooms Taxonomy Apps for iPad ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Edtech for Schools | Scoop.it

Blooms Taxonomy apps for the iPad. We have come up with apps relevant to each thinking level in this taxonomy.We have selected only the featured apps in each category which means that there are more apps to include but the ones we have mentioned are among the best.

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bloomsapps

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Blooms Taxonomy in education is a highly effective way to scaffold learning for the students. With the recent popularity and pervasive nature of iOS devices in school districts it is essential for educators to understand how to implement Blooms in the classroom using the apps that are available.

While this list is by no means fully comprehensive, it will assist educators in getting started when implementing iOS devices in the classroom.

This site will change almost daily as it will be updated with new and exciting apps!

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