by Leila Meyer: Putting concepts in context. Sarah Smith-Robbins, director of learning technologies and a marketing instructor in the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University, thinks social media can help take learning out of the classroom. "I want students to see the concepts that we're talking about in class not just as things that are important when we're in class, but as things that are important in their lives," she said. "Because these tools live in their pockets and I can give them reasons to be on the lookout for content to curate for the course, it helps them think through the application of the concepts from class."
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El 14 de enero Google traductor público un video en el que se promociona una mejora muy significativa para esta plataforma, es la traducción de voz en tiempo real, una opción muy interesante a la vez que útil.
En el video podemos ver una pequeña muestra de lo que hacer la aplicación del traductor de google.
Professional infographic designers rely primarily on a core vector graphics software program to create their infographics designs. The main advantage is that all the icons, charts, images, illustrations, and data visualizations are treated as separate objects that can be easily moved, resized, overlapped, and rotated.
Using polling tools in the classroom is probably old hat by now. There are a ton of different tools available to teachers – many of them free- and they’re being put to use in a variety of different ways. From simply polling your class to get information and opinions to taking quizzes and having your …
Technology has its pros and cons, especially in the classroom. Students have a vast number of resources and search engines at their fingertips, but you might also find that they’re more easily distracted. The handy infographic below takes a look at the concept of a ‘student cyborg’ and how technology is facilitating education. Defining a …
Una técnica para interpretar rápidamente los resultados de nuestras rúbricas, es apoyándonos en ciertas funcionalidades básicas que podemos encontrar en Google Docs (en este caso en las hojas de cálculo de Google).
Para los que no están habituados a trabajar dentro de Google Docs, los animámos a que lo hagan pues las posibilidades que nos ofrece son muy interesantes. Mientras tanto, adjuntamos una plantilla que hemos creado desde la cual puedes crear tus propias rúbricas.
Los pasos a seguir, aunque vienen explicados en la hoja de instrucciones del documento, son los siguientes:
Reimagine the way your ideas come to life. Office Sway lets you easily create an interactive web-based canvas of your ideas. Using the simple and intuitive Sway app, easily bring your content together from a variety of sources and use the built-in layout engine to craft a cohesive design that looks great on any screen.
Google desvela la versión más avanzada de su sistema operativo Android, de nombre L. Quire llevar su ecosistema a múltiples industrias y ha lanzado diferentes Androids para poner difícil las cosas a sus competidores, sobre todo a Apple.
So often when we talk about education, we’re talking about school aged children. Realistically, that is what is most relevant to Edudemic readers based on who we hear from (lesson here: speak up if you want us to share things more geared towards other types of teachers!). In reality, there are many, many adults participating …
Online learning offers a host of conveniences that make it a popular option for students. Students don’t need to live near a physical university to take the classes, timing is often flexible, and it is generally a cheaper option than attending a brick and mortar school. Teaching in an online classroom is a little bit …
Sharing your scoops to your social media accounts is a must to distribute your curated content. Not only will it drive traffic and leads through your content, but it will help show your expertise with your followers.
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Integrating your curated content to your website or blog will allow you to increase your website visitors’ engagement, boost SEO and acquire new visitors. By redirecting your social media traffic to your website, Scoop.it will also help you generate more qualified traffic and leads from your curation work.
Distributing your curated content through a newsletter is a great way to nurture and engage your email subscribers will developing your traffic and visibility.
Creating engaging newsletters with your curated content is really easy.