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One Easy Way to Help Subject Matter Experts Produce E-Learning ...

One Easy Way to Help Subject Matter Experts Produce E-Learning ... | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
Yes. It is true that Mindflash makes it a ton easier to develop, publish, and distribute e-learning courses. In fact, the way Mindflash is designed, you can.
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Where Edtech Can Help: 10 Most Powerful Uses of Technology for Learning

Where Edtech Can Help: 10 Most Powerful Uses of Technology for Learning | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
Regardless of whether you think every infant needs an iPad, I think we can all agree that technology has changed education for the better.
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Lots of research provided discussing how effective technology assignments are for building student critical thinking, global awareness, and social skills.

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The best teacher tools for creating classroom quizzes

The best teacher tools for creating classroom quizzes | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
The days of tried-and-tested classroom quizzes are getting shaken up. Thanks to education technology, we’re seeing a massive influx of entertaining yet useful apps and web tools that make quizzes a bit more engaging.
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The first 5-10 quiz creators are the ones most folks use, but this list is very comprehensive.

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Get 500 Free Books on Coding

Get 500 Free Books on Coding | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
February 27, 2015Coding is one of the most demanded skills in the 21st century learning. There is a growing need for teaching students the fundamentals of coding and computer programming..
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Once you scroll past the general computer science books, you'll see 100's of free books organized by language, such as HTML/CSS, Java, Python, and Ruby.
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5 Best Online Presentation Tools for the Classroom

5 Best Online Presentation Tools for the Classroom | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
Are you being efficient with the way you do your presentations? These 5 presentation tools are my most used and favorite ways to help my students.
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I like animoto, since it is fairly easy to use, but prezi has a learning curve. Kizoa sounds very interesting, a combo of slides and video.

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The Nuts and Bolts of Explicit Modeling

The Nuts and Bolts of Explicit Modeling | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
The eight steps of EM include describing the concept or skill, reducing it to critical elements, thinking aloud, teaching with cues, and engaging students' senses.
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Use this type of instruction when you want to teach something complicated with precise steps, such as math or science.

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Alignment Should Always Be Our Watchword in eLearning

Alignment Should Always Be Our Watchword in eLearning | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
“The instructional decisions we make will increase the probability that our students will learn”—Anonymous. 
How do you dress? For the occasion, of course. How do you choose your accessories? So they match the dress.
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Carefully defining course objectives is the key to developing a successful learning experience.

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'Speaking to Students' with Audio Feedback in Online Courses

'Speaking to Students' with Audio Feedback in Online Courses | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it

In this post I’ll share how to give meaningful and constructive feedback to students on assignments, presentations, and other works by using voice recorded files. 

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Research plus step by step instructions on how to easily create audio feedback for your students using Evernote.

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Trap Your Best Thoughts with 10 Note-Taking Chrome Extensions

Trap Your Best Thoughts with 10 Note-Taking Chrome Extensions | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
70,000 thoughts per day is an awful lot. It could be a myth, but there’s no denying that we have an awful lot of thoughts per day. Random thoughts — sometimes totally unrelated to the job we are on — is our nature.
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You and your students can create simple notes or use sophisticated Chrome Extensions like Google Keep to track your thoughts, create reminders, and post notes.

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Infographic: Say Hello to Generation Z

Infographic: Say Hello to Generation Z | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
Illustration: Michael D. Brown
 
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Find out what the 16-19 year olds social views are-they are definitely different!

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Brain-Based Learning: Resource Roundup

Brain-Based Learning: Resource Roundup | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
Browse a list of resources, articles, videos, and links for exploring the connection between education and neuroscience.
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Make sure you're teaching using the latest research on how our brains work.

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Women's History Month: 6 Lesson Plan Resources for Teachers

Women's History Month: 6 Lesson Plan Resources for Teachers | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
Matt Davis highlights free and easy-to-implement classroom resources to celebrate Women's History Month in March.
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Excellent list of lesson resources, and after some of the Oscar speeches, timely, too.

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27 Reflection Strategies to Improve Your Teaching

27 Reflection Strategies to Improve Your Teaching | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it

February 23, 2015
Reflection and reflexivity are two meta-cognitive processes that we constantly need to exercise in order to guarantee an effective and healthy professional.

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I like look and stop-I tend to get excited and go too fast!

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Google launches YouTube Kids on Android and iOS

Google launches YouTube Kids on Android and iOS | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
It’s been rumored for a while, but now it’s official: Google has launched YouTube Kids. The company says it’s been working with parents over the past year to create a more family-friendly version of YouTube .
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I hope some of the videos are worthwhile, too

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CK-12 has over 100,000 teacher created digital textbooks available for free

CK-12 has over 100,000 teacher created digital textbooks available for free | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
CK-12, a great resource for free e-textbook and curricular resources, has just announced that there are now over 100,000 teacher-created digital textbooks available online on their site.
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If you're teaching math or science, you should check out the free materials available ..

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5 Reasons Your Students Might Hate You (and What You Can Do About It!)

5 Reasons Your Students Might Hate You (and What You Can Do About It!) | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
Do you see a huddle at recess and immediately suspect a coup? Are your loved ones tired of your dinner table stories of arguments with fourteen year-olds? Read on.
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Whether you teach in the classroom or online, it's easy to fall into the traps the teacher lists. I certainly got frustrated until a student eval made me realize I had to think positively about teaching, learning, and my students, or stop teaching. Since then, I've loved teaching and want every student to succeed and try to do whatever I can to help them learn.
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A Comprehensive List of Education-related Twitter Chats for Teachers

A Comprehensive List of Education-related Twitter Chats for Teachers | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
February 28, 2015Since its introduction a few years ago, hashtag has absolutely transformed the micro-blogging sphere allowing users to create communities around content. Twitter now is teeming with educator chats.
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If you want to get involved with other educators in your state, discipline/subject, an educational topic or technology, here's an extensive Twitter hashtag list to choose from.
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5 Google Chrome Apps for Social Studies Teachers

5 Google Chrome Apps for Social Studies Teachers | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it

February 26, 2015
Below are some useful Chrome apps we have curated from Chrome web store for social studies teachers. The post comes as response to the multiple requests we have been receiving...

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I really like newsela for current events, and it is rated highly by Graphite teachers: https://www.graphite.org/website/newsela

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5 Ways Google Tools Can Make Education More Exciting

5 Ways Google Tools Can Make Education More Exciting | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
Google’s no stranger to the education space. Teachers have been benefiting from the tools they create for years.
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Excellent assignments from teachers using Google tools.

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Can Experiential Learning Be Applied To eLearning?

Can Experiential Learning Be Applied To eLearning? | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
In the first article, Can Experiential Learning Be Applied To eLearning?, we defined the term Experiential Learning and talked about the critical elements of Experiential Learning.
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I came across Experiential Education when I got into canoeing. Since I enjoy seeing, practicing, and doing, experiential ed was a great fit for me. You can use experiential ed when setting up project based learning, service based learning, environmental learning, and active learning. If you want to know more about it, check out the Association of Experiential Education at http://www.aee.org

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10 Best Apps for College Students for 2015

10 Best Apps for College Students for 2015 | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
We highlight the crème-de-la-crème of student apps for all areas of student life. Get ready to hit download on these best apps for college students.
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The first 5 apps are for school/last 5 apps are for home. 

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Introducing the Haiku Deck Presentation Template Gallery

Introducing the Haiku Deck Presentation Template Gallery | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it

With its integrated Creative Commons image search, one-touch formatting, and streamlined layout options, Haiku Deck already saves you ridiculous amounts of time. The brand-new presentation template gallery jump-starts your creative process even more — now it’s easy to save a template to your account and edit it, instead of starting from scratch.


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Javier Arana's curator insight, February 27, 8:04 AM

Una excelente opción para presentaciones.

Filipe Cálix's curator insight, February 28, 12:53 PM

Basta inscrever-se no site. Pode carregar os modelos para si e acrescentar outros à galeria. O processo é simples e resulta em grande poupança de tempo.

Jen Pollard's curator insight, March 1, 11:39 PM

Haiku Deck provides a clean and crisp user interface to craft a powerful presentation. The photo gallery is extremely large and gives a great deal of variety to users. 

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A Beautiful Visual Featuring The 7 Cs of Effective Communication

A Beautiful Visual Featuring The 7 Cs of Effective Communication | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it

February 24, 2015
Following the post we shared here a few weeks ago featuring some useful resources to help teachers and educators master the art of presenting, somebody sent us this beautiful visual about effective communication.

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Good tips for teachers/students giving presentations, running a meeting, working with groups or peers.

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Linda Salinas's curator insight, February 25, 12:34 PM

Communication is key to a successful classroom and professional learning community.  The 7 C's are a must in any leadership position.

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Kids Speak Out on Student Engagement

Kids Speak Out on Student Engagement | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
Blogger and English teacher Heather Wolpert-Gawron asked her eighth grade students what they find most engaging in the classroom.
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10 excellent suggestions from students on what teachers do that they like best, and why: provide more visuals, allow peer work, work with technology, listen to student ideas...

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5 Videos on Making Flipped Video Lessons

5 Videos on Making Flipped Video Lessons | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
Creating flipped video lessons is one of the topics that I frequently receive questions about in my email inbox. I've started putting together some videos about how to use various tools for creating and sharing flipped video lessons.
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Each of the videos is a video about a different tool you can use to create videos! 5 video tools, demoed in 5 videos.

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6 Tips To Create eLearning Scenarios That Offer Real World Benefits

6 Tips To Create eLearning Scenarios That Offer Real World Benefits | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it

The most powerful, interactive, engaging, and effective eLearning scenarios are those that give your learners the skills and knowledge they need outside of the virtual classroom.

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Nice followup to the "How to Build an Effective Scenario-Based Course" Infographic-lots of ideas for creating your scenarios

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Eve Lackman's curator insight, February 23, 6:08 PM

Real Life Online Learning Experiences.