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A Must See Graphic on Creative Commons for Students

A Must See Graphic on Creative Commons for Students | Education Matters - (tech and non-tech) | Scoop.it

"Creative Commons is a non-profit that helps sharing and reuse of creativity and knowledge via free legal and technological tools . These tools are not alternatives to copyright laws, rather they work alongside them.

To help you better teach your students about Creative Commons and how it works, here is a handy graphic that visually captures the main important things students need to know about Creative commons. Enjoy"


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This info is also good for teachers who sell products through TpT and Teacher's Notebook.

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Heather Morrow Giles's curator insight, July 30, 2013 11:51 AM

This will definitely be posted somewhere in my classroom this fall...

 

Dawne Tortorella's curator insight, August 10, 2013 6:36 PM

Actually good for faculty too!

johanna krijnsen's curator insight, December 4, 2013 1:54 PM

graphic on creative commons

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Don't Buy It | PBS KIDS GO!

Don't Buy It | PBS KIDS GO! | Education Matters - (tech and non-tech) | Scoop.it
The Don't Buy It Web site encourages young people, especially those 9-11 years old, to think critically about media - television, radio, magazines, the Web, advertising, and more.
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The Great Gift of Reading Aloud

The Great Gift of Reading Aloud | Education Matters - (tech and non-tech) | Scoop.it
Meghan Cox Gurdon on the best books to read out loud

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Jason Smith's curator insight, July 18, 1:14 PM

Read alouds in the classroom, the best of.

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Keep Kids Learning This Summer with Google's Free Online Science Program

Keep Kids Learning This Summer with Google's Free Online Science Program | Education Matters - (tech and non-tech) | Scoop.it
Google has partnered with NASA, National Geographic, Khan Academy and other major organizations to teach kids science over the summer. It’s called Camp Google and the first week takes kids underwater.
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Google’s new vertical street view lets you climb Yosemite from your couch

Google’s new vertical street view lets you climb Yosemite from your couch | Education Matters - (tech and non-tech) | Scoop.it
Holy cow!

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100 (Free) Ways To Learn to Speak Another Language - TeachThought

100 (Free) Ways To Learn to Speak Another Language - TeachThought | Education Matters - (tech and non-tech) | Scoop.it

"Learning another language is among the many things that have been made easier with the explosion of the digital universe. While some of the resources aren’t incredible (simply using Google Translate), and some of the languages fairly obscure (Welsh), the list is impressive if for no other reason than to demonstrate how much is actually out there if you do a little digging."

Learning another language is among the many things that have been made easier with the explosion of the digital universe. While some of the resources aren’t incredible (simply using Google Translate), and some of the languages fairly obscure (Welsh), the list is impressive if for no other reason than to demonstrate how much is actually out there if you do a little digging.


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Tracey Robertson's curator insight, June 27, 9:26 PM

Improving my high school French, learning Maori, Samoan, Vietnamese and Gaelic are top of my list of languages I would like to pursue.

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Biloxi teachers transform old lockers into literary work of art

Biloxi teachers transform old lockers into literary work of art | Education Matters - (tech and non-tech) | Scoop.it
When Biloxi Junior High students return to school, they might be surprised at what they see in one of the hallways. Teachers are spending part of their summer working on a creative project.
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5 Thoughts to Push Learning

5 Thoughts to Push Learning | Education Matters - (tech and non-tech) | Scoop.it
I have been trying to reflect on my learning a lot lately and process my thoughts. I use this space not only as a place to share my learning, but to learn.  Writing helps me process my thoughts in ...

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A Simple Google Drive Tool for Converting Videos to Different Formats ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A Simple Google Drive Tool for Converting Videos to Different Formats ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Education Matters - (tech and non-tech) | Scoop.it

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Wildlife Sightings on SciStarter

Wildlife Sightings on SciStarter | Education Matters - (tech and non-tech) | Scoop.it
Wildlife Sightings is a free service that lets anyone to publish, organize, and manage their own wildlife sightings data.

Wildlife Sightings helps eliminate the technical barriers and costs to non-profit organizations and educators wishing to conduct their own wildlife surveys. That way, nature lovers, conservation groups, eco-tourism business, and educators can focus their energy on what they love most -- citizen science!

By documenting the biodiversity around you, you can enjoy nature and aid conservation efforts at the same time.
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Top 5 free online logo maker tools - TechieGIG

Top 5 free online logo maker tools - TechieGIG | Education Matters - (tech and non-tech) | Scoop.it

I have got a few free online logo maker tools that are awesome ones to design professional logos. I am still trying out few of those tools and trying different designs to get a final logo for my blog.


During my Hit & Trial efforts, I have a collected list of few online logo maker tools that I would like to share with you so that you can use them whenever there is any requirement....


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Linda Buckmaster's curator insight, June 1, 5:17 AM

I am still trying out few design tools and trying different designs to get a final logo for my blog.  Try these ...



KellyLynnetteDesigns's curator insight, June 2, 1:08 PM

Awesome tools to speed up the logo design process!

Vickens Moscova El Moscova El Bey's curator insight, June 6, 4:16 PM

Similar to Canva DEmocratization of Graphic arts..now anyone can do it that has time....

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50 Alternatives To Lecturing

50 Alternatives To Lecturing | Education Matters - (tech and non-tech) | Scoop.it

"As teachers, when we lecture, we have the best of intentions. We have a concept we want the class to understand, so we stand and explain it to them. We give them background. Offer details. Anticipate and pre-empt common misconceptions. Illuminate the more entertaining bits. Emphasize the nuance."


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Reach the World - Bringing the World into the Classroom

Reach the World - Bringing the World into the Classroom | Education Matters - (tech and non-tech) | Scoop.it

Reach the World’s mission is to help elementary and secondary school students and teachers to develop the knowledge, attitudes, values and thinking skills needed for responsible citizenship in a complex, culturally diverse and rapidly changing world.  Through its interactive website, RTW enriches the curriculum by connecting classrooms to volunteer world travelers who are studying or exploring around the globe.  RTW identifies and trains volunteer travelers, manages web-based journalistic content posted weekly by these travelers, and delivers training and support to the schools in its programs.  Most of RTW’s travelers are college students on study abroad programs around the world, while others are independent explorers.

Reach the World provides two levels of service. For sites located in New York City, the RTW Full Program includes traveler:classroom matching, video conferencing, on-site support from classroom interns, and teacher professional development. For sites located outside of New York City, the RTW Online Program includes traveler:classroom matching and video conferencing.

Reach the World’s website also hosts GeoGames, a set of interactive games that teach core geographic literacy. GeoGames is based on a multi-year geography research study by RTW and researchers at Teachers College, Columbia University. GeoGames won the Travelocity GENIP Award for Excellence in Geography Education, a national honor. GeoGames is currrently co-hosted by National Geographic Education.

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Ressources pour les cours d'anglais's curator insight, May 22, 2:11 AM

Pour découvrir le monde en étant en classe.

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MadScripts! Classroom Game! Free Fill in the Blank Play Scripts

MadScripts! Classroom Game! Free Fill in the Blank Play Scripts | Education Matters - (tech and non-tech) | Scoop.it
MadScripts! Classroom Game! Free Fill in the Blank Play Scripts

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Just like Mad Libs! Neat idea.

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Google Street View takes a hike through Australia's spectacular Northern Territory

Google Street View takes a hike through Australia's spectacular Northern Territory | Education Matters - (tech and non-tech) | Scoop.it
You'll soon be able to take a virtual trek through Australia's red centre from your desk.

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Steps to Help Low-Income Students Direct Their Own Learning

Steps to Help Low-Income Students Direct Their Own Learning | Education Matters - (tech and non-tech) | Scoop.it

All kids an benefit from self-directed learning, but students need to learn how to communicate, disagree and create a caring community to make it work.


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What Will Education Look Like in a More Open Future?

What Will Education Look Like in a More Open Future? | Education Matters - (tech and non-tech) | Scoop.it
Technology and rapidly evolving student needs are influencing how schools can think about trust, autonomy and collaboration.

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Rob Hatfield, M.Ed.'s curator insight, June 27, 8:36 AM

The six C's of education in the future will require the socio-cultural balance and interaction within a 21st Century learning environment.

Naomi Wiseman's curator insight, July 6, 6:56 PM

As teachers we need to be a step ahead of technology in order to effectively deliver a modern teaching program that meets the needs of 21st century learners

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Survey: 93 Percent of Teachers Believe That Personal Devices Connect Students to Real-World Learning

The survey from University of Phoenix College of Education found that 93 percent of K-12 teachers believe that personal tech devices can link classroom learning to real-world activities, and 89 percent expect they will be used in most classrooms in the next five years.

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Christina Dillard's curator insight, June 29, 10:51 PM

And yet...most of our school boards refuse to change or add personal devise policies. 

Bradley Gomoluch's curator insight, June 30, 9:17 AM

As educators use a blended learning model and incorporate technology into daily lessons I am interested in taking a deeper look at the data.    

Christina Dillard's curator insight, July 17, 11:25 AM

Real-world teaching and learning is the only way to go if we want our children to have a competitive chance.

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#Hashtags: Your Social Media Secret Weapon | ICT | eLeadership | eSkills | #LEARNing2LEARN

#Hashtags: Your Social Media Secret Weapon | ICT | eLeadership | eSkills | #LEARNing2LEARN | Education Matters - (tech and non-tech) | Scoop.it
Are you using all available tools for your school's social media campaigns? Learn why and how you should effectively be using hashtags.


Learn more:


http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=Hashtags


https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2012/06/27/how-to-use-twitter-with-success-for-education-and-more/


https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2013/02/20/what-you-should-know-about-twitter-chats/


http://www.scoop.it/t/social-media-and-its-influence/?tag=Twitter



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How to Manage Cell Phones in the Classroom

How to Manage Cell Phones in the Classroom | Education Matters - (tech and non-tech) | Scoop.it

What is your school and classroom cell phone policy? Read these tips when devising an effective plan for student use of mobile phones of campus.


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Grab online videos for free with Video Grabber, Grab video from YouTube, google video, Dailymotion, vevo, Vimeo and many others

Grab online videos for free with Video Grabber, Grab video from YouTube, google video, Dailymotion, vevo, Vimeo and many others | Education Matters - (tech and non-tech) | Scoop.it
Video Grabber is the best free online video grab app which helps you grab videos from YouTube, vimeo, dailymotion, break and other online video sites.

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Another Jimmy Fallon Game Useful For English Language Learners

Another Jimmy Fallon Game Useful For English Language Learners | Education Matters - (tech and non-tech) | Scoop.it

Several times each year, Jimmy Fallon plays a game on The Tonight Show that can easily be modified as a language-learning activity for the classroom. I've written about many of them. Last week, he ...


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Trends | 10 Things Everyone Should Know About K-12 Students' Digital Learning (Infographic)

Trends | 10 Things Everyone Should Know About K-12 Students' Digital Learning (Infographic) | Education Matters - (tech and non-tech) | Scoop.it
Visit the post for more.

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jose antonio gabelas's curator insight, May 31, 12:45 PM

añada su visión ...

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10 Ideas For Upgrading Your Teaching This Summer

10 Ideas For Upgrading Your Teaching This Summer | Education Matters - (tech and non-tech) | Scoop.it
10 Ideas For Upgrading Your Teaching This Summer

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Dr. Deborah Brennan's curator insight, May 31, 2:02 PM

Another great way to learn during summer:  get a few teachers together and chose a book to read.  Create a blog to share insights.  This could help reinforce technology skills and allow more to participate as they sit at the pool or take care of children.  This might be something that could continue into the school year.

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7 Social Media Strategies Every Teacher Needs to Learn Today and Teach Tomorrow - Brilliant or Insane

7 Social Media Strategies Every Teacher Needs to Learn Today and Teach Tomorrow - Brilliant or Insane | Education Matters - (tech and non-tech) | Scoop.it
Students are curating content and impacting the world. Help them make the right choices with these 7 social media strategies.
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