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Five Time-Saving PowerPoint Tips

A powerful presentation can make or break your meeting. Don't wing it; learn these must-know Powerpoint tips in just minutes from the experts at lynda.com. Chec

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Watch this slide presentation from lynda.com to learn about the most important time-saving tips when working on PowerPoint. Each tip is supported by a video.

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Sandra Carswell's curator insight, February 10, 8:28 PM

Can there be more to learn about Power Point? 

Don Karp's curator insight, February 10, 9:41 PM

Very comprehensive with YouTubes for each

Mayra.Loves.Books's curator insight, February 12, 4:05 AM

Very helpful!

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15 Interesting Ways to use Google Maps to Support Learning

15 Interesting Ways to use Google Maps to Support Learning | Education Matters - (tech and non-tech) | Scoop.it
As many of you will know I am a bit of a map nerd and have always enjoyed peering down at the Earth through a map or using tools like Google Earth and Maps.

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Karine Thonnard's curator insight, April 13, 8:16 AM

add your insight...

 

 
Gary Harwell's curator insight, April 13, 9:59 PM

Using Google Maps is Good if done effectively.

niftyjock's curator insight, April 14, 12:09 AM

love google maps

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The Heartbleed Hit List: The Passwords You Need to Change Right Now

The Heartbleed Hit List: The Passwords You Need to Change Right Now | Education Matters - (tech and non-tech) | Scoop.it
Heartbleed: A look at which companies have issued a security patch to fix the Heartbleed bug.
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Just changed many of my passwords.

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Cast TED, Vimeo and Other Sites to Chromecast

Cast TED, Vimeo and Other Sites to Chromecast | Education Matters - (tech and non-tech) | Scoop.it
Chromecast is a great (and cheap) device that allows media to be streamed to your HDMI TV. Google has put out a list of apps that work with Chromecast here. Unfortunately, TED and Vimeo are not supported. Although many Vimeo and TED videos are also on YouTube, some are not. In addition, YouTube may be…
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two new quiz tools for teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

two new quiz tools for teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Education Matters - (tech and non-tech) | Scoop.it

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3 Ways to Make Meaningful Connections with Your Students

3 Ways to Make Meaningful Connections with Your Students | Education Matters - (tech and non-tech) | Scoop.it
Too often, I've heard teachers talk about how helpless they feel when it comes to reaching out to their students. The days of being the person whose job it is to exclusively provide students with an
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Learning Never Stops: 50 websites that help make learning science fun

Learning Never Stops: 50 websites that help make learning science fun | Education Matters - (tech and non-tech) | Scoop.it

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18 Things Highly Creative People Do Differently

18 Things Highly Creative People Do Differently | Education Matters - (tech and non-tech) | Scoop.it
'Inspiration and ideas often arise seemingly out of nowhere and then fail to show up when we most need them, and creative thinking requires complex cognition yet is completely distinct from the thinking process.'

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David Baker's curator insight, March 16, 8:06 AM

The traits and habits of creative people are things we all do sometimes. How dynamic might learning be if I purposefully built these ideas into my teaching and made it a part of my students routines?

Rosemary Tyrrell's curator insight, March 17, 11:01 AM

This includes a list of things creative people do. Many of the things on this list we should all be doing - like making time for solitude. 

Lee Hall's curator insight, March 18, 9:44 AM

Give you and your students time to be creative.

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11 Things Coaches Should Look For in Classroom Observations.

11 Things Coaches Should Look For in Classroom Observations. | Education Matters - (tech and non-tech) | Scoop.it

11 Things Coaches Should Look For in Classroom Observations | See more about coaches, teachers and students.


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Anatomy Arcade

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Anatomy Arcade makes basic human anatomy come ALIVE through awesome games, interactives and videos.
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Some nice games for older students. Beware of advertising though.

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Rio Harvey's curator insight, April 8, 4:09 AM

Use this activity to learn the basic human anatomy. There are different activities including Poke-a-muscle and muscle crosswords to help you learn the different muscle groups. Once you have done these activities I want you to answer the following questions:

1. What role does the muscular system play in Health and Physical Education?

2. What are the major muscle groups used in Rugby League?

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March into Women's History Month

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March into Women's History Month
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Ideas and resources.

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Learning Never Stops: Pinterested in History - 14 Pinterest accounts you should follow

Learning Never Stops: Pinterested in History - 14 Pinterest accounts you should follow | Education Matters - (tech and non-tech) | Scoop.it
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A Guidebook for Social Media in the Classroom

A Guidebook for Social Media in the Classroom | Education Matters - (tech and non-tech) | Scoop.it

Is Social Media Relevant? Take the Quiz

Before we talk social media, let's talk about the relevance of social media by taking a quiz. Which of the following is most likely to be true?

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A Dr. Seuss-Inspired Guide to #Twitter

A Dr. Seuss-Inspired Guide to #Twitter | Education Matters - (tech and non-tech) | Scoop.it
In celebration of Dr. Seuss' birthday, we thought we'd incorporate some of his style into an infographic offering tips for Twitter.
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4 Tips for a Daring Super Password Comic

4 Tips for a Daring Super Password Comic | Education Matters - (tech and non-tech) | Scoop.it
From my blog post: www.thedaringlibrarian.com/2011/12/have-super-geeky-aware...

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gwynethjones's curator insight, April 12, 11:22 AM

Need help designing a safe & easy password? Try my:

4 Tips for a Really Super Password COMIC INFOGRAPHIC

https://flic.kr/p/b553HP

Bill Hurley's curator insight, April 13, 6:45 AM

This superhero-style comic has some important reminders for all of us about the importance of having strong passwords and changing them frequently.

WEAC's curator insight, April 13, 6:48 AM

This superhero-style comic has some important reminders for students - and educators - about the importance of having strong passwords and changing them frequently.

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15 top special education blogs

15 top special education blogs | Education Matters - (tech and non-tech) | Scoop.it

Special education teachers are often overloaded, but a list of some of the top special education blogs could help them share best practices.


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I especially enjoy "A Peach for the Teach".  This teacher shares great ideas for positive behavior support.

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25+ tools to make the most of Pinterest

25+ tools to make the most of Pinterest | Education Matters - (tech and non-tech) | Scoop.it
According to a recent Piqora study, an item shared on Pinterest generates 78 cents in sales. Half of orders also happen after 2 and a half months of pinning. Another interesting number: On average, pins are 100 times more viral than Tweets! Pretty incredible, right?

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sarah's curator insight, April 6, 1:42 AM

intéressant,pour mieux exploiter les tableaux.

Martin (Marty) Smith's curator insight, April 11, 2:24 PM

Pinterest is a great tool. It anticipates visual marketing, is fun and easy to use and these tools help make it a powerful marketing tool.

Pawan Webworld's curator insight, April 12, 5:25 AM

Expert Web World provide excellent, effective and affordable service in search engine optimization to get your website in top 10 result in Google, Yahoo and Bing search engine. We worked in the field of SEO, SEM, link building, social bookmarking, traffic generation, top Google ranking, market research, internet marketing, email marketing, content writing. Our main objective is to full-fill the clients requirement and achieve desire goal with in a specific time period. As SEO company in India we believe in quality, effective, affordable work and deliver best to each client as compare to other SEO company in India. Clients satisfaction is our success. After designing and developing the website we submit the website in search engines for basic optimization of website which is free with every web project. It will boost the website traffic and gives you more sales and customer. We try to put your website in 10 slots of first page of google and increase the traffic of visitor in your website. From the start to end we take care of SEO guideline and fixes all bugs in development process. Lots of clients get exceptional results from our proficiency, and your business will too.

 

http://www.expertwebworld.com/search-engine-optimization.html

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37 Blended Learning Resources You Can Use Tomorrow

37 Blended Learning Resources You Can Use Tomorrow | Education Matters - (tech and non-tech) | Scoop.it
37 Blended Learning Resources You Can Use Tomorrow: blended learning, elearning, digital tools, khan academy, youtube (37 Blended Learning Resources You Can Use Tomorrow http://t.co/UpomdHQdYm via...

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David W. Deeds's curator insight, April 2, 5:11 AM

Another handy list. 

Steve Vaitl's curator insight, April 3, 6:16 AM

For my teaching friends. Some you likely know others you may not. Nice list of technology resources for teaching.

 

Halina Ostańkowicz-Bazan's curator insight, April 4, 9:25 AM

Thank you for sharing.

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"Quotes" for Teachers

"Quotes" for Teachers | Education Matters - (tech and non-tech) | Scoop.it

Have you ever needed just the right quote to use in your classroom? Then you have come to the right place! The quotes on this site have been selected especially for teachers. 

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The Perfect Bracket | Yummy Math

The Perfect Bracket | Yummy Math | Education Matters - (tech and non-tech) | Scoop.it

Want to win One Billion Dollars?  All you have to do is pick every game correctly in the March Madness College Basketball Tournament bracket through the Quicken Loans Billion Dollar Bracket contest.  What are your chances of picking every game? How does the change from 64 to 65 to now, 68 teams in the field complicate things?  How many brackets would you need to fill out to pick every possibility?  How many reams of paper would you need to print all of those brackets?  Let’s do the math!   Also, check out the video below that explores your odds of picking all games in the tournament perfectly. 

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Real world math!

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20 video project ideas to engage students

20 video project ideas to engage students | Education Matters - (tech and non-tech) | Scoop.it
Videos are engaging. They can be a powerful tool to draw students in and connect them to content in innovative ways. Here are 20 ways to do it.

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Sandra Carswell's curator insight, March 18, 8:56 PM

10 general project ideas and 10 for subject areas. 

Alfredo Corell's curator insight, March 23, 9:57 AM

Integrating video projects into the classroom can be as simple or complex as you want. Just grab a phone, digital camera or tablet and your students are on their way.

Here are some video project ideas, divided into ideas for any classroom and ideas for specific subject areas:

Betty Skeet's curator insight, April 10, 5:57 AM

Video project ideas!

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A Wonderful Visual on The Responsible Use of e-mail for Students

A Wonderful Visual on The Responsible Use of e-mail for Students | Education Matters - (tech and non-tech) | Scoop.it
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8 Types of Learning Events Every eLearning Course Must Have - Infographic

8 Types of Learning Events Every eLearning Course Must Have -  Infographic | Education Matters - (tech and non-tech) | Scoop.it
eLearning designers can use The 8 Types of Learning Events Infographic to describe any point in the development of learning activities.

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Meryl van der Merwe's curator insight, March 8, 9:14 AM

All these are completely relevant to the current Scratch programming class I am teaching online. Glad I instinctively incorporated each element into the class!

John Thomas's curator insight, March 13, 2:46 AM
8 Types of Learning Events Every eLearning Course Must Have - Infographic
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20+ #EdTech Lovers Worth Following On Twitter

20+ #EdTech Lovers Worth Following On Twitter | Education Matters - (tech and non-tech) | Scoop.it
So as a starter, here’s some of the best education technology people and organisations to follow on Twitter. Start with these and feel your EdTech savvy shoot through the roof!

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Groovy in 4th's curator insight, March 1, 11:33 AM

I'm always looking for great insight from people in the field.  Love me those ed techies with knowledge that will lead education into the future.

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How to make a bookmarklet link on google docs - Web Applications ...

How to make a bookmarklet link on google docs - Web Applications ... | Education Matters - (tech and non-tech) | Scoop.it
I currently maintain a frequently viewed google docs. I would like to add a bookmarklet link that is drag-n-droppable on the document. Currently, the document's link checker refuses to make it a link.

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Celebrate World Book Day on March 6

Celebrate World Book Day on March 6 | Education Matters - (tech and non-tech) | Scoop.it
World Book Day is a "a celebration of authors, illustrators, books and (most importantly) it’s a celebration of reading.

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