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13 Websites That Converts Photo Into a Cartoon Character | blueblots.com

13 Websites That Converts Photo Into a Cartoon Character | blueblots.com | Education Matters - (tech and non-tech) | Scoop.it
Using a cute cartoonized character of yourself or an avatar, as they are popularly known, in any social networking websites such as Facebook, MySpace, Gravatar, Twitter, Friendster, or Orkut is a fun and interesting way of making yourself stand out...

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Many are great for avatars!

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Free Teaching Resources Offered For Digital Learning Day ~ Tech and Learning

Free Teaching Resources Offered For Digital Learning Day ~ Tech and Learning | Education Matters - (tech and non-tech) | Scoop.it

"In celebration of the third annual national Digital Learning Day on February 5PBS LearningMedia has released the “Be Inspired. Be an Innovator” collection of free learning resources. PBS LearningMedia will also host several online events featuring leaders in innovation, tips and tools to foster students’ critical thinking, creativity, communication and collaboration skills.


"The collection includes dozens of videos, documentaries and lesson plans that explore creative and critical skills needed to develop products and processes that impact daily life. A range of topics including green technology, the role of science in the economy, and inventions – from Galileo’s telescope to the electric car is covered in the collection.

Teachers are invited to participate in three virtual events:"


- See more at: http://www.techlearning.com/Default.aspx?tabid=67&entryid=7079#sthash.z1DfTSf9.dpuf


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Book Chook Favourites - Online Image Editors

Book Chook Favourites - Online Image Editors | Education Matters - (tech and non-tech) | Scoop.it

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Nice selection of image editors!

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BookChook's curator insight, January 12, 4:33 PM

Descriptions of image editors I use online and why. 

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10 Commandments of Innovative Teaching

10 Commandments of Innovative Teaching | Education Matters - (tech and non-tech) | Scoop.it
What is innovative teaching? The answer is always changing. Here's a list of ways we can innovate while technology, standards, and content all change.

Via Patti Kinney, Dean J. Fusto
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What Type of Learner are You? | Instructional Technology Solutions

What Type of Learner are You? | Instructional Technology Solutions | Education Matters - (tech and non-tech) | Scoop.it
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5 Tips For Making Your Class As Addictive As A Game - Edudemic

5 Tips For Making Your Class As Addictive As A Game - Edudemic | Education Matters - (tech and non-tech) | Scoop.it
Game designers have mastered certain tricks that make games so addictive that people can’t stop playing them.
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What Students Remember Most About Teachers

What Students Remember Most About Teachers | Education Matters - (tech and non-tech) | Scoop.it
at the end of the day, most students won't remember what amazing lesson plans you've created. They won't remember how organized your bulletin boards are. How straight and neat are the desk rows.

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13+1 tips to reduce presentation anxiety

Are you nervous before giving a presentation? This deck explains why are we afraid of public speaking and offers some tips to cope with presentation anxiety.

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Bernard Lamailloux's curator insight, January 31, 3:18 AM

Coooooooooooooool !...

BI Media Specialists's curator insight, January 31, 9:28 AM

We were just talking about how students give presentations in class.  This slideshare may help them with some of their anxiety.   It may be a good resource for students as they get ready for job, college, or scholarship interviews.

Monica Crane-Gatto's curator insight, January 31, 11:04 PM

Helpful to share with students!

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7 Creative Apps That Allow Students To Show What They Know

7 Creative Apps That Allow Students To Show What They Know | Education Matters - (tech and non-tech) | Scoop.it
7 Creative Apps That Allow Students To Show What They Know
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How Do You Grade Tech? I Have 14 Ideas

How Do You Grade Tech? I Have 14 Ideas | Education Matters - (tech and non-tech) | Scoop.it
It used to be simple to post grades. Add up test scores and see what the student earned. Very defensible. Everyone understood. It's not that way anymore. Here are the factors I consider when I'm po...

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How to Differentiate in Any Classroom!

How to Differentiate in Any Classroom! | Education Matters - (tech and non-tech) | Scoop.it
Customizing your teaching to suit each child makes eminent sense. Kids are different, they learn differently, so we should teach them differently, right? But when you're staring out at 20 or 30 stud
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Promote Thyself! 3 Tools for sending professional looking newsletters via e-mail.

Promote Thyself! 3 Tools for sending professional looking newsletters via e-mail. | Education Matters - (tech and non-tech) | Scoop.it
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Flipping Online- Maintaining the In-Class Feel

Flipping Online- Maintaining the In-Class Feel | Education Matters - (tech and non-tech) | Scoop.it
This infographic is as much about flipping online as it is about online teaching in general. If we, as instructors, can maintain the connected feel of a class, our students will feel valued.

Via Ana Cristina Pratas, Kim Flintoff, Miloš Bajčetić
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Bonnie Bracey Sutton's curator insight, August 15, 2013 2:56 AM

Cool infograph.

Vera Weber's curator insight, August 15, 2013 9:34 AM

Good ideas for any web content

 

Agora Abierta's curator insight, January 31, 5:43 AM

Infografía de flipear la clase.

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7 Education Trends You Don't Want to Miss

7 Education Trends You Don't Want to Miss | Education Matters - (tech and non-tech) | Scoop.it
It's 2014--an era of increased understanding, patience, creativity... And technology. Really? Wasn't that last year's educational buzzword? Why can't that geeky stuff leave teachers alone? Educatio...
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5 fresh ways to keep professional development engaging | eSchool News | eSchool News

5 fresh ways to keep professional development engaging | eSchool News | eSchool News | Education Matters - (tech and non-tech) | Scoop.it
Joe Dixon, chief learning officer at Teq, shares 5 innovative ways to make professional development interactive.
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Teachers: Staying Positive in Trying Times

Teachers: Staying Positive in Trying Times | Education Matters - (tech and non-tech) | Scoop.it
She was a mentor. She was an innovator. She was a fighter for students, academic rigor, and achievement. I use the past tense not because my colleague has passed away but because her positivity has.
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Obama Makes Major Push For Preschool, School Connectivity ... Again

Obama Makes Major Push For Preschool, School Connectivity ... Again | Education Matters - (tech and non-tech) | Scoop.it
President Barack Obama's 2014 State of the Union address ran short on fresh education policy ideas, unlike in previous years, according to the text of his speech.
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The 10 Modern Teaching Skills

The 10 Modern Teaching Skills | Education Matters - (tech and non-tech) | Scoop.it
Improve your Teaching Skills with 10 tips for modern teachers. This post outlines the skills teachers need when teaching the new generation of students.

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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, 11:28 PM

Can there be more to learn about Power Point? 

Don Karp's curator insight, February 11, 12:41 AM

Very comprehensive with YouTubes for each

Mayra.Loves.Books's curator insight, February 12, 7:05 AM

Very helpful!

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How Video Games Are Changing Education

How Video Games Are Changing Education | Education Matters - (tech and non-tech) | Scoop.it
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10 Benefits Of Digital Planning For Teachers

10 Benefits Of Digital Planning For Teachers | Education Matters - (tech and non-tech) | Scoop.it
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The Museum of Forgotten Art Supplies

Artifacts of art supply antiquity.
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5 Good iPad Apps for Taking Students Into Virtual Field Trips

5 Good iPad Apps for Taking Students Into Virtual Field Trips | Education Matters - (tech and non-tech) | Scoop.it

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OED birthday word generator: which words originated in your birth year? | OxfordWords blog

OED birthday word generator: which words originated in your birth year? | OxfordWords blog | Education Matters - (tech and non-tech) | Scoop.it
Do you know which words entered the English language around the same time you entered the world? Use our OED birthday word generator to find out! We've sco
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Find out words that originated in your birth year. Mine was "chocoholic". Yum!!!

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