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Handy iPad Posters to Use in The First Week of School ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Handy iPad Posters to Use in The First Week of School ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Education Technology | Scoop.it

"If you are planning to incorporate iPad in your classroom teaching then you definitely need to work on some preliminary stuff before anything else. These are basically formalities and conventions students need to abide by when using iPad in class. Making students explicitly aware of their responsibilities behind using iPad in class will certainly help you tap into the full educational potential of this versatile gadget. I have gone through my archive and picked out these handy visuals for you to use with your students."


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André Manssen's curator insight, August 15, 9:54 AM

Gebruik je iPads in jouw klas? Dan zijn deze posters wellicht handig om te gebruiken. Je moet ze natuurlijk wel eerst even vertalen in het Nederlands.

Doug's curator insight, August 17, 6:32 AM

Added 17/08/14

Kathy Lynch's curator insight, August 22, 5:03 PM

Thx John Evans

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30 More Websites To Download Stock Photos & Royalty-Free Images

30 More Websites To Download Stock Photos & Royalty-Free Images | Education Technology | Scoop.it
Whether it is for your personal website or just a new portrait that you’d like to hang somewhere in your room, stock photos are essential for your design needs. With copyright issues becoming a pain, you will need to consider using a royalty-free image for the project you’re working on, ... Continue reading »

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Sharla Shults's curator insight, May 26, 9:24 PM

Information on accessibility of images is always an added plus!

Jackie Lerch's curator insight, May 31, 9:24 AM

Always looking for just the right picture

 

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Larry Ferlazzo: Differentiating Lessons By "Content, Process or Product"

Larry Ferlazzo: Differentiating Lessons By "Content, Process or Product" | Education Technology | Scoop.it

By Larry Ferlazzo: An award-winning English and Social Studies teacher at Luther Burbank High School in Sacramento, Calif., Larry Ferlazzo is the author of Helping Students Motivate Themselves: Practical Answers To Classroom Challenges, The ESL/ELL Teacher's Survival Guide, and Building Parent Engagement In Schools.


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Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, April 19, 1:18 PM

Seeking ways to differentiate instruction in your classroom? Look here for quality outsources on a complex topic. Ferlazzo's "power-packed line-up" of guest responders speak to the issue. Additionally you'll find a compilation of Best Resources on the subject.    

David Miles's curator insight, April 19, 9:10 PM

I find it challenging to work out how to differentiate (or whether I am differentiating) lessons in secondary school classes where everything is driven by the needs of an examination system. This idea, that there are multiple incarnations of differentiation, I find quite helpful.

Rosemary Tyrrell's curator insight, April 20, 12:40 PM
Dennis T OConnor's insight: Seeking ways to differentiate instruction in your classroom? Look here for quality outsources on a complex topic. Ferlazzo's "power-packed line-up" of guest responders speak to the issue. Additionally you'll find a compilation of Best Resources on the subject.
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Content Curation: How To Help Students Learn, Discover and Make Sense of New Topics All By Themselves

Content Curation: How To Help Students Learn, Discover and Make Sense of New Topics All By Themselves | Education Technology | Scoop.it

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Audrey's curator insight, March 21, 7:30 PM

Curating is about finding and selecting information in order to learn about a subject. Youngsters can be encouraged to do this  pre-school.  This motivational 21st century skill can be encouraged at home. with educational games toys and and books which stimulates interest.  For example children can learn about  science by interacting with Chemistry Lab; Horrible Science - explosive experiments; Newton's Cradle and Science Museum.  By the time they get to school they are already full of curiosity and ready to increase their knowledge.  Audrey curating for www.homeschoolsource.co.uk

Monica S Mcfeeters's curator insight, March 30, 9:27 AM

By Robin Good,

Here's a short first-hand report highlighting how an 8th grade social studies class teacher (Terri Inloes) has fully leveraged the content curation potential to let her students dive, discover and make sense of topics (in this case social reform movements) that they had not studied before. All by themselves.


Here the steps taken to make this happen:


a) By using the Question Formulation Technique, the teacher prepared pairs of photographs representing each of the reform movements, one picture dating back to the late 19th century, and another representing where that social reform movement stands in today’s society. 


b) After checking out all of the photos, students settled on the pair of pictures that most caught their interest.


c) They brainstormed and refined a set of specific questions, and then shared their thinking with the class. 

d) With the feedback received they selected the topic which they would curate. 

e) At this point students planned their research strategies. By using 5 different graphic organizers from the book Q Tasks, by Carol Koechlin and Sandi Zwaan, students were allowed to choose the one that they thought would help them the most in planning their keyword search strategies. 


f) Students were assigned WordPress blogs and provided basic instructions on how to use them to 

curate and publish their research work.


g) Discovery and real learning kicked in as students proceeded in collaborative groups to research and document their chosen topic. 


You can see some of the outcomes that this assignment produced right here:


General Conclusions

http://tmsredvotingrights.d20blogs.org/2014/02/24/conclusion-3/


Voting Rights Inequality

http://tmsredvotingrights.d20blogs.org/


Mental Health Treatment
http://tmsorangementalhealthcaretreatments.d20blogs.org/


Prohibition Acts

http://tmsorangeprohibitionacts.d20blogs.org/ 

 



A very inspiring example of content curation can be effectively applied in the classroom with impressive results. 


Highly recommended. 9/10


Thanks to Nancy White of Innovations in Education for participating, writing and reporting about it.

 Thanks to Robin Good for the fine summary in this insight.
The ideas here offer a great classroom challenge to students.{Monica}
Glenda Morris's curator insight, April 8, 2:57 PM

Important 21st century skills

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Curation As An Emerging Skillset | A 5 Step Guide

Curation As An Emerging Skillset | A 5 Step Guide | Education Technology | Scoop.it
How to become a curation king / queen. Traditionally, a curator researches and puts together a collection which speaks to a narrative and / or serves a larger idea in art galleries and / or museums...

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Kirsten Wilson's curator insight, March 11, 10:39 PM

This is a great resource that explains the "why" of curation and the importance of why Teachers should curate as well as develop the skill of curation with their students, the managers of future digital content.

ozziegontang's curator insight, March 14, 6:39 PM

Helping Chairs help their members gather what they need to know.

Lauren Anstey's curator insight, March 31, 1:06 PM

A 5-step guide to digital curation.

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36 Core Teacher Apps For Inquiry Learning With iPads - TeachThought

36 Core Teacher Apps For Inquiry Learning With iPads - TeachThought | Education Technology | Scoop.it

"The interest in inquiry-based learning seems to ebb and flow based on–well, it’s not clear why it ever ebbs.

 

In short, it is a student-centered, Constructivist approach to learning that requires critical thinking, and benefits from technology, collaboration, resourcefulness, and other modern learning skills that never seem to fall out of favor themselves.

 

Regardless, St Oliver Plunkett Primary School has put together two very useful images that can help you populate your iPad–or classroom of iPads–with apps that support both inquiry-based learning (the second image below), and a more general approach to pedagogy based on Apple’s uber-popular tablet (the top image)."


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Emily Kate Hardy's curator insight, February 27, 11:35 PM

Inquiry Learning isn't something I do that often.

Martin Debattista's curator insight, February 28, 2:30 AM

Many of these app are also available for Android - Dropbox, Evernote, Skype, all Google apps obviously etc. 

Mick Huiet's curator insight, March 15, 2:06 AM

This is a very logical organization of apps.  It would be interesting to compares other schools or districts app usage in this manner.

 

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11 Free Assessment Tools for iPads - Class Tech Tips

11 Free Assessment Tools for iPads - Class Tech Tips | Education Technology | Scoop.it

"The iPad is a great tool for accessing and creating content.  Teachers can also use this device to collect and organize student work.  Here are a few ways you can turn your iPad into an assessment tool:"


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Allan Tsuda's curator insight, February 14, 6:08 PM

My paperless dream. My school is a long ways away, but I try to chip away a little at a time.

Profesor Mills's curator insight, February 15, 4:32 AM

A good collection of assessment tools. Assessment pad looks good

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Apps to Get Your Kids Coding on the iPad Part 2 | iPad Insight

Apps to Get Your Kids Coding on the iPad Part 2 | iPad Insight | Education Technology | Scoop.it

"This is Part 2 of my rundown on Coding with Your Kids on an iPad. Part 1 http://ipadinsight.com/ipad-in-education-2/apps-to-get-your-kids-coding-on-the-ipad-part-1/ highlighted iPad apps that teach younger children the concepts behind programming. The following apps take these concepts further and introduce different elements to learning how to code. These apps are suitable for children aged 10-18 (or beyond!)."

 


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A Guide to the iPad in Primary Education - iLearn2

A Guide to the iPad in Primary Education - iLearn2 | Education Technology | Scoop.it

"A Guide to the iPad in Primary Education is an illustrated reference book to guide teachers through using the iPad successfully within the Primary Curriculum. Written by Adam Foster, an experienced Primary School Teacher and Apple Distinguished Educator, the eBook is divided into chapters covering:

 

- Management of iPads.
- Maximising the iPad's camera.
- Teaching with the iPad.
- iPad Workflows and Pupil Examples.
- Film-making, screen-casting and eBook creation.
- Early Years and more.

The book also includes over 40 minutes of video tutorials and many classroom based ideas for all year groups."


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Computers Are The Future, But Does Everyone Need To Code?

Computers Are The Future, But Does Everyone Need To Code? | Education Technology | Scoop.it
Just because you drive a car doesn't mean you have to be an auto mechanic. Are computers different?

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John Rudkin's curator insight, February 3, 3:42 AM

Agree.  Sorry, I agree that the question should be asked.

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5 Excellent iPad Apps Students Can Use for Taking Audio Notes ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

5 Excellent iPad Apps Students Can Use for Taking Audio Notes ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Education Technology | Scoop.it

"There are times when taking a note in a written format is not a practical option. You might for instance be attending a lecture or a conference or you might simply prefer to listen to your recorded notes instead of reading them, in these cases apps such as the ones below are what you will use for audio note taking. While keeping the basic note taking features, all of these apps are fantastic for recording notes and adding audio to your notes. I invite you to check out the selection I have below and share with us what you thin about it."


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Genie Alva's comment, January 30, 1:43 PM
Thank you very much John Evans!
Ruth Reynolds's curator insight, February 3, 11:55 PM

Useful ideas

Ness Crouch's curator insight, February 8, 6:18 PM

Useful tools for those students who aren't big writers or need support with writing. 

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THE DARK by Lemony Snicket (illustrated by Jon Klassen) - YouTube

The new picture book from #1 New York Times bestselling author Lemony Snicket, and illustrated by 2013 Caldecott Medal winner Jon Klassen. http://LB-Kids.com...
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Love this book.  It is a 2014 Sakura Picture book nominee.

 

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S.O.S. for Information Literacy

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The 6-step guide to flipping your classroom - Daily Genius

The 6-step guide to flipping your classroom - Daily Genius | Education Technology | Scoop.it
It’s one of the most talked-about trends in education right now. Right behind the iPad and Common Core. Flipping your classroom is a trend that doesn’t seem to be going away any time soon. That’s great, because it offers a lot of advantages for your classroom regardless of your students’ age or what subject matter you’re presenting in your classroom. If you’re new to the concept, flipping your classroom can feel a little bit overwhelming: How much should I switch around? What is best for the classroom vs at home? Why am I doing this again anyway?

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Tina Jameson's curator insight, August 7, 7:26 PM

Simple infographic that gives clear and simple guidance to the process of 'flipping' a lesson.  Good to demonstrate 'simplicity' of process to sceptical colleagues.

Kristen McGowan's comment, August 9, 5:21 PM
This was an incredibly quick read being an infographic. While flipping the classroom sounds like a daunting process, this 6 step guide provides a clear sequence on how to initiate this change.
Kristen McGowan's comment, August 9, 5:21 PM
This was an incredibly quick read being an infographic. While flipping the classroom sounds like a daunting process, this 6 step guide provides a clear sequence on how to initiate this change.
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picjumbo — totally free photos for your commercial & personal works

picjumbo — totally free photos for your commercial & personal works | Education Technology | Scoop.it

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Turning documents into conversations

Turning documents into conversations | Education Technology | Scoop.it

NowComment is fast, powerful, and feature-rich: you can sort comments, skim summaries, create assignments, hide comments, reply privately, and much more.


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Mika Auramo's curator insight, April 3, 2:23 PM

Vaikuttaa lupaavalta vuorovaikutteiselta työkalulta yhteistoiminnalliseen oppimiseen.

Mary Clark's curator insight, April 11, 2:02 PM

While much of this can be done in Google docs, there are several features which can extend the conversation.  Teachers do need to share documents via email.  

Volkmar Langer's curator insight, April 25, 5:41 AM

That sounds really good :-)) 

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9 Things Every Student Should Be Able to Do with Google Drive ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

9 Things Every Student Should Be Able to Do with Google Drive ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Education Technology | Scoop.it

"Google Drive is a powerful productivity suite with an increasing potential in education. From storing documents to creating stunning presentations and drawings, Google Drive empowers you with the necessary tools to enhance your productivity and augment your workflow.  I have been sharing several guides and materials on how teachers can tap into the power of this platform and this section aggregates all I have shared in this regard so far."


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Susanne Sharkey's curator insight, March 11, 10:06 AM

Great suggestions on how students can use Google Docs

Nevermore Sithole's curator insight, March 12, 2:28 AM
9 Things Every Student Should Be Able to Do with Google Drive
Ness Crouch's curator insight, March 29, 5:51 PM

I've still got a few things to teach my class but we are getting there.

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Teaching With Primary Sources on iPads - iPad Apps for School

Teaching With Primary Sources on iPads - iPad Apps for School | Education Technology | Scoop.it
The National Archives Experience's Docs Teach interactive tools center and is my favorite teaching tool from the National Archives. The free Docs Teach iPad app allows your students to access and c...

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Dropbox vs Google Drive, Which Should You Choose?

Dropbox vs Google Drive, Which Should You Choose? | Education Technology | Scoop.it
It is a shootout of the heavyweights, Dropbox vs Google Drive! (#Dropbox vs Google #Drive, Which Should You Choose? http://t.co/9hup8hxcAE)
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15 Great Timeline Creation Web Tools and iPad Apps for Teachers and Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

15 Great Timeline Creation Web Tools and iPad Apps for Teachers and Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Education Technology | Scoop.it

"The possibilities for the use of timeline tools in the class are endless. Whether you want to teach salient historical incidents, chronological order of events, or explain a developmental process in biology or simply outline the major learning curves for the year, timeline creation tools are the ideal platforms to implement."


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20 best iPad art apps for painting and sketching | iPad | Creative Bloq

20 best iPad art apps for painting and sketching | iPad | Creative Bloq | Education Technology | Scoop.it
When the iPad first launched it was pegged squarely as a media consumption device. To create professional art and design, you'd still need a fully-fledged laptop or desktop system running a full-fat operating system like Mac OS or Windows.

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Linda Bonvillain's curator insight, February 3, 9:39 AM

Really cool art apps for teachers and students.

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Making the Most of ICT – what the research tells us - ICT in Education -

Making the Most of ICT – what the research tells us - ICT in Education - | Education Technology | Scoop.it

"Steve Moss looks at what the educational research says about how to maximise the impact of ICT on learning."


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Jose Pietri's curator insight, February 2, 2:33 PM

To review witht he LEC team at Paris.

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How Can We Maximize the Potential of Learning Apps? - Mind/Shift

How Can We Maximize the Potential of Learning Apps? - Mind/Shift | Education Technology | Scoop.it

"The following is an excerpt from the book The App Generation: How Today’s Youth Navigate Identity, Intimacy, and Imagination in a Digital World by Howard Gardner and Katie Davis.

 

Let’s dive directly into the world of educational apps. Our survey suggests that the majority — one might even say, the vast majority — of educational apps encourage pursuit of the goals and means of traditional education by digital means. They constitute convenient, neat, sometimes even seductive pathways to accomplish what were already goals in an earlier era: mastering concepts, learning arithmetical operations, identifying geographical locations or historical figures or key biological or chemical or physical processes. We could dub them “digital textbooks” or “lectures” or “pre-programmed educational conversations.” Decades ago, major behaviorist B. F. Skinner called for teaching machines that would automate the traditional classroom, allow students to proceed at their own rate, provide positive feedback on correct answers, and either repeat a missed item or present that item via another pathway. Those sympathetic to Skinner’s brand of psychology and to its associated educational regimen would easily recognize many apps today and would likely nod in approval at their slick, seductive interfaces."


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Magrittes Marvelous Hat Book Trailer - YouTube

A bright and buoyant sneak preview of a very surreal children's picture book by author/illustrator D. B. Johnson (Henry Hikes to Fitchburg). Magritte's Marve...
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Love this 2014 Sakura Picture book nominee as well!  It is going to be hard to choose.

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The Difference Between Projects And Project-Based Learning

The Difference Between Projects And Project-Based Learning | Education Technology | Scoop.it
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