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43 Apps, Games, and Websites Transforming This Year's Classrooms

43 Apps, Games, and Websites Transforming This Year's Classrooms | Education Technology and Mobile Learning | Scoop.it
In the middle of October, we invited educators to tell us about the "apps, games, and websites that are helping to tranform their classrooms this year." We asked that you submit your responses in the form of Field Notes and we received more than...

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Nick Hester's curator insight, December 3, 2013 9:56 AM

Games have always played a ket role in educaiton, in the classroom , sports, or at home, social media has key rolel to play going forward..

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I'm currently looking for new apps for our school iPads. This article has been very helpful!

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Professor Donald Freeman - Public Lecture | School of Education | UNSW Australia

Professor Donald Freeman - Public Lecture | School of Education | UNSW Australia | Education Technology and Mobile Learning | Scoop.it
Lecture Abstract - How teachers use what they know, to do what they do: Teacher knowledge at a cross-roadsThe idea of teacher knowledge is generally accepted as central to education. Assumptions a
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Are you going?

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questions - James Paul Gee at Routledge

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Useful guide for DELTA students

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The Seven Steps to Becoming a 21st Century School or District

The Seven Steps to Becoming a 21st Century School or District | Education Technology and Mobile Learning | Scoop.it
Ken Kay (@kenkay21 on Twitter) is CEO of EdLeader21, a professional learning community for district and school leaders committed to 21st century education. He resides in Tucson, Arizona.



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Reconsidering education for today's kids. 

Check out Ken Kay's blog - 7 steps to developing 21st century education. Brilliant and incisive.

 

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Measure Carbon-Dioxide Levels in the Air With This Gadget [VIDEO]

Measure Carbon-Dioxide Levels in the Air With This Gadget [VIDEO] | Education Technology and Mobile Learning | Scoop.it
This gadget helps you measure carbon-dioxide levels in the air.
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Carbon dioxide levels are definitely an issue here in Barcelona...

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Coursebooks and Cookery

Coursebooks and Cookery | Education Technology and Mobile Learning | Scoop.it
I read this post about the coursebook as guidebook a while back, and found it an interesting metaphor. I wondered what my own metaphor for coursebooks would be, but then forgot all about it amidst ...
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Loved this metaphor - a great article

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The DNA of narrative with The Pixar Code

The DNA of narrative with The Pixar Code | Education Technology and Mobile Learning | Scoop.it
In his excellent book 'To sell is human', the author Daniel Pink reveals something called the Pixar Code. He refers to it for the purposes of making an effective sales pitch. However, it is also a ...
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Neat way to get students to write 

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11 Note-Taking Tips For The Digital Classroom - Edudemic

11 Note-Taking Tips For The Digital Classroom - Edudemic | Education Technology and Mobile Learning | Scoop.it
Does the physical act of writing something down help you to remember it? What is the most effective way to take notes? How does all of this play into a more digital classroom?
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Very useful infographic and Cornell System, though time-consuming, would give high return on investment...

 

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6 Social Media Jobs That Will Be Big in 2014

6 Social Media Jobs That Will Be Big in 2014 | Education Technology and Mobile Learning | Scoop.it
Social media skills are in demand and salaries are good for specialists.
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Thinking of making a change?

 

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Real Business - Poor grammar on websites scares 59% away

Real Business - Poor grammar on websites scares 59% away | Education Technology and Mobile Learning | Scoop.it
Fifty-nine per cent of Britons would not use a company with poor grammar on its website. Have you checked yours recently?
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Nothing wierd or irresponsable about this post...

 

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School invests in drone technology to stop exam cheats

School invests in drone technology to stop exam cheats | Education Technology and Mobile Learning | Scoop.it
A Belgian school appears to be following the lead of the US military and retail giant Amazon by utilising the latest advances in drone technology.
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Watch out invigilators, the drones are moving in on your patch!

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Electronic Village Online / FrontPage

Electronic Village Online / FrontPage | Education Technology and Mobile Learning | Scoop.it
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Registration after Christmas!

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Ten Most Popular Educational YouTube Videos in 2013

Ten Most Popular Educational YouTube Videos in 2013 | Education Technology and Mobile Learning | Scoop.it
Check out YouTube's top trending educational videos in 2013.
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Some great ones here...

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The 8 Digital Skills Students Need for The Future ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

The 8 Digital Skills Students Need for The Future ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Education Technology and Mobile Learning | Scoop.it

Via Dr. Susan Bainbridge
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What teenagers need to be successful: to think creatively, solve problems, innovate, collaborate...

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Maria João Loureiro's curator insight, February 1, 2014 3:37 PM

Em síntese, as competências a desenvolver (qualquer que seja o nível de ensino em diferentes patamares, diria eu), relacionam-se com a literacia da informação (com e sem recurso as tecnologias mais recentes), ou seja, pesquisa, seleção e tratamento de informação (para a transformar em conhecimento - diferente de copy/paste) e comunicação (oral e escrita) de ideias, de si próprio e do que faz (de forma rigorosa e atraente), tendo em conta as normas de privacidade e ética (que em contextos online são bastas vezes descuidadas) . Parece-me ficar a faltar outras tantas, como a resolução de problemas, a colaboração, o aprender a aprender...

Paula Schwertner's curator insight, February 27, 2014 9:00 AM

I could help teach students these skills in the context of their other coursework.

CrazyConversations's curator insight, September 27, 2014 12:50 PM

These most needed skills are here right now. In competitive business environments, finding information quickly is a necessity. Judging the quality of information is crucial to decisionmaking.

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8 Practical Tools to Easily Gather Student Feeback ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

8 Practical Tools to Easily Gather Student Feeback ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Education Technology and Mobile Learning | Scoop.it

Nice ways to get feedback from students

 

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SpinUOC_Christine Appel_Language practising with SpeakApps - YouTube

SpinUOC_Christine Appel_Language practising with SpeakApps - YouTube | Education Technology and Mobile Learning | Scoop.it
Language practising with SpeakApps Christine Appel, lecturer at the UOC School of Languages SpeakApps is the outcome of a European research and innovation pr...
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Nice talk on UOC School of Languages SpeakApps.

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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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MOOC Bandwagon Shows Signs of Slowing Down - Higher Education

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Signs of MOOC's losing popularity?

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Heads up and heads down

Heads up and heads down | Education Technology and Mobile Learning | Scoop.it
While co-writing the course book 'Life’ I had the chance to observe and talk to teachers who were involved in piloting the materials. One day I was asking a teacher about how she used course books ...
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Five good ideas for a 'heads up' lesson!

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100 Websites You Should Know and Use (updated!) | TED Blog

100 Websites You Should Know and Use (updated!) | TED Blog | Education Technology and Mobile Learning | Scoop.it
200 websites you need to know about, from e-commerce to search to media + culture. A list of 100 new ones, plus our original 100 from 2007.
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Updated TED Blog 100 recommended websites

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Great - like the Idea Dump...

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10 Social Media Skills for The 21st Century Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

10 Social Media Skills for The 21st Century Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Education Technology and Mobile Learning | Scoop.it
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4 Changes to English So Subtle We Hardly Notice They're Happening

4 Changes to English So Subtle We Hardly Notice They're Happening | Education Technology and Mobile Learning | Scoop.it
These days, it's possible to spot subtle linguistic changes by analyzing large digital collections of text.
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Interesting insights into changes in the English language

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We’re All Mobile Now | Mobile Marketing Magazine

We’re All Mobile Now | Mobile Marketing Magazine | Education Technology and Mobile Learning | Scoop.it
Mobile phones are more addictive than crack cocaine. That’s my reading of the stats anyway. More phone connections than babies born, more mobiles than t
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Liked this!

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Sir Ken Robinson: How to Escape Education’s Death Valley

Sir Ken Robinson: How to Escape Education’s Death Valley | Education Technology and Mobile Learning | Scoop.it
The ever eloquent Sir Ken Robinson contends in this TED Talk that the culture of American education contradicts three principles that make human life thrive: diversity, curiosity and creativity.
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Such a great entertainer, so profound...

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