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'Creativity, Innovation and Change' professor: MOOCs are a 'big experiment' | Penn State University

'Creativity, Innovation and Change' professor: MOOCs are a 'big experiment' | Penn State University | Education Technology | Scoop.it
Kathryn Jablokow is one of three professors who recently taught a massive open online course offered by Penn State on “Creativity, Innovation and Change.” She will be part of a faculty panel on MOOCs on Tuesday, Dec.
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Will Work For Free | OFFICIAL RELEASE | 2013

Will Work For Free is a documentary by Sam Vallely on the subject of technological unemployment. this work is protected under fair use and will always be fre...
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Best Apps and Websites Featured at ISTE

Best Apps and Websites Featured at ISTE | Education Technology | Scoop.it
At the 2014 ISTE conference in Atlanta, Georgia, last week, Common Sense Media staff and Graphite Certified Educators presented a series of engaging, informative, and hands-on lightning-fast sessions. These 15-minute workshops showcased practical and engaging ways to use specific...

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Prezi - Blog - How to rock a presentation when you can't see your audience

Prezi - Blog - How to rock a presentation when you can't see your audience | Education Technology | Scoop.it
Giving a webinar or remote presentation? These tips will help you engage your audience even w...
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Sharebot Releases New Kiwi-3D Printer and 3D Printer Kit

Sharebot Releases New Kiwi-3D Printer and 3D Printer Kit | Education Technology | Scoop.it
Sharebot, an Italian based 3D printer manufacturer who has previously been known for their 'Sharebot Next Generation' 3D printer, announced today the releas
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With Political Failures Left And Right, Tech Needs To Rethink Its Strategy | TechCrunch

With Political Failures Left And Right, Tech Needs To Rethink Its Strategy | TechCrunch | Education Technology | Scoop.it
Politics is the bête noire of hackers and entrepreneurs. It lacks the precision and logic of a function in a computer program while being incredibly..
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Penflip - a social writing platform

Penflip - a social writing platform | Education Technology | Scoop.it

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Garry Rogers's curator insight, December 2, 2013 11:04 AM

Smooth setup.

Maryalice Leister's curator insight, December 2, 2013 12:59 PM

A unique addition to a writer's toolbox. Check it out!

Ali Anani's curator insight, December 5, 2013 9:28 PM

Let ideas flow without distractions

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3D printing helps surgeons save 5-year-old's life - CNET

3D printing helps surgeons save 5-year-old's life - CNET | Education Technology | Scoop.it
Spanish surgeons frustrated by a young boy's seemingly inoperable tumor turn to 3D printing to tackle the challenging operation.
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The 3D printers that print themselves: how RepRap will change the world

The 3D printers that print themselves: how RepRap will change the world | Education Technology | Scoop.it
We chat to inventor Adrian Bowyer about how he made the printer that can make itself.
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Apple iWatch Will Have a 2.5-Inch Rectangular Screen and Be Available in October

Apple iWatch Will Have a 2.5-Inch Rectangular Screen and Be Available in October | Education Technology | Scoop.it
According to Business Insider, Taiwan’s Quanta Computer will begin mass production of Apple’s very first smartwatch in July, with the commercial launch arriving as early as October. The iWatch will reportedly feature a display that measures…
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The Power of Visual Notetaking

Visual note-taking is a powerful tool for design professionals who want to capture ideas and communicate them effectively. Known as sketchnoting or graphic rec…

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Baiba Svenca's curator insight, June 19, 7:03 AM

Hand-written notes or drawings can be a perfect visual supplement to any textual message which you put in your presentation.

This informative slideshow gives you tons of great examples and suggests ideas and methods how you can learn the visual note-taking.

Karen Loftus's curator insight, June 19, 5:12 PM

I'm green with envy at her skill!

Lia Goren's curator insight, June 21, 7:06 AM

Me encantó esta guía e inspiración para trabajar contenidos de manera conectada! Para aprender uno mismo y para contar a otros, para abrir espacios de conversación. 

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The New Signature Touch by Vertu

The New Signature Touch by Vertu | Education Technology | Scoop.it
Extraordinary performance. Discover the world of Signature Touch.
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$22,000 Android phone

The newly released luxury phone from Vertu, Signature Touch, has a grade 5 titanium body, a fifth-gen sapphire screen and is covered with perfectly conditioned leather. All these features are hand assembled together and the phone is able to operate just fine from as low as -45 degrees Fahrenheit all the way up to 176 degrees Fahrenhei.

The ceramic ear pillow is shaped to fit an ear with maximum comfort. The ringtones is produced by the London Symphony Orchestra which is tuned for optimal effect.

The Signature Touch is operating on Android with a 4.7-inch 1080p display, a 2.3GHz quad-core Snapdragon 801 chip, 64GB of storage, 13MP/2.1MP cameras, a 2,275mAh battery, Qi wireless charging, NFC and a handful of LTE bands.

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The Era of Cloud Computing

The Era of Cloud Computing | Education Technology | Scoop.it
Analysts estimate that over the next six years 90 percent of new spending on Internet and communications technologies will be on cloud-based technology.
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No More Malls: 5 Disruptive Techs Transforming Retail

No More Malls: 5 Disruptive Techs Transforming Retail | Education Technology | Scoop.it
Five technologies are converging to transform the retail shopping experience forever.

This is big. This isn't Amazon, it's Amazon x100. Very
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Excellent Web Tools for The 21st Century Learner ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Excellent Web Tools for The 21st Century Learner ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Education Technology | Scoop.it

Today while I was browsing my Google Plus feeds I came across this wonderful work by Pip Cleaves. This is a slideshow presentation in which Cleaves features a plethora of web tools to help educators and teachers (who do not always work in the app world) create  effective learning designs. These tools are arranged into six main categories:

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Peggo - Record beautiful MP3s from YouTube

Peggo - Record beautiful MP3s from YouTube | Education Technology | Scoop.it

Peggo is a Digital Video Recorder (DVR) that records MP3s of your favorite online videos.
Peggo's packed with great features like integrated search, automatic silence removal, audio normalization, subtrack offsets, and artist and title tags.
Peggo automatically removes unwanted silence from the beginning and end of videos so you get a beautiful MP3 with just the good stuff. In addition, Peggo also normalizes the volume of every recording to the same, comfortable level so you never have to reach for the volume dial between MP3s again.


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Suzanne's curator insight, July 9, 6:17 AM

A tool to extract audio from YouTube videos. Useful in listening comprehension exercises.

Linda Jones's curator insight, July 9, 10:36 AM

Can't wait to try this.

Scott Holcomb's curator insight, July 10, 11:24 AM

Shhhhhhhh!

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Podcasts a través de Google Drive

Podcasts a través de Google Drive | Education Technology | Scoop.it

Estas dos fórmulas sencillas permiten crear podcasts desde Google, a través del alojamiento de audios en Google Drive. De esta forma se pueden realizar tareas colaborativas y gestionar todos los recursos desde un solo entorno de aprendizaje que compartan alumnos y docente.


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Ramon Pavia's curator insight, June 18, 11:09 PM

Awesome idea for radio fan teachers!!!

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Clever Oculus Project Lets You Live Your Life In Third Person | TechCrunch

Ever wished you could tap the "Change Camera View" button in real life to switch to a third-person view? These guys made it happen. Sure, it requires the..
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How to know if you're learning the right programming language

How to know if you're learning the right programming language | Education Technology | Scoop.it
With hundreds of options to choose from, it's easy for beginners to get overwhelmed. How do you know if you are learning the “right” language?
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iFabrica - Wat is iFabrica?

iFabrica - Wat is iFabrica? | Education Technology | Scoop.it

iFabrica is a makerspace. We have a 1600m2 workplace with (high-tech) machines, tools, workplaces, workshop areas and more. We have different areas were you can work wood, metal, plastics and paper and textiles. Everything you need to make a profesional result. We have a professional crew that will assist and advice you when you have questions. We work on basis of membership (1 Day - 10 Days - 1 Month - 2 Months - Continued), see page "Wordt Lid" for details / prices. With your mebership you have full acces to everything iFabrica has to offer. 

 

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How to 3D Print with No Printer

How to 3D Print with No Printer | Education Technology | Scoop.it
No printer? No worries! We show you how you can take the first easy step into 3D printing without a printer handy.
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RSA Animate - Changing Education Paradigms - YouTube

This RSA Animate was adapted from a talk given at the RSA by Sir Ken Robinson, world-renowned education and creativity expert and recipient of the RSA's Benj...
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Google just released a 'Web Starter Kit'

Google just released a 'Web Starter Kit' | Education Technology | Scoop.it
Your starting point for building great multi-device web experiences

Start your project with the Web Starter Kit and ensure you're following the Web Fundamentals guidelines out of the box.

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A Professional Learning Teacher Toolkit

A Professional Learning Teacher Toolkit | Education Technology | Scoop.it

Professional learning that is relevant, collaborative and future focused can have a highly positive impact on teacher quality. Here you will find resources that develop an understanding of effective professional learning as well as access to free online learning modules.


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Suzanne's curator insight, June 20, 7:01 AM

Great resources to improve and enhance your teaching.

Christiane Moisés's curator insight, June 25, 12:24 PM

adult learning

Donna Bownds's curator insight, June 27, 7:09 AM

Great when planning PD

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Free Beautiful Online Survey & Form Builder | Typeform

Free Beautiful Online Survey & Form Builder | Typeform | Education Technology | Scoop.it

Create awesome online forms with Typeform, the FREE online survey tool that makes asking questions easy, human & beautiful. Sign up now and try it out!


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Miguel Paul Trijaud Calderón's curator insight, June 17, 12:25 AM

Typeform, another great (and free) tool for surveying.

María Dolores Díaz Noguera's curator insight, June 17, 12:31 PM

Free Beautiful Online Survey & Form Builder/ Typeform

Kathy Lynch's curator insight, June 22, 7:35 AM

Thx Nik Peachey! Free online survey tool

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Google’s Push Past Search | TechCrunch

Google’s Push Past Search | TechCrunch | Education Technology | Scoop.it
As a recent analysis indicated, Google’s traditional search is not working on mobile as well as it did on the desktop web. Sifting through organic search..
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Mobile games market to double in size until 2016 and reach $23.9BN |Gamesindustry Blog

Mobile games market to double in size until 2016 and reach $23.9BN |Gamesindustry Blog | Education Technology | Scoop.it
Together with mobile games marketing platform AppLift, we have developed an extensive infographic featuring key global and regional mobile games metrics. This new joint market investigates the appeal of different regions for mobile game publishers and sheds light onto growth opportunities, monetization potential and user acquisition costs.
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