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Webinar: What Fun! Improve Literacy with 10 Comic Book Tools and Apps

Webinar: What Fun! Improve Literacy with 10 Comic Book Tools and Apps | Educational Technology | Scoop.it
Improving literacy is challenging when learners are not engaged with the material. Creating comics engages students and encourages them to explore vocabulary, summarize information, and contextualize what they learn in a creative way.

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Great ideas to use with male students who are struggling with reading. The practical, hands-on activities are sure to be a hit. Thank you for this post.

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Free Technology for Teachers: Free Collaborative Video Creation with iPads

Free Technology for Teachers: Free Collaborative Video Creation with iPads | Educational Technology | Scoop.it

"Publishing student video that is created with iPads can be a challenging process, especially with younger students. Even schools that are Google Apps typically decide to turn off YouTube uploads to the student accounts. However, with the use of a handful of free applications, students can create video content on iPad, share their creation with a teacher, and then have the teacher upload to their YouTube channel or a class YouTube channel. "


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3 iPad Apps for Kids to Design Creative Animations ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

3 iPad Apps for Kids to Design Creative Animations ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Educational Technology | Scoop.it

"Just a few weeks ago I shared here in Educational Technology and Mobile Learninga list some of the best iPad apps to promote creativity and innovative thinking in your students. Today, I brought you three awesome apps that are specifically geared towards a younger audience . These are basically iPad apps that you can use with your kids to boost their creative thinking through empowering them with the tools to create short animated videos and drawings. Check them out below:"


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Mónica Beloso's curator insight, February 23, 2014 7:14 AM

Una buena aplicación de iPad para niños.

Вера Короповская's curator insight, February 24, 2014 12:33 AM

3 приложения для Ipad для детей по созданию коротких анимационных роликов и рисунков

Angela Stonestreet's curator insight, February 25, 2014 12:35 AM

Worth a read for school

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Half an Hour: A Few Words on ePortfolios

Half an Hour: A Few Words on ePortfolios | Educational Technology | Scoop.it

On the one hand, the portfolio may focus predominately on learning and reflection. Such a portfolio may come to resemble a student's journal or sketchbook.  On the other hand, the portfolio may be used primarily for evaluation and assessment, becoming more a documentation of achievement that a personal workspace. As Barrett notes, the former model focuses on the ePortfolio as process, while the latter contemplates the ePortfolio as product.


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flea palmer's curator insight, October 29, 2013 9:32 AM

Interesting post by Stephen Downes about the different functions of e-portfolios. Downes believes that in the future students will need to manage their online learning records and products, while linking to a range of services such as YouTube and Flickr. He links to an interesting project at University of Mary Washington which encourages students to create their own 'web presence' independently from any service providers. 

Luis Miguel Claudio's curator insight, October 30, 2013 8:29 AM

Reflexión de Stephen Downes sobre la importancia de los e-portfolios, entendido como proceso y como producto. Concluye con la idea que que en el futuro serán equivalentes a las actuales certificaciones.

Como siempre, muy interesante.

Rob Hatfield, M.Ed.'s curator insight, November 2, 2013 8:09 PM

This is clearly defined as e-documentation of learning maintained within a e-portfolio.

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Storytelling--The #1 Business Skill Of The Next 5 Years

Storytelling--The #1 Business Skill Of The Next 5 Years | Educational Technology | Scoop.it
Last year, a pale woman with crazy eyebrows and a keytar strapped to her back made a video of herself, wearing a kimono and holding up hand-Sharpied signs on a street in Melbourne. One by one, the

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Just reading the first few words has captured my attention. The power of storytelling.

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Karen Dietz's comment, August 27, 2013 12:48 PM
Thank you David, Penelope, and Ron for your comments and insights!
Penelope's comment, August 27, 2013 10:37 PM
You're welcome, Karen. Thanks for sharing this great article. Loved it!
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Manners Matter Online (Infographic)

Manners Matter Online  (Infographic) | Educational Technology | Scoop.it
Find out more about the do's and don'ts on online manners. For more information about internet issues visit Knowthenet today.

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Bonnie Bracey Sutton's curator insight, September 24, 2013 5:46 PM

Manners do matter.

Cindy Powell's curator insight, April 10, 2014 2:09 PM

From Infographic...and Informational Text TCC 4-5

This is a graphic example for the article, but the site is a cybersafety site in the UK and has lots of information for parents about online safety for their children. It also tests their knowledge.

Rachael Johnston's curator insight, October 20, 2014 10:53 PM

It is important to build your own brand and to promote yourself positively. You want to be polite to other users and make sure you have nothing on your profile that could be damaging to your reputation. This includes swear words, inappropriate or rude comments, and pictures and videos of drinking or drugs.  This is really important for graduating students who, most likely, need to go through and delete pictures that have been tagged in one Facebook

Make sure you give credit to others if you share something of theirs. Also make sure you are writing your own posts and not just sharing others. However, make sure you are posting valuable and relevant information. Listen and think before you write and make sure you are using proper english. 

It is okay to have debates on social netowrks with other users, everybody has the right ti voice their opinion, but don't let things get too personal or nasty. 

It is also essential to understand that there are also hings to be very careful of when using social networks. For one, people are not always who they seem. You should also make sure you do not assume a false identity. It is important to keep some kind of professionalism, but don't change yourself or hide who you really are. 

You must also make sure you are abiding by the rules of the network and report others who dont. 

Last but certainly not least, be very careful about who you share things with. There are certain places to share certain things. For example, you may post something bout your personal life in your Facebook status, but it is not appropriate to do so on your LinkedIn profile. Do not share pictures and videos with strangers, you never know how they will use these. 

 

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The Future of Higher Education: Massive Online Open Disruption (the Nantucket Project)

A great panel from last August you might have missed. From the Nantucket Project, The Future of Higher Education: Massive Online Open Disruption panel included former Harvard President Larry Summer...

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Great opportunities... 

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Tons of Classroom Examples Using Augmented Reality

Tons of Classroom Examples Using Augmented Reality | Educational Technology | Scoop.it

Augmented reality allows someone to add another layer to an existing image.  For example, imagine holding your phone over a poster on the wall as if you were going to take a photo of that poster, and then instantly a video starts playing to offer you additional information about that particular poster.  Pretty cool, right?  The first time it happens, it seems like magic.


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Cheng Gang's curator insight, June 5, 2013 10:51 AM

非常多的案例,值得一看

Jasmin Hodge's curator insight, August 4, 2013 7:22 AM

Some fantastic examples, a real find.  I'll use this to help introduce AR in my institution and learn more myself...

Mary Ann Workman's curator insight, April 16, 2014 3:06 PM

Wow!

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Exposure - Create Beautiful Photo Narratives

Exposure - Create Beautiful Photo Narratives | Educational Technology | Scoop.it
Exposure enables photographers to easily tell vibrant stories with their photos. Assemble a more complete narrative than you could with a feed or lonely photo on a permalink page.

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Rosemary Tyrrell's curator insight, March 25, 2014 2:27 PM

A lovely tool, but the free version is really just a trial. Not too expensive, though, at only $5 a month for anyone who has need of it. 

JordiMarínba's curator insight, March 26, 2014 5:53 AM

Ready to create your amazing narratives with your mobile? This is a great tool which assembles photos on a permalink page.

flea palmer's curator insight, April 7, 2014 11:35 AM

This looks a really good way to create a photo story - nice layout too...

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7 Great iPad Apps for Creating Comic Strips

7 Great iPad Apps for Creating Comic Strips | Educational Technology | Scoop.it

The art of comic creation is one of the best representation of creativity at work. As teachers and educators, we can use the power and versatility of iPad to cultivate a creative culture within our classes and among our students through helping them tinker with and design comics. Here is a list of some great iPad apps you can use for this purpose...


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A great resource for our males who do not like reading but have a  lot to offer. 

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Kim Zinke (aka Gimli Goose)'s curator insight, November 5, 2013 5:18 PM

How much fun is this!  Whether you're an individual or an organization, you can make use of these tools to tell your story.

LundTechIntegration's curator insight, November 5, 2013 7:50 PM

Great resources for CCSS

Susan Connor's curator insight, November 21, 2013 8:50 PM

Comic Strips... who would have thought

 

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44 QR Codes Resources For Teaching & Learning

44 QR Codes Resources For Teaching & Learning | Educational Technology | Scoop.it
44 QR Codes Resources For Teaching & Learning

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Bonnie Bracey Sutton's curator insight, November 30, 2013 4:22 PM

good resources....

Melissa Marshall's curator insight, December 1, 2013 9:12 AM

Some great ideas and resources here.

Soledad de Noriega's curator insight, December 9, 2013 1:44 PM

Keep an eye on www.teachthought.com!

 

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Webinar: What Fun! Improve Literacy with 10 Comic Book Tools and Apps

Webinar: What Fun! Improve Literacy with 10 Comic Book Tools and Apps | Educational Technology | Scoop.it
Improving literacy is challenging when learners are not engaged with the material. Creating comics engages students and encourages them to explore vocabulary, summarize information, and contextualize what they learn in a creative way.

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Great ideas to use with male students who are struggling with reading. The practical, hands-on activities are sure to be a hit. Thank you for this post.

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Bloom’s Taxonomy Digital Bloomin’ Pinwheel

Bloom’s Taxonomy Digital Bloomin’ Pinwheel | Educational Technology | Scoop.it

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An Illustration of Flipped Classroom: The Full Picture

The Flipped Classroom: The Full picture is not about watching videos as homework.


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Viljenka Savli (http://www2.arnes.si/~sopvsavl/)'s comment, September 26, 2013 3:01 AM
Thanks Elene for so great explanation and insight of the topic.
Francois Adoue's curator insight, October 11, 2013 7:21 AM

For this first scoop, some basics with the Flipped Classroom concept, during 2 years (at least we will give you some topics about this concept during an Eu project with France, Spain, Germany and Turkey)

María Dolores Díaz Noguera's curator insight, January 7, 8:01 AM

Diseño completo dela tarea...An Illustration of Flipped Classroom: The Full Picture | @scoopit via @jackiegerstein http://sco.lt/...