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Home | Online Instructional Media Masters Degree | Discovery Education & Wilkes University

Home | Online Instructional Media Masters Degree | Discovery Education & Wilkes University | Educational Technology Today | Scoop.it
The Discovery Education & Wilkes University online Master of Science degree in Instructional Media provides teachers the tools to be 21st century educators.
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How to use Social Media as a Learning Tool in the Classroom

How to use Social Media as a Learning Tool in the Classroom | Educational Technology Today | Scoop.it

social media used to promote learning

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6 ways to promote learning in the classroommusing social media [from Edudemic]

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Free Technology for Teachers: 10 Charts Comparing Popular Ed Tech Tools

Free Technology for Teachers: 10 Charts Comparing Popular Ed Tech Tools | Educational Technology Today | Scoop.it

Charts available within Google Drive

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Great free charts that compare between popular ed tech tools.  Created by Richard Byrne of FreeTechForTeachers

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Larissa's Languages: The power of free mobile apps - No 1 PicCollage

Larissa's Languages: The power of free mobile apps - No 1 PicCollage | Educational Technology Today | Scoop.it
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Easy ESL/EFL activity using a free mobile app...easy and adaptable to any topic.  Take photos of things and label them [classroom items, tools, gauges, equipment...]

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Great Platforms to Find Open Educational Resources

Great Platforms to Find Open Educational Resources | Educational Technology Today | Scoop.it
January, 2015
Here is a list of free educational tools that will help you find some great open educational resources (OERs). Bookmark them, pin them, and add them to your...
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12 places to find free and open educational resources [OERs]

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7 Ways Students Use Diigo To Do Research and Collaborative Project Work

7 Ways Students Use Diigo To Do Research and Collaborative Project Work | Educational Technology Today | Scoop.it
January 14, 2015
Diigo is an excellent social bookmarking tool that enable you to save, annotate, and share bookmarks. The power of Diigo lies in the distinctive features that it offers to teachers...
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If you are wondering how students can use social bookmarking, here are some good ideas.

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60 Ways To Use Twitter In The Classroom By Category

60 Ways To Use Twitter In The Classroom By Category | Educational Technology Today | Scoop.it
Teachers and educators around the world have found innovative ways to use Twitter in the classroom as a teaching tool, and we’ve shared many of these great ideas here with you.

Via Kathleen Cercone
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Linda Kaiser, PhD's curator insight, January 5, 5:12 PM

I am always appreciative of those educators who share new and innovative ways to use Twitter in the classroom.  These ideas can be applied both to online as well as on ground classes.

Arizona State University, Claire McLaughlin's curator insight, January 6, 4:40 PM

Many people use Twitter for all kinds of things.  I have read numerous articles on how teachers can use it as well.  If you are thinking of using Twitter, or are looking for ways to use Twitter in your teaching, this article may be of help.

Jennifer Lopez's curator insight, January 8, 5:19 PM

Munduko hezitzaileek irakasteko era berritzaileak aurkitu dituzte eta haiek burutzeko Twitter erabiliko dute tresna gisa.

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A 60 Seconds Guide to The Use of Blogging in Education ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A 60 Seconds Guide to The Use of Blogging in Education ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Educational Technology Today | Scoop.it
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How to Create Awesome Infographics Without Being a Designer

How to Create Awesome Infographics Without Being a Designer | Educational Technology Today | Scoop.it
If you’re anything like me, you learned how to use programs like Photoshop and Gimp out of necessity to do minor changes to photos.

Via Jeff Domansky, Gust MEES
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Michelle Gilstrap's curator insight, December 31, 2014 4:02 PM

Always good to have a way to create good designs.

Edgar Mata's curator insight, January 12, 7:52 AM

In short, while you do know your way around the programs like Photoshop to a certain extent, it takes you forever and there’s absolutely no way you’d call yourself a graphic designer. 

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3 Great Tools Students Can Use to Create Audio Slideshows and Presentations ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

3 Great Tools Students Can Use to Create Audio Slideshows and Presentations ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Educational Technology Today | Scoop.it
Tools Students Can Use to Create Audio Presentations ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning http://t.co/6z26cv9iIu via @medkh9
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The 25 Best Pinterest Boards in Educational Technology.

The 25 Best Pinterest Boards in Educational Technology. | Educational Technology Today | Scoop.it

Thanks to OnlineUniversities for this list of the Best Pinterest Boards in Educational Technology. Blogs and Twitter aren’t the only social tools out ther


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Pinterest. Un territori per conquerir.

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Teachers' Guide to Augmented reality ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Teachers' Guide to Augmented reality ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Educational Technology Today | Scoop.it
Teachers' Guide to Augmented reality ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning http://t.co/heCCCY6urm Article on using augmented rea...
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Teachers Handbook on Creative Commons and Copyright ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Teachers Handbook on Creative Commons and Copyright ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Educational Technology Today | Scoop.it
Teachers Handbook on Creative Commons and Copyright ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning - Mozilla Firefox http://t.co/XTEv7oxx99
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10 Ways Teachers Can Make The Best of Twitter

10 Ways Teachers Can Make The Best of Twitter | Educational Technology Today | Scoop.it
December 22, 2014
As a micro-blogging platform, Twitter has rapidly grown to widespread popularity due mainly to its unique features that set it apart from other social networking websites. One of...
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List of 50 Free Android Apps Being Used in Education Right Now

List of 50 Free Android Apps Being Used in Education Right Now | Educational Technology Today | Scoop.it
I'm an Android user and my district uses Google Apps, Chromebooks, and Android tablets, so I'm always looking for great apps for Android.
I had bookmarked this site a while back and just found it again.
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Android apps have lots to offer educators and students.

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AppInventor- A Good Tool Students Can Use to Create Apps and Learn Programming

AppInventor- A Good Tool Students Can Use to Create Apps and Learn Programming | Educational Technology Today | Scoop.it
January 17, 2015
AppInventor is a platform  where students can have access to a wide variety of resources to help them learn about programming and Android apps creation. No prior knowledge of...
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One of my colleagues used AppInventor with his programming students.  The students loved creating a mobile app and found this programming practical and engaging.  They could really create something they were interested in.

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Web 2.0 Tools For Beginning English Language Learners – “Padlet”

Web 2.0 Tools For Beginning English Language Learners – “Padlet” | Educational Technology Today | Scoop.it
This post is the second post (the first one was Web 2.0 Tools For Beginning English Language Learners – “Phrase.It”) in a lengthy series where I will be sharing the Web 2.0 tools that I’m using with my Beginning English Language Learners, along...
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Idea for Padlet use with ESL/EFL students from Larry Ferlazzo

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Great Resources On How to Use Blogs in Your Classroom

Great Resources On How to Use Blogs in Your Classroom | Educational Technology Today | Scoop.it
January 17, 2015
A 21st century classroom is a classroom that is multimodally structured in such a way that students, teachers and parents are engaged in synchronous and asynchronous communicational...
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Clear info on what a blog is and how it differs from a website, popular blogging platforms and tips.

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NEW- Grade Students' Assignments using A Camera

NEW- Grade Students' Assignments using A Camera | Educational Technology Today | Scoop.it
January 8, 2015
Here is another good app for grading which I learned today from Cool cat teacher. Gradecam is an app that allows teachers to easily grade multiple choice assignments using a mobile...
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Take a look at GradeCam - easily grade multiple choice assignments by scanning with your mobile or iPad!

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5 Great Google Plus Communities for Teachers and Educators ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

5 Great Google Plus Communities for Teachers and Educators ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Educational Technology Today | Scoop.it
Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: 5 Great Google Plus Communities for Teachers and Educators : http://t.co/aWW1esdbwZ
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5 Effective Ways to Search for Educational Web Tools and Apps Online

5 Effective Ways to Search for Educational Web Tools and Apps Online | Educational Technology Today | Scoop.it
January 6, 2015
Content curation is something I have been doing for five years now and all along the way I developed an arsenal of useful strategies that enable me to better search, access, evaluate...
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Terrific Mini Guide to Help Students Think Critically

Terrific Mini Guide to Help Students Think Critically | Educational Technology Today | Scoop.it
December 26, 2014
Questioning is the key to critical thinking and through questions students  get to explore the deep layers of meanings that would otherwise go unnoticed. Of course not all...
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To Raise Science Scores, Colleges Look Beyond the Lecture - New York Times

To Raise Science Scores, Colleges Look Beyond the Lecture - New York Times | Educational Technology Today | Scoop.it
A small but growing number of universities have adopted a more engaging, demanding form of the standard introductory courses, and research suggests the new style works better.
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Why Understanding Obstacles is Essential to Achieving Goals

Why Understanding Obstacles is Essential to Achieving Goals | Educational Technology Today | Scoop.it
Knowing what gets in the way of accomplishing goals can be more powerful than all the positive thinking in the world.
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Duolingo Is The Most Popular Educational App of 2014 ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Duolingo Is The Most Popular Educational App of 2014 ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Educational Technology Today | Scoop.it
Duolingo Is The Most Popular Educational App of 2014 ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning http://t.co/AdXaUpm4Mp
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These Are The 16 Attributes of The Modern Educator ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

These Are The 16 Attributes of The Modern Educator ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Educational Technology Today | Scoop.it
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