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Massive Open Online Courses is the latest ‘disruptive’ force

Massive Open Online Courses is the latest ‘disruptive’ force | Educational Technology Today | Scoop.it
Online courses to change the education landscape
Rajiv Rao, Business Standard (India)
The word ‘MOOCS’ sounds like a cute and cuddly cousin to George Lucas’s teddy-bear-like Ewoks in a new Star Wars film.
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Personal Learning Networks: A Short Guide for Teachers and Euducators ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning - Linkis.com

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Prezi - the zooming presentation tool - gets mobile presenting features

Prezi - the zooming presentation tool - gets mobile presenting features | Educational Technology Today | Scoop.it
Prezi is a very cool presentation tool that allows you to create zooming presentations with images, text, video and animations. It has a thriving educational community and is easy to use.
Prezi has just announced Mobile Presenting.
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The 5 Best TED Talks for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

The 5 Best TED Talks for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Educational Technology Today | Scoop.it
en mi Diigo digo: The 5 Best TED Talks for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning:

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Bloom's Critical Thinking Questions to Use in Class

Bloom's Critical Thinking Questions to Use in Class | Educational Technology Today | Scoop.it
December, 2014
Critical thinking is an essential skill in the cognitive development of students. It is probably the number one skill teachers would mention when asked about the skills they target in...
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Great Educational Web Tools for Paperless Classrooms

Great Educational Web Tools for Paperless Classrooms | Educational Technology Today | Scoop.it
December 20, 2014 Few classrooms are entirely digital or paperless, though more and more are striving towards a middle-ground that can replace some of the workflow tedium with technology while...
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7 Ways You Can Use Texting to Your Advantage in the Classroom | Edudemic

7 Ways You Can Use Texting to Your Advantage in the Classroom | Edudemic | Educational Technology Today | Scoop.it
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Texting CAN be useful...students love it so use it to your advantage.

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Learning is Evolving: 10 Key E-Learning Trends for 2015 - TrainingZone.co.uk (blog)

Learning is Evolving: 10 Key E-Learning Trends for 2015 - TrainingZone.co.uk (blog) | Educational Technology Today | Scoop.it
Learning is Evolving: 10 Key E-Learning Trends for 2015 TrainingZone.co.uk (blog) Market Research firm Ambient Insight in their 2012-2017 Worldwide Mobile Learning Market Report predicted the five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) for the...
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Blended Learning Is About More Than Technology - Education Week News

Blended Learning Is About More Than Technology - Education Week News | Educational Technology Today | Scoop.it
Problem solving, not technology, should be the centerpiece of blended learning planning, say Michael Horn and Heather Staker.
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20 Free Tools for Making Comics and Cartoons for Teaching and Learning

20 Free Tools for Making Comics and Cartoons for Teaching and Learning | Educational Technology Today | Scoop.it
Comic Strips and Cartooning can be a Fun Way for Students to Explore Learning Topics There are so many good free tools for creating comics and cartoons on the See it on Scoop.it, via New Web 2.0 tools for education...

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A Very Helpful Rubric to Help You Integrate Twitter in Your Teaching

A Very Helpful Rubric to Help You Integrate Twitter in Your Teaching | Educational Technology Today | Scoop.it
December, 2014
A few days ago we shared with you a set of useful  tips to help you integrate Twitter in your instruction. Today, we have come across this wonderful rubric created by University...
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Purpose Games - Create Online Review Games

Purpose Games - Create Online Review Games | Educational Technology Today | Scoop.it
Purpose Games is a free service that allows users to create custom games, share games, and play games. There are two styles of games that you can create and play on Purpose Games. The simpler of the two styles is a fairly basic multiple choice game.
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9 Classroom Problems Facing Teachers

9 Classroom Problems Facing Teachers | Educational Technology Today | Scoop.it
February 24, 2014
I came across this cool graphic today while I was browsing my Facebook feeds and I really liked it so I thought why not share it with everyone else here. The infographic, created by...
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6 Web Tools to Edit Pictures Without Installing Any Software

6 Web Tools to Edit Pictures Without Installing Any Software | Educational Technology Today | Scoop.it
February 25, 2014
Similar to an earlier selection I shared here in Educational Technology and Mobile Learning a few  months ago featuring some good web tools to create videos without having to...
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The Best Free Documentary Websites ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

The Best Free Documentary Websites ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Educational Technology Today | Scoop.it
The Best Free Documentary Websites ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning http://t.co/WzI2idRiDy
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Critical Thinking Questions Students Should Be Able to Ask

Critical Thinking Questions Students Should Be Able to Ask | Educational Technology Today | Scoop.it
December 18, 2014
As I argued in an earlier post titled ”Critical Thinking Questions Based on Bloom's Taxonomy”, questioning is the key to critical thinking and through questions students  get...
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5 Free Educational Technology MOOCs for the New Year

5 Free Educational Technology MOOCs for the New Year | Educational Technology Today | Scoop.it
MOOCs, or Massively Open Online Courses are the next generation of online courses. Completely free, MOOCs are hosted by universities who guide learners through
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Some great free courses here!

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Your Ultimate Guide to Giving #PechaKucha Presentations

(More detail here: http://wp.me/pTIwx-1Ca) PechaKucha is a specific style of presentation that originated in Japan that entails presentations of 20 slides, dis… See it on Scoop.it, via New Web 2.0 tools for education...

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Remember when PowerPoint was killing us softly? It was never the tool, it was how we used it.  Learn how to make killer presentations.

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ChemCollective

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Online Resources for Teaching and Learning Chemistry
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Hello chemistry teachers!

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10 Most Popular Teaching Tools Used This Year | Edudemic

10 Most Popular Teaching Tools Used This Year | Edudemic | Educational Technology Today | Scoop.it
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Edudemic knows what's up

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New Visual: 25 Success Features Characterizing 21st Century Teachers

New Visual: 25 Success Features Characterizing 21st Century Teachers | Educational Technology Today | Scoop.it
December 9, 2014
Here is a good visual that features some of the things successful teachers do differently. This infgraphic is based on an article written by Julie DeNeen which I would refer you to...
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20 Apps and Tips to Help Students Study Better

20 Apps and Tips to Help Students Study Better | Educational Technology Today | Scoop.it
December 11, 2014
It is amazing how much technology can do for students to enhance their learning and personal development. I wish we had these tech affordances when we were students, things could...
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The Digital Learning Wheel

The Digital Learning Wheel | Educational Technology Today | Scoop.it
December, 2014
Ring of Technologies is a beautiful visual wheel that displays a host of learning goals together with some examples of web tools to achieve them. To me this work  (created and...
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Critical Digital Literacy Explained for Teachers

Critical Digital Literacy Explained for Teachers | Educational Technology Today | Scoop.it
December, 2014
Critical digital literacy is one of the essential required competencies for the 21st century educator. In an era of unprecedented personal publishing, infobesity (information obesity)...
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Free Copyright and Creative Commons Courses for Educators

Free Copyright and Creative Commons Courses for Educators | Educational Technology Today | Scoop.it
Peer 2 Peer University is again offering some free courses on Copyright and Creative Commons for educators. Copyright for Educators and Creative Commons for Educators begin in March and run through early May.
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How to Jump Start a Flagging Discussion Class

How to Jump Start a Flagging Discussion Class | Educational Technology Today | Scoop.it
by Natalie Houston, Chronicle of Higher Ed
If you teach a discussion-based course, you know that sooner or later, there comes a day when you notice that your students’ once-enthusiastic participation seems to have vanished.
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