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Photogrammar

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Photogrammar is a web-based platform for organizing, searching, and visualizing the 170,000 photographs from 1935 to 1945 created by the United States Farm Security Administration and Office of War Information (FSA-OWI).
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the interactive map is a fun way to search the images

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Abraham Lincoln’s Favorite Infographic and the 5 Qualities of the Most Memorable Images

Abraham Lincoln’s Favorite Infographic and the 5 Qualities of the Most Memorable Images | ANALYZING EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY | Scoop.it
Visuals definitely aid memory. So let’s look at what makes an image memorable and how you can use that to your advantage.
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Research: Learning Is No Spectator Sport -- Campus Technology

Research: Learning Is No Spectator Sport -- Campus Technology | ANALYZING EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY | Scoop.it
MOOCs that rely primarily on people watching lectures may be missing an opportunity to help their students learn even more by adding interactive activities. Recent research into massive open online courses suggests that students do six times better in the course by "extra doing."
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here is the link to the paper

http://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=2724681

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Google Drawings interactive posters (no glue sticks necessary!)

Google Drawings interactive posters (no glue sticks necessary!) | ANALYZING EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY | Scoop.it
Forget the glue sticks, markers and magazines to cut for pictures. Create interactive posters with Google Drawings with links and Creative Commons photos.
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74% of teachers say educational technology is a student motivator (infographic) |

74% of teachers say educational technology is a student motivator (infographic) | | ANALYZING EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY | Scoop.it
  Infographic courtesy of PBS Learning Media. Related
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10 Smart Tips for Effective Learning Infographic - e-Learning Infographics

10 Smart Tips for Effective Learning Infographic - e-Learning Infographics | ANALYZING EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY | Scoop.it
The 10 Smart Tips for Effective Learning Infographic proposes effective principles for memorizing, structuring and organizing the learning process.
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Goes along with the article on 5 ways to learn new things

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9 Facts To Get Students Excited About Earning Tech Degrees: Asset Page -- Campus Technology

9 Facts To Get Students Excited About Earning Tech Degrees: Asset Page -- Campus Technology | ANALYZING EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY | Scoop.it
Campus Technology is a higher education technology magazine that provides updated information about advanced networking for the campus enterprise, security solutions for the campus enterprise, enterprise resource planning, managing IT assets, networking and infrastructure for the campus enterprise, and much more information for the campus IT professional.
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Is Opera Mini’s Data Compression Good Enough to Switch?

Is Opera Mini’s Data Compression Good Enough to Switch? | ANALYZING EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY | Scoop.it
Opera, the "always the bridesmaid" of Internet browsers, was one of the first good mobile browsers. It has since been overtaken by the likes of Dolphin, Chrome and Firefox, but it still has a respectable following, especially on older phones. If you're on an older Android, the new Opera Mini is optimized for aging hardware…
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i have always liked Opera for the PC as my 2nd/3rd browser. but never installed it on my phone. With this Extreme compression option it is now going on after I post this.

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Impact of Social Sciences – Students can write: Making writing tasks relevant and personal can bring out hidden skills.

Impact of Social Sciences – Students can write: Making writing tasks relevant and personal can bring out hidden skills. | ANALYZING EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY | Scoop.it
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Take away all teh academic formatting BS and just let them write

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Minecraft: striking gold in the classroom? - Times Higher Education

Minecraft: striking gold in the classroom? - Times Higher Education | ANALYZING EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY | Scoop.it
University of Hull demonstrates pedagogical potential of world-building game
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Not So Standard Deviations: The Podcast

Not So Standard Deviations: The Podcast | ANALYZING EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY | Scoop.it
I'm happy to announce that I've started a brand new podcast called Not So Standard Deviations with Hilary Parker at Etsy. Episode 1 "RCatLadies Origin Story" is available through SoundCloud.
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Educational Technology | instructional design |...

Educational Technology | instructional design |... | ANALYZING EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY | Scoop.it
Where Do People Use Mobile Learning? #mLearning #eLearning | instructional design
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'A Cat is Not a Dog' and Other Advice for Blended Learning Teachers (EdSurge News)

'A Cat is Not a Dog' and Other Advice for Blended Learning Teachers (EdSurge News) | ANALYZING EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY | Scoop.it
Editors' Note: We asked San Jose high school sophomore Audrey Mullen to share how she and her peers actually use various edtech tools and how they really feel about their teachers’ blended learning approaches. The result is a straight-from-the-source playbook that no blend ed teacher--or entrepreneu
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This free online encyclopedia has achieved what Wikipedia can only dream of

Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
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Poll: Most College Students Prefer Laptops Over Tablets for School -- Campus Technology

Poll: Most College Students Prefer Laptops Over Tablets for School -- Campus Technology | ANALYZING EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY | Scoop.it
Even though tablet purchases are on the rise among college students, most of them still prefer to use laptops for learning. At the same time, overwhelming majorities of students believe tablets will serve more and more educational functions in the future.
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Download the full report at the bottom of the story

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How to get and use free images the RIGHT way in class

How to get and use free images the RIGHT way in class | ANALYZING EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY | Scoop.it
  Creating posters has been a staple of so many classrooms of different ages. Usually, it entails gathering some important supplies before starting — posterboard, glue, markers, etc. Many teachers will round up old magazines, too, letting students cut and attach images that illustrate their topics. The digital age has opened classrooms up to a [...]
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Free Technology for Teachers: 7 Tools for Adding Questions and Notes to Videos

Free Technology for Teachers: 7 Tools for Adding Questions and Notes to Videos | ANALYZING EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY | Scoop.it

Via Stephen Bright
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Another 'goodie' from Richard Byrne with his Free Technology for Teachers resource web page. Some interesting options in this list that I hadn't heard of including Vibby and VideoANT. The range of ways to make video a more interactive learning tool continues to grow.

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How to Learn Anything New with 5 Sure-Fire Tips

How to Learn Anything New with 5 Sure-Fire Tips | ANALYZING EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY | Scoop.it
Not everyone is a fast learner. Some people can swallow new topics in mere hours, but for the rest of us, learning can be a painful and arduous task -- so much so that it makes us not want to try anymore. It can happen to the best of us. But here's the good news:…
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nothing we didn't already know, but it is always beneficial to see it in more than one place

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Expectations, Underestimations, and Realities

Expectations, Underestimations, and Realities | ANALYZING EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY | Scoop.it
As a general trend, students placed greater value on learning tools available to them during their independent study time
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“As a general trend, students placed greater value on learning tools available to them during their independent study time, such as study guides and textbooks, while they discounted the value of in-class activities (like discussion groups and in-class participation) for learning.” (p. 256)

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How to Save Data When You Tether and Get Online from Anywhere

How to Save Data When You Tether and Get Online from Anywhere | ANALYZING EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY | Scoop.it
In the modern age, how useful is any computer when it's disconnected from the Internet? Unless you use a specialist professional program, most of your typical day-to-day computing will need a connection. Unfortunately, Internet connectivity can sometimes be elusive. For example, if you're on a train, in a hotel with poor Wi-Fi, or your home…
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i don't currently tether,as i am almost always in a WiFI space, but this extension sounds like a good idea

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'Superman' a hero at connecting music, math and reading - Chalkbeat Colorado

'Superman' a hero at connecting music, math and reading - Chalkbeat Colorado | ANALYZING EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY | Scoop.it
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'Superman' a hero at connecting music, math and reading
Chalkbeat Colorado
Price tells the kids the name of each comic book character is also a music note: “Hulk,” with just one syllable, or beat, is a quarter note.
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UAK Chromebook Case Study

Case study on Google Apps for Education and Chromebooks by University Academy Keighley. This project was delivered with the support of Google Premier ...
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Instructional Design Models Infographic - e-Learning Infographics

The Instructional Design Models Infographic presents the most widely used models that eLearning designers use to structure and plan their training.
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