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How and Why to Teach Your Kids to Code

How and Why to Teach Your Kids to Code | educators tools | Scoop.it
Whether or not your child grows up to be the next Zuckerberg, programming is a highly useful skill for him or her to learn. It teaches vital problem-solving, creativity, and communication skills. Plus, it can be downright fun for you both.
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Programming for kids

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5 Tools to Introduce Programming to Kids

5 Tools to Introduce Programming to Kids | educators tools | Scoop.it
There are many tools out there that provide a great introduction to computer science for K-12 students, but here are a few of our favorites.
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14 Free Apps for Higher Order Thinking

14 Free Apps for Higher Order Thinking | educators tools | Scoop.it
Push your students to explain their thinking and create their own digital portfolio items with these fantastic free apps! Tellagami for Story Telling Film Your Own Persuasive PSAs Student Created P...

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Apps for Bloom's Taxonomy

Apps for Bloom's Taxonomy | educators tools | Scoop.it
Get recommended app lists, webcasts and resources selected by Apple Distinguished Educators. Our recommended apps have been tested in a variety of different grade levels, instructional strategies and classroom settings.
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Song Quizzes

Song Quizzes | educators tools | Scoop.it

MusicEnglish is a free and non-for-profit website featuring music videos with subtitles (captions) in English which has been created by an English teacher. It includes worksheets with their answer key and a lot of ideas to use songs in the classroom with our students.


Via Inma Alcázar, Teacher Flo
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I'm sure my EFL students would love to learn English with a song. Thanks for sharing.

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TED winner Mitra warns teachers to be ready for change

TED winner Mitra warns teachers to be ready for change | educators tools | Scoop.it
Newcastle, the United Kingdom. This is where Sugata Mitra, this year’s TED award winner lives and teaches. Thanks to him, millions of children in the poorest areas of the world are now…

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Alexandra Guité's curator insight, August 17, 2013 1:02 PM

"Professor Mitra is a Physicist and teaches Educational Technology at Newcastle University. Some years ago he had a revolutionary idea: “The Hole in the wall”. He installed computers in the streets of the slums of India and observed that children organize by themselves and learn naturally. So have we all a teacher’s soul inside us?''

Daniel Moix's curator insight, August 18, 2013 9:39 AM

The Granny Cloud.  What an inspiring notion!

Ricard Garcia's curator insight, August 29, 2013 2:21 AM

Like it or not, things are moving in one direction, and that is where Mitra is pointing at!

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50 ways to use music and song in the classroom - EFL CLASSROOM 2.0

50 ways to use music and song in the classroom - EFL CLASSROOM 2.0 | educators tools | Scoop.it
“Without music, life would be a mistake.” – Fredrich Nietzsche
                                                      
We could also say Without music, teachin…
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From community.eflclassroom.com -“Without music, life would be a mistake.” – Fredrich Nietzsche
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KB...Konnected's curator insight, November 13, 2013 8:12 PM

Some really neat ideas here.

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Infographic Builders: 9 Free Tools To Create Great Visual Charts

Infographic Builders: 9 Free Tools To Create Great Visual Charts | educators tools | Scoop.it

Robin Good: Here is a handy short guide to nine free infographic creation tools that can be utilized to create enticing visuals, word charts and data-based infographics without having special technical skills.

 

Useful. 8/10

 

Check them all out: http://www.infographicsarchive.com/create-infographics-and-data-visualization/ ;

 

(Unearted by Andres Taborga)


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Trude Burnett's curator insight, May 9, 2014 3:48 PM

Good tools to make Infographics

becool's curator insight, May 4, 2015 6:40 AM

Infographics voor zij die er nog steeds zot van zijn.

Sahana Chattopadhyay's curator insight, May 4, 2015 11:59 PM

Infographics are great tools to present curated and focused content from a specific perspective. 

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64 Sites for Digital Storytelling Tools and Information

64 Sites for Digital Storytelling Tools and Information | educators tools | Scoop.it
"Julie Greller's blog A Media Specialist's Guide to the Internet features some great content for teachers. Posts are sorted by subject and grade level, and there's also a link to some free ebooks. ...

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64 Sites for Digital Storytelling Tools and Information
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Karen Bonanno's curator insight, April 6, 2013 2:42 PM

A significant list of tools to support the creative process as well as some resource links to provide background knowledge.

Ness Crouch's curator insight, April 7, 2013 2:04 AM

Excellent blog lots and lots of tools here. Enjoy browsing.

KB...Konnected's curator insight, November 13, 2013 8:14 PM

I'm an avid reader of Julies's blog. She share's awesome resources.

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Visual CVs: A Curated Collection of 500+ Great Examples by Randy Krum

Visual CVs: A Curated Collection of 500+ Great Examples by Randy Krum | educators tools | Scoop.it
Great infographic resume designs from around the world.

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Visual CV, infografic

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Sonya Nikolova's curator insight, June 30, 2013 3:01 AM

Because in the current stagnated job market, you have to stand out!

Elsie Whitelock's curator insight, August 16, 2013 8:48 AM

good examples of resume infographics-will get you creating

Aileenexa's curator insight, November 22, 2014 2:39 AM

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How Teachers Feel About The 10 Biggest EdTech Trends - Edudemic

How Teachers Feel About The 10 Biggest EdTech Trends - Edudemic | educators tools | Scoop.it

Awesome. 90% of teachers interested or very interested in web based tools.


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Making Quality Flipped Class Videos

Though I often talk about how the flipped classroom is not about the videos, most flipped class teachers do use videos.  What are some tips on how to make good quality videos.  Aaron Sams...

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Top Free Media Converters for Windows

Top Free Media Converters for Windows | educators tools | Scoop.it
As technology progresses, numerous different types of media, and thus new file formats, emerge. This can pose a problem, though.
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Video Tutorials | Scratch Documentation Site

Video Tutorials | Scratch Documentation Site | educators tools | Scoop.it
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Want to start creating Scratch projects? Check out this collection of video tutorials.

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Toontastic: FREE

Toontastic: FREE | educators tools | Scoop.it
Get recommended app lists, webcasts and resources selected by Apple Distinguished Educators. Our recommended apps have been tested in a variety of different grade levels, instructional strategies and classroom settings.
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Toontastic is a storytelling and creative learning tool that enables kids to draw, animate, and share their own cartoons with friends and family around the world through simple and fun imaginative play! With over 2 million cartoons created in over 150 countries, parents and teachers rave about the app... and kids can't stop creating!

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Scratch - Imagine, Program, Share

Scratch - Imagine, Program, Share | educators tools | Scoop.it
Make games, stories and interactive art with Scratch. (scratch.mit.edu)

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Ivo Maes's curator insight, December 28, 2013 7:26 AM

Een aanrader

Wilko Dijkhuis's curator insight, January 6, 2014 5:23 AM

programmeren voor kinderen (by the way; wat is er van LOGO terecht gekomen?)

Nicolette Erkelens's curator insight, February 14, 2015 1:45 PM

#Algemeen exact

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22 iPad Alternatives to the Book Report.

22 iPad Alternatives to the Book Report. | educators tools | Scoop.it
Tweet Tweet  Upon hearing that they will have to read another book students usually roll their eyes and moan in disagreement. So to make the reading process more fun for them we let them chose...

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 Tweet Tweet  Upon hearing that they will have to read another book students usually roll their eyes and moan in disagreement. So to make the reading process more fun for them we let them chose...

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Monika Macias's curator insight, October 14, 2013 9:29 AM

Making project-based learning  more real.

BookChook's curator insight, October 15, 2013 1:05 AM

Aimed more at high school students, nevertheless, useful ideas for kids to create more than the traditional book report, using iPads. 

Trisha Collins's curator insight, June 19, 2014 7:47 PM

Upon hearing that they will have to read another book students usually roll their eyes and moan in disagreement. So to make the reading process more fun for them we let them chose their own book and their own creative assignment.

 

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Lessons Worth Sharing

Lessons Worth Sharing | educators tools | Scoop.it
Use engaging videos on TED-Ed to create customized lessons. You can use, tweak, or completely redo any lesson featured on TED-Ed, or create lessons from scratch based on any video from YouTube.

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Use TED-ED to create lessons.

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Katja Kranjec's curator insight, October 12, 2013 11:14 AM

Really good. A wide variety of engaging TEDx videos with comprehension checks and further discussion questions.

Jet Houwers's curator insight, October 18, 2013 3:15 AM

Volgens Hattie (2009) leren studenten  enorm van inhoudelijke feedback van docenten, maar ook van lessen geven aan elkaar. ik ga starten met hiermee experimenteren! #mli #yam

 

BI Media Specialists's curator insight, November 1, 2013 2:10 PM
Hmmm...maybe a lesson where students create lessons? You would definitely know if students knew the material!
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YouTube Adds Slow-Motion Feature

Example video demonstrating YouTube's Slomo effect. Original clip: http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=7XyABF8s5U0


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 New slow motion feature in youtube editor

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code promo france's comment, May 30, 2013 4:53 PM
I love this feature
Ji-young Yoon's comment, May 31, 2013 8:18 AM
This is really nice feature!
Josette Williams's curator insight, January 5, 2014 4:15 AM

Slow-Motion video features by YouTube offers extreme impact.

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10 Best Free Screen Recorders.

10 Best Free Screen Recorders. | educators tools | Scoop.it
The screen recorders available out there have been listed by us below. You’re probably here because you want to prepare a presentation for the boardroo

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I am used to using Screen-cast-o-matic. Very user friendly tool.

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Learn How To Find, Analyze and Visualize Information Effectively at School of Data

Learn How To Find, Analyze and Visualize Information Effectively at  School of Data | educators tools | Scoop.it
Learn how to find, process, analyze and visualize data

Via Robin Good, Dennis T OConnor, Miloš Bajčetić, Judy O'Connell
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raremare's comment, August 28, 2013 11:27 PM
Thats interesting
animedubbedonline's comment, September 9, 2013 3:06 PM
it's brilliant
Paula Silva's comment, March 3, 2014 11:54 PM
Will you check this scoop? Thank you so much. http://sco.lt/5okJ17
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Popcorn Maker

Popcorn Maker | educators tools | Scoop.it
Video beyond the box. Popcorn Maker makes it easy to enhance, remix and share web video.

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Sounds OK

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helpingmedia's curator insight, April 9, 2013 2:35 AM

From the site: "Popcorn Maker makes it easy to enhance, remix and share web video. Use your web browser to combine video and audio with content from the rest of the web — from text, links and maps to pictures and live feeds."

margarida caetano's curator insight, March 7, 2015 6:29 AM

From the site: "Popcorn Maker makes it easy to enhance, remix and share web video. Use your web browser to combine video and audio with content from the rest of the web — from text, links and maps to pictures and live feeds."

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The Padagogy Wheel

The Padagogy Wheel | educators tools | Scoop.it

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Simon Vuillaume's curator insight, April 29, 2013 5:58 PM

Ipadagogy... 

Deborah Banker's curator insight, May 12, 2013 2:03 PM

WOW!!  How cool is this?!

Louise Lewis's curator insight, September 20, 2013 8:34 PM

Perfect for our research into Web 2.0 tools that we may include in our webmixes

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Why Mobile Learning Is The Future Of Workplace Learning


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Truly impressive infographic.

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SlideTalk's curator insight, March 5, 2013 8:54 AM

Good selection of data in one infographic to provide the proportion of the shift to mobile/mobility. Impressive.

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7 Online Quiz Tools Perfect For Classrooms - Edudemic

7 Online Quiz Tools Perfect For Classrooms - Edudemic | educators tools | Scoop.it
Whether you want to have students turn in work via an online form or simply take a quiz or test, online quiz tools are critical for connected classrooms.
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I've been using quizlet and  goofle forms,for some time. Fast and easy, works in many languages.  My students are also very much motivated to work with www.textivate.com  Great tools.

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