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Ed Startup 101 - An Open Online Course

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A Big List of 50 Must-Try Online Teaching Tools

A Big List of 50 Must-Try Online Teaching Tools | Teaching, Learning, and Leadership | Scoop.it
Explore the online teaching tools we've rounded up for you in this list. There are 50 of them for lesson planning, assessment, collaboration, and more.
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Best Educational Google Cardboard Apps - Virtual Reality for Education

Best Educational Google Cardboard Apps - Virtual Reality for Education | Teaching, Learning, and Leadership | Scoop.it
Reviews and repository of google cardboard apps aimed at education and schools
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15 Best Online Presentation Tools for Students

15 Best Online Presentation Tools for Students | Teaching, Learning, and Leadership | Scoop.it
There are some fantastic online presentation tools for students that allow users to mix media and create engaging, fun and interactive slideshows. No one wants to sit through a boring PowerPoint presentation, let alone a class full of students with a low attention span. Using website presentation tools, students can collaborate in group projects or work solo, designing inspiring dynamic presentations that tell a story about their chosen topic. These tools are easy to use, and most have special education sections, so teachers can set up their class as quickly as possible. The list below includes tools for creating slideshows, digital storytelling and poster type mixed media presentations.

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Carlos Fosca's curator insight, February 1, 7:37 AM

Interesantes herramientas para hacer presentaciones.

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BBC offers free 360 Video from around the world - via Class Tech Tips

BBC offers free 360 Video from around the world - via Class Tech Tips | Teaching, Learning, and Leadership | Scoop.it
Looking for a clip to send home to students or want to connect a video link for a QR code scavenger hunt? Educational 360 videos are worth exploring!

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Willem Kuypers's curator insight, January 31, 3:37 PM
Bonne idée !
Tina Jameson's curator insight, February 2, 4:55 PM
Includes a link to free starter guide, for those wishing to explore how they might use this attention grabbing format with students.
António Maneira's curator insight, February 5, 10:31 AM
New Media New ways of telling stories! New Learning approach!
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Ok.... this has become a labor of love! I have created a data base of over 12...

Ok.... this has become a labor of love! I have created a data base of over 125 virtual field trip opportunities and just over 100 of them are free! Feel... - Kara Wilkins - Google+
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Why Design Thinking In Schools Loses Power When It’s Reduced To A Checklist

Why Design Thinking In Schools Loses Power When It’s Reduced To A Checklist | Teaching, Learning, and Leadership | Scoop.it
Design thinking, which is more of a process than a lesson plan, is in danger of the same misinterpretation and poor implementation as grit and growth mindset
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9 Infographic Tools For Creative Data Visualization - Global Digital Citizen

9 Infographic Tools For Creative Data Visualization - Global Digital Citizen | Teaching, Learning, and Leadership | Scoop.it

"Creating great infographics need not be a chore, no matter if you’re a teacher or a student. Taking information and presenting it in an artful and visually appealing way has never been easier, thanks to the infographic tools you can use today.


Before you dive in, here are some quick tips:


1. Collect your data. If you have been collecting data, compile it all in a spreadsheet.


2. Decide the best way to present your data (flyer-style, bar charts, line charts, Venn diagrams, histogram, scatter plot charts, flow charts, timelines, etc.).


3. Design a rough sketch so you don’t end up flying blind.


4. Pick your app and get to work!


Now that you’ve got basic tips on how to get started, it’s time to get creative. Here are 9 great infographic tools to help you get started creating great infographics."


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Rosemary Tyrrell, Ed.D.'s curator insight, December 20, 2016 11:05 AM
Some great tools to get you started with data visualization.
 
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How to Keep Kids Safe - Digital Citizenship via @coolcatteacher

How to Keep Kids Safe - Digital Citizenship via @coolcatteacher | Teaching, Learning, and Leadership | Scoop.it
Welcome to episode 296 of the Every Classroom Matters podcast. In this episode, Shannon Mclintock-Miller and I discuss current best practices about digital citizenship and online safety for kids. If you’ve ever taught kids who have their own smartphones, you know how quickly social media problems can escalate at school. Understandably, schools that don’t open lines […]

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Telestory Lesson Ideas for Moviemaking and Digital Storytelling - Class Tech Tips

Telestory Lesson Ideas for Moviemaking and Digital Storytelling - Class Tech Tips | Teaching, Learning, and Leadership | Scoop.it
Help students demonstrate their understanding and apply what they've learned in engaging, real world contexts. Here are Telestory Lesson Ideas !

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, December 22, 2016 12:47 AM

Some nice ideas for exploiting a free iOS app.

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The Key to Effective Storytelling that Gets You Booked to Speaker

The Key to Effective Storytelling that Gets You Booked to Speaker | Teaching, Learning, and Leadership | Scoop.it
If you focusing on telling your story you are the hero, but you aren't establishing your expertise. People Don’t Hire Speakers. They Hire Experts who Speak.
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New- Google Timelapse Allows You to Visually Track The Earth's Changes over The Last 3 Decades via @medkh9

New- Google Timelapse Allows You to Visually Track The Earth's Changes over The Last 3 Decades via @medkh9 | Teaching, Learning, and Leadership | Scoop.it
Free resource of educational web tools, 21st century skills, tips and tutorials on how teachers and students integrate technology into education

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Adioma - Knowledge Visualization Tool

Adioma - Knowledge Visualization Tool | Teaching, Learning, and Leadership | Scoop.it
Adioma creates information graphics out of your textual data, using timelines, grids and icons. Sign up and can create visualizations in minutes.

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, December 8, 2016 12:19 PM

Love this. A very quick and simple way to create infographics. No design skills necessary.

MrBieb's curator insight, December 9, 2016 7:39 AM

Lijkt me een hele prettige tool om je spreekbeurt, betoog of verslag geschikt te maken om te presenteren in de klas. Zal wel wat oefening vergen.

Rosemary Tyrrell, Ed.D.'s curator insight, December 9, 2016 10:59 AM
Interesting tool. The free version comes with a watermark, though. 
 
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Lack of Awareness, Budget Are Key Barriers to Captioning Videos -- Campus Technology

Lack of Awareness, Budget Are Key Barriers to Captioning Videos -- Campus Technology | Teaching, Learning, and Leadership | Scoop.it
More than half of respondents (55.3 percent) in a recent survey cited lack of general awareness as the top reason they are not captioning all videos at their institution. And at 48.9 percent of respondents' institutions, a captioning budget simply doesn't exist.
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32 Augmented Reality Apps for the Classroom

32 Augmented Reality Apps for the Classroom | Teaching, Learning, and Leadership | Scoop.it
by edshelf: Reviews & recommendations of tools for education Augmented Reality (AR) is a growing field of technology where real life i
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7 Ways To Build Interactive Video Learning - eLearning Industry

Want to know how to build Interactive Video Learning? Check 7 ways to build memorable and enjoyable Interactive Video Learning experiences.
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10 Intriguing Photographs to Teach Close Reading and Visual Thinking Skills

10 Intriguing Photographs to Teach Close Reading and Visual Thinking Skills | Teaching, Learning, and Leadership | Scoop.it
We pair 10 photos from The Times that we’ve used in our weekly “What’s Going On in This Picture?” with ideas from students and teachers for how you can use them, or images like them, to teach close reading and visual thinking skills.
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What does your ideal classroom look like? - Katie Martin

What does your ideal classroom look like? - Katie Martin | Teaching, Learning, and Leadership | Scoop.it
What does your ideal classroom look like?   I asked a district leader a while back what his ideal classroom looked like and he responded, “It's hard to put my finger on it but I know it when I see it.” This response is more common than not. Think about that for a minute. If…

 

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http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching?tag=Critical-Thinking

 

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What does your ideal classroom look like?   I asked a district leader a while back what his ideal classroom looked like and he responded, “It's hard to put my finger on it but I know it when I see it.” This response is more common than not. Think about that for a minute. If…

 

Learn more / En savoir plus / Mehr erfahren:

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching?tag=Critical-Thinking

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=PBL

 

davidconover's curator insight, January 23, 4:37 PM
I think this would be an interesting graphic for my at-risk high school students to critique and alter. What about your students?
 
johanna krijnsen's curator insight, January 24, 7:05 PM
do you know it when you see it?
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8 Things to Keep in Mind When Executing a Digital Transformation

8 Things to Keep in Mind When Executing a Digital Transformation | Teaching, Learning, and Leadership | Scoop.it
By following a process, K–12 leaders can be assured they are making the most of education technology.
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How to Engage the Students Who Need It Most: Gamification

How to Engage the Students Who Need It Most: Gamification | Teaching, Learning, and Leadership | Scoop.it
That’s the truth about gamification: it will not make your kids smarter or perform better on tests. Gamification is about increasing motivation and engagement. Once you have a kid’s attention, it is still up to the teacher to deliver a solid, meaningful lesson. Gamification is not a magic bullet, nor does every student need it, but the students who benefit the most from a gamified classroom just so happen to be the ones who most need motivation and engagement.

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Ante Lauc's curator insight, December 26, 2016 2:21 AM
Gamification will improve GAU/HAU
Teresa Maceira's curator insight, January 2, 12:32 PM

Good explanation of gamification.

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LeanLearn

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Ana Cristina Pratas's curator insight, December 22, 2016 9:55 AM

EMBEDDED CONTENT

Students see the content of the tasks without exiting the application at the risk of losing focus. YouTube videos, images and websites are embedded directly in the cards.

VISUALIZE THE LEARNING

Individual Kanban boards for each student. Teacher dashboard with aggregated view of whole class.

EASE OF USE

Create your first board in 10 minutes. Intuitive user interface. Hassle free sign-in for teachers and students, no extra password to remember. Web-based, no installation.

GAMIFICATION

Students collect Experience Points as they complete their task.

REAL-TIME COLLABORATION

Contextualized class chat for each task. Private teacher-student chat and instant feedback. Teacher dashboard visualizes student progress in real-time.

 

GOOGLE INTEGRATION

Sign in with your Gmail or Google Apps for Education Account. All data stored on your Google Drive. Sharing and security based on standard Google Docs sharing.

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Ziet er goed uit
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10 Tips to Effectively Use Technology in the Classroom by Jeff Herb

10 Tips to Effectively Use Technology in the Classroom by Jeff Herb | Teaching, Learning, and Leadership | Scoop.it
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Viljenka Savli (http://www2.arnes.si/~sopvsavl/)'s curator insight, December 22, 2016 3:58 AM
important facts about gamification
 
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You can engage your students with technology in a way that makes sense to them and prepares them for their future. Check these tips out.
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How Do We Teach Kids to Use Smartphones Safely? via @coolcatteacher 

How Do We Teach Kids to Use Smartphones Safely? via @coolcatteacher  | Teaching, Learning, and Leadership | Scoop.it
Most students use smartphones with unfiltered access to the Internet. Even worse, many students have no filter when they consider what they should share. Schools and parents need to get smart about how they talk to kids about smartphones. In today’s show, we talk with digital citizenship pioneer, Dr. Mike Ribble, about a cutting-edge issue: […]

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The 15 Most Useful Google Apps You Never Knew Existed

The 15 Most Useful Google Apps You Never Knew Existed | Teaching, Learning, and Leadership | Scoop.it
Google can be your best friend when it comes to searching for answers or information online. Millions of people use it every day, but only few can utilize Google to its full potential. In fact, this powerful search engine can offer lots of great services, apps and features that aren’t on many people’s radar.

The Bright Side team will help you to uncover some of them. Here are 15 of the most useful Google apps that you probably didn’t know existed.

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Agi Anderson's curator insight, December 7, 2016 9:36 PM

Check out 15 of the most useful Google apps that you probably didn’t know existed. 

abdoss's curator insight, December 8, 2016 12:58 PM
It is tough to keep up with google- thank goodness other people do it for us!
Jamie Edwards (IDS)'s curator insight, December 9, 2016 8:21 AM
Sound search and search by image are new to me.
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Stormboard - Online Brainstorming and Planning. Add a sticky note and post it online with dot voting.

Stormboard - Online Brainstorming and Planning. Add a sticky note and post it online with dot voting. | Teaching, Learning, and Leadership | Scoop.it

Create your first sticky note by selecting "sticky" from the upper lefthand menu, selecting a color and typing in the sticky note field. Press enter and drag your sticky note to where you want it on the board. The Image and Document sticky notes work the same way, with the added ability to upload an image or document. The video sticky will allow you to link a video from Youtube or Vimeo.


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Nik Peachey's curator insight, December 8, 2016 12:29 PM

An excellent collaborative brainstorming and planning tool.