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Delicious.com - [MICROSOFT OFFICE 2010]

Delicious.com - [MICROSOFT OFFICE 2010] | Free Software for Education | Scoop.it
This stack contains resources and TUTORIALS for MSOffice 2010...
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12 Characteristics Of An iPad-Ready Classroom

12 Characteristics Of An iPad-Ready Classroom | Free Software for Education | Scoop.it

"Implementing iPads isn’t exactly a just-add-water proposition.

While they’re wondrous little devices capable of enchanting learners for hours, to get the learning results you’re likely after will take planning, design, and reflection"


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Intriguing Networks's curator insight, July 1, 2013 6:16 AM

How can you harness an Ipad to enhance learning, it needs some thought planning and creativity...

Intriguing Networks's comment, July 1, 2013 6:18 AM
Upto Ipad and Tablet aware Parents to push as well please!
Intriguing Networks's comment, July 1, 2013 6:18 AM
Upto Ipad and Tablet aware Parents to push as well please!
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I'm interested in exploring a for-profit Open Educational Resources business model

I'm interested in exploring a for-profit Open Educational Resources business model | Free Software for Education | Scoop.it

"I am here to say Openness is not dead, and that if Wikipedia has taught us anything the best way to make a useful, robust Educational resource is by making it Open."


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myHistro - Create Free Interactive Timelines

myHistro - Create Free Interactive Timelines | Free Software for Education | Scoop.it
On myHistro you can create advanced geolocated timelines that you can play as presentations. Pin your events, videos and photos to the map and share them with friends and family.
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Mattias Davidsson's comment, August 30, 2012 5:46 AM
This does not allow for making timelines... at least not with dates bc
Valeria Marcinkeviciene's comment, May 23, 2013 9:44 AM
Mattias Davidsson, now myhistro allows making timelines with dates BC too. :)
Lee Hall's curator insight, May 28, 2013 2:07 PM

Before you make one to show your students, check to see if they don't already have one made you can use.

 

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PDFrizator: Create Rich PDF Presentations

PDFrizator: Create Rich PDF Presentations | Free Software for Education | Scoop.it
If you are looking for a free tool to make PDF presentations, check out PDFrizator. It lets you make PDF presentations from PDF files and also from image files including .jpeg and .gif.
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Animation Library - Free animations for your presentations

Animation Library  - Free animations for your presentations | Free Software for Education | Scoop.it

Over 14,000 Free Animations plus articles, reviews, tutorials, postcard, and everything else related to animated graphics.


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10 Tips for Making Beautiful Slideshow Presentations

1. Know your goal | make each slide count 2. Plan it out | in some detail 3. Avoid templates | they have the uglies 4.
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10 Fun Tools To Easily Make Your Own Infographics

10 Fun Tools To Easily Make Your Own Infographics | Free Software for Education | Scoop.it

People love to learn by examining visual representations of data. That’s been proven time and time again by the popularity of both infographics and Pinterest. So what if you could make your own infographics? What would you make it of? It’s actually easier than you think… even if you have zero design skills whatsoever.


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Ken Peterson's comment, November 28, 2013 3:00 PM
http://www.edudemic.com/diy-infographics/
Sadhana Pittala's curator insight, May 16, 11:54 AM

Type: Versus

Pros: Easy to understand and read

cons: The colors clash with one another to the point at which it's hard to look at, the colors also look dull and washed out

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6 Free Presentation Apps for your iPad

6 Free Presentation Apps for your iPad | Free Software for Education | Scoop.it

"Educational Technology and Mobile Learning has already assembled a great list of free presentation making tools for desktop version and in this post we are going to introduce you to some of the best free presentation  apps for your iPad."


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Free Technology for Teachers: 10 Ways to Create Videos Without Installing Software | Online Ed Tech 2012

Free Technology for Teachers: 10 Ways to Create Videos Without Installing Software | Online Ed Tech 2012 | Free Software for Education | Scoop.it
Creating videos used to require that you own expensive equipment and software. Fortunately, that is no longer the case. In fact, now there are many tools you can use to create videos online.
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Delicious.com - [SMARTBOARDS]

Delicious.com - [SMARTBOARDS] | Free Software for Education | Scoop.it
This stack provides links to assist teachers in developing Smartboard and Interactive Whiteboard resources.
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Delicious.com - [FREE SOFTWARE FOR EDUCATION AND BUSINESS]

Delicious.com - [FREE SOFTWARE FOR EDUCATION AND BUSINESS] | Free Software for Education | Scoop.it

This stack is for businesses, educators and students looking for free effective software.

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The Best PowerPoint Alternatives for Creating Great Presentations

The Best PowerPoint Alternatives for Creating Great Presentations | Free Software for Education | Scoop.it

We’ve all endured “death by PowerPoint.” It’s a painful experience for the audience and probably not all that fun for the presenter either. To help my students deliver effective presentations—free of those deadly bullet points—I have my go-to applications.


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SlideHunter's comment, June 7, 2013 1:17 PM
Hi Baiba. We are aware about the campaigns anti PowerPoint and decided to be proactive and offer some nice diagrams for free download from our website, here is hte link http://slidehunter.com/powerpoint-templates/
Baiba Svenca's comment, June 7, 2013 4:07 PM
Thanks for this link, SlideHunter!
Alfredo Corell's curator insight, June 23, 2013 11:42 AM

by Richard Byrne

 

his suggestions about PowerPoint alternatives (browser and mobile applications)

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10 Excellent Alternatives to PowerPoint ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

10 Excellent Alternatives to PowerPoint ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Free Software for Education | Scoop.it
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Office Timeline2012 - Create Beautiful Timelines

Office Timeline2012 - Create Beautiful Timelines | Free Software for Education | Scoop.it
Office Timeline a free timeline maker for Microsoft PowerPoint that allows you to easily create and share beautiful timelines, gantt charts, and project schedules.
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Timetoast - Create timelines, share them on the web

Timetoast - Create timelines, share them on the web | Free Software for Education | Scoop.it
Timetoast is a place to create timelines that you can add to your blog or website. You can create historical timelines of important events, or build a timeline of your vacation. It's all up to you.
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Mattias Davidsson's comment, August 30, 2012 5:34 AM
But what about history before year 100? How do I add those?
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The Top 17 Free Digital Stotytelling Apps for The iPad

The Top 17 Free Digital Stotytelling Apps for The iPad | Free Software for Education | Scoop.it

The iPad is such a boon in education. It is making a slow but steadfast revolution in the way instruction is both delivered and received ...


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Evernote: A 0-to-60 MPH Guide

Evernote: A 0-to-60 MPH Guide | Free Software for Education | Scoop.it
Evernote is many things to many people because it’s so powerful. But for the same reason, Evernote’s purpose is vague enough that it can be hard to get started with it. First, you have to figure out what it can do for you.
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Auto-Cropping Images To Any Sizes Online With Cropp.me

Auto-Cropping Images To Any Sizes Online With Cropp.me | Free Software for Education | Scoop.it
Need to crop plenty of images? There are plenty of photo-editing tools available for free on the Web, your desktop and on your smartphone but what if you’re not on your computer or no Photoshop installed?
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ThingLink - Make Your Images Interactive

ThingLink lets users add interactive links to any photo and turn them into fun web experiences that drive engagement.

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Maptini - build mind maps collaboratively

Maptini lets you build mind maps collaboratively and take them anywhere. Build or edit maps on the Web, iPad or iPhone, and work in real time with your friends, classmates or colleagues. The maps you create or join are accessible on your account from anywhere...


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lelapin's comment, July 15, 2012 3:27 AM
Thanks but $5!
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TheNewBoston - Free Educational Video Tutorials on Computer Programming, Adobe Software, Computer Science and More!

TheNewBoston - Free Educational Video Tutorials on Computer Programming, Adobe Software, Computer Science and More! | Free Software for Education | Scoop.it
TheNewBoston - Free Educational Video Tutorials on Computer Programming, Adobe Software, Computer Science and More!
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Delicious.com - [IPAD APPS AND MORE - THINGS YOU CAN DO WITH YOU

Delicious.com - [IPAD APPS AND MORE - THINGS YOU CAN DO WITH YOU | Free Software for Education | Scoop.it
THIS STACK WILL GROW AS WE GATHER APPS USEFUL FOR BUSINESS AND EDUCATION...
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