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Swipe Launches To Save You From Death By PowerPoint

Swipe Launches To Save You From Death By PowerPoint | Going Digital | Scoop.it
Swipe launches out of private Beta today with a cloud-based tool for creating and consuming slide deck-style presentations. So far, so Prezi, you might say...

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Love the thought of being able to actively engage the audience on their devices --and collect data to see how they are interacting. Article doesn't mention if it is free or not.

 

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Michael MacNeil's curator insight, November 23, 2013 3:00 PM

This may be of interest to those who produce powerpoints and are looking for a multiplatform, cloud based program.

Gavin Keeble's curator insight, November 25, 2013 7:20 PM

Swipe enables your audience to follow your slide deck in real time via their own device (phone, tablet, laptop - that some of your audience may be looking at anyway!), rather than looking at the main projector screen.

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5-Minute Film Festival: Resources for Filmmaking in the Classroom

5-Minute Film Festival: Resources for Filmmaking in the Classroom | Going Digital | Scoop.it
Explore classroom filmmaking with this playlist of resources for teachers and students.
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Visual storytelling is powerful in any content area.
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Your digital footprint: how to preserve your kids online reputation

Your digital footprint: how to preserve your kids online reputation | Going Digital | Scoop.it
Your digital footprint: how to preserve your kids online reputation
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More from a parent perspective than an educator perspective, but some good info.
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10 Creation Tools for Web Browsers & Chromebooks - Class Tech Tips

10 Creation Tools for Web Browsers & Chromebooks - Class Tech Tips | Going Digital | Scoop.it
You will absolutely love these 10 must-have creation tools for your classroom! This list has great choices for collaboration and sharing student work.
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PhotoPeach - Fresh slideshows to go!

PhotoPeach - Fresh slideshows to go! | Going Digital | Scoop.it
Automatically make your own free slide show in seconds. Upload photos, pick music, add captions in the show, and more!
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Free Technology for Teachers: How to Use the New Q&A and Laser Pointer Features of Google Slides @googledocs

Free Technology for Teachers: How to Use the New Q&A and Laser Pointer Features of Google Slides @googledocs | Going Digital | Scoop.it
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The 15 Best Sites for Free High-Resolution Stock Images

The 15 Best Sites for Free High-Resolution Stock Images | Going Digital | Scoop.it
Free high-resolution images are hard to come by. Wouldn't it be nice if you could get free stock images that are curated for quality and resolution? You can!

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How Sharing on Social Media Helped Me Become a Better Educator

How Sharing on Social Media Helped Me Become a Better Educator | Going Digital | Scoop.it
I used to think Twitter was just for celebrities. What they wore, who they’re with, and where they went. Then, I discovered that the true superstars on Twitter

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Mary Reilley Clark's curator insight, May 2, 11:00 AM

When I went to the CSLA conference in San Diego in February, I was shocked at how few library professionals who attended were on social media. Deborah Ford presented about marketing for school libraries, and asked for a show of hands: Who's on Twitter? Pinterest? Facebook? Who uses these SM tools for work? Hardly anyone in the room was!  

 

This is a great article to share with any educator who is hesitant to get started with social media!

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Amid Internet Addiction Fears, 'Balanced' Tech Diet for Teens Recommended

Amid Internet Addiction Fears, 'Balanced' Tech Diet for Teens Recommended | Going Digital | Scoop.it
Almost 60 percent of parents feel their teens are addicted to their mobile devices, according to a new survey from Common Sense Media.
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Make videos online with photos, clips, music - Stupeflix

Make videos online with photos, clips, music - Stupeflix | Going Digital | Scoop.it
Make beautiful videos, online, easily! How to make travel movies, wedding videos, promo ads, property virtual tours: just add photos, clips, music and watch your video!
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Free Online Movie Maker - Kizoa

Free Online Movie Maker - Kizoa | Going Digital | Scoop.it
Try our free online Movie Maker, Video Editor, and Slideshow Creator to personalize photos, videos, and music with special effects, text, and more!
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Your Cheat Sheet for Knowing Which Photo File Type to Use (Because It's Tricker Than it Should Be)

Your Cheat Sheet for Knowing Which Photo File Type to Use (Because It's Tricker Than it Should Be) | Going Digital | Scoop.it
If you use the wrong file type for an image, it can mess everything up. Read this WhoIsHostingThis.com infographic to learn about JPEG, GIF, and PNG.
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Educational Technology Guy: Two infographics with tips for becoming a Power Google User!

Educational Technology Guy: Two infographics with tips for becoming a Power Google User! | Going Digital | Scoop.it
Google is an excellent research and search tool, but there are some tips and features that a lot of people don't know about. These two inforgraphics have some great tips and information on getting more out of Google.

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John van den Brink's curator insight, March 25, 3:57 AM

Lots of new tips here. ( new to me anyway!)

Tony Guzman's curator insight, March 25, 2:45 PM
This article shares two infographics that can help anyone become a power Google user.
Cristian Puca's curator insight, March 27, 7:05 AM

Consejos para convertirse en un Super Usuario de Google!

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Free Technology for Teachers: Six Tools for Creating Videos on Chromebooks

Free Technology for Teachers: Six Tools for Creating Videos on Chromebooks | Going Digital | Scoop.it
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We use WeVideo in our 1-1 chromebook district, although if the student logs in as a student rather than just under the personal account -- then it requires authorization from the administration.
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TechieTeacher5280: Five Fresh, Fun, and FREE Presentation Tools

TechieTeacher5280: Five Fresh, Fun, and FREE Presentation Tools | Going Digital | Scoop.it
If you're looking for some new presentation tools for students to implement in lieu of Google Slides, Prezi, PowerPoint, etc., check out this list of five fresh, fun, and FREE presentation tools!
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Excited to try some of these -- especially Adobe Spark.
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QR Codes Can Do That?

QR Codes Can Do That? | Going Digital | Scoop.it
Seeking new educational uses for QR codes? Consider adding your voice, attaching PDFs, collecting parent information, sending a tweet, or changing the code's online endpoint.
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Some great ideas on how to use QR codes both in the article and in the comments.
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18 Free Digital Storytelling Tools For Teachers And Students - eLearning Industry

18 Free Digital Storytelling Tools For Teachers And Students - eLearning Industry | Going Digital | Scoop.it
Interested in some great Free Digital Storytelling Tools for teachers and students? Check 18 Free Digital Storytelling Tools for teachers and students.
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A few are defunct, but some good ones here as well.
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10 Fantastic Creative Multi-Media & Video Applications | Design Marketing Advertising Free Tips

10 Fantastic Creative Multi-Media & Video Applications | Design Marketing Advertising Free Tips | Going Digital | Scoop.it
Ever wanted to be the headlining star in your very own show? The tools listed below all give you the ability to not only star in, but create, edit, publish,
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A Step by Step Guide on How to Create Interactive Presentations Using The New Google Slides Features ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A Step by Step Guide on How to Create Interactive Presentations Using The New Google Slides Features ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Going Digital | Scoop.it
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BBC News - Tips on how to make a video news report

BBC News - Tips on how to make a video news report | Going Digital | Scoop.it
Do you want to make a TV news report but have no idea where to start? Watch this video to see how a group of students, with help from the BBC's Sophie Long, go about it and read the advice below.
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Web Literacy - Mozilla Learning

We want more people to see themselves as citizens of the web. The Mozilla Learning Network offers programs and a global community dedicated to helping people learn the most important skills of our age: the ability to read, write and participate in the digital world.
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Make videos online with photos, clips, music - Stupeflix

Make videos online with photos, clips, music - Stupeflix | Going Digital | Scoop.it
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Teach Your Kids Computer Engineering With These Hardware Hacking Kits

Teach Your Kids Computer Engineering With These Hardware Hacking Kits | Going Digital | Scoop.it
Toys and kits that are designed to teach kids hacking and basic programming skills abound, and they cater to a range of ages and skill levels.
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These would be great for MakerSpaces--as long as there was some accountability or monitoring. Could be cool group projects as well.
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20 Best Online Video Makers

20 Best Online Video Makers | Going Digital | Scoop.it
In this article, we will list some remarkable online video makers who will cater to all your needs. And we will assure that your efforts will not go into vain.
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A Media Specialist's Guide to the Internet: Here's a Dozen Plagiarism Detectors to Check on Your Students

A Media Specialist's Guide to the Internet: Here's a Dozen Plagiarism Detectors to Check on Your Students | Going Digital | Scoop.it
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50 of the best Free Apps for teachers

50 of the best Free Apps for teachers | Going Digital | Scoop.it
That’s a pretty general and subjective idea. The best for them as human beings–health, finances, and entertainment? The best for them in the classroom? To connect with other educators? To stay on top of emerging tools and trends in education? To use with students?

For iOS, Android, or Windows Phone? Can we assume there’s WiFi access? Is data use an issue? What about data privacy? And what do we mean by “free” Truly free? Are in-app purchases available? Necessary? Is it a free version that has hideous banners everywhere?

To say that there is a lot to consider is an understatement.

That said, we’ve taken a wide-lens view of the modern teacher and taken a stab at what might be considered 50 of the best really, truly actually free apps available for iOS. They may have some paid options, but they’re each entirely useful without spending a penny.

While we do look at music, health tracking apps, and other teachers-as-a-human-being apps, we focus mostly on the kinds of digital content that will help you teach more effectively to a wider range of students in more compelling and dynamic ways than ever before. All free.

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Willem Kuypers's curator insight, October 15, 2015 1:19 AM

Cela vaut la peine de parcourir les 50 applications. Certaines très connues, d'autres à découvrir.

Carlos Silva's curator insight, October 18, 2015 12:24 PM

añada su visión ...