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The what and how of utilizing technology in the learning process.
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The Dark Side of Numbers… | eLearning Island

The Dark Side of Numbers… | eLearning Island | Going Digital | Scoop.it

This concern for good practice is of increasing concern to me as we place personal data on applications that we rarely read the terms and conditions of and fail to consider how it might be used “down the line“.

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Definitely something that makes one think as they sign up for all these online tools.

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Kleinspiration: 20 Terrific Presentation Tech Tools for Kids!

Kleinspiration: 20 Terrific Presentation Tech Tools for Kids! | Going Digital | Scoop.it

A free e-book.

 

"What I really like about this collection of resources is that they include the teacher's voice of how the tool can be used within the classroom."

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2 free downloads. One for teachers, one for students.

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Learning Never Stops: Free Math Help - Lessons, Games, and more

Learning Never Stops: Free Math Help - Lessons, Games, and more | Going Digital | Scoop.it

Free Math Help offers a variety of free tools to help students with Algebra, geometry, trigonometry, calculus, and statistics.

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iPads for Teaching

iPads for Teaching | Going Digital | Scoop.it
Welcome to the iPads4teaching site! This site will provide you with tips, tricks and resources for teaching and learning with the iPad.  It does not include the links of apps by Bloom's. You can...
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A beginner's tutorial for taking outstanding photos

A beginner's tutorial for taking outstanding photos | Going Digital | Scoop.it
Although professional photography is almost a science, you will succeed in creating great photos on your own by following just a few basic rules.
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PicMonkey - An outstanding free online photo editor

PicMonkey - An outstanding free online photo editor | Going Digital | Scoop.it
Are you still on GIMP or Photoshop? With PicMonkey, the time has finally come for serious online image editing.
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iPad Apps--by Task--Wow

iPad Apps--by Task--Wow | Going Digital | Scoop.it
The folks over at EdTechTeacher posted a list of iPad apps by task that I think is exemplary. Here's their list: iPad Learning Objectives I want my students to record and edit video on their iPad. ...

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Incredible! Love the way these are organized.

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Lord of Curation Series: Fiona Milburn

Lord of Curation Series: Fiona Milburn | Going Digital | Scoop.it

Welcome to Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age …

 

Here, you'll not only find articles on the many facets of transmedia storytelling, but also articles exploring the creative and technical achievements of individual platforms.  If you would like to know more about my approach to curating this topic, then please follow the title link to Scoop.it's Lord of Curation Series.  I really enjoy your support and hope you find the articles that I share as interesting and useful as I do. 

 

Thank you Scoop.it for the recognition and acknowledgment, it is very much appreciated.


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Jess McCulloch's comment, January 4, 2013 1:04 AM
thank you for being such a great curator Fiona!
Nicky Moore's comment, February 1, 2013 6:02 PM
Agreed! Such a wonderful resource!
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Pixabay - Public Domain Images

Pixabay - Public Domain Images | Going Digital | Scoop.it
Find and share stunning public domain images.
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Simplebooklet

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Code free digital sliders and flip books. Publish everywhere.
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10 Essential Accessories for Your iPad Mini

10 Essential Accessories for Your iPad Mini | Going Digital | Scoop.it
Whether you're looking for stands, speakers or a stylus, we have found 10 top gizmos designed to work with your iPad mini.

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gwynethjones's curator insight, March 5, 2013 7:58 AM

Holy Mini Gadgets, Batman!

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Reimagining Learning: Richard Culatta at TEDxBeaconStreet

Richard Culatta identifies 3 major challenges with our current approach to education and suggests how a shift to personalized learning is the key to the futu...
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A Great Poster on How to Use Blogs as A Teacher ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A Great Poster on How to Use Blogs as A Teacher ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Going Digital | Scoop.it
A Great Poster on How to Use Blogs as A Teacher ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning http://t.co/v3j1ur071u
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Citebite - Link directly to specific quotes in web pages

Paste a chunk of text and the URL of the page containing the text and in return get a link that opens directly to your selection and highlights it. 
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Love this for teaching about hyperlinking. Good improvement on having to read through the whole page just to find what someone refered to.

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How To Prepare Students For 21st Century Survival

How To Prepare Students For 21st Century Survival | Going Digital | Scoop.it
How To Prepare Students For 21st Century Survival (RT @isteconnects: Seven survival skills of the 21st century that we need to teach: http://t.co/eUTyqc9fqf #edtech #tlchat Librarians are...)...

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DataWind’s Aakash 2 and Ubislate Are Cheap Tablets for the Developing World | MIT Technology Review

DataWind’s Aakash 2 and Ubislate Are Cheap Tablets for the Developing World | MIT Technology Review | Going Digital | Scoop.it
Suneet Singh Tuli, the man behind the ultracheap Aakash 2 tablet, says the West doesn’t understand mobile business in the developing world.
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Interesting look at where the future could be going.

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Common Core and Educational Technology: Thursday 3/14 is Pi Day!

Common Core and Educational Technology: Thursday 3/14 is Pi Day! | Going Digital | Scoop.it

This Thursday (3/14) is Pi Day, and if you are looking for strategies that are both educational and fun, check out these sites:

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Never even knew there was a pi day. Now pie day... that's another story.

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Background removal in GIMP

Background removal in GIMP | Going Digital | Scoop.it
Learn how to remove the background of an image in order to isolate an object in GIMP. It's easier than you think.
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Math Websites

Math Websites | Going Digital | Scoop.it
Here are 66 math websites for grades K-8: 23 Websites to Support Math Automaticity in K-5 46 Math Websites for 4th/5th A Plus Math Adding Decimals Alien Addition Angles Arithmattack Build a bug mat...
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Persuasion Map

readwritethink. NCTE

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A mapping site to help students plan out their argument for a persuasive essay.

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OpenAttribute

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Give credit where credit is due.

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Free Sound Clips | SoundBible.com

Free Sound Clips | SoundBible.com | Going Digital | Scoop.it
SoundBible.com offers free sound clips for download in either wav or mp3 format.
We offer free and royalty free sound effects and clips for video editors, movie scores,...
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No songs, just sound effects. Many royalty-free.

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Learning Never Stops: Curate.us - Clip and share anything from the web

Learning Never Stops: Curate.us - Clip and share anything from the web | Going Digital | Scoop.it

Curate.us is a new online tool that allows you to share your favorite web content. When you find something you want to share you can paste the URL into their website or you can add their clipping tool onto your tool bar and clip whenever you'd like.

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5 Most Distinct Online Services Detecting Plagiarism | Business 2 Community

5 Most Distinct Online Services Detecting Plagiarism | Business 2 Community | Going Digital | Scoop.it
Informed means prepared There are many things to look for when choosing a plagiarism detector. Gathering useful information about different plagiarism

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This site talks plagiarism detectors for college students, not for teachers. Interesting perspective to have the student checking if their work contains plagiarism.

 

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Joel Bloch's curator insight, March 7, 2013 9:58 AM

not an endorsement of copy detection programs - for informational uses only

Francisco Torres García's curator insight, March 24, 2013 2:17 PM

Uno de los males (o consecuencias?) de nuestros tiempos

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15 Ways Digital Learning Can Lead To Deeper Learning - Edudemic

15 Ways Digital Learning Can Lead To Deeper Learning - Edudemic | Going Digital | Scoop.it
Let's say you start digital learning by encouraging students to use Animoto or just use a device in the classroom. Then what?

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Marta Torán's curator insight, March 2, 2013 7:45 AM

Deeper Learning .... Digital Learning