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Interactive Clock

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Great interactive clock


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Patty Ball's curator insight, March 2, 2014 4:27 PM

interactive digital/analog time

En Français - Alix Creuzé's curator insight, March 3, 2014 3:25 AM

On aimerait bien l'avoir en français !

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If You Think You're Anonymous Online, Think Again

If You Think You're Anonymous Online, Think Again | Handy Online Tools for Schools | Scoop.it
In Dragnet Nation, Julia Angwin describes an oppressive blanket of electronic data surveillance. "There's a price you pay for living in the modern world," she says. "You have to share your data."

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Instalook - Find Instagram Photos around you (Photography)

Instalook - Find Instagram Photos around you (Photography) | Handy Online Tools for Schools | Scoop.it
Instalook - Find Instagram Photos around you 2.1 Device: iOS iPhone Category: Photography Price: $.99 -> Free, Version: 2.1 (iTunes) Description: Discover places, people and photos in realtime.I...

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Monitoring the World's Forests with Global Forest Watch

Monitoring the World's Forests with Global Forest Watch | Handy Online Tools for Schools | Scoop.it

Global Forest Watch uses satellite imagery and other technologies to estimate forest usage, change, and tree cover (among other things). These estimates and their eventual actions used to be slow. Now they're near-real-time.


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Australia’s species | Atlas of Living Australia

Australia’s species | Atlas of Living Australia | Handy Online Tools for Schools | Scoop.it
The Atlas of Living Australia provides tools to enable users of biodiversity information to find, access, combine and visualise data on Australian plants, animals and all Australian biota

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BookChook's curator insight, February 28, 2014 4:57 PM

Learn lots about Australia's plants and animals!

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Everything About These Pictures Of A Tiny, Adventurous Lego Photographer is Awesome

Everything About These Pictures Of A Tiny, Adventurous Lego Photographer is Awesome | Handy Online Tools for Schools | Scoop.it
U.K. photographer Andrew Whyte took pictures of a tiny Lego man taking pictures every day for a year on his iPhone, and theyre all tiny treasures.
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Australian Curriculum Implementation

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Resources to assist teachers with the implementation of the Australianb Curriculum. Curated by @Dr Peter Carey


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Curriculum resource reviews

Curriculum resource reviews | Handy Online Tools for Schools | Scoop.it

Resources to support the delivery of the school curriculum. Curated by @Karen Bonanno


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Curation: Tips And Tricks With Scoop.it-Rescoop And Tags

Curation: Tips And Tricks With Scoop.it-Rescoop And Tags | Handy Online Tools for Schools | Scoop.it
. . WHAT is Curation And What Is NOT Curation? . . . Most of people know WHAT "Aggregation" is, it is the simplest way to share links, YOU just forward it! BUT that is NOT "Curation", most people d...

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Gust MEES's curator insight, February 25, 2014 11:49 AM


Learn more:


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


Elizabeth Hutchinson's curator insight, February 26, 2014 12:51 PM

I definitely need to start looking at my tags. 

Alison Hewett's curator insight, February 28, 2014 3:56 PM

Curation versus mere aggregation, useful reminder.

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What Your Teen Is Really Doing All Day On Twitter And Instagram

What Your Teen Is Really Doing All Day On Twitter And Instagram | Handy Online Tools for Schools | Scoop.it
danah boyd's new book, It's Complicated: The Social Lives of Networked Teens, explores the nuanced reasons and ways teens use social networks--and why...
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Create a Simple E-Learning Game - E-Learning Heroes

Create a Simple E-Learning Game - E-Learning Heroes | Handy Online Tools for Schools | Scoop.it
E-Learning Heroes: Step-by-step tutorials for building better courses, fast answers to your e-learning questions, free downloads for your e-learning projects.

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Sieg Holle's curator insight, February 28, 2014 10:09 AM

Will try to use this to make a government cancer treatment game.

 

Alison Hewett's curator insight, February 28, 2014 3:51 PM

Interesting ideas for presenting questions in a board game format.

Anju Patel's curator insight, September 22, 2014 4:31 AM

These templates are really good.

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Why Apple's Recent Security Flaw Is So Scary

Why Apple's Recent Security Flaw Is So Scary | Handy Online Tools for Schools | Scoop.it
On Friday, Apple quietly released iOS 7.0.6, explaining in a brief release note that it fixed a bug in which "an attacker with a privileged network position may capture or modify data in sessions protected by SSL/TLS." That's the understated version. Another way to put it? Update your iPhone right now.

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Andrew 's curator insight, February 25, 2014 12:37 PM

Very important for my fellow educators to constantly keep their devices updated, reading this should help explain why.

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A Look Into Teenagers’ Complicated Online Lives

A Look Into Teenagers’ Complicated Online Lives | Handy Online Tools for Schools | Scoop.it
In the world of social media research, danah boyd is a star. She says most adults misread and overreact to the online lives of teenagers. But as the title of her new book suggests, It's Complicated.

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Pippa Davies @PippaDavies 's curator insight, February 27, 2014 9:41 PM

This book is definitely on my list to read!  

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Energize Teaching with Social Media

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"A guide for higher education faculty for introducing social media into the classroom."


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...In with the new

...In with the new | Handy Online Tools for Schools | Scoop.it
Or: Some newer ELT blogs to check out in 2014 In my last post, I looked at some blog posts I wished I'd commented on in 2013. In this post, I'd like to share some newer blogs that have caught my at...

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, February 28, 2014 1:32 PM

Nice article about academic writing.

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Visual Music Search Engine

Visual Music Search Engine | Handy Online Tools for Schools | Scoop.it
Search for musical artists and discover similar singers and bands you never knew existed.

 

Welcome to MusicPlasma.com the original visual music mapping tool.  Music Plasma is a visual search service that allows music lovers to discover new bands and artists that are closely related to their favorites.  Our graphic interface lets you visualize how the groups are fused together. Just enter your favorite musical artist in the search bar below. A circle will appear on the music map. Click on it and chose expand to explore.


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Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, February 28, 2014 7:34 PM

Would students be more interested in learning how to search if they could be delving into music?

Charlie Dare's curator insight, March 2, 2014 11:55 PM

Maybe more interested in learning how to search if they could be delving into music?

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Teaching With Primary Sources on iPads - iPad Apps for School

Teaching With Primary Sources on iPads - iPad Apps for School | Handy Online Tools for Schools | Scoop.it
The National Archives Experience's Docs Teach interactive tools center and is my favorite teaching tool from the National Archives. The free Docs Teach iPad app allows your students to access and c...

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Research Tools and Tips

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Try some of the tools and tips to improve your research skills. Curated by @Di Wilson


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ICT for Australian Curriculum

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Digital tools for Humanities and Social Sciences. Curated by @Maree Whiteley


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Australian Curriculum - English

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A personal collection of free-to-use classroom resources for teachers exploring ACARA: English. Curated by @Jean Anning


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Layer Pic - Superimpose Images and Photos Juxtaposer with Cut Out Photo Tools (Photography)

Layer Pic - Superimpose Images and Photos Juxtaposer with Cut Out Photo Tools (Photography) | Handy Online Tools for Schools | Scoop.it
Layer Pic - Superimpose Images and Photos Juxtaposer with Cut Out Photo Tools 1.0.2 Device: iOS iPhone Category: Photography Price: $.99 -> Free, Version: 1.0.2 (iTunes) Description: Free for a ...

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A Copyright-Friendly Toolkit by Joyce Valenza

A Copyright-Friendly Toolkit by Joyce Valenza | Handy Online Tools for Schools | Scoop.it
A true digital citizen understands how to ethically use the works of others to build his or her own creative products—music, art, video,...
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Teach Copyright Basics with a Cool Interactive Tool

Teach Copyright Basics with a Cool Interactive Tool | Handy Online Tools for Schools | Scoop.it

The Search Results: Among other useful materials, I stumbled across a pretty neat interactive image on the Cyberbee site that answers some common student questions about copyright, including the one that sent me over the edge!


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Dean Mantz's curator insight, January 17, 2014 12:43 PM

Thanks to Jamie Forshey for sharing this copyright teaching resource via her scoop.it curation page.  I will be sharing this with my elementary and pre-service teachers. 

BookChook's curator insight, February 23, 2014 4:15 PM

Nice simple interactive to help explain copyright to kids. 

Gina Paschalidou's curator insight, February 26, 2014 1:00 PM

Teach your students about copyright laws.