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Moovly - Create Animated Content like a Pro

Moovly - Create Animated Content like a Pro | How to become a teacher | Scoop.it
Moovly is an online tool that allows you to create animated videos, tutorials, explainers, presentations, infographics, video clips, display ads or e-cards.

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Gust MEES's curator insight, February 24, 2015 4:39 AM

Moovly is an online tool that allows you to create animated videos, tutorials, explainers, presentations, infographics, video clips, display ads or e-cards.


Atika MOKHFI's curator insight, February 25, 2015 2:55 AM

Moovly semble intéressant et facile à utiliser pour la création de vidéos en ligne, mais personnellement je ne l'ai pas encore  testé...

Une version Free est disponible.

Moovly propose aussi une license "Education" : Ready to use Moovly for your educational projects or in your classroom? We offer educational licenses at a discount for individuals and groups.

Valérie Bardot's curator insight, February 28, 2015 1:32 PM

Moovly, un outil qui a de multiples applications en ingénierie pédagogique (vidéos,, tutoriels..)

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Agricultural Models

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Seth Dixon's curator insight, October 2, 2013 9:27 PM

Models in geography, even if they are at times limited in their explanatory power, are excellent pedagogical tools to promote students to think spatially. 

Lauren Jacquez's curator insight, October 3, 2013 4:23 PM

We will be studying this model in Chapter 10 HUGGERS

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Periodic text message table

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Gust MEES's curator insight, October 4, 2013 10:18 AM

 

Very useful...


Say Keng Lee's curator insight, October 7, 2013 4:19 AM

A nice guide to the lingo of today's digital natives!

Catalina Elena Oyarzún Albarracín's comment, October 7, 2013 3:52 PM
Very interesting,thank you.
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Apple launch new iPad 'Apps for Teachers' section - Mark Anderson's Blog

Apple launch new iPad 'Apps for Teachers' section - Mark Anderson's Blog | How to become a teacher | Scoop.it

"Further recognition of the massive adoption of iPad by so many schools around the world, Apple have just launched two new sections on their iPad App Store. One section is aimed at teachers and parents with apps for the children, broken down in to different age groups and learning activities. "


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Scott Langston's curator insight, October 5, 2013 9:37 PM
Apple have recognised the particular market we represent.
Ralph Springett's curator insight, October 6, 2013 3:51 PM

Good, but for teachers in New Zealand the curriculum and professional development still needs to be connecged to these resources. Teachers can do this, of course, but wouldn't it be nice if there were some resources available which make those connections?

Richard Whiteside's curator insight, October 7, 2013 4:56 AM

But are these apps really any good for education?

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30 Hands: A Versatile, Free Storytelling App for the iPad

30 Hands: A Versatile, Free Storytelling App for the iPad | How to become a teacher | Scoop.it

"Have you tried 30 Hands yet? This free iOS app is a great storytelling or presentation app that has lots of potential for the classroom. I first learned about it from the TCEA iPad site, and my head has been spinning with classroom applications ever since."


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Carey Leahy's curator insight, May 20, 2013 8:03 PM

Another app to support digital technologies into language programs.

Begoña Pizá Vich's curator insight, May 21, 2013 4:08 AM

UUUUuuuh!

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NETS for Teachers

NETS for Teachers | How to become a teacher | Scoop.it

ISTE's NETS for Teachers (NETS•T) are the standards for evaluating the skills and knowledge educators need to teach, work, and learn in an increasingly connected global and digital society.

 

As technology integration continues to increase in our society, it is paramount that teachers possess the skills and behaviors of digital age professionals.

 

===> Moving forward, teachers must become comfortable being co-learners with their students and colleagues around the world. <===


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Wayne Pollock's curator insight, May 20, 2013 10:32 PM

A teacher is no longer the master of knowledge, only the facilitator who can guide the student away from the overwhelming amount of irrelevant information towards useful digital content. 

RichardBulpittSchool 's curator insight, May 21, 2013 1:49 AM

It's not about computer labs, it's about imbedding the technology into our content.

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Thinking Cinematically in Prezi

Thinking Cinematically in Prezi | How to become a teacher | Scoop.it

Editor’s note: Steve Wishman is a presentation designer at Prezi. Known for creating rich cinematic presentations for TED presenters and Silicon Valley leaders, engineers, startups, and more, Steve comes to Prezi with a lofty but simple goal: to create breathtaking visual stories that help change the world.  


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LucaVanin's comment, May 27, 2013 3:29 AM
:-) i think Prezi creates two team: who loves it, and who hates it! :-)
Vittorio Canavese's curator insight, June 4, 2013 8:19 AM

Prezi realizza presentazioni di grande effetto con il minimo sforzo, ma spesso l'autore non riesce a sfruttare il supporto nel migliore dei modi. Questo post fornisce indicazioni utili e semplici almeno per cominciare nel migliore dei modi.

Ken Morrison's comment, July 9, 2013 10:59 AM
Thanks for following my topic. Ir eally like what Isee on your site as well!
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A Straightforward Guide To Using Pinterest In Education - Edudemic

A Straightforward Guide To Using Pinterest In Education - Edudemic | How to become a teacher | Scoop.it
Wondering how to use Pinterest in education? Find out with this highly visual and simple look at how to use Pinterest (great for beginners!)

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Linda Buckmaster's curator insight, May 18, 2013 2:20 AM

I am a huge fan of Pinterest and will definitely try this out in my classroom; though Pinterest is not so well known in the UK.

Jan Schwartz's curator insight, May 18, 2013 1:32 PM

I admit to knowing nothing about Pinterest, but this makes it look interesting and useful.

Bonnie Bracey Sutton's curator insight, May 18, 2013 3:15 PM

Good guide

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iPads in the classroom – A development of a taxonomy for the use of iPads in schools

The investigation shows that almost all objectives, teaching tasks and concepts of thecurriculum can be promoted with the aid of tablet computers. Nevertheless, a lot ofprerequisites in terms of hardware and software are required for a successful integration of tablets. In addition, there are some drawbacks, such as the lack of teacher training and slower text production.


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Alfredo Corell's curator insight, May 18, 2013 2:28 PM

A useful ebook for integrating iPads into the classroom

Darren Smith's curator insight, May 19, 2013 6:45 PM

Interesting research.

Dean Mantz's curator insight, May 20, 2013 11:22 AM

I am once again grateful for all of the educators willing to share resources with the rest of us.  Nik has provided an insightful publication on the use of iPads in the classroom. 

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How Can I Make My PowerPoint Presentations Amazing?

How Can I Make My PowerPoint Presentations Amazing? | How to become a teacher | Scoop.it

"Dear Lifehacker, I have been tasked to make a slideshow for an event at work. I don’t want to make a generic PowerPoint with just boring text or pictures. What are some ways I can enhance the slideshow so it looks impressive and knocks the socks off my audience?"


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Joaquín Ballester's comment, May 19, 2013 5:32 PM
I agree with you, Elke. PPT is more customizable and powerful.
Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, May 20, 2013 10:06 AM

This appears to be an effective and practical article.

Marion Mulder's curator insight, May 22, 2013 6:00 AM

Oke - if you work in the corporate world there is just no escaping from having to create powerpoints at one point or another. You might as well create amzing one's while your at it. Here are some handy tips, do's & don'ts worth looking at

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Leadership--Are you a storyteller or 'story doer?"

Leadership--Are you a storyteller or 'story doer?" | How to become a teacher | Scoop.it
Building Resilience, Enhancing Performance

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Karen Dietz's curator insight, September 29, 2013 7:53 AM

Here is a terrific primer on leadership and storytelling that articulates the difference betwwen a leader who tells stories, and a leader who tells stories and moves people to action. And of course, it's the ability to move people to action with your stories that makes the diffeerence.


The author, Paul Mudd, discusses how leaders (read entrepreneurs, business owners and nonprofit directors) share stories to transmit knowledge, values, and life lessons. Of course, that means leaders need to be self-aware and comfortable sharing their personal stories. Mudd does a good job addressing this.


I remind people however that before a leader can tell tell tell stories, they have to earn the right to do so first. And that is not necessarily the priviledge of their position. Instead they need to cultivate the ability to listen to stories first, because listening is the first storytelling skill to master.


I just finished co-facilitating a leadership retreat with 56 women with friend and colleague Madelyn Blair. The entire 2-days we only use story-based tecniques and story listening as the foundation. The results are amazing and this is year 5 of deliving the retreat.


I hope Mudd tackles listening in an upcoming article. Until then, enjoy this piece that applies to us all. And check out the links to additional posts at the end of the article.


This review was written by Karen Dietz for her curated content on business storytelling at www.scoop.it/t/just-story-it

Don Cloud's curator insight, September 29, 2013 4:45 PM

Are you a storyteller or story doer?  Interesting insights into the differences.

Andrea Norwood's comment, October 1, 2013 1:08 PM
I am a little of both, the story teller in me talks about the intelligent of the human spider and how they want to be accepted for who they are spiders and become equal among the humans. The story doer in me creates the materials from my stroy about the spider.
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Political Geography Now: Lies Your World Map Told You: 5 Ways You're Being Misled

Political Geography Now: Lies Your World Map Told You: 5 Ways You're Being Misled | How to become a teacher | Scoop.it

Most world political maps aren't telling you the whole story. Learn about five ways your map is misleading you about borders, territories, and even the roster of the world's countries.


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Seth Dixon's comment, September 13, 2013 1:13 PM
Very nice find...I'll add that in a few months (if I remember!)
Courtney Barrowman's curator insight, February 6, 2014 2:35 PM

unit 1--always always ask questions about your sources!

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Classmint.com - Awesome Study Notes

Classmint.com - Awesome Study Notes | How to become a teacher | Scoop.it

Classmint lets anyone create annotatable, audible, beautiful notes that can be folded like paper. It also maintains automated revision list to aid in timely revision.


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Bonnie Buchanan's curator insight, October 4, 2013 11:59 AM

Might be worth a try.

 

Olga Bulat's curator insight, October 7, 2013 4:27 AM

Good note-taking tool

 

carldowse's curator insight, January 22, 2014 5:00 AM

Will ask my buisness undergrads to check this out. Looks promising.

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Two Wonderful Visual Lists of Educational iPad Apps for Teachers and Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Two Wonderful Visual Lists of Educational iPad Apps for Teachers and Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | How to become a teacher | Scoop.it

"In their attempts to establish a 1:1 program for the year 6 class, St Oliver Plunket has recently held a series of workshops in order to develop their students skills before they were officially given management of their very own devices.

The workshops were particularly centered around teaching students about some tips and tricks for managing their iPad, email etiquette, successful searching and copyright and creative commons. I personally was thrilled by the efforts these people from St Oliver are putting into making their 1:1 program a success and I hope other schools would do the same."


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Raquel Oliveira's curator insight, July 2, 2014 7:34 PM

um big quadro de aplicativos utilizados para apoiar aprendizagem no seculo XXI...

faezams's curator insight, July 10, 2014 9:01 PM

App list visual

Wendy Zaruba's curator insight, February 9, 4:24 PM

Here are two great visual lists of iPad apps for Teachers and Students.

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46 Education App Review Sites For Teachers And Students

46 Education App Review Sites For Teachers And Students | How to become a teacher | Scoop.it
Katie and I can't cover the entire education app industry by ourselves. Luckily, there are dozens of other sites specifically devoted to education app reviews for teachers and students.

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Ness Crouch's curator insight, May 28, 2013 4:25 PM

Have used some of these apps but there are more to look at.

Homeschool FL's curator insight, June 2, 2013 8:33 PM

Educational apps are popping up daily, but the question for parents is, how to know which ones are worth using, and which ones are not? Because let's face it, the app industry is out to make money, and many times app developers are very astute at making an app that "looks" educational, but in reality is just full of ads and sneaky ways of getting your children to buy something.

 

This article lists 46 different websites that review apps for teachers and students. This should help cut through the clutter and help pinpoint the useful from the fluff.

Ness Crouch's curator insight, June 4, 2013 5:45 AM

Try them out see what you think. I'm investigating

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How to create presentations in 10 easy steps

How to create presentations in 10 easy steps | How to become a teacher | Scoop.it
Follow these 10 rules to create professional presentations that will make a significant difference in traction and results. The Must Read ultimate guide to creating better engaging Presentations.

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Fátima Campilho's curator insight, May 29, 2013 9:58 AM

Boas ideias e nova ferramenta de apresentação.

Gary Harwell's curator insight, June 18, 2013 1:45 AM

Our students can benefit from this as opposed to "It seems like a good idea"

Gary Harwell's curator insight, June 18, 2013 1:46 AM

Can ouor students benefit from this?

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Knowble Articles

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Improve your English skills. Sign up for free and start reading news articles at your proficiency level!

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Ana Sclerandi's comment, May 24, 2013 1:57 PM
I'll try it out again, Nik, and get back. Maybe I did something wrong. Thanks for your feedback.
Stewart Whitney's comment, May 24, 2013 5:02 PM
It'll get better. These things usually do. On another note, I just made the best cup of coffee!
Remy Lamers's comment, June 6, 2013 9:25 AM
I'm Remy and I work at the company that invented and developed Knowble. We think it's great that so many of you appreciate Knowble and making the effort to give feedback.

To date we haven't found a proper method to make phrasal verbs work properly. We do consider adding phrasal verbs, but the sheer endless combinations of verbs, context and meaning make this a very though nut to crack. Also; Knowble is designed as a supplementary learners aid instead of an alternative language course. That's why we focus on what Knowble does best; improving vocabulary by reading news articles.

This free version of Knowble offers a rudimentary pre-test. We have developed specific versions with better pre-tests for our clients, such as publishers. These versions also include target word lists, specific resources and translations from dictionaries (instead of Google translation used in the free version). In the paid version of Knowble teachers can also view the progress of individual students.

Still, we hope that our free version of Knowble will continue to help people improve their English in a pleasant way.

Keep your feedback coming!
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Presentation Design Techniques from the Masters

Here's our take on some popular approaches to Presentation Design seen in some work by great presenters. Enjoy! Download here for a Tweet!: http://goo.gl/eV54K

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Miriam Gilbert's curator insight, May 30, 2013 5:47 AM

This works as a great summary reminder of tools, tips and tricks to make you communication (not just presenations!) more compelling

diane gusa's curator insight, July 20, 2013 9:24 AM

Great ideas to present in an engaging style.

Frans Droog's curator insight, August 17, 2013 2:04 AM

Een mooi overzicht van de technieken gebruikt door een aantal bekende presentatoren: Kawasaki, Lessig, Godin, Jobs.

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Pinterest Board: E-learning examples

Pinterest Board: E-learning examples | How to become a teacher | Scoop.it
E-learning, visualizations, idea examples

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COYCAULT Clémentine's curator insight, May 16, 2013 9:20 AM

On trouve dans cette page Pinterest un grand nombre d'exemples d'E-Learning : vidéos, modules, études de cas ... Une page très intéressante pour la conception d'E-learning !

Un bon E-Learning bon pour le E-learning !

Sue Peterson's curator insight, May 16, 2013 10:59 AM

I am starting to use pinterest more and more to organize visual materials and even more text-oriented material for classes.  This board has a ton of different videos and image-related learning material.

Nancy Gonzalez Conn's curator insight, May 16, 2013 5:40 PM

Great collection!!