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How to Get Hesitant Teachers to Use Technology

How to Get Hesitant Teachers to Use Technology | ICT and Innovative Learning | Scoop.it
As a tech advocate, I often find myself coaxing established educators to incorporate new tools & technologies. Here are some ways I've found to be successful.
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Five Best Mind Mapping Tools

Five Best Mind Mapping Tools | ICT and Innovative Learning | Scoop.it
Mind mapping is a great way to brainstorm, make a plan, or turn ideas into the steps needed to make it real. Thankfully, there are great tools out there to help you build mind maps, organize them, and save them for later.

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Five Best Mind Mapping Tools
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Les comparaisons sont toujours interessantes, mais à lire selon ses besoins. 

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What's the Difference Between "Using Technology" and "Technology Integration"?

What's the Difference Between "Using Technology" and "Technology Integration"? | ICT and Innovative Learning | Scoop.it
Recently, I've been noticing that a lot of instructors are under the impression that they are successfully integrating technology, when in fact they are simply using technology. Although this might...
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What is digital literacy?

What is digital literacy? | ICT and Innovative Learning | Scoop.it
Digital literacy is the topic that made the ETMOOC learning space so irresistible to me… I think as educators we spout off about wanting our students to be digitally literate, but not many of...
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10 Secrets To Unlocking The Learning Potential Of The iPad

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10 Secrets To Unlocking The Learning Potential Of The iPad
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20 Apps (Games) for Play-based Learning

20 Apps (Games) for Play-based Learning | ICT and Innovative Learning | Scoop.it

Even though older adults might still carry a negative association with video game consoles and devices, today’s technology is vastly different than it was 20 years ago.

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Testing Games vs. Teaching Games | Kapp Notes

Testing Games vs. Teaching Games | Kapp Notes | ICT and Innovative Learning | Scoop.it

There is an important difference between games that teach a learner how to do something and games that test what a learner already knows. Too often those two types of games are confused and an instructional designer or other person places the wrong type of game into the curriculum.

 
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Free Technology for Teachers: A Short Guide to Green Screen Special Effects in iMovie

Free Technology for Teachers: A Short Guide to Green Screen Special Effects in iMovie | ICT and Innovative Learning | Scoop.it

My friend Rushton Hurley's Next Vista for Learningeducational video hosting service recently hosted a video creation contest for teachers and students. The finalists were announced last week and the winners will be selected next week at the FETC conference in Florida. One of the finalist videos that I think a lot of teachers can learn from is Green Screen Special Effects in iMovie. It's a two minute overview of how to set-up and use green screen effects.

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60 Inspiring Examples of Twitter in the Classroom - Online Universities.com

60 Inspiring Examples of Twitter in the Classroom - Online Universities.com | ICT and Innovative Learning | Scoop.it
Teachers around the world have found innovative ways to use Twitter as a teaching tool.
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15 Ways Online Educators Can Light Social Engagement Afire

15 Ways Online Educators Can Light Social Engagement Afire | ICT and Innovative Learning | Scoop.it
Social engagement may help eliminate the student retention problems that have plagued higher education for many years. Stephen Abram, author of the Stephen’s Lighthouse blog on library trends, poin...
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How To Use Google Drive and Evernote To Create Digital Portfolios

How To Use Google Drive and Evernote To Create Digital Portfolios | ICT and Innovative Learning | Scoop.it
As iPads proliferate in schools around the world, and students as well as teachers create more and more content, questions about what to do with all of those learning objects have arisen.
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Mojang and UN presents: Block by Block

Mojang and UN presents: Block by Block | ICT and Innovative Learning | Scoop.it
You may rembember our project Mina Kvarter (My Blocks) that we’re doing together with Svensk Byggtjänst (Swedish Building Services).
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25 Ways To Use Tablets In The Classroom - Edudemic

25 Ways To Use Tablets In The Classroom - Edudemic | ICT and Innovative Learning | Scoop.it
iPads and Android tablets are becoming a bigger and bigger presence in schools. Curious how it works? Get some tips on deploying tablets in the classroom.
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How (And Why) Teachers Should Get Started With Blended Learning

How (And Why) Teachers Should Get Started With Blended Learning | ICT and Innovative Learning | Scoop.it
Blended learning is quite simply one of the most overused terms to describe the current state of education's relationship with technology. However, it fits.
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Will MOOC Technology Break the Education Cartel?

Will MOOC Technology Break the Education Cartel? | ICT and Innovative Learning | Scoop.it
Part 1. The obligatory history lesson: It happened to the record industry first.
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Book Creation on the iPad - A Listly List

Listly List - Book Creation on the iPad - Scribble My Story – A Fingerprint Network App By Fingerprint, Scribble Press By Scribble Press, eBook Journal By Pinfolio LLC, StoryBuddy 2 By Tapfuze, Storyteller Deluxe - Story Creation Made Easy By isitt...
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Learning Through Play

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It's all fun and games: How will the combination of gaming and learning change the educational experience? Part of The Agenda's Learning 2030 series.
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iPad or Chromebook: 4 Questions To Ask Before Choosing - Edudemic

iPad or Chromebook: 4 Questions To Ask Before Choosing - Edudemic | ICT and Innovative Learning | Scoop.it
Choosing between the iPad or Chromebook leads one to ask many questions. EdTechTeacher's Beth Holland attempts to answer a few.
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Technology Tidbits: Thoughts of a Cyber Hero: Edshelf

Technology Tidbits: Thoughts of a Cyber Hero: Edshelf | ICT and Innovative Learning | Scoop.it

Edshelf was one of my favorite sites of 2012 and excellent for curating educational web tools and apps.  This site allows users to create collections, review, rate, and share the best of what's around for education.  These tools have convenient features such as: images, videos, links, and more.  Also, Edshelf has release a new feature which allows users to embed a collection into a site/blog (see below).

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The Pros and Cons of Computer Labs

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I have spent six of my almost nine years of teaching in a computer lab. Over that time, my feelings about computer labs have fluctuated. It may seem silly for me to be in opposition to my own job, bu
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Mapping the Benefits — and Potential Drawbacks — of the Flipped Classroom

Mapping the Benefits — and Potential Drawbacks — of the Flipped  Classroom | ICT and Innovative Learning | Scoop.it
Infographic highlights the challenges of the 'learn now, lecture later' approach.
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The 30 Biggest Myths About Online Learning - Edudemic

The 30 Biggest Myths About Online Learning - Edudemic | ICT and Innovative Learning | Scoop.it
What are the myths about online learning? That there isn't group interaction or that it's not the future? Weigh in with the Edudemic community!
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How Technology Is Raising The Stakes In Classroom Cheating - Edudemic

How Technology Is Raising The Stakes In Classroom Cheating - Edudemic | ICT and Innovative Learning | Scoop.it
The influx of technology has brought the problem of classroom cheating front and center as we all discuss how much technology is enough for classrooms.
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The 10 Most Popular Writing Resources Being Used By Students

The 10 Most Popular Writing Resources Being Used By Students | ICT and Innovative Learning | Scoop.it
According to Turnitin, these are the 10 most popular writing resources and sites that university and college students use in their writing.
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