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A Beautiful Poster Featuring Basic Digital Skills Every Teacher Should Have via @Mekh9

A Beautiful Poster Featuring Basic Digital Skills Every Teacher Should Have via @Mekh9 | ICT for Education and Development | Scoop.it

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Rod Murray's comment, February 13, 2016 7:21 PM
If every teacher had this skill set, that would dramatically change teaching and learning. The "vendors" are, contrary to your suggestion, mostly free technologies that can and do change teaching and learning.
Richard Whiteside's curator insight, February 19, 2016 5:10 AM

These and many other tools are available. But if you are a teacher, what do you think? Is it really necessary to have all these skills? There is so much content readily available online and if you can organise to prepare materials in teams, or have access to a PLN on or offline, then you can share the load. 

 

Some teachers and content creators have specific skills and their expertise can be used or accessed by anyone. Personally, I think it's good for teachers to be aware of the digital possibilities for their teaching context, but it is generally unrealistic for anyone to expect all teachers to become skilled in so many different areas. 

 

Is it not better to pick fewer areas more relevant to you and focus on them? Be a master of a few areas useful to you, not a jack of all trades feeling stressed that you are master of none. 

Maria Jose Vitorino's curator insight, April 17, 11:12 AM
Resumo da Literacia Digital Essencial para cada professor em 2017 - destrezas úteis no dia-a-dia e que aproximam dos alunos nesta era de soluções tecnológicas em veloz transformação para novos problemas e problemas de sempre: gravar e editar registos sonoros, crear conteúdos em video anotados, interativos e envolventes, criar conteúdos visuais motivadoes, modular o poder dos media, criar e aderir a redes pessoais de aprendizagem, usar bblogues e wikis para construir espaços de participação para os alunos, usar a seleção de sítios web para gerir e partilhar recursos, construir apresentações entusiasmantes, portefolios digitais, inquéritos (quizzes) não convencionais.
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How ICT is being used for education and development. [ Also see: http://www.bestonlinecourses.info ]
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Free online timeline maker

Free online timeline maker | ICT for Education and Development | Scoop.it
Time.Graphics is a timeline and free of charge online service for creating infographics. Is it possible to make historical analysis in one click? Yes, it’s real. We present to your attention the innovative service!

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, September 15, 1:58 AM

This looks like a great free tool that has been nicely integrated with Google apps.

Ricard Garcia's curator insight, September 19, 6:47 AM
A good tool to create rich timelines and infographics where different element can be embedded
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The Textbook Is Dying. Meet the Artificially Intelligent Software That’s Replacing It. 

The Textbook Is Dying. Meet the Artificially Intelligent Software That’s Replacing It.  | ICT for Education and Development | Scoop.it
This fall Pearson introduced an “immersive digital learning tool” called Revel that reimagines the textbook as a multimedia experience replete with videos, interactive exercises, and animated infographics. The goal, Pearson’s Stephen Frail tells me, is to make the course materials “more compelling than Facebook,” which after all is only “one click away” whenever a student is doing coursework on her computer or tablet.

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, September 15, 1:12 AM

Takes a while to get to the point, but worth reading.

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Creating Mobile Worksheets with QR Codes

Creating Mobile Worksheets with QR Codes | ICT for Education and Development | Scoop.it
Nik Peachy explores how you can get your documents online, sharing tips for using QR codes. There's a fun lesson activity to try with your students too!

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, September 14, 8:25 AM

The 4th article in my series for Cambridge on digital skills for teachers.

Jocelyne KHAU's curator insight, September 14, 11:44 AM

yann le solleu, 4U

Alice Wujciak's curator insight, September 15, 8:17 AM
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Sutori for Collaboratively Creating Digital Narrative Timelines

Sutori for Collaboratively Creating Digital Narrative Timelines | ICT for Education and Development | Scoop.it
Stories can include a wide range of media including video, audio, text, and quiz type objects as well as forums. Once created they can be embedded into websites, blogs or shared through social media.

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, September 14, 8:26 AM

Great tool for creating engaging interactive content.

Alice Wujciak's curator insight, September 15, 7:33 AM
Don't we all love to tell a story?  Now, illustrate it in digital style!
Fiona Leigh's curator insight, September 17, 3:50 PM
New learning for me -
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Blockchain in Education | A study on the digital accreditation of personal and academic learning | #ModernEDU

Blockchain in Education


1. Joint Research Centre the European Commission's in-house science service Blockchain in Education A study on the digital accreditation of personal and academic learning Andreia Inamorato dos Santos @aisantos Groningen, The Netherlands 5th September 2017


2. 2 Joint Research Centre - JRC The JRC (Seville) is the in-house science service of the European Comission. Our main goal is to support policy making in Europe via research evidence. We have over 100 policy reports published in the field of education, to include reports on Open Education, area in which we locate our blockchain study.  It can be downloaded from: http://bit.ly/openeduframework   

 

Learn more / En savoir plus / Mehr erfahren:

 

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

 


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Gust MEES's curator insight, September 9, 3:24 PM
Blockchain in Education


1. Joint Research Centre the European Commission's in-house science service Blockchain in Education A study on the digital accreditation of personal and academic learning Andreia Inamorato dos Santos @aisantos Groningen, The Netherlands 5th September 2017


2. 2 Joint Research Centre - JRC The JRC (Seville) is the in-house science service of the European Comission. Our main goal is to support policy making in Europe via research evidence. We have over 100 policy reports published in the field of education, to include reports on Open Education, area in which we locate our blockchain study.  It can be downloaded from: http://bit.ly/openeduframework   

 

Learn more / En savoir plus / Mehr erfahren:

 

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

 

Paz Sánchez Zapata's curator insight, September 10, 3:17 PM
Identificadas 10 dimensiones de la educación abierta. 
davidconover's curator insight, September 10, 3:37 PM
Cryptography is the future of the curriculum. Now is the time to learn about the shared ledger.
 
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Intercultural Project Based Learning for Students

Intercultural Project Based Learning for Students | ICT for Education and Development | Scoop.it
The site has a really wide variety of really interesting projects that you can choose from and they are really well designed and structured with learning goals, levels and age appropriacy clearly sign posted.

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, September 8, 8:48 AM

A great way to get students interacting across cultures.

Rob Hatfield, M.Ed.'s curator insight, September 16, 5:34 PM
Intercultural Project-Based learning approach within a 21st Century language teaching and learning environment.
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Here's everything that happens in one minute on the internet

Here's everything that happens in one minute on the internet | ICT for Education and Development | Scoop.it
The scale of the internet is so great, that it doesn’t make sense to look at the information on a monthly basis, or even to use daily figures.

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Nevermore Sithole's curator insight, September 7, 3:09 AM
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Nevermore Sithole's curator insight, September 7, 3:11 AM
Here's everything that happens in one minute on the internet
Philippe Coll's curator insight, September 12, 12:14 PM
C'est toujours intéressant à regarder, ce genre d'infographies...
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Technology standards for educators

Technology standards for educators | ICT for Education and Development | Scoop.it
The new standards focus on how teaching and learning can be deepened by using technology in the classroom. The standards also promote the empowerment of both teachers and students through the meaningful integration of technology.

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, September 3, 2:55 AM

Some intelligent choices.

Oskar Almazan's curator insight, September 3, 10:13 AM
ISTE began soliciting input from educators in 2016 to refresh the standards. It formed working groups and received feedback from more than 2,000 educators around the globe before the standards were finalized. (ISTE also publishes standards for students and administrators; new student standards were released last year, and standards for administrators are anticipated in 2018.) The standards were crafted to help teachers navigate choices and make decisions as they integrate technology into the curriculum.
 
Juanita Amiel Garcia's curator insight, September 5, 11:06 PM

Some intelligent choices.

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ISTE | Standards For Students

ISTE | Standards For Students | ICT for Education and Development | Scoop.it
Today’s students must be prepared to thrive in a constantly evolving technological landscape. The ISTE Standards for Students are designed to empower student voice and ensure that learning is a student-driven process. Connect with other educators in the ISTE Standards Community and learn how to use the standards in the classroom with the ISTE Standards for Students ebook.

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Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, September 1, 11:57 AM

I've worked with ISTE for decades.  Great to see them on the cutting edge as always.  If you are looking to put the standards to work, consider taking Shannon Mersand's online course: EDUC 660 Teaching for Creativity and Innovation: The Maker Culture and Makerspaces

Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, September 1, 11:58 AM

I've worked with ISTE for decades.  Great to see them on the cutting edge as always.  If you are looking to put the standards to work, consider taking Shannon Mersand's online course: EDUC 660 Teaching for Creativity and Innovation: The Maker Culture and Makerspaces

Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, September 1, 11:59 AM

I've worked with ISTE for decades.  Great to see them on the cutting edge as always.  If you are looking to put the standards to work, consider taking Shannon Mersand's online course: EDUC 660 Teaching for Creativity and Innovation: The Maker Culture and Makerspaces

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The Ultimate Moodle Guide by MoodleWorld #moodle - Moodle World

The Ultimate Moodle Guide by MoodleWorld #moodle - Moodle World | ICT for Education and Development | Scoop.it

"The Ultimate Moodle Guide - version 2". This guide is exclusively for all first time Moodle users, who would like to start Moodle from scratch. If you are new to Moodle World and wish to have your online learning platform ready in few minutes, then this guide is for you.


https://www.moodleworld.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/The-Ultimate-Moodle-Guide-Version-2.pdf


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The Best Moodle Modules and Plugins

Workshop presented at the annual Moodle Day at Dawson College (Montreal). May 27th, 2016

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Wilko Dijkhuis's curator insight, August 29, 4:28 AM
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Juanita Amiel Garcia's curator insight, September 1, 12:21 AM

Moodle remains the strongest open source LMS. Check out this slideshow!

Nathalie Ferret's curator insight, September 1, 5:51 AM
And also good: "Reviewers' choice" - 2017| https://moodle.org/plugins/browse.php?list=award&id=1
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13 Useful iPad Tips Teachers Should Know about via Educators' Technology

13 Useful iPad Tips Teachers Should Know about via Educators' Technology | ICT for Education and Development | Scoop.it
Free resource of educational web tools, 21st century skills, tips and tutorials on how teachers and students integrate technology into education

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Elizabeth Hutchinson's curator insight, August 29, 1:22 AM
We just need time to work through this list. Very useful I think! 
Jerry Busone's curator insight, August 29, 7:47 AM

i got through a few of these this is good for anyone who owns an iPad ... 

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Create Elearning Worksheets for Comprehension & Speaking Homework

Create Elearning Worksheets for Comprehension & Speaking Homework | ICT for Education and Development | Scoop.it
This is a great site for building digital interactive worksheets with a whole range of different interactions. You can embed video, images, text or audio into the worksheets and then build a wide range of interactions into them.

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, August 25, 1:57 AM

A great tool for making interactive worksheets

Ines Bieler's curator insight, August 25, 11:53 AM

A great tool for making interactive worksheets

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The Future Of Data In Education

The Future Of Data In Education | ICT for Education and Development | Scoop.it

What is the future of data in education? Improved visualization, smarter algorithms, and greater usability to help customize learning for students.


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Why every campus should provide today's students with digital backpacks 

Why every campus should provide today's students with digital backpacks  | ICT for Education and Development | Scoop.it
Understanding how digital workspaces can enable a flexible and democratic college experience for today's savvy students.

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How 7 Educators Are Using Social Media in the Classroom - Cox Blue

How 7 Educators Are Using Social Media in the Classroom - Cox Blue | ICT for Education and Development | Scoop.it

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Playlist: Games to Learn From as You Play – How We Get To Next

Playlist: Games to Learn From as You Play – How We Get To Next | ICT for Education and Development | Scoop.it
That’s a shame. The key to learning new skills or knowledge is repetition, and games offer an easy way to create incentives for that repetition. (Just think how often “gameification” is used to try and fool people into thinking something like exercise is fun.) Often with games, the ones that are most successful at teaching players are those that are most subtle about it. They manage to make work feel like play.

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, September 13, 4:04 AM

Some interesting examples.

magnus sandberg's curator insight, September 14, 3:26 AM
I'm not sure I agree with the introduction. The potential of using games for learning stretches far beyond repetition, however subtle. The games listed, however, looks great. 
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'Inspirational' robots to begin replacing teachers within 10 years

'Inspirational' robots to begin replacing teachers within 10 years | ICT for Education and Development | Scoop.it
Robots will begin replacing teachers in the classroom within the next ten years as part of a revolution in one-to-one learning, a leading educationalist has predicted.

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Mark Cottee's curator insight, September 12, 8:59 PM
When presenting to teachers I often use thee phrase "Technology will not replace teachers but teachers who use technology will.' Maybe I need to re-frame that if this article is close to money. Be interested in what people think. 
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Zipnote: The notebook that helps new knowledge stick.

Zipnote: The notebook that helps new knowledge stick. | ICT for Education and Development | Scoop.it
You probably already take notes when you learn. But often they lie forgotten for weeks or forever. Zipnote makes your notes useful by turning what you learn into reviewable Q&A cards.

Just take your notes in Zipnote! Use our easy, outline-based note format to add concepts, people, places and events you learn about.

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Miguel Paul Trijaud Calderón's curator insight, September 10, 10:07 AM
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Sarah McElrath's curator insight, September 11, 4:13 PM
This is an interesting take on note-taking since one of the most difficult parts of note-taking is getting kids to actually look back at those notes.
Gaby K. Slezák's curator insight, September 15, 5:53 AM
interesting take on a notebook app - to turn your notes into Q&A cards so you'll actually train your brain with what you once deemed noteworthy. Nice idea.
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Useful Graphic: 100 Free Online Resources For Students - by Ashley McCann

Useful Graphic: 100 Free Online Resources For Students - by Ashley McCann | ICT for Education and Development | Scoop.it

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abdoss's curator insight, September 3, 6:47 PM
Everyone loves free stuff!
Dr. Theresa Kauffman's curator insight, September 4, 7:19 PM
Share these with your students for improved engagement.
Rob Hatfield, M.Ed.'s curator insight, September 13, 7:04 AM
Here are 100 Free online resources. I would add more to this for a 21st Century teaching and learning environments.
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Mobile Learning Should Disrupt What ‘School’ Is - TeachThought PD

Mobile Learning Should Disrupt What ‘School’ Is - TeachThought PD | ICT for Education and Development | Scoop.it

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Ricard Garcia's curator insight, August 31, 2:20 AM
Good basic article with the main ideas when it comes to imagining mobile learning... imagining the future school
Maruja Romero's curator insight, August 31, 8:17 AM
El beneficio de la educación móvil va más allá de la individualización del aprendizaje.
 
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Digital skills that teachers need for the classroom #3: The ability to crowdsource information

Digital skills that teachers need for the classroom #3: The ability to crowdsource information | ICT for Education and Development | Scoop.it
As teachers we frequently promote ourselves in our modern role as facilitators rather than knowledge owners and yet when we get into the classroom so much of what we do tends to be telling rather than asking.

Crowdsourcing information is about doing the opposite. It’s about collecting information from the room and beyond and enabling our students to share what they already know and develop their knowledge together.

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, August 31, 8:20 AM

The third in a series of articles I'm writing for CUP.

Nevermore Sithole's curator insight, September 7, 4:31 AM
Digital skills that teachers need for the classroom
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Get Students Creating Video Summaries with Lumen5

Get Students Creating Video Summaries with Lumen5 | ICT for Education and Development | Scoop.it
Once you’ve structured the text, the site will automatically find images and clips to go with each section of the text.

You can then edit these manually or add your own images then choose which part of the text to highlight. Once you have the look and feel of the video right, you just select music and add your branding.

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, August 7, 3:42 AM

A short blog post on creating video summaries.

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The Complete Visual Guide To Technology For Children [Infographic]

The Complete Visual Guide To Technology For Children [Infographic] | ICT for Education and Development | Scoop.it
This handy visual guide explores technology use by young children. How much and what do they use, and is it appropriate?

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Paul's curator insight, October 13, 2013 9:16 AM

Great infographic - we always me to consider the human element when we integrate technology into the classroom.

AnnC's curator insight, October 13, 2013 7:37 PM

Lots of great information addressing access to and use of technology by children!

ThePlanetaryArchives/San Francisco CA's curator insight, September 12, 10:18 AM

Less is more.....

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Online Courses as Good as In-Person Classes

Online Courses as Good as In-Person Classes | ICT for Education and Development | Scoop.it
Future Bright for Online Education
The arguments offered in Jing Liu’s essay run counter to the validation online programs receive from regional accreditation, the U.S. Department of Education and the success students experience as graduates. As someone who has taught online classes since 1999 and managed the online program administration at my campus for 16 years, I am personally aware of the progress we have made, the quality of instruction we do achieve, the access door we have opened wider and the difference we have made in the lives of our students.

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Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, August 23, 12:37 PM

Despite the naysayers, online education is working and thriving despite the disruption in other sectors of Higher Education. 

Nevermore Sithole's curator insight, August 28, 5:47 AM
Online Courses as Good as In-Person Classes