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The 10 Skills Modern Teachers Must Have | Edudemic

The 10 Skills Modern Teachers Must Have | Edudemic | Ict4champions | Scoop.it

Check out what skill we think makes a modern teacher, and let us know your thoughts on the matter in the comments below.

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How Teachers Can Use Quicktime Video Screenshots to Help Students Learn | Edudemic

How Teachers Can Use Quicktime Video Screenshots to Help Students Learn | Edudemic | Ict4champions | Scoop.it

Screenshot videos are a great learning resource when used to teach computer-based lessons like computer programming, typing, or learning various programs.

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Students' Mobile Learning Practices in Higher Education: A Multi-Year Study

Students' Mobile Learning Practices in Higher Education: A Multi-Year Study | Ict4champions | Scoop.it
Two university-wide surveys about students' mobile technology ownership and learning practices show that mobile device ownership is high and continues to increase among students.

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8 interactive Google Slides activities for classroom excitement - Ditch That Textbook

8 interactive Google Slides activities for classroom excitement - Ditch That Textbook | Ict4champions | Scoop.it
y thinking outside the box with Google Slides, PowerPoint and other similar tools, teachers can create unique learning experiences for students. Or students can create them to share with other students.

Here are eight Google Slides activities that use the unique features of online slide apps to create engaging learning experiences:

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From Terrible to Sharable: The Best Photo Editing Apps, Chosen by You

From Terrible to Sharable: The Best Photo Editing Apps, Chosen by You | Ict4champions | Scoop.it
With the overwhelming amount of photo editing programs and apps available, we asked our Twitter followers to share their favorites.
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Connected learning: How is mobile technology impacting education?

Connected learning: How is mobile technology impacting education? | Ict4champions | Scoop.it
In a new paper, Darrell West explains how mobile technology can transform learning and act as a catalyst for creating impactful change in the current system.
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How to Use Periscope for Education

How to Use Periscope for Education | Ict4champions | Scoop.it
Teachers & administrators are wondering how to use Periscope for education. Periscope, a video streaming app by Twitter, adds a new dimension to education.
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End-of-year Tech Tips: Image and Back-up Computer

End-of-year Tech Tips: Image and Back-up Computer | Ict4champions | Scoop.it
This week, I’m providing tips for end-of-year technology maintenance. These are activities that could (or should) be done once a month if you’re active on your computer, but AT LEAST do…
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8 Free Mind Map Tools & How to Best Use Them

8 Free Mind Map Tools & How to Best Use Them | Ict4champions | Scoop.it
Here's the good news. Finally, we can be like Leonardo da Vinci's in one small way. No, we are not getting his polymathic superpowers. His penchant for taking free-flowing notes that filled notebooks with diagrams and scribblings is more achievable. Maybe, he knew that the human brain likes visuals more than words. Maybe, connecting words…
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6 Useful Android Apps to Help Students with Their Writing ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

6 Useful Android Apps to Help Students with Their Writing ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Ict4champions | Scoop.it

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6 Powerful Chrome Apps for Classroom Management

6 Powerful Chrome Apps for Classroom Management | Ict4champions | Scoop.it

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A review of models and frameworks for designing mobile learning experiences and environments

A review of models and frameworks for designing mobile learning experiences and environments

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A new schools of thought.
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8 New Educational Web Tools and Apps for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

8 New Educational Web Tools and Apps for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Ict4champions | Scoop.it
New EdTech Tools series is back to you with this collection of educational websites and mobile apps to be featured in our blog for the first time. Here is a quick overview of what these tools have to offer you: get help with Math homework, access a powerful triangle calculator,  edit and customize your PDFs the way you desire, use primary and secondary sources to build students literacy and historical thinking skills,  convert maps into images and many more.
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How to Rename Multiple Files in Windows the Easy Way

How to Rename Multiple Files in Windows the Easy Way | Ict4champions | Scoop.it

Here's a quick and simple way to rename files quickly in Windows — perfect for fixing ugly file names.

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3 Apps That Are Better Than Google's Native Options | The Gooru

3 Apps That Are Better Than Google's Native Options | The Gooru | Ict4champions | Scoop.it
There is no denying that Google provides some of the most useful and intuitive applications on the cloud. However, since they cover so many different categories it is no surprise that they have been bested in more than a few. ..more ›

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100 Popular (from 2015) Web 2.0 tools for teachers and educators to explore

100 Popular (from 2015) Web 2.0 tools for teachers and educators to explore | Ict4champions | Scoop.it

"This one is an amazing list of some of the best web 2.0 tools for teachers and educators to explore to make their life a lot easier ...."


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What makes a great education tweet?

What makes a great education tweet? | Ict4champions | Scoop.it
Writing an education tweet that adds value and gets noticed takes some practice. Here are one Twitter savant's top tips.
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How to Make Google Chrome Faster, Better and Prettier

How to Make Google Chrome Faster, Better and Prettier | Ict4champions | Scoop.it
Learn how to make Google Chrome faster, better, and prettier with these tips and tricks. Google Chrome can be faster, if you know how to keep it fast.
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Copyright 101: A Simple Video Lesson in Licenses

Copyright 101: A Simple Video Lesson in Licenses | Ict4champions | Scoop.it
Learn the basics of copyright and Creative Commons with a simple video lesson.
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Designing Collaborative eLearning Activities To Achieve Near And Far Transfer - eLearning Industry

Designing Collaborative eLearning Activities To Achieve Near And Far Transfer - eLearning Industry | Ict4champions | Scoop.it
Wondering which Collaborative eLearning Activities to use to Achieve Near and Far Transfer? Check this article to find out specific examples.
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Angela Maiers’ Fresh Look at 21st Century Learning: Classroom Habitudes — Emerging Education Technologies

Angela Maiers’ Fresh Look at 21st Century Learning: Classroom Habitudes — Emerging Education Technologies | Ict4champions | Scoop.it
21st Century Skills Must Include the Right Habits and Attitudes We’ve all been hearing about the importance of 21st century skills for well over a decade now. But many of us struggle to understand what these really mean and how
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Screenshot with powerpoint and word

Screenshot with powerpoint and word | Ict4champions | Scoop.it
The Microsoft Office package is probably one of the most useful tools by Microsoft any computer user cannot manage without. Different organizations and institutions have been using it decade after decade for various purposes and the features from version to version has gotten better and better. Microsoft Office 2013 offers an alternative way to take screenshots using powerpoint and word. Just like the snipping tool, there is a screen clipping option.
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Teaching Students Cyber Ethics

Teaching Students Cyber Ethics | Ict4champions | Scoop.it
We can no longer allow educators, leaders or teachers to dismiss technology as unimportant and social media as a nuisance.
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How to Transform Your Classroom With Augmented Reality (EdSurge News)

How to Transform Your Classroom With Augmented Reality (EdSurge News) | Ict4champions | Scoop.it

Augmented Reality is changing education. What started out as something that was simply “cool” has become a way to engage learners like never before. 


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Billy Brick's curator insight, November 10, 2015 5:06 AM

Not language specific but evidence of Augmented Reality being more widely used in education.

María Dolores Díaz Noguera's curator insight, November 10, 2015 1:23 PM

Realidad Aumentada ..How to Transform Your Classroom With Augmented Reality (EdSurge News) | @scoopit via @NikPeachey http://sco.lt/...

Manos Koutsoukos's curator insight, November 11, 2015 2:18 AM

I'd like to see more books and classroom materials using AR...

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Walking Safely Along the Digital Highway - resources to help teach Digital Literacy and e-Safety

Walking Safely Along the Digital Highway - resources to help teach Digital Literacy and e-Safety | Ict4champions | Scoop.it
There are many resources available to help support schools to teach pupils to be responsible users of the Internet and to educate pupils to be as safe as possible when using online tools.  Helping ...

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