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Share Your Slides and Run Polls At the Same Time

Share Your Slides and Run Polls At the Same Time | Ict4champions | Scoop.it
EverySlide is a free (for educators and students) service that allows you to share your slides directly to the iPads, laptops, Chromebooks, and Android devices used by members of your audience. As you move through your shared slides you can pop-up a poll to gather feedback from your audience.
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A Great Collection of Web Tools for Researchers and Academics

A Great Collection of Web Tools for Researchers and Academics | Ict4champions | Scoop.it
ere is a wonderful resource packed full of digital tools to help student researchers. DiRT ( Digital Research Tools) Directory is a registry of digital tools for scholarly use. The purpose behind this project is to help individuals "conducting digital research to find and compare resources ranging from content management systems to music OCR, statistical analysis packages to mindmapping software."
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How to Create an Infographic in Under an Hour [+10 Free Templates]

How to Create an Infographic in Under an Hour [+10 Free Templates] | Ict4champions | Scoop.it

Wouldn't it be great if creating infographics was just as simple as writing regular ole text-based blog posts? Unfortunately, the reality is that making visual content like this usually takes a lot more time, effort, and let's face it -- skill -- than the written word. 

 

Usually.But considering the popularity and effectiveness of visual content in marketing today, you can't just afford to throw in the towel. That's why we decided to take all the pain and suffering out of infographic creation. 

 

Seriously -- don't throw in the towel just yet. You, too, can create professional-looking, high-quality infographics ... quickly! And I'm going to prove it. First things first ...


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Alfredo Corell's curator insight, April 11, 1:09 PM

You can download 10 powerpoint free templates:

http://offers.hubspot.com/how-to-create-infographics-in-powerpoint


Carmen Ramos's curator insight, April 12, 12:36 PM

Infographiken erstellen einfach gemacht, mit Power Point

Lori Wilk's curator insight, April 14, 10:04 AM

It's great to have tools to make your more #effective and #efficient that allows you to improve your #productivity. Execellent to help us to learn about creating #infographics

 

 

 

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Redesigning the classroom: Can children teach themselves?

Redesigning the classroom: Can children teach themselves? | Ict4champions | Scoop.it

“Schools as we know them now are obsolete”. So says Sugata Mitra who believes the only thing children need in order to learn is a computer connected to the internet. He maintains that self-organised learning environments - or SOLEs, where children teach themselves and each other, are what's next for our classrooms. What do you think of this innovative, yet controversial, glimpse at the future of education?

Education pioneer Sugata Mitra joins The Stream to discuss the future of learning.


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transivm's curator insight, May 5, 12:33 PM

añada su visión ...

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añada su visión ...

Stem Specialist's curator insight, June 14, 10:48 PM

An instructional pedagogy every teacher should understand.

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50 Apps for the Foreign Language Classroom - teachingwithipad.org

50 Apps for the Foreign Language Classroom - teachingwithipad.org | Ict4champions | Scoop.it

"I enjoy discussing iPad and other edtech resources with my colleague and friend Sylvia Duckworth almost every week through Twitter. Sylvia is a leader in the French teaching community in Canada, and has created an enormous amount of resources for language teachers to use. I asked her if she wanted to collaborate on this post, and she quickly agreed to do so. Below is a list of iPad apps that we both use in our language classrooms. The ones marked with an * are the essential, must-have ones. We have divided the list into two categories: Content consumption apps and content creation apps."

 


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Ricard Garcia's curator insight, November 10, 2014 6:14 AM

Interesting collection of well-chosen apps for the classroom or even for home with Mum and Dad!!

Lee Hall's curator insight, May 11, 11:57 AM

Some cost, so check them carefully.

Willem Kuypers's curator insight, May 20, 1:57 AM

Pour les profs de langues.

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First-Ever Guide for Ed Tech Developers | U.S. Department of Education

First-Ever Guide for Ed Tech Developers | U.S. Department of Education | Ict4champions | Scoop.it
The Ed Tech Developer’s Guide: A Primer for Developers, Startups and Entrepreneurs is a free guide that addresses key questions about the education ecosystem and highlights critical needs and opportunities to develop digital tools and apps for learning.  Written with input from knowledgeable educators, developers, and researchers who were willing to share what they have learned, the guide is designed to help entrepreneurs apply technology in smart ways to solve persistent problems in education.
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Where Flipped Learning Research Is Going -- Campus Technology

Where Flipped Learning Research Is Going -- Campus Technology | Ict4champions | Scoop.it
While most agree that the flipped classroom model benefits learning, researchers are delving into the details and exploring the many facets of a flip.
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Every Teacher’s Must Have Guide to Facebook | Edudemic

Every Teacher’s Must Have Guide to Facebook | Edudemic | Ict4champions | Scoop.it
Consider bringing Facebook into your class as a collaborative tool. Why not use the benefits of Facebook to communicate and increase involvement?
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100’s of Android App Recommendations for Teaching and Learning — Emerging Education Technologies

100’s of Android App Recommendations for Teaching and Learning — Emerging Education Technologies | Ict4champions | Scoop.it
We’ve combed and curated the Web to find collections of the best apps for students and for teaching and learning, specifically for Android-based tablets and smartphones. Following are hundreds of recommendations from respected sources! The 50 Best Education Apps For
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Free Technology for Teachers: 5 Tools for Creating Multimedia Quizzes - A Comparison Chart

Free Technology for Teachers: 5 Tools for Creating Multimedia Quizzes - A Comparison Chart | Ict4champions | Scoop.it

There are plenty of online tools for creating multimedia quizzes and flipped lessons. I am frequently asked for recommendations for "the best" one. I'm partial to using Google Forms to create multimedia quizzes, but there are others worth trying too. The chart embedded below provides an overview of the key features of five popular tools for creating multimedia quizzes and flipped lessons. You can also get a Google Docs version of the chart

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Mobile learning-A Guide for Administrators

Mobile learning-A Guide for Administrators | Ict4champions | Scoop.it

As pioneering districts are beginning to realize the enormous potential of mobile learning, they are also discovering the potential pitfalls at each step along the way. The CoSN Leadership for Mobile Learning Initiative has developed this guide to support school districts in navigating the digital transition to mobile learning in 1:1, BYOD, and mixed environments.

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How do you choose good online sources?

How do you choose good online sources? | Ict4champions | Scoop.it

"Students often ask how to determine which websites and articles are good sources to cite. My answer is always, "Well, what do you think?" Students need to be able to think on their own. So, if your ..."


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Beth Dichter's curator insight, March 25, 10:06 PM

Mia MacMeekin recently posted a new infographic that helps students learn how to determine if online resources are reliable. It is split into four sections, and each section has seven questions. The four sections are:

* Who wrote it?

* What is it for?

* Why was it written?

* When was it written?

With the additional questions students should be able to determine if the site is relevant to their research, and use critical thinking skills as they come to their decision.

This is an area where many students struggle, and this visual may help them become more comfortable in learning how to evaluate information.

Mel Riddile's curator insight, March 26, 6:12 AM
Beth Dichter's insight:

Mia MacMeekin recently posted a new infographic that helps students learn how to determine if online resources are reliable. It is split into four sections, and each section has seven questions. The four sections are:

* Who wrote it?

* What is it for?

* Why was it written?

* When was it written?

With the additional questions students should be able to determine if the site is relevant to their research, and use critical thinking skills as they come to their decision.

This is an area where many students struggle, and this visual may help them become more comfortable in learning how to evaluate information.

Anita Vance's curator insight, March 28, 11:11 AM

Helpful to encourage thinking and self-evaluating...

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Digital Badges / Open Badges Taxonomy

Digital Badges / Open Badges Taxonomy | Ict4champions | Scoop.it
Working on the taxonomy of digital badges / open badges is an interesting empirical and conceptual endeavour. I have been looking into different types of badges as part of the "Discussion Paper on ...
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Mobile learning: Moving past the myths and embracing the opportunities | Brown | The International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning

Mobile learning: Moving past the myths and embracing the opportunities | Brown | The International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning | Ict4champions | Scoop.it

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Mobile learning (mLearning) in the open and distance learning landscape, holds promise and provides exciting new opportunities. In order to understand and embrace these opportunities within various contexts and circumstances it is imperative to understand the essence of the phenomenon. In this regard, we first need to understand the core fundamentals of mLearning and gain insight in what mLearning entails.

Using critical reflection, this paper clarifies what mLearning is by invalidating myths and misperceptions related to mLearning. Acknowledging the lessons learnt through past experience, the authors then explore the opportunities that mLearning provides. mLearning challenges and risks are discussed to assist those who are keen to embrace these opportunities, in avoiding unnecessary risks and pitfalls. The paper concludes by sharing a few thoughts on the future of mLearning.

These perspectives on mLearning seek to provide an overview of what mobile learning entails, recognise the achievements of mobile learning to date, and stimulate an appetite to embrace the opportunities in open and distance learning, while minimising the potential negative effects of technological, social and pedagogical change."

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A Snapshot Of How Twitter Deals With Online Harassment

A Snapshot Of How Twitter Deals With Online Harassment | Ict4champions | Scoop.it
A nonprofit called WAM spent three weeks fielding harassment reports to Twitter. Here's what it learned.
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CreativeCommons-Infographic

CreativeCommons-Infographic | Ict4champions | Scoop.it

A good summary/overview of CC licenses and use for photos.


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Marco Favero's curator insight, May 11, 3:12 AM

aggiungi la tua intuizione ...

Sarah johnstone's curator insight, May 19, 4:57 AM

Great infographic - clear and helpful rules for CC Licences for photo sharing on the net. �� Check it out! 

Philip Williams's curator insight, July 13, 6:06 AM

Clear and v helpful for newbies.

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The Four Important Models of Blended Learning Teachers Should Know about ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

The Four Important Models of Blended Learning Teachers Should Know about ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Ict4champions | Scoop.it

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Need to extend our #ict4red strategies.....

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Tony Guzman's curator insight, May 4, 1:24 PM

This article shares 4 models of blended learning. Have you used any of these? How was your experience?

David Donat's curator insight, May 7, 4:06 AM

Els processos d'aprenentatge éstructurats com una combinació d'activitats, metodologies i contextos rics i variats. Aquest quatre models il·lustren una mateixa visió, basada en la riquesa i varietat de recursos i situacions, així com en el treball de l'autonomia personal a partir de la pràctica.

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ICT4RED: Use of tablets in rural education in South Africa - Masters and PhDs

ICT4RED: Use of tablets in rural education in South Africa - Masters and PhDs | Ict4champions | Scoop.it

In an endeavour to find solutions to the country’s improving but ailing education the South African government through some of its department is attempting to find out if the introduction of technology in the class room has the promised potential to improve teaching and learning. The paper is based on a pilot study currently underway in Cofimvaba in Eastern Cape Province where tablets have been introduced in a number of schools to teachers. The paper used Cofimvaba ICT4RED initiative as a case study.

Read more: http://masters-phds.com/ict4red-use-of-tablets-in-rural-education-in-south-africa/#ixzz3Sp7ONJrh


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Top Podcasting Resources | Listly List

Ready to start podcasting or take your show to the next level? All things podcasting can be found here | How to Start a Podcast - Pat's Complete Step-By-Step Podcasting Tutorial, Podcasts on Scoop.it, Podcasting Technology Resources Community on Google+, Podcast Training Blitz Playlist on YouTube, Audacity: Free Audio Editor and Recorder, Podcasting Directory | Podcast411, Podcasts and Podcasting on Pinterest, Ileane's Podcasters List on Twitter, SpeakPipe - receive voice messages from your audi
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Free Technology for Teachers: Dozens Free iPad App Reviews Arranged by Grade

Free Technology for Teachers: Dozens Free iPad App Reviews Arranged by Grade | Ict4champions | Scoop.it
A couple of years ago when I started iPadApps4School.com I did something that I wish I had done when I started FreeTech4Teachers.com. That is I created a structure for categorizing my app reviews according to grade level. I was also smarter about my use of tags. Both of those decisions have made it relatively easy to find things on iPadApps4School.com
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Teacher's Guide to Digital Citizenship | Edudemic

Teacher's Guide to Digital Citizenship | Edudemic | Ict4champions | Scoop.it
Concerns of what kids can access online caused schools to teach students about digital citizenship; the idea that we’re interconnected through the Internet.
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5 Ways Teachers Can Stay on Top of Technology

5 Ways Teachers Can Stay on Top of Technology | Ict4champions | Scoop.it
Technology plays an important role in the classroom. Teachers can apply technology to help students learn through interactive games and simulations, or by taking advantage of educational resources ...
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A Quick Way for Students to Hand in Their Google Drive Assignments and Papers

A Quick Way for Students to Hand in Their Google Drive Assignments and Papers | Ict4champions | Scoop.it
A Quick Way for Students to Hand in Their Google Drive Work | Educational Technology and Mobile Learning http://t.co/keGQh9TXYX
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5 great apps for fun lessons - Innovate My School

5 great apps for fun lessons - Innovate My School | Ict4champions | Scoop.it
The ideal app can be just the thing to make a great lesson perfect. Here, educational psychologist and learning apps specialist Peter Maxwell lists five of his free favourites.

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Russell R. Roberts, Jr.'s curator insight, March 26, 11:37 PM

Educational Psychologist and learning apps developer Peter Maxwell has listed five interesting and clever apps that can improve your lessons, and in the end, your teaching.  Here are five apps that can enhance learning for both you and your students:  Explain Everything (my favorite), Hopscotch, Sketchbook Express, Stop Motion Studio, and Puppet Pals HD.  These are useful and exciting tools that will add some "life" to your lessons.  Aloha, Russ.

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Very Cool! Free Embeddable Interactives for Teaching and Learning — Emerging Education Technologies

Very Cool! Free Embeddable Interactives for Teaching and Learning — Emerging Education Technologies | Ict4champions | Scoop.it
Fun Interactive Tools for Math, Language Arts, Science, and Social Studies that you can Embed in any Web Page!
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