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Useful websites.

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The Internet's visual storytelling community. Explore, share, and discuss the best visual stories the Internet has to offer.
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Learn the ins and outs of Google Classroom from an expert

Learn the ins and outs of Google Classroom from an expert | Ict4champions | Scoop.it

"Educator and blogger Alice Keeler has written extensively on integrating Google Classroom with everyday school work ..."

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e-Assessment Toolkit | The e-Assessment Association

e-Assessment Toolkit | The e-Assessment Association | Ict4champions | Scoop.it
The e-Assessment Toolkit exists to provide clear, current, practical information to e-assessment practitioners, or those thinking of adopting e-assessment.

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Ana Cristina Pratas's curator insight, February 18, 3:43 AM

The e-Assessment Toolkit exists to provide clear, current, practical information to e-assessment practitioners, or those thinking of adopting e-assessment. The toolkit offers useful tools and resources, helping users to develop and share their knowledge of e-assessment for effective implementation.


What is e-Assessment?

E-assessment as a single term describes a range of learning and assessment activities that have distinct meanings in their own contexts e.g. electronic marking, online assessment, computer-aided assessment and direct on-screen testing are all referred to as e-assessment.

The toolkit is for those involved in the management and delivery of e-assessment in centres offering accredited vocational qualifications and covers two key aspects of e-assessment: the management and delivery of e-testing and the use of e-portfolios for assessment.

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Create free presentations without PowerPoint - CNET

Create free presentations without PowerPoint - CNET | Ict4champions | Scoop.it
Can't afford Microsoft's venerated program? Or maybe you want to build slide decks that really stand out? Try one of these PowerPoint killers.
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Backchannel Chat - Safe Secure Classroom Discussions

Backchannel Chat - Safe Secure Classroom Discussions | Ict4champions | Scoop.it
Backchannel Chat is a class discussion tool that was designed from the ground up to support teachers. Backchannels are great for increasing participation in classroom discussions and for informally assessing your students’ knowledge.

Teacher can control all aspects of the discussion, you can remove messages and prevent students from posting, if the pace of the discussion is overwhelming and key messages are lost you can take control and lock the room so that only you can add content.
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The best tools for your paperless classroom

The best tools for your paperless classroom | Ict4champions | Scoop.it
Whether you’ve had a paperless classroom for awhile, have tried to go paperless but have made it only halfway there, or if you’re just taking your first baby steps into emptying your classroom of its paper piles, selecting tools that will take the...
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WhatsApp comes to the desktop

WhatsApp comes to the desktop | Ict4champions | Scoop.it
It's what millions of WhatsApp users have wanted for ages and it's finally happening. The instant messaging giant, which is owned by Facebook, revealed on Wednesday that will allow people to send
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4 Best Practices in Implementing GBL

4 Best Practices in Implementing GBL | Ict4champions | Scoop.it
For successful gamification, build the excitement, use the data you collect, make the game fun for all students, and never underestimate the value of play.
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5 Fantastic, Fast Formative Assessment Tools

5 Fantastic, Fast Formative Assessment Tools | Ict4champions | Scoop.it
With tools like Socrative, Kahoot, Zaption, Chatzy, and Plickers, teachers can use tech for immediate feedback about how students are learning and understanding the lesson.
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10 Trends to Personalize Learning in 2015

10 Trends to Personalize Learning in 2015 | Ict4champions | Scoop.it
Check out the 10 Trends to Personalize Learning around Learning Culture, Learning Environments, Deeper Learning and Partnerships in Learning.
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45 Fantastic Chrome Apps and Extensions!

45 Fantastic Chrome Apps and Extensions! | Ict4champions | Scoop.it
My absolute FAVORITE Google Chrome Apps and Extensions! As many of you may know, I am a confessed Chrome addict ! I even have a presentation to prove it: Confessions of a Chrome Addict . I have...
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Google Tips and Tricks - "I didn't know I could do that in Google!"

Google tips and tricks presentation to educators on Nov. 6, 2014 at BIT14 (ECOO) in Niagara Falls Ontario Canada.

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Google Tips and Tricks - "I didn't know I could do that in Google!"

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Google tips, tricks and tutorials that I definitely did not know about it.

Christine Rounsevell's curator insight, August 26, 8:28 PM

Ok. I admit I didn't know Google could do half those things!

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The 5 Best Study Aid Apps for Students | Edudemic

The 5 Best Study Aid Apps for Students | Edudemic | Ict4champions | Scoop.it
It's not easy for students to stay on task these days. From Facebook to Instagram & Twitter to instant messaging to pop up, there are so many distractions.

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Techniques for Unleashing Student Work from Learning Management Systems

Techniques for Unleashing Student Work from Learning Management Systems | Ict4champions | Scoop.it
Learning management systems, like Blackboard and Moodle, have helped educators manage assignments. However, the LMS can be an obstacle to letting students take their work with them while connecting to the greater world.

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Evernote's hidden talent: Quick, easy presentations

Evernote's hidden talent: Quick, easy presentations | Ict4champions | Scoop.it
No need to transfer data from Evernote to PowerPoint. Save time and spare your coworkers at your next meeting with this trick.
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A Dictionary For 21st Century Teachers: Learning Models

A Dictionary For 21st Century Teachers: Learning Models | Ict4champions | Scoop.it
A Dictionary For 21st Century Teachers: An ongoing index of emerging learning models, theories, and technology for progressive teaching.
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5 Things Every Teacher Should Be Able to Do On YouTube

5 Things Every Teacher Should Be Able to Do On YouTube | Ict4champions | Scoop.it
Here is what you will get to learn from these tips: Know how to add subtitles and closed captions to your videos Add and edit annotations use enhancement features to improve your videos How to use YouTube video editor to combine, trim, add music and customize your clips How to search YouTube library for copyright-free music to add to your videos How to swap the audio track on our videos
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32 Characteristics Of High-Performing Classrooms

32 Characteristics Of High-Performing Classrooms | Ict4champions | Scoop.it
32 Characteristics Of High-Performing Classrooms
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8 Must Have Apps for Teachers

8 Must Have Apps for Teachers | Ict4champions | Scoop.it
Here is our collection of the best 8 apps for teachers. Take a look and Keep in touch with parents, students, and other teachers through these helpful apps.
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5 trends that will emerge in education technology in 2015

5 trends that will emerge in education technology in 2015 | Ict4champions | Scoop.it
Education technology will become even more an everyday tool in U.S. classrooms in 2015.
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Definitely a trend for South Africa as well
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Traits of an Effective Tech Coach

Traits of an Effective Tech Coach | Ict4champions | Scoop.it
What are the traits of an effective technology coach and how can schools assess the effectiveness of a coach?
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Create a Badge with Google Drawing

Create a Badge with Google Drawing | Ict4champions | Scoop.it
If you have thought of creating your own badges here are the steps I use in Google Draw to create them. Create a Drawing From Google Drive create a Google Drawing. Resize the Canvas Use the File me...
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