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New eBook: 52 Tips On Best Practices for eLearning Development and Implementation by News Editor

New eBook: 52 Tips On Best Practices for eLearning Development and Implementation by News Editor | Ict4champions | Scoop.it

The eLearning Guild announces the release of a free eBook,
52 Tips On Best Practices for eLearning Development and Implementation. These 52 tips come from the 12 presenters of the upcoming (September 13-14, 2012) eLearning Guild Online Forum, eLearning Development and Implementation: Best Practices.

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50 Education Technology Tools Every Teacher Should Know About | Edudemic

50 Education Technology Tools Every Teacher Should Know About | Edudemic | Ict4champions | Scoop.it

Technology and education are pretty intertwined these days and nearly every teacher has a few favorite tech tools that make doing his or her job and connecting with students a little bit easier and more fun for all involved.

 

Yet as with anything related to technology, new tools are hitting the market constantly and older ones rising to prominence, broadening their scope, or just adding new features that make them better matches for education, which can make it hard to keep up with the newest and most useful tools even for the most tech-savvy teachers.

 

Here, we’ve compiled a list of some of the tech tools, including some that are becoming increasingly popular and widely used, that should be part of any teacher’s tech tool arsenal this year, whether for their own personal use or as educational aids in the classroom.

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5 Ways to Avoid Oversharing on Social Media

5 Ways to Avoid Oversharing on Social Media | Ict4champions | Scoop.it
Oversharing online can end badly, especially for teens. Here are five ways to protect yourself and avoid doing that.
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The Top Educational iPad Apps Every Teacher and Student should ...

The Top Educational iPad Apps Every Teacher and Student should ... | Ict4champions | Scoop.it

Thankfully, there are many trusted educational resources where educators and teachers can get to discover and learn about new useful apps to use in education. ... apps, ipad · 6 tech tools to bring out the A student in you ...


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Why You Should Talk to Kids About Cyberbullying [INFOGRAPHIC]

Why You Should Talk to Kids About Cyberbullying [INFOGRAPHIC] | Ict4champions | Scoop.it
There is a lot to do before your kid's school year commences. Hopefully, having a talk about cyberbullying will be on your to-do list.
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50 Apps Students Will Be Using In Your Classroom | Edudemic

50 Apps Students Will Be Using In Your Classroom | Edudemic | Ict4champions | Scoop.it

Aren’t smartphones just the best? Considering how easy they so often render daily life, even cash-strapped students and families might consider them a valuable investment this back-to-school season. Especially when one looks at the number of applications available to better organize classes, events, activities, and basic needs as well as supplement classroom lessons.

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Make ICT use a collective effort

Make ICT use a collective effort | Ict4champions | Scoop.it

The education sector worldwide is changing too rapidly — because of the information communications technology revolution and the need for global competitiveness — for any finality on what might constitute best practice for ICT in schools. But, drawing on the developed and developing worlds, it is possible to draft a "good practice" model for South African education.

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Ways to Evaluate Educational Apps

Ways to Evaluate Educational Apps | Ict4champions | Scoop.it

In 2010 Harry Walker developed a rubric, and I used his rubric (with some modifications by Kathy Schrock) as the basis for mine. (Read Harry Walker's paper Evaluating the Effectiveness of Apps for Mobile Devices.)

 

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Mobile Learning infokit

Mobile Learning infokit | Ict4champions | Scoop.it

The Mobile Learning infoKit is a developing resource from JISC infoNet launched at ALT-C 2011 alongside the new JISC publication Emerging Practice in a Digital Age (September 2011). Augmenting the Emerging Practice guide, this infoKit is a practical guide for educational institutions planning to implement a mobile learning initiative.

At launch, the Mobile Learning infoKit comprises a wiki-based resource collating information and guidance from JISC and other sources. It will develop to include a section on future trends, incorporate additional examples, and be made available in a variety of formats.

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Top m-learning reports of 2012

Top m-learning reports of 2012 | Ict4champions | Scoop.it

Reports, and reviews from UNESCO, GSMA and other global giants, as well as a flurry from mobile consultancies across the planet!
Here are a few of the best (free) reports:

 

http://www.gsma.com/connectedliving/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/gsmamckinseytransforminglearningthroughmeducation.pdf

 

http://www.unesco.org/new/en/unesco/themes/icts/m4ed/mobile-learning-resources/unescomobilelearningseries/

 

http://moblearn.blogspot.com/2011/09/mobile-learning-infokit-free-download.html

 

http://www.iamlearn.org/resources/papers.php

 

http://www.mole-project.net/research

 


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mLearning: A Powerful Tool for Addressing MDGs

mLearning: A Powerful Tool for Addressing MDGs | Ict4champions | Scoop.it

mLearning could have a profound effect on tackling many MDGs. It could have a clear impact, of course, helping achieve universal primary education (MDG2) and promoting gender equality (MDG3) by enabling further access to education by all children and eliminating gender discrimination in education.

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Zamzar - convert document, eBook, image, audio and video - free online file conversion

Free conversion between document, image, music, video, audio, eBook, compressed and CAD formats. No download or account required.
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The Best Ways To Create Online Content Easily & Quickly In 2012 — So Far | Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day…

"This list brings together what I think are this year’s best ways to create online content easily and quickly. These web tools are excellent ways for English Language Learners, and others who might not be very tech-savvy, to have a good experience working with technology."

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Ten Steps… Transforming Past Lessons For the 21st Century Digital Classroom

Ten Steps… Transforming Past Lessons For the 21st Century Digital Classroom | Ict4champions | Scoop.it

Welcome to Part Four of this four part series devoted to bringing curriculum to the digital era. In this series of posts I have walked you through ten practical steps I have found helpful in transforming yesterday’s lessons into 21st century digital treasures! In this last post of the series I bring you some amazing resources and a document you will want to download and use in your planning.

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What is Naiku

What is Naiku | Ict4champions | Scoop.it

Naiku is a very well designed platform that runs on web or mobile and enables teachers or students to create assssment tests and quick questions which can be answered using mobile devices in the classroom or from home. Really handy tool.

 


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Citing Sources: A Quick and Graphic Guide

Citing Sources: A Quick and Graphic Guide | Ict4champions | Scoop.it

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Tricia Adams's curator insight, November 27, 2013 4:28 AM

Lovely child friendly way to explain!

katana Robertson's curator insight, April 2, 2014 1:09 AM

This website adds insight into the proper way of referencing and avoiding plagiarism. This website is necessary for any written assessment.

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Bloom's Taxonomy revised for digital paradigms

Bloom's Taxonomy revised for digital paradigms | Ict4champions | Scoop.it

Blooms elements cover many of the activities and objectives but they do not address the new objectives presented by the emergence and integration of Information and Communication Technologies into the classroom and the lives of our students. This adaptation endeavour to do so.

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Direct YouTube Downloader

Direct YouTube Downloader | Ict4champions | Scoop.it

Download Youtube videos and save in formats suitable for a range of mobile devices and tablets.


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theo kuechel's comment, August 1, 2012 4:22 AM
Although this downloads for IOS and other devices; it is worth noting thta the application itself is Windows only.
theo kuechel's comment, August 1, 2012 6:10 AM
Although this downloads YouTube videos in formats suitable for for IOS and other devices; it is worth noting that the application itself is Windows only.
DjDream Tacuri's curator insight, December 16, 2013 9:12 PM

http://youtu.be/D-Co2CtK7uc

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A Simple Guide to All That Teachers Need to Know about Digital Citizenship

A Simple Guide to All That Teachers Need to Know about Digital Citizenship | Ict4champions | Scoop.it

Digital citizenship is a key component of the technology and media literacy. We do not teach our students how to be good citizens in the real physical world but how they can be good netizens of the online world as well.Today's learning requires alot of use of technology and most imprtant of all, our students are using technology on a daily basis- text messaging, blogging, Facebooking, Twittering, watching videos, gaming and networking. They live in two different but interconnected worlds. What they do online can have a severe repercussions on their real life if not properly instructed on digital safety issues and this is where digital citizenship fits in


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The Best 9 Free Websites That Offer Free eBooks for Teachers

The Best 9 Free Websites That Offer Free eBooks for Teachers | Ict4champions | Scoop.it

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The 60-Second Guide To Smartphones In Education | Edudemic

The 60-Second Guide To Smartphones In Education | Edudemic | Ict4champions | Scoop.it

Smartphones and apps are the pinnacle of buzzwords when it comes to education. You can’t swing an app without hitting a smartphone…or something.

 

So what’s all the buzz about? Are smartphones really that big a deal in education? Let’s examine the facts...

 

Read more:

http://edudemic.com/2012/08/the-60-second-guide-to-smartphones-in-education/

 

 


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Content Curation: How To Cite, Credit and Attribute Other People's Content on the Web

Content Curation: How To Cite, Credit and Attribute Other People's Content on the Web | Ict4champions | Scoop.it

Robin Good: Here is a good guide providing the basic principles that should be followed when using, reposting, citing or quoting other people's content (both text and images).

 

The article outlines "proper methods of source attribution on the internet to guarantee the right people get credit for their hard work and ideas."

 

Specific sections of the article cover:

How To Cite Content in Blog Posts How To Cite Content in Social Media How to Give Credit to Guest Bloggers and Ghost Writers How to Cite Images and Visual Content

 

 

Well done. 8/10


Read more: http://blog.hubspot.com/blog/tabid/6307/bid/33098/How-Not-to-Steal-People-s-Content-on-the-Web.aspx

 

 

 


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El código Gutenberg's comment, August 18, 2012 2:01 PM
Thank you very much. You're very kind. I hope that readers like my work in "El código Gutenberg". And thank you for the information in your page.
nickcarman's curator insight, February 17, 2013 5:45 PM

This is an excellent article, which lays out the groundrules for using, or citing someone else's content.

Nevermore Sithole's curator insight, August 29, 2013 8:32 AM

A Good Resource

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Great list! Critical Evaluation of information resources

Great list! Critical Evaluation of information resources | Ict4champions | Scoop.it
Critical evaluation forms and information...
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