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Online Icon Maker - Free Icon Creator

Online Icon Maker - Free Icon Creator | EDTECH ~ ICT | Thinking, Tips & Tools - the Internet Tracks & Trails  -Besides... QUESTIONING them all ! | Scoop.it

 

Online Icon Maker is a free tool, "developed to create simple favicons and badges within minutes" : it currently helps you make PNG or ICO-format icons and shall soon provide others... have a try :).

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How to Devise Passwords That Drive Hackers Away | the NY Times

How to Devise Passwords That Drive Hackers Away | the NY Times | EDTECH ~ ICT | Thinking, Tips & Tools - the Internet Tracks & Trails  -Besides... QUESTIONING them all ! | Scoop.it

 

"It’s a good idea to be a little paranoid about password theft, and there are several ways to strengthen your defenses."

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Et si Albrecht Dürer avait eu un Tumblr ? | S.I.Lex

Et si Albrecht Dürer avait eu un Tumblr ? | S.I.Lex | EDTECH ~ ICT | Thinking, Tips & Tools - the Internet Tracks & Trails  -Besides... QUESTIONING them all ! | Scoop.it

 

"Imaginons un instant que le peintre et graveur Albrecht Dürer soit soudainement transporté depuis la Renaissance jusqu’à notre époque et que pour diffuser ses oeuvres, il décide d’ouvrir un profil sur la plateforme de microblogging Tumblr... 

L’hypothèse peut paraître un brin saugrenue, mais une telle manipulation de l’espace-temps constituerait une expérience fascinante. Car Dürer fut l’un des artistes les plus copiés en son temps et il était particulièrement susceptible vis-à-vis des reproductions de ses créations réalisées sans autorisation, notamment ses gravures. [...]"

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US election campaigning in 140 characters | BBC News

US election campaigning in 140 characters | BBC News | EDTECH ~ ICT | Thinking, Tips & Tools - the Internet Tracks & Trails  -Besides... QUESTIONING them all ! | Scoop.it

"Does a 140-character US election campaign message really matter in the race to the White House ?"

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Think before you tweet ! | Cool Cat Teacher Blog

Think before you tweet ! | Cool Cat Teacher Blog | EDTECH ~ ICT | Thinking, Tips & Tools - the Internet Tracks & Trails  -Besides... QUESTIONING them all ! | Scoop.it

 

"Today on social media I saw someone write gritty, gross details of her cat's stomach ailment and another person described the moves that she learned in her yoga pole dancing class (with names too adult to share here.) I'm trying to understand why either of them would think those two things would enlighten or improve the lives of other people. [...]"

 

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Facebook: mapping how viral photos spread | Stamen Design

Facebook: mapping how viral photos spread | Stamen Design | EDTECH ~ ICT | Thinking, Tips & Tools - the Internet Tracks & Trails  -Besides... QUESTIONING them all ! | Scoop.it

 

"Ever wondered what the sharing patterns of a viral online image look like? Well, you're about to find out."

"Following up on last month's map of the world's friendships on Facebook, we've released another visualization of relationships across social networks today. Called "Photo-sharing Explosions," these visualizations look at the different ways that photos shared on George Takei's Facebook page go viral once he's posted them."

 

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40 Quick ways to use mobiles in classrooms | Edudemic

40 Quick ways to use mobiles in classrooms | Edudemic | EDTECH ~ ICT | Thinking, Tips & Tools - the Internet Tracks & Trails  -Besides... QUESTIONING them all ! | Scoop.it

 

While most of the French schools are banning mobile phones for fear they might divert students from working... they prove themselves efficient learning tools !

Creating educational apps / Scavenger hunts / Shooting video /

Text message rewriting / Recording podcasts / Accessing textbooks / Encouraging literacy / ... are just a few of the 40 ways of using mobiles in a classroom suggested by edudemic.

 

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Is the Cell Phone the New Pencil ? | edutopia.org

Is the Cell Phone the New Pencil ? | edutopia.org | EDTECH ~ ICT | Thinking, Tips & Tools - the Internet Tracks & Trails  -Besides... QUESTIONING them all ! | Scoop.it

Jeff Grabill (Writing, Rhetoric, and American Cultures Department at Michigan State University) :

Results from the survey in U.S. colleges :

* SMS texts (i.e., texts using short message services on mobile devices), emails, and lecture notes are three of the most frequently written genres (or types) of writing.

* SMS texts and academic writing are the most frequently valued genres.Some electronic genres written frequently by participants, such as writing in social networking environments, are not valued highly.

* Students write for personal fulfillment nearly as often as for school assignments.

* Digital writing platforms -- cell phones, Facebook, email -- are frequently associated with writing done most often.

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Fantastic fonts and where to find them!

A collection of useful and free fonts for educators and students with images and links to where they can be downloaded from the Worldwide web. NB - You will nee (RT @rubiales62: #mfl #edtech #flteach Free French handwriting fonts and lots more!

Via Rafael Scapin, Ph.D.
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10 Fun Tools To Easily Make Your Own Infographics [ edudemics

10 Fun Tools To Easily Make Your Own Infographics [ edudemics | EDTECH ~ ICT | Thinking, Tips & Tools - the Internet Tracks & Trails  -Besides... QUESTIONING them all ! | Scoop.it

 "People love to learn by examining visual representations of data. That's been proven time and time again by the popularity of both infographics and Pinterest. So what if you could make your own infographics ?"

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Choisir des enceintes multimédia pour la classe

Choisir des enceintes multimédia pour la classe | EDTECH ~ ICT | Thinking, Tips & Tools - the Internet Tracks & Trails  -Besides... QUESTIONING them all ! | Scoop.it
De stéréo à sept satellites, avec ou sans caisson. Il y a de tout pour accompagner son PC en son....

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Sur les listes de diffusion d'enseignants de LV, le sujet des enceintes (puissance, qualités, etc) est récurrent. Sans être spécialiste, il me semble que 20/30 W pour une salle de classe conviennent largement, mais pour le reste ? Le site lesnumeriques.com propose ce comparatif d'enceintes : relativement récent (août 2012), il peut s'avérer utile...

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Le Cloud Computing, Dropbox et les QR Codes au service de la pédagogie

Le Cloud Computing, Dropbox et les QR Codes au service de la pédagogie | EDTECH ~ ICT | Thinking, Tips & Tools - the Internet Tracks & Trails  -Besides... QUESTIONING them all ! | Scoop.it

 

Confrontation "[...] à la problématique de l’hébergement des ressources [à ... ] "importer" dans la situation pédagogique à l’aide de cette technologie : faire arriver consignes et ressources pédagogiques en classe via les QR Codes et les outils mobiles : le "Cloud Computing" comme solution pratique."


Via ludovia magazine, Laurence Bernard
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Twitter may face govt axe in India | The Times of India

Twitter may face govt axe in India | The Times of India | EDTECH ~ ICT | Thinking, Tips & Tools - the Internet Tracks & Trails  -Besides... QUESTIONING them all ! | Scoop.it

"Stung by the misinformation campaign that spread like wildfire through SMS, Facebook, YouTube and Twitter in past weeks, the Indian government now seems to be moving ahead with its initial threat to tighten the noose around social media. [...]"

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Web 2.0 Cool Tools - Mind Map

Web 2.0 Cool Tools - Mind Map | EDTECH ~ ICT | Thinking, Tips & Tools - the Internet Tracks & Trails  -Besides... QUESTIONING them all ! | Scoop.it

 

Web 2.0  Cool  Tools for

 

Teachers: an  interactive

 

mindmap

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1 an d'utilisation de Twitter: avantages et inconvénients - Journalistiques

1 an d'utilisation de Twitter: avantages et inconvénients - Journalistiques | EDTECH ~ ICT | Thinking, Tips & Tools - the Internet Tracks & Trails  -Besides... QUESTIONING them all ! | Scoop.it

 

"Récusant toute forme de narration autre que des bribes de témoignages, une exploitation journalistique de Twitter s'avère extrêmement productive. A condition de l'intégrer dans un dispositif de veille plus large et plus structuré que l'univers des gazouillis.

Bilan d'un an d'utilisation circonspecte mais attentive. [...]" par Alain Joannes... un vrai journaliste, et quelle plume :o) Après sa disparition, sa réflexion demeure salutaire -pour le moins.

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The iPhone Is Having a Rough Election Day | The Atlantic Wire

The iPhone Is Having a Rough Election Day | The Atlantic Wire | EDTECH ~ ICT | Thinking, Tips & Tools - the Internet Tracks & Trails  -Besides... QUESTIONING them all ! | Scoop.it

"The iPhone had its week last week, when Instagram brought unbelievable but real images of Sandy's destruction to our attention and Twitter acted as a (mostly) reliable news and information source for many people. With power out for many, cell phones helped many communicate until their batteries died, or lost connection completely. [..;]"

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Copyright, Plagiarism &cDigital Literacy | S. Lyon-Jones

Copyright, Plagiarism &cDigital Literacy | S. Lyon-Jones | EDTECH ~ ICT | Thinking, Tips & Tools - the Internet Tracks & Trails  -Besides... QUESTIONING them all ! | Scoop.it

 

"My guest post on Barbara Hoskins Sakamoto's Teaching Village, about good practice when sharing and re-mixing other people's work."


Via Sue Lyon-Jones
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250+ Free Stock Photography Sites

250+ Free Stock Photography Sites | EDTECH ~ ICT | Thinking, Tips & Tools - the Internet Tracks & Trails  -Besides... QUESTIONING them all ! | Scoop.it

Via Ana Cristina Pratas, Pilar Pamblanco, FEED THE TEACHER
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ViewPure | Videos without clutter

ViewPure | Videos without clutter | EDTECH ~ ICT | Thinking, Tips & Tools - the Internet Tracks & Trails  -Besides... QUESTIONING them all ! | Scoop.it

 

"Vidéo en visionnage pur : visionner la vidéo YouTube sans les commentaires, suggestions et autres 'fonctionnalités' ".

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Tablettes tactiles en classe d'anglais | Laurence BERNARD ac Martinique

 

Premier bilan d'un projet naissant de tablettes tactiles en classe d'anglais, sur le site d'anglais de l'académie de la Martinique


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99 Mind Mapping Resources, Tools, and Tips | College Degree.com

99 Mind Mapping Resources, Tools, and Tips | College Degree.com | EDTECH ~ ICT | Thinking, Tips & Tools - the Internet Tracks & Trails  -Besides... QUESTIONING them all ! | Scoop.it

Eric Hebert provides the ultimate guide to anything you ever wanted to know about mind mapping.

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Mural.ly : the Mind Mapping Tool You’ve Been Waiting For ?

Mural.ly : the Mind Mapping Tool You’ve Been Waiting For ? | EDTECH ~ ICT | Thinking, Tips & Tools - the Internet Tracks & Trails  -Besides... QUESTIONING them all ! | Scoop.it

 

"Mural.ly is a new tool (still in beta, launched last week) that is a cross between Prezi and mind maps. It’s easy to use and share what you create (perfect for most students, teachers, and parents) but the real beauty of mural.ly is in its lack of structure."

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"its lack of structure"... so that it allows you to define yours : indeed that's what I enjoy most :o)

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The Teacher’s Visual Guide To Social Media | onlinecolleges.net

The Teacher’s Visual Guide To Social Media | onlinecolleges.net | EDTECH ~ ICT | Thinking, Tips & Tools - the Internet Tracks & Trails  -Besides... QUESTIONING them all ! | Scoop.it

"What can social media do for you in your classroom? A lot, actually.

The use of social media in formal learning environments is an exciting possibility for a variety of reasons, including authenticity of learning materials, widespread availability, low cost (assuming technology to access it is in place), and other potential, [...]"

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Digital tools 'to save languages' | ... most interesting :)

Digital tools 'to save languages' | ... most interesting :) | EDTECH ~ ICT | Thinking, Tips & Tools - the Internet Tracks & Trails  -Besides... QUESTIONING them all ! | Scoop.it

 

Facebook, YouTube and even texting will be the salvation of many of the world's endangered languages, scientists believe.

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K. David Harrison (associate professor of linguistics at Swarthmore College and a National Geographic Fellow) explains that languages are the human knowledge base : everything human beings know is encoded in languages and cultures. Harrison also tells about his dictionary project : the starting point is...  any language of the world ! These online dictionaries started about a decade ago.

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An article / a 03'58" audio file (the interview) and... 126 comments !

 

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Qui veut vos données personnelles ?

Qui veut vos données personnelles  ? | EDTECH ~ ICT | Thinking, Tips & Tools - the Internet Tracks & Trails  -Besides... QUESTIONING them all ! | Scoop.it

 

"La société californienne Mozilla a créé une application permettant de suivre, sous la forme d'un graphique animé, la façon dont les acteurs du Web traquent les internautes."

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