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Population growth and climate change explained by Hans Rosling

Click here for a review of the Serpentine pavilion 2013 http://vid.io/xs8 Population growth and climate change explained by Hans Rosling Subscribe to the Gua...
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▶ How To... Extract an Embedded Video from a PowerPoint Presentation - YouTube

Learn how to extract an embedded video from a PowerPoint presentation. You may want to do this if you have lost the original copy of the video and all you ha...
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eSchool News 7 ed-tech summer workshops worth exploring | eSchool News

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10 Signs You Are a Tech-Savvy Teacher Infographic - e-Learning Infographics

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The 10 Signs You Are a Tech-Savvy Teacher Infographic helps you find out just how much technology has become integrated with your teaching life.
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Harvard Graduate School of Education releases study on teens and digital stress | Harvard Magazine

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The Newspaper Clipping Image Generator - Create your own fun newspaper

The Newspaper Clipping Image Generator - Create your own fun newspaper | iEduc | Scoop.it
Make a newspaper clipping with your own headline and story. In example to surprise friends and coworkers, send a birthday greeting or to give your next blog entry a special look.
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Toward a Video Pedagogy

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As we noted in the article, the current moment is unique for teaching sociology. Innovations in information technologies, the massive distribution of online content, and changing student expectations...
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eCampus News New iTunes U update has useful tool for educators » eCampus News

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New Online Community for OI Professionals | Innovation Management

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SOLE: Motivate Students to Teach Themselves (and Each Other)

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Google and Udacity want you “thinking like a Developer”

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Google is practicing their own version of Inception. Three Developer Advocates from the company are using an app to teach you how to ...
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Classroom Evolutions: The Benefits, Implications, and Implementation of Personalized Learning

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Personalized instruction, also known as competency-based learning, has emerged as a holistic, student-centered approach to education. Characterized by the promotion of 21st century skills and the use of technology to create instructional pathways that incorporate students’ needs, interests, and aspirations, the most high-impact personalized learning programs are situated within a strong community of teachers, parents, and students.
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10 Rising Social Networks You Should Explore

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With the explosion of startups, there are plenty of new social networks popping up. Here are 10 up-and-coming social networks worth exploring.
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Kaizena - Add voice & Text comments, links for students.

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Kaizena - Add voice & text comments, links, for students. 

 

 


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eSchool News 3 secrets to a successful digital transformation | eSchool News

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eSchool News 10 ways to tell you're a tech-savvy educator | eSchool News

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World Digital Library Home

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The World Digital Library provides free access to manuscripts, rare books, maps, photographs, and other important cultural documents from all countries and cultures, in Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish.
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@Ignatia Webs: Linking #k12 to #mLearning, networked learning, cloud computing

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How (And Why) Visual Design Matters In e-Learning - Edudemic

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The use of visual, engaging content is a regular topic around these parts, isn’t it. Getting your students interested and keeping them engaged is a challenge for every teacher in every subject and at every age level. That said, when you’re putting together your class materials, do you give a ton of thought to how …
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iTunes U: A Course Creation Guide for Educators

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Preview and download the course iTunes U: A Course Creation Guide for Educators on iTunes U.
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College Presidents: Hybrid Will Have Bigger Impact than MOOCs -- Campus Technology

While college presidents are skeptical about massive open online courses (MOOCs), they see plenty of potential "positive impact" with hybrid courses that blend face-to-face and online learning as well as adaptive learning that uses technology to modify lessons based on the progress shown by students.
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Wearable Learning -- Campus Technology

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Technologies like Google Glass have great educational potential — with or without the high-priced hardware.
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School in the Cloud - Sugata Mitra | Prize-winning wishes | TED Prize | Participate | TED

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TED is a nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading - through TED.com, our annual conferences, the annual TED Prize and local TEDx events.
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Your 2014 Digital Marketing Roadmap - Marketing Technology Blog

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Sometimes it’s easier to just follow the dotted line as you’re looking to ensure your digital marketing is balanced and complete. This infographic compliments of Two Legit aims to do just that, walking you through your web presence, mobile, ecommerce, outbound, inbound, content and social media marketing initiatives.+

One element lost in this infographic is the ability for all of the strategies to work with one another. For instance, utilizing your content marketing to power newsletters that are optimized for mobile devices. That’s not defined in this infographic but it’s an absolute necessity if you’d like to fully leverage email and ensure your emails are read properly. I’ve written before that the modern digital media consultant is more of a conductor, balancing the volumes of each strategy to make some sweet, sweet music!+

More often than not, we find that the key to marketing well isn’t doing everything… it’s balancing a combination of strategies, amplifying the impact by having them work together, and understanding how much of each strategy to initiate in order to maximize results. That said – this is still a great checklist to go down and ensure you’re not missing anything! This infographic also provides some statistics behind the digital marketing trends.

 


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A comprehensive checklist of things that #brandmanagers should keep in mind as they develop a #brand digital marketing plan. Synergy is important.

Jeff Domansky's curator insight, July 31, 10:53 PM

Here's a great brand manager's social marketing checklist in infographic form. shared by Russell Merz. 

Mertens Marketing's curator insight, August 1, 2:46 AM

Okay, es ist vielleicht mal wieder Zeit für eine Infografik.

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Babel Fish? Skype Translator provides instantaneous translations for videoconferences

Babel Fish? Skype Translator provides instantaneous translations for videoconferences | iEduc | Scoop.it

Story and images by Manish Singh / WinBeta Earlier this year, 

 

Earlier this year, Microsoft announced "Skype Translator", a ground breaking feature which would allow two people speaking in different languages to have audio conversations. At the company's Worldwide Partner Conference event, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella announced a development to that project -- Skype Translator now facilitates video conferencing as well.


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Rocio Watkins's curator insight, July 30, 10:37 AM

Wow! 

Rosemary Tyrrell's curator insight, July 30, 11:16 AM

Looks like we are one step closer to Gene Roddenberry's view of the future. Does this remind anyone of a universal translator??? 

terry clarke's curator insight, July 30, 2:54 PM

Although universal communication among people speaking different languages is certainly a worthy goal, I am reluctant to embrace the technology that allegedly allows instantaneous translation during audio/video conferences among speakers of different languages--for many reasons.

  • My ethnic Kazakh daughter and I are bilingual (English & Russian), and I have found that the act, itself, of learning a new language necessarily draws one closer to the customs and practices of the people who use the language in their day-to-day lives (requiring an examination of nearly every aspect of the lives of those who speak the "different language"--allowing, at least the feeling of, adoption of a new and different culture).
  • Language (particularly oral as opposed to written) is an imprecise method of communication, and even experienced translators will attest that different languages have idiosyncrasies that do not allow for an accurate or precise communication of a particular idea, description or opinion sought to be сonveyed. Подвиг (Podvig) is a Russian word used to describe a particular idea in Eastern Orthodox Christianity is an example of one such word--though others may disagree
  • Because of the decline of formal language usage in favor of slang and the explosion of the use of acronyms (SMH, YOLO, WTF), and the multitudes of "figures of speech", I am skeptical that current technology exists that would allow a computer program algorithm to translate accurately and instantaneously the communications between people speaking different languages.
  • Upon reflection, I could not support the widespread use of the technology described in this article. Language, in its many different and beautiful forms, is a reflection of the culture, history and heritage of those who speak it.