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Vivapitch - engage your audience

Vivapitch - engage your audience | immersive media | Scoop.it

Vivapitch lets conference audiences view and interact with the presentation slides, in real-time, on their mobile devices.

Users can currently:

Save the presentation, leave notes alongside important slides, share slides directly with your Twitter network.

 


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Baiba Svenca's curator insight, June 2, 2013 7:46 AM

While listening to the presenter's speech, the audience can interact by annotating, sharing, tweeting, saving the presentation in real time. To engage your audience, all you need is to download a free Presenter app for PowerPoint.

Vivapitch currently works on Android platform only.

Larry Davies's curator insight, June 2, 2013 3:29 PM

Teleconferencing

LucaVanin's curator insight, June 4, 2013 6:16 PM

Da provare assolutamente: permette ai partecipanti di aggiungere note e interagire con le presentazioni! :-)

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Engagement from Technology Use Is Different Than Engagement from Learning via Eric Patnoudes

Engagement from Technology Use Is Different Than Engagement from Learning via Eric Patnoudes | immersive media | Scoop.it
Industry insights your peers are reading. The very best industry content from the EdTech Update community.

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Free Online Collage Maker | Graphic Design | Photo Editor - FotoJet

Free Online Collage Maker | Graphic Design | Photo Editor - FotoJet | immersive media | Scoop.it
FotoJet is a free online photo editor, collage maker and graphic designer that allows you to edit photos and create collages and designs easily. Try it now!

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, July 28, 12:38 AM

A useful free online image editor for creating design work.

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12 Ways to Make Meaningful Connections With Educators – Teacher Reboot Camp via Shelly Terrell

12 Ways to Make Meaningful Connections With Educators – Teacher Reboot Camp via Shelly Terrell | immersive media | Scoop.it

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Teacher Reboot Camp via Shelly Terrell
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Some Very Good Chrome Apps Used By Fellow Teachers via @medkh9 

Some Very Good Chrome Apps Used By Fellow Teachers via @medkh9  | immersive media | Scoop.it

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Free Images - Pixabay

Free Images - Pixabay | immersive media | Scoop.it
Over 690,000 high quality photos, illustrations, and vector graphics. Free for commercial use. No attribution required.

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StockSnap.io - Beautiful Free Stock Photos (CC0)

StockSnap.io - Beautiful Free Stock Photos (CC0) | immersive media | Scoop.it
The #1 source for beautiful free stock photos. High quality and high resolution images free from all copyright restrictions (CC0) - no attribution required.

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Neil Gaiman on How Stories Last

Neil Gaiman on How Stories Last | immersive media | Scoop.it
"Stories ... are genuinely symbiotic organisms that we live with, that allow human beings to advance."

Stories have shapes, as Vonnegut b

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Karen B Wehner's curator insight, June 22, 2015 8:00 AM

Moving accounts of how stories enrich and shape our lives, through good times and bad.

Brandi Rogers's curator insight, July 27, 2:26 PM

To share when discussing fiction... traditional literature... writing fiction.

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The problem with Melania's speech goes deeper than plagiarism | Story Lab

The problem with Melania's speech goes deeper than plagiarism | Story Lab | immersive media | Scoop.it
Did she or didn’t she?  Only her speechwriter knows for sure. As the pundits volley back and forth about who, or if anyone is at fault for Melania’s alleged plagiarism, we are being distracted from another problem that continues to go unnoticed. I looked forward to this speech, not just because I really don’t know … Continue reading The problem with Melania’s speech goes deeper than plagiarism

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Jim Signorelli,Story-Lab's curator insight, July 19, 6:34 PM

As the pundits argue about whether or not Melania Trump plagiarized Michelle Obama, they are overlooking the opportunity she missed to help us understand Trump's story. 

 

 

Jim Signroelli is the CE0/Founder of Story-Lab and conducts storytelling for business workshops across the country.  Visit his website at www.story-lab.net 

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6 Great Videos for Teaching Media Fluency

6 Great Videos for Teaching Media Fluency | immersive media | Scoop.it
Here is a great list of useful videos for helping you in your continuing quest of teaching Media Fluency to your digital students.

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Telling Stories: The Art and Science of Storytelling as an Instructional Strategy

Telling Stories: The Art and Science of Storytelling as an Instructional Strategy | immersive media | Scoop.it
This book explores the many pedagogical uses of Story in psychology instruction. Rich with teaching tips, examples, resources, and outcome data, the collected chapters serve as both a reference for developing creative uses of Story in the (real or virtual) classroom and as an example of evidence-based scholarship in the field.  The volume is organized into sections focusing on the theoretical underpinnings of Story, the autobiographical use of Story, application of Story in different course contexts, and interdisciplinary perspectives on the pedagogical use of Story.  

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Jim Lerman's curator insight, July 21, 3:38 AM

Free download of this ebook

 

This appears to be an outstanding collection of papers on the use of storytelling as an instructional strategy. Published in 2015.

Jim Lerman's curator insight, July 21, 3:38 AM

Free download of this ebook

 

This appears to be an outstanding collection of papers on the use of storytelling as an instructional strategy. Published in 2015.

Jim Lerman's curator insight, July 21, 3:39 AM

Free download of this ebook

 

This appears to be an outstanding collection of papers on the use of storytelling as an instructional strategy. Published in 2015.

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12 Essential Mac Apps for Teachers and Educators ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

12 Essential Mac Apps for Teachers and Educators ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | immersive media | Scoop.it

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Disrupting Power

Disrupting Power | immersive media | Scoop.it
The Social Age has changed everything: broadly speaking, it has eroded formal authority in favour of socially moderated, divergent and contextual Social Authority. This has eroded the purpose of organisations themselves, as distributed social mechanisms of production have empowered individuals and small groups, whilst making large organisations less able to react to the ever-changing nature of the world today.

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David Hain's curator insight, July 23, 2:23 AM

To navigate effectively in your ecosystem, it helps to know about power. @JulianStodd provides an insightful guide here.

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Why Instructional Design Must Focus on Learning Outcomes, Not Learning Activities (EdSurge News) by Nira Dale

Why Instructional Design Must Focus on Learning Outcomes, Not Learning Activities (EdSurge News) by Nira Dale | immersive media | Scoop.it
It’s no secret that kids learn better when teachers provide learning activities that keep them engaged. Teachers work tirelessly to plan engaging lessons that capture and keep the interests of their students, thereby making content more accessible. However, teachers continue to feel the daunting pre

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Create Animations That Are Good For Learning

Create Animations That Are Good For Learning | immersive media | Scoop.it
Newer technologies make animations easier to create at a reasonable cost, making the format a viable choice for instruction. With educational researchers piecing together the data on its effectiveness for learning, a set of design principles based on evidence is emerging. It is important to consider the research before choosing to use the animation format. Then animations will be able to meet their potential for learning.

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Storytelling, Neuroscience, And The Future

Storytelling, Neuroscience, And The Future | immersive media | Scoop.it
Our collective story is what makes sense of what we perceive.

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Karen Dietz's curator insight, July 25, 1:51 PM

There is a lot out there on the neuroscience of storytelling. Here's another terrific article that share more about the topic. What I particularly like is the author's discussion of the future of storytelling based on our current addiction to screen time, and some of the opportunities virtual reality storytelling bring.

 

It's an interesting read. What do you think of the narrative future proposed?

 

This review was written by Karen Dietz for her curated content on business storytelling at www.scoop.it/t/just-story-it. Follow her on Twitter @kdietz

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Better group chat controls are coming to Google Hangouts

Better group chat controls are coming to Google Hangouts | immersive media | Scoop.it

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Your Personal Story: 6 Prompts To Get You Started

Your Personal Story: 6 Prompts To Get You Started | immersive media | Scoop.it
Building your personal brand involves putting yourself out there, sharing your story with your target audience, in your unique way, with your unique voice.

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Karen Dietz's curator insight, July 25, 1:44 PM

When someone tells us to share our personal story, we end up with the question: About what?!

 

Well here's a post to get you started about a number of stories you could tell. What I like is that they are unusual story prompts -- but easy to come up with stories about. And they definitely do the job of helping us tell our personal story.

 

So dig into this post and start using these prompts to craft some of your personal stories to have at the ready.

 

This review was written by Karen Dietz for her curated content on business storytelling at www.scoop.it/t/just-story-it. Follow her on Twitter @kdietz

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Only the Boys Want to Code! | Nettrice Gaskins | Musing of a Renegade Futurist

Only the Boys Want to Code! | Nettrice Gaskins | Musing of a Renegade Futurist | immersive media | Scoop.it

"It has been a commonly held belief that the gender gap in tech is primarily a pipeline issue; that there are simply not enough girls studying math and science. Recently updated information indicates an equal number of high school girls and boys participating in STEM electives, and at Stanford and Berkeley, 50% of the introductory computer science students are women. (However,) the U.S. Census Bureau reported last year that twice as many men as women with the same qualifications were working in STEM fields." – Bonnie Marcus

Last Saturday, I was on a panel with black women STEM professionals to talk about how we got to where we are in our fields. The host was Black Girls Code Boston. During the Q & A, a young man asked, “What programming languages do you like to use?” I noted how his eyes lit up in expectation. Scratch programming was mentioned and some heads were nodding in the audience but the kid wanted more. I talked about Processing and Arduino and how one was in Javascript and the other was C++. I also talked about Python, which allows programmers to express concepts in fewer lines of code than C++ or Java. None of the girls in attendance asked about coding but they were listening.

When a parent asked the BGCB panel to talk about what we would say to our 13 year old selves I talked about auditioning for a Teen Board to do something I didn’t think I could do (i.e., fashion merchandising, runway modeling, makeup). I didn’t think I was the type to do that. I tried out and forgot that I had done it until the day when I received the letter informing me that I was chosen. I remember the panic I felt but I participated, anyway. I feel the same way about computer programming. I thought artists didn’t program/code.


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Flickr: Creative Commons

Flickr: Creative Commons | immersive media | Scoop.it
Flickr is almost certainly the best online photo management and sharing application in the world. Show off your favorite photos and videos to the world, securely and privately show content to your friends and family, or blog the photos and videos you take with a cameraphone.

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Separating Fiction From Facts in Data Storytelling

Separating Fiction From Facts in Data Storytelling | immersive media | Scoop.it
The field of data storytelling is still relatively new and uncharted, but it has become a hot topic in both analytics and business circles. As various people step forward to provide opinions on how to tell data stories, misinformation is creeping in which, if left unaddressed, could lead aspiring data storytellers astray. This article will separate the fiction from the facts to help more people understand what is required to tell powerful data stories.

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Karen Dietz's curator insight, July 19, 12:37 PM

Want to get better at data storytelling? Want to know more about what it is and how to do it? Then read this post!

 

Data storytelling is all the rage now. Given how many industries, companies, and businesses are drowning in big data, figuring out how to narrate the insights to be found is a big deal.

 

Yet lots of mistakes about how to tell a data story are being made. This is a terrific post that helps bring clarity to the entire field. It's a great read and you will come away enlightened. And hopefully better able to craft that data narrative. Enjoy.

 

This review was written by Karen Dietz for her curated content on business storytelling at www.scoop.it/t/just-story-it. Follow her on Twitter @kdietz

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How to Create Custom Word Clouds via @RmByrne


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2 Minute Slide Challenge: From Boring Bullet Points to Stunning Designs!

2 Minute Slide Challenge: From Boring Bullet Points to Stunning Designs! | immersive media | Scoop.it
Bullet Points is just pure laziness. Lists are not meant for a slide. 2 minutes are all you need to transform a list to a creative slide!

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Baiba Svenca's curator insight, July 20, 3:02 PM

Once again about bullet points. The examples are aimed at business but some great ideas applicable to any sphere.

Imparafacile's curator insight, July 21, 3:41 AM
Utile per migliorare la grafica delle presentazioni, ma anche di ogni contenuto visuale
Tiffany Crosby's curator insight, July 23, 12:45 PM
Caution: Templates aren't free but the creative ideas it may spark in you are. So take from it what you will. 
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Site Content as Story

Site Content as Story | immersive media | Scoop.it

"We need to stop 'telling stories' that oxytocin or the magic of a 'narrative arc' explain storytelling. It’s much bigger than science can explain. Storytelling is an art – subjective, emotional, and as variable as humanity is diverse." - Annette Simmons


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After 36,000 years, a massive volcano near Rome rumbles to life | Chriatina Beck | CSMonitor.com

After 36,000 years, a massive volcano near Rome rumbles to life | Chriatina Beck | CSMonitor.com | immersive media | Scoop.it

Italy, home to one of the most famous volcanic disasters in history, is showing signs that another massive eruption is brewing, according to a new study published in the journal Geophysical Research Letters.

Almost 2,000 years after the burial of Pompeii and nearby Herculaneum during the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius in 79 A.D., an ancient volcano near Rome is rumbling to life, say scientists. About 19 miles away from the heart of Rome, an ancient volcanic district called the Colli Albani is stirring.


The Colli Albani, a 9-mile-long semicircle of hills on the outskirts of Rome, last erupted 36,000 years ago, so geologists had classified it as extinct – until about 20 years ago.

In the early 1990s, the area around the Colli Albani Volcanic District began showing geological indicators of a future explosion: ground levels shifted, steam vents opened, and earthquakes shook the hills around the site.


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For black lives to matter, so must the education of black students | Jesse Hagopian Blog | NEA.org

For black lives to matter, so must the education of black students | Jesse Hagopian Blog | NEA.org | immersive media | Scoop.it

Educator, author, and activist Jesse Hagopian, a guest contributor to Education Votes, was one of the featured speakers at the Save Our Schools (SOS) rally, also known as the People’s March for Public Education and Social Justice.


It took place Friday, July 8th, in Washington, D.C. at the Lincoln Memorial. Hagopian, a staunch advocate for students and educators, led a boycott at his Seattle high school against high-stakes testing that sparked a national movement.


At the S.O.S. rally, in a powerful speech, he highlighted the critical link between the Black Lives Matter movement and the education of African-American students.


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