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Dragdis

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Drag & drop anything anywhere. Collect images, texts, links or videos to your private folders or post directly to Facebook, Twitter & (soon to come) Tumblr, Dropbox, Pinterest etc.

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what a wonderfully easy and quick tool for organizing your files.  Great way to research and keep track of resources on a subject!

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flea palmer's curator insight, March 13, 2014 8:32 AM

A really simple curation tool which could be really useful for students collecting content from a range of sources which can be filed in an easy-to-find folder structure.

MFaculty's curator insight, March 15, 2014 3:29 PM

This is a handy tool for research and content creation.

Daniel Pastor Peidro's curator insight, March 26, 2014 3:44 PM

Interesante herramienta para guardar: fotos, vídeos, textos, URLs de forma sencilla, fácil y rápida. 

Se integra con Firefox, Chrome y Safari. 

Puedes crear carpetas para organizar el contenido.

Se puede compartir con Facebook, Twitter y Google+.

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20 Signs You’re Actually Making A Difference As A Teacher

20 Signs You’re Actually Making A Difference As A Teacher | classroom tech for students and teachers | Scoop.it
Other Data: 20 Signs You’re Actually Making A Difference As A Teacher
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how are you feeling about the contributions you are making to your and for your students? some interesting and powerful criteria in this brief writing.

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Quick video conferencing

Quick video conferencing | classroom tech for students and teachers | Scoop.it
appear.in is an easy to use video meeting system in your browser

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Want to include community conversation or experts in the classroom.  An easy tool to generate lots of ideas and resources

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Patty Ball's curator insight, March 10, 2014 12:26 PM

another video conferencing option

John O'Connor's curator insight, March 20, 2014 7:15 AM

FaceTime on the iPad is great but this could be better in that its multiplatform.

Dennis Swender's curator insight, March 3, 10:32 AM

This sounds perfect for video conferencing. It's good for groups of up to 8 people and is  free too!

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Learning Never Stops: 4 more (free) websites to create cool student projects online

Learning Never Stops: 4 more (free) websites to create cool student projects online | classroom tech for students and teachers | Scoop.it
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Maybe you're ready to take on a classroom newspaper, or make an announcement of student projects to be presented.  Some interesting publication ideas are presented here.

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tom jackson's curator insight, February 24, 2014 9:03 AM

Maybe you're ready to take on a classroom newspaper, or make an announcement of student projects to be presented.  Some interesting publication ideas are presented here.

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Promoting a Culture of Learning

Promoting a Culture of Learning | classroom tech for students and teachers | Scoop.it
Learning is a culture.

It starts as a culture with the students as human beings needing to understand their environment. And it ends as a culture with students taking what we give them and using it
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tom jackson's curator insight, February 17, 2014 8:23 AM

Your classroom becomes a truly learning lab when you create a trusting culture where students may express their thoughts without fer of ridicule.  Empowering them to take over responsibility requires that they be taught how to treat and respect each others ideas first. A suggestion is the use of the gradual release model where students practice and are guided to create and sustain the culture of learning

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Build Your ThingLink Classroom | ThingLink Blog

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here's an interesting way to apply ThingLink in the classroom. 

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tom jackson's curator insight, February 14, 2014 8:07 AM

here's an interesting way to apply ThingLink in the classroom. 

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The Global Teacher

The Global Teacher | classroom tech for students and teachers | Scoop.it
I have talked about the notion of "classroom teacher" vs. "school teacher" in posts before, and have begun to rethink this notion. Simply put, a "classroom teacher" is someone that focuses on their...
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I'd revise this take a bit or add to the definition of "what's best for the kids"  maybe it should be that the effective global teacher has in mind what is best "to stimulate maximum learning opportunities" for the kids

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tom jackson's curator insight, February 10, 2014 8:18 AM

I'd revise this take a bit or add to the definition of "what's best for the kids"  maybe it should be that the effective global teacher has in mind what is best "to stimulate maximum learning opportunities" for the kids

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Ed Tech Coaching: Fixing the Flipped Classroom: @EDpuzzle

Ed Tech Coaching: Fixing the Flipped Classroom: @EDpuzzle | classroom tech for students and teachers | Scoop.it
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for those interested this could be an answer to passive video presentations, and its free to educators

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tom jackson's curator insight, February 7, 2014 8:05 AM

for those interested in flip, but miss the personalized touch and don't want passive video watching

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Download videos from ALL video sites, Free!

Download videos from ALL video sites, Free! | classroom tech for students and teachers | Scoop.it
Download videos from Youtube, SoundCloud mp3, Facebook, VK, Xvideos, Vimeo, Metacafe, Putlocker and more.
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EasyPrompter - The free, web-based, plugin-free, browser independent, online and offline teleprompter and auto-cue software

EasyPrompter - the best free online teleprompter software for professional and non-professional film, video, vlogs and other productions
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The difference between speaking and teaching — Seize the Room

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Free Technology for Teachers: Now You Can Add Audioboo Recordings to Thinglink Images

Free Technology for Teachers: Now You Can Add Audioboo Recordings to Thinglink Images | classroom tech for students and teachers | Scoop.it
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Free Technology for Teachers: Webinar Recording - Digital Storytelling With Comics

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StoryJumper: Publish and read children's story books

StoryJumper: Publish and read children's story books | classroom tech for students and teachers | Scoop.it
StoryJumper: Publish and read children's story books
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this is a very entertaining way to 1) write your messages to children in your classroom, and 2) engage your students in writing fiction with a plot. Have fun!
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tom jackson's curator insight, March 7, 2014 9:53 AM

this is a very entertaining way to 1) write your messages to children in your classroom, and 2) engage your students in writing fiction with a plot.  Have fun!

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Moving at the Speed of Creativity | Lessons Learned With Elementary STEM Centers

Moving at the Speed of Creativity | Lessons Learned With Elementary STEM Centers | classroom tech for students and teachers | Scoop.it
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Bloom's Digital - Web 2.0 by Sandy Somera

Bloom's Digital - Web 2.0 by Sandy Somera | classroom tech for students and teachers | Scoop.it
TOUCH this image to discover its story. Image tagging powered by ThingLink
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a very creative way to use ThingLink, how can you use this concept to improve student access to information?

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Pippa Davies @PippaDavies 's curator insight, February 24, 2014 11:17 AM

Web tools to match Blooms and digital literacy outcomes!  

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Creating Google Presentations with Scoot & Doodle

Creating Google Presentations with Scoot & Doodle | classroom tech for students and teachers | Scoop.it
  I frequently am creating presentations for different professional development workshops I am presenting at. I wanted to do something fun with my slides this time so I thought I would use Sco...
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Voxopop - a voice based eLearning tool

Voxopop - a voice based eLearning tool | classroom tech for students and teachers | Scoop.it
Voxopop is a fun, engaging and easy-to-use way to help students develop their speaking skills. Create a talkgroup for your language class today!
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I have not explored this yet, but see possibilities for its use such as collaborative distance projects, and presentations

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Top 20 Free Video Conferencing Tools 2013

Top 20 Free Video Conferencing Tools 2013 | classroom tech for students and teachers | Scoop.it
Best free downloadable and web-based video conferencing tools for holding multi-party video calls

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Christophe Jaouen's curator insight, February 18, 2014 3:45 AM

Tableau Pinterest de plusieurs outils de video conference gratuits.

Stephanie Moreau's curator insight, February 18, 2014 8:33 AM

outils de webconf open source 

gustavo salazar's curator insight, March 12, 2014 3:28 PM

excelentes plataformas

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Online Comic Creators

This presentation offers ideas on how to use comics in the classroom and a list of online comic creators
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viddme - share videos instantly - viddme

viddme - share videos instantly - viddme | classroom tech for students and teachers | Scoop.it
Viddme is the simplest way to upload and share videos, no signup required.

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alicia artusi's curator insight, February 3, 2014 10:03 AM

Useful tool for instant sharing

AraceliGF's curator insight, February 9, 2014 2:55 AM

The best thing of this app is that you don't need to register. 

Patty Ball's curator insight, March 10, 2014 1:26 PM

simple upload and share videos

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How Students Can Create Animated Movies to Teach Each Other

How Students Can Create Animated Movies to Teach Each Other | classroom tech for students and teachers | Scoop.it
In addition to learning our content and curriculum standards, today's students also need to be able to do the following effectively: collaborate with one another, synthesize ideas, create content, ...
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EverySlide - Interactive Presentations | Audience Response System

EverySlide - Interactive Presentations | Audience Response System | classroom tech for students and teachers | Scoop.it

Create a presentation in PowerPoint or Keynote. Upload it to everyslide.com. Start presentation.

Broadcast slides to participants' devices; ask questions, run polls, receive feedback.

Review results: get participant lists, email addresses and their answers as a spreadsheet or PDF.


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very easy way to integrate student feedback into your side presentations.  Educator account is free!

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tom jackson's curator insight, January 25, 2014 9:13 AM

very easy way to integrate student feedback into your side presentations.  Educator account is free

Mary Cunningham's curator insight, January 25, 2014 1:01 PM

I want to try this out!

Willemijn Schmitz's curator insight, January 25, 2014 1:04 PM

Leuk, interactieve PPT's

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Google Lat Long: Create your own Street View

Google Lat Long: Create your own Street View | classroom tech for students and teachers | Scoop.it
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Field trips and possibly classroom activities may be recorded this way.  Could be used for open houses to demonstrate student activities

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tom jackson's curator insight, January 21, 2014 8:15 AM

Field trips and possibly classroom activities may be recorded this way. Could be used for open houses to demomstrate student activities

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How to flip the classroom | Flipped Institute

How to flip the classroom | Flipped Institute | classroom tech for students and teachers | Scoop.it
Flipping is easy – and with a little thought and planning, teachers can use the flipped model to create engaging learning experiences for their students.
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Martina Grosty's curator insight, January 20, 2014 1:11 AM

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