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Gadgets may Transform Classrooms | INSIDE Korea JoongAng Daily

Gadgets may Transform Classrooms  | INSIDE Korea JoongAng Daily | Interactive Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it

Tech devices in the classroom not always "rosey".

This article explores some of the challenges...

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18 Free Screencasting tools to Create Video Tutorials

18 Free Screencasting tools to Create Video Tutorials | Interactive Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it

Screencasting  is a better and great way to showcase a procedure, to teach, demonstrate a service or to create video tutorials without having to write a content or an article. Especially great for college teacher...and 18 Free Screencasting tools provided on this site! Do explore!

 

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Building Modern Web Apps? Better Have A Deep Competency in Web 2.0, Open APIs, Widgets, Social Apps, and More

Building Modern Web Apps? Better Have A Deep Competency in Web 2.0, Open APIs, Widgets, Social Apps, and More | Interactive Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it

The Web has an interesting property that those building Web applications and online businesses usually encounter soon after they first launch: It has its own unique and unforgiving rules for success...

 

And for education? Networked value = knowledge/content + functionality + user participation....

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More Than 30 PowerPoint Tips from the PowerPoint Pros! » The Rapid eLearning Blog

More Than 30 PowerPoint Tips from the PowerPoint Pros! » The Rapid eLearning Blog | Interactive Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it

"A lot of rapid elearning hinges on PowerPoint. That means your success building courses is influenced by how well you know PowerPoint. To help you learn more about PowerPoint I pulled together a solid list of PowerPoint resources."

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Wiffiti - Feed your Screens!

Wiffiti - Feed your Screens! | Interactive Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it

Wiffiti publishes real time messages to screens in thousands of locations from jumbotrons to jukeboxes, bars to bowling alleys and cafes to colleges.

You can interact with Wiffiti from your mobile phone or the web.

 

How to use Wiffiti in the classroom? For more go to http://www.pontydysgu.org/2009/11/mixed-modality-learning-with-mobiles-20-things-to-do-in-the-classroom-with-wiffiti/

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How Do We Prepare Our Children for What’s Next? | MindShift

How Do We Prepare Our Children for What’s Next? | MindShift | Interactive Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it

The Internet is revolutionising every part of our lives. When it comes to preparing our children for what's ahead, Cathy Davidson has some ideas. Professor at Duke University and author of "Now you see it: How the Brain Science of Attention will Transform the Way we Live, Work and Learn" (Viking), Cathy offers some real insights and practical suggestions.

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4 Steps to Teaching Others About Technology (And Getting Them to Use It)

4 Steps to Teaching Others About Technology (And Getting Them to Use It) | Interactive Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it

Very useful tips to get your peers using technology in the classroom.

1. Let them find their purpose

2. Help them select a few web 2.0 tools fit for their purpose

3. Create space for them to use tools, work with them and explore them right away

4. Give it time and purpose

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web20-21stcentury-tools - home

web20-21stcentury-tools - home | Interactive Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it

This wikispace offers an extensive range of Web2.0 tools with brief uses and reviews...

 

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Mobile Technology 2011

A short animated video presenting statistics and future predictions about mobile technology.
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5000 Year Timeline of Learning Theories

A lovely story of how learning theories have evolved to current day theories of connectivism, social and ubiquitous learning -How Technology is bridging the gap and flattening the experience of many.

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Tomorrow's Tech in Today's Schools: BYOD - Wifi Infrastructure, BYOD Communication for Students

Tomorrow's Tech in Today's Schools: BYOD - Wifi Infrastructure, BYOD Communication for Students | Interactive Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it

A really useful set of practical tips about campus wifi infrastructure to support student and faculty mobile smart devices. A super BYOD communication brochure for students that also points them to Web 2.0 apps. Excellent idea!

Love the BYOD concept and the way in which infrastructure and communication supports it!

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Next Generation Learning

Next Generation Learning | Interactive Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
 If  the latest hype is any indication, students and business professionals are abandoning their laptops and smart phones in droves for tablets .
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Secondary ICT - Web Literacy

Information literacy, digital literacy and web literacy! As educators we are obliged to support our students in developing skills in critical literacy too.

This video has a strong message for us as teachers...

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The Flipped Classroom Infographic

The Flipped Classroom Infographic | Interactive Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
Created by Knewton and Column Five Media...
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Will Online Colleges Make Traditional Education Systems Obsolete?

Will Online Colleges Make Traditional Education Systems Obsolete? | Interactive Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
The condensing and popularizing of online social interaction is happening so fast that speculating on its future simply doesn’t cut it anymore.
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myeverCLASS : A New way of Learning on Facebook

myeverCLASS is the First-ever e-learning platform on Facebook. http://www.myeverclass.com/

A new way of learning on Facebook ....coming this September.

 

 

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dotEPUB — download any webpage as an e-book

dotEPUB — download any webpage as an e-book | Interactive Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
Tool for automatic conversion to the EPUB format: bookmarklet, widget and API...
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Mark W. Smith: Apps that can help students with college courses and down time

Mark W. Smith: Apps that can help students with college courses and down time | Interactive Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it

The smartphone has become the centerpiece of many students' digital lives. Yes, it can be a distraction. But it also is an incredible tool that can transform classroom learning and late-night studying.
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Adam Bellow's Tech Commandments - #140edu 2011

Adam Bellow presents his Tech Commandment's rapid-fire at the #140edu in New York.

 

Adam's story..... some really valuable points made here!

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Digital Literacy across the Curriculum handbook | futurelab

Digital Literacy across the Curriculum handbook | futurelab | Interactive Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
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10 Must-Have Technologies for Students

10 Must-Have Technologies for Students | Interactive Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it

Technology has touched all things....even the "back-to-school" pack for students.

This story talks to some of the latest tech for students....tablets, ebooks, digital notetaker, lecturer capture etc...

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Backchannels in the classroom

Hear Every Voice!Using Backchannels In Your Classroom...
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How Can Web 2.0 Curation Tools Be Used in the Classroom? | MindShift

How Can Web 2.0 Curation Tools Be Used in the Classroom? | MindShift | Interactive Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it

Curation was once the purview of experts and professionals who collected and preserved resources. But Web 2.0 curation opens the door for others, including for students.

Scoop.it is interested in developing this tool for use in the classroom “Curation also brings the possibility to build around a specific topic or subject of research an interactive discussion between the teacher and his or her students. Suddenly the room is open, without being an organic process without any structure. Curation offers a context on the biggest learning playground the world has ever known.”

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It's in the bag: the high-tech, light way to pack schoolbooks - The Irish Times - Fri, Aug 12, 2011

It's in the bag: the high-tech, light way to pack schoolbooks - The Irish Times - Fri, Aug 12, 2011 | Interactive Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it

The Irish division of a British firm aims to transform a beleaguered schools system with cheaper and less back-breaking e-books...

Pupils in up to eight Irish post-primary schools will be at the vanguard of technology when the new term starts, clutching Intel mini-laptops preloaded with e-books that cover the Junior Cert curriculum rather than a bag full of textbooks. A small but significant step in integrating technology into Irish classrooms.

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The Best Free Documentary Websites | Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

The Best Free Documentary Websites | Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Interactive Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it

This site offers a richness in resources, practical tips and tutorials about using web2.0 tools and mobile apps in education for users,teachers, students, leaders, and managers of educational ICT.

13 of the best free documentary websites: Fandor, Sprdword, Documentary Heaven, TopDocumentary films, Human Restore, SnagFilms, PBS, Free Documentary TV, SurfTheChannel, Miro, OneBigTorrent, Joost..and more!

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