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Google+: An infographic to ease your privacy-concerned mind | ZDNet

Google+: An infographic to ease your privacy-concerned mind | ZDNet | Interactive Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
Worried about Google+ and privacy?The Super Group Network serves up a fresh plate of privacy in the form of an infographic explaining some of the features that will help you understand your options.
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Google+: The Complete Guide

Google+: The Complete Guide | Interactive Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
This guide has everything you'll ever want to know about Google+. Updated regularly.
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8 things to teach yourself to teach with technology

Brief descriptions of things to do to teach with technology by Nando Beconi on Prezi
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iPads in Education – Implementation Stories and Lessons Learned (continued) | Emerging Education Technology

iPads in Education – Implementation Stories and Lessons Learned (continued) | Emerging Education Technology | Interactive Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
Part Two of our look into results and best practices being generated from iPad rollouts in education.
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User Generated Education

User Generated Education | Interactive Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
Jackies Gernstein's blog is excellent! From the Flipped Classroom to incorporating students' PLEs into learning activities that are embedded into the curriculum...and loads more!
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Ten ideas for interactive teaching | Curriculum | eSchoolNews.com

Ten ideas for interactive teaching | Curriculum | eSchoolNews.com | Interactive Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
Interactive teaching methods are an effective way to connect with a generation of students used to consistent stimulation—and education professor Kevin Yee has some advice for how teachers can make their lessons more interactive (in fact he offers a list of 183 techniques - some with technology and some without but interactive nonetheless!). Try some and find those that work best for you and your students.
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Pay Attention

Since most of today's students can appropriately be labeled as "Digital Learners", why do so many teachers refuse to enter the digital age with their teachin...
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How Technology Wires the Learning Brain | MindShift

How Technology Wires the Learning Brain | MindShift | Interactive Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
"The technology train has left. You have to deal with it, understand it and get some perspective." according to Dr Gary Small, neuroscientist and professor at UCLA. Are our brains wired to use technology as elegantly as Small suggests?
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Blended Learning Toolkit |

Blended Learning Toolkit | | Interactive Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
This Blended Learning Toolkit is a free, open resource for educational institutions interested in developing or expanding their blended learning initiatives. Based upon proven research and informed by practical experience, this Blended Learning Toolkit will offer guidance, examples, professional development, and other resources to help you prepare your own blended learning courses and programs.
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The best free cultural & educational media on the web

The best free cultural & educational media on the web | Interactive Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
Your guide to FREE educational media. Find thousands of free online courses, audio books, textbooks, eBooks, language lessons, movies and more.
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92 EdTech Resources You May Have Missed–Treasure Chest July 10, 2011 | Tech the Plunge

92 EdTech Resources You May Have Missed–Treasure Chest July 10, 2011 | Tech the Plunge | Interactive Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
Welcome to this week’s edition of Treasure Chest—92 EdTech Resources You May Have Missed.
This blog offers a richness in tools to explore.....
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AcademicPub - Create a custom book with real-time copyright clearance

AcademicPub - Create a custom book with real-time copyright clearance | Interactive Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
Built to be used by professors and administrators, AcademicPub features real-time copyright clearance, and the ability to include materials from anywhere - articles from the web, your educational syllabus, course packs, online course materials,...
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P2PU (beta) | Learning for everyone, by everyone, about almost anything.

P2PU (beta) | Learning for everyone, by everyone, about almost anything. | Interactive Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
Learn anything with your peers. It's online and totally free. At P2PU, people work together to learn a particular topic by completing tasks, assessing individual and group work, and providing constructive feedback.
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Interesting Ways to Use Google+ to Support Learning | edte.ch

Interesting Ways to Use Google+ to Support Learning | edte.ch | Interactive Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
Many early users of the latest platform for social networking have begun sharing their ideas about the potential for supporting learning...
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DoodleBuzz: Typographic News Explorer

DoodleBuzz: Typographic News Explorer | Interactive Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
DoodleBuzz - A new way to explore the news through an experimental interface that allows you to create typographic maps of current news stories.
What a brilliant tool this is to gather news from the web in almost an instant! A delightful doodle indeed! Students will love this! A second doodle off the first will bring up an excerpt from the article headlined on the first doodle. Fun, fast and effective!
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Top 10 Tools from Web 2.0 Smackdown « Visibility Matters

Top 10 Tools from Web 2.0 Smackdown « Visibility Matters | Interactive Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
A lovely collection of Web 2.0 tools for students and teachers: Qwiki, Nota, LucidChart, Scoop.it, Skloog, Tag Galaxy, Storybird, oneword, AnswerGarden, The Week in Rap. Add to your PLE and classroom learning activities!
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Professors Consider Classroom Uses for Google Plus - Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Professors Consider Classroom Uses for Google Plus - Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Interactive Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
Google Plus, the social-networking platform, is so new that most Internet users are not yet able to see it—an invitation is required while the service is in its test phase. But some professors who have tried it say they already see possible uses for teaching and research if the service catches on.
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Teacher Training Videos created by Russell Stannard

Teacher Training Videos created by Russell Stannard | Interactive Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
Completely free teacher training videos for teachers who want to learn about technology and ICT in education...
This is definately the most compehensive and certainly the best set of training videos for teachers on how to use Web 2.0 apps as tools for interactive teaching and learning that I have come across..
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Kathy Schrock's - Google Blooms Taxonomy

Kathy Schrock's - Google Blooms Taxonomy | Interactive Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
Google apps and tools to support Bloom's taxonomy...
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Improve Student Engagement and Active Learning | LectureTools

Improve Student Engagement and Active Learning | LectureTools | Interactive Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
Instructors can keep students attentive and engaged in lecture by creating interactive activities, monitoring comprehension, and answering questions. (Wish this was an OER tool!)
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Mind42.com - Collaborative mind mapping in your browser

Mind42.com - Collaborative mind mapping in your browser | Interactive Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
Mind42 is a free online mindmap collaboration tool. Manage all your ideas, whether alone, twosome or working together with the whole world - collaborative, browser-based and for free. Add images, links, notes and more to every node. Great for students!
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Educational technology: The evolution of classroom technology

Educational technology: The evolution of classroom technology | Interactive Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
As textbooks are being replaced by digital readers, take a look at the evolution of educational technology—from pencil pads to iPads. Check out this interesting infographic!
What then are we doing to support our students in applying their PLN skills in more formal learning activities? Are those teaching the 21st century student developing their own digital literacies and integrating appropriate technologies into learning activities that can be assessed?
How well are we embedding these skills into the curriculum?
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Learning with 'e's: Everyone has one

Learning with 'e's: Everyone has one | Interactive Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
Steve Wheeler's blog is inspiring! Today's post returns our thoughts to Personal Learning Environments. It stimulated my thinking to ask "What can we do to support our students in acquiring the skills needed to apply their informal PLEs in the more formal learning context of college?" Steve suggests we build these skills into learning activities that can be assessed and embed them into the curriculum - oh yes!
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Vialogues : Meaningful discussions around video

Vialogues : Meaningful discussions around video | Interactive Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
Vialogues(Video+Dialogues) is an asynchronous Video discussion tool which can be used for leveraging digital videos for learning by adding group interaction as part of the online video experience.
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iPads In Education – How’s It Going So Far? | Emerging Education Technology

iPads In Education – How’s It Going So Far? | Emerging Education Technology | Interactive Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
A growing number of schools have launched programs to provide iPads to students. What returns is this investment yielding? And what about Higher Education?
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