January Edition of the 'Resource Corner'
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January Edition of the 'Resource Corner'
The ‘Resource Corner’, is a monthly eMagazine containing web-links to free teaching & learning.
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Shelfster - The best online platform for writers

Shelfster - The best online platform for writers | January Edition of the 'Resource Corner' | Scoop.it

Aimed at authors, journalists, bloggers, teachers, students and just any person who's got a writing assignment to tackle, Shelfster makes for the easy collection and categorization of ideas. This new platform lets you capture everything from text snippets and images to voice notes and full web pages, and have it all stored in the same place. This collection of data is handled using a series of free tools, which are available both for Windows and Mac, and also for smartphones.
Read more: http://www.killerstartups.com/Web-App-Tools/shelfster-com-online-writing-tool#ixzz1iVHXydoz

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AnswerGarden

AnswerGarden | January Edition of the 'Resource Corner' | Scoop.it

AnswerGarden is a new minimalistic feedback tool. Use it as a tool for online brainstorming or embed it on your website or blog as a poll or guestbook.

 

Use it live in the classroom, at a meeting or a conference. Or place (embed) your AnswerGarden on your blog, site or social network page, using the provided embed code. Or post a direct link to your AnswerGarden on fora or email it to friends

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How Has The Internet Changed Education?

How Has The Internet Changed Education? | January Edition of the 'Resource Corner' | Scoop.it

If you want evidence of the way the internet is pervading every aspect of our lives, you need look no further than its effect on education. The internet and social media have dramatically changed both teaching and learning.

 

Check out this article to learn more

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Learning Score - Lesson planning tool

Learning Score - Lesson planning tool | January Edition of the 'Resource Corner' | Scoop.it
Learning Score is an amazing multimedia lesson-planning and delivery tool that uses a music score metaphor to show the range of planned activities for a lesson as a graphical time line.

 

*Thank you to the SFL Team for sharing this resource with us

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TagMyDoc-The new way to share documents

TagMyDoc-The new way to share documents | January Edition of the 'Resource Corner' | Scoop.it

What is TagMyDoc?

 

This is the first web application that utilizes QR codes in order to share documents. Also, TagMyDoc offers numerous other solutions supported with QR codes that are usually and exclusively available to businesses.

 

What is the main advantage of TagMyDoc?

 

The greatest advantage of TagMyDoc is, is the "real time" sharing of a document. It is an "on-demand" virtual copy of a physical document.

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Team WhiteBoarding with Twiddla - Painless Team Collaboration for the Web

Team WhiteBoarding with Twiddla - Painless Team Collaboration for the Web | January Edition of the 'Resource Corner' | Scoop.it
Twiddla is a free, no-setup, web-based meeting playground. Mark up websites, graphics, and photos, or start brainstorming on a blank canvas. Voice and Text chat too!
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Educreations-Teach what you know. Learn what you don't.

Educreations-Teach what you know. Learn what you don't. | January Edition of the 'Resource Corner' | Scoop.it

Educreations can be used to deliver short lessons to learners and/or to have learners develop and share short presentations with each other and their practitioners.

 

What is it?
- is a new iPad app that turns an iPad into a whiteboard;
- can be used to illustrate concepts and narrate what users are doing on the screen;
- allows users to draw images from scratch and/or upload images and draw on them.

 

Completed lessons/presentations can be shared directly with others or made public on the Educreations website.

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Only2Clicks-speed dial to your favourite sites

Only2Clicks-speed dial to your favourite sites | January Edition of the 'Resource Corner' | Scoop.it

Only2Clicks lets you set up a customized home page with instant access to these sites, along with previews of what's on their home pages.  Only2Clicks is a free and easy way to add this functionality to any browser.

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Triptico interactive resources

Triptico interactive resources | January Edition of the 'Resource Corner' | Scoop.it
The Triptico resource application currently contains 23 different interactive resources - all of which are easy to edit, adapt, save and share.
You can access them all with one simple download... everything is completely free - and you will receive updates whenever new resources are added!

 

*Thank you to Nicola & Brenda for sharing this resource with us

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