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Get Ready for the Future of EdTech: NMC Horizon Report - Online College.org

Get Ready for the Future of EdTech: NMC Horizon Report - Online College.org | Learning With Social Media Tools & Mobile | Scoop.it

The annual Horizon Report from the New Media Consortium (NMC) and EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative is out! The2013 edition for higher education presents some interesting predictions for trends in educational technology over the next five years. This is the 10th year for the project, “designed to identify and describe emerging technologies likely to have an impact on learning, teaching, and creative inquiry in higher education

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eLearning Trends to Follow in 2015 [Infographic]

eLearning Trends to Follow in 2015 [Infographic] | Learning With Social Media Tools & Mobile | Scoop.it
Fantastic infographic with eLearning Trends to you should follow in year 2015.

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David W. Deeds's curator insight, November 25, 11:18 AM

Another great infographic! 

Bucles de Comunicación's curator insight, November 25, 11:21 AM
eLearning Trends y su futuro en 2015
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Designing Interactions with iTeaching (Interactive Teaching) Tools

This presentation showcases some of the useful activities involving interactive teaching tools that could motivate your learners to be more engaged. All graphi…

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Ramon Pavia's curator insight, October 23, 2:32 AM

Very useful tips to use for teaching-learning processes

flea palmer's curator insight, October 23, 4:38 AM

Some great ideas for engaging activities using a range of interactive tools, many of which I've not heard of before. Inspiring!

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What's the Maker Movement and Why Should I Care?

What's the Maker Movement and Why Should I Care? | Learning With Social Media Tools & Mobile | Scoop.it

Maker classrooms are active classrooms. In active classrooms one will find engaged students, often working on multiple projects simultaneously, and teachers unafraid of relinquishing their authoritarian role. Collaboration between students is flexible and teachers experience a seamless metamorphosis between mentor, student, colleague, expert, and personal shopper, all in service of their learners."

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Stephen Downes: ‘This is the next era of learning’

Stephen Downes: ‘This is the next era of learning’ | Learning With Social Media Tools & Mobile | Scoop.it

In this guest post, Stephen Downes, Senior Researcher for the National Research Council of Canada and pioneer of major e-learning developments – such as MOOCs, syndicated learning and the concept of connectivism – introduces us to the next generation of learning technologies: ‘learning and performance support systems’. Launching in beta this month, the technology is expected to take the online learning experience to a whole new level.


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Digital Literacy Is the Key to the Future, But We Still Don't Know What It Means

Digital Literacy Is the Key to the Future, But We Still Don't Know What It Means | Learning With Social Media Tools & Mobile | Scoop.it
The entrance to GitHub is the most Instagram-able lobby in tech. It's a recreation of the Oval Office, and the mimicry is spot-on---except for the rug. Instead of the arrow-clutching American eagle that graces Obama's office rug, it shows the code-sharing site's Octocat mascot gazing into the digital future, just above the motto: "In Collaboration We Trust."

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Gust MEES's curator insight, September 17, 9:32 AM

The entrance to GitHub is the most Instagram-able lobby in tech. It's a recreation of the Oval Office, and the mimicry is spot-on---except for the rug. Instead of the arrow-clutching American eagle that graces Obama's office rug, it shows the code-sharing site's Octocat mascot gazing into the digital future, just above the motto: "In Collaboration We Trust."


ManufacturingStories's curator insight, September 20, 4:39 PM

For more resources on STEM Education visit http://bit.ly/1640Tbl

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Guide to Google Apps for the iPad - Infographic

Guide to Google Apps for the iPad - Infographic | Learning With Social Media Tools & Mobile | Scoop.it

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Sally Tilley's curator insight, September 12, 12:00 AM
Thanks for sharing!
Ness Crouch's curator insight, September 13, 4:02 PM

This infographic is useful because of the ideas for how it should be used and how it can be used.

Sarah Ogden's curator insight, September 15, 10:24 PM

Terrific for getting our new users organized! 

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What’s the Difference Between a Flipped Classroom and Flipped Learning?

What’s the Difference Between a Flipped Classroom and Flipped Learning? | Learning With Social Media Tools & Mobile | Scoop.it

Why do I characterize this explanation as a flipped classroom and not flipped learning? Because, contrary to popular belief, these terms are not synonymous. Yet nearly every article written on these topics mistakenly equates them.

 

 


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Gosia Iwaniec's curator insight, September 8, 10:26 AM

Wort looking at the four pillars of F-L-I-P

 

Flexible Environment:

 F.1: I establish spaces and time frames that permit students to interact and reflect on their learning as needed.  F.2: I continually observe and monitor students to make adjustments as appropriate. F.3: I provide students with different ways to learn content and demonstrate mastery.

Learning Culture:

 L.1: I give students opportunities to engage in meaningful activities without the teacher being central.  L.2: I scaffold these activities and make them accessible to all students through differentiation and feedback.

Intentional Content:

 I.1: I prioritize concepts used in direct instruction for learners to access on their own.  I.2: I create and/or curate relevant content (typically videos) for my students.  I.3: I differentiate to make content accessible and relevant to all students.

Professional Educator:

 P.1: I make myself available to all students for individual, small-group and class feedback, in real time, as needed.  P.2: I conduct ongoing formative assessments during class time through observation and by recording data to inform future instruction. P.3: I collaborate and reflect with other educators and take responsibility for transforming my practice.
Moana TeaniniEnglishteacher's curator insight, September 14, 12:10 PM

very good

 

Maria Persson's curator insight, September 18, 11:13 PM

Keep in mind that no matter what 'method' you use it should be focused on the student and their learning. Very well explained in this article!

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Tutkija sosiaalisessa mediassa – verkkonäkyvyydellä on väliä.

Tutkija sosiaalisessa mediassa – verkkonäkyvyydellä on väliä. | Learning With Social Media Tools & Mobile | Scoop.it
Luulisi, että sosiaalinen media ja tieteellinen tutkimus olisivat kuin luotuja toisilleen. Kuitenkin tutkijat ovat edelleen aliedustettuina somessa. Miksi
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Web and Graphic Design Trends 2014 – Infographic via istock

Web and Graphic Design Trends 2014 – Infographic via istock | Learning With Social Media Tools & Mobile | Scoop.it
Brush up on what’s trending in the creative world with this quick look at the top visual design themes and tools for 2014.

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Amanda Groover's curator insight, December 15, 2013 10:43 PM

Marketing in this decade not only needs but REQUIRES the ability to think outside of the box!  Look at some of the trends appearing in a marketing campaign near you  in the next year!

Jakarta Web Developer's curator insight, August 11, 5:15 PM

Web and Graphic Design Trends 2014 – Infographic via istock (Midyear Check)

Alfredo Corell's curator insight, August 12, 3:06 PM

Interactive infographic:
http://www.istockphoto.com/article_view.php?ID=1619#.Uq1MuI0hZjF

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Why Some Schools Are Selling All Their iPads

Why Some Schools Are Selling All Their iPads | Learning With Social Media Tools & Mobile | Scoop.it
Four years after Apple introduced its popular tablet, many districts are switching to laptops.
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Introduction to Google Classroom - Edudemic

Introduction to Google Classroom - Edudemic | Learning With Social Media Tools & Mobile | Scoop.it

With the recent announcement of Google Classroom, school districts and educators across the country that are currently integrating Google Apps for Education into their classrooms are awaiting the opportunity to gain access to Google’s workflow solution. While there are currently a number of workflow solutions and approaches within Google Drive that classroom teachers can take that range from manual organization and file / folder sharingto advanced automation with tools such as Doctopus, Google Classroom provides a viable option that strikes a balance – blending tight integration with Google Drive, an intuitive interface and advanced features that experienced Google Drive users are looking for.

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Traditional publishing is 'no longer fair or sustainable'

Traditional publishing is 'no longer fair or sustainable' | Learning With Social Media Tools & Mobile | Scoop.it

Chief executive of 9,000-member UK group argues that while 'authors' earnings are going down generally, those of publishers are increasing. 

After figures released this week showed professional authors' median annual incomes have collapsed to to £11,000, The Society of Authors' chief executive has claimed that traditional publishers' terms "are no longer fair or sustainable".


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Randy Nichols's curator insight, July 14, 10:16 AM

The "Book of the Future" awaits? And will it not be digital?

Stewart-Marshall's curator insight, July 14, 10:35 AM

All the more reason that all universities should move open access publishing of their research - using an open source system such OJS - https://pkp.sfu.ca/ojs/ - with automatic listing in Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) - http://doaj.org/ ; :-)

Michael MacNeil's curator insight, July 15, 10:16 AM

Commerce 1, Creativity 0 .  

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The Ultimate Directory Of Free Image Sources

The Ultimate Directory Of Free Image Sources | Learning With Social Media Tools & Mobile | Scoop.it
So, you need an image for your blog? We’ve spent some time categorizing our favorite sources for free images and organizing them in such a way as to help you find what you’re looking for. Here are ...

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Mary Starry's curator insight, August 30, 3:21 PM

A faculty member can never have too many resources for images.

MrBieb's curator insight, September 2, 4:49 AM

Een heel bruikbare lijst om je voortaan geen zorgen meer te maken over het rechtmatig gebruik van foto's/afbeeldingen.

Ana Fernández's curator insight, September 2, 5:23 AM

¿Eres consciente de la importancia de utilizar imágenes de uso libre en tus proyectos?  ¿Alguna vez te has parado a pensar en los problemas que pueden derivarse del uso de imagenes de terceros? ¿Sabías que Google Imágenes permite filtrar las búsquedas por el tipo de licencia?

En este artículo nos presentan una selección de estos bancos de imágenes libres de derechos que nos serán de gran utilidad.

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Online Learning Must Be Collaborative and Social

Online Learning Must Be Collaborative and Social | Learning With Social Media Tools & Mobile | Scoop.it

"An annual report by The Open University said the current key challenge for education specialists is to engage thousands of learners in productive discussions while learning in a collaborative, online environment."


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Anabel Gonzalez's curator insight, November 20, 9:05 AM

It's not 21st century unless we communicate, cooperate, collaborate....

Carlos Rodrigues Cadre's curator insight, November 20, 1:37 PM

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Carla Kessler's curator insight, November 23, 1:55 PM

Although this is about higher level coursework than middle school, the social and collaborative importance of online learning is even more paramount at the middle grade level. When you choose a computer-based curriculum, look for ways that it allows students to work together or interact with their knowledge. 

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BYOD eli kuluttajistuminen oppimisessa ja työssä

BYOD eli kuluttajistuminen oppimisessa ja työssä | Learning With Social Media Tools & Mobile | Scoop.it

BYOD eli kuluttajistuminen yleistyy työssä ja oppimisessa. 2017 jo joka toinen käyttää omia laitteitaan töissä. Tässä 10 syytä luoda BYOD -strategia

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6 Principles Of Genius Hour In The Classroom

6 Principles Of Genius Hour In The Classroom | Learning With Social Media Tools & Mobile | Scoop.it

In traditional learning, teachers map out academic standards, and plan units and lessons based around those standards. In Genius Hour, students are in control, choosing what they study, how they study it, and what they do, produce, or create as a result. As a learning model, it promotes inquiry, research, creativity, and self-directed learning.


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José Antônio Carlos - O Professor Pepe's curator insight, October 2, 9:06 AM

 Mais um novo método para tornar a aprendizagem um processo apaixonante e descobridor de talentos.

nicolaperry's curator insight, October 5, 1:54 AM

Great idea. An hour a week but over time will build confidence and independence.

Fran Bozarth's curator insight, November 6, 12:23 PM

the educational anarchist i me love this.

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The Shift of the Role of the Teacher

The Shift of the Role of the Teacher | Learning With Social Media Tools & Mobile | Scoop.it

We know today’s students will have to create their jobs, not look for jobs. They will compete with others around the globe. They will have jobs replaced by outsourcing and technology if their skills are easily replicated or duplicated.  To succeed, students will need creativity, communication, critical thinking, collaboration, and entrepreneurship.

 

They will need to be able to adapt to change, be resilient and able to work effectively in a variety of environments.

 

Learn more:

 

http://gustmees.wordpress.com/2013/05/25/so-whats-the-change-for-teachers-in-21st-century-education/

 

 


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Alfredo Corell's curator insight, September 28, 8:54 AM

From the plain lecturing to the complex Coaching skills

In which step do you think are your teaching scenario?

nihal abitiu's curator insight, September 29, 4:32 AM

The  role of the Teacher

Pamela Perry King's curator insight, September 29, 11:14 AM

What's the change: Excellent Tips!

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Flipboard for Educators: Creating digital magazines for classroom use

Flipboard for Educators: Creating digital magazines for classroom use | Learning With Social Media Tools & Mobile | Scoop.it

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Ana Ibis's curator insight, September 9, 4:29 PM

Habrá que revisarlo

Carlos Rodrigues Cadre's curator insight, September 10, 1:43 PM

adicionar a sua visão ...

Jeanettem1's curator insight, September 29, 3:17 PM
An interesting way to provide students with content-related curriculum resources and have them do the same.
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Using Webb's Depth of Knowledge to Increase Rigor

Using Webb's Depth of Knowledge to Increase Rigor | Learning With Social Media Tools & Mobile | Scoop.it
Norman Webb's Depth of Knowledge Levels is a system that categorizes tasks according to the complexity of thinking required to successfully complete them.

 

Learn more:

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=Rigor

 

 
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Deb Kalikow-Pluck's curator insight, September 7, 6:25 AM

Interesting breakdown>

Mark Gittos's curator insight, September 8, 2:57 AM

Worth a read this one

Peter van Cuylenburg's curator insight, September 9, 3:13 AM

DoK levels - there is something in this for teachers wishing to extend their students capacities in learning.

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Clyp - Record and share audio, simply.

Clyp - Record and share audio, simply. | Learning With Social Media Tools & Mobile | Scoop.it
Discover and share the world of audio. Clyp is a free, simple and fun way to record and share the sounds in your life with friends and family. Now available on iOS.

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Ana Cristina Pratas's curator insight, August 30, 4:32 AM

Really useful for Learners.

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Zie voor een handleiding van Clyp op http://ict-idee.blogspot.nl/2014/08/195-clyp-geluiden-opnemen-delen-en-van.html
Melissa Marshall's curator insight, September 8, 1:35 AM

This would be helpful for language learners. 

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Learning What We Didn’t Know

Learning What We Didn’t Know | Learning With Social Media Tools & Mobile | Scoop.it

Before the internet we learned from institutions, friends, family and co-workers.  Learning was a process largely influenced from local resources; schools, work, communities and civic activities.  We also learned from media fed to us and media we sought in books, videos and sound.  Our resources were limited by reach, access and choices.

 

Today the resources for learning are unlimited and for the most part free. Our reach to information is unlimited and access is 24/7  which expands the venue of choices.  As a result we are all learning what we didn’t know but want to know and we are being taught by others that do know.


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Kenneth Mikkelsen's curator insight, August 23, 7:22 AM

Learning has left the building and people are self organizing to learn what they didn’t know and gaining the information to know from each other and from global digital resources at the click of a mouse.

Stephen Dale's curator insight, August 24, 5:45 AM

Learning has left the building and people are self-organizing to learn what they didn’t know and gaining the information to know from each other and from global digital resources at the click of a mouse.

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46 Hidden Tricks to Use Google Search Like a Pro: Infographic

46 Hidden Tricks to Use Google Search Like a Pro: Infographic | Learning With Social Media Tools & Mobile | Scoop.it

How often do you use Google to find something on the internet?

If like a lot of people you use Google every day you’ll be astounded by the number of hidden tips and tricks their search facility offers.

Find 46 of them featured in this infographic.


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Grisell Rodriguez's curator insight, October 10, 8:50 AM

Nice infographic for library instruction

Venkatesh Iyer (venkyiyer.com)'s curator insight, October 11, 12:36 AM

Some good stuff here.

Smith_Lin's curator insight, October 13, 12:46 PM

All stuff we knew but a pretty way to show it

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20 Things Educators Need To Know About Digital Literacy Skills

20 Things Educators Need To Know About Digital Literacy Skills | Learning With Social Media Tools & Mobile | Scoop.it

Widely understood to be essential to success in the workplace and modern life, digital literacy is beginning to emerge as a necessary component of curricula across the globe. As current undergraduates have never known a life without the internet, it’s only natural that universities should nurture their familiarity with technology, encouraging its use in teaching and learning. Instructors should also be prepared to offer guidance on what students aren’t as familiar with–turning their technical skills into skills for lifelong learning and employability.


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Eeva Kurttila-Matero's curator insight, July 28, 4:46 AM

"Digitaalinen lukutaito ei ole tietotekniikkaa, se on teknologian käyttöä ajattelun kehittämiseen. Jos kriittisen ajattelun taidot eivät vielä ole olennainen osa oppilaittesi tietoyhteiskuntavalmiuksia, sinun on aika pohtia opetusstrategioitasi."

 

Anne-Maree Johnson's curator insight, July 29, 6:51 PM

What does the term "digitally literate" mean? This article gices some prompts about what digital literacy is- and what it isn't.

Kristen McDaniel's curator insight, August 4, 11:15 AM

I really enjoyed this article on "do's" and "don'ts" for empowering students in digital literacy techniques.  I think we forget - this is where our students shine. The article points out that today's undergraduates have NEVER known life without the internet.  How do we use that to help our students learn more?

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12 Dozen Places To Educate Yourself Online For Free

12 Dozen Places To Educate Yourself Online For Free | Learning With Social Media Tools & Mobile | Scoop.it

All education is self-education.  Period.  It doesn’t matter if you’re sitting in a college classroom or a coffee shop.  We don’t learn anything we don’t want to learn.

Those people who take the time and initiative to pursue knowledge on their own are the only ones who earn a real education in this world.

Take a look at any widely acclaimed scholar, entrepreneur or historical figure you can think of.  Formal education or not, you’ll find that he or she is a product of continuous self-education.


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Robin Yu's curator insight, September 10, 6:29 PM

Lots of familiar sites and some new ones too.

Donna Meehan's curator insight, September 13, 8:11 PM

Did you ever wish you had a chance to learn something new?  Here is a list of FREE top-notch self-education resources.  Have a look, I couldn't believe some of them myself.

delta14's curator insight, September 19, 12:12 PM

Sugerencias para su perfeccionamiento académico /profesional

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Curation as a tool for teaching and learning

According to Boyd (2010) curators help people to focus their attention on the most relevant and  important information streams. Valenza (2011) tells us to take advantage of the work of others passionate about a topic and use their curated work as a search tool.Fiorelli (2011) describes content curators as “critical knowledge brokers”.


Librarians, journalists, and teachers have always curated: they evaluate, select, collect, present, and promote material for their users, readers and students; but these days curation is becoming an important activity for a broad range of people and for a variety of reasons and purposes.

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