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Storyboard That: Graphic Organizers and Comic Strips - Teacher Tech

Storyboard That: Graphic Organizers and Comic Strips - Teacher Tech | Learning Bytes from The Consultants-E | Scoop.it
Storyboard That allows you or students to create comic strips, storyboards or graphic organizers. Integrates with Google Classroom.

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elearning at eCampus ULg's curator insight, May 16, 4:47 AM
A great tool to prepare video ;-)
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inklewriter - for collaborative writing

inklewriter - for collaborative writing | Learning Bytes from The Consultants-E | Scoop.it
inklewriter is a free tool designed to allow anyone to write and publish interactive stories. It’s perfect for writers who want to try out interactivity, but also for teachers and students looking to mix computer skills and creative writing.

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, May 2, 12:37 AM

Great idea for collaborative writing. People can add branches to other people's main narrative and develop stories in different directions.

elearning at eCampus ULg's curator insight, May 2, 3:35 AM
A nice application to try in a stand-alone mode
Santiago Sesma's curator insight, May 2, 7:03 AM
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Every Teacher’s Guide to Assessment | Edudemic

Every Teacher’s Guide to Assessment | Edudemic | Learning Bytes from The Consultants-E | Scoop.it
Assessments themselves have been vilified, when, in fact, it’s why assessments are given and how the data is used that is really the issue
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Nice, simple guide to formative Vs summative assessment.
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How can we blend our learning effectively? Principles and Tools | Oxford University Press

How can we blend our learning effectively? Principles and Tools | Oxford University Press | Learning Bytes from The Consultants-E | Scoop.it
Find information on print and digital English language teaching and learning resources - everything for pre-school children to adults. Download extra practice activities and ideas for your class, and get extra interactive games and activities for your students to practise online when you adopt our materials.
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Russell Stannard is giving two free webinars on blended learning. You can sign up now.
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How to Make Twitter Actually Useful

How to Make Twitter Actually Useful | Learning Bytes from The Consultants-E | Scoop.it
With new features, the social network is fixing its biggest problems to win back Twitter quitters—but it still needs to do more.
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Were you a Twitter quitter? Would you return if the social network fixed its main problems?
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jose antonio gabelas's curator insight, April 4, 6:48 AM
Were you a Twitter quitter? Would you return if the social network fixed its main problems?
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Birmingham 2016

Birmingham 2016 | Learning Bytes from The Consultants-E | Scoop.it

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Last day to book online for IATEFL 2016.
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Spoken Perfectly's curator insight, March 22, 9:42 AM
#teachperfectly Last day to book online for IATEFL 2016.
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24 Awesome Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram & Pinterest Features You Didn't Know Existed

24 Awesome Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram & Pinterest Features You Didn't Know Existed | Learning Bytes from The Consultants-E | Scoop.it
Check out this list of 24 little-known things you can do on Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, Twitter, and Pinterest.
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It's useful to know about the features that lurk in preferences.
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Teri Warner's curator insight, March 18, 1:14 PM
It's useful to know about the features that lurk in preferences.
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How Libraries Fit in the Future of Learning

How Libraries Fit in the Future of Learning | Learning Bytes from The Consultants-E | Scoop.it
More schools are transforming their traditional libraries into innovative makerspaces, giving students the chance to experiment and grow in new and exciting ways.
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Is this happening in your school? What does this mean for the future of reading?
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Make a beautiful visual story. In minutes. | Adobe Slate

Make a beautiful visual story. In minutes. | Adobe Slate | Learning Bytes from The Consultants-E | Scoop.it

Turn your words and pictures into a beautiful visual story. In minutes. It's free and easy to create beautiful newsletters, a photo slideshow, reports, and other documents with Adobe Slate.


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Could be another useful option for digital storytelling.
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Free icons by first-class designers - IconStore

Free icons by first-class designers - IconStore | Learning Bytes from The Consultants-E | Scoop.it
A library of free vector icons for personal and commercial projects, designed by first-class designers.
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Excellent quality and could be very useful for professional looking class projects, blogs, etc.
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Kevin E. Boston-Hill's curator insight, March 2, 10:03 AM
Excellent quality and could be very useful for professional looking class projects, blogs, etc.
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The YouTube Guide to Self-Directed Learning — Emerging Education Technologies

The YouTube Guide to Self-Directed Learning — Emerging Education Technologies | Learning Bytes from The Consultants-E | Scoop.it
These Videos Explore Ideas and Techniques and Offer Real World Examples That can Help Inspire a Self-Directed Learning Mindset in Your Students Just about anyone working in education sees Self-Directed Learning as a hugely desirable outcome. Like ‘Holy Grail’ desirable.
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An excellent introduction to self-guided learning and how to encourage potential learners to make the most of the information at their fingertips

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What To Do When Your Course Has Too Much Content - E-Learning Heroes

What To Do When Your Course Has Too Much Content - E-Learning Heroes | Learning Bytes from The Consultants-E | Scoop.it

Sometimes creating an e-learning course is like packing for a trip: it’s easy to keep adding, adding, adding … until your e-learning “suitcase” is bursting at the seams. And guess what?

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A problem with lots of courses after a few years! Sometimes less is more!

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Promote Digital Inclusion and Stop Online Bullies

Promote Digital Inclusion and Stop Online Bullies | Learning Bytes from The Consultants-E | Scoop.it
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Some interesting ideas here on preventing online bullying
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5 Critical Mistakes Schools Make With iPads

5 Critical Mistakes Schools Make With iPads | Learning Bytes from The Consultants-E | Scoop.it
EdTechTeacher has been leading iPad professional development at many of these schools and we’ve seen firsthand how they approach iPad integration.
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This article is nearly 4 years old and, unfortunately, the same mistakes are still being made often.
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9 Word Cloud Generators That Aren't Wordle | Edudemic

9 Word Cloud Generators That Aren't Wordle | Edudemic | Learning Bytes from The Consultants-E | Scoop.it
The details about the following nine word cloud generators will give you a fair idea how, as an educator, you can get the best out of them.
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Wordle nearly became a generic terms for Word cloud. But there's more to word clouds than just Wordle.
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54 Flipped Classroom Tools For Teachers And Students -

54 Flipped Classroom Tools For Teachers And Students - | Learning Bytes from The Consultants-E | Scoop.it
RT @WeAreTeachers: 54 Flipped Classroom Tools For Teachers And Students https://t.co/SATzywxPzC #edchat #edtech https://t.co/ZAqghL1Apl
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54 is a LOT of tools for any teacher or learner to get their head around but there are some good ones in here!
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Aqueduto

Aqueduto | Learning Bytes from The Consultants-E | Scoop.it
The Association for Quality Education & Training Online
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A collaboration between (at the moment), The Consultants-E, NILE, Laureate, International House London, International House World Organisation, Macmillan Education, the British Council. Exciting times ahead....
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The Difference Between Technology Use And Technology Integration

The Difference Between Technology Use And Technology Integration | Learning Bytes from The Consultants-E | Scoop.it
The Difference Between Technology Use And Technology Integration
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Slightly dated but still some food for thought here.
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Top 8 eLearning Trends Infographic - e-Learning Infographics

Top 8 eLearning Trends Infographic - e-Learning Infographics | Learning Bytes from The Consultants-E | Scoop.it
The Top 8 eLearning Trends Infographic is a list of the top 8 eLearning trends to follow in this year.
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Nothing new but nicely set out for those starting to look into this area.
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VideoANT: Online video annotation and commenting

VideoANT: Online video annotation and commenting | Learning Bytes from The Consultants-E | Scoop.it
About a year ago, I stumbled upon VideoANT and was interested in its use in the language classroom. VideoANT is a University of Minnesota project that allows users to annotate videos with long comments and can share those annotations with other people. At the time, I struggled to get it to work correctly and was…
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Annotating videos is a useful way to help teachers flip and blend.
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New Ways to Teach Young Children to Code

New Ways to Teach Young Children to Code | Learning Bytes from The Consultants-E | Scoop.it
Many parents want their children to learn to code. Increasingly, even those parents who don’t know computer programming are using games and apps to teach basic skills.
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Useful for teachers as well as parents
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michel verstrepen's curator insight, March 7, 7:15 AM
Useful for teachers as well as parents
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Practical Ed Tech Tip of the Week - Digital Citizenship Resources

Practical Ed Tech Tip of the Week - Digital Citizenship Resources | Learning Bytes from The Consultants-E | Scoop.it
As we head into the new year it's a good time to review digital citizenship habits with our students. Whether our students are in Kindergarten or high school before we send them out on the web we s...
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Practical EdTech's selection of resources to use with students when teaching Digital Citizenship
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The History of Infographics Infographic - e-Learning Infographics

The History of Infographics Infographic - e-Learning Infographics | Learning Bytes from The Consultants-E | Scoop.it
The infographic is a compelling pieces of content. The History of Infographics Infographic outlines the history and benefits of creating Infographics.
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The history of infographics infographic was bound to happen...

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Why Social Networks enable and enhance greater communication in classrooms and promote learning

Why Social Networks enable and enhance greater communication in classrooms and promote learning | Learning Bytes from The Consultants-E | Scoop.it

As an educator, we find that reliance on a variety of forms of social media is increasing and in this article I talk about why it enables greater communication

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Bringing social media into the classroom.

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