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YouTube to allow offline access in India on Android phones - Hindustan Times

YouTube to allow offline access in India on Android phones - Hindustan Times | Learning Bytes from The Consultants-E | Scoop.it
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This is an interesting move by YouTube and it looks like it will be rolled out globally eventually.

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A Tutorial For Google Drive In The Classroom

A Tutorial For Google Drive In The Classroom | Learning Bytes from The Consultants-E | Scoop.it
A Tutorial For Google Drive In The Classroom
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This is a really useful video but there are also nice links to other Google drive in the classroom resources.

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6 Tips To Use Google Hangouts For Synchronous L...

6 Tips To Use Google Hangouts For Synchronous L... | Learning Bytes from The Consultants-E | Scoop.it
How Can eLearning Professionals Use Google Hangouts For Synchronous Learning? Check the 6 Tips To Use Google Hangouts For Synchronous Learning to find out!
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Many teachers and students really rate the ease of use of Google Hangouts.  Here are some tips for successful video meetings.

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Bookless library opened by new US university

Bookless library opened by new US university | Learning Bytes from The Consultants-E | Scoop.it
Florida Polytechnic University's enormous facility promises to make 'many more books available for the students' in digital form
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Is this going to improve or lessen the quality of experience?

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6 Video Tutorials to Help Teachers Use Google Presentation in Class ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

6 Video Tutorials to Help Teachers Use Google Presentation in Class ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Learning Bytes from The Consultants-E | Scoop.it
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There are many reasons why working with Google Drive is good news for schools. Here's a series of tutorials on how Google Presentations work.

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Handy iPad Posters to Use in The First Week of School ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Handy iPad Posters to Use in The First Week of School ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Learning Bytes from The Consultants-E | Scoop.it
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Every school will want their own version of these rules.  But it is very good idea to have something in place.

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Project Based Learning | BIE

Project Based Learning | BIE | Learning Bytes from The Consultants-E | Scoop.it
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Some interesting blogs and articles on Project Based Learning (PBL) - from resources to Critical Thiking

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A Treasure Trove of Digital Citizenship Resources for Teachers

A Treasure Trove of Digital Citizenship Resources for Teachers | Learning Bytes from The Consultants-E | Scoop.it
With the increasing use of internet by our kids comes the risks that, if not addressed appropriately, would make this use disastrous. From online predators looming around waiting for their next vic...
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A number of really useful activities and classroom resources about digital citizenship.

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Technology in the classroom: myth vs reality - Telegraph

Technology in the classroom: myth vs reality - Telegraph | Learning Bytes from The Consultants-E | Scoop.it
Some remain sceptical about the use of data and technology in the classroom, says Charlie Harrington, but there are many benefits to its application
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An interesting, if not very biased, article by the director of business development at Knewton - a huge company that specializes in...adaptive learning.

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Nice example of a rubric for an iPad project.

Nice example of a rubric for an iPad project. | Learning Bytes from The Consultants-E | Scoop.it
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Here's a good starter for a rubric for an iPad project.  How would you change it though? There are plenty of online rubric tools to help you make bespoke rubrics for all classroom tasks.

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Teachers' Guide to The Use of SoundCloud in Cla...

Teachers' Guide to The Use of SoundCloud in Cla... | Learning Bytes from The Consultants-E | Scoop.it
"SoundCloud is a wonderful audio recording and sharing platform with huge potential for us in education. The distinctive set of features SoundCloud provides to its users have made it one of the most popular audio websites out there.
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Useful for recording and using all sorts of sound creatively in class.

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Teacher's Guide to Using Padlet in Class ~ Educ...

Teacher's Guide to Using Padlet in Class ~ Educ... | Learning Bytes from The Consultants-E | Scoop.it
Teacher's Guide to Using Padlet in Class ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning on Opetusohjelmat, käyttöohjeet ja -vinkit - Educational programs, user guides and tips curated by Mika Auramo (Teacher's Guide to Using #Padlet in Class ~ Educational...
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Here's a nice Teacher's Guide to a really useful ICT tool -Padlet.

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A useful  guide to a really useful tool  - one of my favourites .

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MOBILE LEARNING: MAKE IT EASY ON ME

MOBILE LEARNING: MAKE IT EASY ON ME | Learning Bytes from The Consultants-E | Scoop.it
MOBILE LEARNING: MAKE IT EASY ON ME Is hardly debatable that Mobile Learning (M-Learning) is already here and that it will become a before and an after i
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Interesting little post with a nice graphic of where people use M-Learning

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Mr Merrell's Teaching Blog: Google Classroom vs Edmodo

Mr Merrell's Teaching Blog: Google Classroom vs Edmodo | Learning Bytes from The Consultants-E | Scoop.it
Google Classroom vs Edmodo. Do you really need both?
http://t.co/ZRFLt0uBjz
#edtech #edchat #edmodochat
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Do you need both Edmodo and Google Classroom? Which one is best for your situation?

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How I see it now: Using corpora in class (the simple way)

How I see it now: Using corpora in class (the simple way) | Learning Bytes from The Consultants-E | Scoop.it
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Using corpora in class.  A nice practical blog post by Hana Tichá.

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12 Roles For Google Drive In The Classroom

12 Roles For Google Drive In The Classroom | Learning Bytes from The Consultants-E | Scoop.it
12 Roles For Google Drive In The Classroom
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There are a lot more than 12... but here's a good start

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Free Technology for Teachers: How to be Notified When Someone Completes Your Google Form

Free Technology for Teachers: How to be Notified When Someone Completes Your Google Form | Learning Bytes from The Consultants-E | Scoop.it
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As we find more classroom uses for forms, it's good to know how to be notified when they've been completed.

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Step by Step Guide on How to Use Google Drive t...

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Step by Step Guide on How to Use Google Drive to Collaborate With Others ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning on Keeping up with Ed Tech curated by WebTeachers (Step by Step Guide on How to Use Google Drive to Collaborate With Others ~...
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Google Drive.  A great deal of collaborative potential... but how?

 

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Can I Use This Picture - Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Can I Use This Picture - Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Learning Bytes from The Consultants-E | Scoop.it
August 7, 2014. Here is an excellent new find I want to bring to your attention in this post. This is basically a flow chart created by The Visual Communication Guy to help you make informed decisions as to the requirements to use images from ...
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A useful flowchart as a basis for making informed decisions about image use.

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Accessing Multimedia Using QR Codes

Accessing Multimedia Using QR Codes | Learning Bytes from The Consultants-E | Scoop.it
QR codes, an exciting medium for kids learning how to use mobile devices, are a natural tool for linking students to resources you want them to find.
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QR codes - a simple way to make students' access to multimedia resources so much easier

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Connecting Creativity and QR Codes

By now, it’s practically impossible to make it through the day without encountering a QR code.  Whether on a restaurant menu, a box of cereal, or embedded in a blog (yep, like the one you’re readin...
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App smashing with QR codes.

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From Babysitter To Teacher: Setup Your Kids' Tablets for Creative Learning

From Babysitter To Teacher: Setup Your Kids' Tablets for Creative Learning | Learning Bytes from The Consultants-E | Scoop.it
Is there something we can learn from teachers to turn free-form playtime into opportunities for learning?...
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It's not just for teachers. Maybe training parents to know how iPads can be used creatively could help younger learners develop all kinds of skills during holiday times.

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What Does Gamification Look Like In Classrooms? - Edudemic

What Does Gamification Look Like In Classrooms? - Edudemic | Learning Bytes from The Consultants-E | Scoop.it
Using games or game play elements in the classroom to drive learning outcomes is sill gaining popularity.
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'Gamification' is still buzzword in ELT but how does it translate to actual classroom use?

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Create a mobile learning scavenger hunt

Create a mobile learning scavenger hunt | Learning Bytes from The Consultants-E | Scoop.it
Find out about the Mobile Learning Network
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M-Learning scavenger hunt. These could be used as part of a class or a weekend / evening activity. Here's one person's scavenger hunt.

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Video Tutorials for Teachers on Using Augmented...

Video Tutorials for Teachers on Using Augmented... | Learning Bytes from The Consultants-E | Scoop.it
"Talking about augmented reality technology in teaching and learning the first thing that comes to mind is this wonderful app called Aurasma.
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We hear a lot about augmented reality but how can we use it in teaching?  Here are some ideas.

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