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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...

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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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Cardboard Box Tools

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Three digital learning tools, much like an empty cardboard box full of open-ended possibilities, offer young minds the free play of imagination.
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As it suggests, this posts details apps which offer almost endless creative possibilities

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Google Cardboard Was the Ultimate WTF Moment of Google I/O

Google Cardboard Was the Ultimate WTF Moment of Google I/O | Learning Bytes from The Consultants-E | Scoop.it
It's not enough that Google is getting into wearables, cars and TV -- not to mention domain names -- now it has its sights set on cardboard. Well, kind of.
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A great bit of PR by Google.  Again.

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Tweet from @ashleyhhurley

Tweet from @ashleyhhurley | Learning Bytes from The Consultants-E | Scoop.it
Understanding the technology adoption curve: via @ashleyhhurley #edchat #edtech #moedchat #unionrxi #ISTE2014 http://t.co/f6pPbyB3Nc
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@atomic_learning come up with quite a few interesting infographics like this one on different phases of the technology adoption curve.

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I Need to Convert My Content to Mobile – Now What?? | The Upside Learning Blog

I Need to Convert My Content to Mobile – Now What?? | The Upside Learning Blog | Learning Bytes from The Consultants-E | Scoop.it
Planning to convert your content to mobile? Understand what content works best on a mobile platform & how to best make that happen. (I Need to Convert My Content to Mobile – Now What??
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Food for thought for when moving your content to mobile platforms.

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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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juandoming's curator insight, July 19, 11:00 AM

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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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The Tech Detectives: Students Take Ownership of Technology

The Tech Detectives: Students Take Ownership of Technology | Learning Bytes from The Consultants-E | Scoop.it
The Tech Detectives Club provides middle school students with practical and service learning opportunities and teachers with first responders for their tech emergencies.
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Some people have been advocating this for quite some time but it's good to read about an example of it in practice.

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Academics call for guidelines on use of online learners’ data

Academics call for guidelines on use of online learners’ data | Learning Bytes from The Consultants-E | Scoop.it
Delegates at California convention produce framework on use of personal information
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It will be interesting to see how far they get with guidelines to protect learners' real-life identities...

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9 Mistakes In Technology Integration In Education

9 Mistakes In Technology Integration In Education | Learning Bytes from The Consultants-E | Scoop.it
9 Mistakes In Technology Integration In Education
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We talk a lot about the great positives in technology integration in education.  It's useful to look at the mistakes too.

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Charts Builder

Charts Builder | Learning Bytes from The Consultants-E | Scoop.it

Create Charts Online ,Choose From Different Chart Types( Line - Bar - Radar), based on Chart.js API


Via Nik Peachey
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This could be very useful for Business English, EAP and IELTS students and teachers alike.

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Kathy Lynch's curator insight, June 22, 10:20 AM

Thx to Nik Peachey

carldowse's curator insight, June 23, 3:32 AM

Very useful when for teaching the language of change and trends

johanna krijnsen's curator insight, June 23, 3:51 AM
this is a great tool for students to create professional charts on whatever they want to show