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iRights | Digitally enabling children and young people

iRights | Digitally enabling children and young people | Learning Bytes from The Consultants-E | Scoop.it

iRights provides a framework of five SIMPLE RIGHTS by which everyone – parents, teachers, corporations, governments, technology companies and young people themselves – can interrogate how they interact with young people in the digital world.

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An excellent site aimed at digitally enabling children and young people under 18.

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Fascinating Data Visualization Shows Which Words We Use Most

Fascinating Data Visualization Shows Which Words We Use Most | Learning Bytes from The Consultants-E | Scoop.it
Most of us know that “the” is the most common word in the English language. But what are some other high-frequency words, both long and short? This amazing animated data bubble visualization by Abacaba provides the answers.
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Very interesting tool for visualizing high frequency words.

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Teaching About Plagiarism In The Online Classroom - eLearning Industry

Teaching About Plagiarism In The Online Classroom - eLearning Industry | Learning Bytes from The Consultants-E | Scoop.it
How do you help students understand, and avoid, plagiarism? Want to know a great way to teach about Plagiarism In The Online Classroom?
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An interesting way to talk about the important issue of plagiarism.

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A List of Free Must Have PDF Tools for Educators ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A List of Free Must Have PDF Tools for Educators ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Learning Bytes from The Consultants-E | Scoop.it
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Lots of really useful tools here for working with PDFs

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Easy Tweets

Easy Tweets | Learning Bytes from The Consultants-E | Scoop.it
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Authentic language in tweets ...Choose your topic and language level.

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Azhar's Reflections: Missed the "Creativity in Teaching and Learning" Online Event ... Don't worry!

Azhar's Reflections: Missed the "Creativity in Teaching and Learning" Online Event ... Don't worry! | Learning Bytes from The Consultants-E | Scoop.it
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Links to the event and the PDF book.

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The Best 10 Android Apps for Project-based Learning ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

The Best 10 Android Apps for Project-based Learning ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Learning Bytes from The Consultants-E | Scoop.it
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Some excellent apps recommended here to aid project-based learning.

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Coggle- A Handy Google Drive Tool for Collaboratively Creating Diagrams and Mind Maps ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Coggle- A Handy Google Drive Tool for Collaboratively Creating Diagrams and Mind Maps ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Learning Bytes from The Consultants-E | Scoop.it
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A collaborative mind-mapping tool that integrates with Google Drive and supports picture integration?  Can't be bad.

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GUEST POST by Jay Cross: Why Content Curation Should be in Your Training Skillset

GUEST POST by Jay Cross: Why Content Curation Should be in Your Training Skillset | Learning Bytes from The Consultants-E | Scoop.it
Curation can boost your profit and help your people grow. It can save millions, reduce frustration, and boost the velocity of information in your organization. It starts in a gallery. You expect the curator of an art gallery to know the collection and to: search out the best items select for the collection authenticate and …

Via Jay Cross, catspyjamasnz
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If you don't curate content already, you may find this interesting.

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Adam J. Kovitz's curator insight, May 1, 10:55 AM

Excellent post on the many benefits of adopting content curation for your organization.

Pamela Perry King's curator insight, June 2, 3:41 PM

Curation is a great way to build your Personal Learning Network. Would like to get a little bit better with it.

Rosemary Tyrrell's curator insight, June 4, 8:38 PM

Curation is also a great form of DIY professional development. 

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The Techie Teacher: Parent Technology Survey Freebie

The Techie Teacher: Parent Technology Survey Freebie | Learning Bytes from The Consultants-E | Scoop.it
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A useful guide for a survey to send home with your younger learners.

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Film Links

Film Links | Learning Bytes from The Consultants-E | Scoop.it
Until quite recently it was difficult to find pedagogically sound film material to help students improve their language through watching film, and teachers had to spend many hours creating their ow...
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Useful links to websites that offer films and, often, lesson plans for teaching

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26 Effective Ways to use Twitter for Teachers and Educators Infographic - e-Learning Infographics

26 Effective Ways to use Twitter for Teachers and Educators Infographic - e-Learning Infographics | Learning Bytes from The Consultants-E | Scoop.it
The 26 Effective Ways to use Twitter for Teachers and Educators Infographic is aimed at educators interested in utilizing Twitter as a communication and collaborative tool.
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Some of these are more useful than others.  Choose those that work for you.

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The Evolution of the Modern Day Classroom Infographic - e-Learning Infographics

The Evolution of the Modern Day Classroom Infographic - e-Learning Infographics | Learning Bytes from The Consultants-E | Scoop.it
The Evolution of the Modern Day Classroom Infographic explores the benefits of the modern day classroom and presents interestings facts and stats!
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Is this how you view the Modern Day Classroom?

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Mobile phones help teach English better, HCM City university study finds - Society - VietNam News

Mobile phones help teach English better, HCM City university study finds - Society - VietNam News | Learning Bytes from The Consultants-E | Scoop.it
Mobile-assisted language learning is helping the English department at the HCM City University of Education improve its students' proficiency, Dr Nguyen Ngoc Vu, the department's dean, said.
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Interesting article about the benefits of mobile phone use in English learning in Vietnam.

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An Infographic That Summarizes Twitter For Teachers

An Infographic That Summarizes Twitter For Teachers | Learning Bytes from The Consultants-E | Scoop.it
We've got a guide to twitter hashtags for education that helps aggregate some of the must-know twitter tidbits. And of course, cybraryman has especially useful…
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New to twitter?  No worries...here's a useful guide.

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Anna Bartosik's curator insight, July 25, 8:07 AM

Dispelling the mystery of Twitter for the hesitant...there is no mystery. Join the community.

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3 Important Google Drive Updates Teachers Should Know About ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

3 Important Google Drive Updates Teachers Should Know About ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Learning Bytes from The Consultants-E | Scoop.it
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Some useful new functionality added with these Drive updates.

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The periodic table of iPad Apps

The periodic table of iPad Apps | Learning Bytes from The Consultants-E | Scoop.it

I was recently inspired by Sean Junkins' (@sjunkins) periodic table of iPad Apps. I thought it was a really useful too - being able to map Apps to activities - I thought it a really helpful too. Wi...

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This is a very nice idea.  It could be useful to create one of these with your fellow teachers

 

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Free Technology for Teachers: EdTech Start-ups - Stop Talking Down to Teachers

Free Technology for Teachers: EdTech Start-ups - Stop Talking Down to Teachers | Learning Bytes from The Consultants-E | Scoop.it
"EdTech Start-ups - Stop Talking Down to Teachers" #edtech http://t.co/KXuQrAqJ3P
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Some interesting advice here for overly-eager EdTech companies...

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10 Ways to Use Google Drawings in the Classroom

10 Ways to Use Google Drawings in the Classroom | Learning Bytes from The Consultants-E | Scoop.it
Below is an infographic I created with Piktochart. (Another fantastic tool for educators and students!) There are ten ideas for using Google Drawings in the classroom. Honestly, it was hard to stop at ten! This tool is so versatile. It is also worth menti
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10 ideas for using Google Drawings in the classroom.  And there's a cheat sheet here too... http://www.shakeuplearning.com/blog/google-drawings-cheat-sheet-for-teachers-and-students

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Five-Minute Film Festival: Mobile Learning

Five-Minute Film Festival: Mobile Learning | Learning Bytes from The Consultants-E | Scoop.it
Video Playlist: Mobile Devices in the Classroom
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An updated Video Playlist: Mobile Devices in the Classroom
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Virry

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This app looks great for young (and old!) learners.  Note the useful PDF of cognitive / developmental goals.

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Book creator app inspiring learning and learners. - Teaching and Learning nuts and bolts

Book creator app inspiring learning and learners. - Teaching and Learning nuts and bolts | Learning Bytes from The Consultants-E | Scoop.it
I have used book creator for a number of years and it has always been a great tool both for me as a teacher and...
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Contains a number of ideas for using Book creator (or other book creating apps/ tools)

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How Can I Create and Implement Podcasting In My Classroom?

How Can I Create and Implement Podcasting In My Classroom? | Learning Bytes from The Consultants-E | Scoop.it
In this weeks episode, the TechEducators discuss Podcasting from all corners. Learn how to create, use, and distribute podcasts in your classroom today!
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Teachercast's Podcast is on ...podcasting in your classrooms.  It's a  thorough guide.

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Post-it Plus App

Post-it Plus App | Learning Bytes from The Consultants-E | Scoop.it
Moving great ideas forward — from start to finish
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Digital Post-it Plus App...It's like being able to use and share your paper sticky notes

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The Best Free Educational Websites for Kids Infographic - e-Learning Infographics

The Best Free Educational Websites for Kids Infographic - e-Learning Infographics | Learning Bytes from The Consultants-E | Scoop.it
The Best Free Educational Websites for Kids Infographic presents the top website where kids can have fun and learn all at the same time!
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A variety of useful (and fun!) websites for kids

 

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