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Practical Ed Tech Tip of the Week - Two Good Ways to Create Custom Word Clouds

Practical Ed Tech Tip of the Week - Two Good Ways to Create Custom Word Clouds | Learning Bytes from The Consultants-E | Scoop.it
Word cloud generators provide students with a nice way to visualize the most frequently used words in a passage of text. There are plenty of word cloud creation tools on the web. There is even
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Two Good Ways to Create Custom Word Clouds
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6 Mobile Learning Benefits: The Mobile Learning Revolution - eLearning Industry

6 Mobile Learning Benefits: The Mobile Learning Revolution - eLearning Industry | Learning Bytes from The Consultants-E | Scoop.it
Want to know how mobile learning revolutionizes eLearning? Check 6 key Mobile Learning Benefits and learn about the mobile learning revolution.
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Aimed at employee training, but the article has a wider relevance.
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Free Technology for Teachers: Google Forms Can Now Automatically Grade Quizzes Without an Add-on

Free Technology for Teachers: Google Forms Can Now Automatically Grade Quizzes Without an Add-on | Learning Bytes from The Consultants-E | Scoop.it
For a long time Flubaroo has been one of my go-to recommendations for easy scoring of quizzes created in Google Forms.
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This just made life a little easier for teachers using Forms in class.
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Virtual Reality in the Classroom Infographic

Virtual Reality in the Classroom Infographic | Learning Bytes from The Consultants-E | Scoop.it
Virtual Reality in the Classroom Infographic Virtual reality has been around for many years. However, it is only recently that educators have been able to start experimenting with the technology in classrooms. In particular, teachers can now use 3D drawing experiences, history lessons and game... http://elearninginfographics.com/virtual-reality-classroom-infographic/
Via elearninginfographic
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Do you use VR in the classroom? Do you want to?
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Using podcasts to develop listening skills

Using podcasts to develop listening skills | Learning Bytes from The Consultants-E | Scoop.it
They are an excellent way to work on your, or your students’, listening skills, as you can listen to them as many times as you want to. If you’re feeling adventurous, you can also manipulate files so that they are faster or slower, or so that you are only listening to an excerpt of the whole programme.
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Ideas for using podcasts to developing listening skills
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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.

Via WebTeachers, Sergio Lorca
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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.

Via Nik Peachey
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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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Richard Whiteside's curator insight, May 30, 6:01 AM
Looks like a useful tool for collaborative writing. 
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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

Via Spoken Perfectly
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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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2015-12-15 - Creating Comic Strips with Google Slides - Technology Integration

2015-12-15 - Creating Comic Strips with Google Slides - Technology Integration | Learning Bytes from The Consultants-E | Scoop.it
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All you need to create comic strips with Google slides.
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Texting in the Classroom

Texting in the Classroom | Learning Bytes from The Consultants-E | Scoop.it
Such a SIMPLE and free idea for using text messages in the classroom. I love the last idea for building and assessing vocabulary!
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There are lots of free sites for these 'fake text' tools and loads of uses.
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Parents' Guide to Teens and Mobile Phone Use Infographic - e-Learning Infographics

Parents' Guide to Teens and Mobile Phone Use Infographic - e-Learning Infographics | Learning Bytes from The Consultants-E | Scoop.it
Check out the Parents' Guide to Teens and Mobile Phone Use Infographic to know about teens & their attitude towards cellphones & must have apps for parents.
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Useful guide for parents and teachers of teenagers with mobile ohones.
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10 eLearning Mistakes Professionals Should Avoid Infographic - e-Learning Infographics

10 eLearning Mistakes Professionals Should Avoid Infographic - e-Learning Infographics | Learning Bytes from The Consultants-E | Scoop.it
The 10 eLearning Mistakes Professionals Should Avoid Infographic shows a list of 10 mistakes that anyone creating elearning content should avoid.
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Some very useful points here...
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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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