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Making BYOD Work in Schools – Three School Districts That Have Figured it Out | Emerging Education Technology

Making BYOD Work in Schools – Three School Districts That Have Figured it Out | Emerging Education Technology | Learning Bytes from The Consultants-E | Scoop.it
BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) can Work Well When Approached Properly. Since I wrote the controversial post, 5 Reasons Why BYOD is a Bad Idea over the summer,
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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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Language Games – Macmillan Dictionary

Our interactive language games are intended to improve language skills and help English language learners.
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A nice tool to pass on to your students

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Great Educational Web Tools for Making Virtual Field Trips ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Great Educational Web Tools for Making Virtual Field Trips ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Learning Bytes from The Consultants-E | Scoop.it

Some nice ideas here

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Nice tools for helping to create a variety of virtual filed trips.

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Nik's QuickShout: Free Downloads

Nik's QuickShout: Free Downloads | Learning Bytes from The Consultants-E | Scoop.it
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Various free downloads from Nik Peachey's blog

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Teaching With Web-Based Resources

Teaching With Web-Based Resources | Learning Bytes from The Consultants-E | Scoop.it
Web-based teaching starts with identifying and vetting your resources, creating a lesson plan, and developing online handouts that provide information and encourage student participation.
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A nice guide to teaching with web-based resources here.

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WeVideo | Free Online Video Editor & Maker

WeVideo | Free Online Video Editor & Maker | Learning Bytes from The Consultants-E | Scoop.it
WeVideo is the leading online video creation platform for video editing, collaboration, and sharing across iPhone, iPad, Android, Chromebook, MAC, PC.
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If you make and edit videos in class then this tool is well worth a look

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Noisli - Improve Focus and Boost Productivity with Background Noise

Noisli - Improve Focus and Boost Productivity with Background Noise | Learning Bytes from The Consultants-E | Scoop.it
Noisli is a fantastic background noise and color generator for working and relaxing. Plus Text Editor for distraction-free writing and Markdown support.
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Good for background noise and maybe lead-in, brainstorming questions too...'Where would you hear this?  How does it make you feel?  Do you hear this where you come from?' etc..

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Why Texting Should Be Part of Teaching - EdTech Magazine: Focus on Higher Education

Why Texting Should Be Part of Teaching - EdTech Magazine: Focus on Higher Education | Learning Bytes from The Consultants-E | Scoop.it
Research into texting between teachers and students shows that it can drive engagement and deliver results.
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An everyday form of writing...surely, it would be odd not to use it in class?  But what about the safety issues?

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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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▶ 10 Amazing EdTech Blogs Everyone Should Follow - YouTube

Scouring the web for relevant EdTech resources can be a difficult. Check out this list of blogs that are provide tools, applications, reviews, and thought pr...
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Useful blogs to follow to keep up-to-date with EdTech

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Google Apps and the SAMR Framework Infographic - e-Learning Infographics

Google Apps and the SAMR Framework Infographic - e-Learning Infographics | Learning Bytes from The Consultants-E | Scoop.it
The Google Apps and the SAMR Framework Infographic presents how Substitution – Augmentation – Modification – Redefinition is made easy with Google Apps!
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It's interesting to see here just how much can be done wit Google Apps

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The Epic BYOD Toolchest (51 Tools You Can Use Now)

The Epic BYOD Toolchest (51 Tools You Can Use Now) | Learning Bytes from The Consultants-E | Scoop.it
Edutopia blogger Vicki Davis shares a wealth of apps and platforms that can facilitate teaching and maximize learning within a BYOD classroom and school environment. She counts 51, and these are just her favorites!
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Do your students Bring Their Own Devices to class?  Here's a number of tools and a brief description of what they can be used for.

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11 Essentials for Excellent ePortfolios

11 Essentials for Excellent ePortfolios | Learning Bytes from The Consultants-E | Scoop.it
An electronic portfolio can helping students reflect on their learning, organize and share their products, and maintain a record of their accomplishments for the future.
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Do your students (you) have an ePortfolio?

 

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Interview with Caroline Moore and Mercedes Viola | IATEFL Online

Interview with Caroline Moore and Mercedes Viola | IATEFL Online | Learning Bytes from The Consultants-E | Scoop.it
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Caroline and Mercedes talk about online teacher development events organised by ElCom including monthly webinars for both members and non members and the potential of enriching the experience through chat rooms whilst watching presentations online.

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Interview with Sophia Mavridi | IATEFL Online

Interview with Sophia Mavridi | IATEFL Online | Learning Bytes from The Consultants-E | Scoop.it
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Interesting interview in which Sopha talks about digital identity.

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Teacher's Guide to Digital Citizenship | Edudemic

Teacher's Guide to Digital Citizenship | Edudemic | Learning Bytes from The Consultants-E | Scoop.it
Concerns of what kids can access online caused schools to teach students about digital citizenship; the idea that we’re interconnected through the Internet.
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Some excellent points in here

 

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