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5 Tech Savvy Teaching Tools That Your Students Will Love and Your Peers Will Envy | EmergingEdTech

5 Tech Savvy Teaching Tools That Your Students Will Love and Your Peers Will Envy | EmergingEdTech | Learning Through Games | Scoop.it

Free These Fun, Free Web Applications Make it Quick and Easy to Create Cool Learning Content (Watch out Though, Other Teachers Will be Banging Down Your Door Looking for Tips).


Via Rob Hatfield, M.Ed.
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Free, fun web apps for teachers to consider...

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Rob Hatfield, M.Ed.'s curator insight, March 25, 2014 5:43 AM

These are excellent and intuitive,  web based applications for any teaching and learning environments...FREE.

 

Don't be afraid to try even make mistakes because that's the fun of learning. Enjoy this learning adventure!

 

I have added all of them to my teaching resources links.

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G2G3 Propulsion: The End is Near

The End is Near http://t.co/6vutOmbIXg
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The Importance of Investing in Employee Engagement

The Importance of Investing in Employee Engagement | Learning Through Games | Scoop.it
When asked what a company’s most important assets are, many might first consider the real estate, inventory, or technology. But it’s the owners who think immediately of their employees who are on the right track.
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A Loving Co-Existence: When ITSM Overlaps With the PMO

A Loving Co-Existence:  When ITSM Overlaps With the PMO | Learning Through Games | Scoop.it
[Blog] How to avoid conflict with your PMO when managing an IT service management program. (RT @G2G3Americas: Making your #SMO work with your #PMO.
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Always try to read ANYTHING from G2G3!  They are great at organizational change for the employees and the organization.

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Advanced firearms and hand-to-hand combat training for female officers - WEAR

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Advanced firearms and hand-to-hand combat training for female officers
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About 20 officers from across the gulf coast went through three days of advanced firearms and hand-to-hand combat training this week.
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No matter what the M.O.S is, or if a doctor, all females should have firearms and hand-to-hand training, and refresher courses.

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Female soldiers training as combat engineers at Fort Leonard Wood - KSDK

Female soldiers training as combat engineers at Fort Leonard Wood - KSDK | Learning Through Games | Scoop.it
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Female soldiers training as combat engineers at Fort Leonard Wood
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But for years, female soldiers from all over the country have been allowed to train as combat engineers right here in Missouri at Fort Leonard Wood.
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Ft Leonard Wood, super hot in the day, cold at night -and raining when you are in the field training.... women are training as combat engineers, and have been.... Tough women do....

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Why Learning How to Meditate Changes Everything - Huffington Post (blog)

Why Learning How to Meditate Changes Everything - Huffington Post (blog) | Learning Through Games | Scoop.it
Why Learning How to Meditate Changes Everything
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At first, learning how to sit, focus on my breath and calm the mind was the equivalent of stepping into the ring with a rowdy 10-foot gorilla.
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Learning the ways to calm the mind...

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How do we measure the effect of a serious game?

How do we measure the effect of a serious game? | Learning Through Games | Scoop.it
There are many layers of measuring the impact of a certain training
approach of intervention. Typically the accepted measure of proving the
worth of a programme was to look at the ROI result.
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Impact of training... how measured?

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Education as a weapon?

Education as a weapon? | Learning Through Games | Scoop.it
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world Nelson Mandela Image Source: (RT @diplosor: New post on ISDI Learning Corner: Education as a weapon?
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Education is powerful...after all knowledge is power!

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Moving improves learning with educational video games (Wired UK)

Moving improves learning with educational video games (Wired UK) | Learning Through Games | Scoop.it
Researchers at Arizona State University are using movement in video games to help reinforce their educational outcomes (Moving improves learning with educational video games http://t.co/xp1d9boW8S...
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Get Up and Learn!

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Gamification: An essential part of digital business strategy - CIOL

Gamification: An essential part of digital business strategy - CIOL | Learning Through Games | Scoop.it
Gartner reveals how gamification drives Digital Business (#Gamification- an essential part of your digital business http://t.co/IwPVCc5yYO)
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Gamification can help drive Digital Business...

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The necessity of failure: Gaming as a metaphor for learning and living

The necessity of failure: Gaming as a metaphor for learning and living | Learning Through Games | Scoop.it
Failure is not just inevitable, but essential. Today, DexX notes a parallel between how we play games and how we live.
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How people plat games and how they live are similar... not surprising, where ever you go 'you' are there...

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Put up or Shut up and stop moaning about gamification. - Gamification: Andrzejs Blog

Put up or Shut up and stop moaning about gamification. - Gamification: Andrzejs Blog | Learning Through Games | Scoop.it
So, for my final post of the week (as I seem to have subconsciously challenged myself to blog all week), I want to throw a curve ball out there.
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Angelina Jolie gets emotional as she praises Bosnia's anti-rape training - Fox News

Angelina Jolie gets emotional as she praises Bosnia's anti-rape training - Fox News | Learning Through Games | Scoop.it
Angelina Jolie gets emotional as she praises Bosnia's anti-rape training
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Bosnia's decision to include preventing sexual violence in military training is "groundbreaking" and should become the standard for U.N.
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There needs to be more of this 'groundbreaking' training....

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The History of Gamification Infographic: From Stamps to Space

The History of Gamification Infographic: From Stamps to Space | Learning Through Games | Scoop.it
Gamification may appear to be a new trend, but its history stretches back to the 1800s. See the most important moments in its technological evolution.
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The Real-World Benefits of Playing A Lot of Games

The Real-World Benefits of Playing A Lot of Games | Learning Through Games | Scoop.it
Collectively, human beings spend billions of hours playing games every week. It may sound like an epidemic, but gaming has its own benefits.
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GCC Employee Wellness Blog - Gamification – When Work Becomes Play

GCC Employee Wellness Blog - Gamification – When Work Becomes Play | Learning Through Games | Scoop.it
Is this why so many organizations are failing at workplace wellness? If approached like any other business, it's all about the organisation, rather than the employees... (Gamification is future!!!
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Interesting read about motivating/engaging employees....

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Tactical Training For Women in Law Enforcement - WKRG-TV

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Tactical Training For Women in Law Enforcement
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I'm the same size they are and so when they see me do a technique, they know they can do a technique," said Foster, owner of Female Advanced Tactical Training.
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Women training women on tactical techniques.... Train, Learn, Train, Learn, repeat.

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Learning to See Ourselves as We Are - Mentoring and Recovery

Learning to See Ourselves as We Are - Mentoring and Recovery | Learning Through Games | Scoop.it

 Learning to See Ourselves as We Are - Mentoring and Recovery http://t.co/JiWnvZrJIF

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Mentoring and recovery hand in hand....

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8 Resources for Women Learning to Code

8 Resources for Women Learning to Code | Learning Through Games | Scoop.it
In today's tech world, we are still seeing a lot of women shying away from STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) industries.
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If you are interested in tech world, but were a bit timid....

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3 Things Video Games Can Teach You About Being a Better Business Leader | Video

3 Things Video Games Can Teach You About Being a Better Business Leader | Video | Learning Through Games | Scoop.it
In this video, tech expert Veronica Belmont shares some important business takeaways from the world of gaming.
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Important, interesting takeaways from gaming world...

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Lifelong learning leads to small business success - The Times-Picayune

Lifelong learning leads to small business success - The Times-Picayune | Learning Through Games | Scoop.it
Lifelong learning leads to small business success The Times-Picayune President Harry Truman once said, “The only things worth learning are the things you learn after you know it all.” In other words, we should never stop trying to discover...
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Never stop learning....

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How 'The Paradox Of Mandatory Fun' Ruins Games At Work

How 'The Paradox Of Mandatory Fun' Ruins Games At Work | Learning Through Games | Scoop.it
Games are great for business. Except when they're terrible for business.
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So True... "Mandatory Fun' is not always a good thing...

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Five ways to ‘gamify’ your elearning | TrainingZone.co.uk

Five ways to ‘gamify’ your elearning | TrainingZone.co.uk | Learning Through Games | Scoop.it
Great article on five ways to #gamify your #elearning in the organisation: http://t.co/UZrUDWrKbl
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Good read here...

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Capita looks to add 1500 jobs on new contract wins - Scotsman

Capita looks to add 1500 jobs on new contract wins - Scotsman | Learning Through Games | Scoop.it
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Capita looks to add 1500 jobs on new contract wins
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Capita also owns Lasswade-based G2G3 Group – which uses game thinking for training employees – following an acquisition deal last year.
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Great to see them expanding!

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Gamification for CRM Adoption? Reset Your Goals - Salesforce Blog

Gamification for CRM Adoption? Reset Your Goals - Salesforce Blog | Learning Through Games | Scoop.it
Gamification-for-Salesforce.com-Adoption--Reset-your-goals Over the last year, we've learned a lot about how sales and service organizations are using gamification within their teams. It shouldn't be a surprise that improving ...
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Yes! Gamification for sales force improvements...

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