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5 Mthys Vs. Facts About Copyright Infringement on the Internet

5 Mthys Vs. Facts About Copyright Infringement on the Internet | library | Scoop.it
Thank you to Larry Ferlazzo for sharing the following Infographic on his blog. by floydworx. Explore more infographics like this one on the web’s largest information design community – Visually. &n...

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Dawn Wright's curator insight, December 31, 2013 5:32 PM

These are commonly held beliefs of students just getting started with online learning/ web design. Gaining a full understanding of copyright law for electronic media is a necessary objective for instructional designers and eLearning professionals. Thank you for this info graphic.

Bookmarking Librarian's curator insight, January 5, 2014 3:07 AM

Copyright infographic

Dawn Wright's curator insight, January 26, 2014 12:49 AM

Confusing subject with many students and professionals. Good infographic.

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After the Election: A To-Do List

After the Election: A To-Do List | library | Scoop.it
Since the election results were announced, I haven’t mentioned them in any public forum. I was too overwhelmed, and I didn’t want to muddy the waters here; I wanted to stay focused on teaching.

But everywhere I look, the waters are plenty muddy. Over the past five days, the pain I’m hearing in the voices of friends, family members, and total strangers online, the acts of hate and violence I’m seeing on the news, they’re not letting up. And not using this platform to share my thoughts would be cowardly. It would be lazy. It would also be a wasted opportunity: Most of my readers are educators, people who will shape the next generation. So if I can influence those teachers in any way, I have a responsibility to give it my best shot.

I’d like to propose a few ideas for things educators can do to move us forward in a way that’s healing and productive.

Let me be clear: I’m not talking about moving ON, dismissing what has happened, or “getting over it.” I have seen too much heartbreak, confusion and fear this week—on both sides—to suggest we move on. I’m talking about forward motion, the work we have ahead of us.

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all these things we should remember to do for they are aspects of teaching we often forget in our quest to teach our subjects. We too often forget that we are teaching kids (not robots)with feelings and fears, family problems, and they don't always want to learn what we are there to teach them. They sometime just need lessons on life.
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Jim Lerman's curator insight, November 13, 2016 2:23 PM

Well worth reading; don't miss this.

Jim Lerman's curator insight, November 13, 2016 2:23 PM

Well worth reading;don't miss this.

Jim Lerman's curator insight, November 13, 2016 2:24 PM

Well worth reading; don't miss this.

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Shakespeare Translator

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Turn your speak into Shakespeake with this English to Shakespearean translator.

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, June 5, 2016 1:19 AM

I'm not sure how well this works but I'm sure it has potential for a lot of fun with students.

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9 Creative Storytelling Tools That Will Make You Wish You Were A Student Again

9 Creative Storytelling Tools That Will Make You Wish You Were A Student Again | library | Scoop.it

T.H.E. Journal asked educators for the most creative storytelling apps available, and we did a little digging on our own, too. The tools and apps we found turn students into novelists, artists, and moviemakers with each tool bringing its own powerful mechanism for transforming the traditional narrative--both inside and outside the classroom...


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Pamela D Lloyd's curator insight, February 28, 2015 7:19 PM

Lots of new tools to play with!

A.K.Andrew's curator insight, March 2, 2015 11:24 AM

while I haven't tried these apps, it's a great selection of giving your novel am visual summary.  Anything to breathe some life into that synopsis eh? I'll def. Be checking the, out

Charlie Dare's curator insight, March 6, 2015 6:28 AM

Lucky IT students of today ~

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20 Ways To Use PowerPoint With Bloom's Taxonomy

20 Ways To Use PowerPoint With Bloom's Taxonomy | library | Scoop.it
I would wager a guess that the majority of teachers uses PowerPoint as a way to present information and lecture in class. In fact, PowerPoint has been under a lot of flack lately for being tired, d...

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Sue Blough's comment, June 21, 2013 4:23 PM
This article is relevant to idea of engaging students in multiple ways and multiple intelligences. Good food for thought.
Alfredo Corell's curator insight, June 23, 2013 7:47 AM

New ways we might use PowerPoint in our classroom.

 

Willem Kuypers's curator insight, November 2, 2016 7:26 AM
Pas mal comme utilisation de Powerpoint.
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Five Ways to Ensure Real Learning Happens in Maker-Enhanced Projects

Five Ways to Ensure Real Learning Happens in Maker-Enhanced Projects | library | Scoop.it
Maker education is a great way to get kids engaged with solving problems and creating elegant solutions, but if teachers don't clearly tie class projects to

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Susan Grigsby @sksgrigsby's curator insight, September 19, 2016 3:47 PM
This seems so simple yet that's what I love about it! Make projects specifically connect to curriculum, balance clear expectations with open-ended problems, assess process alongside content, anticipate skills & design scaffolds, and transfer the accountability to the students. This is one you'll want to share with teachers and administrators who want the "why!"
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10 Interesting Ways to Integrate QR Codes in Your Teaching (Infographic) ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

10 Interesting Ways to Integrate QR Codes in Your Teaching (Infographic) ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | library | Scoop.it

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Heidi Hutchison's curator insight, September 3, 2016 9:24 AM
Great ideas for a beginning-coding needs to become more of a main dish in our curricula!
Maggie McGuirk Veres's curator insight, September 8, 2016 3:35 PM
Good ideas.
Jeff Rhodus's curator insight, October 27, 2016 8:57 AM
Great uses of QR Codes in the classroom!
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6 Super Geeky Tech Tips for the New School Year: The Daring Librarian

6 Super Geeky Tech Tips for the New School Year: The Daring Librarian | library | Scoop.it

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Top 16 Tech Tools to Try in 2016

Top 16 Tech Tools to Try in 2016 | library | Scoop.it
Last year about this time, I wrote about Top 25 Tech Tools to try in 2015. These are still great options for 2016 but I wanted to highlight several more that you can use this upcoming school year. …

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Best EdTech and Authoring Tools lists

Best EdTech and Authoring Tools lists | library | Scoop.it

Educational Technology and Authoring Tools lists by categories: electronic resources for teachers and elearning designers.


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Becky Roehrs's curator insight, August 31, 2016 9:13 AM

Wow-what a fantastic list of tools-lots of my fav's are listed!

Willem Kuypers's curator insight, September 2, 2016 2:48 AM
Joli ensemble d'applications ou sites internet à utiliser pour préparer les cours, ou à utiliser en classe.
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School Librarians Team Up With Teachers to Create Freely Available STEM Lessons

School Librarians Team Up With Teachers to Create Freely Available STEM Lessons | library | Scoop.it
Librarians and STEM teachers in New Hampshire are working together to co-plan lessons.

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collaboration is key, but problematic with teachers who feel overwhelmed at all the NEW "core" they must disseminate to their students. Librarians ARE a great resource if only we are utilized.

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Ideas for Using Google Hangouts in the Classroom

Ideas for Using Google Hangouts in the Classroom | library | Scoop.it

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Susan Grigsby @sksgrigsby's curator insight, February 25, 2015 8:20 AM

Great ideas for using Google Hangout in the classroom in this blog post. Share with your teachers or use these ideas yourself in your media center!

Alejandro Escribano's curator insight, February 26, 2015 8:41 AM

24 February 2015, by Monti Aguirre

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Press Release: Coca Cola Sued by Chilean artist Alejandro Escribano for Art Plagiarism.

We wish to report a criminal complaint filed by plagiarism against Coca-Cola Company. This is the exact reproduction of a painting mural that was destroyed by the tsunami of February 27, 2010 in the town of Dichato, Chile. The mural was duly registered with the Department of Intellectual Rights Dibam 2012. The lawsuit, filed in 2014, was admitted to processing and an order to investigate the Brigade Police Crime Investigation Tome emanated by the Local Prosecutor of that Commune. Next March 10, 2015 will be the first hearing took between artist Alejandro Escribano and his counsel and offended and representatives of Coca-Cola suspicion of plagiarism. The photographs of the original and plagiarism are awesome. Attached comparative photographs of the work. The copy was made without the permission of the artist, not even his name or authorship is mentioned, which is clearly an offense under Law 17.336 on intellectual property in Chile.

   Sadness gives remember the harsh treatment that exerts justice against humble people who pirate movies and hesitant to act when faced with large companies.

Contacts:

Alejandro Escribano: alejandroescribano@yahoo.es

Rogelio Martinez Escobar (attorney): rogeliomartinezescobar@gmail.com 

Monti Aguirre (Escribano’s agent): montidelmar@gmail.com. Mobile: +1-707-591-1220 (USA)

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10 Things to do with QR Codes On Back to School Night

10 Things to do with QR Codes On Back to School Night | library | Scoop.it
The Daring Librarian: 10 Things to do with QR Codes On Back to School Ni... http://t.co/NgTw92quyJ

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Free Technology for Teachers: How to Create & Distribute Flipped Lessons Through EDPuzzle

Free Technology for Teachers: How to Create & Distribute Flipped Lessons Through EDPuzzle | library | Scoop.it
EDpuzzle is a neat tool that allows you to add your voice and text questions to educational videos. On EDpuzzle you can search for educational videos and or upload your own videos to use as the basis of your lesson.

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Becky Roehrs's curator insight, February 18, 2015 1:19 PM

Check out the how-to video, too!

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10 of The Best Google Docs Add-ons for Teachers

10 of The Best Google Docs Add-ons for Teachers | library | Scoop.it
Free resource of educational web tools, 21st century skills, tips and tutorials on how teachers and students integrate technology into education

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Sandy Bernstein's curator insight, November 4, 2016 2:34 PM

Another great curation of Google Doc add-ons from @jimlerman!

sdoukakis's curator insight, November 8, 2016 3:48 AM
Χρήσιμα εργαλεία που μπορούν να συνεισφέρουν στην εκπαιδευτική διαδικασία
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How to Convert PDF to Word for Free

How to Convert PDF to Word for Free | library | Scoop.it
PDF to Word converters are a dime a dozen. We have compiled the 5 best ones you can get for free, for both on- and more secure offline use.

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Le Dong Phuong's curator insight, April 27, 2016 8:41 PM
often needed!
Andrew 's curator insight, May 6, 2016 9:48 AM
Teachers are always looking for an easy way to convert, here is the answer
Willem Kuypers's curator insight, June 8, 2016 3:29 PM
Un article pas très utile pour le prof, mais il faut savoir que cela existe.
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Education World: Tech Lesson of the Week: Technology lesson plans

Education World: Tech Lesson of the Week: Technology lesson plans | library | Scoop.it
technology lesson plans

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About the Fair Use | U.S. Copyright Office

About the Fair Use | U.S. Copyright Office | library | Scoop.it

Welcome to the U.S. Copyright Office Fair Use Index. ...Fair use is a longstanding and vital aspect of American copyright law. The goal of the Index is to make the principles and application of fair use more accessible and understandable to the public by presenting a searchable database of court opinions, including by category and type of use (e.g., music, internet/digitization, parody).


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Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, September 19, 2016 11:38 AM

Thanks to Mike Odom (J.D,) for leading us to this database of court cases dealing with copyright and fair use.

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Tips For Acquiring Inexpensive STEAM Materials - Wee Warhols

Tips For Acquiring Inexpensive STEAM Materials - Wee Warhols | library | Scoop.it
I am a bit of a collector — some may say hoarder — of craft supplies or anything that I think my kids, myself, or my students can create or build with.  I love to hunt for cool items and I LOVE to get a good deal.  Before recycling or throwing anything away, I think, “What could we make with that?”  I realize that not everyone is like this and some people don’t want to sort through trash to find that cool treasure.  If you think that STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) education is costly, I’m here to let you know it doesn’t have to be. Please let me share some money-saving resources with you to help make incorporating STEAM into your home or classroom easy and affordable.

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David W. Deeds's curator insight, September 11, 2016 9:25 PM

Perfect timing! Thanks to John Evans.

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Amid Shortage Fears, States Ease Teacher-Licensing Rules

Amid Shortage Fears, States Ease Teacher-Licensing Rules | library | Scoop.it
With policymakers across the country increasingly worried about teacher shortages, one after another, state licensing authorities have been loosening certification rules.
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So what does this say about how politicians think about us as professionals and how much they "respect" the profession.
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5 Video Editing Tools for eLearning Video Production [Infographic]

5 Video Editing Tools for eLearning Video Production [Infographic] | library | Scoop.it
Here is an infographic that lists 5 video editing tools that help in smoother eLearning video production.
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Two Techie Teachers: 10 Apps that Fuel Creation with Technology Across the Content

Two Techie Teachers: 10 Apps that Fuel Creation with Technology Across the Content | library | Scoop.it
Recently we have been out and about on the summer professional development circuit.  We've been asked to share a few of our materials that we use during our presentations.  You ask, and we deliver!

Today's post shares information that is worthy of all ages, stages, content, and access.  Check out these easy ways to get your students CREATING in the classroom!

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Becky Roehrs's curator insight, August 24, 2016 9:22 AM

Apps geared for k-12, but many still can be used with adult students..

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6000+ Children's Books Available for Free: Free Technology for Teachers

6000+ Children's Books Available for Free: Free Technology for Teachers | library | Scoop.it

The University of Florida's Digital Collections offers ahuge library of digitized children's books. 

 

All of the children's books in the collection can be read online. Reading the books online could be a bit difficult for some as there is a border with menus surrounding each page of the books. To avoid that, you can print all of the books for free. The printed version does not display anything but the book as it was scanned.


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whatever the format-- what gets kids to read!
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Mayra.Loves.Books's curator insight, September 5, 2016 9:55 AM
Great way to read some classic children's literature titles. 
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Research: Use Whiteboard Videos In Education To Get The Message To Stick

Research: Use Whiteboard Videos In Education To Get The Message To Stick | library | Scoop.it

Why Use Whiteboard Videos In Education? We have this big challenge today, in how to engage people when technology actually is competing for their attention in so many different ways. One of the things we can learn from, is the research into whiteboard videos.


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There are videos for every subject and are fun to watch-- fast paced and have good information.

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Becky Roehrs's curator insight, May 2, 2015 7:50 PM

What are Whiteboard videos?

A video of someone writing on a whiteboard (such as writing animations).


Why are they popular?

They are entertaining and fun. Plus they keep people's attention, up to 15% more than "talking head" videos or PowerPoints. Check out a whiteboard video explaining why they're popular.    

Preston McSwain's curator insight, May 4, 2015 9:15 AM

Love innovation in education.

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Introducing the Haiku Deck Presentation Template Gallery

Introducing the Haiku Deck Presentation Template Gallery | library | Scoop.it

With its integrated Creative Commons image search, one-touch formatting, and streamlined layout options, Haiku Deck already saves you ridiculous amounts of time. The brand-new presentation template gallery jump-starts your creative process even more — now it’s easy to save a template to your account and edit it, instead of starting from scratch.


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Jen Pollard's curator insight, March 1, 2015 11:39 PM

Haiku Deck provides a clean and crisp user interface to craft a powerful presentation. The photo gallery is extremely large and gives a great deal of variety to users. 

Kelly's curator insight, March 3, 2015 12:22 AM

Having seen this tool incorporated into a SMLE on this week's discussion board I was curious. Now I'm impressed.

Janna Mattson's curator insight, March 5, 2015 1:31 PM

The new templates are impressive! I looked into Haiku Deck a few years back, but it seemed limited in terms of other presentation tools available. Now I see much more affordability in using the tool.

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How to Fight Plagiarism in Your Classroom

How to Fight Plagiarism in Your Classroom | library | Scoop.it
In 2011, Edutopia published an article discussing how to combat plagiarism. Four years later, we are still looking for ways to fix this problem. In this article, we’ll look at how to identify plagiarism and how to prevent it.

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