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Action mapping: Design lively elearning and training

Action mapping: Design lively elearning and training | Literacy Using Web 2.0 | Scoop.it
This quick, visual approach to instructional design helps you change what people do, not just what they know. It keeps your team members focused on a measurable business goal, and it can keep stakeholders from adding extraneous information.

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The 4 Components of a DIY Professional Development Toolkit

The 4 Components of a DIY Professional Development Toolkit | Literacy Using Web 2.0 | Scoop.it
Guest blogger Dave Guymon, an online middle school teacher, provides an overview of how Twitter, blogs, Edcamps and Google Hangouts are becoming the backbone of DIY professional development in the 21st century educational ecosystem.
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Listen Edition Offers an Edmodo App for Teaching With Current Events

Listen Edition Offers an Edmodo App for Teaching With Current Events | Literacy Using Web 2.0 | Scoop.it
Listen Edition is a service that organizes current events lessons around public radio stories. Now these stories and lessons are available through the Listen Edition Edmodo app.
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A List of All Educational Twitter Chats Teachers Should Know about

A List of All Educational Twitter Chats Teachers Should Know about | Literacy Using Web 2.0 | Scoop.it
April 3, 2014
Twitter chats are a great way for teachers to enhance their professional development and to build strong PLNs.In these conversations,  teachers and educators from all around the...
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Wonderful Visual Featuring The Three Versions of Bloom's Taxonomy

Wonderful Visual Featuring The Three Versions of Bloom's Taxonomy | Literacy Using Web 2.0 | Scoop.it
April 4, 2014
I have been sharing several visuals on Bloom's Taxonomy over the last couple of years but I  never came across a graphic that captures the essence of the three versions of Bloom's...
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Class Discussion to Encourage Critical Thinking: Resources for Grades 9-12

Class Discussion to Encourage Critical Thinking: Resources for Grades 9-12 | Literacy Using Web 2.0 | Scoop.it
For high school educators, this list of resources, guides, and downloads will help you implement Socratic seminars and other classroom discussion models that encourage critical thinking.
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Free Browser-based Screencasting with Screencast-O-Matic

Free Browser-based Screencasting with Screencast-O-Matic | Literacy Using Web 2.0 | Scoop.it
Infrequently I’m required to use a Windows computer to create something, and today I needed to combine 2 PDFs for our school newsletter and post them to our website.
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Check Out the Education Templates in Stormboard - A New Collaborative Planning Tool

Check Out the Education Templates in Stormboard - A New Collaborative Planning Tool | Literacy Using Web 2.0 | Scoop.it
Stormboard is a slick new service designed for hosting collaborative online brainstorming activities. Stormboard allows you to create an unlimited amount of "idea boards" or Stormboards with up to five collaborators on each one.
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Create Awesome Educational Flowcharts for Your class Using Connect a Sketch

Create Awesome Educational Flowcharts for Your class Using Connect a Sketch | Literacy Using Web 2.0 | Scoop.it
March 17, 2014
Today I am introducing you to a great free web tool that you can use to create flowcharts to share with your students. Connect a Sketch allows you to upload your pictures and sketches...
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SAMR Model by Susan Oxnevad

SAMR Model by Susan Oxnevad | Literacy Using Web 2.0 | Scoop.it

The SAMR Model guides my flexible toolkit of resources: TOUCH this image to explore SAMR resources,  powered by ThingLink

 

 


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Nice resource, thanks!

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9 Things Every Student Should Be Able to Do with Google Drive

9 Things Every Student Should Be Able to Do with Google Drive | Literacy Using Web 2.0 | Scoop.it
March 8, 2014
Google Drive is a powerful productivity suite with an increasing potential in education. From storing documents to creating stunning presentations and drawings, Google Drive empowers...
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Getty Images Makes 35 Million Images Available for Free Use With Embed Code

Getty Images Makes 35 Million Images Available for Free Use With Embed Code | Literacy Using Web 2.0 | Scoop.it
The leading stock photo agency, Getty Images, has made a bold decision to allow photos in its vast image library available for free use and posting, as long as they include the accompanying embedding code.
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Getty Images Has Just Become The Number One Source For Images In Social Media — Choose From 40 MILLION!

Getty Images Has Just Become The Number One Source For Images In Social Media — Choose From 40 MILLION! | Literacy Using Web 2.0 | Scoop.it
Getty Images has just unveiled an embed feature for 40 million of their photos, making them available for non-commercial use.
40 MILLION! That’s a lot of images.
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The Best Mind Mapping Tools and Apps for Teachers and Students

The Best Mind Mapping Tools and Apps for Teachers and Students | Literacy Using Web 2.0 | Scoop.it
March 4 , 2014
Creating and using mind maps is a great way to get students brainstorming ideas about a given topic, organize their thought processes and turn these ideas into a neatly written pieces....
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Print a QR Code for an AudioBoo Recording

Print a QR Code for an AudioBoo Recording | Literacy Using Web 2.0 | Scoop.it
AudioBoo is a fantastic, free website and iOS/Android tablet app students and teachers can use to create “narrated art projects” or short segments for class “radio shows.” The free version allows recordings of up to three minutes each, and accounts...
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Awesome Explanation on The Difference Between Primary and Secondary Sources for Students

Awesome Explanation on The Difference Between Primary and Secondary Sources for Students | Literacy Using Web 2.0 | Scoop.it
April 3, 2014
Knowing the difference between primary and secondary sources is  essential for students working on research projects. In the video below, LeFever from Commoncraft explains this...
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Thousands of Free High Resolution Maps for Teachers to Use and Download

Thousands of Free High Resolution Maps for Teachers to Use and Download | Literacy Using Web 2.0 | Scoop.it
April 4, 2014
New York Public Library has recently announced the release of more than 20.000 cartographic works and maps as high resolution downloads. NYPL is distributing these maps under a ...
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Designs for Democracy - Explore U.S. History Through Drawings

Designs for Democracy - Explore U.S. History Through Drawings | Literacy Using Web 2.0 | Scoop.it
Designs for Democracy is an online exhibit created by the National Archives and Records Administration. The exhibit features drawings, sketches, and pictures that demonstrate the creativity and ingenuity of Americans through history.
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Search Tool Helps Find Digital-Learning Media Aligned to CCSS

Common Sense Media today released Common Core Explorer, a new search tool that helps educators find digital-learning products that are aligned to Common Core State Standards
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Create Whiteboard Recordings on the Updated eduClipper iPad App

Create Whiteboard Recordings on the Updated eduClipper iPad App | Literacy Using Web 2.0 | Scoop.it
The popular digital portfolio and bookmarking service eduClipper has released an updated iPad app that offers four awesome new features. The most notable of these features is whiteboard recording.
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An Excellent Guide on Teaching Students about The Research Process

An Excellent Guide on Teaching Students about The Research Process | Literacy Using Web 2.0 | Scoop.it
March , 2014
In a post I shared yesterday I talked about the 8 key search skills every student should have and today I am sharing with you this wonderful tutorial from Berkeley University called The...
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Why It's Time To Change How Students Cite Their Work - Edudemic

Why It's Time To Change How Students Cite Their Work - Edudemic | Literacy Using Web 2.0 | Scoop.it

For generations, students have created note cards to document and organize these resources and/or submitted a bibliography page with their finished work.


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63 Things Every Student Should Know In A Digital World - TeachThought

63 Things Every Student Should Know In A Digital World - TeachThought | Literacy Using Web 2.0 | Scoop.it

"But in an increasingly connected and digital world, the things a student needs to know are indeed changing—fundamental human needs sometimes drastically redressed for an alien modern world. Just as salt allowed for the keeping of meats, the advent of antibiotics made deadly viruses and diseases simply inconvenient, and electricity completely altered when and where we slept and work and played, technology is again changing the kind of “stuff” a student needs to know."


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Teri Thomas's curator insight, March 18, 9:04 AM

Using this as a guide helps me deliver infornmation more accurately to my students, while increasing their accessibility to the information.  A quick link on my course overview pages..

Javier Antonio Bellina's curator insight, March 18, 9:41 AM

Las 63 cosas que el estudiante debe saber en este Mundo Digital ... y que el Maestro debería poder enseñar.

Cynthia Duncalfe's curator insight, March 19, 7:22 PM

Some relevant insights here - worth the read.

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Great Resources for Teaching Using Comics

Great Resources for Teaching  Using Comics | Literacy Using Web 2.0 | Scoop.it
March , 2014
A few days ago I shared with you here in Educational Technology and Mobile Learning a list featuring some of the best web tools that you can use with your students to create comics. As a...
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Keeping Students Safe Online: Infographic

Keeping Students Safe Online: Infographic | Literacy Using Web 2.0 | Scoop.it
Gaggle offers this Infographic on how to keep kids safe online.
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Digital Literacy and Citizenship Curriculum Available as Free iBooks

Common Sense Media today released its K-12 Digital Literacy and Citizenship Curriculum as a set of 8 free interactive, multimedia iBooks Textbooks, available on iBooks.
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