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3 Simple Strategies For More Rigorous Instruction
I would add collaborative curating of web content on a wiki for a fourth strategy. Students could be engaged over a period of time, evaluating articles related to the topic or theme. Problem Based Learning is making a comeback with the advent of the Core.
blubbr. Play & create video trivia with friends
The Internet Map is an interactive, zoomable design that uses a combination of algorithms and the Google Earth API to display 350,000 websites as sized circles representing their overall traffic. Designed by Ruslan Enikeev, ...
Here's a useful infographic on SEO best and worst practices created by Vertical Response and shared by eZanga.
What would you add?
"The consistent and effective use of Descriptive feedback in classrooms has become a popular strategy due to its positive influence on student learning. Based on the research of John Hattie, my colleague, Jason Lynn has given me an in-depth look at Hattie’s work and how we can use it in the classroom.
Although the research suggests that providing students with descriptive feedback has the largest influence on student learning, it can be difficult for teachers to find more time to provide this meaningful assessment as learning and assessment for learning tool with regularity."
This quick video, with written steps as well, shows how to make a separate document to comment on student work. I'm not sure why you need a separate document. Couldn't you write the comments on the original student document?
A good start... and better than no descriptive feedback at all.
Over the last several years, the popularity of social media has reached incredible heights—and 2013 was the best year thus far., and many of the mind boggling social media statistics from the past year prove this.
In 2013, 95 percent of Facebook users logged into their accounts daily. One of Facebook’s main competitors, Twitter, reached 231.7 million active users. Google+ wants to get on their levels, and it does add 25,000 new users every day.
More at the link...
Another intesresting inforgraphic 'cause that's what we like. Vine is really getting popular.
16% of all daily internet time is spent on Facebook - that's a lot of inane chat...
Turns out, something as simple as tweaking the color of a button changes user behavior or endears people to your product. Buffer's Leo Widrich...
Why colour is so important!
Presentation for IETC
Clasificación de herramientas web2.0. Destaco la forma en que está presentado y organizado. Muchiiiiiiiiiiisimas herramientas. Leer con calma.
In Johannesburg airport, the machine gives free coffee for most tired travellers, by analysing when they yawn.
Brian Solis has released version 4.0 of his conversation prism, which is “a visual map of the social media landscape.” Created in 2008, the prism was inspired by a social network graphic called the “Social Media Starfish” developed by Darren Barefoot and Robert Scoble in 2007.This ongoing study on cataloging social platforms and how they are used can help digital marketers and other online professionals identify the best platforms to promote their events, content, and products. The most recent, updated version is above....
I like Brian Solis' Conversation Pism. It's a great infographic.
The Evolution of Learning Tools Infographic highlights just how far learning technology has evolved with a collection of outdated educational instruments.
Advertising has come a long way since the first ever online ad was sold in 1993.
This new infographic from Marin Software plots the industry's biggest moments, from the launch of Facebook to Twitter's promotional tweets and the more recent introduction of Google Adwords.
History of Online Advertising: An Infographic
what's up next?
Just shows the phenomenal growth of online activity - and it is set to grow exponentially as more peoiple access the internet.
U.S. Social Advertising Spend Expected To Increase To $11 Billion By 2017 [STATS]
Setting up an online business used to be considerably cheaper than setting up a brick and mortar business establishment. This has significantly altered in the past few years as the world of e-commerce has continued to develop rapidly.
You really have no excuse to post a big block of text--and face it no one is going to click on it. Here's how to make your social media posts more...
Social media is evolving right before our eyes. The industry is quick paced and platforms rise and fall. Sometimes quickly and sometimes slowly. 2013 was an exciting year for social media but that year is now history as we move into the first quarter of 2014.
The latest on what's hot in Social Media. @1executivecoach, email@example.com
We don’t talk a whole lot about the specific tools of modern productivity here at AoM. We’re generally more interested in principles, skills, mindsets, et
EVERNOTE - the must have APP for everyone
"If you are looking for web tools to create video lessons or platforms to help you flip your classroom , the tools below are probably what you need."
I've only used eduCanon, which is a good tool, but I couldn't get the embed code to work in our Sakai LMS. It only requires a paid version to use short answer questions.
Imagine the possibilities - I can't wait to start playing! What a great way to reinforce language at home!
I've not heard of some of these tools. I'd like to create more videos so I'll have to try these out.
Did you know that auto posting to Facebook decreases likes and comments by 70 percent? Or that 83 percent of consumers say that social media interaction increases their likelihood of buying? Posting to social media is a balancing act.
A suggested but not exhaustive list of possible applications that may help foster 21st Century Skills in today's language learners.
LOVE IT! I think I need to use this at work with staff and parents
Above is first Coca Cola ad from 1886
So you want to increase your video views? We all do! And while there is no precise formula for making something go viral, there are a few ways to build momentum behind a video to help propel it into the depths of the Internet.
The Hunger games trilogy is one of the most famous book adaptation. Who would have though that we there are marketing lessons we can get from it.
How do you know if your blog is successful? Which metrics should you track when there are so many of them? Here are 7 key blog metrics, mostly from Google Analytics you can use to help measure and evaluate the success of your blog.