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The top 20 data visualisation tools

The top 20 data visualisation tools | New learning | Scoop.it

From simple charts to complex maps and infographics, Brian Suda's round-up of the best – and mostly free – tools has everything you need to bring your data to life...

A common question is how to get started with data visualisations. Beyond following blogs, you need to practice – and to practice, you need to understand the tools available. In this article, get introduced to 20 different tools for creating visualisations...


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Randy Rebman's curator insight, January 28, 2013 12:33 PM

This looks like it might be a good source for integrating infographics into the classroom.

Caroline Matet's curator insight, April 22, 2013 4:08 PM

Le top 20 des outils pour faire ses propres data visualisations

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Superb Article
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How is technology changing education? Are traditional forms of education going to be transformed?
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Elia Saikaly - Adventurer - Filmmaker - Speaker

Elia Saikaly - Adventurer - Filmmaker - Speaker | New learning | Scoop.it
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Great experience to follow.  Elia has spoken to Ottawa students from the top of Mt. Everest and our school followed him live on one of his later climbs.

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Building a Professional Development Hub for your School- Part 2- Characteristics

Building a Professional Development Hub for your School- Part 2- Characteristics | New learning | Scoop.it
This is part 2of the blog post series: Building an online Professional Development Hub for your School Building a Professional Development Hub for your School- Part 1: Why? Building a Professional ...
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Part II in the series on new PD

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Three Traits of the Best Principals.

Three Traits of the Best Principals. | New learning | Scoop.it
Let me start with a simple statement of truth:  I am JUST a classroom teacher.   I've never worked as a building principal -- and my knowledge of the principalship is limited to tons of reading, to...
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What qualities make for the best principals? Great question

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How Neighbors Can Grow a Community-Centered School to Teach Kids and Adults

How Neighbors Can Grow a Community-Centered School to Teach Kids and Adults | New learning | Scoop.it
A school in a low-income neighborhood in Tampa is tapping into community members to be a part of the learning experience for the children and the adults.
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Important article establishing how important it is to reach out to the community

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The nerd's guide to learning everything online

The nerd's guide to learning everything online | New learning | Scoop.it
Some of us learn best in the classroom, and some of us ... well, we don't. But we still love to learn -- we just need to find the way that works for us. In this charming, personal talk, author John Green shares the community of learning that he found in online video.
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Terrific video - the learning community now extends to the on-line world - want to really something. go on-line.  Also like his analogy that learning is like map-making

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17 Take-aways from Summer PD

17 Take-aways from Summer PD | New learning | Scoop.it
Summer PD 2015 just ended. A couple dozen of us--teachers, library media specialists, tech integrationists, lab teachers--gathered virtually for three weeks to experiment with some of the hottest t...
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Summer is the best time to really get some good PD done that sticks during the year!

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Summer of Learning 2015 - Lesson Plans - Share My Lesson

The 2015 Summer of Learning professional development series is brought to you by Share My Lesson in partnership with content leaders, authors and experienced educators. Over the course of four special days, preK-12 educators and parents...
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Register for webinars on-line

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Free Online Quiz Tool - Easily Create Online Quizzes

Free Online Quiz Tool - Easily Create Online Quizzes | New learning | Scoop.it
Qzzr is a simple online quiz tool that allows you to quickly create beautiful quizzes, post them anywhere on the web, view on any device, and track results.

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Kimberly House's curator insight, July 27, 5:22 AM

Easy, embeddable, slick looking online quizzes!

Rosemary Tyrrell's curator insight, Today, 12:13 PM

I haven't tried this, but it looks pretty slick. 

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Massive-scale online collaboration

Massive-scale online collaboration | New learning | Scoop.it
After re-purposing CAPTCHA so each human-typed response helps digitize books, Luis von Ahn wondered how else to use small contributions by many on the Internet for greater good.
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5 Best Prezi Alternatives | Presentations

5 Best Prezi Alternatives | Presentations | New learning | Scoop.it
5 Best Prezi alternatives list from PowToon - the free animated presentation software for business. The best alternative to Powerpoint and Prezi alternative.


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5 Best Prezi alternatives list from PowToon - the free animated presentation software for business. The best alternative to Powerpoint and Prezi alternative.


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http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-tools-for-teaching-people-and-learners/?tag=Presentations



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Emily K. Reuter's curator insight, July 23, 3:40 PM

Wonderful list of presentation software available on the internet for teachers or students in need of creative ways to teach subject content or apply creativity to content already learned. Also includes a fabulous Ipad ap for creating photo presentations, a scribe/doodle program and several less-known presentation software similar to the concept of PowerPoint.

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5 Ways Video Conferencing Is Bringing Exciting Collaborative Interaction To Teaching and Learning

5 Ways Video Conferencing Is Bringing Exciting Collaborative Interaction To Teaching and Learning | New learning | Scoop.it
Open up Your Classroom to the World With Video Conferencing Many of us are familiar with the use of computers, iPads, Smart Boards, and other technological

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Deborah Rinio's curator insight, August 20, 2014 11:20 AM

Looking for ways to bring experts into the classroom? Ask the librarian! There are tons of great resources out there and people and places that would love to share with you, from veterans to scientists to authors. Invite the world in!

Rosemary Tyrrell's curator insight, August 20, 2014 11:44 AM

Most of these suggestions are fairly obvious, but this can help spur some thinking on the many ways to use this wonderful tool. Video conferencing brings the world to your classroom and the classroom to the world!

Mirta Liliana Filgueira's curator insight, August 20, 2014 7:41 PM

Video Conferencia. Interacción colaborativa.

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Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners: Tap Into Sound with ThingLink ...

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners: Tap Into Sound with ThingLink ... | New learning | Scoop.it
Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners: Tap Into Sound with ThingLink & Audioboo. Jul 24, 2014. sjgorman ⋅ Blog ⋅ No comments · Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners: Tap Into Sound with ThingLink & Audioboo.
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Building a Professional Development Hub for your School- Part 3- Challenges

Building a Professional Development Hub for your School- Part 3- Challenges | New learning | Scoop.it
This is part 3 in a series of posts: Building a Professional Development Hub for your School: Building a Professional Development Hub for your School- Part 1: Why? Building a Professional Developme...
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Part III of the series on new PD - characteristics

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Building a Professional Development Hub for your School- Part 1- Why?

Building a Professional Development Hub for your School- Part 1- Why? | New learning | Scoop.it
Teachers and administrators struggle to find time to work together in a meaningful way. There are plenty of meetings scheduled. Many teachers leave these meetings though with the feeling of "could ...
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This is so important - creating a PD hub in your school - this is how PD should be delivered in schools - part I in a 4-part series

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Quality learning begins with teachers | Global Partnership for Education

Quality learning begins with teachers | Global Partnership for Education | New learning | Scoop.it
Today, I have the honor of addressing the 7th Education International World Congress in Ottawa. Education International is the world’s largest federation of unions, representing 30 million education employees in 400 organizations in 170 countries and territories around the world.
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Teachers must remain central to the discussions now taking place about the next iteration of global development goals. With a strong focus on quality learning and equity, achieving the new SDG on education will require a renewed commitment to the work of teachers.

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The Importance of Taking Risks

The Importance of Taking Risks | New learning | Scoop.it
Innovative teaching and learning will involve risks. If we are to create new opportunities for the learners we serve, things will not always work.  Yet why would we take risks in the classroom, esp...
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3 Questions to Drive Passion Based Learning

3 Questions to Drive Passion Based Learning | New learning | Scoop.it
eachers whose Makerspace is in a few cardboard boxes are doing brilliant work. Making across the curriculum means students as novelists, mathematicians, historians, composers, artists, engineers–rather than being the recipient of instruction.” Gary Stager
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Thought provoking article.  Great quote to consider:

"teachers whose Makerspace is in a few cardboard boxes are doing brilliant work. Making across the curriculum means students as novelists, mathematicians, historians, composers, artists, engineers–rather than being the recipient of instruction.” Gary Stager

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Interesting Statistics for the Top 10 Social Media Sites

Interesting Statistics for the Top 10 Social Media Sites | New learning | Scoop.it
Social media is that dominating force in the modern world that can change minds, catch more busi...
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Good insights into Facebook, Twitter etc - how many are you using?

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The "WHY" Guide to #Edchat topics

The "WHY" Guide to #Edchat topics | New learning | Scoop.it
Although many educational models and pedagogies can seem like a conveyer belt of fads sometimes, many of them at least focus on one or two key educational concerns. Regardless of whether you think ...
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excellent why guide on flipped learning, project-based learning, blended learning, SAMR

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iPads in the Classroom: The Right Questions You Should Ask | Edudemic

iPads in the Classroom: The Right Questions You Should Ask | Edudemic | New learning | Scoop.it
Before you make an investment of finances & time to introducing iPads, consider these questions to ensure this technology is right for your purpose.

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Sue Osborne's curator insight, July 26, 11:14 PM

Always ask the questions first!

Casey Anley's curator insight, July 27, 4:51 AM

Asking the right questions about BYODs! 

RESENTICE's curator insight, July 27, 11:09 AM

Les bonnes questions à se poser avant d'acquérir des tablettes.

Un IPAD ou toute autre technologie de ce type demande un certain investissement financier. Avant de décider du choix d'un appareil spécifique à destination des élèves, il est nécessaire de prendre en considération vos objectifs pédagogiques à long-terme. Il sera alors temps de vous poser des questions sur l'utilité de ces équipements et si l'achat vous semble pertinent , il conviendra de réfléchir en amont aux usages que vous pourrez en faire dans un cadre pédagogique.

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Student Self-Publishing- An Essential Part of 21st Century Learning ~ Educational Technology... - Linkis.com

Student Self-Publishing- An Essential Part of 21st Century Learning ~ Educational Technology... - Linkis.com | New learning | Scoop.it
RT @finleyt: Student Self-Publishing- An Essential Part of 21st Century Learning - @mwniehoff http://t.co/pSVT2ytPeV
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The nerd's guide to learning everything online

The nerd's guide to learning everything online | New learning | Scoop.it
Some of us learn best in the classroom, and some of us ... well, we don't. But we still love to learn -- we just need to find the way that works for us. In this charming, personal talk, author John Green shares the community of learning that he found in online video.
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Education World: The Important Role of the Librarian in 21st Century Education - Education World

Education World: The Important Role of the Librarian in 21st Century Education - Education World | New learning | Scoop.it
THEJournal sat down with Susan Gauthier, the director of library services overseeing 87 schools to discuss the role of the librarian in enhancing student learning in the 21st century.
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With our emphasis on the learning commons, the role of the library tech is crucial.

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21st Century Learning - Let's Leave 20th Century Education Behind!

21st Century Learning - Let's Leave 20th Century Education Behind! | New learning | Scoop.it
21st Century Learning - Let's Leave 20th Century Education Behind! I'd like to restate something I've learned over the years living through and participating in the latest significant historical, world-changing event: The Internet.
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30 Days of Learning in Ontario: What Did We Learn Today?

30 Days of Learning in Ontario: What Did We Learn Today? | New learning | Scoop.it
As the 30 Days of Learning in Ontario OSSEMOOC project comes to a close, we want to thank, and congratulate, all of the educators who took the opportunity to share their learning.  For some, it was...
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