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What Online Tools Work for Teaching Language Arts?

What Online Tools Work for Teaching Language Arts? | Digital-News on today |
Growing excitement around technology’s potential to transform the classroom has the education community chattering about laptops, tablets and smartphones. Continue reading →

Via Ricard Garcia
Ricard Garcia's curator insight, January 7, 2013 11:45 PM

We need to know what we can use as language teachers, and how online tools can do to improve and enrich our lessons

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21 Tools To Create Infographics | Design Tutorials

21 Tools To Create Infographics | Design Tutorials | Digital-News on today |

While not everyone can make infographics from scratch, there are tools available on the Web that will help you create your very own infographics. In this article, we’re listing 21 such options to help you get your messages across to your readers, visually.

Via Lauren Moss, Lynnette Van Dyke, Terheck
Marlise Santos's comment, October 16, 2012 3:13 PM
I'm a great fan of your Scoops. Thanks for being so open minded and sharing such great resources.
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The top 20 data visualisation tools

The top 20 data visualisation tools | Digital-News on today |

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 9:33 AM

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

Louise Robinson-Lay's curator insight, March 12, 2013 12:40 AM

A great tool for building infographics.

Caroline Matet's curator insight, April 22, 2013 1:08 PM

Le top 20 des outils pour faire ses propres data visualisations

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The Disputed Spratly Islands

link to part 2 or link to part 3


This video clip shows the historical background of the political and economic factors that have lead to competing claims in the South China Sea.  The Exclusive conomic Zone (EEZ) with projected oil fields is the main prize and China has been flexing it's regional muscles. 

Via Seth Dixon
Roland Trudeau Jr.'s comment, August 9, 2012 7:28 AM
An interesting project, that may cause a great deal of problems in the future I would hope that the resolution can come peacfully and quickly
Kim Vignale's comment, August 12, 2012 11:09 AM
I didn't realize there was a conflict in the South China Sea between these Asian countries until this project was presented. I learned a great deal from the points and information relayed through this project. It is a great issue between these countries because the ocean provides a huge source of income for these countries and fighting for it is important for these countries.