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How to Create a Website - Free & Easy Tutorial for Beginners

How to Create a Website - Free & Easy Tutorial for Beginners | Open Content | Scoop.it
A free tutorial site that teaches beginners how to create a website. Includes WordPress tutorials, web design tips and more.

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April L. Kirkwood, M.Ed.'s curator insight, October 20, 2013 12:22 PM

A wonderful introduction and an excellent resource for other tips that can be used as extra credit or for students who are working at a more accelerated pace.

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Amazon To Acquire Online Education Company TenMarks - Tools Journal

Amazon To Acquire Online Education Company TenMarks - Tools Journal | Open Content | Scoop.it
Amazon To Acquire Online Education Company TenMarks (“@TJBuziness: Amazon To Acquire Online Education Company TenMarks : http://t.co/dOLeunoutS”;)...
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14 Facebook Tools You Didn't Know Existed

14 Facebook Tools You Didn't Know Existed | Open Content | Scoop.it
You may be a pro at sharing articles and posting pics, but these 14 tools will help you get the most out of Facebook.
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Makerspace – #GivingTuesday - Social Media Explorer

Makerspace – #GivingTuesday - Social Media Explorer | Open Content | Scoop.it
Makerspace a non profit who could use your expertise and time.

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OpenCurriculum: Create, Access and Share K-12 Educational Content - EdTechReview™ (ETR)

OpenCurriculum: Create, Access and Share K-12 Educational Content - EdTechReview™ (ETR) | Open Content | Scoop.it
OpenCurriculum is a platform to find thousands of open educational articles, related videos, audio, worksheets, documents, etc. produced and curated by the community.
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Best Sources for Open Educational Resources Used By Educators - EdTechReview™ (ETR)

Best Sources for Open Educational Resources Used By Educators - EdTechReview™ (ETR) | Open Content | Scoop.it
Here are the best sources for Open Educational Resources (OER) suggested by expert educators.
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EdTechReview's list of best online educational resources. 

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The OpenCourseWare Consortium - Advanced Course Search

The OpenCourseWare Consortium - Advanced Course Search | Open Content | Scoop.it
OpenCourseWare Consortium
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Free Online Search for Open Courses. 

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Teachers’ Union to Open Lesson-Sharing Web Site

Teachers’ Union to Open Lesson-Sharing Web Site | Open Content | Scoop.it
The American Federation of Teachers has joined with a British publisher that will allow teachers to download simple work sheets or full-course outlines.

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Full-course outlines would be incredibly beneficial for new online instructors. 

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Canva – Amazingly simple graphic design

Canva – Amazingly simple graphic design | Open Content | Scoop.it

Canva gives you everything you need to easily turn ideas into stunning designs. Create designs for Web or print; website banners, presentations, Facebook covers, flyers, posters, invitations and so much more.


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Baiba Svenca's curator insight, November 15, 2013 6:06 AM

A cool new free browser-based tool for designing all kinds of visual products including presentations.

 

Many thanks to Alfredo Corell for the suggestion.

Training in Business's curator insight, November 15, 2013 9:44 AM

Canva – Amazingly simple graphic design

 

Margaret Watrous's curator insight, January 9, 2014 3:47 PM

A cool new free browser-based tool for designing all kinds of visual products including presentations.

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English Academy

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No 1 app in Croatia. - English Academy is a 3D interactive game for beginners and intermediate students to learn English for free. You are in the town of Portsmouth, England. You need to speak to ...
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Meet 5 Bloggers Who Have Made Millions from Their Blogs | income.com

Meet 5 Bloggers Who Have Made Millions from Their Blogs | income.com | Open Content | Scoop.it
As the popularity of online information sites increases, many people have been able to make a lot of money from compiling a blog. The money usually comes from advertising on the site so that people who read the blog will see the ads.

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April L. Kirkwood, M.Ed.'s curator insight, October 20, 2013 12:28 PM

This article will hopefully inspire students to see the value of a good website and how it is applicable to their career goals.

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Designing a School Makerspace | Edutopia

Designing a School Makerspace | Edutopia | Open Content | Scoop.it
Jennifer Cooper, designer, maker and gardening teacher, presents a practical approach to defining and designing the right makerspace for your school.

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TextbookDollars.com Launches New Website to Sell Textbooks Online | Virtual-Strategy Magazine

TextbookDollars.com Launches New Website to Sell Textbooks Online | Virtual-Strategy Magazine | Open Content | Scoop.it
The revamped website offers better functionality and expanded offerings. | Virtual Strategy Magazine is an online publication devoted entirely to virtualization technologies.
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CK-12 Foundation | Free Online Textbooks, FlashCards, Exercises, RWA's, Simulations

CK-12 Foundation | Free Online Textbooks, FlashCards, Exercises, RWA's, Simulations | Open Content | Scoop.it
CK-12 Foundation provides a library of free online textbooks, videos, exercises, flashcards, and real world applications for over 5000 concepts from arithmetic to history
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Three educational search engines for online courses

Three educational search engines for online courses | Open Content | Scoop.it

The path of learning is long and “costly”. Perhaps, that’s why we believe this too much and give up as soon as regular paychecks start hitting our accounts. But in today’s age, staying skilled and flexible is the mantra. You never know when the new kid in the next cubicle makes you redundant. It could be some new technology too. Scary thought isn’t it. The good thing about it is that it doesn’t have to like this. You can learn new skills, thanks to the same technological age that’s casting a shadow on your prowess.


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A.D. Jones's curator insight, October 23, 2013 9:39 PM

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Free Online Course Materials | MIT OpenCourseWare

Free Online Course Materials | MIT OpenCourseWare | Open Content | Scoop.it
MIT OpenCourseWare is a web-based publication of virtually all MIT course content. OCW is open and available to the world and is a permanent MIT activity.

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MIT OpenCourseWare is invaluable for the tools related to Open Content. 

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Marissa Wilson's curator insight, October 20, 2013 4:37 PM

MIT OpenCourseWare is invaluable for the topic of Open Content.