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On Open Government, Education Data, and PDFs

On Open Government, Education Data, and PDFs | On education | Scoop.it

Late on Christmas Eve, the City of Newark released dozens of emails (as PDFs) relating to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s $100 million donation to its schools back in the fall of 2010. It did so to comply with a Superior Court order, following a lawsuit by the ACLU on behalf of local parents.

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104 Photo Editing Tools You Should Know About

104 Photo Editing Tools You Should Know About | On education | Scoop.it
Hello, photographers. For the last two months, I've been doing market research for my project Photolemur and looking for different tools in the area of pho
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johanna krijnsen's curator insight, December 6, 2016 9:38 PM
complete overview of photo editing tools
Gina Bruce's curator insight, February 6, 8:42 PM

Enclosed find a comprehensive list of services that might be useful for some photographers, . Enjoy!

Table of contents
  • Photo enhancers (1-3)
  • Online editors (4-21)
  • Free desktop editors (22-26)
  • Paid desktop editors (27-40)
  • HDR photo editors (41-53)
  • Cross-platform image editors (54-57)
  • Photo filters (58-66)
  • Photo editing mobile apps (67-85)
  • RAW processors (86-96)
  • Photo viewers and managers (97-99)
  • Other (100-104)
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104 Photo Editing Tools
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UNESCO Launches Five Laws of Media and Information Literacy (MIL) — @joycevalenza NeverEndingSearch

UNESCO Launches Five Laws of Media and Information Literacy (MIL) — @joycevalenza NeverEndingSearch | On education | Scoop.it
This week UNESCO launched a framework illustrating its Five Laws of Media and Information Literacy (MIL).
This global strategy marries the large, but often separated, disciplines of information literacy and media literacy and creates a common vocabulary for folks in multiple areas of knowledge to engage in conversation. It also positions these critical literacies as a combined set of competencies–knowledge, skills and attitudes–central for living and working in our world today.

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Stewart-Marshall's curator insight, February 22, 6:18 AM
UNESCO has launched a framework illustrating its Five Laws of Media and Information Literacy (MIL).
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Information Literacy est la future base du savoir.
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Five Laws of Media and Information Literacy (MIL)
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Find Tools to Expand Learning Time | ExpandED Schools

Find Tools to Expand Learning Time | ExpandED Schools | On education | Scoop.it

Expanding Learning Time Tools and Reports

"This library contains the latest policy and research reports on expanding learning time, building out-of-school time systems and improving student outcomes, as well as tools for schools and community organizations that are expanding learning time, opportunities and support for students. In this library you will find resources such as research studies, fact sheets and evaluation reports, as well as sample school schedules, curriculum resources and evaluation tools."

 

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Great collection of reports and curriculum materials dealing with out-of-school-time learning and programs that support it.


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What Is Web 3.0 And How Will It Change Education?

What Is Web 3.0 And How Will It Change Education? | On education | Scoop.it
We'll reach a new state of web skills when we reinvent technology tools to better enhance our personal learning. We'll be at 3.0 when schools are everywhere and not viewed as daycare.

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Martha Mendez's curator insight, December 6, 2014 7:11 PM

Constrasting evolution of Web.

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De l'école du web 1.0 au web 3.0.
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What Is Web 3.0 And How Will It Change Education?
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Herbert Piel: Große Ehre für Fotografen aus Boppard | Couchgespräche | Landesschau Rheinland-Pfalz

Herbert Piel: Große Ehre für Fotografen aus Boppard | Couchgespräche | Landesschau Rheinland-Pfalz | On education | Scoop.it
Fünf Tage lang war Fotograf Herbert Piel auf der chinesischen Seidenstraße unterwegs. Die dabei entstandenen Bilder brachten ihn in die renommierte Galerie der "Ilford Masters".

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The changing skill set of the learning professional

The changing skill set of the learning professional | On education | Scoop.it
Skills define us. They are what make us useful and productive. They are the foundation of our achievements. On our death bed, it is ou

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miracletrain 夢想驛站's curator insight, February 8, 2:04 AM
Skills define us. They are what make us useful and productive. They are the foundation of our achievements. On our death bed, it is our skills that we will reflect on with pride.
callooh's curator insight, February 11, 8:42 AM
The learning professional is at heart a generalist when it comes to skill sets (aka a jack/jill of all competencies)
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21st century teaching
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21 ways to unlock creative genius | #Creativity #Infographic 

21 ways to unlock creative genius | #Creativity #Infographic  | On education | Scoop.it

Click this link to access the Infographic:

 

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/C318Ja6XAAE7dOD.jpg:large

 

Learn more / En savoir plus / Mehr erfahren:

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=Creativity

 

https://gustmees.wordpress.com/?s=creativity

 


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Click this link to access the Infographic:

 

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/C318Ja6XAAE7dOD.jpg:large

 

Learn more / En savoir plus / Mehr erfahren:

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=Creativity

 

https://gustmees.wordpress.com/?s=creativity

 

Allan Shaw's curator insight, February 5, 5:01 PM
This is a great infographic. As a former visual arts teacher and design and technology teacher, I have used and taught these techniques for many decades. There is no novelty here; these techniques have been around for longer than me but they do work if they are fostered and practiced.
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How To Create A Quiz in Google Forms

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Gerald Carey's curator insight, February 15, 4:51 PM
A very quick (and noisy) introduction to Google Forms. It takes you through the whole creation focus. No voice-over, just messages in text, telling you what to do.  Something else to add to the arsenal when introducing Google Forms to others.
Codie Bower's curator insight, February 16, 5:14 PM
Quick, easy Assessment tool at your fingertip!
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The Critical Thinking Skills Cheatsheet [Infographic] via GDC

The Critical Thinking Skills Cheatsheet [Infographic] via GDC | On education | Scoop.it
We'd like to share this critical thinking skills cheatsheet for you to use with your students. Get them asking questions on any topic!

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Donna Bownds's curator insight, February 17, 9:43 AM
Great infographic on Critical Thinking!
Miguel Angel Perez Alvarez's curator insight, February 17, 12:13 PM
Pensamiento crítico Guía
Carol Hancox's curator insight, February 19, 10:20 PM
critical thinking - not tech related but important 21st century skill
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21st Century Skills Have Always Been “Needed” Skills, But Now We Need Them More Than Ever

21st Century Skills Have Always Been “Needed” Skills, But Now We Need Them More Than Ever | On education | Scoop.it
It's 2017. Communication is changing fast (my 7-yr old daughter and I just exchanged Snaps while I am in Chicago and she is outside of Philadelphia in different time zones, with real-time interaction). Collaboration has evolved to

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Marta Torán's curator insight, February 6, 4:15 PM

A.J. Juliani reflexiona sobre la importancia de las habilidades "blandas" para aprender y enseñar en el siglo XXI.

 

Nos cuenta las 5 categorías que considera Seth Godin:

 

Autocontrol - Productividad - Sabiduría - Percepción - Influencia

Dr. Theresa Kauffman's curator insight, February 9, 12:08 PM
These skills are important and essential for success in the 21st Century. Schools must pay attention to the whole student to prepare them for their future.
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20 Sites With Free Images for Your Blog or Social Media Posts

20 Sites With Free Images for Your Blog or Social Media Posts | On education | Scoop.it
A list of handy resources for making your blog or Twitter feed look great, at absolutely no cost.

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GwynethJones's curator insight, February 11, 10:20 AM

Who doesn't love FREE Images!? Great source!

David Alexander's curator insight, February 12, 6:20 AM
Sermons have to engage the eyes to engage the heart and mind.
Paul's curator insight, February 12, 12:19 PM

always need these

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A List of Interesting Mobile Learning Links | Upside Learning Blog

A List of Interesting Mobile Learning Links | Upside Learning Blog | On education | Scoop.it
Mobile learning is in the air, almost everyone realizes the potential, and some companies are now taking tentative first steps.

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Kaylyn Jowers's curator insight, March 12, 2015 9:00 AM

This is mobile learning links for students.

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A List of Interesting Mobile Learning Links
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[TEDxTalks] Hacking the classroom (Brian Aspinall)

Brian is a grade 7/8 teacher on a mission to expose as many kids as he can to coding and computer science. In this passionate talk, he makes a case for the importance of exposing youth to the principles of coding and computational thinking to prepare them for a rapidly changing future.

Brian is a grade 7/8 teacher and Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert who develops web applications to support 21st century learning practices and pedagogies. His latest project, edmettle, is a tool to support and develop student feedback to improve learning. Brian speaks professionally on the topics of 21st century education, assessment and evaluation and has given two TEDx talks on education reform.

He has a Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems and is currently completing his Masters of Professional Education in Math & Computational Strategies.

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7 Google Forms Templates to Use in Your Teaching via @medkh9

7 Google Forms Templates to Use in Your Teaching via @medkh9 | On education | Scoop.it
Free resource of educational web tools, 21st century skills, tips and tutorials on how teachers and students integrate technology into education

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Ines Bieler's curator insight, February 19, 4:06 PM

LOVE me some Google Form Templates & Ideas!

Melissa Molitor's curator insight, February 20, 8:33 AM
The tools we use in our classroom should reflect the technology that they should be able to implement in their lives.
Rob Hatfield, M.Ed.'s curator insight, February 24, 8:26 AM
7 handy Google forms to use in your 21st Century teaching and learning environments.
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Eric Curts Resources

Eric Curts Resources | On education | Scoop.it
Over time I have created quite a few help guides, presentations, and other training resources for Google-related topics and other educational technology topics. Although these resources can be found elsewhere on this site and other locations, I have pulled them all together in one place to make it easy for people to find a needed resource, as well as to be sure you are accessing the most recent version (rather than an older copy made by someone else).

 

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I have not encountered Curts and his work previously. He has assembled quite an impressive collection of help guides and training resources. Chances are you will find numerous helpful resources here.


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I've come to rely on Eric Curts as my go-to source for all things Google Apps. This all-in-one link is a great resource! 

 
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9 Mac shortcuts to save you hours – The Mission – Medium

9 Mac shortcuts to save you hours – The Mission – Medium | On education | Scoop.it
Here are the 9 must-know, least-known shortcuts to help you master your Mac. Research shows that we are conditioned to remember 9 items at once, so let’s get to it. For Mac and Chrome users:

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10 Intriguing Photographs to Teach Close Reading and Visual Thinking Skills

10 Intriguing Photographs to Teach Close Reading and Visual Thinking Skills | On education | Scoop.it
We pair 10 photos from The Times that we’ve used in our weekly “What’s Going On in This Picture?” with ideas from students and teachers for how you can use them, or images like them, to teach close reading and visual thinking skills.

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10 Intriguing Photographs to Teach Close Reading and Visual Thinking Skills
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10 Intriguing Photographs to Teach Close Reading and Visual Thinking Skills
Stacy Esch's curator insight, February 24, 9:10 AM
incredible provocative images to work on visual analysis
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Schools in Finland will no longer teach 'subjects' | EDUcation CHANGE | Teaching by Topic

Schools in Finland will no longer teach 'subjects' | EDUcation CHANGE | Teaching by Topic | On education | Scoop.it

For years, Finland has been the by-word for a successful education system, perched at the top of international league tables for literacy and numeracy.

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Pasi Silander, the city’s development manager, explained: “What we need now is a different kind of education to prepare people for working life.

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“Young people use quite advanced computers. In the past the banks had lots of  bank clerks totting up figures but now that has totally changed.

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“We therefore have to make the changes in education that are necessary for industry and modern society.”

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Subject-specific lessons – an hour of history in the morning, an hour of geography in the afternoon – are already being phased out for 16-year-olds in the city’s upper schools. They are being replaced by what the Finns call “phenomenon” teaching – or teaching by topic. For instance, a teenager studying a vocational course might take “cafeteria services” lessons, which would include elements of maths, languages (to help serve foreign customers), writing skills and communication skills.

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More academic pupils would be taught cross-subject topics such as the European Union - which would merge elements of economics, history (of the countries involved), languages and geography.

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jmoreillon's curator insight, March 27, 2015 9:42 AM

This is what school librarians have been doing forever!

María Florencia Perrone's curator insight, April 8, 2015 4:00 PM

The world around us is not labelled or divided in categories, then why is academic content? Can we not relate topics and elaborate meaning on the basis of relationships and intertwined data? 

Helen Teague's curator insight, April 13, 2015 9:11 PM

I wonder if this would work in the U.S.? Also, in Finland, students do not take standardized tests until the end of high school (Zhao, 2012, p. 111), so thankfully, perhaps the drill and kill process is diminished.


*Zhao, Y. (2012). World Class Learners. 

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Show me the evidence…

Show me the evidence… | On education | Scoop.it
I think this line is really interesting from a recent discussion on the ALT Members mailing list. …in particular to share these with academics when they ask for the evidence to show technolog…

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SOLO Hexagon Generator — HookED

SOLO Hexagon Generator — HookED | On education | Scoop.it
HookED SOLO Hexagon Generator This HookED app populates a SOLO Hexagon Template. Brainstorm content ideas and enter them in the fields below. Click “Generate Document” to populate the template. 10 Small Hexagons per page 2 Large Hexagons per page Print […]

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21st Century Skills Have Always Been “Needed” Skills, But Now We Need Them More Than Ever

21st Century Skills Have Always Been “Needed” Skills, But Now We Need Them More Than Ever | On education | Scoop.it
It's 2017. Communication is changing fast (my 7-yr old daughter and I just exchanged Snaps while I am in Chicago and she is outside of Philadelphia in different time zones, with real-time interaction). Collaboration has evolved to

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Marta Torán's curator insight, February 6, 4:15 PM

A.J. Juliani reflexiona sobre la importancia de las habilidades "blandas" para aprender y enseñar en el siglo XXI.

 

Nos cuenta las 5 categorías que considera Seth Godin:

 

Autocontrol - Productividad - Sabiduría - Percepción - Influencia

Dr. Theresa Kauffman's curator insight, February 9, 12:08 PM
These skills are important and essential for success in the 21st Century. Schools must pay attention to the whole student to prepare them for their future.
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Solved - How to Recover Files Lost after Cut and Paste

Solved - How to Recover Files Lost after Cut and Paste | On education | Scoop.it
Right here, if you don't know how to recover files lost after cut and paste, you can try using MiniTool Power Data Recovery.

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pianoimprobable's curator insight, December 29, 2016 10:39 PM

good

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nice

prgnewshawaii's curator insight, February 24, 1:28 AM

Another great argument for using the Mini Tool Power Data Recovery System.

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Hawaii Intelligence Digest

https://hawaiiintelligencedigest.com

https://paper.li/f-1482109921

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Toolkit for Digitally-Literate Teachers

Toolkit for Digitally-Literate Teachers | On education | Scoop.it
USC Rossier's Toolkit for Digitally-Literate Teachers provides teachers with how-to guides, actionable strategies and real-life examples of the benefits of digital literacy in the classroom.

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Some Very Good iPad Apps for Music Teachers

Some Very Good iPad Apps for Music Teachers | On education | Scoop.it

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End Your Fixation on Tech Tools

End Your Fixation on Tech Tools | On education | Scoop.it
As education technology continues to evolve, and as we continue to wrestle with its integration strategies into the classroom, we must not lose sight of true north, which is our message of learning equality and supporting students to create our future.

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