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2017: Trends and predictions for education technology

2017: Trends and predictions for education technology | Online & Blended Learning | Scoop.it
“Education institutions are constantly making big investments in technology to enhance learning and to make courses more accessible."
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The 15 Most Useful Google Apps You Never Knew Existed

The 15 Most Useful Google Apps You Never Knew Existed | Online & Blended Learning | Scoop.it
Google can be your best friend when it comes to searching for answers or information online. Millions of people use it every day, but only few can utilize Google to its full potential. In fact, this powerful search engine can offer lots of great services, apps and features that aren’t on many people’s radar.

The Bright Side team will help you to uncover some of them. Here are 15 of the most useful Google apps that you probably didn’t know existed.

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Agi Anderson's curator insight, December 7, 9:36 PM

Check out 15 of the most useful Google apps that you probably didn’t know existed. 

abdoss's curator insight, December 8, 12:58 PM
It is tough to keep up with google- thank goodness other people do it for us!
Jamie Edwards (IDS)'s curator insight, December 9, 8:21 AM
Sound search and search by image are new to me.
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Sway: Create and share interactive reports, presentations, personal stories, and more.

Sway: Create and share interactive reports, presentations, personal stories, and more. | Online & Blended Learning | Scoop.it
Sway is an easy-to-use digital storytelling app for creating interactive reports, presentations, personal stories and more. Its built-in design engine helps you create professional designs in minutes.
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How to Use Narrated Presentations With Voice Overs in the Classroom

How to Use Narrated Presentations With Voice Overs in the Classroom | Online & Blended Learning | Scoop.it
Examples of ways students can use Visme's audio feature to create narrated, self-running presentations with voice overs.

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Rachael Bryant's curator insight, August 16, 10:33 PM
digital storytelling potential
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Take a Look at the New Google Sites for Schools

Take a Look at the New Google Sites for Schools | Online & Blended Learning | Scoop.it
Have you tried the NEW Google Sites yet? Take a look at all the new features for teachers and students who create websites at school.
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Think Outside the Box When Creating Your Next Presentation Deck

Think Outside the Box When Creating Your Next Presentation Deck | Online & Blended Learning | Scoop.it
How literary devices -- the tools we use to tell stories -- can help you find the best images for your presentation deck.

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Joyce Valenza's curator insight, May 27, 7:25 AM
Some inspirational tips for presos.
GwynethJones's curator insight, May 27, 7:52 AM

You don't need fancy, you need clean & graphic!

Nancy Jones's curator insight, May 27, 8:55 AM
Thoughtful article to help you think outside the box with your images and style of presentation.
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54 Flipped Classroom Tools For Teachers And Students -

54 Flipped Classroom Tools For Teachers And Students - | Online & Blended Learning | Scoop.it
54 Flipped Classroom Tools For Teachers And Students by TeachThought Staff The flipped classroom has continued to enjoy momentum years after it
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15 FREE Google Drawings graphic organizers — and how to make your own

15 FREE Google Drawings graphic organizers — and how to make your own | Online & Blended Learning | Scoop.it
Using Google Drawings to create graphic organizers can help students gather their thoughts and customize to their needs.
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7 Presentation Tips You Can Learn from World Leaders

Learn some simple rules of successful presentations. perhaps it’s not as easy as that, but certainly we can do better by following these 7 presentation tips.

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Baiba Svenca's curator insight, April 11, 10:06 AM

Great slide presentation which can be used with students not only as a presentation example but also to talk about great historical figures.

Thanks for the suggestion to SketchBubble.

Jim Price's curator insight, April 13, 1:58 PM
'Simple rules' for effective presentations - making the complex simple perhaps?! (PS - I've just published something which recommends 7 'simple rules' too ... perhaps '7' is the new '3'...?)
Lee Hall's curator insight, November 2, 9:43 AM
Short slide show of important rules for a great presentation. 
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Why Is A Virtual Classroom Better Than A Real One? - eLearning Industry

Why Is A Virtual Classroom Better Than A Real One? - eLearning Industry | Online & Blended Learning | Scoop.it

VThe analysis of such situations shows that effective eLearning can take the best from traditional education and even surpass it. Modern learning tools should allow instructors and students to create, edit, and comment on all presented materials. This will encourage discussion and keep everybody updated on the latest news. Webinars and instant messages in chats are especially necessary in the corporate sector, for example when new products are put on the market and the first hands-on experiences are highly valued


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Valid points.  E-Learning has evolved. There are so many tools now and ways to collaborate and communicate online.

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Miguel Angel Perez Alvarez's curator insight, March 11, 12:11 PM

Valid points.  E-Learning has evolved. There are so many tools now and ways to collaborate and communicate online.

Pam Huff's curator insight, March 20, 10:40 AM

Valid points.  E-Learning has evolved. There are so many tools now and ways to collaborate and communicate online.

Valeria Valdiviez's curator insight, April 3, 3:34 AM
Brilliant, as usual.

Brilliant, as usual.

 
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Comparing Paper-Pencil and Computer Test Scores: 7 Key Research Studies

Comparing Paper-Pencil and Computer Test Scores: 7 Key Research Studies | Online & Blended Learning | Scoop.it

New evidence of a "mode effect" on 2014-15 PARCC exams prompts a fresh look at research on the comparability of computer- and paper-based assessments.

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Get a peek inside students' minds with screencasting

Get a peek inside students' minds with screencasting | Online & Blended Learning | Scoop.it
Screencasting isn't just for flipping your classroom. These tools allow students to show their thinking, practice public speaking and create educational resources for peers.

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Wendy Zaruba-Lundene's curator insight, March 17, 11:33 AM
Great ideas for using screencast tools in a flipped or blended setting.
Michael MacNeil's curator insight, April 4, 10:08 AM
Great ideas for using screencast tools in a flipped or blended setting.
Stephania Savva, Ph.D's curator insight, April 5, 7:32 AM
Great ideas for using screencast tools in a flipped or blended setting.
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Infographic: Best Gamification and Videos Aligning to the Standards

Infographic: Best Gamification and Videos Aligning to the Standards | Online & Blended Learning | Scoop.it
Chalkable and OpenEd present educators an infographic showing the importance of gamification in the classroom; it lists the top 20 games or videos used in 2016.
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The Best of the Web: 2016 Edition

The Best of the Web: 2016 Edition | Online & Blended Learning | Scoop.it
Check out the latest and greatest web 2.0 tools of the classroom in this quick roundup of some of the best.
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20 Chrome Extensions, Web Apps, and Add-ons for Math

20 Chrome Extensions, Web Apps, and Add-ons for Math | Online & Blended Learning | Scoop.it
Educational technology resources, ideas, help guides, training videos, and news, with a focus on Google Apps for Education, from Eric Curts.
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How to Make Screenshots Look Great In Your Next PowerPoint

How to Make Screenshots Look Great In Your Next PowerPoint | Online & Blended Learning | Scoop.it
Rather than adding "plain" screenshots to your PowerPoint presentation like 99% of people do (yawn!) follow these simple tips to make your screenshots stand out

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Lee Hall's curator insight, November 2, 9:38 AM
Make your next presentation more attractive with these simple but effective tips. Step by step instructions are given. 
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AvizorMedia's curator insight, November 13, 2:26 PM
Cómo conseguir capturas de pantalla atractivas para tu próxima presentación en Power Point. 
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3 Powerful Screen Recording Tools for Chrome Users

3 Powerful Screen Recording Tools for Chrome Users | Online & Blended Learning | 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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Here Is A Good Visual on Blended Learning

Here Is A Good Visual on Blended Learning | Online & Blended Learning | 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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Interactive Video Learning

Interactive Video Learning | Online & Blended Learning | Scoop.it
Check out this interactive & engaging #edtech lesson I made w/ https://t.co/8ldJLR0Qyl : ¿SABES UTILIZAR PENZU?… https://t.co/XBnmgqMcop
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Free Technology for Teachers: How to Distribute Add-ons to an Entire Google Apps Domain

Free Technology for Teachers: How to Distribute Add-ons to an Entire Google Apps Domain | Online & Blended Learning | Scoop.it
Free Technology for Teachers: How to Distribute Add-ons to an Entire Google Apps Domain #edtech #GAFE https://t.co/u61j3LLEZR
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​How to Use Multimedia Presentations in the Classroom

​How to Use Multimedia Presentations in the Classroom | Online & Blended Learning | Scoop.it
A teacher explains why multimedia presentations and digital tools like Visme are indispensable in the classroom.

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Alfredo Corell's curator insight, March 30, 8:19 PM

Visme blog is one of my favorite sources of articles, tutorials and tips on creating presentations. The current article focuses on school presentations giving lots of useful tips and ideas.

 

and if Visme is a favorite of Baiba... then... is terribly good!!!

Q Nguyen's curator insight, April 3, 7:38 AM

Visme blog is one of my favorite sources of articles, tutorials and tips on creating presentations. The current article focuses on school presentations giving lots of useful tips and ideas.

Tonya Smith Saylor's curator insight, May 7, 9:21 PM

This resource will help you create multimedia presentations and other digital tools for your classrom presentations. These tools can help you present your research findings in ways that your audience will be drawn to.

 

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.9-10.5
Make strategic use of digital media (e.g., textual, graphical, audio, visual, and interactive elements) in presentations to enhance understanding of findings, reasoning, and evidence and to add interest.

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How Emotions Affect Learning, Behaviors, and Relationships

How Emotions Affect Learning, Behaviors, and Relationships | Online & Blended Learning | Scoop.it
In the first of five posts about the film "Inside Out," Lori Desautels offers strategies to help explore how joy, sadness, fear, anger, and disgust can help students.
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10 Chrome Extensions Every Student Should Install | The Thinking Stick

10 Chrome Extensions Every Student Should Install | The Thinking Stick | Online & Blended Learning | Scoop.it

RT @DLGWAEA: 10 Chrome Extensions Every Student Should Install via @jutecht https://t.co/7HtqQ3Yncr #edtech #edapps #gafe https://t.co/K15m…;...

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How To Create Animated Gifs For PowerPoint and Keynote Presentations

How To Create Animated Gifs For PowerPoint and Keynote Presentations | Online & Blended Learning | Scoop.it

How To Create Animated Gifs For PowerPoint and Keynote Presentations. If you want to produce GIFs for an upcoming presentation, you will be happy to know that GIFs are relatively easy to create. While there are a variety of ways to make GIFs, here are a few simple options that will help you create impressive GIFs quickly.


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Charli Wiggill's curator insight, February 4, 12:38 PM

Do you want that X-factor to add some zing to your PowerPoint or Office Mix presentations? Gifs can do this for you.

#MIEExpert #MIEExperts

Rosemary Tyrrell, Ed.D.'s curator insight, February 16, 4:15 PM

Great tutorail!

Wendy Zaruba's curator insight, February 22, 4:14 PM

Great tips on how to create an animated gifs, check it out.