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About Keeping up with Ed Tech

About Keeping up with Ed Tech | Keeping up with Ed Tech | Scoop.it

This topic is all about new technologies and resources which are of particular use to teachers and those involved in education or eLearning. It is an amalgamation of our previous topics on 'Ed Tech' and 'e-Learning and e-Teaching', the content of which often crossed over.

 

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Omar Naseralla's curator insight, October 30, 2013 6:39 AM

www.omartech.artisteer.net

Mike Dilger's curator insight, March 20, 2014 5:47 PM

Wide reading is important when assessing technology in the classroom.  Add this to your reading list.

Mike Dilger's curator insight, March 24, 2014 7:41 AM

You need to read widely as to what is happening in the world of teaching and tablets.

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Free Technology for Teachers: Ten Great Tools for Telling Stories With Pictures - A PDF Handout

Free Technology for Teachers: Ten Great Tools for Telling Stories With Pictures - A PDF Handout | Keeping up with Ed Tech | Scoop.it
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Six Ways To Avoid Death By PowerPoint

Six Ways To Avoid Death By PowerPoint | Keeping up with Ed Tech | Scoop.it
PowerPoint presentations are overused, and too often, boring. Here are six ideas for how to deliver a fantastic presentation without ever putting up a slide.

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Difference Between Screensharing in Apple TV and Google Chromecast ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Difference Between Screensharing in Apple TV and Google Chromecast ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Keeping up with Ed Tech | Scoop.it
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How flipped learning works in (and out of) the classroom

How flipped learning works in (and out of) the classroom | Keeping up with Ed Tech | Scoop.it

Flipped learning is more than just having students do homework during the school day. It’s more than just putting the onus on students to teach themselves. In fact, it’s neither of those things. Don’t be fooled by simple explanations of flipped classrooms that simplify a highly complex undertaking.


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Daniel Christian's curator insight, May 26, 10:53 AM

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Luis Fernando Correa's curator insight, May 27, 5:27 PM

Excelente síntesis de la clase invertida

Richard Whiteside's curator insight, May 29, 5:35 AM

Basic overview of flipped classroom learning. Infographic and explanation.

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Free Technology for Teachers: Getting Started With Canva - A Quick Guide to Creating Visuals

Free Technology for Teachers: Getting Started With Canva - A Quick Guide to Creating Visuals | Keeping up with Ed Tech | Scoop.it
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Create Professionally Looking Posters for Your Class Using Lucidpress ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Create Professionally Looking Posters for Your Class Using Lucidpress ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Keeping up with Ed Tech | Scoop.it
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Edtech: Mastering the device vs mastering the pedagogy - Innovate My School

Edtech: Mastering the device vs mastering the pedagogy - Innovate My School | Keeping up with Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Can a school be over-reliant on devices to the point of ignoring their teaching instincts? LearnMaker’s Jay Ashcroft discusses the fine but crucial line between “what” and “how”.
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8 Reasons Why Open Badges Are Awesome

8 Reasons Why Open Badges Are Awesome | Keeping up with Ed Tech | Scoop.it
The 8 Reasons Why Open Badges Are Awesome Infographic presents the usefulness of badges as indicators of skills learned inside or outside the classroom.

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Steve Whitmore's curator insight, May 22, 9:19 AM

Thinking through the badge idea in Professional Learning...

Wendy Zaruba's curator insight, May 22, 3:00 PM

Badges are the new trophies, are you using them?

David Bell's curator insight, May 22, 4:15 PM

This infographic is an great way to share the Open Badge concept with those who don't yet know about it.

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Collaboratively Create Multimedia Posters on LucidPress

Collaboratively Create Multimedia Posters on LucidPress | Keeping up with Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Last fall I described LucidPress as offering the best of Apple's Pages with the best of Google Documents. Today, I was reminded of that as I explored the latest templates offered by LucidPress.
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iBooks Author Starter Kit

Read a sample or download iBooks Author Starter Kit by Apple Education with iBooks.

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Peter Pappas's curator insight, May 18, 2:58 PM

An informative and useful guide to iBA

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6 Models of Blended Learning Teachers Should Know About ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

6 Models of Blended Learning Teachers Should Know About ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Keeping up with Ed Tech | Scoop.it
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Free Technology for Teachers: How to Privately Share Videos Through YouTube

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Riddle - Create Awesome Interactive Content Easy

Riddle - Create Awesome Interactive Content Easy | Keeping up with Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Riddle makes creating awesome interactive content easy. Quickly make beautiful posts that grab your friends’ and fans’ attention - from quizzes and lists, to polls and more - then use our beautiful intuitive dashboard to learn what they loved most. Riddle = Create. Post. Learn. (Repeat)

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flea palmer's curator insight, May 29, 8:01 AM

This looks brilliant - I've already signed up!

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Free Technology for Teachers: Create Animated Videos and Presentations at the Same Time on Wideo

Free Technology for Teachers: Create Animated Videos and Presentations at the Same Time on Wideo | Keeping up with Ed Tech | Scoop.it
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What Does ‘Personalized Learning’ Look Like?

What Does ‘Personalized Learning’ Look Like? | Keeping up with Ed Tech | Scoop.it

"An education blog whose authors believe there’s too much hype around “personalized learning” technology has posted a series of video case studies about the trend, hoping to help get beyond overheated rhetoric."


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Some Good Educational Web Tools Recommended by Teachers for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Some Good Educational Web Tools Recommended by Teachers for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Keeping up with Ed Tech | Scoop.it
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5 core functions of the LMS of the future

By Meris Stansbury, eCampus News According to over 70 education IT specialists, current LMS functionality is great for administrative tasks, but doesn’t provide support for the new learning approaches in today’s schools. The next generation digital learning environment (NGDLE), says a new EDU... http://elearningfeeds.com/5-core-functions-of-the-lms-of-the-future/


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Free Technology for Teachers: Create a Physical Record of Your Blog With BlogBooker

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Free Technology for Teachers: Riddle - Create Image-based Polls and Quizzes

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Edtech leader heads to Uganda to build SEN school - Innovate My School

Edtech leader heads to Uganda to build SEN school - Innovate My School | Keeping up with Ed Tech | Scoop.it
In many parts of the world, having special education needs leads to a much harder road than in advanced countries such as the United Kingdom. Education guru Ian Richardson is doing his bit to help by joining forces with charity Mission Direct to help build an SEN school in Rukungiri, Uganda.
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Free Technology for Teachers: Use Sketch Toy to Create Quick Animated Images

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Video note & messaging for collaboration

Video note & messaging for collaboration | Keeping up with Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Vidopop is a free service that lets you send and receive video messages instantly, watch and interact live or later.

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, May 16, 1:49 AM

This looks like a great free tool for enhancing homework tasks or distance learning online courses.

GOELANCE's curator insight, May 16, 4:39 AM
Pour annoter des vidéos, collaborer, dynamiser une séance.
Mª Jesús García S.M.'s curator insight, May 17, 1:17 AM

Cool for e-connecting

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Free Technology for Teachers: Remind's Chat Feature Is Now Open to Everyone

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Presenting Your Curriculum • School Website Design from Schudio, Lancashire

Presenting Your Curriculum • School Website Design from Schudio, Lancashire | Keeping up with Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Having a clear accessible curriculum area is a good thing for your school website. We've got some ideas improve your curriculum pages.
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