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9 Tools to Create E-magazines and Newspapers for Your Class

9 Tools to Create E-magazines and Newspapers for Your Class | Keeping up with Ed Tech | Scoop.it
So you want to create a digital magazine for your students but still did not find the right web tools to do so. Well now you can . we have just finished reviewing some great web services that you can use with your students to create and publish highly customizable magazines and newspapers for your class.
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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

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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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The Popular Grading and Collaborative Platform Chalkup is Now Available for iPad ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

The Popular Grading and Collaborative Platform Chalkup is Now Available for iPad ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Keeping up with Ed Tech | Scoop.it
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Ux design for eLearning – 10 tips

Ux design for eLearning – 10 tips | Keeping up with Ed Tech | Scoop.it
10 tips - UX design for eLearning content. Often UX design for eLearning is not conisdered as much as ID which can cause good eLearning content to fail.

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Linphone open-source voip software - video sip phone, voip phone

Linphone open-source voip software - video sip phone, voip phone | Keeping up with Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Linphone open source VOIP project for desktop computers, smartphones, tablets and web browsers. Make audio and video calls in HD, create audio conferences, share pictures and files, communicate securely....

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, July 25, 3:48 AM

This is a great free cross platform compatible tool for making online video or audio calls. Great tool for building into online courses. It's also open source.

Karen Dunlap's curator insight, July 25, 9:09 AM

What a great tool for engaging ALL learners! 

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Free Technology for Teachers: 7 Good Options for Building Digital Portfolios - A PDF Handout

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Create your Android Avatar

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The all-new Androidify app, available free from the Google Play Store, lets you take the little green Android mascot and turn it into yourself, your family, your friends… anyone! Then, share them as animated emoticons, GIFs & pics.

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, July 24, 6:44 AM

This is a nice website to create yourself as an Android. Works on mobile too.

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Rise of the Teacherpreneur

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"You’ve heard the term “entrepreneur.” You’ve probably even heard the term “edupreneur.” But do you know what the term “teacherpreneur” means? As you can probably intuit, “teacherpreneurs” are teachers who create their own educational product or service to fix a problem they or they colleagues have encountered in the classroom. This is distinct from an edupreneur, which can be interpreted to mean any entrepreneur working in the education space – teacher or not."


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Free Technology for Teachers: Frequently Overlooked Useful YouTube Features - A PDF Handout

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Instructional Design Basics for E-Learning Development - E-Learning Heroes

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What Is Instructional Design?
If you’re a newcomer to the field of e-learning or instructional design (ID), you might feel overwhelmed by the amount of information available online regarding the ...

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A Great Tool to Remotely Present and Share Lessons with Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A Great Tool to Remotely Present and Share Lessons with Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Keeping up with Ed Tech | Scoop.it
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Google Released A New Plugin Integrating Google Drive with Microsoft Office ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Google Released A New Plugin Integrating Google Drive with Microsoft Office ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Keeping up with Ed Tech | Scoop.it
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Opening endless doors with online Science resources - Innovate My School

Opening endless doors with online Science resources - Innovate My School | Keeping up with Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Do any subjects offer as much giddy potential as the Sciences? Emma Thomas and Rachel Jones, teachers at King Edward VI School in Southampton, take a look at the different resources that can make the Science classroom limitless
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An Excited Educator : Computerless Coding with Lego

An Excited Educator : Computerless Coding with Lego | Keeping up with Ed Tech | Scoop.it
I am in a privileged position as I teach students in an iPad 1:1 school, so have always been able to teach coding using our iPads. However I know there are a wealth of fantastic computerless coding lessons and wanted to explore these, to see if students would gain a better understanding of coding!

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Norton Gusky's curator insight, July 23, 7:26 AM

Great ideas for young children to develop an understanding of key computational thinking concepts such as algorithms, looping, and iteration. 

Lee Hall's curator insight, Today, 11:23 AM

Coding even without a  computer is fun and very thought provoking.

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PageCloud - The Web is about to change forever

PageCloud - The Web is about to change forever | Keeping up with Ed Tech | Scoop.it
The world’s most advanced website publishing app. Built for designers, but designed for anyone with a browser. Sign up today for special pre-sale offer!
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Free Technology for Teachers: How to Apply Custom Avatars to ClassDojo Profiles

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4 Good iPad Apps for Seamlessly Managing Students Assignments ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

4 Good iPad Apps for Seamlessly Managing Students Assignments ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Keeping up with Ed Tech | Scoop.it
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Apps for Good

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Where young people learn to create apps that change their world.
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Learn to Code: Do it For the Kids

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"There is a shortage of people who know how to program. These are high quality, high paying jobs. How do we encourage students to learn how to code? Learning to programming not only is a skill that is in high demand, it is also incredibly useful. We have all wished we had an app or a program that would do a particular thing that is specific to ourselves. I know some HTML and some JavaScript and Google Apps Script and it is amazing what you can do with just a little knowledge"


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Tests of ePubs made with iBooks Author on other eReader apps

Tests of ePubs made with iBooks Author on other eReader apps | Keeping up with Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Since iBA 2.3 came out, we have the ability to build and export ePub3 eBooks with text, images and widgets (Gallery, Multimedia, and HTML). This doesn´t mean that we can build ePubs for every platf...

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The 6 Most Popular Google Docs Templates for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

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Free Technology for Teachers: Collect Names on Image-based Riddle Quizzes

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TeacherBox - Management for freelance teachers

TeacherBox - Management for freelance teachers | Keeping up with Ed Tech | Scoop.it

TeacherBox is where you organise your tutoring business. Keep all your student records, timetables and invoices in one place. It’s fast, easy to use and it will help free up your time.


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Greg Quinlivan's comment, July 26, 7:52 PM
It looks like they are only offering limited numbers of teachers at this stage. I also subscribed, but when I return to the website it's just the same invitation page. Perhaps Nik Peachey can clarify.
Carol Bently's curator insight, Today, 2:23 AM

Great tool for TEACHERS!

Greg Quinlivan's comment, Today, 8:23 PM
I got a response to my email. I now have a new web address to use to use the site. I suggest you email also so the TeacherBox people know about your interest.
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Handouts- A Great App for Creating, Collecting and Grading Assignments Paperlessly ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Handouts- A Great App for Creating, Collecting and Grading Assignments Paperlessly ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Keeping up with Ed Tech | Scoop.it
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How to Use Periscope for Education

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Periscope, Twitter's live video streaming app, is taking the education world by storm.  Since its debut in early 2015, teachers and administrators ar

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Calliope Global Fran's curator insight, July 21, 11:51 AM

You can also restrict viewing audience-- a plus for educators! 

Inger Langseth's curator insight, July 26, 11:13 AM

Worth checking out!

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Anytime and Anywhere: A Case Study for Blended Learning (EDUCAUSE Review) | EDUCAUSE.edu

Anytime and Anywhere: A Case Study for Blended Learning (EDUCAUSE Review) | EDUCAUSE.edu | Keeping up with Ed Tech | Scoop.it
EDUCAUSE Review Online

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