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Using Collectably

Using Collectably
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A frequent proble for me is recalling which flash drive holds the file I need, or I value a web resource or an article but don't have the time to ivest in it right now.  Here's an easy to use way to select, collect, and organize information for review and or use later.

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tom jackson's curator insight, December 13, 2012 2:12 PM

A frequent proble for me is recalling which flash drive holds the file I need, or I value a web resource or an article but don't have the time to ivest in it right now.  Here's an easy to use way to select, collect, and organize information for review and or use later.

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- 45+ Teacher Recommended Educational Apps

The Resource for Education Technology Leaders focusing on K-12 educators.
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many of these apps are well known to individual teachers, however, a revisit to them is worthwhile now as you may have an opportunity at the holiday to select one or two your like to learn more about for use in your classroom.

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tom jackson's curator insight, December 12, 2012 2:10 PM

many of these apps are well known to individual teachers, however, a revisit to them is worthwhile now as you may have an opportunity at the holiday to select one or two your like to learn more about for use in your classroom.

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Dropmark® — organize, collaborate, and share

Dropmark® — organize, collaborate, and share | pre-service teacher ideas | Scoop.it
Dropmark® allows you to drop files right from your computer, or the web, to create organized collections—bringing together information like never before.

 ...Say goodbye to Powerpoint. Every Dropmark collection can be viewed as a fullscreen presentation. Mix images, videos, websites, and more.


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Ezvid | Best Free Screen Recorder and Video Editor For YouTube

Ezvid | Best Free Screen Recorder and Video Editor For YouTube | pre-service teacher ideas | Scoop.it
★ 100% Free Forever ★ Download Ezvid Screen Recorder To Make And Edit Videos And Slideshows.
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New Adventures in Professional Development | Put a Genius Bar in your classroom

New Adventures in Professional Development | Put a Genius Bar in your classroom | pre-service teacher ideas | Scoop.it

"“I’m done. What do I do now?” is an age old question. I am sure teachers all the way back to Ancient Greece probably heard it too. . . At an extra table in the library we set up a Genius Bar. . .  Now, every major project in Infotech has a Genius Bar where students that are finished with the project can serve as the how-to guides for those still working."

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14 Great Teacher Tools...

14 Great Teacher Tools... | pre-service teacher ideas | Scoop.it

"In our last post entitled : " 10 Web Tools Teachers should Be Using " , we mentioned 4Teachers. This website works to help teachers integrate technology into their classrooms . . ."

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My Best Posts On Helping Students “Visualize Success” | Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day…

My Best Posts On Helping Students “Visualize Success” | Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day… | pre-service teacher ideas | Scoop.it
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12 Alternatives To Letter Grades In Education

12 Alternatives To Letter Grades In Education | pre-service teacher ideas | Scoop.it


 
From TeachThought.com
Few artifacts of formal learning are as iconic as the letter grade.
What can I do to get an A?
She’s a C student.
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Free Technology for Teachers: Create Trading Cards for Historical and Fictional Characters - The Web Version

Free Technology for Teachers: Create Trading Cards for Historical and Fictional Characters - The Web Version | pre-service teacher ideas | Scoop.it

"Read Write Think's Trading Card Creator on the web offers the same creation features that are found in the iPad app. This morning I used the web version of the Trading Card Creator to create an Abraham Lincoln trading card. To create the card I found a public domain image of Lincoln, uploaded it to the template provided by RWT, and completed the fields that asked for information about Lincoln's life. "

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DebateGraph

DebateGraph | pre-service teacher ideas | Scoop.it
Debate map visualization of: 9,000+ maps and counting! Click on the bubbles to learn more – and log-in to create free public and private maps on any topic.

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Digital Storytelling: how to make an animated PPT movie

How-to video for creating digital storybooks using custom animations in PowerPoint. For more resources from Nancye Blair, visit www.EngagingEducation.net.

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All part and parcel of having your 'digital' voice heard.  Great tool.  

Allison Kenney's curator insight, October 16, 2014 1:46 PM

Not the same old PPT that we used to use.

Willem Kuypers's curator insight, October 20, 2014 8:24 AM

Je suis de plus en plus convaincu qu'il faut raconter des histoires, même à des 'grands'.

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The 30 Best Web 2.0 Tools For Teachers (2012 Edition) - Edudemic | Innovations pédagogiques numériques

The 30 Best Web 2.0 Tools For Teachers (2012 Edition) - Edudemic | Innovations pédagogiques numériques | pre-service teacher ideas | Scoop.it
Edudemic recommande en particulier Slideshare, Scoop.it, PlanBoard, Evernote et Dropbox (The 30 Best Web 2.0 Tools For Teachers (2012 Edition) - Edudemic | @scoopit http://t.co/NKxung5G...)...
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Educational Technology Guy: Helping Educators Get Started with Educational Technology

Educational Technology Guy: Helping Educators Get Started with Educational Technology | pre-service teacher ideas | Scoop.it

"Many teachers are afraid of new technology, set in their ways, or just overwhelmed with what is out there. Those of us that use educational technology on a regular basis need to help them use it based on their needs."

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3 Excellent Tools for Backchanneling in The Classroom

3 Excellent Tools for Backchanneling in The Classroom | pre-service teacher ideas | Scoop.it
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Here are three ways to use an e-app to effectively create the safety of a Think-Pair-Share for students who are hestitant to speak out in the classroom. 

 

" . . . backchannel discussions with your students in the classroom has several advantages for their learning. Backchanneling allows those shy and reluctant students to participate and share their thoughts".

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These apps bring to mind the safety of classroom engagement when Think-Pair-Share is employed.  Very interesting way to encourage shy student participation.

 

 

backchannel discussions with your students in the classroom has several advantages for their learning. Backchanneling allows those shy and reluctant students to participate and share their thoughts. 

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Are you an innovative educator?

Are you an innovative educator? | pre-service teacher ideas | Scoop.it
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consider how what you are doing is naking a contribuiton to the education of the current and subsequent generations of learners.  Now tell someone about it

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Scaffolding for Deep Understanding

Scaffolding for Deep Understanding | pre-service teacher ideas | Scoop.it
How do we help novice learners become more expert? Peter Skillen uses collaborative journal writing environments to move kids beyond social talk into deeper thinking.
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20+ Free Online Libraries - Getting Smart

20+ Free Online Libraries - Getting Smart | pre-service teacher ideas | Scoop.it

Research resources and content rich learning opportunities are available at these websites including audio, video, and ebooks for children, educators, and academic.

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- Why on earth would 2nd graders use Twitter? Read this to find out.

- Why on earth would 2nd graders use Twitter? Read this to find out. | pre-service teacher ideas | Scoop.it
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Free Technology for Teachers: Fakebook Gallery - A Gallery of Fake Facebook Profiles for Historical Characters

Free Technology for Teachers: Fakebook Gallery - A Gallery of Fake Facebook Profiles for Historical Characters | pre-service teacher ideas | Scoop.it

"fictitious Facebook profiles for famous people alive and dead as well as for characters from novels. Yesterday, Russel Tarr who is the creator of Fakebook sent me a message about the gallery of Fakebook profiles that he has created. The Fakebook gallery features some of the many Fakebook profiles that students have created over the years."

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More than Words Alone Can Say: Writing with Images in the Digital Age - Getting Smart by Susan Lucille Davis - DigLN, edchat, edlearning, EdTech, literacy, photo projects, visual learning

More than Words Alone Can Say: Writing with Images in the Digital Age - Getting Smart by Susan Lucille Davis - DigLN, edchat, edlearning, EdTech, literacy, photo projects, visual learning | pre-service teacher ideas | Scoop.it
Last week, on the day before Thanksgiving vacation, several of my fifth-graders voluntarily stayed after school with me to work on a project for which they would receive no grade: producing calendars based on poems and illustrations they had...

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How Blogging Can Improve Student Writing

How Blogging Can Improve Student Writing | pre-service teacher ideas | Scoop.it
Instructional coach Ben Curran offers tips on getting started with student blogging, which he says can help address the common standards in language arts.
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Developing Blogging Skills: Simple Rubric | Integrating Technology in the Primary Classroom

Developing Blogging Skills: Simple Rubric | Integrating Technology in the Primary Classroom | pre-service teacher ideas | Scoop.it
I've been toying with the idea of creating a blogging scope and sequence for a while. However, something about that idea makes me uncomfortable.
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Driving Change to Transform Schools...

Driving Change to Transform Schools... | pre-service teacher ideas | Scoop.it

"Technology was viewed as an expensive frill that we would love to have, but . . . How did New Milford become a technology-rich school where potential and promise is emphasized as opposed to problems, challenges, and excuses? How were we able to get everyone on board to initiate and sustain change? Here are some answers to these questions."

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Instant grammar checker - Fast, 100% FREE scans for your writing

Instant grammar checker - Fast, 100% FREE scans for your writing | pre-service teacher ideas | Scoop.it
Online grammar checker. You don't need to pay us, register or complete any test - you just copy-paste your text and see your grammar mistakes. Easy as pie!
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I see technology...in education

I see technology...in education | pre-service teacher ideas | Scoop.it
EdTech Cheat Sheet: understanding new trends in educational technology - infographic...
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