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Portraits of people living on a dollar a day

Portraits of people living on a dollar a day | Presentations | Scoop.it

"More than a billion people around the world subsist on a dollar a day, or less. The reasons differ but the day-to-day hardship of their lives are very similar. A book by Thomas A Nazario, founder of the International Organisation, documents the circumstances of those living in extreme poverty across the globe, accompanied by photographs from Pulitzer prizewinner Renée C Byer. Living On A Dollar a Day is published by Quantuck Lane."


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MsPerry's curator insight, August 25, 2014 4:47 PM

APHG-Unit 2 & Unit 6

Alyssa Dorr's curator insight, December 11, 2014 8:26 PM

\I guess it's true what they say; a picture is worth a thousand words. Before even opening this article, you could get a sense from the picture that it wasn't going to be a good one. You can tell by their facial expressions and the environment that surrounds them. Even the colors that are portrayed in the picture send off meaning. The picture is not very bright. It sends off a sad image with all the brown everywhere. However, we do see a little peek of sunlight shining through. Before reading this, one might see this as a good sign from God, or someone watching over these people. Once I opened the article, there were many more pictures describing their lifestyles. You can tell that they don't make much money by the way they live. There was another picture in the article with a dark tint to it, representing a negative atmosphere, including one girl folding her arms and one girl with tears running down her face . There are no pictures were everyone in the images have smiles on their faces.

Hector Alonzo's curator insight, December 15, 2014 7:18 PM

These picture paint a very sad and very real truth. Many of the people in the pictures are caring for children and barely have enough to make it through the day. One woman works long hours for about 50 cents a day and that is horrible, another woman is 40 years old and works at a construction site, which is obviously not the norm. These people, mainly the children, have hope of going to school, but for most of them that is just a dream that will never come true.

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How to create a prezi that will blow away your audience

How to create a prezi that will blow away your audience | Presentations | Scoop.it
The folks at gtcreate know how to make a Prezi look awesome and blow audiences away becau...

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Mirta Liliana Filgueira's curator insight, June 8, 2014 4:39 PM

Como crear un Prezi ? Parte 1

BI Media Specialists's curator insight, June 16, 2014 11:14 PM

I love teaching Prezi to my students!  I can't wait to share these tips with them to create wonderful culminating projects!

Monica S Mcfeeters's curator insight, September 21, 2014 4:03 AM

Here is an interesting alternative presentation style.

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How to Reinvent Project Based Learning to Be More Meaningful

How to Reinvent Project Based Learning to Be More Meaningful | Presentations | Scoop.it
Project-based learning continues to be misinterpreted as a single teaching strategy rather than as a set of design principles that allow us to introduce the philosophy of inquiry into education in an intelligent and grounded way. It’s time to not only address the flaws in PBL, but to reinvent it in a way that leads to deeper learning, creative inquiry, and a better fit with a collaborative world in which doing and knowing are one thing.
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5 Good iPad Apps to Teach Kids Programming ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

5 Good iPad Apps to Teach Kids Programming ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Presentations | Scoop.it

" Below is a list featuring the 5 iPad apps that I believe are among the best in this field. I invite you to have a look and if you think I missed a good title to add to this list, please share with us in the comment form below."


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Ramon Pavia's curator insight, March 22, 2014 6:53 PM

Write it down!!!

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10 Free Google tools that everyone should use

10 Free Google tools that everyone should use | Presentations | Scoop.it

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Sameep Shah's curator insight, March 19, 2014 2:12 PM

Nice list!

Aline Choupin's curator insight, March 26, 2014 7:45 AM
a good overlook on what offers Google
Mirta Liliana Filgueira's curator insight, March 30, 2014 5:07 PM

Herramientas de Google

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Using Social Media to Teach Visual Literacy in the 21st Century Classroom

Using Social Media to Teach Visual Literacy in the 21st Century Classroom | Presentations | Scoop.it

That we have evolved our favorite forms of communication is obvious without more than simply watching our students walk through the hallways. It would be easy to demonize social media and each medium that it provides for human interaction. But it would be educationally valuable to embrace it, turning it into an opportunity for our students to develop an appreciation for the advanced cognitive skills they employ on a daily basis. Why not study the highly visual communication models connecting the thoughts that mean the most to them with the social networks where they live their lives?


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Alfredo Corell's curator insight, March 8, 2014 3:15 PM

Visual literacy matters


Visual literacy is the ability to:

  1. Process and make meaning of information presented in an image.
  2. Communicate our own ideas through principles of design.
  3. Create our own messages that capture our visual thinking in a way that conceptualizes problems to given solutions.
Ness Crouch's curator insight, March 28, 2014 9:00 PM

Visual Literacy has a new emphasis in the Australian Curriculum. This is certainly a good article to give ideas for embedding some good quality practice in digital learning. 

Rebekah Crouch's curator insight, August 4, 2015 10:15 PM

Visual Literacy has a new emphasis in the Australian Curriculum. This is certainly a good article to give ideas for embedding some good quality practice in digital learning. 

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A Quick Guide to Using Diigo with Your Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A Quick Guide to Using Diigo with Your Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Presentations | Scoop.it

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JordiMarínba's curator insight, March 24, 2014 3:51 AM

Essential for bookmarking your webpages! Highly recommendable!

Bente Elisabeth Ryen's curator insight, March 31, 2014 3:05 PM

Her er en kjekk prezi for lærere som lurer på å bruke diigo i undervisning.

Takudzwa Kunaka's curator insight, April 2, 2014 7:39 AM
e learning is the only way to go
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5 Chrome Extensions for Teachers - Part 7

5 Chrome Extensions for Teachers - Part 7 | Presentations | Scoop.it
Continuing my series on extensions for Google Chrome that are helpful for teachers. Highlight Keywords for Google This handy extension helps you to filter information more efficiently. when the ext...

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Rosemary Tyrrell, Ed.D.'s curator insight, February 6, 2014 12:22 PM

Some great tools here! 

Steve Vaitl's curator insight, February 7, 2014 10:14 AM

More Teaching Resources!!

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20 collaborative Google Apps activities for schools | Ditch That Textbook

20 collaborative Google Apps activities for schools | Ditch That Textbook | Presentations | Scoop.it
Google Apps are collaborative, which makes them highly powerful. They offer opportunities for students to engage unlike ever before. Here are 20 ideas.

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Rob Hatfield, M.Ed.'s curator insight, February 13, 2014 7:47 PM

These are great resources to use in your 21st century learning environment!

Rosa Delia Acosta's curator insight, February 13, 2014 9:31 PM

Great, I just want to learn and use these interesting tools in my classes.

JordiMarínba's curator insight, February 14, 2014 6:27 PM

Essential tools to build a creative PLE

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16 secrets of Google Drive | Macworld

16 secrets of Google Drive | Macworld | Presentations | Scoop.it
Google Drive is a souped-up productivity machine with lots of features you may not have even noticed. Here are 16 you shouldn't miss.

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3 Presentation Tools Teachers Are Now Using - Edudemic

3 Presentation Tools Teachers Are Now Using - Edudemic | Presentations | Scoop.it
Presentations are more than just Powerpoint or Keynote. While those presentation tools will get the presentation-making job done, there are definitely better options out there.

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Jacqueline Panvini De Rubin's curator insight, November 22, 2013 8:52 PM

Herramientas para presentaciones más activas

Alfredo Corell's curator insight, November 24, 2013 6:06 AM

Nice review of 3 alternative (to PowerPoint, Keynote or Prezi) tools for Class Presentations:

 

Haiku Deck: https://itunes.apple.com/app/id536328724 ;

Projeqt: http://www.projeqt.com/ ;

Google Presentation Tool: https://docs.google.com/templates?type=presentations 

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Immersive Storytelling and Presentation Tools for Journalists

Immersive Storytelling and Presentation Tools for Journalists | Presentations | Scoop.it

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Moses B. Tambason's curator insight, November 15, 2013 10:21 PM

Watch this video to help the special needs in Africa this thanks giving holiday http://www.africatube.net/video/932/Neglected-people-of-Africa-need-your-help ;

Gianfranco Marini's curator insight, November 17, 2013 1:21 PM

Da http://www.journalism.co.uk 9 strumenti web based per lo storytelling. Si tratta di strumenti che consentono di realizzare storie visuali con elementi multimediali e interattivi.

 

Utili per la content curation e per realizzare presentazioni.

 

Possono essere utilizzati senza problemi nelal didattica per realizzare raccolte e/o narrazioni di eventi e/o problemi di carattere disciplinare e interdisciplinare.

Philippe Trebaul's curator insight, March 28, 11:35 PM



Here is a good collection of nine web tools that allow you to create multimedia-rich, visual story-telling, immersive stories and reports alongside some impressive examples.


My comments: Great tools list showcasing a nice array of visual presentation tools that can be effectively for journalistic reporting.


Useful. Resourceful. Great examples. 8/10


Original article: http://www.journalism.co.uk/news/9-tools-for-journalists-to-produce-immersive-stories/s2/a554425/ ;







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Prezi - Blog - How to create a prezi that will blow away your audience, part 2.

Prezi - Blog - How to create a prezi that will blow away your audience, part 2. | Presentations | Scoop.it
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How Do We Teach Digital Literacy to Digital Natives? - Edudemic

How Do We Teach Digital Literacy to Digital Natives? - Edudemic | Presentations | Scoop.it

Young people today are instant messengers, gamers, photo sharers and supreme multitaskers. But while they use the technology tools available to them 24/7, they are struggling to sort fact from fiction, think critically, decipher cultural inferences, detect commercial intent and analyze social implications. All of which makes them extremely vulnerable to the overwhelming amount of information they have access to

 


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Amy Melendez's curator insight, June 3, 2014 10:56 PM

From the post: "It is our job as educators and content producers to encourage kids to be capable, global citizens in a digital age. Integrating a news story into your classroom everyday not only sparks important conversations, but encourages students to create and analyze their own media responses, provides a basis for asking questions and is a seamless, natural way to incorporate CCSS nonfiction content into your daily lesson plan."

Deyanira Sequeira's curator insight, June 4, 2014 1:35 PM

¿cómo dar alfabetización digital a los nativos digitales?

TeachingStudies's curator insight, June 5, 2014 4:58 AM

bridge to cross

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Turning documents into conversations

Turning documents into conversations | Presentations | Scoop.it

NowComment is fast, powerful, and feature-rich: you can sort comments, skim summaries, create assignments, hide comments, reply privately, and much more.


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Volkmar Langer's curator insight, April 25, 2014 5:41 AM

That sounds really good :-)) 

CECI Jean-François's curator insight, February 16, 2015 2:20 AM

Intéressant outil pour faire du commentaire social (débat électronique) sur un document, avec des possibilités de tri et de tracking ... Parfait pour l'hybridation de cours

Murielle Godement's curator insight, February 16, 2015 2:52 AM

Le pendant de VoiceThread à l'écrit. NowComment permet de commenter / débattre par écrit sur des documents du web en mode privé ou public. Le mode public ne propose pas de filtre de langue, difficile donc pour le moment de proposer des activités FLE de contributions à des débtas ouverts essentiellement en anglais. 

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Free Technology for Teachers: Seven Good Student Response Systems That Work On All Devices

Free Technology for Teachers: Seven Good Student Response Systems That Work On All Devices | Presentations | Scoop.it

"Earlier today I received an email from someone who had found this comparison chart of student response tools. He was interested in learning a bit more about each of them beyond what was in the chart so I put together this collection of information about popular student response tools. Each of these tools can be used on iPads, Android tablets, and in the web browser on your laptop or Chromebook."


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Writefull | A new way of writing with confidence

Writefull | A new way of writing with confidence | Presentations | Scoop.it

We all use Google to check if our writing is correct. We enter different phrases until we find the one that gives us most results – and this is the one we use in our own text. A smart approach, but not without its annoyances: revisiting the Google webpage breaks the flow of our writing, and its results often contain grammatical errors.


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Krysta Hammond's curator insight, March 21, 2014 4:26 PM

An interesting twist on varying your writing. But the comment was correct - there is a bit of a disruption to the writing process and they students need to be reminded that google is not without spelling mistakes!

Charlie Dare's curator insight, April 2, 2014 6:56 AM
Writing a story line or script its usefull ~This looks like an interesting software tool which you can download and use to check your writing against the texts included in thousands of Google books. It can even detect context from the text you are writing and compare it to similar contexts. Interesting stuff!
Ulrike Grabe's curator insight, April 24, 2014 8:36 AM

The application helps to check your writing (in English) not only regarding spelling and grammer but adds tools to check examples of the use of a certain phrase, context and synonyms, too.

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9 Things Every Student Should Be Able to Do with Google Drive ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

9 Things Every Student Should Be Able to Do with Google Drive ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Presentations | Scoop.it

"Google Drive is a powerful productivity suite with an increasing potential in education. From storing documents to creating stunning presentations and drawings, Google Drive empowers you with the necessary tools to enhance your productivity and augment your workflow.  I have been sharing several guides and materials on how teachers can tap into the power of this platform and this section aggregates all I have shared in this regard so far."


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Susanne Sharkey's curator insight, March 11, 2014 10:06 AM

Great suggestions on how students can use Google Docs

Nevermore Sithole's curator insight, March 12, 2014 2:28 AM
9 Things Every Student Should Be Able to Do with Google Drive
Ness Crouch's curator insight, March 29, 2014 5:51 PM

I've still got a few things to teach my class but we are getting there.

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10 Most Common Rookie Presentation Mistakes


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Scott Langston's curator insight, February 13, 2014 9:36 PM

Watch this before you start your next presentation!

PIRatE Lab's curator insight, February 22, 2014 1:11 PM

Hmmm....again, some good things here, but much of this seems directed at business pitch-type presentations.  For example, this lists data-rich presentations as something you should avoid.  You need to FOCUS and EMPHASIZE data rich presentations.

Jim Doyle's curator insight, June 9, 2014 6:20 AM

10 Most Common Rookie Presentation Mistakes

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Why Should Teachers Use Infographics? - Edudemic

Why Should Teachers Use Infographics? - Edudemic | Presentations | Scoop.it
The handy infographic below takes a look at infographics. A sort of self-evaluation, of sorts. What are infographics? Why bother using them? How do they fit into education? Keep reading to learn more!

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Exposure - Create Beautiful Photo Narratives

Exposure - Create Beautiful Photo Narratives | Presentations | Scoop.it
Exposure enables photographers to easily tell vibrant stories with their photos. Assemble a more complete narrative than you could with a feed or lonely photo on a permalink page.

Creating amazing narratives in Exposure is a breeze. Our “what you see is what you get” editor lets you craft your post exactly as others will see it. Drag and drop to create photo sets laid out in beautiful grids that look great on every device. Write some content, add a title, and hit Publish to share your story with the world.


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Srdp Cégep de l'Outaouais's curator insight, December 9, 2013 10:27 AM

Un bel outil pour ceux et celles qui aiment raconter des histoires numériques...

Kate JohnsonMcGregor's curator insight, December 13, 2013 10:37 AM

I have an idea for teaching photo essays as part of an English project-based learning initiative - this looks like an awesome tool! Yay! Literacy!

malek's curator insight, December 15, 2013 9:29 AM

If you can shoot it, you can narrate it..awesom

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25 tips and tools to make Google Drive better

25 tips and tools to make Google Drive better | Presentations | Scoop.it
Get the most out of Google Drive with these 25 tips, tools and tweaks for power users.

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Alfredo Corell's curator insight, November 26, 2013 2:01 PM

Google Drive is a lot of things. It's a cloud-based storage service, it's an online office suite, and it's the connective tissue that ties numerous Google services together.

Elena Orlova's curator insight, November 27, 2013 9:22 PM

Google Tools 

Jennifer Turner's curator insight, February 24, 2014 1:42 PM

Yeas!  A great tool for Google Drive users!  There is so to learn with google drive and this resource helps make the tool even more productive for you to use in your classroom.

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Explain With Video While You Show Your Slides with Movenote


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Becky Roehrs's curator insight, August 1, 2014 8:50 AM

You can create videos with your presentations: just add your explanations and/or notes to your slides, generate the video-then share via gmail, drive, dropbox, box, or via your chromebook, or use their iOS or Android app, or share via their Google Chrome app.

 

Check them out at: http://www.movenote.com/

 

Tutorials (Movenote lite is free for teachers/classrooms):

http://edumovenote.tumblr.com/tutorials

 

FAQs: http://edumovenote.tumblr.com/faq

Dorian Love's curator insight, August 4, 2014 4:20 AM

Give it  a try!

Philippe Trebaul's curator insight, March 29, 1:24 AM




MoveNote is an excellent free web and mobile app that allows you to create embeddable video presentations that include your video alongside a set of slides or pictures that you have pre-selected.


MoveNote is very easy to use. You first upload your PowerPoint slides or individual images and then you start recording your live video by explaining while you highlight and move through the slides.


Once completed you can save the composite recording and share it or embed on any website or blog.


MoveNote connects directly to your Dropbox, Google Drive or BOX account as well as with Gmail and Microsoft email clients. 


Free to use.


Try it out now: http://www.movenote.com/ ;


iOS version: https://itunes.apple.com/fi/app/movenote/id535115011?mt=8 


Check this video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gZgqdAUYMaA 


Android version: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.movenote&hl=en ;


Video tutorials: http://www.youtube.com/user/Movenote/videos ;


Covered before: https://www.scoop.it/t/presentation-tools/p/637597708/2011/11/07/bring-together-video-and-image-presentations-for-your-online-show-movenote ;




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Haiku Deck Expands Its Anti-PowerPoint Presentation App to the Web

Haiku Deck Expands Its Anti-PowerPoint Presentation App to the Web | Presentations | Scoop.it
The only thing that might be more painful than sitting through a PowerPoint presentation is making a PowerPoint presentation. But Seattle-based startup Haiku Deck doesn’t think the task has to be such a bore or a chore.

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