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Myebook - get it out there!

Myebook - get it out there! | Serious Play | Scoop.it
Create your eBooks, Photo albums, Comics, Magazines, Fanzines, CV, Brochures, Books... When you're done, publish and share your ebook full of photos, video, audio with friends, family, and the world.

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You can create, publish, share or sell  your eBooks. And it's free!

Still in Beta.

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Cindy Rudy's curator insight, December 18, 2012 3:33 PM
Publishing tool for all types of creators.
Shanika Journey's curator insight, December 21, 2012 2:41 PM

Looks like a very useful tool if you want to share a eBook or digital publication virally online. And the cool thing about is that it's free.

Tracy Shaw's curator insight, December 27, 2012 7:28 PM

This is a great resource for students wanting to publish their own work.

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Memorize a Speech with a “Key Image”

Memorize a Speech with a “Key Image” | Serious Play | Scoop.it
You already know you don't want to read a speech verbatim from a screen or notes. You could memorize the speech word-for-word, but not everyone is able to do that—and it isn't natural. Instead, use "key images" to remember your important points.
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Recap for encouraging reflection on learning

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One of the true keys to learning and developing any ability is the willingness and capacity to reflect on what we have learned.


So how can we encourage our students to reflect on what they have learned? Generally we want them to reflect from a slightly more distant perspective of time rather than more immediately within the classroom and this is where Recap can really help. 


Recap is a cross platform app that allows teachers to create classes and manage students and set them reflection questions that they can respond to using video on their laptop webcam or smart phone from their own home.

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Sell Online Courses: Top Online Course Platforms + Free Guide - 2017

Sell Online Courses: Top Online Course Platforms + Free Guide - 2017 | Serious Play | Scoop.it

Looking to sell online courses, but confused by all of the platform choices? This post highlights some of the top online course platforms and helps you narrow your list.

And be sure to grab the free platform selection guide to help you make the right choice faster and smarter. And, if you are ready to create online courses and other online education content, be sure to check out the free Learning Revolutionary's Toolbox!

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Design Thinking & Book Creator - Book Creator app

Design Thinking & Book Creator - Book Creator app | Serious Play | Scoop.it
Book Creator Ambassador Beth Holland considers how Book Creator can help enable students to document the 5 steps of the design thinking process.
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Using the Stanford d.School design thinking process as a framework, consider the ways in which Book Creator can support students Empathize, Define, Ideate, Prototype and Test. 
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Ludus - limitless creativity for your slides

Ludus - limitless creativity for your slides | Serious Play | Scoop.it
The web is full of beautiful ideas and services. Ludus is the first one to provide an easy way to gather them all in a single place.

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Baiba Svenca's curator insight, May 18, 1:17 PM

Ludus is a new and smart presentation maker (launched in beta on 10 May) that will let you create exciting and dynamic presentations. Just be patient, it will take more time than PowerPoint but the result will look amazing!

Jeff Domansky's curator insight, May 19, 11:07 AM

New slide presentation tool worth exploring.

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Printable Lego Challenge Cards | Childhood101

Printable Lego Challenge Cards | Childhood101 | Serious Play | Scoop.it
"What should I build next?" Challenge your kids to put their brains to work with this series of 24 printable Lego construction challenge cards.
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Como criar vídeos interativos

Tutorial mostrando como criar interatividade em vídeos utilizando o recurso vizia. Links: http://vizia.co http://www.facebook.com/saladeaula3.
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Is Interactive Video the Next Big Thing? 3 Creative Examples from Brands

Is Interactive Video the Next Big Thing? 3 Creative Examples from Brands | Serious Play | Scoop.it
Learn how interactive video can fit into your marketing strategy.
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Blinkist - Nonfiction Book Notes in Audio & Text on the App Store

Blinkist - Nonfiction Book Notes in Audio & Text on the App Store | Serious Play | Scoop.it
Where do the world’s smartest people get their ideas? From great books! Blinkist distills the key insights of 1,500+ bestselling nonfiction books into powerful 15-minute reads or listens. Boost your knowledge and gain new perspectives to become a better, smarter you.
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Boring Tips? Try This Storytelling Format to Spruce Up Drab Writing

Boring Tips? Try This Storytelling Format to Spruce Up Drab Writing | Serious Play | Scoop.it
Want to turn a boring series of tips into a gripping story? Use this 3 step format to write a narrative essay to engage and persuade your readers.
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How to become a better storyteller - Limor Shiponi

How to become a better storyteller - Limor Shiponi | Serious Play | Scoop.it
By Limor Shiponi This page unravels the story of G – an average storyteller who wishing to become better. The possibility of documenting his voyage, popped-up after reading through a discussion ignited by the question “are men better storytellers?” The training was planned for a period of ten months, during which I shared with my …
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6 Digital Tools To Engage Students -

6 Digital Tools To Engage Students - | Serious Play | Scoop.it
Are you looking for some new ways to keep students engaged through the end of the school year?

Here are 6 tools that I have found to be quite helpful as this school year winds down. More importantly, these are also some of the student favorites, in no particular order.
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Improve Your Storytelling Presentation Skills and Get Your Ideas Adopted - Duarte

Improve Your Storytelling Presentation Skills and Get Your Ideas Adopted - Duarte | Serious Play | Scoop.it
Learn to improve your storytelling presentation skills and engage and move your audience using contrast, the hero's journey, and a gripping narrative.

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Quizlet 2017-How to make and edit cards in Quizlet

Tutorial on making and editing cards in Quizlet. Lots of interesting tips and tricks here on making cards. I show you how to copy cards, edit cards, delet
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Hannah Johnston's curator insight, May 22, 8:57 PM

A detailed tutorial on how to create cards in Quizlet. It would be useful for teachers to have a good understanding of how to use Quizlet and in turn implement it in the classroom.

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The top 11 apps to use with Book Creator - Book Creator app

The top 11 apps to use with Book Creator - Book Creator app | Serious Play | Scoop.it
We asked our Book Creator Ambassadors to choose their favourite apps for smashing with Book Creator. Here's their top choices.

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2nd-Library's curator insight, May 20, 7:16 PM
Book creator
Willem Kuypers's curator insight, May 25, 9:15 AM
Que ce soit le logiciel Book Creator ou un autre, les e-books vont être utilisés de plus en plus, même si la progression est lente.
Sample Student's curator insight, May 25, 9:06 PM
I love Book Creator. I integrate other apps with it, intuitively. And then when I am asked about what I use, I have to stop and think about it. This is a one-stop article with great support for each app and very nice ideas!
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Mindfulness in the Classroom- Finger Labyrinth Meditation

Mindfulness in the Classroom- Finger Labyrinth Meditation | Serious Play | Scoop.it
  Labyrinths have been around for over 4,000 years with labyrinth stone wall carvings, clay tablets and coins dating back to the Bronze Age. Labyrinths have been featured in Greek and Roman mythology and, in the Middle Ages, they started to appear in churches and temples around the world. Labyrinths have been used by many…
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18 Good Chromebook Apps for Teachers

18 Good Chromebook Apps for Teachers | Serious Play | 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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como criar videos interativos - The Wideo Marketing Blog

como criar videos interativos - The Wideo Marketing Blog | Serious Play | Scoop.it
Eleve o seu vídeo para um outro nível Como funciona Comece Agora Entenda Mais Porque Interatividade? Vídeos interativos ajudam você a impulsionar engajamento de sua marca, oferecendo uma experiência audiovisual mais direta e dinâmica. Alguma vez você já quis promover seu produto com um vídeo e um link para o seu site, adicionar um formulário …
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10 Awesome Places to Find Background Music for Video

10 Awesome Places to Find Background Music for Video | Serious Play | Scoop.it

Video content has exploded in popularity, and it’s no wonder. Consumers find video engaging, compelling and convincing — so much so that they’re anywhere from 64% to 85% more likely to buy after viewing a video.


There’s a lot to think about, from actually shooting the video to post production, finding copyright free music and more. Equipment quality, lighting expertise, editing skill and audio optimization still matter a great deal (more than ever, in fact).


So while the barriers to entry for video creation have been reduced, the barriers to creating exceptional video have actually skyrocketed.


In this column, we’re going to explore some really useful places to find one element that can make your marketing and product videos way more professional and polished: background music....


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Jeff Domansky's curator insight, May 12, 9:41 AM

Terrific resource and advice from Larry Kim.

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Creative Writing Tools | creative writing blog

Creative Writing Tools | creative writing blog | Serious Play | Scoop.it
This is a list of creative writing and self-publishing tools, apps and websites + a few extra that I thought would help! Online Writing Environments 750words – a simple site to keep up a private diary or daily writing practice. You can earn badges and get some neat metrics after you complete your writing. Google Docs – I wrote…
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How to Tell Your Story

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A five-step guide for how to build and develop a compelling narrative, that can be adapted to your preferred storytelling medium.
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Bonnie McEwan's curator insight, May 14, 11:36 PM
Start writing. Do it now. Don't stop until the end. Edit later.