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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!

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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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Make PDF Texts into Interactive Online Activities for Blended Learning

Make PDF Texts into Interactive Online Activities for Blended Learning | Serious Play | Scoop.it
This tool enables teachers to build onto more traditional course book based courses and add a blended learning element. Once you have created an account you can upload PDF documents, or buy in text books from publishers or book stores and add them to courses.

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Order and assign textbooks, articles, or your PDFs in Perusall. Students annotate the readings and asynchronously respond to each other's comments and questions about the readings in context. With novel data analytics, Perusall automatically generates optimal student groupings and social interactions, grades students' engagement to ensure they are prepared for class, and nudges those who need help to keep everyone on track.
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Perusall is a useful tool for turning a face to face course into blended learning without too much extra work.

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The Parts of a Leader | Learning to Give

The Parts of a Leader | Learning to Give | Serious Play | Scoop.it
To identify the qualities students see in effective leaders and create a life-size picture of a good leader emphasizing the body parts that represent those qualities. Author: Urban EdVenture Faculty
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5 TEDx Talks That Will Help You Strike Up a Conversation With Anyone

5 TEDx Talks That Will Help You Strike Up a Conversation With Anyone | Serious Play | Scoop.it
Think of yourself as an introvert? *raises hand* This is a must-read.
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Why Students Forget—and What You Can Do About It

Why Students Forget—and What You Can Do About It | Serious Play | Scoop.it
Our brains are wired to forget, but there are research-backed strategies you can use to make your teaching stick.
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Group games, team games, ice breakers - How to play icebreakers, group games, fun games, party games, teambuilding activities!

Group games, team games, ice breakers - How to play icebreakers, group games, fun games, party games, teambuilding activities! | Serious Play | Scoop.it
How to play icebreakers, group games, fun games, party games, teambuilding activities!
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Free instructions to 67+ of the best group games! Perfect for your next event. http://www.group-games.com/index-of-all-group-games
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Pathbrite

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Pathbrite is the easiest way for people to showcase their abilities and
achievements via beautiful and compelling Portfolios. Show your body of work. Show what you know with Pathbrite.

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"Assemble Gorgeous Portfolios in Minutes. Tell your story your own way. Capture and share the evidence of your success and growth with Pathbrite portfolios. Simply drag and drop images, videos, documents, or other digital media straight into Pathbrite. Then, resize and move the items around to your liking. Finally, pick one of our professionally designed themes, and you are ready to share your portfolio, viewable on any device. It’s that easy!"
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How to Create a Narrated Presentation With Voice Over Using Visme

How to Create a Narrated Presentation With Voice Over Using Visme | Serious Play | Scoop.it
A step-by-step tutorial on how to create narrated content with your own audio using Visme, an online presentation and infographic tools. Voice overs in Visme.
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10 Way to Use Twitter for Fun Assignments, Projects, Class Work | Emerging Education Technologies

10 Way to Use Twitter for Fun Assignments, Projects, Class Work | Emerging Education Technologies | Serious Play | Scoop.it
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23 Free Resources For Presentation Design | VisualHackers

23 Free Resources For Presentation Design | VisualHackers | Serious Play | Scoop.it
In this list we're sharing some of our favorite websites that offer free resources for presentation design such as templates, icons, images, fonts and more.
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What “Facilitation” Really Means And Why It’s Key To The Future Of Work

What “Facilitation” Really Means And Why It’s Key To The Future Of Work | Serious Play | Scoop.it
Being a good facilitator isn’t the same as knowing how to manage people or run a meeting. It all comes down to understanding the tools–and structure–that help people collaborate.
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Tips and Tools to Facilitate Great Meetings - find 7 tips and dozens of tools!

Tips and Tools to Facilitate Great Meetings - find 7 tips and dozens of tools! | Serious Play | Scoop.it
Lochner shares 7 tips that will keep you out of Meeting Hell and in Meeting Heaven and Landay gives you the tools to help you facilitate great meetings.
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A simple visual tool for team problem-solving – The XPLANE Collection – Medium

A simple visual tool for team problem-solving – The XPLANE Collection – Medium | Serious Play | Scoop.it

The A3 is a simple visual tool, first employed at Toyota, many many years ago. I love it because it’s simple and extremely effective. Here’s a short video on the A3 tool and how to use it with your team. If you haven’t heard of the A3 tool, take five minutes and watch this. You can start doing it immediately.

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Back-to-Back Builder | Learning to Give

Back-to-Back Builder | Learning to Give | Serious Play | Scoop.it
To work on communication and listening skills while designing and building simple objects. To think about the power of words and how difficult it can be to get their message across to another person without it being lost in translation. Author: Urban EdVenture Faculty
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Heart Maps: Finding Common Ground | Learning to Give

Heart Maps: Finding Common Ground | Learning to Give | Serious Play | Scoop.it
To have students identify the things that are important in their lives as a means of finding a “passion” or “passions” the class holds in common. Students will then identify causes that deal with an issue related to their shared passion. This will guide the teacher in selecting and promoting potential community partners for the Urban EdVenture Final Project.
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Creative Business Storytelling: Leveraging Content Marketing Framework

Creative Business Storytelling: Leveraging Content Marketing Framework | Serious Play | Scoop.it
Business storytelling is an excellent way to support your brand. It is an important part of any content marketing strategy you may have, but it isn't as simple
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Point of View (Journal Worksheet Wednesday) | creative writing blog

Point of View (Journal Worksheet Wednesday) | creative writing blog | Serious Play | Scoop.it
Writing Journal Worksheet – An Alternative Point of View (PDF) This exercise is a favourite with English teachers everywhere, but its use isn’t limited to exploring POV characters. You can also use this worksheet to gain some perspective in your day-to-day life. Here are some point of view prompts you might try… Rewrite your day from…
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Training Empathy, Creative Writing, Conflict Management...
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Bibliomancy (Journal Worksheet Wednesday) | creative writing blog

Bibliomancy (Journal Worksheet Wednesday) | creative writing blog | Serious Play | Scoop.it
Writing Journal Worksheet – Bibliomancy (PDF) Bibliomancy is divination using books. You’ve probably tried it before, even if you haven’t come across the term. As writers we already believe in the spiritual power of books, so using them to seek a little “aleatory guidance” isn’t much of a leap. Here’s what to do. Write down…
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[INFOGRAFICO] As 4 Chaves para Escolher a Dinâmica de Grupo PERFEITA! | Conversa Em Ação

[INFOGRAFICO] As 4 Chaves para Escolher a Dinâmica de Grupo PERFEITA! | Conversa Em Ação | Serious Play | Scoop.it
Chaves Escolher a Dinâmica de Grupo PERFEITA
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How to Create a Great Presentation in Just 15 Minutes | @DanMartell

How to Create a Great Presentation in Just 15 Minutes | @DanMartell | Serious Play | Scoop.it
Did you know that the highest paid profession in America is professional speaking? Speakers can earn between $5,000 and $10,000 for a 20 minute keynote pre
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4 Tips to Successful Small Business Storytelling

4 Tips to Successful Small Business Storytelling | Serious Play | Scoop.it
One of the most influential means of marketing, storytelling allows a business to make personal connections with its audience and increases customer retention as people identify with the brand. .
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Anonymous peer feedback to help you grow professionally.

Anonymous peer feedback to help you grow professionally. | Serious Play | Scoop.it
A free online platform that makes professional feedback easy through short simple evaluations, so individuals can grow to their full potential faster and more efficiently.
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A great way for getting feedback from whoever you want! Onistly is not like a company 360 review. It is light, easy and just for you so you can control your data and get ahead of your career no matter where you work now or later. Also it's free.
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The Critical 21st Century Skills Every Learner Needs and Why

The Critical 21st Century Skills Every Learner Needs and Why | Serious Play | Scoop.it
Preparing a child for the world that doesn’t yet exist is not an easy task for any teacher. Step back and look at that picture from a broad perspective. What are the critical 21st-century skills…
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A List of 15 Terrific TED Talks for Igniting Creativity [Infographic]

A List of 15 Terrific TED Talks for Igniting Creativity [Infographic] | Serious Play | Scoop.it
In Good Taste features this infographic that suggests 15 cool TED Talks for igniting creativity in the best ways. Share them with students for inspiration!
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Maps, models and canvases – The XPLANE Collection – Medium

Maps, models and canvases – The XPLANE Collection – Medium | Serious Play | Scoop.it
A few brief thoughts on maps, models, canvases (for Christina Wodtke who asked about this on Twitter). Let me start by saying that definitions should always be provisional and based on context. My…
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