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10 Tools For Discovering Educational Videos

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Finding supplemental material for the classroom in the form of educational videos can be quite challenging, especially since the definition of “educational videos” is broad and quite varied. The following online resources should point you in the right direction as you look for valuable multimedia content for your classroom.


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Twiddla – Online Collaborative White Board That’s Quick and Easy to Use — Emerging Education Technologies

Twiddla – Online Collaborative White Board That’s Quick and Easy to Use — Emerging Education Technologies | Serious Play | Scoop.it
Did you Know you can Collaboratively Use an Online Whiteboard, and Even Markup Web Pages and Docs, for Free (and Fast)?! Seriously – enter Twiddla.com in a web browser, click on the green Go button … … and you’ll land on a White Board page that you can invite people to with ease, and you can use the Drawing, Shape, and Text tools to just draw and create, or you can import and mark up web pages or documents! 
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Teachers Share Their Love for LessonPaths, Blendspace (for Creating Easy, Awesome Lesson Content)

Teachers Share Their Love for LessonPaths, Blendspace (for Creating Easy, Awesome Lesson Content) | Serious Play | Scoop.it
Over on EmergingEdTech, we’re running the “Try-a-Tool-a-Week” Challenge in March through May, and over 600 educators have signed up so far! Every week they
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7 Tips To Use Learners' Creativity In eLearning - eLearning Industry

7 Tips To Use Learners' Creativity In eLearning - eLearning Industry | Serious Play | Scoop.it
How can you use your Learners’ Creativity when developing eLearning? Check 7 Tips To Use Your Learners' Creativity In eLearning Design and Development.

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Good pointers for facilitators of all sorts. 

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8 Creative Ways to Get Reluctant Readers to Read | Edudemic

8 Creative Ways to Get Reluctant Readers to Read | Edudemic | Serious Play | Scoop.it
According to a study led by Lee Rainie of the Pew Research Center, about 23% of 1005 participants (randomly called via landline and cell phone) had not read a book in the past year, including ebooks, printed books, or audiobooks.

 

With the massive influx of information that students receive on a daily basis thanks to the Internet, it is not a surprising statistic. Not surprising, but quite alarming.


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How to Start to Write an eBook and Actually Finish it in 30 Days

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Learn tips and tricks on how to write an eBook from scratch, write every day and actually finish it in 30 days.
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cooltoolsforschools - home

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This is just great. Here you'll find presentation tools, slideshow tools, video tools, audio and image tools, quiz and poll tools, creativity tools... A treasure trove!

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Educade | Lesson Plans | CREATE A NARRATIVE-DRIVEN SCAVENGER HUNT WITH AURASMA

Educade | Lesson Plans | CREATE A NARRATIVE-DRIVEN SCAVENGER HUNT WITH AURASMA | Serious Play | Scoop.it
Aurasma can encourage learners to go beyond the classroom to connect and enhance what they learn by pulling resources from the physical and the digital and then sharing those augmented reality scenes with others.

 

Learning Objectives:

Write a multi-part fictional narrative that logically ties in with actual locations on the school campus.Create an engaging narrative experience for the reader through expressive and provocative narration, animation, and/or images.Evaluate and deconstruct the narratives of others through class-wide discussion and reflection of own narrative.
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Mike Dilger's curator insight, December 25, 2014 4:03 PM

Augmented Reality will impact on education in the future If not already. Get on board and explore the possibilities.  Very exciting.  Can be tough at first but worth pushing through the pain.

Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, March 24, 12:11 PM

Ah the things we can do with mobile phones and big net tech. A project using Aurasma could make your school year sing. 

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I am using this and enjoy it.

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47 Gamification elements, mechanics and ideas - Gamified UK Blog

47 Gamification elements, mechanics and ideas - Gamified UK Blog | Serious Play | Scoop.it
A list of 47 gamification elements, mechanics and ideas to use in gamification projects.
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MakeBeliefsComix Printables

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Come, play with our printables and use your imagination to help you explore new worlds and express all the wonderful, meaningful things within you. Have fun! More printables at http://www.makebeliefscomix.com/Printables/
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Team Building Without Time Wasting

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Leadership expert Marshall Goldsmith explains how to efficiently help your team work better together.

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donhornsby's curator insight, March 26, 8:32 AM

How can you help your team work better together? A great video discussing this important subject.

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How to Be a Storyteller | Convince and Convert: Social Media Strategy and Content Marketing Strategy

How to Be a Storyteller | Convince and Convert: Social Media Strategy and Content Marketing Strategy | Serious Play | Scoop.it
Good stories are how we convince preoccupied consumers we're worth their time. These five steps will get you started with storytelling.
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"The Power of Story" – How to Create Stories That Sell and Share Them…

Learn the 9 beats of every great story and how you can use them to sell yourself, your company, a product, service or cause. Be sure to click on the "Speaker N…
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Streampocket, nueva opción para bajar vídeo y audio de youtube, soundcloud, vimeo, facebook y otros

Streampocket, nueva opción para bajar vídeo y audio de youtube, soundcloud, vimeo, facebook y otros | Serious Play | Scoop.it
Lo que lo hace diferente es, por un lado, la sencillez: nada de publicidad ni menús molestos, solo tenemos que indicar la url y esperar a que termine el trabajo, momento en el que aparecerá una cinta cassete como la mostrada arriba y será posible guardar el archivo con el botón derecho del ratón.

Por otro lado comentan que han estado trabajando en el sistema durante mucho tiempo para garantizar que sea compatible con el mayor número posible de sitios, siempre generando el resultado con la mayor resolución disponible.

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44 Diverse Tools To Publish Student Work

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 like how the 44 Diverse Tools To Publish Student Work


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I like how the list of tools is divided by Web vs Mobile.  

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11 Ways to Increase Creativity at Work

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Companies can encourage creative thinking with the right kind of culture and environment to support innovation.

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Smart-Camera Photography: Enrich Students' Creative Writing Skills | Edudemic

Smart-Camera Photography: Enrich Students' Creative Writing Skills | Edudemic | Serious Play | Scoop.it
The trick to getting students to craft powerful sentences rests on their ability to slow down a scene & stretch it out like Taffy & focus on the subject.
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5 Effective Ways for Developing Problem Solving Skills ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

5 Effective Ways for Developing Problem Solving Skills ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Serious Play | Scoop.it

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Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, February 17, 1:47 PM

Problem-solving and Idea Generation infographic: Handy! 

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6 Traits of Writing- a photostory - YouTube

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Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, November 29, 2014 6:38 PM

A narrated slide show that gives a good overview.  Good for back to school night! 

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Create an Engineering Mystery Bag Challenge for Kids | Childhood101

Create an Engineering Mystery Bag Challenge for Kids | Childhood101 | Serious Play | Scoop.it

This is a sponsored post for the littleBIGidea competition. If you are a fan of the hit TV reality competition, Masterchef, then you would be familiar with the concept of the mystery box challenge – it’s actually my favourite part of the show! For those who don’t know, the contestants are each presented with a box of identical, mystery ingredients from which they are required to create a mouthwatering dish. They don’t have to use every ingredient in the box but apart from a few, very basic pantry staples, what they discover in the box is pretty much it. It’s fun to see the dishes created by the talented and very creative contestants.

Taking this concept and applying it to children, learning and the great ideas children have, I recently put together two MYSTERY BAG engineering challenges for a group of great kids (aged between 6 and 12 years of age) to get creative with.

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Unleash your creativity with Story Cubes - Gamified UK Blog

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Story Cubes are a great way to get the creative juices flowing or to just have fun with the kids!
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MAKE BELIEFS COMIX! Online Educational Comic Generator for Kids of All Ages

MAKE BELIEFS COMIX! Online Educational Comic Generator for Kids of All Ages | Serious Play | Scoop.it

Come, play with our printables and use your imagination to help you explore new worlds and express all the wonderful, meaningful things within you. Have fun! More printables at http://www.makebeliefscomix.com/Printables/

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17 Battle-Tested Resources for Marketers Who Stink at Design

17 Battle-Tested Resources for Marketers Who Stink at Design | Serious Play | Scoop.it
Even if you have an eye for design, you may still suck at making visuals for your campaigns. These 17 resources can help – no Photoshop skills required.
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15 Digital Storytelling Tools for Educators - Social Learning

15 Digital Storytelling Tools for Educators - Social Learning | Serious Play | Scoop.it
Engaging, multimedia-rich digital stories can capture the attention of students and increase their interest in exploring new ideas. Combining storytelling with powerful digital creates a truly authentic learning experience that helps students develop a wide range of intellectual skills. Digital Storytelling Tools Share your comments or join us in our Facebook Group. We’d love to […]
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LEGO® Movie Maker

Build your own LEGO® adventure, then capture your story!

Get LEGO® Movie Maker on the App Store. See screenshots and ratings, and read customer reviews.

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