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Top 10 Clever Google Search Tricks

Top 10 Clever Google Search Tricks | Serious Play | Scoop.it
Google is a more powerful tool than most people realize. You can get much more refined searches with Google's built-in tools, advanced operators, and third-party extensions. You can also use it for some pretty cool stuff if you know the right tricks.

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Witmer Group's curator insight, November 14, 2013 10:53 AM

GREAT Google tips in this article!  I bookmarked this article and will be going back through to play with some of the suggestions.  

malek's curator insight, November 15, 2013 8:47 AM

You never know what Google is hiding in sleeve until you read such an all-around Google search lifehack.

Graeme Sanderson's curator insight, November 15, 2013 10:56 AM

Some great time-saving tips for you here

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Lista traz dez opções de editores de vídeo online; conheça as alternativas

Lista traz dez opções de editores de vídeo online; conheça as alternativas | Serious Play | Scoop.it
Editores de vídeo profissionais além de serem caros, nem sempre são de fácil utilização, especialmente para leigos no assunto. No entanto, a Internet oferece diversas opções online de editores de vídeo gratuitos, que vão desde os recursos mais básicos até ...
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Put the Power Back in PowerPoint With More Images and Less Text! — Emerging Education Technologies

Put the Power Back in PowerPoint With More Images and Less Text! — Emerging Education Technologies | Serious Play | Scoop.it
A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words The next time you’re putting together a presentation, ask yourself whether a slide can be replaced with a picture. If you can get your main point across with a picture instead a chart,
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Free Technology for Teachers: Create a Physical Record of Your Blog With BlogBooker

Free Technology for Teachers: Create a Physical Record of Your Blog With BlogBooker | Serious Play | Scoop.it
BlogBooker is a free service that allows you to turn your the contents of your Blogger blog into a PDF. Using BlogBooker is a fairly straight-forward process.
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Free Technology for Teachers: Silk Offers Great Tools for Creating Data Visualizations

Free Technology for Teachers: Silk Offers Great Tools for Creating Data Visualizations | Serious Play | Scoop.it

Silk is a free tool that I first tried a couple of years ago when it was primarily a digital portfolio and simple web page creation tool. Since then it has evolved to include some fantastic tools for creating and sharing data visualizations.

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Designing around storytelling - Design + banter, 09 April 2014

Slides from my lightning talk at Design + Banter on the 9th of April 2014.

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R U Engaging Your Students? Strategies and Tools for the Texting Generation — Emerging Education Technologies

R U Engaging Your Students? Strategies and Tools for the Texting Generation — Emerging Education Technologies | Serious Play | Scoop.it
Students and Smart Phones Go Together Like Reading and Writing. Let’s Put Them to Use in the Service of Learning! In the U.S., and increasingly abroad, students of high school and college age require a smart phone as a standard
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Embedded Videos in PowerPoint Aren’t Playing?

Embedded Videos in PowerPoint Aren’t Playing? | Serious Play | Scoop.it
BrightCarbon provide a quick and easy solution to the issue of videos not running in PowerPoint.

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Baiba Svenca's curator insight, May 19, 2:05 PM

The article gives some useful tips how to deal with this rather common issue in PPT presentations.

Donna Farren's curator insight, May 21, 12:12 PM

This is a fantastic and handy tool if you are ever sharing power points with embedded video!  Thanks to those who made it and shared it!

John Jung's curator insight, May 22, 11:39 PM

great idea of sending test file with diff formats of embedded videos to make sure the host computer can run them!

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6 of The Best iPad Apps for Digital Storytelling ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

6 of The Best iPad Apps for Digital Storytelling ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Serious Play | Scoop.it

Here are some excellent iPad apps to enhance students creativity through digital storytelling. These are among the best apps teachers have been using with their students to create, narrate, and share stories. Using these apps students will be able to tell their own stories using a variety of multimedia materials that include: images, characters, avatars, photos, audio recordings, video clips and many more. The editing and creation functionalities differ from one app to the other but overall, the process is fairly simple and student friendly

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7 Research-Backed Tips for Creating Engaging Online Videos | MNIB

7 Research-Backed Tips for Creating Engaging Online Videos | MNIB | Serious Play | Scoop.it
Is there a certain type of video that is more likely be engaging? Research says yes - if you follow these 7 tips for creating engaging online videos.
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5 alternativas online a Windows Movie Maker - Blog Mp3.es

5 alternativas online a Windows Movie Maker - Blog Mp3.es | Serious Play | Scoop.it
Muchas personas eligen Windows Movie Maker al momento de editar videos en sus computadoras. ¿Por qué? Básicamente, porque el programa de Microsoft es un
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10 Tips for Building a Strong Story

Need to improve your storytelling? Here are 10 tips to help your presentation.

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Baiba Svenca's curator insight, May 24, 3:55 AM

This can serve as a guide to students who are learning how to build a presentation that has a strong backbone and impressive muscle.

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Ruby Day's curator insight, May 25, 2:48 AM

Basic tips, good resource for students. I like how it encourages building a script through practice as opposed to a written script 

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Flip Like an Expert – Best Practices for Successful Flipped Classrooms (Part 1 – Content)

Flip Like an Expert – Best Practices for Successful Flipped Classrooms (Part 1 – Content) | Serious Play | Scoop.it
The flipped classroom has been gaining momentum since Sams, Bergmann, and others first started writing about it online, well before the first “FlipCon”
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Free Technology for Teachers: Riddle - Create Image-based Polls and Quizzes

Free Technology for Teachers: Riddle - Create Image-based Polls and Quizzes | Serious Play | Scoop.it
Riddle is a new service for creating polls, quizzes, and what they call commenticles. The polls and quizzes that you create in Riddle can be image-based or simply text-based. If you choose to use images to represent answer choices you can have text appear below the image.
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Free Technology for Teachers: Getting Started With Canva - A Quick Guide to Creating Visuals

Free Technology for Teachers: Getting Started With Canva - A Quick Guide to Creating Visuals | Serious Play | Scoop.it
Today, Canva released a new video tutorial that covers just the basics of creating designs and downloading them from Canva. If you're the type of person who prefers to just jump into a tool rather than work through a long series of tutorials, this video is for you.
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The Key to story structure in two words: Therefore & But

The Key to story structure in two words: Therefore & But | Serious Play | Scoop.it

There are a ton of storytelling-related books and websites in the cosmos. And there is no shortage of people giving story advice and tips. Much of the advice is helpful, but the enormous volume of information related to writing or telling better stories can be overwhelming. Therefore, when someone credible comes along who offers free, insanely simple yet effective advice for improving one's story, he will find a very large audience indeed. This is exactly what happened just a few years ago, all quite by accident it would seem.

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Deekit

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Deekit is a shared whiteboard that enables online editing using any kind of content, be it drawing, text, image, anything. A whiteboard that is available anytime, anywhere on any device.

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YouTube in the Classroom: Practice What You Teach

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If there's one question I get asked a lot from educators, it's how to download YouTube videos. There are lots of reasons why you might want to do this, but truthfully, there aren't any good reasons...
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Alexandra Drebezova's answer to What are some great online tools for creating presentations? - Quora

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All Things Sticky – Care and Use of Sticky Walls | North Star Facilitators

All Things Sticky – Care and Use of Sticky Walls | North Star Facilitators | Serious Play | Scoop.it
What is this sticky wall tool? Many of you have seen me or others around the world use the infamous facilitator tool called the sticky wall. Sticky walls
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Ice Breaker Games for Small Groups | eHow

Ice Breaker Games for Small Groups | eHow | Serious Play | Scoop.it
Ice breaker games can help kids and young adults to get beyond shyness in small group situations. You might want to play an ice breaker game with a small group of kids or teens who will be collaborating in a school class or summer job. These games can make it fun and less stressful for kids to learn each other’s names and get to know each...
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