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Free Technology for Teachers: Students Can Create Nice Explanatory Videos on Shadow Puppet Edu

Free Technology for Teachers: Students Can Create Nice Explanatory Videos on Shadow Puppet Edu | Serious Play | Scoop.it

Shadow Puppet Edu is a free iPad app that students can use to create audio slideshow videos. The app offers an integrated search tool that students can use to find pictures from the Library of Congress, to search for images from NASA, and to find Creative Commons licensed images from Flickr. Students can also import pictures and videos from the camera roll on their iPads. 

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Animaker - Make Animated Videos

Animaker - Make Animated Videos | Serious Play | Scoop.it
Animaker.com is a cloud-based do-it-yourself (#DIY) video making app that is bringing studio quality professional animation tools within reach of everyone.

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Lara N. Madden's curator insight, July 28, 2:57 PM

cool tool!!

Mirta Liliana Filgueira's curator insight, July 28, 8:27 PM

Animaker. Videos animados.

Rob Hatfield, M.Ed.'s curator insight, July 31, 9:51 PM

This program has many applications within the 21st Century teaching and learning environments.

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Design Beautiful Ebooks Using Powerpoint

Design Beautiful Ebooks Using Powerpoint | Serious Play | Scoop.it
You don't have to have an art degree to make a beautiful Ebook! Here's how to do it in four, simple steps.

You spend a lot of time making sure the content that goes into your Ebooks is unique and of high quality, right? So why wouldn’t you do the same with your Ebook design?


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Mirta Liliana Filgueira's curator insight, July 29, 10:10 PM

Hacer un E-Books con PowerPoint

Paula King, Ph.D.'s curator insight, July 29, 10:33 PM

Using PowerPoint no less. 

Linda Jones's curator insight, August 1, 11:47 AM

Looks interesting. 

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How to make a QR code (and digital scavenger hunt) with your iPad - Learn Egg

How to make a QR code (and digital scavenger hunt) with your iPad - Learn Egg | Serious Play | Scoop.it
Ever wondered how to make one of those fun QR codes you see in stores and online? It’s actually not that tough! Seriously. If you have an Apple iPad, then you can make one without even having to use a desktop or laptop. This guide (see above, obviously) walks you through how to make it [...]
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Add Voice Over to PowerPoint Presentations in 5 Easy Steps

Add Voice Over to PowerPoint Presentations in 5 Easy Steps | Serious Play | Scoop.it
This simple technique is an easy way to turn those PowerPoint Slides into flipped course content. The presentation tool in Microsoft Office is one of the  most widely used slide presentation applications available today. 
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Handy Google Hangout Cheat Sheet for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Handy Google Hangout Cheat Sheet for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Serious Play | Scoop.it
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A Comprehensive Guide Featuring 101 iPad Tips a...

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A Comprehensive Guide Featuring 101 iPad Tips and Ticks ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning on 21st Century School Libraries curated by Bookmarking Librarian (A Comprehensive Guide Featuring 101 iPad Tips and Ticks ~ Educational Technology...


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Free music for your videos in Audio Library - YouTube Help

Free music for your videos in Audio Library - YouTube Help | Serious Play | Scoop.it
YouTube help videosBrowse our video library for helpful tips, feature ov

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The science of memorable presentations

This presentation includes science-based principles on how to attract an audience's attention, sustain it, and convert a presentation into memorable content.
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5 Reasons We Forget Presentations

Learn 5 reasons why our audiences may not remember what we share in presentations. The principles are rooted in cognitive science.
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Classroom strategies gafe ca slideshare

Connective technologies, mobile devices, and new global learning opportunities are reshaping how, what and where people learn. Conversely, traditional brick and mortar schools are composed of decades-old classrooms designed to support a different type of learning from a different age. So, do our current schools, to maintain relevance and effectiveness, need to rethink how their spaces are used to support learning in a connected world? The answer is yes. In this session, we'll explore exemplars of physical space design and strategies for rethinking how "classrooms" can be rethought to support a more contemporary learning experience.

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3 TED Talks That Uncover the Secrets of Storytelling

3 TED Talks That Uncover the Secrets of Storytelling | Serious Play | Scoop.it

"When I decided to write an article on brand storytelling inspired by TED talks, I went about it all wrong.

 

Scouring YouTube for tactics, elements, and components of brand storytelling, I was aiming to find five or ten (or 17) actionable tips that you can use to tell you brand’s story.

 

I was already boring myself to death and I hadn’t even begun to write.

We have all heard (ad nauseam) about the “power of brand storytelling,” and I know that I have read more than one blog that spits off a numeric list of tips that I just “can’t live without” as a content marketer.

 

I began to get curious about what pulls me, personally, into a story. What is it that moves me so much that I become an advocate of the brand/person/cause that is being talked about in the story? What is that secret sauce in brand storytelling that activates the magic button inside each of us, firing up our passion?"


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Ken Schneider's curator insight, July 23, 11:49 AM

Very good POV on story and some interesting TED Talks - especially Nancy Duarte. Worth your time!

Karen Dietz's curator insight, July 23, 6:37 PM

Fellow curator Gregg Morris discovered this gem for his Story and Narrative curation and I thought you should know about it too.


3 TED talks are featured here and they are all worth watching. The first one from Andrew Stanton on the Clues To A Great Story I've curated before. It's a keeper. 


The second one from JJ Abrams is new for me -- and I love it. It's all about adding mystery into the storytelling toolbox. As the author of this post Julie Newmark says, "For example, creating puzzles to solve, challenges and even small adventures within your brand stories, you are involving customers and inspiring them to use their minds together as they seek to discover more. Engagement and connection to your brand is the point here and using mystery creates the potential for taking it all to a deeper level." Right on!!


And the third video from Nancy Duarte focuses on one of the most powerful dynamics for moving people to action -- before and after pictures.


Have fun with these and incorporate these lessons into your business storytelling.

A.K.Andrew's curator insight, July 27, 12:02 PM

Stories need to be captivating from the beginning or you'll bore the pants of your audience, whether it's fiction or brand storytelling.

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The Renaissance We Need in Business Education

The Renaissance We Need in Business Education | Serious Play | Scoop.it

Business education today is anachronistic in both how it is conducted and what its content focuses on. Our brick institutions have in no way caught up with what today’s technologies make possible in terms of virtual learning and individualized, customized instruction. More importantly, business education needs to evolve once again, revising its goals to educate leaders of the future who have a new set of skills: sustainable global thinking, entrepreneurial and innovative talents, and decision-making based on practical wisdom.


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HJJP's curator insight, August 1, 1:34 PM

Are the graduates of the thousands of business schools around the world ready to perform upon graduation? If not, what are they missing? What should those schools provide that they are not?

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12 Dozen Places To Educate Yourself Online For Free

12 Dozen Places To Educate Yourself Online For Free | Serious Play | Scoop.it
All education is self-education.  Period.  It doesn’t matter if you’re sitting in a college classroom or a coffee shop.  We… (All education is self-education.  Period...

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Richard Samson's curator insight, July 22, 2:38 AM

There is something for everyone here. You can learn about anything online!

Liz Falconer's curator insight, July 22, 10:41 AM

Great quote

 

Linda Alexander's curator insight, July 25, 9:24 AM

An incredible list organized by subject matter....

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5 Cool PowerPoint Slide Design Tools

5 Cool PowerPoint Slide Design Tools | Serious Play | Scoop.it
Tired of the same-old presentations? These five free tools can help you add visual oomph to your PowerPoint slides.

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Brooke Hall's curator insight, July 30, 8:43 AM

Check out these FREE designs!

Beri Creative's curator insight, July 30, 12:34 PM

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Seeds for Change - training and support for campaigners.

Seeds for Change - training and support for campaigners. | Serious Play | Scoop.it

Here's a selection of our briefings and guides, along with links to other resources available on the web.

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5 Great Tips for Putting the Power Back in Your PowerPoint Presentations

5 Great Tips for Putting the Power Back in Your PowerPoint Presentations | Serious Play | Scoop.it

Bring the Passion and Purpose Back to Your Presentations With These Helpful Ideas Are your PowerPoint slides the same ones you've been using for years? 

 

Make your presentations pop, not flop, with these five ways to get the most out of slideshows. These same tips can help with video content as well.

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22 Apps To Make Videos In The Classroom

22 Apps To Make Videos In The Classroom | Serious Play | Scoop.it
22 Of The Newest--And Best--Apps To Make Videos In The Classroom
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Top 20 Web Apps to Create Picture Quotes and Meme Posters

Top 20 Web Apps to Create Picture Quotes and Meme Posters | Serious Play | Scoop.it

Ever wondered how people create and share quotes as images. There is definitely value in creating and displaying these quotes in the education context. Here are some tools to help you do that. 

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20+ FREE Web Apps to Create Images from Text

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Por un e-learning más ágil

Ideas para ayudar a crear contenidos de e-learning dinámicos. Orientado a públicos corporativos, pero también útil para educadores. 


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Lumosity: jogos e treinamentos cerebrais

Lumosity: jogos e treinamentos cerebrais | Serious Play | Scoop.it
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Desafie seu cérebro com um treinamento desenvolvido cientificamente.

 

Crie seu programa de treinamento personalizado

-Treine memória e atenção
-Programa de treinamento personalizado na web
-Acompanhe seu progresso

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The 6-step guide to flipping your classroom

The 6-step guide to flipping your classroom | Serious Play | Scoop.it
It's one of the most talked-about trends in education right now. Right behind the iPad and Common Core. Flipping your classroom is a trend that doesn't see
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The Neuroscience Behind Stress and Learning

The Neuroscience Behind Stress and Learning | Serious Play | Scoop.it
Neuroimaging and EEG studies provide a scientific basis for the sometimes controversial belief that children become better learners when they actually enjoy learning.
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Storehouse Storytelling App Gets Embeds And Improved Community Building Tools | TechCrunch

Storehouse Storytelling App Gets Embeds And Improved Community Building Tools | TechCrunch | Serious Play | Scoop.it

"Storehouse, an app for iPad that functions as a story creation tool with images, video and text, is getting a nice update today. The update brings the ability to embed stories in blogs and on the web, as well as comments and an easy way to find Storehouse users on Twitter and Facebook."


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Karen Dietz's curator insight, April 24, 11:39 AM

Hey -- fellow curator Gregg Morris found this and I thought you should know about this too. I hope this works for you!  Karen

Sarah McElrath's curator insight, May 5, 1:56 PM

Free app.

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22 Apps To Make Videos In The Classroom

22 Apps To Make Videos In The Classroom | Serious Play | Scoop.it
22 Of The Newest--And Best--Apps To Make Videos In The Classroom

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A Good Tool to Annotate and Create Interactive Videos for Your Class

A Good Tool to Annotate and Create Interactive Videos for Your Class | Serious Play | Scoop.it

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