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8 Good Web Tools to Create Video Quizzes for Your Class ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

8 Good Web Tools to Create Video Quizzes for Your Class ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Teacher Gary | Scoop.it

reat stuff if yoiu are willing to pout in the time to take advantage of it.


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Great tools if you are willing to spend the time to take advantage of them.

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Sehr interessant! Werde damit etwas experimentieren...

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Going Google On Your iPad: What To Expect

Going Google On Your iPad: What To Expect | Teacher Gary | Scoop.it
Going Google On iPad: What To Expect by TeachThought Staff Maybe you love Google. You use Gmail, use YouTube like a television, and consider Google Search your second brain. But while you like Google’s first-party...

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We should move to Google on our iPads.

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How important is informal learning?

How important is informal learning? | Teacher Gary | Scoop.it
As learning becomes more self-directed, informal learning is gaining popularity
Learning is changing. It is moving from a primarily school-based, formal process to include more informal opportunities.

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Are we engaging ouir students in informal learning?

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Development Plans - How to develop and implement an employee development plan that drives to career growth?

Development Plans - How to develop and implement an employee development plan that drives to career growth? | Teacher Gary | Scoop.it
IntroductionPlans do not develop anyone—only development experiences develop people. We see examples where people put more effort and attention into the planning process than they do into the
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10 Things You Need To Know Before Becoming A Full-Time Blogger

10 Things You Need To Know Before Becoming A Full-Time Blogger | Teacher Gary | Scoop.it

 Want to become a full time blogger? Here are the 10 important things you should know if you are considering blogging full-time. Source: www.stumbleupon.com See on Scoop.it – InformationCommunication (ICT) http://elearningfeeds.com/10-things-you-need-to-know-before-becoming-a-full-time-blogger-2/


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Something we ought to know.

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Bill Gates: “It’s Like You’re Conducting an Orchestra”

Bill Gates: “It’s Like You’re Conducting an Orchestra” | Teacher Gary | Scoop.it
Bill Gates shares what he learned from Katie Brown, Washington state’s 2014 Teacher of the Year.

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It's a good read.

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Handouts for a Perfectly Paperless Classroom - ClassTechTips

Handouts for a Perfectly Paperless Classroom - ClassTechTips | Teacher Gary | Scoop.it
Handouts is a paperless student/teacher platform for tablet-centered classrooms.  With this app teachers can create handouts to distribute to students by taking a picture of a paper activity sheet ...

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Looks good

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Mirta Liliana Filgueira's curator insight, August 24, 8:56 PM

Creación de folletos

Mika Auramo's comment, August 24, 11:12 PM
dang, this really sucks, another useless and paperless app for teacher to test
Ness Crouch's curator insight, August 26, 2:39 AM

This looks like a really interesting tool. I'd like to see how I can use this.

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Use Stories in eLearning: 6 Tips to Bring Out Your Inner Storyteller

Use Stories in eLearning: 6 Tips to Bring Out Your Inner Storyteller | Teacher Gary | Scoop.it

"Stories have captivated us as a species since the dawn of man. Through stories, we have passed on traditions, remembered the past, and carried information across the millennia. 

And it's not just our ancestors who harnessed the power of stories, either. Stories still work to reach people, which is why we see businesses turning to the power of storytelling in branding efforts, marketing campaigns, corporate strategies, and even eLearning courses and business presentations."


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Everybody likes a good story.

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Beth Dichter's curator insight, August 22, 8:08 PM

How can we engage eLearners? How about using storytelling techniques. Stories engage us and they will also engage students. This post explores this, providing an infographic as well as discussing the power of stories before moving on to explore ways to bring storytelling into eLearning. 

There are six components that are discussed:

1. Know your audience.

2. Use a structure.

3. Appeal to emotions.

4. Intensify the story with visuals.

5. Make the stories relevant to the course.

6. Pay attention to detail.

As always additional resources are linked to in most of the six components with more at the end of the post. The components shared in this post also apply to teaching in a face2fact classroom, or  blended classroom. As you work on new lessons this year consider using these components to help design the lesson.

niftyjock's curator insight, August 24, 3:16 PM

Once upon a time... Narratives are a great way to get information across. 

Jo Blannin - Innovative Learning's curator insight, August 25, 5:00 PM

Do you work with older students? Then you will enjoy this article about storytelling in learning. Great for introducing studnets to the need to structure online presentations as well as traditional, writing tasks.


Reading a good online presentation (from TED maybe) and then asking students to map the presentation to the story outline in this article will reinforce this learning for them.


Let me know if you give this a go - I've done similar activities with videos and story structures in primary schools and the students loved investigating the hidden structure!

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Azhar's Reflections: ThingLink Challenge e-Store and Showcase

Azhar's Reflections: ThingLink Challenge e-Store and Showcase | Teacher Gary | Scoop.it
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How to be a TERRIBLE iPad Teacher

How to be a TERRIBLE iPad Teacher | Teacher Gary | Scoop.it
The following is a list, written in the first-person, of ideologies or stances from a Terrible iPad Teacher: 1. I own an iPad and I use it in class. I am, therefore, an effective Twenty-First centu...
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6 Ways Your Brain Tries To Kill Your Ideas And How To Fight Them

6 Ways Your Brain Tries To Kill Your Ideas And How To Fight Them | Teacher Gary | Scoop.it
These common excuses for stalled creativity hit close to home, but at their core, they're pretty weak.

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We have enough outside forces attacking our creativity... Now it's it's our own brain ......?

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Is iPad Teacher Training a Necessity?

Is iPad Teacher Training a Necessity? | Teacher Gary | Scoop.it
The following excerpt was taken from a recent article on Edudemic, by Adam Webster (@cagelessthink).If you give a child a device they will sit and play with it until you ask them to stop and perhap...

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You can bet your bottom dollar it is.

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What Was It Like?

What Was It Like? | Teacher Gary | Scoop.it
Now here's a question I've gotten a lot since the Google Teacher Academy. The answer-AMAZING! Yesterday, I told you that I learned what it feels like to be uncomfortable. Let me clarify that the pe...

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This is at a level we should ALL strive for.

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Matt Miller's curator insight, August 18, 6:21 PM

Michelle Green shares her experiences at Google Teacher Academy at Google headquarters in Mountain View, California. Share in her many photos and observations about the Googleplex and the entire experience ... they're worth it!

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Completely FREE Management App for 1:1 iPad Classrooms - Class Tech Tips

Completely FREE Management App for 1:1 iPad Classrooms - Class Tech Tips | Teacher Gary | Scoop.it

"Otus is a terrific management tool for teachers in one-to-one classrooms who want an easy way to keep track of student work, provide opportunities for collaboration, and so much more.  I’ve had the opportunity to share Otus with my readers and webinar attendees and want to highlight one of the fantastic aspects of this powerful app – Otus is completely FREE for students and teachers.

 

With Otus teachers can keep track of participation, send notes to students, and take attendance.  They can also recognize student behavior by awarding points and group students.  The bookshelf feature lets teachers organize folders of resources to share with students – this can be done for whole class, individual, or create groups of students.  Otus gives teachers the power to create, assign, and grade assessments.  It is also simple to share these assessments with colleagues who may wish to use the same one or modify it for their students."

 


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Are we even interested in 1 to 1 classes?

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Lee Hall's curator insight, August 15, 9:12 AM

Love to be able to share with other teachers.

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Quiz Yourself: How Good Are You at Teaching the Art of Learning?

Quiz Yourself: How Good Are You at Teaching the Art of Learning? | Teacher Gary | Scoop.it
Test how well you know some of these counterintuitive study tips.

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Not only do we have to teach English but we have to teach the students how to Learn.

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Beth Dichter's curator insight, August 27, 6:35 PM

Do you know how your brain learns new information. On August 25, 2014 I posted How Does The Brain Learn Best? Smart Studying Strategies. This post is a follow-up to that post and has five questions. Below is one of the questions with the answers, but to see if you are correct you will need to click through to the post. 

Quoting from the post:

4) Your students each have an important class presentation to make in the coming days, and they need to memorize some material by heart. How much time should they spend studying and how much time practicing from memory?

A. A third of the time reading, two-thirds practicing from memory.
B. 90 percent studying the text — and 10 percent practicing from memory at the end.
C. 50 percent reading, 50 percent practicing.
D. Just read it a few times and sleep on it.

If learning how to learn is something you would like to learn more about, and if you would be willing to participate in a MOOC, Coursera will be offering the course Learning How To Learn again. It will begin on Oct. 3rd, so head over to Coursera to sign up. The course is free (unless you need documentation that you took it, in which case it will cost $49). I am in the final week of the course and would recommend it to you. At some point I will post my final assignment to share.

Cindy Riley Klages's curator insight, August 28, 5:25 PM

Interesting information about learning - good advice~

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10 More Cool Things You Can Do With YouTube Videos

10 More Cool Things You Can Do With YouTube Videos | Teacher Gary | Scoop.it
There are plenty of sites that allow you to view and upload videos and share your memories, experiences and knowledge with the world.

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We need to do some work with YouTube

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Gary Harwell's curator insight, December 22, 2013 8:31 PM

ARe we using YOuTube withour classes? We should use it a lot more.

Gary Harwell's curator insight, December 22, 2013 8:32 PM

If you use it properly it is just what the doctor ordered.

Elia Lu's curator insight, December 22, 2013 9:07 PM

Excelentes recomendaciones para aplicar en aula invertida.

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The Device Debate: What Tablet Is Right For Classrooms?

The Device Debate: What Tablet Is Right For Classrooms? | Teacher Gary | Scoop.it

"What tablet is right for your classroom? In the interest of providing some real-world concrete examples, we’ve tested a few of the tablets we think would make a decent fit in most modern classrooms. We chose one tablet for each major operating system and tried to ensure each had a price that was reasonable for a school or district’s budget."


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Are we using the right devices for our classes?

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Handouts for a Perfectly Paperless Classroom - ClassTechTips

Handouts for a Perfectly Paperless Classroom - ClassTechTips | Teacher Gary | Scoop.it

yeHandouts is a paperless student/teacher platform for tablet-centered classrooms.  With this app teachers can create handouts to distribute to students by taking a picture of a paper activity sheet ...


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Mirta Liliana Filgueira's curator insight, August 24, 8:56 PM

Creación de folletos

Mika Auramo's comment, August 24, 11:12 PM
dang, this really sucks, another useless and paperless app for teacher to test
Ness Crouch's curator insight, August 26, 2:39 AM

This looks like a really interesting tool. I'd like to see how I can use this.

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7 Tips To Integrate Storytelling Into Your Next eLearning Course

7 Tips To Integrate Storytelling Into Your Next eLearning Course | Teacher Gary | Scoop.it

How eLearning Professionals Can Integrate Storytelling in eLearning There are a number of reasons why storytelling is so effective in eLearning. Not only does it help to motivate learners and create a more immersive experience, but it also allows them to feel more emotionally connected to the... http://elearningfeeds.com/7-tips-to-integrate-storytelling-into-your-next-elearning-course/


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Everybody loves a good story.

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Learning with iPads - suggested free Apps

Learning with iPads - suggested free Apps | Teacher Gary | Scoop.it

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7-Step Prep: Make a Weekly Plan for YOU!

7-Step Prep: Make a Weekly Plan for YOU! | Teacher Gary | Scoop.it
Advance planning is essential for a week of effective teaching, yet the most effective planning system will let you incorporate and track those on-the-fly changes.
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works for me.

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Back to School with an iPad? 5 ways to go paperless this term. - iPad Insight

Back to School with an iPad? 5 ways to go paperless this term. - iPad Insight | Teacher Gary | Scoop.it
Back to School. The phrase that strikes horror into students (and teachers) of all ages up and down the land. Back in the day, there was the excitement of writing neatly on the first page of your n...

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Most are not free but useable all the same.

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Cynthia Day's curator insight, August 22, 2:14 AM

ipad

Andy Kenworthy's curator insight, August 22, 2:29 AM

My personal top 5 apps would be; Pages, Camera, Explain Everything, Google Drive, PDF Expert. With them I can create, save and share just about everything I need to however that list could go on and on.

Robyn Harrison's curator insight, August 24, 3:59 AM

Love the idea of Flipboard.

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6 Good iPad Apps for Teaching Vocabulary to Young Learners ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

6 Good iPad Apps for Teaching Vocabulary to Young Learners ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Teacher Gary | Scoop.it

"iPad has made teaching vocabulary to young learners way easier and much more fun. There are now a wide range of fabulous iPad apps to use with your kids to get them to improve and enrich their vocabulary and move to the next level of their language learning. I have been curating some of these apps over the last couple of weeks and here is an initial list that features 6 good apps to start with."


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This could be very useful.

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Gary Harwell's curator insight, August 20, 12:09 PM

This could be very useful.

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How to Easily Insert Questions and Quizzes into Videos Using EduCanon

How to Easily Insert Questions and Quizzes into Videos Using EduCanon | Teacher Gary | Scoop.it

"Have you ever wished you knew how to easily add questions into a video to create lesson content or to help ensure that students are engaging with video content? Well, you can, for free!"


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Beth Dichter's curator insight, August 19, 6:36 PM

Here is a quick tutorial to teach you how to insert questions into eduCanon. You will need to have a video in mind.
Some additional feature in eduCanon:

* You can crop videos

* You can group videos together for lessons

* You can monitor student progress

"Watch the rest of 3 Minute Teaching with Tech Tutorials on this web page, or by opening this YouTube Playlist."

Kelly Christopherson's curator insight, August 20, 11:37 AM

I like the idea of being able to insert questions and comments into videos that will be used with students, either large group or individual. It provides for formative quick checks to ensure students are on track and can generate discussions amongst groups or with the whole class. I also think that, giving students this option, they could create reactions by asking questions and direct their own learning through adding questions or comments to what they are viewing. 

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How to design an online course the RIGHT way, the first time

How to design an online course the RIGHT way, the first time | Teacher Gary | Scoop.it

  After polling a number of people, I learned some want to know more about how to start an online course. I get it as there are many elements to an online course or any course. So I put on my teacher’s hat and came up with the steps that I use. 4 Steps to Design an E-Course... http://elearningfeeds.com/how-to-design-an-online-course-the-right-way-the-first-time/


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Yes, we shod pay attention to this.

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Do Teachers Need iPad Training? - Edudemic

Do Teachers Need iPad Training? - Edudemic | Teacher Gary | Scoop.it

"We have come to a point in the education technology journey where it seems rather dull to still be asking if the iPad is the right device for the classroom. The answer, in case you’ve missed the last few years of debate is that it is a great option, but this is not universally accepted and never will be. Nonetheless, one of the attributes you’ll hear put forward is that it is easy to use because of the intuitive nature of iOS. This is absolutely true; you can put the iPad into the hands of almost any child and within a short period of time they will have mastered it.

 

So does it then follow that you can out the iPad into the hands of teachers and expect the same results?

 

No."


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The answer if YES!

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Nicky Mohan's curator insight, August 10, 2:24 PM

Really good points for both teachers and parents

Joel Weekes's curator insight, August 10, 2:30 PM
Very true - PD is necessary and needs to keep coming back to 'what is best practice'. It is not about the iPad, it is about the learning that is taking place.
Kim Flintoff's curator insight, August 10, 4:16 PM
The emphasis on iPads is a bit of a distraction here - the issue is related more to the ability of teachers to create engaging learnng opportunities where technology use extends and enhances the students' capacity for self-direction, information literacy, collaboration. culural awareness, etc... be it with an iPad or other ICT, the point is that too many teachers still rely on delivery and control, rather than authentic opportunities for learning.