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How Students Can Use Timeline Infographics in the Classroom

How Students Can Use Timeline Infographics in the Classroom | teaching with technology | Scoop.it

As a foreign language teacher, I am always looking for innovative ways to allow my students to demonstrate what they have learned.I want students to be able to choose a tool that brings out their creative side and, as a result, leads to a more authentic and meaningful learning experience.Because learning a language can be difficult, I try to design a variety of activities and projects that will provide students with practice and unique opportunities to develop their language skills through the creation of their projects.


Via Dennis T OConnor
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Infographic can tell a powerful story. Their use in class can be improved by selecting the right platform and careful planning.
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Simon J Condon's curator insight, December 2, 2:54 PM
Students can use to show historical developmentioned in subjects
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Chris Carter's curator insight, December 2, 7:34 PM
The visuals are magnificent!
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When Virtual Reality Meets Education

When Virtual Reality Meets Education | teaching with technology | Scoop.it
Since the 1950s, virtual reality (VR) has been hovering on the periphery of technology without achieving accepted mainstream application or commercial..
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I am testing a VR headset this weekend and doing research into its use. I'd love some people to tell me their experiences.
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Wakelet - Curation Tool

Wakelet - Curation Tool | teaching with technology | Scoop.it

Arrange your saved items into stunning collections called wakes. Wakes can be public or private and created on any topic - share a passion, promote your business, or gather research. You can also make your wakes personal by adding notes, reordering items, changing layouts and much more.


Via Nik Peachey, WebTeachers, Mark E. Deschaine, PhD
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I just got onto this. They are very easy to set up and more focussed than sites like Pinterest. Curate a collection for each class and control how they look and the title.
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Nik Peachey's curator insight, September 19, 6:28 AM

This is a very attractive mixed media curation tool.

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This little-known pioneering educator put coding in the classroom

This little-known pioneering educator put coding in the classroom | teaching with technology | Scoop.it
Seymour Papert's vision has helped computers become widespread in education today, and gave birth to the movement to teach children to program.
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Leap Motion shows off Interaction Engine for their VR hand-tracking tech

VR makes the most sense when you don't have to learn the controls and stuff just works. Today, Leap Motion dropped an early access beta version of their..
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How to Make Beautiful and Effective Infographics

How to Make Beautiful and Effective Infographics | teaching with technology | Scoop.it
“ Infographics can be a great way to convey information, but there are some key notes you need to keep in mind when looking to create your own.”
Via Cornélia Castro
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While this post is not really about putting the infographic together it does discuss the research process and the pitfalls as well as provide some very good examples.
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Can't code, won't code - cracking the secret of gender imbalance in STEM

Can't code, won't code - cracking the secret of gender imbalance in STEM | teaching with technology | Scoop.it

"Even though so many gender barriers are tumbling ..."


Via Leona Ungerer, Stephania Savva, Ph.D, Bonnie Bracey Sutton
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Getting girls to code is not as easy as it should be. There are still gender imbalances in IT. We need to look for ways to level the playing field because girls can do this just as well as boys.
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Microsoft announces Zoom, a new way to create interactive presentations in PowerPoint

Microsoft announces Zoom, a new way to create interactive presentations in PowerPoint | teaching with technology | Scoop.it
https://www.youtube.com/embed/9T3XX7KWbLU Microsoft today announced Zoom, a new feature in PowerPoint which lets you easily create interactive, non-linear
Via Baiba Svenca, Juergen Wagner
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Zoom allows you to create a less linear story with more flexibility. It is a useful addition for presenters and gives you to freedom to adapt presentations for different purposes.
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Baiba Svenca's curator insight, July 29, 10:15 AM

Zoom feature comes to PowerPoint.

Alex's curator insight, August 1, 10:48 PM
Cool new Powerpoint feature from Microsoft!
Jeff Domansky's curator insight, August 4, 10:41 AM

Worth exploring this new animation feature in PowerPoint.

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Comment on 4 Tools for Arts Integration in the Content Classroom by sky blue

Comment on 4 Tools for Arts Integration in the Content Classroom by sky blue | teaching with technology | Scoop.it
4 Tools for Arts Integration are very essential.The vital opportunities to make deep connections to the content through their own projects.This tools are reallly helpfull for all.
How to Stay Positive in Challenging Times
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The Arts have a huge role to play in connecting content with learning.
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Aardman Animations And Rapt Media Aim To Make Interactive Content More Emotional

Aardman Animations And Rapt Media Aim To Make Interactive Content More Emotional | teaching with technology | Scoop.it
The folks behind Wallace and Gromit and the digital storytelling company want to expand your idea of what interactive video can do.
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Narrative driven games are being given a new twist with Aardman.
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Teach Students about Online Safety with These Excellent Video Tutorials from Google 

Teach Students about Online Safety with These Excellent Video Tutorials from Google  | teaching with technology | Scoop.it

Via Tom D'Amico (@TDOttawa) , Juergen Wagner
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Staying safe online is not as easy as it could be for young people. Google has produced some video tutorials for students that may help.
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The Benefits Of Student-Led Blogging Projects

The Benefits Of Student-Led Blogging Projects | teaching with technology | Scoop.it
Student blogging empowers students to take charge of their learning and gives their learning purpose. We asked Noelle and Sagarika, Grade 8 Students, from The Badger Rock Times to tell us in thei
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Students tell how they worked on their class blog and took responsibility for all aspects of it.
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10 Essential PowerPoint Hacks For Exciting Presentations

10 Essential PowerPoint Hacks For Exciting Presentations | teaching with technology | Scoop.it
Besides practicing a lot, great presenters have picked up smart PowerPoint hacks (i.e., clever tips and tricks) that work well and make their job easier.
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PoerPoint has certainly come a long way. Here is some advice to make your next presentation not suck.
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Learning with EdPuzzle | Learners Teaching Learners: Derek Oldfield

Learning with EdPuzzle | Learners Teaching Learners: Derek Oldfield | teaching with technology | Scoop.it
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This is a good way to use video in teaching. It allows you to add questions and you can analyse how your students are using it.
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5 Ways to Get the Most Out of Professional Development With Screencasting - Daily Genius

5 Ways to Get the Most Out of Professional Development With Screencasting - Daily Genius | teaching with technology | Scoop.it
“ Screencasts are typically short video recordings of what is taking place on the screen of a computer or mobile device. They provide students with a dynamic way to make thinking visible, as they can demonstrate what they know through a variety of modalities such as drawing, typing, voice narration, and video. However, what is sometimes overlooked is the power of the screencast in the hands of teachers. As the new school year begins, consider these three ways to utilize screencasting to facilitate communication and foster a stronger home-school connection.”
Via John Evans
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Screen casting is a great way to share ideas. They can make useful PD learning.
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10 Tools to Build your Own Chatbots

10 Tools to Build your Own Chatbots | teaching with technology | Scoop.it
While making a robot sounds complicated for most people, creating a chatbot is way, way easier. The term chatbot stands for an Artifical Intelligence (AI) that

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David Picard Roussel's curator insight, September 8, 8:13 AM

10 Outils pour créer des « chabots ». Nous ne les avons pas encore essayés, mais c’est le temps de se les approprier !

 

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Coding needs a new youth movement

Coding needs a new youth movement | teaching with technology | Scoop.it
Coder or not, at one point or another you’ve thought of tackling web design. Or mobile app development. Or database querying. Or something else from the..
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Why are more young people not coding?
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Every fish species on Earth might soon be downloadable | Michael Irving | GizMag.com

Every fish species on Earth might soon be downloadable | Michael Irving | GizMag.com | teaching with technology | Scoop.it

A professor at the University of Washington (UW) wants to catch 'em all, but he isn't content with just collecting hundreds of Pokemon. His ambitions are a little loftier, aiming to collect and scan all 25,000 known species of fish, to create 3D models of their skeletons which can then be freely downloaded, 3D-printed and studied. Real fish specimens can be difficult and costly to come by, so, much like Massey University's 3D printable cane toad skeletons, UW professor Adam Summers is trying to make it easier for students, scientists and hobbyists to study fish.

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Via Chuck Sherwood, Senior Associate, TeleDimensions, Inc
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4 Ways to Use Podcasts in the Classroom

4 Ways to Use Podcasts in the Classroom | teaching with technology | Scoop.it
“ As teachers get more creative about differentiating for student needs, we’re turning to tools that use other approaches than writing a report or creating a class play. One I hear more and mor…”
Via Inna Piankovska, Juergen Wagner
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I have been listening to a lot of podcasts lately as my journey to work is about an hour long. It's great, I get to listen to stories, history, documentaries, interviews, news and more. I came across this article which explained how to use them in class and realised that this was something I had not yet really done much with. I have certainly recommended listening but not yet had students create their own. Next on the agenda....
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Add Interactive Infogram Charts to PowerPoint Online in 5 Easy Steps

Add Interactive Infogram Charts to PowerPoint Online in 5 Easy Steps | teaching with technology | Scoop.it
Adding data to PowerPoint isn’t as easy as it sounds. Let’s go over how to add interactive Infogram charts to PowerPoint Online in 5 easy steps:
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Adding data to PowerPoint. Guides.
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Baiba Svenca's curator insight, July 29, 10:21 AM

PowerPoint + Infogram + OneDrive

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Librarian Approved: 30 Ed-Tech Apps to Inspire Creativity and Creation

Librarian Approved: 30 Ed-Tech Apps to Inspire Creativity and Creation | teaching with technology | Scoop.it
A group of tech-savvy librarians offer up a list of their favorite education apps this year.
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A well curated list of apps and tools for teachers and students. Some new ones here with good explanations of them and suggestions for use.
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How Video Game Theatre Sparks New Life into the Classics

How Video Game Theatre Sparks New Life into the Classics | teaching with technology | Scoop.it
Teens set classic works to video games to create next-level theater.
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This looks amazing. A class have even translated some of Ovid's Metamorphoses from Latin into English for their own game interpretation. Who says the classics are dead?
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Lessons Worth Sharing | TED-Ed

Use engaging videos on TED-Ed to create customized lessons. You can use, tweak, or completely redo any lesson featured on TED-Ed, or create lessons from scratch based on any video from YouTube.
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Get schools running TED clubs to improve communication skills
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Here Is A Great Tool for Creating Animated Multimedia Maps via @medkh9

Here Is A Great Tool for Creating Animated Multimedia Maps via @medkh9 | teaching with technology | Scoop.it

Via Tom D'Amico (@TDOttawa) , Juergen Wagner
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A good tool to get student creating timelines of events linked to maps.
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