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Create a mobile app in minutes and for free with Yapp

Create a mobile app in minutes and for free with Yapp | teaching with technology | Scoop.it
“ With the Yapp app maker, easily create apps for iOS and Android in minutes and for free.”
Via Dale Borgeson, Mark E. Deschaine Ph.D.
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This would be a great way for students to demonstrate learning. Create an app.
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80 Interesting Ways to Use Google Forms to Support Learning | The Curious Creative

“ I am pleased to relaunch this popular resource form the Interesting Ways series after a little bit of TLC. If you are new to the idea behind the”
Via Cornélia Castro
Louise Robinson-Lay's insight:
Google forms can be used in a large number of ways. Here is a large number of ways to use it. More than you can get through in a single class I should imagine.
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Consulter deux sites en même temps sur Google Chrome grâce à Split Screen

Consulter deux sites en même temps sur Google Chrome grâce à Split Screen | teaching with technology | Scoop.it
“voici une application pour ouvrir deux sites en meme temps sur chrome”
Via techaute, Juergen Wagner
Louise Robinson-Lay's insight:
Looking at numerous sites on a split screen is a handy feature of Chrome. Great for research and comparisons when preparing work.
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Should I Post This Image?

Should I Post This Image? | teaching with technology | Scoop.it
Today’s students are no doubt immersed in a variety of technologies from a young age. They're wired, digitized and quite frankly, their skills and knowledge never cease to amaze me. They have no fe...
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a handy infographic to teach students about using images from the web.

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Steve Vaitl's curator insight, April 6, 10:13 AM

One of the best infographics I've seen. Good information on avoiding plagiarism! 

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Google’s Open Source Educational Tool Oppia: Interactive Learning – Smart, Easy, Online - TechnoDuet

Google’s Open Source Educational Tool Oppia: Interactive Learning – Smart, Easy, Online - TechnoDuet | teaching with technology | Scoop.it

This Google's initiative might change forever online learning and MOOCs the way we know them through a smart, on line, interactive and custom mentor for every individual in the learning space

Louise Robinson-Lay's insight:

Online learning is growing at a huge rate. Google keeps abreast, or in fact leads, with its open source tools.

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Free Technology for Teachers: Poetry Projects With Haiku Deck

Free Technology for Teachers: Poetry Projects With Haiku Deck | teaching with technology | Scoop.it
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I love teaching poetry, it is  a great way to play with language and to explore the nuances of words and phrases. Here are some ideas for teaching poetry using one of my favourite apps, Haiku Deck.

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A Game of Social Thrones

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The battle for supremacy has been a long one and now, Hoot Suite tells us, winter is coming. An amusing look at social media compNies and their rivalry

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Why Even the Worst Bloggers Are Making Us Smarter | Wired Opinion | Wired.com

Why Even the Worst Bloggers Are Making Us Smarter | Wired Opinion | Wired.com | teaching with technology | Scoop.it
We write the equivalent of 520 million books every day on social media and email. The fact that so many of us are writing — sharing our ideas, good and bad — has changed the way we think. Just as we now live in public, so do we think in public.
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Who says literacy is suffering? We are writing more than ever. This post from Wired writer Clive Thompson gives some amazing examples of the power of writing on the web.

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Sketchnoting 101: How To Create Awesome Visual Notes | UX Mastery

Sketchnoting 101: How To Create Awesome Visual Notes | UX Mastery | teaching with technology | Scoop.it
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Sketchnoting is a great, creative way to record your ideas. It will take some practice though. Here are some handy tips.

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14 Google Tools You Didn't Know Existed

14 Google Tools You Didn't Know Existed | teaching with technology | Scoop.it
From the Ngram Viewer to Google Dart, check out some of these lesser-known Google applications.

Via Dennis T OConnor
Louise Robinson-Lay's insight:

Hidden Google goodies. See what else you can do.

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Rosemary Tyrrell's curator insight, March 22, 1:20 PM

Some terrific business and analytic tools. 

Louise Quo Vadis's curator insight, March 22, 3:23 PM

Well I am learning something new every day. How about you? Do you have knowledge that  you want to share with us?

Alfredo Corell's curator insight, March 23, 12:14 PM

click the Show As List to see all14 tools. 

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Lesson idea #5: Create goals for the year using Glossi

Lesson idea #5: Create goals for the year using Glossi | teaching with technology | Scoop.it
Individually they created their own specific goals for each category and displayed their top six goals on a Glossi. ... It is a great tool to use to display work in a digital magazine format. I'd like to use it with ....

Via Joy Burlak
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Create magazine style posters.

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Actions Speak's curator insight, March 21, 12:18 PM

If this works in schools, it will work in companies.

 

Do you actually have people set goals based on company goals?

 

If not, why not?

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Watch and win! | Swivl

Watch and win! | Swivl | teaching with technology | Scoop.it
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Not only is this an interesting product but a great way to record where you move in the classroom. The base of this robotic machine is tuned to a wearable tag and follows the wearer recording them. A great way to share your lessons.

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Free Technology for Teachers: Seven Good Student Response Systems That Work On All Devices

Free Technology for Teachers: Seven Good Student Response Systems That Work On All Devices | teaching with technology | Scoop.it
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As formative assessment goes, student response systems are very useful. Many of them only work on apps for certain devices. Richard Byrne has helpfully provided a list of more tolerant sites.

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Picking the Perfect Presentation Software

Picking the Perfect Presentation Software | teaching with technology | Scoop.it
“One of the biggest challenges when creating a slideshow happens even before you begin production; knowing the right presentation software to use!”
Via Baiba Svenca
Louise Robinson-Lay's insight:
Finding the right way to present is important. You can get it wrong so easily. It's worth considering what the tools will do, how they look and what your audience needs. Some pointers in the attached post.
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321 Free Tools for Teachers - Free Educational Technology

321 Free Tools for Teachers - Free Educational Technology | teaching with technology | Scoop.it
“ Would you be interested in the ultimate list of free tools for teachers? At the following post you will found 321 Free Tools for Teachers separated in 18 educational technology categories. Enjoy!”
Via Cornélia Castro
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Here is a huge list of free tools all helpfully categorized.
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Firedrive : 50 Go gratuits dans le cloud

Firedrive : 50 Go gratuits dans le cloud | teaching with technology | Scoop.it
Firedrive est un nouveau service de stockage dans le nuage qui offre 50 Go d'espace gratuit dans sa version Free. Vous pouvez accéder à votre contenu à partir de n'importe quel appareil connecté à internet. Firedrive peut afficher directement dans le navigateur plus de 150 formats de fichiers différents (MP3, MP4, AVI, images, etc). Vous pouvez y transférer toutes sortes de fichiers jusqu'à une taille maximale de 1 Go par fichier.
Via Alain MICHEL, Ticeman, Patrick W., Juergen Wagner
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More storage is always useful 50 g free is amazing.
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How to Hack an Online Learning Community in 30 Minutes

How to Hack an Online Learning Community in 30 Minutes | teaching with technology | Scoop.it
The Power of Learning Communities Learning communities have been recognized as a powerful education tool since the establishment of the physical classroom where a group of students and a teacher interact and learn.
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Create an online course or learning community for free. 

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5 infographies interactives à succès | WebdesignerTrends - Ressources utiles pour le webdesign, actus du web, sélection de sites et de tutoriels

5 infographies interactives à succès | WebdesignerTrends - Ressources utiles pour le webdesign, actus du web, sélection de sites et de tutoriels | teaching with technology | Scoop.it
Les infographies mettent en valeur des informations par le biais de visuels attractifs. Elles permettent de recenser de nombreuses données dans un format plus “digeste” qu’une longue tirade… Celles-ci peuvent également être animées, on fait alors référence aux gifographies.
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I do love the way that infographics make (sometimes boring) facts and statistics look much more appealing.

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elearn Magazine: How to Help Teachers Use Technology in the Classroom

elearn Magazine: How to Help Teachers Use Technology in the Classroom | teaching with technology | Scoop.it
Recent reports (from The Chronicle of Higher Education and Walden University [PDF], for example) point to teachers' continuing difficulties integrating technology into classroom learning. Despit...
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The 5Js model shifts the focus from technology to what the students need to learn and how to implement and develop a course with that as the focus that uses technology. Simple and straightforward it moves away from the cult of the new to a type of pragmatic innovation that is designed to ensure that teachers get the support they need and give things a try.

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How to Infuse Digital Literacy Throughout the Curriculum

How to Infuse Digital Literacy Throughout the Curriculum | teaching with technology | Scoop.it
Schools are slow to address digital literacy when they see it as content to cover, not an everyday component of teaching. Jen Carey shows how to change that.
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There are so mNy ways to include digital literacy skills throughout the curriculum that it is amazing we aren't using it more. Here are some arguments and advice for the naysayers.

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The Promises of Ed. Technology Ads

The Promises of Ed. Technology Ads | teaching with technology | Scoop.it
An online slideshow offers a visual tour of the school technology products and pitches that educators have seen since the 1950s.
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Promises  about the correlation between  technology and improved educational benefits are nothing new.

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Feeding Our Students' Reading Interests with RSS

Feeding Our Students' Reading Interests with RSS | teaching with technology | Scoop.it
Anyone reading this post right now -- whether on your computer, tablet or smartphone -- knows that the interfaces for reading have indeed changed. Whereas just a decade ago, touchscreens were still a
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I have been saying for a while now that we need to be teaching students to use RSS feeds. It is a great way to begin teaching research skills and the use of a variety of sources.

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Digital Image Factory: All Pics

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Some great advice from The Daring Librarian on using images and fonts in your presentations.

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Prezi - Blog - 10 Most Common Rookie Mistakes in Public Speaking

Prezi - Blog - 10 Most Common Rookie Mistakes in Public Speaking | teaching with technology | Scoop.it
In this guest post, Terry Gault, Managing Partner and Vice President of The Henderson Group , p...
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Avoiding some of the mistakes of public speaking helps your audience to retain information better and both the audience and you will enjoy it a lot more. It is often frightening presenting to others, preparation can alleviate the fear.

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Spritz and other speed reading apps: prose and cons

Spritz and other speed reading apps: prose and cons | teaching with technology | Scoop.it
Most adults read about 200-250 words per minute (wpm), but Spritz, a new reading application that is attracting considerable social media attention, claims that most people can easily double or triple…
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Can we, and indeed should we, speed up the reading process. The science is not yet tested as to whether apps like Spritz will actually improve comprehension while it may improve the amount of words read per minute. We may want a quick fix in our time poor lives, but is it feasible?

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