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On Creativity & Education - Animation of Sir Ken Robinson's TEDtalk

This animation was adapted from a talk given at TED by Sir Ken Robinson, world-renowned education and creativity expert.
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iPad App Retells Frankenstein, And Hints At The Future Of E-Books

iPad App Retells Frankenstein, And Hints At The Future Of E-Books | teaching with technology | Scoop.it
The concept of an “e-book” is a strange one. Just consider the idea of pages on a screen--is that metaphor really the best way for us to explore written content? And do e-books still need to books at all?
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Utilizing Student Survey Results

Utilizing Student Survey Results | teaching with technology | Scoop.it
 Image by: S. Miles I’m currently preparing for next school year.   Part of my preparation includes the creation of a student survey.  After reading a post from @TerryFErickson I decided...
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QuickReport: Print Books vs. E-books

QuickReport: Print Books vs. E-books | teaching with technology | Scoop.it

QuickReport: Print Books vs.E-books...and the research may not be to your liking!It is certainly interesting reading.

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Visual surprise and slicing image effects in PowerPoint

Visual surprise and slicing image effects in PowerPoint | teaching with technology | Scoop.it

Awesome tutorial how to create slicing image effects in PowerPoint.


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Cargo-Bot, An Addictive iPad Game That Teaches Programming Concepts

Cargo-Bot, An Addictive iPad Game That Teaches Programming Concepts | teaching with technology | Scoop.it

The key to learning to code is learning to think like a computer--which is a hard thing to do. "It requires structured thinking, ability to abstract details away, and there’s little margin for error--one little typo and your program might do something entirely different from what you wanted," says game developer Rui Viana. "The real world just doesn’t work like that, so it’s hard to get your head around it." Which is precisely why Viana created Cargo-Bot, a simple iPad app that turns "thinking like a computer" into a genuinely addictive puzzle game. It’s like
Angry Birds crossed with Codecademy, and it’s total genius.


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Digital Citizenship: Resource Roundup

Digital Citizenship: Resource Roundup | teaching with technology | Scoop.it
Resources by Topic: Cyberbullying The Importance of Netiquette Internet Safety Teaching Bullying Prevention Discussion Groups Additional Resources on the Web Cyberbullying "She Us...
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Tablets and Assessments – A Closer Look

Tablets and Assessments – A Closer Look | teaching with technology | Scoop.it

I think we’re all looking forward to the day when tablets can be used for statewide assessments.

The potential challenges of today’s current-generation tablets may be less obvious, however, but are equally important. Some of these may even require new solutions from the tablet and mobile Operating System (OS) manufacturers themselves


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Education Dashboard | Education Dive

Education Dashboard | Education Dive | teaching with technology | Scoop.it
Education Dive is the most popular provider of news, trends, jobs and resources. Our easy to use mobile website and email updates put the education system in the palm of your hand.
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How to Create Learning Game Ideas

How to Create Learning Game Ideas | teaching with technology | Scoop.it
How to Create Learning Game Ideas



The growing body of research is pretty compelling. I don't know about you, but the folks at BLP are sold on the value of games in learning.
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Great !! Teaching with TED WIKI

Great !! Teaching with TED WIKI | teaching with technology | Scoop.it

Wiki set up with links to TED talks, indexes, additional resources, etc. If you like TED talks, or are keen to make better use of them, here's a great place to start.


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Directly Download an Enhanced ePUB eBook to Your iPad - Playing with Media

Directly Download an Enhanced ePUB eBook to Your iPad - Playing with Media | teaching with technology | Scoop.it

Great, helpful advice on creating ebooks and sharing content.

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A Tale of Two Worlds: Old School, New School - an Infographic

A Tale of Two Worlds: Old School, New School - an Infographic | teaching with technology | Scoop.it
Colorado Technical University...

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Feedback … from students?

Feedback … from students? | teaching with technology | Scoop.it
When are students asked for feedback? This often happens at the college level, but not so much during the K-12 experience.  I believe students, at all grade levels, need an opportunity to express ...
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How Self-Learning Is Becoming The New Master’s Degree | Edudemic

How Self-Learning Is Becoming The New Master’s Degree | Edudemic | teaching with technology | Scoop.it

Wow,does this mean I just wasted $20,000? 

I know that I do learn a lot online, but it is not as organised as it could be- that may be just me!

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Cramming 2.0: InstaEDU Offers Students Last-Minute Help | Edudemic

Cramming 2.0: InstaEDU Offers Students Last-Minute Help | Edudemic | teaching with technology | Scoop.it

Need a tutor at the last minute? Got a test coming up? This site aims to help you to do better (even if you are less organised!)

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The 7 deadly sins of mobile app design

The 7 deadly sins of mobile app design | teaching with technology | Scoop.it
In Anna Karenina, Leo Tolstoy wrote that “happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.” Oddly, the same could be said of mobile apps...
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The Best Social Networks for Kids Under 13 | Time

The Best Social Networks for Kids Under 13 | Time | teaching with technology | Scoop.it

"While reality can be scary, there are plenty of safe sites designed for kids under 13. Still, all the kid-friendly social networking sites in the world won’t help if kids find the adult versions more fun. We researched kid-friendly sites and then talked to kids to get a feel for the fun factor to collect four kid-approved sites."


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Nine steps to quality online learning: Step 5: Master the technology

Nine steps to quality online learning: Step 5: Master the technology | teaching with technology | Scoop.it

In this post I argue that taking the time to be properly trained in how to use standard learning technologies will in the long run save you good deal of time and will enable you to achieve a much wider range of educational goals than you would otherwise have imagined..
This is the sixth in a series of 10 posts on designing quality online courses. The nine steps are aimed mainly at instructors who are new to online learning, or have tried online learning without much help or success. The first five posts (which should be read before this post) are:

Nine steps to quality online learning: introduction Nine steps to quality online learning: Step 1: Decide how you want to teach online Nine steps to quality online-learning: Step 2: Decide on what kind of online course Nine steps to quality online learning: Step 3: Work in a Team Nine steps to quality online learning: Step 4: Build on existing resources

A condensed version covering all the posts in this series can be found on the Contact North web site: What you need to know about teaching online: nine key steps‘. 


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Open Sankoré | The Free Interactive Whiteboard Software

Open Sankoré | The Free Interactive Whiteboard Software | teaching with technology | Scoop.it

Open-Sankoré is a multiplatform, open-source program that is compatible with every type of interactive hardware. It is also translated into many different languages. Its range of tools is adapted to all users: from beginners to experts.


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Students Cite YouTube, Google, Wikipedia the Most [INFOGRAPHIC]

Students Cite YouTube, Google, Wikipedia the Most [INFOGRAPHIC] | teaching with technology | Scoop.it
When doing homework, many students turn to the same websites as they do when they're surfing the web.
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Online Textbooks and eBooks for Free

Online Textbooks and eBooks for Free | teaching with technology | Scoop.it
Bookboon's free online textbooks for students are focused and to the point. They are all written by highly respected professors from top universities in the world and cover topics such as economics, statistics, IT, engineering and natural science.
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The 5 big mistakes in virtual education | #eLearning #edutech #learning

 

Gust MEES: A MUST READ ===> I love it as it reflects reality!

Jim Lerman: Also an excellent example of how to use PowerPoint effectively, even over the web.


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