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It is undeniable that technology plays an essential role in education. This topic is my way of staying updated with the latest trends and share my passion with the community.
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A new writing app for the L2 classroom

A new writing app for the L2 classroom | Tech & Education | Scoop.it

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Ricard Garcia's curator insight, May 6, 2014 2:20 AM

Who says we can't improve our writing with apps?

mary m martin's curator insight, May 7, 2014 1:12 PM

Great writing app for middle school and high school students.

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BBC - Skillswise - Tutors

BBC - Skillswise - Tutors | Tech & Education | Scoop.it
Find out how to make the most of BBC Skillswise as an adult skills tutor - as well as information about inclusion and professional development

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Patty Ball's curator insight, February 7, 2013 11:02 AM

tutor resources, volunteers, learning tools

ElaineR5's curator insight, July 10, 2013 5:27 PM

I help my young adult students find and use these resources - areas to work on at home

 

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LiveBinders: Organize resources in an online binder

LiveBinders: Organize resources in an online binder | Tech & Education | Scoop.it
LiveBinders is your 3-ring binder for the web, create an online binder for content curation

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John Dalziel's curator insight, January 3, 2013 7:11 AM

Curate and Present your Resources Quickly and Simply

  Take Control of Information

  - View links like pages in a book instead of URLs on a page
  - Combine uploaded PDFs and Word docs with links in one binder
  - Go paperless one LiveBinder at a time

 Save Time

  - Update information conveniently without having to resend links
  - Avoid layout issues - all documents are organized by tabs and subtabs
  - Edit LiveBinders anytime, any place

 Make an Impression

  - Share all your documents in an easy presentable format
  - Use LiveBinders for SMART Board® and laptop presentations
  - Build a library of binders and become a valuable resource for others

 LiveBinders is Free!

  - Sign Up to create an account so you can store your livebinders right away
  - Add the 'LiveBinder It' Bookmark Tool to your browser toolbar

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Attract More Customers on Twitter with this Free eBook

Attract More Customers on Twitter with this Free eBook | Tech & Education | Scoop.it
This free eBook from Hubspot shows you how to use Twitter to attract leads and customers, not just followers.

Laura Fitton, author of Twitter for Dummies, covers how to: Optimize your Twitter presence for brand awareness and search. Jump start your Twitter lead generation strategy. Measure the ROI of Twitter.

This eBook is geared towards intermediate users of Twitter who are familiar with basics of Twitter marketing, but wants to learn more advanced strategies to increase business and sales. For example, Hubspot reccomends that 15-25 Tweets per day is actually better than tweeting every second. The PDF content is presented in a graphically dynamic way and should be easy to read on smart phones and tablets.


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Google Cultural Institute

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The Google Cultural Institute brings together millions of artefacts from multiple partners, with the stories that bring them to life, in a virtual museum. A chest full of stories, full of feelings. A superb tool to help students deal with feelings and experiences in their target language.


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ACMI Story Monster

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Ask your students to create a monster. It will then fly to an adventure where it will eat the right word to make up a sentence. Easy game for children and young beginners to learn about basic word categories


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The top 20 data visualisation tools

The top 20 data visualisation tools | Tech & Education | Scoop.it

From simple charts to complex maps and infographics, Brian Suda's round-up of the best – and mostly free – tools has everything you need to bring your data to life...

A common question is how to get started with data visualisations. Beyond following blogs, you need to practice – and to practice, you need to understand the tools available. In this article, get introduced to 20 different tools for creating visualisations...


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Randy Rebman's curator insight, January 28, 2013 12:33 PM

This looks like it might be a good source for integrating infographics into the classroom.

Caroline Matet's curator insight, April 22, 2013 4:08 PM

Le top 20 des outils pour faire ses propres data visualisations

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Superb Article
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StoryKeepers - iPad StoryTelling APPS

StoryKeepers - iPad StoryTelling APPS | Tech & Education | Scoop.it

Digital storytelling has gone mobile - so get ready for the many varied ways students find themselves expressing their world. Here are a number of iPad / iPhone apps that provide tools for these emerging mobile devices enabling students to participate in the long and rich history of storytelling.


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10 Teacher Resources For Motivating Students - Edudemic

10 Teacher Resources For Motivating Students - Edudemic | Tech & Education | Scoop.it
Learnist and Edudemic have teamed up to bring you some useful resources for motivating students, encouraging discussion, and more!

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3 Digital Storytelling Project Ideas - Edudemic

3 Digital Storytelling Project Ideas - Edudemic | Tech & Education | Scoop.it
Digital storytelling projects encourage students to express themselves visually, which is a different skill from writing.

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Dolly Bhasin 's curator insight, December 24, 2012 11:31 PM

One of the most important skill set required in 21st century is DIGITAL STORY TELLING!

Aida Barnhoorn's curator insight, February 6, 2013 10:46 PM

Just experimenting

Bmw's curator insight, February 9, 2013 5:12 AM

I really want to focus on digital story telling this year.

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The Essential Guide To Digital Etiquette

The Essential Guide To Digital Etiquette | Tech & Education | Scoop.it

Presenting the FWD IRL FAQ: quick links to your most pressing Internet- and phone-related concerns.

 

Click the questions to be linked to the column where this question was originally answered. We've selected MANY, but not all, of the original questions answered, representing the 122 questions answered over the past year. (You may have to scroll down a question or two, but it'll be there!)


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Lauren Moss's curator insight, December 29, 2012 6:49 PM

A fairly comprehensive list of questions and answers that pertain to social media best practices and digital communication...

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Seriously Amazing - Questions Come Alive at the Smithsonian!

Seriously Amazing - Questions Come Alive at the Smithsonian! | Tech & Education | Scoop.it
The Smithsonian asks and answers questions about science, art, history and culture, exciting the learning in everyone, every day.

The Smithsonian has recently launched a new website seriouslyamazing.com which “poses questions and answers to show people how it can be an exciting resource for discovery and learning.”

They have created " seven quirky characthers to symbolize the questions the Smithsonian asks and answers every day:

* The Wild represents the diversity of the animal kingdom
* The Mash-Up stands for the ways people share culture
* The Green reflects the wonder of the natural landscape
* The New is where technology and creativity collide
* The Masterpiece embodies artistic expression
* The Storyteller is about America, its people and the tales they tell
* The Discoverer explores our world and the universe

Take some time to explore this site. You may discover many new resources available at the Smithonian!


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101 Websites That Every Elementary Teacher Should Know About

101 Websites That Every Elementary Teacher Should Know About | Tech & Education | Scoop.it
A list of the top 101 websites for elementary teachers including early childhood, English (ELA), Math, Science Social Studies, and Web 2.0 tools.

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50 Incredibly Useful Links For Learning & Teaching The English Language

50 Incredibly Useful Links For Learning & Teaching The English Language | Tech & Education | Scoop.it
Teaching a new language to non-native speakers may be one of the most challenging educational jobs out there, so ELL teachers can use all of…...

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Twelve Ideas for Teaching with QR Codes

Twelve Ideas for Teaching with QR Codes | Tech & Education | Scoop.it

As mobile learning becomes more and more prevalent, we must find effective ways to leverage mobile tools in the classroom. As always, the tool must fit the need. Mobile learning can create both the tool and the need. With safe and specific structures, mobile learning tools can harness the excitement of technology with the purpose of effective instruction. Using QR codes for instruction is one example of this.


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