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using New and Emerging Technologies to enhance Learning Provider's "current Practice" - John is a retired eLearning Adviser, but keeping up to date, and all views are his own
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YouTube TV - De-clutter YouTube

Watch the videos and channels you love on the big screen using Chromecast, smart TVs, game consoles, and other devices.
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Visually speaking, YouTube’s web version has a lot going on that is annoying and distracting when used in Learning Environments. In contrast, YouTube’s TV version has a much cleaner layout and is well-suited for keyboard usage.
This provides a direct link the TV version or, all potential users have to do is visit the url http://youtube.com/tv.

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Google Tips

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Tips and tricks you didn't know you could do with Google for on the go, at work and having fun.
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Google Tips is an on-line resource, launched in 2013 by Google, to help Google users develop a working understanding of how Google products operate.
As the name suggests, it provides a wide variety of tips and tricks geared towards enhancing users knowledge of different services including...
   - Chrome,
   - Google+,
   - Google maps,
   - Google Drive,
   - Gmail,
   - YouTube and
   - Google Search.

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Google Tips

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A bunch of other stuff you can do with Google.
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Google Tips is collection of examples and tips for Google product use.

Practitioners or learners can select a specific product to learn about or scroll through the whole gallery of tips for all products.

Most of the tips are things that I would categorize as "beginner" tips.

Beginner tips are great for those that are just getting started with...

 

Google Apps for Education,Chromebooks, and/orAndroid tablets.
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Microsoft - Education Empowered

Microsoft - Education Empowered | technologies | Scoop.it
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Education Empowered, is Microsoft's new online resource for learners, educators and IT professionals.
Education Empowered is packed full of hints, tips and advice around how technology can make the biggest impact within learning providers.
We are informed that new stories and tips, (aligned to Windows and Office 365) Education and more will be added on a regular basis and the site also includes a useful set of comparisons to help learning providers choose the right service or device for their needs.
Content includes...
- Video stories from educators discussing how they are using the Surface Pro; and
- some fun content showing some of the unique features of Windows 8 in education.

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Astonishing Engineering - Engineering and Technologies

Astonishing Engineering - Engineering and Technologies | technologies | Scoop.it
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Astonishing Engineering was launched in May 2015 to promote engineering education among younger learners through creating educational articles, sharing hidden engineering history facts and new findings.
Astonishing Engineering provides resources for students (and/or practitioners) looking to learn more about various engineering industries, including but limited to...

   ● Gas and Chemical industry,
   ● Architecture and Construction,
   ● Mechanical Engineering,
   ● Geology and mining
   ● Metallurgy
   ● Electrical Engineering
   ● Transport
   ● Power engineering,

Astonishing Engineering...
   ● offers specific engineering tips and tools to help learners solve challenges within learning environments and in everyday life;
   ● contains the large collection of in-depth engineering and technology articles

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Chromebooks

Chromebooks | technologies | Scoop.it

Welcome to our community!
The largest unofficial Chrome OS, Chromebook, Chromebox, Chromebase, and Chromecast community on Google+.

John Dalziel's insight:

Chromebooks is another Google Plus community I would recommend educators, especially those with Chromebooks, to join.
The Chromebooks Community looks at everything related to Chromebooks, sharing...
   - apps,
   - tips,
   - tutorials and
   - guides.

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Maths4us

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(by TUC)
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The Maths4us initiative aims to improve maths skills for everyone, from parents who want to help their children learn maths to teachers and adult learners.

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StudentMoney

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Student Comparison Site, Money Guide and Deals - Compare student accounts, money saving tips, loans, overdraft facilities and student deals

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This website is packed with money saving tips for learners, including a loans-repayment calculator.

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