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Do you have the wrong impression about online learning? [Infographic]

Do you have the wrong impression about online learning? [Infographic] | Technology and Education Resources | Scoop.it

Today, no longer is having a high school diploma is enough to land a good job and support family. College is key today, but finding the funds to pay for it can be tricky. Brick and mortar institutions cost a fortune, and most have to work while going to school. But for those who can't juggle both, online learning can be a great option.

 

We know what that you may think this avenue is for slackers, but have a look at our infographic below, and your opinion may just change.

 


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Resources and Downloads for SEL Classroom Management

Resources and Downloads for SEL Classroom Management | Technology and Education Resources | Scoop.it
Educators from Mount Desert Elementary School in Northeast Harbor, Maine, have shared a some social and emotional learning tools, and we've gathered some of our favorite resources as well.
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Teach Your Kids to Code: 6 Beginner's Resources for Parents

Teach Your Kids to Code: 6 Beginner's Resources for Parents | Technology and Education Resources | Scoop.it
Blogger Matt Davis has collected some helpful resources parents can use to help their kids start learning about computer programming.
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8 Strategies for Teaching Academic Language

8 Strategies for Teaching Academic Language | Technology and Education Resources | Scoop.it
Edutopia blogger Todd Finley explains how academic language differs from social language and offers eight specific strategies for teaching the vocabulary that students require to succeed in the Common Core and on the SAT.
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Developing Google Classroom: How One District’s Students and Teachers Helped Shape a Global Learning Tool -- THE Journal

Developing Google Classroom: How One District’s Students and Teachers Helped Shape a Global Learning Tool -- THE Journal | Technology and Education Resources | Scoop.it
In this webcast, you’ll hear directly from John Krouskoff, the Manager of Learning Technologies at the Lower Hudson Regional Information Center. John was the Technology Director for Clarkstown Central School District for eight years.
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1,000 Education Apps Organized By Subject & Price - Edudemic

1,000 Education Apps Organized By Subject & Price - Edudemic | Technology and Education Resources | Scoop.it
Sure, there are plenty of apps you can use in education. There are even apps created specifically for use in education. Apple has a whole category dedicated to education in the App store.
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eduCanon: interactive video. unleashed.

eduCanon: interactive video. unleashed. | Technology and Education Resources | Scoop.it
Flipped and Blended Interactive Video Learning Platform
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Best Websites for Teaching & Learning 2014 | American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

Best Websites for Teaching & Learning 2014 | American Association of School Librarians (AASL) | Technology and Education Resources | Scoop.it
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Digital Tools for Assigning and Assessing Digital Work - LiveBinder

Digital Tools for Assigning and Assessing Digital Work
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The Lowdown on Longhand: How Writing by Hand Benefits the Brain

The Lowdown on Longhand: How Writing by Hand Benefits the Brain | Technology and Education Resources | Scoop.it
Studies show that note-taking with pen or pencil is critical to processing and representing information, something that students lose when tapping on a keyboard.
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46 Hidden Tips and Tricks to Use Google Search Like a Boss: Infographic

46 Hidden Tips and Tricks to Use Google Search Like a Boss: Infographic | Technology and Education Resources | Scoop.it

How often do you use Google to find something on the internet?

If like a lot of people you use Google every day you’ll be astounded by the number of hidden tips and tricks their search facility offers.

Find 46 of them featured in this infographic.


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Jordi Carrió Jamilà's curator insight, August 12, 11:50 PM

Una fantástica guía  

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Worth to be read!!

ABSOLUTELY!!!

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Lego Releases Female Scientists Set, May Appease 7-Year-Old Critic

Lego Releases Female Scientists Set, May Appease 7-Year-Old Critic | Technology and Education Resources | Scoop.it
Months after a girl took the company to task for its female toy figures, Lego has released the Research Institute, a play set created by a "real-life geophysicist, Ellen Kooijman," the company says.
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Internet Safety | Good Practice Guides - www.saferinternet.org

Internet Safety | Good Practice Guides - www.saferinternet.org | Technology and Education Resources | Scoop.it

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http://gustmees.wordpress.com/2014/03/19/only-internet-safety-and-no-cyber-security-education-in-schools/

 


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Sue Gaardboe's curator insight, August 10, 2:46 AM

This made me think about not just how we as teachers feel about technology use in schools, but also, how do our students feel about it? We know many of them know more about how to use the technology than we do, so are we involving them in the decisions we make about use and purchase of technology...or are we doing what we've always done and assumed we know better than they do?

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Resources and Downloads for College and Career Readiness

Resources and Downloads for College and Career Readiness | Technology and Education Resources | Scoop.it
Educators from MC2 STEM High School in Cleveland, Ohio, have provided these resources and tools for integrated project-based learning, real-world experiences, and other strategies to prepare students for college and beyond.
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40 Maps That Explain The Internet

40 Maps That Explain The Internet | Technology and Education Resources | Scoop.it

The internet increasingly pervades our lives, delivering information to us no matter where we are. It takes a complex system of cables, servers, towers, and other infrastructure, developed over decades, to allow us to stay in touch with our friends and family so effortlessly. Here are 40 maps that will help you better understand the internet — where it came from, how it works, and how it's used by people around the world.


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Villubicae's curator insight, August 19, 5:43 AM
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Cuarenta Mapas que explican Internet.

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Here are 40 maps that will help you better understand the internet

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Read With Me: 5 Tips to Foster a Love for Reading

Read With Me: 5 Tips to Foster a Love for Reading | Technology and Education Resources | Scoop.it
Edutopia blogger Lisa Dabbs shares her enthusiasm for reading with five tried-and-true suggestions for developing a lifelong book habit in young readers who may or may not have discovered the magic of the printed page.
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Parent Partnership in Education: Resource Roundup

Parent Partnership in Education: Resource Roundup | Technology and Education Resources | Scoop.it
Experts agree that parent involvement in education is a big predictor of student success. So where can parents begin? We've compiled a list of articles, videos, and other resources to help you engage productively with your kids' teachers and school.
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Seven things teachers are sick of hearing from school reformers

Seven things teachers are sick of hearing from school reformers | Technology and Education Resources | Scoop.it
'Don’t tell us that you know more about good instruction than we do." And six other things.
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Canva – Amazingly simple graphic design for blogs, presentations, Facebook covers, flyers and so much more.

Canva – Amazingly simple graphic design for blogs, presentations, Facebook covers, flyers and so much more. | Technology and Education Resources | Scoop.it
Canva makes design simple for everyone. Create designs for Web or print: blog graphics, presentations, Facebook covers, flyers, posters, invitations and so much more.
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Best Websites for Teaching & Learning 2014 | American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

Best Websites for Teaching & Learning 2014 | American Association of School Librarians (AASL) | Technology and Education Resources | Scoop.it
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Animaker - Make Animated Videos

Animaker - Make Animated Videos | Technology and Education Resources | Scoop.it
Animaker.com is a cloud-based do-it-yourself (#DIY) video making app that is bringing studio quality professional animation tools within reach of everyone.

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Richard Whiteside's curator insight, August 12, 9:06 AM

Looks quite impressive. In beta currently, but worth keeping an eye on.

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Aris P. Louvris's curator insight, August 13, 11:53 AM

Σε beta έκδοση, δωρεάν με εγγραφή...

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9 herramientas para trabajar con pdf

9 herramientas para trabajar con pdf | Technology and Education Resources | Scoop.it
Una vez hemos acabado nuestros documentos, lo más probable es que queramos, almacenarlos, conservarlos, COMPARTIRLOS, imprimirlos, etc. 


Si hay un formato que se ha impuesto a la hora de hacer todas estas cosas es el “pdf”, más aún sabiendo que reduce significativamente el tamaño de nuestros archivos.


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Muy buen recurso y a la mano. Para manejar pdfs

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Desde combinar documentos, extraer páginas, agregar notas, personalizar fuentes, etc., hasta convertirlos a formatos más trabajables.

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53+ Free Image Sources For Your Blog and Social Media Posts

53+ Free Image Sources For Your Blog and Social Media Posts | Technology and Education Resources | Scoop.it
In social media, we're all increasingly thinking about visual content. But there's one question we get asked quite often: Where can you find free, good quality images that are cleared to use for your blog posts or social media content?...

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Coding for Kindergarteners

Coding for Kindergarteners | Technology and Education Resources | Scoop.it
Teaching young children to code is far from a tedious exercise with the thoughtful, age-appropriate use of game-like apps and robotic devices.
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How the Web Became Our ‘External Brain,’ and What It Means for Our Kids

How the Web Became Our ‘External Brain,’ and What It Means for Our Kids | Technology and Education Resources | Scoop.it
Search YouTube for “baby” and “iPad” and you’ll find clips featuring one-year-olds attempting to manipulate magazine pages and television screens as though they were touch-sensitive displays. These children are one step away from assuming that such technology is a natural, spontaneous part of the material world.

 

Learn more:

 

http://gustmees.wordpress.com/2014/02/28/understanding-the-internet-a-different-approach/

 


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Gust MEES's curator insight, August 6, 12:41 PM
Search YouTube for “baby” and “iPad” and you’ll find clips featuring one-year-olds attempting to manipulate magazine pages and television screens as though they were touch-sensitive displays. These children are one step away from assuming that such technology is a natural, spontaneous part of the material world.


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http://gustmees.wordpress.com/2014/02/28/understanding-the-internet-a-different-approach/