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VoiceThread - About - Digital Library

VoiceThread - About - Digital Library | Technology and Education Resources | Scoop.it
Transforming media into collaborative spaces with video, voice, and text commenting.

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VoiceThread "humanizes" the on-line classroom experience. As a college Professor, I teach all over the US exclusively asynchronously. One of the drawbacks of online learning has always been that the student feels isolated and unconnected with either his or her classmates and the Professor. Online classes often unknowingly " dehumanize" individuals simply because they are reduced to an e-mail address without the " personal" closeness that often occurs in a synchronous class setting, Truly exemplary online classes require that the student interact between:

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9 Creative Storytelling Tools That Will Make You Wish You Were A Student Again

9 Creative Storytelling Tools That Will Make You Wish You Were A Student Again | Technology and Education Resources | Scoop.it

T.H.E. Journal asked educators for the most creative storytelling apps available, and we did a little digging on our own, too. The tools and apps we found turn students into novelists, artists, and moviemakers with each tool bringing its own powerful mechanism for transforming the traditional narrative--both inside and outside the classroom...


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Pamela D Lloyd's curator insight, February 28, 7:19 PM

Lots of new tools to play with!

A.K.Andrew's curator insight, March 2, 11:24 AM

while I haven't tried these apps, it's a great selection of giving your novel am visual summary.  Anything to breathe some life into that synopsis eh? I'll def. Be checking the, out

Charlie Dare's curator insight, March 6, 6:28 AM

Lucky IT students of today ~

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39 ways to close your emails

39 ways to close your emails | Technology and Education Resources | Scoop.it
If you’re emailing a stranger, you might want to stick with traditional sign-offs, but if you’re close to the person you’re messaging, why not have a little fun with it?
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Case Study: Paul VI Catholic High School -- THE Journal

Case Study: Paul VI Catholic High School -- THE Journal | Technology and Education Resources | Scoop.it
Paul VI Catholic School wanted to develop a laptop program that would equip its students and teachers with the right tools to increase classroom learning, prepare their students for college, and to develop the 21st Century skill sets required by...
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1,000-year-old onion and garlic eye remedy kills MRSA

1,000-year-old onion and garlic eye remedy kills MRSA | Technology and Education Resources | Scoop.it
A 1,000-year-old treatment for eye infections could hold the key to killing antibiotic-resistant superbugs, scientists say.
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We were better at medicine sometimes before we thought we were.
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Word Map - Map the Word

Word Map - Map the Word | Technology and Education Resources | Scoop.it
This experiment brings together the power of Google Translate and the collective knowledge of Wikipedia to put into context the relationship between language and geographical space.

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Rome Reborn: Take a Virtual Tour Through Ancient Rome, 320 C.E.

Rome Reborn: Take a Virtual Tour Through Ancient Rome, 320 C.E. | Technology and Education Resources | Scoop.it
Christian churches were being built.' Rome Reborn offers, declared Matthias Rascher, 'a truly stunning bird’s-eye view of ancient Rome that makes you feel as if you were actually there.' You may also remember our posts on video analyses of great works of art by Khan Academy's Smarthistory.

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Audiobook Industry Surveys Show Growth

Audiobook Industry Surveys Show Growth | Technology and Education Resources | Scoop.it
The Audio Publishers Association recently conducted two surveys that show the industry';s continued growth and highlighted the value of audiobooks to the consumer marketplace.The annual APA Sales Survey compiled reports from audio publisher sales in the year 2011. Additionally, the 2012 Consumer Survey, “Understanding the Audiobook Buyer in the Digital Age,” was conducted to find out m
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40 Uses For Smartphones in School | ExamTime

40 Uses For Smartphones in School | ExamTime | Technology and Education Resources | Scoop.it
The purpose of this article is simply to remove some of the negative connotations around smartphones and to consider new possibilities which we have at our disposal. In order for students to use smartphones in school responsibly, it is important that we set limits and rules beforehand.

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50 Education Technology Tools Every Teacher Should Know About

50 Education Technology Tools Every Teacher Should Know About | Technology and Education Resources | Scoop.it
50 technology tools are here for you to check out, in this Edudemic article.
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SafeShare.TV - The Safest Way To Watch and Share YouTube videos.

SafeShare.TV - The Safest Way To Watch and Share YouTube videos. | Technology and Education Resources | Scoop.it
Not only does SafeShare.TV remove distracting and offensive elements around YouTube videos, but it also allows you to crop videos before sharing them.
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Cheryl Frose's curator insight, March 10, 4:46 PM

This is my go-to site for removing unwanted ads in videos.

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Web Tools for Teachers: Classroom Management | EVSC ICATS

Web Tools for Teachers: Classroom Management | EVSC ICATS | Technology and Education Resources | Scoop.it
There are a lot of great classroom management tools on the web. The tools below are free, easy to use, and they do what [...]
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Technology in the Classroom: Schools, the Internet, and Copyright Law

Technology in the Classroom: Schools, the Internet, and Copyright Law | Technology and Education Resources | Scoop.it
On the Internet: Are your students guilty of copyright infringement?
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New Teachers: Resource Roundup

New Teachers: Resource Roundup | Technology and Education Resources | Scoop.it
From classroom management to working with parents, lesson planning to learning environments, this compilation of blogs, videos, and other resources provides an array of tips and advice for teachers just starting out.
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The Science (and Practice) of Creativity

The Science (and Practice) of Creativity | Technology and Education Resources | Scoop.it
When schools nurture student creativity, they foster inquisitiveness, persistence, imagination, discipline, and collaboration, leading to improved classroom behavior, motivation, attendance, and academic attainment.
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Science says that parents of successful kids have these 7 things in common

Science says that parents of successful kids have these 7 things in common | Technology and Education Resources | Scoop.it
Anybody who has kids — or hopes to — wants...
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While standards and curriculum have their influence, childcare outside of school often has the greatest impact.
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Anybody who has kids — or hopes to — wants THEIR kids to be successful...


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Kym Reinstadler, SCN Feature Writer's curator insight, April 1, 12:02 PM

What’s the recipe for raising a successful kid? This article boils it down to seven points.

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ELC 023: Why You Should Show Your Work

ELC 023: Why You Should Show Your Work | Technology and Education Resources | Scoop.it
In this interview with Jane Bozarth, we discuss the benefits of showing or narrating your work to the individual, one's colleagues and the organization.

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Grammarly Review 2015 | Best Online Grammar Check

Grammarly Review 2015 | Best Online Grammar Check | Technology and Education Resources | Scoop.it
Looking for the best online grammar checker? Read our review of Grammarly to find an online spell check to fix your bad grammar.
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Top 10 eLearning Resources You May Not Have Thought Of - eLearning Brothers

Top 10 eLearning Resources You May Not Have Thought Of - eLearning Brothers | Technology and Education Resources | Scoop.it
If you're designing an eLearning course, you need to keep the entire process as organized as possible. Stay focused with these 10 eLearning resources.
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EDpuzzle

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Make any video your lesson. Edit a video by cropping it, adding your voice or embedding questions. Then, track your students with powerful hassle-free analytics.
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PDF to Word Converter – 100% Free

Use Nitro's industry-leading PDF to Word converter to create better quality DOC files than the alternatives. Convert your PDF files right now — free!
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Disable Ads on YouTube With This Simple Command

Disable Ads on YouTube With This Simple Command | Technology and Education Resources | Scoop.it
There are a lot of ways to block ads, but with a simple command in the developer console, you can disable all ads on YouTube via an experiment.
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From Distraction to Engagement: Wireless Devices in the Classroom (EDUCAUSE Quarterly) | EDUCAUSE.edu

From Distraction to Engagement: Wireless Devices in the Classroom (EDUCAUSE Quarterly) | EDUCAUSE.edu | Technology and Education Resources | Scoop.it
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