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Tools to Power Up Your Teaching | Padlet

Tools to Power Up Your Teaching | Padlet | Technology Classroom | Scoop.it
Presented by Adam Bellow and Steve Dembo at ISTE 2013 (Tools to power up your teaching from @adambellow and @teach42 http://t.co/tmED9AKw9A #edtech #iste13)...

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If you are looking for a treasure trove of technology tools, you have come to the right place. Find links to a wide variety of Web tools and ways to use them. This site is extensive.

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PowToon, free business presentation software animated video maker and PowerPoint alternative

PowToon, free business presentation software animated video maker and PowerPoint alternative | Technology Classroom | Scoop.it
PowToon is an online business presentation software tool that allows you to create free, cool, and awesome animated video explainers as an alternative to using powerpoint
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PowToon allows users to create videos to engage students.

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ThingLink - Make Your Images Interactive

ThingLink - Make Your Images Interactive | Technology Classroom | Scoop.it
ThingLink lets users add interactive links to any photo and turn them into fun web experiences that drive engagement.
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Thinglink allows users to upload an image or a collage of images and tag them to make them interactive. It is easy to use and share.

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Scribblitt - Make Your Own Book - Kids Self Publishing

Scribblitt - Make Your Own Book - Kids Self Publishing | Technology Classroom | Scoop.it
Scribblitt™ is a launch pad for creativity where kids can write, illustrate and professionally publish their own books, comics and stationery.
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Ever wanted to write a book? Here's your chance. While the site says "where kids can write, illustrate and professionally publish their own books," any kid, young or old can write, illustrate, and publish here.

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6 Of The Simplest Ways Teachers Can Embrace Technology

6 Of The Simplest Ways Teachers Can Embrace Technology | Technology Classroom | Scoop.it
6 Of The Simplest Ways Teachers Can Embrace Technology (6 Of The Simplest Ways Teachers Can Embrace Technology http://t.co/HvA8nObgke)
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Need help incorporating technology? These videos can help.

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:: Roohit ::

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With Rooh.it, users can highlight text or portions of text; then they get a URL which they can share with others. It is an effective tool for highlighting material to use in research.

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FlipSnack | PDF to Flash page flip - flipping book software

FlipSnack | PDF to Flash page flip - flipping book software | Technology Classroom | Scoop.it
FlipSnack is a flipping book software that lets you convert PDF documents into Flash page flip digital publications that you can embed into your website.
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Flipsnack is easy to use, creates beautiful online books, and is free! Use Flipsnack to develop a topic on a subject, include pictures and links.Create a Word document or a PowerPoint and save as a PDF for uploading into Flipsnack. This site is terrific.

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Learnist | Share what you know

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Learnist is somewhat like Pinterest, but designed for education. Users can collaborate with one another, adding sources to the boards. They can also share their boards with others. It is a useful tool for anyone.

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50 Education Technology Tools Every Teacher Should Know About

Added by Guest Writer on 2012-08-21 Technology and education are pretty intertwined these days and nearly every teacher has a few favorite tech tools that make doing his or her job and connecting w...
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With 50 technology toolls described in this site, readers will find many useful tools. Connect some of these tools with the skills found in a recently added site.

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Tools to Power Up Your Teaching | Padlet

Tools to Power Up Your Teaching | Padlet | Technology Classroom | Scoop.it
Presented by Adam Bellow and Steve Dembo at ISTE 2013 (Tools to power up your teaching from @adambellow and @teach42 http://t.co/tmED9AKw9A #edtech #iste13)...

Via Tori Mazur, THE *OFFICIAL ANDREASCY*
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If you are looking for a treasure trove of technology tools, you have come to the right place. Find links to a wide variety of Web tools and ways to use them. This site is extensive.

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Padlet - Paper for the Web

Padlet - Paper for the Web | Technology Classroom | Scoop.it
The simplest way to create. From any device, with anyone.

We give you a blank wall.
You put anything you want on it, anywhere.
Simple, yet powerful.

 

 


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Padlet offers a wall where useres can add documents, notes, videos, pictures, and comments. It is easy to use and offers many possibilities.

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BookChook's curator insight, October 11, 2013 8:06 PM
Much improved version Wallwisher.
peterlakeman's curator insight, October 13, 2013 4:45 PM

Een prikbord op internet die je kunt delen. Er is ook een chrome plugin beschikbaar om zo eenvoudig pagina's te plaatsen op je prikbord. 

Omar Sheikh's curator insight, May 31, 2015 5:37 AM

An excellent tool for teachers to share ideas with students in an interactive way. Good for starting discussion and promoting thoughts and ideas around a particular topic.

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The 7 Most Powerful Ideas In Learning Available Right Now

The 7 Most Powerful Ideas In Learning Available Right Now | Technology Classroom | Scoop.it

"Utopian visions of learning are tempting, if for no other reason than they absolve us of accountability to create it right now, leading to nebulous romanticizing about how powerful learning could be if we just did more of X and Y. But therein lies the rub: Tomorrow’s learning is already available, and below are 7 of the most compelling and powerful trends, concepts, and resources that represent its promise."


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We talk a great deal about shifting the learning dynamic. Here's an article with good ideas on connecting students and learning.

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David W. Deeds's curator insight, April 1, 2013 9:48 AM

Check out #4, From Schools to Communities. 

DPG plc's curator insight, April 9, 2013 3:36 AM

Subjective yes but very interesting and agree with most - what about you?

Daniel Jimenez Zulic's curator insight, August 3, 2013 12:05 PM

Buen resumen para no perder el rumbo

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Curation for Teachers [Infographic]

Curation for Teachers [Infographic] | Technology Classroom | Scoop.it
In Professional Learning in the Digital Age: The Educator's Guide to User-Generated Learning, Kristen Swanson shows educators how to enhance their pro...

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This infographic provides insight into showing how to enhance learning. Critical thinking is an important skill in today's world. Students need encouragement in taking ownership of their own learning. We can find ways to encourage students from this link.

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Rajashree Basu's comment, April 3, 2013 3:47 AM
good that curating in a community is helping all of us so much....
Rosie Peel's curator insight, June 8, 2013 3:07 AM

This is very insightful when creating an effective, authentic and reliable curation collection.  It is resources like this one that I feel will benefit others in their teaching and learning journey.

Daniel Jimenez Zulic's curator insight, August 3, 2013 12:04 PM

Ya en el esquema se ve como ir mejorando la practica, seleccion y calificacion de los sitios y contenidos.

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DuckDuckGo

DuckDuckGo | Technology Classroom | Scoop.it

Returns useful information and eliminates shopping sites

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DuckDuckGo is an excellent site worthy of attention.

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Socrative Tutorial 2015 NEW

Learn how to use Socrative.com as a FREE replacement for expensive student response systems (or clickers as they are often called). You can also use ...
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Socrative allows students to use technology to answer questions---the mobile classroom.

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#DF14Emerging: Emerging Technology Trends at Dreamforce '14

#DF14Emerging: Emerging Technology Trends at Dreamforce '14 | Technology Classroom | Scoop.it
Technology is now the greatest change agent and the driving force for companies in today’s socially and digitally connected world.
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Learn about technology's influence in today's education.

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Top 10 tips to stay safe online - Telegraph

Top 10 tips to stay safe online - Telegraph | Technology Classroom | Scoop.it
As part of Get Safe Online week, Telegraph Technology has rounded up the best ways for you to keep your personal and financial information secure online
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Learning more about staying safe online is a must. Read this article for tips.

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Audioboo

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Share audio content online and completely free of charge with Audioboo. Post it here and to other social networks. Sign up now or download the free app.
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Create and share audio content online: FREE!

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Managing Social Media: Why it Matters | Janzen Web Dynamics

Managing Social Media: Why it Matters | Janzen Web Dynamics | Technology Classroom | Scoop.it
Why being a professional when managing your media matters and added insight from Kevin Honeycutt on adopting a social media manager to help you out.

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The author of this article is a college student. We should listen to his take on using social media. He also includes a video talk with Kevin Honeycutt who inspires teachers.

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Simplebooklet

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Code free sliders, flipbooks and web brochures. Publish, post, embed, email and share everywhere.
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At Simplebooklet, users can make 5 free booklets. Similar to Themeefy, Simplebooklet allows users to collect content from the Web, add pictures, and include their own content.

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:: Roohit ::

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Rooh.it is an excellent free site that allows users to highlight text for your own use and/or to send to friends and colleagues. It is an excellent tool for anyone doing research on the Web. Being able to highlight material for further study is invaluable. 

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The Other 21st Century Skills

The Other 21st Century Skills | Technology Classroom | Scoop.it
Many have attempted to identify the skills important for a learner today in this era of the 21st century (I know it is an overused phrase).  I have an affinity towards the skills identified by Tony...
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This article delves into important skillsl for everyone.  These skills such asd critical thinking and problem-solving should be front and center in education, thus creating life-long learners. Take a look at the other skills described. Then consider ways to incoroprate these skills into teaching'/learning with and without technology.

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Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners: Explore - Wagon Wheel Project Toolkit

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners: Explore - Wagon Wheel Project Toolkit | Technology Classroom | Scoop.it

RT @soxnevad: @padlet @MasteryConnect @InstaGrok @poppletny I'm weaving your tools into the #CCSS and #SAMR http://t.co/XuT1sxra3U http://t…


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This site provides useful information from a teacher. Susan Oxnevad provides good examples from her own experiences. She also has Scoop.it topics.

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Connie Wise's curator insight, July 23, 2013 6:16 PM

Great resources in visual format.

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Ultimate Guide To Quotation Marks & Punctuation [Infographic ...

Ultimate Guide To Quotation Marks & Punctuation [Infographic ... | Technology Classroom | Scoop.it
Advertise here with BSAIf you have a blog or if you've just started out writing, you know that there are a lot of rules you have to learn in order to master the English language. Today's blogs usually use a language based on ...

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The infographics at this location provide quick guides to grammar issues.Check out the wide variety of infographics on grammar and word usage. This site is definitely worthwhile.

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A Librarian's Guide to Makerspaces: 16 Resources - iLibrarian

A Librarian's Guide to Makerspaces: 16 Resources - iLibrarian | Technology Classroom | Scoop.it

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Jason Epstein's curator insight, March 13, 2013 2:25 PM

I love the idea of a "makerspace" though I am not sure a library is the place for it.  At my school we have a dedicated "innovation lab" where we are doing this kind of stuff.

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I just discovered DuckDuckGo on TIME's list of Best Websites. Explore it and more must-see sites on TIME.com.

I just discovered DuckDuckGo on TIME's list of Best Websites. Explore it and more must-see sites on TIME.com. | Technology Classroom | Scoop.it

Provides dependable, relevant results with no spam

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Checking out various search engines is a good idea. Often, we can find a search engine that returns effective results and get away from the search engines we often use.

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