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Asia's e-learning market 'the strongest in the world'

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Asia claims the highest rate of digital education growth globally, according to an Ambient Insight study.
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Applying and Integrating Media and Technology for Learning in a Traditional or Post Modern Classroom.
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Tool for Creating Educational Video Games to Use in Class via @Medkh9

Tool for Creating Educational Video Games to Use in Class via @Medkh9 | Technology in Art And Education | Scoop.it

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SolidWorks’ Apps for Kids Aim to Get Young Students into 3D Design

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For quite a while now, SolidWorks has worked hard not only to develop some of the most accessible and widely used CAD design software in the world, but also worked to help with the education and affordability needed to give everyone access to their 3D tools. SolidWorks has been a long-standing supporter of the Fab […]

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Typography Trends Every Marketer Should Have on Their Radar | HubSpot

Typography Trends Every Marketer Should Have on Their Radar | HubSpot | Technology in Art And Education | Scoop.it

Just like an awesome photo or graphic can really make your design stand out, so can the right font. But the wrong font can also make your design stand out ... in a bad way. If you've ever seen a design with really out-of-date typography, you know what I mean.


But what makes a font or typography design out-of-date? What's "in" right now? Whether you're designing a one-off project or you're a seasoned designer, it's important to stay on top of typography trends so your work looks and feels current.


Check out the infographic below from ThinkDesign to learn about the typography trends in 2016, from retro and handwritten fonts to mixing and matching typefaces, to the roles transitional effects and animation could play in your marketing. (And download our free do-it-yourself design guide here for tips about how to use fonts in your content and web designs.)...


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Jeff Domansky's curator insight, February 9, 1:17 AM

Check out the current typography trends to watch for this year.

Jorge Canales's curator insight, February 9, 8:48 AM

In the art of marketing and promotions, the smallest of details is key to gain a reaction from those who see it. This article helps open ourselves to more fonts, instead of using the same ones over and over. Time to be a little more creative.

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American Schools Are Training Kids for a World That Doesn’t Exist :: David Edwards

American Schools Are Training Kids for a World That Doesn’t Exist :: David Edwards | Technology in Art And Education | Scoop.it

"We “learn,” and after this we “do.” We go to school and then we go to work.

"This approach does not map very well to personal and professional success in America today. Learning and doing have become inseparable in the face of conditions that invite us to discover....


"Against this arresting background, an exciting new kind of learning is taking place in America. Alternatively framed as maker classes, after-school innovation programs, and innovation prizes, these programs are frequently not framed as learning at all. Discovery environments are showing up as culture and entertainment, from online experiences to contemporary art installations and new kinds of culture labs. Perhaps inevitably, the process of discovery — from our confrontation with challenging ambiguous data, through our imaginative responses, to our iterative and error-prone paths of data synthesis and resolution — has turned into a focus of public fascination.


"Against this arresting background, an exciting new kind of learning is taking place in America.


"Discovery has always provoked interest, buthow one discovers may today interest us even more. Educators, artists, designers, museum curators, scientists, engineers, entertainment designers and others are creatively responding to this new reality, and, together, they are redefining what it means to learn in America."


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The world of tomorrow is not yesterday's world. How do we create visionaries to resolve issues we never saw coming?

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Dennis Swender's curator insight, February 9, 9:57 AM

Specifically adding to the "others" category of "educators, artists, designers..." are chefs - particularly master chefs under the age of 12 who are creating meals worthy of 5-star eating establishments.

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One to one #Tablets in #Education: The Global Picture

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Techknowledge for Schools looked at the use of tablets and devices in schools across the world.

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Here Is An Excellent Web Tool for Creating Classroom Newspapers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Here Is An Excellent Web Tool for Creating Classroom Newspapers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Technology in Art And Education | Scoop.it

Here Is An Excellent Web Tool for Creating Classroom Newspapers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning https://t.co/02cYX4PY4j

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Einstein On Creative Thinking: Music and the Intuitive Art of Scientific Imagination

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"The greatest scientists are artists as well," said Albert Einstein. As one of the greatest physicists of all time and a fine amateur pianist and violinist, he ought to have known!

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Charli Wiggill's curator insight, February 4, 12:17 PM

The intuitive art of scientific imagination... wow - Einstein certainly knew a thing or two, and he linked art and science inextricably!

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Ana Cristina Pratas: Integrating Technology with the Simple Past

Ana Cristina Pratas: Integrating Technology with the Simple Past | Technology in Art And Education | Scoop.it
However, by mixing approaches, one can achieve elements of higher engagement by giving learners the opportunity to learn, analyze and create.This is an example for vocabulary on Toys and the revision of the Simple Past.Steps:Begin by brainstorming what toys and games students played when they were children.Show slides on Lego and let students work in pairs to do the mini research questions.https://www.slideshare.net/secret/hy07ccJXtCc1Oo

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Junction Education

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What is Junction?
Complete Course MaterialsA complete set of course materials built around how today’s students learn
Fully MobileOnline, all the time, on any device
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Superior VideoHigh-quality video introductions supported by in-depth text, quizzes, activities, discussions and more
Real-Time UpdatesA dynamic platform that allows you to incorporate and update materialsin real-time
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Teach With Movies - Lesson Plans from movies for all subjects

Teach With Movies - Lesson Plans from movies for all subjects | Technology in Art And Education | Scoop.it
Movie Lesson Plans Based on Films that will Inspire and Motivate Students; 425+ Movie Lesson Plans for High School, Middle School, Elementary and Home School

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Les Howard's curator insight, December 16, 2015 10:21 AM

Engaging resource

Chris Carter's curator insight, December 26, 2015 3:42 PM

Now, run these movies through Zaption and you really have something great!

Lihi Telem's curator insight, December 31, 2015 9:23 AM

מערכי שעור בשימוש בסרטים לחטיבה והיסודי

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Teaching With YouTube: 197 Digital Channels For Learning

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Teaching With YouTube: 197 Digital Channels For Learning

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Jorge Jaramillo's curator insight, February 5, 10:42 AM
Alternativas de selección de material educativo para la planeación de actividades de aprendizaje. Esta es una excelente alternativa, buscando conectar a los estudiantes en el conocimiento.
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Classmill - Create classes with links, videos, images & files.

Classmill - Create classes with links, videos, images & files. | Technology in Art And Education | Scoop.it

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Kevin Crouch's curator insight, January 22, 9:29 PM

Class curation as simple as it could possibly be

Ricard Garcia's curator insight, January 25, 2:46 AM

A very nice concept! A good tool for techie tecahers who want to keep their lessons neat and in order :-)

Ryan Cloyd's curator insight, January 25, 3:41 PM

This looks very promising. I've had some work with Skyepack and wonder how similar they are...

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Dreams of Dalí, a new VR experience, takes you inside a surrealist desertscape dreamland.

Dreams of Dalí, a new VR experience, takes you inside a surrealist desertscape dreamland. | Technology in Art And Education | Scoop.it

Dreams of Dalí, a new VR experience up at The Dalí Museum in St. Petersburg, Florida, takes you inside a surrealist desertscape dreamland.

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60 Ways To Help Students Think For Themselves

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60 Ways To Help Students Think For Themselves


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Can there be too many Ideas to help students think for themselves? Here are sone more great ideas!

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Phonological Awareness Interventions for Struggling Readers - Learning at the Primary Pond

Phonological Awareness Interventions for Struggling Readers - Learning at the Primary Pond | Technology in Art And Education | Scoop.it

In today's post, I'll describe the different phonological awareness skills I teach, as well as provide free phonological awareness interventions to help your students improve in each area.


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63 Things Every Student Should Know In A Digital World

63 Things Every Student Should Know In A Digital World | Technology in Art And Education | Scoop.it
63 Things Every Student Should Know In A Digital World

 

Learn more:

 

https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2014/10/03/design-the-learning-of-your-learners-students-ideas/

 

https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2015/07/19/learning-path-for-professional-21st-century-learning-by-ict-practice/

 


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María Dolores Díaz Noguera's curator insight, February 4, 7:39 AM
63 Things Every Student Should Know In A Digital World
Wendy Zaruba's curator insight, February 4, 9:42 AM

More like 63 Things Everyone should know in this Digital World, interesting.

Charli Wiggill's curator insight, February 4, 12:07 PM

How well are you preparing your students for life in an increasingly digital world?

#MIEExpert #MIEExperts

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Mapping the future: The future of education

Mapping the future: The future of education | Technology in Art And Education | Scoop.it

How do we best educate the students of tomorrow? What we teach our children - and how we teach them - will impact almost every aspect of society, from the quality of healthcare to industrial output; technological advances to financial services.


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Lon Woodbury's curator insight, February 9, 11:10 AM

Interesting perspectives on the future of education from the advancement of technology in education perspective.  But what happens to the concept that "The Teacher Is The Lesson?"  And it seems to be seeing education as something to be given by the adults, rather than as something to be acquired by the students. -Lon

Ajo Monzó's curator insight, February 11, 1:49 AM

Interessant!

Walter Gassenferth's curator insight, February 12, 5:28 AM

Useful post, presenting an interesting vision of education's future. For those who speak Portuguese or Spanish and are interested in continuous education, please visit  http://www.quanticaconsultoria.com.

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Beautiful and easy to use newsletters | Smore

Beautiful and easy to use newsletters | Smore | Technology in Art And Education | Scoop.it

Looking for fast and easy mailing lists? Get stylish, effective results in 5 minutes or less.

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7 Ways to Hit Your Stride in the Art Room | The Art of Ed

7 Ways to Hit Your Stride in the Art Room | The Art of Ed | Technology in Art And Education | Scoop.it

For many new art teachers, the question, “Does this ever get any easier?” comes up a lot.

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Ana Cristina Pratas - Six Degrees of Integration | TeachingEnglish | British Council | BBC

Ana Cristina Pratas - Six Degrees of Integration | TeachingEnglish | British Council | BBC | Technology in Art And Education | Scoop.it

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Marta Torán's curator insight, March 19, 2014 3:42 PM

6 consejos para integrar la tecnología en el aula de idiomas de Ana Cristina Pratas

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The Best Interactive Web Tools for Educators

The Best Interactive Web Tools for Educators | Technology in Art And Education | Scoop.it
Teachers are using intuitive programs & websites that are easy to learn. These web tool can save you the hassles that you may not realize you've tolerated.

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15 More Apps To Create Books On The iPad

15 More Apps To Create Books On The iPad | Technology in Art And Education | Scoop.it
15 More Apps To Create Books On The iPad

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Viljenka Savli (http://www2.arnes.si/~sopvsavl/)'s curator insight, February 3, 3:03 PM

never enough of them if they are good. 

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Language Arts - Lessons to integrate technology

Language Arts - Lessons to integrate technology | Technology in Art And Education | Scoop.it
Lessons to integrate technology into your language arts curriculum.

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These are great links for planning multi-curriculum education and encouraging creativity and original thought.

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Mrs. Reinagel's curator insight, December 19, 2015 11:41 AM

Language Arts and Pixie, Wixie, and Share 

Great ideas! #vbanchor

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10 online tools for better student research

10 online tools for better student research | Technology in Art And Education | Scoop.it
**The Edvocate is pleased to publish guest posts as way to fuel important conversations surrounding P-20 education in America. The opinions contained within guest posts are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the official opinion of The Edvocate or Dr. Matthew Lynch.** A guest column by Antonio Tooley The biggest responsibility of...

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Here Curator Ana Christina Pratas does a great job of breaking some research tools down for both instructors and learners:

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1. Producteev

It is not easy to work as a team on a research project. There is so much going on in a high-school student’s life that getting together to work on a task is almost impossible. This simple and effective task managing software can help your students connect and work together remotely. Many companies use collaborative tools like this; it is a good opportunity for them to try it out now.


2. Labii tools

Frontiers are being breached all the time, so why not let your students experience working with others on their projects? Labii has a suite of tools that connect researchers of all kinds, providing them a venue for collaboration. Your students can join existing research groups or form their own online, thereby benefiting from the input of others.


3. Lazy scholar

Most high-school students use Google Scholar to find references, but choose only free articles because they have no budget for paid online libraries. This Chrome extension can make finding free academic resources on Google Scholar a breeze. It automatically searches out free copies or for-pay articles. It is a considerable time-saver.


4. Edugeeksclub

With so many things going on, sometimes there is simply no time to do everything. An easy way for your students to find good sources is to have a professional do it for you. Edugeeksclub can help them in any of the various stages of the research process such as the research of quality materials and related literature on the topic so that students can get into the actual research process. The important thing is how well your students use these resources, after all.


5. Pubpeer

Not everything you find in an online journal is necessarily a good source. Ask your students to check out their sources on this website and see what other academics have to say about it. Some peer-reviewed articles have been exposed as fraudulent; some merely have serious shortcomings that your student should take into account i.e., small sample size. It is a good way for them to learn to become critical thinkers when doing research. If there is anything they should learn from you, it is that they should not believe everything that they see, read or hear.


6. Sciencescape

Sometimes, less is more. The massive amount of information made available on the Internet can make it harder for your students to learn about real research. This site is a social network for academics and researchers trying to filter out the chaff from the wheat, so that you only get verified information. It is also a good site for your students to try out their research ideas and get feedback and suggestions from other like-minded individuals.


7. Scientific Journal Finder

This tool helps your students find scientific journals, not articles, that are closely aligned to their research project. They are then able to browse through these journals for promising articles. It is not the most intuitive site, but if your students know what they are looking for, it is a good place to nuggets of information.


8. Google Scholar

Hands down, Google Scholar is the first stop in any academic research. Together with the LazyScholar plugin, it is the quickest way for your students to find the information they need.


9. Colwiz

One of the things your students have to understand is accountability. They will have to deal with that when they go out into the real world. Accountability is what referencing is all about, and what Colwiz does admirably. Designed by the University of Oxford, it is a highly accurate yet simple to use reference management software used by many universities and corporations.


10. EasyBib

Another referencing management software, EasyBib has the distinction of being one of the easiest-to-use bibliography creation software around for MLA, APA, or Chicago formats. You can ask it to kick out a reference list by compiling all your individual citations in one folder, and it will produce a reference list. It is not always perfectly accurate, but not bad for a free service, although you have to pay $19.99 a year if you want it in APA.

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1. Producteev

It is not easy to work as a team on a research project. There is so much going on in a high-school student’s life that getting together to work on a task is almost impossible. This simple and effective task managing software can help your students connect and work together remotely. Many companies use collaborative tools like this; it is a good opportunity for them to try it out now.


2. Labii tools

Frontiers are being breached all the time, so why not let your students experience working with others on their projects? Labii has a suite of tools that connect researchers of all kinds, providing them a venue for collaboration. Your students can join existing research groups or form their own online, thereby benefiting from the input of others.


3. Lazy scholar

Most high-school students use Google Scholar to find references, but choose only free articles because they have no budget for paid online libraries. This Chrome extension can make finding free academic resources on Google Scholar a breeze. It automatically searches out free copies or for-pay articles. It is a considerable time-saver.


4. Edugeeksclub

With so many things going on, sometimes there is simply no time to do everything. An easy way for your students to find good sources is to have a professional do it for you. Edugeeksclub can help them in any of the various stages of the research process such as the research of quality materials and related literature on the topic so that students can get into the actual research process. The important thing is how well your students use these resources, after all.


5. Pubpeer

Not everything you find in an online journal is necessarily a good source. Ask your students to check out their sources on this website and see what other academics have to say about it. Some peer-reviewed articles have been exposed as fraudulent; some merely have serious shortcomings that your student should take into account i.e., small sample size. It is a good way for them to learn to become critical thinkers when doing research. If there is anything they should learn from you, it is that they should not believe everything that they see, read or hear.


6. Sciencescape

Sometimes, less is more. The massive amount of information made available on the Internet can make it harder for your students to learn about real research. This site is a social network for academics and researchers trying to filter out the chaff from the wheat, so that you only get verified information. It is also a good site for your students to try out their research ideas and get feedback and suggestions from other like-minded individuals.


7. Scientific Journal Finder

This tool helps your students find scientific journals, not articles, that are closely aligned to their research project. They are then able to browse through these journals for promising articles. It is not the most intuitive site, but if your students know what they are looking for, it is a good place to nuggets of information.


8. Google Scholar

Hands down, Google Scholar is the first stop in any academic research. Together with the LazyScholar plugin, it is the quickest way for your students to find the information they need.


9. Colwiz

One of the things your students have to understand is accountability. They will have to deal with that when they go out into the real world. Accountability is what referencing is all about, and what Colwiz does admirably. Designed by the University of Oxford, it is a highly accurate yet simple to use reference management software used by many universities and corporations.


10. EasyBib

Another referencing management software, EasyBib has the distinction of being one of the easiest-to-use bibliography creation software around for MLA, APA, or Chicago formats. You can ask it to kick out a reference list by compiling all your individual citations in one folder, and it will produce a reference list. It is not always perfectly accurate, but not bad for a free service, although you have to pay $19.99 a year if you want it in APA.

Mari Vallez's curator insight, January 29, 2:41 PM

Interesante selección de herramientas para la investigación

Noel Bernabed Cruz Hernandez's curator insight, February 3, 1:13 AM

Herramientas online para una mejor investigación de los aprendientes.

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10 Creative Strategies for Teaching Chronological Narratives

10 Creative Strategies for Teaching Chronological Narratives | Technology in Art And Education | Scoop.it
Overview At the start of a new topic in a subject like history, it’s often necessary to familiarise students with an essential chronology of events before analysing this in terms of key quest…

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This approach could also apply to art education.

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jose antonio gabelas's curator insight, January 26, 2:35 PM

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