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Pressfolios

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With Pressfolios, you can easily build and manage an online portfolio of news
clips - no technical expertise required whatsoever.

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This might come in handy during term paper times or just for us that have drawers of clippings.

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Applying and Integrating Media and Technology for Learning and Traditional and Post Modern Classroom.
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To Change the World, by Steve McCurry | DailyGood

To Change the World, by Steve McCurry | DailyGood | Technology in Art And Education | Scoop.it
World-renowned photojournalist Steve McCurry has been one of the most influential voices in contemporary photography for more than thirty years. In this photo essay, McCurry takes you around the globe and offers up striking images of children and their learning environments, from Tanzania to Sri Lanka and from Mali to Peru. Enjoy these beautiful photos and the accompanying quotes on the power of education.

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Dorothy Retha Cook's curator insight, March 5, 3:44 AM

EDUCATION is important ALL across the world!  EDUCATION not is a travesty of in justice!!!

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Merle Temple, Jim Ritchie, Diane Williams, Jimmy Reed will autograph books at the Gumtree Festival

Merle Temple, Jim Ritchie, Diane Williams, Jimmy Reed will autograph books at the Gumtree Festival | Technology in Art And Education | Scoop.it
The Gum Tree Festival is celebrating it 43rd year in 2014. The GumTree Festival is a 2 day outdoor celebration of the visual and performing arts. GumTree Festival has been selected as a Top Twenty Event by the Southeast Tourism Society. The primary focus of the festival is the juried exhibitions of quality fine art and the fine crafts, giving our audience the rare opportunity to meet, interact with, view the works of, and purchase art from the artists that created it.

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Southern Stories's curator insight, April 30, 2014 12:40 PM

Merle Temple is in charge of the Author's Table at the GumTree Festival on May 10th from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Authors from Southernstories.com Jim Ritchie, Diane Williams, Jimmy Reed, Patricia Neely-Dorsey, and Katherine and Margaret King,  will be in attendance to personally autograph their books including a special message to the purchaser

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Puzzle game inspires an artist to rethink the concept of animal portraits

Puzzle game inspires an artist to rethink the concept of animal portraits | Technology in Art And Education | Scoop.it
If you played Tangram as a child, constructing objects from various shapes may bring back a familiar creative urge.
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Great idea...have fun!

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Excellent Templates to Use with Newsletters, PowerPoint, and Word Documents

Excellent Templates to Use with Newsletters, PowerPoint, and Word Documents | Technology in Art And Education | Scoop.it
March 3, 2015
A few weeks ago, we shared with you two video tutorials to help you set up your classroom newsletter  and today we are introducing you to this excellent resource of templates to...
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This adds to your Newsletter tool kit and other materials you create.

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A Wonderful Google Drive Tool to Insert Different Accents in Your Docs

A Wonderful Google Drive Tool to Insert Different Accents in Your Docs | Technology in Art And Education | Scoop.it
March 3, 2015
Easy Accents is definitely a must have Google Docs add-on for students, teachers, educators and anyone else who write using different language formats. Easy  Accents enables you to...
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Check this out if you haven't already.

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AITSL Teacher Toolkit - Professional Learning

The Essential Guide to Professional Learning: CollaborationView ResourceDescription

The Australian Charter for the Professional Learning of Teachers and School Leaders (the PL Charter) describes the characteristics of a high quality professional learning culture and of effective professional learning.

 

The Essential Guide for Professional Learning series unpacks the research behind key themes of the PL Charter. School leaders and teachers can use this series to reflect on and inform professional learning in their school. 

 

The Collaboration issue of the Essential Guide series expands on effective collaboration for professional learning.

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This is a serious and interesting site for educators. You can also find ways to share your own research and professional education articles here through some of the connections.. 

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Teresita Moreno's curator insight, March 2, 11:42 AM

Interesting

Tim Hopper's curator insight, March 2, 3:17 PM

Very interesting presentation of useful resources on professional learning.

Saberes Sin Fronteras Ong's curator insight, March 3, 9:38 AM

#aprendizaje_técnicas

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Teaching in the Age of Minecraft

Teaching in the Age of Minecraft | Technology in Art And Education | Scoop.it
A popular video game provides a new medium for educators and students to unleash their creativity.
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Does This Lesson Make Me Look Fat? | The Big Tent

Does This Lesson Make Me Look Fat? | The Big Tent | Technology in Art And Education | Scoop.it
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Great idea video often! Just do it!

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Moovly - Create Animated Content like a Pro

Moovly - Create Animated Content like a Pro | Technology in Art And Education | Scoop.it

Greta way to improMoovly is an online tool that allows you to create animated videos, tutorials, explainers, presentations, infographics, video clips, display ads or e-cards.


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Great way to improve your content!

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Evelina Alor's curator insight, March 2, 3:50 AM

Moovly es una herramienta online que te permite crear videos, tutoriales, explicaciones, presentaciones, infografías, vídeos, anuncios gráficos animados o tarjetas electrónicas ...

doro saxionbieb's curator insight, March 2, 3:51 AM

mooie tool voor het maken van geanimeerde presentaties

Halina Ostańkowicz-Bazan's curator insight, March 2, 5:57 AM

Wonderful online tool.

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Steps to Create the Conditions for Deep, Rigorous, Applied Learning

Steps to Create the Conditions for Deep, Rigorous, Applied Learning | Technology in Art And Education | Scoop.it
Check out some resources meant to help education leaders find ways transform the vision and goals of schools to move towards applied, connected and real-world learning opportunities for students.

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Jim Goldsmith's curator insight, February 26, 1:09 PM

A primer on the "Deeper Learning Network."  None of this is new but it is integrated as a practical solution. 

Sue Alexander's curator insight, February 27, 9:08 AM

Our school is working hard on these goals...a great resource to help spread the word.

Tasia Thompson's curator insight, February 27, 10:31 AM

This really speaks to the focus of the East Zone AP's on how can we enrich  our school's culture and climate in particular areas as related to improved student growth and learning.  

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29 of the most beautiful typefaces from January 2015

29 of the most beautiful typefaces from January 2015 | Technology in Art And Education | Scoop.it
Sean Mitchell is an interactive designer based in Vancouver, British Columbia, and the editor of TypeRelease. 2015 started off with yet another set of gorgeous typefaces for all your design needs. Let’s check them out below.
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7 Great Google Forms Tools for Teachers

7 Great Google Forms Tools for Teachers | Technology in Art And Education | Scoop.it
February 25, 2015
Since its release a few months ago, add-ons store for Google Forms has several interesting tools added to it. We have gone through these apps and selected the most popular ones...
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Two New Google Drive Updates You Should Know About

Two New  Google Drive Updates You Should Know About | Technology in Art And Education | Scoop.it
February 24, 2015
Here is a very interesting set of updates added today to Google Docs. These updates are especially helpful for student researchers and teachers who prefer to use Google Docs to...
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Tiny Acorns Learning Centre

Tiny Acorns Learning Centre | Technology in Art And Education | Scoop.it
Tiny Acorns Learning Centre is a fine arts based preschool. Our innovative fine arts curriculum will include singing, creative movement, drama, arts and crafts along with a standard curriculum of basic academics concepts. Our goal is to allow children to engage in their natural artistic selves in safe, fun and stimulating environment.
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History of Modern Art: Bauhaus

History of Modern Art: Bauhaus | Technology in Art And Education | Scoop.it
Staatliches Bauhaus, commonly known simply as Bauhaus, was a school in Germany that combined crafts and the fine arts, and was famous for the approach to design that it publicized and taught. It operated from 1919 to 1933.

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'I'm going home': Internet, computer crashes trip up PARCC tests

'I'm going home': Internet, computer crashes trip up PARCC tests | Technology in Art And Education | Scoop.it
Across the country, teachers and students have been forced to disrupt regular academic classroom time to prepare and review for the Common Core-aligned PARCC tests. Many school districts were force...
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Yep! This cuts into about as much as 2 months of class time in many schools if they are on a two semester block schedule.

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To Reach a Larger Audience, You Have to Think Smaller

To Reach a Larger Audience, You Have to Think Smaller | Technology in Art And Education | Scoop.it
Okay, so this was pretty much incredible. (Picture from Catherine D)
This is the second in the Paradox of Creativity series.
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OK think about this...Think smaller....

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7 Great Chrome Apps to Help Students Become Better Googlers

7 Great Chrome Apps to Help Students Become Better Googlers | Technology in Art And Education | Scoop.it
March 2, 2015
Here is what we have been working on over the last weekend. This is a list of some excellent Chrome tools to enhance your 'Googling' experience. From extensions allowing you to conduct...
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A New Kind of Social Anxiety in the Classroom

A New Kind of Social Anxiety in the Classroom | Technology in Art And Education | Scoop.it
Kids who constantly use phones and computers tend to be more nervous in face-to-face conversations. What can teachers do to help?
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Create Your Personal Brand Website

Create Your Personal Brand Website | Technology in Art And Education | Scoop.it
Build a fully customizable Personal Website in seconds - for free.

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Here is an option for a personal brand Website. Take a look!

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Jose Pietri's curator insight, February 17, 8:12 AM

Could be useful for mentors (LEC or other EC projects in 2015) as a review point (has LinkedIn, uses social media leverage points + any content of interest). 

Alvaro Escobar's curator insight, February 23, 9:57 AM

Must know how to put together a bunch of technologies and make them work for the development of Web Systems.

Javier Arana's curator insight, March 2, 12:04 AM

Una manera rápida de usar nuestros datos de Linkedin para un personal branding. Lo probé y me pareció su forma de presentar los contenidos. Pruebelo. 

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7 Real Ways Blogging Can Make You A Better Teacher And Learner

7 Real Ways Blogging Can Make You A Better Teacher And Learner | Technology in Art And Education | Scoop.it
So, as educators, what could a blog do for you? Here are seven reasons why you should consider starting a your own, school or class blog.

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Microsoft’s OneNote Staff Notebook for Education app enables school staff collaboration

Microsoft’s OneNote Staff Notebook for Education app enables school staff collaboration | Technology in Art And Education | Scoop.it
Microsoft has launched a free tool to help teachers and school staff to collaborate more effectively on curriculum development, administrative duties and internal policies.
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Google Classroom Released Two wonderful Updates Today

February 25, 2015
Google released today  some very good  new features to Google Classroom. Teachers now are able to customize the look and feel of their classes by uploading their own...
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A Very Good Tool to Create Charts from Spreadsheets and Insert Them into Google docs

A Very Good Tool to Create  Charts from Spreadsheets and Insert Them into Google docs | Technology in Art And Education | Scoop.it
February 25, 2015
The Charts Builder is a Google Docs add-on that we have discovered while we were curating google Forms Tools for Teachers. Charts Builder allows you to build a chart from the data...
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