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Poster: 21stC Mobile Social Learning

Poster: 21stC Mobile Social Learning | Technology tools and shiny stuff | Scoop.it
I thought I’d have a go at summarizing all I’d been looking at over the least 12 months. So here’s a poster for you.
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EducationHQ - Constantly connected: Why there's power in switching off

EducationHQ - Constantly connected: Why there's power in switching off | Technology tools and shiny stuff | Scoop.it
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Storytelling with Data Visualization

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Does your data tell a story and can you visualize it? We look at the history and thought processes behind data visualization and successful infographics.

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John Caswell's curator insight, April 25, 5:20 AM

yep!

Marinhos's curator insight, April 26, 1:52 PM

Infográfico, recurso poderoso para a escola.

Anna Vetter's curator insight, May 1, 8:21 AM

L'infographie pour raconter des histoires.

Un article fort clairement documenté sur l'émergence des données visuelles. En prime, quelques conseils utiles pour la conception :

- organiser le plan de l'infographie sur le papier

- identifier l'idée force (comme sujet principal de l'infographie)

- vérifier l'exactitude des informations et la légitimité des sources

- faire aussi beau que possible !

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Innovation Excellence | 10 Most Powerful Uses of Technology for Learning

Innovation Excellence | 10 Most Powerful Uses of Technology for Learning | Technology tools and shiny stuff | Scoop.it
Regardless of whether you think every infant needs an iPad, I think we can all agree that technology has changed education for the better. Today’s learners now enjoy easier, more efficient access to information; opportunities for extended and mobile learning; the ability to give and receive immediate feedback; and greater motivation to learn and engage. But if we had to pick the top ten, most influential ways technology has transformed educatio...
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The top 50 apps for creative minds

The top 50 apps for creative minds | Technology tools and shiny stuff | Scoop.it
Our pick of the best tablet and smartphone tools to enable you to make films, music, art and more
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You probably won't be able to use a friend's charger for the new Apple MacBook

You probably won't be able to use a friend's charger for the new Apple MacBook | Technology tools and shiny stuff | Scoop.it
Apple is bringing out a new MacBook next month, with a new style of charger to boot – which could make any older models and USB cables obsolete.
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Not sure this is entirely user-friendly...

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6 Content Curation Tools That Will Make You Look Awesome Online

6 Content Curation Tools That Will Make You Look Awesome Online | Technology tools and shiny stuff | Scoop.it
Do you have a content curation strategy in place? Are you looking for better ways to find and share other peoples content? Content curation is an easy way to provide your audience with relevant and...

Via Karen Bonanno
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I use all of these tools, and they certainly make my life easier. The genius is the ability of some to be set in place so you don't actually need to do anything day to day  - they do it for you!

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The truly personal computer

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There are 2 billion people around the world using smartphones that have an internet connection and a touchscreen or something similar as an interface. The smartphone is changing the way humans relate.



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The Components of a Digital Age Learning Ecosystem

The Components of a Digital Age Learning Ecosystem | Technology tools and shiny stuff | Scoop.it
An ecosystem is a system formed by the interaction of a community of living organisms with each other and their environment. (Dictionary.com, 2014) When I visit a digital age classroom where studen...
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In a Land of Laptops, Do Kids Still Want Books?

In a Land of Laptops, Do Kids Still Want Books? | Technology tools and shiny stuff | Scoop.it
In a 1:1 STEM charter school (where every student has a laptop and most have mobile devices), are print books even needed? The answer might surprise you.
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5 Good iPad Apps to Gather Students Feedback ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

5 Good iPad Apps to Gather Students Feedback ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Technology tools and shiny stuff | Scoop.it
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“Effective Use of Technology in Education” - A New Discipline to Be Taught - EdTechReview™ (ETR)

“Effective Use of Technology in Education” - A New Discipline to Be Taught - EdTechReview™ (ETR) | Technology tools and shiny stuff | Scoop.it
“Effective use of technology in education” is perhaps a new discipline that needs to be taught.
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Should I Post This? Your Guide to Social Media [Infographic] | Daily Infographic

Should I Post This? Your Guide to Social Media [Infographic] | Daily Infographic | Technology tools and shiny stuff | Scoop.it
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Digital Natives, Yet Strangers to the Web

Digital Natives, Yet Strangers to the Web | Technology tools and shiny stuff | Scoop.it
Today's schools are focusing on boosting kids’ technological proficiency and warning them about the perils of the web. But something critical is missing from this education.
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Love the comparison with sex ed. Do we really understand the realities of our students' virtual lives, or do we just say "don't touch that"?

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Beware online "filter bubbles" - Eli Pariser - YouTube

View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/beware-online-filter-bubbles-eli-pariser As web companies strive to tailor their services (including news and sea...
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Are cables in the classroom a thing of the past? Maybe | eSchool News | eSchool News

Are cables in the classroom a thing of the past? Maybe | eSchool News | eSchool News | Technology tools and shiny stuff | Scoop.it
Cables force the teacher to stay at that location while navigating the materials on the computer. Teachers require the ability to move abound the classroom while teaching; to engage with students, monitor learning, provide feedback and so much more. Tablet technology has allowed this freedom.
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Are You An Analog or Digital Leader?

Are You An Analog or Digital Leader? | Technology tools and shiny stuff | Scoop.it

"Changing mindsets begins with you! The only mind you can be sure of changing is your own, and the only way that you can demonstrate this mindset change is through your behaviors. If you aspire for your organization to be faster, more innovative, less afraid..."


Via Allan Shaw
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Imagine if we all became a little bit more innovative...

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Allan Shaw's curator insight, March 22, 7:54 PM

The info-graphic embedded in this post and used as the illustration is a a wonderful list by which to make a self assessment. To my mind leadership is a commitment, transparency, communication to many, etc. are the measures that I excite and inspire me in my school leader role.

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Videos Find Their Place In and Out of the Classroom

Videos Find Their Place In and Out of the Classroom | Technology tools and shiny stuff | Scoop.it
Among today’s students, videos as an educational tool are as expected as textbooks.   Read More

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ViewPure / videos without clutter

ViewPure / videos without clutter | Technology tools and shiny stuff | Scoop.it
Watch YouTube videos without comments, ads, related videos, or any other distractions. It\'s great for teachers, parents, and organizations alike - or really, anybody.
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Two Guys and Some iPads

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New blog!! apps,augmented reality in education,& educators who are doing amazing things. iPad Two Guys and Some iPads Drew Minock Brad Waid
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Includes information on tools for augmented reality such as Aurasma.
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These 50 Awesome Book Covers Will Inspire You – And Teach You How to Design Your Own – Design School

These 50 Awesome Book Covers Will Inspire You – And Teach You How to Design Your Own – Design School | Technology tools and shiny stuff | Scoop.it
People are superficial. They're going to judge your book by its cover.
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The Best 8 Web Tools for Doing Formative Assessment in Class ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

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Google has developed a technology to tell whether 'facts' on the internet are true

Google has developed a technology to tell whether 'facts' on the internet are true | Technology tools and shiny stuff | Scoop.it
The internet, we know all too well, is a cesspool of rumour and chicanery. But that could be destined to change.
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Mark E. Deschaine Ph.D.'s curator insight, March 5, 8:16 AM

Be careful who you allow to define your truths in life ....

Chantal M. Simonelli's curator insight, March 9, 8:27 PM

Interesting ...hopefully this will lessen the amount of ridiculousness out there and put better and more reliable information on the web.