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Map Tales

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Via Mª Jesús García S.M.
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Mª Jesús García S.M.'s curator insight, March 4, 2013 6:25 AM

Journalists, teachers, bloggers and storytellers (to name a few) use Map Tales to chronicle news events, scrapbook holidays, describe walks, plan campaigns, illustrate literature, recount journeys, and bring historical events to life.

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Friend Wheel for Carmen Arias Blázquez

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Friend Wheel for Carmen Arias Blázquez. A colourful, pretty wheel showing which of Carmen Arias Blázquez's friends are friends with each other. Generated from Carmen Arias Blázquez's Facebook friends.
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Many thanks  to my dear Ana Cristina Pratas, who introduced me to this beautiful Facebook app. 

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Ana Cristina Pratas's comment, February 28, 2013 11:39 PM
It's so beautiful Carmen! :-)
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Free Technology for Teachers: 76 Examples of Using Haiku Deck in School

Free Technology for Teachers: 76 Examples of Using Haiku Deck in School | Techy Touchy Tools | Scoop.it

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5 Tips For Using Pinterest In Your Classroom | Edudemic

5 Tips For Using Pinterest In Your Classroom | Edudemic | Techy Touchy Tools | Scoop.it

Pinterest has taken off in the past few months. According to a Shareholic study, it exceeds reddit, Google+, Linkedin, and YouTube as a referral source. It may seem as though everyone you know is Pinning something to the online bulletin boards to share their favorite articles, collections, and items available online.

 

This is a great social networking tool that you can use for educational purposes, whether you are a teacher or a student.

 

This tool can make it possible to create boards for specific projects and to collect and share lesson resources.

 

Be sure to see the education page!


Via Gust MEES, Jerry Johnson, Roger Zuidema, Roselink
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Alfredo Corell's curator insight, February 17, 2013 3:29 PM

Here you have the link to my Pinterest Boards, http://pinterest.com/virtualf7punto0/

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GrammarCheck.net – Free Online Grammar Checker

GrammarCheck.net – Free Online Grammar Checker | Techy Touchy Tools | Scoop.it
Check your grammar for free on our site. Check whole documents or just a few sentences. Simply copy and paste your text to our website to proofread and correct it online.

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Thankyou thankyou

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Ana Cristina Pratas's comment, February 5, 2013 4:36 PM
Glad you liked it Carmen!
Buddhi Sapkota's curator insight, February 6, 2013 12:28 PM

its good tool..

Rick Yvanovich's comment, February 7, 2013 12:18 AM
Thanks for this!
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Piktochart, excelente herramienta online para crear fácilmente completas infografías

Piktochart, excelente herramienta online para crear fácilmente completas infografías | Techy Touchy Tools | Scoop.it

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Make-a-Flake - A snowflake maker by Barkley Interactive

Make-a-Flake - A snowflake maker by Barkley Interactive | Techy Touchy Tools | Scoop.it

Click here to edit the content...


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Education Technology - theory and practice: PDF tools for iPad teacher

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Photo Pin : Free Photos for Bloggers via Creative Commons

Photo Pin : Free Photos for Bloggers via Creative Commons | Techy Touchy Tools | Scoop.it
Photo Pin is a free tool that helps bloggers and designers find beautiful photos for blogs and websites using Creative Commons licensing. Download the photos and get attribution links already formatted for you.

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Website Builder - Create a website in minutes - Sidengo

Website Builder - Create a website in minutes - Sidengo | Techy Touchy Tools | Scoop.it
Create a website in minutes and embed it everywhere. No design or coding skills required. Try it free!

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Louise Robinson-Lay's curator insight, January 15, 2013 3:14 PM

If you've always wanted to build a site but didn't have the coding skills this looks a great way to do it.

IMA-EDU.GR's curator insight, January 15, 2013 5:51 PM
Website Builder - Δημιουργήστε μια ιστοσελίδα μέσα σε λίγα λεπτά - Sidengo
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17 iPad Tips & Tricks - The Educator's PLN

17 iPad Tips & Tricks - The Educator's PLN | Techy Touchy Tools | Scoop.it
Simply Zesty are delighted to present some top iPad tips and tricks, to help improve your workflow and get the most out of your tablet. http://www.simplyzest...

Via Ove Christensen, Aki Puustinen
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Task 2: Create Your Own Flickr Page

Having your own Flickr account with a collection of images that you can use for teaching can be really useful. Flickr is a great place to store, share and find useful images and there are many other sites and web 2.0 type tools that take images from flickr and use them in applications, so if you have your own Flickr account you can make sure you use your own images when working with students.


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The Tweeted Times - personal newspaper generated from your Twitter account

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A new app in Twitter which creates a newspaper with your twitter timeline.

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Taller de TIC: 5 Artículos sobre los estilos de aprendizaje

Taller de TIC:  5 Artículos sobre los estilos de aprendizaje | Techy Touchy Tools | Scoop.it

Via Ramon Aragon, CarlesRuizConde, Educación INTEF
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Mariano Sbert Balaguer's curator insight, February 28, 2013 4:39 PM

Cada cual, cada momento cada lugar, ... 

Carmen Arias 's curator insight, March 22, 2013 3:19 PM

learning styles in Spanish

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NEWSTOEBOOK.COM - Capture online experience in eBook

Take your news feeds offline to read on your e-reader.

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Mª Jesús García S.M.'s curator insight, February 28, 2013 1:18 AM

NEWSTOEBOOK allows you to convert your news stream of choice into EPUB or MOBIPOCKET e-book file you can view in your e-reader. - See more at: http://newstoebook.com/#sthash.zu093YtV.dpuf

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Szoter: un práctico editor de imágenes online, gratuito y sin registro

Szoter: un práctico editor de imágenes online, gratuito y sin registro | Techy Touchy Tools | Scoop.it
Szoter es una práctica herramienta de edición de imágenes online, podemos considerarla una alternativa al clásico Paint, cuyo uso es totalmente gratuito y que no requiere de registro previo. Podemo...

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1.264 aplicaciones web de todo tipo que podrás usar gratuitamente

1.264 aplicaciones web de todo tipo que podrás usar gratuitamente | Techy Touchy Tools | Scoop.it
A día de hoy Internet es un mundo lleno de posibilidades y opciones.

Queremos mostraros una “pequeña” lista de 1.264 aplicaciones que ha sido creada por JueduLand y que ordenados por el tipo de aplicación nos ofrece opciones web para probar de manera completamente gratuita y al alcance desde tu navegador web.

En la lista se reflejan aplicaciones tanto de creación, productividad, como también enfocadas a los más pequeños de la casa para que se distraigan dibujando...


Via LUCIA DE MIGUEL , educacyl - Portal de Educación
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MapBox | Fast and beautiful maps

MapBox | Fast and beautiful maps | Techy Touchy Tools | Scoop.it

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Ana Cristina Pratas's curator insight, January 17, 2013 1:05 PM

Design maps in the cloud, publish in minutes.

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PechaKucha 20x20

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The art of concise presentations. PechaKucha Night was devised in Tokyo in February 2003 as an event for young designers to meet, network, and show their work in public.
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How To Use Google Drive and Evernote To Create Digital Portfolios

How To Use Google Drive and Evernote To Create Digital Portfolios | Techy Touchy Tools | Scoop.it
As iPads proliferate in schools around the world, and students as well as teachers create more and more content, questions about what to do with all of those learning objects have arisen.

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Lou Salza's curator insight, January 19, 2013 6:13 PM

"With recent upgrades to the Google Drive app on the iPad, it is now a viable solution for student portfolios that can be created in their entirety on iPad. Everything that is created by a student can be uploaded directly to their Google Drive account and into a “Portfolio” folder that can then be shared with any one of their teachers.

The Google Drive app now allows for thecreation of Documents, Spreadsheets, and Folders. Plus, the ability to upload photos and videos from the camera roll. WIth many PDF annotation apps such as Notability and Paperport Notes now allowing direct upload to Google Drive, the process of curating student work becomes even easier.

The video tutorial below explains the process of creating, uploading and sharing within the Google Drive app on an iPad...."

AAEEBL's curator insight, January 20, 2013 9:09 PM

I've been tinkering with Evernote recently and definitely recommend taking it for a test drive if you haven't already. (JWB)

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Teach - A cool app for iPad

Get Teach on the App Store. See screenshots and ratings, and read customer reviews.

Via Ana Cristina Pratas
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Knowmia Teach is a new free lesson planning and recording tool for teachers. It helps you create short video lessons on any subject and publish them on Knowmia.com so your students and the public can find them. Knowmia Teach makes it easy to bring in visual aids from multiple sources, organize them in steps (like slides in a presentation) and use your own voice and fingers to bring your lesson to life. You can design each step in the lesson, record illustrations as you draw them, and create sophisticated animation sequences with a simple stroke of a finger. We also give you the ability to describe your lesson in a way that makes it simple for any student who is interested in the subject to find your video.

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Ana Cristina Pratas's curator insight, January 5, 2013 11:38 AM

Knowmia Teach is a new free lesson planning and recording tool for teachers. It helps you create short video lessons on any subject and publish them on Knowmia.com so your students and the public can find them. Knowmia Teach makes it easy to bring in visual aids from multiple sources, organize them in steps (like slides in a presentation) and use your own voice and fingers to bring your lesson to life. You can design each step in the lesson, record illustrations as you draw them, and create sophisticated animation sequences with a simple stroke of a finger. We also give you the ability to describe your lesson in a way that makes it simple for any student who is interested in the subject to find your video.

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Task 6: Creating a Video Review Activity

In this task you’ll learn how to create a film trailer review activity using film trailers from YouTube and an online notice board called Wallwisher.
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The School Aranda's curator insight, January 9, 2013 4:55 AM

See how an ICT guru uses ICT. Great immediate link with a lot of other stuff to latch onto.