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How to Create Your Own Textbook — With or Without Apple

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Aggregation, curation, creation: A step-by-step guide to creating your own textbook -- and involving your students along the way. Continue reading →

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Glossi - create digital magazines or e-books

Glossi - create digital magazines or e-books | The Best of Web 2.0 for schools | Scoop.it
Free digital magazine creation platform. Add images, photos, videos, animations and audio. Customize and publish for desktop and mobile devices.

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BI Media Specialists's curator insight, January 31, 6:36 AM

This is another FREE tool that can be used to help students sum up the information they learned into a neat little package.  It seems to be relatively easy to use and creates a wonderful product.  Let us know if you want to create a lesson around this type of product and we will be happy to help you!

Alfredo Corell's curator insight, February 9, 12:51 PM

Free app for creating e-papers or e-books


Easy and friendly even for beginners. Highly Recommended for storytelling and presentations.

Character Minutes's curator insight, April 3, 11:11 AM

Looks like a great way to display work!

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Blooms Digital Web Tools

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Maureen Greenbaum's curator insight, January 5, 12:13 PM

This Wiki is great cause we can nowocollaborate  

Kimberly House's curator insight, January 7, 4:59 AM

A great one-stop shop to explore apps targeted at different levels of Bloom's Taxonomy. Easily navigated and broken down into experiences and evidence as well. Good find!

Ness Crouch's curator insight, January 14, 7:32 PM

Always great to have your web tools orgnaised for you :)

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Infoactive - Create and share interactive, visual stories

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InfoActive lets you create and share interactive, visual stories.

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Taryn Coxall's curator insight, October 15, 2013 5:17 PM

"Infoactive" is a simple and interactive resource, suitable for both teachers and the upper primary student. 

this enagaging website allows users to  create andmost importantly share viual stories. It allows the audience/ the reader to explore their ideas through a collaboration of images, videos, audio and text.

perfect for the modern day classroom teacher, this website is sure to engage students by placing a fun, interesting and interactive vibe on a average lesson in the classroom. 

 

María Dolores Díaz Noguera's curator insight, November 16, 2013 5:08 AM
Amazing
Henry Cortez's curator insight, March 23, 8:55 AM

Henry Cortez

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Full-Featured Free Image Editing Online for Non-Techies with Picadilo

Full-Featured Free Image Editing Online for Non-Techies with Picadilo | The Best of Web 2.0 for schools | Scoop.it

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GIANFRANCO MARINI's curator insight, August 27, 2013 3:30 AM

Picadilo è un editor di immagini web based, si tratta di un web eare che possiede finzionalità complete per il trattamento delle imamgini e non richeide lunghi tempi di apprendimento per poter essere utilizzato. La versione libera non consente di usare gli strumenti di selezione più evoluti e di lavorare con i livelli, per il resto offre tutte el altre funzioni: cropping, resizing, rotate, flip, regolazione luminosità, contrasto, saturazione,esposizione, temperatura colore, selezione, ecc.

E' possibile salvare il lavoro finito e condividerlo.

Timo Ilomäki's curator insight, October 5, 2013 11:44 AM

Usefull online  photo  editor

Therese Dristas's curator insight, October 7, 2013 7:52 AM

This looks like it would be a valuable resource.

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Watch this: Google Docs can automatically generate QR Codes

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Did you know that Google Docs has support for QR codes built-in? That's right, if you know the right function, the Spreadsheets app can generate QR codes with whatever inputs you like.

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Jenn Alevy's curator insight, October 6, 2013 7:30 PM

This is awesome!

 

Catalina Elena Oyarzún Albarracín's comment, October 9, 2013 11:51 AM
Interesting,thank you.
harish magan's comment, October 11, 2013 5:00 AM
hi, thanks to all .
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Nik's QuickShout: Create Online Social Interaction Around Videos

Nik's QuickShout: Create Online Social Interaction Around Videos | The Best of Web 2.0 for schools | Scoop.it

Grockit provides a really simple and fast way to build social tasks and interaction around any video from YouTube and it does it in a way that is much more suitable for delivery to students, as the interface removes many of the distractions that a direct link to YouTube would include.


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roberto gilli's comment, September 30, 2013 1:04 AM
The idea is good but I fear that the interface is too complex. Firt I should focus on the video and later on Q&A and discussions.
robyns tut's curator insight, September 30, 2013 3:39 AM

This could help with the education article. About how people learn, it's a new twist on interactive learning.    -tanah

Ricard Garcia's curator insight, September 30, 2013 10:54 PM

Nik provides with a very good set of guidelines in the use of Grockit... a tool teachers should seriously consider

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HTML5 Maker - Create HTML5 Animation

HTML5 Maker - Create HTML5 Animation | The Best of Web 2.0 for schools | Scoop.it

HTML5 Maker is an online service/tool for creating animated, interactive content using HTML, HTML5, CSS and JavaScript. It's very easy to use and at the same time it can help you achieving extremely good results. Along with being able to create animation, presentation and slideshows we provide you with a way to host your work/projects on the cloud.


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Baiba Svenca's comment, August 16, 2013 4:12 AM
Variety is always welcome!
AnnaB's curator insight, August 17, 2013 1:27 AM

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Mike Carrington's curator insight, August 28, 2013 12:51 PM

Love to learn to use this - and also wish that our IT department would install Chrome or Firefox so that we can use html5 properly.

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Zaption - Making Video Interactive

Zaption - Making Video Interactive | The Best of Web 2.0 for schools | Scoop.it

Zaption, a San Francisco based tech startup, is revolutionizing online video for education. Teachers, trainers, and content publishers use Zaption’s intuitive web app to quickly add images, text, quizzes, and discussions to existing videos from YouTube, Vimeo and private video libraries. The result is an interactive learning tour that transforms video from a “lean back” experience to an engaging “lean forward” activity.


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Bettina Ascaino's curator insight, September 9, 2013 9:05 AM

The teacher can add questions, quizzes, text, polls to the video and involve students in interactive learning experience.

You get a free 30-days trial period to explore the tool.

Marisa Conde's curator insight, September 15, 2013 10:50 AM

#herramientasVE

Mary Starry's curator insight, September 17, 2013 7:08 PM

Allows you to take a YouTube or other video and create an interactive lesson from it. Free for one month, but then over $600 a year if you want to use with up to 200 students.

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How To Organize Your Research With The Power Of Google Drive

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Google Docs has made its home on Google Drive. So after one year, it’s high time to get used to calling it by the new account name.

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María Asunción Martínez Mayoral's curator insight, September 9, 2013 2:58 PM

Google no deja de sorprender; interesantes herramientas para investigación dentro de Google drive.

María Dolores Díaz Noguera's curator insight, December 14, 2013 10:55 AM

Amazing

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Infographic: Busting Myths About Online Learning

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This infographic “Busting Myths About Online Learning" complements the paper published by Digital Learning now "Online Learning: Myths, Reality & Promise" (scooped earlier this week here).


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Beth Dichter's curator insight, July 18, 2013 7:03 PM

This is a great visual that looks at the myths and realities of online learning. The sections include:

* A brief description

* Three advantages of online learning

* Myths vs Reality (some of which are shown above)

* Drivers of Online Learning

* Policy

The infographic may be downloaded as a pdf file and you will find links to additional materials as well.

Online learning is becoming more popular and more schools are requiring students to take at least one course online before graduating. It is time that all of us to learn more about online learning and this infographic provides valuable information in a friendly format.

Yasemin Allsop's comment, July 19, 2013 9:30 AM
I just love it!!!
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Kleinspiration: Web 2.0 Mind Mapping and Brainstorming Tools: A Quick Guide

Kleinspiration: Web 2.0 Mind Mapping and Brainstorming Tools: A Quick Guide | The Best of Web 2.0 for schools | Scoop.it
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Web 2.0 Tools For The Classroom - Learnist list...

Web 2.0 Tools For The Classroom - Learnist list... | The Best of Web 2.0 for schools | Scoop.it
Great Web 2.0 tools for use in the classroom (Web 2.0 Tools For The Classroom - Learnist list for summer exploration - http://t.co/iYkZh1gUia #edtech #ocsb #web20 #edtools #edchat)...
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Voki on Glogster

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Is there a way to embed a Voki on Glogster?  This is a very common question that we get from teachers! Unfortunately, the answer is no, you can’t embed a Voki on Glogster. But, we found a different way...


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Baiba Svenca's curator insight, July 11, 2013 9:55 AM

If you love Glogster for creating presentations and if you wish to insert a Voki "speaker" in your presentation, here is the way how you can do it.

The post gives you clear step-by-step instructions how it can be done. This may be particularly appealing to younger students.

Alfredo Corell's curator insight, September 2, 2013 2:42 PM

For inserting voice in your Glogster presentations

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10 More Cool Things You Can Do With YouTube Videos

10 More Cool Things You Can Do With YouTube Videos | The Best of Web 2.0 for schools | Scoop.it
There are plenty of sites that allow you to view and upload videos and share your memories, experiences and knowledge with the world.

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Gary Harwell's curator insight, December 22, 2013 8:31 PM

ARe we using YOuTube withour classes? We should use it a lot more.

Gary Harwell's curator insight, December 22, 2013 8:32 PM

If you use it properly it is just what the doctor ordered.

Elia Lu's curator insight, December 22, 2013 9:07 PM

Excelentes recomendaciones para aplicar en aula invertida.

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9 tools for creating great animations

9 tools for creating great animations | The Best of Web 2.0 for schools | Scoop.it

Creating animations has always been considered as one of the most complex aspects of graphic design that requires specific software and technological expertise. It is a time-intensive activity that requires heavy software and high speed computers.

However, over the past few years, the emergence of different online presentation and animation tools have simplified the process of creating animations...


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Ramon Pavia's curator insight, October 15, 2013 11:08 PM

It is HTLM5 based. So... follow it, my friend!

Raza Khan's curator insight, March 17, 8:53 PM

Found some really interesting tools, that I think will come handy for assignment 2

Sreeram Goalla's curator insight, March 21, 3:43 AM
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Moovly - Create Animated Content like a Pro

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Moovly 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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Jasmin Hodge's curator insight, March 20, 6:48 AM

another one!

Sherryl Perry's curator insight, May 30, 6:00 AM

This is a real find. The free version looks powerful enough for many small businesses to use without having to upgrade to a premium package.

Juan Fernández's curator insight, August 1, 12:48 PM

Nik Peachey's insight:

This looks like an impressive way to create instructional video for free.

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Easy guide to Creative Commons Attribution and additional resources

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Google Maps in Education

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12 Effective Ways To Use Google Drive In Education - a Visual

12 Effective Ways To Use Google Drive In Education - a Visual | The Best of Web 2.0 for schools | Scoop.it
You probably already have a Google Drive account. Why not figure out the best ways teachers are using Google Drive in education right now?

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Debbie Kemp-Jackson's curator insight, September 25, 2013 10:07 AM

Love Google Drive- works well with writing class. Fewer papers to take home.

Dorian Love's curator insight, November 8, 2013 7:10 AM

what a colourful graphic!

Cecilia Bullough's curator insight, February 26, 9:15 AM

Ways to use Google Drive

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New improvements for Presenter to create interactive content in HTML5

New improvements for Presenter to create interactive content in HTML5 | The Best of Web 2.0 for schools | Scoop.it
Want to create engaging content? EWC Presenter allows you to create professional content and visualize your ideas like never before. Create Awesome Presentations, infographics, animations with this easy to use HTML5 web application.

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Baiba Svenca's curator insight, August 28, 2013 7:14 AM

Those who have tried EWC Presenter and found it suitable for their needs, may want to check out the latest improvements on the service. The changes have affected the timeline ruler, grids, interface and objects.

IOANNIS APOSTOLOU's curator insight, August 28, 2013 3:52 PM

Let's try it!

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Is Minecraft the Ultimate Educational Tool? | Idea Channel | PBS Digital Studios

If you've watched past episodes of Idea Channel, you know we're huge fans of Minecraft. This totally amazing video game allows you to build your own world fr...

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5 Reasons Pinterest’s Search Engine Is Better Than Google’s

5 Reasons Pinterest’s Search Engine Is Better Than Google’s | The Best of Web 2.0 for schools | Scoop.it

Pinterest is a lifestyle searching tool for millions of people.

 

People go on there with excited eyes to look for amazing recipes to cook for dinner that weekend, find ways to dress to the tens for a special date, or find creative educational materials to teach children with.

 

Millions of users turn to Pinterest to enhance their lifestyle. And they are doing so by using the search function on Pinterest. Here’s a fun fact.

 

Did you know that Google has a search engine just for recipes? It’s been around for years, but almost nobody I know uses it.

 

Instead, most people I know automatically go to Pinterest if they want to find recipes to try out.

 

That’s not the only reason Pinterest is better than Google.

 

Here are 5 reasons why Pinterest’s search engine is better than Google.

 

Read more at: http://www.business2community.com/pinterest/5-reasons-pinterests-search-engine-is-better-than-googles-0589281

 


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Emmanuel 'Manny' Gigante's curator insight, September 10, 2013 11:23 AM

pinterest  might be something you want to implement  in your marketing   need help contact me for a free training

Rim Riahi's curator insight, October 9, 2013 9:31 PM

Pinterest is a lifestyle searching tool for millions of people.

 

People go on there with excited eyes to look for amazing recipes to cook for dinner that weekend, find ways to dress to the tens for a special date, or find creative educational materials to teach children with.

 

Millions of users turn to Pinterest to enhance their lifestyle. And they are doing so by using the search function on Pinterest. Here’s a fun fact.

Dillon Thomas's curator insight, October 22, 2013 7:01 AM

www.pinterest.com/dillondlite

 

I have multiple boards but one of my favorites is my artists "pincase" board .. whre i invited people to share their art.  It's been a little hard keeping product marketers off the page and i have had to delete a few pins of jewelry and clothes .. etc... BUt when you do get to the art there is some amazing pins..  I also have to keep up and invite all the people who follow board..

 

http://www.pinterest.com/dillondlite/first-artist-pincase-board-calling-all-artist-mode/ 

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Mural.ly loves Evernote

Mural.ly loves Evernote | The Best of Web 2.0 for schools | Scoop.it

We built Mural.ly to fully unleash the imagination of teams of visual people and we know that most of creative teams are already using Evernote to collect and organize their ideas and inspiration...


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Steve Vaitl's curator insight, July 22, 2013 3:49 PM

 

Looks like an easy way to take your Evernote notebooks to a nice visual level.

Berta Solé's comment, July 26, 2013 1:10 AM
Yo también tengo que entrar en el uso de Evernote junto con Mural.ly.
YB's curator insight, June 6, 6:16 AM

also:

http://www.edudemic.com/mural-ly-mind-mapping-tool-waiting/

 

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How The Best Web Tools Fit Into Bloom's Digital Taxonomy ...

How The Best Web Tools Fit Into Bloom's Digital Taxonomy ... | The Best of Web 2.0 for schools | Scoop.it
But there's been a growing trend of figuring out how to actually integrate all these together and how to effectively use the best web tools to enhance learning in the classroom. One of the most powerful visualizations to date has ...
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Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: 6 Excellent New Web Tools Teachers should Try This Summer

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: 6 Excellent New Web Tools Teachers should Try This Summer | The Best of Web 2.0 for schools | Scoop.it
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