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Top 100 Tools for Learning 2013

The Top 100 Tools for Learning was compiled from the votes of over 500 learning professionals in workplace learning and education from 48 countries worldwide in
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Edmodo slipping while Moodle remains at number 11. Interesting!

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ICTs & The Jigsaw Exercise

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Jigsaw exercises are a staple ingredient in any constructivist pedagogy. They are exercises designed to foster collaboration. The basic exercise is as follows. Imagine a group which is researching,...
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11 Simple Ways To Start Using Technology In Your Classroom

11 Simple Ways To Start Using Technology In Your Classroom | The DigiTeacher | Scoop.it

"If you’re on the education technology fence, you probably can’t decide which device or app is the best one to really use. You aren’t sure if you want to jump into the edtech pool with Evernote, Moodle, an iPad, a Chromebook, or some other hot new product or service. That’s because there are an overwhelmingly large number of options out there."


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A Grandiose Quest to Breathe Life into Virtual Beings | MIT Technology Review

A Grandiose Quest to Breathe Life into Virtual Beings | MIT Technology Review | The DigiTeacher | Scoop.it
The creator of a much-loved game for nurturing virtual creatures is developing a new playpen for more advanced beasts.
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How Virtual Reality Meets Real Life Learning With Mobile Games

How Virtual Reality Meets Real Life Learning With Mobile Games | The DigiTeacher | Scoop.it
Games played on mobile devices allow teachers to leverage all the information on the internet along with the lived experiences of people in real life.
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New Google Docs Feature: Editing Student Documents Just Got Easier!

New Google Docs Feature: Editing Student Documents Just Got Easier! | The DigiTeacher | Scoop.it
Today I took my classes to the computer lab to do synchronous editing on an essay they are writing. As they continued to work on their essays, I edited them. This way we can work simultaneously on their documents and use the instant chat window to discuss questions or problems. While I was
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Free eLearning Books - The Ultimate List - eLearning Industry

Free eLearning Books - The Ultimate List - eLearning Industry | The DigiTeacher | Scoop.it
Free eLearning Books: The Ultimate List of Free eLearning eBooks. 53 free eLearning and instructional design books from the eLearning industry's top talents
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Learning and Connectivism in MOOCs

In this presentation I examine the phenomenon of MOOCs as I see them, explaining how they result from and support an understanding of the world based in patter…
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Mastering Moodle Lesson 6 - Integrating Social Networking - YouTube

Learn how to add social networking feeds into your Moodle site (RT @parapalLearning: Simple integration of Social Media into #moodle from @jisc https://t.co/p2Hlebf6sB


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I bet most of Moodler knows this already. Can you embed SNS as your Moodle course block? or a video on your Moodle course. Watch this if you don't.

다 아시죠? 무들에는 SNS 기능을 임베드하고 무들 코스에 동영상을 끼워 넣는 것도 가능하죠. 모르신다면 한번 보면 좋을 듯....

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Intel Education on Twitter: "#Gamification in education can help build knowledge and character. http://t.co/Bv0tgjnsvz"

Intel Education on Twitter: "#Gamification in education can help build knowledge and character. http://t.co/Bv0tgjnsvz" | The DigiTeacher | Scoop.it
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From Toy to Tool: How to Develop Smart Tablet Habits in Class

From Toy to Tool: How to Develop Smart Tablet Habits in Class | The DigiTeacher | Scoop.it
Managing tablets as learning tools in the classroom is not easy, especially when many kids use them largely as toys outside of school, if they have access to a tablet in their home environment. Here are some ideas on how to develop smart habits for class.
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11 Great YouTube Channels for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

11 Great YouTube Channels for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | The DigiTeacher | Scoop.it
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Changing lives through video games

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With what may look like just another fun computer game, JJ Shepherd is hoping to revolutionize the face of learning.
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Blended Learning: Resource Roundup

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We've collected resources from Edutopia and the Web to help you navigate the possibilities of blended learning, an approach that combines face-to-face and technology-mediated learning, with some student control over time, path, place, or pace.
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Tools to Help You Integrate Gamification in Your Students Learning ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

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Moodle 2 RSS

This video shows you how to put an RSS feed into your Moodle 2.0 course.

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iPads vs. PCs in Teaching

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IntroductionThis is an opinion piece for the pros and cons of using both iPads and the traditional PCs in teaching. Since I am beginning my fourth year of using an iPad in my classes, I thought it ...
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The jury is still out for me!

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Using Apps for Assessment

This session will look at 3 different apps all about assessment with ipads. You will learn about PocketPoll, Socrative and Infuse Learning.

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Tons of Free public Domain Materials to Use in Class ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

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19 Successful Online English Teachers Share Their Tips and Resources for Planning Online Lessons

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19 Successful online English teachers. 19 tips for planning. 19 resources. Take your online lessons planning to the next level!

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19 Successful online English teachers. 19 tips for planning. 19 resources. Take your online lessons planning to the next level!

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Peer Grading in a MOOC: Reliability, Validity, and Perceived Effects | Online Learning Consortium, Inc

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Moodle offers the Workshop module, which allows peer grading strategies.

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MOOCs 2.0: Scaling One-on-One Learning | WIRED

MOOCs 2.0: Scaling One-on-One Learning | WIRED | The DigiTeacher | Scoop.it
In the summer of 2011, massive open online courses, or MOOCs, appeared seemingly out of nowhere and changed the education landscape forever. In many ways, MOOCs are like the troublemakers in Apple’s legendary “Think Different” ad: You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them. But the only thing you can’t do is…
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How to Integrate 3D Printing with Education | Inside3DP.com

How to Integrate 3D Printing with Education | Inside3DP.com | The DigiTeacher | Scoop.it
The following educational initiatives are helping K-12 teachers integrate 3D printing with curriculum through models and lesson plans.
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5 Ways For Teachers To Use Tumblr In Their Classroom - EdTechReview™ (ETR)

5 Ways For Teachers To Use Tumblr In Their Classroom - EdTechReview™ (ETR) | The DigiTeacher | Scoop.it
Here are a few ways in which teachers can use Tumblr to bring a whole new life to your classroom.
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The MOOC Completion Conundrum: Can 'Born Digital' Fix Online Education? | WIRED

The MOOC Completion Conundrum: Can 'Born Digital' Fix Online Education? | WIRED | The DigiTeacher | Scoop.it
One of the great ironies of online learning is that a tool created to foster personalized learning is actually quite impersonal, in practice. It doesn’t have to be that way. MOOCs (Massive Open Online Course) are based on a simple premise: deliver free content from the world’s greatest professors to the masses, and a global…
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