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A Wonderful Visual on How to Use SAMR Model On Different Classroom Tasks ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A Wonderful Visual on How to Use SAMR Model On Different Classroom Tasks ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Tools and apps for ELT | Scoop.it

"In this quick post I want to share with you this beautiful interactive image on the SAMR model. I learned about this resource from a tweet shared by our colleague David Fife. As you can see from the image below, iPadders provided examples of how to use each classroom task according to the different SAMR categories. And in each category, a set of apps and tools are provided to help you carry out the task under study. I invite you to have a look and share with your colleagues. Enjoy"


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Explains a lot about how digital tech can help, though on investigation this seems to be a model developed seemingly from nowhere without much academic work behind it. Example of a simple model stating the obvious? Does it matter that it's origins are hazy? Having had the chance to look into it and its creator, it's interesting to note how popular it is and how accepted it is, without much critique. Is it really that great a model?! Just wondering! Raises a lot of questions.

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Beth Kanter's curator insight, February 21, 2014 11:40 AM

Useful way to think about productivity tools

Christy P.Novack's curator insight, February 23, 2014 12:14 PM

Another example of SAMR model.

Ness Crouch's curator insight, February 23, 2014 6:23 PM

I've heard a lot about SMAR but never really taken the time to look into it. It might be time now that I'm looking at integrating more technology into my classroom. This model clearly supports technology and expects the use of it. 

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inklewriter - for collaborative writing

inklewriter - for collaborative writing | Tools and apps for ELT | Scoop.it
inklewriter is a free tool designed to allow anyone to write and publish interactive stories. It’s perfect for writers who want to try out interactivity, but also for teachers and students looking to mix computer skills and creative writing.

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Looks like a useful tool for collaborative writing. 
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Nik Peachey's curator insight, May 2, 12:37 AM

Great idea for collaborative writing. People can add branches to other people's main narrative and develop stories in different directions.

elearning at eCampus ULg's curator insight, May 2, 3:35 AM
A nice application to try in a stand-alone mode
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Zeetings - interactive conversations

Zeetings - interactive conversations | Tools and apps for ELT | Scoop.it

Deliver interactive presentations that combine your PowerPoints and PDFs with video, web content, images and polls. Everyone participates from their own device, in person or remote, in real-time or in their own time. No need to download or install a thing. It just works.


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This looks like a great webinar / presentation tool. On first appearances it certainly seems to make Webex look very 'last century'!

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Jeff Domansky's curator insight, August 22, 2015 10:36 AM

Cool tool worth exploring. Kind of a Swiss Army Knife of presentation tools.  9/10

MCLibrarianRMIT's curator insight, August 23, 2015 8:53 PM

Looking forward to trying this out. Could be a handy alternative to Poll Everywhere as it doesn't appear to limit the number of participants.

Ludmila Ponkratova's curator insight, October 24, 2015 1:21 PM

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Automatically fill out vocabulary sheets | Vocabulist

Vocabulist is an app for students that automatically defines vocabulary sheets and has a variety of export options.

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Add words or a text, including pdfs and word docs, and the app automatically creates a list and suggests definitions. Choose the words and definitions you want and produce a list. Useful for both students and teachers.

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, August 19, 2015 7:07 AM

This looks like a useful tool to help students develop their vocabulary and to help teachers prepare materials.

Nezha EL MASSOUDI's curator insight, August 20, 2015 11:32 AM

Create Awesome Vocabulary Lists!

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RawShorts - Explainer Video Software

RawShorts - Explainer Video Software | Tools and apps for ELT | Scoop.it

Raw Shorts gives you everything you need to make an explainer video animation, right at your fingertips.


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Ricard Lloria's curator insight, August 2, 2015 5:31 AM

This looks like a great tool for creating explainer videos for students or getting them to create them for projects. Great way for them to show understanding of concepts.

Alexis Tzormpatzakis's curator insight, September 26, 2015 6:14 AM

Worth a try for engaging students in presentation.

Craig Van Ham's curator insight, March 24, 9:06 PM

This looks like a great tool for creating explainer videos for students or getting them to create them for projects. Great way for them to show understanding of concepts.

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Webtools: No Registration Needed for Students

Webtools: No Registration Needed for Students | Tools and apps for ELT | Scoop.it
Welcome to my list of webtools that don't require student registration. This started off as a simple curation for myself and has ballooned into something that I never thought would get this big. An...
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This is a superb list of webtools that can be used by anyone, for free, without students needing to register. There are tools for everything from word clouds to QR codes. Highly recommended.

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Roselink's curator insight, March 9, 4:19 PM

This is a superb list of webtools that can be used by anyone, for free, without students needing to register. There are tools for everything from word clouds to QR codes. Highly recommended.

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Video for all | Home - Video For All

Video for all | Home  - Video For All | Tools and apps for ELT | Scoop.it
Video for Language learning will show language teachers best practices to use video in the language classroom
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A wide selection of ideas for how to use video in the language classroom. Very useful stuff! 

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Web 2.0 Presentation Tools: A Quick Guide

Selected Web 2.0 presentation tools

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Not so much a 'Quick Guide' as an in depth guide, really! Looks of detailed explanation and screenshots giving a solid overview of a whole host of tools. Much more useful than a list as you can read and look and get a clear idea of what the tool is and how it might be used.

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Bobbi Dunham's curator insight, April 23, 2015 10:27 AM

Had to share. Someone took the time to assemble this information. Greatly appreciated

hghodbane's curator insight, September 4, 2015 6:04 AM

Really useful guide to online presentation tools+

Roselink's curator insight, March 9, 4:19 PM

Not so much a 'Quick Guide' as an in depth guide, really! Looks of detailed explanation and screenshots giving a solid overview of a whole host of tools. Much more useful than a list as you can read and look and get a clear idea of what the tool is and how it might be used.

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3 Powerful Web Tools to Create Whiteboard Animation Videos for Your Class ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

3 Powerful Web Tools to Create Whiteboard Animation Videos for Your Class ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Tools and apps for ELT | Scoop.it
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Tools for creating animated videos. Could be useful for flipped classroom activities, e-learning, or even training materials for training in office procedures.
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Online Voice Recorder

Online Voice Recorder | Tools and apps for ELT | Scoop.it

Online Voice Recorder is a free simple application which records sound from microphone. After recording you can trim the sound and save it to your computer.

 


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Jeff Domansky's curator insight, September 5, 2014 11:02 PM

This looks like a very cool tools for recording, editing and sharing audio clips. H/T Nik Peachey.

JordiMarínba's curator insight, September 8, 2014 1:24 PM

Very usuful online Voice Recorder

Mª Jesús García S.M.'s curator insight, September 10, 2014 9:35 AM

No registration needed, that's nice!

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26 iPad Apps For A Paperless Classroom

26 iPad Apps For A Paperless Classroom | Tools and apps for ELT | Scoop.it
26 iPad Apps For A Paperless Classroom
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26 is a lot and they probably aren't all absolutely necessary, but it looks like a good list, covering the sort of apps that would work well together; covering most bases.

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Create Interactive Online Presentations, infographics, animations & banners

Create Interactive Online Presentations, infographics, animations & banners | Tools and apps for ELT | Scoop.it

Easily Create online Presentations, animations, animated HTML5 banners, infographics and other rich visual content free in your browser.


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This looks really nice and is very easy to use. Could easily prepare some nice materials and share with students using this tool. 

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Sergei Polovin's curator insight, June 17, 2014 11:32 AM

Great tool!

johanna krijnsen's curator insight, June 23, 2014 4:02 AM

another great tool for students to create online presentations and animations

Jimun Gimm's curator insight, December 16, 2014 8:07 AM

당신의 통찰력을 추가 ...

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Tackk — Content Creation + Sharing

Tackk — Content Creation + Sharing | Tools and apps for ELT | Scoop.it
Quickly publish and share your message with one simple page. No signup, just easy, beautiful design.
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Another really nice and simple tool to add various media to and create project work. It really is amazing how many great tools are out there and this looks like another good one.

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Learn vocabulary in context - Lexicum helps you record and memorise words in foreign languages as you encounter them

Learn vocabulary in context - Lexicum helps you record and memorise words in foreign languages as you encounter them | Tools and apps for ELT | Scoop.it
Lexicum is a vocabulary building tool that blends in the learner's language context. It offers a cross-platform electronic dictionary to look up words and grow a personal word collection, to be reinforced with flashcards.
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This looks interesting. I haven't tried it out yet, but I'll be giving it a go.

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Make a beautiful visual story in minutes

Make a beautiful visual story in minutes | Tools and apps for ELT | Scoop.it
Turn your words and pictures into a beautiful visual story. In minutes. It's free and easy to create beautiful newsletters, a photo slideshow, reports, and other documents with Adobe Slate.

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Free tool for creating stylish projects using images and text. Perfect for class projects and digital storytelling.

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Dennis Swender's curator insight, March 19, 10:04 AM

Really love this great free tool for creating digital narrative. Works in the browser or on tablet.

Isabel García's curator insight, March 24, 4:35 AM

Really love this great free tool for creating digital narrative. Works in the browser or on tablet.

Flurries Unlimited's curator insight, March 28, 6:51 PM

Really love this great free tool for creating digital narrative. Works in the browser or on tablet.

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Fabulous app from the makers of 'Shadow Puppet'. With this suite of tools, utilising the functionality of any tablet or mobile device (photo, audio, video recording), teachers can set up classes and capture students' work, comment on it, 'like' it, and share it with the students' parents.

 

Great app! Well worth investigating.

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Spot student learning gaps instantly

Spot student learning gaps instantly | Tools and apps for ELT | Scoop.it
Quizalize lets you engage your class and deliver instant assessments for personalised learning on any computer, tablet or smartphone. It helps you quickly identify the strengths, weaknesses and learning gaps of individual students and intervene in real-time to give one-on-one help in the classroom.

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Pippa Davies @PippaDavies 's curator insight, July 24, 2015 3:23 PM

Assessment tools for easy interactive use in the classroom.

Marie Arndt's curator insight, August 5, 2015 6:20 AM

This is a great tool for creating online quizzes and you can even sell the quizzes you create.

southdelhi.tuition.net.in's curator insight, August 19, 2015 4:31 AM

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Easy WebContent Presenter Brings HTML5 Design to the Masses

Easy WebContent Presenter Brings HTML5 Design to the Masses | Tools and apps for ELT | Scoop.it

Today’s Internet is mobile and dynamic. Business owners and anyone who has ever edited a website understand that today’s consumers demand fast, sleek content available on any device.


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For the teacher who has a bit of time on their hands and loves technology! Looks like it could be a great tool for e-learning, so if you teach on distance courses it would be worth checking out.

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, July 6, 2015 5:11 AM

This looks like a useful tool for creating tablet friendly web content.

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10 Digital Tools for Teaching You Can Learn This Summer

10 Digital Tools for Teaching You Can Learn This Summer | Tools and apps for ELT | Scoop.it
You've reached the time of year that EVERY teacher dreams of from the first day of school: summer break. Now, as you pack your bags and head for that

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Free Online Poster Maker

Free Online Poster Maker | Tools and apps for ELT | Scoop.it

Lucidpress is a professional-quality poster maker for everyone. With a library of templates and a drag-and-drop interface, you'll have an attention-grabbing poster made in no time.


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Looks like a great tool for being able to produce professional quality posters. Potentially very useful and motivating for students to use as a project presentation.

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José Mª Ezquerro's curator insight, October 27, 2015 7:56 AM

añada su visión ...

Craig Van Ham's curator insight, March 24, 9:15 PM

This is a great tool for creating classroom materials or for getting students to show the outcomes of their projects.

Teresa Maceira's curator insight, April 8, 8:34 PM
Nice tools for classroom assignments.
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Wideo - Make animated online videos free

Wideo - Make animated online videos free | Tools and apps for ELT | Scoop.it
Make a video online with wideo! Create professional marketing videos. Try out our video templates. Create explainer videos.

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Gust MEES's curator insight, February 17, 2015 1:43 AM
Make a video online with wideo! Create professional marketing videos. Try out our video templates. Create explainer videos.


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http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-tools-for-teaching-people-and-learners/?tag=animation


Jarrod Johnson's curator insight, February 17, 2015 4:26 PM

One example of online video creation.

Alison Rostetter's curator insight, February 21, 2015 12:54 PM

I'm always on the lookout for a good, easy-to-use video/animation maker as 'home-made' videos often inject some life into grammar and, when you learn something with pictures, I think it makes the learning more memorable.

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Launch your own online school, create your online courses in minutes

Launch your own online school, create your online courses in minutes | Tools and apps for ELT | Scoop.it

Create and organize your courses, include video and audio, share PowerPoint and PDF, an integrated payment system, EDUonGo gives you everything you need launch and manage your online school.

 


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More DIY publishing and this time it's gone MOOC.

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Akhtar Hameed Khan's curator insight, October 20, 2014 1:05 AM

Teaching young boys and girls to understand the principles of accounting in easy steps is my goal.

Miguel Paul Trijaud Calderón's curator insight, December 23, 2014 4:39 PM

Mas tecnologia para una experiencia de aprendizaje cada vez mas global...

Harish Magan's comment, February 4, 2015 10:23 PM
nice courses
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Animaker - Make Animated Videos

Animaker - Make Animated Videos | Tools and apps for ELT | Scoop.it
Animaker.com is a cloud-based do-it-yourself (#DIY) video making app that is bringing studio quality professional animation tools within reach of everyone.

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Looks quite impressive. In beta currently, but worth keeping an eye on.

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Ness Crouch's curator insight, April 8, 2015 8:39 PM

something new to check out :)

Roselink's curator insight, March 9, 5:32 PM

Looks quite impressive. In beta currently, but worth keeping an eye on.

Roselink's curator insight, March 9, 5:32 PM

Looks quite impressive. In beta currently, but worth keeping an eye on.

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Scola.org

Scola.org | Tools and apps for ELT | Scoop.it
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Not strictly an app or tool, but this certainly looks like a valuable resource. There's lots of free language learning stuff online, find it here.

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Lingua.ly Launches App ELLs Might Like | Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day…

Lingua.ly Launches App ELLs Might Like | Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day… | Tools and apps for ELT | Scoop.it
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Browse the web and collect words to learn, sounds so simple! Android and chrome app. App store to follow.

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