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Personify Pairs Kinect’s Camera With Videoconferencing Tools to Amp Up Presentations

Personify Pairs Kinect’s Camera With Videoconferencing Tools to Amp Up Presentations | Digital Learning, Technology, Education | Scoop.it

Sales and marketing professionals who use video conferencing for product demos will now be able to overlay a real-time video of themselves on top of their slideshow, desktop or a background of their choice using Illinois-based Personify’s new...


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HostGator University Partners Program

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What is University Partners? University Partners is a HostGator initiative that provides free Linux “Business” accounts or Windows “Personal” accounts, along with a free domain name to college...
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The College Students of Tomorrow and the Ongoing Paradigm Shift in Education

The College Students of Tomorrow and the Ongoing Paradigm Shift in Education | Digital Learning, Technology, Education | Scoop.it
For the past few years, incoming classes have never lived without the Internet. We know that its members learn and process information differently than their professors did when they began their college careers.

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Social Content Curation for Learning Communities

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An infographic I created for a MOOC at Stanford: Designing New Learning Environments. Made with too little space, too little skills, too little time and too little research. Lots of fun though.

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Kirsten Wilson's curator insight, June 19, 2013 11:26 AM

Interesting take on a few forms of curation that can be used.  Infographic is, as the creator remarked, a little crowded, however the information is useful.

Begoña Iturgaitz's curator insight, June 19, 2013 12:22 PM

do we know the actual size of what we're traying to make?

LundTechIntegration's curator insight, June 20, 2013 8:59 AM

Love this graphic.

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Thinking of Creating an App for your School?

Thinking of Creating an App for your School? | Digital Learning, Technology, Education | Scoop.it

Having an online web presence is what most schools nowadays would see as an essential resource. And nowadays, with more and more mobile phone owners in a school community, a natural extension might seem to be having a mobile phone app for the school too.


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The net generation and digital natives: implications for higher education

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The Most Important Education Technology in 200 Years

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If you were asked to name the most important innovation in transportation over the last 200 years, you might say the combustion engine, air travel, Henry Ford’s Model-T production line or even...

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How To Be Less Distracted By Technology - Edudemic

How To Be Less Distracted By Technology - Edudemic | Digital Learning, Technology, Education | Scoop.it
It might be time to take a moment and slowly comb through these 25 tools to help you actually focus and be less distracted by technology.

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What I Write: National Day on Writing

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Writing Alongside Students

The term “workshop model” is one used in my school district at the moment to denote a classroom where something innovative is being piloted.

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Transforming Teaching and Learning with iPads: Modified Flipped Classroom in 2nd Grade

Transforming Teaching and Learning with iPads: Modified Flipped Classroom in 2nd Grade | Digital Learning, Technology, Education | Scoop.it

Check out how a 2nd grade teacher is flipping her classroom: http://t.co/gwS30KFT #ipaded #edtech...


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Importance of Spelling

In a world corrected (sometimes incorrectly, ironically) by spellcheck, VocabularySpellingCity offers an article on The Importance of Spelling by Susan Jones, M.Ed.
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Amazon Taps Schools and Business Users with Whispercast for Kindle - X-bit labs

Amazon Taps Schools and Business Users with Whispercast for Kindle - X-bit labs | Digital Learning, Technology, Education | Scoop.it

Amazon to Rival Apple’s iTunes U with Whispercast...


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What Your Kids Need to Know About Leadership - Forbes

What Your Kids Need to Know About Leadership - Forbes | Digital Learning, Technology, Education | Scoop.it
Great leadership is not a skill. It relies on values and attitudes. Here is one attitude that every great leader has.
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EDUCAUSE 2012: Mobile Devices Everywhere

EDUCAUSE 2012: Mobile Devices Everywhere | Digital Learning, Technology, Education | Scoop.it
IT organizations seek ways to take advantage of mobility.

 

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There's no avoiding mobility; campuses must keep up or be left behind, IT leaders say.

Applications and uses continue to expand as IT departments help groups on campus identify ways to gain the most potential from the mobile explosion.

Participants include Dennis Cromwell of Indiana University, Joy Hatch of Virginia Community College System, Thomas Hoover of University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Joanne Kossuth of Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering and Kirk Moore of the University of Colorado Colorado Springs.


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EDUCAUSE 2012: How to Make Learning More Interactive and Impactful

EDUCAUSE 2012: How to Make Learning More Interactive and Impactful | Digital Learning, Technology, Education | Scoop.it
IT leaders from Minnesota and Wisconsin explain how telepresence is changing teaching and learning at their institutions.

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Wiley Teams Up With TED to Create Lecture Materials for Big-Idea Videos - The Ticker - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Wiley Teams Up With TED to Create Lecture Materials for Big-Idea Videos - The Ticker - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Digital Learning, Technology, Education | Scoop.it

The publisher announced on Monday that it was commissioning classroom materials to be paired with “TED Studies”—subject-based collections of the big-idea videos made popular by the leaders of the annual TED conference. The materials include assignment questions, activities, and essays to put the TED videos in context.


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Connectivism_Week1

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How does learning occur?What factors influence learning?What is the role of memory?How does transfer occur?What types of learning are best explained by this theory?


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Antioch to offer free online classes taught by Ivy League professors

Antioch to offer free online classes taught by Ivy League professors | Digital Learning, Technology, Education | Scoop.it
Students soon will be able to take online courses taught by Ivy League professors and—through a unique new partnership forged by Antioch University—earn college credit for their work at a fraction of the normal cost.
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5 School Technologies To Watch: Personalized Learning Is Here - Forbes

5 School Technologies To Watch: Personalized Learning Is Here - Forbes | Digital Learning, Technology, Education | Scoop.it
Guest post written by Jeremy Friedman Jeremy Friedman is founder and CEO of Schoology, a provider of classroom management software.

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Inquiry Alone Is Like Singing in the Shower | Literacy in Learning Exchange

Inquiry Alone Is Like Singing in the Shower | Literacy in Learning Exchange | Digital Learning, Technology, Education | Scoop.it

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Teaching Resources

Teaching Resources | Digital Learning, Technology, Education | Scoop.it
The Teaching Resources section includes a wealth of information for teachers and parents! Sample word list themes include compound words, literature word lists, sound alike words, and Dolch-Sight words.
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Harvard launches two free online courses, more than 100,000 sign up worldwide | KurzweilAI

Harvard launches two free online courses, more than 100,000 sign up worldwide | KurzweilAI | Digital Learning, Technology, Education | Scoop.it
Rather than just broadcasting full lectures on the Internet, the HarvardX classes incorporate short video-lesson segments, along with embedded quizzes, (Go Harvard.Harvard launches two free online courses, more than 100,000 sign up worldwide #elearning...
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Free Download: Digital Citizenship Poster | Edmodo – Safe Social Networking for Schools

Free Download: Digital Citizenship Poster | Edmodo – Safe Social Networking for Schools | Digital Learning, Technology, Education | Scoop.it
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