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9 Word Cloud Generators That Aren't Wordle - Edudemic

9 Word Cloud Generators That Aren't Wordle - Edudemic | Visual & digital texts | Scoop.it
The details about the following nine word cloud generators will give you a fair idea how, as an educator, you can get the best out of them.
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Creating visuals with words - alternatives to Wordle

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Coding In The Classroom: 10 Tools Students Can Use To Design Apps & Video Games -

Coding In The Classroom: 10 Tools Students Can Use To Design Apps & Video Games - | Visual & digital texts | Scoop.it
Coding In The Classroom: 10 Tools Students Can Use To Design Apps & Video Games In this age of social media, edtech, smartphones, tablets and MOOCs, software applications play a larger role than ever in...
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Taking digital stuff to the next level with coding in the classroom

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Melissa Marshall's curator insight, October 24, 2013 9:32 PM

Some great resources here for helping students develop their design and coding skills. 

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Children Daily Risking Their Lives for an Education

Children Daily Risking Their Lives for an Education | Visual & digital texts | Scoop.it
Next time you decide to complain about taking the bus to school, you might want to think again. In various parts of the world, some children go to extr
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Dedication to education - think about the 'challenges' we have in getting to school compared to these kids. Amazing photographs.

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Virtual Learning Network: Snapshot: iPads in a Junior Classroom

Virtual Learning Network: Snapshot: iPads in a Junior Classroom | Visual & digital texts | Scoop.it

Creating and using digital texts in the junior classroom - some good ideas from New Zealand.

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Remix Teaching

Remix Teaching | Visual & digital texts | Scoop.it
Pedagogy x Technology x Pop Culture | by Dan Callahan
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This could have some good resources including BETA test of the Green Screen app Doink

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The "One iPad" Classroom

The "One iPad" Classroom | Visual & digital texts | Scoop.it
If you have been allocated just one iPad for your classroom then you have very different issues to 1-to-1 classrooms as the iPad is not designed as a shared device. But don't despair! There are app...
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SImple tips if you just have one ipad to use in your classroom

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More Pedagogic Change in 10 years than Last 1000 Years:TED Talk

Search, links, media sharing, social media, Wikipedia, games, open source etc. are ground breaking shifts in the way we learn, says Donald Clark. Lots of challenges here about how we learn and teach, especially when using digital text and visual images. 


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