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Eclectic learning and leading through technology and the arts
Curated by Andrea Zeitz
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Flat Stanley Goes Mobile

The original Flat Stanley Project was conceived to open up the world for children, encourage literacy, and provide teachers and parents with a fun and interactive way to expand learning beyond the classroom. In a way, Flat Stanley is one of the first and oldest social networks for kids. With this new app, you can insert a Stanley from your collection into any photo, chronicling your experiences and Stanley's travels, share it with others, tell stories, create yoru own Stanleys, and begin adventures with your friends, family and many more around the globe..
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Lachlan Gadd's curator insight, March 25, 2013 1:37 AM

This app is an example of how digital media can be easily accessed and used by students to engage with and develop an understanding of character and setting. Students can be encouraged to develop their own character and features and describe how their 'flat stanley' is different to their classmates and describe the environment in which they are found. Taking a compolation of pictures from a single student or an entire classes photographs and turn those into its own narative

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About Discovr app for music/finding new apps/visual seach engine

About Discovr app for music/finding new apps/visual seach engine | Visual*~*Revolution | Scoop.it

Want to find awesome new music? Want to find the latest killer apps? Discovr Music and Discovr Apps are both Number 1 apps across the globe.

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Ruckus Media and Scholastic launch transmedia imprint

Ruckus Media and Scholastic launch transmedia imprint | Visual*~*Revolution | Scoop.it

Scholastic is bolstering its digital book library by teaming with year-old indie digital publisher Ruckus Media to deliver top children’s authors across platforms that include print, eBooks and enhanced eBooks, with Ruckus Media publishing interactive story apps.

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25 Things That Will Make You Feel Old - Edudemic

25 Things That Will Make You Feel Old - Edudemic | Visual*~*Revolution | Scoop.it

Do you remember floppy disks, Goosebump books, the Macarena?  The following are 25 things that will likely make you feel pretty old. Buckle up, it’s time for a drive down memory lane.

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Personalized Learning BC

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This interactive discussion guide is part of an ongoing dialogue to create an education system that enables each learner in BC to meet his or her full potential...
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Four Ways QR Codes Could Revolutionize Education - Education - GOOD

Four Ways QR Codes Could Revolutionize Education - Education - GOOD | Visual*~*Revolution | Scoop.it
Get your smartphone ready! There's plenty of potential for these scannable black and white data squares to be used in schools.
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Cybraryman Everything you ever want to know about QR Codes

Cybraryman Everything you ever want to know about QR Codes | Visual*~*Revolution | Scoop.it

Cybraryman's Everything you ever want to know about QR Codes

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Technology in Schools Faces Questions on Value

Technology in Schools Faces Questions on Value | Visual*~*Revolution | Scoop.it
Schools are embracing digital learning, but evidence is scarce that the expensive technology is improving educational outcomes.
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45+ Free Online Tools To Create Charts, Diagrams And Flowcharts | Free and Useful Online Resources for Designers and Developers

45+ Free Online Tools To Create Charts, Diagrams And Flowcharts | Free and Useful Online Resources for Designers and Developers | Visual*~*Revolution | Scoop.it
Charts and graphs are the best ways to represent information and relationship between two interlinked entities.
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Visual Complexity: Mapping Patterns of Information

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The book showcases and thoroughly analyze the variety of contemporary visual depictions of complex networks. It covers its historical predecessors and grounds for recent popularity, and explore the ramifications of a new age of infinite interconnectedness. It also includes a set of recommendations and future predictions on the progress of Network Visualization.

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Michał Karcz - graphic design, photography, photomanipulation, portfolio

Michał Karcz - graphic design, photography, photomanipulation, portfolio | Visual*~*Revolution | Scoop.it
Michał Karcz - graphic design, photography, photomanipulation, portfolio...
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Maik van Loenhout's curator insight, April 7, 9:37 AM

I like the way you use the brown and black color together, those colors match really good in my opinion. The grey text isn't hard to read.

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OECD – Your Better Life Index

OECD – Your Better Life Index | Visual*~*Revolution | Scoop.it
Your Better Life Index by the OECD shows how countries perform according to the importance you give to the 11 topics – like education, housing, environment, and so on – that contribute to well-being.
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Realtime Behavior Management Software - ClassDojo

Realtime Behavior Management Software - ClassDojo | Visual*~*Revolution | Scoop.it

Improve student behavior and engagement by awarding and recording real-time feedback with ClassDojo.

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K-5 iPad Apps for Remembering: Part One of Bloom's Revised Taxonomy | Edutopia

K-5 iPad Apps for Remembering: Part One of Bloom's Revised Taxonomy | Edutopia | Visual*~*Revolution | Scoop.it

In this upcoming series, they highlight apps useful for developing higher order thinking skills in grades K-5 classrooms. Each list will highlight a few apps that connect to the various stages on Bloom's continuum of learning. The seies will also assist educators in setting criteria necessary to identify apps that maintain the integrity of teaching for thinking.

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8 Great TED Talks About The Future Of Education And Teaching | Emerging Education Technology

8 Great TED Talks About The Future Of Education And Teaching | Emerging Education Technology | Visual*~*Revolution | Scoop.it

These TED talks offer insights, concerns, and inspiration while discussing today's educational practices and shortcomings, from a variety of perspectives.

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THE CRITICAL THINKING CONSORTIUM

THE CRITICAL THINKING CONSORTIUM | Visual*~*Revolution | Scoop.it

The Critical Thinking Consortium (TC⊃2;) is an internationally renowned, non-profit association of education professionals who are committed to promoting critical thinking from primary to post-secondary education through professional development, publications and research.

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35 Great Quotes from Einstein

35 Great Quotes from Einstein | Visual*~*Revolution | Scoop.it
"Not everything that counts can be counted; and not everything that can be counted counts."
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5min-Life Videopedia-Find the best how to, instructional and DIY videos

5min-Life Videopedia-Find the best how to, instructional and DIY videos | Visual*~*Revolution | Scoop.it
Looking for a how to solution? Need a do it yourself question answered? Find short, practical how to videos, instructional videos and DIY solutions at 5min.com, the leading how to site.
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The Innovative Educator: 100 Video Sites Every Educator Should Bookmark

The Innovative Educator: 100 Video Sites Every Educator Should Bookmark | Visual*~*Revolution | Scoop.it

Turning everyday lessons into multimedia experiences. Find great materials on these sites, including videos to augment and inspire students, documentaries to show them how things work, and pro d videos for teachers.

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The CyberSmart! Digital Citizenship Lessons Plans

The CyberSmart! Digital Citizenship lessons are organized to align with the ISTE National Educational Technology Standards for Students (2007) for Digital Citizenship (standards 5.a.-5.d.) and the nine elements of digital citizenship described in Digital Citizenship in Schools by Gerald Bailey and Mike Ribble (2007).

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Alchemy, by Atomic Skunk

Music to my ears...Perfect ethereal music for an early fall's muted sunny day *~Alchemy, by Atomic Skunk

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The Visual Miscellaneum

The Visual Miscellaneum | Visual*~*Revolution | Scoop.it
The Visual Miscellaneum is a unique, groundbreaking look at the modern information age, helping readers make sense of the countless statistics and random facts that constantly bombard us.
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