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Coaching Digital Learning | Cultivating a Culture of Change - Course

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This is a free mooc  on coaching digital learning. It was being discussed at ISTE2014 and several people recommended it as one of the best they had ever taken.

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Web 2.0 for Education
Teachers and students will find learning more engaging with the large assortment of free Web 2.0 tools.
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eLearning Infographics - The No.1 Source for the Best Education Infographics

We are adding the Best Education Infographics from K12 to Higher Education Institutions every day! Submit yours for Free!
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Use these infographics to help you and your students. 
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Awesome Free Photo Editor by Canva

Awesome Free Photo Editor by Canva | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
Easily edit your photos with Canva's photo editor! Add filters, frames, text, and effects with our free online photo editing tool!
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Free photo editor that lets you upload your picture and then download it when you are finished. No watermarks. 
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Google Classroom: Updated Group Docs Maker - Teacher Tech

Google Classroom: Updated Group Docs Maker - Teacher Tech | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
If you are having students do work in small groups the activity may require a collaborative document for the students to work on. Manually creating documents for each group can be challenging. Group Docs Maker Template alicekeeler.com/groupdocs To make the process of assigning students to groups and getting them going on editing the group’s template easier …
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Great add-on for working with small groups in classroom. 
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A web whiteboard

Touch. Draw. Share. A Web Whiteboard is touch-friendly online whiteboard app that lets you use your computer, tablet or smartphone to easily draw sketches, collaborate with others and share them with the world.
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No registration required to use this online whiteboard. 
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Helpful Tech Resources

Helpful Tech Resources | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it

Padlet collection of sites useful to teachers. 

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Collection of useful sites for teachers collected by another teacher.
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NASA makes their entire media library publicly accessible and copyright free - DIY Photography

NASA makes their entire media library publicly accessible and copyright free - DIY Photography | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
No matter if you enjoy taking or just watching images of space, NASA has a treat for you. They have made their entire collection of images, sounds, and video available and publicly searchable online. It’s 140,000 photos and other resources available for you to see, or even download and use it any way you like. …
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Free entire collection of NASA sounds, images, and videos to use anyway you would like. 
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Editing Tips That Will Improve The Quality Of Your Writing

Editing Tips That Will Improve The Quality Of Your Writing | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
Careful editing can make such a difference to your writing, as there is so much more to think about than just spelling, grammar and sentence construction.

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This is the last of a series, but there are links to the others so you can read those too. 
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I selected this article from Curatti written by Alice Elliott because she explains the importance of carefully editing your blog posts.

 

Improve your writing with quality content.

 

How to Effectively Edit Your Articles

 

It's tempting to hit the publish button right away after writing a blog post. I agree that in order to make the best of it you need to carefully look your copy over first.

 

Elliott explains the process of how to edit your articles and improve your writing at the same time.

 

Here's what caught my attention:

 

  • It's important to first do planning and research before the writing begins. Use an outline of the structure with a beginning, middle, and end.

 

  • After writing a post give yourself some time to process it. Save the editing process after you have completed your article.

 

  • Read your completed work out loud to yourself. Notice the flow of the piece, and whether there were any mistakes you may have missed.

 

Selected by Jan Gordon for Curatti covering Curation, Social Business and Beyond

 

Image: Courtesy of Alice Elliott.

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Read full article here: http://ow.ly/qtpb30aY16P

 

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From curator~ " Elliott explains the process of how to edit your articles and improve your writing at the same time. Here's what caught my attention: It's important to first do planning and research before the writing begins. Use an outline of the structure with a beginning, middle, and end. After writing a post give yourself some time to process it. Save the editing process after you have completed your article. Read your completed work out loud to yourself. Notice the flow of the piece, and whether there were any mistakes you may have missed.
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Community Home

Community Home | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
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Resources for having a flipped classroom. 
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Tech Sherpas

Tech Sherpas | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
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Join the Tech Sherpas, a group of students, sharing tips on technology for teachers. You can go to their site or join them on a live Google Hangout. 
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Favorite Sites for Free Clipart and Photos

Favorite Sites for Free Clipart and Photos | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
I rely on a handful of websites that provide copyright friendly clipart and
photos. Those images are licensed with a public domain or Creative Commons
license.
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Images make it easier for students to remember and understand. Make things more engaging for students. 
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True Grit: How to Build Up Your Resilience

Three steps that you can take to increase your ability to persevere.
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We need to help students understand about grit or perseverance. 
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3 Useful #MediaLiteracy Resources You Might Not Know via Lisa Nielsen

3 Useful #MediaLiteracy Resources You Might Not Know via Lisa Nielsen | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
Lisa Nielsen

Via Tom D'Amico (@TDOttawa)
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Help your students recognize fake news sites. 
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Awesome Apps That Teach Kids How to Code

Awesome Apps That Teach Kids How to Code | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
When your kid starts talking about loops, go-to commands, and branches, it probably means she's learning to code, and that's a very good thing.
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Nice list of sites to teach coding from age 6 up. Even you can learn to code. :)
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A NEW Google Drive Cheat Sheet

A NEW Google Drive Cheat Sheet | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
Here's a quick cheat sheet to get you started with the Drive management window. Now that the NEW Google Drive is rolling out to users, I decided to update my cheat sheet. I broke the drive window into four sections to make it easier to read. It is not a comprehensive guide to the changes in Google Drive, but mean to be a quick cheat sheet for new users who are just getting acquainted with this suite of cloud-based tools.
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Quick tips and instructions for using Google drive effectively. 
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Google Expeditions!

Google Expeditions! | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
WOW! You DON'T Need a VR Viewer to take your class on an expedition! Did you know you DON'T need Google Cardboard or a VR viewer t
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Helpful site with ideas for using Google Expeditions. 
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8 Excellent Google Sheets add-ons for Teachers

8 Excellent Google Sheets add-ons for Teachers | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
Free resource of educational web tools, 21st century skills, tips and tutorials on how teachers and students integrate technology into education
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These 8 add-ons are some of my favorites when using spreadsheets. 
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Free Mobile and Online Video Editing Software | Adobe Spark Video

Free Mobile and Online Video Editing Software | Adobe Spark Video | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
Adobe Spark Video is a free online video editor. Easily create beautiful slideshows, presentations, ads, and stories using your own photos, videos, and music.
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Free online video editing.
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Beautiful Audio Editor

Copy. Snip. Pan. Record. Flexibly fade volume with envelopes. Apply and move effects (filters, compression, etc.) among tracks. And more. Edit while playing for quick feedback. Works online or offline. Create and organize projects in Google Drive. Edit projects anywhere within Chrome or Firefox. Store projects online or offline (in a local file to load later).
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Projects download as .wav or .mp3 for free. 
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LibriVox | free public domain audiobooks

LibriVox | free public domain audiobooks | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
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Find free audio recordings of books in the public domain. Easily searchable. 
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Blended Learning - Christensen Institute

Blended Learning - Christensen Institute | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
Improving the world through disruptive innovation.
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Resources for Blended Learning.
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Lit Trips on Chromebooks with the New Google Earth

Lit Trips on Chromebooks with the New Google Earth | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
See how to run Google Lit Trips on Chromebooks with the new Google Earth and make stories come alive.
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Have you seen the new Google Earth? Don't forget Google Lit Trips. 
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Adobe Launches Chromebook Apps for Free, in the Name of Education

Adobe Launches Chromebook Apps for Free, in the Name of Education | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
Starting this month, select Chromebook users will be able to download and use a full suite of Chromebook-optimized Adobe Android applications for free. Fro
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Students will love being able to use this suite of apps for free on their Chromebooks. 
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What to Include in a Student Portfolio

What to Include in a Student Portfolio | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
This list provides possible items that could be included in a student portfolio.
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Great ideas for creating a student portfolio. These can then be used in a student led conference with parents. 
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The best free video editor 2017

Professional quality editing software doesn't have to cost a fortune. These tools deliver amazing results and don't cost a penny.
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List of free video editors to use with your students. 
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