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Image App Bonanza: 10 Apps to Spice Up Your Content

Image App Bonanza: 10 Apps to Spice Up Your Content | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
According to ContentPlus UK, articles with images get 94% more views than those without. We have become scanners, racing through online posts and sifting for useful information.

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Use images when you are trying to get to students to write too. Research shows they write more when they have an image to view.

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Training in Business's curator insight, July 18, 2014 4:38 AM

Image App Bonanza: 10 Apps to Spice Up Your Content 

Darleana McHenry's curator insight, July 18, 2014 1:13 PM

I want to improve my presentations with visuals and teach students to do the same.

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10 Tips for Building a Strong Story

Need to improve your storytelling? Here are 10 tips to help your presentation.

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Baiba Svenca's curator insight, May 24, 3:55 AM

This can serve as a guide to students who are learning how to build a presentation that has a strong backbone and impressive muscle.

Marco Favero's curator insight, May 24, 6:00 AM

aggiungi la tua intuizione ...

Ruby Day's curator insight, May 25, 2:48 AM

Basic tips, good resource for students. I like how it encourages building a script through practice as opposed to a written script 

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Web 2.0 Presentation Tools: A Quick Guide

Selected Web 2.0 presentation tools

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Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, May 22, 12:31 PM

This slideDeck of Web 2.0 tools is actually an e-book with well ordered directions for classroom use. Solid 'job aide' style makes it easy to step through the process of creating presentations.

BOUTELOUP Jean-Paul's curator insight, May 27, 1:14 AM

Les solutions alternatives à Powerpoint sont nombreuses. Voici un guide présentant les avantages des 10 outils de présentations online indispensables. Chaque descriptif est accompagné d'un guide de mise en oeuvre. Idéal lors du choix d'une solution.

Antoine Sader's curator insight, May 27, 4:08 AM

A garder dans un coin de sa poche !

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New: Best Online Collaboration Tools - 370+ Tools Organized and Ranked By Category

New: Best Online Collaboration Tools - 370+ Tools Organized and Ranked By Category | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it

Software tools, web apps and services for online collaboration


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G.Maurin's curator insight, May 28, 5:42 AM

370 Outils de collaboration en ligne classés par catégorie

Bart van Maanen's curator insight, May 28, 8:00 AM

Als je het hebt over content curation is Robin Good al een tijdje eh... goed bezig. Bekijk zijn #ZEEF pagina met heel veel online tools. Sowieso is het interessant om ZEEF nader te bekijken of gelijk een pagina te maken met jouw expert links.

Steve Whitmore's curator insight, May 28, 8:01 AM

This is a good resource list to have available when you want to examine your options for collaboration.  

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Plan a Better iMovie Trailer with These PDFs

Plan a Better iMovie Trailer with These PDFs | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
Download fillable PDFs to help in planning an iMovie trailer project. Also
watch example trailers made by students and teachers, and read tips for
making movie trailers.
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Movie trailers can be used for many different purposes.

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60 Podcasts You Should Check Out

60 Podcasts You Should Check Out | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
Tyler Nakatsu & Bonnie Lathram - our list of podcasts you should check out to support your learning, teaching, and knowledge in general.

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Chris Carter's curator insight, February 11, 7:31 PM

We'll get there.

Chris Carter's comment, February 14, 6:52 AM
I appreciate the reScoop, Jon. This article has legs to anyone who listens to good EdTech broadcasts. While our show, EdTech Minute, may be the fastest growing program on BAM Radio Network, we only launched in October so our downloads are only now breaking 1,000/month. We will get there, too. Again, thank yo for sharing!
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Free Technology for Teachers: Cometdocs - PDF to Word and Many Other Conversions

Free Technology for Teachers: Cometdocs - PDF to Word and Many Other Conversions | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
Cometdocs is a service for quickly converting documents and sharing them with others. Cometdocs will convert your documents to and from Word, PDF, and Excel. When you use Cometdocs to convert a document you can share directly with others via email. After converting your documents Cometdocs also gives you a public URL that you can post for others to use to download your document.

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Use this the next time you have a PDF you would like to edit.

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Free Technology for Teachers: Six Styles of Classroom Video Projects - A Handout

Free Technology for Teachers: Six Styles of Classroom Video Projects - A Handout | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
he process of creating and publishing videos can be a great way to get students excited about researching, storytelling, and sharing their work with an audience. For teachers who have never facilitated video creation projects in their classrooms, choosing the right style of video and the right tools can be a bit confusing at first. To help bring clarity to the styles and tools, I have a rather simple outline that I use in my video creation workshops.

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A handout for teachers on video creation styles and tools.

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Nicole Masureik's curator insight, May 20, 10:08 AM

Great summary of different types of video projects you can set for your classes. Some video editing tools that I use are not included, like those linked to your Chrome browser, or various Google Apps, but otherwise this is great article for those just starting out in this line.

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Top 20 ipad apps to flip your classroom in #tabletscourse | Listly List

1000 MLearning apps https://mlearning.zeef.com / My Learning Diary is made with my favorite #flipclass tool Glogster http://dumacornellucian.edu.glogster.com/duma-cornel-lucian-creative-use-of-tablets-mooc-by-eun/ | GoClass for iPad, Educreations Interactive Whiteboard for iPad, Aurasma for iPad, Showbie - Paperless Classroom, and Knowmia Teach for iPad

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EUSD BTSA/Induction's curator insight, May 10, 12:34 AM

Looks good! 

CETEI's curator insight, May 10, 5:03 PM

Top 20 ipad apps to flip your classroom in #tabletscourse 

Willem Kuypers's curator insight, May 11, 2:17 AM

Des applications pour soutenir la classe inversée.

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​Infographics 101 - How to Create a Viral Infographic ​

​Infographics 101 - How to Create a Viral Infographic ​ | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it

Sharing your infographic online is no different. There are hundreds of thousand of infographics out there. In fact, if you search the term “infographics” in Google over 43 million search results populate. Everything from the latest blog post about infographics (like this one) to different tools and programs you can use to create an infographic appear in search results.So, how do you get your infographic to not only show up, but be shared across networks? Follow the below five steps, do even more research than necessary, and begin your road to virality....


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60 Smarter Ways To Use Google Classroom

60 Smarter Ways To Use Google Classroom | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
60 Smarter Ways To Use Google Classroom
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Some great ideas.

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Google Tips – Google

Google Tips – Google | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
Tips and tricks you didn't know you could do with Google for on the go, at work and having fun.
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Some interesting ideas for using with students, too.

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60 iPad Productivity Apps For Modern Teachers

60 iPad Productivity Apps For Modern Teachers | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
60 iPad Productivity Apps For Modern Teachers
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I found several I could use.

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249 Bloom's Taxonomy Verbs For Critical Thinking

249 Bloom's Taxonomy Verbs For Critical Thinking | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
249 Bloom's Taxonomy Verbs For Critical Thinking
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WHAT Are THE Skills Needed From Students In The Future!? | eSkills

WHAT Are THE Skills Needed From Students In The Future!? | eSkills | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it

WHAT Are THE Skills Needed From Students In The Future!? OR, WHAT Are THE Jobs Look Like In The Future!? That are actually questions which I get asked very often from people and where I could ask ONLY the first one! WHAT Are THE Skills Needed From Students In The Future!? Well, there is one well renown person WHO explains it BEST in my opinion, and that is Howard GARDNER.


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Mónica Beloso's curator insight, May 27, 5:24 AM

AÑADA su visión ...

Steve Whitmore's curator insight, May 27, 8:41 AM

When writing an IEP for a student, are you considering their career path- especially if they are at the secondary level? School social workers teach these skills everyday.  Are they appropriately identified and articulated?

SageRave's curator insight, May 27, 2:15 PM

Alot of these skills cannot be taught. Your B.A., MBA., or Ph.D.may not give you the edge you thought they might.

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100 Awesome STEM Resources - Milk and Cookies

100 Awesome STEM Resources - Milk and Cookies | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
Why is STEM important? In short, the future job market will revolve around science. This includes all forms of technology, engineering and math. 80% of jobs in the future will require technology skills. Statistics today show that there will be a drastic shortage of job applicants in the next decade with the skills and knowledge to fill these new positions. While only 4% of the nation’s workforce is composed of scientists and engineers, this group creates jobs for the other 96% of the workforce (source). The average professional with a STEM-related degree earns more than double the average national wage. About 3 million jobs are currently unfilled because Americans lack the basic STEM skills needed for the positions (source).

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The parents’ guide to educational iPad games

The parents’ guide to educational iPad games | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
ipad educational apps

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David R. Perry's curator insight, June 9, 2014 8:04 PM
Site info: We learn most effectively when motivated. This is a list of games your kids will have fun playing ... while also learning important skills and lessons as a by-product!
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SimpleMind Free mind mapping – Android Apps on Google Play

SimpleMind Free mind mapping – Android Apps on Google Play | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
SimpleMind Free for Android™ is a mind mapping tool that turns your android phone or tablet into a brainstorming, idea collection and thought structuring device.The Fr...
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Graphic Organizers are supported by research.  Use them before, in the middle, or at the conclusion of a unit. They are helpful anytime.

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25 iOS Secret Features You Likely Didn’t Know About | Redmond Pie

25 iOS Secret Features You Likely Didn’t Know About | Redmond Pie | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
While it’s true that iOS started out as a relatively basic operating system for the iPhone and iPod touch, the software and its list of features have grown and matured over the years. Nowadays iOS is feature rich, so much so that we’re willing to bet that there are quite a few things hidden within iOS that lots of people don’t know even exist.

With that in mind we set about putting together a list of features and tools within iOS that we didn’t think everyone would know existed. Initially, we kicked the idea off with a handful of items for our list, but eventually it grew into a list of no fewer than 25 tips and features that we hope will surprise at least some of you, ranging from hidden Siri commands to special Emoji.

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Ten days to becoming more productive - Daily Genius

Ten days to becoming more productive - Daily Genius | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
According to this, from Infographic World, can build up habits of ‘life-hacking’, which can make you more efficient, more productive and just using your time better. Which means that you have more time to do the things you really want to do.

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Some easy ideas to incorporate into your day to increase productivity.

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What is 'Sticky Teaching' and how does it work? - Daily Genius

What is 'Sticky Teaching' and how does it work? - Daily Genius | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
Trying to figure out if your lessons are resonating? Time to consider the idea of becoming a ‘sticky teacher’ and seeing how it works in the classroom. Here are a few quick tips that will help you understand how to make your lessons actually stick to your students’ brains. These are the fundamental ideas and reasons behind sticky teaching – a fun term that will help teachers think twice about the most effective ways to truly connect with student

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We all want the lesson to stick with our students.

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Dr. Deborah Brennan's curator insight, May 17, 11:23 AM

research tells us that the human brain awakens by novelty...this applies to students in the classroom, and also to teachers.  The title "sticky teaching" is sure to catch their attention.  Included in the infograph are great tips that will help any teacher!  The title and visual help engage teachers.

Ricard Garcia's curator insight, May 18, 5:59 AM

Bright ideas to enlighten those who still don't know what it takes to be a teacher in the 21st Century

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Deekit - Online Whiteboard

Deekit - Online Whiteboard | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it

nicely designed whiteboardDeekit is a shared whiteboard that enables online editing using any kind of content, be it drawing, text, image, anything. A whiteboard that is available anytime, anywhere on any device.


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Suzanne's curator insight, May 10, 4:48 AM

Looks good to try out for free.

Don't like that sign in options are only through Facebook, Google or Microsoft, though.  

Liz Horrocks's curator insight, May 10, 11:26 AM

Adult and Teenage students would love this - also good for out of the classroom learning, or virtual one-to-ones. 

Gav Morris's curator insight, May 15, 4:04 AM

This looks interesting.

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50 Apps for the Foreign Language Classroom - teachingwithipad.org

50 Apps for the Foreign Language Classroom - teachingwithipad.org | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it

"I enjoy discussing iPad and other edtech resources with my colleague and friend Sylvia Duckworth almost every week through Twitter. Sylvia is a leader in the French teaching community in Canada, and has created an enormous amount of resources for language teachers to use. I asked her if she wanted to collaborate on this post, and she quickly agreed to do so. Below is a list of iPad apps that we both use in our language classrooms. The ones marked with an * are the essential, must-have ones. We have divided the list into two categories: Content consumption apps and content creation apps."

 


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Some cost, so check them carefully.

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Ricard Garcia's curator insight, November 10, 2014 6:14 AM

Interesting collection of well-chosen apps for the classroom or even for home with Mum and Dad!!

Willem Kuypers's curator insight, May 20, 1:57 AM

Pour les profs de langues.

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Easy Voice Recorder – Android Apps on Google Play

Easy Voice Recorder – Android Apps on Google Play | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
Easy Voice Recorder is a fun, simple and easy to use audio & voice recorder. Use it to reliably record your meetings, personal notes, classes, and more, with no ti...
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This is a free Android app for your phone or tablet.

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35 Genius Google Tips And Tricks That Most People Don't Know About

35 Genius Google Tips And Tricks That Most People Don't Know About | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
Including a secret game! (Seriously.)
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Try the tip on searching for animated .gifs.

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MorrisCooke

MorrisCooke | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
Explain Everything is an easy-to-use design, screencasting, and interactive whiteboard tool that lets you annotate, animate, narrate, import, and export almost anything to and from almost anywhere. Create slides, draw in any color, add shapes, add text, and use a laser pointer. Rotate, move, scale, copy, paste, clone, and lock any object added to the stage. Add new or existing photos and videos. Import PDF, PPT, DOC, XLS, Keynote, Pages, Numbers, and RTF files from Google Drive, Evernote, Dropbox, Box, WebDAV, Email, iTunes, and any app that allows you to open these file types using "Open In…". Export MP4 movies, PDF documents, PNG images, or XPL project files directly from your iPad. No account is necessary to use Explain Everything and share creations.
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How to use Explain Everything.

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