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Digital Storytelling: how to make an animated PPT movie

How-to video for creating digital storybooks using custom animations in PowerPoint. For more resources from Nancye Blair, visit www.EngagingEducation.net.

Via Baiba Svenca, Eva Buyuksimkesyan, EiriniKaragiorgaki, Let's Learn IT, Juergen Wagner
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Paola Houston-Davalos's curator insight, June 26, 2013 7:24 PM

Interesting and well explained step by step tutorial on how to create digital storybooks using custom animations in PowerPoint.

Maria Persson's comment, July 18, 2013 2:47 PM
Absolute must and useful for so many contexts...thanks for the scoop!
Maria Persson's curator insight, July 18, 2013 2:48 PM

All part and parcel of having your 'digital' voice heard.  Great tool.  

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VOSCREEN v0.1

VOSCREEN v0.1 | Web 2.0 Tools in the EFL Classroom | Scoop.it

voscreen...Great tool for 'LISTENING' practice.  Short video clips are shown and then the script in your own language to check comprehension.  I like it!

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rvl.io for Presentations - Walkthrough

A walkthrough of the rvl.io presentation editor http://www.rvl.io...

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12 Principles Of Mobile Learning

12 Principles Of Mobile Learning | Web 2.0 Tools in the EFL Classroom | Scoop.it

Mobile Learning is about self-actuated personalization.

As learning practices and technology tools change, mobile learning itself will continue to evolve. For 2013, the focus is on a variety of challenges, from how learners access content to how the idea of a “curriculum” is defined."


Via Ana Cristina Pratas, Laura Conley, John Evans, Ricard Garcia
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Helene Testud's curator insight, December 16, 2012 11:41 PM

 

 

 
Emily DiGiulio's curator insight, July 12, 2013 6:48 AM

12 Principles of Mobile Learning

roberto gilli's curator insight, October 31, 2013 2:46 AM

I would add: "on-the-job".

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inklewriter - Write Interactive Stories

inklewriter - Write Interactive Stories | Web 2.0 Tools in the EFL Classroom | Scoop.it

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Simple English Videos for Young Learners

Simple English Videos for Young Learners | Web 2.0 Tools in the EFL Classroom | Scoop.it
New video for young learners with clickable transcript Counting from 1-10 by the Singing Walrus http://t.co/YU6SA9cd #kinderchat #esl...
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Don’t use a 2.0 technology in a 1.0 way

Don’t use a 2.0 technology in a 1.0 way | Web 2.0 Tools in the EFL Classroom | Scoop.it

“And that's the grand dilemma of social networking: it's intended to allow participation, to let companies and individuals all engage and interact, but a...

 

As we have progressed, not only in our use of technology but also our understanding of effective leadership, we know that communication includes effective talking but, more importantly, listening. Being able to hear what is being said from those we serve is extremely important to how we develop our schools, and the conversation is extremely valuable. Yet, many schools and organizations use social media in the old fashion: sharing information but not having a conversation. In reality, just because you have ears doesn’t mean you are listening.

 

Read more, a MUST:

http://smartblogs.com/education/2012/09/26/dont-use-2-0-technology-1-0-way/

 


Via Ana Cristina Pratas, Gust MEES, Teaching, Learning & Developing with Technology, Louise Robinson-Lay, Ricard Garcia
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Ana Cristina Pratas's comment, November 16, 2012 6:31 AM
Glad you liked this Gust!
Gust MEES's comment, November 16, 2012 6:48 AM
Hi Ana, thx very much! Looks like You had seen my Tweet about lack of knowledge about Social Media with Government and prompt there is a nice article from Ana to amplify my message ;) Have a great week-end :)
Ana Cristina Pratas's comment, November 16, 2012 8:04 AM
You too Gust! Yes, I did see them and thought how funny it was that we were both on the same wavelength! Have a relaxing weekend :-)
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Infantium Intelligent Adaptive Learning Platform

Infantium Intelligent Adaptive Learning Platform | Web 2.0 Tools in the EFL Classroom | Scoop.it
Infantium is a gaming platform to foster cognitive development in early childhood, kids years 0-6. The adaptive technology encourages skill acquisition on mathematical logic, symbolic representation & thinking, and languages, at their own pace.
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10 mobile learning activities and common core

10 Mobile Learning Activities Richard ByrneFreeTech4Teachers.com...
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The disruption of education: How technology is helping students teach themselves

The disruption of education: How technology is helping students teach themselves | Web 2.0 Tools in the EFL Classroom | Scoop.it
Mobile technology and social networks aren't just disruptive to existing industries like communications and media, they are also helping the change the way that students learn and how education is delivered both in North America and around the world.
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30 Innovations that Changed the World as We Know It | The EFL SMARTblog Scoop.it Page

30 Innovations that Changed the World as We Know It | The EFL SMARTblog Scoop.it Page | Web 2.0 Tools in the EFL Classroom | Scoop.it
Imagine all the ways in which the world has changed recently. The change is really overwhelming. The following innovations have surely created change.
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The EFL SMARTblog: It's a dog's life!

The EFL SMARTblog: It's a dog's life! | Web 2.0 Tools in the EFL Classroom | Scoop.it

Learning and practice activities using videos and online exercises. 


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Callnote App for Skype | Kanda Software

Callnote App for Skype | Kanda Software | Web 2.0 Tools in the EFL Classroom | Scoop.it

Another Skype recorder, but this one also runs on MAC and can sync with Evernote. This is a very useful tool for recording tutorials,interviews meetings or creating materials for students.


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Personal Learning Networks for Educators

Why educators should consider creating and participating in a personal learning network.

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iPad Apps and Resources for Teachers

iPad Apps and Resources for Teachers | Web 2.0 Tools in the EFL Classroom | Scoop.it

1000 apps for teaching ENGLISH!

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Free Technology for Teachers: Turn Pictures Into Stories With Fotobabble

Free Technology for Teachers: Turn Pictures Into Stories With Fotobabble | Web 2.0 Tools in the EFL Classroom | Scoop.it
Turn Pictures Into Stories With Fotobabble http://t.co/Pa8S57Za...
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Finally Users Can Now Pin YouTube Videos to Their Pinterest Boards

Finally Users Can Now Pin YouTube Videos to Their Pinterest Boards | Web 2.0 Tools in the EFL Classroom | Scoop.it

Here is a tool called Pintubest that allows Pinterest users to pin YouTube Videos.


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Using Video in EFL: Tesol France Nov. 2012

What  We  Now  Know  About   Teaching  EFL  With   VIDEO (Fyi: my presentation on using online video in EFL/ESL at TESOL France this past weekend.)...
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8 tools to help you learn a foreign language

8 tools to help you learn a foreign language | Web 2.0 Tools in the EFL Classroom | Scoop.it
"You push a button, and the world's yours. You know how they talk about the world getting smaller? Well, it's thanks to these that it is. Everywhere now is our own neighborhood."
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Using Commercials in the EFL Classroom guide

Using Commercials in the EFL Classroom guide | Web 2.0 Tools in the EFL Classroom | Scoop.it

Here is a nice list of youtube commercials that are the best of the best - for use in the classroom. Also a full guide book with videos


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Ten ideas for mobile learning | TeachingEnglish | British Council | BBC

Ten ideas for mobile learning | TeachingEnglish | British Council | BBC | Web 2.0 Tools in the EFL Classroom | Scoop.it
Looking ahead to Gavin Dudeney's seminar, here are 10 (simple) ideas for mobile learning: http://t.co/UsMpqGOq #efl #esl #elt #mlearning...
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Carmen Arias 's comment, March 4, 1:08 PM
Thanks to you for sharing Marga!
Carmen Arias 's comment, March 4, 1:08 PM
Thanks to you for sharing Marga!
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Everyday objects | LearnEnglishTeens

Everyday objects | LearnEnglishTeens | Web 2.0 Tools in the EFL Classroom | Scoop.it
RT @BC_LETeens: Learn vocabulary for 'Everyday objects': http://t.co/maatxjSI. -Suzanne #ESL #EFL #vocabulary #English...
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ABCya! Word Clouds for Kids!

ABCya! Word Clouds for Kids! | Web 2.0 Tools in the EFL Classroom | Scoop.it
Word Clouds for Kids...
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BBC - Teachers: Teaching resources from the BBC

BBC - Teachers: Teaching resources from the BBC | Web 2.0 Tools in the EFL Classroom | Scoop.it
Teaching resources and classroom activities: lesson plans, worksheets, classroom games and video clips for all curriculum school subjects.
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Cultures and Traditions ~ Mrs. Wideen's Classroom Blog

Cultures and Traditions ~ Mrs. Wideen's Classroom Blog | Web 2.0 Tools in the EFL Classroom | Scoop.it
This elementary class wants to connect w others to learn about different cultures & traditions!
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