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WikiMindMap

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Are you or your students confused when searching Wikipedia?  ... then WikiMindMap should help.

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The Google Cultural Institute

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The Google Cultural Institute ... wow .. where did this magical resource pop up from ... a MUST for all history educators and learners ... let your colleagues know.

The Google Cultural Institute helps preserve and promote culture online
With a team of dedicated engineers, Google is building tools that make it simple to tell the stories of our diverse cultural heritage and make them accessible worldwide.
"We have created this site to provide a visually rich and interactive online experience for telling cultural stories in new ways. Discover exhibits by expert curators, find artifacts, view photographs, read original manuscripts, watch videos, and more."

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GPS and Geocaching for Educators

GPS and Geocaching for Educators | What's New on Shambles.NET | Scoop.it

GPS and Geocaching for Educators  ... resources for learning and teaching.

GPS : Global Positioning System
In addition Shamblesguru's GPS workshop visuals [prezi] can be found at http://goo.gl/Fpb84

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Snaplr (web app)

Snaplr (web App) 

After taking your screenshot, you can highlight a specific screenshot area further with a set of drawing tools.

Its Free to download, a great addition for your email/collaboration toolkit.

Windows and Mac download

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YouTube brings interactive quizzes to videos

YouTube brings interactive quizzes to videos | What's New on Shambles.NET | Scoop.it

YouTube brings interactive quizzes to videos with Questions Editor beta
This is an opt-in beta for a simple Video Questions Editor on YouTube. Through this editor you can setup multiple questions to be displayed on top of your video during playback that a viewer can answer.

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Naomi Harm's curator insight, December 16, 2012 8:56 AM

Bringing interactive quizzes to YouTube. We learned more in depth on this at #gtamtv #edtech enhances student engagement 

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Digital Portfolios for Students

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Meritful: A Place Where Students Can Build A Professional Portfolio

(Linkedin for Students?)


On Meritful, students build a professional portfolio from their projects and activities, while getting feedback from peers and mentors.

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[Google's] Course Builder Software

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Google Launches Free Tool To Let You Run Your Own Online Courses.
Note that this could be a little too techii for many  .. and you may need the support of your school tech support staff. 

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ClipChoose : Create Video based Polls

ClipChoose : Create Video based Polls | What's New on Shambles.NET | Scoop.it

ClipChoose : Create Video based Polls.

 

Have a look at this example about growing rice.

 

http://bit.ly/UpAksM

 

 

 

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Skype in Classroom [Case Study]

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Skype in Classroom [Case Study]

Featured Teacher: Elvira Deyamport

60 min webinar

Elle talks about many of the rich experiences she has had with her Grade 3 students using Skype.

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What is the Internet Doing to our Brains?

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What is the Internet Doing to our Brains?

Is the internet bad for us?

 

Dr Paul Howard Jones assesses whether the latest scientific findings support popular fears about what technology is doing to us.

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Augmented Reality

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Everything on Augmented Reality in Teaching and Learning ... OK maybe not quite 'everything'

 

A fun and functional topic.

Ask Shamblesguru to do this workshop in your school or conference.

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#pencilchat

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A decidedly low tech device, the humble pencil, has been providing some tongue-in-cheek insight into education debates via Twitter.
Insert "computer" or "internet" for "pencil" in tweets ..

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The Teacher’s Guide To Digital Citizenship

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The Teacher’s Guide To Digital Citizenship

A (free) curriculum that’s all about digital citizenship, intellectual property rights, and creative content.

This is part of a larger "Citizenship" area on shambles.NET at http://www.shambles.net/citizenship/

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ICT Curriculum : UK Reforms

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ICT Curriculum : UK Reforms

You may have thought that things went quiet over the summer, but there has been a lot of activity going on behind the scenes re the draft ICT Programmes of Study (PoS), culminating in two developments ...

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Biggest volcano eruptions in history

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Biggest volcano eruptions in history ... interactive timeline storytelling.

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The Makey Makey

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The Makey Makey : "An Invention Kit for Everyone" from MIT

Not only for mainstream students of ALL ages ... personally I think this has GREAT potential to use with SEN students ... especially those with physical disabilities.

Almost ANY object can be turned into an inputting device for computers.

It has the potential to add some real fun to real learning ... I love the banana musical keyboard.

Available for pre-prder now ... I've already ordered mine. 

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Maily : iPad email App for 4 year olds (& up)

Maily : iPad email App for 4 year olds (& up) | What's New on Shambles.NET | Scoop.it

"Your Kids first email"
" Kids create emails using five tools adapted to their needs: pencils, brushes, photos, backgrounds, stamps and their own words.
Kids have their own inbox where they receive mails from friends and family, and can reply right away.
When their e-mail is created, they can easily send it to mom and dad, their grandparents or close friends
"Maily accounts are created and supervised by you, the parents.
You decide who your children can communicate with."

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Vsnap : Micro Video Blogging

Vsnap  : Micro Video Blogging | What's New on Shambles.NET | Scoop.it

Vsnap makes it easy to send short video messages as a more personal alternative to email.
A vsnap is 60 seconds, maximum. There's nothing to download. All you need are an internet connection and a camera on your computer, smartphone or tablet.
You can send vsnaps to any email address or group of email addresses, or directly to your Twitter feed. And you can add attachments to your vsnap, providing context that's much richer than text.

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Just Students : The Voice of the Active Learner

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Just Students :

The Voice of the Active Learner

Video

"It's up to the school to keep up with me"

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