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The Cross-Publishing Platform: From Text to PDF, eBook and Print

"Booktype is a free, open source platform that produces beautiful, engaging books formatted for print, Amazon, iBooks and almost any ereader within minutes." A nice video presents the key benefits and features in a simple and elegant way.


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Can I Use that Picture? The Terms, Laws, and Ethics for Using Copyrighted Images

Can I Use that Picture? The Terms, Laws, and Ethics for Using Copyrighted Images | Wiki_Universe | Scoop.it
Need to use an image but not sure if you have the legal and ethical right to do so? Understanding the laws for using images can be a bit tricky, especially because there is wiggle room within the laws. And, with the mass distribution of images on the internet, it's no wonder we're all asking the the same question over and over again: can I use that picture? Whether for your business presentation, your school project, or your organization's brochure, you've likely placed in images to make your de
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3 rules to spark learning

3 rules to spark learning | Wiki_Universe | Scoop.it
It took a life-threatening condition to jolt chemistry teacher Ramsey Musallam out of ten years of “pseudo-teaching” to understand the true role of the educator: to cultivate curiosity. In a fun and personal talk, Musallam gives 3 rules to spark imagination and learning, and get students excited about how the world works.
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2015 Student Technology Conference

2015 Student Technology Conference | Wiki_Universe | Scoop.it
The 2015 STC is the first free, virtual student-led event that brings students from around the world to discuss technology in schools.
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53+ Free Image Sources For Your Blog and Social Media Posts

53+ Free Image Sources For Your Blog and Social Media Posts | Wiki_Universe | Scoop.it
In social media, we're all increasingly thinking about visual content. But there's one question we get asked quite often: Where can you find free, good quality images that are cleared to use for your blog posts or social media content?...

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More free images sources

Gary Harwell's curator insight, October 26, 1:19 AM

More places for photos. Good!

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8 TED Talks to foster creativity | eSchool News | eSchool News

8 TED Talks to foster creativity | eSchool News | eSchool News | Wiki_Universe | Scoop.it
These eight TED talks highlight creativity’s role in shaping people’s experiences.
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Excellent Time Management Technique for Teachers and Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Excellent Time Management Technique for Teachers and Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Wiki_Universe | Scoop.it
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A Great Periodic Table to Enhance Students Writing Skills ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

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Nicholas Negroponte: Nanobots in Your Brain Could Be the Future of Learning - YouTube

MIT Media Lab founder Nicholas Negroponte predicts that we might learn by injecting nanobots into the bloodstream, altering the brain at the level of the neu...

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Preparing our students for Web 3.0 learning

Tomorrow's novelty is today's norm. Are you prepared to lead learning with
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Teach teachers how to create magic

Teach teachers how to create magic | Wiki_Universe | Scoop.it
What do rap shows, barbershop banter and Sunday services have in common? As Christopher Emdin says, they all hold the secret magic to enthrall and teach at the same time — and it’s a skill we often don't teach to educators. A longtime teacher himself, now a science advocate and cofounder of Science Genius B.A.T.T.L.E.S. with the GZA of the Wu-Tang Clan, Emdin offers a vision to make the classroom come alive.
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A Very Good Plagiarism Cheat Sheet for Teachers and Educators ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A Very Good Plagiarism Cheat Sheet for Teachers and Educators ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Wiki_Universe | Scoop.it
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▶ Club Chem(istry) at MIT - YouTube

Within the Chemistry department at MIT a group of students, who call themselves Club Chem are ready to get you excited about science! (Learn more about Club ...
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Creating an Engine for Breakthrough Innovation in STEM Education | Office of Innovation and Improvement

Creating an Engine for Breakthrough Innovation in STEM Education | Office of Innovation and Improvement | Wiki_Universe | Scoop.it

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by Russell Schilling

 

"Every organization can benefit from an internal group that focuses on promoting and creating game-changing innovations. At the Department of Education, a new STEM office is working hard to build the foundation for an advanced research infrastructure that can uncover breakthrough innovations to benefit schools, educators, and students. Click here or on the above title to learn more from Russell Shilling, executive director of the STEM office."


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The 9 Features of A Good Digital Citizen Students Should Know About ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

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[infographic] How Google Glass Can Be Used In Education - InformED

[infographic] How Google Glass Can Be Used In Education - InformED | Wiki_Universe | Scoop.it
[infographic] 30 examples on how Google Glasses can be used in the 21st Century classroom. Click here for a larger version. By www.OpenColleges.edu.au
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Hiring Outlook in Higher Education IT -- Campus Technology

Hiring Outlook in Higher Education IT -- Campus Technology | Wiki_Universe | Scoop.it
Campus information technology departments are looking for candidates with skill sets in mobile, big data and more — but will the best talent be lost to the corporate sector?
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Mind Map in the cloud. Zero-friction, free online mind mapping. Opensource mindmapping software. The most productive online mind map canvas on the Web. Supports Freemind mindmap import/export.
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Connecting the Dots

Connecting the Dots | Wiki_Universe | Scoop.it
As a young child I loved Dot to Dots, joining the seemingly random patterns to reveal a recognisable image. I loved to try to work out what the dots were going to magically transform into by connecting them via ...
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"Flipped Classroom" Results in More Satisfied Students and Higher Exam Scores — UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy

"Flipped Classroom" Results in More Satisfied Students and Higher Exam Scores — UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy | Wiki_Universe | Scoop.it
Study shows five-point increase on the final exam, better learning, and higher attendance in Russ Mumper's Basic Pharmaceutics II class. The Atlantic magazine wrote about the study in "The Post-Lecture Classroom: How Will Students Fare?" at bit.ly/1dbjveB.
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EMAEE 2015 Conference: Globalisation, Innovation and Economic Change | UNU-MERIT

EMAEE 2015 Conference: Globalisation, Innovation and Economic Change | UNU-MERIT | Wiki_Universe | Scoop.it
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