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Free Science Videos for Your Flipped Classroom

Free Science Videos for Your Flipped Classroom | Educational Technology Website | Scoop.it

www.backpack.tv has free science and math videos for your students.  Khan Academy, Bozeman Science and Leslie Samuels are just a few of the teachers who have video collections on the site.  Great resource for at home learning!

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Khan Academy

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With a library of over 3,000 videos covering everything from arithmetic to physics, finance, and history and hundreds of skills to practice, we're on a mission to help you learn what you want, when you want, at your own pace.
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The New Content Life Cycle: 4 Steps to a More Strategic Approach to Web Content | Content Marketing Institute

The New Content Life Cycle: 4 Steps to a More Strategic Approach to Web Content | Content Marketing Institute | Educational Technology Website | Scoop.it
Every day we are flooded with information about the latest and greatest social and mobile platforms where people hold conversations, voice opinions, or influence others. Whether it’s Instagram, Google+, Path, or Pinterest, people are flocking to these new social networks.

 

But companies are now left trying to make sense of which ones they should be paying attention to, what they need to be doing in these channels to gain a competitive advantage, and how it all ties into their overall content marketing strategy.

 

On today’s rapidly shifting web, it’s essential that companies start to take a more holistic approach to content marketing and connect more effectively with their various stakeholders across a number of web and social channels. This “pressure to extend” has created a new strategic online content life cycle that is imperative when competing on today’s unpredictable social web — especially in light of recent changes in Google search algorithms and how they might affect established SEO strategies.

 

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20 ways of thinking about digital literacy in higher education

20 ways of thinking about digital literacy in higher education | Educational Technology Website | Scoop.it

"From understanding what digital literacy is, to developing skills and establishing ethical principles for students, our live chat panel share ideas and resources for universities...

 

Josie Fraser, social and educational technologist, Leicester City Council

First define what you mean by digital literacy: The definition I most frequently use is this one: digital literacy = digital tool knowledge + critical thinking + social engagement. Then it's worth knowing its main characteristics:

•  It supports and helps develop traditional literacies
•  It's a life-long practice
• It's about skills, competencies and critical reflection on how these skills and competencies are applied
• It's about social engagement"


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Half-Empty Learning: What Martial Arts can Teach About Learning

Half-Empty Learning: What Martial Arts can Teach About Learning | Educational Technology Website | Scoop.it
#Half-Empty Learning: What #Martial Arts can Teach About Learning http://t.co/UjYpTUkA #elearning #learning...
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Salman Khan at Rice University's 2012 commencement

Salman Khan at Rice University's 2012 commencement | Educational Technology Website | Scoop.it
Rice commencement speaker Salman Khan's address to the graduates focused on contributions of a different kind: He urged the students to do everything they can to (Wonderful inspiring Rice Univ commencement speech by mastermind behind Khan Academy,...
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VIDEO: Boost Your Training With eLearning Solutions | WTG BLOG

VIDEO: Boost Your Training With eLearning Solutions | WTG BLOG | Educational Technology Website | Scoop.it
Webinar discussion: This webinar explains how your company can integrate innovative IT solutions to reduce training costs and significantly improve employee accessibility to training resources. Register for more webinars in ...
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Tivy Tech Blog: Can Google Translate Be Used in the Classroom?

Tivy Tech Blog: Can Google Translate Be Used in the Classroom? | Educational Technology Website | Scoop.it
RT @egmathews: Can Google Translate Be Used in the Classroom?
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Backpack. TV - A New Online Educational Video Library for Students

Backpack. TV - A New Online Educational Video Library for Students | Educational Technology Website | Scoop.it

Backpack TV is a new online educational video library that provides a highly curated and organized platform of several thousand educational videos.  Backpack TV uses detailed search and filtering capabilities so that students can find exactly what they need to supplement their education. 

 

"Our mission is to help you [students] do well in school.

At Backpack TV, you can quickly find education videos to help you with math, science, english literature and other academic subjects. Of course, success in school starts with paying attention in class and working hard outside of class, but when you need extra help, turn to backpack.tv. Spend less time looking and more time learning.

Backpack.tv was founded by Joe Wagner with the help of many dedicated and bright high school and college students. Our team has created a highly curated library of education videos organized by academic subject and detailed topic. Many of our videos are linked to topics from popular textbooks, a real bonus for finding just the right video. We have partnered with excellent teachers and are always on the lookout for more outstanding teachers to enhance our growing library."


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Anne Whaits's comment, May 23, 2012 3:33 PM
Hi Morgan
Thank you for the suggestion!
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Anne
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Sweet Search

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"SweetSearch is A Search Engine for Students. It searches only credible Web sites approved by Internet research experts."

 

Read more here: http://www.sweetsearch.com/

The site provides further links to other useful guides that teach web search skills for young students as well as their teachers and parents.


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@Google Presents: John Merrow, "The Influence of Teachers"

How can schools and teachers change to keep up with the current educational landscape, a world in which young people must learn how to ask the right questions, not merely parrot back the 'right' answers?
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