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iPads vs. PCs in Teaching

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"This is an opinion piece for the pros and cons of using both iPads and the traditional PCs in teaching. Since I am beginning my fourth year of using an iPad in my classes, I thought it would be great time to compare how each device is used, as well as state how they can complement one another. I contacted my colleague Jonathan Wylie, and we brainstormed together some ideas for this post."


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D Chen's curator insight, September 18, 2014 2:57 AM
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esta discusión durará aún, un buen rato jeje

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Portable Green Screens in the Library - Library Adventuring - Tim Ley @Tfley

Portable Green Screens in the Library - Library Adventuring - Tim Ley @Tfley | Go Digital | Scoop.it

Earlier in the school year my students created whole-class videos using our large green screen studio. While I assigned students a variety of tasks (director, camera operator, acting coach), my students spent the majority of their time on the carpet as an audience member. At the end of these units I wondered how we could increase student ownership of the production. Could I have my students create a green screen movie without having to play the audience member for large portions of the time? Could they be empowered to create a movie independently of the teacher? Could this be done by kindergartners and first graders?


For most of the school year I struggled with these questions. That was until I met Brenda Windsor and Mary O'Neil of Trumbull, CT at the Fairfield University "Education Technology Collaboration Day" in March.  Brenda and Mary presented on how they have incorporated green screens in the classroom, and shared the idea of using a pizza box to make a miniature portable studio. Here is a link to the video they created.  From that moment, I was on a mission to have my K-2 students write, direct, film & star in their own collaborative group mini green screen movies. "


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Becky Roehrs's curator insight, June 30, 2017 10:44 AM

What a great idea-use pizza boxes as your green screens for your iPads (or smartphones), add (tape) green (paper) to rulers, then add (tape) animal cutouts (or people, monsters, aliens) to your green rulers, and move your rulers around on your green screen pizza box! You're ready for a live-action video production. 

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10 PowerPoint Time Saving Tips for Way Faster Presentations

10 PowerPoint Time Saving Tips for Way Faster Presentations | Go Digital | Scoop.it
These 10 PowerPoint tips will save you time and have you creating presentations faster. These PowerPoint time-saving tips will cut your presentation design time

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Baiba Svenca's curator insight, March 30, 2017 12:41 PM

You can make your PPT faster but first you need to learn how. This article is all about it.

Jeff Domansky's curator insight, April 1, 2017 10:42 AM

Smart tips for faster PowerPoint creation.

Nevermore Sithole's curator insight, September 7, 2017 4:23 AM
10 PowerPoint Time Saving Tips for Way Faster Presentations
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Digital Storytelling Wheel- Apps and Tools for Teachers

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The digital storytelling wheel is a graphic we created a few months ago based on the chart below. The wheel features a number of interesting apps and web tools ideal for digital storytelling activities in class. We tried to come up with titles for the most popular devices out there including: iPad, Android, and Chromebooks.

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How to Make Screenshots Look Great In Your Next PowerPoint

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Rather than adding "plain" screenshots to your PowerPoint presentation like 99% of people do (yawn!) follow these simple tips to make your screenshots stand out

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AvizorMedia's curator insight, November 13, 2016 2:26 PM
Cómo conseguir capturas de pantalla atractivas para tu próxima presentación en Power Point. 
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44 QR Codes Resources For Teaching & Learning

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While the potential is great, in short a QR Code is a physical link that can be scanned by smartphones or tablets in mobile learning circumstances. The following list from listly user Marianna Talei offers a huge variety of QR resources, from QR code generators to attaching images and hosting QR code treasure hunts.

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The Minecraft Generation

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How a clunky Swedish computer game is teaching millions of children to master the digital world.

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, April 22, 2016 9:30 AM

Quite a long article, but worth it if you are curious about Minecraft.

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12 Critical Competencies For Leadership in the Future

12 Critical Competencies For Leadership in the Future | Go Digital | Scoop.it
The rate of change in the business world today is greater than our ability to respond. In a world that is often describe…

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Bernard Guévorts Authentis's curator insight, May 6, 2016 3:58 AM
Le leader du futur...le
Ian Berry's curator insight, September 26, 2016 10:41 PM
A good infographic for dealing with disruption
Emerging World's curator insight, September 27, 2016 1:33 AM

Within the business world, the term VUCA is becoming very popular to describe the kind of world in which we live  This graphic and article does a great job is summing up some of the main issues concerning how to lead in this environment.

 

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27 Ways To Inspire Innovative Thinking In Students

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27 Ways To Inspire Innovative Thinking In Students by TeachThought Staff Innovating thinking is one of those awkward concepts in education--on
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Harriet Rolfe's curator insight, May 25, 2016 10:23 PM

I like the concepts in this article- however I would love a bit more practical advice at how I extend my teaching strategies to promote innovative thinking

Lacey Mack's curator insight, May 28, 2016 10:09 PM
Not only is the diagram attractive, it has some excellent points. Links with the flipped classroom approach and State Schooling Explicit Instruction
Stephania Savva, Ph.D's comment, June 3, 2016 2:11 AM
Thanks for sharing this interesting article!
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Newton’s New Law of Teaching: When Quality Instruction and Technology Intersect

Newton’s New Law of Teaching: When Quality Instruction and Technology Intersect | Go Digital | Scoop.it
Both of these variables—good teachers and good technology—can transform a student’s learning experience. Each of them are also compromised by the absence of the other. The holy grail of instruction, then, seems to reside in the space occupied by teachers who know their content, know their kids, and know how to weave powerful technology into their instruction.

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Can't argue with that. Or can you?

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Konstantinos Kalemis's curator insight, March 17, 2016 1:28 AM

Can't argue with that. Or can you?

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Can't argue with that. Or can you?

Stephania Savva, Ph.D's curator insight, April 4, 2016 11:03 AM

Can't argue with that. Or can you?

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Vibby — vibby.com

Vibby — vibby.com | Go Digital | Scoop.it
Take any video, trim and highlight the moments that matter and share it with others. It's easy as 1–2–3.

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Useful tool for clipping videos and highlighting the important parts.

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Isabel García's curator insight, March 24, 2016 4:34 AM

Useful tool for clipping videos and highlighting the important parts.

Meg Basilio's curator insight, April 5, 2016 7:22 AM

Useful tool for clipping videos and highlighting the important parts.

Rosemary Tyrrell, Ed.D.'s curator insight, April 12, 2016 1:37 PM
V
Video editing tool. It's free. 
 
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10 Simple Ways To Use Google Cardboard In The Classroom.

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I really can’t describe how amazing this technology is.  You have to get one and see for yourself! What is it? Google Cardboard is a virtual reality headset which immerses you in the video or picture so you can see a 360 degree view of an image or video.  Put on the headset and you…

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Rick Davidson's curator insight, March 2, 2016 12:44 PM
I haven''t tried this yet but virtual reality is starting to look more and more interesting.
Sandra Carswell's curator insight, March 2, 2016 11:17 PM
I've been wanting to try Google Cardboard. This post gives me some ideas how to use it maybe even have students visit settings from favorite novels. 
Richard Whiteside's curator insight, March 9, 2016 1:49 PM
Some useful information and ideas from a teacher already using Google Cardboard in the classroom.
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Quick Rubric

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Quick Rubric – FREE, fast and simple rubric creator

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Isabel García's curator insight, March 24, 2016 5:04 AM

A useful template for creating rubrics.

Natasha Georgiou's curator insight, March 26, 2016 11:29 PM

A useful template for creating rubrics.

Curatorially Yours's curator insight, April 4, 2016 4:54 AM

This rubric generator looks like a good tool to create rubrics in a hurry. Definitely one to explore:

This rubric generator looks like a good tool to create rubrics in a hurry. Definitely one to explore!

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:: Pindex :: -Pinterest for education

:: Pindex :: -Pinterest for education | Go Digital | Scoop.it

Pindex is a pinboard for learning. Collect and discover the best material. Love teaching. Love learning. 


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Polina Kuznetsova's curator insight, March 8, 2016 12:44 PM

This is a kind of Pinterest for learning. Enable you to curate courses from online materials of various kinds and award badges once students have completed the materials.

Character Minutes's curator insight, March 10, 2016 4:34 PM

This is a kind of Pinterest for learning. Enable you to curate courses from online materials of various kinds and award badges once students have completed the materials.

Sergei Polovin's curator insight, March 14, 2016 6:53 AM

This is a kind of Pinterest for learning. Enable you to curate courses from online materials of various kinds and award badges once students have completed the materials.

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Google Image Search Tips via Educators' Technology

Google Image Search Tips via Educators' Technology | Go Digital | Scoop.it

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GwynethJones's curator insight, April 1, 2017 2:35 PM

LOVE this....but I love @CreativeCommons more!

Lee Hall's curator insight, April 4, 2017 9:44 AM
Great infographic to help students or teachers search for images for research or projects. 
Marianne Hart's curator insight, April 14, 2017 10:57 AM
Great way to search your family tree. I can also see  this being used to research potential job and college applicants.  
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20 Best VR Apps for Google Cardboard

20 Best VR Apps for Google Cardboard | Go Digital | Scoop.it
Cardboard is the simplest and most affordable way to try virtual reality today. There’s already so much content for Android devices (it works on iPhone too), and it’s getting better all the time.

But where do you start? Here’s our pick of 20 of the best Cardboard apps and games for Android

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Maria Antonietta Sessa's curator insight, January 6, 2017 2:08 AM
Let's try this!
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Zie je toepassingen voor in de klas?
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How Students Can Use Timeline Infographics in the Classroom

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As a foreign language teacher, I am always looking for innovative ways to allow my students to demonstrate what they have learned.

I want students to be able to choose a tool that brings out their creative side and, as a result, leads to a more authentic and meaningful learning experience.

Because learning a language can be difficult, I try to design a variety of activities and projects that will provide students with practice and unique opportunities to develop their language skills through the creation of their projects.



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Simon J Condon's curator insight, December 2, 2016 2:54 PM
Students can use to show historical developmentioned in subjects
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Jovi Buendia's curator insight, April 22, 2017 11:09 AM
Visual and much more engaging for ELs.
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Strategies to Help Students ‘Go Deep’ When Reading Digitally

Strategies to Help Students ‘Go Deep’ When Reading Digitally | Go Digital | Scoop.it
Teachers are finding that when they explicitly teach deep reading strategies geared to digital media, students can access and comprehend complex texts.

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, October 21, 2016 4:25 AM

Some interesting ideas and suggestions.

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Hacking Design Thinking For Education Part 1: What Is Design Thinking?

Hacking Design Thinking For Education Part 1: What Is Design Thinking? | Go Digital | Scoop.it
Inspiration. Ideation. Implementation.

There are many ways of looking at the stages of the design thinking process. Many experts believe there are 5 stages to design thinking. Some cite 4 or 6. Others 7 or more.

And guess what? They are all probably correct!

And guess what else? I bet that all of them use Inspiration, Ideation, and Implementation in some way, shape, or form for they are the bare bones basic spaces all innovations go through.

Today, I give you the first Infographic in the Hacking Design Thinking For Education Series I am creating. This is Part 1: What Is design Thinking?

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Flexible Seating and Student-Centered Classroom Redesign by Kayla Delzer

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Kayla Delzer

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Ivon Prefontaine, PhD's curator insight, April 23, 2016 12:55 PM
Classroom environments that are inviting are important. We can look back at John Dewey's writing and note he suggested the teacher creates an environment where teachers and students reconstruct knowing continuously.
David W. Deeds's curator insight, April 23, 2016 7:32 PM

Cool stuff! Thanks to Ivon Prefontaine. 

Kayden Tague's curator insight, June 30, 2017 10:14 PM

Love this article! Kayla shares that flexible seating meets the needs for a variety of learners. Students become happy, motivated, engaged in their work, and relaxed. Research shows several benefits of flexible seating for both academic and physical needs. 

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This incredible robot (called Root) is teaching kids to code - Daily Genius

This incredible robot (called Root) is teaching kids to code - Daily Genius | Go Digital | Scoop.it
Root looks like a smoke detector but is actually a sophisticated robot. A magnetic surface, wheels, and an impressive arsenal of sensors allow it to navigate a classroom white board. But Root isn’t actually programmed to do anything. Its tasks and functionality hinge on a child’s imagination. To operate – Root needs instructions, a line of code.

Zivthan Dubrovsky of Harvard’s Wyss Institute recalls testing out Root with kids for the first time. He asked them this: “Can you make a text based java script line follower? They go ‘no that’s hard, can’t do that’, but we can put level one in front of them and they can do it in minutes.”


Level one introduces kids to principles of programming using an interface of simple instruction and pictures. As they become more adept, they jump to levels 2 and 3, at which point writing computer code becomes second nature, according to Dubrovsky.

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Educational Technology Guy: Two infographics with tips for becoming a Power Google User!

Educational Technology Guy: Two infographics with tips for becoming a Power Google User! | Go Digital | Scoop.it
Google is an excellent research and search tool, but there are some tips and features that a lot of people don't know about. These two inforgraphics have some great tips and information on getting more out of Google.

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John van den Brink's curator insight, March 25, 2016 3:57 AM

Lots of new tips here. ( new to me anyway!)

Tony Guzman's curator insight, March 25, 2016 2:45 PM
This article shares two infographics that can help anyone become a power Google user.
Cristian Puca's curator insight, March 27, 2016 7:05 AM

Consejos para convertirse en un Super Usuario de Google!

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Teaching the Design Process in Makerspaces | Renovated Learning @DianaLRendina

Teaching the Design Process in Makerspaces | Renovated Learning @DianaLRendina | Go Digital | Scoop.it
Stewart Middle Magnet is a STEM magnet school, and part of our curriculum comes from Project Lead the Way, including classes in engineering, robotics and aerospace.  The Design Process is an important part of that curriculum.  It also ties in beautifully with what we do in our makerspace.  So it made sense for me to partner up with one of our Project Lead the Way classes to teach our students about the basics of the design process.  While this was a lesson with a specific class, it could easily work with small groups, after-school clubs, or any group that you bring into your makerspace.

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If The World Were 100 People

If the population of the world was only 100 people, what would society look like? How many people would have shelter? Clean water? Education?

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Reminicent of the picture book, "If the World were a Village" by David Smith, this video attempts to make large statistics more meaningful to to a broader audience. The concept is simple, but the impact is profound.

 

Tags: statistics, development, perspective.

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Ella Price's curator insight, March 28, 2016 9:19 PM

Reminicent of the picture book, "If the World were a Village" by David Smith, this video attempts to make large statistics more meaningful to to a broader audience. The concept is simple, but the impact is profound.

 

Tags: statistics, development, perspective.

MsPerry's curator insight, March 31, 2016 12:57 PM

Reminicent of the picture book, "If the World were a Village" by David Smith, this video attempts to make large statistics more meaningful to to a broader audience. The concept is simple, but the impact is profound.

 

Tags: statistics, development, perspective.

Denise Klaves Stewardson's curator insight, April 1, 2016 4:06 PM

Reminicent of the picture book, "If the World were a Village" by David Smith, this video attempts to make large statistics more meaningful to to a broader audience. The concept is simple, but the impact is profound.

 

Tags: statistics, development, perspective.

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Why Social Media Education Is Needed In Schools

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For young people, social media is not an add-on nor an extracurricular activity. Social media is like eating, bathing, talking. It is intertwined in everything they do. It is a part of their identity

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Vladimir Janez's curator insight, March 1, 2016 7:35 AM

Bit heavy on paranoia but worth a read.

Deborah Davison's curator insight, March 5, 2016 8:11 PM

Bit heavy on paranoia but worth a read.

ismokuhanen's curator insight, March 12, 2016 5:51 AM

Bit heavy on paranoia but worth a read.

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Makerspace Infographic - Heather Lister

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Makerspace | Piktochart Infographic Editor

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Elizabeth Dalton's curator insight, March 30, 2015 9:45 AM

Makerspaces are not just for kids!  Public libraries are developing makerspaces so that ALL community members can explore the possibilities.  One great example @CranstonLibrary #ALLACCESS

Christine Rounsevell's curator insight, April 1, 2015 7:45 PM

These are great infographics for educators.

Marianne Hart's curator insight, April 6, 2015 11:54 AM

Loving MakerSpace @ the library.