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Comics in the Classroom: 100 Tips, Tools, and Resources for Teachers

Take advantage of the natural affinity children have for comics. The following tips, tools, and resources will get you started with teaching with comics.

Via Ana Cristina Pratas
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Storytelling loves comics!

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Lonnie Juarez's comment, April 3, 2013 12:39 PM
I used to use comics and especially the old classic literature ones many years ago when I first started teaching. The kids learned more than in using reading books.
Don Doehla's curator insight, April 4, 2013 11:01 AM

How do you use comics with WL students? Great medium for interpersonal and presentational/interpretive communication!

 
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Massive open online classes raise questions about future of education - NBCNews.com (blog)

Massive open online classes raise questions about future of education - NBCNews.com (blog) | Innovative Educational Technology--say "iet" outloud! | Scoop.it
Massive open online classes raise questions about future of education
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Allison Flicker, NBC News writes.
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Trending. The challenges are design and individualization, support and completion rates.

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Feed your inner geek with 'Ready Player One' - Victoria Advocate

Feed your inner geek with 'Ready Player One' - Victoria Advocate | Innovative Educational Technology--say "iet" outloud! | Scoop.it
Feed your inner geek with 'Ready Player One'
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Thankfully there is an alternative, a Virtual Reality world called OASIS created by game designer James Halliday.
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Okay, as soon as I finish Kurt Vonegutt's "Letters" I'll be picking this one up!

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Tales of a 6th Grade Classroom: Tech Tips: 15 Brain Break Videos

Students getting restless? 15 free brain break ideas http://t.co/ID2nEuG8 #edchat #edtech #k12 #teachchat
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Kind of old-school innovation, but every 6th grade teacher needs these. Try them with your 12th graders, too!

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Augmented Reality Language Learning – Virtual Worlds meet m-Learning

Teaching Methods for ARLL (Augmented Reality Language Learning): Dogme and Task-Based Learning (AR for learning language, some tools might be used for teaching Arabic, maybe ?!
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Chris Dede is doing this with his EcoMUVE Mobile as well. Take heed!

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Is computer-delivered education equivalent to one with a flesh-and-blood ... - Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)

Is computer-delivered education equivalent to one with a flesh-and-blood ... - Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog) | Innovative Educational Technology--say "iet" outloud! | Scoop.it
Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)
Is computer-delivered education equivalent to one with a flesh-and-blood ...
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Interesting reportage and opinions on the growing phenomena of MOOCs...

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The Edublog Awards

The Edublog Awards | Innovative Educational Technology--say "iet" outloud! | Scoop.it

When: Wednesday, December 12th at 7pm EST (see in your timezone here)

Where: Click on this link here and you will be taken there. We’ll arrive around 30 minutes early to get setup.

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Securescape Introduction

Most surveillance and incident comman and control systems use 2D maps to represent the target environment and to display key assets (e.g.
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Could Minecraft be the next great engineering school?

Could Minecraft be the next great engineering school? | Innovative Educational Technology--say "iet" outloud! | Scoop.it
On the Boulevard Saint-Michel, near the center of Paris, just off the edge of the Jardin du Luxembourg and just a short stroll from the Sorbonne sits the main campus of the École Nationale Supérieure des Mines de Paris.
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Jim Lerman's curator insight, December 11, 2012 2:34 PM

For those interested in beginning serious gaming with their students, this is a great place to start. -JL

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Narrative Minds and Virtual Worlds (CfP, Conference, Tampere Finland, May 21-22 2013)

Narrative Minds and Virtual Worlds (CfP, Conference, Tampere Finland, May 21-22 2013) | Innovative Educational Technology--say "iet" outloud! | Scoop.it
Narrative Minds and Virtual Worlds Tampere, Finland May 21st and 22nd 2013 Call for Papers (abstract deadline January 31st, 2013) Keynote speakers: Marie-Laure Ryan (author of Possible Worlds, Arti...
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Paving EFL in SL

In this book I narrate some of my personal and professional experience of Second Life (SL), one of the few hundred Virtual Worlds now in existence.
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Kathy Schrock's Kaffeeklatsch: Samsung Chromebook: First impressions

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Scientists See Advances in Deep Learning, a Part of Artificial Intelligence

Scientists See Advances in Deep Learning, a Part of Artificial Intelligence | Innovative Educational Technology--say "iet" outloud! | Scoop.it
Advances in an artificial intelligence technology that can recognize patterns offer the possibility of machines that perform human activities like seeing, listening and thinking.
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BlogBooker - Create a PDF Blog Book

BlogBooker - Create a PDF Blog Book | Innovative Educational Technology--say "iet" outloud! | Scoop.it

Via Ana Cristina Pratas
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How about this for you or your students!

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Katie Frank's curator insight, February 14, 2013 1:53 PM

Can be handy for backup! 

Viviene Tuckerman's comment, February 14, 2013 5:39 PM
Interesting. Given that edublogs is a derivative of Wordpress, would it work for these as well?
Wendy Bancroft's curator insight, February 14, 2013 8:57 PM

This is very cool, especially if you have any thought of turning your blog into a book!

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Online Education Platform WizIQ Raises $4M Series B To Bolster User-Base, Led By Indian Private Equity Fund Kaizen | TechCrunch

Online Education Platform WizIQ Raises $4M Series B To Bolster User-Base, Led By Indian Private Equity Fund Kaizen | TechCrunch | Innovative Educational Technology--say "iet" outloud! | Scoop.it
WizIQ, an online education platform which provides virtual classroom software for teachers and trainers at school and university level has raised a $4 million Series B round.
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Woo woo, WizIQ obtains some major new funding!

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When the Internet Goes 3D - 3Droundabout

When the Internet Goes 3D - 3Droundabout | Innovative Educational Technology--say "iet" outloud! | Scoop.it
3Droundabout
When the Internet Goes 3D
3Droundabout
Virtual Worlds Going Mainstream. Virtual worlds and the use of 3D online are nothing new, but their use so far has been mainly recreational.
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Hang in there with this one. It rounds up a number of at-first-glance resources into some interest-piquing possibilities...

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Long Division Touch

Get Long Division Touch on the App Store. See screenshots and ratings, and read customer reviews. (Free iOS app for learning long division. Covers remainders, decimals, repeating decimals.
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The bane of many 3rd and 4th graders' existence gets a little lift.

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iDoctor: Could a smartphone be the future of medicine? - NBCNews.com

iDoctor: Could a smartphone be the future of medicine? - NBCNews.com | Innovative Educational Technology--say "iet" outloud! | Scoop.it
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iDoctor: Could a smartphone be the future of medicine?
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iDoctor: Could a smartphone be the future of medicine? One of the world's top physicians, Dr.
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Individualize healthcare at the source, the patient, with smartphones.

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25 Awesome Virtual Learning Experiences Online - Virtual Education Websites | Ace Online Schools

25 Awesome Virtual Learning Experiences Online - Virtual Education Websites | Ace Online Schools | Innovative Educational Technology--say "iet" outloud! | Scoop.it
25 websites featuring awesome virtual learning experiences.
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Not virtual worlds, all of them, but really fun ways to expand your awareness of many important places and things in a very visual way...

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sigve - home

sigve - home | Innovative Educational Technology--say "iet" outloud! | Scoop.it

ISTE SIGVE's homepage shares the one hour session shared in August's Connected Educators Month, held by the US Dept. of Ed.

 

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JOLT - Journal of Online Learning and Teaching

JOLT - Journal of Online Learning and Teaching | Innovative Educational Technology--say "iet" outloud! | Scoop.it
The Journal of Online Learning and Teaching...
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A free and open world depends on a free and open web. | Google

A free and open world depends on a free and open web. | Google | Innovative Educational Technology--say "iet" outloud! | Scoop.it
A free and open world depends on a free and open Internet. Governments alone, working behind closed doors, should not direct its future. The billions of people around the globe who use the Internet should have a voice.
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5 states to increase class time in some schools

5 states to increase class time in some schools | Innovative Educational Technology--say "iet" outloud! | Scoop.it
Open your notebooks and sharpen your pencils. School for thousands of public school students is about to get quite a bit longer.
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Unorthodox math lessons add up to real gains at Dana Middle School in Hawthorne

Unorthodox math lessons add up to real gains at Dana Middle School in Hawthorne | Innovative Educational Technology--say "iet" outloud! | Scoop.it
Much of what you thought you knew about math class has been turned on its head at Dana Middle School in the Wiseburn School District.
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One tablet per child: Creating education opportunity in Africa - Deseret News

One tablet per child: Creating education opportunity in Africa - Deseret News | Innovative Educational Technology--say "iet" outloud! | Scoop.it
Deseret NewsOne tablet per child: Creating education opportunity in AfricaDeseret NewsTheir research suggests these tendencies could be leveraged to provide education for more than 100 million children worldwide who do not have access to schools or...
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