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Why You Should Write by Hand - GalleyCat

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Some writers have discovered that writing your manuscript by hand can produce better results than simply typing your novel.

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Report: Online learning needs quality assurance | eSchool News

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Online learning programs must take advantage of new tools and practices to personalize learning and help policy makers gauge the performance of online students, according to a new report from the International Association for K-12 Online Learning...
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The 7 Best Places For Online Education [Infographic]

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There’s a whole new language being developed around the hottest trend in education: online learning. From MOOCs (like a cow would say it but with a hard K at the end) to OpenCourseWare to ‘21st century learning‘ … there’s a lot of new terms you should know about.

 

Read more at:

http://edudemic.com/2012/10/the-7-best-places-for-online-education/

 


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The 20 Best Pinterest Boards About Education Technology.

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Pinterest is quickly becoming one of the biggest sources inspiration and innovation when it comes to cooking, design, and.. education.

That’s right, education is a prominent fixture on Pinterest now and that, of course, means that education technology plays a starring role.

In an effort to help curate the massive amount of Pinterest boards about education technology, you can use list in the article as a jumping off point to start your Pinterest journey.

 

The boards are curated by teachers, admins, and other education enthusiasts. You’ll likely find some new blogs, tools, and ideas among them. After all, that’s what Pinterest is all about!


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25 Ways To Get The Most Out Of Twitter - Edudemic

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Twitter may very well be the single most important tool for teachers right now. Considering many are not even using the service, that says a lot about how effective the platform is for learning, engaging, development, and more.

 

In the article you can find an interesting list of tips and tricks how to get the most out of Twitter.

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Tube Teaching: Using Special Effects in Educational Video

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How to make BYOD work for your schools | eSchool News

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Supporters of the BYOD movement say students are instantly more attentive and better behaved when they are encouraged to use their own mobile devices in the classroom, but educators face a number of challenges in making BYOD work in their schools.
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School libraries changing with move to digital resources | eSchool News

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As schools across the nation move from printed textbooks to digital materials and digital learning environments, school libraries are adapting to keep pace—and new advancements are changing the very definition of school libraries and library media...
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Science of the Invisible: E-Learning in the 21st Century

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Free Google eBook on eLearning by Terry Anderson.


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All You Need to Know About Infographics: Tips, Tutorials, Guides

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Let’s be honest, we don’t like to read big pieces of text. Text-heavy graphs are rather difficult for understanding, especially when dealing with numbers and statistics. That is why illustrations and flowcharts are often used for such kind of information.

An infographic, or a visual representation of study or data, like anything else, can be done right or wrong. How to create a successful infographic? A good idea and a good design.

 

Stop by the link for more on what defines an infographic, what contributes to its popularity, as well as the various types of infographics and references for tutorials and best practices.

 

Additional topics covered include:

The major parts of an infographic How to create an infographic Developing ideas & organizing data Research & sources Typography, graphics & color Facts & conclusions Designing & Editing
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HCL's curator insight, April 30, 2014 9:26 PM

Some good tips here...

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The top 20 data visualisation tools | Educational Technology in Higher Education

The top 20 data visualisation tools | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Inside Educational Technology | Scoop.it
From simple charts to complex maps and infographics, Brian Suda's round-up of the best – and mostly free – tools has everything you need to bring your data to life... A common question is how to get started with data visualisations.
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