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How to Convert a Photo to PDF from iPhone and iPad - OSXDaily

How to Convert a Photo to PDF from iPhone and iPad - OSXDaily | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it
You can convert any photo on your iPhone or iPad into a PDF file if need be. Typically this would be necessary for compatibility purposes only, since the default file type of a photo in iOS is a JPEG and already widely compatible. Nonetheless if you need to convert a photo into a PDF in iOS, this tutorial will show you exactly how to do it.
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Text-to-Speech for PDF on iPad or iPhone with Voice Reader | Free Resources from the Net for EVERY Learner

Text-to-Speech for PDF on iPad or iPhone with Voice Reader | Free Resources from the Net for EVERY Learner | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it

"Voice Reader is a low cost ($1.99) app for iPad or iPhone that provides text-to-speech that reads PDF’ files aloud–in 21 languages, with 32 available voices."

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Effective Teacher Professional Development | #pdf | #ModernEDU #Coaching #Mentoring

Effective Teacher Professional Development | #pdf | #ModernEDU #Coaching #Mentoring | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it

Teacher professional learning is of increasing interest as one way to support the increasingly complex skills students need to learn in preparation for further education and work in the 21st century. Sophisticated forms of teaching are needed to develop student competencies such as deep mastery of challenging content, critical thinking, complex problem-solving,

 

effective communication and collaboration, and self-direction. In turn, effective professional development (PD) is needed to help teachers learn and refine the pedagogies required to teach these skills. However, research has shown that many PD initiatives appear ineffective in supporting changes in teacher practices and student learning. Accordingly, we set out to discover the features of effective PD.

 

This paper reviews 35 methodologically rigorous studies that have demonstrated a positive link between teacher professional development, teaching practices, and student outcomes. We identify the features of these approaches and offer rich  descriptions of these models to inform those seeking to understand the nature of the initiatives.

 

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https://gustmees.wordpress.com/?s=coaching

 

https://gustmees.wordpress.com/?s=professional+development

 

 


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Ivon Prefontaine, PhD's curator insight, June 7, 3:32 PM
Choice plays a central role in effective teacher education. Combined with exploring the data student learning (not work) provides provides useful and practical information for teaching.
Rosemary Tyrrell, Ed.D.'s curator insight, June 8, 10:59 AM
A must-read for anyone interested in faculty professional development
 
Nevermore Sithole's curator insight, June 9, 4:09 AM
Effective Teacher Professional Development