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8 digital skills we must teach our children

8 digital skills we must teach our children | Online & Blended Learning | Scoop.it

Digital intelligence or “DQ” is the set of social, emotional and cognitive abilities that enable individuals to face the challenges and adapt to the demands of digital life. These abilities can broadly be broken down into eight interconnected areas.


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Mayra.Loves.Books's curator insight, September 3, 2016 8:55 AM
Well put together. An article to share with staff.
Derek Thomas's curator insight, April 2, 2017 7:23 AM
Also useful for the continuing education and professional development sectors
Nevermore Sithole's curator insight, April 3, 2017 9:15 AM
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The Ultimate Directory Of Free Image Sources | Edublogger

The Ultimate Directory Of Free Image Sources | Edublogger | Online & Blended Learning | Scoop.it
So, you need an image for your blog? We’ve spent some time categorizing our favorite sources for free images and organizing them in such a way as to help you find what you’re looking for. Here are ...

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Mary Starry's curator insight, August 30, 2014 3:21 PM

A faculty member can never have too many resources for images.

MrBieb's curator insight, September 2, 2014 4:49 AM

Een heel bruikbare lijst om je voortaan geen zorgen meer te maken over het rechtmatig gebruik van foto's/afbeeldingen.

Ana Fernández's curator insight, September 2, 2014 5:23 AM

¿Eres consciente de la importancia de utilizar imágenes de uso libre en tus proyectos?  ¿Alguna vez te has parado a pensar en los problemas que pueden derivarse del uso de imagenes de terceros? ¿Sabías que Google Imágenes permite filtrar las búsquedas por el tipo de licencia?

En este artículo nos presentan una selección de estos bancos de imágenes libres de derechos que nos serán de gran utilidad.

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2017: Trends and predictions for education technology

2017: Trends and predictions for education technology | Online & Blended Learning | Scoop.it
“Education institutions are constantly making big investments in technology to enhance learning and to make courses more accessible."
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The 15 Most Useful Google Apps You Never Knew Existed

The 15 Most Useful Google Apps You Never Knew Existed | Online & Blended Learning | Scoop.it
Google can be your best friend when it comes to searching for answers or information online. Millions of people use it every day, but only few can utilize Google to its full potential. In fact, this powerful search engine can offer lots of great services, apps and features that aren’t on many people’s radar.

The Bright Side team will help you to uncover some of them. Here are 15 of the most useful Google apps that you probably didn’t know existed.

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GwynethJones's curator insight, December 4, 2016 5:27 PM

Yes, please!

Agi Anderson's curator insight, December 7, 2016 9:36 PM

Check out 15 of the most useful Google apps that you probably didn’t know existed. 

Jamie Edwards (IDS)'s curator insight, December 9, 2016 8:21 AM
Sound search and search by image are new to me.
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Sway: Create and share interactive reports, presentations, personal stories, and more.

Sway: Create and share interactive reports, presentations, personal stories, and more. | Online & Blended Learning | Scoop.it
Sway is an easy-to-use digital storytelling app for creating interactive reports, presentations, personal stories and more. Its built-in design engine helps you create professional designs in minutes.
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How to Use Narrated Presentations With Voice Overs in the Classroom

How to Use Narrated Presentations With Voice Overs in the Classroom | Online & Blended Learning | Scoop.it
Examples of ways students can use Visme's audio feature to create narrated, self-running presentations with voice overs.

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Rachael Bryant's curator insight, August 16, 2016 10:33 PM
digital storytelling potential
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FREE Unique Article Creator Online

FREE Unique Article Creator Online | Online & Blended Learning | Scoop.it
Multi Languages SEO Friendly Article Generator Online
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Take a Look at the New Google Sites for Schools

Take a Look at the New Google Sites for Schools | Online & Blended Learning | Scoop.it
Have you tried the NEW Google Sites yet? Take a look at all the new features for teachers and students who create websites at school.
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Think Outside the Box When Creating Your Next Presentation Deck

Think Outside the Box When Creating Your Next Presentation Deck | Online & Blended Learning | Scoop.it
How literary devices -- the tools we use to tell stories -- can help you find the best images for your presentation deck.

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Nancy Jones's curator insight, May 27, 2016 8:55 AM
Thoughtful article to help you think outside the box with your images and style of presentation.
Nancy Jones's curator insight, December 31, 2016 11:33 AM
Love this. I think we ALL need to revisit presentation skills and what can engage an audience. I am working on that with my 6th graders.
Martha Bongiorno's curator insight, January 2, 2017 8:49 AM
Clean and appealing!
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54 Flipped Classroom Tools For Teachers And Students -

54 Flipped Classroom Tools For Teachers And Students - | Online & Blended Learning | Scoop.it
54 Flipped Classroom Tools For Teachers And Students by TeachThought Staff The flipped classroom has continued to enjoy momentum years after it
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15 FREE Google Drawings graphic organizers — and how to make your own

15 FREE Google Drawings graphic organizers — and how to make your own | Online & Blended Learning | Scoop.it
Using Google Drawings to create graphic organizers can help students gather their thoughts and customize to their needs.
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7 Presentation Tips You Can Learn from World Leaders

Learn some simple rules of successful presentations. perhaps it’s not as easy as that, but certainly we can do better by following these 7 presentation tips.

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Baiba Svenca's curator insight, April 11, 2016 10:06 AM

Great slide presentation which can be used with students not only as a presentation example but also to talk about great historical figures.

Thanks for the suggestion to SketchBubble.

Jim Price's curator insight, April 13, 2016 1:58 PM
'Simple rules' for effective presentations - making the complex simple perhaps?! (PS - I've just published something which recommends 7 'simple rules' too ... perhaps '7' is the new '3'...?)
Lee Hall's curator insight, November 2, 2016 9:43 AM
Short slide show of important rules for a great presentation. 
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Why Is A Virtual Classroom Better Than A Real One? - eLearning Industry

Why Is A Virtual Classroom Better Than A Real One? - eLearning Industry | Online & Blended Learning | Scoop.it

VThe analysis of such situations shows that effective eLearning can take the best from traditional education and even surpass it. Modern learning tools should allow instructors and students to create, edit, and comment on all presented materials. This will encourage discussion and keep everybody updated on the latest news. Webinars and instant messages in chats are especially necessary in the corporate sector, for example when new products are put on the market and the first hands-on experiences are highly valued


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Valid points.  E-Learning has evolved. There are so many tools now and ways to collaborate and communicate online.

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Miguel Angel Perez Alvarez's curator insight, March 11, 2016 12:11 PM

Valid points.  E-Learning has evolved. There are so many tools now and ways to collaborate and communicate online.

Pam Huff's curator insight, March 20, 2016 10:40 AM

Valid points.  E-Learning has evolved. There are so many tools now and ways to collaborate and communicate online.

Valeria Valdiviez's curator insight, April 3, 2016 3:34 AM
Brilliant, as usual.

Brilliant, as usual.

 
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Librarian Approved: 30 Ed-Tech Apps to Inspire Creativity and Creation

Librarian Approved: 30 Ed-Tech Apps to Inspire Creativity and Creation | Online & Blended Learning | Scoop.it
A group of tech-savvy librarians offer up a list of their favorite education apps this year.

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Rob Hatfield, M.Ed.'s curator insight, January 2, 2017 8:12 AM
These are good 21st Century integrated classroom resources to check out.
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104 Photo Editing Tools You Should Know About

104 Photo Editing Tools You Should Know About | Online & Blended Learning | Scoop.it
Hello, photographers. For the last two months, I've been doing market research for my project Photolemur and looking for different tools in the area of pho
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Lee Hall's curator insight, February 28, 2017 12:28 PM
Photo editing tools arranged by categories. 
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104 Photo Editing Tools
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Une liste impressionnante pour l'édition de photos.
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Infographic: Best Gamification and Videos Aligning to the Standards

Infographic: Best Gamification and Videos Aligning to the Standards | Online & Blended Learning | Scoop.it
Chalkable and OpenEd present educators an infographic showing the importance of gamification in the classroom; it lists the top 20 games or videos used in 2016.
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The Best of the Web: 2016 Edition

The Best of the Web: 2016 Edition | Online & Blended Learning | Scoop.it
Check out the latest and greatest web 2.0 tools of the classroom in this quick roundup of some of the best.
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20 Chrome Extensions, Web Apps, and Add-ons for Math

20 Chrome Extensions, Web Apps, and Add-ons for Math | Online & Blended Learning | Scoop.it
Educational technology resources, ideas, help guides, training videos, and news, with a focus on Google Apps for Education, from Eric Curts.
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How to Make Screenshots Look Great In Your Next PowerPoint

How to Make Screenshots Look Great In Your Next PowerPoint | Online & Blended Learning | Scoop.it
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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3 Powerful Screen Recording Tools for Chrome Users

3 Powerful Screen Recording Tools for Chrome Users | Online & Blended Learning | Scoop.it
Free resource of educational web tools, 21st century skills, tips and tutorials on how teachers and students integrate technology into education
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Here Is A Good Visual on Blended Learning

Here Is A Good Visual on Blended Learning | Online & Blended Learning | Scoop.it
Free resource of educational web tools, 21st century skills, tips and tutorials on how teachers and students integrate technology into education
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Interactive Video Learning

Interactive Video Learning | Online & Blended Learning | Scoop.it
Check out this interactive & engaging #edtech lesson I made w/ https://t.co/8ldJLR0Qyl : ¿SABES UTILIZAR PENZU?… https://t.co/XBnmgqMcop
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Free Technology for Teachers: How to Distribute Add-ons to an Entire Google Apps Domain

Free Technology for Teachers: How to Distribute Add-ons to an Entire Google Apps Domain | Online & Blended Learning | Scoop.it
Free Technology for Teachers: How to Distribute Add-ons to an Entire Google Apps Domain #edtech #GAFE https://t.co/u61j3LLEZR
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​How to Use Multimedia Presentations in the Classroom

​How to Use Multimedia Presentations in the Classroom | Online & Blended Learning | Scoop.it
A teacher explains why multimedia presentations and digital tools like Visme are indispensable in the classroom.

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Alfredo Corell's curator insight, March 30, 2016 8:19 PM

Visme blog is one of my favorite sources of articles, tutorials and tips on creating presentations. The current article focuses on school presentations giving lots of useful tips and ideas.

 

and if Visme is a favorite of Baiba... then... is terribly good!!!

Q Nguyen's curator insight, April 3, 2016 7:38 AM

Visme blog is one of my favorite sources of articles, tutorials and tips on creating presentations. The current article focuses on school presentations giving lots of useful tips and ideas.

Tonya Smith Saylor's curator insight, May 7, 2016 9:21 PM

This resource will help you create multimedia presentations and other digital tools for your classrom presentations. These tools can help you present your research findings in ways that your audience will be drawn to.

 

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.9-10.5
Make strategic use of digital media (e.g., textual, graphical, audio, visual, and interactive elements) in presentations to enhance understanding of findings, reasoning, and evidence and to add interest.

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How Emotions Affect Learning, Behaviors, and Relationships

How Emotions Affect Learning, Behaviors, and Relationships | Online & Blended Learning | Scoop.it
In the first of five posts about the film "Inside Out," Lori Desautels offers strategies to help explore how joy, sadness, fear, anger, and disgust can help students.
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