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Using Innovation To Increase Member Retention For Your Association

Using Innovation To Increase Member Retention For Your Association | Professional Learning Design | Scoop.it
Here are 10 tips to empower an exchange about innovation that will help your organization move forward and manage the changing shifts of our digital world.
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Free Technology for Teachers: 5 Online Collaborative Whiteboard Services

Free Technology for Teachers: 5 Online Collaborative Whiteboard Services | Professional Learning Design | Scoop.it
An online, collaborative, whiteboard can be a great tool for hosting a quick review session for your students. Your students can also us
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Free Technology for Teachers: How to Find Free Music for Classroom Projects

Free Technology for Teachers: How to Find Free Music for Classroom Projects | Professional Learning Design | Scoop.it
Dig CC Mixter is a good place to find music for use in classroom projects like videos and podcasts. The music that you will find on Di
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How to Add Audio to Google Slides

How to Add Audio to Google Slides | Professional Learning Design | Scoop.it
AudioPlayer for Google Slides is a free Add-on that will let you add music to the background of a presentation created with Google Slides
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The 5-Day Teacher Challenge is about to begin! – Rushton Hurley

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What an interesting way to work toward professional growth.  What would your five challenges be?
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Three Options for Adding Q&A to Your Slide Presentations

Three Options for Adding Q&A to Your Slide Presentations | Professional Learning Design | Scoop.it
Building questions into your slides is a great way to get your audience to think about your message and to interact with your message. Yo
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.  Interesting applications. The Microsoft one looks like you need to have Powerpoint 2016 version
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Five Steps For Conducting a Training Needs Assessment

Five Steps For Conducting a Training Needs Assessment | Professional Learning Design | Scoop.it
Best content around CLO Learning System selected by the eLearning Learning community.
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This is an interesting article that talks about considerations when planning professional development/learning. 
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10 Things your Audience Hates About your Presentation

It’s impossible to win over an audience with a bad presentation. You might have the next big thing, but if your presentation falls flat, then so will your…
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Great things to keep in mind as you plan your next adult (or student?) professional learning experience.
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Audio Basics for Online Course Design - E-Learning Heroes

Audio Basics for Online Course Design - E-Learning Heroes | Professional Learning Design | Scoop.it

A great way to create an engaging learning experience for your audience is to include audio narration with your explanatory text and visuals. You could narrate the entire course, or use audio for character scenarios only, or include first-person accounts from learners or subject matter experts (SMEs). The good news is, today’s e-learning tools make it easier than ever to add audio to your online courses. Let’s look at some basic tips for preparing and recording high-quality audio narration.


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Here are some good tips for making a recording for a presentation or E-course.
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2016 Design Trends [Infographic]

2016 Design Trends [Infographic] | Professional Learning Design | Scoop.it
In the vast, equalizing space that is the web, great design is accessible to all.
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Some thoughts that might be helpful for designing info graphics or even powerpoint. 
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ACE Resource Course Development Checklist

ACE Resource Course Development Checklist | Professional Learning Design | Scoop.it
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This gives guidance in how to conduct/pilot an on-line course.
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Copyright: What teachers and students should know

Kristina Peters from the Nebraska Department of Education joins Ditch That Textbook to talk about copyright and how it applies to the classroom. Use video
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It is important that we know what we can and cannot use in our practices with students and staff. 
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Using Social Media for Professional Development

Using Social Media for Professional Development | Professional Learning Design | Scoop.it
How to use social media as a professional development tool to engage fellow educators.
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Free Technology for Teachers: Now You Can Add Custom Links to Google Sites Navigation Bar

Free Technology for Teachers: Now You Can Add Custom Links to Google Sites Navigation Bar | Professional Learning Design | Scoop.it
At first I wasn't thrilled with the switch from the old version of Google Sites to the new one. That was largely due to the absence o
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Free Technology for Teachers: Here's the Way That I Recommend Using the Internet Archive

Free Technology for Teachers: Here's the Way That I Recommend Using the Internet Archive | Professional Learning Design | Scoop.it
In last night's Practical Ed Tech Tip of the Week newsletter I mentioned using the Internet Archive as a source of public domain vide
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Free Technology for Teachers: My Top Six Sources of Public Domain Media

Free Technology for Teachers: My Top Six Sources of Public Domain Media | Professional Learning Design | Scoop.it
One of the questions that readers ask me on regular basis is, "where can I find images that my students can use in their projects?" Les
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7 Good Tools for Surveying Your Audience

7 Good Tools for Surveying Your Audience | Professional Learning Design | Scoop.it
Games like those you can make on Kahoot and Socrative are great for review activities. However, you don't always need to play a full gam
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I am cruating this for the Google Slides feaure of polling your audience.
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How to Use Grid View In Google Slides Thanks @rbyrne

How to Use Grid View In Google Slides Thanks @rbyrne | Professional Learning Design | Scoop.it
Last week Google introduced a handful of new features for Google Slides. One of those new features is a grid view. There are two ways t
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This is a handy feature seen in Powerpoint, but now available in Google Slides.  It will help in organizing presentations.
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SOCIAL WORK - GENERAL RULES

SOCIAL WORK - GENERAL RULES | Professional Learning Design | Scoop.it
The Board of Social Work - General Rules have not been revised since the licensure process was first implemented in 2005. Early in 2016, public testimony was given on proposed rule changes, leading to alterations and additions to some of the rules that govern all licensed social workers in Michigan. These new changes will impact all social workers, starting with those that renewed or gained a license in 2016.
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The Social Work Rules have changed for the state of Michigan.  This appears to be the latest version of rules for the state.  
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Connect Best Practices for Hosts and Participants

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Helpful Tips for On-Line Presentations for Adobe Connect
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Free Technology for Teachers: Six Good Places to Find Free Music and Sound Effects

Free Technology for Teachers: Six Good Places to Find Free Music and Sound Effects | Professional Learning Design | Scoop.it
Music and sound help make presentations more engaging: for kids and adults!
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Social Media How-To Guide for Social Work Educators

Social Media How-To Guide for Social Work Educators | Professional Learning Design | Scoop.it
This post was written by Drs. Becky Anthony and Jennifer Jewell.  Dr. Becky Anthony (@becky_anthony) is an assistant professor in the Department of Social Work at Salisbury University. Dr. Jennifer…
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This is a nice article to stimulate your thinking on how to incorporate social media into your Adult Professional Learning Presentations/Courses.  
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Free Technology for Teachers: How to Insert & Modify Charts in Google Slides

Free Technology for Teachers: How to Insert & Modify Charts in Google Slides | Professional Learning Design | Scoop.it
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The Future of Work and Learning 1: The Professional Ecosystem

The Future of Work and Learning 1: The Professional Ecosystem | Professional Learning Design | Scoop.it
“Each of us is the center of the universe. So is everyone else.” e e cummings In my previous post I looked at the individual’s perspective of workplace learning and included a graphic showing…

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Where do you obtain new knowledge and skills?  How does your workplace support your professional growth?  This is an interesting infographic looking at ways people stay connected in the workplace. 
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Ian Berry's curator insight, May 10, 2016 2:17 AM
Good insights into personal accountability being essential for learning. Also like the overall idea of an ecosystem. Supports my personal favourite 
Iolanda Bueno de Camargo Cortelazzo's curator insight, May 10, 2016 8:19 AM

Interessante este artigo para orientar o ddesenvolvimento profissional de educadores e profissionais de tecnologia na educação.

Encarna Llamas's curator insight, May 13, 2016 4:36 AM
similar to PLE
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Celebrate School Social Work Week

Celebrate School Social Work Week | Professional Learning Design | Scoop.it
Help us celebrate SSW Week and educate others about School Social Work! This year, MASSW is hosting another social media campaign and we...
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School social work week is next week.  How will you Thank your school social worker?  If you use social media, please use the hashtag #massw16.
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Mark E. Deschaine, PhD's curator insight, March 3, 2016 12:49 PM
School social work week is next week.  How will you Thank your school social worker?  If you use social media, please use the hashtag #massw16.