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Classroom Technologies Haven’t Reached Their Potential

Classroom Technologies Haven’t Reached Their Potential | Educational Technologies | Scoop.it
A new survey finds that many teachers aren’t yet experiencing the full benefit of technology.

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Your Definitive Guide to Social Media Image Sizes

Your Definitive Guide to Social Media Image Sizes | Educational Technologies | Scoop.it
We've gathered everything you need to know about social media image sizes into one place, continuously updated for your convenience.
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10 Tips for Giving Great Online Presentations

10 Tips for Giving Great Online Presentations | Educational Technologies | Scoop.it
Don't make rookie mistakes with your online presentation. Here are basic steps to ensure it's efficient and entertaining.
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Everything You Need to Know to Host a Webinar

Everything You Need to Know to Host a Webinar | Educational Technologies | Scoop.it
Here’s everything you ever wanted to know (and then some) about running a successful webinar.
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Free digital skills toolkit launched to help charities » Charity Digital News

Free digital skills toolkit launched to help charities » Charity Digital News | Educational Technologies | Scoop.it
A free toolkit has been developed by NCVO that's designed to help charities plan, design and deliver internal digital skills programmes for staff.

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4 Tips for Improved Video in eLearning - eLearning Brothers

4 Tips for Improved Video in eLearning - eLearning Brothers | Educational Technologies | Scoop.it
The online video revolution that has occurred in the past decade influences many aspects of our lives, and that includes eLearning. Video has a growing presence in eLearning courses, and that’s for good reason. It’s a very effective medium that combines the best aspects of audio, picture, and plain ol’ face-to-face teaching. You can get […]

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Bobbi Dunham's curator insight, March 31, 2016 10:18 AM
all good points. I would add lighting to the mix. 
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100+ Self-Education Resources For Lifelong Learning

100+ Self-Education Resources For Lifelong Learning | Educational Technologies | Scoop.it
An massive list of online learning resources that I've compiled in the last few months. A gold mine of self-education and lifelong learning resources.

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The Beginner's Guide to Using Periscope for Education - Pike Mall Tech

The Beginner's Guide to Using Periscope for Education - Pike Mall Tech | Educational Technologies | Scoop.it
Periscope, Twitter’s live video streaming app, is taking the education world by storm.  Since its debut in early 2015, teachers and administrators are trying to figure out how to use Periscope for education and not just as a way for students to stream silly human tricks on live video to their friends. Before we can …
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Take The 'Old School' Design Out Of PowerPoint

Take The 'Old School' Design Out Of PowerPoint | Educational Technologies | Scoop.it
If you want to stand out in a sea of dull PowerPoint presentations, then start thinking visually about the story you’d like to tell.
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SketchDeck Turns Terrible Slide Decks Into Beautiful Presentations In Just A Day

SketchDeck Turns Terrible Slide Decks Into Beautiful Presentations In Just A Day | Educational Technologies | Scoop.it
A number of startups over the years have tried to reinvent PowerPoint with services that made it easier or quicker to create a slideshow presentation. Newly..
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4 Colleges That Are Using Pinterest (Really Effectively)

4 Colleges That Are Using Pinterest (Really Effectively) | Educational Technologies | Scoop.it
And the myths about Pinterest you should ignore.
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Thirteen cheap (or free) online classes you should take to boost your digital skills

Thirteen cheap (or free) online classes you should take to boost your digital skills | Educational Technologies | Scoop.it

"You can take them anytime, anywhere, and in any fashion you prefer ..."

Social media marketing with Facebook and TwitterBeginners Adobe Photoshop tutorialsFinal Cut Pro X 10.2 essential trainingWordPress for beginnersProgramming for everyone (getting started with Python)Intro to HTML and CSS Search engine optimization for beginnersThe complete Google Analytics course for beginnersLinkedIn training courseOutlook 2016 essential trainingFundamentals of Google DocsGoogle advance search — search the web as a professionalWriting for the web 
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Lightboard

Lightboard | Educational Technologies | Scoop.it
The Lightboard is a glass chalkboard pumped full of light. It's for recording video lecture topics. You face toward your viewers, and your writing glows in front of you.

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We recently built our own lightboard at MIIETL and it is endlessly impressive and useful.
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Bobbi Dunham's curator insight, February 12, 2016 12:16 PM

Uuuuuu! Yes please.

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The web accessibility basics | Marco's Accessibility Blog

The web accessibility basics | Marco's Accessibility Blog | Educational Technologies | Scoop.it

I’ve been asked again and again over the years what the absolute basics of web accessibility are. And while I always thought that it is not so difficult to find resources about these basics, the recurrence of that question prompted me to finally write my own take on this topic. So here it is, my list of absolute web accessibility basics every web developer should know about.


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Chuck Hitchcock's curator insight, December 17, 2015 10:47 AM

A pretty good list of the basics.