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The School in the Cloud

The School in the Cloud | Tech Goodies | Scoop.it
The School in the Cloud platform was originally launched at the 2014 TED conference to help accelerate this research by helping educators — be they teachers, parents or community leaders — to run their own SOLEs and to contribute to the global experiment by sharing their experiences with others.

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, July 18, 12:51 PM

This is a fantastic resource for those wishing to try SOLE with their classes.

MFaculty's curator insight, July 19, 9:08 AM
This is an intriguing platform and opportunity to connect learners and teachers. The potential to foster critical thinking through challenging questions will be the key to innovative discoveries, as well as independent learning gains.
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Versal - Build free interactive courses

Versal - Build free interactive courses | Tech Goodies | Scoop.it

Versal brings knowledge to life. For the first time, create and publish amazingly engaging online learning experiences - no coding required. From homework and classroom exercises, to product tutorials and corporate training, to yoga and computer programming, Versal is flexible, powerful, and open to everyone.


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Nik Peachey's curator insight, June 16, 2014 11:46 AM

This looks like a simple to use LCMS for building interactive courses just by dragging and dropping widgets and configuring content

Amélie Silvert's curator insight, June 16, 2014 12:21 PM

for flipped classrooms

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The Most Important Security Settings to Change on Your Router

The Most Important Security Settings to Change on Your Router | Tech Goodies | Scoop.it
Your router is the first line of defense against hackers trying to access all the internet-connected devices in your home. Sadly, many of the top Wi-Fi routers are easy to hack. You should be concerned--and also make sure your router is set up properly.
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Get Tech Skills You Need At These Top 7 Online Course Sites

Get Tech Skills You Need At These Top 7 Online Course Sites | Tech Goodies | Scoop.it
The 21st Century workplace isn't any different from the amphitheaters of ancient Rome. You are fighting someone brandishing a tech skill in demand, or running to barely stay ahead of the corporate lion going cutting edge. There is no war here – it's a battle every day. The great thing is that you will not…
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Guide to solving iOS battery drain

http://www.overthought.org/blog/2014/the-ultimate-guide-to-solving-ios-battery-drain

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20 Resources for Teaching Kids How to Program & Code

20 Resources for Teaching Kids How to Program & Code | Tech Goodies | Scoop.it
Isn't it amazing to see a baby or a toddler handle a tablet or a smart phone? They know how technology works. Kids absorb information so fast, languages (spoken or coded) can be learned in a matter of months. Recently there has been a surge of articles and studies emerging about teaching kids to code.
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Want a New Smartwatch? Hold On. Why Not a Smart Ring Instead?

Want a New Smartwatch? Hold On. Why Not a Smart Ring Instead? | Tech Goodies | Scoop.it
This new device packs a big tech punch in a tiny, stylish design. (Would you say "I do" to this tiny (yet powerful) smart gadget?
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Create A Free Online Database For Any Purpose With Soda DB

Create A Free Online Database For Any Purpose With Soda DB | Tech Goodies | Scoop.it
What do you call a spreadsheet on steroids? A database. Where
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How to Protect Your WordPress Content From Copyright Infringement

How to Protect Your WordPress Content From Copyright Infringement | Tech Goodies | Scoop.it
Copyright infringement is a serious problem for WordPress creatives. We’ll look at how users can make infringement more difficult and whether they should.
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How to Track All Your TV Shows So You Never Miss an Episode

How to Track All Your TV Shows So You Never Miss an Episode | Tech Goodies | Scoop.it
If you're like me, your Netflix queue is full of stuff you've been meaning to watch and your Hulu favorites can scroll on for a while if you let it.
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Good list of options to use for tracking TV shows. If I can get it to alert me of when a new season starts I'm set

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Create a Recovery Drive in Windows 8 | TechRepublic

Create a Recovery Drive in Windows 8 | TechRepublic | Tech Goodies | Scoop.it
Greg Shultz shows you how to create a Recovery Drive in Windows 8 for both a flash drive and an optical disk.
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Plan Your Free Online Education at Lifehacker U: Spring Semester 2013

Plan Your Free Online Education at Lifehacker U: Spring Semester 2013 | Tech Goodies | Scoop.it
Your education doesn't have to stop once you leave school—freedom from the classroom just means you have more control over what you learn and when you learn it.
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Great list of online free and for-credit courses compiled by Lifehacker

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A Look At Free Machinima Tools: Make Your Own Game-Themed Movies

A Look At Free Machinima Tools: Make Your Own Game-Themed Movies | Tech Goodies | Scoop.it
Who doesn’t like telling a good story? Imagine bringing your audience into a world you created, and immersing them in a tale full of intrigue, humor, and killer action scenes. Sounds like fun, right?
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Moovly - Create Animated Content like a Pro

Moovly - Create Animated Content like a Pro | Tech Goodies | Scoop.it
Moovly is an online tool that allows you to create animated videos, tutorials, explainers, presentations, infographics, video clips, display ads or e-cards.

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Filomena Gomes's curator insight, March 20, 2015 10:26 PM
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This looks like a really useful tool. It's run on a freemium model. The free version allows for the unlimited creation of videos up to 10mins long at 480p.

Andrew Sparks's curator insight, April 24, 2015 12:07 AM

this could be good when explaining historical events.  Say for a teacher giving a lecture

lynnegibb's curator insight, September 23, 2015 9:26 PM

Could be just what I need for my students

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How to Get the Best Experience from TeamViewer

How to Get the Best Experience from TeamViewer | Tech Goodies | Scoop.it
It's no secret that TeamViewer, the remote desktop client for Windows, Mac, and Linux, is popular in our neck of the woods. It's free and easy to use, but sometimes remote access will feel awkward and sluggish. These tips will make your TeamViewer experience so smooth, you'll think your home computer is right in front of you.
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Make GIMP Look (and Work) More Like Photoshop - Make Tech Easier

Make GIMP Look (and Work) More Like Photoshop - Make Tech Easier | Tech Goodies | Scoop.it
GIMP works and looks slightly different than Photoshop, making some people stay away from it, but you can follow the tips below to change that.
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The FCC changed course on network neutrality. Here is why you should care.

The FCC changed course on network neutrality. Here is why you should care. | Tech Goodies | Scoop.it
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Important topic for everyone to understand

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Knowledge-based programming: Wolfram releases first demo of new language, 30 years in the making

Knowledge-based programming: Wolfram releases first demo of new language, 30 years in the making | Tech Goodies | Scoop.it
Three months ago, Stephen Wolfram gave VentureBeat a sneak peek into the future of the Wolfram Language, a totally symbolic, heavily natural, intensely knowledge-based, and extremely large computer...
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Out in the Open: Man Creates One Programming Language to Rule Them All | Wired Enterprise | Wired.com

Out in the Open: Man Creates One Programming Language to Rule Them All | Wired Enterprise | Wired.com | Tech Goodies | Scoop.it
Stefan Karpinski was building software that could simulate wireless networks, and his code was a complete mess. But it wasn't his fault.
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28 Beginner Tutorials for Modern API Web Development

28 Beginner Tutorials for Modern API Web Development | Tech Goodies | Scoop.it
Web development has grown far beyond the typical HTML/CSS/JS code structure. Modern web services like Facebook and Twitter are built with so
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Looks like a good reference to help with that New Year's resolution to learn something new...

 

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Intel and Arduino Team Up to Launch the Galileo

Intel and Arduino Team Up to Launch the Galileo | Tech Goodies | Scoop.it
The Arduino is already one of the best ways to quickly prototype all your electronic projects, but it's about to get a little more power.
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5 Websites For Every Portable Application On The Web

5 Websites For Every Portable Application On The Web | Tech Goodies | Scoop.it
You already know that some applications offer portable or "soft" installations, but don
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If you've ever needed a portable application but couldn't remember where to find it. this collection of website should simplify that task 

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Find out if you ISP is limiting or shaping your traffic, with Glasnost - freewaregenius.com

Find out if you ISP is limiting or shaping your traffic, with Glasnost - freewaregenius.com | Tech Goodies | Scoop.it
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Learn to Build iPhone & iPad Apps with Stanford’s Free Course, Coding Together

Learn to Build iPhone & iPad Apps with Stanford’s Free Course, Coding Together | Tech Goodies | Scoop.it
Just a quick fyi. In the past week, Stanford has launched the latest version of Coding Together, the popular course that teaches Stanford students -- and now students worldwide -- how to build apps for the iPhone and iPad.
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Talks To Help You Become A Better Front-End Engineer In 2013 | Smashing Magazine

Talks To Help You Become A Better Front-End Engineer In 2013 | Smashing Magazine | Tech Goodies | Scoop.it
Curated list of the most relevant and useful front-end talks in 2012. Talks to become a better front-end engineer in 2013.
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