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13 Brilliant Outcomes Of Project-Based Learning - by Terry Heick

13 Brilliant Outcomes Of Project-Based Learning - by Terry Heick | Daring Ed Tech | Scoop.it
By Terry Heick

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I'm very passionate about #PBL, what do you think?

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Control Alt Achieve: What's New in Google - October 2018

Control Alt Achieve: What's New in Google - October 2018 | Daring Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Catch up on everything new in G Suite for Education from October 2018, and see great ideas and resources!

Below is the recorded video from our October 2018 Google User Meeting, along with the meeting agenda and all the awesome resources and G Suite updates from the last month. This includes 25 new Google updates and 17 Google resources for your class.

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Good stuff!

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Shakespeare Unlimited 

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The Folger Shakespeare Library's "Shakespeare Unlimited" podcast explores the fascinating and varied connections between Shakespeare, his works, and the world around us. New episodes every other week. Listen on SoundCloud, iTunes, Google Play, and NPR One.


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The Folger Shakespeare Library's "Shakespeare Unlimited" podcast explores the fascinating and varied connections between Shakespeare, his works, and the world around us. New episodes every other week. Listen on SoundCloud, iTunes, Google Play, and NPR One.

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Maker Marvelous: Book Page Pumpkins

Maker Marvelous: Book Page Pumpkins | Daring Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Hey dear readers, Gwyneth here!  I haven't had a guest post in 7 or so years, but I thought this was such a great idea I begged my dea
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Maker Marvelous: Book Page Pumpkins a NEW Guest Post with @hcpsslibmed Teacher Librarian, dear friend, & former student teacher: @L4librarian!

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Establishing an Allies/Safe Zone Program

Establishing an Allies/Safe Zone Program | Daring Ed Tech | Scoop.it
More and more ally organizations strive to make the culture of a campus or workplace more aware and accepting of LGBTQ people.
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Establishing an Allies/Safe Zone Program - I believe School Libraries should always be a Safe Zone. I am an Ally. We strive to maintain a safe, kind, & accepting space for ALL kids at @hcpss_mhms Kindness matters.

#TLChat #FutureReadyLibs #SafeZone #LGBT #EdChat

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Google is shutting down Google+ for consumers following security lapse

Google is shutting down Google+ for consumers following security lapse | Daring Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Google announced today that it’s planning to shut down the consumer version of Google+ after users didn’t take to it and after the company left profile details open to developers.
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I had such hopes for this platform! Another sad goodbye - much like Wikispaces.  Sad face. But honestly, I never bonded with it like I did with Twitter and Instagram

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Google Slides templates for Snapchat games in class by @jmattmiller

Google Slides templates for Snapchat games in class by @jmattmiller | Daring Ed Tech | Scoop.it
People all over the world are flocking to Snapchat to share photos and videos that reflect what’s going on in their lives. To be specific, it’s more than 300 million monthly active users. The magnitude of Snapchat’s impact is huge (source): 3 billion photos and videos are created every day on Snapchat. 78 percent of […]

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SWEET!

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How to make a 3 Shot Movie on iPads and Chromebooks

How to make a 3 Shot Movie on iPads and Chromebooks | Daring Ed Tech | Scoop.it

"Recently I worked with a class who wanted to enter a local competition to win Basketball tickets for a big game. The challenge was to create a 30 second video about a ‘Noisey Class’ so I thought this would be the perfect opportunity to use the ‘3 Shot Movie’ technique.

I have used variations of this method but reducing the shots down to this simple 3 step method is a great way to introduce students to the art of film making, visual story-telling, and the mechanics of iMovie. I saw this demo’d at a recent GAFE conference by Jim Sill (an ex-producer and now Edtech trainer).

The 3 shot movie is basically;

     * the wide shot (distance)
     * the medium shot
     * the close up"


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This is quick & succinct. But really, it's all about the lambs! Awwww soooo cute!

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How to Quickly Create, Send, & Translate a Parent Newsletter by SHELLY TERRELL

How to Quickly Create, Send, & Translate a Parent Newsletter by SHELLY TERRELL | Daring Ed Tech | Scoop.it
A few weeks ago I sent my first parent newsletter to 400+ parents. The newsletter (a link and pdf) was emailed to every parent with a Spanish version as well!

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This is neat & helpful!

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Twitter: You’re still the one! – Mighty Little Librarian

Twitter: You’re still the one! – Mighty Little Librarian | Daring Ed Tech | Scoop.it
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Tiff is always a good read!

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Classroom Culture: It's All About Relationships

Classroom Culture: It's All About Relationships | Daring Ed Tech | Scoop.it
As we begin a new school year, we think about classroom expectations. Always remember that kids are people, too. And it's all about relationships.

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This is everything!

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Check check out this and recent posts. Helpful links also!
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9 New Teacher Survival Tips – The Daring Librarian –

Because you asked.
I occasionally get emails from followers, readers, and conference audience members asking for advice. It’s lovely! And flattering! And OK, a lot of work sometimes. But, I always…
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I've been toying with Medium for years. It's an interesting Medium. Don't know if I'll ever go over full time. What do you think? Do you read Medium? Do you have a Medium blog? Anyway, gotta give it a shot!

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DinoPass - Simple password generator for kids

DinoPass - Simple password generator for kids | Daring Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Password generator for creating simple, memorable and kid-friendy passwords
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Simple password generator for kids with DinoPass by @codemoji123 - When kids are stumped, this is good & appropriate!  -- Had to make a mustache for the graphic I'll use on our Tech Page on Edublogs. I hope @codemoji123 isn't mad at me for that!

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This Is What an Astronaut's Camera Sees via @rmbyrne 

This Is What an Astronaut's Camera Sees via @rmbyrne  | Daring Ed Tech | Scoop.it
What an Astronaut's Camera Sees is an impressive narrated video of images of Earth as captured from space. The video is narrated by Dr

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Fascinating!

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Get Animated, Literally

Get Animated, Literally | Daring Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Have you fallen in love with Bitmoji? This fun, free app can be used to transform and animate your professional life and classroom.
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5 Fab Ways to Animate Your Edulife or Get Animated, Literally! on @NEAToday

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Using the Arts and SEL to Enhance Reading and Stop Bullying by @LTACincy

Using the Arts and SEL to Enhance Reading and Stop Bullying by @LTACincy | Daring Ed Tech | Scoop.it
This is a guest post by Kathy Wade, CEO and co-founder of Learning Through Art. Her organization has developed five free resources to help caring parents, teachers, and community leaders bring the story of Chrysanthemum to their own learners. At each mention of bullying, students folded their paper hearts until there was nothing left but…

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SEL becomes more and more important. It's a new term for something I think we've been doing already but could do more!

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I have one of the dancing bloggers please see.

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10 Things to Think About Before You Post

10 Things to Think About Before You Post | Daring Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Over the years we've had a great educational partnership with our NYC friends at Flocabulary . I'm even a proud MC Educator o
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This is how much I LOVE @Flocabulary and  @CommonSense Media!

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The Ultimate Guide To Twitter 2018

The Ultimate Guide To Twitter 2018 | Daring Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Kathleen Morris
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Ultimate Guide To Twitter by @suewaters @kathleen_morris of @edublogs This is Brilliant! Full stop.

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45+ Google Tips for Teachers and Students - Shake Up Learning

45+ Google Tips for Teachers and Students - Shake Up Learning | Daring Ed Tech | Scoop.it
The Shake Up Learning community never fails to amaze me! They are always sharing new ideas, lesson plans, tips, tricks, and asking insightful questions. This week was no different.


Each week I pose a new question to the Shake Up Learning community on Facebook. (Join here!)

This week I asked the group to share one of their favorite Google tips, and you know what, they didn’t disappoint! They shared over 45 different Google tips! (Link to original post.)

The group shared so many amazing ideas, tips, tools, features, and keyboard shortcuts, that I knew I had to compile these for easy reference and sharing.

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Love that Kasey Bell!

@ShakeUpLearning

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9 highlights from Snapchat CEO’s 6,000-word leaked memo on survival

9 highlights from Snapchat CEO’s 6,000-word leaked memo on survival | Daring Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Adults, not teens. Messaging, not Stories. Developing markets, not the U.S. These are how Snapchat will make a comeback, according to CEO Evan Spiegel . In a 6,000-word internal memo from late September leaked to Cheddar’s Alex Heath, Spiegel attempts to revive employee morale with philosophy…
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See? I knew Snapchat wasn't worth it.

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Social Media, Social Life: Teens Reveal Their Experiences (2018) | Common Sense Media

Social Media, Social Life: Teens Reveal Their Experiences (2018) | Common Sense Media | Daring Ed Tech | Scoop.it

Social media platforms are central to every aspect of teens' lives, from how they stay in touch with friends to how they engage with politics. And constantly refreshing their social feeds can feel simultaneously positive and negative: Teens say social media strengthens their relationships but also distracts them from in-person connection.

Social Media, Social Life: Teens Reveal Their Experiences sheds light on teens' changing social media habits and why some kids are more deeply affected by -- and connected to -- their digital worlds. The report is a nationally representative survey of more than 1,000 kids age 13 to 17. And because it tracks changes from 2012 to today, we can see how teens' social media use continues to evolve. Read the full report.


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Common Sense Media is just really the best!

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Arizona charter schools: Who's making money off public education?

Arizona charter schools: Who's making money off public education? | Daring Ed Tech | Scoop.it
The Arizona Republic reveals what charter schools don't tell parents. See the ongoing investigation here
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Maybe it's because I'm part of the Public Education System but the stories about Charter Schools ripping off people and leaving kids in the lurch are upsetting.

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30 Storytelling Tips For Teachers: How To Capture Your Student’s Attention via teachthought staff

30 Storytelling Tips For Teachers: How To Capture Your Student’s Attention via teachthought staff | Daring Ed Tech | Scoop.it
30 Storytelling Tips For Teachers: How To Capture Your Student’s Attention

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Storytelling as MAGIC! Engage!

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Four Google Slides Tips for Amazing Presentations by DIANA BENNER

Four Google Slides Tips for Amazing Presentations by DIANA BENNER | Daring Ed Tech | Scoop.it
DIANA BENNER

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I only disagree with #1 Plus I would add full screen Creative Commons Photos and get rid of bullets. In fact, the less text the better!

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Oscar Carrera's curator insight, October 3, 10:24 PM

I only disagree with #1 Plus I would add full screen Creative Commons Photos and get rid of bullets. In fact, the less text the better!

Oscar Carrera's curator insight, October 3, 10:24 PM

I only disagree with #1 Plus I would add full screen Creative Commons Photos and get rid of bullets. In fact, the less text the better!

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6 Microlearning Trends We’ve Seen in 2018

6 Microlearning Trends We’ve Seen in 2018 | Daring Ed Tech | Scoop.it
These six microlearning trends have been making their way into corporate training programs throughout the year, and will likely only increase in prevalence. Implementing these elements can increase the effectiveness of your training and development programs.

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One word, Gamification.

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