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Apple Dives into New Technology for Educating Students with Disabilities

Apple filed a patent to make it possible to deliver content to multiple users with varying disabilities, catering to each person's specific needs in a classroom-like setting.
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Top 15 Tools to Showcase Students Creations ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Top 15 Tools to Showcase Students Creations ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Things I Want to Know | Scoop.it

"There is nothing much rewarding for students more than giving them the chance to showcase their achievements and creations to others. This is usually done through some publishing platforms like the ones I cited HERE. Digital Portfolios are also other  way for students to manifest what they have learned.

Now with the start of a new school year, it is about time you start looking for some new web tools to use with your students. I am sharing with you a one of my favourite edshelf list created by Julie Jacobs in which she features 15 top web tools to show case students creations, check them out below and let us know what you think of them.'


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YouTube Teachers - YouTube: Help build the world's largest classroom!

YouTube Teachers - YouTube: Help build the world's largest classroom! | Things I Want to Know | Scoop.it
YouTube.com/Teachers was created to show teachers how to use these videos to educate, engage and inspire their students. YouTube.com/Teachers is part of YouTube's larger educational initiative, YouTube EDU.


Help build the world's largest classroom!


YouTube EDU currently includes over 700,000 high quality educational videos from over 800 channels. A team of teachers around the country scour the site to uncover the latest and greatest educational videos to add to YouTube EDU, ensuringthat there are videos on everything from Astrophysics to Zoology.


Nothing beats the collective brilliance of educators everywhere though. Send us your suggestions of great videos, playlists and channels to make YouTube EDU more engaging and educational for students of all ages and backgrounds. Our team reviews your suggestions regularly and, if approved, the content will be added to YouTube EDU. Help us build the world's largest educational video library!


What do you want to add to YouTube EDU today?


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Curation As An Emerging Skillset | A 5 Step Guide

Curation As An Emerging Skillset | A 5 Step Guide | Things I Want to Know | Scoop.it
How to become a curation king / queen. Traditionally, a curator researches and puts together a collection which speaks to a narrative and / or serves a larger idea in art galleries and / or museums...

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ozziegontang's curator insight, March 14, 2014 6:39 PM

Helping Chairs help their members gather what they need to know.

Lauren Anstey's curator insight, March 31, 2014 1:06 PM

A 5-step guide to digital curation.

saranthorn's curator insight, February 1, 2015 3:14 AM

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First Class Ice Breakers Using Mobile Devices - User Generated Education

First Class Ice Breakers Using Mobile Devices - User Generated Education | Things I Want to Know | Scoop.it

"All of my classes, regardless of student age or demographics – elementary gifted students or graduate students, begin with ice-breakers and team-building activities.  I recently developed a passion for using students’ mobile devices to do so as this devices have become natural and personalized extensions of students’ “selves.”"


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joellemillery's curator insight, September 15, 2013 12:54 PM

 it looks good:-)

 

Dr Pam Hill's curator insight, September 16, 2013 9:46 AM

This is one of the first resources to actively use digital tools to upgrade the minutes before instruction starts.  In my professional experience this would be very useful.  I think this is a new area that can be developed further to build in opportunities for students to use technology to deepen their learning.  What do you think?  Would you use this new resource?

Chris Goldsmith's curator insight, September 20, 2013 8:33 AM

Done similar things with Padlet.

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Cedar Bluffs seeks way to get more technology into its students' hands - Fremont Tribune

Cedar Bluffs seeks way to get more technology into its students' hands - Fremont Tribune | Things I Want to Know | Scoop.it
Cedar Bluffs seeks way to get more technology into its students' handsFremont TribuneSuperintendent Joel Bohlken said the district has been researching One-to-One Computer Initiative — where each high school student would receive a laptop computer...
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