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The 350 Best Education Resources Chosen By You | Edudemic

The 350 Best Education Resources Chosen By You | Edudemic | 21st Century Schools | Scoop.it

Developing a PLN or just trying to sort out the best source of information online can be difficult. Luckily, it’s never been easier to identify useful and frequently-updated education blogs.

 

A new list published during the Edublogs awards lets you check out some of the best education sites out there.


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60 Inspiring Examples of Twitter in the Classroom | Online Universities

60 Inspiring Examples of Twitter in the Classroom | Online Universities | 21st Century Schools | Scoop.it

Teachers around the world have found innovative ways to use Twitter as a teaching tool. These tools are split into easy to negotiate sections.

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The Plenary Producer - Resources - TES

130 plenaries all in one place! Easy to navigate, the plenaries can be used in almost any subject and contain ideas for developing them as well as examples of their use. It will aid lesson planning and offer you and the students lots of variety.
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Diagramly - Draw Diagrams Online

Diagramly is a free online diagram drawing application for workflow, BPM, org charts, UML, ER, network diagrams...
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Nik's Learning Technology Blog: 10 Tech Tools for Teacher Training Courses

Nik's Learning Technology Blog: 10 Tech Tools for Teacher Training Courses | 21st Century Schools | Scoop.it

I had never heard of many of these tools. They look very simple and easy for students to use

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Paperless Classrooms – The Future of High-Tech Ed

Paperless Classrooms – The Future of High-Tech Ed | 21st Century Schools | Scoop.it

Interesting idea. Not sure if its the way to go though... kids need to learn to write as well!

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The Official Mobile App for Moodle is OUT NOW | Moodle News

The Official Mobile App for Moodle is OUT NOW | Moodle News | 21st Century Schools | Scoop.it

This is vital for moodle in the coming years. Great to see them moving into the iphone/ipad market

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Teacher Experience Exchange - Web 2.0 in the classroom

Teacher Experience Exchange - Web 2.0 in the classroom | 21st Century Schools | Scoop.it

Looks like a great introduction to using Web 2.0 in your classroom. I'm especially interested in the "Assessing Web 2.0 sites  for effectiveness" module!

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Digital Citizenship

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Digital Citizenship is a suite of resources for stage 5 students to support safe online behaviour. This resource includes game-based learning, lessons, videos, and parent and teacher support materials.
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Cengage brings content, apps, and learning platforms to Moodle | ZDNet

Cengage brings content, apps, and learning platforms to Moodle | ZDNet | 21st Century Schools | Scoop.it
Cengage Learning is beginning to offer the same level of integration with Moodle through a partnership with Moodlerooms that it announced today.

 

Great news for Moodle users. Added functionality can only make it better.

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Cybersmart - Internet and mobile safety advice and activities

Cybersmart - Internet and mobile safety advice and activities | 21st Century Schools | Scoop.it

Another great site set up by the Australian government to help teachers, parents and students to become "Cyber Smart"

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Royalty Free Music, Free Sound Effects, Free Royalty Free Music Loops

Very useful to have a website where you can get royalty free music for creating videos for class or asking students to make their own videos

 

Royalty free music to download for Film, TV, Video and Websites, plus free sound effects, music loops, midi files and audio software.

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Universal Subtitles - Make subtitles, translations, and captions for almost any video.

Universal Subtitles - Make subtitles, translations, and captions for almost any video. | 21st Century Schools | Scoop.it

When showing a video to a class group which included students with hearing difficulties it is important to have subtitles. This tool gives you the opportunity to add subtitles to any video that you find online to ensure all students get the maximum learning from the task.

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Moovdle Over Blackboard, Here Comes iTunes U? | Online Universities

Moovdle Over Blackboard, Here Comes iTunes U? | Online Universities | 21st Century Schools | Scoop.it

In one fell swoop last week Apple tried to take over two large segments of the education technology marketplace. This is a very interesting piece that explains what itunesU is and what it is not!

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30+ Open Wikis Every Educator Should Know About | Edudemic

30+ Open Wikis Every Educator Should Know About | Edudemic | 21st Century Schools | Scoop.it

Haven't got a chance to read through all of these but I'm sure there are gems throughout!

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The Plenary Producer - Resources - TES

130 plenaries all in one place! Easy to navigate, the plenaries can be used in almost any subject and contain ideas for developing them as well as examples of their use. It will aid lesson planning and offer you and the students lots of variety.
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70+ Google Forms for the Classroom | edte.ch

70+ Google Forms for the Classroom | edte.ch | 21st Century Schools | Scoop.it
Google Forms is a great tool and I hope to use it more throughout this year.
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The Ultimate Guide To Using Twitter In Education - Edudemic

The Ultimate Guide To Using Twitter In Education - Edudemic | 21st Century Schools | Scoop.it

Excellent selection of Twitter resources to help you being to use twitter in the classroom

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Association for Authentic, Experiential and Evidence-Based Learning (AAEEBL) - 2011 ePortfolio World Summit Resources

Association for Authentic, Experiential and Evidence-Based Learning (AAEEBL) - 2011 ePortfolio World Summit Resources | 21st Century Schools | Scoop.it

ePotfolio World Summit Resources. Take 30mins to look through these!

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More Than 30 PowerPoint Tips from the PowerPoint Pros! » The Rapid eLearning Blog

More Than 30 PowerPoint Tips from the PowerPoint Pros! » The Rapid eLearning Blog | 21st Century Schools | Scoop.it

Theres no denying that Powerpoint is used extensively in education today so here are some tips on making your powerpoint presentations a little bit more interesting

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How to Send Video Mail on Your iPhone, iPod touch or iPad

How to Send Video Mail on Your iPhone, iPod touch or iPad | 21st Century Schools | Scoop.it
Apple's range of mobile devices boast Facetime support, but sometimes you just want to send a video message and not make a full-fledged video call. Fortunately this is easy to do.
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Teacher Tech Videos- Short Tutorials for Teachers to Help in Use of Digital Tools

Teacher Tech Videos- Short Tutorials for Teachers to Help in Use of Digital Tools | 21st Century Schools | Scoop.it
This site is for teachers and educators of all grade levels and subject areas. It hosts short tutorial videos on many of the best digital tools to use with students. Its also a growing community of ideas submitted by teachers for classroom use.
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How My School Is Transitioning to Digital Textbooks: Organizing (Step 1 of 5) | Edutopia

A district's story of how they are moving to 100% digital textbooks. This is part one and dealt with their preliminary planning and training.

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