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Archive for February 2012

JpgTo: Easily Obtain A Picture Of Anything

February 29, 2012

Via Scoop.it – educational technology for teachersWhile preparing presentations or writing reports, you look for images that will fit your project. This means using Google Image search and going through many results till you find an image you like. But if you are looking for any image of an object, then going through this process […]

Lots Of New Pinterest Resources | Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day…

February 29, 2012

Via Scoop.it – educational technology for teachersHere are the newest additions to The Best Guides To Figuring Out Pinterest: Your Pinterest cheat sheet is from Salon. How to Stay Safe on Pinterest is from Read Write Web. Everything Pinterest and Tumblr Users Need To Know About Copyright Law is from Read Write Web. Make Your […]

Free Technology for Teachers: 11 Web-based Polling and Survey Tools

February 29, 2012

Via Scoop.it – educational technology for teachersYesterday, I wrote a short post about Kwiqpoll. After that post was published I got a few requests for suggestions about other web-based polling/ survey tools. Here are eleven other ways you can conduct polls and surveys online.Via http://www.freetech4teachers.com

10 Education Technology Implementation Pitfalls and Ways to Avoid Them | Emerging Education Technology

February 26, 2012

Via Scoop.it – educational technology for teachersWith a little planning, many of these potential technology roll out and adoption issues can be avoided. Failed or troubled implementations of instructional technologies can give the whole idea of ‘ed tech’ a bit of a black eye and result in bad experiences that may take years to forget […]

Raspberry Pi – A Credit-Card Sized ARM Computer – Yours For Only $25

February 25, 2012

Via Scoop.it – educational technology for teachersLong awaited update on the progress of the Raspberry Pie computer board. Something big has been brewing in the university town of Cambridge, UK. For the past year a team of academics, businessmen, lecturers and programmers have been making final amendments to a very exciting project indeed.Via http://www.makeuseof.com

Seth’s Blog: The map has been replaced by the compass

February 25, 2012

Via Scoop.it – educational technology for teachersThe map keeps getting redrawn, because it’s cheaper than ever to go offroad, to develop and innovate and remake what we thought was going to be next. Technology keeps changing the routes we take to get our projects from here…Via sethgodin.typepad.com

Exploratree – Exploratree by FutureLab

February 25, 2012

Via Scoop.it – educational technology for teachersUse our free online library of thinking guides Print them out or fill in and complete your project on the exploratree website Build up a personal portfolio of useful thinking guides Change or customise them using images, text and shapesVia http://www.exploratree.org.uk

Exploratree – Exploratree by FutureLab

February 25, 2012

Via Scoop.it – educational technology for teachersUse our free online library of thinking guides Print them out or fill in and complete your project on the exploratree website Build up a personal portfolio of useful thinking guides Change or customise them using images, text and shapesVia http://www.exploratree.org.uk

Qualidator – website quality validation & monitoring – Tools

February 25, 2012

Via Scoop.it – educational technology for teachersQualidator tests a website for accessibility, SEO (search engine optimization), usability and quality.Via http://www.qualidator.com

Publication Network – Youblisher.com – turn pages / flippable pdfs – pdf’s zum umblättern

February 25, 2012

Via Scoop.it – educational technology for teachersWithin minutes, youblisher will turn your magazines, catalogs, business reports, presentations and all other pdf documents into publications with flippable pages!Via http://www.youblisher.com