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What U.S. K-12 Teachers should know about #OER

In light of this week’s TES survey results on OER referenced by business , instructional technology, and  education sites, here’s what every teacher should know about OER and what policy makers and developers should know about how to support the creation, spread, and repurposing of OER. 1,845 more words

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Creating the perfect distraction-free environment for writing

All the experts say it, “Create a distraction free environment, and you’ll get more writing done.” Since I use my computer for work, entertainment, and writing, distractions are rather plentiful when I’m on the desktop. 1,248 more words

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Using Algorithmia's Free Photo Coloration Tool - Thrifty Thursday

I spent a few hours today testing and playing around with Algorithmia’s free online photo coloring tool.  Marketing itself as a deep learning tool for app developers, Algorithmia is a boon for genealogists who are looking for a cheap and easy way to colorize their old photos. 380 more words

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Curriculum 21: Another Look at 5 Socio-Technology Trends

Curriculum 21 by Heidi Hayes Jacobs is now six years old, but I am reading it now for my Curriculum Design and Analysis graduate course at GSU. 1,893 more words

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Unique University and College Directories - Talented Tuesday

Were your ancestors bringing home top marks or were they flunking out?

Gradating from higher education is a huge accomplishment.  The pursuit of higher education was a goal for our ancestors.   331 more words

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VisuWords 

An online graphical dictionary that offers an interactive lexicon. Great for teaching students vocabulary, semantics and helping them understand the relationship between words.

VoiceThreads  72 more words

Evernote as a Tool

I know we have busy lives and as educators are spinning many plats or wearing many hats. Too often we collect notebooks in just about every corner of your office or classroom. 436 more words

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