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Carla Shinn

Free Technology for Teachers: Canva for Education - Lesson Plans Incorporating Visuals ... - 17 views

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    "Canva is a nice tool for designing infographics, collages, flyers, and slides in your web browser or on your iPad. I've been a fan of the service since it launched. In fact, I like it so much that I became an unpaid advisor to them when they started thinking about developing resources specifically for teachers." ~ Richard Byrne
Carla Shinn

Book Cover Design: 50 Amazing Covers That You Will Want to Pick Up - Design School - 23 views

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    Fascinating article from the blog for the Canva Design School
Cathy Oxley

Web tools to support inquiry based learning | Scoop.it - 38 views

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    Web tools, apps, resources and programs to support the delivery of inquiry based learning in schools.Curated by Karen Bonanno.
Martha Hickson

Project Information Literacy: Preliminary Trends About Recent Graduates' Lifelong Learn... - 19 views

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    "What lifelong learning needs do recent graduates have once they finish college? What information sources and systems do they use for continued learning? During fall 2014, the PIL research team surveyed 1,651 recent graduates from 10 US colleges and universities. Read the survey trends report with preliminary findings from our study (10 pages, PDF, 229KB).

    "Preliminary Trends about Recent Graduates' Lifelong Learning Needs and Practices," Alison J. Head, Project Information Literacy Research Summary, February 17, 2015."
Antonietta Neighbour

The power of a good book | Teacher | ACER - 38 views

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    "'Reading for pleasure made a substantial difference [on intellectual progress] - the difference made was around four times greater than the difference made by having a parent with a degree' (Sullivan, 2014)."
Hilda Gómez

Share Book Recommendations With Your Friends, Join Book Clubs, Answer Trivia - 3 views

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    Discover and share books you love on Goodreads, the world's largest site for readers and book recommendations!
Martha Hickson

Origin of fair use - 16 views

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    2 page comic book style explanation
Cathy Oxley

Mind Mapping and Brainstorming Apps and Websites - 13 views

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    'These picks give teachers and students ways -- both alone or in groups -- to generate and organize ideas that refine and reinvent the traditional graphic organizer.'
Carla Shinn

Why digital natives prefer reading in print. Yes, you read that right. - 19 views

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    "Textbook makers, bookstore owners and college student surveys all say millennials still strongly prefer print for pleasure and learning, a bias that surprises reading experts given the same group's proclivity to consume most other content digitally. A University of Washington pilot study of digital textbooks found that a quarter of students still bought print versions of e-textbooks that they were given for free."
Martha Hickson

What Can You Create on a Chromebook? - 24 views

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    Chart recommending online tools for common tasks
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    Thanks for sharing this. Helpful chart!
Cathy Oxley

Foundation of Education is Still Based on the Social Interaction Between Teac... - 12 views

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    Despite each new transformative technology, learning happens best in a social environment with a caring teacher.
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    Thanks Cathy I will enjoy reading this article.
Martha Hickson

Hashtag How Tos - Figure, Configure, Follow, Find, + Find Others | Tech Learning - 14 views

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    You are interested in a subject, but you don't know what hashtag people are using.  No problem. Use Hashtagify.me.  Say you were interested in the "flipped classroom." Type that term into Hashtagify.me and see what happens. 
Cathy Oxley

16ChildrensBookCharactersInCourt Infographic - 25 views

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    Villains from children's literature and how they would fare in court today.
Martha Hickson

Formative - 9 views

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    tests, quizzes and even allowing students to annotate a document that you upload. Set up your quiz/test using true/false statements, longer text answers or students can draw the answer. You can setup a marking key meaning that the site will mark the answers for you and give instant data on who is correct. Your student can either have there own free account or they can access the material using a link. The site works across a wide range of devices.
Martha Hickson

Free Technology for Teachers: Organizing Research with Diigo Outliner - 6 views

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    With Diigo Outliners, students can digitally organize all of their resources into an outline to later guide the creation of their final research paper or project.
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