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Favorites Welcome to your Favorites, the perfect place to store your favorite Community resources and training. To mark an item as a favorite, click on "Add to Favorites" button on webinars, courses, shared resources, or discussion topics. A List of The Best Free Digital Storytelling Tools for Teachers. 1- ZimmerTwins It is all about creative storytelling.

A List of The Best Free Digital Storytelling Tools for Teachers

Game-based blended learning & classroom response system. Untitled. Live. DBpedia is considered the Semantic Web mirror of Wikipedia.

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Over time, Wikipedia articles are revised, which makes the data in DBpedia outdated. The main objective of DBpedia Live is to keep DBpedia always in synchronization with Wikipedia. 1. Overview The core of DBpedia consists of an infobox extraction process. In addition to the infobox extraction process, the framework has currently 19 extractors which process the following types of Wikipedia content: Labels Abstracts Interlanguage links Images Redirects Disambiguation External links Page links Homepages Geo-coordinates Person data PND SKOS categories Page ID Revision ID Category label Article categories Mappings Infobox 2. The main components of the DBpedia Live system are as follows: Local Wikipedia: We have installed a local copy of Wikipedia that will be kept in synchronization with Wikipedia.

Examples of semantic web applications and environment in The Azimuth Project. Mac & PC Motion Controller for Games, Design, & More. KnowledgePresenter. E-Learning Studios - e-Learning Studios. Untitled. 3 Great Professional Development Guides for Teachers. Are you looking for some free professional development guides to read in the coming Christmas break?

3 Great Professional Development Guides for Teachers

Edutopia has generously put up these three guides to help teachers and educators better improve their practice and enrich their instructional knowledge. I have just finished reading the second guide in this list and I must say they are really wonderful. Sharing Your Screen. How to Help Teachers Use Technology in the Classroom. Recent reports (from The Chronicle of Higher Education and Walden University [PDF], for example) point to teachers' continuing difficulties integrating technology into classroom learning.

How to Help Teachers Use Technology in the Classroom

Www.ascilite.org.au/conferences/hobart11/downloads/papers/Redmond-full.pdf. Teaching with Technology. Education Models | Educational Technology Options | Pedagogy | Resource Links | Virtual Instruction Centers This page presents resources to help educators in becoming more familiar with technology and teaching practices associated with distance learning.

Teaching with Technology

Education Models. Teaching with Technology: Tools and Strategies to Improve Student Learning. Tools of Engagement for Face-to-Face, Blended and Online Teaching That’s why we created this special report.

Teaching with Technology: Tools and Strategies to Improve Student Learning

Teaching with Technology: Tools and Strategies to Improve Student Learning approaches teaching technologies from your perspective — discussing what works, what doesn’t, and how to implement the best ideas in the best ways. Janet, the UK's research and education network. The key aims of the Janet6 project are: To deliver a Specialist Network.

Janet, the UK's research and education network

To design the Janet infrastructure around the needs of research and education providers in the UK. To provide a highly reliable and secure network. Janet, the UK's research and education network. Mobile Learning. Publications.cetis.ac.uk/wp-content/uploads/2011/10/Mobile_Web_Apps.pdf. Jisc. Mobile Learning. Re-Examining Education Technology - The BrightPath Foundation: Empowering Communities Through Technology. Technology is having a positively disruptive impact on classrooms around the world.

Re-Examining Education Technology - The BrightPath Foundation: Empowering Communities Through Technology

It is being fuelled by the functionality and affordability of consumer-friendly devices and the increasing accessibility of digital content, particularly via Internet. It is clear that the education sector, ready or not, is experiencing its version of the technology revolution. The Changing Face of Education. Third Generation Distance Education: The Challenge of New Technology., 1990-Nov. This paper is a response to a presentation by Joseph Pelton at the 15th World Congress on Distance Education (Caracas, Venezuela, November 1990).

Third Generation Distance Education: The Challenge of New Technology., 1990-Nov

The response argues that, while newer technologies will impact on distance education, they will not be the panacea suggested by Pelton. The response also points out that not all "new" technologies are interactive or "two-way": but they will impact on both existing and new distance teaching institutions. However, if interactivity is to be maintained, this will be mainly for courses with relatively low numbers for many developing countries. Print-base courses will remain essential, both for economic and quality reasons. Of teachers and technology - Education. VSTE - Virginia Society for Technology in Education. Future of Technology in Education — A ULCC Event. The False Promise of Classroom Technology. The cover story of Life magazine on Oct. 16 was “U.S.

Schools: They Face a Crisis.” Of course, there’s pretty much always a sense of crisis in education—in fact, the Life story dates from 63 years ago: Oct. 16, 1950—and it isn’t limited to the U.S. Two weeks ago, the U.K. announced it would revamp its curriculum and testing for 16-year-olds yet again, on the basis (yet again) that the previous system wasn’t rigorous enough. Both the American and British school systems could surely do better. The trouble is that the perpetual sense of educational crisis leads to a search for quick fixes—the latest of which is throwing Information Technology at the classroom. For all the complaints Americans have about their schools, other countries have far more reason to worry than we do.

One common response has been to put more computers in schools. As any parent knows, kids love computers. Technology for Education - Teaching Excellence & Educational Innovation. CSCL - Google Books. This book, about a newly emerging area of research in instructional technology, has as its title the acronym "CSCL. " Initially, CSCL was chosen as an acronym for Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning. However, some would argue that "collaborative" is often not a descriptive term for what learners do in instructional settings; further, as the field develops, the technology used to support collaboration may not always involve computers, at least not in the direct ways they have been used to support instruction in the past. To avoid getting bogged down in this terminological debate, this book uses CSCL as a designation in its own right, leaving open to interpretation precisely what words it stands for. The authors talk a great deal about the theory underlying their work.