10 ways to reach SAMR’s redefinition level Redefinition is at the top of the SAMR model, and most educators want to know how the can reach it. Here are several ideas for redefining learning with technology. (Image via Dr. Ruben Puentedura via hippasus.com) When I saw Dr. 40 Maps That Will Help You Make Sense of the World If you’re a visual learner like myself, then you know maps, charts and infographics can really help bring data and information to life. Maps can make a point resonate with readers and this collection aims to do just that. Hopefully some of these maps will surprise you and you’ll learn something new. A few are important to know, some interpret and display data in a beautiful or creative way, and a few may even make you chuckle or shake your head.
Citadel on the Move > Open Data > Convert My Dataset Here you can transform your data into the Citadel format. Using the Citadel format will allow you to use our Application Generation Tool to make apps and make your data useful to other people. Citadel have created this convertor to make is easy for you to change your excel sheets, CSV files or other information into the Citadel format. To use the convertor, you will need a basic level of technical knowledge and to your data to have the following characteristics: Each entry in the dataset should have a Title, an Address, a Category (e.g. event, restaurant, parking space ect...) and an ID (a number attached to each record) all in separate columns. Each entry must also have a latitude and longitude value.
Mosaic UK Consumer and Demographic Data Behind every customer is an individual. Mosaic means you can start treating them that way. It gives you the intelligence you need to reach the right people with the right message at the right time – every time. 7 Tech Tips for Your Next Read Aloud Reading aloud to children is an essential part of the school day. Experiencing stories as a whole class or in a small group can help students learn essential reading skills. Educators who read aloud to children understand the importance of modeling thinking, providing opportunities to talk about books, and encouraging students to respond to reading with their own thoughts and opinions. As schools increase the amount of technology available to teachers, educators are presented with unique opportunities to incorporate tech tools into their instruction. When teachers thoughtfully integrate technology, they make clear connections to learning objectives.
52 Of The Most Common Myths and Misconceptions Debunked In One Infographic Did you know that black belts do not indicate ninja-level mastery, adding only a sprinkle of salt to fresh water does not make it boil quicker, and that sharks do get cancer? These are all part of the myths and misconceptions infographic created by London-based author, data-journalist and information designer David McCandless. The chart is organized by colored topic (ie. orange for food and green for nature) and sized relative to its “virulence”—how many hits the question turns up on Google. David McCandless / Information is Beautiful To see all eighty myths and misconceptions, check out the infographic mega-tome Knowledge is Beautiful by David McCandless.
10 Great UX/UI Design Cheat Sheets Everyone needs a little help sometimes, even the pros. It’s hard to remember every single little detail. Every once in a while you end up searching for basics that you have momentarily forgotten. What a waste of time that can be.