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m.facebook Back in 2015, when we published our lesson plan Fake News vs. Real News: Determining the Reliability of Sources, we had no way of knowing that, a year later, the Oxford Dictionaries would declare “post-truth” the 2016 word of the year; that fake news would play a role in the 2016 presidential election; that it would cause real violence; and that the president-elect of the United States would use the term to condemn mainstream media outlets he opposes. Back then, to convince teachers that the skill was important, we quoted Peter Adams of the News Literacy Project on the “digital naïveté” of the “digital natives” we teach. Now, however, we doubt that we need to convince anyone.
EdTech Tools - Teacher Tech To make things a little easier for myself, rather than trying to remember what tools I recommend I started a spreadsheet to keep a list. I also asked some of my friends who I consistently learn a lot from to add their favorites to the list. I’ll keep adding to the list! Link to the spreadsheet.
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23 Things for Digital Knowledge There are many options for watching, downloading, and sharing video online. For Thing 10 we’re looking at video platforms to compare their usability, licensing options, and accessibility as well as ways to generate your own videos. YouTube YouTube was created in 2005 as a website for users to share original video content. Since then it has Cross Platform Mobile Development: 10 Best Tools A guide to the 10 best cross platform mobile development tools It’s the mind-wrenching question that never really gets answered … should I develop for iOS or Android? With all of the articles that have been published on the topic, you’d think the app world would have come to some sort of conclusion by now on iOS and Android development. But they haven’t. And it’s because there is no easy answer to the question — both platforms are great, for equal and different reasons.
Now with Video Clips! Meet the New Adobe Spark Video Now with Video Clips! Meet the New Adobe Spark Video Aubrey Cattell | Let’s face it—video was everywhere in 2016. It used to be a cause, a business, a brand was invisible if it didn’t have a website. Now video is the new standard. Quick Replies! Speaking Practice – The Canswedian English Teacher Sometimes when you speak in another language, you are given time to think about what you want to say beforehand, and sometimes you have to think on your feet… and try not to panic. Case in point: A few years ago, I had to go down to the drug store (apotek) and get medicine for my cat because he had worms (fun). On the way down I practiced in my head… “Jag skulle vilja ha mask medicin…” (I would like to have worm medicine) over and over again. I was going to NAIL this.
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