Watch Free Tutorials « LearnVisualStudio.NET I’m giving away the first hour of my latest series: C# Fundamentals via ASP.NET Web Applications. I hope you love it. I’ve taken all the feedback from a dozen years of teaching C# and crammed it all into this series. Click to Learn About This Series Why Scoopit Is Becoming An Indispensable Learning Tool Leanna Johnson, Learning with Technology Scoop.it collates work from online publications using an online magazine format, and this visual impact alone makes it very effective. The additional appeal of broadcasting from a hub allows me to tap into and share with my ed tech networks, which is why I find myself using it more often during time constraints. First of all, it’s powerful–it incorporates multiple elements of familiar social media tools. But it’s also very flexible–the mobile app is quite functional for both iPhone and Android, and a toolbar plugin can be installed on browser windows.
Top 26 Best Web Annotation and Markup Tools to Annotate and Highlight Web Pages Sometimes we come across some web pages that we wanted to add note, highlight texts or draw diagrams, that’s where web annotation tools come in allowing you to perform these jobs with ease. This is pretty much like what we normally do with pen or pencil on a real book and newspapers. With annotation tools, you can discuss, exchange ideas and brainstorm with your friends and colleagues effectively. They allow you to mark up websites you visit with notes, and add comments to any web content that interest you. This makes web annotation tools especially useful for groups to communicate in a direct and easy to reference way. In today’s roundup, you can find 26 most popular web annotation and markup tools, bringing you a new level of convenience to communicate and collaborate with a friend or group.
Best Websites The internet is a big place, with a lot of content. Over one billion websites at the time of writing. With the web constantly changing, it’s hard to keep track of which sites have the best content and resources. A teacher in social media - Pearltrees - 10 tips for teachers A (Finnish) teacher's dive into social media - "I discovered pearls in Pearltrees!" + 10 tips for teachers This time I thought I could write about Pearltrees from a teacher's perspective. I started to use the web curation tool Pearltrees during my autumn holiday (in 2012) and I'm still amazed by the possibilities it has to offer.It was the head teacher of our upper secondary school Kari Rajala who first introduced me to social media. I started using Facebook and soon got friends from my fellow teachers. In a week, I was already in Twitter following all kinds of discussions and weaving my personal learning network.
Top 40 Ways to Take Notes Online Regular note-taking is one of the most productive habits a person can practice. The ability to take notes online and access them anytime, from any location is priceless. Over the last few years, I have personally tested nearly 100 different ways to do this. Storytelling…the power of the ‘unexpected’.. Story telling is one of the powerful ways to connect and pay attention to complexity of life and find ways to go about it in a bold way. Facts and statistics are impressive but may fail to inspire us to act meaningfully. Having sat through hundreds of power-point presentations I know that well. I can hardly remember or recall any well-meaning slide urging me to take some action that would change my life. But stories are different. We remember stories long after we hear or read them.
Everyday life, done better Get inspired. Get organized. Get more done. Curation As Story – The Importance Of Human Filters Curation is a form of storytelling. Curation tools need to support this truth. Collecting content without qualitative human judgement is aggregation, not curation. The best automation tools alone will never replace the ability of a human being to provide meaningful context. And the best curation, the curation I subscribe to via email, takes context to the next level. It tells a story.