30+ Places To Find Creative Commons Media This article was written in 2009 and remains one of our most popular posts. If you’re keen to learn more about online tools, you may find this recent article on Google Analytics apps of great interest. In this day and age, it seems everything online has a price associated with it. Whether you’re subscribing to a pay site for full articles or clicking on ads in a blog, everything online seems to have money associated with it. Luckily there is still a large, and very healthy, movement online for media files listed under the Creative Commons licenses. For those of you unfamiliar with the concept, these are files you can use in the creation of web sites and other media, free of charge.
10 Google products you (probably) never knew existed I don’t know about you, but it feels like Google launches a new product every time I turn my laptop on. And these new products tend to fit into two distinct categories: Incredibly usefulIncredibly bizarre Digital Differentiation Technology is a tool that can be used to help teachers facilitate learning experiences that address the diverse learning needs of all students and help them develop 21st Century Skills. At it's most basic level, digital tools can be used to help students find, understand and use information. When combined with student-driven learning experiences fueled by Essential Questions offering flexible learning paths, it can be the ticket to success. Here is a closer look at three components of effectively using technology as a tool for digital differentiation.
Top 6 Sites that Inspire and Educate If you’re a professional who likes to be intellectually stimulated and you enjoy keeping up with the latest news and breaking trends, the internet provides you with an endless choice of carefully curated sites to visit. Today, we bring you six of them that we believe are leaps and bounds above the rest. These sites will not only educate you on topics ranging from business and technology to art and design, they’ll motivate you to find your own, original ideas and see them through. They’re culturally relevant, they’re idea driven and most of all, they’re deeply inspirational. TED is short for three incredibly important subjects in our modern world; technology, entertainment and design.
6 Great Interactive Tools to Try Out in Your Class December 13, 2017 Here are six of our favourite interactive tools you can use with students in your class. These are all tools created and shared by ReadWriteThink. Some of the things students can do with these tools include: mapping out arguments for a persuasive essay or debate, summarizing and synthesizing information using cube Creator, creating newspapers and brochures, preparing for reading activities using K-W-L Creator and many more. We invite you to check them out and share with us your feedback. 1- Persuasion Map2- K-W-L Creator3- Cube Creator4- Word Mover5- Printing Press6- Venn Diagram
The Simple Guide to Creative Commons Resources Creative Commons is a tool that allows designers, writers, videographers and web developers to use content free of charge. From text to photos to video to sound, there are a variety of different types of available content that can be used when attributed appropriately. But where can you find this content? Who can use it?
The Buffer blog: productivity, life hacks, writing, user experience, customer happiness and business. 7.2K Flares Filament.io 7.2K Flares × What does it take to be productive? It’s a question I often ask myself and to be honest I don’t have a great answer for it yet. One key discovery I’ve made over the past year or so is that I need to have great habits in place. That’s why I’m working on a solid running routine and on a set wake-up time and sleep time. These things have been incredibly helpful for me and I know both Joel and Leo have discovered the same.
What's different about mobile learning? As the doors open to a new era of mobile learning and performance support, it's a good time to step back and think about the new mindset required when designing for mobile. Although a mobile pedagogy will continue to evolve, we already know quite a bit about how people use mobile devices and some of the advantages of mobile learning. Mobile is Supportive It doesn't take much deep thought to realize that mobile devices are an ideal medium for supporting performance at work. When an employee runs into an unsolvable problem, requires information to complete a task or needs step-by-step advice, this type of need can often be filled through mobile performance support. RaidersNewsNetwork.com I Breaking news, US, World, Science, Discovery, Mystery, Prophetic Creationists Buy Robot To Study Tech Impact On Humanity A group of evangelical Christians has bought a Nao robot to explore the impact of humanoid robotics and artificial intelligence on humanity . In 1925, creationists at the Scopes Trial in Tennessee argued against the theory of evolution and in favour of biblical truth. Now, 90 years later, a group of similarly fundamentalist Christians from nearby North Carolina has spent $16,000 (£9,500) on a humanoid Nao robot to explore what is arguably the next stage of evolution on Earth, the coming of the robots. The Nao is an autonomous programmable humanoid robot developed by Aldebaran Robotics based in Paris, France, and more than 200 of them are already in use at universities and colleges around the world. Stem Cell Researchers Just Figured Out How To Create New Embryos A team of researchers from the University of Virginia just made scientific history: They figured out how to turn stem cells into full blown fish embryos.
5 Good Alternatives to Google Image Search Google Images tends to be the default image search tool of students and adults who haven't been introduced to better options. Google Images is convenient, but it's not the best place for students to find images that are in the public domain or images that have been labeled with a Creative Commons license. Here are five better options.