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iPad As.... iPads have exploded throughout schools and classrooms. Their flexibility, versatility, and mobility make them a phenomenal learning tool. As teachers seek ways to integrate these devices, we recommend focusing on specific learning goals that promote critical-thinking, creativity, collaboration, and the creation of student-centric learning environments. In other words, begin with..... Audio Photo via yopob.com, All Rights Reserved Yoko Ono wants you to remix her track “The Sun Is Down!” whose stems are released under a CC Attribution-NonCommercial license . You can download the sample pack which includes the track’s vocal effects, loops of bass, drums, sound effects, and Tenorion files.
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The Educator’s Guide to Copyright, Fair Use, and Creative Commons Lately, we’ve been hearing more and more about digital copyrights and fair use in the news and online – particularly with the whole SOPA/PIPA uproar that recently swept the web. Also, we on the Edublogs support team have been getting more and more complaints and official requests to remove copyrighted content that users have placed on blogs. The legal jargon with respect to digital copyrights can be confusing – especially since different countries have their own laws and regulations. With this post, we hope to dispel a few myths and pull together a complete list of resources for teachers and students to use when blogging and working with content online. Rule #1: You Can’t Use Everything You Find On the Web Dexter the cat hates those that steal his photos…
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The Complete Educator’s Guide to Using Google Reader Love it!? Hate it!? Doesn’t really matter what you think of the new Google Reader interface….. What does matter is they’ve changed some of the Google Reader functionality educators like to use. Social Networking 101: A Beginner's Guide to Facebook, Twitter, Google+, & LinkedIn You've grown up hearing about tweets, status updates, likes, and friends (the online kind, that is). You may have even dabbled in social networking yourself. And there's that now-infamous movie, of course. Whatever your experience or inexperience, we're here to advise you about what you should and shouldn't be doing on today's most-popular social networks. Just in time to go back to school, PCMag is here to give you a complete rundown