MCC | Copyright and Online Courses: Frequently Asked Questions Can I use copyrighted material in an online course module if access to the web page is restricted to students in the course? Perhaps. There are no guidelines specific for the use of copyright materials in developing online courses. Therefore, judgments must be made about the fair use of the material. See: What Does Fair Use Reallly Mean?Since audiovisual materials are, by law, excluded from transmission in educational settings, any that are included in on line courses will need to be licensed.
Analysis | Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 This is an analysis of the 2014 Top 100 Tools List. The list was compiled by Jane Hart from the votes of 1,038 learning professionals from 61 countries worldwide – see the demographic breakdown below. Like last year there were also a number of unverifiable or invalid votes. Highlights of the 2014 List Twitter is the No 1 tool for the 6th year running.Google Docs/Drive and YouTube remain at No 2 and 3 on the list.PowerPoint moves up one place to 4 (for reasons that will become clear below).LinkedIn moves up into Top 10 (knocking Google+ out of the Top 10)The highest mover up the list is Kindle (& App), up 43 places to No 35 – undoubtedly due to the fact that you don’t actually need to have a Kindle reader to read Kindle books, simply the App on your desktop or mobile device. Demographic breakdown By country 26% USA12% UK7% India5% Australia4% Canada4% Spain3% Switzerland3% Germany2% Greece2% Mexico2% Belgium2% Russia2% Netherlands2% Brazil By profession 5% OL Facilitators 2% Community Managers
Webtools: No Registration Needed for Students Welcome to my list of webtools that don’t require student registration. This started off as a simple curation for myself and has ballooned into something that I never thought would get this big. And it is still growing. I started added comments to each link, but that is taking a long time to complete. Please bear with me as I update it. While I do try to verify each link on a regular basis, please be aware that websites do change and some of these sites may no longer be active or may have switched to a paid version. Free. Over the next while, I will be adding labels to each of these to designate whether you can use this site without any registration at all or will need the use of a class code given by the teacher. If you find a bad link, bad site, or any other error, please let me know through the comment section. Index QR Codes Create Decode online ZXing Decoder Online: Decode QR codes online without a dedicated app. Return to the Index Survey and Polls Online Whiteboards/Corkboards PDF Tools
Top 11 Educational Pinners on Pinterest Pinterest is such a powerful new addition to the online social media fabric. It is not long since its official launch and it has already hosted thousands and thousands of pinners and is gaining in popularity day after day. Part of this huge success is due to the visual element that Pinterest depends on. The idea of social bookmarking is not new at all but Pinterest has revitalized it in such a creative way allowing people to use images from websites and blogs they like and assemble them into some visually appealing boards. As is the case with other social media tools, Pinterest has brought about some great pluses for educators and teachers. Here are some of the ways you can use Pinterest in education. 1- Create a classroom board Go ahead and create a board for your classroom on Pinterest. 2- Enhance Teamwork and Collaboration 3- Lesson Planning Pinterest boards can be a great help for storing visual representations of your lesson planning. 4- Book Readings 1- Lisa Johnson 2- Suzy Brooks
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 This may seem obvious, but judging by the notices we have received, many teachers (and especially students) are under the impression that if it is on the web, then it is up for grabs. If you and your students keep rule #1 in mind, then everything else should be fine. Understanding Fair Use
Ten Ideas for Using Instagram in the Classroom I didn't understand the pull of Instagram the first time I heard about it. To me, it sounded like a fancy app that would take regular pictures and make them look like they were crappy, old photographs. Eventually, though, I changed my mind. I saw the artistic side of the app and eventually began to see the social interaction. Instagram became another layer of sharing our world and telling our stories. After spending a few months using it, I see a powerful element that I had failed to understand before. And yet, for me, Instagram has done the opposite. So, with that in mind, I'm thinking of ten ways I might use Instagram with my students next year: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.Just Let Them Take Pictures: I'm thinking of letting kids take pictures for the sake of taking pictures.
Så skapar du och delar applistor The 30 Best Web 2.0 Tools For Teachers (2012 Edition) Looking for the best cloud computing software for your school? What about a way to remotely store homework and other assignments? It’s time to figure out which web 2.0 tool is right for you! The following presentation contains dozens of the most popular tools being used in classrooms right now. See Also: The 100 Best Web 2.0 Classroom Tools Chosen By You Each slide in the below presentation by Rafael Scapin contains the name, description, link, and screenshot of what each tool looks like and does. Edudemic’s Recommendations If you’re looking to try out some of these tools, here are the top 5 tools we recommend you try out (if you haven’t already). Slideshare - Get the credit and audience you deserve for your presentations! Scoop.it - A stellar social bookmarking service that is being used by a ton of teachers right now. PlanBoard - It’s an online lesson planner made for teachers. Evernote - Featured in Edudemic Magazine numerous times, we love all things Evernote.
Free Audio Books Sort by Titles Per Page 1 - 10 of 10068 Titles by Napoleon Hill Available on:Audio Download Inspired by an idea from Andrew Carnegie, Napoleon Hill devoted 25 years to what became his life's work and is now one of the most influential self development books of all time, Think and Grow Rich. by Martin Luther King, Jr. Available on:Online Audio | Online Video "I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed: "We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal." by C.S. Available on:Audio Download | Podcast The entire Chronicles of Narnia read by Chrissi Hart for her Readings from Under the Grapevine podcast. by Dale Carnegie The Art of Public Speaking by Dale Carnegie and Joseph B. by William Shakespeare Romeo and Juliet is perhaps the most famous of Shakespeare’s plays and is thought to be the most famous love story in Western history. by Washington Irving by Valmiki The Ramayan(a) is an ancient Sanskrit epic. by Wallace D.
10 Sites Teachers Really Love 10 Sites Teachers Really Love (Sorry Admins) Though it’s the administrators’ job to steer the ship with regards to technology use in school, every teacher has their favorite edtech websites and apps they love to use with their students. After all, teachers are the ones who work most closely with their students and know which technology best meets the specific needs of their class. *In no particular order emaze — Emaze brings presentation creation to the next level. Uppdaterade länkar « itmamman.se I boken Digitala verktyg och sociala medier i undervisningen finns en del länkar. Vissa av dem kommer att ändras; en del sajter lägger ner och nya uppstår. Det är så i livet. Nedan lägger jag in länkar som är någorlunda uppdaterade. Jag kan inte kontrollera dem minutiöst, men jag hoppas att de ska vara en hjälp för dig att hitta vidare. Vad bra, då behöver du inte skaffa boken! Klotterplank Linoit: www.linoit.com. Padlet: www.padlet.com. TodaysMeet: www.todaysmeet.com. VoiceThread: www.voicethread.com. AnswerGarden: www.answergarden.ch. Twiddla: www.twiddla.com. Solvr: www.a.freshbrain.com/solvr. Tankekartor på nätet Bubbl.us: www.bubbl.us. Google drive: www.drive.google.com. Gemensamma dokument Google Drive: www.drive.google.com Välj Document. MeetingWords: www.meetingwords.com TitanPad: www.titanpad.com PrimaryPad: www.primarypad.com Wiki Wikispaces: www.wikispaces.com/content/for/teachers. Wikia: www.wikia.com. PBWorks: www.pbworks.com/content/edu-classroom-teachers Blogg Moobis: www.moobis.se
The Complete Guide To Twitter Hashtags In Education What is a hashtag? A word or phrase preceded by a “#.” How do hashtags work? Twitter can be a busy place with lots of tweets–and thus lots of “noise.” A #hashtag is a way to aggregate tweets that are appended with a hashtag. Who can use hashtags? Anyone. What else do I need to know? Don’t hashtag spam–if your tweet doesn’t add to that hashtag’s topic, discussion, or user base, don’t add the hashtag.Use more than one hashtag if it applies to more than one topic, but choose wisely. Meeting Times Many of the hashtags have “meeting times” where educators agree to “meet and tweet”–that is, send out messages on a topic at a certain time on a certain day. If you do participate at the agreed upon time, you’ll see the tweets stream in live and participate in said conversation (via twitter) in what is nearly real-time. Note, this list of hashtags will be updated periodically, including reorganization, functional linking on all hashtags, and the addition of meeting times and focus areas. Popular Hashtags
Evaluating Web Pages: Techniques to Apply & Questions to Ask 1. What can the URL tell you? Techniques for Web Evaluation : 1. 2. 2. 1. INSTRUCTIONS for Truncating back a URL: In the top Location Box, delete the end characters of the URL stopping just before each / (leave the slash). Continue this process, one slash (/) at a time, until you reach the first single / which is preceded by the domain name portion. 3. Check the date on all the pages on the site. 3. 1. What kinds of publications or sites are they? Are they real? 3. Expect a journal article, newspaper article, and some other publications that are recent to come from the original publisher IF the publication is available on the web. Look at the bottom of such articles for copyright information or permissions to reproduce. 4. 1. a. Type or paste the URL into alexa.com's search box. b. 1. The pages listed all contain one or more links to the page you are looking for. If you find no links, try a shorter portion of the URL, stopping after each /. 2. 5. 1. 2. WHY? More About Evaluating Web Sources
7 apps para flipear tu clase ¿Quieres flipear tu clase pero sigues preparando únicamente el contenido en PowerPoint? Las nuevas tecnologías no son la solución para mejorar la educación en sí mismas, pero sí que son una gran ayuda gracias a la cual las metodologías más innovadoras pueden llevarse a cabo de una manera más sencilla. ¡Atrévete a dar la vuelta a tu clase! El listado de propuestas que te presentamos a continuación es parte del taller que Rosa Liarte impartió el pasado 20 de octubre en el marco del SIMO Educación 2016, en Madrid; una experiencia de la que también ha hablado en su blog y que te animamos a visitar si quieres acceder a la presentación completa. ¿Por dónde empezar para aplicar la metodología flipped en tus clases? Echa un vistazo a estas 7 aplicaciones, te harán el proceso mucho más sencillo: Y si quieres saber más sobre la metodología Flipped Classroom, no te puedes perder el artículo en el que explicamos 7 claves para entenderla.