Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: A list of All The Best iPad Apps Teachers Need Coming to you from the Canadian Maritimes ( Halifax), Educational Technology and Mobile Learning is an educational blog dedicated to curating, reviewing and sharing EdTech tools and mobile apps. The purpose is to help teachers and educators effectively integrate digital technologies into their day-to-day teaching, learning and professional development. For any questions regarding our website or the content we publish, please contact EdTech admin, editor and blog owner, Med Kharbach at: firstname.lastname@example.org. Med Kharbach is a doctoral researcher and a former teacher with 10 years of classroom teaching experience. Med's research interests include: language learning, linguistics, Internet linguistics, critical linguistics, discourse analysis, new (emerging) literacies, and educational technology. Here is how to cite any of our blog posts in APA style : Kharbach, M. Example: Kharbach, M. (2016, December 30). 9 Fundamental digital skills for 21st century teachers [Blog post].
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What Teachers Need to Know about Creative Commons some of the digital elements our students use so often are photos and images. They include them in their blog posts and wikis and some even share them on popular social networking sites like Facebook. As a rule of thumb the first resource they have recourse to when looking for such images is image search engines like Google Image. Related Post " Excellent Resources for Teachers to Teach about Copyright " Our learners need to know the rules regulating the use of copyrighted materials and there is nowhere else better than Creative Commons to do that . 1- Creative Commons Explained
How To Find Open Education Resources 10 Ways To Become A Better Online Learner 5.81K Views 0 Likes There are some quick and easy ways to become a better online learner. Whether you're taking a class or just researching, here are the DOs and DON'Ts. Creative Commons Licenses Explained In Plain English Welcome to my blog! If you would like to keep updated on new posts, please consider subscribing via RSS feed or subscribe through email by using the box in the sidebar. In addition, consider following me on Twitter, Google+, or Facebook. Thanks for visiting SaraFHawkins.com! One of the best ways to find usable copyrighted works, especially images, is to find someone who wants to share their work under a Creative Commons license. Unfortunately, most people don’t know what all these little icons mean and how the licenses work. Many people who find works that are covered by one of the following license want to do right and not upset the original creator of the work. Key things to know: Every Creative Commons license requires giving appropriate credit. Note: These specifically reference Creative Commons 4.0, but the explanations also apply to prior versions. In reality, though, what I usually see is a “photo courtesy of” remark with a name. We’ve got a number of things going on here.
8 Resources To Find & Edit Digital Images Without Being Sued by simplyzesty.com 8 Resources To Find & Edit Digital Images Without Being Sued If you own or write for a blog, you will know the pain and annoyance of sourcing images for it. No matter what type of post you’re writing, images are always needed to brighten them up and break up the walls of text. However, adapting a strategy of going onto Google Images and plucking images without attribution will land you in hot water sooner or later, so it’s best to have all bases covered before you do anything. Also, it’s good karma to show where they originally came from. While we’ve provided two collections of free images for you to download, sometimes you will need something different for the post you’re writing. Sourcing Images There are a number of places to get images from, it’s really a case of knowing where to look and how to attribute (we’ll get to that later). 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Since it’s reached six billion back in August 2011, it’s very likely it’s gone well past the seven billion mark. 6. 7. 8.
10 Great, Free Apps for Students for Notetaking and Class Planning These days, there are some great apps for students to use to take notes for class, or to use as class planners. 1. Evernote and EverStudent My favorite is Evernote. 2. Skitch also works with Evernote and allows you to create sketches and annotate, edit and save photos and your sketches. 3. MySchoolNotebook is another note taking app I just reviewed earlier here: 4. Memonic is similar to other note taking tools in that you can clip web content, take text notes, share notes, and access it from any computer. There is also a feature coming that will allow you to use Memonic's web clipper to save notes directly to your Evernote account. 5. SimpleNote is exactly what it's name says - it's a free, simple note taking app. 6. Springpad is a notes and organizing service that allows you to create and organize tasks in a different way than Evernote, and organizes your notes differently. 7. 8. 9a. 9b. 10.
Fair Use U.S. Copyright Office Fair Use Index Welcome to the U.S. The Fair Use Index tracks a variety of judicial decisions to help both lawyers and non-lawyers better understand the types of uses courts have previously determined to be fair—or not fair. The Fair Use Index is designed to be user-friendly. Although the Fair Use Index should prove helpful in understanding what courts have to date considered to be fair or not fair, it is not a substitute for legal advice. We hope you find the Fair Use Index a helpful resource. Please note that the Copyright Office is unable to provide specific legal advice to individual members of the public about questions of fair use.
A Visual Guide To Creative Commons Licensing A Visual Guide To Creative Commons Licensing Creative Commons licensing was one of the best things that ever happened to the internet. Where once the internet was an untamed beast overran by plagiarism, non-attributed image theft, copyright confusion, and super shaky sense of who owns what–well, really that hasn’t changed for most. This is especially important in education, where teachers and students take to the internet daily to find, curate, publish and share every form of digital media. 1. 2. With this context in mind, the following graphic from foter.com does an excellent job of putting all of the need-to-know information in one very visual package that’s easily shared and saved.
The 20+ Apps To Know About In 2013 Education got a lot more mobile in 2012 as in-school iPad initiatives , the iPhone 5 launch and online learning providers in general made classroom experiences more interesting—and don’t expect to see teaching head back to desktop PC’s in 2013. In fact, as MOOCs and hybrid programs continue to evolve, mobile should have an ever more significant role to play. Looking back at some of 2012′s most significant app launches and updates, Education Dive assembled a list of a few of the best apps on iOS and Android devices that we think educators should know about for 2013. 1. Spin is bringing interactive learning into the 21st century—the TogetherLearn mobile app allows online learners to virtually recreate traditional classroom elements. 2. The coming year will have far-reaching implications for massive open online courses (MOOCs) and, consequently, the future of education. 3. Desire2Learn’s suite of options for its campus apps is always evolving. 4. 5. 6. Tired of saving receipts? 7. 8. 9.
Overview | Teaching Copyright As today's tech-savvy teens become increasingly involved with technology and the Internet for learning, work, civic engagement, and entertainment, it is vital to ensure that they understand their legal rights and responsibilities under copyright law and also how the law affects creativity and innovation. This curriculum is designed to give teachers a comprehensive set of tools to educate students about copyright while incorporating activities that exercise a variety of learning skills. Lesson topics include: the history of copyright law; the relationship between copyright and innovation; fair use and its relationship to remix culture; peer-to-peer file sharing; and the interests of the stakeholders that ultimately affect how copyright is interpreted by copyright owners, consumers, courts, lawmakers, and technology innovators. Unit Goals Educate students about copyright law, including the concepts of fair use, free speech, and the public domain. Objectives for Students Assessment