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Russell's plenary talk at the University of Barcelona Russell's recent plenary at the University of Barcelona is available to view. It is about the feedback idea that he began working on in 2006. Russell's talk in Barcelona Teacher Training Videos wins third award for online training courses Some great simple tools to get you started

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quick_start_guide Translations of this page: Zotero [zoh-TAIR-oh] is a free, easy-to-use tool to help you collect, organize, cite, and share your research sources. Read on for an overview of Zotero's features and capabilities. How do I install Zotero? How do I open Zotero? How to Create a QR Code In 3 Easy Steps (click above for more sizes & to download) It's been a while since I've added to my Comic Tutorial Collection - not surprising since September & October are always a busy time for teachers, right? But I was asked several times recently not WHAT WAS A QR CODE...like my previous Comic Tutorial explained (below) ...but exactly HOW to CREATE A QR CODE! 50 Essential EdTech Tools For 2012 Technology and education are pretty intertwined these days and nearly every teacher has a few favorite tech tools that make doing his or her job and connecting with students a little bit easier and more fun for all involved. Yet as with anything related to technology, new tools are hitting the market constantly and older ones rising to prominence, broadening their scope, or just adding new features that make them better matches for education, which can make it hard to keep up with the newest and most useful tools even for the most tech-savvy teachers. Here, we’ve compiled a list of some of the tech tools, including some that are becoming increasingly popular and widely used, that should be part of any teacher’s tech tool arsenal this year, whether for their own personal use or as educational aids in the classroom.

How-to Guides and Software Tutorials 25 Nov 2013 The Most Useful Email Addresses That You Should Save in your Address Book Most popular websites offer an email interface allowing you to post content on to that site from basic mobile phones that don’t have apps or even a web browser. 27 Jan 2014 Master YouTube Search with Simple Commands Searching videos on YouTube is simple but if you know a few advanced search tricks, it becomes even more fun and accurate.

Photo QR Code generator Found my new favorite photo based QR Code generator; Azonmobile.com. Easy to use, allows photos in background, foreground or as logos. The free Basic plan allows the creation of 10 QR Codes. Their paid plans offer many more features, including tracking location of scans, at a very reasonable price. s Study Skills Resources Create an online bulletin board (much like Padlet reviewed here or Lino reviewed here) for brainstorming and VOTING on any topic. The voting is what makes this tool different. Create an account. There is no waiting for email approval. Guide to Making a Pecha Kucha Presentation: Overview - avoision Pecha Kucha, the Japanese term for the sound of conversation (“chit chat”) began in Tokyo, back in 2003. Conceived by Astrid Klein and Mark Dytham, their original goal was to create a space where designers could share their ideas/passions with others. However, knowing how dangerous it is to give a designer a microphone… they decided to put some checks in place. In order to prevent speakers from droning on and on, the Pecha Kucha format has restrictions: namely, 20 slides, on display for 20 seconds each.

Innovative Teaching & Learning, Education Technology, iPads in Schools Teachers can only offer a certain amount of motivation to students, particularly as they are usually the final destination of class and home work. With technology gaining ground in classrooms, however, there is no excuse not to enthuse students with the potential for their work to be shared with the very people that are inspiring their work - authors, artists, scientists, entrepreneurs etc. This is where the benefits of using social media in education really come into play.

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