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Live Discussion

Jun 15, 2016

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Live Video Discussion Groups

Edchat Interactive offers online professional learning opportunities via live video discussions. Sessions include a five- to 10-minute presentation on a concept, after which participants break into small video-chat groups for discussion. The small groups then present their findings to all participants.

Jun 01, 2016

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Dictionary Tool with Tweets

Wordnik has the look and feel of a traditional dictionary with a twist. Along with the definition of a word, students see images related to the word, hear related sounds, and even see tweets with the target word highlighted.

ATT Tool

May 19, 2016

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Under the Hood

In April 2016, Facebook launched automatic alternative (alt) text (AAT), a tool for people who are blind or visually impaired to “see” images on the site.

Visual Field Trips

May 02, 2016

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Participate in Productive Backchannel Discussions

Educators at Purdue University have used a web-based social media tool called Hotseat to allow students to engage in virtual fields trips called zipTrips.

Online Unconferences

May 02, 2016

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Converse and Collaborate in an Unconference

Unhangout is an open-source platform for running large-scale online unconferences. The project uses Google Hangouts to create as many small sessions as needed and help users find others with shared interests.

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