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Create minimalist, multimedia, touch-enabled presentations in just minutes. Presentics is a brand-new approach to presentations. It takes advantage of the multitouch interface and provide full support for embedding media via the internet. Compared to conventional presentation software, Presentics is special in the following areas:…


Baiba Svenca's insight:

Presentics is a promising new app for iOS which lets you create multimedia presentations. Basic version is free but it has limitations.

Link to the app on iTunes https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/presentics-minimalist-multimedia/id746422887?mt=8


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See on Scoop.it - Permamarks

The value of quality curation is only going to increase exponentially. The trend will be to create long term value. People will want to keep their own record – from their Point of View.  These are the curators who will build authority. The future vision of the Internet is an “alternative search engine” growing out of archived curation according to Permamarks 23-year old developer Matisse VerDuyn.


Permamarks's insight:

Permamarks appreciates being included on our views for the future of curation for the new Curatti project!


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Foreign language teachers often lack sufficient understanding of the nature of dyslexia and the difficulties it causes in foreign language learning and are not familiar with the relevant teaching techniques and methods to further the language learning processes of dyslexic students. Therefore the preparation of teacher training materials for this target group of language learners is both timely and highly needed.


Nik Peachey's insight:

This site contains a free 10 unit course for teachers of English as a foreign language and helps them to support students in their classroom who have dyslexia.


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Robin Good's insight:



Here is a good collection of nine web tools that allow you to create multimedia-rich, visual story-telling, immersive stories and reports alongside some impressive examples.


My comments: Great tools list showcasing a nice array of visual presentation tools that can be effectively for journalistic reporting.


Useful. Resourceful. Great examples. 8/10


Original article: http://www.journalism.co.uk/news/9-tools-for-journalists-to-produce-immersive-stories/s2/a554425/ 








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Words like “flipped,” “blended,” “asynchronous,” “differentiated,” and “MOOC” are not words to describe how you feel after inhaling a chili hotdog just before riding a roller coaster called the “Vomit Van.” Instead, these words are part of your…

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See on Scoop.it - Permamarks

"Permamarks is Like a Cronut – for Saving Links" Permamarks is a new social bookmarking tool, and a hybrid way to save links. With Permamarks, you simultaneously bookmark and archive. 


Permamarks's insight:

Request an invite to Permamarks beta, and see how sweet it is. https://permamarks.com/invite


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I also believe that encouraging students to get ‘hands on’ with authentic apps has a much more important role in helping them to develop digital literacies which they can use outside of the classroom.


Nik Peachey's insight:

This posting looks at criteria for evaluating authentic apps for use in the educational environment.


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