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TotSplash | TotSplash - Awesome Way to Organize and Present Ideas using Mind Maps and Prezi Effects

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one is free

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Ana Cristina Pratas's curator insight, March 24, 2013 10:58 PM

Great tool for mind-mapping but only 1 is free with no sign up and no registration. If you subscribe, it costs $5.75 per month. 

Vittorio Canavese's curator insight, March 26, 2013 6:43 PM

Un po' caro, fosse "compatibile" con Prezi non sarebbe male, anche se molto "basic", potrebbe risultare utile. Così appare piuttosto immaturo.

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Two Excellent Resources to Learn about Sketchnoting on iPad ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Two Excellent Resources to Learn about Sketchnoting on iPad ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | BYOD and AT | Scoop.it
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Visual notetaking might be useful for some of our students who like to doodle and aren't good notetakers. 

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10 Google Docs Tips that Take Seconds & Save You Time

10 Google Docs Tips that Take Seconds & Save You Time | BYOD and AT | Scoop.it
2006 was a landmark year in Google's history. The Oxford English Dictionary accepted "Google" as a verb. Since then we have done quite a lot to make that action the grammar for our online lives. We follow its particular syntax to search for information. We follow the rules of Gmail netiquette. And we read with…
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Nice list and description about how to use different tools in Google Docs 

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Universal Design for Learning Visually Explained for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

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A very nice and simple inforgraphic explaining Universal Design for Learning

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How to Use OneNote at School: 10 Tips for Students & Teachers

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One Note is a free Microsoft program that also works on tablets.  It has lots of functions that will help students with their notes, math, homework etc.  Here is a nice article with 10 tips on how to use OneNote. 

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Free Technology for Teachers: Convert PDFs to Google Docs to Differentiate Instructional Materials

Free Technology for Teachers: Convert PDFs to Google Docs to Differentiate Instructional Materials | BYOD and AT | Scoop.it
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Richard Byrne provides a nice description on how to convert PDFs to Google Docs to make them more accessible. 

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So how can students actively engage with the content rather than passively consume it? Ideaphora is the first browser-based knowledge mapping tool that integrates with online content for limitless educational possibilities. Ideaphora enables students to take notes and organize material, connect ideas, analyze information, and apply their knowledge – all in one screen. By building and sharing knowledge maps, students develop higher order thinking skills and visual learning technique
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Automatically fill out vocabulary sheets - A tool for Vocabulary

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Vocabulist is an app for students that automatically defines vocabulary sheets and has a variety of export options.

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Vocabulist is super easy to use!Here's how:Upload a Word, PDF, or Text document. You could also copy and paste text.Wait a minute. Feel free to check Facebook while Vocabulist does some thinking.Select the words that you want, confirm spelling, and confirm the correct definition.All Done! Now print it, export it, and study it.
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Vocabulist is super easy to use!Here's how:

  1. Upload a Word, PDF, or Text document. You could also copy and paste text.
  2. Wait a minute. Feel free to check Facebook while Vocabulist does some thinking.
  3. Select the words that you want, confirm spelling, and confirm the correct definition.
  4. All Done! Now print it, export it, and study it.
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Sweet Search

SweetSearch is A Search Engine for Students. It searches only credible Web sites approved by Internet research experts.
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sc-access - home

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sc-access - home: Chrome extensions, directory information on how to load onto USB Thumb drive to use on comptuers

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The (5) most useful accessibility features on the iPad | iPad Insight

The (5) most useful accessibility features on the iPad | iPad Insight | BYOD and AT | Scoop.it
One of the lesser know features of iOS that adds an incredible amount of functionality to the iPad is Accessibility. Unfortunately, not many people are aware of
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Accessibility

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All Products and Features
Learn about all of Google's accessibility products and features, or filter by different categories.
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Learn about all of Google's accessibility products and features, or filter by different categories.

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4 Tips for Having Students Take Notes in Google Docs

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If you are having students take notes in a Google Doc, in particular if those notes require diagrams, consider providing the students with a Google Doc that contains graphic organizers. I am not ad...

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Some useful tools to use and teach when teaching notetaking on either a computer on mobile device. 

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6 Ways to Engage Every Learner Using UDL -- THE Journal

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Universal Design for Learning can make your lessons more accessible and your lesson-planning more fun.
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Short and easy read on how to incorporate UDL: Universal Design for Learning in everyday teaching.  UDL allows you to teach to all students. 

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12 School Organization Tips That Will Change Your Life (And Maybe Your Grades!) - Gurl.com

12 School Organization Tips That Will Change Your Life (And Maybe Your Grades!) - Gurl.com | BYOD and AT | Scoop.it
I was obsessed with organizing my supplies and notebooks when I was in school. I lived for school supply shopping and color coded everything. Organization is one of the most important skills to have, especially when it comes to school. If you’re not organized, you may end up losing things or bringing the wrong notebook … Read More
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Some nice low tech ideas

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SpeechTechie- Technology, Apps and Lessons for SLPs and Teachers who like Words: Online Clock for Executive Function Skills

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SpeechTechie will help you find speech language pathology and technology resources for your lesson plans and therapy. This blog shows you the best free internet sites and apps related to speech and language goals
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Using the Google Chrome browser, navigate to the Chrome Web Store and search for the free extension Page Marker. This allows you to draw on any webpage.Using the Google Chrome browser, navigate to the Chrome Web Store and search for the free extension Page Marker. This allows you to draw on any webpage.

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Writing Strategies for Students with ADHD

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Here are six challenges and solutions, based on task simplicity and clear instruction, for helping students with ADHD develop their essay-writing skills.
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These are some great tips for other students such as those  with Executive Disorder or Learning Disabilities.  Some of these tips will also be good for those who are ESOL learners. 

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Free Technology for Teachers: Office Lens - Digitize Handwritten Notes and Diagrams

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might be another tool for students to try to be able to digitize teacher notes. 

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Buy Accessible: What to look for in ebooks « Benetech

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nice description of what to look for in  accessible books for students who need to use text to speech or other supports.

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Quick Look: Weafo sharing utility for iPad | iPad Insight

Quick Look: Weafo sharing utility for iPad | iPad Insight | BYOD and AT | Scoop.it
Weafo is a great way to safely share files between devices, and it is now free on the app store. I'd still say it's definitely worth your time to give it a try.
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Acclaim- A Good Tool to Create Instructional Videos that Embed Comments and Annotations ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Acclaim- A Good Tool to Create Instructional Videos that Embed Comments and Annotations ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | BYOD and AT | Scoop.it
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Acclaim would be a nice way to create videos for students.  

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Texthelp

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Read and Write are now available for the Ipad and Android devices.  It provides text to speech support.  It works similar to the way it works on the computer. 

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Voice Dream Writer app, provides text to speech support when writing on an IOS device.

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UDL-Danielson FfT Crosswalk

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The National Center on UDL is delighted to announce that the Crosswalk on Universal Design for Learning (UDL) and the Danielson Framework for Teaching (FfT) is now available as a free download at http://www.udlcenter.org/implementation/udl-danielson-crosswalk. It is also available as a free download from the Danielson Group website at http://danielsongroup.org/framework/.

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Alice Keeler Chrome Extensions for Teachers

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I have been publishing several blog posts on Chrome extensions for teachers. I thought it might be helpful to link to them all in one place. 4 Chrome Extensions for Teachers - December 2014 4 Chrom...
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Nice compilation of Chrome extensions that teachers might want to use with students. 

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