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A Set of Educational Web Tools You Might Not Be Aware of

A Set of Educational Web Tools You Might Not Be Aware of | Ed Tech | Scoop.it
June 7, 2014
From elementary school to college, students of all ages have a growing pool of educational tools available to them. Here are a set of tools you might not be aware of, and have been...

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Anita Vance's curator insight, June 7, 2014 2:07 PM

Thank you to Sue Grigsby for finding and posting this collection of great tools - nice to find tried and true sites! These are valuable for teachers AND students - share with your families, too!

Anita Vance's curator insight, June 7, 2014 2:08 PM

Thank you to Sue Grigsby for finding and posting this collection of great tools - nice to find tried and true sites! - A great variety for all ages.

Sandra Carswell's curator insight, June 10, 2014 10:28 AM

New tools to explore!

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How Teens Are Really Using Social Media

How Teens Are Really Using Social Media | Ed Tech | Scoop.it
A lot of kids are using social media these days, and even if that isn’t surprising to you, it may be surprising to you just how many of them are using it and just how much.

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Susan Grigsby @sksgrigsby's curator insight, July 29, 2014 4:38 PM

This handy Infographic would be great to share with your teachers and administrators as you navigate BYOT policies. It helps to know what they're doing and with what tools, doesn't it? Of course, this will change as quickly as a new app shows up and the trend toward anonymity doesn't seem to be slowing... That said, this is still a well done visual.

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A Great New Google Drive Cheat Sheet for Teachers

A Great New Google Drive Cheat Sheet for Teachers | Ed Tech | Scoop.it
July 28, 2014
Here is a new excellent Google Drive cheat sheet created and shared by Shake Up Learning (one of my favourite blogs for Ed Tech). This cheat sheet is created after the latest updates to...

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Susan Grigsby @sksgrigsby's curator insight, July 30, 2014 8:30 AM

To piggyback on my last scoop, here's a great Cheat Sheet that you can download (free!) and print to share with teachers and students. Very simple visual - this would also make a great poster to put up in areas where student workstations are located.

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4 New Ed Tech Updates Teachers Should Know About

4 New Ed Tech Updates Teachers Should Know About | Ed Tech | Scoop.it
July 22, 2014
There have been some interesting updates in the EdTech world this summer. In case you haven't been in the loop , below are the major EdTech tools that have been updated. I will also be...

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Susan Grigsby @sksgrigsby's curator insight, August 5, 2014 4:59 PM

Start the year by showing off some of the new EdTech tools that will have teachers thinking creatively right from the beginning!

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How to Share Files Between Mobile Phones and Computers

How to Share Files Between Mobile Phones and Computers | Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Your files are spread across phones, tablets and computers. Find the right apps to transfer files between Windows PCs, Macs, iPhone, iPad and Android devices.

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Susan Grigsby @sksgrigsby's curator insight, August 7, 2014 7:59 AM

If you are in a BYOT district (as I am) this article will give you some tips and tricks to have up your sleeve when a student (or staff member) needs assistance.

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Google can't compete with a skilled librarian steeped in information technology

Google can't compete with a skilled librarian steeped in information technology | Ed Tech | Scoop.it
In the six months Mikael Jacobsen has worked as learning experiences manager at the Skokie Public Library, his days have come to include everything from teaching classes to producing movies and offering information about Microsoft Office products.

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Susan Grigsby @sksgrigsby's curator insight, July 29, 2014 3:57 PM

I recently saw a poster that said "Believing you don't need librarians because of Google is like believing you don't need a doctor because of WebMD." This article helps explain why...

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Google Docs, Sheets And Slides Get New Home Screens With A Taste Of Material Design

Google Docs, Sheets And Slides Get New Home Screens With A Taste Of Material Design | Ed Tech | Scoop.it
 Google has rolled out a new look for its Docs, Sheets and Slides productivity web app suite, with new homepages for each that present your content in a visual grid and that introduce just a hint of Material Design into the look and feel of the...

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Susan Grigsby @sksgrigsby's curator insight, July 30, 2014 8:17 AM

For fans of Google docs (and those of us that use them with students and teachers), this article gives a very brief look at some new looks for the web app suite.

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Google Hangout for Teachers- A Comprehensive Tutorial

Google Hangout for Teachers- A Comprehensive Tutorial | Ed Tech | Scoop.it
July 29, 2014
Google Hangout is an excellent service  that enables both one-on-one  and group chats with up to ten people at a time.Google Hangouts are not all video based. You can hold a...

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Susan Grigsby @sksgrigsby's curator insight, July 30, 2014 11:33 AM

If you've been to a Google Hangout and wondered how you could create one of your own, this is the article to hit. Good info to help you get started.

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90 Retailers That Offer Teacher Discounts

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TEST 90 Retailers That Offer Teacher Discounts
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Susan Grigsby @sksgrigsby's curator insight, August 6, 2014 11:07 AM

And who doesn't like to save a little money, right? Keep that educator id handy whenever you're out shopping for you or your classroom!

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Monica's Martinez - Google training Site 101


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