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25 tips and tools to make Google Drive better

25 tips and tools to make Google Drive better | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
Get the most out of Google Drive with these 25 tips, tools and tweaks for power users.

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Alfredo Corell's curator insight, November 26, 2013 11:01 AM

Google Drive is a lot of things. It's a cloud-based storage service, it's an online office suite, and it's the connective tissue that ties numerous Google services together.

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Google Tools 

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Yeas!  A great tool for Google Drive users!  There is so to learn with google drive and this resource helps make the tool even more productive for you to use in your classroom.

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How To Start Your Own Blog: A Step-By-Step Guide For Teachers

How To Start Your Own Blog: A Step-By-Step Guide For Teachers | Technology in Education | Scoop.it

Blog about funny teaching stories. Blog about your uses of technology. Blog about problems that have arisen in your classroom and how you’ve solved them. Blog about everything! Not only will your fellow teachers benefit from what you have to share, but the general public will have another much-needed window into the world of education. It’s time we make our profession more visible to everyone out there; we have a lot of successes that need to be seen!

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10+ Good Web Tools to Create picture Quotes for Your Classroom

10+ Good Web Tools to Create picture Quotes for Your Classroom | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
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I begin each day in my classroom with a quote. It helps sets the tone and gives me an opportunity to discuss issues with the students. 

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Game-Based Learning: Resource Roundup

Game-Based Learning: Resource Roundup | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
Check out Edutopia's collection of articles, videos, and resources on using video games, simulations, and gaming concepts in the classroom. (Updated 11/2013)

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A Must See Visual Featuring The 5 Levels of Student Engagement

A Must See Visual Featuring The 5 Levels of Student Engagement | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
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You can use this graphic to check the levels of engagement of your students. 

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The 5 Questions Teachers should Ask Students

The 5 Questions Teachers should Ask Students | Technology in Education | Scoop.it

Well-posed questions are not necessarily intricately worded questions and most often simple and breve questions can drive much more learning and elicit insight that those complex question would do. Framing good questions is an art that is learned through practice. It does take some time particularly for those newly recruited teachers, to master this art but it eventually comes along with experience.

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Print this page and put it right in front of you at your teaching station.

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Free Images - FreeDigitalPhotos

Free Images - FreeDigitalPhotos | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
Download free and premium stock photos and illustrations. Our professional, royalty free images can be used in business and personal design projects.
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8 Tips to Power-Up Your Classroom Presentations

8 Tips to Power-Up Your Classroom Presentations | Technology in Education | Scoop.it

Here is some great advice on how to make your visual presentations for meaningful and better learning experiences for everyone. 

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8 Good Mind Mapping and Brainstorming Tools for Teachers and Students

8 Good Mind Mapping and Brainstorming Tools for Teachers and Students | Technology in Education | Scoop.it

There are now several web tools that can be used and most often for free to create visually appealing mindmaps. These tools can help our students pin their ideas down on a target topic and enrich their written pieces. 

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HowStuffWorks "Learn How Everything Works!"

HowStuffWorks "Learn How Everything Works!" | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
HowStuffWorks explains thousands of topics, from engines to lock-picking to ESP, with video and illustrations so you can learn how everything works.
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ReadWorks Adds More Science Passages Aligned to Common Core Standards

ReadWorks Adds More Science Passages Aligned to Common Core Standards | Technology in Education | Scoop.it

ReadWorks is a nonprofit service that has cataloged hundreds of lesson plans and more than one thousand non-fiction reading passages aligned to Common Core standards. Recently, ReadWorks added a new batch of science passages with accompanying question sets to use in elementary and middle school. 

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A Short List of Thanksgiving Lesson Resources

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ExamTime - Changing the way you learn

ExamTime - Changing the way you learn | Technology in Education | Scoop.it

Transform your learning potential with ExamTime!

 

Create, share & discover learning resources.

 

Build Mind Maps, Flashcards, Quizzes & Notes for free!

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The Most Useful Resources For Implementing Common Core

The Most Useful Resources For Implementing Common Core | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
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This list was created by Larry Ferlazzo. He has an excellent blog worth further review by all teachers. 

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10 Pros And Cons Of A Flipped Classroom

10 Pros And Cons Of A Flipped Classroom | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
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9 Video Tips for a Better Flipped Classroom -- THE Journal

9 Video Tips for a Better Flipped Classroom -- THE Journal | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
Early adopters share how schools can find success with teachers and students alike--even when the technology seems as topsy-turvy as the lessons.

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Awesome Visual on The Importance of Reading Aloud to Kids

Awesome Visual on The Importance of Reading Aloud to Kids | Technology in Education | Scoop.it

Reading aloud to kids is not only beneficial to young learners linguistic abilities but is also connected to their social and cognitive development. And the most important of them all is that only 15 minutes of read-aloud is enough to make a difference.

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Reading aloud to your children by parents and teachers is probably the single best teaching tool we possess to develop good readers. 

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6 Good Tools to Generate Writing Prompts

6 Good Tools to Generate Writing Prompts | Technology in Education | Scoop.it

All writing starts with an idea which is then expanded and elaborated, but coming up with ideas to write about is not always easy particularly when you have to teach different classes. This is where digital writing prompts come in handy.These are web tools that you can use to generate ideas and story starters for students to write about. I have compiled some of these tools for you below , check them out

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My class enjoyed using BoomWriter last year. We even published a book!

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How (And Why) It's Time To Create Digital Student Portfolios - Edudemic

How (And Why) It's Time To Create Digital Student Portfolios - Edudemic | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
Digital Student Portfolios are becoming more important now than ever! Students are creating and remixing information like never before - and where is all that amazing work going?
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A Last Minute Thanksgiving Activity for Elementary School Students

A Last Minute Thanksgiving Activity for Elementary School Students | Technology in Education | Scoop.it

Here are three easy to use photo editing tools. I have used the collage feature with my third graders and it was a very successful assingment. 

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Pow! How Comics in the Classroom Can Combat Bullying

Pow! How Comics in the Classroom Can Combat Bullying | Technology in Education | Scoop.it

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KB...Konnected's curator insight, November 17, 2013 11:29 AM

If you're looking for comic creators that you can use in the classroom check out my "Cool Comic Creators" livebinder. Lots of nice choices for creating comic both on and offline.

http://www.livebinders.com/play/play_or_edit?id=41475

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14 Web Tools For Teaching Without Student Logins - Edudemic

14 Web Tools For Teaching Without Student Logins - Edudemic | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
What happens when you or your students forget your online password? You should start using some of these web tools for teaching without student logins.
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HippoCampus - Homework and Study Help

HippoCampus - Homework and Study Help | Technology in Education | Scoop.it

HippoCampus‘ goal is to provide students and educators with access to high-quality, free multimedia content on various education subjects. This website has become very popular among high school and college students, because it explains the most complicated subjects in an understandable manner.

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8 Great New Educational Web Tools Teachers should Know about

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Common Core in Action Series

Common Core in Action Series | Technology in Education | Scoop.it

This collection of blog posts highlights lesson plans, ideas, and other useful resources to help you bring Common Core-aligned lessons into your classroom. 


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