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6 Awesome Tools to Create Online Gradebooks for Teachers

6 Awesome Tools to Create Online Gradebooks for Teachers | I'm Bringing Techy Back | Scoop.it
Gone are the days when  teachers would rely only on traditional gradebooks to record both their teaching progress and their students achievements.
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Eric Sheninger: Standardization Will Destroy Our Education System ...

Eric Sheninger: Standardization Will Destroy Our Education System ... | I'm Bringing Techy Back | Scoop.it
Do we want schools to squash creativity and reinforce a model that worked well in the 20th century but will not prepare our students for their future?
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Free Technology for Teachers: 21 Map Creation Tools for Students and Teachers

Free Technology for Teachers: 21 Map Creation Tools for Students and Teachers | I'm Bringing Techy Back | Scoop.it
RT @rmbyrne: 21 Map Creation Tools for Students http://t.co/E5XPGWpz #sschat #edtech #geochat...
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Free Technology for Teachers: 10 Useful Chrome Web Apps and Extensions for Teachers and Students

Free Technology for Teachers: 10 Useful Chrome Web Apps and Extensions for Teachers and Students | I'm Bringing Techy Back | Scoop.it
Easy-fy your #Ed job w/ '10 Useful Chrome Web Apps & Extensions...' http://t.co/3NUmnH74 Via @rmbyrne @coolcatteacher #edtech...
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SoundGecko Easily Convert Any Article to Audio

SoundGecko Easily Convert Any Article to Audio | I'm Bringing Techy Back | Scoop.it
Today as I was wading through my RSS feeds I came across a great tool called SoundGecko . This  is a free  text-to-audio transcribing web service that allows users to easily listen to any article on the go.
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Teachers Easy Guide to The Most Important Web Tools in Education

Teachers Easy Guide to The Most Important Web Tools in Education | I'm Bringing Techy Back | Scoop.it
RT @baibbb: Teachers Easy Guide to The Most Important Web Tools in Education http://t.co/J3YnsvCk via @medkh9 #edtech...
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The 13 MUST Know Professional Development Websites for Teachers

The 13 MUST Know Professional Development Websites for Teachers | I'm Bringing Techy Back | Scoop.it
Professional Development is a life-long  learning process that  involves different activities including individual progress, continuing education, inservice education, peer collaboration, study groups, and peer coaching or mentoring.
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A List of Free Must Have PDF Tools for Educators

A List of Free Must Have PDF Tools for Educators | I'm Bringing Techy Back | Scoop.it
I love PDFs and I favour them over the other document formats and I am pretty sure many of you love then too. There are many things we can do with them apart from just viewing and reading them.
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Citizen Science

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A role-playing game which highlights what we can do to make a better world by being citizen scientists. Take the character on a science adventure and follow the clues to complete the missions.

http://ictmagic.wikispaces.com/Science


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Glog for Presentations for Why Teachers Should Join Twitter

Glog for Presentations for Why Teachers Should Join Twitter | I'm Bringing Techy Back | Scoop.it
Update:  This post was originally posted as a Glog screenshot with a link to the Glog.  I now have the ability to upload my Glogs to WordPress so I am updating and re-posting this.  About a month a...
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Telling a Story- Creating Poems with Animoto | Langwitches Blog

Telling a Story- Creating Poems with Animoto | Langwitches Blog | I'm Bringing Techy Back | Scoop.it
There is a growing list of incredible sites and tools to give wings to our and our students’ creativity in telling stories. These stories can be poems, voice, text, video, music and so much more, only limited by our own creativity.
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7 Outstanding Web Resources for Teachers and Students to Learn about Copyright Issues

7 Outstanding Web Resources for Teachers and  Students to Learn about Copyright Issues | I'm Bringing Techy Back | Scoop.it
As more and more of our students are having free access to internet and its plethora of resources, copyright issues jump to the surface and it becomes incumbent on us as educators and teachers to help these students learn about how to respect...
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Education in the Cloud with Web 2.0 tools: Smartboard: Create a study game using flip tiles.

Education in the Cloud with Web 2.0 tools: Smartboard: Create a study game using flip tiles. | I'm Bringing Techy Back | Scoop.it

Step by Step on creating your own game with Notebook software.

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Ed Tech 4 Theatre: Symbaloo Web Mix from my I-Create Web Camp

Ed Tech 4 Theatre: Symbaloo Web Mix from my I-Create Web Camp | I'm Bringing Techy Back | Scoop.it

Symabaloo webmix of creative sites.

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Literacy in the Digital Age

Literacy in the Digital Age | I'm Bringing Techy Back | Scoop.it
VISUAL LITERACY ACRL's standards for visual literacy Visual literacy lesson plans (Baker) Analyzing images as text Visual literacy resources (Jakes) CRITICAL LITERACY Overview of Edward Behrman's...
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15 Free Awesome Drawing and Painting Tools for Teachers and Students

15 Free Awesome Drawing and Painting Tools for Teachers and Students | I'm Bringing Techy Back | Scoop.it
Drawing is an important skill in education .
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PDF Maker Easily Create PDFs from Any Text Online

PDF Maker Easily Create PDFs from Any Text Online | I'm Bringing Techy Back | Scoop.it
PDF Maker is a cool web application that allows users to easily create PDFs from any text, images or HTML file. After trying this tool I decided to add it to the list I am compiling here about The Best Free PDF Tools for Teachers.
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Flipping The Classroom… A Goldmine of Research and Resources To Keep You On Your Feet

Flipping The Classroom… A Goldmine of Research and Resources To Keep You On Your Feet | I'm Bringing Techy Back | Scoop.it
Greetings from Boston and  BLC12 (Alan November’s Building Learning Communities Conference ).  If you wish to follow the happenings at BLC12 check out the hashtag #BLC12 on Twitter. Welcome t...
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It’s Not About the Tools. It’s About the Skills | Langwitches Blog

It’s Not About the Tools. It’s About the Skills | Langwitches Blog | I'm Bringing Techy Back | Scoop.it
Many times, I see eyes glazing over, when I excitedly speak with parents or administrators about blogging, skyping or podcasting with students. Many of them, unfamiliar with the tools, will immediately feel uncomfortable.
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A Free Tool to Easily Extract Images from PDFs

A Free Tool to Easily Extract Images from PDFs | I'm Bringing Techy Back | Scoop.it
PDF Aid is a cool web tool that allows users to easily extract images from PDF files. The tool is completely free and very simple to use. I have tried it and it is working quite satisfactorily.
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The Great Piggy Bank Adventure

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This is a beautifully made 3D animated virtual board game which teaches about money and finance in a fun and entertaining way. Add money to your piggybank by completing tasks and making good choices.

http://ictmagic.wikispaces.com/Maths


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A Great Free Tool to Easily Annotate and Highlight PDF content

A Great Free Tool to Easily Annotate and Highlight PDF content | I'm Bringing Techy Back | Scoop.it
A Great Free Tool to Easily Annotate and Highlight PDF content http://t.co/kSowvCpd #edtech...
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80+ Google Forms for the Classroom | edte.ch

80+ Google Forms for the Classroom | edte.ch | I'm Bringing Techy Back | Scoop.it
Google Forms is a great tool and I hope to use it more throughout this year.
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