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The what and how of utilizing technology in the learning process.
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A Media Specialist's Guide to the Internet: 39 Sites For Using iPads in the Classroom

A Media Specialist's Guide to the Internet: 39 Sites For Using iPads in the Classroom | Going Digital | Scoop.it
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Free Technology for Teachers: 77 Web Resources for Teachers to Try This Summer

Free Technology for Teachers: 77 Web Resources for Teachers to Try This Summer | Going Digital | Scoop.it
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5 Top Ways to Integrate Technology into the New School Year

5 Top Ways to Integrate Technology into the New School Year | Going Digital | Scoop.it
I was reading an article--Five Real Reasons Why Teachers Don't Use Technology More--from eSchool News listing the reasons why teachers don't use technology. Included were some that probably resonat...
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Photos For Class - The quick and safe way to find and cite images for class!

The World’s easist way to search for safe, creative commons images and cite them.
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Free stock photos that don't suck · Pexels

Free stock photos that don't suck · Pexels | Going Digital | Scoop.it
Free high quality photos you can use everywhere. ✓ Free for commercial use ✓ No attribution required
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Chrome Extensions for Teachers ~ Teacher Tech ~ by Alice Keeler

Chrome Extensions for Teachers ~ Teacher Tech ~ by Alice Keeler | Going Digital | Scoop.it

"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."

 

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Keeler has done us all a great service by gathering her now 14 (as of March 2015) blog posts dealing with practical Chrome Extensions for Teachers. You will undoubtedly find something useful here that you did not know about previously.


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5 Ways to Make Professional Looking Google Documents ~ Teacher Tech ~ by Alice Keeler

5 Ways to Make Professional Looking Google Documents ~ Teacher Tech ~ by Alice Keeler | Going Digital | Scoop.it
The Gooru recently posted “4 Tips for Making Professional Looking Google Documents.” Here are a few more tips for using Google Docs for professional looking documents.

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Zunal WebQuest Maker

Zunal WebQuest Maker | Going Digital | Scoop.it
A resource page for Educational Technology
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As budgets shrink and field trips become scarce, going virtual might be the way to go. This site will help you create a webquest.

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How to Use Gmail’s Advanced Search Features & Create Filters

How to Use Gmail’s Advanced Search Features & Create Filters | Going Digital | Scoop.it
Gmail’s a Google product, so of course it has powerful search features. But some of Gmail’s search features are hidden and don’t appear in the Search Options pane. Learn Gmail’s search tricks to master your massive inbox.
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Visual and easily laid out directions/descriptions. Good for even non-techies.

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10 Gmail Search Tips, and Then Some

10 Gmail Search Tips, and Then Some | Going Digital | Scoop.it
Do you spend a lot of your time in Gmail? If it’s your main e-mail client, you probably do. Market research shows that the average worker spends nearly two hours a day working on e-mail. Learning to search effectively in Gmail can save you quite a bit of time, and you would expect Google to…
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Formative | UKEdChat - Supporting the Education Community

Formative | UKEdChat - Supporting the Education Community | Going Digital | Scoop.it

A superb assessment resource which allows you to gain real-time feed back through tests, quizzes and even allowing students to annotate a document that you upload. Set up your quiz/test using true/false statements, longer text answers or students can draw the answer. You can setup a marking key meaning that the site will mark the answers for you and give instant data on who is correct. Your student can either have there own free account or they can access the material using a link. The site works across a wide range of devices.

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32 Ways to Use Google Apps in the Classroom

32 Ways to Use Google Apps in the Classroom | Going Digital | Scoop.it
Google Apps in Classrooms and Schools 32 Ways to Use Google Apps Julia Stiglitz Google Apps for Education Team @juliastiglitz
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#73: How to Graph in Excel

#73: How to Graph in Excel | Going Digital | Scoop.it
Excel graphs are easy enough for third graders. So try it. Collect your data, enter it into an excel worksheet and push F11. If you have more time, show students how to format the graph. This is a ...
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25 Pedagogy Ideas that Teachers found on Twitter | UKEdChat - Supporting the Education Community

25 Pedagogy Ideas that Teachers found on Twitter | UKEdChat - Supporting the Education Community | Going Digital | Scoop.it
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10 Tips for Teachers who Struggle with Technology

10 Tips for Teachers who Struggle with Technology | Going Digital | Scoop.it
With technology moving out of the lab and into the classroom, it's becoming a challenge for some teachers to infuse their teaching with tech tools such as websites, educational games, simulations, ...
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This is a good one. So often we focus on those who adapt to technology with ease -- nice to have some concrete steps for those who don't take to tech. quite as quickly.

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Students and Teachers Using Snagit Chrome Extension ~ Teacher Tech ~ by Alice Keeler

Students and Teachers Using Snagit Chrome Extension ~ Teacher Tech ~ by Alice Keeler | Going Digital | Scoop.it
If students are using computers there is a need for students to capture their learning and to be able to explain it. Additionally, teachers need to be able to comment on and provide feedback on digital student work. Snagit by TechSmith has a Chrome app and Chrome extension that is free.

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Snagit works for both still shots and video.

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I will be adding this app start away. 

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The Best 4 Google Drive Tools for Creating Mind Maps and Diagrams

The Best 4 Google Drive Tools for Creating Mind Maps and Diagrams | Going Digital | Scoop.it

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Online whiteboard & online collaboration tool | RealtimeBoard

Online whiteboard & online collaboration tool | RealtimeBoard | Going Digital | Scoop.it
RealtimeBoard is an online collaboration software created as a team collaboration and online brainstorming tool. It's super easy to use & free!
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Reference Resources Librarians Don't Want You to Know About (*Wink*)

Reference Resources Librarians Don't Want You to Know About (*Wink*) | Going Digital | Scoop.it
Mostly online, all excellent: reference resources to answer that burning question, STAT.
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Except we DO want you to know about them -- and use them rather than just wikipedia. Not that there is anything wrong with that. Cough.

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Gmail Shortcuts, Tips, and Tricks: Latest Secrets for Hacking Your Email | Wordstream

Gmail Shortcuts, Tips, and Tricks: Latest Secrets for Hacking Your Email | Wordstream | Going Digital | Scoop.it
If you’re like me, you’re checking Gmail constantly. Despite how much time you spend on Gmail, I bet that good old Google Mail is still holding out a few secrets on you! Well we’re blowing its cover and showing you some of the most valuable Gmail tips and tricks to make your email checking a bit easier.
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Awesome tips and add-ons for gmail.

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A Guide to Optimizing Gmail: 30 of the Best Tips, Tricks, Hacks and Add-Ons

A Guide to Optimizing Gmail: 30 of the Best Tips, Tricks, Hacks and Add-Ons | Going Digital | Scoop.it
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Like it or not, email is often the cornerstone of your personal and professional communications. As a result, there are hundreds of people vying for attention in your inbox. That makes sifting through new emails—and finding ...
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Gmail is amazingly versatile if you know how to optimize it. 

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Techknowledgeschool: withgoogle.com

Techknowledgeschool: withgoogle.com | Going Digital | Scoop.it
Did you know about the existence of WITHGOOGLE.COM? Wow, it’s like a chest full of treasures. Check out some of the interesting things you can find hidden in this mysterious domain (and other classified folders):
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Lots of really good links here.

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