"Google is always looking for ways to enhance user experience and they are particularly good at integrating more tools into their existing products. This time they are offering some useful refinements to Google Docs. If you’re a researcher you’re gonna love this.
Now when you are composing in Google Docs you will have access to a research pane which can bring up information relevant to what you are writing about. So if you are writing a paper about George Washington and you forgot to document a fact about his life, all you have to do is go into tools and bring up the research pane."
I have tested this tool and it allows you to quickly find additional information without leaving the document you are working on. For many students this would prove valuable.
I love this! It has made me more organised and with the ability to communicate with social networking such as Twitter, it has made my job more streamlined..."A place to collect, organize, discover and share everything you like on the web...".
A great site containing many posts about fantastic tried and tested apps to use in the classroom.
One of the hardest things with using the iPad in the classroom is finding the time to go through all of the apps in the iTunes Store listed under the education banner. Greg Swansaon and team have started to list some of the apps they've found under each of the Key Learning Areas.
Inclusive Learning Technologies: Welcome to this comprehensive collection of “All-things-Apple-and-App-Related” compiled by Spectronics’ clever team of speech pathologists, teachers and occupational therapists!
"Skype is a free and easy way for teachers to open up their classroom. Using this site, you can meet new people, talk to experts, share ideas and create amazing learning experiences with teachers from around the world."
This site provides a number of partner organizations that are willing to collaborate over Skype. Check it out for more information.
YouTube.com/Teachers was created to show teachers how to use these videos to educate, engage and inspire their students. YouTube.com/Teachers is part of YouTube's larger educational initiative, YouTube EDU.
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