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Moovly - Create Animated Content like a Pro

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Moovly is an online tool that allows you to create animated videos, tutorials, explainers, presentations, infographics, video clips, display ads or e-cards.

Via Nik Peachey, Mark Gleeson
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There is a free version available. A neat idea for suggested use is that you can create interactive infographics. I have to check this out further. 

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José A. Medina. EdD's curator insight, December 31, 2013 7:08 AM

Creación de videos animados

Jasmin Hodge's curator insight, March 20, 6:48 AM

another one!

Sherryl Perry's curator insight, May 30, 6:00 AM

This is a real find. The free version looks powerful enough for many small businesses to use without having to upgrade to a premium package.

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10 Ways To Spice Up Faculty Meetings - Engaged and Relevant

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"Faculty meetings of late have been transformed from discussing bulleted agenda items to interactive and collaborative learning sessions. Utilizing available technology and web 2.0 tools during faculty meetings have allowed educators to be lead learners and stay on the cutting edge of best practice initiatives. Here are ten ways faculty meetings can move from boring to relevant and engaging:"


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Recognize Bullying! | Youngzine

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October is bullying awareness month. Ask anybody what they feel about bullying and what do you hear? Nobody stands for it! So how come bullying still happens?
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Great article for students with video activities.

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Marie Abbatoy's curator insight, October 18, 2013 7:36 PM

Bullying has become a big problem for all but especially the teenage group who are especially worried about self image and others perceptions of who they are. This is bullying awareness month-Lets all work toward an end to this horrendous crime!!

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Language Arts Games - Free & Fun Interactive Games for Kids

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Play fun online educational games for K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th & 6th grade kids. Free elementary games to help in spelling, vocabulary, grammar & writing.

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Many to choose from. Includes a rating for each game.

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Houston Zoo

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Videos from the Houston Zoo.
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Great videos from the Houston Zoo. Informative and interesting.

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Teaching With Glogster: Using Virtual Posters in the Classroom - ReadWriteThink

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Why stop at paper and markers? With Glogster, a free, web-based tool, students can develop virtual posters including audio, video, text, hyperlinks, and images, and share their creations electronically.

Via Lauren , Catherine Douthard
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I love Glogster! It is a fantastic tool that kids truly enjoy. Great for showcasing what they are learning. 

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Lauren 's curator insight, March 29, 2013 5:51 AM

Need to teach myself how to teach this to my students!

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Trading Card Creator - ReadWriteThink

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The Trading Card tool gives students an alternative way to demonstrate their literacy knowledge and skill when writing about popular culture texts or real world examples. This interactive allows students to create their own trading card about a real or fictional person, place, object, event, or abstract concept.

 


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Margareta's curator insight, January 8, 2013 2:29 PM

I think this is a great idea for encouraging game-based learning.

MissPelayo's curator insight, January 15, 2013 10:55 AM

it would be nice to try this one...

Mayra.Loves.Books's curator insight, March 23, 2013 8:23 AM

I will definitely try this!

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Google Earth Outreach Tutorials

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Nice Tutorial - Google Maps Engine Lite Visualize your data on a custom map using Google Maps Engine via @scsdmedia

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Readability-Score.com - Free Online Readability Calculator

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Analyzes  any text quickly. Resulting scores include grade level and text statistics. Nice tool.

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ICTmagic - Maths - Section 2

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http://t.co/8CBmDdqHsm Angle finding & protractor #maths resource. Use the virtual protractor to solve the angle activities. #edchat #edtech
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3 Must-Have Chrome Extensions for Salespeople - Google Gooru

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Google Gooru
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May be helpful for teachers too.

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Children's Poetry Archive

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The Children's Poetry Archive is an ever expanding archive of poets for children reading their own work...

Via Fiona Beal
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Wonderful resource! Nice archive of poetry that can be explored by subject, theme, author, or form. Many of the poems have audio so kids can read along. Students can also learn about poets through biographies featured on the site.

 

I've added this to Kool Kids Write Poetry.

http://www.livebinders.com/play/play?id=45372

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Kool Kids Write Poetry - LiveBinder

Websites to help students create awesome poetry

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Halloween Origami

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Collected origami of Halloween.

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Great site for early finishers. Keep squares of colored paper available. Directions can be followed via animated tutorial or diagram (which also can be printed). Each project is rated for difficulty.

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GeoGreeting: The surface of the Earth holds a message for you...

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Send your friends a unique message composed from locations around the globe.
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*Update! Geo Greeting also creates an animation of your message. Very nice feature.


From previous post. "Geo Greeting uses a satellite view of buildings, structures and nature to spell out words and phrases. If you hold your mouse over a letter it will tell you where the image comes from and you also have the option of seeing it on a map."

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Online Math Games, Logic Games, Science Games, Language Arts Games, and more!

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Online learning games featuring math games, science games, logic games, and language arts games. SchoolTimeGames.com - The Smart Place to Be!

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Pamela D Lloyd's curator insight, February 18, 1:03 PM

Lots of fun online learning games. Great for parents and teachers working with young learners.

Miguel Garcia's curator insight, February 19, 2:52 AM

algunos estan muy buenos

Agora Abierta's curator insight, February 19, 3:53 AM

Para poner al día tus reflejos y conocimientos con juegos online

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EngineerGirl

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The EngineerGirl website is designed to bring national attention to the exciting opportunities that engineering represents for girls and women.
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Very nice site where girls can learn from women in the field of engineering.

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We Are Teachers

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The most practical ideas for using technology, all vetted by real teachers using the real tools they have in their classrooms.
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Excellent resource for teachers using tech in the classroom. Check out "Technology Policies that Work". It lists 10 practical ideas that you can really use.

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Flipboard - To create and share magazines

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The Flipboard Editor allows you to manage your magazines from a convenient dashboard. Rearrange and delete items, set covers and share your magazines with friends


Via Nik Peachey
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I love Flipboard. I first learned about it from @jedipadmaster a few years ago. I use it to view blogs I follow.  

I like when tools have more than one use. Below is a link, shared by Nik Peahey, with a tutorial on how to create your own magazines from your curated content. Very nice way to share content with students. 

http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/create-your-own-stylish-magazines-with-the-flipboard-browser-bookmarklet/

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Helen Davies's curator insight, June 25, 2013 2:34 AM

I'm hoping this will allow me to create magazines with my students online -  fingers crossed. 

Sandrine Pac-Kenny's comment, June 25, 2013 7:30 AM
I like flipboard. must try it out to make magazine.
designandtech's curator insight, July 29, 2013 4:49 PM

I can't start my day without Flipboard. It's awesome. 

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Awesome Stories

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AwesomeStories chooses age-old stories, current events, and 21st century media; researches context and presents organized relevant primary sources to fuel lessons supporting teachers in engaging students in active learning, developing critical thinking skills, and constructing knowledge.

 

 

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Lots to browse through!

Free to join and you get plenty of extras if you do!

 Awesome Radio - Dramatic Narrations 
 Lesson Plans Leveraging Stories
 Extensive Media Archive
 Weekly Newsletter 

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Science Lab experiment list

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View by concept or difficulty.

Below are just a few of the concepts covered.

Aerodynamics, Air Pressure, Biology, Buoyancy, Chemical Reactions, Colors, Electricity, Gravity, Magnetism, Energy, Insects, Sound, and Water.

 

Lots of neat experiments.

A couple that caught my eye were Build a Balloon Powered Mini-Hovercraft http://www.andybrain.com/sciencelab/2007/11/25/build-a-balloon-powered-mini-hovercraft/ and Pick up 1000's of Rice Grains with a Pencil.http://www.andybrain.com/sciencelab/2007/12/02/pick-up-thousands-of-rice-grains-with-a-pencil/

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Cornell University Library Trial Pamphlets Collection

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Cornell University Library Trial Pamplets Collection
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Interesting! Contemporary accounts of trials from 1600s to 1800s.

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RoomRecess.com - Free Online Educational Games for Elementary Children

Free Online Educational Games for Elementary Children
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Includes math and word games. Nice collection!

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Venn Diagram

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Free Venn Diagram Creator from ReadWriteThink. Nice Tool!

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Aesop's Fables

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A collection of Aesop's famous fables.


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Nice collection of fables. Some have audio and video. 

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