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Geoboard & Number Rack - Good Elementary Math Apps

Geoboard & Number Rack - Good Elementary Math Apps | Literacy Using Web 2.0 | Scoop.it
Geoboard and Number Rack are two simple iPad and web apps that elementary school teachers may find useful for mathematics lessons.
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14 of the Best Media Literacy Resources for 2014

14 of the Best Media Literacy Resources for 2014 | Literacy Using Web 2.0 | Scoop.it
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) reports that children spend an average of seven hours a day consuming various types of media. This data illustrates that society’s voracious appetite for media makes media literacy more important than ever.
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A Handy Chart Comparing 5 Good Web Tools to Flip your Classroom

A Handy Chart Comparing 5 Good  Web Tools to Flip your Classroom | Literacy Using Web 2.0 | Scoop.it
December 22, 2014
If you are looking for good web tools to create video lessons or platforms to help you flip your classroom , the tools below are probably what you need. These are the tools I have...
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Here Is How to Create Digital Quizzes and Surveys Using Kahoot

Here Is How to Create Digital Quizzes and Surveys Using Kahoot | Literacy Using Web 2.0 | Scoop.it
December 24, 2014
Kahoot is another great student response system that teachers can use to create and deliver quizzes and surveys to students. Kahoot provides a learning environment that is ideal for...
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10 Ways Teachers Can Make The Best of Twitter

10 Ways Teachers Can Make The Best of Twitter | Literacy Using Web 2.0 | Scoop.it
December 22, 2014
As a micro-blogging platform, Twitter has rapidly grown to widespread popularity due mainly to its unique features that set it apart from other social networking websites. One of...
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A Very Good Plagiarism Cheat Sheet for Teachers and Educators ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A Very Good Plagiarism Cheat Sheet for Teachers and Educators ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Literacy Using Web 2.0 | Scoop.it
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Celebrate Holiday Traditions with ThingLink

Celebrate Holiday Traditions with ThingLink | Literacy Using Web 2.0 | Scoop.it
If you're looking for engaging ways to include some holiday fun into your teaching before winter break, you might want to choose ThingLink as a platform for sharing resources.
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A Very Helpful Rubric to Help You Integrate Twitter in Your Teaching

A Very Helpful Rubric to Help You Integrate Twitter in Your Teaching | Literacy Using Web 2.0 | Scoop.it
December, 2014
A few days ago we shared with you a set of useful  tips to help you integrate Twitter in your instruction. Today, we have come across this wonderful rubric created by University...
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Great How-to Guide Resources for Teachers

Great How-to Guide Resources for Teachers | Literacy Using Web 2.0 | Scoop.it
December, 2014
A well-written online tutorial can be a great way to augment your learning and reinforce your knowledge, anywhere, anytime. Here are some good digital how-to guides that you can take...
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Critical Digital Literacy Explained for Teachers

Critical Digital Literacy Explained for Teachers | Literacy Using Web 2.0 | Scoop.it
December, 2014
Critical digital literacy is one of the essential required competencies for the 21st century educator. In an era of unprecedented personal publishing, infobesity (information obesity)...
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For Writers: Make Powerful Word Lists in Minutes : Vocabulary.com

For Writers: Make Powerful Word Lists in Minutes : Vocabulary.com | Literacy Using Web 2.0 | Scoop.it
Writers live by their lists of words, and there is no better way to expand your personal arsenal than by building lists using the Advanced Search feature in our dictionary. Follow along as we make a list of 195 color words to learn how to use this powerful tool.
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Exploring History in 10 Interactive Lessons

Exploring History in 10 Interactive Lessons | Literacy Using Web 2.0 | Scoop.it
Ten engaging questions and historic documents empower students to be the historian in the classroom. Free at iTunes and as downloadable PDF.
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An Excellent New Tool for Creating Multimedia Timelines for Your Class

An  Excellent New Tool for Creating Multimedia Timelines for Your Class | Literacy Using Web 2.0 | Scoop.it
December 6, 2014
HSTRY is a very good web tool for creating multimedia timelines in class. The process is very simple and easy. Just sign up either as a teacher or a student, choose the timeline you...
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Over 20 Good Apps to Use in BYOD Classroom

Over 20 Good Apps to Use in BYOD Classroom | Literacy Using Web 2.0 | Scoop.it
December 5, 2014
BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) is not only about students bringing their own  devices to class and using them for educational purposes. It is much  more than just a problem...
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A Good Chart Featuring Over 50 Educational Encyclopedias

A Good Chart Featuring Over 50 Educational Encyclopedias | Literacy Using Web 2.0 | Scoop.it
December 19, 2014
So what other online encyclopedias do you know besides the popular Wikipedia? Chances are some few titles are popping up in your mind right now. In fact there are dozens of very...
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Excellent Chart Comparing The Best Digital Storytelling Tools of 2014

Excellent Chart Comparing The Best Digital Storytelling Tools of 2014 | Literacy Using Web 2.0 | Scoop.it
December 26, 2014
Digital storytelling is a power way to get students engaged in learning. Using a variety of web tools students will be able to experiment with a set of important skills and...
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Great Educational Web Tools for Paperless Classrooms

Great Educational Web Tools for Paperless Classrooms | Literacy Using Web 2.0 | Scoop.it
December 20, 2014 Few classrooms are entirely digital or paperless, though more and more are striving towards a middle-ground that can replace some of the workflow tedium with technology while...
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Visual Portfolios: The Blending of Analog and Digital

Visual Portfolios: The Blending of Analog and Digital | Literacy Using Web 2.0 | Scoop.it
As I mentioned in my most recent post, The Role of an Ed Tech within the Project Planning Cycle of a 1:1 iPad Classroom, my job entails working with students just as much as teachers.
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A Great Periodic Table to Enhance Students Writing Skills ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A Great Periodic Table to Enhance Students Writing Skills ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Literacy Using Web 2.0 | Scoop.it
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The Best Ways To Create Online Content Easily & Quickly In 2014

The Best Ways To Create Online Content Easily & Quickly In 2014 | Literacy Using Web 2.0 | Scoop.it
This list (a not particularly long one) brings together what I think are this year’s best ways to create online content easily and quickly.
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JPEG, GIF, And PNG: When To Use Each Kind Of Image

JPEG, GIF, And PNG: When To Use Each Kind Of Image | Literacy Using Web 2.0 | Scoop.it
Generally, when you see an image used on the Internet, it’s a JPEG, GIF, or PNG. If you’re just a viewer of said images, you probably don’t spend too much time thinking about the different file types.
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Tips Create Engaging Infographics for Your Class

Tips Create Engaging Infographics for Your Class | Literacy Using Web 2.0 | Scoop.it
December, 2014
A few days ago I curated a set of useful web tools that teachers can use to create infographics to use in class. All of the tools I included in that collection are very easy and simple...
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The Digital Learning Wheel

The Digital Learning Wheel | Literacy Using Web 2.0 | Scoop.it
December, 2014
Ring of Technologies is a beautiful visual wheel that displays a host of learning goals together with some examples of web tools to achieve them. To me this work  (created and...
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Free Technology for Teachers: Nine Popular Student Response Tools Compared In One Chart

Free Technology for Teachers: Nine Popular Student Response Tools Compared In One Chart | Literacy Using Web 2.0 | Scoop.it
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Clip Art Is Gone! Here’s How To Find Free Images Instead

Clip Art Is Gone! Here’s How To Find Free Images Instead | Literacy Using Web 2.0 | Scoop.it
Remember Microsoft’s clip art? Neither did I until this week, when Redmond announced that clip art gallery is going the way of Clippy.
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Tips for Engaging Students in Meaningful Discussions

Tips for Engaging Students in Meaningful Discussions | Literacy Using Web 2.0 | Scoop.it
December 4, 2014
Here is another wonderful visual from Mia MacMeekin featuring a number of tips and ideas on how to facilitate online discussions.In fact, most of these tips are also valid for...
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