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Official Google Blog: More spring cleaning out of season

This is our third blog post in our off-season spring cleaning series. To recap, we’re in the process of shutting a number of products which haven’t had the impact we’d hoped for, integrating others as features into our broader product efforts, and ending several which have shown us a different path forward. Overall, our aim is to build a simpler, more intuitive, truly beautiful Google user experience. In terms of the details, here is the latest update:

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...Here you will find our fantastic collection of free secondary teaching resources. All the free resources have been designed to fit your teaching needs and your curriculum across a whole range of subject areas. They are flexible and adaptable for different circumstances and ability levels. Above all, we think your students will love using them - they are fun, engaging and very motivating.

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Tux Paint

Tux Paint | New Web 2.0 tools for education | Scoop.it

Tux Paint is a free, award-winning drawing program for children ages 3 to 12 (for example, preschool and K-6). It combines an easy-to-use interface, fun sound effects, and an encouraging cartoon mascot who guides children as they use the program.

Kids are presented with a blank canvas and a variety of drawing tools to help them be creative. (See the full list of features.)

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DrPic.com Free Web Picture Editor and Image Host - Batch Resize Tool

Use this batch resize tool at DrPic.com to resize multiple pictures at once. Pictures are returned to you in a zip file!
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The Diaspora Project

The Diaspora Project | New Web 2.0 tools for education | Scoop.it

Creative Community
Meet people from all over the world who love the internet as much as you do.

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PDFescape - What is PDFescape? - Edit PDF Files Free - Form Fill PDF Files Free

PDFescape - What is PDFescape? - Edit PDF Files Free - Form Fill PDF Files Free | New Web 2.0 tools for education | Scoop.it
Edit PDF files with PDFescape - an online, free PDF reader, free PDF editor & free PDF form filler. View PDF documents on the web. Fill out PDF forms quickly without Adobe Acrobat. No watermarks or registration.
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Comment on, edit, and fill PDF files, Word documents, images and more | Crocodoc

Comment on, edit, and fill PDF files, Word documents, images and more | Crocodoc | New Web 2.0 tools for education | Scoop.it
Comment on, edit, and fill out PDFs, Word documents, images and more. Highlight text and add comments using our free online document annotator.
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BBC News - In Pictures

BBC News - In Pictures | New Web 2.0 tools for education | Scoop.it
BBC News In Pictures: News stories and topical issues using the most striking images from around the world, plus a chance to submit your pictures.
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5 Free Web 2.0 Brainstorming Tools | Mark Brumley

5 Free Web 2.0 Brainstorming Tools | Mark Brumley | New Web 2.0 tools for education | Scoop.it

Call it brainstorming, concept mapping or mindmapping, collecting and organizing thoughts using web 2.0 is a snap. Let’s take a peek at several free options.

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Reading Bear - learn to read for free!

Reading Bear - learn to read for free! | New Web 2.0 tools for education | Scoop.it
Reading Bear is a collection of free, well-made, multimedia phonics presentations. Your child can learn to read with Reading Bear.
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A List of some of The Best Free Tools to Create Animated Pictures

A List of some of The Best Free Tools to Create Animated Pictures | New Web 2.0 tools for education | Scoop.it
Applications, tutorials, ideas, educational games, mobile apps, and web tools to help you integrate technology into education and enhance mobile learning...
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VWBPE

The Virtual Worlds Best Practice in Education (VWBPE) is a community-based conference that provides opportunities for participants in all virtual worlds to share current teaching, learning, and research practices in 3D virtual environments. Conference presentations focus on teaching/learning, scholarly work, projects, events, activities and new and innovative tools for virtual education. Presenters focus on the identification of best practices in education designed for 3D virtual world technology.

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App Store - iStoryBooks

App Store - iStoryBooks | New Web 2.0 tools for education | Scoop.it
Read reviews, get customer ratings, see screenshots, and learn more about iStoryBooks on the App Store. Download iStoryBooks and enjoy it on your iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
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Free Online Photo and Image Editor - ImageBot

Free Online Photo and Image Editor - ImageBot | New Web 2.0 tools for education | Scoop.it
A free graphic design tool with powerful photo editing, drawing, sticker and logo capabilities.
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7 Tips for Citing an App in MLA Format | edSocialMedia

7 Tips for Citing an App in MLA Format | edSocialMedia | New Web 2.0 tools for education | Scoop.it

lay Shirky famously pointed out that the problem in the information landscape today isn’t necessarily that there is too much information but that our filters aren’t any good. Students feel this problem acutely due to their perpetual crunch for time and lack of nuanced Google skills. So where does a responsible student go for reliable information she can use in an academic context?

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What is Personal? - Personal Network - Personal

What is Personal? - Personal Network - Personal | New Web 2.0 tools for education | Scoop.it

Create your own private, personal network

At the heart of Personal is a secure private network that you build organically. Family, friends, coworkers, neighbors, sites, apps, service providers, businesses – connect safely with anyone you choose.

Imagine seeing who has what in a single snapshot. It all starts by becoming the official gatekeeper of your digital information.

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PDFescape - Free PDF Editor & Free PDF Form Filler - Your Free Online PDF Reader, Editor, Form Filler, Form Designer, Solution

Edit PDF files with PDFescape - an online, free PDF reader, free PDF editor & free PDF form filler. View PDF documents on the web. Fill out PDF forms quickly without Adobe Acrobat. No watermarks or registration.
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Blockposters - create any size wall posters from any size images

Blockposters - create any size wall posters from any size images | New Web 2.0 tools for education | Scoop.it

Upload an image and show how many sheets wide you want it in poster size. Free

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Catch.com

capture what matters
Record, remember and retain just about anything that catches your fancy. Voice notes, text fragments, longer messages, images and locations are caught, organized and saved for when you’re ready to access them.

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scrible | smarter online research - annotate, organize & collaborate on web pages

scrible | smarter online research - annotate, organize & collaborate on web pages | New Web 2.0 tools for education | Scoop.it
scrible lets you highlight and annotate web pages and easily save, share and collaborate on your web research with others. Sign up for free!
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