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Crash Course: From Science to History

Crash Course: From Science to History | NOLA Ed Tech | Scoop.it
From balancing chemical reactions to analyzing famous literature, never before has one collection offered such a awe-inspiring range of content. Since 2011, brothers John and Hank Green have pioneered digital education with their series Crash Course on YouTube.
From Science to Social Studies, Crash Course offers it all in quick-paced, imaginative videos aimed at learners of all ages. Explore the amazing collection here, with new resources and courses added constantly to broaden the reaches of the Crash Course experience. 
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Funny and irreverent, the Greens make education fun!
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6 Great Web Tools for Teaching Reading

6 Great Web Tools for Teaching Reading | NOLA Ed Tech | Scoop.it
In response to a number of requests we received lately about websites for teaching reading, we went ahead and curated this list featurin
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15 Of The Best Educational Apps For Improved Reading Comprehension

15 Of The Best Educational Apps For Improved Reading Comprehension | NOLA Ed Tech | Scoop.it
15 Of The Best Educational Apps For Improved Reading Comprehension
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Free Online Mindmapping Tool

Free Online Mindmapping Tool | NOLA Ed Tech | Scoop.it

Mindmaps is an HTML5 based mind mapping app. It lets you create neat looking mind maps in the browser.


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Though I have been told this works on the iPad, my attempts have been for naught.
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Ricard Lloria's curator insight, August 2, 2015 5:29 AM

This looks like a useful free HTML 5 mindmapping tool. Works well on  the iPad.

Iva Golec's curator insight, August 3, 2015 9:36 AM

This looks like a useful free HTML 5 mindmapping tool. Works well on  the iPad.

Bart van Maanen's curator insight, August 4, 2015 5:44 AM

This looks like a useful free HTML 5 mindmapping tool. Works well on  the iPad.

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Help Students Close-Read Iconic News Images

Help Students Close-Read Iconic News Images | NOLA Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Each day news images flood print & digital media. Why do some become iconic? Media literacy expert Frank Baker suggests ways students can explore this question.
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Miguel García's curator insight, May 30, 2015 8:34 AM
Help Students Close-Read Iconic News Images 
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5 Anchors For Using Technology To Teach Reading

5 Anchors For Using Technology To Teach Reading | NOLA Ed Tech | Scoop.it
5 Anchors For Using Technology To Teach Reading by Paul France, NBCT, InspirED Teaching reading is an art filled with limiting factors: motivation, vocabulary, decoding, and comprehension are only a few of the comprehensive skills or...
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Write About This - Elem Classroom Writing Prompts

Write About This - Elem Classroom Writing Prompts | NOLA Ed Tech | Scoop.it
We fuse technology with creativity through our age-appropriate picture writing prompt app. What will your students Write About? @WriteAboutThis
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Google Tip to Help Students Search for Materials Appropriate to Their Reading Levels

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iPad Literacy Stations

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Mrs. Wideen's Classroom Blog: iPad Literacy Stations http://t.co/A0gr2xMYiW #edtech #mlearning #ipaded #techcoach
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This would work in a one-iPad classroom, or with an entire cart.

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Host iPad-based Book Discussions on Subtext

Host iPad-based Book Discussions on Subtext | NOLA Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Subtext is a great free iPad app that provides a place for teachers and students to have digital book discussions.
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Hundred Zeros - Download Free Books

Hundred Zeros is a frequently updated catalog of best-selling ebooks on all subjects that are currently free on Amazon. You can download and read these ebooks offline on your computer, mobile or tablet.

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Great Free Thinking Graphs for Teachers

Great Free Thinking Graphs for Teachers | NOLA Ed Tech | Scoop.it
There are several ways teachers can use technology to improve students thinking skills. Using diagrams, mind maps, and   brainstorming tools are some of these ways and as you know all these...
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Free Technology for Teachers: Need a Creative Writing Prompt? Try This

Don't we all?

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Web Tools for Video and Audio Feedback on Essays and Projects

Web Tools for Video and Audio Feedback on Essays and Projects | NOLA Ed Tech | Scoop.it
The Resource for Education Technology Leaders focusing on K-12 educators. Site contains a Software Reviews Database, articles from Technology & Learning Magazine, articles from Educators in Educators' eZine, Event and Contest listings, Reader suggested Web sites, and weekly news updates on education technology leaders." />
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19 Free Classic Books in the iBookstore

19 Free Classic Books in the iBookstore | NOLA Ed Tech | Scoop.it
The Resource for Education Technology Leaders focusing on K-12 educators. Site contains a Software Reviews Database, articles from Technology & Learning Magazine, articles from Educators in Educators' eZine, Event and Contest listings, Reader suggested Web sites, and weekly news updates on education technology leaders." />
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Design a "Breaking News!" Screenshot

Design a "Breaking News!" Screenshot | NOLA Ed Tech | Scoop.it
In order to get students thinking about the essence of a topic, ask them to produce a "Breaking News!" screenshot using the ClassTools Breaking News Generator. Students will have to reflect on the ...
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Note: Images cannot be as large as what an iPad takes. Otherwise, a great tool!
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Library of Congress Launches New Online Poetry Archive, Featuring 75 Years of Classic Poetry Readings

Library of Congress Launches New Online Poetry Archive, Featuring 75 Years of Classic Poetry Readings | NOLA Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Image by Fred Palumbo, made available by the Library of Congress.
Put THIS in your pocket. The Library of Congress is celebrating National Poetry Month by launching its new Archive of Recorded Poetry and Literature.
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Depth Of Knowledge Rubric For Reading, Writing, And Math

Depth Of Knowledge Rubric For Reading, Writing, And Math | NOLA Ed Tech | Scoop.it
A Depth Of Knowledge Rubric For Reading, Writing, And Math
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Recite

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Create quotation posters.

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For Literature, Religion, History, Science classes, this is a cool way to get talk started.

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5 Places To Find Free Educational eBooks

5 Places To Find Free Educational eBooks | NOLA Ed Tech | Scoop.it
So what happens when Google, Amazon, and your local library come up short in your quest for free educational eBooks?

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FlipSnack: An Electronic Flipping Book

FlipSnack: An Electronic Flipping Book | NOLA Ed Tech | Scoop.it
FlipSnack is a free online web tool that allows users to convert PDF documents into Flash page flip books for the purpose of sharing literary work (stories, poems) and/or visuals (pictures, graphs, charts).

And, yes, it DOES work on the iPad.
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Free Technology for Teachers: Subtext - A Great App for Book Discussions

Free Technology for Teachers: Subtext - A Great App for Book Discussions | NOLA Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Great way to keep the discussion going after class, "Subtext" gives you the chance to talk some more about what is on your mind.
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What you can actually DO with an iPad

What you can actually DO with an iPad | NOLA Ed Tech | Scoop.it

A great blog entry that gives SPECIFIC feedback on reaching SPECIFIC targets and goals.

 

Nice job!


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