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Free tools in the classroom from Microsoft

Free tools in the classroom from Microsoft | Reading and Writing Connection | Scoop.it
Free tools from Microsoft. Engage your students, energize a lesson plan, and save time using free tools for photos, videos, collaboration, and education.

 

 

 

 

 

For example:

 

- AutoCollage: Create an artful photo poster using this fun collage-making tool.


- Microsoft Photosynth: Explore famous places with cinematic quality using these virtual, visual, three-dimensional tours.

 

- Windows Live Movie Maker: The fast, easy way to turn photos and video clips into great-looking movies and slide shows to share in class or on the web.


Download the teacher’s guide above, and learn about a dozen more free tools.

 

Gust MEES: I recommend Photosynth as I was working a lot with it, you can even create virtual visits of anything with it, great tool...

 

Read more:

http://www.microsoft.com/education/en-us/teachers/guides/Pages/free-tools.aspx

 


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10 Beneficial Facebook Pages For Educators To Check Out | Emerging Education Technology

10 Beneficial Facebook Pages For Educators To Check Out | Emerging Education Technology | Reading and Writing Connection | Scoop.it
A selection of Facebook Pages providing resources and dialogue focused on education and instructional technologies.

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Scirus - for scientific information

Scirus - for scientific information | Reading and Writing Connection | Scoop.it
Scirus is the most comprehensive science-specific search engine on the Internet. Driven by the latest search engine technology, Scirus searches millions science-specific Web pages.

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Free Printables for Teachers | flashcards, printable games, worksheets templates, phonics materials, ESL printables, conversational activities

Free Printables for Teachers | flashcards, printable games, worksheets templates, phonics materials, ESL printables, conversational activities | Reading and Writing Connection | Scoop.it
Free Printables for Teachers - Free flashcards, worksheets, handouts and game cards to match, phonics materials, projects, games, and more all ready for download and printing.

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Free Technology for Teachers: YapTime - A Place to Share, Collaborate, and Organize

Free Technology for Teachers: YapTime - A Place to Share, Collaborate, and Organize | Reading and Writing Connection | Scoop.it

We believe in privacy.
When you want to share details with a select group — don’t post everything on Facebook for the world to see. Create a private YapTime group where only invited members can share and plan in private.


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Introduction to Blogging « WordPress Codex

Introduction to Blogging « WordPress Codex | Reading and Writing Connection | Scoop.it

What is a "blog"?

 

"Blog" is an abbreviated version of "weblog," which is a term used to describe web sites that maintain an ongoing chronicle of information.

 

A blog features diary-type commentary and links to articles on other Web sites, usually presented as a list of entries in reverse chronological order. Blogs range from the personal to the political, and can focus on one narrow subject or a whole range of subjects.

 

GM: Blogs can also get used by educators to share their knowledge...


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