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You should know these - A List of Useful Educational Websites

You should know these - A List of Useful Educational Websites | Teaching Tools Today | Scoop.it
Imgur is home to the web's most popular image content, curated in real time by a dedicated community through commenting, voting and sharing.

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What a list! Great tools and useful for new ideas. 

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Martin Karlsson's curator insight, May 14, 2014 6:36 AM

So much fun. 

God Is.'s curator insight, May 14, 2014 10:55 AM

I have been to a couple or three of these websites. Great to know there are some others...

Wilko Dijkhuis's curator insight, May 27, 2014 1:45 AM

Nice list to have

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4 Web Tools for Organising that ALL Teachers Should Know About.

4 Web Tools for Organising that ALL Teachers Should Know About. | Teaching Tools Today | Scoop.it
Teacher, learner, risk taker, technology enthusiast. I always want to learn more to help my students learn better.
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Four great tools and all very useful in gathering ideas and links together.

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13 Easy-to-Use Tools for Creating Killer Visual Content | VerticalResponse

13 Easy-to-Use Tools for Creating Killer Visual Content | VerticalResponse | Teaching Tools Today | Scoop.it

Creating your own images is also an excellent tactic for re-purposing text-only content into enticing images. Here are some examples: Turn quotes into an interesting slideshow, post an event announcement on a pretty picture, place stats onto eye-catching graphs, give a blog post title some pizzaz, create an infographic about the history of your biz, create a catchy, custom featured image for a video, etc. The possibilities are endless.

 

To help you create images that get BuzzFeed-worthy engagement, here are 13 of our favorite and easy-to-use visual content creation tools....


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More creating tools. A useful bunch of ideas. 

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ffeog's curator insight, March 13, 4:38 AM

A picture speaks a thousand words - some good resources here for visual content and creation to add a visual dimension to your messages, which tend to perform much better for opens and clicks than text alone.

Carlene Kelsey's curator insight, March 25, 10:22 AM

Content is shared in many forms.  These tools make it pretty easy to get creative.

Michelle Gilstrap's curator insight, March 25, 3:14 PM
Good article to help anyone wanting to create better content.
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Three Working Models to Integrate Technology in Your Teaching ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Three Working Models to Integrate Technology in Your Teaching ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Teaching Tools Today | Scoop.it
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Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014

Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 | Teaching Tools Today | Scoop.it
Results of the 8th Annual Survey of Learning Tools
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Yes the list is out again. This year there are a number of new entries. Twitter remains the number 1 tool (6th Year in a row). What tools do you use? Can you add new tools to your teacher tool box?

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Free Technology for Teachers: How Lungs Work - A Video and an App

Free Technology for Teachers: How Lungs Work - A Video and an App | Teaching Tools Today | Scoop.it
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interesting looking app.

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Google's Poster on Cyber Safety ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Google's Poster on Cyber Safety ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Teaching Tools Today | Scoop.it
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Cybersafety is very important not just for students but for all users of online environments. Here are some images developed by Google to help promote safe use of the internet

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5 Ways Social Media Is Changing Your Brain | IFLScience

5 Ways Social Media Is Changing Your Brain | IFLScience | Teaching Tools Today | Scoop.it

The persistence of social media is certainly changing how things are done. In a matter of minutes, you can wish an old friend happy birthday on Facebook, find a recipe for dinner on Pinterest, watch a how-to project on YouTube, and get up to the minute updates on events from Twitter. But social media isn’t just changing how we act; it’s actually changing our brains as well.


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RA LV AD's curator insight, September 18, 2014 7:19 PM

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Ching Rem's curator insight, September 19, 2014 4:25 AM

brain change

 

Kathy Lynch's curator insight, September 25, 2014 8:29 AM

Thx Susan Bainbridge

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Guide to Google Apps for the iPad - Infographic

Guide to Google Apps for the iPad - Infographic | Teaching Tools Today | Scoop.it

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This infographic is useful because of the ideas for how it should be used and how it can be used.

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Sally Tilley's curator insight, September 12, 2014 12:00 AM
Thanks for sharing!
Sarah Ogden's curator insight, September 15, 2014 10:24 PM

Terrific for getting our new users organized! 

Bev Jones's curator insight, December 9, 2014 2:27 AM

@CareerCollegeT @HughBaird  Useful Apps for IPads

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10 Remarkably Free Digital Tools for Educators and Students

10 Remarkably Free Digital Tools for Educators and Students | Teaching Tools Today | Scoop.it
1) Hemingway Editor This is a free Web-based app that lets you paste in your writing to be analyzed and edited for optimal readability. The app quickly ide

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Maryalice Leister's curator insight, August 17, 2014 8:48 PM

Some new ones listed I hadn't heard of or used. I am off to try them out and you'll have some great new tools if you do too. Easily learned and creates the impact you want. Not just for teachers either. Enjoy!

Jennifer Lowton's curator insight, August 24, 2014 7:49 AM

Nice list from Ana Cristina Pratas. I'll have to try Hemingway Editor, Zooburst and GIFBoom soon. 

Celia Molares's curator insight, September 11, 2014 4:45 AM

Editor Hemingway,  Adobe Voz para narración de cuentos, ZooBurst herramienta para contar historias, entre otras aplicaciones.

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The Ultimate Directory Of Free Image Sources | Edublogger

The Ultimate Directory Of Free Image Sources | Edublogger | Teaching Tools Today | Scoop.it
So, you need an image for your blog? We’ve spent some time categorizing our favorite sources for free images and organizing them in such a way as to help you find what you’re looking for. Here are ...

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Mary Starry's curator insight, August 30, 2014 3:21 PM

A faculty member can never have too many resources for images.

MrBieb's curator insight, September 2, 2014 4:49 AM

Een heel bruikbare lijst om je voortaan geen zorgen meer te maken over het rechtmatig gebruik van foto's/afbeeldingen.

Ana Fernández's curator insight, September 2, 2014 5:23 AM

¿Eres consciente de la importancia de utilizar imágenes de uso libre en tus proyectos?  ¿Alguna vez te has parado a pensar en los problemas que pueden derivarse del uso de imagenes de terceros? ¿Sabías que Google Imágenes permite filtrar las búsquedas por el tipo de licencia?

En este artículo nos presentan una selección de estos bancos de imágenes libres de derechos que nos serán de gran utilidad.

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10 Free Online Video Editors

10 Free Online Video Editors | Teaching Tools Today | Scoop.it
Web Hosting Review Boards has a vast repository of info which isn't limited to iPage Reviews & other hosting reviews but free online video editor as well..

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Janet Vasil's curator insight, August 30, 2014 1:05 PM

I am not familiar with many of these, but look forward to giving them a try. .

Nevermore Sithole's curator insight, September 10, 2014 6:53 AM

10 Free Online Video Editors

ManufacturingStories's curator insight, October 12, 2014 11:25 AM

For more resources on STEM Education visit http://bit.ly/1640Tbl

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10 Tips To Use Google Classroom Effectively Infographic - e-Learning Infographics

10 Tips To Use Google Classroom Effectively Infographic - e-Learning Infographics | Teaching Tools Today | Scoop.it
Google Classroom Infographic: 10 Tips To Use Google Classroom Effectively Infographic. Google Classroom was designed with Google Apps to help teachers.

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Melissa Molitor's curator insight, August 29, 2014 9:13 AM

Confirms some ideas as to why we are trying to integrate Google Apps for Education into all classrooms.

 

Tony Guzman's curator insight, August 29, 2014 11:39 AM

I am looking forward to see this platform continue to expand its usefulness and hope it stays free for use.

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10 iPad Features Every iPad Owner Should Know - Teaching with iPad

10 iPad Features Every iPad Owner Should Know - Teaching with iPad | Teaching Tools Today | Scoop.it

"Are you relatively new to iPads in the classroom? Are you looking for some tips to help you navigate the new iOS 7? Today we take a look at 10 Features Every iPad Owner Should Know, so that you have the knowledge and confidence you need to shine in front of your students."


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Judih Weinstein Haggai's curator insight, August 26, 2014 12:32 AM

saving this safely. iPads in school this year!

KB...Konnected's curator insight, August 26, 2014 9:04 AM

Very useful information!

Sue Gaardboe's curator insight, August 31, 2014 9:09 AM

I learned something new (not telling you what!) so it must be worth reading.

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Linking Generations Through Radio: Toolkit for Radio with Youth

Linking Generations Through Radio: Toolkit for Radio with Youth | Teaching Tools Today | Scoop.it

UNESCO’s radio toolkit – Linking Generations through Radio – is an open access document, which is inspired by children and youth who make up one-third of the world’s population. The majority may listen to radio but the likelihood they are invited to regularly produce interviews and programmes, express their information needs or their opinions about productions made for them is very low.


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Nik Peachey's curator insight, March 10, 12:50 PM

This looks like a useful resource for anyone interested in doing a project on radio.

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Top Tech Tools for Formative Assessment

Top Tech Tools for Formative Assessment | Teaching Tools Today | Scoop.it
Formative assessment is an important tool teachers can use to target students' learning needs. When teachers know what students know (or don't know), they can better adjust their teaching to meet the kids right at their level.
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50+ of my Favorite Tools for Schools - @coolcatteacher

50+ of my Favorite Tools for Schools - @coolcatteacher | Teaching Tools Today | Scoop.it
This past month as part of the Grand Canyon University Global Mastermind Workshop, I updated my 50+ favorite tools for schools presentation. Since today is my blog birthday (9 years and counting), I just want to say thank you to all of you who read my blog and teach me so much! I’m very grateful …
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Great resources for schools. 

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Free Technology for Teachers: The 5 Most Frequently Used Free Apps on My iPad

Free Technology for Teachers: The 5 Most Frequently Used Free Apps on My iPad | Teaching Tools Today | Scoop.it
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I use most of these apps. bubt not Penultimate... thoughts?

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Exo-Earths and the search for life elsewhere: a brief history

Exo-Earths and the search for life elsewhere: a brief history | Teaching Tools Today | Scoop.it
The criteria for life on other planets is the focus of the 4th Australian Exoplanet Workshop, hosted by the University of Southern Queensland this week. The first in this series on exoplanets looks at…
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The search for life on other planets is an interesting thought and something that children can become fascinated with. 

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Teacher tools for creating quizzes or polls | Listly List

Free tools or websites that teachers can create or share quizzes and polls. Please add your recommendations. | Interact | Create A Quiz, Learningpod, Socrative | Student Response System, ExamTime Quizzes, Google Forms + Flubaroo, Joomla Quiz Deluxe, Learning Management System (LMS), course management software for e-Learning, web-based online training platform, Moodle, Testmoz, and PollEverywhere


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Marie-Leet Bens's curator insight, September 19, 2014 8:02 AM

I'm a fan of Kahoot! - game-based blended learning

Елена Гончарова's curator insight, September 20, 2014 1:25 PM

добавить свой понимание ...

Pavel Alarcon's curator insight, October 15, 2014 2:44 PM

agregar su visión ...

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Using LEGO to Teach Hands-On Math

Using LEGO to Teach Hands-On Math | Teaching Tools Today | Scoop.it

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Fantastic ideas for using lego in mathematics. Simple hands on tasks.

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Martin (Marty) Smith's curator insight, September 10, 2014 3:10 AM

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Autism Daily Newscast's curator insight, September 10, 2014 4:26 AM

Not an app but close enough - love it.

Elizabeth Bowden's curator insight, September 12, 2014 7:52 PM

In addition to using Lego for maths, I've taken my sons (extensive) Lego collection into History and Society & Culture to have the students (high school) demonstrate their understanding of concepts such as globalisation, communism, nationalism, capitalism. Worked really well and classes sooo happy. 

 

Having been broken up into groups and given a concept each, They created cities or environments demonstrating the concept then talked the rest of the class through. 

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321 Free Tools for Teachers—Free Educational Technology

321 Free Tools for Teachers—Free Educational Technology | Teaching Tools Today | Scoop.it
Would you be interested in the ultimate list of free tools for teachers? At the following post you will found 321 Free Tools for Teachers separated in 18 educational technology categories. Enjoy! F...

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Oh wow! That is a massive amount of stuff!!!!

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Marianella Careaga Butter's curator insight, September 16, 2014 8:15 PM

Los recursos TIC para los docentes no faltan....lo necesario es que tengan claridad para qué lo van a utilizar con sus estudiantes.

Elaine J Roberts, Ph.D.'s curator insight, September 17, 2014 11:17 AM

321 free tools. It's an odd number, in more than one way. I cannot imagine the work to compile this list nor the work involved to determine which of these tools might be best suited for a teacher and his or her classroom. Of course, this list is only the beginning of possibilities.

Carlos Rodrigues Cadre's curator insight, September 18, 2014 9:13 AM

adicionar a sua visão ...

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Seven Web-based Tools for Delivering Flipped Lessons

Seven Web-based Tools for Delivering Flipped Lessons | Teaching Tools Today | Scoop.it

"This fall there will be teachers trying the flipped classroom approach to lessons for the first time. In the right setting the flipped classroom model can work well. My favorite tools for creating flipped lessons include the option to insert questions for students to answer while watching the video instead of waiting until the end to answer a series of questions. I also like tools that provide students with the opportunity to submit questions to their teachers while they are watching videos. These tools offer those options."


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There are a couple of tools here I haven't tried. 

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Rosemary Tyrrell's curator insight, August 17, 2014 11:31 AM

The tools covered in this post by Richard Byrne are:

* eduCanon

* Teachem

* VideoNotes

* Blubbr

* Zaption

* EdPuzzle

* Blendspace

You will find a video tutorial both eduCanon and Blendspace.Bryne describes each tool in detail in his post, making it easier for you to choose which ones will meet your needs.

Kelly Christopherson's curator insight, August 18, 2014 1:41 AM

Thinking about doing some changes to what you do in the classroom? Looking for ways to differentiate for students? Maybe going to try "flipping" things a bit? Here are seven tools that you can use to make some changes to engage students in different ways. 

Kevin Atkins's curator insight, August 18, 2014 6:03 AM

Some great tools in this article!

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Great Examples of How Content Curation Tools Can Be Effectively Used In Education

Great Examples of How Content Curation Tools Can Be Effectively Used In Education | Teaching Tools Today | Scoop.it

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N Kaspar's curator insight, September 2, 2014 12:33 PM

Intriguing idea.

Alina Dogaru's curator insight, December 19, 2014 4:42 AM

Forstå og komme i gang med kurator tjenester.

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Getting Started with Google Classroom - Instructional Tech Talk

Getting Started with Google Classroom - Instructional Tech Talk | Teaching Tools Today | Scoop.it
When we first heard about the new LMS that Google was developing there was a widespread state of excitement – hoping that those who use Google Apps for Education and Google Drive would be rejoicing in the seamless integration of their services with a learning management system interface. Well, now that people are getting access […

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Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, August 23, 2014 12:44 AM

Lean and free, will Google give you a course management system with legs? Take it for a walk and see. 

Mª Jesús García S.M.'s curator insight, September 4, 2014 1:31 AM

Google Classroom - Introduction

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20 collaborative Google Apps activities for schools

20 collaborative Google Apps activities for schools | Teaching Tools Today | Scoop.it
Google Apps are collaborative, which makes them highly powerful. They offer opportunities for students to engage unlike ever before. Here are 20 ideas.

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Some great ideas, especially if you are just starting out with Google apps

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Mark Engle's curator insight, September 25, 2014 8:43 AM
Google Apps, I believe are leading the way to student productivity. As teachers, we may see this as another hurdle in learning new technology, but students will grasp the concepts of Drive, Sharing, Collaborating, and etc, much easier than their teachers. I never thought about using the drawing as a whiteboard tool. Will have to give it a shot. Our district currently doesn't support hangouts, but with iPads we can probably use facetime in much the same way as described.
Mark Engle's curator insight, September 25, 2014 8:43 AM
Google Apps, I believe are leading the way to student productivity. As teachers, we may see this as another hurdle in learning new technology, but students will grasp the concepts of Drive, Sharing, Collaborating, and etc, much easier than their teachers. I never thought about using the drawing as a whiteboard tool. Will have to give it a shot. Our district currently doesn't support hangouts, but with iPads we can probably use facetime in much the same way as described.
Mark Engle's curator insight, September 25, 2014 8:43 AM
Google Apps, I believe are leading the way to student productivity. As teachers, we may see this as another hurdle in learning new technology, but students will grasp the concepts of Drive, Sharing, Collaborating, and etc, much easier than their teachers. I never thought about using the drawing as a whiteboard tool. Will have to give it a shot. Our district currently doesn't support hangouts, but with iPads we can probably use facetime in much the same way as described.