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321 Free Tools for Teachers - Free Educational Technology

321 Free Tools for Teachers - Free Educational Technology | teaching with technology | 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!”
Via Cornélia Castro
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Here is a huge list of free tools all helpfully categorized.
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Here Is A Great Tool for Creating Animated Multimedia Maps via @medkh9

Here Is A Great Tool for Creating Animated Multimedia Maps via @medkh9 | teaching with technology | Scoop.it

Via Tom D'Amico (@TDOttawa) , Juergen Wagner
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A good tool to get student creating timelines of events linked to maps.
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How to Convert Twitter Lists Into RSS Feeds

How to Convert Twitter Lists Into RSS Feeds | teaching with technology | Scoop.it
“There are many benefits to turning a Twitter list into an RSS feed, but the process can be complicated. Here's a simple but effective method.”
Via Ana Cristina Pratas
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Ever want to follow a topic? Here's a quick how-to guide.
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michel verstrepen's curator insight, March 25, 7:48 AM

Ever want to follow a topic? Here's a quick how-to guide.

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Stephen Fry Launches Pindex, a “Pinterest for Education”

Stephen Fry Launches Pindex, a “Pinterest for Education” | teaching with technology | Scoop.it
“ Who can now deny that, in the internet, we have the greatest educational tool ever conceived by mankind? Surely no Open Culture reader would deny it, anyway, nor could they fail to take an interest in a new startup aiming to increase the internet's educational power further still:”
Via Peter Mellow
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Worth a look
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ernestprats's curator insight, March 14, 6:10 AM
Worth a look
Peter Mellow's curator insight, April 6, 1:00 AM
April 6th 2016 - To date, I have found Pindex very disappointing as a potential education tool. A very limited toolset, perhaps better suited for a school audience or the general public. Hopefully they will take feedback on board and add some of the features that are missing. 
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Introducing ‘Stories Teachers Share’ Podcast From MindShift

Introducing ‘Stories Teachers Share’ Podcast From MindShift | teaching with technology | Scoop.it
MindShift has a new podcast! Take a listen.
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A good PD session on the way home.
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Arts Integration Allows Students to Engage Abstract Concepts in New Ways

Arts Integration Allows Students to Engage Abstract Concepts in New Ways | teaching with technology | Scoop.it
Schools across the country are finding that integrating arts into academic subjects can be a powerful way to help students deepen their understanding.
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Great with the increasing focus on STEAM.
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giovanni nulli's curator insight, March 3, 8:26 AM
Great with the increasing focus on STEAM.
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AUGMENTED PRINT: COMBINING THE BEST OF PRINT AND DIGITAL CONTENT

AUGMENTED PRINT: COMBINING THE BEST OF PRINT AND DIGITAL CONTENT | teaching with technology | Scoop.it
“ Sam Gliksman is the author of Creating Media for Learning , one of the first “augmented print” books. ”
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Robots in Education: What’s Here and What’s Coming | Edudemic

Robots in Education: What’s Here and What’s Coming | Edudemic | teaching with technology | Scoop.it
Between self-driving cars and hoverboards, futuristic technology seems closer than ever. Nowhere is this more of a reality than in the field of robotics.
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Breaking the Code: Unleashing the Talents of Our Girls and Students of Color (EdSurge News)

Breaking the Code: Unleashing the Talents of Our Girls and Students of Color (EdSurge News) | teaching with technology | Scoop.it
My five-year-old girl entered kindergarten this past fall, bringing me one of life’s greatest experiences: watching her explore her curiosities and creativity as she desires and develops skills that will last her a lifetime.
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12 Smooth Tools to Create and Curate for Educators

12 Smooth Tools to Create and Curate for Educators | teaching with technology | Scoop.it

Sharing an interactive list (with examples) of 12 tried and true tools that support educators with creating and curating all year long.


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Lisa Johnson 's curator insight, July 21, 2015 4:52 PM

Sharing an interactive list (with examples) of 12 tried and true tools that support educators with creating and curating all year long.

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This Is How to Create A Simple Educational Poster Using Google Drawings ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

This Is How to Create A Simple Educational Poster Using Google Drawings ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | teaching with technology | Scoop.it

Via Cornélia Castro
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Make your own classroom posters
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How To Create Animated Gifs For PowerPoint and Keynote Presentations

How To Create Animated Gifs For PowerPoint and Keynote Presentations | teaching with technology | Scoop.it

How To Create Animated Gifs For PowerPoint and Keynote Presentations. If you want to produce GIFs for an upcoming presentation, you will be happy to know that GIFs are relatively easy to create. While there are a variety of ways to make GIFs, here are a few simple options that will help you create impressive GIFs quickly.


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Charli Wiggill's curator insight, February 4, 5:38 PM

Do you want that X-factor to add some zing to your PowerPoint or Office Mix presentations? Gifs can do this for you.

#MIEExpert #MIEExperts

Rosemary Tyrrell's curator insight, February 16, 9:15 PM

Great tutorail!

Wendy Zaruba's curator insight, February 22, 9:14 PM

Great tips on how to create an animated gifs, check it out.

 

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Free Online Computer Science and Programming Books, Textbooks, and Lecture Notes :: FreeTechBooks.com

“ Free online computer science, engineering and programming books, ebooks, texts, textbooks, lecture notes, documentations and references.”
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Yes, free.
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10 Ways to Create Student Makers With Apps

10 Ways to Create Student Makers With Apps | teaching with technology | Scoop.it
“ These days, the word “maker” can be interchanged for “constructivist” and the Maker Movement is really starting to sweep the country.”
Via WEAC, Mark E. Deschaine, PhD
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More on the maker movement and why teachers should be interested.
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The Benefits Of Student-Led Blogging Projects

The Benefits Of Student-Led Blogging Projects | teaching with technology | Scoop.it
Student blogging empowers students to take charge of their learning and gives their learning purpose. We asked Noelle and Sagarika, Grade 8 Students, from The Badger Rock Times to tell us in thei
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Students tell how they worked on their class blog and took responsibility for all aspects of it.
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Educational Technology Guy: Two infographics with tips for becoming a Power Google User!

Educational Technology Guy: Two infographics with tips for becoming a Power Google User! | teaching with technology | Scoop.it
“ Google is an excellent research and search tool, but there are some tips and features that a lot of people don't know about. These two inforgraphics have some great tips and information on getting more out of Google.”
Via John Evans
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Lots of new tips here. ( new to me anyway!)
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John van den Brink's curator insight, March 25, 7:57 AM

Lots of new tips here. ( new to me anyway!)

Tony Guzman's curator insight, March 25, 6:45 PM
This article shares two infographics that can help anyone become a power Google user.
Cristian Puca's curator insight, March 27, 12:05 PM

Consejos para convertirse en un Super Usuario de Google!

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Tools And Tips On How To Write The Perfect Blog Post

Tools And Tips On How To Write The Perfect Blog Post | teaching with technology | Scoop.it
Creating the perfect blog post is difficult. There’s a certain art form to it. Your favorite blogger knows the secrets.
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Sometimes you been your blog for your own pleasure and you don't really mind if no one else appreciates it. If that's not you then you need to get savvy about how your blog looks and reads. This post has some great advice.
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How to Bring ‘More Beautiful’ Questions Back to School

How to Bring ‘More Beautiful’ Questions Back to School | teaching with technology | Scoop.it
Young children ask lots of questions, but around the time they enter school, those questions begin to fade. Author Warren Berger outlines five ways to help
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Questioning techniques are an important skill.
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Podcast Party: A Curated List of Nine Teen-Friendly Podcasts

Podcast Party: A Curated List of Nine Teen-Friendly Podcasts | teaching with technology | Scoop.it
In celebration of The Yarn podcast, created by SLJ blogger Travis Jonker and Colby Sharp, teen librarian Robin Brenner has curated a roundup of podcasts to recommend to young adults who are both new to and well-versed in the format.
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I was recently given the gift of an unwritten curriculum with a blank for a text. I have decided to use 'Serial' Sarah Koenig's exploration of the Adnan Syed case. As part of my research I came across this guide to podcasts for teens. Very useful and some I haven't yet listened to.
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Tech Tip: Coding to Play | SmartBlogs

Tech Tip: Coding to Play | SmartBlogs | teaching with technology | Scoop.it
Coding has been the hot topic in education and STEM conversations for the past year. I have paid attention to the extent that I know it's important for tod
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The games described in this article are a great way to begin your coding in the classroom journey. I like that it's written by a teacher who is not a coder and who says that these games made him want to dive in and find more time for this learning in his classroom.
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Robots 3D Print a Stainless Steel Bicycle

Robots 3D Print a Stainless Steel Bicycle | teaching with technology | Scoop.it

A student team from TU Delft in the Netherlands has designed and produced a fully functional 3D printed stainless steel bicycle. The students designed the frame of the bicycle to demonstrate the potential of a new method for 3D printing metal.


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David W. Deeds's curator insight, February 6, 1:12 AM

Robots and 3D printing...doesn't get any cooler than this! ;)

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$10 Smartphone to digital microscope conversion!

$10 Smartphone to digital microscope conversion! | teaching with technology | Scoop.it
“ The world is an interesting place, but it's fascinating up close. Through the lens of a microscope you can find details that you would otherwise nev...”
Via Sam Gliksman
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Create a digital microscope for your classroom.
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Worldreader partners with the Cisco Foundation to bring 10,000 pieces of STEM content to 2 million readers | Worldreader

Worldreader partners with the Cisco Foundation to bring 10,000 pieces of STEM content to 2 million readers | Worldreader | teaching with technology | Scoop.it
“ Partnership with the Cisco Foundation will ensure the addition of 10,000 pieces of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math books to Worldreader's library.”
Via Duan van der Westhuizen
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K-12 Alliance

K-12 Alliance | teaching with technology | Scoop.it
“ The K-12 Alliance, made up of girl-serving organizations, professional educator associations, academic institutions, and businesses, leverages the reach and diversity of its members to create national outreach programs that increase the participation of girls in computing. Through its vast member network, the K-12 Alliance has the potential to reach 100% of the girls in the United States and is dedicated to creating access to authentic, inclusive computer science education for every girl, everywhere.”
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Simplebooklet - Publish, Post, Pin, Embed, Tweet, Email

Simplebooklet - Publish, Post, Pin, Embed, Tweet, Email | teaching with technology | Scoop.it
“Be a small business marketing hero. Make web brochures you can publish, post, pin, tweet, email, embed and print.”
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Joyce Valenza's curator insight, February 3, 2:04 PM

Looking forward to using this to create instruction.

asli telli's curator insight, February 9, 5:46 AM

Simplebooklet: Web booklets are my favorite. How about you?

Rosemary Tyrrell's curator insight, February 15, 9:58 PM

This seems like a nice little booklet program. The free version includes 10 booklets. Upgrade for additional features and no ads. 

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Coding in the Classroom: 16 Top Resources - Edudemic

Coding in the Classroom: 16 Top Resources - Edudemic | teaching with technology | Scoop.it
“ As cool as technology is, its intricacies and inner workings are sometimes intimidating, especially for young people who may be more interested in what technology can do for them rather than what they can do with technology.”
Via Yashy Tohsaku, John Evans, Charles Myers 
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Coding resources from Edudemic.
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Sue Gaardboe's curator insight, August 21, 2015 10:54 AM

Lots of links here to articles and websites with coding games/links.

Willem Kuypers's curator insight, August 24, 2015 1:29 PM

Des outils pour coder pour néophytes. 

Louise Robinson-Lay's curator insight, November 26, 2015 7:54 PM
Some resources to begin coding in the classroom.