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9 Creative Storytelling Tools That Will Make You Wish You Were A Student Again

9 Creative Storytelling Tools That Will Make You Wish You Were A Student Again | Technology and Education Resources | Scoop.it

T.H.E. Journal asked educators for the most creative storytelling apps available, and we did a little digging on our own, too. The tools and apps we found turn students into novelists, artists, and moviemakers with each tool bringing its own powerful mechanism for transforming the traditional narrative--both inside and outside the classroom...


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Pamela D Lloyd's curator insight, February 28, 2015 7:19 PM

Lots of new tools to play with!

A.K.Andrew's curator insight, March 2, 2015 11:24 AM

while I haven't tried these apps, it's a great selection of giving your novel am visual summary.  Anything to breathe some life into that synopsis eh? I'll def. Be checking the, out

Charlie Dare's curator insight, March 6, 2015 6:28 AM

Lucky IT students of today ~

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FoxType  - Sentence Analysis

FoxType  - Sentence Analysis | Technology and Education Resources | Scoop.it

Visualise the grammar of a sentence.


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Bronwyn Burke's curator insight, June 16, 4:51 AM
An interesting visual for planning instruction.
António Leça Domingues's curator insight, June 16, 5:58 AM
Análise de construção de períodos de texto.
Marshall Gass's curator insight, June 16, 4:00 PM
invaluable tool for writers. Get it.
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How to Convert PDF to Word for Free

How to Convert PDF to Word for Free | Technology and Education Resources | Scoop.it
PDF to Word converters are a dime a dozen. We have compiled the 5 best ones you can get for free, for both on- and more secure offline use.

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Le Dong Phuong's curator insight, April 27, 8:41 PM
often needed!
Andrew 's curator insight, May 6, 9:48 AM
Teachers are always looking for an easy way to convert, here is the answer
Willem Kuypers's curator insight, June 8, 3:29 PM
Un article pas très utile pour le prof, mais il faut savoir que cela existe.
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Haiku Deck 4.0 - Easily Create, Edit, Share Presentations on iPhone

Haiku Deck 4.0 - Easily Create, Edit, Share Presentations on iPhone | Technology and Education Resources | Scoop.it
Haiku Deck makes it fast and easy to create, edit, & share beautiful iPhone presentations and slideshows on iPhone, iPad, or Web. No design skills required.

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Baiba Svenca's curator insight, April 29, 12:44 AM

Great news from Haiku Deck! Now you can create presentations on your iPhone or iPad with the new free app. Download it here https://goo.gl/Ed20PX

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Use This Awesome Web App to Make the Best Videos on YouTube #Showbox

Use This Awesome Web App to Make the Best Videos on YouTube #Showbox | Technology and Education Resources | Scoop.it
Ever felt the urge to launch a YouTube channel, only to find that the results don't quite pass muster? A new web app called Showbox is the answer.

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Baiba Svenca's curator insight, June 6, 5:58 AM

Showbox is a new web app (in Beta stage) for creating videos. You will need a Chrome browser to use it.

Rob Hatfield, M.Ed.'s curator insight, June 11, 7:39 AM
This is an excellent resource for your 21st Century teaching and learning environments.
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Which search tool should I use: Free Classroom Poster

Which search tool should I use: Free Classroom Poster | Technology and Education Resources | Scoop.it

This poster highlights the 'Big Three' search engines for teachers and
students and highlights the strengths and weaknesses for each one.

Google Search
Wolfram Alpha
Wikipedia



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You can look at Wikipedia, just don't use it for academic research.
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Mrs. Reinagel's curator insight, June 10, 1:49 PM

Free chart with the +/- of big 3 search engines. 

Rob Hatfield, M.Ed.'s curator insight, June 11, 7:26 AM
Don't use them, use http://www.searchcredible.com/ for classroom research.
Rob Hatfield, M.Ed.'s comment, June 11, 7:36 AM
Tom, don't use them, use: Don't use them, use http://www.searchcredible.com/ for classroom research. They are included.
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Chroma Key, Updated Android App and Film Fests

Chroma Key, Updated Android App and Film Fests | Technology and Education Resources | Scoop.it
WeVideo releases features for the online video editor. Get creative with chroma key/green screen, participate in film fests and access royalty-free footage.
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Going Green: Incorporating Green Screen Technology in the classroom

Going Green: Incorporating Green Screen Technology in the classroom | Technology and Education Resources | Scoop.it
Going Green: Incorporating Green Screen Technology in the classroom https://goo.gl/9Ef2IB Eve Heaton Instructional Technology Coach Beaufort County School District Blog: sciencenotebooking.blogspot.com Twitter: @atechcoachlife Email: eve.heaton@beaufort.k12.sc.us
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Creating Online Work Spaces

Creating Online Work Spaces | Technology and Education Resources | Scoop.it
Creating Online Work Spaces https://classroom.google.com Code: u6ksg7f Presentation Link: https://goo.gl/YGb6Wa Jessica Atkins, @jba4art
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Shakespeare Translator

Shakespeare Translator | Technology and Education Resources | Scoop.it
Turn your speak into Shakespeake with this English to Shakespearean translator.

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, June 5, 1:19 AM

I'm not sure how well this works but I'm sure it has potential for a lot of fun with students.

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20 Free Educational Tools: Videos, Guides, and Printables!

20 Free Educational Tools: Videos, Guides, and Printables! | Technology and Education Resources | Scoop.it
Enjoy this list of 20 free educational tools for teachers. Educators everywhere can find free teaching resources for all subjects and grade levels!

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Lihi Telem's curator insight, June 2, 1:57 AM
מבחר כלים דיגיטליים חינמיים להוראה בכל הגילאים ובתחומי דעת שונים
Jamie Edwards (IDS)'s curator insight, June 3, 8:34 AM
The iRubrics by rcampus.com was particularly interesting. I will pass it on to instructors for rubric ideas.
Rosemary Tyrrell, Ed.D.'s curator insight, June 10, 3:40 PM
Some helpful tools here. 
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10 more PowerPoint tips for teachers

10 more PowerPoint tips for teachers | Technology and Education Resources | Scoop.it
Although this is a follow up post to 10 PowerPoint tips for teachers, I prefer to think of it as 10 things I wish someone had told me about PowerPoint. Every teacher has their own opinion about the effectiveness of using PowerPoint in the classroom. My opinion has always been that PowerPoint is a tool, a tool…

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Baiba Svenca's curator insight, May 2, 3:33 PM

Fantastic tips for teachers who often use PowerPoint. So many cool little things to freshen up your presentations!

Miguel A. de Jesus's curator insight, May 2, 11:28 PM

Excellent ideas and tips.

Rosemary Tyrrell, Ed.D.'s curator insight, May 3, 5:41 PM
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Some great tips here that I haven't seen in other blog posts. 
 
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The 7 Best Tools to Present & Share Your PDF Files Online

The 7 Best Tools to Present & Share Your PDF Files Online | Technology and Education Resources | Scoop.it
PowerPoint is seen to be boring. Presenting with PDF files can be a quicker and easier alternative. Here are seven selected tools to present & share your PDF files online.

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FPPT's comment, May 26, 10:53 AM
I'd add http://slideonline.com to the list
Rosemary Tyrrell, Ed.D.'s curator insight, June 16, 12:24 PM
Great resources for presenting online content via PDFs.
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10 Apps for Math Fluency - Edutopia

10 Apps for Math Fluency - Edutopia | Technology and Education Resources | Scoop.it

"In order for students to tackle the multi-step word problems they'll be asked to solve as early as elementary school, they need to have mastered their addition, subtraction and multiplication facts. By answering 4 + 12, 15 - 5, 9 x 7 and 18 / 3 quickly and accurately, students can focus on reading word problems to figure out what the question is asking them to do. There are tons of fun apps that help children build their math fluency through games and flashcards. Check out some of these fantastic math apps."

 


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Nevermore Sithole's curator insight, March 12, 2014 2:43 AM
10 Apps for Math Fluency - Edutopia
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A Guide to using Social Media in the Classroom

A Guide to using Social Media in the Classroom | Technology and Education Resources | Scoop.it
#Tweeting #Posting #Pinning A Teacher's Guide to Social Media in the Classroom Dawn Gardner-Technology Coach @xanloglonmom Nancy Swanson- Technology Coach @sctechie Richland County School District One https://goo.gl/OFlcMJ
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Chroma Key (Green Screen) Feature on WeVideo

WeVideo has chroma key (green screen) features! Check out this premium feature available in timeline modes. http://hubs.ly/y0yPLC0
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Google Classroom - Teacher Tech

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Google Classroom list of blog posts by Alice Keeler: Co-Author of the book "50 Things You Can Do With Google Classroom." Google Classroom tutorials.
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Use This Awesome Web App to Make the Best Videos on YouTube #Showbox

Use This Awesome Web App to Make the Best Videos on YouTube #Showbox | Technology and Education Resources | Scoop.it
Ever felt the urge to launch a YouTube channel, only to find that the results don't quite pass muster? A new web app called Showbox is the answer.

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Baiba Svenca's curator insight, June 6, 5:58 AM

Showbox is a new web app (in Beta stage) for creating videos. You will need a Chrome browser to use it.

Rob Hatfield, M.Ed.'s curator insight, June 11, 7:39 AM
This is an excellent resource for your 21st Century teaching and learning environments.
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Orange Slice - Teacher Rubric

An overview of how to utilize Orange Slice - Teacher Rubric. It is a Google Docs add-on that automatically inserts a rubric into student work. The teache
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