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PDFrizator: Create Rich PDF Presentations

PDFrizator: Create Rich PDF Presentations | Technology and Education Resources | Scoop.it
If you are looking for a free tool to make PDF presentations, check out PDFrizator. It lets you make PDF presentations from PDF files and also from image files including .jpeg and .gif.

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20 Free and Fun Ways To Curate Web Content | Edudemic

20 Free and Fun Ways To Curate Web Content | Edudemic | Technology and Education Resources | Scoop.it

o you suffer from info overload? Is your RSS reader bursting at the seams? Have your bookmarks gone bonkers? Like that alliteration? Me neither. Anyway, we are all slammed with information every time we go online. What’s the best way to organize it all into at least some reasonable manner? Teachers, students, and admins alike don’t have the time to properly visit every site (except Edudemic of course so they turn to curation tools. Below is a simple list of my favorites. Hope they help de-clutter your life at least a little bit.


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Maine has a free virtual library created around informational literacy

Maine has a free virtual library created around informational literacy | Technology and Education Resources | Scoop.it

Encyclopaedia Britannica offers online resources for schools Eighteen states have partnered with Encyclopaedia Britannica to offer digital content for schools.


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Linda Dougherty: Pinterest vs. Scoop.it

Linda Dougherty: Pinterest vs. Scoop.it | Technology and Education Resources | Scoop.it

Social bookmarking comes in many flavors. I still keep my Diigo account mainly because I have a bookmarklet attached to my toolbar. Let's admit it - Diigo is pretty much just rows of text and you have to remember to tag everything or you will never find it again!

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Mrs. Bonicelli's Edublog » Blog Archive » Easy Bib—Couldn’t be easier!

Mrs. Bonicelli's Edublog » Blog Archive » Easy Bib—Couldn’t be easier! | Technology and Education Resources | Scoop.it

Use Easy Bib website and be able to create a bibliography using this website that references 50+ types of resources, even the newest thing–ebooks. Here, I can’t remember even the simpliest one–a book with one author.

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Why School Libraries Matter

A school library helps each school meet its mission of each student learning and achieving academic success.


Via Karen Bonanno, Rebecca Shiels, R.Conrath, Ed.D., Susan Grigsby @sksgrigsby
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iPad Applications In Bloom’s Taxonomy | Upside Learning Blog

iPad Applications In Bloom’s Taxonomy | Upside Learning Blog | Technology and Education Resources | Scoop.it
Check this interesting graphic that actually places example iPad applications into Bloom’s levels of performance in the cognitive domain.

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New Updates - Oct 2012 | Screencast-O-Matic - Free online screen recorder for instant screen capture video sharing.

New Updates - Oct 2012 | Screencast-O-Matic - Free online screen recorder for instant screen capture video sharing. | Technology and Education Resources | Scoop.it
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Why School Libraries Matter

A school library helps each school meet its mission of each student learning and achieving academic success.
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Qwiki - The Information Experience

Qwiki - The Information Experience | Technology and Education Resources | Scoop.it
A better way to experience information....Qwiki Reference is a multi-media search engine that yields results in the form of a computer narrated slideshow. Qwiki does pull content directly from Wikipedia so it’s important to teach students to use this tool as a starting point for research.
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Twurdy Search - Search for Readable Results

A web search engine that gives readable results...a search engine that displays results at readability levels. Just enter a search term to get color-coded results which determine how easy the page will be to read. If you’re having trouble remembering the name of this search engine, it might help to know that the name comes from “two wordy.”
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Free Technology for Teachers: Six Multimedia Timeline Creation Tools for Students

Free Technology for Teachers: Six Multimedia Timeline Creation Tools for Students | Technology and Education Resources | Scoop.it

Six Multimedia Timeline Creation Tools for Students

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WHO WΔZ GEORGE PRICE?

WHO WΔZ GEORGE PRICE? | Technology and Education Resources | Scoop.it
Price was The first I heard of him was from Bill Hamilton, who was ready to tell the story of George Price (1922-75) to anyone who would listen. I gathered that this strange American had arrived in 1960s London soon after Hamilton had published the papers which were to make him famous and to launch the revolution in biology associated with the selfish gene, sociobiology, and evolutionary psychology—all of which were deeply indebted to Hamilton’s solution of the fundamental problem of social evolution: altruism.a diametric genius: autistic and psychotic by turns...
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Free Technology for Teachers: Create & Edit Documents in Google Drive for iPad

Free Technology for Teachers: Create & Edit Documents in Google Drive for iPad | Technology and Education Resources | Scoop.it

By Richard Byrne

 

"It was rumored last week on TechCrunch and today it is confirmed by Google, you can now create and edit Google Documents using the Google Drive app for iPad. Starting today if you update Google Drive on your iPad you will be able to create new documents and edit documents using Google Drive on your iPad or iPhone. File management just got easier to because now you can create folders and move files into folders using Google Drive for iOS. And although you cannot create or edit presentations you can now view Google Presentations through the Google Drive iOS app."


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Bloom's digital taxonomy Wheel and Knowledge Dimension

Bloom's digital taxonomy Wheel and Knowledge Dimension | Technology and Education Resources | Scoop.it

http://eductechalogy.org/swfapp/blooms/wheel/engage.swf

 


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Roberto Ivan Ramirez's curator insight, July 16, 12:35 PM

La rueda taxonómica se irá enriqueciendo en la medida que las TIC sigan su propia evolución creativa e innovadora en lel proceso de implementación, evaluación y seguimiento en los entornos de aprendizaje físicos, virtuales y mixtos.

Al Post's curator insight, July 29, 2:32 PM

Pretty cool...interactive Adobe Flash site. Click on an area to see additional information.

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http://eductechalogy.org/swfapp/blooms/wheel/engage.swf

 

Interactive animation that breaks down the 'wheel' - includes suggested 'tools' that could be used for different related activities.

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11 Tech Tools to Teach the Common Core Standards

11 Tech Tools to Teach the Common Core Standards | Technology and Education Resources | Scoop.it
The Common Core State Standards initiative was state led and coordinated by the National Governors Association Center for Best Practices and the Council of Chief State School Officers to create benchmarks for learning from kindergarten through...
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Internet Resources - Best sites for Search Engines, News, Weather, Maps, Educational Research, Computer Hardware, Software, Windows, Linux, Web Development, Web Graphics

Best sites for Search Engines, News, Weather, Maps, Educational Research, Computer Hardware, Software, Windows, Linux, Web Development, Web Graphics - links documented, evaluated and up to date. 

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Adaptive Testing Evolves to Assess Common-Core Skills

Adaptive Testing Evolves to Assess Common-Core Skills | Technology and Education Resources | Scoop.it
As many states move to put in place online testing by the 2014-15 school year, at least 20 have indicated they plan to use new computer-adaptive versions of the tests.
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ESL Fun Game, Spin the Wheel Game

ESL Fun Game, Spin the Wheel Game | Technology and Education Resources | Scoop.it
ESL fun vocabulary game, Spin the Wheel elementary game...

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Charles Jones's curator insight, August 19, 9:35 PM

This is an excellent interactive game for elementary-middle school children. In some cases, it could also be used for beginner level adults.

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Publish To Vimeo

Publish To Vimeo | Technology and Education Resources | Scoop.it
How to publish directly to your Vimeo Plus or Vimeo Pro account...
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Wikispaces - Wiki Tours

Video tutorials on Wikispaces.com

 

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A list of Great Research Tools Every Teacher should be Using

A list of Great Research Tools Every Teacher should be Using | Technology and Education Resources | Scoop.it

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instaGrok | A new way to learn

instaGrok | A new way to learn | Technology and Education Resources | Scoop.it

instaGrok is an intelligent visual search engine and interactive learning tool that collects educational content and displays it in the form of a cloud of related words.

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Oolone.com visual search engine. Open your eyes to the web.

Oolone.com visual search engine. Open your eyes to the web. | Technology and Education Resources | Scoop.it
The Oolone visual search engine allows you to search the web by viewing the resulting websites as images before visiting them.
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Elements of the Plot to the tune of Rolling in the Deep.wmv

A musical way to teach the elements of the plot. If you would like a copy of the story map shown in the video, please email me at dvannatter@conroeisd.net.
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