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Flipped Writing Videos- Production Techniques

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Holly Epstein Ojalvo and Shannon Doyne define the flipped classroom in a post titled 5 Ways to Flip Your Classroom  : It’s an “inverted” teaching structure in which instructional content is deliver...

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Cube Creator - Bio, Mystery, Story or Create-Your-Own

Cube Creator - Bio, Mystery, Story or Create-Your-Own | Technology for school | Scoop.it

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Lynnette Van Dyke's curator insight, January 6, 2013 7:21 PM

many creative options to explore....

Coach Jeffery's curator insight, January 9, 2013 9:38 AM

ReadWriteThink provides templates for a variety of writing projects that incorporate a cube. The Bio Cube may be used after students have read, or before they write, a biography (or autobiography). The Mystery Cube will help them recall a mystery story after they have read it, or to pre-write one on their own. There is also a story Cube that will help them map out "key elements of a story" and there is Create-Your-Own Cube...you select the questions to a topic and then respons.

Alison Hewett's curator insight, January 30, 2013 1:17 PM

LITERACY. This would be an interesting tool to explore to see if it is useful at our upper year levels.

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8 Must-Have Google Chrome Apps For Students | Edudemic

8 Must-Have Google Chrome Apps For Students | Edudemic | Technology for school | Scoop.it

There are so many apps available for Chrome it may be difficult to choose which have value. For some of the top web apps for students we may look to this list selected by Rahul Roy-Chowdhury who is considered a "Google's Chrome Web App Guru.

Suggestions include StayFocusd (a productivity extension); Todo.ly (a to-do list and task manager); Read Later Faster (save pages to read later - online or offline); and StudyStack (helps with memorization). An additional four apps are listed.


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How to Use Google Slides to Organize Research

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Beth Dichter's curator insight, February 27, 2014 9:05 PM

If your students have Google accounts you might consider having them use Google Slides to help them organize research. With the tools available for searching next to the slides it is an easy way for them to begin to organize their materials. Richard Byrne has created a video that walks you through what to do.

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Crowdsourcing Fifty (or so) ways to leave your paper

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Are you looking for ideas for projects that are not papers, but that will help students "acquire subject matter, practice critical thinking and develop transferable information fluency and technology skills through a variety of creative activities"? If so, this post is for you! Joyce Valenza has begun a list of alternative to the paper which connect to the Common Core State Standard College and Career Readiness for Writing. You can add to this list by going to Google Doc (the link is in the post).
A wide variety of great ideas and there are additional ones added to the Google Doc, so do check it out.


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Changing “Classroom Normal” with Interactive Blogging

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Have you tried blogging with your students? Wesley Fryer discusses using "interactive blogs" in your class in this post. An "interactive blog" is one that allows posts from teachers, students, and blog visitors, but it is moderated. 

Fryer has been working with educators and polling them this summer and discusses his findings in this article. He also links to an article, "Why Word Press? Class Blogging with Moderated Posts and Comments" which walks you through how to set up a moderated blog with Word Press.


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