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Hundred Zeros - Download Free Books

Hundred Zeros - Download Free Books | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
Hundred Zeros is a frequently updated catalog of best-selling ebooks on all subjects that are currently free on Amazon. You can download and read these ebooks offline on your computer, mobile or tablet.
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Vialogues : Meaningful discussions around video

Vialogues : Meaningful discussions around video | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
Vialogues(Video+Dialogues) is an asynchronous Video discussion tool which can be used for leveraging digital videos for learning by adding group interaction as part of the online video experience.
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Upload videos and create discussion questions for viewer interactions.  Account is free.  There are several interesting examples to look at on the webpage, too.

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Free Technology for Teachers: Finally! TodaysMeet Now Offers Chat Moderation for Teachers

Free Technology for Teachers: Finally! TodaysMeet Now Offers Chat Moderation for Teachers | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
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Another tool that recognizes how teachers are using their products in the classroom, and changing to accommodate our needs.  Great!

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Online Discussion Tips.

Online Discussion Tips. | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
The online discussion board has received differing reviews. Many believe it is a place that students simply write mini-papers, with little to no feedback. Others believe that it is a true learning ...
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These tips and starters could effectively be used in a traditional classroom as well as an online class.

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10 Self-Evaluation Tips for Technology Instructional Specialists

10 Self-Evaluation Tips for Technology Instructional Specialists | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
Successful technology integration must include an element of reflection to stay focused on how individual teachers and learners will use this technology in the classroom.
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rediquest - Home

rediquest - Home | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
Tools to help teachers and students apply the Habits of Mind and Thinking Routines
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Click on a category and find explanations, video examples and strategies.  Great resources!

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A Must Have Questioning Toolkit for Teachers and Educators ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A Must Have Questioning Toolkit for Teachers and Educators ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
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Another great resource to expand questioning techniques.

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Canva- A Great Web Tool for Creating Mini-posters for Class ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Canva- A Great Web Tool for Creating Mini-posters for Class ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
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A great alternative to the usual methods of presenting.

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Excellent Periodic Table of Visualizations for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Excellent Periodic Table of Visualizations for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
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Quick suggestions for encouraging visualizations in lessons.

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OpenStax CNX - Sharing Knowledge and Building Communities

OpenStax CNX - Sharing Knowledge and Building Communities | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
Discover learning materials in an Open Space.

View and share free educational material in small modules that can be organized as courses, books, reports or other academic assignments.

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Wonderful collection of materials....Free!

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Math Snacks

Educational tools that help mid-school learners better understand math concepts.
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Short animations and mini-games for math.

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Oswego City School District Regents Exam Prep Center

Oswego City School District Regents Exam Prep Center | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
The goal of this free online learning center is to help high school students prepare for comprehensive exams in English, math, global history, U.S. history, earth science, biology, chemistry, and physics.
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Great review questions.

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Five-Minute Film Festival: Classroom Makeovers to Engage Learners

Five-Minute Film Festival: Classroom Makeovers to Engage Learners | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
How can a classroom be set up to maximize learning? Get inspired by this video playlist with tips and ideas for teachers to make over their classrooms.
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I had the honor of piloting some Node chairs  (Node chairs are featured in the first video in the article) in my high school classroom.  The chairs really did create a more positive and energized learning environment. Students would bring their friends into the classroom to show off the "cool stuff" we had. 

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Inventing Infographics: Visual Literacy Meets Written Content

Inventing Infographics: Visual Literacy Meets Written Content | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
As the density of visual information increases, consider introducing your students to infographics as a means of more thoughtfully engaging with and creating written content.
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Great article explaining the learning behind the creation of infographics.  Many links and examples to get you started.

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Education Forms

Education Forms | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
Tired of paperwork each year? Automate registrations with forms powered by JotForm. Collect data in 1 place or download them in CSV or Excel. Do all without a single line of code. No ads, No trials.
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This is a powerful form builder.  Free, but response limited account.

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New Socrative 2.0 Guide for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

New Socrative 2.0 Guide for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
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Socrative is a fabulous polling/quizzing tool, that has undergone an upgrade.  This is a helpful guide to understanding the tool.

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A Brief History of Gamification [#Infographic]

A Brief History of Gamification [#Infographic] | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
Learn all about gamification's roots in marketing and its future as a $2.8B industry.
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[Infographic] 10 Tips To Build Your Professional Learning Community - EdTechReview™ (ETR)

[Infographic] 10 Tips To Build Your Professional Learning Community - EdTechReview™ (ETR) | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
Everyone has a personal, professional learning community, and curating that group of people takes some time and effort. 10 Tips To Build Your Professional Learning Community.

 


Via EdTechReview (@etr_in), Mark E. Deschaine, PhD
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Useful steps to keep up to date with your professional area, whatever it might be.

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MIT App Inventor | Explore MIT App Inventor

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Two Great Classroom Posters on The Six Thinking Hats ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Two Great Classroom Posters on The Six Thinking Hats ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
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Fun and powerful information about thinking.

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Teachers' Guide to The Use of SoundCloud in Class ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Teachers' Guide to The Use of SoundCloud in Class ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
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Great resources to help you get started using SoundCloud.

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Handy Visual: Differentiation Is Vs Differentiation Is Not ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Handy Visual: Differentiation Is Vs Differentiation Is Not ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
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Interactive Mathematics - Learn math while you play with it!

Interactive Mathematics - Learn math while you play with it! | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
Learn mathematics while you play with it! Interactive math lessons that help to improve your math.
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Large collection of math interactives aimed at high school level math.

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Math Poems, Math Songs, Math Stories, Math Videos, Common Core Math

Math Poems, Math Songs, Math Stories, Math Videos, Common Core Math | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
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Fun collection of resources for math and a few science tidbits, too.

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GeoGuessr - Let's explore the world!

GeoGuessr - Let's explore the world! | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it

ThiGeoGuessr is a geography game which takes you on a journey around the world and challenges your ability to recognize your surroundings.

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This would be a fun collaborative activity to play that also teaches critical thinking and problem solving. 

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Papers, Please

Papers, Please | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
Mature immigration game forces tough ethical choices
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This sounds like an interesting game  for older students.  Graphite (https://www.graphite.org/) is my go-to site when learning about games, apps, and educational websites.  

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