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10 Free Productivity and Organization Tools for Teachers

10 Free Productivity and Organization Tools for Teachers | Terrific Teacher Tidbits | Scoop.it
I’ve changed my teaching life by utilizing productivity and organization applications and tools. Find out what my favorite 10 are (all free!).

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Gustavo Huerta's curator insight, July 8, 2015 9:34 AM

Herramientas útiles para todo

MFaculty's curator insight, July 8, 2015 11:15 PM

This list was compiled with an aim toward teachers, but there's no reason why it couldn't be just as useful to any busy professional. 

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27 Presentation Software & Powerpoint Alternatives For 2015

27 Presentation Software & Powerpoint Alternatives For 2015 | Terrific Teacher Tidbits | Scoop.it
At CustomShow, we decided to list some powerpoint alternatives that could help solve your overall presentation software problems. These programs serve many purposes.

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Dr. Nirmala Raghavan's curator insight, May 25, 2015 7:55 PM

very useful

 

Елена Гончарова's curator insight, May 29, 2015 12:07 PM

добавить ваше понимание ...

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Where to Find Free PowerPoint Themes & Templates (Presentations)

Where to Find Free PowerPoint Themes & Templates (Presentations) | Terrific Teacher Tidbits | Scoop.it
It's not always easy to prepare a professional presentation, but one of the most tried-and-true methods is to use Microsoft PowerPoint. PowerPoint is almost a necessity in modern presentations, so you can't go wrong with it -- but you can do it wrongly, and one huge mistake is neglecting the aesthetics. Sure, most of your…

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Open-and-go lessons that inspire kids to love science.

Open-and-go lessons that inspire kids to love science. | Terrific Teacher Tidbits | Scoop.it
Mystery Science offers open-and-go lessons that inspire kids to love science. The hook, visuals, and activity have all been prepared for you. Less prep, more learning.
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Free Online Textbooks, Flashcards, Practice, Real World Examples, Simulations | CK-12 Foundation

Free Online Textbooks, Flashcards, Practice, Real World Examples, Simulations | CK-12 Foundation | Terrific Teacher Tidbits | Scoop.it
CK-12 Foundation provides a library of free online textbooks, videos, exercises, flashcards, and real world applications for over 5000 concepts from arithmetic to history
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Student Discovery Sets - For Teachers (Library of Congress)

Student Discovery Sets - For Teachers (Library of Congress) | Terrific Teacher Tidbits | Scoop.it
The new Library of Congress Student Discovery Sets bring together historical artifacts and one-of-a-kind documents on a wide range of topics, from history to science to literature.
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Looks like an amazing way to get primary sources in the classroom.

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Teach Your Monster to Read - Free Phonics Games for Kids

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Free games that help children with phonics and reading. Features Simon Farnaby from BBC's Horrible Histories.
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Farming Spotlight

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Where does our food come from?


Most kids do not think about how food gets to their home. Resources like these are fascinating for them. They make it engaging and add a little bit of the real worl
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Let’s Get to Know You! 20+ Icebreakers for Kids | Teacher Reboot Camp

Let’s Get to Know You! 20+ Icebreakers for Kids | Teacher Reboot Camp | Terrific Teacher Tidbits | Scoop.it

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Time to start thinking about back to school!  These ideas will help you get to know your students better.

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Dr. Laura Sheneman's curator insight, August 5, 2015 9:28 AM

Time to start thinking about back to school!  These ideas will help you get to know your students better.

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Time to start thinking about back to school!  These ideas will help you get to know your students better.

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NGSS Hub

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The NSTA Next Generation Science Standards Hub offers information, resources, news, professional learning opportunities, and expert advice in understanding and implementing the Next Generation Science Standards - NGSS
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TIME Edge - Current Events and Literacy for Middle Schools

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Current events, nonfiction text, assessments, close-reading and literacy tools for middle school ELA, social studies and science classrooms.

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Ednak - Intersection of Education & Tech

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Intersection of Education & Tech

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GraphFree

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GraphFree is an incredibly flexible online graphing tool, boasting capabilities not found even in the most popular graphing calculators. Whether you’re a teacher who wants to make better graphs for tests, or a student looking for homework help, it’s time to try GraphFree.
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Interactive Dust Bowl | THE DUST BOWL

Interactive Dust Bowl | THE DUST BOWL | Terrific Teacher Tidbits | Scoop.it
THE DUST BOWL chronicles the worst man-made ecological disaster in American history, in which the frenzied wheat boom of the 'Great Plow-Up,' followed by a decade-long drought during the 1930s nearly swept away the breadbasket of the nation. Vivid interviews with twenty-six survivors of those hard times, combined with dramatic photographs and seldom seen movie footage, bring to life stories of incredible human suffering and equally incredible human perseverance. It is also a morality tale about our relationship to the land that sustains us—a lesson we ignore at our peril.
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