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Teachers and students will find learning more engaging with the large assortment of free Web 2.0 tools.
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Type with your voice - Docs editors Help

Type with your voice - Docs editors Help | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
You can type and edit a document by speaking in Google Docs.
Note: This feature is only available in Chrome browsers.
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They have added voice commands. You speak to your document and tell it to center, add a comma, etc. 

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Top 10 Chrome Extensions for Teachers

Top 10 Chrome Extensions for Teachers | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
Google Chrome extensions every teacher will want for their browser.

Via Tom D'Amico (@TDOttawa)
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Several interesting extensions you might want to try.

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Back to School with Google Chrome: The Complete Guide!

Back to School with Google Chrome: The Complete Guide! | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
Back to School with Google Chrome: The Complete Guide!

Going back to school is hard enough! Why not make the most of what Google Chrome has to offer and get you and your students ready for school with the best apps, extensions, tips, and tricks?

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Literacy 2.0: Tools for ELLs and Reluctant Readers

Literacy 2.0: Tools for ELLs and Reluctant Readers | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
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Great tools from the  Chrome Web store or Add-Ons sections of Google apps.

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GroupMap - Online Group Brainstorming

GroupMap - Online Group Brainstorming | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
Group brainstorming and decision software made easy. Discover why this is the best brainstorming and group decision making software for group mapping!

GroupMap shows you what the group is thinking by combining the views and ideas of individual participants. It provides valuable insight for leading a group, collective learning and effective decision making. Solve a problem, learn together or discover common ground...quickly and effectively.


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Great site for teachers wanting to work collaboratively.

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Baiba Svenca's curator insight, April 8, 2013 1:03 PM

Group brainstorming application GroupMap lets students and teachers work collaboratively on producing ideas, plans, reflections, revision and exam preparation, case studies, projects etc.

Free account allows to involve 5 participants and create 25 public maps.There are also different paid accounts.  

Watch the tutorial http://www.groupmap.com/tour/ about how to use this tool.

At present GroupMap requires Google Chrome or Safari browsers on your PC, or Safari on your iPad.

Patricia Stitson's curator insight, April 8, 2013 1:20 PM

Worth a look!

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50 Of The Best Google Chrome Extensions For Teachers | Listly List

50 Of The Best Google Chrome Extensions For Teachers | Save to Google Drive, Google Translate for Google+, Google Calendar Checker, Clip to Evernote, and Lastpass

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You can also add to the  list. 

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New - leave voice feedback in a Google Doc using Read/Write extension

This video demonstrates using the new Voice Notes feature of Read&Write for Google Chrome inside Google Docs. This tool allows you to create short audio reco...

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This works very well. 

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Timo Ilomäki's comment, September 5, 2015 2:34 AM
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Tony Guzman's curator insight, September 9, 2015 1:12 PM

This video shares how to leave voice comments in a Google Doc, suing Google Chrome and the Read&Write extension.

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100 Awesome Google Chrome Tips and Tricks! - Chrome Story

100 Awesome Google Chrome Tips and Tricks! - Chrome Story | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
100 Google Chrome Tips for Everyone The ebook had a section on Chrome OS and Chromebooks. Since I have a new page here for Chrome OS and Chromebook tips, this page will replace those Chrome OS tips with new Chrome tips.
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Some of the tips are links to even more information. 

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Ten Chrome Extensions for Accessibility and Universal Design for Learning

Ten Chrome Extensions for Accessibility and Universal Design for Learning | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
Although I am primarily a Safari user, I have been very impressed with the variety of extensions you can add to customize the Chrome web browser from Google. I have been experimenting with a number...
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If you have students that need some accommodations, you want to read this article. I am sure something on this list will help you.

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Read&Write for Google Docs: A Free Study Skills Toolbar with Text-to-Speech and More | Free Resources from the Net for EVERY Learner

Read&Write for Google Docs: A Free Study Skills Toolbar with Text-to-Speech and More | Free Resources from the Net for EVERY Learner | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it

Read&Write Gold has released a great study skills toolbar that works in Chrome. The tool bar, from their textHelp,  provides a dictionary, a picture dictionary, a reading tool bar (with read, pause reading and stop reading), and more.

This post, by Paul Hamilton, also includes two videos that demonstrate several features.


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