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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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15 Tech Tool Favorites From ISTE 2016

15 Tech Tool Favorites From ISTE 2016 | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
A Google certified educator and ed-tech trainer shares some her favorite tech tool gems both inside the Google suite and beyond.

Via Ana Cristina Pratas
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There were several I had not heard of before. 
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ISTE was a blast!
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Listen Current – Listening that sparks learning.

Listen Current – Listening that sparks learning. | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
Free lessons and educational podcasts for your classroom.

Free lessons and educational podcasts for your classroom.

 
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Create free interactive timelines

Create free interactive timelines | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
Create free interactive timelines. Hstry is a free digital learning tool which promotes collaboration and engagement in the classroom.
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You and your students can make their own timelines, but they have some very good ones already made you can use.

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National Museum of the Marine Corps Virtual Experience

National Museum of the Marine Corps Virtual Experience | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
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Take your students on a virtual tour of the museum. They can listen to the tour, experience bootcamp, watch historic footage of Marines in action, and more.

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Great way to explore museums...

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The Vatican is putting its priceless manuscripts online

The Vatican is putting its priceless manuscripts online | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
Japanese tech firm NTT is starting the delicate process of scanning the ancient texts in the Vatican Apostolic Library, making them available to all

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Historypin | Home

Historypin | Home | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
Historypin is a way for millions of people to come together to share glimpses of the past and build up the story of human history
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You and your students can view what others have posted, but you may have some history of your own to add.

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Learning Never Stops: 6 powerful interactive history sites

Learning Never Stops: 6 powerful interactive history sites | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
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I can't possibly tell you how interesting these sites can be for you and your students. Try them.

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Google Earth Gallery

Google Earth Gallery | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
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Find featured maps divided by categories, such as business, history, science, travel, etc.

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History Content | Teachinghistory.org

History Content | Teachinghistory.org | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
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You can find teaching material, primary sources, resources, and more here.

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TES iboard: Interactive activity finder

TES iboard: Interactive activity finder | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
Find the perfect interactive activity for your English, geography, history, ICT, maths, RE or science class.
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Fun, easy to use activities for different age spans.

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Hagia Sophia Virtual Tour   -   www.360tr.com

Hagia Sophia Virtual Tour - www.360tr.com... Amazing look at this Byzantine cathedral.

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Mobento - Search For What They Said

Mobento - Search For What They Said | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it

Fully searchable videos.... on numerous topics, sciences, business, history, economics psychology to name a few.

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Blinking Eyes Send a Morse Code Message

Blinking Eyes Send a Morse Code Message | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
Navy Commander Jeremiah Denison lets the world know about torture in a POW prison during his May, 1966 interview when he answers questions one way
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Interesting article on Jeremiah Denton using Morse code to let people know he was being tortured. Let you students watch the second video that teaches Morse code. 
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Haunting chalkboard drawings, frozen in time for 100 years, discovered in Oklahoma school

Haunting chalkboard drawings, frozen in time for 100 years, discovered in Oklahoma school | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
The Oklahoma City School District will work to preserve the chalkboards which carry lessons on pilgrims.
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It is fun to see the classroom of the past.

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Google Cultural Institute

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Google Cultural Institute 

Discover exhibits and collections from museums and archives all around the world. Explore cultural treasures in extraordinary detail, from hidden gems to masterpieces.

Create your own galleries and share favorite finds with friends.

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Explore World Wonders, Historic Moments, Art Collections using Google street view and other Google technologies.You can easily lose track of time while using this site.

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Stunning D-Day Maps From TIME Magazine

Stunning D-Day Maps From TIME Magazine | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
World War II-era maps conjure a period in history when titanic forces were on the move, or were stuck in brutal stalemate, all over the globe.

Via Seth Dixon
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You can also find film footage of Capa's picture of the man in the surf of Normandy that was later published in Life magazine.

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View – FRONTLINE

View – FRONTLINE | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
Watch FRONTLINE online
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Numerous programs from which to choose.

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Explore U.S. History Through Drawings

Explore U.S. History Through Drawings | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it

"Designs for Democracy is an online exhibit created by the National Archives and Records Administration. The exhibit features drawings, sketches, and pictures that demonstrate the creativity and ingenuity of Americans through history. The exhibit is divided into three sections tracing the development of the United States from its early beginnings through the 20th Century. Each of the three sections contains images in the categories of symbolism, improvements, science and technology, and artistic expression."


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18 Free Web Tools for the Classroom - The ICT Advisors

18 Free Web Tools for the Classroom - The ICT Advisors | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
A list of 18 Free Web Tools for the Classroom, with a short explanation of each one!

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Flights interactive: see the planes in the sky right now

Flights interactive: see the planes in the sky right now | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
To mark 100 years of passenger air travel, our stunning interactive uses live data to show every one of the thousands of commercial planes currently in the air, charts the history of aviation since 1914, and asks what comes next for the industry
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See the paths of all the airplanes in the sky in real time. 

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Down The Rabbit Hole We Go! 300+ Mind Expanding Documentaries

An absolutely amazing collection of mind expanding documentaries that you can stream for free on the web.
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The list of topics is sure to have something you would like to see. They cover science, creativity, design, history, biographies, politics, sports, technology, art, literature, advertising, health, and many more.

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Avalon Project - Documents in Law, History and Diplomacy

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Primary based sources

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100 Diagrams That Changed the World

100 Diagrams That Changed the World | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
A visual history of human sensemaking, from cave paintings to the world wide web.

Since the dawn of recorded history, we've been using vi
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Interesting to see the images that were chosen.

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Seriously Amazing - Questions Come Alive at the Smithsonian!

Seriously Amazing - Questions Come Alive at the Smithsonian! | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
The Smithsonian asks and answers questions about science, art, history and culture, exciting the learning in everyone, every day.

The Smithsonian has recently launched a new website seriouslyamazing.com which “poses questions and answers to show people how it can be an exciting resource for discovery and learning.”

 


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