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Weaving a Web of Flexible Tools with ThingLink | ThingLink Blog

Weaving a Web of Flexible Tools with ThingLink | ThingLink Blog | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it

ThingLink is a flexible tool for teaching and learning that can be used for a wide variety of purposes in education. At it’s most basic level, teachers and students can start with an image, define it through multimedia and pack it full of content to present knowledge and ideas. It’s a great tool for teachers at any level of tech integration because of it’s simple, flexible design.


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They have quite a few already made images covered with hot spots of information or you and your students can make their own.

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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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Free online timeline maker

Free online timeline maker | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
Time.Graphics is a timeline and free of charge online service for creating infographics. Is it possible to make historical analysis in one click? Yes, it’s real. We present to your attention the innovative service!
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Easy to make and add ideas and events. 
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DocsTeach

DocsTeach | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
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Access thousands of primary sources from American History. They have ready made activities or you can make your own. 
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Curriculum Pathways®

Curriculum Pathways® | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
Curriculum Pathways provides interactive, standards-based resources in English language arts, math, science, social studies, and Spanish (grades K-12).
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Curriculum Pathways has completed an awesome upgrade. They are free and their writing tools are some of the best. They have primary sources, Interactives for students and lesson plans for teachers  to be able to use them with their students. 
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7 Best Coding Apps for Kids to Learn Programming

7 Best Coding Apps for Kids to Learn Programming | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
Coding apps offer ample opportunities to teach children programming. It's a fun, controlled environment. Rather than send children to a coding boot camp, check out these five coding apps for kids to learn programming.
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Recent article, May 2017, listing great apps for teaching children to code. 
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24 Hour of Code Resources for Teachers and Schools - Class Tech Tips

24 Hour of Code Resources for Teachers and Schools - Class Tech Tips | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
Does your school participate in the Hour of Code? Here are a handful of my favorite resources for computer science and coding.
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Long list of resources for teaching coding and participating in the Hour of Code. 
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Google Classroom Training Center

Google Classroom Training Center | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
Training Center for Google Classroom
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New to Google Classroom? Find lots of short videos to help you know how to use every part of Classroom. Handy printable guides are available as well as online webinars. 
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A Look At Science Interactive Notebooks - A Haiku Deck by Elaine Piscitell

A Look At Science Interactive Notebooks - A Haiku Deck by Elaine Piscitell | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
A presentation by Elaine Piscitell created with Haiku Deck, free presentation software that is simple, beautiful, and fun.
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Great ideas for student made notebook to go with science. 
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Make Google Form responses easy to read with “Save as Doc” add-on

Make Google Form responses easy to read with “Save as Doc” add-on | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
Google Forms is a one of the most useful parts of the Google Apps suite for schools. With Google Forms teachers, techies, admins, an
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This add-on makes it so easy to read the responses to your form instead of having to read them on a spreadsheet. 
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Teknikio - Makerspace sets for learning circuits

Makerspace components for school or in small enough sets for home. Learn circuitry while playing and creating your own projects. 
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You can buy these sets in bundles for education or just one set as a present for a child. They have examples posted of things people have made using the sets. 
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Digital Tools to Help Students Succeed Online - Applied Digital Skills

Help your students succeed online and prepare for their careers with free digital tools and online lessons from Applied Digital Skills.
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Free course and curriculum for middle to high school students. 
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eLearning Infographics - The No.1 Source for the Best Education Infographics

We are adding the Best Education Infographics from K12 to Higher Education Institutions every day! Submit yours for Free!
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Use these infographics to help you and your students. 
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Awesome Free Photo Editor by Canva

Awesome Free Photo Editor by Canva | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
Easily edit your photos with Canva's photo editor! Add filters, frames, text, and effects with our free online photo editing tool!
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Free photo editor that lets you upload your picture and then download it when you are finished. No watermarks. 
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Google Classroom: Updated Group Docs Maker - Teacher Tech

Google Classroom: Updated Group Docs Maker - Teacher Tech | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
If you are having students do work in small groups the activity may require a collaborative document for the students to work on. Manually creating documents for each group can be challenging. Group Docs Maker Template alicekeeler.com/groupdocs To make the process of assigning students to groups and getting them going on editing the group’s template easier …
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Great add-on for working with small groups in classroom. 
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22 Online Tools That Will Help Learners With Improving Writing Skills

22 Online Tools That Will Help Learners With Improving Writing Skills | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
Here are at least 14 trusty online tools of all kinds to give your students the edge as they work on improving writing skills.
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Great choice of tools for improving your writing. 
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8 Great Infographic Templates for Google Apps

8 Great Infographic Templates for Google Apps | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
Infographics are a great way to convey information in a visually pleasing and organized way. Educators have taken to infographics as a way to challenge students to represent information in a differ…
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Make your own Infographic using the Google Drawing tool. Very easy and looks great. 
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Awesome Apps That Teach Kids How to Code

Awesome Apps That Teach Kids How to Code | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
When your kid starts talking about loops, go-to commands, and branches, it probably means she's learning to code, and that's a very good thing.
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The different apps are grouped by age groups. 
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Cool Coding Apps and Websites for Kids

Cool Coding Apps and Websites for Kids | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
Common Sense Media editors help you choose Cool Coding Apps and Websites for Kids. Programming is the new literacy all kids can benefit from.
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Common Sense Media's rated list of coding apps for children.  
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14 Tools and Resources to Get Students to Create Instructional Videos – Teacher Reboot Camp

14 Tools and Resources to Get Students to Create Instructional Videos – Teacher Reboot Camp | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
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How to make a Common Craft video with your students.
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10 ways we’re making Classroom and Forms easier for teachers this school year

10 ways we’re making Classroom and Forms easier for teachers this school year | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
Today we’re excited to announce 10 updates to Google Classroom and Google Forms designed to make teachers’ lives easier this school year.
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Check out the new updates to Google Classroom and Google Forms. 
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Tes - Education Jobs, Teaching Resources, Magazine & Forums

Latest news, comment, education jobs, teaching resources and discussion from Tes
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You can search this site for lesson plans to go with your Google Expeditions. Just put Google Expeditions in the search box. Quite a number of lesson plans are available.
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Squishy Circuits | Play・Invent・Learn

Squishy Circuits | Play・Invent・Learn | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
Squishy Circuits uses conductive and insulating play dough to teach the basics of electrical circuits in a fun, hands-on way. Let your creations come to life as you light them up with LEDs, make noises with buzzers, and spin with the motor.
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Make circuits using play dough or modeling clay. 
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Be Internet Awesome

Be Internet Awesome is a multifaceted program that includes a fun and free web-based game called Interland and an educational curriculum to teach kids how to be safe and responsible explorers of the online world.
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Free web based game to help student be safe online. 
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Discovery Education Digital Safety Program | Digital textbooks and standards-aligned educational resources

This Digital Safety Program gives educators and families the tools they need to empower kids to make smart, secure, and responsible decisions online. Gain the knowledge you and your kids need to be confident, safe digital citizens through a series of customized interactive resources and more.
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See all the free resources provided by Discovery Education. 
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A NEW Google Drive Cheat Sheet

A NEW Google Drive Cheat Sheet | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
Here's a quick cheat sheet to get you started with the Drive management window. Now that the NEW Google Drive is rolling out to users, I decided to update my cheat sheet. I broke the drive window into four sections to make it easier to read. It is not a comprehensive guide to the changes in Google Drive, but mean to be a quick cheat sheet for new users who are just getting acquainted with this suite of cloud-based tools.
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Quick tips and instructions for using Google drive effectively. 
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Google Expeditions!

Google Expeditions! | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
WOW! You DON'T Need a VR Viewer to take your class on an expedition! Did you know you DON'T need Google Cardboard or a VR viewer t
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Helpful site with ideas for using Google Expeditions. 
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