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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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7 Presentation Tips You Can Learn from World Leaders

Learn some simple rules of successful presentations. perhaps it’s not as easy as that, but certainly we can do better by following these 7 presentation tips.

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Short slide show of important rules for a great presentation. 
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Baiba Svenca's curator insight, April 11, 2016 10:06 AM

Great slide presentation which can be used with students not only as a presentation example but also to talk about great historical figures.

Thanks for the suggestion to SketchBubble.

Jim Price's curator insight, April 13, 2016 1:58 PM
'Simple rules' for effective presentations - making the complex simple perhaps?! (PS - I've just published something which recommends 7 'simple rules' too ... perhaps '7' is the new '3'...?)
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Privacy Evaluations

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Privacy evaluations. 
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Common Sense media reviews sites' privacy and terms of service for parents and teachers.
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Best Apps and Websites for Learning Programming and Coding

Best Apps and Websites for Learning Programming and Coding | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
Computers intersect with every aspect of kids' lives, but most kids don't understand how they work. Through coding, students build essential literacy skills, gain an understanding of logic and sequence, and learn the mechanics of iteration. These tools support project-based learnin
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Common Sense Media lists various sites for students to learn to code and rates each one of them. 
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ClassTools.net

ClassTools.net | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
Create free educational games and tools in flash
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Lots of fun and helpful tools to use with your students. You can make an opening similar to Star Wars, use fakebook, and tons of other ideas. Check it out. 
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Coding Can Help With “Math War” - @mraspinall 

Coding Can Help With “Math War” - @mraspinall  | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
The point is, getting kids to code (and more than just the tutorials) exposes them to an environment in which failure is a learning opportunity, risk-taking is a necessity, and collaboration is crucial.

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Learning to code can help with math and so much more. 
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The magic of QR codes in the classroom - Karen Mensing

Teaching is both a science and an art, and many teachers around the world spend endless hours perfecting their professional practice. At TEDActive 2013, a few teachers from the United States offer some tricks of the trade they've learned (and continue to hone) along the way.

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Using QR codes in the classroom. 
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Miguel Angel Perez Alvarez's curator insight, October 14, 2016 11:38 AM
Hemos trabajado mucho con códigos para realidad aumentada como Zappar, pero no hay que olvidar los códigos QR. Aquí una charla sobre su uso en educación. #tecedu
GwynethJones's curator insight, October 16, 2016 1:55 PM

I am so proud of my GTAWA sweet friend Karen here! AND also honored and proud she used my QR Code tree in her preso! GREAT TEdX Video!

Gina Minks's curator insight, October 23, 2016 10:44 PM
How can you increase patron engagement with QR codes?
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Educators | BlocksCAD

Educators | BlocksCAD | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
Help inspire your students in STEM with BlocksCAD and 3D Printing. Our easy-to-learn, educational 3D CAD software is web-based and designed to support computational thinking, spatial reasoning, 3D geometry, programming, and other advanced math concepts.
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Students can code using blocks to print to a 3D printer. Be sure to look at the examples, they are amazing. You do not have to make an account. You can save your designs to your printer, but if you make an account you can save to it. 
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From Dabbling to Doing: 6 Tools That Excite Kids About Coding

From Dabbling to Doing: 6 Tools That Excite Kids About Coding | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
Finding the right app or website can help kids of all skill levels discover the fun of coding, whether it's drag-and-drop commands or writing lines of code.
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Sites for different ages to learn to code. 
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K7 Math

K7 Math | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
50+ Math Tools
Teaching
(1) All teachers are welcome to use and share these wonderful examples of interactive math tools.

 Our suggestion is to copy and paste the math tools list below to a Word doc and save it on your computer.
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Math tools to share and use. Copy the list and save to refer to often or share with parents. 
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The Magic Automatic Lesson Planner with Google Forms

The Magic Automatic Lesson Planner with Google Forms | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
Take the hassle out of lesson planning. Go digital. Make your plans searchable and shareable. Use Google Forms!
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Use a Google form to enter you lesson plans and have them saved on a spreadsheet. Then, send them each to their own separate document. 
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VSDC Free Video Software: audio and video editing tools

VSDC Free Video Software: audio and video editing tools | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
Download free video software: video editor and converter, audio converter, CD grabber
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Free video editor with no watermarks and no charges for downloading the finished product. The only thing I see is a very small charge of a dollar if you needed support. It has lots of bells and whistles too. 
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Now Trending: Microlearning

Now Trending: Microlearning | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
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Micro Learning makes a lot of sense. It lets you study your interests in small portions, but with something to prove you know that part. 
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abdoss's curator insight, September 24, 2016 12:52 PM
Now Trending- Microlearning, short learning modules aimed at one objective at a time. Sounds like video lessons!
Michelle Nimchuk's curator insight, September 26, 2016 12:49 PM
Can you share rich content in 5 minutes that makes a big impact? and the flip side, Would a 5 minute dynamic training session work for you?
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Now Trending: Microlearning
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40 Most Awesome iPad Apps for Science Students - BestCollegesOnline.com

40 Most Awesome iPad Apps for Science Students - BestCollegesOnline.com | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
These apps are some of the best for learning, sharing, researching and just plain having fun.
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Science apps divided by subject.
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How to Make Screenshots Look Great In Your Next PowerPoint

How to Make Screenshots Look Great In Your Next PowerPoint | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
Rather than adding "plain" screenshots to your PowerPoint presentation like 99% of people do (yawn!) follow these simple tips to make your screenshots stand out

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Make your next presentation more attractive with these simple but effective tips. Step by step instructions are given. 
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Trevor Corso's curator insight, November 2, 2016 9:20 AM
Very good tips!  I will definitely start using some of these in my presentations to make my screenshots stand out.
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AvizorMedia's curator insight, November 13, 2016 2:26 PM
Cómo conseguir capturas de pantalla atractivas para tu próxima presentación en Power Point. 
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Unemployment in America, Mapped Over Time

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Data mapped over time. Interesting to watch. 
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Google CS First

Google Computer Science club curriculum.
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Free computer science lessons to use with a club. 
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7 Things Good Parents Do (Works for Teachers Too) - Simplek12

7 Things Good Parents Do (Works for Teachers Too) - Simplek12 | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
There are some definite parallels in parenting and teaching. Take a look at things good parents do to give students encouragement.Teachers too.
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Quick article for those of us who are parents and teachers. It works both places. 
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Coding: Developing Rigorous Thinkers

Coding: Developing Rigorous Thinkers | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it

"Countless articles and blogs are being written on a daily basis pushing back on the coding movement suggesting “not all kids will be professional coders!”

Totally!


But that isn’t why we teach certain subjects. As a phys ed teacher, I don’t anticipate every student playing in the NBA (but I don’t discourage it either!). A well rounded approach to education is the best fit and by today’s standards, coding should be included."


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Why teach coding? Why not?
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Kids code their own 3D creations with new blocks-based design program - The Tech Edvocate

Kids code their own 3D creations with new blocks-based design program - The Tech Edvocate | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
This article was written by Chris Berdik On a recent Saturday at Einstein’s Workshop, a maker space outside Boston, boisterous kids were busy with Legos, mini motors and gears, magnetic tiles, pipe cleaners, posterboard, markers and tape. In a side room, about a dozen elementary and middle school students were learning computer-aided design (CAD) for 3D printers. Their instructors shut the door, but couldn’t completely keep out the creative chaos. Nor did they want to. Like all educators mixing high-tech with hands-on, they faced a familiar challenge—the freewheeling, playful problem-solving that comes naturally to kids using blocks or craft supplies isn’t …

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Easy block coding for students. 
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Online Whiteboard & Online Collaboration Tool | RealtimeBoard

Online Whiteboard & Online Collaboration Tool | RealtimeBoard | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
RealtimeBoard is an online whiteboard created as a team collaboration and brainstorming tool for agile teams. It's super easy to use & free!
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Realtime board is a combination whiteboard and sticky note shared site.  
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Friday Photo: History, Science, and Math

Friday Photo: History, Science, and Math | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
Great way to start a lesson with fun hook like this!
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Great idea to help students remember velocity equals distance over time. 
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mysimpleshow - create your own explainer video in minutes

It has never been easier to create your own explainer video. mysimpleshow transforms any text into an animated video you will love.
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Create a quick video and use their pictures to help explain. Try it. 
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Reading Activities for ESL Learners & TEFL Teaching Resources

Online reading lessons and self-study activities for English students and young learners on a wide range of interesting topics.
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Free English Lessons Online for different age levels and with different topics.
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Google CS First

Join 500,000+ users. Inspire kids to create with technology through free computer science clubs.
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Introduce students to Google's new coding site. It will help you set up a school coding club and provide the curriculum. 
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Dietary Guidelines - health.gov

Dietary Guidelines - health.gov | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
The 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans provides evidence-based nutrition information and advice for people age 2 and older.
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Dietary guidelines for Americans. 
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