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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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21 places to learn critical skills that will change your life

21 places to learn critical skills that will change your life | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
Whether it's learning how to code, build leadership skills, or otherwise improve yourself, here's where to learn skills that will change your life.
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Great sites, you will want to see. 
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10 Tools To Get Kids Excited About Programming

10 Tools To Get Kids Excited About Programming | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
For the average kid, computers and smartphones are fun tools. Education comes much later. Getting a kid excited about programming might take some doing because logic needs a bit of time to develop. It is imagination and creativity which arrive first. That’s where the crux of these ten tools lie…using creative tools to get children excited about programming.
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Try some of these sites with your students. 
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Do you know you can suggest content to other curators ?

Do you know you can suggest content to other curators ? | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it

The same way you can manually add a new post using the bookmarklet or clicking the "New Post" button in your topic top bar, you can as well suggest content that fits to the topic of your choice using the bookmarklet or clicking the "Suggest" button in the topic top bar.


Up to the curator now to accept or decline your suggestion.

If your post is accepted, you will be mentionned in the result post and will as well be credited of views done on this post.


A good way to do social curation !


Via Titom
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Great way to help each other gather our content. 
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Jonathan P's comment, May 22, 2014 3:25 AM
Can we still suggest posts to other topics? I found this feature very easily in the past but can't find it anymore ...!
Titom's comment, May 22, 2014 3:36 AM
Sure you can, but the design has a little bit changed since there.
To do so, please click on the "Suggest" button in the top banner when you are visiting a topic.
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Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: A Handy Infographic Featuring 10 Things Every Teacher Should be Able to Do on Google Classroom

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: A Handy Infographic Featuring 10 Things Every Teacher Should be Able to Do on Google Classroom | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
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Some of the most helpful parts of Google Classroom for the teacher.
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How to Write a Thank You Note | Hallmark

How to Write a Thank You Note | Hallmark | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
Use these tips from Hallmark to learn how to write a thank you note. Includes a thank you note template, plus helpful thank you note wording.
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Help students know how to write a thank you note.
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Bloomz: One App for All Your Parent Communication on the App Store

Read reviews, compare customer ratings, see screenshots, and learn more about Bloomz: One App for All Your Parent Communication. Download Bloomz: One App for All Your Parent Communication and enjoy it on your iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
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New app for parent communication and building a classroom community. 
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theLearnia - Free Online Whiteboard

theLearnia - Free Online Whiteboard | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
theLearnia helps teachers to flip their classroom by creating awesome video lessons within minutes and share with their students
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Free online whiteboard for making videos for your students or by your students.
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Creating Creative Kids

Read about how to nourish creative Kids and how empowering creativity in children can reduce stress and lead to a more relaxing, well balanced child.
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Ideas for helping children be less stressed and more creative. 
 
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BBC Learning English - Learning English

BBC Learning English - Learning English | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
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Short videos with vocabulary words taken from current news items. Very interesting and then followed by a short quiz. 
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BBC News - Tips on how to make a video news report

BBC News - Tips on how to make a video news report | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
Do you want to make a TV news report but have no idea where to start? Watch this video to see how a group of students, with help from the BBC's Sophie Long, go about it and read the advice below.
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This article has some great tips for helping your students plan and shoot a news video. 
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How To Attribute Creative Commons Photos | Foter Blog

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Instructions for correctly giving credit to creative commons photos. 
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The Power of Choice

The Power of Choice | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
The lack of autonomy in schools today is saddening. The standardization of our assessments has led to a narrowing of our curriculum and instruction. This is happening in schools where even the leaders are giving permission to teachers to explore their passions and to innovate in their instructional approaches. This is why we are seeing so many initiatives…
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We should be teaching students how to learn something on their own. How often do you turn to the internet, family or friends when you want to know something new. They need to know how to think through a process, follow instructions, seek help when they get stuck, but not to give up on what they want to know. 
 
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Teach With Movies - Lesson Plans from movies for all subjects

Teach With Movies - Lesson Plans from movies for all subjects | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
Movie Lesson Plans Based on Films that will Inspire and Motivate Students; 425+ Movie Lesson Plans for High School, Middle School, Elementary and Home School
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Lists of movies divided by subject you can use for teaching.  
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Google Classroom: 9 Tips For Attaching Google Drive Files - Teacher Tech

Google Classroom: 9 Tips For Attaching Google Drive Files - Teacher Tech | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
Adding files to Google Classroom is not the same as searching for files in Google Drive. Here are some tips to help you maximize your efficiency with attaching Google Drive files to Google Classroom. 1) Breadcrumbs In the search box when you click on folders you create a trail of “breadcrumbs.” You can click on any …
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Numbering your assignments and all the pieces with the same number is my favorite tip.
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12 Things Every Student Should Be Able to Do on Google Classroom ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

12 Things Every Student Should Be Able to Do on Google Classroom ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it

Via Luísa Lima, Jenne, Chris Carter
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List of things the students should be able to do in Google Classroom. 
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Jenne's comment, June 16, 3:40 AM
thank you very much
Won Ho's curator insight, June 16, 9:54 AM
구글서비스의 재발견~
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Behind The Doodle: Lotte Reiniger - #NatAndLo 15

SUBSCRIBE: https://goo.gl/CEsJyN FOLLOW US: https://twitter.com/natandlo TWEET THIS: http://ctt.ec/90lnd For a while now, we’ve been wanting to meet th
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How to make stop- motion silhouette videos. Students would have fun doing a similar project. 
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QR Codes Can Do That?

QR Codes Can Do That? | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
Seeking new educational uses for QR codes? Consider adding your voice, attaching PDFs, collecting parent information, sending a tweet, or changing the code's online endpoint.
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Great ideas for using QR codes with your students and/or their parents. 
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Online tool to create sketch, painting, drawing, outline effects

Online tool to create sketch, painting, drawing, outline effects | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
free online tool to converts photo to sketch, pencil sketch, photo to drawing,photo to painting, photo to outline,photo to singlesahde etc.
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Very easy to use and download finished product, all free. 
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The Guide to Google Apps for the iPad [infographic] – Updated!

The Guide to Google Apps for the iPad [infographic] – Updated! | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
  Pinterest An Updated Infographic Guide to Google Apps for the iPad (31 Apps)!!! There are now tons of apps for iOS devices that integrate well with Google, and Google has released several official apps for the iPad. There is hope, Obi Wan, Google and Apple can play nice!The infographic embedded below details the most useful Google …
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Google apps you can use on the iPad. 
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10 Ways to Use Google Drawings for Learning

10 Ways to Use Google Drawings for Learning | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
By Mike Kaufman What I love about the Google Apps for Educators suite is its versatility. There are so many ways to effectively use Google Docs or Slides that enhance student learning, and Google Drawings is no exception.
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Take a look at these 10 ideas. You will probably find you have some more of your own. 
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EdTechTeam: Get coding in your classroom! Enter the Challenge.

EdTechTeam: Get coding in your classroom! Enter the Challenge. | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
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Ten ways to get students started with coding. 
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A Step by Step Guide on How to Create Interactive Presentations Using The New Google Slides Features ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A Step by Step Guide on How to Create Interactive Presentations Using The New Google Slides Features ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
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Step by step instructions for presentations using Google slides. They include the newest features for voting by the audience and a back channel. 
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Dictionary Linguee - Android Apps on Google Play

Dictionary Linguee - Android Apps on Google Play | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
Multilingual dictionary featuring French, Spanish, German, and other languages.
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This app even works offline. 
 
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Vibby — vibby.com

Vibby — vibby.com | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
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Choose just the parts of a YouTube video you want to share. Your students won't have to watch the whole thing to get to the parts you need them to see. You can embed it on you blog or website. 
 
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