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Three Great iPad Apps for Recording Tutorials and Screen Sharing

Three Great iPad Apps for Recording Tutorials and Screen Sharing | Web Tools in Education | Scoop.it
February 21, 2014
iPad is a great versatile device that can be utilized for a wide range of educational purposes in our classrooms. One of the best uses is to turn it into a whiteboard canvass to...

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I'm trying these 3 ios tools from qrayon.com out. AirSketch - lets you show what is on your ipad on your computer/projector. Good for math class. Inkflow lets you write and insert images and resize, etc and publish to the web or email. Vittles will let you record your voice while writing and displaying/annotating images so it makes a little video that could be shared online as well. Good idea for flipping. These are the free versions I'm trying out. I'm sure the paid would give more options. 

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Susan Grigsby @sksgrigsby's curator insight, February 21, 1:13 PM

Good tools to check out for flipping classroom learning!

AlisonMcNab's curator insight, February 22, 5:06 AM

Helpful for visual learners? @pipskisokov @poodlepunk

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Librarians on the Fly: Webby Wednesday - PEGGO

Librarians on the Fly: Webby Wednesday - PEGGO | Web Tools in Education | Scoop.it

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Might come in handy.  

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The Backchannel: Giving Every Student a Voice in the Blended Mobile Classroom - Edutopia

The Backchannel: Giving Every Student a Voice in the Blended Mobile Classroom - Edutopia | Web Tools in Education | Scoop.it
Edutopia blogger Beth Holland introduces the backchannel as a tech integration strategy for keeping students engaged in the classroom - all students, not just the ones who are always raising their hands or speaking out.

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Backchannel tools can be used before, during, and after lessons, giving all students a voice in the conversation/discussion. Brainstorming, questioning, sharing ideas and resources.

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Norton Gusky's curator insight, July 20, 7:33 AM

Good examples with personal stories including Padlet, Today's Meeting, and Socrative.

Darleana McHenry's curator insight, July 20, 8:03 PM

I like the idea of children expressing themselves and using technology to tell a story.

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friEdTechnology: Smarter Chrome Lesson 2: Themes & Extensions (Video)

friEdTechnology: Smarter Chrome Lesson 2: Themes & Extensions (Video) | Web Tools in Education | Scoop.it
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Simple Transfer: A Must Have iOS App

Simple Transfer: A Must Have iOS App | Web Tools in Education | Scoop.it
Easily Transfer Photos and Videos From Your iPad to Your Computer! Simple Transfer is a must have an app for iOS users, and especially for teachers with shared iPads! With all of the wonderful apps...
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This sounds like a great app I must get. I have work and personal images all mixed together so this would be a great way to separate the two and get the images off my devices. 

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ISTE Unplugged - HackEdSmackdown2014

ISTE Unplugged - HackEdSmackdown2014 | Web Tools in Education | Scoop.it
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List of apps shared at the HackEd Smackdown ISTE 2014
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ParticiPoll free audience polling for PowerPoint

ParticiPoll free audience polling for PowerPoint | Web Tools in Education | Scoop.it
Free audience polling add-in for PowerPoint that uses audience members' mobile devices for voting and displays results live in your slides.

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For the die-hard MS Power Point fans...

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Kiruthika Ragupathi's curator insight, June 9, 9:24 PM

Check out this audience polling tool that can be used from within PowerPoint. Students can use their mobile devices to cast their votes!

Kiruthika Ragupathi's curator insight, June 9, 9:27 PM

Check out this audience polling tool that can be used from within PowerPoint. Students can use their mobile devices to cast their votes!

Kathy Lynch's curator insight, June 22, 10:34 AM

Thx Nik Peachey! Realtime polling in powerpoint!

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Apps and Sites for Storytelling - graphite

Apps and Sites for Storytelling - graphite | Web Tools in Education | Scoop.it
Storytelling is a very useful skill. It helps kids reel in listeners and requires them to remember material by heart. Use these fun apps and sites to help kids find their unique voice as storytellers, orators, individuals.

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Digital storytelling can be used in any class for students to demonstrate their knowledge of content and/or skills. 

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Michael MacNeil's curator insight, May 20, 8:54 AM

Looks like there is something for everyone here.

Gerardo Varela's curator insight, May 20, 12:02 PM

Aplicaciones y sitios para storytelling

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Great Tools and Apps to Teach Students Computer Programming ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Great Tools and Apps to Teach Students Computer Programming ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Web Tools in Education | Scoop.it

"Learning how to write a computer program is a lot like learning a new language. There are nouns, verbs, and sentences. With far fewer words than a spoken language, it may be easier too. A student of languages can pick it up just as quickly as a student of math. To help, here are a set of tools that teach computer programming."


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Possible additions to my "games" list. 

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Consultants-E's curator insight, June 9, 11:05 AM

A useful set of tools and apps to help students learn how to write computer programs

Kerry Muste's curator insight, June 10, 8:43 PM

Two I'm trialling are Codecombat.com and codeavengers.com but I'm looking forward to looking at these.

Bibhya Sharma's curator insight, June 14, 7:12 PM

A must read for teachers. Excellent list.

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Using the Web Clipboard in Google Drive | Drive Bunny

Using the Web Clipboard in Google Drive | Drive Bunny | Web Tools in Education | Scoop.it
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Web clipboard is a tool in Google Drive that I didn't know anything about. It is already there, right under the Edit menu.  The great thing is you can use it to copy something to your web clipboard and it will stay there until you remove it so that means you can copy it when you are on one device and paste it later when you are on another because it is on the web and not on your device. I've needed that feature and had no idea it was available.

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A Set of Educational Web Tools You Might Not Be Aware of

A Set of Educational Web Tools You Might Not Be Aware of | Web Tools in Education | Scoop.it
June 7, 2014
From elementary school to college, students of all ages have a growing pool of educational tools available to them. Here are a set of tools you might not be aware of, and have been...

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New tools to explore!

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Susan Grigsby @sksgrigsby's curator insight, June 7, 8:33 AM

Love these articles from Education Technology & Mobile Learning blog! This is one that will be very helpful and includes a curated list of students organizers by district librarian Shonda Brisco - a great example for all of us to follow!

Anita Vance's curator insight, June 7, 2:07 PM

Thank you to Sue Grigsby for finding and posting this collection of great tools - nice to find tried and true sites! These are valuable for teachers AND students - share with your families, too!

Anita Vance's curator insight, June 7, 2:08 PM

Thank you to Sue Grigsby for finding and posting this collection of great tools - nice to find tried and true sites! - A great variety for all ages.

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ICloud.com, Pinterest, MsEdTechie Blog, Video Lessons, 20... by Mrs. Brown

ICloud.com, Pinterest, MsEdTechie Blog, Video Lessons, 20... by Mrs. Brown | Web Tools in Education | Scoop.it

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Nice use of ThingLink to provide useful links for classroom teachers. How many of these apps do you know about and use?


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Great use of ThingLink to share with teachers.

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170 Ways To Use Word Clouds In Every Classroom

170 Ways To Use Word Clouds In Every Classroom | Web Tools in Education | Scoop.it
Welcome to a post I always have  fun writing. Last year I attempted finding ways to use Word Clouds (Wordle) in education. When I concluded writing that post I was at 108 possible ways. More than a...
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Great lists of ways to use word clouds grouped by content area. 

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A round-up of interactive video options — @joycevalenza NeverEndingSearch

A round-up of interactive video options — @joycevalenza NeverEndingSearch | Web Tools in Education | Scoop.it
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Interactive video tools with ideas for classroom use. 

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Teachers who just got iPads - iPad 4 Schools

Teachers who just got iPads - iPad 4 Schools | Web Tools in Education | Scoop.it

"I had the privilege of holding a Google Hangout with Holly Clark (@HollyEdTEchDiva) and Tanya Avrith(@EdTechSchools). It was a great chat, where we compared US, NZ and Canadian school systems. Afterwards I was checking out Holly’s stuff and came across her great introduction to iPads in Classrooms. I checked with Holly and she was keen I do one of my visual representations of the ideas. So here it is, my visual, albeit briefer introduction for teachers who just got iPads:"


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9 tips for teachers with ipads. 

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juandoming's curator insight, July 19, 6:15 AM

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Sally Tilley's curator insight, July 19, 11:24 PM

Thanks so much to Holly, Tanya and Richard for an essential Professional Development resource to have on hand for any staff kicking off with iPads!

Heidi Veikkolainen's curator insight, July 20, 3:43 AM

A worthwhile link.

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Our 3 Favorite Free Online Image Editors For Education

Our 3 Favorite Free Online Image Editors For Education | Web Tools in Education | Scoop.it
Learning how to use image editing software can be difficult and time consuming. And, teaching students how to use it can be even more challenging. Luckily, there are several free, online alternativ...
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Creative Commons and Flickr - a solution found!

Creative Commons and Flickr - a solution found! | Web Tools in Education | Scoop.it
I've written before about the amazing collection of Creative Commons images that are available on Flickr, which are perfect for students (and teachers!) to use when creating any sort of visual cont...
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Sandra Carswell's curator insight, July 3, 12:17 PM

Yea!  Easily attribute CC images found on Flickr! 

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Librarians on the Fly: 50 Tech Tools every Teacher-Librarian Should Know

Librarians on the Fly: 50 Tech Tools every Teacher-Librarian Should Know | Web Tools in Education | Scoop.it

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Check them out!

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Sandra Carswell's curator insight, June 17, 10:11 PM

As if I didn't have enough to do this summer! Check these out, many are new to me!

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Michelle Luhtala: 30 apps for educators and students | eSchool News

Michelle Luhtala: 30 apps for educators and students | eSchool News | Web Tools in Education | Scoop.it

“There’s no one app that’s better than all the others,” said Michelle Luhtala, head librarian at New Canaan High School in Connecticut, while presenting a list of 50 apps that educators and students might find useful.

 

"Luhtala featured apps that have been crowsourced by a handful of her colleagues and students. The apps promote and target 21st-century skills such as collaboration and creativity.


"We’ve featured 30 of the resources she mentioned, and you can find the full resource list online.


"Check out Luhtala’s presentation for all the apps and tools she mentioned, as well as to discover how these apps are used in real classrooms."

 

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Do view the preso; it's very entertaining and also very educational. Luhtala is an ace!


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Use Any Font in PicMonkey| Custom Fonts |PicMonkey Blog

Use Any Font in PicMonkey| Custom Fonts |PicMonkey Blog | Web Tools in Education | Scoop.it
Now you can access and use custom fonts or any font on your computer while you're creating images and photo editing with PicMonkey. Totes awesome, right?

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Great news for font lovers.
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gwynethjones's curator insight, June 13, 10:01 AM

I was told this was coming - and now it's HERE!!!!

This is HUGE Design NEWS!


Yous, Mine, & OURS! Even my Nutraface font!


PLUS they've added a Recent Tab! Which means you that you can EDIT the last 10 projects!!!!

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Two things every teacher should be able to do on Edmodo

Two things every teacher should be able to do on Edmodo | Web Tools in Education | Scoop.it

Edmodo is a great online platform with huge educational potential for teachers. Since its launch a few years ago, Edmodo is being used now by huge number of teachers and schools from all around the globe. Given this mounting importance of Edmodo in teaching, I created  a section where you can find a plethora of resources, guides, and materials on how to leverage the power of this web tool in your classroom, check out here.

Today, I am sharing with you two important things every teacher should be able to do on Edmodo. These are: creating a classroom group and adding apps to this group.


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Be sure to check out the "plethora of resources" as well.

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Using Transparency in Google Drawings

Using Transparency in Google Drawings | Web Tools in Education | Scoop.it

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Another Google tip to add to my repertoir.  Reading this article I learned about Web Clipboard tool in Google Drive. I'll save that article as well.

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gwynethjones's curator insight, June 7, 1:07 PM

SO COOL!  This may take some time away from using Photoshop!

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Google Drive: Quick Reference Guide ~ UNLV


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Nice basic guide to Google Drive and the toolbars of Docs, Sheets, Slides. I don't know how old it is. It mentions needing to download documents in order to edit them offline. If you have the Google Drive Chrome Web App installed and have enabled offline use on your personal computer, you can edit your documents offline without downloading, exept for sheets which is view only right now.

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Get Organized: How to Create and Use Twitter Lists

Get Organized: How to Create and Use Twitter Lists | Web Tools in Education | Scoop.it
Lists are a powerful feature for keeping your Twitter stream organized, and for helping you stay on top of what's important.
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I learned from this article that you can add people to a list without following them. I also learned I can subscribe to other people's lists.

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