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5 Free Web 2.0 Brainstorming Tools

5 Free Web 2.0 Brainstorming Tools | Web tools to support inquiry based learning | Scoop.it

Call it brainstorming, concept mapping or mindmapping, collecting and organizing thoughts using web 2.0 is a snap. Let’s take a peek at several free options.

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These five tools allow you to use text, images, videos and more to develop your mind map. Also great to share with students via a visual display.

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SLRE's curator insight, February 14, 2013 4:54 AM

Overzicht (Engelstalig) van een 5-tal gratis mindmaphulpmiddelen.

Peg Becksvoort's curator insight, February 15, 2013 8:20 PM

It seems that laying out a graphic organizer for specific topics should be obvious. The resources listed here will get you started. They also present the opportunity for a teacher to draw on their features to have learners create their own mind maps.

Carmenne Kalyaniwala-Thapliyal's curator insight, March 2, 2013 6:33 AM

A great basic list. You need to look at the comments to get more brainstorming tools

Web tools to support inquiry based learning
Web tools, Apps, resources and programs to support the delivery of inquiry based learning in schools.
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Web tools to support inquiry-based learning

Inquiry-based learning is an active learning process, based on identifying relevant questions to research so that the student can develop knowledge about or create solutions to issues and problems.

Web tools allow students to engage in collaborative and interactive learning. All phases of inquiry learning can be adequately addressed through a wide variety of web-based tools and applications.

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A growing list of web tools that teachers can use to engage students in an inquiry based learning project or to provide access to a rich information resource environment.

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Stacey Py Flynn's curator insight, January 5, 2014 11:03 AM

This is a great list! 

TWCLibrary's curator insight, August 5, 2014 6:15 PM

updated list

Tricia Adams's curator insight, August 10, 2014 9:23 AM

Useful resources

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Educational infographic : Smartphone apps in education (infographic) 

Educational infographic : Smartphone apps in education (infographic)  | Web tools to support inquiry based learning | Scoop.it
Educational infographic & data visualisation Smartphone apps in education (infographic) Infographic Description Smartphone apps in education Quelle: ebookf
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10 Free Tools for Building Blended & Online Learning | PeacheyPublications.com

10 Free Tools for Building Blended & Online Learning | PeacheyPublications.com | Web tools to support inquiry based learning | Scoop.it
As internet connections improve and costs of classroom hours increase, it’s becoming increasingly important to offer some form of blended or totally online materials to enhance courses.

In this posting I’ll introduce some useful free and freemium tools that can enable any teacher to start creating content for online delivery.

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, May 2, 1:12 AM

A collection of useful and easy to use tools for developing blended and tech enhanced learning.

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26 Effective Ways to Use Twitter As A Teacher

26 Effective Ways to Use Twitter As A Teacher | Web tools to support inquiry based learning | Scoop.it

This is a handy infographic created by the folks in Fedena featuring 26 effective ways teachers and educators can use Twitter.

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5 Good Ways for Students to Create Digital Showcases of Their Work

5 Good Ways for Students to Create Digital Showcases of Their Work | Web tools to support inquiry based learning | Scoop.it

Creating a digital showcase makes it easy for parents to see what their children think are their best works. Here are five ways that your students can create a digital showcase of their best work.

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Victor Ventura's curator insight, April 23, 1:45 PM
Google platforms allow this to happen and others are listed. Video tutorials are available.
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Three Simple Platforms for Publishing Writing

Three Simple Platforms for Publishing Writing | Web tools to support inquiry based learning | Scoop.it
I recently finished making a couple of videos that teach people how to create self-hosted WordPress blogs. Using a self-hosted WordPres
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Streamline Your Design Process: 10 of the Best Web Design Tools for 2017

Streamline Your Design Process: 10 of the Best Web Design Tools for 2017 | Web tools to support inquiry based learning | Scoop.it
Teamwork.com's list of the 10 best web design tools for collaborating with clients and improving your workflow and design process in 2017.
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15 Ridiculously Simple File-Sharing Web Tools

15 Ridiculously Simple File-Sharing Web Tools | Web tools to support inquiry based learning | Scoop.it
Today's Internet allows an array of mediums for sharing files across different platforms. However, sharing large files still has its limits. Most email services
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6 Considerations For Quality Virtual Reality in Education - TeachThought PD

6 Considerations For Quality Virtual Reality in Education - TeachThought PD | Web tools to support inquiry based learning | Scoop.it
RT @CSCorganization: Want quality #VR education? These are the factors you need to consider: https://t.co/FToBzsJ8ni via @TeachThoughtPD #e…
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Sutori

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We strive to allow our storytellers to be as creative as they like. We are authentic and stay true to whom we are. We endeavor to deliver quality in our work.


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Nik Peachey's curator insight, March 24, 1:51 AM

Great tool for creating digital narrative using multimedia and text to build a time line. Love it.

LaDawna Harrington's curator insight, March 29, 12:55 PM
This is a great tool for synthesis of a research project. I can see this as a sharing tool for individual learning with the capability of the teacher and/or student embedding interactive components throughout the telling of the story, helping to ensure reading and comprehension is happening by the enduser.
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15 Tech Tool Favorites From ISTE 2016

15 Tech Tool Favorites From ISTE 2016 | Web tools to support inquiry based learning | Scoop.it
A Google certified educator and ed-tech trainer shares some her favorite tech tool gems both inside the Google suite and beyond.
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8 of The Best Concept Mapping Apps for Teachers via Educators' Technology

8 of The Best Concept Mapping Apps for Teachers via Educators' Technology | Web tools to support inquiry based learning | Scoop.it
Free resource of educational web tools, 21st century skills, tips and tutorials on how teachers and students integrate technology into education

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ernestprats's comment, March 4, 4:23 AM
Las herramientas que se presentan permiten crear mapas mentales u otras formas de representación gráfica del conocimiento, pero ninguna de ellas permite crear mapas conceptuales.
The presented tools let to create mental maps and other forms of graphical representation of the knowledge, but none of them allows to create concept mapping.
GwynethJones's curator insight, March 5, 7:20 AM

Concept mapping for the win!

Rob Hatfield, M.Ed.'s curator insight, March 10, 9:16 AM
These are good teaching and learning resources for mind mapping, but some providers are not "free" to use.
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Tool for Creating Class Newspapers and Informational Brochures

Tool for Creating Class Newspapers and Informational Brochures | Web tools to support inquiry based learning | Scoop.it
Free resource of educational web tools, 21st century skills, tips and tutorials on how teachers and students integrate technology into education

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12 Virtual Reality in Education Apps - STEM Learning

12 Virtual Reality in Education Apps - STEM Learning | Web tools to support inquiry based learning | Scoop.it
Virtual reality in education is a really exciting time for children. There is something amazing about being immersed in a 3D environment for learning about the world.
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Using Twitter to Inspire Teens to Write

Using Twitter to Inspire Teens to Write | Web tools to support inquiry based learning | Scoop.it
Using Twitter to connect teens to authors and inspire them to write and read more and use the library in different ways than before.
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A NEW Fun and Easy Way to Create Videos in the Classroom! – Kleinspiration

A NEW Fun and Easy Way to Create Videos in the Classroom! – Kleinspiration | Web tools to support inquiry based learning | Scoop.it
I’ve spent a good part of my time in the classroom before Spring Break making videos with my students using MySimpleShow, a new way to creatively craft content into brief, engaging videos.

I must admit… now that I’m on Spring Break, much of my time has still been devoted to putting together videos sharing parts of our vacation and watching my own children’s videos.  Once you start, you’ll see how quick and easy it is to do.  Oh… I almost forgot one of the best parts.  Not only is MySimpleShow easy to use, it’s free too!

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Google's $149 Photo Editing Tool Is Now Free

Google's $149 Photo Editing Tool Is Now Free | Web tools to support inquiry based learning | Scoop.it
Free resource of educational web tools, 21st century skills, tips and tutorials on how teachers and students integrate technology into education
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Three Tools That Help Students Analyze What They Write

Three Tools That Help Students Analyze What They Write | Web tools to support inquiry based learning | Scoop.it
Probably every high school teacher since the dawn of time has asked his or her students to have someone else proofread their essay
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Benefits of Blended Learning for Your Classroom

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Are you afraid to try blended learning in your CTE or elective classes? Learn the benefits of blended learning and how to easily get started, wit
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Media-, News-, and Information-Literacy Resources for Students

Media-, News-, and Information-Literacy Resources for Students | Web tools to support inquiry based learning | Scoop.it
After the 2016 U.S. presidential election, the world seems to be waking up to what educators have known for a long time: media literacy matters, especially as it relates to the news, social media, and the web. While the definition and specific skills of media literacy (as well as its companions, news literacy and information literacy) evolve with the media and technology landscape, the core objectives remain: that through media literacy, students learn to find, consume, and create media critically and develop a mindfulness about how media is made, by whom it is made, and for what purposes it is made. There are a lot of tools out there to help students build and practice these essential skills, and on this list we feature some of the best we've found. You'll find great apps and websites broken down into three core categories: those that help students evaluate media, those that help them create media, and those that steer students toward factual sources.
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8 of The Best Web Tools for Taking Students On Virtual Field Trips

8 of The Best Web Tools for Taking Students On Virtual Field Trips | Web tools to support inquiry based learning | Scoop.it
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10 Free And Easy-To-Use Image Design Tools

10 Free And Easy-To-Use Image Design Tools | Web tools to support inquiry based learning | Scoop.it
Did you know that 37% of marketers said that visual marketing was the second most important form of content for their business? It is no secret that 74% of Social Media marketers use visuals over and…

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Teachers Guide to Create A Class Website Using The New Google Sites - EdTech & mLearning

Teachers Guide to Create A Class Website Using The New Google Sites - EdTech & mLearning | Web tools to support inquiry based learning | Scoop.it
Here is a step by step guide to help you create a website for your class using the new Google Sites. As you probably know, the new Google Sites 'comes with a bunch of extra interesting features that include intuitive technology, integration with G Suite apps, attractive design, ability to track site’s performance using Google Analytics, new colourful templates and many more. To learn more about the difference between classic Sites and new Sites, check out this resource.'

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Planning Your Video Project - A Guide for Students

Planning Your Video Project - A Guide for Students | Web tools to support inquiry based learning | Scoop.it
Earlier today I published Rushton Hurley's blog post about using video to capture your current students' knowledge to be shared with your future students. Rushton included a sample video from a student explaining and illustrating onomatopoeia. While the final video is short, creating a good video requires planning. Over the years I've refined video planning process that I use with students.

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Victor Ventura's curator insight, March 4, 12:05 PM
I like the progressive steps and checkpoints. I see this useful starting in MS. Many of us are using Google Docs.
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4 Sites You Must Explore to Write Notes While Watching Videos for Learning

4 Sites You Must Explore to Write Notes While Watching Videos for Learning | Web tools to support inquiry based learning | Scoop.it
Online platforms are providing tools that not only enables you to make notes easily but also gives you access to other great features such..

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Becky Roehrs's curator insight, February 22, 12:53 PM

Vibby is new to me-will have to check out..

Willem Kuypers's curator insight, February 24, 8:59 AM
Très bon site pour l'utilisation de vidéos au cours. Entre autres, vibby pour choisir un segment d'une vidéo sur Youtube.
Jovi Buendia's curator insight, February 25, 12:53 PM
This is this is a great way to integrate the new CC ELD standards 
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Free Web Design and Graphic Design Tools

Free Web Design and Graphic Design Tools | Web tools to support inquiry based learning | Scoop.it
Growing list of Free Web Design and Graphic Design tools.
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