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50 Ideas For Using Skype In Your Classroom - Te@chThought

50 Ideas For Using Skype In Your Classroom - Te@chThought | Web tools to support inquiry based learning | Scoop.it

"Skype, the free, ubiquitous VOIP downloadable, offers some unique opportunities for tech-savvy teachers to get their students learning in exciting new ways. It might prove a buggy affair depending on the version, but all the same the service still makes for a phenomenal classroom tool. Read on to find out how you can put this cool tool to work in your classroom."


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TWCLibrary's curator insight, August 7, 2014 8:04 PM

Heaps of great ways to use this, check out the list.

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.

Karen Bonanno's insight:

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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Katrina Lehman's curator insight, February 21, 2014 6:39 AM

Web-based applications enhancing learning: Web 2.0 meets inquiry- based learning.

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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Seesaw - Student Driven Digital Portoflios

Seesaw - Student Driven Digital Portoflios | Web tools to support inquiry based learning | Scoop.it
Seesaw - Student driven digital portfolios and simple parent communication.
For iOS, Android, Kindle Fire, Chromebooks and Computers with Chrome or
Firefox. Free for teachers!
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BandLab - Collaboratively Create Music Online: Free Technology for Teachers

BandLab - Collaboratively Create Music Online: Free Technology for Teachers | Web tools to support inquiry based learning | Scoop.it
"BandLab - Collaboratively Create Music Online" https://t.co/IQRlF1dHr4
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Collaborative Book Publishing with Google Slides & Issuu: Free Technology for Teachers

Google Slides has become a universal tool for students to use on any device. In this video, Greg Kulowiec (@gregkulowiec) shows how students could collaboratively design a book using Google Slides and then publish it with the digital publishing platform, Issuu

 

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How to Add Word Art to Google Slides: Free Technology for Teachers

How to Add Word Art to Google Slides: Free Technology for Teachers | Web tools to support inquiry based learning | Scoop.it
Google's gallery of fonts provides a lot of style flexibility in Google Slides. Even more flexibility is available if you use the word art options in Google Slides.
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Free Technology for Teachers: Scrible Edu Helps Students Organize Research

Free Technology for Teachers: Scrible Edu Helps Students Organize Research | Web tools to support inquiry based learning | Scoop.it
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What Is Blendspace? -

What Is Blendspace? - | Web tools to support inquiry based learning | Scoop.it

Blendspace is a tool that provides many possibilities and initially I used it as a method of curating resources and flipping my classroom. There are similar tools available, and regardless of which you choose, having one place to keep your resources is a really great idea.

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Communicate and collaborate with your students using Blendspace.

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5 Online Discussion Tools to Fuel Student Engagement

Cultivating a classroom community where substantive discussions like this can happen is challenging work -- it's an ongoing process that takes time. But online discussion activities are one great way to give your students a leg up; use them as scaffolding for the "real" thing. Plus, the ability to engage in online discourse responsibly is a great 21st-century skill in and of itself.

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Free Technology for Teachers: Three Tips for Planning Video Projects

Free Technology for Teachers: Three Tips for Planning Video Projects | Web tools to support inquiry based learning | Scoop.it
Free Technology for Teachers: Three Tips for Planning Video Projects https://t.co/Lz2bcIfrnQ
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How To Watermark Your Images Using Free Tools

Protecting your images when they circulate the web shouldn't be taken lightly! Here's a tip for using a free tool for iOS and Android. Visit Me On The Web at...
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Internet Search Tips for Teachers & Students: Free Technology for Teachers

Internet Search Tips for Teachers & Students: Free Technology for Teachers | Web tools to support inquiry based learning | Scoop.it

My Favorite Internet Search Tips for Teachers & Students #technology #education #teaching https://t.co/5ICQKIU5hF

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Create & Distribute a Variety of Multimedia Courses

Create & Distribute a Variety of Multimedia Courses | Web tools to support inquiry based learning | Scoop.it

Free Technology for Teachers: Cloudschool - Create & Distribute a Variety of Multimedia Courses

https://t.co/XpFbJI1ZnX

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Free Technology for Teachers: Organize Your Projects with Trello

Free Technology for Teachers: Organize Your Projects with Trello | Web tools to support inquiry based learning | Scoop.it
Organize Your Projects with @Trello from @katewilson13 #PBL #organize #edtech #yearbookclub https://t.co/MTfO4TG3eA
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Oculus Rift in the Classroom | Edudemic

Oculus Rift in the Classroom | Edudemic | Web tools to support inquiry based learning | Scoop.it

Technology is already becoming a significant part of the classroom, and virtual reality may just be the next step. The Oculus Rift and other similar products are making high quality virtual reality affordable and accessible for students in the classroom and at home.

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14 Web Tools and Apps for Creating Short Videos & Films | American TESOL Institute

14 Web Tools and Apps for Creating Short Videos & Films | American TESOL Institute | Web tools to support inquiry based learning | Scoop.it

Motivate your language learners to practice their English by creating short videos and films. Your language learners will have fun producing their own silent films, movie trailers, tv commercials, interviews, music videos, vodcasts, soap operas, stop motion films, game shows, plays, or public service announcements.

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These tools and apps could be used across a range of learning areas as well. 

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Harnessing the Power of YouTube in the Classroom

Harnessing the Power of YouTube in the Classroom | Web tools to support inquiry based learning | Scoop.it
If you want to use YouTube in the classroom, here are some tips to help you find and distribute appropriate content, explore virtual reality, and share student work.
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Searching for the right video and working the best way to share with your students. 

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How to Create a Google+ Hangout On Air: Free Technology for Teachers

This video demonstrates how to create a Google+ Hangout on Air. (The volume is a bit loud in this recording so you may want to turn your volume down before you hit play).

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The 38 best tools for data visualization

The 38 best tools for data visualization | Web tools to support inquiry based learning | Scoop.it
It's often said that data is the new world currency, and the web is the exchange bureau through which it's traded.
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The Bare Minimum Of Learning Technology

The Bare Minimum Of Learning Technology | Web tools to support inquiry based learning | Scoop.it

Though many teachers remain against reckless #edtech integration, the conversation is clearly shifting from should technology play a central role in the learning process to how should technology be used to promote learning?

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This may be a tall order. Consider "how' technology will engage students in learning and tackle a few.

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This may be a tall order. Consider "how' technology will engage students in learning and tackle a few.

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Best Infographic Design Apps and Websites

Best Infographic Design Apps and Websites | Web tools to support inquiry based learning | Scoop.it
Infographics are an awesome way to convey a lot of complex information relatively quickly and engagingly. These apps and websites for creating and designing infographics can help both teachers and students communicate their ideas and demonstrate learning, stretching visual an
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How to collaborate like a pro with Google Docs

How to collaborate like a pro with Google Docs | Web tools to support inquiry based learning | Scoop.it
With Google Docs, you can easily organize group projects and collaborate with partners on multiple documents. Here's how to do it like a pro.
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3 Tips for Using YouTube Videos In Your Classroom: Free Technology for Teachers

3 Tips for Using YouTube Videos In Your Classroom: Free Technology for Teachers | Web tools to support inquiry based learning | Scoop.it

Tips and tricks for safely using YouTube in your classroom

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Three Tools Students Can Use to Add Annotations to Videos: Free Technology for Teachers

Three Tools Students Can Use to Add Annotations to Videos: Free Technology for Teachers | Web tools to support inquiry based learning | Scoop.it

When we talk about flipped lessons it often involves a lot of heavy lifting on a teacher's part.

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Wikipedia Releases an Updated App for Exploring Interesting Content

The Wikimedia Foundation has released a new version of their Wikipedia iPad and iPhone app. The latest version, available now, features an aspect they're calling the Explore feed.

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Free Technology for Teachers: Five Tools for Sharing Portions of Videos

Free Technology for Teachers: Five Tools for Sharing Portions of Videos | Web tools to support inquiry based learning | Scoop.it
#education Free Technology for Teachers: Five Tools for Sharing Portions of Videos https://t.co/D9rl8oa8hN https://t.co/7pHUbSN0at...
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Free Technology for Teachers: Three Free Tools Students Can Use to Dictate Notes

Free Technology for Teachers: Three Free Tools Students Can Use to Dictate Notes | Web tools to support inquiry based learning | Scoop.it
Food speech recognition software can be very pricey, but it doesn't have to be. If you're looking for some free speech to text options for your students consider trying the following three options.
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