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How the new @WebToolsWiki works and what is there for you #wiki #tools

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TWCLibrary's curator insight, August 19, 2014 7:32 PM

worth a visit.  lots of info on web tools and how to use them

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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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

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

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Two Great Tools for Creating Interactive Timelines

Two Great Tools for Creating Interactive Timelines | Web tools to support inquiry based learning | Scoop.it

two important web tools that you can use with students in class to create interactive timelines. These timelines can include a wide variety of multimedia materials including: text, images, video, maps and many more.


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Top 10 Gamification Case Studies that will Change our Future: Gamification in Education

Top 10 Gamification Case Studies that will Change our Future: Gamification in Education | Web tools to support inquiry based learning | Scoop.it

Clearly there should be a way to help kids learn from what they do best – play. This is why many educators are looking into a variety of new tools and techniques in Education Gamification.

No longer viewed as a mundane process for presenting information while testing for retention and understanding, the modern educational challenge involves tasks of engaging students, stimulating their interests, retaining their attention, and maintaining a positive attitude in a nurturing environment.

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10 Graphic & Web Design Tools That Will Explode in 2015

10 Graphic & Web Design Tools That Will Explode in 2015 | Web tools to support inquiry based learning | Scoop.it
Every designer has a collection of tools that they find indispensable to doing their job. Some of these tools are popular ones that you will…
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Try Citebite for Linking Directly to Quotes from the Web

Try Citebite for Linking Directly to Quotes from the Web | Web tools to support inquiry based learning | Scoop.it
Cite Bite is a simple tool for creating a direct link to a passage of text on a webpage. It's a simple process to create a direct link to a quote using Cite Bite.
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The 5 Best Plagiarism Detection Tools for Educators

The 5 Best Plagiarism Detection Tools for Educators | Web tools to support inquiry based learning | Scoop.it
In a perfect world students would understand that education is for their benefit and put their all into every assignment. Unfortunately, every educator working today knows how far off the reality is from that ideal.
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Librarians Share Best Practices for Teaching Inquiry-Based Learning

Librarians Share Best Practices for Teaching Inquiry-Based Learning | Web tools to support inquiry based learning | Scoop.it
Former librarians Paige Jaeger and Mary Ratzer said that when it comes to effectively teaching inquiry-based learning, an educator's best bet is to pair up with their school librarians.
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How To Use Your iPad As A Second Screen Without WiFi

How To Use Your iPad As A Second Screen Without WiFi | Web tools to support inquiry based learning | Scoop.it
Mac Hack: How To Use Your iPad As A Second Screen Without WiFi
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Looking for some extra screen size out of your MacBook or Mac computer? If you have all three of the following, you may find some use in Duet Display.
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Moovly - Create Animated Content like a Pro

Moovly - Create Animated Content like a Pro | Web tools to support inquiry based learning | Scoop.it
Moovly is an online tool that allows you to create animated videos, tutorials, explainers, presentations, infographics, video clips, display ads or e-cards.
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7 Ways Students Use Diigo To Do Research and Collaborative Project Work

7 Ways Students Use Diigo To Do Research and Collaborative Project Work | Web tools to support inquiry based learning | Scoop.it
Diigo is an excellent social bookmarking tool that enable you to save, annotate, and share bookmarks. The power of Diigo lies in the distinctive features that it offers to teachers and educators. There is a special account for K-12 and higher-ed educators that empower registered teachers with a variety of tools and features. One of the best things you can do with the Educator account is creating a Diigo group for your class. You can do this without the need for students emails. You can also set the privacy settings of your group so that only you and your students can access and see what you share there. You can also alternate moderators for class students can take turns in class moderation. Besides using your Diigo class to share with your students websites and content you find on the web, students can also use it for collaboration on research projects, group bookmarks and annotation.

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Tips to Create Engaging Infographics for Your Class

Tips to Create Engaging Infographics for Your Class | Web tools to support inquiry based learning | Scoop.it

This is an infgraphic on how to create an engaging infographic. It features some interesting tips that you can benefit from next time you want to create a visual for your students.

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Finding copyright-friendly photos for the Google Images generation

Finding copyright-friendly photos for the Google Images generation | Web tools to support inquiry based learning | Scoop.it

Searching and citing usable images is easy once students learn the basics. Teaching students to respect the intellectual property of others is important in this digital “cut and paste” world we live in. One great project to share with students that can better help them understand how and when they may use images created by others is the Creative Commons project.


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15 Outstanding Tools to Collect, Organize and Share Your Web Experience

15 Outstanding Tools to Collect, Organize and Share Your Web Experience | Web tools to support inquiry based learning | Scoop.it
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How to Make the Most of the World’s Top Photo Feeds in the Classroom

How to Make the Most of the World’s Top Photo Feeds in the Classroom | Web tools to support inquiry based learning | Scoop.it

From the smartphone Annie Leibovitzes to the Instagram Ansel Adams, it seems that everybody is a photographer these days. This is a fact teachers can and should take advantage of in the classroom – and for many reasons more than to expand the student photo repertoire beyond the selfie (though that is certainly an admirable goal). While a good lesson in photography itself is a fruitful place to start, digital photography can be a launching point for lessons in writing creatively, thinking critically, expanding the student worldview and building empathy that extends far outside the classroom.

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5 Things Every Teacher Should Be Able to Do On YouTube

5 Things Every Teacher Should Be Able to Do On YouTube | Web tools to support inquiry based learning | Scoop.it

the major important things a teacher should be able to do on YouTube.

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5 Tech Tool Combinations for Taking Your Class Global

5 Tech Tool Combinations for Taking Your Class Global | Web tools to support inquiry based learning | Scoop.it

By harnessing the power and design of many familiar apps and websites, teachers can bring this global diversity and collaboration into their classrooms. In fact, by simply pairing a few tried and true tools with new or more obscure apps, you can deftly combine curriculum-based and global learning.

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MyStudyLife - A Student Planner for All Platforms

MyStudyLife - A Student Planner for All Platforms | Web tools to support inquiry based learning | Scoop.it

My Study Life allows students to organize tasks according to their course schedules. When students start using the app they have to enter their courses. After entering their courses into My Study Life students can start to enter tasks into each course. Each task is assigned a due date. Students' My Study Life homepage shows them the tasks that have due dates approaching.

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Twine - An Open-source Program for Writing Choose Your Own Adventure Stories

Twine - An Open-source Program for Writing Choose Your Own Adventure Stories | Web tools to support inquiry based learning | Scoop.it

To write a choose your own adventure story with Twine online start by giving your story a title. After titling your story you will be taken to a grid canvas on which you can write short passages in a series of sticky notes. Each sticky note should be given its own title. To link elements of your stories you place brackets around the title of note within a note. Each note can be linked to two or more other notes in your story. When your story is complete you can read through it and click through it in your browser.

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Edudemic’s Guide to the Flipped Classroom for 2015

Edudemic’s Guide to the Flipped Classroom for 2015 | Web tools to support inquiry based learning | Scoop.it
For the past few years, Edudemic has covered the rise of the flipped classroom and its subsequent evolution. Each year, we find that more teachers are testing this new learning strategy and creating new ways to improve current methods.
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Two Excellent Apps to Create Digital Magazines on iPad

Two Excellent Apps to Create Digital Magazines on iPad | Web tools to support inquiry based learning | Scoop.it

Two of the best apps that you can use to create digital magazine on your iPad.

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A 60 Seconds Guide to The Use of Blogging in Education

A 60 Seconds Guide to The Use of Blogging in Education | Web tools to support inquiry based learning | Scoop.it

This graphic contains all the things you need to know as a teacher to set up your blog and the educational pluses you get from it.


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SLS Guernsey's curator insight, January 23, 3:43 AM

Blogging is a really important tool to help with literacy skills. Give it a try.

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Writing for the web, in all forms, is an essential communication skill. All languages should teach the techniques and rules that apply to writing for the web.

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How to Use Social Media as a Learning Tool in the Classroom

How to Use Social Media as a Learning Tool in the Classroom | Web tools to support inquiry based learning | Scoop.it

Social media is an ingrained part of today’s society. Our students are constantly on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and likely many sites we’re not hip enough to know about, and by reading this blog, you’re interacting with social media at this very moment. If you want to bring the “real world” into the classroom, consider integrating social media into your lessons.

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Professional icons for web & software applications

Professional icons for web & software applications | Web tools to support inquiry based learning | Scoop.it
Over 4000 professional Vista Icons totally free, for your web and software applications, join to our program and download now a lot of professionaly design vista icons for no cost
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Canva Design School — Teaching Materials

Canva Design School — Teaching Materials | Web tools to support inquiry based learning | Scoop.it
Canva's Design School has everything you need to learn design. Check out our daily design articles, interactive tutorials and awesome tips.
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Jing - A free tool to capture Images & Video

Jing - A free tool to capture Images & Video | Web tools to support inquiry based learning | Scoop.it

It’s a fast and easy way to grab a quick screenshot or record a video on the fly. Recently, TechSmith upgraded Jing to include a FREE membership to Screencast.com; you now get 2GB of free storage and 2GB of bandwidth per month. Screencast.com allows you to safely upload and store video as well as images, to control who views your content, to download media in a variety of formats, and to share content in a myriad of ways.

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16 of the Best Blended Learning Resources

16 of the Best Blended Learning Resources | Web tools to support inquiry based learning | Scoop.it

Blended learning uses both in-person and online methods to teach students, and there are several different models for implementing it in the classroom. These resources explain the basics of blended learning, but they also dig deeper and can help you decide which approach may be best for your students.

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