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MapMaker Interactive

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Use our tools to explore the world, learn about human and physical patterns, and make your own maps.
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crashcourseYouTube

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crashcourse - 37 videos - John Green teaches you the history of the world in 42 episodes of Crash Course.
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Remember Everything | Evernote

Remember Everything | Evernote | Edusomnia | Scoop.it

Demonstrations of learning and educational sustainability create a need for a web-based resource where students and teachers can document classwork, images, bookmarks, notes, and much more.  It is an eportfolio where students can carry their master works forward from year to year.

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Make Your Own Infographics

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People love to learn by examining visual representations of data. That’s been proven time and time again by the popularity of both infographics and Pinterest. So what if you could make your own infographics?

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Knowmia - Thousands of Video Lessons on Every Subject

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Knowmia is a destination for learning that features 7,000 short video lessons from great teachers everywhere. By bringing together a wide range of video lessons and making it easy to find what you need, we help you with challenging topics, prepare you for an upcoming test or new course, and find the right teacher for your style of learning.


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Wonderopolis

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Hundreds of categorized questions answered with entertaining, creative, interactive explanations.  Create. Laugh. Imagine. Explore. Learn. Smile. Grow.  It’s a place where wonder and learning are nurtured through the power of discovery, creativity and imagination. Wonderopolis is brought to life by the National Center for Family Literacy (NCFL) and supported by our philanthropic partners listed below.

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Mathtrain.TV  

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Mathtrain.TV is kids teaching kids mathematics.  The videos are good quality with clear narration and well built illustrations of processes.  A good site for flipped classroom lessons.  Check it out.

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CrashCourse - History & Biology

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Witty, fastpaced History and Biology video lessons using great imagery, animation, and fun dialogue to interest students on Youtube.  Great material for a flipped classroom.  You have to check it out!

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Word Cloud Generators

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Welcome to a post that covers those other ten Word Cloud Generators and some are pretty amazing! While Wordle is the king of Word Cloud Generators here are some other word cloud tools that have some outstanding capabilities that are worth investigation. Each tool provides a unique way that can be used in the classroom to facilitate the creation and study of word clouds.
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Infinite Thinking Machine | CUE

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"Need a quick, fun dose of inspiration? Check out this video, The Infinite Thinking Machine, a new (well, technically, it’s re-launched) Internet TV show for educators. This eight-minute episode focuses on teachers and students as media producers, creating photos, videos, animation, and multi-media projects as storytelling devices. Produced by CUE, the host is Ramsey Musallam, and executive producers are Mike Lawrence and Chris Fitzgerald Walsh. It’s well worth the time."
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Dipity - Find, Create, and Embed Interactive Timelines

Dipity - Find, Create, and Embed Interactive Timelines | Edusomnia | Scoop.it
Create an interactive, visually engaging timeline in minutes. Use dynamic visualization tools to display photos, videos, news and blogs in chronological order.
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Exploratorium Science Of Gardening

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The Science of Gardening is a superb collection of interactive graphics and videos about gardening that I learned about from Mark Dunk on Twitter. Produced by Exploratorium, Science of Gardening has three basic categories; Feed, Control, and Bloom. In each category there are multiple videos and interactive graphics for students to explore.

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Edmodo | Secure Social Learning Network for Teachers and Students

Edmodo | Secure Social Learning Network for Teachers and Students | Edusomnia | Scoop.it

Edmodo provides a safe and easy way for your class to connect and collaborate, share content, and access homework, grades and school notices.  This incredible service creates a portable classroom that goes everywhere you or your students go with the means to create many classrooms.

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Smoothboard Air - Getting Started

Real-time collaboration with iPads and Android tablets in classrooms and meeting rooms Download now at http://www.smoothboard.net Smoothboard Air works with ...
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it's a pitty... no Mac version
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IFTTT / Sign in

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Put the internet to work for you.... IFTTT. “If This Then That” is a way of automating time consuming tasks and spreading your ideas to more places.  It allows me to creat a recipe of chores.  "If I Facebook my friend Jim then automatically email our other 10 friends."  IFTTT now emails all of my friends If I send an email to Jim.  It does so much more.  Check it out!

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Juno — Online tests, quizzes, worksheets & textbooks

Juno — Online tests, quizzes, worksheets & textbooks | Edusomnia | Scoop.it

Use Juno to create your own online tests and worksheets.  Your students work on laptops, tablets, iPods, etc. Then their grades are submitted directly to any compatible gradebook!  Or print your materials when computers are not available.  Create a curriculum library for your whole school to share. Awesome

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Augmented Reality a reality

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Augmented reality provides students with the opportunity to create or utilise connections between real objects or places with virtual contextual information.
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Icon Archive - Search 333,624 free icons

Icon Archive - Search 333,624 free icons | Edusomnia | Scoop.it
Search through more than 333,000 free icons. Browse icon sets by category, artist, popularity, date. Organize and share your favorites.
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instaGrok | A new way to learn

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InstaGrok is a concept mapping search engine built around education.  If a student types in photosynthesis, the program builds a web around this central concept with all related ideas and sub-ideas.  The task pane to the right provides keyfacts, websites, videos, images, quizzes, and concepts.  InstaGrok also provides a journal feature and a visited site recording tab.  A great place to get quiz questions for various topics.

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After 244 Years, Encyclopaedia Britannica Stops the Presses

After 244 Years, Encyclopaedia Britannica Stops the Presses | Edusomnia | Scoop.it
After 244 years, the Encyclopaedia Britannica is going out of print.  Bowing to the competition online, the encyclopedia's publisher said the 2010 edition, a 32-volume set that weighs in at 129 pounds, would be the last.
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Icon Search Engine | Iconfinder

Icon Search Engine | Iconfinder | Edusomnia | Scoop.it

Small images help us find programs, certain types of information, label folders, and identify ideas and concepts.  Here is a site that hosts 161,951 icons and 853 icon sets that you can download as either .ico or transparent .png.  Great for concept webbing projects.

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