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15 Books Banned For The Most Absurd Reasons Ever

15 Books Banned For The Most Absurd Reasons Ever | Tech tools for librarians | Scoop.it
Can you guess which book was banned for depicting women in strong leadership roles? Hint: it's a children's book.

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Free Technology for Teachers: 7 Solid Resources for Geography Awareness Week

Free Technology for Teachers: 7 Solid Resources for Geography Awareness Week | Tech tools for librarians | Scoop.it

"This week is Geography Awareness Week. On Saturday I shared a great resource for a geography lesson on interdependence. That lesson is called the Global Closet Calculator http://www.freetech4teachers.com/2012/11/the-global-closet-calculator-lesson-in.html and it was developed by National Geographic. Here are seven other good resources that you can use in geography lessons this week or any week."


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Educate with ThingLink

Educate with ThingLink | Tech tools for librarians | Scoop.it

Examples of @AuntyTech ideas for how to use Thinglink in the classroom.

More info on http://www.freetech4teachers.com/2012/03/make-interactive-images-on-thinglink.html

ThingLink Education http://www.thinglink.com/action/store/education


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To Kill A Mockingbird (1962) - IMDb

To Kill A Mockingbird (1962) - IMDb | Tech tools for librarians | Scoop.it

A mentor mob for the text. Containing videos and study guides.


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I'll look for other book titles too.

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Free Technology for Teachers: 5 Video Projects for Students

Free Technology for Teachers: 5 Video Projects for Students | Tech tools for librarians | Scoop.it

MONDAY, DECEMBER 31, 2012

From http://www.freetech4teachers.com/2012/12/5-video-projects-for-students.html#.UOSPxG9QXHQ

 

Video creation projects are some of my favorite things to do with students. I like video projects for a number of reasons not the least of which is that students generally enjoy them too. I like video projects because when they're organized properly students have to write, research, produce, and revise just as they would if they were writing a story or research paper. The difference is that shared finished video projects have the potential to reach many more people than a well-written essay does. Another bonus is that I can invite my administrators into my classroom to watch a few short videos and they can quickly see what my students have been doing.

Here are five ideas and tools for video projects that you can try with your students this year.

 

Read more in the article...

 


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5,000 Stock Images for Google Drive Users-FreeTech4Teachers

5,000 Stock Images for Google Drive Users-FreeTech4Teachers | Tech tools for librarians | Scoop.it

Did you know that Google now has a "stock image gallery" with more that "5,000 images that are labeled for re-use." The images are for use with Google Drive while creating documents or presentations. "To access these images select 'image' from the 'insert' menue when you're working on a document or presenation. Then select the 'search' option and finally select 'stock image' to search for a stock image to use..." You may also search Google images and Life images.


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A Must Have Guide on Using Twitter in your Classroom ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A Must Have Guide on Using Twitter in your Classroom ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Tech tools for librarians | Scoop.it

Another great Twitter resource for educators.This is a special guide full of tips, tutorials, and ways other teachers are using Twitter. Click on any title to access the article. If you are still struggling to find ideas on how to use this social networking site with your students then you don`t need to go any further, the guide below is more than enough for you. I am recommending it for both starters and experienced Twitter users and I am pretty sure you will love it as much as I did. I will definitely add this guide to our Twitter for Teachers section here in Educational Technology and Mobile Learning. Enjoy


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Common Core Curriculum Resources from Dr. Kudrna-great mentor mobs!

Dr. Kudrna's Curriculum Corner


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