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FieldSTEM Guides

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FieldSTEM guides for educators on conducting field experiences with their students in the outdoors. Our guides are designed to meet the intent of the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) Initiative and are available for free download.

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3D Printing Software | Simplify3D

3D Printing Software | Simplify3D | Technology and Web 2.0 | Scoop.it
Improve your results and simplify the process of 3D printing. Get the best 3D print software from Simplify3D, which is compatible with hundreds of 3D printers.

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Prestigious Milken Award Goes to Writing Project Teacher-Consultant - National Writing Project

Prestigious Milken Award Goes to Writing Project Teacher-Consultant - National Writing Project | Technology and Web 2.0 | Scoop.it

Wednesday, November 18, 2015 Type: In the News Lauren Jensen, who attended summer institutes at the Long Island and Northern Virginia Writing Projects, was named this year's Milken Educator Award recipient for New York.


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Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, February 15, 2016 8:13 PM

Congratulations Lauren Jensen!  A Milken Award changed my life back in 1995.  May many doors open for you and your students!


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60 Smarter Ways To Use Google Classroom

60 Smarter Ways To Use Google Classroom | Technology and Web 2.0 | Scoop.it
60 Smarter Ways To Use Google Classroom

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Jamie Edwards (IDS)'s curator insight, February 24, 2016 10:29 AM
Some good ideas here.
Kelly Krause's curator insight, March 6, 2016 10:20 PM
Good ideas here.
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50 Of The Best Google Chrome Extensions For Teachers | Listly List

“ 50 Of The Best Google Chrome Extensions For Teachers | Save to Google Drive, Google Translate for Google+, Google Calendar Checker, Clip to Evernote, and Lastpass”
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Lee Hall's curator insight, October 30, 2015 10:15 AM

You can also add to the  list. 

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11 Quick and Amazing ways to use PowToon in your Classroom

11 Quick and  Amazing ways to use PowToon in your Classroom | Technology and Web 2.0 | Scoop.it
I recently read a study on creativity that blew my mind:
"A major factor in creativity is education: not whether you had a “good” or “expensive” or “public” edu(...)

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Imad Osmani's curator insight, April 10, 2017 11:41 AM

PowToon is Web-based animation software that allow creation of animated presentations by the use of images music and voice recording. It is a creative tool allowing manipulation of objects and images.

 

raymonda's curator insight, April 29, 2017 5:22 AM
Recently, instructors have been using technology tools to motivate learners. these tools have two major features: being interactive and individualized. Powtoon is a free tool known to have these characteristics. It is user-friendly and easily used by both teacher and students especially that it has templates that apply to most domains and areas of interest. It is interactive and motivating and could be used for different purposes.
mirna ayoubi's curator insight, April 30, 2017 10:03 AM
Pow Toon is a free tool that can be used by the teachers and the students. this tool triggers creativity. the tool provides templates, and each template is a compact lesson plan hat the students can use as creative as they want. there are numerous ways to use Pow Toon on in the classroom especially that it combines technology and creativity. 
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8 Creative Uses of Google Drawings You Shouldn’t Ignore

8 Creative Uses of Google Drawings You Shouldn’t Ignore | Technology and Web 2.0 | Scoop.it

"Did you ever click the bright red "New" button inside your Google Drive?

 

"Google Drawings isn't at the forefront of tools. The limelight is reserved for Docs, Sheets, and Slides. But let's do a reawakening of sorts and click on More to go to the "neglected" siblings. We have seen the usefulness of Google Forms. It's time to appreciate the versatility of Google Drawings.

 

"Google Drawings is the freshest among all Google Drive tools. It is not a full-blownimage editor like MS Paint. But the graphic editor is more powerful for one simple fact – it is a real-time collaborative application."

 

Jim Lerman's insight:

 

EXCELLENT suggestions and tips for how to use Google Drawings. Well worth the time to investigate.


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Tim Haag's curator insight, August 3, 2015 9:24 PM

I look forward to exploring this!!

Mary Reilley Clark's curator insight, August 7, 2015 1:21 PM

I just made some flyers and handouts for the library using Google Drawings. Thanks to Jim for sharing this article.

WWP Library's curator insight, March 7, 2016 4:31 PM

I just made some flyers and handouts for the library using Google Drawings. Thanks to Jim for sharing this article.

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100 Important Google Drive Tips for Teachers and Students

100 Important Google Drive Tips for Teachers and Students | Technology and Web 2.0 | Scoop.it

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Wonder - A Search Tool (Engine)

Wonder - A Search Tool (Engine) | Technology and Web 2.0 | Scoop.it

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Joseph J Filoramo's curator insight, April 27, 2015 9:15 AM

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Stephen Thergesen's curator insight, April 27, 2015 8:07 PM

Similar to a librarian-driven service we started in Colorado about 15 years ago.

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GetEdFunding Is A New Way For Teachers To Find Grants and Funding | Edudemic

GetEdFunding Is A New Way For Teachers To Find Grants and Funding | Edudemic | Technology and Web 2.0 | Scoop.it

Do you have a great idea for you classroom but you need to find a grant to make it happen? If so, check out GetEdFunding, a new site sponsored by CDWG. This post states that "currently, there are more than 750 grants and rewards on the site."

The site does require registration but it is free and certainly worth checking out. To go directly to the site: http://www.getedfunding.com/.


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10 Additional Things You Can Do With Google Classroom

10 Additional Things You Can Do With Google Classroom | Technology and Web 2.0 | Scoop.it
“ Continuing the list of ways to utilize Google Classroom here are 10 more ways to use Google Classroom. Link to "20 Things You Can Do With Google Classroom" Link to "15 More Things You Can Do With G...”
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Twitter: Best Practices For Educators #ReinventingWriting - Edudemic

Twitter: Best Practices For Educators #ReinventingWriting - Edudemic | Technology and Web 2.0 | Scoop.it
Twitter is an incredible tool for any classroom,if you know how to use it. Teachers like Karen Lirenman and Kathy Cassidy show us how even very young children benefit greatly from the safe online connections through their teachers.  If you’re still not convinced read the  100 Ways to Use Twitter in the Classroom right here …

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Pamela Perry King's curator insight, June 12, 2014 10:57 AM

Great Ideas to use the on the Library Twitter

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Easy DIY projects for kid engineers

Easy DIY projects for kid engineers | Technology and Web 2.0 | Scoop.it
TED Resident Fawn Qiu designs fun, low-cost projects that use familiar materials like paper and fabric to introduce engineering to kids. In this quick, clever talk, she shares how nontraditional workshops like hers can change the perception of technology and inspire students to participate in creating it.

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Free Makey Makeys for Outstanding STEM Teachers!

Free Makey Makeys for Outstanding STEM Teachers! | Technology and Web 2.0 | Scoop.it
Makey Makey: Ever played Mario on Play-Doh or Piano on Bananas? Alligator clip the Internet to your world and start inventing the future. Makey Makey: An Invention Kit for Everyone

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Free Technology for Teachers: Jellybean writer - An online tool for creating picture books

Free Technology for Teachers: Jellybean writer - An online tool for creating picture books | Technology and Web 2.0 | Scoop.it

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Dedoose - For Qualitative and Mixed Methods Research

Dedoose - For Qualitative and Mixed Methods Research | Technology and Web 2.0 | Scoop.it

Dedoose Video Guides Dr.Eli Lieber, of UCLA’s Center for Culture and Health, provides a quick overview of qualitative and mixed methods research and shows how these approaches are enhanced when implementing [...]...


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Storynory Free Audio Stories For Kids

Storynory Free Audio Stories For Kids | Technology and Web 2.0 | Scoop.it

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Animated Avatars for PowerPoint Presentations

Animated Avatars for PowerPoint Presentations | Technology and Web 2.0 | Scoop.it

Talking avatars for PowerPoint presentations can help to make more dynamic and familiar presentations. There are many different places where we can download free avatars and characters for presentations.


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Armando's curator insight, December 24, 2012 8:02 AM
Animated Avatars for PowerPoint Presentations
OSI's curator insight, September 20, 2013 12:17 AM

Bonjour

 

Kim Carpenter-Powell's curator insight, February 26, 2014 11:22 PM

This course has been a tedious and challenging at time; however, I think that the redesign activities really helped me to see how my activities and lessons can be improved in order to help my students.  

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24 Quick Daily Habits You Can Use to Be Smarter

24 Quick Daily Habits You Can Use to Be Smarter | Technology and Web 2.0 | Scoop.it
Would like to be better, faster, stronger, and all that good stuff? As you might expect, the road to self-improvement isn't short, and it isn't easy. It all starts with forming good habits, habits that you can carry with you through each day of your life. Once you do them enough, they'll become second nature,…

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maria papanikou's curator insight, July 1, 2015 5:20 AM

The way to a better Self!

Anita Vance's curator insight, July 1, 2015 7:30 PM

A little advice for self-improvement.

Larry Heuser's curator insight, July 2, 2015 2:12 PM

Some obvious and not so obvious reminders.

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Seesaw – The Learning Journal

Seesaw – The Learning Journal | Technology and Web 2.0 | Scoop.it

Seesaw empowers students (as young as 5!) to independently create and organize their work in a digital journal, develop their academic voice, and collaborate with classmates.


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Leone's curator insight, July 1, 2015 7:19 PM

Interesting way to connect to parents.

Abe Soltani's curator insight, July 3, 2015 12:26 PM

A good tool for creating ePortfolio!!!

Carol Hancox's curator insight, August 3, 2015 8:36 PM

Useful looking tool for creating student eportfolios.

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200 Free Documentaries Online

200 Free Documentaries Online | Technology and Web 2.0 | Scoop.it
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Watch over 200 free documentaries online. The documentaries cover everything from music and cinema, to literature, religion, politics and physics. They're thought-provoking, eye-opening, and enlightening. For more great films, please visit our complete collection, .

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A Media Specialist's Guide to the Internet: Amazing! 74 Infographics for Teacher-Librarians (L.A. Teachers Too!)

A Media Specialist's Guide to the Internet: Amazing! 74 Infographics for Teacher-Librarians (L.A. Teachers Too!) | Technology and Web 2.0 | Scoop.it

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Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, February 4, 2015 2:08 PM

What happens when you mix teacher-librarians with infographics?


Wonderful Things!

José Antônio Carlos - O Professor Pepe's curator insight, February 5, 2015 6:36 AM

Muito útil.

Ruth Reynolds's curator insight, February 7, 2015 1:37 AM

Some good Infographics here- not limited to librarian use.

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Fifty Ways to Leave Your Term Paper/Book Report & Tell Your Story — @joycevalenza NeverEndingSearch

Fifty Ways to Leave Your Term Paper/Book Report & Tell Your Story — @joycevalenza NeverEndingSearch | Technology and Web 2.0 | Scoop.it

Although we believe that students need to develop the skills necessary to prepare a thoughtful, well-written, inquiry-driven research paper, our students have many other engaging product options. They can acquire subject knowledge and develop transferable information literacy and technology skills through a variety of creative activities. The following is a list of some alternative assessments for your class. For any research product or response to literature, consider how we might offer video, digital storytelling and publishing, art, drama, or presentation as an option for students to creatively communicate/share/publish/broadcast the knowledge they have gained. 


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