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PDF Candy - free online PDF tools

PDF Candy - free online PDF tools | Terrific Teacher Tidbits | Scoop.it
PDF Candy is a free online PDF toolset: PDF to Word, PDF to JPG, merge PDF, split PDF, compress PDF, etc.

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Volkmar Langer's curator insight, May 30, 2017 3:21 AM
Very nice collection PDF-Tools in one place!
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22 Ways to Teach and Learn About Poetry With The New York Times

22 Ways to Teach and Learn About Poetry With The New York Times | Terrific Teacher Tidbits | Scoop.it
We go hard for National Poetry Month here on The Learning Network, so you may already be familiar with an earlier version of this piece we started way back in 2010.

But, as The Times kept publishing news and features about poetry and poets, we kept adding more and more ways to teach it, until that old piece started to look downright overstuffed.

Below is a fresh version for 2017, with over 20 ideas for helping even the most verse averse find something to enjoy.

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Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, April 7, 2017 7:13 PM

Poetry!

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Inma Contreras's curator insight, April 26, 2017 5:18 PM
Brilliant way of learning literature. Education that brings the beauty to theeducational process.
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OurStory

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The OurStory program consists of a series of units designed by the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History. Each unit helps children and adults enjoy exploring history together through the use of objects from the Museum's vast collections, quality children's literature, and engaging hands-on activities. Ideal for afterschool use, OurStory resources will allow students to think critically, to be creative, and to achieve academic standards both in and out of the classroom.
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Owl Eyes - Owl Eyes

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Owl Eyes is an improved reading and learning experience for students, teachers, and everyday readers. Incorporate expert annotations, quizzes, and insights into your classroom or personal reading experience.
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15 Tech Tool Favorites From ISTE 2016

15 Tech Tool Favorites From ISTE 2016 | Terrific Teacher Tidbits | Scoop.it
A Google certified educator and ed-tech trainer shares some her favorite tech tool gems both inside the Google suite and beyond.

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Lee Hall's curator insight, July 20, 2016 8:51 AM
There were several I had not heard of before. 
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Farming Spotlight

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Where does our food come from?


Most kids do not think about how food gets to their home. Resources like these are fascinating for them. They make it engaging and add a little bit of the real worl
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Let’s Get to Know You! 20+ Icebreakers for Kids | Teacher Reboot Camp

Let’s Get to Know You! 20+ Icebreakers for Kids | Teacher Reboot Camp | Terrific Teacher Tidbits | Scoop.it

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Time to start thinking about back to school!  These ideas will help you get to know your students better.

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Dr. Laura Sheneman's curator insight, August 5, 2015 9:28 AM

Time to start thinking about back to school!  These ideas will help you get to know your students better.

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Time to start thinking about back to school!  These ideas will help you get to know your students better.

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NGSS Hub

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The NSTA Next Generation Science Standards Hub offers information, resources, news, professional learning opportunities, and expert advice in understanding and implementing the Next Generation Science Standards - NGSS
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TIME Edge - Current Events and Literacy for Middle Schools

TIME Edge - Current Events and Literacy for Middle Schools | Terrific Teacher Tidbits | Scoop.it
Current events, nonfiction text, assessments, close-reading and literacy tools for middle school ELA, social studies and science classrooms.

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Ednak - Intersection of Education & Tech

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Intersection of Education & Tech

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GraphFree

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GraphFree is an incredibly flexible online graphing tool, boasting capabilities not found even in the most popular graphing calculators. Whether you’re a teacher who wants to make better graphs for tests, or a student looking for homework help, it’s time to try GraphFree.
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NGSS Science Lesson Plans, Free CCSS Curriculum

NGSS Science Lesson Plans, Free CCSS Curriculum | Terrific Teacher Tidbits | Scoop.it
CCSS & NGSS life science lesson plans. Free high school biology curriculum based on inquiry, the science practices, & crossingcutting concepts.

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The Smithsonian Institution Archive Collections

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Access the official records of the Smithsonian Institution and learn about its history, key events, people, and research.

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10 Free Productivity and Organization Tools for Teachers

10 Free Productivity and Organization Tools for Teachers | Terrific Teacher Tidbits | Scoop.it
I’ve changed my teaching life by utilizing productivity and organization applications and tools. Find out what my favorite 10 are (all free!).

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Gustavo Huerta's curator insight, July 8, 2015 9:34 AM

Herramientas útiles para todo

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27 Presentation Software & Powerpoint Alternatives For 2015

27 Presentation Software & Powerpoint Alternatives For 2015 | Terrific Teacher Tidbits | Scoop.it
At CustomShow, we decided to list some powerpoint alternatives that could help solve your overall presentation software problems. These programs serve many purposes.

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Dr. Nirmala Raghavan's curator insight, May 25, 2015 7:55 PM

very useful

 

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Where to Find Free PowerPoint Themes & Templates (Presentations)

Where to Find Free PowerPoint Themes & Templates (Presentations) | Terrific Teacher Tidbits | Scoop.it
It's not always easy to prepare a professional presentation, but one of the most tried-and-true methods is to use Microsoft PowerPoint. PowerPoint is almost a necessity in modern presentations, so you can't go wrong with it -- but you can do it wrongly, and one huge mistake is neglecting the aesthetics. Sure, most of your…

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Open-and-go lessons that inspire kids to love science.

Open-and-go lessons that inspire kids to love science. | Terrific Teacher Tidbits | Scoop.it
Mystery Science offers open-and-go lessons that inspire kids to love science. The hook, visuals, and activity have all been prepared for you. Less prep, more learning.
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