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Five Apps to Render your Google Drive Much More Powerful ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Five Apps to Render your Google Drive Much More Powerful ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
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These apps will make your Google Drive account even better. One will sync your Dropbox, Evernote, and Google Drive with each other.

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Teachers and students will find learning more engaging with the large assortment of free Web 2.0 tools.
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The Techy Coach Blog

The Techy Coach Blog | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
A blog about Google Apps for Education by a Google for Education Certified Trainer
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Techy Teachers blog with great tips. 
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Google Document URL Tricks —

Google Document URL Tricks — | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
By replacing /edit in a Google document's URL, you can do some pretty nifty tricks! You can transform a shareable link into a Preview, Make a Copy, Template, or PDF link.
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You are going to love these tips. Just change the URL from edit to copy or preview or PDF etc. 
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How to Teach Yourself Code Infographic

How to Teach Yourself Code Infographic | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
The How to Teach Yourself Code Infographic presents sources to help you decide what programming language is best for you and how you can learn from others.
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Concise information on teaching yourself code. Older students could use this. 
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How to Make iPhone Camera Shoot JPEG Pictures in iOS 11

How to Make iPhone Camera Shoot JPEG Pictures in iOS 11 | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
How to Make iPhone Camera Shoot JPEG Pictures in iOS 11
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Newer iPhone cameras save photos in the new HEIF format. These are not recognized by Google Slides. You can set your camera to take pictures in jpeg format which can then be used. 
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Content Idea Generator - Portent

Content Idea Generator - Portent | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
Enter your key word and it generates a title for you. 
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Title generator. Put in a keyword and it quickly gives you a title. You can keep generating new ones until you get one you like. 
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Here are 330 Ivy League courses you can take online right now for free

The 8 Ivy League schools are among the most prestigious colleges in the world. They include Brown, Harvard, Cornell, Princeton, Dartmouth, Yale, and Columbia universities, and the University of…
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Do you have a student that is ready for more than your class can give? Here are free courses they may find interesting. 
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How to set up Hangouts on Air with YouTube chat : LearnWorlds Help Center

How to set up Hangouts on Air with YouTube chat : LearnWorlds Help Center | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
Find out how you to have a live Webinar with your Learnworlds learners.
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Hangouts on Air is a great tool for a video meeting or to make a recording even if no one is there. Here are the step by step instructions for setting one up to use. 
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440+ Free Online Programming & Computer Science Courses You Can Start in February

Six years ago, universities like MIT and Stanford first opened up free online courses to the public. Today, more than 800 schools around the world have created thousands of free online courses. I’ve…
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Free courses for you or your students from some of the best universities. Start learning to program today. 
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TeacherSherpa

Free teaching resources! Teachers share thousands of their resources with you.
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Large site of teacher shared resources. Free to download. Very easy to use. 
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Creative Problem Solving Skills Are Key to Tomorrow’s Jobs, but Today’s Curricula Are Leaving Students Behind

Creative Problem Solving Skills Are Key to Tomorrow’s Jobs, but Today’s Curricula Are Leaving Students Behind | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today at Bett, Europe’s largest exhibition for technology in education, Adobe (Nasdaq:ADBE) released a global research study on the importance of teaching creative problem solving skills to students to ensure their success in tomorrow’s workplace.
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Adobe will begin offering its Adobe Spark for free beginning in April. Spark is a creative storytelling app. 
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Creative Educator

Creative Educator | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
Use a STEM approach in any subject to connect ideas between disciplines and get students think deeply and build essential problem-solving skills./>
Taking Steps to STEM | Creative Educator


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Article on using the STEM/STEAM approach so students will realize subjects connect to each other and they can think more deeply about using them together to solve problems. 
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Creative Educator | A creative approach to teaching

Creative Educator | A creative approach to teaching | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
Creative Educator helps educators bring creativity, technology, and project-based learning to their classrooms.
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Choose your grade level to search creative lesson plans. 
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Free Printable Alphabet Cards {+25 Games}

Free Printable Alphabet Cards {+25 Games} | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
Free Printable Alphabet Cards {+25 Games} | Looking for some free printable alphabet cards?  Here are darling alphabet letters that you can print out as well…
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Print your own cards for games or play with a robot such as Dash or Sphero. 
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Bee-Bots in the Classroom –

Bee-Bots in the Classroom – | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
Bee-Bots are a wonderful tool to teach students the fundamentals of computational thinking. The small robot can remember up to 40 commands consisting of forward, backwards, left and right movements to maneuver around the floor. These commands develop students understanding of sequencing, computational thinking and the mathematical concepts of coordinates, distance, and location. I am…
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Beebots are a fun looking robot. They are very easy to use, but versatile. Don't let their elementary look fool you. The older students like them too. You can let the older students make mats for the younger. Let them be your leaders. 
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19 Coding Websites for Kids: Elementary, Middle, and High School Students

19 Coding Websites for Kids: Elementary, Middle, and High School Students | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
https://www.codewars.com/
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Find appropriate sites for your students. 
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How to Use the Free Google Jamboard App on Chromebook or Ipad

How to Use the Free Google Jamboard App on Chromebook or Ipad | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
Google Jamboard is a fun, free interactive app. You don't have to use the Google Jamboard hardware to collaborate and connect on the Chromebook or iPad.
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Collaborate with others using this fun tool. 
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Computer Science Careers Guide – Careers with Code

Computer Science Careers Guide – Careers with Code | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
Careers with Code is a computer science careers guide aimed at high school and college students. It showcases amazing coding stories, coders and resources.
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Guide for high school and college students interested in coding as a career. 
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NatGeo Mapmaker Interactive

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MapMaker Interactive
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Let your students make maps to go with projects or make some yourself to help with instruction. 
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Are you middle class?

Are you middle class? | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
Are you considered middle class where you live? Use our calculator to find out.
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Compare middle class across the country. You may be middle class or below in some parts of the country but the same amount of money makes you rich in others. 
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Google Earth Education

Google Earth Education | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
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Google Earth Education website has classroom activities, teacher tutorials and teacher success stories. See how this may fit with your curriculum. 
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Design Thinker Lab

Design Thinker Lab | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
Design Thinking Lab for teachers and students. DIY Lab kit included. 
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Great free site for teachers and students interested in design thinking. Everything you need it right here all set up ready to go. 
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Word Clouds

Word Clouds | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
word clouds
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Here is a word cloud generator that I like. It is easy to use, lets you change the font, color, layout, and you can use up to 1000 words. It downloads or prints easily. It may look elementary, but adults will like it, too.No account required. 
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1150+ Coursera Courses That Are Still Completely Free — Class Central

1150+ Coursera Courses That Are Still Completely Free — Class Central | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
Did you know Coursera has many courses that are still completely free? Class Central has the complete list.
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Article listing over 1150 free online courses on numerous topics and in different languages. All free. 
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Student-Created Vision Boards with Google Slides | Shake Up Learning

Student-Created Vision Boards with Google Slides | Shake Up Learning | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
A great idea for a new year! Student-Created Vision Boards with Google Slides! A student-created vision board is a great way to help students set goals and visualize reaching them!
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Use Google slides to let your students create Vision boards of their goals. The goals could be for the year, next five years or even a lifetime set of goals. Pictures help students remember. 
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