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Super Teacher Tools. 200 Ways to Use Word Clouds in the Classroom. Welcome to a post that grows each time I write it.

200 Ways to Use Word Clouds in the Classroom

I am now up to 200 ways that educators can use word clouds in the classroom. I am able to add to my number each year by further reflection and learning from amazing educators as I travel the country. I also think employing word clouds is a great way to begin technology integration with teachers, and also a wonderful way to travel around the SAMR pool. Before reading, please take a moment to subscribe by email or RSS and also give me a follow on Twitter at mjgormans.

I promise you will find some great information coming your way in the posts that follow…So sign up now and please pass this on with a retweet. – Mike Gorman ( How to Engage Your Students With No-Cost Technology. Students are more engaged on field trips than they are by a textbook.

How to Engage Your Students With No-Cost Technology

Who can blame them? It's so much more fun to experience an object or a place than to only read about it. But with field trips come costs and logistics, and because of those two things, many times field trips are not possible. Good news! There's an exciting technology that you can utilize, free of cost -- yes, free of cost -- that will allow your students to experience an object or a place without having to leave your classroom. Historic Battleships and Giant Nostrils The Smithsonian has an excellent resource available for you to incorporate 3D scanning into your lesson plans.

Another fantastic resource that allows you to take your students on a digital field trip is through the CyArk Organization. Student Scans At Mid-Pacific Institute, where I teach a historical preservation course with the aid of our school technologist Tony Johansen, my students were lucky enough to work with CyArk to create 3D files from scratch. Lyricsgaps.com - Learn Languages Online - Exercises Listening - Fill in the gaps.

Top 100 Sites & Apps of 2014. Well, it's that time of year again for my favorite and most robust list on the top 100 Sites/Apps of the year.

Top 100 Sites & Apps of 2014

As with the previous year's list, more and more mobile apps are making the list as mobile learning continues to be the rising trend in education. However, that's not to say that there aren't plenty of websites and Learning Management Systems showing up as well. Finally, any site or app that was in a previous year's list will not be in this one. * mobile app. Ict & web tools - section 2. Blog Entry. - 6 Ways To Access @YouTube Videos Even If They're Blocked at School.

1 Comment October 13, 2014 By: Lisa Nielsen Oct 12 Written by: 10/12/2014 3:51 PM ShareThis It's hard to believe that one of the top tools for learning as recognized by the Center for Learning &Performance Technologies is blocked in many schools today.

- 6 Ways To Access @YouTube Videos Even If They're Blocked at School

ProConIt - EDpuzzle. The 101 Most Useful Websites on the Internet. Here are some of the most useful websites on the internet that you may not know about.

The 101 Most Useful Websites on the Internet

These web sites, well most of them, solve at least one problem really well and they all have simple web addresses (URLs) that you can memorize thus saving you a trip to Google. And if you find this list useful, also check out the expanded version – The Most Useful Websites – which now offers a collection of 150+ undiscovered and incredibly useful websites to enhance your productivity. ctrlq.org/screenshots – for capturing screenshots of web pages on mobile and desktops. dictation.io – online voice recognition in the browser itself.

Changelog and Updates The following websites were part of the original list but they are either no longer available or have been replaced with better alternatives. 9 Tools to Create E-magazines and Newspapers for Your Class. 1- Uniflip UniFlip converts your magazine, brochure or catalog from its original PDF format into an exciting, professional multi-media digital format with pages that flip. 2-Joomag Joomag is a web tool that lets you create your own magazines using a simple online editor.

9 Tools to Create E-magazines and Newspapers for Your Class

You can draw shapes, write texts, add rich media elements like video and audio players. 3- Scribd Scribd is known for being a reading library where you can search for and find ebooks and slides but it is also a magazine creator which allows users to upload their own content and turn it into a magazine 4- Issuu This is like Scribd above. Top 20 LiveBinders you should not Miss. Digital bookmarking is a pivotal learning skill.

Top 20 LiveBinders you should not Miss

It does not only allow you to organize your information into one single platform accessible from anywhere with an internet connection but can also help you in your professional growth. Web2.0 technologies have made it way easier for us to control and curate the content we come across online. I definitely believe that without the power of bookmarking we would never be able to manage the huge influx of information Internet provides. I have already talked in a previous post about the benefits of bookmarking for us as teachers and learner and I said that bookmarking web tools:

60 Seconds Guide to Students Effective Search Techniques. 21 Things 4 Students. Top Tools for Learning 2012. - Top 100 Sites & Apps of 2012. Tools By Subject.