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Desmos – latest version. Update – January 2013 I think they never sleep at Desmos – now look what they have done!

Desmos – latest version

My favourite graphing calculator just keeps getting better and better! The new version is available now, having used this a great deal over the last couple of weeks, performance has been superb, it’s fast, it’s slick – and it just works – every time! Note that you can download a very clear user guide. I seem to keep writing about this excellent resource that I use all the time!

The new feature which allows text as well as expressions is useful, one could easily add some instructions for students. Experimenting further this week I created some pages to help students who are learning about solving trigonometric equations. You can follow Desmos on Facebook or Twitter. 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. – for capturing screenshots of web pages on mobile and desktops. – online voice recognition in the browser itself.

Free Textbooks Internet Library. Interesting Sites. Gooru. FlexBooks. Teacher Professional Development. Free Downloads of files and documents. AnswerGarden - Plant a Question, Grow Answers. 35 Best Websites for Free Educational Videos. What are the best websites to watch educational videos?

35 Best Websites for Free Educational Videos

Here are over 35 websites to watch thousands of educational videos covering business, science, health, technology, math, social studies, arts and more. Please bookmark this page or share it if you find this article useful. 1. 5min Offers short, practical how to videos, instructional videos and DIY solutions. 2. A large collection of educational video lectures from the world’s top scholars. 3. - 13000+ FREE worksheets. Printables4Kids - free coloring pages, word search puzzles, and educational activities for kids.

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CristinaSkyBox TumbleBlog

The trend will be to create long term value. People will want to keep their own record – from their Point of View. These are the curators who will build authority. The future vision of the Internet is an “alternative search engine” growing out of archived curation according to Permamarks 23-year old developer Matisse VerDuyn. Permamarks's insight: Digital Delights - Avatars. Cool and useful tech curation. Best eBook Search Engines - download ebooks, ebook search engines, ebooks, ebooks search engine, epub, free ebooks, google-books, gutenberg, knowfree, pdf, top ebooks.

Artful storytelling. 50 Little-Known Ways Google Docs Can Help In Education. 5 Ways To Be A Better Public Speaker 7.16K Views 0 Likes If you've been asked to speak at a conference or host a seminar, you may be shaking in your boots. Not only is the thought of speaking in public nerve-wracking, but being in charge of a seminar that no one wants to at... My 10 Favorite Learnist Boards Of The Year 2.66K Views 0 Likes I wanted to take a moment and share my favorite Learnist boards from the past year. Draw Diagrams Online using Collaborative Diagram Tools. Kid Friendly Videos Online - Movie Trailers, Music, Cartoons and More.

A-Z Web tools: E. - Take typing lessons, test your typing speed and practice typing for free! Teacher Community for Sharing Ideas, Advice, Strategies & More - Teachability. Class Widgets - Custom Widgets for iBooks Author. - Visualize words! Languages. 1000s FREE K-3 Primary Teaching Resources and Printables - SparkleBox Australia. Teacher Resources: Quizinator for Teachers, Instructors, and HomeSchoolers.

Free Educational Videos for Children. 0Google + Here, you can find a listing of the free educational videos I have used.

Free Educational Videos for Children

I usually use these as part of a project – but sometimes I find a gem that stands out alone! The result? Easy homeschool!! Video Podcasts I have added quite a few great video podcasts to my free educational podcasts page. The Periodic Table of Videos I love these video experiments from the University of Nottingham. Wildlife and Nature Videos There are some fantastic clips on John Downer Productions site - a media company specialising in wildlife television. Schoolhouse Rock Video Clips Schoolhouse Rock!! Apparently, “Schoolhouse Rock originally aired on the ABC Television Network from 1973 to 1985.

My StoryMaker : Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh. My Storymaker® was named one of the Best Websites for Teaching and Learning by the American Association of School Librarians, a division of the American Library Association.

My StoryMaker : Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh

People worldwide enjoy my StoryMaker®. Find out what all the fun is about! You have the power to decide -- choosing characters, taking them on adventures and creating your very own story along the way. my StoryMaker® lets you control characters and objects -- and it creates sentences for you! World Digital Library Home. DOWNLOAD Twitter CheatSheet. Royalty free stuff. Beautiful Word Clouds. What’s Cooking in your iClassroom? While educators know that math is all around us, sometimes students have a difficult time grasping its impact on our every day activities.

What’s Cooking in your iClassroom?

Though the apps listed below may not inherently scream proportions, rate, sequences, and percentages, they very easily lend themselves to providing creative and engaging connections to real world problem-solving activities. Some of the apps can be used as hooks and others to provide data for further problem-solving or to spark discussion. (App Screenshots added to and displayed with XNote app with customizable graph paper background).

Real-World Math meets Edutainment curated with XNote app Farmers Market: This tool provides users with 4 different vendors and 4 different customers. Prezi - The Zooming Presentation Editor. Math Apps. Artful storytelling.