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GoNoodle. Free Online Non-fiction Reading For Kids. Kidspace. Kids -- Reading Zone 327 resources StoryBook Online "A multimedia reading community for children and parents.

Kidspace

Children can read, hear and see stories before them. Stories are available for many levels of readers. " Subject:

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Upgrade. Online Resources. Digital Media. Presentation Software. Stone Soup Comic Strip, December 19, 1995 on GoComics.com. Seesaw – The Learning Journal. Create interactive online courses. Free Online Animated GIF Maker - Make A GIF Easily. Wideo - Make animated online videos free. Imgur. Kindergarten, 1st, and 2nd Grades. Student Apps for Winter Reading. For families traveling this winter or teachers simply looking for an alternative to tablet games, there are lots of great apps for winter reading.

Student Apps for Winter Reading

Android devices, iPhones and iPads can be turned into ebook readers with a quick tap or swipe. Portable and kid-friendly, these interactive storybooks will support and engage young readers. Snowman Joe (iOS) Follow along with this musical storybook as readers travel through a winter wonderland. Auto Play reads the book aloud as it zooms into parts of the illustrations and highlights keywords. Read Me Stories (iOS and Android) This app is full of picture books with illustrations that children will love. Epic! Another subscription-based service for iPads called Epic! Frozen: Storybook Deluxe (iOS) This storybook app from Disney brings the characters from the Frozen movie to life on your children's iPad screens. Winter Is (iOS) Dr. A wide variety of classic Dr. Nothing Ever Happens at the South Pole (iOS) Read Me Stories - Children's books. Epic! - Books for Kids. ClassFlow™ — Do More with Your Flipcharts. ClassFlow is the all-in-one teaching tool for creating & orchestrating interactive multi-media lessons across a connected learning environment.

ClassFlow™ — Do More with Your Flipcharts

ClassFlow won the Tech & Learning ISTE Best of Show Award this year and received 2014 commendations from prestigious organizations such as the SIIA and The ComputED Gazette. Instructional Technology. Books for reading along with online. Welcome to Flubaroo.

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Presentation tools. Comics. Classroom Management Ideas. The ultimate web presentation tool. An Annotated List of Flipped Class Tools and Resources. Flipped Class Tool and Resource List from Turn to Your Neighbor We will keep a (clearly very incomplete) list of tools and resources we use and/or discover relative to flipped teaching here.

An Annotated List of Flipped Class Tools and Resources

Help us grow this list using the form at the bottom of the page. We try to emphasize free tools on this page. There are many paid, inexpensive tools that we are big fans of including Screenflow (screencasting software) and Learning Catalytics (classroom response and assessment system). 9 Revolutionary, Rebellious and Alternative Forms of Education. Static curriculum.

9 Revolutionary, Rebellious and Alternative Forms of Education

Generic learning content. Strict timetables. Depersonalized classrooms. Droning lecturers. Thousands of Free High Resolution Maps for Teachers to Use and Download.

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Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: 25 Ways Twitter Can Help You in Y... Among the emails I got following the posting of "10 Powerful Twitter Tools for Teacher's Professional Development" one of them contained the excellent resource I am sharing with you below.

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: 25 Ways Twitter Can Help You in Y...

This is basically a graphic created by Teachthought.com and edudemic.com featuring 25 ways to use Twitter in the classroom. I am also adding it to the resources I am compiling on Twitter for my master thesis. Probably in a future post, I will share with you third party tools to use with Twitter to carry on each tip of the 25 tips mentioned in this graphic. Video Cards. 30 Tips to Leverage The Power of YouTube in Your Teaching. Welcome To EDTECH™ 4 Great Web-Based Mindmapping Tools To Enhance Your Creativity. Having trouble organizing all of your ideas?

4 Great Web-Based Mindmapping Tools To Enhance Your Creativity

Sounds like what you need is a mindmapping tool. Mindmaps are a wonderful resource for brainstorming, planning, and managing ideas in a way that increases your productivity and enhances your creativity. But what if you want to create a mindmap without pen or paper? 12 Productivity Habits To Finally Hack Your Life In The New Year 12 Productivity Habits To Finally Hack Your Life In The New Year A common resolution for most working people is to be more productive. In this article, we'll explore twelve bad habits that you can change -- one per month -- to drastically improve your workload productivity. In recent years, a lot of mindmapping resources have begun popping up on the Internet. Bubbl.us. FETC-Websites-Commonly-Used_1.jpg (710×796)

FETC-Websites-Commonly-Used_1.jpg (710×796) Image Result for. 50 Education Technology Tools Every Teacher Should Know About. Technology and education are pretty intertwined these days and nearly every teacher has a few favorite tech tools that make doing his or her job and connecting with students a little bit easier and more fun for all involved.

50 Education Technology Tools Every Teacher Should Know About

Yet as with anything related to technology, new tools are hitting the market constantly and older ones rising to prominence, broadening their scope, or just adding new features that make them better matches for education, which can make it hard to keep up with the newest and most useful tools even for the most tech-savvy teachers. Here, we’ve compiled a list of some of the tech tools, including some that are becoming increasingly popular and widely used, that should be part of any teacher’s tech tool arsenal this year, whether for their own personal use or as educational aids in the classroom.

Social Learning These tools use the power of social media to help students learn and teachers connect. Technology Tools for Teaching & Learning. Used wisely, technology empowers students to take responsibility for their own learning.

Technology Tools for Teaching & Learning

In Leonardo’s Laptop, Ben Shneiderman provides teachers with a powerful framework, Collect-Relate-Create-Donate (CRCD), for designing student-centered learning opportunities using computers. In particular, Shneiderman’s CRCD framework emphasizes the importance of the social aspects of learning in generating creative work. Tagxedo - Word Cloud with Styles. WC2014. Wordle - Beautiful Word Clouds. WC2014. Merrilee Brinegar) Login with Facebook Login with Google connect with Google Drive I agree to the Metta Terms of Service Why educators love Metta?

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Sharing videos with a group isn’t a big deal but the feedback remains hidden if you can’t see how those videos perform, or if you can't ask questions directly within the video and see results. Contacts. Metta — Storytelling + Polling In One Compact Format. Scratch - Starter Projects. Creaza. Simple free learning tools for students and teachers. Weebly - Create a free website and a free blog. Interactive ebooks for children. Online Education Technology for Teachers and Students. Wordle - Beautiful Word Clouds. Prezi - Be a great presenter. Planboard — Lesson planning made easy for teachers. Audience Response Systems. Educreations - Teach what you know. Learn what you don't. Animoto - Make & Share Beautiful Videos Online. ePals. Blogging in the 21st-Century Classroom. This year, I admitted a hard truth to myself. I wasn't having my students write enough. In an attempt to follow Kelly Gallagher’s advice that students should write more than we can assess, I decided to have them blog weekly.

One Assignment, Many Objectives After giving students some practice and solidifying my ideas by talking to a colleague and past student, I developed this assignment. I tried to ensure that the assignment would: Address multiple Common Core standards Hold students accountable while minimizing stress Be structured enough to provide clarity while giving freedom to experiment Be varied enough to keep students engaged Get students to write for multiple purposes.

How Present.me works. Voki Home. How it works. Save on text messaging fees by voting from a smartphone or a computer People with iPhones, BlackBerries, and other smartphones can use their mobile phone's web browser to vote instead of sending text messages. Your phone's web browser can respond to polls at the convenient and short PollEv.com. Read more about smartphone web voting in Poll Everywhere. Unlike many text message based products, we don't neglect people who may not be big "texters". Build engaged audiences through publishing by curation. Quiz Maker for Online testing: Create quizzes, test, exam. WhatsApp. TweetDeck. Etherpad. Paper for the web. How to Create Self-Graded Quizzes in Google Docs. In my free ebook Google for Teachers I included directions for creating and publishing a quiz using Google Documents forms. Recently, Dr. Mark Wagner published a blog post that includes directions for creating formulas that will result in quizzes created in Google Docs forms being self-graded.

His post includes a video screencast and slides. I've embedded the video below. How to Create Self-Graded Quizzes in Google Docs.