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13 Free Web Tools Students and Teachers Should Know About

13 Free Web Tools Students and Teachers Should Know About
Web-based tools continue to proliferate, giving teachers more to add to their arsenal, but it can be hard to determine which resources are worth spending time exploring. At the International Society of Technology in Education (ISTE) conference this year, Adam Bellow, founder of EduClipper, and Steve Dembo, Online Community Manager for Discovery Education offered a quick run through of some favorite apps. The two educators are early adopters of ed-tech classroom strategies and have a lot of experience with tech integration. 1. Padlet used to be called Wallwisher, but it got a makeover and a name change recently. It’s essentially a virtual board with sticky notes that can be easily moved, shared and embedded. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. Katrina Schwartz Katrina Schwartz is a journalist based in San Francisco.

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