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Seven Free Online Tools for Scheduling Appointments If you have ever had to organize volunteers for an event, set appointments for parent-teacher conferences, or tried to organize a potluck, you know that it can become a communication mess. Fortunately, there are some good tools to help you out the next time you find yourself trying to organize appointments. Doodle is a free tool for scheduling group meetings with the input of all group members. Doodle is essentially a polling platform. To use Doodle you create a meeting title, select a series of dates and times for a possible meeting, then invite people to choose the dates and times that work best for them.

Pixel Press Floors - Pixel Press > Pixel Press Floors app – You’ll need an iPad to “Create-from-Paper” and play – and you can create directly in the app just like you would on paper using touch or a stylus with our “Draw-In-App” tools. > Paper, Pencil & our Sketch Guide (optional) – Print the free Sketch Guide at home (visit projectpixelpress.com to download the PDF) and take a picture of what you create with your iPad’s camera. The glyphs you draw (for example an “x” is a spike and a “+” is a coin) are transformed into gameplay objects. From there you can apply a design to the element, test it, and play it. It’s that simple, and once you learn the glyphs, you’ll be creating like a pro. Full instructions on how to create can be found in our Sketch Guide and How-to Videos at projectpixelpress.com. iOS 7.0+

Teacher Toolkit Loaded: 0% Progress: 0% By the end of this tutorial, you’ll be familiar with the major features of Gooru. Learn how to browse our library, customize your own collection, discover great resources, and assign your collections to your students. Gooru in 3 Minutes Find multimedia learning materials for your classroom. Doctopus - New Visions CloudLab Doctopus allows you to easily set and control access levels for individuals and for the whole class on assignments. Create student assignments templates in Google Drive, and then distribute them based on individual student level and need. Doctopus allows the teacher to set student access permissions to assignments on a whole class level(student to student) as well as an individual level. Create assignments that grant view-only or comment-only privileges to the rest of the class for peer review protocols.

The Social Media Manager’s Definitive Glossary, 2014 Edition Welcome to the 2014 edition of the Hootsuite Social Media Glossary. This is a living document that will continue to grow as we add more terms and expand our definitions. If there’s a term you would like to see added, let us know in the comments! +1 button The Trusted Leader in HTML5 Document Viewing Interact with your documents Crocodoc comes with a robust set of commenting and markup tools that enable interactive document workflows. These include: commenting tools, drawing tools, highlighting tools, textbox tools, and strikethrough tools. When enabled, Crocodoc's commenting and markup tools allow your users to: Collaboratively add and reply to comments on shared documents Take notes when collecting research Fill out forms and submit requested paperwork Send colleagues feedback on presentations Comprehensive API

The Minecraft Teacher MinecraftEdu & Minecraft: Education Edition minecraftedu: As you might have already heard, Microsoft will be acquiring MinecraftEdu. You can read their announcement here. We’ll be posting FAQ on our website later today but here are some quick facts for MinecraftEdu users: You can keep using MinecraftEdu as long as you like.MinecraftEdu sales will continue normally for now.MinecraftEdu owners will be offered one year of the new Education Edition for free.MinecraftEdu Hosted Servers will keep working, and can still sign up for one.TeacherGaming won’t be going anywhere and we have new exciting plans for the future! Creator Processing ... Personal $ Svg $20 ✓ How to Add Questions for Students to YouTube Videos With the popularity of flipped classrooms showing no sign of waning, a new crop of web tools for teachers are emerging to help support instruction. In this post, I take a look at four ways that teachers can add questions to a YouTube video for their students to answer when watching a video at home or on their own. 1. Educanon.com For a more polished approach, check out Educanon.com.

Blendspace - Create lessons with digital content in 5 minutes Make mobile learning awesome! Student creation Share materials Free! Get our new app! Save time by using free lessons & activities created by educators worldwide! How to use Mentimeter - Mentimeter Create your question Enter your question at mentimeter.com and click on the create question button Add choices and select a theme Add different choices for the audience to vote on, pick a theme and voilá — your question is ready! Instruct your audience Instruct your audience to visit on their phones.

Create your own Interactive Fiction What is Interactive Fiction? Interactive Fiction (formerly referred to as Text Adventures) are a cross between reading a book and playing a game, where you control the main character. Rather than reading the story from start to finish, you interact with everything by typing commands at a prompt, discovering things as you go along. Well written games give you, the player, the impression that anything you type is understood by giving a sensible and meaningful response. Indeed, part of the fun of playing interactive fiction games is discovering responses to things you didn't expect to have been catered for.

Color My Room Want to visualize how the colors you're considering will look in your home? Upload a photo of your room and paint it! You'll get a personalized picture you can save and share. 1 Get your colors 2 Choose a photo 3 Prep it How to Expertly Organize Your Classroom With Google Sites A few months into my personalized learning foray, I got stumped by the challenges of organizing a blended curriculum. I couldn’t figure out how to coordinate all of the links, playlists, videos, and regular classroom stuff and it slowed down learning. But I’m grateful that one of my co-workers gave me a tip: Build a Google Site, like this example here. (Click it!) Google is a “what you see is what you get” kind of organization: Google Docs lets you make documents (and more), Forms lets you make forms (and more), and more.

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