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Kevin Honeycutt

Kevin Honeycutt

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Free plagiarism checker - SeeSources.com Plagiarism detection for all texts The Internet makes plagiarism a bigger problem than ever. Now you can turn the tables on them and find the "forgotten" sources! You no longer have to try single sentences in search engines:SeeSources.com takes a whole text, automatically extracts its unique signatures and searches the Internet for them, efficiently detecting plagiarism.Check for plagiarism online - no need to install software.Try it now! What does SeeSources.com do Copy and Paste from Wikipedia or "Shake & Paste" from several sources instead of independent writing is increasingly a problem.

100 Useful Tips and Tools to Research the Deep Web By Alisa Miller Experts say that typical search engines like Yahoo! and Google only pick up about 1% of the information available on the Internet. The rest of that information is considered to be hidden in the deep web, also referred to as the invisible web. 5 ways tech has changed professional development Technology has not only changed the way students learn but also the way educators grow through professional development. We talked with tech-savvy, leadership-oriented teachers, principals and professional development organizations to find out what’s trending. 1. Educators are teaching one another on their own time—at edcamps, and beyond. In 2009, the edcamp, a new form of professional development, was born. At these free, noncommercial “un-conferences” on Saturdays, educators gather informally to share their knowledge.

How to make Leonardo da Vinci’s self-supporting bridge Clearing snow from the cables on the Port Mann Bridge The Port Mann Bridge is one of the largest cable stay suspension bridges in the world. To keep traffic flowing during winter storms, teams of Rope Access Technicians hang high over traffic to operate the bridge's snow... Skittles candy dissolves into rainbows Science + candy = rainbows! Check out this classic and colorful trick as the artificial candy colors dissolve into hot water-fueled PGYOR stripes.

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Storybird for Schools Professional artwork jumpstarts student creativity, quickly drawing them into the writing process and scaffolding their progress. Simple tools keeps them on track; social feedback keeps them going. Onboard students with or without email, issue challenges, review and share work, and build a beautiful class library. Tests Document Readability This free online software tool calculates readability : Coleman Liau index, Flesch Kincaid Grade Level, ARI (Automated Readability Index), SMOG. The measure of readability used here is the indication of number of years of education that a person needs to be able to understand the text easily on the first reading. Comprehension tests and skills training. This tool is made primarily for English texts but might work also for some other languages.

EdTech: 100 Tech Tools for Teachers and Students This post is #12 in DailyTekk’s famous Top 100 series which explores the best startups, gadgets, apps, websites and services in a given category. Total items listed: 104. Time to compile: 8+ hours. Follow @DailyTekk on Twitter to make sure you don’t miss a week! This post is quite a departure from last week’s subject: 100 Tools to Develop the Next Killer iOS or Android App. Our normal audience may not get much out of this week’s roundup but don’t worry, I’ll be back with something you can use next week! How to Change Education - How to Start, Grow, and Scale a Private Practice Introduction by Rob Hansen, Headmaster, at the Pathfinder School to the PathFunder Gala. When a child is born into a family, everything changes for the better: Better for the parentsBetter for the communityBetter for the world. In that child the brain and heart form a sponge of wonder, curiosity, exploration, experimentation, and expanding relationships. There is caution and reliance balanced with adventure and resiliency. There are glorious mistakes, struggles, emergence which all leads to the discovery of new capacities and new possibilities for living.

Teachers The Zimmer Twins is a fun way to incorporate technology into the classroom. Watch your students expand their vocabulary, practice proper writing habits, and become junior movie producers all at the same time! Take a few minutes to explore the Zimmer Twins and so you are familiar with the site before using it with your students. Getting Started Why Schools Are 'Blending' Learning Judy Beard, principal of Whittemore Park Middle School in Horry County SC, was so convinced that she had to implement “blended learning” to help her students achieve the common core that she started implementing blended learning before they had the funds to purchase the technology. “It’s not about technology. It’s about instructional practice,” Ms. Beard told attendees at this year's iNACOL conference in a session entitled Panicked about the transition to Common Core?

10 Twitter Tools Used by Social Media Experts With so many Twitter tools out there, it’s hard to know which ones to trust with your Twitter account management. So why not take a look at what the social media and industry experts are using! Here are ten Twitter applications and tools used by some of the top Twitterers. The following list is presented in alphabetical order: Bit.ly Sketchnotes: Tools and tactics for visual notetaking About the presenter: Matt Miller has taught for more than a decade, integrating technology to engage students and create unique learning experiences. He created the Ditch That Textbook blog, is a Google Certified Teacher and co-hosts a podcast on the BAM Radio Network. Matt’s book, Ditch That Textbook, was recently published.

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