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@Mentor Mob - Create & Browse Playlists: Great Tool for Flipping your Class! MentorMob: a VIP Version of your Internet MentorMob is a free site that allows you to browse content to use for lessons or professional development. You simply view playlists (a bunch of files/sites put together into one strand) or create your own playlists. At first, I just used the browse feature to see what other people were creating.

6 Great Apps to Create Word Clouds on your iPad Word cloud tools are great for bringing into focus the main elements in a learning activity. You can use them to deconstruct a text or to pull out the main characters in a story or a book. Educational Technology and Mobile Learning has already featured a detailed guide on how teachers can use these tools in education and here are some of the ideas mentioned there: Make great wordsalads out of documents that matter (or not) to you! With WordSalad you can make beautiful word clouds, super customized with different fonts, colors and words layouts. Unleash your creativity by making beautiful word clouds on your iPad.

Welcome Browse Resources Verizon Foundation proudly partners with some of the country’s top educational organizations to provide you with the latest topics, tools and trends in education. Created by the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, ARTSEDGE provides resources and examples for teachers to teach in, through and about the arts.

Using Pinterest to create reading lists: a step by step guide With Autumn well on the way, students and academics are preparing for the excitement of the new term and publishers everywhere are looking to attract our attention with a bountiful selection of new academic and fiction releases. Bringing these together, LSE Review of Books Managing Editor Amy Mollett talks readers through making beautiful reading lists using social bookmarking tool Pinterest. Every year, somewhere in the region of 150,000 books are published in the UK alone, and keeping track of the ones you want for both academic and fiction reading lists can be tricky.

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! Be inspired! Combine digital content and your files to create a lesson Azendoo Track jobs/tasks/projects and the time spent on them. Attach notes and track interruptions. Export your data in a delimited text file for import into excel or other applications. If your job is anything like mine, co-workers can bombard you with requests and complaints at any time through any medium.

Writing School Library Web Pages Design Ideas Best Practices in School Library Website Design - by David Walbert. This is a discussion of issues which you should consider when planning your website or blog. Five Things That Every School Library Web Site Should Have. - From the Adventures of Library Girl Blog. What Should be on a School Library Web Page? - Donna Baumbach, Sally Brewer, and Matt Renfroe in Learning and Leading with Technology, 2004.

Thousands of years of visual culture made free through Wellcome Images Illustration of human viscera. (Wellcome Library, EPB F.267a-b) We are delighted to announce that over 100,000 high resolution images including manuscripts, paintings, etchings, early photography and advertisements are now freely available through Wellcome Images. Drawn from our vast historical holdings, the images are being released under the Creative Commons Attribution (CC-BY) license.

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