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The Best Search Engines for Teachers and Students

The Best Search Engines for Teachers and Students
Do you know Lycos and Yahoo? (But do you really know them?) Have you heard of Google? If you are frustrated by search engines that give you unrelated responses ... if you are spending too much time looking for on-line resources ... if you are worried that students may access the wrong kind of information ... read on! There are many search engines that can help you find pertinent, accurate, and safe information, but you need to find one that "thinks" the way you do! Included: All the common search engines plus some you probably haven't heard about! Have you ever performed an on-line search that resulted in totally unexpected matches? However, the key to effective searching may be in finding a search engine or directory that "thinks" like you! Howard B. "Different engines 'think' differently," he said. Are you feeling lucky? There are many search engines and directories on the Internet, but the trick to good searching is finding the one that works best for you.

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The 35 Best Web 2.0 Classroom Tools Chosen By You If you’re not an avid follower of #edchat on Twitter, you may be missing out on a great opportunity to learn about some new Web 2.0 tools that are currently being used in classrooms around the world. That’s because @chickensaltash posed a simple question to the PLN and there has been a huge swell of support as hundreds of people have jumped in to answer the question about which 5 Web 2.0 tools teachers are using in classrooms. The Best of the Best You can view the live stream of #edchat here and see what people are saying at the hashtag #chickenweb2tools here. We scoured hundreds of responses and have come up with the following list. The following tools have not been verified and are simply based on the number of times each was mentioned on Twitter during this hashtag discussion.

Practical Sites for Teachers-General Sites, Gateways, and Meta-sites Gateways and Meta-sites About.com Education Lots of information, lesson plans, articles and the kitchen sink. Eduhound.com The Best Interactive Web Tools for Educators Most of us are working at full capacity, and keeping up with technology can feel like one more chore on the to-do list. Still, learning your way around a few of the best Web tools is worth your time. Innovative teachers are frequently using intuitive programs and websites that are easy to learn. These web tool can save you a lot of daily hassles that you might not even realize you have been tolerating. Whether you want to move the class newsletter online or try out a flipped classroom, we’re sharing the best sites to do it.

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Top 10 Resources for Special Education Teachers Finding effective strategies and resources is imperative in helping students with special needs excel. Since many aspects of the field are continually changing, teaching professionals should consider obtaining an advanced special education degree, focused on research-based strategies for student achievement. Examples of industry change include: New educational studies that provide better information on teaching methodsPsychological research advances on specific health issues such as autismRegular advancements in technology to improve learning for special need students

41 Websites for Teachers to Integrate Tech into Your Classroom This list has a little bit of everything, and will kick-start your effort to put technology into your lesson plans: Do you have any to add to this list? Jacqui Murray is the editor of a technology curriculum for K-fifth grade and creator of two technology training books for middle school. She is the author of Building a Midshipman, the story of her daughter’s journey from high school to United States Naval Academy midshipman. She is webmaster for five blogs, an Amazon Vine Voice book reviewer, a columnist for Examiner.com, and a weekly contributor to Write Anything and Technology in Education.

101 Web 2.0 Teaching Tools Online tools and resources have made it easier for teachers to instruct students, and for students to collaborate with those teachers and with other students and parents. These “Web 2.0” teaching tools aren’t magical, but they may seem to defy definition at times since they save time, help you to stay organized, and often take up little space on a computer. Some of these applications are Web-based, which means that they can be accessed from any computer. The following list is filled with tools that will make a teacher’s, or those enrolled in the best online education programs, life easier.

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