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Martin Burrett

Marvellous Me - 34 views

    Superb Apple and Android apps designed to improve home/school communication to inform parents about what their children are doing in school. Teachers can input simple lesson topics, or detailed lesson information for parents. Teachers can also assign badges for individual pupils.
Warren Apel

Scholastico - 34 views

    EdTech startup created by teachers (Apple Distinguished Educator, Google Certified Innovator) offering parent-teacher conference registrations and other tools to make schools run more efficiently.
Deborah Baillesderr

PenPal Schools - 35 views

    This is for middle and high school age students.
Beverly Ozburn

Bringing Twitter to the Classroom - Atlantic Mobile - 59 views

    • Beverly Ozburn
      This could all be done within Diigo if Twitter isn't an option for students...
  • Learning to be concise, engaging in online dialogue about serious and important topics, condensing information, and forming an opinion in real time—these are skills that will only become more important as technology takes deeper root in society.
    • Beverly Ozburn
      Life skills - not just reading/ELA/school skills!
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    • Beverly Ozburn
      This is the same principle as using Edmodo or Google Classroom discussion forums in a way.  Just a different, more concise platform.
    Good example of Twitter use in classroom. Seeing more examples like this one popping up daily.
Amy Burns - 70 views

    Great definitions and suggestions in this multi-page guide. Links included, too.
Michele Rosen

geddit - 78 views

shared by Michele Rosen on 23 Mar 14 - No Cached
    Students rank their understanding in this free, real-time app.

Animal Behaviorist: We'll Soon Have Devices That Let Us Talk With Our Pets - Megan Garb... - 23 views

  • Let Us Talk With Our
    This speaks for itself! 
Brett Costin

Toastmasters International - Home - 34 views

    Great resources and tips for oral presentations
Don Doehla

Found in Translation - 28 views

    Language life at UC Berkeley and beyond. Relfections on meaning, language use, cultural means of expression, status of languages, and more.
Martin Burrett

Sounding Board - 17 views

    This is a useful choosing board Apple app to help with communication. Make your boards using the preloaded images or take photos to make your own. Record a word or phrase which is played as each button is pushed. Download the app at
Smith Shots

6 Tech Tools that Boost Teacher-Parent Communication | graphite Blog - 120 views

    I can only get 3 tools to show up and clicking on the next page just reloads the first page. :[
Powerof R10

Mystery Skype - Skype in the classroom - 3 views

    "The concept is simple: classrooms Skype call each other and try to guess where the other classroom is located either in the United States or in the world."
Wayne Holly

Vialogues : Meaningful discussions around video - 128 views

shared by Wayne Holly on 20 Jan 13 - No Cached
    Similar to Voicethread, however it has more features to help guide/scaffold discussions around media content. You can embed these discussions into a CMS or blog page as well.
    Vialogues (which derives from "video dialogues") is an online discussion platform that permits videos to act as powerful teaching resources and the conversation starters. It provides a space for users to hold meaningful, dynamic time-stamped discussions about videos.

    Excellent resource for educators and others interested in using popular culture resources of all sorts as conversation starters with students...
    Creating Short Flipped Lessons.
Maria Nuzzo

Three Elements of Great Communication, According to Aristotle - Scott Edinger - Harvard... - 98 views

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    Three aspects of communication as outlined by Aristotle.
Kathy Fiedler

Give your phone an email address with MailBliss - 3 views

    "MailBliss is a free email service that allows you to get an email address for your phone. Any emails sent to your new mailbliss email address will be forwarded to your phone as a text message."
Randolph Hollingsworth

Five Competencies for Culturally Competent Teaching and Learning | Faculty Focus - 0 views

    1. Culturally competent teaching and learning facilitates critical reflection.
    2. Culturally competent teaching and learning demands respect for others.
    3. Culturally competent teaching and learning involves accommodating individual learners.
    4. Culturally competent teaching and learning requires the use of intercultural communication skills.
    5. Culturally competent teaching and learning requires focused activities and intentionally structured environments.
Tracy Tuten

50 Ways Schools Can Use Google+ Hangouts | Edudemic - 104 views

    Whether you're an educator discussing learning practices, or a first-grade classroom speaking with an astronaut, Hangouts have seemingly endless possibilities. These are our 50 favorite ways for schools to use Google Plus Hangouts.
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