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Contents contributed and discussions participated by Martha Hickson

Martha Hickson

Free Technology for Teachers: ExamTime Launches New Mobile Apps for Reviewing Quizzes, ... - 51 views

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    online tool for students to use to create flashcards, mind maps, and practice quizzes to help them study.
Martha Hickson

How Playing Music Benefits Your Brain More than Any Other Activity | Brain Pickings - 22 views

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    Playing music is the brain's equivalent of a full-body workout… Playing an instrument engages practically every area of the brain at once - especially the visual, auditory, and motor cortices.
Martha Hickson

Measuring Worth - User Guide - 13 views

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    The principle of the MeasuringWorth is that there is no one standard measure for comparing what a monetary value in the past is worth today. The best measure depends on the question asked. At present, we have comparators that give you seven answers for the United States (from 1774 on), five for the United Kingdom (from 1270 on), five for Australia (from 1828 on). These dates are determined by the limits of available data.
Martha Hickson

Free Technology for Teachers: A Complete Guide to Using Blogger In School - 81 Page Fre... - 10 views

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    A Complete Guide to Using Blogger In School covers everything from blogging terminology to blogging activities to the nuts and bolts of using Blogger. You'll learn where to find media to use in blog posts, how to use media in blog posts, and get ideas for media-based blog posts. You'll also learn how to set-up your blog for multiple authors and how to manage comments.
Martha Hickson

Learn Moodle - 60 views

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    An activity-based learning course for teachers new to Moodle. Four weeks, 2 to 3 hours a week. No fees.
Martha Hickson

Pinterest Targets Casual Visitors With New "Pinterest For Teachers" Site, May Add More ... - 71 views

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    Pinterest has launched what may be the first of several official "hubs" featuring content targeting a particular segment of its user base, with today's debut of a new "Pinterest for Teachers" site at pinterest.com/teachers. Obviously timed to coincide with the back-to-school rush and news cycle, the company tells us that the new hub will also serve as something of a test to see if it makes more sense to continue down this path in the future, with more hubs devoted to other interests or groups.

Martha Hickson

Flocabulary - The Writing Process - 74 views

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    This song gives students a mnemonic guideline, "POWER," to remember the steps to the writing process.
Martha Hickson

Newsela | About Newsela - 48 views

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    Newsela automatically gives each student the version of an article that's just right for his or her reading ability. And an easier or harder version of each article is just a click away.
Martha Hickson

Official Blog: Learn about the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki on the Google ... - 1 views

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    seven new online exhibits on the Google Cultural Institute that help tell the story of the two cities and their tragic fate.
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