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Choose The Best Search For Your Information Need - Laptop Study - 1 views

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    Useful list. Nicely organised with brief annotations
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How To Create Templates in Google Slides - YouTube - 0 views

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    Video that shows you how to create templates in Google Slides. Google Slides is a presentation tool that allows you to create and share presentations for free online.
    "If you don't want to create your own template from scratch, there are tools out there that can help you out. Slides Carnival offers free basic templates for Google Slides and Powerpoint. They have different template categories to browse through like Simple, Creative, Inspirational, and Formal."
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4 Digital Tools That Help Students Practice Integrity | MindShift | KQED News - 0 views

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    There are 4 tools discussed here, that offer students a platform to demonstrate their honesty, courage, and integrity in the classroom.
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Tech Tips for Teachers: 4 Ways to Use Google Forms | EdTech Magazine - 0 views

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    "The latest version of Google Forms, for instance, can not only simplify administrative tasks but also give teachers new outlets for connecting with parents and students. Jennifer Carey, the director of educational technology at the Ransom Everglades School in Miami, Fla., offers a glimpse of recently added features in a post on Daily Genius. She writes that Google Form users can now: View responses as they are submitted. Insert videos and images into survey questions. Create multiple choice grids that prevent respondents from selecting the same column twice. Publish Forms with pre-filled responses. Insert useful add-ons, such as formLimiter and Choice Eliminator 2.
    As educators begin to master these new capabilities, they can also explore a few of the tried-and-true ways teachers already use Google Forms in the classroom:"
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An Introduction to Google Sites | TeacherCast University - 0 views

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    A good introduction to how to go about using Google sites in the classroom
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Librarian Approved: 30 Ed-Tech Apps to Inspire Creativity and Creation | MindShift | KQ... - 0 views

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    "Tool discovery is often a challenge for teachers interested in finding ways to use technology that will change the way they and their students work. With so much going on in the classroom, many teachers don't have the time to test out various apps and find the perfect tool to meet their needs. Luckily, several tech-savvy librarians have been curating the apps their colleagues find useful and sharing the all-stars with one another through personal learning communities (PLC) and edWeb webinars."
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Free Technology for Teachers: How to Use the New Version of Padlet - 0 views

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    Richard Byrne exlainshow teachers can make the best use of the 2016 version of Padlet. "Padlet introduced a revamped version of their online corkboard tool. The core functions of Padlet are still the same, but the user interface has changed a little bit. The primary changes are in the way that you customize your Padlet boards. In the video that is embedded in the posthe provides an overview of this version of Padlet"
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Makerspace Ideas & Resources For Maker Education - 0 views

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    "Makerspaces.com is made up of makers, geeks, educators, technology/stem leaders, library media specialists, librarians, school principals & superintendents, instructional technology specialists, edtech leaders, maker educators, makerspace operators, 3d printing enthusiasts, robotics club and so much more.
    Our mission is to bring makerspaces into the educational system, so we can bring the educational system into the 21st century. "
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B's Book Love : Technology-Based Poetry Activities for Poetry Centers and Poetry Stations - 0 views

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    A how-to about creating digital blackout poems. "These can help struggling readers focus on the MOST important words in the poem to find the main idea/theme of the poem in a fun and artful way:" There is an example of how to use You Doodle as well as a non-technology option.
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Should I Download That App? A Ten Question Checklist for Choosing Tools Worth Your-and ... - 0 views

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    Advice worth looking at. "Whether you are a classroom teacher, instructional coach, or administrator, ask yourself these ten questions before going any further"
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The 21st Century Book Report | Tech Learning - 0 views

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    "A post about how to take a student's interests and passions in genres of movies, TV, music, etc. and use them to find the gateway book to foster an appreciation"
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graphite | The best apps, games, websites, and digital curricula rated for learning - 0 views

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    A free service from the terrific Common Sense Education site that makes it easy to discover the best apps, games, and websites for classroom use.
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The Best Places To Get The "Same" Text Written For Different "Levels" | Larry... - 0 views

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    Having the "same" text written for different levels of English comprehension can be a life-saver for a multi-level class of English Language Learners or for a teacher with a mainstream class that includes some students that are facing other challenges. They can be an important tool for differentiation.
    Listed here are a few sources where you can get these different versions other than creating them yourself.
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Are School Internet Filters the Forgotten Equity Battleground? | MindShift | KQED News - 0 views

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    Based on US situation but still applicable to Australian situation. "Despite the increasing emphasis on technology as a learning tool in the classroom, many school districts still aggressively filter the Internet that teachers and students can access. While the federal Children's Internet Protection Act (CIPA) requires that schools filter for pornographic images, many districts are over-filtering, blocking sites that can be used positively for education. There are a lot of myths about how tight these required filters must be."
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Best Apps for Teaching & Learning 2015 | American Association of School Librarians (AASL) - 0 views

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    "Best Apps for Teaching & Learning are of great value to inquiry-based teaching and learning as embodied in the AASL's Standards for the 21st-Century Learner. The apps foster the qualities of innovation, creativity, active participation, and collaboration and are user friendly to encourage a community of learners to explore and discover."
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Six Back-to-School Goals for Teacher Librarians | Tech Tidbits | School Library Journal... - 0 views

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    Goals that are alpplicable to all school libraries at any time of the year.
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