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Ten Twitter Tips for Teachers | The Whiteboard Blog - 10 views

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    Great simple tips to increase Twitter followers
David Wetzel

20 Google Doc Templates for use in Science and Math Classrooms - 17 views

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    Google Docs is an easy-to-use online word processor that enables you to create, store, share, and collaborate on documents with your science and math students. You can even import any existing document from Word and Simple Text. You can work from anywhere and with any computer platform to access your documents.
David Wetzel

Tips and Tricks for Finding Science and Math Images on the Web - 7 views

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    Like everything else on the Internet, trying to find images is like trying to find a needle in a haystack. Without the right tools for finding science and math images on the web it is often an impossible, or at least mind-numbing, task. What is needed are search engines which make the job easier.

    This is where the tips and tricks provided below help this seemingly impossible task by using the top search Web 2.0 search engines and tools available today. These are valuable resources for both you and your students when trying to find just the right image for lesson or project involving digital media.
David Wetzel

How to Use Twitter to Stay Informed in Science and Math - 3 views

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    The value of Twitter for helping you and your colleagues stay informed of the latest trends, ideas, resources, and Web 2.0 integration tools has increased tremendously in the past year.

    A Web 2.0 tool is available for exploiting the every growing information on Twitter to remove barriers and allow you to collaborate with other science and math teachers. This new online tool is paper.li - a source of daily Twitter newsletters in education.
David Wetzel

12 Mobile Learning Science Applications for the iPod Touch - 7 views

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    "As a mobile learning device, the iPod Touch encourages learning anytime, anywhere! These mobile devices do not tie students to their desks or the classroom; they bring the world into the classroom through the lens of personalized learning.

    The value of an iPod Touch as a mobile learning device is its ability to transform student learning behavior. According to research by K-Nect Project (2009), students using this digital device achieved higher test scores. This was attributed to more interactivity between students, teachers, and content."
David Wetzel

Creative Ways to Use Podcasts in the Classroom - 5 views

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    Strategies and techniques are provided for integrating podcasts lessons to promote the benefits of greater student engagement and alternative assessment.


Karen Chichester

I am a teacher et cetera: Research Tools: Be the Spider - 3 views

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    Good article on ways to research using the internet. Embedded videos
dani lyra

Educational Leadership:Literacy 2.0:Orchestrating the Media Collage - 0 views

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      great
  • Digital fluency is much more of a perspective than a technical skill set. Teachers who are truly digitally fluent will blend creativity and innovation into lesson plans, assignments, and projects and understand the role that digital tools can play in creating academic expectations that are authentically connected, both locally and globally, to their students' lives.

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      it's more about having something interesting to say and share with other, if not why botherUSING THE WEB AT ALL?
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    essential read on orchestrating the media collage, becoming literate
Maggie Verster

101 Google tips, tricks and hacks - 0 views

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    Looking for the ultimate tips for Google searching? You've just found the only guide to Google you need
Maggie Verster

10 annoying Word features (and how to turn them off) - 0 views

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    Word can be a little unruly sometimes, making inexplicable changes, inserting text you didn't ask for, and hijacking your formatting. Here are some common stunts that Word tries to pull on unwary users, along with a cure for each one.
Maggie Verster

Download Your YouTube Videos as MP4 Files - 0 views

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    While there are dozens of online services and software tools out there that help you download videos from YouTube for offline watching, you don't need their help anymore for downloading your own videos from YouTube.
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