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Jun 25, 16

Read reviews, compare customer ratings, see screenshots, and learn more about Animate Your Classroom by Plotagon. Download Animate Your Classroom by Plotagon and enjoy it on your iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

Jun 25, 16

Build beautiful, engaging, and conversational online forms, surveys, quizzes, landing pages, and much more with Typeform. Try it FREE & without signing up!

Jun 25, 16

Triventy is a excellent site for creating collaborative quizzes or surveys. The way this works is a user creates their own questions or customizes an existing one and then invites students to add their own. Once the quiz is started (up on a board, projector, screen etc.) a teacher can invite students via unique URL to join. Once the quiz is finished the participate get results in real-time similar to the way Kahoot works.

Jun 14, 16

Supreme Court Roundup 2015-2016   Have students choose three Supreme Court cases from the list below. For each case, they should research and report the following information: When was the case argued? What was the question argued in the case? When was the case decided What was the Supreme Court’s decision regarding the case? Which …

Jun 09, 16

Choosito is a new search engine for education that I found out about from Technology & Learning. This is a great way to search the web in a safe way as well as library resources. Best of all, all search results display a reading level which makes it similar to Nettrekker and ideal for education.

May 27, 16

The Man Who Saved a Billion Lives After World War II, many developing nations struggled to feed their people.  In places like Mexico and India, crops often failed.  Beginning in the 1950s, American scientist Norman Borlaug began to successfully innovate new, disease-resistant, high-yield crops using genetic modification.  Borlaug and his team were able to save …

May 11, 16

Google Chrome offers applications that function like software programs in the computer. With these apps you and your students can get work done more easily.

Apr 29, 16

Should the Government Regulate the Internet?   Net neutrality is the concept that internet service providers (ISP’s) ought to treat all internet traffic equally and not intercede between users and their internet destinations.  Net neutrality policies were officially implemented by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in 2015.  Through this, the FCC classified the internet as …

Apr 20, 16

I created an interactive graphic to provide students and their teachers with flexible paths to learn about electing a president and the electoral college. The image was created with ThingLink. I used some of the new storytelling icons to identify different types of resources.

Apr 20, 16

Read reviews, compare customer ratings, see screenshots, and learn more about Cameraxis – Graphic design tool, Photo editor, & Creative typography generator. Download Cameraxis – Graphic design tool, Photo editor, & Creative typography generator and enjoy it on your iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

Apr 18, 16

When is Affirmative Action Justified? Affirmative Action is a policy, usually carried out by schools, businesses, government entities, and federal contractors, in which individuals of minority racial status are afforded preferential treatment on the basis of race. Affirmative action came about as part of a desire to rectify the traditional underrepresentation of minority peoples in …

Apr 13, 16

The simplest solution for interactive presentations and training. Transform your slides into a real-time interactive medium. It will change your face to face presentations and your online synchronous and asynchronous communications.

Mar 18, 16

Security or Privacy: The Fight between Apple and the FBI Apple and the FBI are currently battling over the fate of an encrypted iPhone and the future of privacy rights in the United States. The controversy hinges on several complicated legal questions, and the case continues to evolve. In this eLesson, students will learn about …

Mar 16, 16

Learnteria is a new site for finding educational resources, reviews, sites, and more, that I just found out about from Tech Learning's blog. This is a great place for educators to rate and review resources as well as find a wide variety on resources such as: STEM, sites, books, etc.

Weo

Mar 10, 16

Weo is an excellent new site for mobile learning that reminds me a tad of Pinterest. The way this works is educators create a class and then can manually add students or have them join via a unique "class code" (i.e. ClassDojo), making it ideal for CIPA/COPPA compliance. Once the class is created then educators can then search for assignments and "pin" them to a board similar to the way Pinterest works. Also, they can create their own assignments if they are not finding the ones they want and assign them to a class. Finally, students can then complete their assignments online and educators can get results in assess them in real-time to help differentiate instruction.

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