picture editing tools
"Spacehopper is a new geography game [that features geography questions] that are based on Google Maps Street View imagery. Spacehopper shows you a Street View image and you have to guess where in the world the image was captured. You can click the clue button to have the country identified before making a guess. After three incorrect guesses the correct answer will be revealed to you. You can play Spacehopper on a global level or you can specify that you only want to see images from a particular continent."
Release a statement that funding libraries and museums is a core federal responsibility. http://t.co/yRAKgyGrZz | Plez sign Fnding's crucial
"The report, Remodeling Literacy Learning: Making Room for What Works, details key findings from a nationwide survey of more than 2,400 educators representing all grade levels and subject areas. It investigates the connection between professional learning, educator collaboration, and student learning."
From Richard Byrne, post on primary sources video from Common Craft
"Mix photos, videos, music
create stunning videos in seconds."
great article on teaching middle school students about website evaluation.
Yummly aggregates more than 500,000 recipes from cooking sites you already love — think AllRecipes, Food Network and Epicurious — and queues up recommended recipes based upon your preferences.
After creating an account, you’ll want to immediately dive into your profile and set your likes, dislikes, allergies and dietary needs, which can be applied to all future recipe searches. Here you can also define your cooking skills and shopping preferences, import recipes and view a list of recommended recipes that match your tastes. Yummly touts that it is able to learn your taste preferences over time and more accurately predict recipes you will appreciate.
some ideas for using google apps in the class
Infographic: Online Activities of Kids http://t.co/IP0DYE0ihz |really interesting infographic!
Parental Choice Downside http://t.co/dJRqVtKKcr via @educationweek |very interesting post. Something no one thinks about!
searchable tv news database
creating storyboards can also be a good way to deconstruct and analyze a story
how to use google calendars