Tag Archives: Education

Another Reason for Twitter

Originally posted on Mathy McMatherson:
Hey everyone, I’m getting worse at keeping my blog updated… I’ve been wanting to add something to this for a while because I haven’t liked that the first post people see when they come here starts…

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Common Core Lessons & Material for English & Humanities

Edistement!, a division of the National Endowment for the Humanities, has released a series of Common Core Lesson plans for the 2014 school year. The resources are organized into categories of Literature & Language Arts, History & Social Studies, and … Continue reading

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5 Tips to get Organized with Google Calendars

This is reblogged from my post on Edudemic. One of my favorite Google Apps resources is Google Calendar. If your school has enrolled inGoogle Apps for Education, it is part of the GAFE suite of tools. With a Google Calendar, … Continue reading

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Free Classroom Polling service via Web or App with Poll Everywhere

One of my favorite polling services, Poll Everywhere, has just issued a series of updates including iOS and Android Apps, integration with Flickr, and a new, faster system for registering students. Poll Everywhere offers free and paid services for quizzing … Continue reading

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Track & Rate Skills Directly in Google Drive

One of my favorite tools for providing feedback in Google Drive is Kaizena, which allows you to leave voice comments on documents. Today Kaizena launches an enhanced feature: tags. Tags allow you to track and rate skills, saving your comments … Continue reading

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Review: Google Slides for iPad is Now Available

Originally posted on Jonathan Wylie: Instructional Technology Consultant:
Today Google finally delivered on their promise to release an iOS version of Google Slides. It is free, available in the App Store right now, and joins Docs, Sheets and Drive as part…

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National Archives Making Thousands of Images Available via Wikimedia Commons

The National Archives has uploaded thousands of images to Wikimedia Commons, making them available free of charge to the general public.  “By uploading digital content there, we make it readily available for Wikipedia editors to embed in Wikipedia articles, making them far … Continue reading

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Google plans YouTube clean-up, ready for kid customers

Originally posted on Naked Security:
Google’s so keen on getting underage advertising targets children onto its services, it’s even mulling how to clean up the swamp that is YouTube. According to a report from The Information, the data-dealing big boy…

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Can you use this picture?

Originally posted on History Tech:
In the brave, new world of social media, mashups, and instant information, it becomes very easy to intentionally or unintentionally use the intellectual property of others inappropriately. Wouldn’t it be nice to have some sort…

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Walk the Ocean Floor with Google Maps Street View

In a project sponsored by Google and Catlin Seaview Survey, Google Maps now offers “Street View” of the Ocean Floor. A majority of the images have been collected off the coast of Australia and the Caribbean. Scientists in America will be … Continue reading

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