Tag Archives: Educational Technology

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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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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5 Ways to use Google Presentations NOT as Presentations

This is reblogged from my post on Edudemic. It is a part of my Google Drive series that includes “10 Things Every Teacher Should be able to do on Google Docs” and “5 Time Saving Ways Teachers can use Google Forms“ … Continue reading

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5 Time Saving Ways Teachers can use Google Forms

This is reblogged from my original post at Edudemic. It is part of my Google Drive series which includes “10 Things Every Teacher Should be able to do on Google Docs.” One of my favorite features of Google Drive is … Continue reading

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SAMR Swimming Lessons

Originally posted on Hooked On Innovation:
You want me to do what with technology? I’ve received lots of great feedback on my SAMR Swimming Pool analogy (Taking a Dip in the SAMR Swimming Pool).  This was an idea originated by…

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5 Great Tech Tools to Prep for the School Year

It’s the end of July and the school year is just around the corner (T-minus 19 days for me). Here are some great apps to help you organize in preparation of the school year.   Evernote (Free & Paid) – A … Continue reading

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10 Things Every Teacher Should be able to do on Google Docs

Google Docs is a powerful word processing tool that many schools have adopted. As it’s similar to Microsoft Word and other word processing tools, most of its features are intuitive to use. However, in addition to completing many of the functions … Continue reading

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The Gateway to Astronaut Photography of Earth

Want to know what your hometown looks like from space, check out NASA’s website “The Gateway to Astronaut Photography from Space.” The Gateway to Astronaut Photography of Earth hosts the best and most complete online collection of astronaut photographs of … Continue reading

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Tip of the Week: USGS historical topo maps

Originally posted on History Tech:
Maps are so cool. Historical maps are way more cooler. And online historical maps are even way more cooler. (I like saying way more cooler cause it makes me feel like a rebel.) A couple…

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