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Literactive

Teacher and Blogger Anne Gardner writes about the Literactive website for early readers.  If you are a primary teacher or even preschool or kindergarten, be sure to check it out.  http://commoncoreconnectionusa.blogspot.com/2013/11/have-you-seen-literactive-wow.html

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Green Screen Tutorial

Here is a wonderful tutorial from a kindergarten teacher about using green screens in your classroom to create movies. 

April Kreitzer Wolfe  will walk you through the process step by step.

Read more here: http://wolfelicious.blogspot.com/2012/04/green-screen-tutorial.html

100+ Google Tricks for Teachers

It’s Google’s world, we’re just teaching in it.

Now, we can use it a little more easily. With classes, homework, and projects–not to mention your social life–time is truly at a premium for all teachers, so why not take advantage of the wide world that Google has to offer?

From super-effective search tricks to Google tools specifically for education to tricks and tips for using Gmail, Google Docs, and Google Calendar, these tricks will surely save you some precious time.

Read More Here: http://www.teachhub.com/100-google-tricks-teachers  

By:                            Amber Johnson

New to Interactive Whiteboards? Here’s some help and advice

This is a great article with links to lots of other articles about using Whiteboards in the Classroom.  It is written by teacher and tech guru Danny Nicholson.  Here’s the link:  http://www.whiteboardblog.co.uk/2014/01/new-school-new-whiteboard-help-advice/

15 Things You Can Do With Edmodo & How To Get Started

My son uses edmodo at school (6th grade) and it is great!

BroadyEdTech

From:

Free Technology for Teachers

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Try it out for yourself!

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2 Useful Tools to Create Rubrics for Your Class

BroadyEdTech

From:

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

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Check out two rubric makers

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How The Best Web Tools Fit Into Bloom’s Digital Taxonomy

http://www.edudemic.com/2013/07/best-web-tools-blooms-digital-taxonomy/  This is a really cool post by Edudemic.

best web tools digital taxonomy

Online Quizzes

Check out this wonderful article about creating online quizzes.

Free Technology for Teachers

http://www.freetech4teachers.com/2013/03/quizdini-create-online-quizzes-that.html

Formative Assessment

Formative Assessment enables teachers to make frequent checks of students’ progress and understanding. Students receive immediate feedback, and instruction can then be modified based upon the assessment in order to best meet the needs of the student.  Technology allows teachers to formatively assess students.  The following article provides some excellent information about formative assessment:

Show What You Know As You Go: A Different Spin on Assessment:

Assessments should be taken throughout the learning process, not just at the end.

By Grant Wiggins
This article originally published on 7/1/1997

The Ultimate Printable Guide To The Apple iPad

This is a fantastic PDF you can print that covers all the basic about an iPad.  If you are new to iPads you need to have this.  If your students will be bringing iPads to school this year, like at my school,  print one of these out for every student.

http://www.edudemic.com/2013/07/the-ultimate-printable-guide-to-the-apple-ipad/

Edudemic  Added by on 2013-07-16