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12 Ways To Use Padlet In Your Classroom Tomorrow!

Let me introduce you to one of my new go-to tech tools: Padlet. It's free, it's easy-to-use, and it's awesome. Oh, and did I mention... no signup needed? Padlet is essentially a digital poster that can be individually or collaboratively created. Simply visit the website and click "Create" to get started building your "wall" today. Then, … Continue reading 12 Ways To Use Padlet In Your Classroom Tomorrow!

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Mystery Skype: Connect Your Classroom With The World!

A geography lesson, a technology exploration, a cultural experience and a problem-solving puzzle all in one! Meet Mystery Skype. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GZdMnkWHG7s As you can see in the video, Mystery Skype in essence connects your classroom digitally with another anywhere in the world. Then, students must work collaboratively within the classroom and with the other community to … Continue reading Mystery Skype: Connect Your Classroom With The World!

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4 Free Tools For Creating Web-Based Timelines

As you gear up for the start of the semester, it might be a good time to have students compile and collect information from the year 2013. A colleague of mine was interested in having students create timelines that showcased the 10 most important events they had learned about this year, and since we are … Continue reading 4 Free Tools For Creating Web-Based Timelines

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Dropbox Adds Links Feature: File-Sharing Just Got Even Easier!

I got an email this morning announcing a great new feature added to an already awesome tool: Dropbox. Dropbox now has a links feature, which allows users to quickly share files with people who don't have Dropbox! Just hover over any file until the "Share link" option appears, then click to get a URL you … Continue reading Dropbox Adds Links Feature: File-Sharing Just Got Even Easier!