Author Archives: Matt Monjan

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Matt’s Tips and Tricks 5-14

Matt’s Tips and Tricks 5-14

Who knew we had news? This week we’ll check out three different sources of “News” within Discovery Education. We’ll link to Lance Rougeux’s 62 page Summer Packet kit, check out a way to save video for offiline use on an iPad, and of course, we’ll highlight this week’s webinars. http://issuu.com/mmonjan/docs/monday_morning_media_tips_5-14_pages?mode=window&viewMode=singlePage Open publication – Free publishing

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Matt’s Tips and Tricks 5-7

This week I cover creating a summer resource list with five great free resources available to teachers, students and parents.  We’ll explore a free translation app for iPhones/iPads/iTouches and Android devices and I highlight this week’s webinars.  Please enjoy and share with your peers and parents! http://issuu.com/mmonjan/docs/monday_morning_media_tip_5-7_pages?mode=window&viewMode=singlePage Open publication – Free publishing – More den

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Matt’s Tips and Tricks 4-30

Good Monday Morning to you all. This week we’ll check out how to find and use the interactive simulations, games, and skill builders inside Discovery Education. We’ll explore a cool mulitplayer game app for students using one iPad. And, of course, we’ll highlight this week’s webinars. Please enjoy and share. http://issuu.com/mmonjan/docs/monday_morning_media_tip_4-30_pages?mode=window&viewMode=singlePage Open publication – Free

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Matt’s Media Tips and Tricks 4-23

This week we’ll check out few cool things that you can do with PowerPoint and Keynote presentations.  We’ll also examine a presentation format that may be good to use with your secondary students.  And we’ll explore two web 2.0 tools that add in sharing and social functionality to your presentations along the way. We’ll review

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Matt’s Tips and Tricks – 4-16-2012

This week I’m showcasing the three six-word stories that got the most votes.   We’ll also explore the many different ways to find themed content within Discovery Education…and how educators are using it.   Finally we’ll explore a great mobile app for creating digital flashcards. And, of course, we’ll highlight upcoming webinars. Please enjoy and

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Matt’s Tips and Tricks – 4-9

This week we’ll showcase our six-word story finalists.  We’ll also explore two fantastic and free websites, Scratch and Popplet as well as a great app for exploring educational sites. And, of course, we’ll highlight this week’s webinars.  http://issuu.com/mmonjan/docs/monday_morning_media_tip_4-9_pages?mode=window&viewMode=singlePage   Open publication – Free publishing – More den

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Matt’s Tips and Trick 4-2

It wouldn’t be Monday with out Matt’s Tips and Tricks. This week I’m highlighting different ways to share Discovery Education media through the My Content, School and District Content folders. We’ll explore two different contests (one for teachers one for students). We’ll also take a look at this week’s webinars and two mobile apps that

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Matt’s Tips and Tricks 3-26

I recently learned about this really cool and simple site called http://iPiccy.com. The site is a simple photo-editing tool. But when you pair it up with one of our 28K images and a digital storytelling technique, the six-worded story, you can really generate some great content. This week I’m highlighting the six-worded story, a lesson

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