Tag Archives: Classroom Tools

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There’s a map for that!

There’s a map for that!

Every fall at Martin School, the third and fourth grade classrooms have a special visitor. When our principal announces that this special person is in the building and visiting certain classrooms, the students hold their breath in anticipation – hoping that he will be visiting their room. He is not a celebrity, an athlete, or famous

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Discover Our Heroes

Day of Discovery Event:  Discover Our Heroes (sponsored by Discovery Education and the Kansas Discovery Educator Network Leadership Council) When:  Saturday, November 6th Where:  Bradley Elementary School, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas Time:  8:30 – 2:30 Cost:  FREE (lunch will be provided) Join us for a day of Discovery Education and Digital Storytelling at Bradley Elementary, located

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Join DEN in Branson, Missouri

The Discovery Education Leadership Councils for Missouri, Arkansas, and Kansas invite you to participate in a joint event providing face-to-face learning while enjoying the DEN Virtual Conference.  The Virtual Conference event is planned for October 23rd at Branson Elementary West with a Geocache/photo walk to take place at Shepherd of the Hills Hatchery by Lake

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Google Apps goes YouTube

In reading through my Google Reader subscriptions I came across a Google Docs blog posting talking about tutorial videos for several of their applications.  The applications include spreadsheets, forms, documents, presentations as well as functionality within each application.  Additionally, I feel there are two great features available on the Google Docs YouTube channel.  The first feature is how the

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Enhancing LiveBinders

The ladies of LiveBinders, Tina and Barbara, have announced recent updates to enhance the ability of this great web 2.0 tool. The enhancements have improved searching for educational resources (education based binders), the long awaited functionality of managing uploaded files, and providing insight into the methods used to secure your LiveBinders files. Here are the

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DE Produces U.S. Geography App

Attention all Discovery Education and iPhone/Touch application users – Discovery Education releases their own U.S. Geography application on June 17, 2010 for $4.99.  This is a stand alone application and NOT part of the paid subscription.(Here is the information from June Newsletter)

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"The Knowledge Sharing Place"

“To Be or Not To Be…..That is the question.” In this case, are we educators organized with our resources and lessons or do they look like this desk? If not, permit me to introduce LiveBinders. LiveBinders is your virtual 3-ring binder to get organzied. In learning about this fantastic Web2.0 tool I was fortunate to

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New Tool for Word Clouds

Here is a new tool created by the makers of Wordle. Tagxedo turns words — famous speeches, news articles, slogans and themes, even your love letters — into a visually stunning tag cloud, words individually sized appropriately to highlight the frequencies of occurrence within the body of text. With Tagxedo, you can: make tag clouds

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