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Entries from June 13th, 2013

What if Glogster and Smore had a child?

June 13th, 2013 · 1 Comment · Classroom, Content- Cross Discipline, iPad

I bet is would resemble the new Discovery Education product Board Builder. (This is not an add-on product but a component of DE service).  It allows students to create a board using any of the DE resources.  This is huge for our district since with both smore and edu.glogster, our students are unable to pull […]

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A truly online book club

June 10th, 2013 · No Comments · Content - Language Arts

NPR hosts a monthly book club for students.  They can read the selection of the month and then submit questions for the author (to be answered on a monthly NPR broadcast).  Even if you are not in the market for a book club, it might be an interesting site to look for your next book. […]

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Putting words in their mouths!

June 10th, 2013 · No Comments · Working with photographs

  Phrase it allows you to add speech/thought bubbles to your images.  This is a free site (no login required) and you can download the image.  Since the site was blocked on student account, I have submitted a tech request. (From TeachersFirst)

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Free Summer PD at TeachersFirst

June 10th, 2013 · No Comments · Professional Development

TeachersFirst has a host of free professional development sessions this summer.  Check out their calendar and register for these free sessions. I have attended several of their sessions- they are well planned and enlightening.

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