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The library

April 1st, 2015 · No Comments · Content- Cross Discipline

  This video from Richard Byrne in Free Technology for Teachers on the importance of librarians- some of my favorite people.  Please click here for the complete post.

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Witty Comics

April 1st, 2015 · No Comments · Content- Cross Discipline

Witty Comics are three panel sites geared to Middle or High school students.  Select one or two characters and start the conversation. Log in to create an account so you save your work (you will need a valid email account to receive your password). You could create a teacher account and have your students all […]

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Dipsticks

March 29th, 2015 · No Comments · Content- Cross Discipline

You know dipsticks, right?  You use one to get a quick look at your oil level in the car.  Now translate this to the classroom.  A dipstick (or Alternative Formative Assessment) is a fast way to see the level of student understanding.  This blog post from Todd Finley includes more detail as well as a […]

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Google Add on for improved pronunciation

March 25th, 2015 · No Comments · Content- Cross Discipline, Google Tools

Speech Recognition is a free add on to Google Docs that allows you to convert speech (in many languages) to text.  After you have installed the add on, just open it to get started.  Once you select your language, you will want to focus on your pronunciation- if it is excellent, you will see the […]

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