Tag Archives: Apps

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July 2019: Web-ulous tools, part 3

July 2019: Web-ulous tools, part 3

Every couple of years, I share my favorite online tools, like I did in November 2017 and March 2014. In this post, I am going to concentrate on tools to support Creative Commons image usage. I am not specifically going to cover the process of searching for CC images , but how to make sure

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September 2018: Favorite tools for schools

If you are reading this blog post, chances are you do not need to be convinced students should be creating projects and products to showcase acquisition of content knowledge. And you probably already have a pedagogical model you use for infusing technology seamlessly into the curriculum to enhance teaching and learning. It may be SAMR,

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September 2016: iOS utility apps for the classroom

As you begin another school year, I wanted to share some of my favorite iOS apps and utilities. Many of these tools can be used by you as you develop lessons and units, and by students as they utilize the resources found in the Discovery Education collection. I do my best work in coffeeshops. Besides being

Getting APPy with Techbook: ThingLink

Want to make your pictures and images interactive? ThingLink (iPad & Android) is the perfect tool to make your images and pictures come alive by placing Techbook notes, interactive links, songs, other images, and even videos on top of them. Use the Share feature of any of your Techbook and Streaming resources to link this resource

Joy of Reading

The Joy of Reading is a series of three editable video within Streaming Plus. Each are about 20 minutes long and are a great resource for both teachers and parents. There is a teacher’s guide available which has classroom activities, parents letters, checklist and ways to get parents involved with home reading. This a appropriate for

“Cell Phone Tricks and Treats” – DEN Fall Virtual Conference

On October 19, 2013, Discovery Education again wowed us with their full day of presentations, 23 in all. Since it was impossible to participate in all the events, all presentations have been archived and are available at http://www.discoveryeducation.com/community/den-fall-virtcon-archive.cfm I know many of us intend to go back and view some that we missed, but with