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DEN Techformation – Google Web Deisgner

DEN Techformation – Google Web Deisgner

Google Web Designer BETA is a full featured FREE website development environment.  It was created in a way that designs sites that work on every device.  The designer handles the HTML5 and CSS3 so if you don’t know how to do all the technical stuff you can still create. If you want to you can still

DEN – Techformation Piazza

Piazza is a free online Course Communication system.  It  is an online platform that facilitates interaction among students and instructors in an efficient and intuitive manor.  It was started as a way to help students who were stuck on homework problems get unstuck with the help of their classmates, TAs and professors. The list of what you can

DEN Techformation – Using GoodReader

GoodReader is probably my favorite app on the iPad and the one I get the most use out of.  This is a universal file reader and annotator.  It supports file formats: PDF, TXT,• MS Office – .doc, .ppt., .xls, iWork ’08/’09, HTML and Safari webarchives, High resolution images, Even audio and video!.  I use it

DEN Techformation – Pixlr

The ability to edit photos has become an indispensable tool in an educators box.  I am a math teacher and in order to create assessments, worksheets, study guides, lesson presentations…etc. I need to be able to edit pictures, create drawings, and combine elements of them both into one element on a page.  Until the last few

DEN Techformation – Leveraging A MOOC

What is a MOOC? (see video below) It is a Massive Open Online Course.  Most times it is completely free.  Carnegie Mellon offers “No instructors, no credits, no charge.” Forty public universities will offer free online courses with full credit starting spring 2013.   Why would a school do that well in an effort to entice potential students

DEN Techformation: Ask 3

A teacher is working with a small group and doesn’t want to be interrupted with every small question, so they set the policy “Ask 3 before me.” This simple phrase was the inspiration for TechSmith’s app Ask3. While there are other strong educational screencasting/interactive whiteboard apps like Explain Everything and Show Me, there are a

Get Ready for Next School Year with Classtools.net!

Use the free tools at classtools.net to help you randomly pick students to call on, create interactive activities to use with your whiteboard, and engage students with an abundance of interactive learning tools. Students can make fake social media pages for historical figures , scientific elements, or any other creative educational use you and your

DEN Techformation: SimpleK12

So the summer has finally come and your looking for something to do on those rainy days ( like the next few on the east coast), how about puttin on some slippers in your PJs and taking a look at SimpleK12.com.  They are a website dedicated to professional development for teachers through the use of