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How to do more with a Google Account

Get more from your Google Account<p>Google does many things, but restricting what you can do with your data isn't one of them. As a mail client for …

What Happened When One High School Started An Open Conversation About Race

Creating a supportive environment for students to share their experiences “makes perfect sense for our time and place in history."<p>There has been no shortage of topics to discuss since Missouri's Maplewood Richmond Heights High School principal Kevin Grawer started a Student Group on Race Relations …

12 Must Have Apps for 1:1 Android Classrooms

November 24, 2015<br>A few days ago, we shared a list of some very good apps to use in a 1:1 iPad classroom. Shortly after the posting of that list we …

3 Awesome Chromebook Tools to Annotate Web Content

November 22, 2015<br>Here are some good Chrome extensions to use on your Chromebook to annotate webpages. You can use them to highlight portion of a web …

8 Tools to Curate Content for Social Media

Content curation describes the act of searching the web for awesome topics, blogs, quotes, news articles, videos, images, or other forms of content …

Infographics

Web_2_Oh_Tools

<b>Sometimes the best gadgets are online! FREE (or cheap) sites that make your life more interesting, or provide a service that is just so cool you</b> …

Educators: What Will Happen When Twitter Ends?

Twitter has been used by hundreds of thousands of educators, but recent news should make us wonder whether the social media platform is seeing its …

Social Media

Students Need Teacher Relationships Not Just Adaptive Software & Videos

Thanks to the web of connections facilitated by Twitter, this morning I watched the popular (> 1 million views) YouTube video, “Digital Aristotle: …

Education Technology

5 Visual Content Tools to Boost Engagement

Do want to create stronger visual content for your social channels?<p>Looking for tools to help?<p>A number of budget-friendly tools make it easy to create …

Infographics

5 Alternative Ways To Share Content Other Than Social Media

When you want to get your content in front of new readers, tapping into the dozens of targeted platforms on social media is an obvious choice. …

With Topick, Join Communities Around Your Favorite Topics

Meet Topick, a newly launched startup that wants to create a sort of social network for your favorite topics. After selecting your interests, Topick offers an unfiltered feed of people sharing the same passions as you. It’s a small Facebook, but without all the mainstream news and noise from your …

Educational | Tools Teachers Need to Know to Integrate Edtech

While mastering the tools of educational technology is essential, it is by no means the only thing teachers need to understand in order to …

Education Technology

5 Great Web Tools for Creating Video Lessons

December 2 , 2015<br>We have curated for you today a list of some very helpful tools to use to create interactive video lessons. These tools are …

How Facebook is changing the web as we know it

For over a decade, Facebook has served as a key player in the social media game. While others have tried to compete, very few have been able to …

Social Media

Using Social Media To Tell Your Classroom’s Story

<b>Using Social Media To Tell Your Classroom’s Story</b><p>by <b>Terry Heick</b><p>Educators have embraced social media to establish networks, communicate with students, …

An Excellent Search Engine for Free Educational Images

December 5, 2015 <br>Everystockphoto is an excellent search engine that allows you to conduct quick searches for free photos. Students can use it to look …

Friday Five: Things teachers miss out on because they’re too busy

Teaching can be an all-consuming profession. It eats away at every aspect of a teacher’s life to the point where there is often little left that is …

Solutions for Education

Is Internet access really that important?<p>Being connected to the Internet is no longer an option for schools today. Even without taking the student …

4 Steps to Providing More Access in Schools

A frequent conflict that educators have with their IT departments is over access to content for students — content that's often being blocked at the …

It Won't Be Long Now Until Every School Has Internet Access

Good news can feel all too hard to come by lately. But this, at least, is something the US can be proud of: the digital divide in the country's …

EdCentral

David Petrie: Clickbait, Memes and sharing the truth – activities for digital literacies

Submitted 2 months 4 days ago by David Petrie.One of Gavin Dudeney’s recent articles on this site explores the ideas of digital literacies and …

Call Congress About School Libraries Now

The bedrock of our whole library ecosystem is School Libraries and Librarians. The word from ALA Washington Office is that school libraries are in …

Libraries

Encourage a Love of Reading Throughout the Summer - Expert Tips & Advice . PBS Parents | PBS

<b>Check out the events taking place at your local library.</b> Many libraries have reading programs where participants log the books or time spent reading …