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Easily Create Collaborative Diagrams and Mind Maps on Google Drive

March 13, 2014<br>Using Lucidchart add-on on google Docs students will be able to create and edit diagrams and mind maps collaboratively and in realtime. …

5 Good Options for Creating Digital Portfolios

Over the course of the school year our students create some fantastic digital products. Building a digital portfolio is a great way for students to …

The 8 Steps of A Great Digital Storytelling Process

March , 2014<br>Integrating digital storytelling requires more than just knowledge of the web tools to use for creating and sharing digital stories, the …

5-Minute Film Festival: Resources for Teaching About Character

The Science of Character (8:04)<p>A lovely example of cloud filmmaking. Over 70,000 schools and organizations in more than 70 countries are screening …

High School

The 6 Best Alternatives to Google for Students and Teachers

Below is a list I have meticulously compiled containing a host of excellent search engines which you can recommend to your students. I invite you to …

Notetaking In The Digital Classroom: A Blended Learning Approach

<b>Notetaking In The Digital Classroom: A Blended Learning Approach</b><p>Note-taking is part-and-parcel to the academic learning experience.<p>Often during …

Education Technology

Teacher's Guide to Digital Curation

<b>What is digital curation ?</b><br>Digital curation or content curation " is the selection, preservation, maintenance, collection and archiving of digital …

Thou Shalt Not Steal: Free Music for Your Videos and Websites

Photos, videos, music – all these types of content come with strings attached. There are legions of lawyers just waiting for you to make that tiny …

Gmail - Free Storage and Email from Google

2013 Best Books Lists

Welcome to the time of year when <b>Best Books</b> lists start popping up left and right. In order to have all the lists in one place, I will update this …

Google Doc Story Builder — @joycevalenza NeverEndingSearch

Remember Google Search Story?<p>Google now offers the opportunity to tell stories by animating simulated Docs with its Story Builder.<p>Each document can …

ReadWorks Adds More Science Passages Aligned to Common Core Standards

ReadWorks is a nonprofit service that has cataloged hundreds of lesson plans and more than one thousand non-fiction reading passages aligned to …

AASL: The unconference report — @joycevalenza NeverEndingSearch

Friday night a team of teacher librarians, and a few friends, hosted AASL’s first unconference.<p>It all started with a conversation with Susan Ballard …

‘Miss, what’s my password?’ 14 Web 2.0 tools without student logins

I spend lots of time trialling new web 2.0 tools with my students, for all different learning purposes.<p>My grade and I often have a conversation that …

Do Your Students Know How To Search?

<b>The Connected Student Series:</b><p>There is a new digital divide on the horizon. It is not based around who has devices and who does not, but instead the …

No Hail Marys Here: Fall Teen Sports Books Score Touchdowns | On the Radar Teen

Leaves begin to change color. Pumpkins dot the landscape at roadside stands. The temperature drops. Fall has arrived. With it, millions of fans will …

Scientists in the Field — Heavy Medal

As you well know, last year was an amazing year for nonfiction. We had an unprecedented amount of depth and quality in the field, and while only one …

Make Room for Debut Picture Book Authors and Illustrators | JLG’s On the Radar

In a season of amazing new picture books, first-time kid lit writers and illustrators offer wonderful additions to the growing wealth librarians can …

Review: Desmond Pucket — Good Comics for Kids

AMP Comics for Kids adds another Hybrid novel to the ever growing list of comics and prose mishmash titles. On sale in just two weeks, this will be a …

Green Mountain Library Consortium

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9 Places To Find Great Online Professional Development

The beginning of the school year for many teachers includes something that many are grumbling about. Do you hear those low-pitched rumbles? That’s …

Silvia Tolisano

It is with great pleasure and satisfaction, that I am holding A Guide to Documenting Learning: Making Thinking Visible, Meaningful, Shareable and …

Are we teaching kids to hate reading? - Home - Doug Johnson's Blue Skunk Blog

OK, the statistics in the graphic above may be questionable (Robert Brewer is a pastor at a Texas church and the Jenkins Group (a "custom" book …