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Six Ways to Create Videos on Chromebooks - Updated

Last night on the Free Technology for Teachers Facebook page someone asked me for recommendations for creating videos on Chromebooks. Back in March I …

Understand what you read

Read smarter now.<p>From frustration...<p>...to understanding<p>His elder daughter's nephritis was comorbid with chronic hypertension and sciatic …

When the Internet doesn’t speak your language

For a first-time Internet user, learning the Web means mastering a handful of core skills: browsers, search engines, content creation.<p>For Web users …

Literacy Through Photography for English-Language Learners

• It is an excellent way to provide differentiation for English-language learners.<br>• It relieves pressure from reluctant students or striving readers and …

#Chromebook WebCam Recording - App Roundup (Updated 5/19/16)

Welcome! Want to do some screencasting for flipped classroom or video tutorials on your Chromebook? Then you've come to the right place. The...

LifeLogger: Pixorial is now part of LifeLogger

Create, discover and share location smart videos and store them safely and securely on the LifeLogger cloud. Signup for FREE and get up to 5GB of …

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YouTube Video Editor - YouTube Help

As of September 20, 2017, Video Editor is no longer available. Any videos published with the Video Editor before September 20 have not been …

Make videos online with photos, clips, music

Stupeflix Studio is closing<p>After 8 years of helping you make amazing videos we have decided to close down the service on <b>August 31, 2018</b>.<p>What does …

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Create Powerful Visuals.<br>No Design Skills Needed.<p>TechSmith makes it simple for everyone to create high-quality screenshots, screencasts, and …

Online Video Editor for Web, Mobile, Windows & OSX

IntroducingWeVideo Essentials™650K licensed, pro-quality<br>videos, music and<br>images »<p>Tell your story.<p>Impress. Engage. Boost business with video.<br>Learn more<p>…

Blogging in The Classroom: How to Get Started

June 30, 2015<p>It’s no secret that blogging is more than just a hobby.<p>Start your blog today with a <b>special OnBlastBlog discount from Bluehost</b>. Only …

50 Ideas For Student Blogging And Writing Online

Do you want your students to write more in your class?Are you looking for prompts or ideas for blog posts?You are in luck! This post aims to get your …

Teaching With Blogs

Grades <b>8 – 12</b> | Lesson Plan | Standard Lesson<p>In this lesson, students use blogs to hold discussions about the effect of the factors of culture, …

Edmodo vs Blogging | Mr G Online

When introducing transformative teaching practices involving technology, you have to be careful not to overload the senses of the tech novices on …

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Integrating Technology into the Classroom, Part I

Even 20 years ago, some of the technological perks we have available in the classroom couldn’t have been anything more than a figment of the …

Integrating Technology into the Classroom, Part II

In Technology in the Classroom, Part I, I started a discussion on some of the emerging technological trends in education. Here, this discussion …

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How To Use Blogger - Full Introduction

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4 Ways to Create an Authentic Audience for Students

Over the past year, I’ve had the chance to talk to teachers across the country about the ways they are turning their students into creators. Digital …

Top 10 Reasons for Students to Blog

by Sylvia Duckworth<p>Here is why my students blog…<p>Promotes collaboration<br>• Establishes a home-school connection<br>• Improves writing and digital …

9 Reasons Why Teachers Should Blog

Right from the start, the whole concept of homework changed; there were no more papers written to be read by no one. My classmates’ homework was …

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5 Steps for Implementing a Successful 1:1 Environment

Step 1: Define the Goals of your 1:1 Program<p>A 1:1 environment should be the goal of every learning institution; however, this is not about devices, …

Why Schools Must Move Beyond One-to-One Computing

Perhaps it was the driving rain and the dark grey clouds of an approaching storm that contributed to the superintendent’s choice of words. He had …

The problem with technology in schools

Instant access to information has revolutionized how students learn today. From an instructional perspective, education technology sounded great, but with its growing prevalence in America’s public schools, its true impact is gradually being revealed. And the news is not all good.<p>A Pew Research …

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Is Your School's Culture Toxic or Positive?

<b>"School culture is the set of norms, values and beliefs, rituals and ceremonies, symbols and stories that make up the 'persona' of the school," says</b> …