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A Free Plagiarism Checker for Teachers

A Free Plagiarism Checker for Teachers

A Free Plagiarism Checker for Teachers PlagiarismChecker.com provides teachers with a quick and easy way to check content from student work for exact phrase matches on the internet. Tools like Turnitin are much more robust, but can be cost prohibitive for teachers. Plagiarism Checker Simply go to PlagiarismChecker.com. Like most free sites, it’s littered with adds…. Read more

How to Separate Names in Excel, Numbers, and Google Sheets

How to Separate Names in Excel, Numbers, and Google Sheets

How to Separate Names in Excel, Numbers, and Google Sheets Tutorials for Managing Your Class Rosters Teachers have many reasons for working with rosters in different formats: creating spreadsheets, importing names into various websites and software, setting up a mail merge, etc. Typing names is time consuming and an easy way to make errors. Unfortunately… Read more

Cite Sources the Easy Way – Cite This For Me

Cite Sources the Easy Way – Cite This For Me

Cite Sources the Easy Way Cite This For Me www.CiteThisForMe.com A Citation Generator That Works the Way You Do Cite This For Me is a citation generator that allows you to cite sources in minutes, if not seconds: Scan a book’s barcode with the mobile app. Cite websites with one click using the Chrome extension…. Read more

A Free Online Teleprompter for the Classroom

A Free Online Teleprompter for the Classroom

A Free Online Teleprompter for the Classroom CuePrompter.com – The Online Teleprompter CuePrompter is a free online teleprompter / autocue service that works in your browser. You don’t need to download any software or purchase an app, just go to CuePrompter.com to get started. I decided to test it out by copying the Gettysburg Address… Read more

3 Must-Read Books for Teachers

3 Must-Read Books for Teachers

3 Must-Read Books for Teachers With so many good choices out there, I wanted to narrow my list of must-read books for teachers down to just three. These three books share inspiration and insight on what we must do to move from an outdated, obsolete model of education to a model that is relevant to today’s… Read more

Scavenger Hunts That Your Students Will Love  – GooseChase

Scavenger Hunts That Your Students Will Love – GooseChase

Scavenger Hunts That Your Students Will Love GooseChase GooseChase.com Scavenger Hunts In The Classroom Scavenger hunts have long been popular in the classroom. The GooseChase scavenger hunt app takes scavenger hunts to a whole new level with some great features for creating, managing, and participating in scavenger hunts. Creating a Scavenger Hunt Setting up your… Read more

Google Earth – Travel the World From Your Classroom

Google Earth – Travel the World From Your Classroom

Google Earth – Travel the World From Your Classroom The Old Google Earth I remember how completely amazed I was the first time I used Google Earth. I had so many ideas for using it in the classroom. Unfortunately having an entire classroom download and install the large program took up the better portion of… Read more

Classical Music for Studying – 7 Free Apps

Classical Music for Studying – 7 Free Apps

Classical Music for Studying 7 Free Apps Classical music for studying? The research might surprise you. The Mozart Effect, the idea that classical music training actually improves intelligence, has been pretty thoroughly debunked.  Much of the research I have found also supports studying in silence.  However, classical music has been shown to reduce stress and… Read more

A Great QR Code Generator for Teachers

A Great QR Code Generator for Teachers

A Great QR Code Generator for Teachers QR Stuff QRstuff.com While there are plenty of QR code generators, I have found myself using QR Stuff most often over the last several years. There are many QR code generators to choose from, but few offer the ability to share so many different types of data.  QR… Read more