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Remind 101 – An easy way to message students and parents via text.

Remind 101 – An easy way to message students and parents via text.

 Remind www.remind101.com Remind is the safe, simple, free way to text your students and their parents.   Simple: Students and parents register themselves. Send messages via web browser, smart phone, or tablet app. Create multiple groups.  Perfect for classes, clubs, teams, etc.   Safe: 1 way communication – replies aren’t an option. Student, parent, teacher… Read more

TubeChop – Chop & Share YouTube Videos

TubeChop – Chop & Share YouTube Videos

TubeChop www.tubechop.com TubeChop is the simplest way I’ve seen to clip parts from YouTube videos and share them with students.  Want to show just a small clip from a video?  It’s as easy as: Go to www.tubechop.com Paste the URL or search for a YouTube Video. Slide the bar below your video to indicate the… Read more

Spreaker – Podcasting Made Simple

Spreaker – Podcasting Made Simple

Spreaker http://www.spreaker.com/   Looking for an easy way for you or your students to podcast?  Check out Spreaker.  Spreaker allows you to easily record podcasts or audio clips.  You can broadcast live, or save the recording for and broadcast it later.  The interface is extremely easy to use with no software installation required.  A virtual mixing board adds some nice… Read more

Technology Excuse Statement

Technology Excuse Statement

Rather than post a new resource this week, I’m going to share my Technology Excuse Statement as teachers head back to school and revise syllabi.  The one below has been modified from a number of online sources (links to which I can no longer find).  Common sense and flexibility still need to apply, but it does… Read more

Team Maker – An easy, flexible, random way to create groups!

Team Maker – An easy, flexible, random way to create groups!

Team Maker http://chir.ag/projects/team-maker/   Take the hassle out of making teams in your classroom.  Simply paste your roster into the site, select the format for team names (animals, numbers, Greek gods, etc.), choose the number of teams you would like to create and click “generate teams.”  Your results can be displayed on screen (copy and paste as you… Read more

Shelfari – A great way to encourage reading!

Shelfari – A great way to encourage reading!

Shelfari www.shelfari.com Shelfari is a social network for people who love books.  Create a virtual shelf to show off your books, see what your friends are reading and discover new books – all for free!  You can even create reading groups with group shelves – perfect for suggested/supplemental reading lists.    Don’t Miss a Pick – Follow… Read more

Symbaloo – Cool Bookmarking Tool

Symbaloo – Cool Bookmarking Tool

Symbaloo www.symbaloo.com or www.symbalooedu.com Another great bookmarking site that allows you to create visual bookmarks, organize, and share them.  Allow students to build a collaborative link collection.  A fun way to post links! You can search other Symbaloo users’ pages or “Web Mixes” and follow them.  I found this web mix on Google tools for… Read more

Wordle – Quick & Easy Word Clouds

Wordle – Quick & Easy Word Clouds

  www.wordle.net What is Wordle? “Wordle is a toy for generating “word clouds” from text that you provide. The clouds give greater prominence to words that appear more frequently in the source text. You can tweak your clouds with different fonts, layouts, and color schemes. The images you create with Wordle are yours to use however you like. You… Read more