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5 Best Educational Websites Every Student Should Know

The web is loaded with valuable tools and resources students can use in their academic life. Despite of overwhelming scholarly requirements, difficult subjects, and nerve-wracking exams, you can still make the most of your student life with the help of the latest technology.
In this digital age, learning became more fun, enjoyable and interesting because of the available EdTech tools. Students can simply find the right online resources on the Internet, and they can choose…
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Added by gabbie keegan on February 11, 2015 at 10:52pm — No Comments

Online Tools That Make a College Student’s Life Easier

Nowadays it is difficult to imagine a student who goes through their college without a smartphone, tablet, or at least a computer. Young people practically spend their days with modern technology, but not all of them have realized that their devices can save instead of waste time.

If you try to implement these educational tools in your studying activities, you will not only improve the quality of your learning methods, but will also go through college…

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Added by Melissa Burns on June 6, 2014 at 7:23am — No Comments

A Taste of “Bitter and Sweet” Dark Chocolate                                                                                           —Reflections on my internship by Jia Yao      With the help of M…

A Taste of “Bitter and Sweet” Dark Chocolate

                                                                                          —Reflections on my internship by Jia Yao

 

   With the help of Mary Sakin, the SCB Director of Applied Business Learning, I found my first U.S. internship with Spudder.com.  As a web-oriented business, Spudder depends heavily on business tools like Mavenlink and Google Apps to manage work flow.  From the moment I…

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Added by Jia Yao on April 11, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Best Free Online Tutoring Tools

Students, tutors, and teachers are no longer limited to classroom learning. The Internet offers many great options for tutors and teachers to prepare for their lectures and work with students in a non-conventional virtual environment. If you are determined to make progress in your career as a professional tutor or you just want to find a way to help your cousin who lives across the country, you are recommended to experiment with the tools listed below and find the best platform that will…

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Added by Melissa Burns on January 31, 2014 at 6:00am — 1 Comment

Add a little humor to your class website with a Voki

Use Voki to create an Avatar for you or your class and embed theVoki into your website or blog.

Added by Brian Weir on December 26, 2013 at 4:52pm — No Comments

Create video and audio PowerPoint Presentations for your students with Knovio

Knovio allows teachers and business leaders toadd video and voice to common PowerPoint presentationsand then be shared through email, your blog and website through embedding the presentation.

Added by Brian Weir on December 26, 2013 at 4:45pm — No Comments

Avoid Boredom in Your Classroom With Creative Tools

The article initially appeared here

This morning when my dad gave me a ride to work (it was pouring outside), we had some chit chat while waiting in traffic. He was telling me about the start of the new university year and about the fact that he didn’t prepare anything for his courses with the students. I told him “Well, you still have…

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Added by Laura Iancu on December 16, 2013 at 7:30am — No Comments

Create graphs for your math class with this excellent web 2.0 graphing calculator tool

Desmos is aweb 2.0 graphing calculator that allows easy demonstrations for students in math classrooms on how to graph mathematical formulas. Extremely easy to use. Print, save, or share your graph in multiple formats.

Added by Brian Weir on June 22, 2013 at 1:04pm — No Comments

Disable/Turn off Smart Ink for the Smartboard Notebook software.

Demonstrates how to disable the peskySmart Ink toolbarso that it doesn't show up on your Windows.

Added by Brian Weir on May 27, 2013 at 2:25pm — No Comments

Classroom Backchanneling

If your looking to integrate more technology into your classroom, you might want to consider setting up a backchannel that your students can use.

What is a backchannel?

A backchannel is a secondary discussion that complements the primary teaching activity. It has its origins with Twitter and conferences where the audience participates with the presenters. The same concepts can be used in the classroom.  

What does a backchannel provide?

  • A…
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Added by David Johns on January 22, 2013 at 9:36pm — No Comments

Create Educational Interactive Timelines with TimeRime

Create interactive and informative educational timelinesin an extremely easy manner.  Students will love being given the option of creating a timeline.  Use Timerime for history, art, science, social studies or just about any subject in which they are required to understand the time frame at which events occurred.

Added by Brian Weir on February 27, 2012 at 5:04pm — No Comments

Create dynamic charts with Chartle

Chartle is an awesome site that allows students and teachers the ability to create dynamic and graphic charts based upon data collected in the classroom.  This site is extremely easy to use and can be easily used across most grade levels.  Click the link to view a short tutorial and example of what Chartle is.

Added by Brian Weir on February 4, 2012 at 1:25pm — No Comments

Create and edit art, music, audio, and visual affects with Aviary's suite of tools

Aviary is a powerful suite of graphics and audio tools that can be used for educational purposes and assignments.  It is a very dynamic piece of software that is hosted in the cloud and is an excellent web 2.0 tool.  Click here to read more about using Aviary in the Classroom.

Added by Brian Weir on January 25, 2012 at 8:34pm — No Comments

iEducate - Final conference at Warwick University, Coventry and Virtual Conference in Second Life

On 20th September 2011 the iEducate Team presents the tools and resources that were developed during the project lifetime. Furthermore recent developments and technologies that will shape the future of vocational education will be introduced during several break-out session.

 

On 21st September 2011 a virtual conference will take place at the virtual training island in Second Life for those unable to attend in person on the 20th.

 

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Added by Jana Dobbelstein on August 1, 2011 at 3:26am — No Comments

My new blog

Edge of Education

Added by Mr. B on December 19, 2010 at 3:22pm — No Comments

Exploring the World of Free Teaching Productivity Resources on the Web

There are so many free productivity tools available on the Internet for today’s educators. I’m creating a resource page that list many of the most useful ones, and I’d love to have your input!

By “productivity” tools and resources, I am referring to tools that can help teachers get their jobs done more efficiently or effectively, at no cost (beyond the effort required to use the resources, of course). There are so many of these types of tools out on the…

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Added by Kelly Walsh on November 29, 2010 at 6:00am — No Comments

Seven Free Social Media Tools For Teachers

Hello,


Here is a link to a post by "Mashable/Social Media" that links to seven fantastic free social media tools for teachers.


Click here to check out these amazing resources.


The tools that are available today are so powerful it is hard to get our head…
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Added by Gary Gray on October 16, 2010 at 12:52pm — 2 Comments

Next Generation Learning Challenges

There is a place that encourages better learning as well as teaching techniques while promoting new and evolving technologies as the tools to achieve more effective results.


Click here to visit the website of "Next Generation Learning Challenges".


Tis site will be of interest to teachers and students alike interested in best practices to achieve better results in the education of our youth in…
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Added by Gary Gray on October 11, 2010 at 7:50pm — No Comments

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