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Archive for July, 2011

Snag Learning Films

July26

SnagLearning:  This site has free downloadable films on numerous topics, can be searched by topics:  arts & music, children’s learning, math & science,  history, foreign language, political science & civics, foreign culture & geography.  Grade levels are available and are free to use in the classroom.  Films are streamed from such channels as National Geographic, NOVA, […]

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Great Resources for Mobile Apps

July24

IEAR.org is a community powered review of educational applications for mobile devices. IEAR is primarily focused on iPod, iPhone, and iPad apps but there are also some mentions of Android apps.  Excellent resource that allows you to sort by grade level with reviews and submissions by teachers.  “Goldmine” of resources.

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QR Uses–Treasure Hunt and more.

July23

Open a magazine, a catalog, or take a look at sign in your local grocery market these days and you’re likely to see a QR code.  To that end, Russel Tarr has developed the QR Treasure Hunt Generator. The QR Treasure Hunt Generator provides you with all of the things you need to get started […]

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50 Sites in 60 Minutes (ver. 2) by David Kapuler

July23

Education blogger David Kapuler has created a free slideshow of 50 great sites for education, creativity, organization and more.  Each slide includes basic information about the site, a link to the site, and a link to Kapuler’s review of the site. 50sites ver2 View more presentations from David Kapuler

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Google Forms/Spreadsheet Formatting

July23

Google forms are fabulous for gathering information, but sometimes, the data in the spreadsheet can be difficult to view. In this post, I’ll share a simple-to-implement formula and a bonus tip that will make it much easier to deal with (and even print) form-fed data! The Original Data: When you collect data into a Google […]

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Old Fashioned Peach Cobbler

July17

5 c. peeled and sliced fresh peaches 1 tsp lemon juice 1/2 c. sugar 2 Tbsp. water 1 Tbsp. cornstarch 1/2 tsp. cinnamon Topping 1 c. flour 1/2 tsp baking powder 3 Tbsp butter or margarine 3 Tbsp milk 1 egg 1/4 c. brown sugar 1/3 c. chopped pecans Combine peaches and lemon juice in […]

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Dipity–Timelines Online

July16

Dipity is a timeline web site where users can both create their own timelines and view other people’s created timelines.  It’s ver visual and has a great interactivity component to it9users can lcick on entries for more information.  It is a little more difficult to use but it produces beautiful visual timelines which can then […]

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Automatoon–Create Animations for the Web

July8

Automatoon is a free service for creating simple to complex animations that you can reuse anywhere on the web.  There are three basic steps to using Automatoon.  First, you draw and color your images.  Second, you break apart each element of your drawing and third, you specify the animation action for each part of your […]

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Batch Geo and Google Form–Good First Day Activity

July7

This activity could be a good get-acquainted activity for new students.  A Google Form can be created, data collected in the spreadsheet view and then data entered into BatchGeo creating an annotated map. Resources / Things you’ll need: • A Google account for the teacher (students will NOT need accounts) • A Google form/spreadsheet to gather the […]

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