Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Free resource of educational web tools, 21st century skills, tips and tutorials on how teachers and students integrate technology into education.

The Popular Math App 'Zombie Fish' Is Now Free

November, 2014 The popular Math game Zombie Fish Bits is free today for a limited time. It used to cost $5. This game is particularly designed for ages 5 and up. It is built in such a way as to...

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An Important YouTube Tip for Teachers and Educators

November 28, 2014 Here is a nifty little trick that is often overlooked by many teachers. I got an email the other day from a teacher asking about some tools to crop YouTube videos. I thought, why...

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A Beautiful Visual Explaining The Internet of Things

November 27, 2014 Internet of Things (IoT) is a relatively new concept that is making such a buzz online. I have come across it in several instances but never really inquired deeply about its...

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A Wonderful Note Taking App from Google

November 27, 2014 Google Keep is an excellent tool to use for creating digital sticky notes. You can use both text and images to capture and share your notes.  You can also use it   to...

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A Useful Edmodo Cheat Sheet for Teachers

November, 2014 Edmodo is a web-based platform that provides a safe and easy way for your class to connect and collaborate, share content, and access homework, grades and school notices. It...

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New Poster: Explaining SAMR Model Through Google Apps

November 27, 2014 Here is another great find today from Google Apps Action. Davis created this excellent visual illustrating how to integrated SAMR model using Google Apps. She made use of two main...

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Flipping The Classroom Using Blendspace

November 26, 2014 Blendspace is an excellent free tool to create flipped lessons for your class. You can create a class on Blendspace and invite up to 35 students to join it. The maximum number of...

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Characteristics of Engaged Learners Vs Disengaged learners (Infographic)

November 26, 2014 Getting students engaged in learning is the ultimate goal of every teacher yet it is usually the most daunting and arduous one to achieve. Living in a digitally focused age where...

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Three Effective Ways to Look for Educational Content in Twitter

November 26, 2014 Twitter search is a great alternative to the conventional ways of searching the net. This socially-based kind of search allows students to access content and resources that are both...

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Twitter Search Operators Teachers Should Know about

November, 2014 Twitter search platform  is a powerful search engine that is often underused by our students. Often times, the info you will find on Twitter search is way more precise and...

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Excellent Chart Featuring 6 Reading Comprehension Strategies

November 25, 2014 Here is a great resource on reading comprehension strategies I came across today in my Google Plus feeds. This is basically a chart created by the folks in Scholastic and is...

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Some Good Ideas and Activities to Teach Coding in Class Using Hopscotch

November, 2014 Here is another great free guide from Apple specifically designed for teachers and educators. Hopscotch Lesson Ideas is a free guide available for free download in iTunes. And as I...

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A New Tool to Search for Images Licensed for School Use

November, 2014 Photos for Class is a very good web tool that you and your students can use to search for and download Creative Common licensed images. The search engine of Photos for Class uses...

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Easy Way to Add Subtitles to Videos in Google Drive

November 24, 2014 I have just come across this excellent Google Drive tip and want to bring it to your attention as well. The tip is about adding subtitles to videos in Google Drive.This time it is...

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Excellent Activities and Lesson Ideas on Using Explain Everything in Class

November, 2014 Explain Everything Lesson Ideas is a free eBook created and provided for free by Apple. This work is part of Apple's" Apps in the Classroom" project that aims at helping teachers make...

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3 Good Educational iPad Apps That Are Free Today

November 24, 2014 Several powerful educational apps have gone free this week most notable of them all is the popular creativity app Puppet Workshop ( it's no loner free now). I have looked into some...

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6 Good iPad Apps to Turn Pictures Into Cartoons and Comics

November 23, 2014 I spent sometime this weekend curating and working on  the list of iPad apps below. These are apps that students can use to create beautiful cartoons to use in their multimedia...

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Insightful Tips on How to Integrate Problem Based Learning in Your Classroom

November 23, 2014 Project based learning and problem based learning are two didactic approaches to learning that are often used interchangeably to refer to the same thing: engaging students in...

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Personalized Learning Visually Explained for Teachers

November 23, 2014 One of the biggest affordances of technology is towards the enhancement of the concept of personalized learning. Internet and more particularly web 2.0 technologies and mobile apps...

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2 Good iPad Apps to Teach Kids Handwriting

November 23, 2014 Below are some excellent iPad apps that you can use with your kids to teach them handwriting. The apps simulate the paper and pen writing in that they provide a large white paper...

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