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Fill in the Blank

For this post I will share the idea of using the technique of filling in the blank while presenting. This is a great way to build discussion into a presentation, or help students interact with their notes. For this example … Continue reading

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PowerPoint Mix

One of the great ways to share PowerPoint is the free cloud-based add on, Office Mix. You will create an account online, but also download a “Mix Tab” add-on to your PowerPoint application. The Mix Tab houses some of the … Continue reading

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Day 9: Teleport

For day 9 I have a new tool for you, Teleport. It is in beta, but if you have video you can create an informative webpage. Here is a quick example of what it can do (I put this together … Continue reading

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SnapGuide Overview

Overview: Snapguide is designed for users to create visual based how-to guides.  That’s it.  Sounds simple. It is and that is what makes it great.  The guides are built around teaching how to do something through pictures and videos.  Adding … Continue reading

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New Symbaloo Lesson Plan Site

I am excited about the new Lesson Plan site from Symbaloo. The site is in beta, and there are a number of glitches Symbaloo is working on, but the tool is classroom ready. I have not tested every aspect of … Continue reading

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Blended Learning Design: Part 3

Organizing content on a Learning Management System (LMS) is tricky. The design of the LMS is the first factor you have to contend with. Moodle uses topics, with six different format options.  Schoology uses folders. Edmodo uses a feed design. … Continue reading

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Learning Management Systems

For the next series of posts, I am going to highlight some of my favorite tools in Schoology, Edmodo, and Moodle. My goal is not to recommend one over another but to share aspects for each LMS that you can … Continue reading

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Old School Tool: Notes

In high school I had two classes that asked me to use notes that influenced the way I use note taking in my own classroom. My psychology instructor expected us to have two notebooks for notes. The first notebook was … Continue reading

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Finding Photos

Have you ever watched a student’s presentation and half the photos they used were watermarked? Sadly, I have seen teachers and administrators do presentations with watermarked photos. Just because an image is on the search result page doesn’t mean we … Continue reading

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Adding Text and Filters

Before I get into the topic of adding text and filters to photos I wanted to address a couple of points. First, I have a Symbaloo mix (PhotosforClassroom) that has a collection of links to apps and websites that you … Continue reading

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