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24 Favorite Teacher-Curated Web and iOS Apps for Creating Content

November 17, 2015

A Wealth of Wonderful Tools for Teachers and Students to Create Learning Content. At last week’s TLIPAD conference, we had a great “Birds of a Feather” session focused on apps for creating content. We compiled a list of Web and iPad apps that participants like to use to develop learning content, and I thought many […]

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The Rise of the ‘Youtuber’ and Why Teachers Should Take Notice

November 10, 2015

Short Form Video is BIG and Getting Bigger. Is Education Putting the Format to Good Use? So, do you know what a YouTuber is? Can you name a few? Your students can probably name lots of their favorites. In some ways, the YouTuber is sort of a modern equivalent to the 70’s or 80’s teen […]

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10 Tech-Savvy Web Teaching Apps Students (& Other Teachers) Will Love

October 20, 2015

Come Explore 10 Different Fun & Powerful Free Tools With our ‘3 Minute Teaching With Tech’ Tutorials! Have you ever peeked in on another teacher and saw them using a tech tool that made you think, “Wow! That looks really cool! I wonder how hard it is to use?” Or maybe one of your own […]

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Create Short Animated Presentations (and Maintain Student Privacy) with Tellagami

October 7, 2015

Create Quick, Easy Avatar-Animated Videos With This Free SmartPhone App Nick Combs will be presenting pre-conference workshop, “Teaching with the iPad Grades K-6” and the breakout session “Creation Formation” at the 2015 Teaching and Learning with the iPad Conference this November. Come join Nick and hundreds of other passionate educators at the original iPad educational […]

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A New “3 Minute Teaching With Tech Tutorial” Introducing Microsoft’s Compelling New SNIP Tool

September 24, 2015

Create Video Lessons in Minutes by Annotating Screen Snips with this Free Windows App Microsoft appears to have taken a page from Google’s playbook, encouraging employees to “turn their wild ideas into real projects” and calling the effort Microsoft Garage. Makes sense to me – all organizations should make room and opportunity for innovation. One […]

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Fun Projects and Increased Digital Literacy With GoAnimate for Schools

September 16, 2015

Cool Apps Like GoAnimate can be a Powerful aid in Developing Digital Literacy for Today’s Students Today, digital literacy is a requirement, not only in the workplace, but also in the classroom. By incorporating a variety of tools into their lesson plans, teachers like Lynn Weeks can better prepare students to use digital devices in […]

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APPEd Review Round Up for September – Alternative Presentation Apps

September 9, 2015

Rubric-Assessed Apps That Provide Great Alternatives to PowerPoint and KeyNote Todd Cherner will be presenting the session “Educational App Integration: Creating Tablet-Enhanced Instruction” at the 2015 Teaching and Learning with the iPad Conference this November. Come join Todd and hundreds of other passionate educators at the original iPad educational conference November 12th – 14th in Raleigh, […]

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Put the Power Back in PowerPoint With More Images and Less Text!

May 20, 2015

A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words The next time you’re putting together a presentation, ask yourself whether a slide can be replaced with a picture. If you can get your main point across with a picture instead of a chart, bullet point list or block of text, do so. Pictures are engaging and memorable. […]

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How Cool is Voki?! Create Fun Talking Avatars for Classroom Use

April 23, 2015

I introduced Voki to EmergingEdTech readers back in 2011, and its overdue for another mention! This is a such a fun tool. Guest writer James Thompson offers a handful of approaches to using this unique application in teaching and learning. – KW Discover Voki, a fun, unique tool for your classroom and students. The idea […]

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Our Newest 3 Minute Tech Tool Tutorial: Screencast-O-Matic

April 22, 2015

Screencast-O-Matic Provides Free Screencasting, and Adds Additional Powerful Functionality for Just $15 a Year! This week on the Try-a-Tool-a-Week Challenge, we’re checking out Screencast-O-Matic. The Challenge is an easy, fun thing we’ve been doing on the site here in which anyone who signs up to get an email about each week’s new tool gets to […]

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