Technology in the classroom and teacher resources blog
One bind when writing assignments for PD is the joyful amount of time spent on APA referencing. There is a full write up on tech crunch, but basically RefMe is crowd sourced referencing. I've an assignment or two to do this year so I'll try it out. If you have used successfully any of the other referencing Apps and can recommend one, I'd really appreciate it. Thank you - Tim.
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Uses: Classroom and school presentations. At first look, it looks incredible. Slick and whizzy, a real head turner in presentations... so I signed up to see what could be done.
Description: Motion - Captivate your audience by zooming through your story. Collaborate - Build presentations with coworkers wherever, whenever. Meaningful - Visually explain how new ideas relate to each other. Personalize - Use images and videos to enhance your presentation.
The following presentation took all of ten minutes and I didn't read the manual. I inserted one of my clip art images and one of my videos. The rest is a template and some random text.Read more >>>
Use: Fantastic free blogging service, ideal as a hassle free website for Teachers Pay Teachers sellers
Description: Create a beautiful blog that fits your style. Choose from easy-to-use templates with flexible layouts and hundreds of background images, or edit your blog’s CSS and HTML to create something entirely unique. If you’re using your blog for a brand or business, you can create a custom domain that’s easy for people to find and follow.
One of my blogger websites from my time at Knock Knock English / Super Simple Learning. I have embedded the blogger blog into my own website. I can update it from within my website design software, or by emailing a post to blogger email address specific to that site. This was my blogging platform of choice before hosting it all myself. If I was starting over I would...Read more >>>
Use: Social Tagging Linkage, social bookmarking sharing, discussion boards, annotations.
Description (Wikipedia): Diigo is a social bookmarking website which allows signed-up users to bookmark and tag web-pages. Additionally, it allows users to highlight any part of a webpage and attach sticky notes to specific highlights or to a whole page. These annotations can be kept private, shared with a group within Diigo or a special link forwarded to someone else.Read more >>>