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Great classroom web tools, apps, free eBooks and more! 1-7-13

Tuesday, January 8, 2013


Some great web sites and web 2.0 tools for your classroom:

Use the free service Class Charts for data-rich seating and behavior management charts: classcharts.com

How I learned to say, 'Hi, Google Docs; bye, MS Word' - CNET News article

2012's Top Educational Tools- I totally agree with this list, many of these tools ROCK!  How many have you used, or are familiar with?? 

You may have already seen this site, but still pretty cool. Historical newspapers: chroniclingamerica.loc.gov 

Using Evernote?  Here's one for you... 5 Apps That Let You Do More With Evernote: bit.ly/kFF8Ff 

Google Sites

Need help with Google Sites? Here is a nice Google Sites tutorial: edutraining.googleapps.com/Training-Home/…

Google Chrome Extensions

If I could only have one Chrome extension this would be the one -Email Checker Plus http://goo.gl/s940K <--- Get it now, and step-by-step directions!

iPad apps and tips: 
Amazing Screencasting and Class management apps -some free for limited time! http://goo.gl/lUVsx   <--- Personally reviewed by your's truly. :) 

Only one iPad in the classroom? Make the most of it with these tips bit.ly/y3PmkN 

A+ Pro is a nice flash card app with Quizlet integration. Free for a limited time.  itunes.apple.com/us/app/a+-flas…

Some free technology eBooks
If you are at Norris, I have already downloaded these PDF eBooks  and put it in with our other ebooks on the network. Located here: O:\eBooks 

Effective Mobile learning 50+ quick tips, programs and resources. -Free ebook(PDF format)
Thanks to Charlie Hutzler for this great resource. The eBook on Scribd can be found here

Great Google+ resource/free ebook. 
Free copies of What the Plus! Google+ for the rest of us, courtesy of Google. http://goo.gl/eRy6z This is a PDF/ebook with some great Google+ information. Thanks to Evan Lee for this great resource! 

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