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Miscellaneous Educational Resources 3-4-13

Monday, March 4, 2013



Some great web 2.0 tools and Sites: 
Sharing some Symbaloo ♥: Kindergarten Webmix symbaloo.com/mix/kindergart… GREAT computer games 

Handouts from the #tcea13 convention are available here: http://goo.gl/Usgf1 (A wealth of info at your fingertips from this large Texas educational tech conference.)

10 Great Video Tutorials on Using Twitter in Education buff.ly/15PHcqb

2013 Top 10 Best & FREE Cloud Storage Services & Smartphone Apps techgyd.com/2013-top-10-be…

Create a quiz using images with Image Quiz: freetech4teachers.com/2013/02/create… 

Another interesting way to curate and display a collection of websites: edu.allmyfaves.com  (I still like Symbaloo, especially for younger kids.) 


Royalty Free Music for student or teacher projects:
Some Great tools for Chrome:

13 killer Chrome apps to replace your desktop software | PCWorld pcworld.com/article/201715…  

10 Things You Didn't Know Chrome Could Do on.mash.to/ZkoOBh

Two Handy Speech to Text Tools for Chrome http://goo.gl/VGLIs 

Google Tools
Ten ways to maximize your Google Drive. http://goo.gl/ZjKtT 

Short screencast describing how to create a custom Google Map : youtu.be/SBTaHd2-Iik

Can't find the 'Create from template' feature in Google Drive? Watch today's video to learn how - bit.ly/VtRnfG

So you want some Apps!

This one was sent out last week, but thought I would include it in case someone missed that mailing: Here is one that may be fun for the elementary classrooms: Dr. Seuss Camera - The Cat in the Hat Edition - Free today!  http://goo.gl/pVUJk  

If you are a Coach, this is a must have app: Coach My Video – The iPad App Coaches and Phys Ed Teachers Need ow.ly/i79fE  (I know several Norris staff members are already using this app, but wanted to promote it those of you that have not looked at it yet.) 

Great, free iPad app from Cambridge University Press for ESL students - Phrasal Verbs Machine: bit.ly/WfY9Iw

Many schools use Pic Collage (Free) to have students do comic strips.  It's a nice picture collage maker too! 

20 Free Multiplication iPad Apps for Kids http://goo.gl/oJb6M
14 Free Alphabet iPad Apps for Kids http://goo.gl/O0ZuC
21 Free Counting iPad Apps for Kids http://goo.gl/hN1h5
13 Free Addition iPad Apps for Kids http://goo.gl/4t3ce
9 Free Subtraction iPad Apps for Kids http://goo.gl/xxHV9
15 Free Science iPad Apps for Kids http://goo.gl/bT2uV
24 Free Chemistry iPad Apps for Students http://goo.gl/a3PpB

Top 5 Apps You Want On Your iPad (including ‘how to’ video links)  http://goo.gl/NX8BR

So many apps and so little time to look at them see if they’re useful.  These few lists/resources will help: http://goo.gl/ssYqK

eBooks:

100 Tips for Google Chrome (PDF): bit.ly/XrrquW (At Norris, this ebook is downloaded and on the O drive - O:\eBooks -Free\Google Chrome)

Ed Tech's free ebook - technology resources 2013 : emergingedtech.com/ebook/Emerging… (At Norris, this ebook is downloaded and on the O drive - O:\eBooks -Free called "EmergingEdTech's 2013 Free Education Technology Resources eBook.pdf"


Free eBooks in PDF and ePub formats on a variety of technology subjects:

Makeuseof has a lot of nice eBooks on a variety of technology subjects: http://www.makeuseof.com/pages/download  (Password is makeuseof  for downloading.)

Remember at Norris --- Check out our Free eBooks on technology subjects on the O drive on our network! (O:\eBooks -Free)

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