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Math apps, Google Tools, free apps & more in this final school edition for May 2014

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Web sites and tools:
I have promoted Socrative in the past... here is another one that is great for online quizzing with any device. - InfuseLearning 

Want to teach online safety - Then Netsmartz is the site for you! NetSmartz Workshop is an interactive, educational program of the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children® (NCMEC) that provides age-appropriate resources to help teach children how to be safer on- and offline. 


If you teach Math - These are for you!
Desmos Graph functions, plot tables of data, evaluate equations, explore transformations, and much more – for free!
GeoGebra - Dynamic mathematics & science for learning and teaching - The software is free, and they have a Chrome App too!

Google tools and tips:
How Google Docs Can Help You Come Across As A Professional 

Four ways to find free images to use legally with Google Apps


Android tips and tricks: 
Pro tip: How to work with Google Docs offline using Android - Jack Wallen walks you through the process of working with Google Docs offline on your Android device

IOS apps for the iPad and/or iPhone:

Here are a few for the younger kids:

Incredible Word Lens app now free following Google acquisition bit.ly/1lKcian IOS and Android apps available. Point your camera to a sign, and it translates the sign to any of 60 languages! 

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