Smithsonian Photos

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Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Desktop Publishing, Digital Photography | Posted on May 5, 2014

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SmithsonianPhotos is a fabulous place to find interesting images to spark student imagination.  Use them for writing prompts, math problems, or to illustrate a lesson you are teaching.

Teaching with You Tube: 197 Digital Channels for Learning

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Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Videos, You Tube | Posted on May 5, 2014

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Teaching With YouTube: 197 Digital Channels For Learning

One-Page Nonfiction Reading/Thinking Passages Aligned with Core Priorities

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Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Common Core | Posted on May 5, 2014

One-Page Nonfiction Reading/Thinking Passages Aligned with Core Priorities

One-Page Nonfiction Readings by Grade Level

Developed by the Center for Urban Education

These passages are listed at their readability level according to the Fry formula.

You may want to use a reading from an earlier or later grade level

because the formula does not factor in conceptual difficulty of a text.

Gamify Your Class Without Electricity

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Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Games, Gamification | Posted on May 5, 2014

 

Gamify Your Class Without Electricity has excellent ideas on how to use games to increase student engagement and achievement.

One Note Versus Evernote

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Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Evernote, Notetaking, OneNote | Posted on May 5, 2014

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Lifehacker Faceoff:  One Note Versus Evernote

This is a good article comparing the two favorite note taking programs on the market.  Check out the smack-down between One Note and Evernote.

Best Sites for Learning About Mother’s Day

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Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Seasonal/Holidays | Posted on May 5, 2014

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Here are two great places to use when planning activities for Mother’s Day.

Larry Ferlazzo’s Best Sites for Learning About Mother’s Day

Cybraryman Sites for Mother’s Day

Glitterfy

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Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Desktop Publishing, Digital Photography, Digital Storytelling | Posted on May 5, 2014

glitterfy

 

 

 

 

Glitterfy is a free web site where you can find glitter images, animations, and text.  Use it to spice up presentations, web sites, blog posts, etc.

32 Habits That Make Thinkers

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Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Common Core, Thinking Skills, Uncategorized | Posted on May 5, 2014

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32 Habits That Make Thinkers is an article from the TeachThought blog.  The key themes are patience, scale, and perspective.

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