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It's time for the annual mega-list of the best of the best tools for teachers. From A to Z, more than 900 resources were submitted and this is the final list. Do you know each of these tools?
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Google Docs is such an incredible tool for college students, offering collaboration, portability, ease of use, and widespread acceptance. But there are so many options, both hidden and obvious, that there’s a good chance you’re not using Google Docs to its fullest capability.
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[caption id="attachment_6599" align="alignright" width="300" caption="The First-Ever Google Logo, c. July 1998"][/caption] Today, Google announced the launch of the fourth annual Doodle 4 Google contest. Open to K...
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Google does it. Your classroom could too. Why not try a little creative thinking with 20% time in the classroom?
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From Boolean search strings to grammer checks, Google can help both students and teachers. There is a little-known area of Google that focuses on helping just these users. Google has been making big steps towards help...
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I recently came across an article in Wired Magazine called "Why Kids Can't Search". I'm always interested in this particular topic, because it's something I struggle with in my middle and high school classes constantly, and I know I'm not alone in my frustrations.
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Sensing the excitement from online education tools like edX, Google has just unveiled a (very beta) version of its own course building software. If you've ever wanted to run your own online courses, this might be worth your time.
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Education subject matter in particular seems to flourish on Google+, with parents, teachers, pros, students, and interested outsiders meeting up and talking about anything and everything. Social media-savvy educators seeking any outlet possible to trade resources and ideas should check out the following circles for hot topics in teaching all age levels — including adults!
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Oh sure, Google's great and all...until you realize it's not perfect. Google is designed for everyone on the planet. But what if Google was totally rebuilt with education in mind? It'd probably look exactly like InstaGrok.
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According to seemingly arbitrary ratings and rankings by Forbes, the teaching profession is one of the most unhappy careers out there.
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Looking for the best cloud computing software for your school? What about a way to remotely store homework and other assignments? It's time to figure out which web 2.0 tool is right for you!
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We're chomping at the bit to get our grimy little hands on the new Google Drive. We wrote about it in our March issue of the Edudemic Magazine, featured it a couple weeks ago, and now want to start figuring out how the basically-real tool will help teachers around the planet.
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There's been a lot of talk about how iPads are terrific for the classroom. But what about the more standard laptop? Is there still a place for the usual piece of hardware in the classroom?
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Choosing between the iPad or Chromebook leads one to ask many questions. EdTechTeacher's Beth Holland attempts to answer a few.