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Useful Resources to Educate Students on Racism

The horrific video of the Minneapolis police officer killing George Floyd in a cold-blooded way has shocked the whole world. People marched in protests in several cities around the globe to denounce... ....read more [...]

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A Handy Chrome Extension to Read Aloud Web Pages

Read Aloud is a very good Chrome extension that reads web pages out loud to you. We have tested it in several pages and has always been accurate. This extension is especially helpful for people with... ....read more [...]

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Tools to Help You Work from Home

Working from home is now the 'new' normal that will last for the foreseeable future. As the virtual world is taking centre stage in our professional lives, we, teachers and educators, need to be... ....read more [...]

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4 Web Tools to Help Teachers Collaborate Remotely

 Below are some very good platforms you can use to enhance your remote teamwork. These platforms are not free, they are subscription-based. They offer a wide variety of features to foster your... ....read more [...]

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Communication skills are key to success in our professional, emotional, and social life. They allow us to form trustworthy relations, bridge misunderstandings, and create healthy social communicative... ....read more [...]

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Google Forms is one of our favourite tools for creating digital quizzes. It is simple, easy, and is integrated with Google Drive. The visual below walks you through the 9 steps you need to follow to... ....read more [...]

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Here is a handy visual you can use with your students in class to help them become better Google searchers. We have outlined 8 search tips that students can use to narrow down their search and get... ....read more [...]

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5 Effective Tools for Technology Integration in Education

With technology only becoming more integrated into every part of society, teachers are looking for ways to include tech in the way their students learn. Tech tools can be a great way of keeping... ....read more [...]

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In today's post we are sharing with you what we believe are four of the basic distance learning skills you as a teacher (and student) should master in order to optimize your remote teaching... ....read more [...]

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There are several essential computer science teaching resources to optimize your weekly lesson plans. With job demand in the software development industry consistently growing, there is an increasing... ....read more [...]

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Another Useful App to Create Green Screen Videos to Use in Your Teaching

If you are looking for a good green screen app to use in your teaching and with your students in class, Do Ink is definitely one of the first options you should consider. Green Screen by Do Ink... ....read more [...]

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Two Important Apps to Enhance Kids Reading Skills

In this post we are sharing with you two good Google apps to help your kids develop their reading skills. As we all know, reading is a fundamental literacy skill whose mastery determines, to a larger... ....read more [...]

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8 Educational Piano Learning Apps for Students

Below is a handpicked collection of some good apps you, music teacher and/ or parents, can use with you students and kids to help them learn to play the piano. The apps are suitable for a wide... ....read more [...]

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A Good Web Tool to Create Flip Books

In today's post, we want to bring to your attention this excellent free tool from Read Write Think that students can use to create flip books. Flip Book tool provides students with the tools to... ....read more [...]

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The far-reaching effects of the current pandemic are strongly felt in the sector of education. To say the least, education  is undergoing a historical transformation as manifested in the rapid... ....read more [...]

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Two Helpful Resources to Help Kids Learn Coding

Coding is becoming one of the essential skills in today's education. More and more schools are offering computing programmes of study for students at a younger age. Coding, as Discovery Education... ....read more [...]

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Here Is A Good Tool to Create Educational Podcasts

If you are looking for a good and free tool to create educational posts, Anchor is definitely one of the options I would recommend and here is why. First, Anchor is easy to use: simply log in to your... ....read more [...]

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Here Is How Students Can Explore The World Virtually Using Google Street View

Today I spent sometime on Google Street View navigating the world virtually and visiting some of my favourite places in Africa. I was actually inspired by Reif Larsen's article "How to See the World... ....read more [...]

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JotForm Smart PDF Forms is a versatile web tool that allows you to easily convert PDFs into online forms that can be filled out from any device. The process is simple and easy, and doesn’t require... ....read more [...]

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Two EdTech Platforms to Help Kids Learn from Home

As I was going through the resources provided by Zoom to help parents and teachers cope with the current pandemic, I discovered these two interesting websites I want to bring to your attention. The... ....read more [...]

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A Collection of Useful Textbooks to Help You Turn Your Classes into Inquiry-based Learning Hubs

In today's post I am sharing with you this collection of digital curricular materials created by Discovery Education (DE) for use with students. These are basically four textbooks (Techbooks as DE... ....read more [...]

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A Handy Tool to Help You Create Educational Apps to Use in Your Instruction

AppSheet is a platform that allows you to easily create various types of mobile apps without the need for any coding knowledge. As a teacher, you can use this service to design apps to help you... ....read more [...]

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Google Docs Templates to Use in Your Teaching

After sharing presentation templates, today's post features Google Docs templates that teachers and students can use for a wide variety of purposes. The purpose is to empower you with resources that... ....read more [...]

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5 Google Slides Templates to Try out in Your Instruction

Google Slides is one of the best presentation tools out there (well, besides Keynote). It is simple, easy to use, and, most importantly, is integrated with Google Drive allowing you a streamlined and... ....read more [...]