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A Good Phonics and Reading Game to Use with Kids

Teach Your Monster to Read is a phonics and a reading game to use with your kids to teach them  reading. The app is suitable for ages 3-6 and is designed in collaboration with educators from the... ....read more [...]

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Grab These Educational Apps They Are Free Today

In this week's Apps Gone free series we are sharing with you this collection of educational apps that are on sale. They are free for a limited period of time. Some of the things you can do with them... ....read more [...]

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Two Great Kahoot Features for Math Teachers

For those of who have not already seen it, this relatively new feature from Kahoot call math symbol  editor is of special help to math teachers and students. Math symbol  editor is now part... ....read more [...]

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Here Is How Students Can Use Google Slides to Show Appreciation for A Special Individual

One creative way to use Google Slides is to create presentations to show appreciation for a special individual. This was the theme of the Applied Digital Skills lesson on the occasion of Dr Martin... ....read more [...]

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Microsoft Education offers A Free Tutoring Service to Help Students with Their Math Problems

In today's post I want to bring to your attention  this interesting math resource from Microsoft Education called Tutoring Experts. As its name indicates, Tutoring Experts allows students to... ....read more [...]

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A Must Have Audio Recording App for Teachers and Students Using Chromebooks

Few days ago we covered some of the best web tools and Android apps for recording audio, lists that we  curated specifically for teachers, educators and students. Today we are adding another... ....read more [...]

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A Very Good Tool to Create Timed Quizzes on Google Forms

Quilgo is an excellent tool that allows you to time quizzes created on Google Forms. You can specify the duration of the quiz and choose whether or not  you want to force forms to close when the... ....read more [...]

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An Excellent Screen Recorder that Allows You to Narrate Your Screencasts Using Your Webcam

CloudApp is an excellent screen recording tool I discovered  through this amazing post from Ditch That Textbook on how to include animated GIFs into Google Jamboard. Cloud App allows you to... ....read more [...]

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Here Is How to Create Polls in Google Meet

Polling is a handy feature provided by Google Meet. As a teacher, you can use Meet polls for a variety of educational purposes including: empowering students voice by involving them in making... ....read more [...]

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Voice Type Your Documents- Three Great Speech to Text Tools for Teachers and Students

Since they first appeared almost three decades ago voice recognition technologies, also known as speech to text technologies, have come along way in the way they have transformed out interaction with... ....read more [...]

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4 Handy Tools to Help Students Convert Handwritten Notes to Editable Text

In today's post we are sharing with you 4 ways to help you convert your handwritten notes into digitized editable text. Students can use them to convert the handwritten notes they take in class into... ....read more [...]

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An Excellent Translator Extension for EFL and ESL Students

Mate Translate is a very good Chrome Extension that enables you to instantly translate web pages into more than 100 languages. You can translate single words, phrases or whole pages. Alternatively,... ....read more [...]

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New- Wakelet Offers Free Templates to Help You Create Lesson Plans, Newsletters, Exit Tickets and More

The popular digital curation platform Wakelet has recently a new resource called Templates where you can access a wide variety of useful pre-made templates to help you organize and share online... ....read more [...]

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Special Education Tools to Help Students Learn Math, Reading, and Writing

One of the key strengths of learning technologies and more specifically assistive technologies is that they help students with disabilities tap into their full potential and provide inclusive... ....read more [...]

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Grab These Apps- They Are Free Today

Below are five apps that are free today and only for a limited period of time. Some of the things you can do with these apps include: create your own Misho and Robin stories, improve students... ....read more [...]

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Another Excellent Formative Assessment Tool for Teachers

Spiral is a great formative assessment tool to use in your instruction. The tool, brought to my attention  by a tween from Megan Mongelli, is a simple and easy to use and does not require any... ....read more [...]

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4 of The Best Android Audio Recording Apps for Teachers

Following our list of  the best web tools for recording audio, we received a couple of requests for recommendations for Android apps. For those of you using Android-enabled devices, below are... ....read more [...]

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8 Great Teacher Memoirs Every Educator Should Read

Looking for some inspiration and motivation to boost your 'teaching morale'? The list below embeds some interesting reads to start with. These are memoirs written by teachers and educators... ....read more [...]

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Here Is How Students Can Easily Add in-Text Citations and Generate Bibliographies in Google Docs

Google Docs has a cool feature called Citations which allows you to easily add citations and generate bibliographies for your documents. Students can use Docs citation to add in-text references in... ....read more [...]

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Immersive Reader- A Great Tool to Enhance Students Reading Skills

Immersive Reader is an excellent learning tool from Microsoft that helps students of all ages and skills develop their reading. Immersive Reader provides a wide variety of features to enhance... ....read more [...]

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An Excellent Google Docs Feature to Help Teachers in Their Grading

Google Docs has this excellent feature called 'Compare Document' which allows users to compare documents with a single click. As a teacher, you can use this feature to "to compare essays and track... ....read more [...]

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Here Is How to Engage Students in Collaborative Whiteboarding in Google Meet

The whiteboard feature is one of the great Google Meet features that you can use in your instruction. It allows you direct access to Google Jamboard platform where you can sketch, doodle, take notes,... ....read more [...]

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3 New Microsoft Teams for Education Features Teachers Should Know about

Microsoft Teams for Education is definitely one of the best communication tools that helps teachers in their (online) teaching. It is also a powerful alternative to Google Meet and Zoom. For those of... ....read more [...]

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3 of The Best Audio Recording Tools for Teachers in 2020

Below are three of what I believe are the best audio recording tools for teachers, educators, and students. The tools are simple and easy to use. They are completely free and do not require any... ....read more [...]