29 Jun

Discussing a Google Drive Folder in five simple steps Teacher Tech

Discussing a Google Drive Folder in five simple steps Teacher Tech:

Ideal for classes.

#edtech

28 Jun

Aesop’s Fables

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A collection of Aesop’s famous fables.

KB…Konnected’s insight:

Nice collection of fables. Some have audio and video. 

See on umass.edu

27 Jun

Learn It In 5

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How-To videos that help you learn what is Web 2.0, and strategies for using Web 2.0 technology in the digital classroom – all in 5 minutes or less

KB…Konnected’s insight:

You can learn a lot in these 5 min. videos. Newest video is on feedly a nice replacement for Google Reader. In fact I like feedly much better.

See on learnitin5.com

25 Jun

Today I Found Out | Learn Interesting Facts Every Day

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Today I Found Out is a site based on the idea that you should try to learn something new every day.

KB…Konnected’s insight:

Daily fun interesting facts. I didn’t care for the ads though. I might use the content but not share the link with students. Unique facts to share when you have to fill a minute or two.

See on todayifoundout.com

23 Jun

IfItWereMyHome.com

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IfItWereMyHome.com is your gateway to understanding life outside your home. Use our country comparison tool to compare living conditions in your own country to those of another. Start by selecting a region to compare on the map to the right, and begin your exploration.

You can also use our visualization tool to help understand the impact of a disaster. The Pakistan Flood and BP Oil Spill are currently featured. 

Screenshots below.

Comparison of U.S. and Japan.

Map compares the size of countries with overlay.

KB…Konnected’s insight:

Excellent resource!  Easy to use tool that lets you compare 2 countries of your choice. Results based on 10 key statistics are compared. Google maps are also used.

I’ve added it to Countries for Kids LiveBinder 

See on ifitweremyhome.com

12 Jun

educationcreateshumanimagination: Get parents involve in their…

educationcreateshumanimagination:

Get parents involve in their child’s education with some easy to do ideas!

12 Jun

Top 5 Items Every Teacher Should Have in Their Professional Portfolio | TeachHUB

Top 5 Items Every Teacher Should Have in Their Professional Portfolio | TeachHUB

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