Identify the Truth!

As it becomes more and more difficult to tell truths from lies finding tools to help will be critical.  Enter FactCheck.org.  This site has a proven track record of being honest in their reporting.  They have been in operation since 2003 and continue to seek and provide the truth.  It is a great way to check … More Identify the Truth!

Nitro Cloud

I had a few requests for converting PDF’s to something editable.  There are lots of pay converters out there but Nitro Cloud allows you to make try it and convert several documents.  When testing it was extremely fast and effective.  It emails you the document in the converted file format.  No account or anything needed.  Just put your … More Nitro Cloud

Interactive Inspiration: the Information is Beautiful Awards 2013

See on Scoop.it – Technology for Kids in the Classroom A data visualization challenge has released the longlist of selected projects: the Kantar Information Is Beautiful Awards, set up in 2012 by journalist David McCandless, in collaboration with Aziz Kami, Creative Director at Kantar. In this second edition, there were 5 categories (data visualization, Interactive, motion graphics, Infographics and tools) and we decided to … More Interactive Inspiration: the Information is Beautiful Awards 2013

How to Use Online Video in Your Classroom

See on Scoop.it – Technology for Kids in the Classroom Credit: Hugh D’Andrade It’s one thing to talk about Mount St. Helens erupting in science class. It’s another thing altogether to watch a video of the mountain’s summit exploding into dust. Teache ChristopherBell‘s insight: Couple this with Youtube’s Video Editor and this is really great … More How to Use Online Video in Your Classroom

Pearson Launches Mobile-first Solution to Help Students Become Better Writers … – PR Web (press release)

See on Scoop.it – Technology for Kids in the Classroom Pearson Launches Mobile-first Solution to Help Students Become Better Writers … ChristopherBell‘s insight: Writing with pencils and paper might be falling by the wayside…   See on http://www.prweb.com

Bloom’s Taxonomy Apps- A Great Resource Section for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

See on Scoop.it – Technology for Kids in the Classroom “Appitic is one of the app resources I have featured here in this blog in several past instances. If you are looking for a platform where to access reviews of educational apps Appitic is one option among several others to consider.  Here is a snapshot … More Bloom’s Taxonomy Apps- A Great Resource Section for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning