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Two Good Apps to Help Kids Develop 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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A New Resource to Help Students Learn The Basics of Online Search

Be Internet Awesome is an excellent educational resource from Google that helps students and young learners become Internet savvy. Recently, Be Internet Awesome shared this interesting resource... ....read more [...]

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Pre-made Templates to Help Teachers and Students Create Various Kinds of Bools

The popular Book Creator app has recently introduced a new interesting feature called templates to help teachers and students design professional looking books in few easy steps. There are now two... ....read more [...]

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Two Good Educational Music Apps Free Today

Below are two educational iPad apps that are free today and only for a limited period of time. Music teachers and students will particularly find them helpful.  They can use them to read music... ....read more [...]

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Random Group Generator Tool for Teachers

Group work is an essential part of the learning process. Through distributed efforts students get to develop the social skills of empathy, collaboration, and co-ordiation. Technology has made it even... ....read more [...]

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Another Excellent Web Tool to Gamify Your Teaching

Blooklet is a platform that gamifies education and helps students make the best of their learning in fun and engaging ways. Blooklet draws on the learning principles of games (e.g the systems of... ....read more [...]

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Here Is How to Easily Add Audio Feedback to Google Drive

Mote is an excellent Chrome extension I discovered through Richard Byrne  which you can use to create and share voice notes. Mote is integrated into Google Drive allowing you to easily record... ....read more [...]

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A Powerful Visual Planner for Students with ADHD and Autism

Tiimo is a good iOS and Android visual daily planning app that helps you organize your life and enhance your productivity. Drawing on the communicative strength of the visual component, Tiimo enables... ....read more [...]

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Chrome Reader Mode- A Good Extension for Students with Dyslexia

Chrome browser has a hidden reader mode feature accessible through Chrome://flags. Peter Horner has this informative video explaining how to enable this feature on your Chrome. However, since... ....read more [...]

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Provide Visual Feedback Using Illustrative Symbols

Undraw is another excellent platform we are adding to our list of visual illustration resources. Educators, teachers, and students can use it to access and download a wide variety of free visual... ....read more [...]

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3 Powerful Video Editing Tools for Students Using Chromebooks

In our last post about Chromebooks we reviewed tools and apps that students and teachers can use on their Chrombook to engage in creative activities involving sketching and drawing. Today, we are... ....read more [...]

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Another Good Tool to Enhance Teachers Remote Collaborative Team Work

Miro is an excellent whiteboard platform to boost your collaborative team work. You can use it to host online meetings, run collective brainstorming sessions, and organize remote workshops. Miro's... ....read more [...]

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New- Chromebooks Will Soon Offer An Integrated Screen Recording Feature

As remote teaching and distant education are becoming the norm in many places around the world, the need for more reliable technology to accompany this transformation becomes even more pertinent.... ....read more [...]

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Here Is A Great Reading App for Students with Dyslexia

Omoguru is an excellent reading app for students with dyslexia. It offers a wide variety of tools 'designed to make the text more readable'. Some of these features include: tools to adjust text... ....read more [...]

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Five Great New Features Coming to Google Meet

Google has recently announced the expected release of a collection of powerful features to enhance the services provided by Google Meet. Like Google Classroom's new features, Meet's features are... ....read more [...]

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6 Awesome New Google Classroom Features Teachers Should Know about

Over the last year, Google Classroom has rapidly evolved into a powerful learning and teaching platform providing the education community with a trusted alternative to the established learning... ....read more [...]

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4 Great Chromebook Apps for Sketching and Drawing

Below is a collection of good applications students can use on Chromebooks to engage in creative tasks involving drawing, sketching, and painting. The applications are simple and easy to use. They... ....read more [...]

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Popular Chromebook Keyboard Shortcuts for Teachers and Students

Chrombooks are versatile tools with huge educational potential. Instead of software programs found on regular computers, Chromebooks make use of web apps providing users with much more flexibility... ....read more [...]

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Here Is How to Preview How You Look and Sound Before You Join A Google Meet Video Call

Google Meet is getting more and more traction within the education community. Several teachers and educators from all over the world are using it to connect, collaborate, instruct, organize and... ....read more [...]

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Chordify- A Great Tool for Music Teachers and Students

Chordify is an excellent music education tool that allows users to learn to play songs on different instruments. As its name indicates, Chordify provides the chords of any song you want to play. The... ....read more [...]

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Grab These Educational Apps- They Are Free Today

This week's apps gone free series features three interesting apps that are free today and only for a limited period of time. Some of the things you can do with these apps include develop mathematical... ....read more [...]

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3 Great Apps to Handwrite Your Notes

Below are some of great apps to help you make the best of your digital handwriting experience. Using a pen or pencil you will be able to handwrite notes on your iPad with almost the same accuracy and... ....read more [...]

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Here Is A Good Tool to Help Students Discover Similar Websites

Similar Sites is a a web tool and Chrome extension that you and your students can use to find online resources similar to the one you are presently browsing. With a single click Similar Sites... ....read more [...]

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Another Great Tool to Engage Students in Creative Writing and Reading Activities

Cube Creator is an excellent web tool from ReadWriteThink to use with students in class. It can be used in a variety of educational and literacy based activities including as  a pre-writing... ....read more [...]