Udemy

The world’s online learning marketplace, where 4 million+ students are taking courses in everything from programming to yoga to photography–and much, much more. Each of the 18,000+ courses are taught by an expert instructor, and every course is available on-demand, so students can learn at their own pace, on their own time, and on any […]

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Quia

Quia provides online testing, games, and surveys designed to allow for hybrid or completely online instruction. The test function is robust, have many options for ascertaining skill and content acquisition. URL: http://www.quia.com/ Podcast: Play in new window | Download

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NoRedInk

Help your students improve their grammar and writing skills -Create assignments and quizzes without doing any grading -Target Common Core skills using your students’ interests -Provide students with unlimited help whenever they need it -Track growth using our color-coded heat maps URL: https://www.noredink.com/ Podcast: Play in new window | Download

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Graphite

Graphite write up Common Sense Education welcomes you to Graphite, a platform created to make it easier for educators to find the best apps, games, and websites for the classroom. URL:  https://www.graphite.org/ Podcast: Play in new window | Download

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EdShelf

A discovery engine of websites, mobile apps, desktop programs, and electronic products for teaching and learning.  Edshelf let’s you see and share what other teachers like you are using today. EdShelf.com  Podcast: Play in new window | Download

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ED Puzzle

Let your students learn by doing. Enable your students to find the proper video and use EDpuzzle editing tools. Increase creativity and understanding by letting them explain the lesson. Link:  Edpuzzle.com Podcast: Play in new window | Download

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Tech Talk Roundtable 66 | It Is Easy to Be Bad

Chris, Jamie and Michael discuss the personal learnings and articles of the week. Articles of the Week The Downside to Being a Connected Educator | EdSurge News edsurge.com I have written a lot about all that being a connected educator has done for me. I have written a lot about how I would not trade it for anything and […]

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Tech Talk Roundtable 65 | Sorry Dave, I Can’t Let You Do That

Chris, Jamie and Michael discuss the articles of the week and share their edtech tips. Articles of the Week how emotions help you learn campaign-archive1.com Annie Murphy Paul hits another home run as she illustrates the link between emotional connection and self-talk with learning. Can’t trust this: Inconsistencies shake faith in Apple | Macworld macworld.com When it comes to […]

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Tech Talk Roundtable 64 | More Than Five Things You Should Not Do With Tech

Chris, Jamie and Michael discuss the articles of the week and share their edtech tips. Articles of the Week Worst practice in ICT use in education | Edutech worldbank.org Given that many initiatives seem immune to learning from either ‘best’ or even ‘good’ practice in other places or contexts, it may be most practical to recommend ‘lots of practice’, […]

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Tech Talk Roundtable 63 | Everybody Has a Skill

Chris, Jamie and Michael discuss the articles of the week and share their edtech tips. Articles of the Week How Microsoft Can Use Minecraft to Build Its Education Strategy | EdSurge News edsurge.com Microsoft’s news release stated, “The Mojang team will join Microsoft Studios, which includes the studios behind global blockbuster franchises Halo, Forza, Fable and more.” Xbox head […]

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