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Monday, March 24

  1. page Thing 14 edited ... If this link will not work, try this one: 71 Interesting Ways to Use Google Forms in the Clas…
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    If this link will not work, try this one: 71 Interesting Ways to Use Google Forms in the Classroom (only now it's 81!)
    This 9 minutes tutorial takes you step by step through the process of creating a Google Form.
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    go to: https://google.drive.comhttps://google.drive.com
    Also - if you are doing this activity on your school laptop, you will find it works better on Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome browsers. Our version of Internet Explorer is not supported.

    Click here to view video at school
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  2. page Thing 14 edited ... If this link will not work, try this one: 71 Interesting Ways to Use Google Forms in the Clas…
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    If this link will not work, try this one: 71 Interesting Ways to Use Google Forms in the Classroom (only now it's 81!)
    This 9 minutes tutorial takes you step by step through the process of creating a Google Form.
    NOTE: In the video, the tutorial gives the web address for Google Docs. Since this tutorial was written, the web address has changed. To access Google Drive (formerly called Google Docs) go to: https://google.drive.com
    Click here to view video at school
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Thursday, February 6

  1. page Thing 15 edited ... Blogs- web logs- are online diaries and publishing sites. Blogs are a great way to discover te…
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    Blogs- web logs- are online diaries and publishing sites. Blogs are a great way to discover teaching methods and lessons, share your own ideas, connect with parents and use as a learning tool with your students.
    For a short description of blogs watch this video.
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    do this you will need to create a free Google account so that you can subscribe to blogs. Watch this video that explains how Google Reader works.
    Go to Google and create
    do a free account or open an existing account. After logging in go to Google Reader {either in the listcouple of links at the top or in the list of drop down menu}. Now that you have an account let's find some blogsthings.
    Subscribe
    to subscribe to that interest you.
    Check out these lists of educator blogs. When you find one that you like copy
    a blog using the web address of the blog, click Subscribe on Google Reader,RSS feed and paste in the blog's address. When Google Reader brings up a list of blogs, click onhave the blog sent to subscribe.
    Top 100 Educator Blogs
    Educational Blogs by Subject
    your Outlook email account. Click here for tutorial.
    Create an account with an RSS reader such as Feedly for computer
    and Grade
    Edublog Award Winners and Nominees by Category
    iOS device, or Flipboard, which is for mobile devices only.
    Ideas for the Classroom
    try an idea from a blog you read
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    Teacher Challenge: Blogging with Students
    Edublogs Guide
    Your Task
    For this thing
    KidBlog (also an app on all ASD1 teacher iPads) - Tutorial from Sylvia Duckworth
    Your Task:
    Check out these lists of educator blogs. When
    you will be need to create a Google account sofind one that you canlike choose one of the two methods above and subscribe to
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    least three educator blogs. After creating your account and subscribing to three or more blogs, please write a
    Write an Edmodo
    post in Edmodo sharing the
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    your classroom?
    Top 100 Educator Blogs
    Educational Blogs by Subject and Grade
    Edublog Award Winners and Nominees by Category

    Extra Credit
    Try creating a class blog on Schoolwires and share how you plan to use your class blog. Try using blogging with your students. Share how you have used blogging and the successes or challenges you faced implementing blogging into your classroom.
    -Tamara Cox and Monique German
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    Use this opportunity to encourage your students to cite their sources for images and music. Include information in your projects that attribute the creators of the music and images you use in your project and point out your bibliography in your work.
    Your Task
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    one of Gwyneth Jones' suggestedthe avatar generators below to create an avatar of yourself. Uploadand upload it as your profile picture in Edmodo.
    Imadeface (NOT a link - this is a free app for iOS) for
    avatar to your Edmodo profile. Thencreation: imadeface for iPhone, iPod and iPad
    Picasso Head
    Doppel Me
    The Minimizer (create a Lego-like character!)
    Professor Garfield Cartoon Maker
    Marvel Hero Factory (so cool!)
    Build Your Wild Self (great for animal lovers!)
    Mii
    Wee World
    Then
    choose one
    Extra Credit
    Animoto has an educator's account that gives you access to the Plus features, including the ability to create longer videos and to download them in a format suitable for burning to a DVD. Sign up for an educator's account and use Animoto to create an instructional video for your students. You can share it on YouTube and send the rest of your Edmodo group a link to view your creation, or upload your video to the Library in Edmodo. For an example of what you can do, see the video below. The Eliterate Librarian created "Anderson One Library Snapshot Day" using Animoto to illustrate a day in the busy life of Anderson District One's school libraries.
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Sunday, November 24

  1. page Thing 13 edited ... Overview The saying "a picture is worth a thousand words," holds especially true fo…
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    Overview
    The saying "a picture is worth a thousand words," holds especially true for teachers trying to engage students in learning content. The ability to use images as part of an assessment is one means of grabbing students' attention and motivating them to complete an assignment. The tools below can be used by the teachers who want to add images to their lessons, or by students as a part of a digital project. All of the tools are free in at least an introductory version.
    Clay Yourself! - create an avatar to use online instead of your personal photo
    Picmonkey - a versatile photo editing tool
    Big Huge Labs- create posters and signs by uploading a photo and adding text
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    Tutorial
    Ideas for the Classroom
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    students to Clay Yourself!one of the avatar creators and encourage
    Use the movie poster maker in Big Huge Labs to create a book review for self-selected reading assignments.
    Have students create a Photo Story to use as a project presentation instead of a PowerPoint.
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    Use this opportunity to encourage your students to cite their sources for images and music. Include information in your projects that attribute the creators of the music and images you use in your project and point out your bibliography in your work.
    Your Task
    Use Clay Yourself! or anotherone of Gwyneth Jones' suggested avatar generatorgenerators to create
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    of yourself. (Note - turn off the pop up blocker on your computer before you start using Clay Yourself!, or you will have to start all over again!) SaveUpload your avatar to your computer and upload it to Edmodo via your account settings to use as your picture.profile. Then choose
    Extra Credit
    Animoto has an educator's account that gives you access to the Plus features, including the ability to create longer videos and to download them in a format suitable for burning to a DVD. Sign up for an educator's account and use Animoto to create an instructional video for your students. You can share it on YouTube and send the rest of your Edmodo group a link to view your creation, or upload your video to the Library in Edmodo. For an example of what you can do, see the video below. The Eliterate Librarian created "Anderson One Library Snapshot Day" using Animoto to illustrate a day in the busy life of Anderson District One's school libraries.
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Monday, October 21

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    Contact media specialist
    Powdersville Middle:
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    Wren Middle:
    72dumr
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Monday, October 14

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    Cedar Grove:
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