Bartleby - free books, lit and reference information

Educational Technology Guy

Bartleby is a site that contains a huge amount of literature and reference books online, for free. The materials, both books and reference information, are categorized by reference, verse, fiction, and nonfiction. free resources free resources for students literature reference

NASA Interactive Reference Guide to the ISS

Educational Technology Guy

NASA, which has tons of great educational resources , has a nice interactive reference guide to the ISS (International Space Station). In it, students can explore the space station, life on board, and what happens on it.

Managing references with Paperpile

ProfHacker

As we write, we need a convenient way to insert citations and manage reference lists. We’ve spilled a lot of digital ink over the years writing about reference managers , such as Zotero and Mendeley , that can help us accomplish those tasks. Ah, research.

5 Education Technology Terminology Dictionaries/References

EmergingEdTech

Free Tools & Resources Professional Development edtech dictionary edtech terminology referenceKeeping up with these ever changing terms can be a challenge – these resources will help!

Inclusive Citation: How Diverse Are Your References?

ProfHacker

Look at the reference list for your latest few articles or presentations. One of my examiners (white, female) pointed out that I was expressing postcolonial perspectives and tendencies and writing about critical pedagogy, but using mostly Western references.

12 Research-Backed Instructional Leadership Strategies [+ Downloadable Reference]

Prodigy

It’s an obvious challenge, but committing time to instructional leadership is significantly easier with clear strategies you can quickly reference. The post 12 Research-Backed Instructional Leadership Strategies [+ Downloadable Reference] appeared first on Prodigy Blog.

3 Good Android Apps for Organizing Reference Lists and Bibliographies

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Android reference appsJuly 21, 2015 Below are three good Android bibliography and referencing apps. These apps are particularly curated for student researchers and academics. They provide a wide variety of features geared.read more.

Quick Reference Guide to Literacy Teaching

MiddleWeb

The Literacy Quick Guide by popular experts Irene Fountas and Gay Su Pinnell is a good planning resource for the busy teacher who does not have much time to read lengthy explanations and theory. Teacher Stacy Thorpe provides a detailed overview of the PreK-8 resource.

3 #GR8GoogleFinds #ThisWeek 05.01.15 - Textbooks, Google+ on Twitter, and Reference Users Wanted

mauilibrarian2 in Olinda

Google is looking for reference users Become a Google reference user for research studies! GR8Finds #This Week Google Google plus librarians Reference textbooks TwitterIt happened again -- all of my #GR8Finds #ThisWeek have to do with Google. What can I say?

Mendeley: Free or Inexpensive Research Reference Manager for Use Across Devices

The 21st Century Principal

I tried several reference manager options, but Mendeley seems to help me manage all the articles I am collecting as a part of my research in a manner most compatible to my own organizational needs. administrator web tools free apps free web tools reference managers

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6 of The Best Web Tools for Organizing and Managing Citations, References and Bibliographies

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Managing, organizing and citing references can sometimes be a real challenge especially if you don''t.read more. April 1, 2015 One of the onerous parts in essay and academic writing is the bibliography section. citation tools

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A Very Good Tool for Generating Citations, Reference Lists and Bibliographies

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

April 7, 2015 A few days ago, we published a list of some of the best web tools to help you manage and organize your citations and references. One of the useful tools we forgot to include to that.read more. citation tools

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Recruiter.com: Ten Tech Tools Your Staffing Company Should Adopt

EdTech4Beginners

SkillSurvey’s online reference checking makes the list of top technology tools staffing companies should have in their arsenal to stay ahead. News hiring managers hiring trends reference checking staffing and recruiting

SCORM? It’s time to move on!

WizIQ Education & Technology

Education & Technology LMS Teaching Trends and Best Practices Various Advanced Distributed Learning course on SCORM SCORM SCORM authoring tools SCORM content Shareable Content Object Reference Model

ZoteroBib: A First Look

ProfHacker

Everyone knows, and most people love, Zotero , the reference management software developed by George Mason’s Center for History and New Media. Productivity Software bibliographies bibliograpy citations references zotero zoterobib

Check123: Video Encyclopedia

iLearn Technology

Check123 is a great one to keep bookmarked on classroom and library computers for quick reference. What it is: Check 123 is a new video encyclopedia site for kids.

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A true gift from SHEG: DIY digital literacy assessments and tools for historical thinking

NeverEndingSearch

You may remember Stanford History Education Group (SHEG) for its groundbreaking and utterly depressing report, Evaluating Information: The Cornerstone of Online Civic Reasoning.

Bibliographies and Citations made easy with EasyBib Add-on in Google Docs.

Inquire and Inspire

add-on add-ons APA bibliographies bibliography citations cite college commenting google apps google docs MLA post-secondary references students table of contents united states university

Making the Journey as an ELA Teacher

MiddleWeb

Leila Christenbury and Ken Lindblom pack the voices of teachers and students, activities, stories, recommended reading, and references into the journey they lay out for new and novice ELA teachers.

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An Easy-to-Access Guide to Instruction

MiddleWeb

Book Reviews Teaching Insights acronyms Barbara Blackburn eye on education graphic organizers instruction Laura Von Staden reference tool Routledge rubrics strategies

Cite It In

Technology Tidbits

Cite It In is a great site for students looking to reference material and make bibliographies. bibliography Reference ToolsThis is an easy to use that has a generator to cite materials such as: websites, books, videos, etc. Also, it works w/ APA, MLA, and Chicago styles. I highly recommend checking out Cite It In by clicking here !!!

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Top Astronomy App Invites Kids to Explore Universe

techlearning

Sky Guide is a beautiful app filled with easy-to-understand reference material on astronomy and the night sky

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Qwiki - A Multi-Media Search Engine

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

common core cool tools differentiation education free technology interactive multimedia qwiki reference research search student tools technology tutorials web 2.0

30+ digital escape rooms (plus tips and tools for creating your own)

Ditch That Textbook

Digital escape rooms, also referred to as digital breakouts, are a great way to bring gameplay and problem solving to any lesson or unit. They can be an exciting and engaging activity for the whole class or as an option for early finishers. In a spin on the popular Escape Room challenge, a digital version […].

Cell and Cell Structure App An Impressive Guide to Basis of Life

techlearning

Cell and Cell Structure is a reference app that takes kids on a virtual journey through cells

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Library in Your Pocket

The Daring Librarian

Watch a YouTube VIDEO DEMO Ideas for Library QR Codes: Send a text to the reference librarian Library tours Library scavenger hunts for orientation Photo from Justinsomnia Amazing Stuff! The Library in Your Pocket: Mobile Trends for Libraries View more presentations from Meredith Farkas.

Beyond Unpacking: How to personalize a standard

Education Elements

Unpacking a standard refers to the practice of reviewing what is often a long, clause-ridden statement and breaking it down into component parts to identify what students should know and be able to do. If you’re an educator, my guess is that at some point in your career you’ve been to a workshop focusing on unpacking standards.

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How a Little Graphic Novel is Inspiring Teachers to Think

The CoolCatTeacher

The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product. Josh Stumpenhorst on Episode 464 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast Josh Stumpenhorst has written a graphic novel, Drawn to Teach.

EdTech definitions every teacher should know: Part 2

Neo LMS

Deep learning machines have the ability to learn and discover their own features, as well as train themselves — a function of what most scientists working in the field refer to as hierarchical feature learning. On balance I have found more references to the definition pertaining to pace.

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Breaking the Mold: Understanding and Developing New School Models - White Paper

Education Elements

In particular, it’s worth reflecting on 3 essential questions in school model design, a term we use to refer to how schools are organized to deliver instruction to students. As we continue to progress through the 21st century we are compelled to ask whether current models of schooling are well designed for the world beyond classroom walls.

Get Link to This Cell

Teacher Tech

Google Sheets makes it easy to communicate which cell or range of cells you are referring to. […]. In Google Sheets Direct People to a Specific Cell I have a spreadsheet (no kidding right) that has multiple tabs.

5 Reasons for Formative Assessment and 5 Methods for Utilization

Fractus Learning

Formative assessment refers to a wide variety of methods that teachers use to conduct in-process evaluations of student comprehension, learning needs, and academic progress during a lesson, unit, or course.” ([link] It […]. What is formative assessment?

Creating a healthy school culture: 12 small shifts that make a BIG difference

Ditch That Textbook

When we talk about school culture we are referring to the attitudes of the school community, the relationships between staff members and beliefs they share.

Neuroscience Research: 5 Ways to Superior Teaching

The CoolCatTeacher

The company who sponsored it compensated me via a cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product.

Games,Word Notifications and More Engage Dictionary App Users

techlearning

Vast word reference features tons of content and word games. Techlearning Resources App of the Day

How To Help Kids Ask More Amazing Questions Now

The CoolCatTeacher

The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product. Erin Murphy on Episode 459 The Right Question Technique is being used by educators around the world to help children ask better questions.

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EdTech definitions every teacher should know: Part 1

Neo LMS

I had erred by not at any point in the blog referring to Augmented Reality, but only AR. Sometimes referred to as Hybrid Reality, the term refers in essence to the next iteration of Augmented Reality. A while ago we received a comment on a post about Augmented Reality.

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5 Things About Effective Digital Citizenship You Need to Know

The CoolCatTeacher

The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product.

SmartBrief: The Newsletter for Informed Educators

The CoolCatTeacher

The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product. SmartBrief has a free EdTech newsletter that will keep you informed.

5 Ways to Accelerate your Digital Curriculum

Brilliant or Insane

You may not refer to your lessons and activities as a digital curriculum, but using technology for teaching and learning means you are going digital. Brilliant or Insane. If you have computers in your classroom, periodically use laptops or tablets or, better still, teach in a bring-your-own-device (BYOD) environment, you have a digital curriculum.