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Monthly Archives: February 2013

Edcanvas – one of my favourite resource for the classroom!

blendEdcanvas (now Blendspace) is one of the best digital resources I have come across in a long time! Once you set up your account, you can start collating all of your digital resources onto your canvases to create “living“ online lessons.

What`s best is that the process involved in creating your canvases is very simple. Find what you like and drag it onto your canvases.

You can even install a bookmarking tool (an add-on that will live on your toolbar) which allows you to send websites and videos straight to your Edcanvas with a simple click. This will send that link to your bookmarks. These links will get stored in your Bookmarks, which can then be dragged into any of your canvases when you need them. Here is the link for placing that tool onto your browsing toolbar.

 

Timer tools for the classroom

timerThese useful timer tools come from the Educational Technology and Mobile Learning Website. They where brought to my attention by Med Kharbach. You can check these out at:
http://www.educatorstechnology.com/2012/12/useful-timer-tools-for-teachers.html

 
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Posted by on February 8, 2013 in Uncategorized

 

11 Excellent Ways Teachers Can Use Google Docs

http://www.educatorstechnology.com/2012/11/11-excelent-ways-teachers-can-use.html?m=1

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Drawn by Julia Stagno

 

Great Curriculum Support Site: TEACHERSUPPORT.ca

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This resources provides teachers with free resources, downloads, and lessons, but it may be most valuable as a quick guide for its course outlines. If you are expected to teach an area that may be new to you, you can get a really good sense about the key topics that you should cover to ensure that you hit the curriculum. It’s worth exploring, and if your’s so inclined, it offers textbooks and teacher guides for purchase. You can click on the image above, or click here to view.

 
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Posted by on February 1, 2013 in Curriculum Resource