Category Archives: Instruction

Using Prezi in the Classroom

Many people are hearing about Prezi as it is becoming a popular tool for classrooms across all subjects and grade levels. It is a tool that can seem like a mix between interactive whiteboard and presentation slide technology as it allows … Continue reading

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Google Earth

Do you remember learning about foreign countries, landmarks found on other continents, and other far away places in school? If so, your teacher probably showed you a few pictures of each place and that was that. Wouldn’t it have been … Continue reading

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Skype in the Classrooms

Do you use Skype to video chat with your friends or family? I know that I have used Skype many times before. Well have you ever thought of using Skype in the classroom? Chances are, it’s never occurred to you, … Continue reading

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Popplet: A Multi-Dimensional Tool

As a student, do you ever have problems organizing your ideas? Do you ever wish you had an easy way to plan your papers and presentations? As a future teacher, do you want to do the most you can to … Continue reading

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Tools to Make Using YouTube Easier

YouTube grows everyday, and with it grows the urge to bring the videos into the classroom. After all, high quality academic content has started appearing regularly on the video hosting site, as well as fun vids that we as teachers … Continue reading

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Scribble Maps: Interactive Maps in the Classroom

Have you ever wanted to draw a spot on a map without permanently marking it? To be able to point out a specific place, or route, without ruining an expensive map that you’ll want to use for something different in … Continue reading

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Google Presentations and PowerPoints

Have you ever been involved in a group project?  If so, you know how difficult it can be to gather together in order to work on a presentation.  Now-a-days, it seems that everyone has such busy schedules that it seems … Continue reading

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