Category Archives: Research tools

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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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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Qwiki

Wikis are a great way to collaborate with people from all over the world. We used one at the beginning of the semester as a way to better acquaint ourselves with the entire class. The most well known wiki is … Continue reading

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Smithsonian Wildlife

Many people can only say that they have seen wild animals through pictures, in the zoo, or on a safari. All of these ways of seeing wild animals are disruptive to their habitat and so you never get to see … Continue reading

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