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Read Closely, Think Critically & Be Worldly with Newsela!

February15

Finding informational text for the varied levels of student reading abilities in any classroom can be a challenge—until now… Meet Newsela, a web tool that offers students in Grades 3-12 access to non-fiction articles from reputable news sources rewritten at five different Lexile levels. Yep, you read that last line correctly! Newsela not only provides students with […]

Diigo Weekly Update

February9

What’s new this week in my Diigo bookmarks? Check out the links shown below for some of the latest and greatest “Cool Tools” and/or web resources that can be integrated into your lessons and activities! » ChestofBooks.com Read books about various topics online—for free! Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links can be found here.

Diigo Weekly Update

February2

What’s new this week in my Diigo bookmarks? Check out the links shown below for some of the latest and greatest “Cool Tools” and/or web resources that can be integrated into your lessons and activities! » iKnowthat.com An online multimedia site containing standards-aligned supplemental content that can be utilized to enhance any lesson plan. » […]

Diigo Weekly Update

January26

What’s new this week in my Diigo bookmarks? Check out the links shown below for some of the latest and greatest “Cool Tools” and/or web resources that can be integrated into your lessons and activities! » Screenleap A free screen sharing and online meeting tool that allows users to share their screens instantly to any […]

Diigo Weekly Update

October13

What’s new this week in my Diigo bookmarks? Check out the links shown below for some of the latest and greatest “Cool Tools” and/or web resources that can be integrated into your lessons and activities! » DigitWhiz An online program for building math skills aligned to the Common Core and beyond through the use of […]

Diigo Weekly Update

September29

Get into the new school year groove with by adding these Diigo bookmarks to your edtech toolbox! Yep, check out the links shown below for some of the latest and greatest “Cool Tools” and/or web resources that can be integrated into your lessons and activities! » WatchKnowLearn A free online video library with links to […]

Diigo Weekly Update

August25

Prepare for the upcoming school year with these new Diigo bookmarks that are sure to rock your classroom! Yep, check out the links shown below for some of the latest and greatest “Cool Tools” and/or web resources that can be integrated into your lessons and activities! » Technorati A real-time blog search engine and directory […]

Favorite Cool Tools of 2012

December28

As I reflect upon the last year in terms of educational technology and the impact it continues to have on student learning and achievement, I thought I would compile a list of my favorite web tools—those that have transformed reading, writing, critical thinking, collaborating and creating in my classroom. Check out my 2012 collection of […]

Diigo Weekly Update

December16

What’s new this week in my Diigo bookmarks? Check out the links shown below for some of the latest and greatest “Cool Tools” and/or web resources that can be integrated into your classroom! » Myebook Create, publish and share your creations—comics, magazines, brochures, instruction manuals and more—via a fully interactive online ebook. » Speedtile A […]

Making Connections with the Digital Smithsonian

November17

Are you… An educator who teaches mythology and literature? An art teacher who would like to bring literature into the classroom? An instructor interested in engaging students with digital content? If you nodded your head in agreement while reading any of these questions, then you will definitely want to take a look at the all-digital […]

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