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Go Global with Google Translator


So, what happens when visitors to your blog or web site are not fluent in your native language? Problem solved! With the Google Translator widget, your ideas and thoughts can be converted into 60+ languages so that people from all over the world can benefit from your content! That’s right! Expand your global reach quickly […]

Plant a Question… Grow an “Answer Garden”


Need a digital scribble space? Then be sure to experiment with AnswerGarden, a web-based polling/survey tool that allows users to create and publish a question.  Once visitors submit answers, they are immediately displayed as tags in a basic word cloud.  Data can also be exported to Wordle or Tagxedo to create a more visually appealing […]

Hunger Games Resources


Want to integrate some of the latest pop culture into your classroom?    Then utilize the following resources to go in-depth with The Hunger Games: » Avoiding the Path to Panem: A one-week Hunger Games Curriculum aligned to Common Core and NETS Standards.  This free download from Educurious includes rigorous, project-based lesson plans as well as […]

Clustrmaps: Who’s visiting your blog?


Clustrmaps is a must-have hit counter widget and geotracking tool that shows locations of all visitors as well as a cumulative total of visitors to any site.  All you have to do is add the HTML code provided by the folks at Clustrmaps, and just like that, your site is all pimped out with a […]

Feature Related Posts: LinkWithin


Don’t let your past stories go to waste!  That’s right…  Make sure visitors to your blog stay engaged by utilizing LinkWithin, a thumbnail widget that appears under each post, linking to related stories from your blog archive. Not only is LinkWithin free and ad-free, but no sign-up is required.  Even better— it only takes a […]

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Diigo Weekly Update


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! » Storybird Create short, art-inspired stories made to share, read, and print. They’re curiously fun! » Zimmer Twins A site for creating […]

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Looking for some technology integration ideas to enhance your classroom lessons? Then be sure to check out my "Tech Tips" for the latest and greatest Web 2.0 tools, applications and web sites that can be incorporated into activities and/or projects. Although some posts may not be applicable to your content area or grade level, be sure to check back often as I will be varying ideas in order to provide resources across the K-12 curriculum.

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