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An Interesting Infographic Featuring 8 Good Exit Ticket Tools for Teachers

February 23, 2017Here is an infographic we created for the post “8 Great Exit Ticket Tools for Teachers”. The post is too long and did’t have much space for this visual so we are sharing it here separately. Exit tickets or cards are informal assessment tools teachers can use to assess students understanding at the […]

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An Interesting Infographic on The Importance of Handwriting for Students

February 22, 2017With the increasing use of digital technologies in our daily life, some of our behavioural aspects are undergoing major transformations. In his book, The Shallows: What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains, Internet critic Nicholas Carr discusses the transformative impact of technology on the human mind and concludes that ‘as we adapt to […]

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5 Interesting Educational Games

February 19, 2017We all love games. These days, children can play anytime and anywhere, thanks to the widespread availability of mobile apps and gaming websites. Portals like Poki offer thousands of titles, ranging from all-out action to sports games and puzzles. Every game is free to play, and they have a great selection of educational […]

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A New Interesting Google Sheet Feature for Teachers

February 14, 2017Google announced yesterday the release of a new interesting feature in Google Sheets. Users are now able to link to content in specific cells. This is especially helpful if you have a long spreadsheet with several cells. You can easily create links to different cells making it easier for anyone checking out your […]

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An Interesting Tool to Create Visual Art Works to Use in Class

February 10, 2017FotoJet is  an online tool you can use to edit photos, make collage and design Facebook Cover, Facebook Post, Instagram Post, Twitter Header, YouTube Channel Art, and Poster, etc. You can use both basic and advanced options to edit your photos, also you can add effects, overlay and frame to modify photos. Fotojet […]

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4 Interesting New Updates in Google Apps (G Suite)

January 20, 2017Over the last few weeks, G Suite (formerly Google Apps) has released a number of interesting new updates covering some of its major apps especially Google Sheets and Google Calendar. if you have missed these new updates, below is a quick over of what has been released so far. 1- Insert and delete […]

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An Interesting Infographic Featuring 16 Great Writing Guides for Teachers and Students

January 10, 2017Below is a handy infographic we designed specially for language teachers and anyone else keen on improving their writing skills. The visual is based on Paul Silvia’s popular book ‘How to Write a Lot: A Practical Guide to Productive Academic Writing”. At the reference page of his book, Paul featured a collection of […]

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An Interesting Infographic Featuring 12 iPad Apps Ideal for Librarians

December 24, 2016Here is another of our popular posts of 2016. This is an infographic that features a set of 12 iPad apps ideal for librarians. The purpose is to provide librarians with applications to facilitate their work and enhance their productivity. The selected apps cover different areas from citation and bibliography to note taking […]

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An Interesting Book on How to Help Kids Become Critical Readers

December 15, 2016  Nancie Atwell is one of the scholars that have prolifically contributed to the literature on teaching literacy. Nancie is best known for her classic book “In the Middle: New Understandings About Writing, Reading, and Learning ” in which she provides a thorough analysis to the workshop approach to teaching reading and writing. […]

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An Interesting Visual Map Featuring Key Higher-Ed Edtech Conferences Taking Place in 2017

December 8, 2016For the folks in higher education looking for some notable Edtech conferences, Edsurge has this wonderful graphic featuring some of the key Edtech related  events that will take place in 2017. The graphic includes a set of data related to each conference such as its location, date, a short description and a link […]

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4 Interesting Educational iPad Apps Free Today

November 5, 2016In this week’s Apps Gone free series we are sharing with four excellent education apps to use with your students for a variety of educational purposes. Some of the things you can do with these apps include : convert your pictures into awesome canvas paintings, easily create visual to-do lists, tasks and reminders; […]

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5 Interesting iPad Apps Free Today

October 22, 2016This week’s apps gone free collection features 5 interesting iPad apps that are on sale now and only for a limited period of time. For those of you new to our blog, this deal is valid at least here in Canada as well as the USA, not sure about other parts of the […]

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Some New Interesting Educational Resources from GoConqr

The popular platform  GoConqr has recently added a bunch of new interesting updates to enhance  its user experience and provide learners with more educational resources and tools . Below is a quick run-down of the main features added to GoConqr: 1- Public study groups“GoConqr Groups gives millions of users a place to connect with other […]

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A Great Collection of Interesting Books for Teachers and Educators

Since its inception last year, our Pinterest board ‘Great Books for Teachers’ have grown so much in popularity with more than 16k followers and over 170 pins. During 2015, we reviewed a number of interesting books covering different topics from project based learning to teachers professional development. Some of these titles have particularly generated so […]

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