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A Wonderful Resource for Teaching Computer Science

February 17, 2017We just learned about this awesome educational resource from Google’s recent blog post “ Three Ways to Get Started with Computer Science and Computational Thinking” written by the creator of CS Unplugged, Tim Bell, professor of Computer Science and Engineering in University of Canterbury. CS Unblugged is a website that features an amazing […]

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Here Is A Wonderful Source of Inspirational Quotes to Use in Your Instruction

February 1 , 2017In previous posts here in EdTech and mLearning we covered some very good tools teachers and students can use to turn educational and inspirational quotes into beautiful posters and graphics to use in class. In this post, we are introducing you to an interesting source called Wikiquote where you can access and […]

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Here Is A Wonderful Google Drive Template for Creating Students Certificates

November 30 , 2016A few days ago one of our readers here in EdTech and mLearning emailed us asking about suggestions on creating students certificates. Our best recommendation is this handy template from Slides new template gallery. Of course, there are several other options to use to create students certificates including, Google Docs, Google Drawing, […]

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8 Wonderful Self-development Books for Teachers

Isaac Asimov once stated that ‘self-education is…the only kind of education there is’. For Albert Einstein ‘ intellectual growth should commence at birth and cease only at death’. The moral behind the quotes is that personal learning, self-directed education, informal learning, self-development…you name it, is a life-long process. It’s an endeavour that is internally motivated […]

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Here Is A Wonderful Music and Podcast Creation Tool for Teachers and Students

July 26, 2016Soundtrap is an excellent collaborative platform for creating music and podcasts online. Several schools have already been implementing this tool ‘in their projects to foster deep learning and develop student’s creative, collaborative and communication skills.’ Students can use it to collaborate on music making. They can use loops, software instruments, record vocals , […]

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Here Is A Wonderful Reading App for Teachers and Students

May 13, 2016InstaWeb is an excellent iPad app that allows you to easily convert web pages to PDFs for offline reading. It’s true that most of browsers come in with integrated functionalities to save webpages in different formats, but InstaWeb goes one step further in that it embeds a clutter remover feature which enables you […]

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3 Wonderful iPad Apps to Develop Kids Spatial Reasoning

April 6 , 2016Spatial reasoning is an essential skill for a well-balanced cognitive development for kids. It involves a complex thinking process through which kids get to investigate, problem solve, and explore the world in three dimensional way. According to the National Research Council (2006), ‘Spatial thinking is powerful. It solves problems by managing, transforming, […]

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Over 50 Wonderful Books for Teachers and Educators

February 1 , 2016Reading is key to personal and professional development. It provides us with a window into the outer world and expands our insights and shapes our beliefs. It takes us from a simple state of being informed to a deeper and nuanced state of being illuminated. At a digital era where digital text […]

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Two Wonderful Google Drive Tools to Use with Gmail

December 13, 2015In a previous post, we reviewed Contact Group which is a Gmail feature that allows you to organize your contacts into different groups so you can easily send emails to specific set of people.Today, we are sharing with you two interesting Drive tools that work perfectly with your Gmail. The first one is […]

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Explore World Museums with These Wonderful Apps

November 27, 2015Museums of the World is a free iPad app that enables you to explore thousands of museums from all around the world. It provides a host of important information about museums, exhibitions and several other cultural events from all around the world.  This is definitely a must have app for museum lovers. Once […]

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A Wonderful Tool to Help Students Easily Design Their Own Games

October 12, 2015Gamestar Mechanic is a gaming platform where students grades 4 to 9 get to learn how to design their own games using the learning principles of game design. Gamester Mechanic features three main components to engage students in game-based learning: the Quest, Workshop and Game Alley. In the Quest, students get to interact […]

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Two Wonderful Google Sheets Features for Teachers

October 23, 2015Below is an excellent video tutorial from Google for Work in which John and Debbie explain how to use the new Google Sheets features. As you probably know, Google has recently added a number of powerful new functionalities to Sheets allowing users to do more with their spreadsheets. Two main features are reviewed […]

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Histography- A Wonderful Interactive Timeline for History Teachers

October , 2015Histography is an excellent interactive timeline that spans the history of humankind from the Big Bang to 2015. All historical content embedded in this timeline has been drawn from wikipedia and is self-updated on a daily basis. Historical events are represented by dots and placed on a chronological order. Hovering your mouse over […]

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Some Wonderful iPad Apps for Organizing Your Class

September 17, 2015Here is a collection of some useful iPad apps to help you better organize and manage your classroom. Some of the things you can do with these apps include:  guide classroom discussion using random name selectors, keep track of students behaviour and actions, reduce noise in your classroom, poll your students and do instant […]

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