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Ray Birks
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iPevo Whiteboard App #edtech #ipevo
One of my favorite things to do is try out new EdTech tools, whether it's an app or a website. I recently saw on Twitter about the iPevo Whiteboard app  and thought it looked like a great teacher tool. It seems very similar to Stage Pro but it's free. Somet...
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Textingstory.com - Create your text story in video #edtech
I did random search for #edtech in Twitter today looking for cool tools and came across this great app from  TextingStory.com . What it does is give students a place to fake text someone else and record their conversation in video. Some obvious applications...
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Awesome CheckMark by @EdTechTeam Update #gafe #edtechteam #checkmark
I wrote a few weeks back about a great Chrome extension called CheckMark that allows teachers to add quick, efficient feedback to students' work in Google Docs with a few clicks. The only issue I saw with the extension is that you couldn't customize the com...
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Yellkey.com Quickly Share a URL #edtech #yellkey
Sometimes you're doing a training or teaching with kids and you have to share a link quickly to a lot of people. Or you have a link to share that's long and cumbersome or maybe has some weird characters in it that can easily be confused (I'm looking at you ...
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Tall Tweets Turns your Google Slides into a Gif #edtech #gsuite #talltweets #googleslides
Tall Tweets  is a neat site that has one purpose, to turn your Google Slide presentations into GIFs. Why would you want to do that? GIFs are an easy and lightweight way to share your presentations on websites and social media, like Twitter or Facebook. Sinc...
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Take Control of Google Forms - Control Accepting Responses #gafe #gsuite #googleforms
Today's blog post is about a great Google Forms add on called  Control Accepting Responses  that allows you to turn a form on/off based on a time frame or the number of responses to the form. For example, I had a book to give away the other day and so I cre...
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Google Calendar Updates - Optional Invites #gsuite #googlecalendar #edtech
Google Calendar recently made some updates to the interface which I like. They're slowly transforming all of their products to a cleaner look that matches their mobile apps. One nice change that was recently unveiled is the option to make attendees to your ...
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Use CheckMark by @EdTechTeam for Quick and Easy Feedback in Google Docs #edtech
CheckMark is a Chrome Extension that works with Google Docs to help teachers give quick feedback to students Google Docs. Nothing beats quality face-to-face feedback but sometimes in the rough draft phase of writing students need quick help with punctuation...
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Classroomscreen.com - All Your Teacher Tools in One Place #edtech #classroomscreen
Classroom Screen is a tool that's been out for awhile now and it keeps getting better with new widgets and tools added all the time. You can tell the developer is passionate about it and is getting good feedback. Classroom Screen  is a one-stop tool central...
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Safely Watching YouTube in the Classroom #edtech
Ah, YouTube, wonderful site with many educational videos and the potential for kids to show what they've learned and teach others, but bastion of inappropriate videos and terrible comments that have no place in the classroom. Ads are also a part of the equa...
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