Four years ago, in another somewhat futile attempt to reduce the backlog of resources I want to share, I began this occasional “Ed Tech Digest” post where I share three or four links I think are particularly useful and related to…ed tech.

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Here are this week’s picks:

Microsoft announces breakthrough in Chinese-to-English machine translation is a TechCrunch post. You can try out their new new tool here. I’m adding it to The Best Sites For Learning About Google Translate & Other Forms Of Machine Translation.

EASY TUTORIAL: HOW TO MAKE A NEW BLOG HEADER is from The Edublogger. I’m adding it to The Best Sources Of Advice For Teachers (And Others!) On How To Be Better Bloggers.

Rocket Spelling lets you create a virtual classroom – for a cost.  I’m adding it to The Best Sites That Students Can Use Independently And Let Teachers Check On Progress.

The BBC IReporter is a new online game from the….BBC that’s designed to help students identify fake news. It doesn’t seem as good as other ones you can find on The Best Tools & Lessons For Teaching Information Literacy – Help Me Find More, but that might be because I really can’t figure out what they’re talking about because of British colloquialisms.

Applied Digital Skills is a free tech curriculum from Google.  You can read about a teacher’s experience with it here.

Apple is holding a mysterious ‘education’ event in Chicago is from Mashable.