Five 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 choices:
Ten Ways to Use Google Earth In Your Classroom is from Practical Ed Tech. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Google Earth Beginners Like Me.
FlipGrid has a feature called FlipGridPals designed to help classes connect with others around the world. Y0u can read more about it at Richard Byrne’s blog. I’m adding it to The Best Ways To Find Other Classes For Joint Online Projects.
ZineLab looks like an intriguing tool for creating online “magazines.” Here’s a video about it:
Web Satchel is another interesting tool. It lets you copy, curate and annotate webpages.
WaveyTips lets you create online “lists.”
This is not exactly ed tech, but I wanted to put it out there, anyway. News-O-Matic provides the same news articles at various literacy levels – for a price. And you have to contact it to get a quote, and I’m always suspicious of sites who won’t tell you publicly what it costs. Nevertheless, I’m adding it to The Best Places To Get The “Same” Text Written For Different “Levels”