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Using Wordle in the Classroom

23 Sep

Wordle is an entertaining and educational tool that allows students to create eye-catching visuals based on the text they input. Because the clouds give greater prominence to words that appear more frequently in the source text, it is an effective tool for textual analysis. Worldle also provides teachers and students with a great new perspective from which to view any particular document.

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125 Ways to Use Wordle in the Classroom

New Teacher and Student Tool on Discovery Education

23 Sep

Click here for more information on Discovery Education’s new Board Builder tool!

Getting Organized with Symbaloo

23 Sep

Symbaloo EDU is a great way to get yourself and your classroom organized.  Find various webmixes already created by other teachers that you can ‘borrow’ or create your own favorites.  It is easy to create and has a bookmarking features to make it easier to use.  Take your favorites list with you anywhere that has wireless.  See how teachers are using it!