Plickers

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Use Plickers for formative assessment. It is a free tool. You download and print the answer cards that look like puzzle pieces. They are numbered 1 – 63. You give each student a card. They turn the card to answer multiple choice questions. You scan the room with your iPad, iPhone, Android device or Android phone. It lets you collect the student responses in real time, quickly showing you the students responses and whether they are right or wrong.

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Plot Generator

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Hilarious short story generator. Write your own short story using their interactive form. You answer a few short questions or let them suggest the answer for you. In no time you click submit and it creates a short story for you using your words. This is an easy, fun way to show your students how important the right adjective, verb, adverb, etc. can be to your story.

Plot Generator

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38 QUESTION STARTERS BASED ON BLOOM’S TAXONOMY

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Here is an easy way to find question starters for all 6 levels of Bloom’s Taxonomy for you to use with your students. Make sure you are including all levels in your classroom instruction and on assessments. They are listed under each main level title.

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Wikimedia Commons

A database of 26 million, freely usable media files and more coming every day. Anyone can contribute. They have images, sounds, and videos for you to use Just check whether the artist wants you to acknowledge them, a few do.

They have several contests a month on different topics to get exceptional pictures for their site. You or your students may want to enter.

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8 Notes

This a wonderful site. It provides free sheet music for beginners to experts for more than 25 instruments. You can get free lessons and tools to help. Most of the site (90%) is free, but subscriptions that open the entire site are only $20 per year.

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Student-friendly images

Finding just the right picture is always time-consuming, never mind concern over copy-right. Photos for Class helps with both! Not only are they easy to download, but the citation is included on the picture itself.
6352138730Check out http://photosforclass.com/ 

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Kahoot! Game-based Classroom Response System

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Kahoot! is a must-have tool for classrooms that are BYOD or 1:1. Sign up for your FREE account, then create your quiz, discussion, or survey using any device – laptop, iPad, iPhone, Chromebook, or Android. Participants join your Kahoot! without needing an account, so all students can participate with a device and connection. Kahoot! provides a fun and simple way to give formative assessments in real time and get feedback on student learning.

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OverDrive – the anywhere, anytime public library

overdrive2This app is your 24/7 access to millions of titles in thousands of libraries across the world. OverDrive is one of the top-rated eBook apps and is available for iOS, Android, Chromebook, Mac, and Windows.  Visit OverDrive!

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Emaze for Amazing Online Presentations

emazeSelect a professionally designed free template and get started creating your own emaze presentation. If you are tired of PowerPoint but still want to present a high quality visual show for your audience, then give emaze a try. Install the emaze viewer to watch your presentations offline.

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60 Smarter Ways to Use Google Classroom

Google Classroom lets you manage students and learning activities to create an interactive virtual classroom.

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Find out all you can do with Google Classroom in this article from TeachThought!

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