Author Archives: Lee Hall

Seven Ways to Increase Student Engagement in the Classroom by Stacy Hurst

This is an excellent article with an infographic to help you remember the seven steps. We all want our students to be more engaged in our classrooms. These are easy steps to incorporate into your instruction to increase your student … Continue reading

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Fund for Teachers

The grant application for the 2015 summer will be available October 1, 2014. Last year 19 Alabama teachers from 14 different schools were awarded grants. You can go here, http://www.fundforteachers.org/mini-posters/2014/Alabama-2014.pdf , to see all the different things that were funded … Continue reading

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How to Email into Evernote

If you are wondering what is Evernote and why would I want to email into it, let me send you to this previous post on Evernote. For those that know about Evernote but did not know they could email their … Continue reading

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EDpuzzle

Using their tagline, “Make any video your lesson”; helps explain this site.  They have video lessons you can use that have been made by others or you can make your own. You can find videos to use, insert questions in … Continue reading

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Project Noah

Visit Project Noah if you would like to explore the different animals or organisms found around the world. Join if you would like to be a citizen scientist and add to the project. Project Noah

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Apps User Group

This site has been created to help schools in the use of Google Apps for Education. There is an extensive resource section with each app described and step by step directions provided for its use. They have ideas for using … Continue reading

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Background Burner

Instantly (almost) remove the background from your image. It is very easy to do. Drag and drop the picture on the upload square and it will start or click choose file and browse to the picture. When it is finished … Continue reading

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Twiddla

Do you need an online whiteboard? You can create one without an account. Create one and invite others to work on it with you. It works in real time, so you see as the other person draws or writes and … Continue reading

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Open Library

Do you know about this site? Alabama participates in their lending library. They have over 200,000 you can borrow and over 1,000,000 for free download. You can search by subject, keyword,  or author. Once you find a book, you can … Continue reading

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Exploratree

This free site offers numerous thinking guides (graphic organizers) for you or your students. It allows you to add text, images, shapes, lines, and even a hint box. You may use the site without logging in, but it won’t be … Continue reading

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