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Cel Foster shared an incredible site she created for teacher professional development. Cel put a lot of work into the website and I recommend the website for all educators to share with fellow teachers. She has also included a terrific Glogster of various links and tools for topics, such as copyright information, tutorials, video links, and more!
Google Lit Trips
Paula White is an incredible resource of #edtech tools and links. She shared a link to Google Lit Trips which allows students to explore literature by traveling through the regions mentioned in a book using Google Earth. The website has trips listed for various grade levels and offers advice on integrating this technology into the classroom.
List of Videos for Learning
Ipod Touch & 8-year-olds
Zoho is a new edtech website I learned about this week. Martin Jorgensen shared the links with his preference for Google Docs. I love Google Docs as well, but Zoho is definitely worth a check! For more information on how to use Zoho with students, check out this great video tutorial that Jerry Swiatek created. You can use this video tutorial to teach your students to easily collaborate on presentations using Zoho!
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celfoster, paulawhite, GiseldaSantos, ToughLoveforX, mnjorgensen, jswiatek, larryferlazzo, kalinagoenglish
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If you enjoyed this post, you may also want to check out these posts with a more extensive list of favorite tweets:
- September Best Tweets by Larry Ferlazzo.
- The Blogosphere, the Twitterverse (ELT 08/09) by Karenne Sylvester, Kalinagoenglish.
Take your students on a Google Lit Trip this year!
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