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Office 365 for Education

Live@edu is being revamped into Office 365. According to a Microsoft blog post, Office 365 for education will become more widely available this summer (2012).  Microsoft has 3 different plans (A2, A3, & A4), with A2 having the fewest features. A2 is what Microsoft will offer free to schools. An earlier announcement had said that […]

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Cloudy (with a chance of being organized)

At the Tech Forum Boston yesterday I decided to attend an apps smackdown. It was lots of fun and I left with a few apps to pass on to teachers, and one that I knew I would try myself. The app is called CloudOn and is free. It works with Dropbox , also free. If […]

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Where do you store your stuff?

Have you read this new Google Drive Product News alert? Google Drive will be rolling out and enabled within the next 4-8 weeks for education domains. “Google Drive is a brand new file synchronization product that allows users to centrally store all of their files in Google Docs. Files can be accessed via a web […]

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Think Globally

I love the latest free poster from Peter Reynolds – Think Globally – I read about this in the August newsletter. Other items of interest – a new book – I’m Here, Above and Beyond, and an announcement about the launch of the Reynolds’ Center for Teaching, Learning, & Creativity  – all news worth knowing […]

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Freedom to Dream

I received the new issue of the Fablevision newsletter, and, as usual, I love the poster. Other items of interest: an archive of previous posters, all free reminder about the Animation-ish Competition and, very cool, a FREE summer “boot camp” at MIT for aspiring learning game designers “Join FableVision and the Learning Games Network for […]

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50 Web 2.0 Sites

David Kapuler is an educational blogger who often compiles lists of great resources and shares them through his blog and through guest-blogging at Tech & Learning. His recent post was a slideshare slideshow of 50 great (free) web 2.0 sites for educators. For me, this was not just a remix of the “same old, same […]

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3-D Pop-Up Books

ZooBurst is a digital storytelling tool. Kids can create 3-D pop-up books that are saved to the ZooBurst site. You can use images that you upload yourself or you can choose from the extensive database of images in the ZooBurst database. Characters can have cartoon-like chat bubbles that appear when the character is clicked. In […]

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Everyday Math – Free Apps

Everyday Math iPhone / iPad apps for free: Monster Squeeze, Tric-Trac The iTunes App Store offers select McGraw-Hill Education applications for Apple iPhone / iPod touch / iPad for free, as listed below. At $2 off, each is the lowest price we’ve seen. Deal ends April 16. The deals: Everyday Mathematics Addition Top-It: 0 to […]

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Toolishness?

Today’s Tech & Learning Newsletter, Digital Learning Environments, has a link to an article by Laura Turner, entitled: 20 Technology Skills that Every Educator Should Have. (Link to subscribe to the newsletter.) Really, the list reads more like a list of tools, rather than skills. I enjoyed Laura’s list of tools, but I fear that […]

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Webinar: Microsoft Live@edu Deployment Best Practices

from Microsoft: Microsoft Live@edu Deployment Options and Best Practices Office Hours Live Dec 14 10:00AM-11:30AM Pacific Time Join Microsoft Live@edu Solution Specialists for a how to session on deployment of Live@edu. During this session we will share best practices and case studies of deployments, plus you will have the opportunity to ask questions and have […]

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