Free Technology for Teachers: Search, Kahoot, and Phones


Good morning from Maine where after a few spring-like days winter is blowing back in with full force. After riding my bike in 60F weather earlier this week it’s a bit of a shock to the system to be back in 20s this morning. At least it’s sunny and the skiing should be good tomorrow. As always, I hope that you have something fun planned for the weekend. 

These were the week’s most popular posts:

1. 5 Features of Google Advanced Search That Students Should Know How to Use
2. How to Change Your Google Account Profile Image & Why You Should Change It
3. 27 Videos That Can Help Students Improve Their Writing
4. Why My Dogs Have Email Addresses and Your Dog or Cat Should Too

5. Kahoot Now Displays Questions and Answers on the Same Screen – Finally!
6. Seven Free Tools That Help Students Format Bibliographies
7. Tracing the Evolution of Telephones – A Search Challenge for Students

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  • BoomWriter is hosting a unique creative writing contest for kids. Check it out!
  • Spaces takes a new approach to digital portfolios. Give it a try!

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