Some new Google Docs Add-Ons… mostly for math, but also for music and languages.
Ever the geographer… it’s not brand new, but I just stumbled across this… Exploring the ancient city of Petra in Google Maps. The site Discover Petra takes you – and your students – on a virtual field trip that unlike any exploration you can do from a book. In additional you can also find a collection of imagery from across Jordan here.
Radiooooo – World Music App. Music from around the world organised by decade.
The WWW Virtual Library of International Affairs Resources… a free academic support site from Elizabethtown College in Pennsylvania.
Learn more here at this posting from FreeTech4Teachers.
Chemistry Resources for Students
Historica Canada: Think Like a Historian
Historica Canada: Think Like a Historian. The Think Like a Historian series is a tool for educators and students to build skills to analyze and interpret primary sources.
Kahoot released a new mobile app last week. The new app, available for Android and iOS, contains all of the features that were promised back in June at the ISTE Conference. The new mobile app will let students participate in Kahoot games both in the classroom and at home. Learn more in this posting at FreeTech4Teachers.
As is frequently the case, the first ‘App’ I feature is not an App. Rather, as we start the school year – and are in the final stages of planning for a special morning of Wellness related activities for our new Grade 9’s – I’ll take this opportunity to share some research on the relationship between social media and mood… and hence, one’s predisposition to learning.
Please follow this link to find this week’s recommended App: This is Your Brain on Snapchat! Produced in partnership by PBS Learning Media, I found this at my favourite EdTech website, FreeTech4Teachers.