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On this channel we discuss integrating, teaching and learning through education technology.  We also identify the best education apps, teaching tools and digital resources for teaching and learning. Here you'll also find interviews with the developers of the EdTech Top 50 most useful edtech resources, along with new and noteworthy edtech developers.

An Edtech Minute with ShowMe

Michael Boll, Jamie Wilett and Chris Carter 

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Turn your iPad into your personal interactive whiteboard! ShowMe allows you to record voice-over whiteboard tutorials and share them online. It’s an amazingly simple app that anyone can use, no matter how young or old. Use it in your classroom to help your students better communicate their learning.

Website: http://www.showme.com/

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An Edtech Minute with XtraMath

Michael Boll, Jamie Wilett and Chris Carter 

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A free web program for students, teachers and parents that helps kids master their basic math facts (addition, subtraction, multiplication and division).

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An Edtech Minute with Symballoo

Michael Boll, Jamie Wilett and Chris Carter 

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Symbaloo is a visual bookmarking tool that makes it simple and fun to organize the best of the web. You have all your favorite websites at your fingertips. With an account you can access your bookmarks from everywhere with any device and share your online resources with others.

 

Website: http://www.symbaloo.com/home/mix/13eOcK1fiV

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An Edtech Minute with SelfControl

Michael Boll, Jamie Wilett and Chris Carter 

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SelfControl is a free and open-source application for Mac OS X that lets you block your own access to distracting websites, your mail servers, or anything else on the Internet. Just set a period of time to block for, add sites to your blacklist, and click "Start." Until that timer expires, you will be unable to access those sites--even if you restart your computer or delete the application. 

Check it out at their website: Selfcontrolapp.com

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An Edtech Minute with Tagboard

Michael Boll, Jamie Wilett and Chris Carter

 

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Tagboard uses hashtags to search for and collect public social media within seconds of being posted to networks like Twitter and Facebook. Robust tools offer the power to select specific posts to feature on websites, in broadcast TV, and on large displays. 

Website:  Tagboard.com

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