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Jan 3, 2011
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Jul 25, 2010
Tom Shreve replied to Steve J. Moore's discussion Uses in school in the group Google Tools for Teachers
"We use Google Docs to take class notes and to share them with each other. Just yesterday, our assistant principal sent out a survey using Google Forms (what a great tool for information gathering). I've kept our department budget on Google…"
Feb 10, 2010
Tom Shreve replied to Eddie Carr's discussion Google Docs in the group Google Tools for Teachers
"I have all my students get an account with Google at the beginning of school. Our district is thinking of moving from Microsoft Exchange to gmail. Tell your IT people to get on board!"
Feb 10, 2010
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Google Tools for Teachers

Whether you're a Google pro or interested in great free tools for your classroom, this is a place for you to share and learn.
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Diigo

How are you using Diigo in learning environments? This research tool has a great deal of potential for individuals and groups looking to grow and evolve learning.See More
Jan 24, 2010
Tom Shreve and Suzanne Rogers are now friends
Jan 4, 2010
Tom Shreve commented on Shelly Terrell's group Educators on Google Wave
"Came across this idea for using Google Wave - http://bit.ly/8gKMaB. A group of us are trying to come up with ideas for using it in high school classes."
Jan 4, 2010
Tom Shreve replied to Stacy Bodin's discussion PLN Links to Share?
"Hello all, Here are my PLN links: http://delicious.com/tshreve/pln Tom"
Dec 4, 2009
Tom Shreve commented on David Kapuler's group Edtech
"Cringely talks about the future of computing; he says it is mobile and won't use a keyboard. http://tinyurl.com/yhr6qyu"
Nov 18, 2009
Tom Shreve replied to leewin's discussion The Ipod Touch and Other Portables in Education in the group Edtech
"Just came across these apps which might be of use for someone interested in ipod Touches in the classroom. http://www.accreditedonlinecolleges.org/blog/2009/100-great-google-docs-tips-for-students-educators/"
Nov 18, 2009
Tom Shreve replied to Shelly Terrell's discussion Your top 5 Iphone Apps in the group Edtech
"My top five are: Tweetie Things (paid) Google Reader Instapaper Evernote"
Nov 15, 2009
Tom Shreve replied to leewin's discussion The Ipod Touch and Other Portables in Education in the group Edtech
"Hi everyone, I'm Tom and I've been interested in handhelds in class for some time. Have you seen this resource, http://tinyurl.com/yesd8mm So many of my high school students now have ipod Touches and they do use them in class. However I…"
Nov 15, 2009
Tom Shreve commented on Tara Benwell's group Delicious Educators
"Hi, I'm Tom and I'm an ancient social studies teacher who values the networking/sharing of information that Delicious offers. I have two accounts to share, my personal account at http://delicious.com/tshreve, and our department account at…"
Nov 15, 2009
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Delicious Educators

Connecting Educators who have tasty resources to share. I'm TEFLTara. Who are you?
Nov 15, 2009
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Edtech

A group where educators can learn and identify which Educational Technology tools are appropriate for them.I'm hoping to simplify this process for educators and am open to any feedback (organization, specific sites, beta vs ready, etc etc.)See More
Nov 15, 2009

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To collaborate and find best practices and to mentor and support new and pre-service teachers in K-12 and higher education institutes of learning worldwide for online and offline learning.The New Teacher Mentoring project can help you navigate through your first few years of teaching with a virtual mentor.You can also find support by following Lisa Dabbs @teachingwthsoul and joining …See More
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Methods: Tradition vs. Relevance

This morning I read a post from a higher education educator about the negative effects of Tech in lectures. The author was perplexed when he realized a great many students in his lecture hall were paying attention to Facebook, or attending to email during the course of a two-hour lecture. His school chose to ban tech devices from the lecture hall. Additionally, students were required to use nametags, so that the lecturer could address individual students with questions during the lecture. This…See More
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Episode 76: The Bedley Bros interview Alfie Kohn about his philosophy that homework is a bad idea. http://www.alfiekohn.org Mr. Kohn is a leading voice in ed...
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