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Thursday, 01 December 2016 00:00

How to Spot Fake News

This post from Common Sense Media has some helpful tips for teaching kids to understand and recognize clickbait, opinionized, and outright false news on the web. Help students think critically about the news articles they digest and learn to analyze them for misinformation.
Monday, 05 December 2016 00:00

LeoCAD

LeoCAD is computer-aided design software for creating virtual LEGO models. This program has building blocks that allow students to create a virtual model. It's designed to allow new users to start creating new models without having to spend too much time learning the application. At the same time it has a rich feature set, enabling experienced users to build models using more advanced techniques.A bit tricky to start with, but worth the effort. Currently, about 10,000 different parts are available.

Sunday, 04 December 2016 00:00

Inkscape

Inkscape is an open source vector graphics program. It shares many of the features of similar commercial products such as Illustrator, Freehand, etc.

Saturday, 03 December 2016 00:00

Ultimate Research Assistant

The Ultimate Research Assistant is a combination search engine and summarization tool for writers, students, educators, and researchers. It uses a combination of traditional search engine technology and text mining techniques to facilitate online research of complex topics. Think of the Ultimate Research Assistant as "Google meets Wikipedia" -- you type in your search query and get back a dynamically-generated Wikipedia-style article for your search results rather than the typical list of document links.

Friday, 02 December 2016 00:00

Purple Planet Music

Purple Planet contains a collection of royalty-free music. This music is useful for movies, presentations, or podcasts, and is represented in different categories.

Wednesday, 30 November 2016 00:00

PhotoPeach

With PhotoPeach you can create a rich slideshow in seconds to engage your friends or family. PhotoPeach also supports background music, captions, and comments so you can elaborate on your story further. Educator accounts are also available.

Tuesday, 29 November 2016 00:00

Today in History

Just another day? ... NEVER! With the Today in History app, every day is historic and epic! Today in History is a great way to get key facts about iconic global events and fun facts from across the centuries, delivered right to your mobile device. Created for history, trivia, and knowledge lovers. Get all the important events of the day or narrow your selection down to a specific category: Events, Births, Deaths, Holidays, and more.

Sunday, 27 November 2016 00:00

Map Games

This page at Maps.com, an online map store, has great geography games, including a U.S. Capitols map game, a geographic continent map game, various "Find It" games, jigsaws and crosswords, and many more.

Saturday, 26 November 2016 00:00

Toodledo

Organize your information and never forget a task again. Use folders, subtasks, due-dates, priorities, tags, contexts, goals, notes, time estimates and other information to create a single place where all your to-dos are permanently stored and easily accessible. Toodledo's hotlist, email and SMS reminders, and sortable online to-do list will help you remember to complete tasks on-time.

Monday, 28 November 2016 00:00

Diigo

Diigo takes social bookmarking to a whole new level. Highlight specific content on web pages, write notes, create groups to combine bookmarks with others, and access your bookmarks from mobile devices. Diigo accounts for Educators are also available.

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