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Bonus Apps & Tools

These are the bonus items presented in the BER seminars done by Joanne Troutner

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At last week's TLIPAD conference, we had a great "Birds of a Feather" session focused on apps for creating content. We compiled a list of Web and iPad apps that participants like to use to develop learning content, and I thought many others would find these suggestions useful, so here they are!

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Sketch Nation lets you create games by drawing them. Select a game genre and then, using your own art, photos and ideas, design characters, scenery and objects to bring your games to life! Want others to see your games? Share them with friends and players in the Sketch Nation community.

The story began when co-founder Julie Whiteman lost thousands of her family photos from her phone. This loss inspired her husband, Brian Whiteman, to start working on a concept to preserve their photos in a tangible way. Soon after Groovebook was born.

Free web based digital story creation tool, which is easy to use. Works on Chromebooks and laptops. iPad app version also available. Requires registration.

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Descriptive Writing Assignment via Google Forms

Make a copy of the form in your own Google Drive
http://goo.gl/forms/gF64Kb4Kk7

Click on pencil icon to edit
Click on three dots menu to see copy option

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Nonfiction Book Template in Google Slides

Make a copy of the Google Slides template http://tinyurl.com/hwya2pc

Pull down File menu
Choose Make Copy

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Tic-Tac-Toe Differention Document

Make a copy of this Google Doc by visiting http://tinyurl.com/joaktsy
Pull down the File menu
Choose Make a Copy

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Tweeter Board via Google Forms

Make a copy of the form in your own Google Drive.
http://goo.gl/forms/6x7Ig9jHEb
Click on pencil icon to edit.
Click on three dots menu to see copy option

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Jeopardy Game Google Slides Template

Make a copy of the Google Slides template http://tinyurl.com/j8vldlz

Pull down File menu
Choose Make Copy

Options for close reading texts for students. Includes paired passages with discussion questions.

Free screen recorder extension for Chrome. Capture, edit and share screencasts. No software download required. Works on Mac, Windows and Chromebooks.

YouTube Channel of Mike Pinto, Principal of James Cole Elementary School

A flipped classroom approach to using video for igniting student discussion and engagement. Available on iOS, Android, Chromebook, and all major browsers.

Create a short URL with password protection

Teaching and Learning With The New York Times

Online Speech Bubble Photo Editor - Create comic strips with phrase.it

Put speech bubbles on your photos and create your own comic strips within minutes! Great looking results, no sign-up needed, 100% free. phrase.it is probably the best speech bubble photo editor on the web.

A library of hyper docs for all grade levels

Also under tinyurl.com/HDLIB2018