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5 Ways to Create Shortened URLs Now that Goo.gl is Gone – Education Article

At about this time last year Google announced that their URL shortening service, Goo.gl, would be shuttered within a year. That time has come and as of yesterday, Goo.gl is dead. Goo.gl was never my first choice of shortener because you couldn’t customize the shortened URL. Here are my top choices for URL shortening. Bitly.com is my preferred URL shortening tool. With a free Bitly account you can customize your shortened URLs into things that is easy to remember and type…

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A Guide to Finding Media for Classroom Projects – Education Article

Last week I received an email from a former colleague who had received a copyright infringement notice for something she posted on a classroom blog eight year ago! She’s not alone. Every year I hear from teachers who have received similar notices. It’s a good reminder that even if it is for a classroom purpose, we can’t just download and republish any image, video, or audio recording found online.  I created this guide (available as PDF here and Google Doc…

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A Complete Guide to Using Flipgrid – 12 Tutorial Videos #Flipgridfever – Education Article

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How to Find & Download Thousands of Free Books – Education Article

On January 1st thousands of new books entered the public domain. It was the first time since 1998 that so many titles entered the public domain at once. While many of the works that entered the public domain this year are ones that no one had thought of in decades other works, like some of those by Robert Frost, are household names. In this post I’ll show you two good ways to find and download books that are in the…

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Tools for Keeping Track of Goals and Progress in 2019 – Education Article

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These Chrome Extensions Can Help Students Stay on Task – Education Article

Raise your hand if this describes you or one of your students. You open a new tab just to check Facebook, Twitter, or Pinterest for “a minute.” Then before you know it ten minutes has passed and you’ve forgotten what you were supposed to be doing before that “one minute” break. If you raised your hand, you should try one of these free Chrome extensions. Two of the following free Chrome extensions can help you or your students get back…

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