Monday, March 27, 2023

EdTech Links of the Week - 3-27-23

Each week I keep an eye out for the latest edtech resources through blogs, social media, podcasts, videos, user groups, and more. I then try to reshare these resources in many ways.

One way I share these is here on the blog in these "EdTech Links of the Week" posts. See below to explore the latest batch of resources, and be sure to share with others who may benefit.

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And as always, please let me know of any resources that you recommend. I would love to learn from you!

This week I have 3 resources from around the Internet and 2 resources from my blog.

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You can watch the recorded live stream where I demonstrate the resources and go into more detail on each one.

Or you can watch the video on YouTube where I have added time stamps in the description so you can jump directly to the spots in the video where I talk about each link:

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New resources from around the Internet...

⚡ Curipod

  • Create interactive lessons with content and question types including poll, word cloud, drawing, and open question.
  • Create your own lesson, or use AI to generate individual activities or an entire lesson.
  • Students join the lesson live allowing everyone to participate and have a voice.
  • Free version for up to 5 private activities at any one time.
  • The code "ERIC" will give you 3 months Premium for free. To redeem click "Upgrade", select "Premium", "Monthly" and enter the code. No credit card required.

👍 Stickity

  • Free add-on for Google Docs and Slides that lets you add digital stickers from a large collection.
  • Categories include Expectations, Content Support, Feedback, Buttons, Steps & Levels, Timers, Borders, Attention Getters, and Fun & Games.
  • Great way to increase comprehension, support students with disabilities and English language learners, grab attention and spark joy.

⚾ Tinker Ball

  • Interactive game from the Smithsonian Lemelson Center.
  • Try to get a ball to reach the goal by placing an assortment of objects to direct the ball's path.
  • Great for exploring how there are many different solutions for a problem.

And new resources from "Control Alt Achieve"...

📊 Google Sheets for Educators
  • 50-minute training on "Google Sheets for Educators" covering topics including view options, freezing rows and columns, sorting data, filtering data, formulas, charts and graphs, sparklines, conditional formatting, and even pivot tables. 
  • Access the recorded video, resource document, templates, and detailed directions at the link above.

⛰️ My 2023 ITIP Ohio Google Summit Sessions
  • I am excited to be keynoting and presenting at the 2023 ITIP Ohio Google Summit on May 15th to 17th in Sandusky, Ohio!
  • Details on all my sessions can be found in the link above.
  • More information about the conference, all of the other presenters, and registration details can be found on the summit website at:

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