February 06, 2015

Five #GR8Finds #ThisWeek - Writing Tools, Google Earth Pro, Mya the Full Time Kid, STEM support, and Students as Game Designers



[I blog every Friday about my #GR8Finds #ThisWeekMy list is very v-e-r-r-r-y selective
--my own crème de la crème curation. Generally, three to five 
#GR8Finds.]

February 6

Getting this post out just in the nick of time -- it's been a busy week! 

1. 66 Writing Tools for the 21st Century Classroom from Ask a Tech Teacher

FABulous list divided into categories.


h/t +Patti Nagami

2. Google Earth Pro Now Free, was $400. Announcement and download link from Google Maps.


What a gift!

3. Mya the Full Time Kid

What a cool kid, with her own (PBS Kids) channel! h/t +Ellen Cordeiro+Michael Fricano II


4. A Scientist's Guide to Achieving Broader Impacts through K–12 STEM Collaboration from BioScience

This scholarly document shows how scientists can help STEM educators.




And it's free.

5. 14 Tools to Turn Game-Obsessed Kids into Genuine Game Designers posted by Common Sense Media


YES, Minecraft is in there. :)


Next week will be busy. Our students are headed in many different directions for Winterim Week at our school -- looking forward to it!

                                          



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