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Apps for Instructional Productivity. Apps for Instructional Productivity. What:Magnifying Glass http://virtual-magnifying-glass.en.softonic.com/ Type:For CPUs Cost:Free Use:Use this easy tool to have students/you magnify important parts of images. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Apps for Instructional Productivity

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Apps for Instructional Productivity

What: Magnifying Glasshttp://virtual-magnifying-glass.en.softonic.com/

Type: For CPUs

Cost: Free

Use: Use this easy tool to have students/you magnify important parts of images.

The other great resource you will see in this is http://www.fotopedia.com/#search. Fotopedia has several iOS apps, in addition to the web-based app you see in this example. Fotopedia is a tremendous resource for dynamic images to use at every level.

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Apps for Engagement

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Apps for Engagement

What: Show of Hands

Type: For iOS & Android

Cost: Free

Use: Use this easy in your current events, civics, econ, gov, and more…as a discussion starter.

http://showofhands.mobi/

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Apps for Engagement

• Based on the results, which region(s) did each Roosevelt perform best in?• When looking at the filters, what is a takeaway you have from looking at

male/female splits? Democrat/Republican/Independent splits?

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Apps for Engagement

• When scrolling through state responses, each Roosevelt had states where they received strong majorities. What role might geographic location and history play in these state by state results?

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Apps for Research andFlipped Instruction

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Apps for Research/Flipped Inst.

http://bit.ly/SlKF5i

What: Old Maps Online

Type: Web-Based

Cost: Free

Use: Tons of great primary source maps throughout history!

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Apps for Research/Flipped Inst.

http://www.go000.com/learn/academic/Society.html

What: Go Social Studies

Type: Web-Based, YouTube aggregate for videos.

Cost: Free

Use: Quality YouTube videos on all the social sciences (tabbed) or searchable.

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Apps for Research/Flipped Inst.

http://education.nationalgeographic.com/education/multimedia/interactive/globalcloset/?ar_a=1

What: Global Closet

Type: Web-Based, interactive tool.

Cost: Free

Use: Great preview activity before discussing globalization, trade, and production with elementary/middle schoolers.

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Apps for Research/Flipped Inst.Global Closet Continued…

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Apps for Creativity

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Apps for Creativity

What: Xtranormal

Type: Web-Based, interactive tool.

Cost: Free & Paid

Use: Create easy animations that will say anything that is typed.

http://www.xtranormal.com/

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Apps for Creativity

What: Kerpoof

Type: Web-Based (Flash)

Cost: Free & Paid

Use: Perfect for elementary students to create posters and story books.

http://kerpoof.com

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Apps for Creativity

What: Mixbook, http://mixbook.com Type: Web-Based (Flash)Cost: Free & PaidUse: Perfect for middle and high school students to create

digital picture books.

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