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Microsoft Word in Google Docs

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 21st April 2014

You know that you can export a Google Doc into a MS Word format. Did you know that you can open a MS Word doc in Google Doc? Here is how: http://practicaledtech.com/2014/04/21/practical-ed-tech-tip-of-the-week-templates-in-google-drive/

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How BYOD Programs Can Fuel Inquiry Learning | Four Smart Ways to Use Cell Phones in Class. Backchanneling.

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 7th January 2014

How BYOD Programs Can Fuel Inquiry Learning. Backchanneling. http://blogs.kqed.org/mindshift/2014/01/how-byod-programs-can-fuel-inquiry-learning/ creating a learner profile, a set of criteria the school district wanted students to learn while in school. That profile includes: seek knowledge and understanding; think critically and solve problems; listen, communicate, and interact effectively; exhibit strong personal qualities; and engage and compete in a global [...]

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easy, cheap and cloud-based way to harvest information: beyond Surveymonkey

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 16th November 2013

http://mashable.com/2012/02/16/web-form-builders/ 8 Web Form Builders for Your Site 1. Google Docs 2. Wufoo - only 3 msgs for free. Just lost one of the five possible stars 3. FormSite 4. FormAssembly 5. Formstack 6. Gravity Forms 7. JotForm 8. reFormed

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Collaborative cloud-based tools to consider, Real-Time Collaboration Tools

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 30th October 2013

5 Free Cloud-Based Document Collaboration Tools to Power Your Productivity http://ow.ly/qkji8 Evernote Learn More about Evernote with These Excellent Video Tutorials ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning  Google Docs Kaizena: add audio comments to the  content of your Google documents http://www.educatorstechnology.com/2013/10/a-great-tool-to-add-audio-feedback-to.html  MindMeister (paid, might want to skip it) Trello WordPress http://www.21things4teachers.net/3—collaboration-tools.html#! Lino Doodle  - Meeting Wizard Google Drive, formerly known [...]

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