Saturday, August 30, 2014

The Week in Review - The Most Popular Posts of the Week

Good morning from Maine where the cool air, sweaters on sale, and school buses rumbling down the road indicate that school is back in session in my county. If you started school this week, I hope that it was a great first week of the 2014-2015 school year. Enjoy the weekend! If part of your weekend includes getting caught up on educational technology news you might have missed, the list below is a good place to get started.

Here are this week's most popular posts:
1. NEWSELA + Google Docs = Differentiated, Collaborative Reading!
2. How to be Notified When Someone Completes Your Google Form
3. Interactive History Posters and a Dictionary of Historical Terms
4. Try the New ViewPure for Distraction-free Viewing of YouTube Videos
5. Five Good File Conversion Tools
6. StoryMap JS - Create a Mapped Story to Save in Google Drive
7. Remind Launches Stamps and Voice Messages

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