Friday, November 1, 2013

The Month in Review - October's Most Popular Posts

Good evening from the new Free Technology for Teachers world headquarters in Woodstock, Maine. This month I moved from my old house on Alcohol Mary Road in Greenwood to Yawkey Way in Woodstock. I didn't pick either home for the interesting name of the road it was on, that's just a happy coincidence. (I'm very easy to find in either town).

Besides moving this month was a busy month of travel as I spoke at events in North Dakota, Washington, and Alberta. I also wrapped up another sold-out session of my Practical Ed Tech webinar series How To Use Google Drive In School. A big thank you to everyone that came to one of my workshops, keynotes, or participated in an online course. And thank you to everyone who helps to make these things possible for me by subscribing to this blog, reTweeting posts, and sharing Free Technology for Teachers with your friends and colleagues. I couldn't do this without you.

Here are this month's most popular posts:
1. 7 Free iPad Apps for Science Lessons
2. Animated Math Lessons for Kids
3. Create Flashcards from Google Spreadsheets
4. Five Mathematics Glossaries for Kids
5. Try Word Hippo for Definitions, Antonyms, Translations, and More
6. 5 Free Apps and Sites for Creating Short Animations
7. A Search Engine for SMART Notebook Files
8. Create and Locate Standards-aligned Video Playlists on Open Ed
9. Create Virtual Chemical Reactions on Your iPad or Android Tablet
10. 5 Online Tools That Help You Align Lessons to Common Core Standards

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