Saturday, November 19, 2016

The Week in Review - The Most Popular Posts

Good morning from Maine where the sun is shining and I'm looking forward to a day of walking in the woods around my home (with orange clothing on because it is hunting season). Snow is in the forecast for later this weekend. As a skier I love the snow even though I have to shovel it from my driveway. Before any outdoor fun can happen, I have to share this week's list of the most popular posts of the week.

Here are this week's most popular posts:
1. 5 Handy Chrome Extensions for Teachers
2. How to Create a Word Cloud in Google Documents
3. 5 Fun Geography Games for Geography Awareness Week
4. Three Ways That Students Can Create Talking Pictures
5. Four Tools for Making Audio Recordings on Chromebooks
6. G Suite for Education Has a New Templates Option
7. My Three Favorite Video Creation iPad Apps for Elementary School

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How to Enable Commenting on Padlet Notes

On Thursday Padlet unveiled a new feature that lets you comment on the notes that your students write on Padlet walls. Commenting on your students' notes could be a great way to ask them clarifying questions or to just let them know that you are reading what they share. In the video embedded below I demonstrate how to use Padlet's commenting feature.

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