Author Archives: Todd Cherner

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Diigo: A Tool for All Classrooms

  Freemium!   Diigo is a Google Chrome Extension that allows users to save, annotate, notate, and share articles. To begin, users must install the Diigo extension to their Chrome browser. Next, the Diigo logo appears on the top right of Chrome menu, and users can access Diigo by clicking its logo. To begin using Diigo, users should navigate to ...

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VoiceThread: A Tool for Creating Narrated Presentations

  Freemium!   VoiceThread is a web-based platform that allows users to import files to create online presentations that includes options for adding comments using text and video. VoiceThread also includes a searchable library of presentations made by other VoiceThread users. To begin, users must register with VoiceThread and confirm their email. Next, they will be able to access their ...

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CleverPDF: Start Converting Your PDFs Today!

Free! CleverPDF is a file conversion tool that allows users to convert and modify PDF documents and other file types for free. To begin, users must launch the website and choose a type of conversion (e.g., PDF to Word, PDF to Excel, PDF to PPTX, Word to PDF, Excel to PDF, etc.) or modification (e.g., reorder pages in a PDF, ...

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TurboWords Spelling

    TurboWords is designed to support users in learning how to spell words. After launching the app, it loads the home screen. Users can tap the “+” button on the top right of the screen to add a name and image to the roster on the home screen. Once added, users can tap a name, and a new screen ...

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W3Schools: A High-Quality Resource for Learning Code

The W3Schools is a website that provides support for users who are learning to code. After launching the website, users choose the coding language that meets their needs. There is an extensive library of options that are broken into categories: HTML and CSS, JavaScript, Server Side, Programming, Web Building, and XML Tutorials. Once users identify the support they need, they ...

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Phonics Little Red Hen Story

    Phonics Little Red Hen Story is an automated story of a chicken and her chicks. The story is divided into five chapters, and each chapter is followed by reading questions. In addition, the app concludes with a discussion and original song titled “One Foot Two, Eyes of Blue: Has Anybody Seen My Hen?” After launching the app, users ...

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Prof Lecto: A Language Learning App

    Prof Lectro teaches users how to say words in different languages. After launching the app, an introduction for how to use the app is shared by Prof Lectro, a machine-like robot. The app then loads a menu of options, where users can select word lists by a word’s size, sound, and length along with a category of sight ...

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Wakelet: A Curation of Digital Resources!

  Free!   Wakelet is a website that allows users to create collections of digital content and host it on the Wakelet website. To begin, users must register with Wakelet, and the website then provides a brief tutorial for creating collections and adding content to them. To create a collection, users must be on their dashboard. Next, they click the ...

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