Free Technology For Teachers

Free Technology for Teachers: Actively Learn

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post that I wrote for a new supporter of FreeTech4Teachers.com.  A few years ago I stumbled upon Actively Learn while walking through the ISTE conference. I was immediately impressed by what they were developing. At that time it was just getting started as a new platform through which teachers can …

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How to Use Loop to Gather Feedback from Students

Loop is a relatively new tool for gathering feedback from your students. You can use it to gather feedback in the forms of text responses, multiple choice questions, and emojis. Loop includes tools for replying to a student’s individual response to a group survey. In the following video I demonstrate how to use Loop to …

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A New, Free Online Conference for Teachers

I’ve decided to try something new to end 2019. That new thing is organizing a free online conference for teachers. I’m calling it the Practical Ed Tech Creativity Conference. It will be held over the course of three afternoons/ evenings in December (10-12). But I can’t do it alone. So I’m looking for people who …

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Free Technology for Teachers: Maps, Games, and SumoBots

Good morning from Maine where it’s cold outside and quiet in my house. In other words, I’m up early before anyone else. It’s a perfect time to drink coffee (black, dark roast) and write. This week some of computer science students worked on programming SumoBots to do battle. While SumoBot kits provide a lot of …

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A Couple of Fun and Simple Map Games for Students of All Ages

Ian Fisher is a software engineer at Google. In addition to his work at Google he’s developed a couple of fun map games. The games are How Many European Cities Can You Name? and How Many US Cities Can You Name? Both of the games are played the same way. Simply open the game map …

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