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Science Friday is a Must-bookmark for Science Teachers

Science Friday is a must-bookmark for teachers and students of science. As the name implies, every Friday a new batch of podcast segments about a wide range of science topics is released. Additionally, on Science Friday you will find i...

Gmail Settings to Avoid Embarrassment

We’ve all done it, you hit “send” on an email then realize you misspelled an important word or you click send and realize that you replied to all instead of just to the original sender. These situations can be either fairl...

Three Registration-free Drawing Tools for Students

Tools like Google Jamboard and Explain Everything can be great for creating drawings to illustrate concepts. They can also be good tools for students to use to illustrate stories. But sometime you just need a quick and easy tool for student...

Electric Lessons – Energy 101

The ski mountain that is about ten miles down the road from where I live has a large array of solar panels. Their goal is to use as much renewable energy as possible. To that end, another solar array is being constructed about a mile down t...

The Ember Fled, by Larry Solberg

By Larry Solberg April is National Poetry Month, and for our first post of April, we offer a poem by Writers Forum member Larry Solberg. The Ember Fled          Larry Solberg The flame Touches a string, Which glows,...

How to Create and Share Clips of YouTube Videos

Over the years there have been many third-party tools that offered ways to clip and share portions of YouTube videos. Most of those don’t last too long before Google/ YouTube changes something that renders those tools useless. Now You...

A Better Way to Update Charts in Google Slides and Docs

Google Forms provides handy charts and graphs summarizing responses to the questions within your form. Those charts and graphs can be embedded into Google Slides, Google Docs, and Google Drawings. This week Google made it easier to make sur...

eStory – A New Multimedia Timeline Creation Tool

Whenever I see a new timeline creation tool appear on the Internet, I can’t resist giving it a try. So when eStory appeared on Product Hunt a few days ago, I had to sign-up and test it out.  eStory is a free tool that you can use...

Winter Scavenger Hunts and Bingo

The sun is shining longer in the northern hemisphere these days. We’re really starting to notice here in Maine where the sun is still shining when we’re having supper. That means it’s slightly warmer in the afternoon and w...

MHDL Lantern – Media History and Lesson Plans

The Media History Digital Library is a huge archive of books and magazines about the history film, television, and radio. The Lantern is the name of the search engine that lets you search through more than 2,000,000 pages of scann...

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