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  • ODEM.IO – Unlocking Higher Education
    • You will also receive a referral link. Every referral earns you 200 ODEMT.Earnings based upon each referral over .25 ETH
    • online education platform, exchange ODEM Tokens, education partner Excelorators, blockchain technology, international consulting company
  • Seven Summarization Tools for Students
    • Chrome Web Extension, article, article online, Chrome Web Extensions,
  • 3 Text-to-Speech Chrome Extensions to Support Struggling Readers and ELL
    • Using Google Chrome Extensions to Support Struggling Readers and English Language Learners Google Chrome has so much to offer teachers and students, AND there are so many fantastic apps and extensions to support struggling readers. Text-to-speech is a great way to support struggling readers–it’s reading with your ears!
    • popular text-to-speech extensions, cute little birdie, Chrome Web Store, purple puzzle piece, quick video overview
  • Collaborative Magnetic Poetry with Google Drawings (National Poetry Month)
    • That’s right! I’ve created a magnetic poetry interactive template with Google Drawings that you and your students can use to get creative during National Poetry Month. You can use this as an independent activity, or take it a step further and make it a collaborative activity and see how the…
    • poetry interactive template, Google Drawings, Google Drive, text boxes, collaborative activity
  • Marginal trading/shorting
    • Learn the different trading techniques used by professionals in the finance world. Even if you do not marginal trade you should learn what your competitors are doing.
    • different trading techniques, marginal trade, finance world, current state, open platform
    • Want to show your cursor on the iPad screen? Want to find the cents button? Want to help a student with a unique character spell their name? There’s a trick for these things and more on the iPad. Today, Tony Vincent shares six ideas every iPad teacher needs to know….
    • iPad, Tony, ipad magic, zoom controller,
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    URL: https://www.odem.io/
    Tweeted At: Thu Jan 18 17:55:07 +0000 2018
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    • The ODEM model will create an integrated platform where all types of students and student representatives can create and request services for education programs.
    • Educators and educational service providers can receive requests for program fulfillment and delivery services all through a frictionless, smart contract-based payment gateway.
    • ODEM is built in partnership with Origin Protocol.

    Tags: online education platform, exchange ODEM Tokens, education partner Excelorators, blockchain technology, international consulting company

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    URL: http://www.controlaltachieve.com/2017/10/summary-tools.html
    Tweeted At: Sat Feb 03 16:15:26 +0000 2018
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    Author: Eric

    • 1) SMMRY – Bookmark Widget – Resource Link – – SMMRY is one of the tools in this list that is not a Chrome Web Extension.
    • 3) Resoomer – Chrome Web Extension – Resource Link – – Resoomer is another Chrome Web Extension for summarizing articles.
    • 7) Online Summarize Tool – Website – Resource Link – – This final summarization is not a Chrome Web Extension, but instead is a website.
    • To use this tool you will want to copy the web address for the article you wish to summarize, then go to the “Online Summarize Tool” website and paste in that link.
    • Keyword highlighting – This option will display the summary, and will increase the font size for the keywords based on their importance to make them more tools can be a valuable resource for students to improve their comprehension of online text, help them understand the key points of an article,…

    Tags: Chrome Web Extension, article, article online, Chrome Web Extensions,

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    URL: http://shakeuplearning.com/blog/3-text-speech-chrome-extensions-support-struggling-readers-ell/
    Tweeted At: Fri Feb 09 10:40:46 +0000 2018
    Publish Date: 2015-07-14T22:34:39+00:00
    Author: Kasey Bell

    • This cute little birdie sits in your extension toolbar.
    • When you find an article or selection of text on the web that you would like it to read, just click on the little birdie.There is an added bonus with this one!
    • Not only does it read the text, but it opens the article in a new window and it gets rid of the ads and chaos around the article so that young readers can stay focused.
    • When you find an article or selection of text on the web that you would like it to read, just click on the little birdie.There is an added bonus with this one!
    • Not only does it read the text, but it opens the article in a new window and it gets rid of the ads and chaos around the article so that young readers can stay focused.

    Tags: popular text-to-speech extensions, cute little birdie, Chrome Web Store, purple puzzle piece, quick video overview

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    URL: http://shakeuplearning.com/blog/collaborative-magnetic-poetry-with-google-drawings-national-poetry-month/
    Tweeted At: Fri Feb 09 02:40:22 +0000 2018
    Publish Date: 2015-04-19T11:52:21+00:00
    Author: Kasey Bell

    • I’ve created a magnetic poetry interactive template with Google Drawings that you and your students can use to get creative during National Poetry Month.
    • You can use this as an independent activity, or take it a step further and make it a collaborative activity and see how the poetry evolves.
    • : See fifth-grade students having some fun with magnetic poetry below.
    • And here are some high school examples from Virginia!
    • © Shake Up Learning 2018.

    Tags: poetry interactive template, Google Drawings, Google Drive, text boxes, collaborative activity

    Score: 513.1480419071097
    URL: https://bitcoinhomework.com/course/marginal-trading-shorting/
    Tweeted At: Thu Feb 08 23:11:01 +0000 2018
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    Author: Teacher Bitcoinhomework

    • BitcoinHomework aims to offer a platform for students and professors to connect, and offer an open platform to express the current state and knowledge in cryptocurrency.
    • Since opinions are allowed to be expressed by others outside of the BitcoinHomework team the professors of the courses do not necessarily reflect the view of BitcoinHomework.
    • For more details on how you can submit a course, view our Become a Teacher section.

    Tags: different trading techniques, marginal trade, finance world, current state, open platform

    Score: 104.67379851293077
    URL: http://www.coolcatteacher.com/ipad-magic-6-ideas-every-ipad-teacher-needs-know/
    Tweeted At: Fri Feb 09 01:17:02 +0000 2018
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    • Listen Now – – – – *** – – iPad Magic: 6 Ideas Every iPad Teacher Needs to Know – Link to show: February 6, 2018 – Vicki: Today we’re talking with my friend Tony Vincent @tonyvincent from Learning in Hand about iPad Magic.
    • Idea #2: Screen record everything that’s happening on your iPad – You have to turn it on, and if you go to that blog post, you can get step-by-step directions.
    • Idea #5: Turn off app ratings and reviews – So you can go into settings on your iPad or your iPhone with iOS 11 and tap iTunes and App Store.
    • Vicki: (laughs) – Tony: It’s just too hard to move those app icons around.
    • Vicki: Ohhhhhh… – Tony: So you can go and find all your math apps, pluck them from every page, add them to the stack, and then put that stack into a folder.

    Tags: iPad, Tony, ipad magic, zoom controller,

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    URL: http://tech.mg/scmf/OrMCe04Lcp0lODlJ_j9H1ReM2k56OUJOEHG4N5q-Pq-X7D8yezs_rBZxODN6RpTJJfu2r5of5VHHupa_BGwtnW6slip2C3Kd/d3lfVa
    Tweeted At: Fri Feb 09 01:30:40 +0000 2018
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