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Jenna McWilliams
Jenna McWilliams
(Bloomington - United States)

I studied creative writing and published some poems. Then I decided to  get all up in education's grill. I'm currently a doctoral student in the Learning Sciences program at Indiana  University.
keywords: participatory culture, social media, education,  ...

Best Websites from the Florida Educational Technology Conference (FETC)



Gapminder is a non-profit venture – a modern “museum” on the Internet – promoting sustainable global development and achievement of the United Nations Millennium Development Goals.

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Rubistar is a free tool for creating rubrics.

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Shelly Terrell's Bringing Your Textbook to Life!


Written by Shelly Terrell, this article called "Bringing Your Textbook to Life! 15+ Tips & Resources" is a great resource for educators.



This website offers free videos, lessons, and games aimed at K-12 students. It covers all subject areas.

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The Periodic Table of Videos


This website is the brainchild of journalist Brady Haran. He partnered with scientists at The University of Nottingham, to make comprehensive videos about each element in the periodic table.

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Make Beliefs Comix


Created by Bill Zimmerman, this incredible website encourages literacy, creativity, and imagination by allowing anyone to create their own comic strip. The site features many other resources including lesson plans and free printables. There is even an option to create comic strips in other languages.

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This website allows users to turn their stories into 3D animated videos.

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Kizoa: Slideshow and Collage Maker


This website allows you to create slideshows with special effects, text, and even music. You can also edit photos, create collages and e-cards, and share them via your favorite social networking sites.

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Visuwords: online graphical dictionary


According to their site, you can use this site to look up the meaning of words and how those words associate with other words and concepts.

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