Internet Archive eBooks and Texts

“The Internet Archive offers over 15,000,000 freely downloadable books and texts.  There is also a collection of 550,000 modern eBooks that may be borrowed by anyone with a free account.” Internet Archive eBooks and Texts   Internet Archive Free eBooks and Texts

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Educational Chrome Extensions from ED Tech’s site

Great collection of Chrome Extensions from a site worth following

70 Educational Chrome Extensions

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Big History Project

This looks intriguing; I added it to my bucket list.

Big History Project

What is Big History?

13.8 billion years of history told through engaging videos, animations, articles, and classroom activities targeting middle- and high-school students

free, open, and online

Big History Project School Screenshot

Today we have more information available to us on our phones than was available in all the great libraries of Alexandria. How do we decide what claims we can trust? Big History teaches students to examine their intuition, looking at the authority, evidence, and logic of claims across disciplines and scales. Students learn to apply a thoughtful, consistent, and rigorous approach to engaging with new ideas and information and using evidence to construct effective arguments.

Register now to explore the course.

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CourseSmart has apps for iOS, Androids and Windows

Mobile Optimized

For the Best Reading Experience

You don’t have to carry a laptop around to keep your eTextbooks with you. Access them at on any web–enabled device, including tablets and smartphones.

And get free apps recommended for the iPad and Android devices for an even better CourseSmart reading experience.

CourseSmart Apps for iOS, Android and other mobile devices

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Screenr Free Instant Screencasting Web Based

Screenr’s web-based screenrecorder makes it very easy to create screen casts and share them.  Best of all it is free!

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Blended Learning Resources from Edutopia

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Moodle has a Plugin Which allows Users to Copy Files from Merlot to Moodle… How great is that?

For those who use Moodle as a course management system and wish to create their own Course Materials or electronic textbooks, this is great news!

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