Brian Weir
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URL Shorteners: Fur.ly opens multiple tabs.

fur.ly is a great place/idea for educators who are struggling with students finding the right websites or who are having their students copy long URLs off of the board.  This tool will let you have one URL that will open multiple websites at one time.See More
Nov 19, 2012
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Create Research Citations with the Citation Wizard

Supers simple method of creating bibliographies and works cited citations.  Create MLA and APA style citations.See More
Jul 23, 2012
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Convert document, sound, video, images and other file types with Zamzar

Zamzar is an awesome tool for educators who are going the extra mile trying to use technology in the classroom. Too many times educators receive files from other schools or colleagues that just don't work on their computer because of different operating systems and software platforms. With Zamzar you can take files of many different file types and have them be converted to another file type. There isn't any software that needs to be downloaded; just internet access. Click here the link to find…See More
Apr 14, 2012
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Smartboard: Tips and tricks of the Magic Pen

Smartboard:  Tips and tricks using the Magic Pen tool.  You might not know, but the Notebook's magic pen tool does three awesome things that can enhance any lesson using the Smartboard.See More
Mar 28, 2012
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Create dynamic data charts using Hohli Charts

Hohli charts is a simple method of creating dynamic data sets that then display as charts and graphs.  This web 2.0 tool would be great and simple for students to use in a k-12 educational setting.See More
Mar 27, 2012
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Smartboard: Create a study game using flip tiles.

This is a Smartboard Notebook tutorial on how to create an interactive study game board in which students can move game pieces along the board if they answer the questions correctly. This gameboard use tiles that on one side has the answer and on the other side has the question.See More
Mar 25, 2012
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Mar 11, 2012
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Create a virtual world of educational ideas using Edistorm's Sticky Notes

Edistorm is an excellent site for creating and using educational virtual sticky notes. Students can collaborate with the teacher on project ideas.  They can vote on those ideas and make comments to eacher other.  Use Edistorm as a means of brainstorming ideas.See More
Feb 29, 2012
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Feb 27, 2012
Brian Weir posted a blog post

Make typing in links easier for students using URL shorteners

My favorite URL shorteners.  These are used to take those long annoying URLs and shrink them down to a managable size.  This tutorial will demonstrate the difference between Google URL shortener, CiteBite, and TinyURl.  These all have their unique uses for the educator.  Click the link to learn more.See More
Feb 7, 2012
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Educational Videos for Free as well as other Visuals for Education

PBS Learning Resources is an excellent site for teachers and students to find educational films as well as other media types such as sound, images, and lesson plans.  This site has a couple thousand videos for you to see.  These videos are all free.  Click the link to learn more.See More
Feb 6, 2012
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Create dynamic charts with Chartle

Chartle is an awesome site that allows students and teachers the ability to create dynamic and graphic charts based upon data collected in the classroom.  This site is extremely easy to use and can be easily used across most grade levels.  Click the link to view a short tutorial and example of what Chartle is.See More
Feb 4, 2012
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Create study guides using Brainflip Flash Cards

Brainflips is an excellent place to create multimedia flashcards that your students can use while studying your vocabulary words.  Click the link to see how it is used.See More
Jan 30, 2012
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Google Chrome Tips and Tricks: Email notifications for Gmail

This Google Chrome extension, Checker Plus for Gmail, allows you to receive Gmail notifications such as sound and a popup dialogue box that allows you to read, reply to, and archive messages without having to go back into your inbox to view the message first.  You can change the sounds and the extension is very user friendly.  Click the Gmail Notifications link to read a tutorial…See More
Jan 26, 2012
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Create and edit art, music, audio, and visual affects with Aviary's suite of tools

Aviary is a powerful suite of graphics and audio tools that can be used for educational purposes and assignments.  It is a very dynamic piece of software that is hosted in the cloud and is an excellent web 2.0 tool.  Click here to read more about using Aviary in the Classroom.See More
Jan 25, 2012
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Create Concept Maps and Diagrams with Cacoo

Cacoo is a concept mapping/mind mapping/brainstorming site.  It is free and allows for many methods of concept mapping.  Great site to use with your classes and students.  Please click the link to see a tutorial on using Cacoo.See More
Jan 23, 2012

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Spanish, Earth Science, Technology Trainer
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I am currently serving as the Snowflake Unified School Districts Educational Technology Trainer. This is my third year. I have been teaching in the district for the last 16 years.

Brian Weir's Blog

Interact with students using your Smartboard with the Extreme Collaboration Add-on.

Posted on July 4, 2013 at 9:49am 0 Comments

New Smartboard tip and trick worth giving a shot this coming school year in your classroom. The Extreme Collaboration add-on has the potential of revolutionizing the way we use the Smartboard with our students and in classes that have mobile devices. Take a look at this tutorial to get an…

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Create geographical and statistical maps using TargetMap.

Posted on June 26, 2013 at 10:02pm 0 Comments

For educators who teach statistics or anything that deals with geography check out TargetMaps. This is a great web 2.0 tool that will allow you and your students to create visually appealing presentations about data that they have researched.

URL Shorteners: Fur.ly opens multiple tabs.

Posted on November 19, 2012 at 3:33pm 0 Comments

fur.ly is a great place/idea for educators who are struggling with students finding the right websites or who are having their students copy long URLs off of the board.  This tool will let you have one URL that will open multiple websites at one time.

Create Research Citations with the Citation Wizard

Posted on July 23, 2012 at 3:44pm 0 Comments

Supers simple method of creating bibliographies and works cited citations.  Create MLA and APA style citations.

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