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High School Teacher from Sydney, Australia

Great post, Andrew, and I

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Great post, Andrew, and I think that you have only just scratched the surface of how tech can help organise teachers. In addition to the ones that you picked, I would add two: evernote is brilliant for teachers. I use it to keep track of interesting resources and articles for professional learning. In addition, Scrivener as a writing app is brilliant. It's like Word on steroids!

This is a great source for

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This is a great source for teachers to use. I never even knew it was available. I quickly looked into writer key and I am hoping it will make grading writing a lot easier than what I am going through now. Thanks so much!

Former teacher, reformed administrator, and now digital developer.

[quote]Teachers in Wilton,

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[quote]Teachers in Wilton, Ridgefield, and Greenwich CT along with independent school teachers in NY have started using WriterKEY to help them not only manage large amounts of student writing, but also provide meaningful feedback effectively and efficiently. Many of them used to use Google apps and MS WORD review tools.[/quote] Build in analytics and data collection should be part of any software and made available to users. For instance, why doesn't google make it easy for us to see our own trail when they know so much about our trail. I should have mentioned the website the writing teachers are using. It is called, www.writerkey.com

Oh, I forgot about

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Oh, I forgot about LiveBinder! We use that for an integrated team project each year, for the students' research materials. It is definitely helpful & user-friendly!

k-3, AIG, ADULT BASIC EDUCATION

Live Binder! thanks for the

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Live Binder! thanks for the idea! I am focussed this year on organizing and updating my old and new technology files. Recently, I have toyed with google's sky drive, and a sharing program. I look forward to learning more.:)

Music teacher from St. Paul, Minnesota

A site that I have started

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A site that I have started using recently is LiveBinder,com. It is a was of collecting, organizing and sharing websites, documents and more. I use it for educational purposes, but many people have binders that are not education related at all.

Awesome ideas! I have one

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Awesome ideas! I have one more that's been at the forefront of my planning lately: using ActivExpressions to collect data & monitor student learning. As we move to the Common Core, my district is focused very much on data to prove students are succeeding. ActivExpressions keep kids engaged (they get to "text" responses via the devices). But, more importantly in this regard, the software organizes their responses, graphs their learning, and gives me real-time results. They are AWESOME!
Of course, these devices cost a pretty penny, so begging for funding can be hard... but the company matches you 100%, and frequently offer 50% sales, so you can score a deal!

Editorial Assistant and Blogger

Andrew, Great piece on the

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Andrew,

Great piece on the meat-and-potatoes of technologies. I find myself living in Evernote (the link to document-sharing feature is really cool for sharing "how-tos" and readings with students.

Seventh grade science teacher

The district where I work

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The district where I work recently started using Google Drive and it has been such a great tool for the teachers and students. I have found the ability to collaborate and share files to be very valuable. Evernote seems like a great organizational tool as well. Based on the comments here I will certainly give it a try.

Former teacher, reformed administrator, and now digital developer.

Teachers in Wilton,

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Teachers in Wilton, Ridgefield, and Greenwich CT along with independent school teachers in NY have started using WriterKEY to help them not only manage large amounts of student writing, but also provide meaningful feedback effectively and efficiently. Many of them used to use Google apps and MS WORD review tools.

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