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    Do you need to copy/paste PDF to your wordprocessor?  If you hit the text select button in Adobe Acrobat (it is right near the magnifier tool on the toolbar), then right click to copy...you can paste it right into Word/IWork. If this doesn't work, you can work on a PDF file using http://www.pdfescape.com/ or on line at http://www.pdfconverter.com/pdf-to-word-online-free/
    or http://formswift.com/edit-pdf
    <>Format a Tri-Fold Pamphlet in Word - To turn a document long-ways, follow these steps: Choose File, Page Setup; Click the Paper Size tab; Select the Landscape option from the Orientation area;
    Ensure that the Whole Document menu option is selected in the Apply To drop-down list; click okay. - To make the three columns for the brochure, follow these steps: Choose Format, Columns; Select Three from the Presets list; Ensure that the Whole Document menu option is selected in the Apply To drop-down list; click okay. Now your document is formatted for three panels that fold over on a single page.

    Best Places to Live - http://www.bestplaces.net/

    Boggle, the game - http://www.wordplays.com/boggler.html

    CARD GAMES : http://www.pagat.com/

     

    CELL PHONES IN THE CLASSROOM - http://www.ngsslifescience.com/biology_lesson_plans.html

    Contact a U.S. Senator?  http://www.senate.gov/senators/index.cfm

    Contact a U.S. Representative?  http://clerk.house.gov/

    COOLTEXT - http://www.cooltext.com
    This is COOL!  CoolText.com is a totally free online tool that generates customized graphics. Choose your favorite colors, font, and style, and create buttons, logos, and bullets for your Web pages. Copyright - http://www.cyberbee.com/copyrt.html- Great site on copyright info for kids.

    Copyright - http://www.cyberbee.com/copyrt.html- Great site on copyright info for kids.

    Critical Evaluation of Information found on the Internet - http://www.surfnetkids.com/resources/critical-evaluation-information/

    Crossword Puzzles - http://www.surfnetkids.com/resources/crossword-puzzles/

    Earth and Moon Viewer - http://www.fourmilab.ch/cgi-bin/Earth/action?opt=-p - View a map of Earth, Day or Night, or from the Sun, Moon, etc., by latitude and longitude, from a satellite in Earth's orbit or above various cities around the globe.

    Forgot to buy a card? http://www.bluemountain.com

    Health and nutrition information? http://www.healthfinder.gov

    Help with your Mac/PC?  http://www.macintouch.com/  or http://www.helpwithpcs.com/

    Monopoly and other games Online - http://www.games.com/    .

    National Geographic?  - http://www.nationalgeographic.com

    Need a laugh? Try:
        The Onion - parody of news--read the headlines twice!   http://www.theonion.com

    Find someone's address or phone number? 
    http://switchboard.com Whose phone number is this?  A reverse directory. http://reversephonedirectory.com

    <>Powerpoint Keyboard Shortcuts - http://www.veodin.com/blog/2013/03/18/the-missing-keyboard-shortcuts-for-microsoft-powerpoint/

    Puzzle Clonzz - http://www.compozapuzzle.com/compoz-a-puzzle.htm
    Computer printable jigsaw puzzles

    Roger Ebert's Movie Reviews - http://rogerebert.com
    Still being supported. Great!

    Stain Guide  - http://www.chemistry.co.nz/stain_frame.htm  - get spots and stains out of fabric

    String Figures with videos to help?  http://alysion.org/string.htm

      Free Translations - http://www.freetranslation.com
    Translate any foreign language Web Page/Type or paste any text into the window for a quick translation at http://translate.google.com

    Travel Arrangements? http://www.travelocity.com
    U.S. Copyright Lawshttp://lcweb.loc.gov/copyright/   Writing a book?  Here's the scoop!

    United States Playing Card Company: Game Rules -http://www.usplayingcard.com/

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    AOL@SCHOOL  - http://kids.aol.com/  Links to Disney, PBS Kids, NIck, Crayola, Lego, ABCmouse, NG Kids and Fun Brain

    Classroom Management Tips - http://www.cbv.ns.ca/sstudies/activities/management/tips.html - activities

    Classroom Storage Ideas - http://teacherblog.evan-moor.com/2014/08/12/diy-classroom-storage-ideas/

    Connected Thesaurus - http://www.lexfn.com/

    Copyright - http://www.cyberbee.com/copyrt.html- Great site on copyright info for kids.

    Cornucopia of lesson plan sites! - http://surfaquarium.com/NEWSLETTER/Lessons2006.htm

    Educational Games on Line?http://www.funbrain.com

    Educatorlabs Resources - http://educatorlabs.org/resources/
    A plethora of links in all subjects.

    Experts to index and catalog the best of the Web for you? - http://www.allexperts.com/

    I Love That Teaching Idea - http://www.ilovethatteachingidea.com

    <>Internet Glossaries - http://www.surfnetkids.com/internet_glossaries.htm
    Links that explain technical jargun and obsure acronyms/

    Jeopardy Template - https://eee.uci.edu/help/ppt/advanced/templates/jeopardy.ppt

    <>Lesson Plans - http://www.lessonplans4teachers.com/

     

    Lesson Plans for Teachers - http://www.teacher.org/lesson-plans/

    Lessons by teachers for teachers, grades K-11, by subject and grade.

    Lesson Plan Templates - Aligned to the Common Core. Create your plans in less than 5 minutes and print and export to Word or PDF. Math - http://formswift.com/math-lesson-plan  English - http://formswift.com/english-lesson-plan  Science - http://formswift.com/science-lesson-plan

    Letters and Forms - http://www.internet4classrooms.com/links_grades_kindergarten_12/classroom_forms_teacher_tools.htm
    Neat forms for the classroom and parent contact

    Locate Someone On-line?  Find their email address? http://people.yahoo.com/

    <>Need to find a map, recent/historical?  http://www.lib.utexas.edu/Libs/PCL/Map_collection/Map_collection.html

    New Middle School Teacher Guide - http://www.middleweb.com/1stDResources.html#anchor14666257

    Note taking - http://www.surfnetkids.com/note_taking.htm

    On-Line Scavenger Hunts - http://www.surfnetkids.com/resources/online-scavenger-hunts/

    Photo organizing, sharing, and publishing - see Technology Sites - http://ginaotto.com/technologysites.html

    <>Plagiarism Workshop  - http://mail.nvnet.org/~cooper_j/plagiarism/

    Request a Resource (or lesson plan K-12) - http://educatorlabs.org/request-a-resource/

    Shapebook Patterns - http://www.eduplace.com/rdg/hme/k_5/shapebook/toc.html
    From apples with and without lines to t-shirt, treasure chest and umbrella, with and without lines, this is a neat place to find shapebook patterns to download in PDF.

    THE SPORTING NEWS - http://www.sportingnews.com/

    <>Stuff for Kids? Yak's Corner a Newsmagazine for kids - http://nieonline.com/detroit/parents.cfm

    Technology Learning Games - http://www.educationworld.com/a_lesson/archives/learninggame.shtml

    From Math Facts Race to Reading the Teacher’s Mind, there are games in every genre and grade level. Super learning techniques.

    Thesaurus? http://www.thesaurus.com

    Thomas Guide-type map to somewhere you need to be?  MapQuest - http://www.mapquest.com/

    Time Capsule - Do you know what was the average price of a house when you were born?  Or, which movie won Best Picture the year you graduated from high school?  You can find out what happened on any day of any year   - http://dmarie.com/timecap/

    Time Line Maker - http://www.teach-nology.com/web_tools/materials/timelines/
    This generator can be used to make time lines of up to 9 events of your choicehttp://www.freetranslation.com

    Translate any foreign language Web Page/Type or paste any text into the window for a quick translation at http://translate.google.com

    Wikipedias - Check out Technology Sites. http://ginaotto.com/technologysites.html


     

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