Build Yourself Wild is a great site to inspire creative writing ideas. Let the students create a character and write a story! Easy as 1-2-3
>Check out this new gadget for your classroom.
>If you want some PD … Teachers Love Smartboards is a great blog to follow. They offer tips and tricks on using the tools as well as great web resources. You must visit this site if you are using a SMARTBoard in your classroom.Or try: Starter of The Day – and discover a lot …Details
>If you are blogging with yor students here is a Blogging Rubric that might help students define their writing.
Benefits of Blogging:What are the benefits of classroom blogging?
Students who lack the reading and writing skills they need to succeed also may lack the motivation to practice those skills. Many are motivated, however, to chat virtually with …
>If you are planning on using a search engine like Google to help you search the web for a project then here are a few resources to help you understand how search engines work and to help make your searching time more productive: Interactive Online Google Tutorial Web Search Strategies in Plain English from leelefever …Details
>A new study from a California University suggests that surfing the net is actually good for your brain. It is especially good for the Middle aged & Older population … good news for a lot of us! “Internet searching engages complicated brain activity, which may help exercise and improve brain function.”
>Watch these short tutorials on how to set up a Blog in Blogger. Really clear and concise directions.
Todd Ridder reports on a recent Technology Expo conference he attended and describes the reactions of teachers to what are some pretty mainstream technologies.
His five basic recommendations to teachers are:
Focus on the learning process, not …