>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 …
>Printwhatyoulike is a great site to help you only print the contents for a web page that your absolutely need. I love this idea because so many time I will go into a computer lab and a student has hit print on a web page and out comes 10 pages!!Go to the Printwhatyoulikewebsite and paste …Details
>A grade 9 Teacher/VP in my school division has truly found the power the of blogging in her class: Comfun9 Class BlogHere is an excerpt from a recent email she sent me.“We have developed our class blogging rubric. This was a neat process. Initially I was just giving them a check mark for submitting. …Details
>I had the opportunity to help out a grade one class during their first experience blogging. It is incredible to see 6-yr old students excited about telling their own stories and anxious to share their stories with the world! What was even more amazing one six year old went home the same night and wrote …Details
>NASA eClips are short, relevant educational video segments. These videos inspire and engage students, helping them see real world connections. New video segments are produced weekly exploring current applications of science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or STEM topics. The programs are produced for targeted audiences: grades K-5, 6-8, 9-12 and the general public.Thanks to Jane’s …Details
>Here is a great video to help you teach the “AR” sound. I love it!!
>Animoto is a great digital storytelling tool. It is a simple video creation tool that allows you to upload images and audio tracks then mixes them together to make a very professional looking video.Take a look at the following example of how one classroom shared their school project!Time to Make a Difference from Tod Baker …Details
>Do you want to become a better videographer?? And you are probably thinking, I’m a teacher, social worker, nurse now you want me to be a filmmaker?? Come on!! Before you say No … Check out this trailer:
And be sure to attend the FREE online K-12 Conference to learn more about creating videos and other …
Wiggio Looks like a great application if you are working with a group of people. It has a nice clean interface and here are some features:
Keep shared calendar events with text msg reminders
Poll groups in real-time
Send mass text and voice msg
Store files in one common folder
setup group conference calls
>Need a bit of a challenge? Trymiddle years students love this game and it is a good brain warmer …. especially on a Monday morning!
>I’m visiting a grade 1 classroom and Mrs. Muir has created a Teacher’s Math Journal. She is capturing her own journey into using the renewed Mathematics Curriculum in Saskatchewan. It is a great blog to follow if you are an early years teacher.Here is a link to a Full Screen Timer .. great to use …Details