Thursday, April 28, 2011

Storynory Free Audio Stories For Kids

What a fun site, you can download audio files of the stories posted here. There are a variety of stories available.

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Free Technology for Teachers: Google Tutorials

Are you curious about Google for Educators, want to learn more. Take a look at this great blog at free Technology for Teachers. There are a number of tutorials that can help explain the tools available and how you can use them in your educational environment!

Monday, April 25, 2011

iPads for Learning - Getting Started

Thinking about buying iPads for your school? Take a look at this beginners book posted on the web. Lucy Gray spends a lot of time searching for great technology resources and she has focused on iPads recently so I knew this had to be a good resource when I saw it listed in her Apple of My Eye blog post.  She also included a couple of other links that might be useful, a resource to help you find apps and a list of apps she has found useful.  I am including those links here also.

iPads for Learning - Getting Started

New Google Custom Search Engine and handouts

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Homepage | Livebrush & the Livebrush Project

I had to post about this software if only because it was so much fun to play with. It allows you to create graphics using a variety of different brushes. I am sure that in the hands of a real artist this would produce wonderful graphics, I am not an artist but I still had a wonderful time using the tools. Art teachers and other crafty types take a look because you will I am sure find some great uses in art curriculum for this tool

Monday, April 18, 2011

BBC - Dimensions

What a neat site, you can look at the impact of many events by using a map. the maps have overlays to show the impact of floods, man made disasters, the depths of the ocean, and many other interesting maps. Take a look and explore your own zip code! BBC - Dimensions

Monday, April 11, 2011

Create Screencast! | Screencast-O-Matic - Free online screen recorder for instant screen capture video sharing.

Use this great online tool to create your own screen casts for instruction. Get 15 minutes with the free version and then download your file to share.

Home » You Are What You Read

A site for students to share the books they are reading and what they think of them. This is a Social Networking site set up by Scholastic that allows your students to network about books with other students in a safe environment. Home » You Are What You Read

GO2WEB20 Blog: The Best Free 22 Educational iPad Apps for Kids

Check out this blog of free education iPad apps for children. Aps for 1-2 up to 6-7 year olds. GO2WEB20 Blog: The Best Free 22 Educational iPad Apps for Kids

Friday, April 8, 2011

How Much Data is That? (Infographic)

How Much Data is That? (Infographic) Wonder what those MB and GB and on and on mean, what by the way is a Yottabyte? Check out this infographic and find out! Great tool for a computer science teacher.

Petfundango | Lesson Plans

Petfundango | Lesson Plans Do you have a classroom pet? This site has lesson plans available so you can incorporate that pet into your curriculum!!