Friday, September 30, 2011

Free Technology for Teachers: 7 Good Screen Capture Tools for Teachers

I love screen capture tools, especially free ones! This is a great way to demonstrate how to do something to your students or colleagues!

Youngzine | News and more for the Young

This looks really great, it is a news site for elementary students. Lots of different articles on a variety of topics. Give it a try.

Friday, September 23, 2011

BBC Dimensions: How Many Really?

How Many Really and How Many Really from BBC are a great way to show students what some of the numbers mean. It does link to Facebook and Twitter which are blocked in many schools but if you can the site will show how the numbers relate to people you know.

Thursday, September 15, 2011

Free Technology for Teachers: 12 Useful YouTube Accessories for Teachers and Students

I love this blog, I find some of the best resources here. Youtube is blocked in our school. There are some great resources here to help my teachers show some of the great videos they find on YouTube!

WatchKnowLearn - Free Educational Videos for K-12 Students

Great list of online videos. Many topics, help students with tutoring, if they have missed a lesson, or just to enhance your own lessons!

Free online teleprompter.

Simple tool but really nice. Online teleprompter! Help students with recorded presentations or even presentations in front of the class. Free online teleprompter.:

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iPads in the Classroom

Starting to use iPads in your school? Many schools purchase them without a really clear idea of what they are trying to accomplish with them. A clear plan for use is essential for a successful implementation of any technology in the classroom. Take a look at Kathy Schrock's site for iPads. Lots of ideas and great links to help you plan for your schools iPad implementation!

Friday, September 9, 2011

400 Free Teaching Teamplates for Microsoft Office - HOME - Edgalaxy: Where Education and Technology Meet.

Great stuff from Microsoft for education!

Make your own Digital fashcards - HOME - Edgalaxy: Where Education and Technology Meet.

I may have blogged about this before, if so it bears repeating. This blog explains how you can use the Silverlight web app to create them. You can find a deck already made or make your own.

Creating Infographics with Students | Langwitches Blog

I have seen a lot lately about infographics and this is a really good blog explaining what they are and why you would want to use them in your classroom. I love Langwitches, it is a blog that provides a lot of great information and resources.

Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Thinking Blocks - Model and Solve Math Word Problems

Really nice modeling for Word problems. Helps students break down thinking so they can see the relationships between the numbers.

Friday, September 2, 2011