Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Classroom Management | Posted on August 31, 2010
Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Science Resources | Posted on August 31, 2010
Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Science Resources, Videos | Posted on August 31, 2010
Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Educational Resources, Environment | Posted on August 30, 2010
Rustle the Leaf Rustle the Leaf is an online outreach that uses syndication-quality, comic strips and other creative tools to communicate essential environmental themes and truths.
Thumb Tacks is a recording device that plugs into iPod Touch and allows students to record lectures and class information.
Snagfilms.Com SnagLearning is dedicated to presenting high-quality documentary films as educational tools to ignite meaningful discussion within the learning community.
Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Uncategorized | Posted on August 27, 2010
The BrainPOP and BrainPOP Jr. quizzes are now fully integrated with ActiVote and ActivExpression, making it easier than ever to engage and assess each of your students. After the quiz, print or download the class results and incorporate them into your grading system. Watch this Brain Pop video to see how:
Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Blogs, Personal Learning Networks (PLNs), Professional Development | Posted on August 27, 2010
Quick Start Guide to Create a PLN from Eric Sheninger’s blog gives several links and ideas to help a “newbie” set up their own personal learning network with other educational professionals.
Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in NAESP 2010 | Posted on August 26, 2010
The Principal Blogger – NAESP – Power Point format
The Principal Blogger – NAESP – PDF format
Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Technology, Videos | Posted on August 26, 2010
Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Desktop Publishing, Digital Photography, Digital Storytelling | Posted on August 26, 2010
Juxio Juxio [juhk-see-oh]: From juxtaposition, the placement of two or more elements together to create new meaning.
Juxio is a new visual way to communicate. Individuals and businesses use Juxio to combine images, text and more into mashable, visual streams called Juxes to share across social media and in print.
Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Math Resources, Social Studies Resources | Posted on August 25, 2010
Captain Coordinate is not a fashion game – it’s an online activity where students find coordinates on a grid map.
Spelling Match Game has levels from grades 1-8 and is tied to the Houghton-Mifflin series. No matter what curriculum, it is a good review for students needing extra help with vowel rules.
Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Assessment | Posted on August 25, 2010
TCAP Practice Flip Charts for Promethean have been posted on the TNTechChick web site.
Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Educational Resources, English Language Learners, Reading/Language Arts | Posted on August 23, 2010
Eye on Idioms is a fun site to use in english class and can also be used with more advanced ELL students. Kids choose the correct idiom for the sentence, define its meaning, and then use it in a sentence.
Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Educational Resources, Professional Development, Technology, Videos | Posted on August 23, 2010
Learn It In 5 Videos for Teachers Learn it in 5 is a comprehensive how-to instructional video library for teachers using technology in the classroom. Learn classroom strategies for Web 2.0 teaching technology with powerful how-to videos on most Web 2.0 applications. Our video library is constantly growing, with new how-to videos added monthly. Our most recent Web 2.0 how-to videos are featured on the home page. Other Web 2.0 how-to videos can be located at our easy-to-use navigation tabs, on our archives page or by using our search tool.
Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Back to School, Educational Resources, Seasonal/Holidays | Posted on August 23, 2010
Laura Candler Back to School Resources has several printable handouts and dozens of ideas for the first few weeks back to school. She even has a “how to” for acquiring 6,000 bonus points on a Scholastic book order.
Techie Brekkie Web Site is a great find for quick shots of professional development. Created by a technology teacher from Sydney Australia, there are 14 mini-lessons to help teachers integrate free technology applications in their classrooms.
Grant Information Aug. 2010 is a link with several grants available for education. Included are links to the web sites and due dates. If you have a unique project or need for your classroom, check this out.
Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Desktop Publishing, Educational Resources, Technology | Posted on August 20, 2010
Top 10 Sites for File Conversion is an article on the Technology Tidbits: Thoughts of a Cyber Hero blog. Includes documents as well as other media formats.
KidMango Children\’s Videos has a collection of videos for preschoolers to age 12.
KidzBop.Com is another video site for kids that includes music and video sharing.
Kidstube.Com KidsTube.com is a monitored video sharing website designed for kids. All user-generated content on KidsTube is monitored by our staff to ensure a family-friendly experience for users of all ages. At KidsTube, our members are encouraged to explore their creativity and share their ideas with other kids from all over the world.
Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Art, Desktop Publishing, Digital Storytelling, Educational Resources, Odds and Ends | Posted on August 18, 2010
Icon Scrabble is a free tool where you input text that is converted to icons in jpg format.
Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Early Learning, Educational Resources, Reading/Language Arts | Posted on August 17, 2010
ABC Fast Phonics is a free tutorial that uses cartoons and sounds with audio narration and clickable words to teach phonics. This method teaches just basic phonics concepts without struggle or frustration and includes rules for vowels, consonants, and blends along with practice pages.
Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Twitter | Posted on August 17, 2010
Twhirl , Twitpic, and We Follow (Twitter Accessories)
twhirl is a desktop client for the popular microblogging service Twitter. It allows you to post short 140-character updates about what you are doing, as well as following your twitter friends and read all their updates, replies anyone sends to you, and direct messages to your account. You can also answer to another user by replying or sending him/her a private direct message.