School Scheduling – Creating Time for Collaboration

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Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in School Scheduling | Posted on June 15, 2011

All Things PLC – School Scheduling to Enhance Collaboration includes both primary and secondary examples.

Academic Earth

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Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Current Events/News, Global Learning, Lesson Planning, Videos | Posted on June 15, 2011

academic earth

Academic Earth.Org From the web site — We are building a user-friendly educational ecosystem that will give internet users around the world the ability to easily find, interact with, and learn from full video courses and lectures from the world’s leading scholars.  Our goal is to bring the best content together in one place and create an environment in which that content is remarkably easy to use and where user contributions make existing content increasingly valuable.

Integrating Blogging in the Elementary Classroom

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Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Blogs, Reading/Language Arts, Writing | Posted on June 15, 2011

Integrating Blogging in the Elementary Classroom from the “Integrating Technology in the Primary Classroom” blog has practical strategies for starting a blogging program in the early grades.

Big Marker

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Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Video Conferencing | Posted on June 15, 2011

big marker

Big Marker.Com allows you to have free video conferencing including teaching lessons online to group participants.  This site is free.

20 Great You Tube Features and Tricks

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Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Videos | Posted on June 14, 2011

you tube

20 Great You Tube Features and Tricks combines advice on editing, setting up Creative Commons, finding favorites, etc..

Boom Writer for Kids

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Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Reading/Language Arts, Writing | Posted on June 14, 2011

book writer

Boom Writer  Boomwiter supports creative writing, reading comprehension, peer editing and genre studies, to name just a few vital reading and writing skills.  This online writing program is free to schools but requires registration. 

Go Go News for Kids

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Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Current Events/News, Reading/Language Arts, Social Studies Resources | Posted on June 14, 2011

go go news

Go Go News.Com  Children are curious and interested in the world around them. GoGo believes in satisfying and encouraging this curiosity by publishing real news stories that are not only relevant to them, but also capture the silly and the serious goings on in the world today

Top 10 Computer Repair Forums

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Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Computer Repair | Posted on June 14, 2011

Top 10 Computer Repair Forums & Message Boards is a great place to start if you need to troubleshoot a computer problem.

All Things Twitter

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Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Twitter | Posted on June 13, 2011

twitter

6 Little Known Twitter Tips from Killer Tech Tips blog has useful tips for the dedicated Twitter user.

The Ultimate Twitter Guidebook for Educators is a comprehensive guide from Edudemic.

Keys to “Flattening” your Elementary Classroom

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Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Blogs, Differentiated Instruction, Global Learning, Professional Development | Posted on June 13, 2011

flat classroom

The Elementary Flat Classroom Blog has practical tips on how to break down the walls of your classroom and expand your students’ learning with global connections.  Are you brave enough to have a “flat” classroom next school year?

What Will You Learn this Summer – 26 Things

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Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Odds and Ends, Personal Learning Networks (PLNs), Professional Development, Web 2.0 | Posted on June 13, 2011

summer learning

What Will You Learn this Summer – Teacher Reboot Camp Blog has 26 ideas and free professional development resources for teachers and school administrators.  What will you learn this summer?

Easy Calculations.Com

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Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Calculators, Math Resources | Posted on June 13, 2011

easy calculations Easy Calculations.Com is a free online calculator which does everything from simple operations to statistics, chemistry, and physics.

Everything You Need to Know About the New iTunes

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Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in iPad, iPod Touch/iPhone, iTunes | Posted on June 13, 2011

iTunes

Everything you Need to Know About the New iTunes is an article from the Personal Tech section of the New York Times.  You will need to update to iTunes 10.3.1 to begin utilizing some of the new features.

Terrific Apps Blog

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Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Apps for Learning, iPad, iPod Touch/iPhone | Posted on June 13, 2011

terrific apps

Terrific Apps Blog is a new one I found concentrating on iPad and iPod touch apps for learning.

Seven Ways to Go From On-Task to Engaged

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Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Classroom Management, Professional Development | Posted on June 13, 2011

ASCD article

 

 

7 Ways to go from On-Task to Engaged is an ASCD article with thought-provoking questions for educators.

Developing a PLN with Twitter

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Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Personal Learning Networks (PLNs), Professional Development, Twitter | Posted on June 13, 2011

twitter dont get it

Twitter – I Just Don\’t Get It – Developing a PLN is an excellent slideshow taking you through step-by-step how to set up a Twitter account and how to use it to develop a strong learning support network of colleagues.