Trailblazers.Wikispaces.Com is a resource from Kristin Swanson where she compiles resources for her school district. I love that she calls it “Teachers as Technology Trailblazers.” If you have the time to explore, there are tons of resources on this site.
Educreations transforms your iPad into a recordable whiteboard that captures your voice and handwriting to produce amazing video lessons that you can share online. It’s as simple as touching, tapping and talking.
Cassiopeia Science Videos – funded by a physicist and named after a constellation, this web site has free science video content organized by strand and topic. Excellent resources for middle and high school science teachers.
Primary Wall.com is a lot like Wallwisher and allows students to brainstorm together and add ideas to group projects.
Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Technology | Posted on December 9, 2011
Technology Terms Glossary You may not need this technical information often, but when you do, this is a handy guide. Ever have a computer technician start the “cyber speak” and you have no clue what the terms mean? E-Rate Central has an alphabetized guide to all these terms, acronym, and equipment names.
Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Livebinders | Posted on December 9, 2011
Livebinders Guide – Whether you are already a Livebinders user or wanting to start using this free Web 2.0 tool to organize class materials, this guide and list of links from Cybrary Man is sure to help.
Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in iPad, iPod Touch/iPhone | Posted on December 9, 2011
21 iOS 5 Tips to Make Your Life Easier will help those upgrading their iPhone and iPads to the new operating system.
Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Blogs, Writing | Posted on December 9, 2011
6 Reasons Why Kids Should Be Blogging
In the digital age, kids need to have an understanding of what it means to be a responsible digital citizen. They need to learn the technical how-to’s, as well as a more global comprehension of how to navigate the online world.
Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Desktop Publishing | Posted on December 9, 2011
LogoMaker.Com is a free logo generator. Just type in your text and explore all the choices.
Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Conferences | Posted on December 8, 2011
AMLE Annual Convention Presenter Handouts Lots of great resources here even though they are not sorted by topic. You have to explore to find what you want.
Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Adminstrative Tools, iPad | Posted on December 8, 2011
iPad Apps for Administrators is a nice list of free and paid Apps designed to help you save time and increase efficiency.
Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Common Core | Posted on December 8, 2011
Resources for Understanding Common Core is a comprehensive guide from Edutopia.
Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Seasonal/Holidays, Technology | Posted on December 8, 2011
Technology Activities for Kids Over the Holidays has some great ideas to keep students learning over the holiday break.
Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Lesson Planning, Wikis | Posted on December 8, 2011
30 Wikis Every Educator Should Know About is from Edudemic and gives links to wikis that can help teachers with planning lessons.
Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Internet Safety | Posted on December 8, 2011
Common Sense Media – Lessons on Internet Safety has lessons and resources by grade strand to fulfill requirments of teaching Internet Safety to students.
Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Lesson Planning, Videos | Posted on December 8, 2011
10 Ways to Use You Tube in the Classroom shows how to integrate You Tube/Education in the classroom..Good news is this is not blocked in most school systems!
Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Desktop Publishing, Presentations | Posted on December 6, 2011
Cue Prompter.Com allows you to create your very own teleprompter for speeches, presentations, etc…
Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in QR Codes | Posted on December 5, 2011
Tag My Doc is a nice QR code creator that will take entire documents and convert to code. Easy way to pass along information.
MacMillan Christmas Advent Calendar would make a great bell-ringer activity. Click on the day to reveal a fun fact along with a journal story starter.
Web 2.0 Advent Calendar from iLearn Technology is a great way to provide professional development during the holidays. Just click on the day of the week to learn a new tool for your classroom. Thanks to Kelly Tenkely for her creation.
Gymnasium for the Brain has been developed to help people to sharpen their mind and improve their ability to think outside the box. This site contains puzzles, patterns, speed math and a Kids’ Corner.
Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Twitter | Posted on December 5, 2011
Ultimate List of Twitter Tools has links to web sites that will help you improve you social media presence.