Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in STEM Resources, Web 2.0 | Posted on July 12, 2013
I Love Free – Resources for STEM and Common Core is a presentation from Jan Coley, Jefferson County Schools TN, from TETA Summer Institute. Great resources for math and science.
Print Friendly allows you to convert any web site into a print friendly format to cut out all the color photos and graphics.
Tackk is a free site where you can create announcements or online newsletters. If you do not sign up for an account, the announcements are only good for a couple days, but you can establish a free account for longer periods of time.
Using myHistro, you can combine maps and timelines seamlessly into one great presentation, convert any public timeline into a personal pdf file, or export it into Google Earth format for offline storage. All completed timelines can be embedded into your blog and websites for maximum exposure.
Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Web 2.0, Web Quests | Posted on March 26, 2013
Web Quests.Org has a searchable data base of dozens of web quests for students to explore. Better yet,, there is a page where students and teachers can create and share original web quests.
Digital Blooms is a wiki with many ideas (most shown through video) of applying Blooms Taxonomy in classroom instruction through technology integration.
U Tell Story is multimedia storytelling and sharing community that let people from different age and background to easily tell stories and share topics with photo, video, voice, music and words.
Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Assessment, Web 2.0 | Posted on December 19, 2012
12 Digital Tools to Implement Exit Slips gives teachers links to fast and easy ways to use technology for assessing student learning with exit slips.
Big Huge Labs has dozens of creative tools students can use to showcase learning.
Tagxedo is a program that takes the words you input and creates word clouds in the shades of pictures.
Fakebook Gallery has profiles of historical figures and simulations as to what their “Facebook” or Fakebook pages would look like. Great place to give students ideas to do a similar project.
Mapping Media to the Curriculum – What do you want to create today? This site has visual icons you can click to find places to create curriculum content, assessments, and publish online.
Web Tools for Teachers by Type – Livebinder by Tim Wilhelmus is one of the best collections of Resources I have seen. If you have a technology need, start here for a solution.
Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Web 2.0 | Posted on October 4, 2012
Check out this presentation by Richard Byrne of best Web 2.0 tools of 2012. You will also want to visit his Free Technology for Teachers blog.
Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Lesson Planning, Web 2.0 | Posted on October 4, 2012
7 Ways to Transform your classroom
This PowerPoint presentation has great ideas for the natural use of technology and includes links to sites that correspond with the thinking skill.
Mapping Media to the Curriculum is a site where teachers and students can click on the topic under “What do I want to Create Today” and come up with a variety of Web 2.0 tools to help them accomplish the task.
Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Web 2.0 | Posted on August 24, 2012
My Web Wardrobe Wiki is a fabulous idea for organizing all the Web 2.0 Resources used in the classroom. Hats off to Jennifer Barnett on this great site. You might also like her Digital Sewing Kit with all the basic downloads and plug ins to help you operate efficiently. And there’s more – a page of Technology Tutorials and Tips and her Friday Five Newsletters sent to teachers each week.
10 Amazing Uses for Wolfram Alpha
Has unique ways for educators and students to utilize this free tool.
50+ Web 2.0 Ways to Tell a Story
This wiki has more than 50 tools to help students publish digital stories with links to Web 2.0 Resources.
Socrative.Com Socrative is a smart student response system that empowers teachers to engage their classrooms through a series of educational exercises and games via smartphones, laptops, and tablets. There is an informational video with more details. Looks like a great idea for BYOD classrooms.
Collection of Web 2.0 Resources for Teachers
John Simi with Shelby County Schools has put together a comprehensive list of Web 2.0 resources for teachers. He presented this list at TETC2011.
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.
Brain Shark.Com is a site to upload to presentations to the cloud and have them available anytime, anywhere.
Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Professional Development, Web 2.0 | Posted on November 15, 2011
Educause 7 Things You Should Know Series is a set of informative articles on technology in the classroom. Browse online or scroll through the PDF list of 7 THINGS.