Extreme Makeover; Education Edition (Technology Enhanced Learning List)Welcome, Assalaamu'alaikum!
IntroductionSome thing in here should be fun or helpful for you, feel free to leave your comments and resources.
Chart: Who Participates And What People Are Doing Online
http://www.businessweek.com/magazine/content/07_24/b4038405.htm What people are doing
Microsoft Cool ToolsSharedview http://tinyurl.com/5y6pk7
PC to PCs remote access and assistance with screen and mouse control
Awesome for techies like me ;)
Create a Virtual 3-D tour/model of any group of pictures, help students recognize details, backgrounds, settings, cultures, etc. ex. inauguration
Windows Movie Maker
Import pics and vids, drop into timeline, add title & effects, and publish to your computer
Community Clips great video archive to learn the features in MS Office that you just knew were there somewhere.
Learning Essentials for Microsoft Office - Essentials: Tools for Teachers
Tools for Teachers, Students:
Curriculum-based templates and toolbars for Microsoft Office Word, the
Microsoft Office PowerPoint® presentation graphics program and
Microsoft Office Excel® spreadsheet software help students and
educators get started, stay organized and successfully complete
Save time on common tasks with Templates for handouts and presentations, grading rubrics, managing your classroom and more.Download details: Word 2007 Add-in: Microsoft Math
The Microsoft Math Add-in adds computational and graphing capabilities to the Equation Tools Ribbon of Word 2007.
Plot a function, equation, or inequality in 2-D or 3-D; Solve an equation or inequality; Calculate a numerical result; Simplify an algebraib expression.Teacher Tech Tuesday Webcast: Microsoft Education
Join each week for practical tips and information on how to use MS products and technologies in the classroom. Webcast are about 45 minutes.
Live Mesh Beta – Create your mesh
Create your mesh - your network of devices and synchronized folders. No more forgetting a file in the at work or at home when you can have access to both.Innovative Teachers Network
global community of educators: features product tutorials, lesson plans, how-to articles, online discussions, virtual project teams, step-by-step instructions and moreMicrosoft Education: Download free posters for your class
They say a picture is worth a thousand words, how about a free postercontact: Patrick Sheren
for MS Way Cool K-12 Solutions in or around ILGoogle Tools
(Need to set up a Google account)
Gmail, BBC News, Aljazeera, Weather, How to, word, phrase, joke, history....of the day, Google docs, earthquake watch, webMD, Google calendar, Google notebook, Google reader, doppler radar, gmail, free fonts, translator, games,Google Notebook www.google.com/notebook
online, searchable, shareable note takingGoogle Docs
(download extension for taking clips from sites)
Google Docs, word, presentations, spreadsheets online and collaborative "real time editing"and surveys or worksheets
Google Reader www.google.com/reader (RSS feeds)
Add a subscription (person, newspaper, news channel, sports, tech, education, teachers love smartboards, teaching ideas, smartboard lesson podcast, livescience.com
Google Groups www.google.com/groups
join a group (Google for Educators Discussion Group) and share a calendar updates, email distribution,More Google Products
Find and connect with businesses from your phone, for free
Google Photos & Picasa 3
web albums and pictures/video editing great for instant fixes and sharing; helps organize all of your pictures (see earlier post w/tutorial)Research Tips from Google Book Search
Research Tips from Google Book Search
Search the full text of over 7 million books, track your sources, browse or dig deepGoogle Scholar
Stand on the shoulders of giants
Search, Find, Locate, LearnGoogle Earth
helps you identify the most relevant research across the world of scholarly research
add placemarks, pictures/sketches, take tours, draw maps/directions, take a sample flight-simulator track distance and weather systems and more
Google Web Search/History
tracks time and date of sites visited for later referencewww.pack.google.com
easily select multiple applications to downloadGoogle for Educators Discussion Group | Google Groups
Google for Educators Discussion Group
Discussions - Google Apps Education Edition | Google Groups
Google Apps Education Edition
Web 2.0 Resources (Free :)www.bighugelabs.com
photos, motivator posters with your own photos
www.goanimate.com with default backgrounds or images from DE if desired
worldle.net poster of words showed ;)
Jog The Web Track search and managing
www.flickr.com global or personal photos browse through 1000s or just create you own web album
www.cameroid.com fun, fun, fun
Lots of instant photo fun: create neat and exciting images and backgrounds with your web cam
WriteOnIt - Fake pictures
WriteOnIt.org Fun with pictures and backgrounds
www.audacity.com quick and easy audio recording
www.voicethread.com online narrations
www.animoto.com very fun way of story telling! Create spot light videos with a few clicks: grab your photos, add text and sound, and walaa your video is completely animated. Educators get a free account, so stop delaying and start dragging and dropping.
www.edmodo.com Homework planner online (calendar, alerts, news, links, assignments, discussions all in a very simple format.
www.flashmeeting.comneed to repeat a lesson or join a class, flash meeting can do just that
KidsClick! Web Search
GoalForIt: Resource For Setting And Achieving Goals
Main Page - FreeReading
Gcast. Make your voice heard.
Professional (or Personal) Learning Networks (PLNs)www.ning.com online classrooms and hotspots for your social learning and networking
www.wikispaces.comeasy to collaborate content and edit; wikis help kids learn from the beginning to any where in the middlewww.twitter.commy favorite PLN! a wonderful way to learn, share, or explore what other people you are interested in knowhttp://twitter4teachers.pbwiki.com/
Follow people in the same field or subject as you and gain unlimited resources and advicea great place for teachers to start their PLNswww.pbwikis.com
Free Conference Call, Phone Conferencing, Teleconferences - FreeConferenceCall.com
Classroom Collaborativeswww.mogulus.comlive boardcasting with multiple camswww.quik.comquick presentingwww.uStream.tv www.tinyurl.com/dxz69bLive boardcasting and presentingwww.skype.com
Free computer to computer video/voice calls with chats, games, whiteboard, and collaboration of multiple callers
Going Greenwww.audacity.comrather than printing out daily homework reminders, let a student record it and send it
www.googledocs.com formsPlease let students know that they can create ONE document online and share it with their partners (collaboratively) without having to travel to each other's homes.adobe pdf downloadsdownload a free settings for adobe pdf creater to save your work in a non-editable wayEarth Hour US
Help save the planet from the greenhouse effect and conserve natural resources!
World Water Day: Join an Event on March 22, 2009www.worldwaterday.netThank you.
1 in 6 people in the world do NOT have clean or safe water to live.