Tag Archives: Software and Websites

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New Glogster Partnerships!!!

If you have not been using Glogster.edu, you have been missing out, especially now that you can share your Glogs through Edmodo and Wikispaces with just one click! Glogster allows you and your students to create interactive posters individually or collaborate on projects using their new interconnected school-based network. This new connection ability allows teachers

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3. Discovery Education Streaming and….

Award Winning Books! Discovery can be a great cross-curricular tool.  Use subject area videos to coordinate with award winning literature for across the curriculum learning. First, some sites for finding award winning titles:   Texas Library Association —  http://www.txla.org/reading-lists— for Bluebonnet Award Nominees and more American Library Association — http://www.ala.org/ala/awardsgrants/index.cfm — for Caldecott, Newbery, and many more Other

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Sharing Files on the Internet

One thing many teachers do very well is share their great ideas with other teacher. The DEN helps make connections with other teachers who have those great ideas and, in turn, feed your creativity. Sharing ideas can easily be done via email or Twitter, but what about the student products or teacher examples? File sharing

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Getting Creative

“Two heads are better than one”   We’ve heard the quote and its relative “two minds are better than one”.   In today’s web 2.o- social media world, sharing is encouraged and collaboration cheered, but copyright issues can still arise.  What if someone tries to make money off of your freely shared creation?  What if they change it

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Web 2.0 and Discovery — A partnership

There are so many good web 2.o tools out there, several with a Discovery presence already.  Now, how can we use those Web 2.o tools with Discovery products to help academic achievement.   Here’s a few ideas: >>Wikis are a great and easy start.  Create your own special Discovery related wiki with subject pages to add

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Web 2.0: Discovery on Da Tube

You Tube  that is.  Discovery Education (and the Discovery Channel and more) have a presence on this video sharing site.   To see what is available, go to:  http://www.youtube.com/user/DiscoveryEducation  Or Teacher Tube perhaps.  For some Discovery Education related videos there, go to: http://www.teachertube.com/videoList.php?pg=videonew&tags=discovery&cid=16  Also on Teacher Tube, check for the just created Texas DEN group at:

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Blogs and Wikis and Moodles, Oh My!

What does it all mean!?   You’ve heard the terms, perhaps from other teachers or students, perhaps from crossword puzzles or comic strips.  Now you want to know for sure about what all those Web 2.0 terms mean and get a handle on what’s out there.   Here are some helpful sites for learning the lingo ……  http://www.webopedia.com/Web_2_0/ —

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