Tag archives for web resources

  1. Web Wanderings: being the first in a series…

    Web Wanderings: being a series on the interesting, curious, humorous and sometimes even helpful items I’ve found on the web . For this first post, some items recommended to me by Linda Rush — DEN STAR, LC Member and DEN Guru: http://sjunkins.posterous.com/collect-student-ipad-creations-with-edmodo — connecting two  popular tech resources, the site states “This video outlines how the Edmodo […]

  2. Evernote Skitch as a Teaching Tool

      Skitch is Evernote’s sketching app. It is a great app that allows you to create sketches and annotate, edit and save photos and sketches. It is very useful for taking notes that can’t be typed, annotating photos, and making sketches. It is available for desktop, iOS and Android.       Steve Lai, a teacher in Canada, has some […]

  3. Evernote Trunk for School – apps and resources that work with Evernote for School

      I love Evernote. I use it for everything. Lesson plans, lesson schedules, notes, web clippings, lesson resources, travel notes and much more. I can access it on any computer and from my smartphone. I can even share notes and notebooks with other people (like my students). It is an indispensable app for me.     […]

  4. K-12 Blueprint site updated – resources for planning and implementing EdTech

      This week, Tech & Learning and Intel released their improve K-12 Blueprint web site. The site has resources for educators about planning and implementing technology initiatives.   The site has resources about one-to-one programs, BYOD, digital content, reviews about technology, success stories and case studies, tips and ideas, webinars, educational technology news, and much more. This is […]

  5. Google Course Builder – create your own online courses

        Google Course Builder is a new resource from Google that allows you to create your own online courses. Google used it to create their Power Searching with Google online course. It has all of the software and instructions for creating an online course. Your course can contain lesson materials, student activities, and assessments. There are also instructions for integrating […]

  6. Great FREE Resources from Discovery Education

    This is the presentation I did this past Saturday at the New England Day of Discovery, in Groton CT. There are some great, free resources from Discovery Education available that can help teachers, students, and parents. The content and design of these resources is excellent are are great resources to help students learn.     […]

  7. Black Menu – access all of your Google apps from this great Chrome extension

      I’m a huge user of Google’s many apps and services. I use Sites, Blogger, Chrome, Chromebook, Android, Search, Reader, Calendar, Gmail, Tasks, and much more. While I have shortcuts on my new tab page in Chrome and on my Chromebook, I can’t fit all of them on one page. iGoogle is also being shutdown so I won’t have […]

  8. 10 Technology Skills Every Educator Should Have

    This past January I wrote “10 Tech Skills Every Student Should Have” and I have decided to modify it for the “10 Tech Skills Every Educator Should Have”. Here’s my list.   Overall, educators need to understand some basics about technology and that it is not a be-all-end-all solution to everything in a classroom. Technology can help […]

  9. EdTech Magazine’s 50 Must Read EdTech Blogs & my additions to list

      EdTech Magazine is a great, free website that has tons of articles, resources, product and service reviews, information and more about edtech topics and products. It is a great resource for any educator, educational technology specialist or director, or technology personnel.     They just published an article “50 Must Read K-12 IT Blogs” that is a […]

  10. New Chromebook, Chromebox and updated Chrome OS – look awesome, great for education

      Google and Samsung have just announced a new Chromebook, the Chromebox and the new version of Google’s Chrome OS.   I have been a long time user of Google’s Chrome OS and Chromebook (almost two years) on their beta device, the CR-48. I love it! I can do everything I need on it.   Chromebooks run Google’s Chrome […]

  11. eduClipper – clip anything, share everything – more info available now.

        eduClipper is a new app coming from EduTecher Adam Bellow that I wrote about last month. eduClipper is in sign up mode now and promises to provide a way to clip anything from the web and then share it with anyone.   It’s free and allows you to clip and capture anything from the web including articles, links, […]

  12. Google is buying QuickOffice – here’s what that means

           Yesterday, Google announced that it was buying QuickOffice. QuickOffice is a mobile app that allows users to view, edit, and create documents, spreadsheets and presentations, including Microsoft Office files. It integrates with Google Docs™, Dropbox, Evernote, Catch, Egnyte, Huddle™, Box, SugarSync, and MobileMe™, allowing you to access and work with your files on your mobile device.   Google will be integrating QuickOffice into […]

  13. Education Dive – education news, trends, resources, tech and more

        Education Dive describes itself as the “Mobile Dashboard for Educators.” It is a free site that has education news, trends, links, resources, technology, and much more for educators. There is some great information and some great resources available here.       You can subscribe to it via email or RSS feed and follow […]

  14. Wonderville – awesome, fun, educational science resources

      Wonderville is a great, free site I just learned about from an article in Tech & Learning magazine. Wonderville is an award winning site that has interactive science activities that are fun and educational. There are over 30 games on Wonderville that help students learn about science while having fun. There are also puzzles, activity sheets and crosswords, videos exploring […]

  15. WhatWasThere – historical photos linked to Google Maps – visit the past!

      WhatWasThere is an excellent resource for geography, history, and fun. It connects historical photos to Google Maps, letting you see what places looked like in the past. You can tour locations, browse photos and even upload your own historical photos.       This is a great way to explore the world historically, or just […]

  16. Nature Works Everywhere – free resources for learning about nature’s factory

      Nature Works Everywhere is a great, free site from The Nature Conservancy and Discovery Education. The site has resources to help learn about how nature works and the fact that nature is a factory, making many of the things we need.       There is an interactive online game that helps students discover the connections […]