This is a Movenote (webcam and slides) about using gClassfolders to organize your class. Click the arrows (next to the play button) for full screen.
Richard Byrne (Free Technology for Teachers) has had several posts about Google recently. In this post, he outlines his suggestion for class discussions using Google Docs. This might be an interesting way to connect ELA with the content areas.
Last week I posted a site that explored the ear- this week thee is one about the eye. Explore this interactive site and learn how light travels from E-Learning for Kids. Once you finish the lesson, try the quiz. (For the complete post from TeachersFirst, please click here)
Do you love to draw? Sketch? Like to just fiddle around with lines and shapes in the margins of your notebook? If so, Doodle4Google is the challenge for you! Every year, Google opens up this competition to students, and one winner will see his or her artwork on Google’s homepage. Do you know how many […]
Calorie Gallery is a new nutrition site which offers images of 200 calorie portions of many of your favorite foods. You can also get a variety of other nutrition information. (For the complete post from TeachersFirst, please click here)
When my principal announced we would be the first discovery elementary school it was very exciting. What was even more exciting was when she asked me to represent the school by becomming a DEN member and attending DENSI. The experience was fantastic. The people, the resources, the presentations. I learned more in one week […]
SimpleK12 is presenting a series of online Google sessions. Here is a clip from their site: • An overview of using Google tools with student projects and assignments • Step-by-step guides on how to increase student writing and researching skills • Information on FREE Google resources for increasing student engagement Click here for details.
Here is a fantastic free webinar opportunity from the folks at Jason Learning. Your class can join Lisa Jones (a shark biologist) on Thursday, February 27 at 1:30. Click here to submit questions or join the session.
When I was teaching fifth grade science, The Exploratorium was one of my favorite sites. I was reminded of it recently in this post from Free Technology for Teachers. While the post highlights the site’s pickle activities(do you have the right temperature and salt amount to create the perfect pickle?), there are many other activities […]
Since we all have access to Google Docs, here is a recent post from Free Technology for Teachers that shows you how to add fonts.