I am so proud that I won a DENny award from The Discovery Educator Network— for my blogging work and help at Georgia DEN events. I think DEN member David Andrade said it best when he said the DENny Awards are the Oscars for Discovery Education. So once more– If you haven’t joined the DEN
Creative Writing Teachers REJOICE! Remember the good times we had watching “Pop Up Video” on VH1 (or am I totally showing my age…?) The VH1 site has an option to make your own Pop Up Video subtitles to some popular videos- but that might not work for most (read ‘all’) classrooms…. An alternative I found
Here’s the list of 2012-2013 nominees and author or publisher websites/blogs. (N) indicates that the title is available on Nook reader. Some titles are more appropriate for mature or Middle Grades audiences. Davis, Eleanor Secret Science Alliance And The Copycat Crook Greenwald, Lisa My Life In Pink & Green
Dear Diary 2.0 ~ with PENZU http://penzu.com/ and http://penzu.com/classroom Penzu is an online journaling program with numerous features for you or your students. Some features are free, such as password protection for journals, and some advanced features (such as mobile device access) are included in the Penzu PRO 19.00 per year fee. After signing up-
Check out these Delicious Web Apps! Bake up a Time Line Simmer those Keyboarding Skills! Stir up a STORY w/ Zimmer Twins! Sautee a MOVIE with DVOLVER! Share a Delicious Feast of Knowledge w/ Qwiki!
Riveting talks by remarkable people, free to the world TED.com– http://www.ted.com/ “TED is a nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading. It started out (in 1984) as a conference bringing together people from three worlds: Technology, Entertainment, Design. Since then its scope has become ever broader. Along with two annual conferences — the TED Conference in
This is a great online visual collection of decorating ideas for children’s rooms, classrooms, displays, bulletin boards, etc. – Izzyshare.
I’ve started using the free site “Sign Up Genius” http://www.signupgenius.com/ in many areas of my life. My students can sign up for appointments with me (see a sample) , staff members can sign up for professional learning, parents can sign up for volunteer opportunities, etc. The site has numerous templates and three types of survey styles:
Georgia Public Broadcasting has a fantastic blog called ‘Passion For Learning’– I was a guest blogger last week. Click here to check out my post about QR codes! A teacher at my school read my post on Saturday and by Monday afternoon she had used QR codes in an interactive classroom display. Students wrote ‘Geometry