Author Archives: sandi dennis

Pop My Video!

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

Dear Diary 2.0- Penzu and NEW Penzu Classroom

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-

Now You’re Cooking! Delicious Web Apps

  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!     

TED- Riveting talks by remarkable people, free to the world

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

Sign Up Genius

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:

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