GOOGLE DOCS VERSION OF ALL THESE EDTECH SITES TO CHECK OUT... Only way more organized...
WANT MORE EDTECH SITES? SEE EDTECH LEADER, MR. COUROS' LIST OF RESOURCES on GOOGLE DOCS.
Amazing Resource - Curated resource of fantastic interactive learning sites. Fits Alberta curriculum, not Saskatchewan, but Canadian!! http://www.2learn.ca
Learning How to Podcast and the Benefits of Podcasting in Schools
How can using Podcasts help deliver curricular outcomes? I'm still learning... and here are some sites I found.
http://voicethread.com/ - Free for Education
http://voicethread.com/?#q.b409.i848804 - What's a Voice Thread anyways?
http://vocaroo.com/ - Voice recording site, allows for links and embed coding.
Cooltools - Amazing Site for emplates, Game Generators and more! Excellent for Interactive White Boards. Create free educational games, quizzes, activities and diagrams in seconds! Host them on your own blog, website ...No signup, no passwords, no charge!
Fakebook - like Facebook, but for an educational purpose; create fake Fakebook pages
Another Fake Facebook Wall Creator - Visit the "Wall Machine" at http://thewallmachine.com
Twister - like Twitter, but an educational purpose, create fake "tweets"
QR Code Game Generator - Awesome site for using QR codes for quizzes and scavenger hunts. Great directions and definitely engaging. Students will need to read QR codes with phones or ipods or ipads (dream**)
Teacher comments and Sample from Classtools...
Sample QR codes for ELA, The Hunger Games (print off around the school with answers)
Random Name Picker
Arcade Game Creator - Can be used to create quizzes for tests...
Math Independent Learning Sites
Khan Academy coaching and videos -Good for review and extent ion lessons. students can work at their pace and get coaching and practice questions. Need a google account
* User id and Password protected. All students have an account set up (or set up a Google Account and login...)
NEW!! Mangahigh.com... This interactive FREE site is quite good! It has Canadian (Ontario) Curriculum Content and offers games and challenges to engage and motivate students to learn math with games. Plus the site is designed to be a competition with students from around the world. The whole "manga thing"... can also be appealing for some people!
I created a class for my grade 8 math class. Go to the following link. User ids and passwords were distributed in class.
Go to the mangahigh.com/deshayecatholicschool site @
SUPER NEW!! Lure of the Labyrinth Math and Mythology Site! Interactive and gruesome!
** Id's have been set up... It's your first name and Deshaye... Example: SallyDeshaye (Note the capitals and no spaces)
Password: grade8 or grade7 (NO SPACES)
Microsoft 8 Free Tools - http://mathandmultimedia.com/2011/05/07/8-microsft-free-tools/
8 Free tools from microsoft for Mathematics and Multimedia!
GLOGSTER/ EDUGLOG "POSTER BLOG SITE" for STUDENT VISUAL TECHNO RESPONSES
To get to your Glog account...
(type that weird number/letter user id code into the blank)
AR (Accelerated Reader) Book Finder
*Check and see if the book you're reading is an AR book!
citing sources go to Son of Citation Machine...
Choose the MLA format for formating your resources
http://www.easybib.com/Awesome Videos for Learning About Various Things... Brain pop
Inspiring, interesting, courageous "talks" about various topics
in less than 6 minutes
Catholic Prayer Sites
Daily 3 Minute Retreat
Religion Lessons and Prayers for Teachers
Socially Conscience Social Media Site... with Web 2.0 Tools
Music Playlists for Free!!
Advent Reflections - Daily Reflections
DAILY ADVENT REFLECTION - PLEASE VISIT THE FOLLOWING SITE,
Good Sites for Assignments and Projects or Just Fun...
COOL TOOLS FOR SCHOOL - WEB 2.0
Animated podcasts using avitars and pictures...
Photo Editor for free... Sumo Paint
Cartoons and Animations starring you!
Use to create an on-line slideshow for a class collaborative project. Simple and easy to use.... just add photos, choose decorations,background and transitions...save and get code, and it's FREE!
minigroup.com - Collaborative site... Try it with students... Initial program is FREE.
Another great site for teaching and learning...
This tool teaches you how to use some of these "cool tools"
WORD CLOUDS OR CLUSTERS... Create one and save it under My documents...
http://www.tagxedo.com/Animate stories and myths... really easy to use and you are all registered...
Just start creating. When it's time to save you already have a user id (if you are in my "homeroom class"). Use the same userid as kidblog and the same password as for glogster (see me if you can't remember or have difficulty). Write this information in your agenda in a "secret place". Great for GREEK MYTHOLOGY!
Picture a Story - http://www.artofstorytelling.org/kiosk/
Create a story to share online. Select from images already available on the site.
Digital Portfolios or "Flipbooks" - www.snacktools.com
Use to create portfolios or digital "flip books" of student work... FREE app for Ipads.
Storybird - Storybird.com
FREE site provides a huge collection of artwork that students can use as inspiration to write stories. You can give each student a log in and password. They do not need their own email account. The account is also private.
Sketchcast - http://sketchcast.com/
Record a sketch with or without your voice. Post online.On-line Newspapers for anywhere in Canada...Very difficult to draw with the mouse. You really should use your smart board or airliner. It is somewhat redundant because it is easier to do with Notebook. Plus Notebook has way more tools and they are super easy to use. Oh! Beware of the eraser! It's HUGE and will erase everything!
Blogtalkradio - blogtalkradio.com - Create a FREE "original talk show", internet radio show or podcast for 30 minutes. Students can set up fairly easily, or teachers can create a classroom site. Remember to keep students' identities to "on-line identities" or false identities for security. Site provides a forum for audio blogging for students.
Fotobabble - http://www.fotobabble.com/
PicLit - http://piclits.com/
Word It Out - http://worditout.com/
Phasr - http://www.pimpampum.net/en/content/phrasr
Word play that is visual!
PlaceSpotting - http://www.placespotting.com/solve.php
Create your own quiz to find places in Google Earth. This is a great site, no charge to register. Easy to create a quiz...every grade level from middle years to high school could navigate this page. Teachers of elementary grades could put in clues for a neighborhood and find the place, using the SmartBoard. Visual learners would enjoy this activity. Some preteaching should include what zoom levels are, latitude and longitude, giving appropriate clues. Can use general to very specific clues. A few tips Use f11 for full screen to help you visually match the two maps.
Corkboard - http://corkboard.me/sVAtsClVtN
Edistorm - http://www.edistorm.com/
Check out these great tools for collaboration - note-taking and brainstorming.
Action Method - http://actionmethod.com/
A complex site to help keep you or your students organized to acheive a goal....or inquiry?!?
Evernote - http://evernote.com/
A great site that helps to organize everything you see and do...to help you remember....or inquire??
Pinball - http://www.bbc.co.uk/scotland/pinball/
Lots of potential with this site to help organize and sort ideas.
Nota - http://notaland.com/
A dynamic whiteboard wiki....does that catch your attention?
Domo Animate - http://domo.goanimate.com/studio
An animation, storytelling site...
On-line Resource Organizer - http://www.symbalooedu.com/
Great place to organize resources for students.
On-line stickies - linoit.com
FREE mind mapping web tool. No registration required to post on a canvas (only to create one). Use for collaboration and sharing. Include photos and videos. Great if you like post-it notes!
Great Social Studies related site... love it... Dipity - http://www.dipity.com/
Humanitarian Interactive Game
Anne Frank House Virtual Tour
Google Search Stories - http://ilearntechnology.com/?p=2265
TubeChop - http://tubechop.com/
Blipsnips - http://blipsnips.com/
Increasing the options for editing and using video from YouTube.
Newspapers around the world....
News related questions... teachers/parents might be interested....
Holocaust War Memorial Museum
Child War site... How children are impacted by war...
MAKE TEXT INTO MOVIES WITH XTRANORMAL
ELA Reference Guide
Mythology of the World
Writing Tips, Models and Practice
Brainstorming - Mind Map Web tool - on-line version of Inspiration
Interactive Map and Quiz for Social
Presentation Mind Boggling Cool Tool... Web Hierarchies and Powerpoint in one!!!!
Watch the video to learn how to use it.
FASTER THAN POWERPOINT & it's ONLINE!! Turn your photos & videos into pure amazing. Animoto automatically produces beautifully orchestrated, completely unique video pieces from your photos, video clips and music. Fast, free and shockingly easy.
LEGAL FUN STUFF VIDEOS AND LEGAL ISSUES - Quick cute items that allow "You to be the Judge!"
ENCYCLOPEDIA ON-LINE -
SPRINT - This Is Now... Techno Stuff... Advertising... but cool!
TAG GALAXY - Type in a key word in the "NEW TAG" BOX, then click on the SUN (big glowing thing in center). You can also click on another word that comes up. Just do it... it's cool.
ANIMATION STUFF... - Create your own avatar and post a voice recorded blog.
COLLABORATION AND EDUCATION
The International Education and Resource Network
Math and Other Subjectstechnolspuds
Good practice questions to reinforce what we're learning...
Advanced Math Sites...
KEYBOARDING SKILLS AND PRACTICE
*** Remember to keep your fingers ALWAYS on HOME ROW... No finger typing!! ;-)
(Scroll down to Keyboarding page)
(Scroll down to find typing page)
*** Some sites are better than others... book mark your favourites!
STUDENT RESPONSE BLOGS - PRIVATE SITE... YOU WILL NEED A USERID AND PASSWORD TO ACCESS
Global citizenship and sustainability...
Species at risk...
SOCIAL STUDIES SITES....
World History - Learn better with music? Try this site... Created by some amazing teachers in Hawaii... See all their videos on their Youtube Channel "History for Music Lovers"
Canada and culture (contests and more!)
Stop Disasters Game
Ancient Civilizations... says grade 5 - but good for older students too!
Humanitarian Interactive Game
We Choose the Moon - Celebrating Apollo landing...
Games and Such...
Development and Peace...
Facing the Future
Doctors Without Borders...
United Nations for kids...
Human Rights and Millenium Development Goals
Indigenous People of the World
UN Human Rights Office of the Commissioner
Country at a Glance...
Office of the Treaty Commissioner Videos
http://vocaroo.com/ - Record your voice in french and save the link or embed coding and copy/paste into a Google. spreadsheet.
http://www.quia.com/shared/french/ - An awesome collection of cool french games.
http://www.duolingo.com/ - You need an email account and a headset to do some of the activities. Interactive site to reinforce french learning. Record your awards on a log sheet.
Team Game - French Clothing Vocabulary
Listen to French Expressions
Adopt an Escargot (??) Hobbies and Pastimes
French Activities - Coloriez
Interactive Quizzes for Vocabulary
Lots and lots of introductory French games and activities...
French Sentence Activity - Story Building Game
Jeux de francais: Illustrated Vocab...
French Website Collection
Practice speaking in French with Roller and his friends...
Bird Game... all in french good luck...
Kids Playground French Cartoon Games... all in french (even directions!)
Art Attack - teen cbc in french. Check out shows you recognize in French!!
Scientific Mission - French Science Activities...
Practice handouts for different themes...
Toupie and Binou - French cartoon game
French Videos - Teacher Tube
Search for "French" or "French Conversation"
Fun Interactive Quizzes
English as an Additional Language Practice
Lit Circle Role Sheets and Activities
PHOTOCONTEST FOR THE ECOLOGY!
See the following website and download the entry form.
Brainpop Info... http://www.brainpop.com/
Access to this resource...
greenecms_teacher (user id)
sjamj (user id)
For Brainpop Junior http://www.brainpopjr.com/syrsls (user id)
Awesome Teacher Wiki for Web 2.0 resources...
Management tool for Teachers... Class Dojo... More free stuff! Classdojo.com
Digital Citizenship - http://www.commonsensemedia.org/educators/toolkits
Lesson plans, student readings for K-12... All on issues related to Digital Media.
Teachers, I particularly love the curriculum related page. There is cyber bullying awareness units. Most lessons are FREE, but teachers and parents will have to register at...
The Media and Me - Stereotyping lessons and videos
Digital Citizenship from K- 12