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Michele Brown

Digital Classroom Tools - 5 views

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    Digital tools organized by categories from Susan Oxnevad
katie oelmann

Main Page - GeoGebraWiki - 2 views

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    I haven't used this but GeoGebra will be installed on all of the students computers this fall so this should be a good resource for both me and the students.
Michele Brown

http://www.sprixi.com/ - 62 views

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    Easy to use search engine for images. Images are pulled from a variety of sources and have liberal licenses such as Creative Commons or are in the public domain. There is a subscription fee
Michele Brown

Freerice.com - 2 views

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    Covers a variety of subjects.  Practice questions and activities.  For each correct answer 10 grains of rice are donated through the World Food Programs.
Peter Beens

12 Expert Twitter Tips for the Classroom: Social Networking Classroom Activities That E... - 5 views

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    A dozen activities are presented for using an online education technology tool to engage students in classroom activities to develop a better understanding of concepts.
Peter Beens

What a Zero Really Says | Teaching on Purpose - 4 views

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    A story was recently reported about an Edmonton teacher being suspended for giving his students zero's in class in a school that has a no zero policy.  (Incidentally, this article is located in the "news" tab and should be moved to the "opinion" tab.  I always taught my kids that reporters should refrain from putting their personal bias into a news article.  So if you read it, read it with a grain of salt.)



Peter Beens

10 (more) ways for teachers to learn… « What Ed Said - 2 views

  • Engage with teachers from different places and cultures.
  • Interact with teachers who teach other disciplines and different age groups
  • Get out of school!
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  • Visit another school
  • Watch other teachers teach or present
  • Tweet from a conference
  • Interact with other people who share your passion
  • Reflect on your own learning
  • Teach teachers
  • Be open-minded
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    You can't be a teacher, if you are not a learner.

    This week, I'm fortunate to be at an IB workshop in Chiang Mai, Thailand, training to be an IB workshop leader. Reflecting at the end of the first day, I have some ideas to add my list of ways teachers can learn…
Peter Beens

Why Daydreaming Isn't a Waste of Time | MindShift - 0 views

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    Parents and teachers expend a lot of energy getting kids to pay attention, concentrate, and focus on the task in front of them. What adults don't do, according to University of Southern California education professor Mary Helen Immordino-Yang, is teach children the value of the more diffuse mental activity that characterizes our inner lives: daydreaming, remembering, reflecting.
Delia DeCourcy

TNTP | TNTP - 1 views

shared by Delia DeCourcy on 05 Jun 12 - Cached
Michele Brown

The Lively Morgue - 2 views

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    Historical photos from the New York Times.  Great for story starters or to begin a history lesson.
Martin Burrett

A History of the World - 75 views

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    A superb series of radio programmes from the BBC and the British Museum about the history of humans told through 100 artefacts. The website has all the shows archived and lots more resources to help you retell the human story in your class.
    http://ictmagic.wikispaces.com/History
Trevor Cunningham

The Challenge of iPad Pedagogy « syded - 209 views

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    A reflection on training staff for the integration of iPads into the classroom. Emphasis on pedagogy.
Trevor Cunningham

Best Free iPad App of the Week: artCircles - iPad Insight - 116 views

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    Interesting way to explore art.
Peter Beens

PIPEDREAMS - Due Diligence and Social Media, Gaming and 21st Century Learning. Will edu... - 51 views

  • Make Social Media and Blended Learning Strategies as much a priority as traditional literacies.
  • insist that all teachers have a solid understanding of the tools, strategies, and pedagogies so that we can help kids navigate in these online social environments
  • how many educators are encouraged to teach with it, without fully understanding the tool itself, or grasping the research behind its use, or acknowledging the implications of its use (including safety)
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  • where does the responsibility lay on education organizations to guide kids in an environment (even facebook, youtube, twitter, gaming)where they are spending so much time?
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    I gasped. "What about Ethics? Character? Kindness?", I wonder. I continue to wonder (now with my TEACHER LENS),  "I've never heard of a school based PD about Minecraft servers, or world bucket". Come to think of it, I've never heard of a mandatory in-service, PD session about any social gaming , or media tool or strategy. 
Martin Burrett

StrumSchool - 62 views

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    A collection of 37 video guitar lessons and other resources to get you playing in no time.
    http://ictmagic.wikispaces.com/Music%2C+Sound+%26+Podcasts
Martin Burrett

Math eBook - 112 views

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    A great maths site with PDF worksheets and online activities to help students learn a range of maths topics at every stage of their school career.
    http://ictmagic.wikispaces.com/Maths
Martin Burrett

Flooding - 61 views

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    A great interactive presentation and activity about flooding and what can cause it.
    http://ictmagic.wikispaces.com/PSHE%2C+RE%2C+Citizenship%2C+Geography+%26+Environmental
Martin Burrett

QRJumps - 89 views

shared by Martin Burrett on 05 Jun 12 - Cached
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    A clever QR code generator that lets you change the link behind the code, add expiry dates and password protect links.
    http://ictmagic.wikispaces.com/ICT+%26+Web+Tools
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