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WebQuest - Internet Safety & Awareness Comic Books Using ToonDoo

Started Nov 5, 2012 0 Replies

I have created a WebQuest to help educators cover Internet Safety & Awareness in their classroom.  Students get to research 3 Internet Safety Topics (Cyberbullying, Sexting, & Identity…Continue

ToonDoo - Create custom comic books, online, with your own characters, images, and more! Anyone using it in class?

Started Dec 2, 2011 0 Replies

I always try to find creative ways to allow my students to create informational resources to share Internet Safety & Awareness tips.  We create Glogs in GlogsterEDU, Informational Brochures in…Continue

Symphony of Science - Probably one of the coolest sites I have seen in a while!

Started Oct 16, 2011 0 Replies

You guys have got to check out Symphony of Science by John Boswell.  The site takes many episodes of Cosmos with Carl Sagan and other science themed TV Shows and sets them to music similar to how DJ…Continue

Anatomy Arcade - Interactive Games and Resources About the Human Body!

Started Oct 13, 2011 0 Replies

Anatomy Arcade is a site I blogged about today!  It has some pretty cool interactive games and resources, all dealing with the Human Body Systems.  The site would be a great opening lesson to help…Continue

 

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WebQuest - Internet Safety & Awareness Comic Books Using ToonDoo

I have created a WebQuest to help educators cover Internet Safety & Awareness in their classroom.  Students get to research 3 Internet Safety Topics (Cyberbullying, Sexting, & Identity Theft), complete a research guide, create a storyboard rough draft of their story, then finally create the comic book in ToonDoo. ToonDoo is a free online resource to allow students to create their own comic books.I have posted about it on my blog (I know, its a shameless plug), along with examples and a…See More
Nov 5, 2012
David Dean replied to Brad Wilson's discussion Custom Vocab Interactive/Game?
"Braineos is one of my favorites.  You can create your own online Flash Cards, would work great with Vocabulary.  Then you can take Multiple Choice Tests with them, play games with them, or simply practice them, all online. Students cannot…"
Dec 2, 2011
David Dean posted a discussion

ToonDoo - Create custom comic books, online, with your own characters, images, and more! Anyone using it in class?

I always try to find creative ways to allow my students to create informational resources to share Internet Safety & Awareness tips.  We create Glogs in GlogsterEDU, Informational Brochures in Publisher, Comics in ComicMaster.This year, I decided to use ToonDoo.  ToonDoo allows you to create online comics that can be easily shared with a URL, on Twitter, Facebook, or even emailed.  I know that ToonDoo is not really new, and has been discussed on here before years ago.I was curious if anyone…See More
Dec 2, 2011
David Dean replied to Ann E Darling's discussion I think I want to build a mobile site for my classes
"Some Blog Services such as Blogger and Wordpress can be pretty mobile phone friendly.  Or, you could simply use one of these resources which will take most all website or blog building sites and make them mobile phone friendly.  Maybe one…"
Oct 16, 2011
David Dean replied to Tammy Morris's discussion Favorite Web 2.0 Tools
"2 of the resources I build some pretty big projects around are GlogsterEDU and Fakebook.  We create Presentations about Historical Figures from our 6th Grade Academic Standards and I use Fakebook as an extension.  It is an outstanding…"
Oct 16, 2011
David Dean posted a discussion

Symphony of Science - Probably one of the coolest sites I have seen in a while!

You guys have got to check out Symphony of Science by John Boswell.  The site takes many episodes of Cosmos with Carl Sagan and other science themed TV Shows and sets them to music similar to how DJ Steve Porter and The Greggory Brothers do.   You can check out my Blog Post for links, images and more! …See More
Oct 16, 2011
David Dean posted a discussion

Anatomy Arcade - Interactive Games and Resources About the Human Body!

Anatomy Arcade is a site I blogged about today!  It has some pretty cool interactive games and resources, all dealing with the Human Body Systems.  The site would be a great opening lesson to help develop Prior Knowledge before studying the different systems of the human body, or as an extension to your current curriculum.   My blog post: …See More
Oct 13, 2011
David Dean replied to Kendall Wong's discussion App development for iPads
"I am very excited about iGenApps.  You can already get it on Android, and is coming soon to the App Store and iOS "soon."  It allows you to create your own Apps on your iphone.  Looks to be pretty cool.  Here is the…"
Oct 13, 2011
David Dean posted a discussion

"What September 11th Means To Me" a simple assignment using Wordle.

I blogged today about a simply activity students can complete as part of your September 11th classroom lesson plans or discussions.  This is also a great assignment to help gauge your classroom's prior knowledge about the event before your classroom discussions.  This is a very easy activity for students of all ages.  Please check it out on my blog at http://classoftech.blogspot.com/ Or you can simply read below my blog post pasted below!  …See More
Sep 9, 2011
David Dean posted a discussion

VectorKids - Interactive Math Games and Skill Builders for Kids!

I am getting back into the swing of blogging and sharing many resources and lesson plans I use in my 6th Grade Technology & Computer Integration Class. Today I blogged about VectorKids, a site with simple interactive games and skill builders for younger learners.  The games are very simply, but effective,  and help students practice basic mathematics concepts. The site would be a great way for your students to practice these concepts, use when they are finished with classwork, or as an…See More
Sep 7, 2011
David Dean replied to Michelle Nebel's discussion Middle School Technology Curriculum
"I teach 6th Grade Computer and Technology Integration.  I have the students on a block schedule, and I get about 170 students one day, and 170 different students the next.  So my class is the equivalence of an 18 week course. I am in my…"
Aug 25, 2011
David Dean replied to Med Kharbach's discussion A LIST OF SOME OF THE BEST CARTOON MAKING TOOLS
"Here are some of them I use with my students.  I like to use comics to show understanding and promote awareness of Internet Safety Topics such as Cyberbullying, Protecting Private Information, Online Chatting Safety, etc.  They are also a…"
Aug 25, 2011
Briana Hernandez replied to David Dean's discussion Paper Rater - Free online Grammar Checker, Plagiarism Checker, & Proof Reader!
"I think that this is a great tool for students to use when doing any type of papers or projects. It can be used by anyone that would like to make sure that the work that they are doing is correct. If we were to give our students helpful sites like…"
Apr 16, 2011
Christina replied to David Dean's discussion Paper Rater - Free online Grammar Checker, Plagiarism Checker, & Proof Reader!
"  Thanks for this information! This is a really great tool for students to use when they have papers to write for school. It is also helpful to teachers to check the students’ work for plagiarism!"
Apr 14, 2011
David Dean replied to Sal P's discussion Group project horror stories
"We are doing a huge Group Project right now.  My final cumulative project that covers everything.  This is a 15 day project so it takes 3 school weeks.  I call it the "Rap It Up" Project and students create & plan out…"
Apr 14, 2011
David Dean replied to Catherine Smith's discussion Web 2.0 tools & Multimedia
"One of my favorites and most used Web 2.0 Resources is the Educational version of Glogster.   http://edu.glogster.com/   The best way to sum up Glogster is to think of it as a Digital Scrapbooking.  If you haven't checked it out,…"
Apr 13, 2011

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At 7:57pm on April 6, 2011, Gina Roselli said…
Thank you very much for the input David! It is extremely helpful. I will definitely take your pointers into consideration!
 
 
 

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