Join Carl Heine and Dennis O'Connor in San Antonio for NECC 2008.
Monday June 30,… Continue
Added by Dennis O'Connor on June 13, 2008 at 2:47pm —
is a free online graphical dictionary that is an excellent resource for language development and language support. You can type any word into the searchbox or click on Random to view random words defined. The site then searches for related words and then produces a user-friendly diagram. Each node in the diagram is clickable to view a definition of that word or double click on the node to expand the search for that particular term. In the example… Continue
Added by Kylie Stewart on June 13, 2008 at 8:30am —
I encourage you to visit the Tutor/Mentor Blog
and view a flash presentation created by two student interns from Korea who are working in my Chicago non profit this month. The presentation shows some of the participants in the Tutor/Mentor Leadership Conference
, held on May 29 and 30. It also has a… Continue
Added by Daniel Bassill on June 12, 2008 at 2:26pm —
Until I get better organized on this Classroom 2.0 site, please visit my original blog on Project Based Learning and Technology.
Added by Rick Glass on June 12, 2008 at 2:30am —
We are very busy getting ready for next week's Hot Springs Technology Institute - better known to Arkansans as HSTI (pronounced Histeeee!) This is the state conference for K-12 education technology held at Hot Springs High School, Hot Springs, Arkansas. 1500 attendees will participate in two days of workshops and two days of regular conference sessions. This year's keynote speakers include Dr. David Thornburg, Dr. Tom Burnett, Michael DiSpezio, and Debbie Silver. Technology Leader of the Year… Continue
Added by Becky Hart on June 11, 2008 at 8:40am —
This semester I have been granted extended leave to implement digital portfolios in our school. I have some assistance from Croyden Secondary College in Melbourne, Australia. This gave me the bases on a web site to start from but I have enhanced it. We are encouraging the students to report using the Victorian Essential Learning Standards http://vels.vcaa.vic.edu.au/ but have included a section on career development.
Added by Ian Clare on June 10, 2008 at 11:30pm —
I was honored to present at the Technology and Teaching Conference last week in Bismarck (notes in previous post). I also had the opportunity to attend several great sessions by leaders in the field. I will be sharing some of the information I gleaned with you. Much of the material in today's Byte is derived from a session by Chris O'Neal who works at the University of Virginia. I'd like to publicly thank him for the insights and resources he presented. (More about Chris.)
Let's be… Continue
Added by L. Suzanne Shanks on June 8, 2008 at 12:00pm —
Conducting a 21st Century Learning Workshop in Parramatta, NSW, Australia.
We are experimenting with:
and many other Web 2 Tools.
Added by Pete DAILHOU on June 7, 2008 at 9:41pm —
(http://www.jacksonpollock.org/) to draw in the fashion of Jackson Pollock by Miltos Manetas, original design by Stamen
Visit and download Pencil
(http://www.les-stooges.org/pascal/pencil/) to create traditional hand-drawn animation (cartoon) using both bitmap and vector graphics. Pencil is free and open source.
Make your own… Continue
Added by Ellen on June 7, 2008 at 1:05pm —
My children love the Veggie Tales' characters and stories while I appreciate the good messages delivered by the very creative people at Big Idea Productions. The link below will take you to a site to see personalized Veggie Tales music CDs and books (available in English or Spanish!).
Click here to visit Veggie Tales Personalized… Continue
Added by Ellen on June 7, 2008 at 12:55pm —
Crime? Music Business? Start Here. Go Places.
This site just keeps getting better and better. Any student even remotely interested in business and absolutely interested in accounting and/or finance must Start Here. Go Places.
NUM3ERS for Mathematics (and Science too!)
See all of the available activities for past episodes of this show.
Added by Ellen on June 7, 2008 at 12:41pm —
I used Glogster with my students to improove their communications skills. Funny experience and great way to construct their identities.
Rodrigo Vieira Ribeiro
Added by Rodrigo Vieira Ribeiro on June 7, 2008 at 12:30pm —
My first impression of this new site on Teaching Books
http://www.teachingbooks.net/ is that in addition to being aptly named, it's a worthwhile resource for tying literature to learning.
Added by Ellen on June 7, 2008 at 11:30am —
http://www.kidzcd.com/ is a safe web browser is for children and teenagers. Ages 0-6, 7-12 and 13+
http://www.zacbrowser.com is a web browser designed especially for children on the Autism Spectrum.
Of course, these are newly available via the Teacher Toolbar… Continue
Added by Ellen on June 7, 2008 at 11:01am —
Recently, my Technology students with the use of Claymation, teamed up with the English and Language Arts students and animated Romeo and Juliet. It was a tremendous success. In all, there were over a dozen scenes with different facets of how the students interpreted the classic drama. Once the ELA students develop their scenes, with the use of construction paper and clay, the Technology students took pictures with the use of digital camaras. Once the… Continue
Added by lisa c weber on June 7, 2008 at 11:00am —
I have not used Open Office a lot in the past, but have recently begun doing so. In using it on Windows, I am finding it to be very buggy. Is that others experience or is it just me?
Added by Karen Fasimpaur on June 6, 2008 at 5:21pm —
So this is how it might work, I can blog here and have this appear in my Blogger Blog feed.
If i've dome tihs right you should seeeing this is my blogger page!!!
Added by Gavin McLean on June 5, 2008 at 6:30pm —
- 1...2...3 Start! Now we start our partnerpage in German deutsch.nanopaprika.eu
- We change our philosophy and open from today all the pages of our network. Now you can add your "My page" link to your webpage, blog.... Now everybody can know who is who in nanoscience
- 720 members on The International NanoScience Community…
Added by Andras Paszternak on June 5, 2008 at 2:37pm —
The show linked here does not include narration but you will find the notes below my contact information.
The address of the wiki with all the notes and the slideshow is http://thinkoef.wikispaces.com
Suzanne Shanks, MA
Technology Integration Coach
PO BOX 8256
Colorado Springs, Colorado
On Think.com: Ms.… Continue
Added by L. Suzanne Shanks on June 4, 2008 at 12:00pm —
Well, I'm finally back in the groove of classroom 2.0. I'm working with the South Central Kansas Writing Project yet again this year and adapting to changes. We have decided to consolidate our technology applications and will be using a ning network instead of a separate site for wikis, blogs and photos. This way I will become more familiar with the technology and be more of a proponent of its use in the classroom.
I am also working for a short time for our Extended School Year… Continue
Added by Teralyn Cohn on June 4, 2008 at 9:40am —