New Smartboard tip and trick worth giving a shot this coming school year in your classroom. The Extreme Collaboration add-on has the potential of revolutionizing the way we use the Smartboard with our students and in classes that have mobile devices. Take a look at this tutorial to get an…Continue
Added by Brian Weir on July 4, 2013 at 11:52am — No Comments
For educators who teach statistics or anything that deals with geography check out TargetMaps. This is a great web 2.0 tool that will allow you and your students tocreate visually appealing presentations about data that they have researched.
Added by Brian Weir on June 27, 2013 at 12:04am — No Comments
fur.ly is a great place/idea for educators who are struggling with students finding the right websites or who are having their students copy long URLs off of the board. This tool will let you have one URL that will open multiple websites at one time.
Added by Brian Weir on November 19, 2012 at 5:31pm — No Comments
Supers simple method of creating bibliographies and works cited citations. Create MLA and APA style citations.
Added by Brian Weir on July 23, 2012 at 5:47pm — No Comments
Spaaze is a website that allows for thesimple creation of a virtual cork board. It is extremely dynamic and easy to use. You can add video, images, files, titles, and notes all in one spot so your students can have easy access to unit material. The canvass size of Spaaze is huge so you can add quite a few units to one canvass.
Added by Brian Weir on July 8, 2012 at 12:52pm — No Comments
This educational web 2.0 tutorial demonstrates a great online method of taking collected data with your classroom and inputing the information into a chart in just a couple of easy steps. Create cutomized data charts simply.
Added by Brian Weir on July 4, 2012 at 10:45am — No Comments
Hohli charts is a simple method of creating dynamic data sets that then display as charts and graphs. This web 2.0 tool would be great and simple for students to use in a k-12 educational setting.
Added by Brian Weir on March 27, 2012 at 9:50am — No Comments
This is a Smartboard Notebook tutorial on how to create an interactive study game board in which students can move game pieces along the board if they answer the questions correctly. This gameboard use tiles that on one side has the answer and on the other side has the question.
Added by Brian Weir on March 25, 2012 at 1:49pm — No Comments
Edistorm is an excellent site for creating and using educational virtual sticky notes. Students can collaborate with the teacher on project ideas. They can vote on those ideas and make comments to eacher other. Use Edistorm as a means of brainstorming ideas.
Added by Brian Weir on February 29, 2012 at 5:00pm — No Comments
Create interactive and informative educational timelinesin an extremely easy manner. Students will love being given the option of creating a timeline. Use Timerime for history, art, science, social studies or just about any subject in which they are required to understand the time frame at which events occurred.
Added by Brian Weir on February 27, 2012 at 5:04pm — No Comments
Socrative is an awesome tool used in Education to gain a better understanding of what our students have learned or are learning during a lesson by getting. In this post about socrative we see how it can be used assess writing in the classroom.
Added by Brian Weir on February 27, 2012 at 4:48pm — No Comments
My favorite URL shorteners. These are used to take those long annoying URLs and shrink them down to a managable size. This tutorial will demonstrate the difference between Google URL shortener, CiteBite, and TinyURl. These all have their unique uses for the educator. Click the link to learn more.
Added by Brian Weir on February 7, 2012 at 7:16pm — No Comments
PBS Learning Resources is an excellent site for teachers and students to find educational films as well as other media types such as sound, images, and lesson plans. This site has a couple thousand videos for you to see. These videos are all free. Click the link to learn more.
Added by Brian Weir on February 6, 2012 at 5:56pm — No Comments
Brainflips is an excellent place to create multimedia flashcards that your students can use while studying your vocabulary words. Click the link to see how it is used.
Added by Brian Weir on January 30, 2012 at 6:19pm — No Comments
Aviary is a powerful suite of graphics and audio tools that can be used for educational purposes and assignments. It is a very dynamic piece of software that is hosted in the cloud and is an excellent web 2.0 tool. Click here to read more about using Aviary in the Classroom.
Added by Brian Weir on January 25, 2012 at 8:34pm — No Comments