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February 2009

IO - Intelligence Online

Teacher workspace for developing inquiry based projects, professional development, and teacher community

EDUCAUSE: The Future of Learning

Great resource for teacher professional development focusing on understanding the Learner, Learning Principles and Practices, and Learning Technologies. Look for the 7 things you need to know series.

JeopardyLabs - Online Jeopardy Template

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JeopardyLabs allows you to create a customized jeopardy template without PowerPoint. The games you make can be played online from anywhere in the world. Building your own jeopardy template is a piece of cake. Just use our simple editor to get your game up and running.

iamliterate wiki

Great resource for teachers in understanding 21st century skills and the tools available.

November 2008

TeacherTube - 60 sec tech

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Short, essential "How To" video tutorials for smartboard

October 2008

Thinkfinity

High quality resources from recognized providers such as ReadWriteThink, Illuminations, Science NetLinks, etc.

Tech-Ease: Quick Answers to Real Classroom Technology Questions

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Great resource for teachers to get quick answers technology questions

April 2008

Room 108 Teacher Resources

Fun interactives for science,social studies, and more. If you see something you want linked directly for students, let me know.

January 2008

Resource: Teaching Foreign Languages K-12: A Library of Classroom Practices

Teaching Foreign Languages K–12 is a video library illustrating effective instruction and assessment strategies for teaching foreign languages

December 2007

Word Magnets

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Quick and easy online tool for working with words and sentence structure. Easily adaptable to other activities as well.

November 2007

Google Earth: Creating KML From a Spreadsheet

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Using Google Spreadsheets to create KML files (placemarks) Requirements: a Google Account, images stored online (you must know the url), and the starter spreadsheet provided with this tutorial.

October 2007

Exploratree - Exploratree by FutureLab

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Exploratree is a free web resource where you can download, use and make your own interactive thinking guides. Thinking guides can support independent and group research projects with frameworks for thinking, planning and enquiry. We’ve provided a set of ready-made guides which you can print out or use online. All of the guides are completely customizable or you can start from scratch and make your own! You can share them and work on them in groups too. With Exploratree you can: Use our ready-made thinking guides Make a new thinking guide from scratch Use it to set class projects Print them out (they can go as big as A0) Change and customise thinking guides, you can add or change text, shapes, images etc. As a teacher, you can set up the sequence that you want the thinking guide to be revealed, so that you can stage the thinking activity You can fill in a thinking guide and complete your project on the website You can present your project You can send your thinking guide to a whole group of people You can submit a thinking guide for comments, so it can't be edited but just reviewed Work in groups on the same thinking guide

Planets, Moons, and their Darksides

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The activities will enable the teacher to: position the nine planets interactively demonstrate the phases of the moon show that the moon orbits the Earth roughly every 28 days illustrate to pupils that the Earth spins on its own axis show that day and night are related to the Earth's rotation

Crickweb | Welcome to Crickweb

Great set of interactive resources for use with a whiteboard or projector. Ages 4-11

Planets in Our Solar System

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Webquest for third grade. One or two links do not work.

Zoom Astronomy

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Enchanted Learning Site for the solar system, planets, and more.

Kidspiration Activities & Lesson Plans - North Canton City Schools

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North Canton City Schools elementary teachers explored ways to integrate visual learning and thinking skills into their curriculum areas during a Professional Development study group. After becoming comfortable with Kidspiration, they created lessons and concept maps for their classes. These lessons are showcased to be used as a resource for educators. Please feel free to download the files and use with your students.

CLEO - Cumbria and Lancashire Education Online

Amazing set of resources from Great Britain for k-12

disposableWebPage.com

Disposable Web Page is now here! You can create a disposable web page with as little effort as a few key strokes and start right away at filling up the page with the content you want. Disposable web page offers you the convenience and freedom of getting information out there on the internet with as little hassle as can be. Why is it call disposableWebPage? Each disposable webpage has a count down clock. You can set this clock to count down anywhere from 90 days to 0 days from the time the page is created. When the remaining time reaches 00:00:00:00, the page is automatically set for disposal and will exist for 2 more weeks before it gets incinerated.

Learning Flash MX for Teachers

Do you match this description? You have been using PowerPoint in your lessons and feel that you have pretty well mastered it. You are starting to feel limited by the way that PowerPoint works and you want to take more control over the way that objects are animated. You have seen flash animations and games on the internet and want to have a go. You haven't really got much of a life and think that staring at a laptop screen all weekend is fun.

Quiz-Busters

Quiz-Busters is an interactive quiz for two teams based on the popular television quiz program Blockbusters. The resource is designed to be used on an interactive whiteboard as a teacher led activity but can be played by individual students. Hopefully you and your students will find this a fun alternative to traditional question and answerquizzes and can actively contribute to Assessment for Learning (AFL).

Journey North: A Global Study of Wildlife Migration: Monarch Butterfly

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Journey North engages students in a global study of wildlife migration and seasonal change. K-12 students share their own field observations with classmates across North America. They track the coming of spring through the migration patterns of monarch butterflies, robins, hummingbirds, whooping cranes, gray whales, bald eagles— and other birds and mammals; the budding of plants; changing sunlight; and other natural events. Find migration maps, pictures, standards-based lesson plans, activities and information to help students make local observations and fit them into a global context. Widely considered a best-practices model for education, Journey North is the nation's premiere "citizen science" project for children. The general public is welcome to participate.

The Reef Scene Builder

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Easy to use tool to build an underwater scene. Save picture and download to print or use on your website. Could be used with a unit on the ocean or for a writing prompt.

September 2007

Planet Image Cards

Perfect images for the Size and Distance Activity located here: http://cse.ssl.berkeley.edu/AtHomeAstronomy/activity_10.html