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PUBLIC MARKS from knann with tag technology

2008

JISC RSC Scotland N&E: AccessApps

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50 open source and freeware assistive technology applications which can be entirely used from a USB stick on a Windows compute

BeFunky

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Funky Ways to Express Yourself -Turn photos into cartoons with remarkable accuracy. Video cartoons coming soon! Great way for teachers to post a student likeness online.

Tech-Ease: Quick Answers to Real Classroom Technology Questions

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Great resource for teachers to get quick answers technology questions

k12learning20 » 23Things

This self-guided course is delivered entirely online, via this website. There are a total of 23 learning activities or "Things" for you to complete over ten weeks. Each week is organized around a particular topic or theme relating to Web 2.0. You will decide when and where to complete each week's activities, and you will be responsible for "keeping up."

Wordle - Beautiful Word Clouds

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Wordle is a toy for generating “word clouds” from text that you provide. The clouds give greater prominence to words that appear more frequently in the source text. You can tweak your clouds with different fonts, layouts, and color schemes. The images you create with Wordle are yours to use however you like. You can print them out, or save them to the Wordle gallery to share with your friends.

Putting the Pieces Together

Integrating technology with Marzano's Instructional Strategies to improve student learning.

EFK: Key Boarding

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Great online typing course for grades 3-6

2007

TATN - Texas Assistive Technology Network

Technology Supports for Struggling Writers will discuss writing strategies that research has determined to assist students in learning to write, and explore the technology tools that will assist in acquiring and practicing those skills.

dotSUB.com ~ Any film in any language.

Add captioning to any video!--including other languages.....Lots of educational uses!

Gizmoz / The world of animated Talking Heads

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Create a talking character from your own photo! I can think of lots of uses for the classroom. How about you?!! Copy and paste this link to your browser to see the best clip yet: http://www.gizmoz.com/video/55761_world_cup_joy

www.joilearning.org - An Expedition to the Seafloor: Using Google Earth and Ocean Cores to Analyze Seafloor Spreading

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Using the technology Google Earth, students evaluate real data collected from the Deep Sea Drilling Project to discover evidence of seafloor spreading, and gain a historical perspective of science research. Audience: Grades 5-8, 9-12 National Science Education Content Standards: Standard D: Earth and Space Science Standard E: Science and Technology Standard G: History and Nature of Science Keywords: seafloor spreading, plate tectonics, sediment, basement rock, Mid-Atlantic Ridge

How Products Are Made

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How Products Are Made explains and details the manufacturing process of a wide variety of products, from daily household items to complicated electronic equipment and heavy machinery. The site provides step by step descriptions of the assembly and the manufacturing process (complemented with illustrations and diagrams) Each product also has related information such as the background, how the item works, who invented the product, raw materials that were used, product applications, by-products that are generated, possible future developments, quality control procedures, etc.

Online Tools For Schools

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The Office of School Services in the College of Education operates as a clearinghouse for Web-based and other educational technology projects. Online Tools for Schools provides an entry to our Internet-based materials for K-16 education.

Middle School Math Technology Resources and Ideas

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The matrices are a series of online tables of electronic and technology resources supporting California middle school math content standards for grades 6, 7 and Algebra 1. The resources align to the two California state-adopted middle school textbook series of McDougall-Littell and Prentice Hall. The Grade 6 matrix also aligns to Harcourt and Scott Foresman. Search by strand and then math concept to find some great resources and ideas!

2006

IntelliGrad: Entrepreneurship, Technology & Education » Blog Archive » 2.0 Campuses: The Top 10

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After doing some research IntelliGrad has arrived at what we believe to be the first 2.0 Campus Rankings. We base these results on numerous factors including: innovation of alumni, innovative use of technology in teaching, school size, school location, entrepreneurship/web-related course offerings, “wiredness,” endowment and number of students, student voice/engagement. Please take this with a grain of salt – we invite comments, feedback and suggestions. I’m sure we have missed some great schools

makezine.com: MAKE: Projects

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Interesting projects for the technology engineering crowd.

2005

Exploring Math With Technology

Grades 3-5 provides a variety of resources linked to the NCTM standards

Robot Constructor

Construct your own robot from a range of different materials and components, and try it out in one of our treacherous Zones. If our Zones are not challenging enough, you can construct your own Zones to share, or download one of the hundreds already upload