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Parts of a computer. The USB (Universal Serial Bus) connector is the newest type port (connector) on the PC. It is extremely easy to use. You just plug in a USB compatible device and the computer automatically configures itself to use the device. The computer does not have to be turned off or rebooted. As many as 127 USB peripherals can be plugged into a computer at one time.

At 12Mbits per second it is more than 100 times as fast as a serial port. The next generation USB motherboards will communicate at 480Mbits per second. North Carolina Test of Computer Skills -- Multiple Choice Test. Educator Center. QR-Code Generator. Free Student Resources. Collaborative storytelling. Holidays, History, & Biographies: Surfing the Net with Kids. 1000s FREE printable EYFS Early Years & KS1 Primary teaching resources - phonics, posters, labels, signs. Free conversion - no download required - Zamzar.

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TeacherLED — Interactive Whiteboard Resources For Teachers. Reviews and Ratings for Family Movies, TV Shows, Websites, Video Games, Books and Music. Discovery Student Adventures. Printable Classroom Forms for Teachers, Grades K-12. Highlights SummerSummer is here! While most of your students will be on break from school for a few months, you can still engage their minds this summer. Try our summer reading suggestions, math and science worksheets, and cross-curricular resource packets to prepare kids for what the next school year will bring! July Calendar of Events July is full of events that you can incorporate into your standard curriculum. Videos Interested in using different types of media in your classroom?

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(If you can't open the file, please append ".png" to the filename.) If this feature doesn't work for you, please make sure that you're using the latest browser (Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer or Safari). Alternatively if you do not have a latest browser, you can use the screen capture feature on your computer: Windows instruction here, Mac instruction here. Phone/tablet user: unfortunately at this moment this feature is not supported on tablets/phones. Free coloring pages to print and color online - Bloomsapps. Using Blooms Taxonomy in education is a highly effective way to scaffold learning for the students.

With the recent popularity and pervasive nature of iOS devices in school districts it is essential for educators to understand how to implement Blooms in the classroom using the apps that are available. While this list is by no means fully comprehensive, it will assist educators in getting started when implementing iOS devices in the classroom. This site will change almost daily as it will be updated with new and exciting apps! If you find any that you have worked with in your classroom please email or tweet @bloomsapps or @dmileham75 with your suggestions. Thanks for checking the site! Two Links to some iTunesU courses relating to iOS Integration: 1 iPad by Erie 1 Boards of Cooperative Educational Services ( Movie Making\Digital Storytelling Camera to PDF Free - cool little app that turns your device into a scanner.

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20 Amazing iPad Apps for Educators. When one looks at how technology has changed education over the past decade, one can’t help but be blown away by the sheer number of iPad apps for educators that have absolutely flooded the electronic marketplace. There are so many iPad apps for teachers released every month that even the most plugged-in educator would have a difficult time processing and utilizing them all.

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Every child is an individual -- what works perfectly for 85% of the kids out there, may not be the correct approach for your child. If he is having a tough time with the approach being used, try a different one. How did I do it with my girls? With Kaitlyn, I used an even more unusual approach. Some teachers like to deal with the letters based on their reliability (in other words, how many different sounds might that letter make... This makes "v" a much easier letter to teach than "s". See below for a reliability chart.

Consonant Reliability Chart: * these letters are "unnecessary" or redundant. Q --> kw c --> k or s x --> ks, gs or z. Infinite Learning Lab. Student News. Mrs. Sterling's Word Pad. Janet Benincosa's 21st Century Tools: Best Practices. QR Codes – Lesson and Resources | Digital Learning World. In response to recent interest in Quick Response codes I have created some lesson resources to introduce students to QR codes and provide them with some practical experience. The lesson also introduces students to blogging (Digital Learning World) and URL shortening (Bit.Ly and Students are also encouraged to collaborate by recording their findings in a shared Google document. These resources are intended for Secondary students from Year 7 upwards. Students will need a PC/Laptop with a web cam and access to the Internet. Ideally, students will also use their smart phones.

For further information please read the Lesson Outline: ICT Lesson – Introduction to QR Codes The Powerpoint lesson slides: Introduction to QR Codes – Powerpoint Slides Link to Google Document for students to log their results/progress (please take a copy and use this on your own Google Account – don’t forget to share it). Quick Response Codes – Lesson Progress Example QR Codes for use in the lesson: QR Code List. Templates and Resources. C_guide. iWork Templates for School. DECAL - Planning. The Computer History's Story. Free Trial Download. Typing-game-collection. Inside a Computer. Janet Benincosa's 21st Century Tools. Safe Connects PSAs | Net Literacy. If the “real world” is a more positive than negative place for 99% of the planet’s citizens, then similarly, the Internet is a positive place for 99% of all of its netizens. These public service announcements are one small component of a much larger media and digital literacy campaign to increase Internet safety awareness.

We were asked to be the “voice of youth” and prioritize, script, and star in videos that focused on the most significant Internet safety problems of the day. All education, government, and nonprofits are free to use Net Literacy’s content without attribution so long as it is done in a responsible manner. So when using these PSAs as a component of your Internet safety training program, please balance the discussions with teens and adults so that these PSAs are viewed in an appropriate context – that the Internet is an empowering and positive place. We see it this way. The Ten Most Important Things To Know About The Internet Three Top Internet Safety Tips 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. GetNetWise | You're one click away. Webonauts Internet Academy. Come play again later! Come play again tomorrow! Privacy Playground. Real-Life Stories Videos.

FREE - Internet Safety Lesson Plans, Grades 3 - 12. Internet Safety - Grade Level 3 - 5 Grade Level: 3-5 Based on ISTE – NET – Performance Indicators for Technology – Literate Students Duration: One 45 minute session Description: This program is designed to help students who are using the Internet to identify and avoid situations that could threaten their safety. Goals: To increase student knowledge of Internet safety To aid the student in identifying dangers on the Internet To build critical-thinking and decision-making skills relating to computer usage To help students protect themselves from inappropriate behavior online Handouts Handouts with relevant web sites and links Parent or guardian/child agreement Objectives: By the end of this training, students will be able to 1. 2. 3. 4. Content Outline On the street Rules: Say ‘No’ Get away Tell someone At home Never open your door to strangers Same rules apply to Internet Tell a parent or adult if someone you don’t know, a stranger, tries to talk to you online B.

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Listen to their names and the sounds they make. Each letter is illustrated with a picture which begins with the sound. Phonics Frog Word Dip This phonics resource supports the learning and teaching of blending and segmenting for spelling new alternative phoneme - grapheme correspondences in cvc words. Starfall - Learn to Read A good learning to read site. BBC Learning Zone Class Clips The Learning Zone from the BBC provides short videos on phonemes and alphabet. Channel Earth An activity which demonstrates alliterative sentences based round a single phoneme. Letter Planet Fill up the rocket with fuel by choosing the words that have 'sh', 'ch' or 'th' in them.

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