This tree aims to gather great resources and sites for my role as a new ICT teacher Oct 13
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Mobile App Programming with TouchDevelop In this class, we will help the students build their first mobile game using http://touchdevelop.com/app. Our goal is to bring the joy of programming of early computers to modern, touch, cloud connected devices. Or to put it differently, we want to enable everyone create apps and not just download them from the store.
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By Donna Scott Twitter has become a powerful tool for community organizers, marketers, and others who want to share and receive information in a fast, friendly environment. It’s no wonder, then, that teachers have also found success on Twitter, using the tool to connect with students, share information with parents, and find useful resources. Here, we’ll take a look at 100 tools that can help twittering teachers make the most out of this helpful microblogging tool. Managing Twitter These tools will help make managing your Twitter account just a bit easier.
Kl1P lets you create a webpage without any registration required. You can paste text or images into it, and is a great way to publish student work — you get a custom url address for your page and can paste that on a student/teacher blog. I’m adding it to A Few Simple Ways To Introduce Reluctant Colleagues To Technology , where it joins a number of similar sites.. You might also be interested in My Best Posts For Tech Novices (Plus A Few From Other People) . <p style="text-align:right;color:#A8A8A8"></p>
This is the 26th post in the “ 30 days to using the best of the web’s free tools for educators” series. Be sure to subscribe to the Teacher Challenge blog by RSS , like us on facebook , and follow us on twitter to keep up with future challenge posts as they are published. This guest post was written by Linda Straube. In this activity you will Expand your Personal Learning Network (PLN) through an online newspaper; Discover an easy way to read and “manage” a Twitter feed; If you wish, create your own personalized online newspaper Overview: What is paper.li?
By Nora Carr, APR Read more by NoraCarr It’s important to match social media sites to audience preferences and needs. With a new year approaching, it’s a great opportunity to re-evaluate what’s working—and what’s not—in your classroom, school, or district communications program. Here are five tips to power better communications and community relations in 2012, plus some thoughts to ponder as we enter a new era in public school choice. The codes can be distributed via digital and broadcast media as well as fliers, newsletters, and other printed publications.
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It’s that time of year again when I start posting year-end “The Best….” lists. Coincidentally, this one is also the eight-hundredth “The Best…” list I’ve published! You can see them all here . I figured it was appropriate to make number 800 one that is likely to be the most popular post that I’ve published since I’ve begun this blog — the annual one highlighting The Best Web 2.0 Applications For Education. As usual, in order to make this list, a site had to be: * accessible to English Language Learners and non-tech savvy users.
12 Tech Tools That Will Transform The Way You Teach! | Catlin Tucker, Honors English Teacher | Page 12In a Simple K12 blog post titled “17 Signs Your Classroom is Behind the Times” they provide a list of things that characterize a classroom that has fallen behind. Number 16 lists a variety of technology tools that every educator should know about. As I read the list, I realized that although many teachers are interested in and excited about technology integration, they are too busy to explore all the new technology tools available online.
You know all about Google's smorgasbord of Web tools, but have you tried Measy, Topicfire, or Yammer? While a few big names seem to dominate the Internet, the Web continues to flourish with a never-ending stream of incredibly useful new sites and services. PCWorld' s editors never stop scouring the Internet for the best and most creative new ideas we can find. Here are 52 phenomenally cool Web services that you may not have heard of, but definitely need to try. For a more detailed look at our choices for the most useful sites on the Web, see the stories listed below.
Weekend Website #74: 41 Websites for Teachers to Integrate Tech into Your Classroom Posted: October 28, 2011 by Jacqui Murray in free tech resources , Tech ed , Web 2.0 , websites Tags: tech ed , web 2.0 tools , websites Every Friday I’ll send you a wonderful website that my classes and my parents love. I think you’ll find they’ll be a favorite of your students as they are of mine.
Who can resist a colourful, thoughtful venn diagram anyway? In terms of blogging success, infographics are far more likely to be shared than your average blog post. This means more eyeballs on your important information, more people rallying for your cause, more backlinks and more visits to your blog. In short, a quality infographic done well could be what your blog needs right now. Designing An Infographic Some great tips for designing infographics: