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Thumann Resources. Larry Ferlazzo's Websites of the Day... The Interactive Classroom. So you are probably aware of how your printer stores and uses ink and how to refill it.

The Interactive Classroom

And you probably wonder why it costs so much for an ink cartridge... It is generally the most expensive liquid you will buy in terms of dollar per litre - including designer perfume. Blogging About The Web 2.0 Connected Classroom. 2009 October. Why You Should Make Your Lessons Fun Posted on October 24, 2009 by mrrobbo This video is simply excellent and certainly supports the notion that we will choose to do that which we find fun over that which is dull and boring anyday.

2009 October

Why You Should Make Your Lessons Fun. Imagination Prompt Generator: Random Writing Blog Prompts, Write. Writing Prompts : The Imagination Prompt Generator I wish I could...

Imagination Prompt Generator: Random Writing Blog Prompts, Write

Get next prompt Push-Button Prompts Since 2005 As Featured on. Home. ICT in my Classroom. Oct 19 2009 My Interesting Ways to Use series has been really successful.

ICT in my Classroom

I measure their success in how useful they are to teachers and other educators in helping with professional development. I say “My” in the loosest sense of ownership really, as with all of the presentations they belong to us all. Curriculum planning in this vein doesn’t cater for the tangent or the divergent thinker- well it might entertain it briefly but will eventually settle back on the steady path to where we were always going.

Curricular of this ilk are not setup for serendipity. If I knew exactly the music that was going to be played on the radio all of the time, well in advance and had no control over it, I would miss out on those beautiful moments when you hear a wonderful track that hasn’t been played for ages and there you are in that completely unexpected moment savouring every note. Much of this is to do with teacher control and the lack of willingness to let go of the reins and venture from the path a little. But it is also to do with a lack of ambition about what we plan, many models of curriculum, as well as units of work, are legacy systems: In his book How Children Fail, John Holt reflected in 1958: Here are some reflections on the process by one of the teachers involved: 35+ Educational Games and Games Re. 1.

35+ Educational Games and Games Re

XP Math is a good place to find math games, math videos, math worksheets, and math e-books. The games section of XP Math offers games for basic arithmetic, algebra, geometry, and probability. Create an account on XP Math and you can keep track of your scores. 2. Word Twist is an online version of the popular board game, Boggle. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. Digital Tools for Teachers. Star Child - Learning for Young As. Star Child, produced by NASA, is an online learning center for young astronomers and their teachers.

Star Child - Learning for Young As

Star Child offers content designed on two levels for younger and older elementary school students. Star Child has activities that students can do independently online and offline activities that students and teachers can do together. One of the great things about Star Child is that each student information page contains an audio recording (in Quicktime) explaining the content to students.

Classroom 2.0. Tim Rylands' Blog - to baldly go....... Using ICT to inspire. Examples of descriptive writing from Tim's class. Make a Screen Saver for your IWB. Cation Network Australia -

The Social Media Guide. Skype Other Classrooms! This page has been set up to help you make connections with classes who are interesting in having Skype conversations with other classes.

Skype Other Classrooms!

It’s be sorted by time zone, Grade level and subjects. This list was started Dec 18, 2008 and date last updated is shown at the top of the spreadsheet (educators details were added/old information removed –including those where it wasn’t clear whether the educator was still active)! We’ve tried our best to keep this information helpful and current however due to the nature of this type of list, and when it was started, people’s situation may have changed and they may no longer be interested in connecting — so it is best to try contacting several people.

If you would like your class added to this list please add your details to this post. Looking for Ideas? Check Out Our Class Blog List! Have you checked out the Check Out Class Blogs and Skype Other Classrooms!

Looking for Ideas? Check Out Our Class Blog List!

Pages on this blog? We now have over 150 different types of class blogs on the Check Out Class Blogs page and contact details for over 35 educators interested in connecting with other classrooms on the Skype Other Classrooms! Page! Here’s a few cool ideas on blogs I saw while updating the class blogs page: Mozilla Firefox. Tamaki Achievement Pathway. The Manaiakalani Project The Vision To create lifelong literate learners who are confident and connected anytime, anywhere, any place; ready for employment in tomorrow’s market and contributing positively to their community.

Tamaki Achievement Pathway

Description In practice, this vision intends that every student from Years 5 to 13 within the Tāmaki catchment will have a wireless-enabled net device and the ability to access school-based internet services from their home and school. Classroom 2.0 LIVE! Grandview Elementary School Blog. Jane's E-Learning Pick of the Day.