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Dear Teachers and Parents - We are adding more educational resources every day for teachers and homeschoolers that are teaching preK-grade 6. Excuse our 'dust' as we move into high gear!
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Ken Tothero · University of Texas at Austin VoiceThread conversations are media-centric, which keeps the discussions focused. They also provide an opportunity to reflect, resulting in higher quality input.
Do Ink is the fun, creative way to make animations on your iPad, iPhone, or iPod Touch. It's easy! Create custom artwork with our vector drawing tools. Choose from among thousands of free reusable art props. Bring your animation to life with our powerful composition editor.
4: Classtools.net – Quizzes, downloads, and educational games | Teacher Challenge This is the 4th 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 is written by teacher Zoe French. In this activity you will: Learn about Classtools.netChoose a resource to use with your studentsDiscuss with the community about how these could be used Overview
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This is a guest post from Samantha Morra of EdTechTeacher.org, an advertiser on Free Technology for Teachers. Many of us using technology in the classroom find ourselves caught between two worlds: Apple and Google. Apple’s iPad is a fantastic tool in the classroom which provides students with various opportunities to consume, create, and communicate. Similar to a swiss-army knife, it is only limited by how we choose to use it. At the same time, Google apps provide students with cloud-based services, from search to document creation and sharing, that work seamlessly on iPad. So, what are some of the best ways to experience Google on the iPad?
If you’re reading this article, it’s likely that you spend a fair amount of time online. However, considering how much of an influence the Internet has in our daily lives, how many of us actually know the story of how it got its start? Here’s a brief history of the Internet, including important dates, people, projects, sites, and other information that should give you at least a partial picture of what this thing we call the Internet really is, and where it came from. While the complete history of the Internet could easily fill a few books, this article should familiarize you with key milestones and events related to the growth and evolution of the Internet between 1969 to 2009. 1969: Arpanet Arpanet was the first real network to run on packet switching technology (new at the time).
Sampler - The Character Chronicles The Character Chronicles brings character education alive for upper elementary and middle school students. Presented from the point of view of six middle school video bloggers, this series explores The Six Pillars of Character through the thoughts and personal experiences of young people throughout the U.S. The series contains a variety of entertaining and provocative elements including inspiring documentaries, humorous vignettes, and insightful teen discussions about each of the pillars. These compelling chronicles sparkle with a hip, modern, energetic style that young viewers will love to watch. Each volume in the series is approximately 25 minutes in length and covers one of the Six Pillars of Character.
The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE®) is the premier nonprofit organization for educators and education leaders committed to empowering connected learners in a connected world. Home to the ISTE Conference and Expo and the widely adopted ISTE Standards for learning, teaching and leading in the digital age, the association represents more than 100,000 professionals worldwide. Become an ISTE member today!
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Academic StandardsTechYES provides a comprehensive technology literacy curriculum. Students produce technology projects aligned to academic standards with the support of STLs.All projects are assessed to determine how many of the 24 ISTE NETS performance indicators have been met. Students are deemed nationally TechYES certified once they accumulate 21 on these indicators.TechYES Professional DevelopmentA major component of GenYES is providing much-needed technology infrastructure support for teachers.
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