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Important Change: This resource will be chargeable on a per-school basis from 14th January 2013. Click here for more information Welcome to Museum Box, This site provides the tools for you to build up an argument or description of an event, person or historical period by placing items in a virtual box. What items, for example, would you put in a box to describe your life; the life of a Victorian Servant or Roman soldier; or to show that slavery was wrong and unnecessary? You can display anything from a text file to a movie. You can also view and comment on the museum boxes submitted by others.

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Printing Press The interactive Printing Press is designed to assist students in creating newspapers, brochures, and flyers. Teachers and students can choose from several templates to publish class newspapers, informational brochures, and flyers announcing class events. Text added to the templates can be modified using a simple WYSIWYG editor, which allows students to choose text features, such as font size and color. Documentation for the Printing Press includes instructions for using the tool. Create Your “Hokusai” Japanese Art Online « JAPAN Style Published Oct 8th, 2010 I want to introduce this interesting browser tool that you can make HokusaiW like Japanese wood prints! It is called Hokusai Manga Construction Kit. It is quite simple. You select some cut-out images and stamp on a blank page. To play with this tool, click “Hokusai Manga Construction Kit” (c) S-air Bjoern Karnebogen

A List of Some of The Best Free Screencasting Tools to Record your Screen and Make Awesome Tutorials Have you ever wondered how video tutorials are made ? You might be wrong and think it needs advanced technology knowledge to do them. It is in fact way easier than you have ever thought. The tools below will enable you to make your screencast and broadcast it to the world to see it. Screencasting is all about sharing your screen with others, not in real time ,of course, but in a short or long recorded videos. 10 Reasons Why OneNote is the Ultimate Note Taking Tool for Schools It may just be the best thing you have never heard of, but if you take the time to learn how to use it, Microsoft’s free, multi-platform note taking tool will surprise you with how powerful it really is. So, here’s why OneNote is great for the classroom and beyond. (Note: Not all features are available on all platforms, or in the free apps, but all are available in the Office 2013 desktop version) 1. Availability: OneNote is a free download for Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows Phone, Mac, iPads, iPhones and Android devices. You can even use the online web app, and of course it comes with all paid Office subscriptions.

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Three Alternatives to Clicker Response Systems Using clicker systems is one of many ways that technology can be used to gather anonymous feedback from students in a classroom. One of the problems associated with those systems is the cost of acquiring them. Here are three alternatives to purchasing clicker systems for your school while still gathering anonymous feedback from students. Soap Box is a new service that enables teachers to gather instant feedback from students through their cell phones, tablets, or laptops. Soap Box offers nine useful functions for teachers and students.

20 Google tools teachers should try (and how to use them in classrooms) There’s a reason teachers like Google tools. They’re free, easy to use, and you already have an account on basically all of them. Add in the fact that Google is making a huge push into the world of teacher tools and you quickly realize it’s a good time to be a teacher. What technology I use on a daily basis (updated 01/15/10) Last month, I was asked to list my top 3 tech resources, which I wrote about HERE and which will be featured in October's issue of NEA Today magazine. Recently, a colleague asked me what technology I use each day and how does it help me or my students. So, here is my answer: (all of them are free) 5 Uses of QR Codes in the Classroom « WizIQ Blog You’re probably used to seeing one-dimensional, traditional bar codes printed on clothes or groceries. Today, Quick Response (or QR) codes are coming into fashion. These 2-dimensional codes consist of a collection of small blocks, similar to dots, instead of the iconic bars. Traditional bar code (1-D)

wall mounted magnetic scrabble board – a tutorial My kids love games – all games. Card games, board games, dice games, you name it! I enjoy games, but sometimes I struggle with being patient while we play a game that might be beyond their capabilities. Recently we decided to create a huge, wall-mounted scrabble board to hang in our kitchen so we can have ongoing scrabble games. Scrabble lets the kids work on vocabulary, spelling, learning new words, all kinds of good stuff. And they love that it’s hanging right where all the action is!

This is a virtual box where users can place items from a point of the history to create a background for a story. The site allows user to develop his/her ability to identify characteristics of periods of time. Teaching Tips: 1. Students can present a history project and use this website to explain a sequence of events. 2. Students can research the facts of the history and write possible repercussion for modern times. 3. Students can create their version of a museum that they have visited and reported what they learned from that visit. by gabrielapearltrees Oct 26

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