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100 Helpful Websites for New Teachers

100 Helpful Websites for New Teachers
By Tara Miller You’ve been preparing for teaching for years, and now you finally get your chance to have a class of your own. With so much to learn as you get started, it can be overwhelming keeping it all straight. The following websites are loaded with helpful information that new teachers will appreciate. Sites Just for New Teachers These sites offer help specifically for teachers in their first or second years. New Teacher Survival Central. Sites for All Teachers The sites here are packed with helpful information that teachers of all experience levels can use. Inspiring Teachers. Inspirational Sites These sites offer inspiration for creating dynamic learning experiences. Smithsonian Education. Technology in the Classroom Learn what you can do to help bring technology into your classroom with these sites. Thirteen Ed Online. Blogging in the Classroom Blogging can be a great tool for learning, and these resources will help you learn how to do so effectively. Class Blogmeister. Educators Who Blog Related:  Ed Tech

Why Diigo Rocks for Educators! | TeachHUB | tech_integration TopTen for Young Learners - All the Best! This list represents my thinking as of this point in the US School Year 2009 - 2010.... PLEASE join this wiki and add YOUR ideas! Please DO NOT edit out the contributions of others, simply add your examples or add your ideas to the Special Consideration Section at the bottom of this list! You can always email me if you have concerns, complaints or compliments... Gail - Gail@GailLovely.com Gail Lovely twitter: glovely Skype: GailLovely The Tenth Best Web 2.0 Tool for Early Learning! Vocaroo Easy tool for recording sound and embedding into websites. Why it matters - easy integration of speech (or other sounds) is especially useful for young learners who may not be fluent or capable readers. Examples: Ninth Best Web 2.0 for Young Learners FlickrStorm Easy to use tool for gathering Creative Commons images for student use. Why it matters - teachers can search Creative Commons images and collect them to share safely with students. Eighth Best Web 2.0 Tool for Young Learners Storybird Kerpoof SimplyBox Skype!

25 Best Websites for Teachers 1. Best Teacher Resources: Scholastic Teachables From lesson plans and reproducibles to mini-books and differentiated collections, Scholastic Teachables has everything you need to go with your lessons in every subject. It’s the best of Scholastic classroom resources right at your fingertips. 2. Use Scholastic’s Book Wizard to level your classroom library, discover resources for the books you teach, and find books at just the right level for students with Guided Reading, Lexile® Measure, and DRA levels for children's books. 3. FInd hundreds of standards-based lesson plans, crafts, and activities for every grade level, plus art techniques for beginners to practiced artists. 4. Establish a morning routine with Scholastic's Daily Starters — fun, fast math and language arts prompts and questions, including Teachable Moments from history and Fun Facts. 5. Find teacher-written reviews of thousands of educational tools, apps, and programs with Common Sense Media. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14.

12 Dozen Places To Educate Yourself Online For Free post written by: Marc Chernoff Email All education is self-education. Those people who take the time and initiative to pursue knowledge on their own are the only ones who earn a real education in this world. If you’re interested in learning something new, this article is for you. Note that some of the sources overlap between various subjects of education. Science and Health MIT OpenCourseWare – MIT OpenCourseWare is a free web-based publication of MIT course materials that reflects almost all the undergraduate and graduate subjects taught at MIT.Tufts OpenCourseWare – Tufts OpenCourseWare is part of a new educational movement initiated by MIT that provides free access to course content for everyone online. Business and Money MIT Sloan School of Management – MIT Sloan is a world-class business school long renowned for thought leadership and the ability to successfully partner theory and practice. History and World Culture Law Computer Science and Engineering Mathematics

YouTube Facts: 10 Things You May Not Have Known YouTube is huge. Humongous, even. More video content is uploaded to YouTube in a 60 day period than the three major U.S. television networks created in 60 years. The average YouTube user spends between 15 and 25 minutes a day on the site, but how much do we know about the world's largest video sharing website? Do you know what the most watched YouTube clip is? Can you name all three founders? There is a ton of interesting data, info and stats to be learned about YouTube — we've delved deep to find 10 fascinating facts. 1. YouTube was created by Chad Hurley, Steve Chen, and Jawed Karim in 2005. 2. The founding trio didn't come up with the YouTube concept straight away. 3. The domain name YouTube.com was registered on Valentine's Day in 2005. 4. The first video to ever be uploaded to YouTube isn't a classic by any means. 5. The first instance of a "Rickroll" appeared on YouTube way back in 2007. Although Rickrolling has perhaps now had its day, we imagine that figure has easily doubled.

Georgia Virtual Learning > Home Flubaroo Overview - Welcome to Flubaroo The grades created by Flubaroo will be located in an adjacent worksheet called "Grades", as shown: For each submission, Flubaroo will show which questions were answered correctly ("1" point"), which incorrectly ("0" points), and which were not graded. If less than 60% of students got a question correct, the question will be highlighted in orange to alert you. The Flubaroo menu will now offer you the ability to email each student their grades, view a summary report, or regrade the assignment. If you choose to email each student their grade, you'll be given the option to include an answer key in the email. Choosing "View Report" shows you a summary report of the grading. Want to try it out?

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