background preloader

The Hat - Random Name Generator

The Hat - Random Name Generator
Current version: 3.0.9.0License: Freeware "I'm first!" "No I'm first!""No, I called it!" "Well I'm second!""OK then Dustin is last because he's youngest!"" Sound familiar? The Hat is a simple but handy little utility that offers a fun and easy way to automatically determine a random order from a list of any amount of names. Note: The Hat is completely free but comes bundled with optional partner offers during installation. Recent changes:Key FeaturesGreat for Parents! Just like pulling names from a hat to determine a random order for a group of people, The Hat generates a random order from a list of any number of names. Names can be entered in several different way. The list of names can be optionally be remembered between sessions so that the next time you open the program, the same list of names is already entered. Great for raffles and sweepstakes! The Hat also allows you to pick individual names one at a time. Great for teachers to assign partners or split classes into random groups!

http://www.harmonyhollow.net/hat.shtml

Related:  enkla verktygThings that I will use....somedayIKT

SMS Generator Use the icons below to create a chat between two historical or fictional characters. You can save your work for future changes. You can drag and drop, edit and delete entries by hovering over them. After saving, you will also be able to get a QR Code or embed the chat into your own blog, website or wiki! Smackdown: Resources Shared at 2013 School Administrators of Iowa Conference I had the privilege yesterday of leading the Smackdown at the 38th Annual School Administrators of Iowa Conference. The links and resources were flying furiously, and we did our best to capture them all: SweetSearch, A Search Engine for Students, via @AngelaMaiers YourSphere, a community platform that helps students connect, create & share their work via @AngelaMaiers Common Sense Media. digital citizenship curriculum for students, reviews & advice for adults

27 People Share The One Cool Internet Or Computer Trick They Know 1. A shortcut to any website. Whatever you type into the URL bar can be surrounded by www. & .com by pressing control + enter. 65 Free Interactive Whiteboard Resources Interactive whiteboard resources are a great way for teachers to engage classrooms in learning. While many teachers are spending hours a day creating their own activities for their interactive whiteboards, there are tons of free sources to help teachers learn about and use IWBs with students to further their use of technology in the classroom. Here is a list of some great interactive whiteboard resources and activities guaranteed to stimulate learning: General Interactive Whiteboard Resources for Teachers

Two Browser-based Noise Meters That Show Students How Loudly They Speak Earlier this week on iPadApps4School.com I featured an app called Too Noisy that shows students how loudly they are speaking. The app measures the volume of the noise in a room and displays a meter indicating whether or not the the room is too noisy. If you don't have an iPad, you can find the same basic features in the following browser-based tools. Bouncy Balls shows students the volume of the noise in your classroom by displaying a set of colorful bouncing balls. 50 Education Technology Tools Every Teacher Should Know About Technology and education are pretty intertwined these days and nearly every teacher has a few favorite tech tools that make doing his or her job and connecting with students a little bit easier and more fun for all involved. Yet as with anything related to technology, new tools are hitting the market constantly and older ones rising to prominence, broadening their scope, or just adding new features that make them better matches for education, which can make it hard to keep up with the newest and most useful tools even for the most tech-savvy teachers. Here, we’ve compiled a list of some of the tech tools, including some that are becoming increasingly popular and widely used, that should be part of any teacher’s tech tool arsenal this year, whether for their own personal use or as educational aids in the classroom. Social Learning

Are Teachers of Tomorrow Prepared to Use Innovative Tech? Getty Images With a new generation of teachers coming into the work force, there’s a discrepancy between what principals expect of teachers-in-training and what they’re actually learning in school. A new Project Tomorrow report surveying principals concluded that they want to hire new teachers with creative ideas about how technology can be leveraged to create authentic and differentiated learning experiences. But student-teachers report that their tech training focuses only on simple management tools. At the same time, the report concludes that those who have the biggest influence on new teachers — veteran educators – don’t always embrace new ways of using technology to engage students.

6 Great Note-Taking Tools for Students and Teachers One of the best things about education technology is that it has allowed students and teachers alike to turn to online annotation and records, making hastily scrawled, illegible scribbles and coffee-stained pages a thing of the past. From university students keeping track of lectures to young students making plans and mind maps, there is an online note-taking tool to suit everyone… 1. Study Blue A great site that allows students to create online flash cards, study guides and quizzes. Mattespel och lektioner för smartboard Söker du inspirerande mattespel och lektioner för din smartboard så finns en guldgruva med över hundra spel och lektioner för åldern F-12 år. Bloggaren Michelle tipsar: Dog Bone-Finding numbers from a number square. Math Magician-Practice Addition, Subtraction, Division, and Multiplication facts

Related: