Links for Parents, Teachers, & Students

For Students


Raz-Kids Login

Design Your Own Webpages for Projects with these tools:
Wikispaces

TIME Magazine for Kids Online

A place where wonder and learning are nurtured through the power of discovery, creativity and imagination.

Digital Story Telling Tools:

           StoryKit

Students can write and record their story, as well as add pictures, drawings, or sketches. (iPad) 

Students make their stories into comic strips using pictures, drawings, stickers, and text. (iPad)


Mixbook for Education is a safe environment for teachers and students. The Education Program offers :

  • Free Collaborative Classroom Tools for creating and sharing personalized Mixbook photo books

  • Secure online environment for students and teachers to share and edit privately

  • Education Discounts on printed products

Upload pictures and photos from online albums like Facebook, Flickr, PhotoBucket, SmugMug, Picasa. Customize your ebooks by choosing themes, layouts, background materials and stickers.  Change elements by drag-and-drop, set the private levels of your ebooks and easily share them online or embed them into your websites.

Animoto 

Create presentations incorporating images, video clips, music and text. Animoto automatically analyzes music, photos and video clips, and orchestrates a custom video.  Mix relevant messaging, statistics and quotes among the pictures and videos to educate your audience. This is a link to a how-to video.

For Teachers


PLC Forms:



FNESU Website
 



Resources for meaningfully incorporating the Technology Standards into Classrooms:
Transformation & Technology- A New Way of Learning

Webinars to help you utilize technology meaningfully:
 
Design Your Own Webpages for Projects/Classes with these tools:
Wikispaces
Voicethreads for Education

Free Brainstorming/Mind Mapping Graphic Organizer Program:
Bubbl.us

Cool Web 2.0 Tools (Collaboration and Creativity Sites):
Web 2.0 Resources

Units of Study incorporating 21st Century Skill Development



Quick Formative Assessments (exit/entrance questions, check for understanding):
Poll Everywhere
eClicker
Testmoz
both eClicker and Testmoz will grade the assessments for you

Chatrooms for Class Discussions:

Lesson Plans and Activities that meaningfully  incorporate technology in ALL SUBJECTS:


MS PLC Team Feedback Form

Create your own digital, interactive, and print-version Textbooks:
FlexBooks

Create interesting posters that make great summary tools:
BigHugeLabs  (Motivator, Movie Poster, Trading Card, etc.)

iPad Apps
Productivity:
Puppet Pals- (young students) 1 scene storytelling where you select actors (icons, pics), backgrounds, then record your story and move characters to bring your story to life

Toontastic- (older students) digital storytelling for multiple scenes

Flashcards*- create and review flashcards and download cards created on Quizlet; includeds a standardized test section

Lino- shareable brainstorming bulletin board for stickynotes, text, pictures, videos, links

TED- ideas worth spreading; video presentations that are valuable for both students and teachers

Social Studies:
Today in History iPad Edition- view and save important events in history

Science:
Science360 for iPad- NSF provides access to science and engineering pictures videos, and breaking news

NASA- news, videos, and NASA TV

Project Noah- upload flora and fauna photos to different geographic locations and share

Era of Dino Lite-  Dinosaurs with facts and pictures

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Presentation Rubric that helps assess students' presentation skills in the categories of Eye Contact & Physical Presence, Speaking, Organization, Audio/Visual Aids, Response to Audience Questions.  252k v. 1 Jan 28, 2013, 8:23 AM Sean Theoret
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Games that every parent should play with their child to best prepare them for success in math.   69k v. 1 Jan 18, 2012, 9:48 AM Sean Theoret
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Excellent Classroom Scenarios that address technology standards and show how they can be incorporated into every subject area as dynamic learning projects.  1517k v. 1 Nov 11, 2011, 7:12 AM Sean Theoret