Deirdre Doherty

New York Institute of Technology

My E-Portfolio created in

EDIT 620 Role of the Computer Coordinator

Email: deirdredoh@gmail.com

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FREE Collaborative Video Sharing Software


Voice Thread

What is ED Voice Thread?

Click the link above to see an awesome video on collaborating with teachers and students.


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Scratch is a new programming language that makes it easy to create your own interactive stories, animations, games, music, and art -- and share your creations on the web.

Scratch is designed to help young people (ages 8 and up) develop 21st century learning skills. As they create Scratch projects, young people learn important mathematical and computational ideas, while also gaining a deeper understanding of the process of design.

Free Interactive Multimedia Sites 



Starfall Video Tutorial

Teachers around the world use Starfall.com and Starfall high-quality educational products as an inexpensive way to make the classroom more fun and inspire a love of reading and writing. Parents use Starfall to prepare their children for school, and to support them once they are there. Starfall is an educational alternative to other entertainment choices for children.

Primarily designed for first grade, Starfall is also useful for pre-kindergarten, kindergarten and second grade. Starfall is perfect for home schooling. Be sure to visit The Starfall Store for low-cost writing journals and books that parallel this website.



 First Time Users  Part 1

 In this video students learn how to log in to their account and play a Webkinz game to earn coins so they can shop in the Webkinz store.


Employment Office  Part 2

In this video students learn how to use the Employment Office. You have to choose a job and play a game to earn coins so you can shop in the Webkinz store.



 Great free site


Making long URLs usable! More than 74 million of them. Over 2 billion hits/month.





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Deirdre Doherty Educational Technology Specialist

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