Class 12

 1. Learn about Video resources for the classroom.

Tubechop, stupeflix, animotoschooltube.com, kideos,com, edublogs.tv(allows you to incorporate videos, pictures, & Podcasts), brightstorm.com, 5min.com

Click for information on incorporating videos into the classroom.

50 alternatives to Youtube

My PowerPoint Game Show

game1

Professional Development- How do I continue learning about technology?
edublogger

Examples of game templates below:

Crossword Poster

3. Posters for the Classroom

T-shirt – Imagechef, Bighugelabs.com
Make a Poster with Excel
http://blockposters.com

My t-shirt design

PR shirt design

BLOOMS TAXONOMY & TECHNOLOGY

Click to learn about Blooms Digital Taxonomy

Here is an example of my Bloom’s Taxanomy:

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Class 11

Who can you host your vodcast? Youtube, http://yola.com, http://weebly.com, google docs, skydrive,  or your school site. 

Personal Learning Networks

 Click for more information about Twitter

 http://twitter4teachers.pbworks.com 

 Use a URL shortener to shorten the link. https://bitly.com/ Then tweet your new link.

  1. To send a private message go to messages & type in the name of the person you want to send the message to. (you can only message a person who is following you.)
  2. Use the #search term to find relevant tweets about technology & education.
  3. Add a tweet and include a search term by adding #search term to your tweet

Using Games to help students remember material.http://www.teachingwithgames.net/

  1. Look through the games linked & post them to your twitter. Be sure to add a search term (#term) & mention me in your tweet (@r531) 

    ASSIGNMENT: Creating your own Game in PowerPoint

To shorten a URL go to: http://bitly.com/

Class 10

The link below is a planning paper for a podcast.

http://www.mskessinger.com/w520/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/Planning_Podcasts.doc  

Click this link to see my teaching lesson/vodcast.

 Educational Blogs & Podcasts

Use this file to help students write a script.

Use a Grading Criteria Sheet to evaluate your students

How can podcasts be used in the classroom?

Turn a wav to an MP3:  http://mediaconverter.org/     zamzar.com

Class 9

jing.com

1. Learn about online resources that will allow you to create podcast/vodcast.

http://vocaroo.com/   ***For people in a hurry*** Click, record, share!!\

http://podomatic.com/login – Pro: Free, easy, allows online recording, & sharing. Con: Only offers the free account for a limited time-30 days-.)

  • http://sketchcast.com (Record a sketch online with or without audio. Good for math problems)(pro: It is free, simple, you can email it or embed it on your website. Con: It might be difficult to draw, you can not include any pictures.)
  • http://www.techsmith.com/jing/ – Pro: It is free, & very s imple. Con: It requires a download, it has limited editing features, you must pay to have your videos hosted on screencast.com (only $14 a year)
  • Camtasia Studio – Pro: Easy to share on youtube or screencast. It has advanced editing features like zoom, text bubbles, audio, and more.  Con: It cost around $168 for the software.(one time fee) ***Maybe Sheila can

Music – http://incompetech.com/m/c/royalty-free/

2. Spend around 30 min (more if needed) to finish writing your script. Share your script with your group members and myself (ulbirds23@gmail.com) using GOOGLE DOCS. This will allow all members to edit the document at the same time.

3. Record your podcast. Click for Podcast Group Project Directions.

Here is my podcast:

To covert media files, go to:

http://zamzar.com/uploadComplete.php?convertFile=wav&to=mp3

 

Class 8

google options

*advanced search -this allows you to find powerpoint presentations, shockwave,excel, word on your subject. You can also adjust your reading level.

*scholar- look up articles for research reports

*maps- find pictures, destinations

*language

I researched picasa web albums. https://picasaweb.google.com/home?tab=mq I use this site to store our pictures and videos. It’s very user friendly. I can easily print or send pictures to stores to print.

Podcasting- Today we learned how to create a podcast. We use audacity program and got music from http://www.purple-planet.com/

Class 6

Click the link below to see my voki.

http://vhss-d.oddcast.com/vhss_editors/voki_player.swf?doc=http%3A%2F%2Fvhss-d.oddcast.com%2Fphp%2Fvhss_editors%2Fgetvoki%2Fchsm=06448aef659c759aff0fe571da795781%26sc=4071985

To creat polls:

http://www.polleverywhere.com/

http://www.polleverywhere.com/multiple_choice_polls/LTE3MDcwMDYzODI

To create flashcards, you could use a word doc or the two websites below:

http://www.flashcardmachine.com/      http://www.flashcardexchange.com/

To look up definitions, you could use these sites:

http://netlingo.com/     http://www.wordnik.com/        http://ninjawords.com/

Here is a link to the flashcards I made:

http://www.flashcardexchange.com/mycards/list/1814502

Digital Media Links

http://illuminations.nctm.org/

Illuminations is a great teacher resource to find math lessons.

http://www.vocabahead.com/WordList/I/tabid/79/Default.aspx

The vocabhead website would be useful to my third grade class because we could use the word of the day to challenge my students with difficult words.