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Archive for January, 2011

U.S. National Parks

January28

The lure of National Parks would always be in my “retirement” plans.

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Google Sketchup

January28

A little beyond my comprehension at this point of the game, but several students were asking about it and I found some good resources to satisfy their curiosity for now.  Google SketchUp is a free program that anyone can download with lots of instructional materials including  videos from Google SketchUp to show some of its […]

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Resources for Images and Clip Art for students and teachers

January28

Finding images on the internet for classroom use can be a problem due to reasons such as copyright privileges, inappropriateness, etc. However, keep in mind that most of the sites listed below do not have built-in filters for images. These image search engines should be used by students well aware of the school’s Acceptable Use […]

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Easy Bib—Couldn’t be easier!

January28

Bibliographies for 7th Graders can drive you insane–them as well.  Use Easy Bib website and be able to create a bibliography using this website that references 50+ types of resources, even the newest thing–ebooks.   Here, I can’t remember even the simpliest one–a book with one author.

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Elementary Students Working with Google Spreadsheets

January28

I came across this post from Tammy Worcester‘s book Google Spreadsheets and Forms.  Students are given directions on what cells to color in a Google Form format and the results in Google spreadsheet view, once sorted, is a pixel picture like the one below.

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Great Resources for Internet Safety Information

January27

Listing of several internet sites for different age groups of students.  Click here for 11 great resources from FreeTech4Teachers.  Also another great site with posters to download  CyberSafe.My/Home

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How to Edit the Size of Videos Embedded in Your Blog

January26

Once you have a video that you would like to use on your blog, make sure it is the right size for your website. Step 1 (After locating a video): Open the embed options. Step 2: Select a video size that you think is close to the parameters of your blog’s main column. In this […]

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Creating a Custom Google Search

January26

See the video for how to create a custom Google search for students. JRSOWASH’S Channel

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Good List of Google Search Tips

January26

Info from Free Technology for Teachers…. Beyond Google — Click on this link for document to open in new window OR view below: Google is a great resource for combing the web.  These tricks can help you find the best results, while saving time and making your life easier.

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Creating a Quiz with Google Forms

January21

Creating a quiz with Google Forms is quick and easy.   The results are easy to read and tabulate.  When you create a quiz in Google Forms, it can be posted on your blog, the students take the quiz and their answers will appear in a easy-to-grade spreadsheet.  Several things to keep in mind: 1.  Make […]

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