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Archive for September, 2011

iPad Applications for the Classroom

September21

Excerpt from Tech & Learning blog… A Catalog of iPad Apps for Teachers and Students by Vicki Windman Fourteen of us–special education teachers, school psychologists, speech therapists, and other educators–recently spent six hours brainstorming with the goal of producing a starter iPad app catalog for teachers and students in our district, and beyond. Thanks to […]

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Online Photo Editing Websites

September21

A list of photo editing sites that not only allow the photo to be re-sized and edited, but also add effects. Sumo Paint – One of the most popular and oldest online photo editors around. Sumo Paint has lots of nice tools for editing a photo such as brush, shapes, crop and looks a lot […]

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Online Timers

September16

Timers needed for the classroom?  Several websites for easy countdown…. Online Stopwatch is a free website that gives you the choice of a stopwatch function or a countdown function. You can set the countdown timer for any length of time and an alarm sounds when time is up. Online Egg Timer is a simple website […]

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9/11 Memorial

September15
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Constitution Day–The Law of the Land with a Jeopardy style challenge

September6

The Law of the Land website has information about the Constitution for primary students or special needs students… its framers, the Constitution, events leading up to the Constitution and the Bill of Rights.  You can listen to and read about the creation of the U.S. government.  The jeopardy-style challenge would work for older students as […]

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Qwiki–multimedia information of top news stories or topics

September3

QWIKI  Might be a quick and easy way to present topics to younger or special needs students… To use Qwiki: Go to www.Qwiki.com. Enter a topic in the search window, or Click the provided links to see the day’s news summary or top stories. Watch and listen to the multimedia “information experience.” Use the provided […]

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5 SMART Notebook Tips and Tricks

September3

Information taken from Trails Optional blog by Jen Deyenberg’s blog.  It could be a good starting point for our classroom teachers. 1) Change the Default Font Settings – This drove me a bit crazy for a while – I could change the text settings easily once I opened a text box and started typing, but […]

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GPS–Geocaching on the School Grounds and Beyond

September3

Geocaching is a fun, educational activity–a virtual treasure hunt to get students motivated and moving to solve challenges with technology.  Use latitude and longitude tco-ordinates and GPS (Global Positioning System) satellites to find a hidden cache, usually a plastic container, sign the log book.  You can learn about history, geography or the local area.  Temporary […]

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47 Alternatives to YouTube

September2

Updated list of possible sites for videos offerings other than YouTube…..from Free Technology for Teachers by Richard Byrne

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