How accurate and up-to-date is that pull down map in your room? If you don’t have Google Earth installed on your computer or want to find a map and/or location quickly on a current map, check out the links below.
Making Teachers Nerdy is an incredible blog that is all about “Tech Integration Tips and Web Links to Increase Your Teacher Nerdiness Levels” Here are some recent posts to give you an idea of the usefulness of this blog.
“PicLits.com is a creative writing site that matches beautiful images with carefully selected keywords in order to inspire you. The object is to put the right words in the right place and the right order to capture the essence, story, and meaning of the picture.”
“WordSift is a tool that was created primarily for teachers. Mainly, think of it playfully – as a toy in a linguistic playground that is available to instantly capture and display the vocabulary structure of texts, and to help create an opportunity to talk and play with language.
For teachers, the tool offers a quick way of assessing the text that he or she is using for instruction. Teachers assess students, and the most successful teachers use this information to guide their teaching. So why not assess the text as well? By using WordSift, teachers get a heads up on key vocabulary appearing in the text, and can line instruction up with what might be challenging for students”
Looking for a certain PowerPoint presentation? “SlideShare is the best way to share and find presentations.
“JeopardyLabs allows you to create a customized jeopardy template without PowerPoint. The games you make can be played online from anywhere in the world. Building your own jeopardy template is a piece of cake.”
An awesome collection of websites from Jefferson County Schools in Tennessee. Check it out by clicking on picture above.
4Teachers.org has many time saving resources for teachers………
- Construct online quizzes that can include multimedia
- Create customized rubrics in English and Spanish using Rubistar
- Educational Games for students to polish math and language skills
- Provides tools for students to write persuasive essays
- View thousands of online lessons or quickly create your own
- Post your own online class calendar with hyperlinks and projects
Are you having a hard time keeping track of all the interesting Web pages you find? Would you like access to your bookmarks from any computer? Delicious can help.
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