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November 19, 2009Google announced a new image search option called Image Swirl. Image Swirl is similar to Wonder Wheel which I've previously written about here and here. To use Image Swirl, just enter your search term as you would in the regular image search service. The results of your search will be displayed in a grid similar to that with which you're probably familiar. Click any image in the grid a web of more, related, images will appear. Click an image in the web and another web of images will appear.
Google Image Swirl
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February 25, 2009
"Explore the playful side of invention and the inventive side of play in "Invention at Play", a national traveling exhibit. Learn how play- the ordinary and everyday "work of childhood"- connects to the creative impulse of both historic and contemporary inventors."
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February 11, 2009Teachers Love SMART Boards: SMARTBoards and Jeopardy, Jeopardy, and More Jeopardy
February 9, 2009gbcd
February 3, 2009SMART Board SMART Board Interactive Websites PreMade Notebook Activity Downloads Resources Training and Tutorials Earth Day Lessons for Teachers Using the SMART Board Interactive Whiteboard | Scholastic.com Classroom technology just got smarter with Notebook collaborative learning software. Teachers can easily design dynamic lesson activities using Notebook software and deliver those lessons on their SMART Board interactive whiteboards. Notebook software has a work area, easy-to-use tools, and content. The lessons provided on this site will give you a taste of the many exciting things you can do in Notebook software. You can see just how easy it is to create and deliver lessons that are interesting and interactive while reinforcing learning objectives.
January 19, 2009J! Archive The fan-created archive of Jeopardy! games and players--158,011 clues and counting!
January 15, 2009
ScreenToaster - Free online screen recorder: create screencasts, tutorials and reviews in a few clicksScreenToaster - Free online screen recorder: create screencasts, tutorials and reviews in a few clicks
January 9, 2009
SecretBuilders What is SecretBuilders? SecretBuilders is a site that can be used to supplement the teaching of various topics, including literature, arts, sciences and humanities. The site gives children an opportunity to interact with famous historical and fictional figures from world civilization, making learning more enjoyable and effective. We can provide teachers with examples of how to incorporate SecretBuilders into their school curriculum. A few examples are provided in the Classroom Activities section below.
December 3, 2008Stat Planet is a thematic mapping website. Stat Planet relies on data from UNESCO is a project of SACMEQ. Stat Planet can be used to create thematic maps based on a variety of development indicators from the fields of education, health care, and economics. Stat Planet can be used online in your browser or you can download Stat Planet. Downloading Stat Planet gives you the option to include your other data sets and create a custom map.
Stat Planet is a good resource for students to use to create thematic maps. Stat Planet can also be used by students to make inferences as to the reason for inequities between countries and regions of the world. After making those inferences students can conduct research to investigate whether or not they were correct.
November 12, 2008http://hillside.needham.k12.ma.us/cyberventues/smart_board_activ/smart_temp.htm
This wiki was begun because of a conversation on the Teachers.net music teachers discussion board. Some of us decided we'd like a place to share our Smartboard lessons, and perhaps some other resources we use in our classrooms.
The idea behind this wiki is simply to collaborate and share the things that make our classrooms better. It is not about us, it is about the kids and how to teach them music as effectively as possible!
November 6, 2008
We are an online spelling program that makes practicing for spelling tests fun. SpellingCity.com has:
- A REAL person who says each word and sentence
- Thousands of free spelling lists. Or save your own!
November 5, 2008skrbl for teams
Team resources for online collaboration. Powerful new features designed to let you work better together. Share resources with your team, co browse the web, annotate shared documents, video phone, skype calls ... share ideas, communicate & sync like never before. 'team-skrbl' is the next best thing to being in the same room.
October 22, 2008
September 25, 2008Using technology in the classroom can have tremendous benefits for learners. In our educator resources, you'll find activities, programs and training to help you get the most from your SMART products.
September 23, 2008http://downloads.smarttech.com/media/services/quickreferences/pdf/english/qrnb10usinginkaware.pdf
ZAC is the first web browser developed specifically for children with autism, and autism spectrum disorders such as Asperger syndrome, pervasive developmental disorders (PDD), and PDD-NOS. We have made this browser for the children - for their enjoyment, enrichment, and freedom. Children touch it, use it, play it, interact with it, and experience independence through ZAC.
September 22, 2008http://www.ecarter.k12.mo.us/dept/elementary/fourthgrade/ccrites/etipslesson1.html
Teachers in Winnipeg School Division are using interactive whiteboards with their students to foster learning and understanding in all curricula areas. They are seeing first hand its appeal to the variety of learning styles in their classrooms.
During the school year, teachers meet regularly to share and create learning experiences. This blog is a further opportunity for them to share with the global learning community.