K.Boklaschuk: May 2009 Archives

Your audience - or even your students - are tweeting : How do you draw them into your presentation?

By asking for their opinion, and displaying their tweets directly in your PowerPoint slides.

With Poll Everywhere, you can invite people to tweet a short comment directly to your slide in real-time, while still blocking inappropriate or off-topic tweets. You can also ask multiple choice questions and watch a graph evolve as people vote. 

Download slides that show live results. Nothing to install!

Free and paid price plans


Use Twitter in PowerPoint | Poll Everywhere
Free & fun Science resources for children, young people, teachers and parents.

Start exploring by using the sections on the right
Welcome to Planet Science

Neat Free Fonts

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Cool fonts! 10000+ Free TrueType Fonts. The largest hand-selected archive in the Net.

http://www.pimpyourfont.com/

The Teaching Palette

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The Teaching Palette is a blog authored by art educators for art educators. Our goal is to provide a collaborative and resourceful forum where art specialists of all levels can explore professional topics that impact our subject area - from classroom management to tools and techniques to integrating music.

The Teaching Palette

Social Studies Central

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Social Studies Central is intended to provide resources with a focus on the Social Studies, to support teachers as they improve their instruction and to help educators engage kids in learning. You will find lesson plans, new web sites, links to standards and assessment advice, technology integration resources and information about workshops and staff development.

Social Studies Central
The Ancientweb is an online resource for anyone interested in the cultures of the ancient world. Please browse the current sites below, and come back often to see more countries and cultures soon to be added!

AncientWeb.org: The Ancient Worlds Great Civilizations
The Kodak Lesson Plans provide good ideas for integrating art and photography into just about any subject area.

KODAK: K-12 Solutions - Lesson Plans
Tested and works great!!!!
Scoopler is a new search engine that allows you to simultaneously search Delicious, Digg, Twitter, and Flickr in one place. Scoopler is quite simple, enter a search term and you'll find results from all four of those services. Results are sorted into two columns, "live" which provides the most recently shared links and "popular" which is based on the number of times a link has been shared.

Scoopler: Real-time search

Used by thousands of schools and colleges, with over 700,000 registered users and over 1.3 million monthly visitors (March 2009), TESconnect is the central focus for the UK teaching community to share their ideas, thoughts and views outside the staffroom. TESconnect is a social network that allows teachers to network, share resources and search for jobs. It is the world's largest social network for a single profession and allows teachers to connect with other professionals to find and share their best classroom resources and advice. Split into five user-friendly sections including jobs, community, resources and My TES, the site gives teachers access to tools that have the potential to transform lesson planning and the quality of lessons taught.
TES Connect - Teaching Jobs, Resources & Community

This site is about the fur trade in Canada and how it led to the exploration of the country and the formation of the oldest and largest company in Canadian history: Hudson's Bay Company. In fact, the history of the fur trade, Hudson's Bay Company and the exploration of Canada are so intertwined that they can not be separated. So read on and learn more about Canada!


Exploration the Fur Trade and Hudson's Bay Company - L'Exploration, le commerce de la fourrure et Compagnie de la Baie d'Hudson
 Welcome to LMK, the newest interactive Web site for teens from Girl Scouts and Windows. Created with help from teens like you and from industry experts, LMK will provide you with the know-how to safely navigate your online life and even help your parents to understand it. We know how important this is to you! Go ahead: explore the site, create a profile, and make an impact.

LMK: Life Online - Home

Net Trekker Village

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This could be an interesting partnership.... They do what we do....

Conect and share with other educational technological educators.

http://www.nettrekkervillage.com/

The ISTE Classroom Observation Tool (ICOT®) is a FREE online tool that provides a set of questions to guide classroom observations of a number of key components of technology integration.
http://icot.iste.org/

Math Arcade

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Type for Gold

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This typing activity is a lot of fun. Not good for beginners but good for primary and maybe some adults too!
Type for Gold
an easy-to-use, online voice recording utility; no log-in or password is needed, and you can download the file (in WAV format) email it, or embed it

Vocaroo | Record and send voice emails