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Tools, Toys & Techniques of Technology Integration:

 

6-12 Technology Integration:

"Technology is but a tool that can be used in the classroom...

The skilled teacher will concentrate on Teaching and Learning...

to improve the life of a child..."

 

Topic

Description

Hardware to consider

iPod Touch

iPad

iPod/iPad Apps

Live Scribe Pen

Kindle

HoverCam

 

Teacher Resources

Tech & Learning- "How to Grow a Textbook" article- offers suggested sites when building an online curriculumn for your classroom.

cK-12 FlexBooks customizable, standards-aligned, free digital textbooks for K-12

KHAN Academy 2,000+ instructional videos by topic

Open Culture 150 Free Textbooks: a Meta Collection

Educational Leadership - "Advntures with Cell Phones"

Poll Everywhere - use cell phones to text responses to a poll

Fair Use Guidelines in Education

 

Kathy Schrock

Annette Lamb

Illinois Interactive Report Card
Allows teachers to see trends at each grade level for Reading and Math

1. Find Schools
2. Test Scores
3. Content Strands

Common Core Standards on ISBE

Intel Teach Unit Plan Template
Helps to organize and plan units including technology

Rubistar
Development of Rubrics for Projects

Primary Sources
Original Documents Scanned for your use in class
Example: Lincoln draft of the Emancipation Proclamation.

iGoogle
Organizes Resources

Google Reader
Organizes New web Content as it is published

Moodle
Online Curriculum Management Software

I-KAN e-Learning Site
This site is created using Moodle to show a sample of curriculum that can be placed on-line.

 

Word Processor
Presentation
Spread Sheet software for Home

 

Google Docs
This can be an option for students who many not have the office suite at home

Open Office
Free package that can be installed on the users computer

 

Pod casts

Audacity: Software to creat audio podcast

Brenda Muench, Iroquois West, Wiki Space on Podcasting
Tools and How To...

Our City Pod Cast
Ideas for your first podcast

Willow Elementary Web
Successful elementary podcast

Jenuine Tech Website-
PreK-6 Creative Project Ideas

Dropio
Allows use of cell phone to create mp3 file

Photo Story

 

Download Program

Tutorial

 

Movie Maker

 

Official Movie Maker Web-site

Tutorial

Student Project

Flip Video

 

Search strategies using Search engines

link: using Alta Vista – finds sites linked to a site


site: in Google searches a site for term


WayBack Machine (www.archive.org)

Country Codes

Determine Owner Information for Domain Name

 

www.easywhois.com
determine the source and if it is valid

 

 

Sample Web sites that look Legitimate (make use of the link command)

 

www.dhmo.org
home.inreach.com/kumbach/velcro.html
www.improbable.com/airchives/classical/cat/cat.html
www.genochoice.com

Customize Search Engines

 

Google Custom Search Engine

 

Wiki

 

Wikipedia- uses

Classroom Wiki

 

Skype

 

www.skype.com

 

Other Resources

Primo PDF
Adds a printer to your computer that creates PDF files that can be opened using Adobe Acrobat Reader.

Adobe Acrobat Reader used to search a document

Diigo
Online Favorites, Highlighting and Sticky Notes

   

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