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Ramp up your classroom learning with 21st Century resources.

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Web 2.0 Tools & Resources


 

bonsai treeWikispaces 

Wikis are simple web pages that groups, friends,and families can edit together. Starting your wiki at Wikispaces is fast, free, and easy.Create your own!

 


 

Pageflakes is a popular webtop with potential for education.  A webtop is a kind of rich internet application that runs in a web browser integrating various web-based applications, typically lots of different kinds of  information feeds, some virtual office applications, some social software (for example: Fickr or YouTube or RSS feeds).

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An edublog is a blog written by someone with a stake in education. Examples might include blogs written by or for teachers, blogs maintained for the purpose of classroom instruction, or blogs written about educational policy.

 


Wordle is a toy for generating “word clouds” from text that you provide. The clouds give greater
prominence to words that appear more frequently in the source text. You can tweak your clouds
with different fonts, layouts, and color schemes.The images you create with Wordle are yours
to use however you like. You can print them out, or save them to the Wordle gallery to share with your friends.

Tagul. Gorgeous tag clouds


 


 

Tagul is designed for web masters who want to place nice clouds on their web pages. Tagul clouds have

 

What is an iPAD? --

The iPAD is a WiFI/ 3G slate computer that is based on the iPhone/ iPod Touch operating system. The iPAD can be
used in any PREVIEW direction It can be used as a note-taking device; an e-reader; a web browser;
to send email; and has many other uses as new applications are developed. The iPAD has accessories that
can convert it into a laptop, or a projection device.

Share moments within your favorite videos: 
  • Skip to the good parts
  • Add comments directly to that moment
  • Share & embed easily
  • Use any video from YouTube

Cinchcast

Cinchcast makes it easy for you to create, distribute, measure, and monetize online audio content and
communications. It’s the only content creation platform to stream interactive webcasts and podcasts.
      


 


 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Web 2.0 Tools & Resources


 

bonsai treeWikispaces 

Wikis are simple web pages that groups, friends,and families can edit together. Starting your wiki at Wikispaces is fast, free, and easy.Create your own!

 


 

Pageflakes is a popular webtop with potential for education.  A webtop is a kind of rich internet application that runs in a web browser integrating various web-based applications, typically lots of different kinds of  information feeds, some virtual office applications, some social software (for example: Fickr or YouTube or RSS feeds).

home

An edublog is a blog written by someone with a stake in education. Examples might include blogs written by or for teachers, blogs maintained for the purpose of classroom instruction, or blogs written about educational policy.

 


Wordle is a toy for generating “word clouds” from text that you provide. The clouds give greater
prominence to words that appear more frequently in the source text. You can tweak your clouds
with different fonts, layouts, and color schemes.The images you create with Wordle are yours
to use however you like. You can print them out, or save them to the Wordle gallery to share with your friends.

Tagul. Gorgeous tag clouds


 


 

Tagul is designed for web masters who want to place nice clouds on their web pages. Tagul clouds have

 

What is an iPAD? --

The iPAD is a WiFI/ 3G slate computer that is based on the iPhone/ iPod Touch operating system. The iPAD can be
used in any PREVIEW direction It can be used as a note-taking device; an e-reader; a web browser;
to send email; and has many other uses as new applications are developed. The iPAD has accessories that
can convert it into a laptop, or a projection device.

Share moments within your favorite videos: 
  • Skip to the good parts
  • Add comments directly to that moment
  • Share & embed easily
  • Use any video from YouTube

Cinchcast

Cinchcast makes it easy for you to create, distribute, measure, and monetize online audio content and
communications. It’s the only content creation platform to stream interactive webcasts and podcasts.
      


 


 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Instructional Resources

Lessons and Course Materials

 

HippoCampus offers multimedia lessons and course materials to help you with your instruction, homework and studies. You

can browse multimedia lessons or complete courses, and find help with the topics covered in popular textbooks

ReadWriteThink

Students engage in a hands-on, collaborative investigation of the definition of reading by participating in small group brainstorming sessions and an analysis of a variety of texts and the strategies they need to read them. Students also create individual Reader’s Profiles with an online tool modeled on social networking sites. Sharing these profiles and reflecting on their own learning, students ultimately develop a working definition of reading which they refine during the year.
VoiceThread Universal - Redefining Accessibility

 

With VoiceThread, group conversations are collected and shared in one place from anywhere in the world.

All with no software to install. A VoiceThread is a collaborative, multimedia slide show that holds images,documents, and videos and allows people to navigate slides and leave comments in  five ways - using voice (with a mic or telephone), text, audio file, or video (via a webcam). Share a VoiceThread with friends, students, and colleagues for them to record comments too. Users can doodle while commenting, use multiple identities, and pick which comments are shown through moderation. VoiceThreads can even be embedded to show and receive comments on other websites and exported  to MP3 players or DVDs to play as archival movies.

 

 

Thinkfinity

 

Quick and easy access to the highest-quality teaching and learning materials Thinkfinity provides free online learning interactive games and tools, student resources, learning activities and thousands of educational resources to kids ...

 

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The fastest way to create stylish real-time experiences for events using mobile device!

 


A secondary school revision resource for students studying their GCSEs featuring written content, interactive content, audio, video and games.

 

Expand your curriculum with our timesaving educational resources that use technology to improve instruction across all content areas and grade levels. 

 

Flash Jeopardy was designed by a teacher for use in the classroom as a SmartBoard review game. This site has all of the tools needed to create a Jeopardy review game, download your game for free, and play jeopardy in your classroom. You can also play Flash Jeopardy online.

 

 

Welcome 
to the 
Digital Toolbox

 

 

Vyew allows you to meet and share content in real-time or anytime. Upload images, files, documents and videos into a room. Users can access and contribute at anytime.

 

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Skype in the classroom is a free community to help teachers everywhere use Skype to help their students learn. It’s a place for teachers to connect with each other, find partner classes and share inspiration. This is a global initiative that was created in response to the growing number of teachers using Skype in their classrooms

Lessons and Course Materials

 

HippoCampus offers multimedia lessons and course materials to help you with your instruction, homework and studies. You

can browse multimedia lessons or complete courses, and find help with the topics covered in popular textbooks

ReadWriteThink

Students engage in a hands-on, collaborative investigation of the definition of reading by participating in small group brainstorming sessions and an analysis of a variety of texts and the strategies they need to read them. Students also create individual Reader’s Profiles with an online tool modeled on social networking sites. Sharing these profiles and reflecting on their own learning, students ultimately develop a working definition of reading which they refine during the year.
VoiceThread Universal - Redefining Accessibility

 

With VoiceThread, group conversations are collected and shared in one place from anywhere in the world.

All with no software to install. A VoiceThread is a collaborative, multimedia slide show that holds images,documents, and videos and allows people to navigate slides and leave comments in  five ways - using voice (with a mic or telephone), text, audio file, or video (via a webcam). Share a VoiceThread with friends, students, and colleagues for them to record comments too. Users can doodle while commenting, use multiple identities, and pick which comments are shown through moderation. VoiceThreads can even be embedded to show and receive comments on other websites and exported  to MP3 players or DVDs to play as archival movies.

 

 

Thinkfinity

 

Quick and easy access to the highest-quality teaching and learning materials Thinkfinity provides free online learning interactive games and tools, student resources, learning activities and thousands of educational resources to kids ...

 

photo

 

 

The fastest way to create stylish real-time experiences for events using mobile device!

 


A secondary school revision resource for students studying their GCSEs featuring written content, interactive content, audio, video and games.

 

Expand your curriculum with our timesaving educational resources that use technology to improve instruction across all content areas and grade levels. 

 

Flash Jeopardy was designed by a teacher for use in the classroom as a SmartBoard review game. This site has all of the tools needed to create a Jeopardy review game, download your game for free, and play jeopardy in your classroom. You can also play Flash Jeopardy online.

 

 

Welcome 
to the 
Digital Toolbox

 

 

Vyew allows you to meet and share content in real-time or anytime. Upload images, files, documents and videos into a room. Users can access and contribute at anytime.

 

2636488860_6bd7209c7c

 

Skype in the classroom is a free community to help teachers everywhere use Skype to help their students learn. It’s a place for teachers to connect with each other, find partner classes and share inspiration. This is a global initiative that was created in response to the growing number of teachers using Skype in their classrooms

Technology Standards

Guildelines

ISTE - International Society for Technology in Education

 The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) is a nonprofit professional organization with a worldwide membership of leaders and potential leaders in educational technology.

Open Thinking Wiki

Various Resources compiled by Dr. Alec Couros  Digital Citizenship


This is a collection of resources that can be used by educators or students regarding the issue of digital citizenship. Note: the questions used here are targeted primarily at high school students, but many of these questions apply to anyone new to the topic

 

The Partnership for 21st Century Skills is pleased to offer Route 21, a one-stop-shop for 21st century skills-related information, resources and community tools. To get started, take a tour or explore the P21 Framework.

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Guildelines

ISTE - International Society for Technology in Education

 The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) is a nonprofit professional organization with a worldwide membership of leaders and potential leaders in educational technology.

Open Thinking Wiki

Various Resources compiled by Dr. Alec Couros  Digital Citizenship


This is a collection of resources that can be used by educators or students regarding the issue of digital citizenship. Note: the questions used here are targeted primarily at high school students, but many of these questions apply to anyone new to the topic

 

The Partnership for 21st Century Skills is pleased to offer Route 21, a one-stop-shop for 21st century skills-related information, resources and community tools. To get started, take a tour or explore the P21 Framework.

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