K-12 Internet Safety A 9 minute video clip for parents and students about internet safety.
Intel's Engage Education Check out the different resources and units already prepared on the right hand side of this page. See what you think.
One-To-One Institute--Igniting 21st Century Learning One-to-One institute provides educators a practitioner's approach to delivery programs and services.
Pixton Pixton lets you create your own comic strip without having to draw anything by hand.
Although this is a free site, it is limited. We do have a subscription where teachers can set up a classroom situation with projects. Best part is that teachers can control what is posted both in comic form and comment form. Great success using this program.
Tic-Tac-Toe Technology This link is to the Science Fiction Unit Mr. Scoville and Mrs. Champeau worked with various technology skills. Set up as a tic-tac-toe board, students made a choice as to which projects they did. Great example of differentiation and student excitement.
VoiceThread With VoiceTHread, group conversations are collected and shared in one place from anywhere in the world. A VoiceThread is a collaborative, multimedia slide show that holds images, documents, and videos and allows people to navigate pages and leave comments in 5 different ways.
Voxopop Voxopop talkgroups let you discuss your interests and passions with people from all over the world, using your real voice. It's a whole new way to talk online. Free account.
Padlet Probably the best new tool I have found. It is a virtual sticky note wall for students to post repsonses. Very quick and easy to use--free account set up needed and will store and save them and the results.
Wordle Wordle is a tool for generating "word clouds" from text that you provide. The clouds give greater prominence to words that appear more frequently i the source text. You can tweak your clouds with different fonts, layouts, and color schemes. No account needed.
Xtranormal Text to movie website. You create the text and an avitar speaks your words in a movie you create.
Gibraltar Student Projects Portfolio This is a work in progress. However, this is a site to post projects and have it available anywhere at anytime.
Animoto Animoto automatically produces beautifully orchistrated, completely unique video pieces from your photos, video clips, and music. Free account/Education account set up.
Audacity Audacity is free, open source software for recording and editing sounds. No account needed. Great for booktalks and podcasts.
Awesome Highlighter Paste the link into this site and the arrow turns to a highlighter. This is great to work on summary skills or notetaking.
Cool Tools for Schools The best one-stop-shop for project outcomes with a technology twist. Decide what you really want the outcome to be and select that grouping. The site will then list free tools to use to get results for that outcome. Give it a try!!!
Fur.ly--Shortened url for muliple sites you approve This awesome site allows you to put in multiple urls. It will then create ONE short url for all of your sites. Great for research projects on a topic. Safe sites you have inspected can be linked together. Students then can click through them like a sideshow.
Garageband--Mac tool Your own recording studio. If you want to learn an instrument, write music, or record a song, Garageband can help---whether you're a rookie or a rockstar. Musicians wnated--No experience needed. No account needed.
Car Parking from Science Fiction to Science Fact! Amsterdam has constructed a car parking system under the street in front of a very old building.
Discovery Education Video Streaming Discovery Education has great videos that can help teach various topics. You will need to set up your own account. Use 33B2-CE44 to access this great site.
Mishicot Teachers Resources Stacie Cihlar's great work for the school district of Mishicot.
PDF Join This website allows you to join multiple PDF documents into one PDF file. It is online and totally free.
Yaca Paca Lots of stuff to see and do and set for your students. You can even set a different language.
Photo Story 3 Create slideshows using your digital photos. With a single click, you can touch-up, crop, or rotate pictures. Add stunning special effects, soundtracks, and your own voice narration to your photo stories. Then, personalize them with titles and captions. Small file sizes make it easy to send your photo stories in an e-mail. Watch them on your TV, a computer, or a Windows Mobile–based portable device. No account needed--free downloaded needed
Skype Calling other people on Skype is free so you can talk whenever you want to. Feel closer with voice and video calls. Free account with software download.
80+ Google Forms for the Classroom An artilce with links that uses and explains forms created through Google. Be careful when looking at these--be sure to read the directions as some of these were made by people and results will be sent to them. Good ideas though.
Evernote Save your ideas, things you like, things you hear, and things you see. Access anywhere. Evernote works with nearly every computer, phone and mobile device out there. Find things fast. Search by keyword, tag or even printed and handwritten text inside images.
SimpleK12 Site of multitopic teacher resources.
Thinglink ThingLink's technology makes it possible to embed audio, video and rich media links directly in images and share them across the web. Encourage your fans, friends, and consumers to engage with images by watching videos, listening to songs and sound clips, and exploring social media.
Glogster Recapture the enthusiasm for teaching and learning, with our award-winning platform. Encourage Curiosity and creative problem solving for any project or lesson. Excite, motivate and be more effective, and have fun doing it! Create a visible partnership, between school and home, safely and easily.
Free My PDF Use this site to remove passwords and restrictions (such as printing, copying text, etc.) from PDFs.
Note: This only works for PDFs that you can open and read without any 3rd party plugins. PDFs that require a password to be viewed cannot be unlocked by this service.
This is because this is not cracking. Viewable PDFs with restrictions are not really protected, no more than a door with a broken lock, as opposed to password-protected PDFs.
Flocabulary Flocabulary is an online learning platform that delivers educational hip-hop songs and videos to students in grades K-12. Founded in 2004, Flocabulary is now used in over 15,000 schools and reaches a weekly audience of 5 million students. Our mission is to motivate kids and help them reach their full academic potential, not only by raising test scores but by fostering a love of learning in every child.
Edmodo.com Edmodo is transforming the way that teachers and students connect, engage and learn both inside and outside the classroom. Check out our Edmodo In Action videos for examples of how its being used.
Podomatic Easy way to create a podcast.
ReadWorks.org The Solution to Reading Comprehension
Story Jumper Publish your own children's book. StoryJumper is a place to create and discover stories for kids. What's your story?™
You Are Your Words The American Heritage® Dictionary invites you to create a self-portrait using your words.
The words that tell the world who you are. That make you, you. It's easy to do, whether you decide to link to places like Facebook for words you've already written or write something new specifically for your portrait. Either way, you'll create a unique image that can be shared and saved and will remind everyone that You Are Your Words.
Linoit Lino is a vertual sticky note holder and place to place pictures.
QR Code Generator Create a unique code to be scanned for information.
Prezi Pan and Zoom: Zoom around the prezi canvas to visualize your ideas. Import Media: Import PowerPoint slides, images, videos, YouTube videos, PDFs, etc.
View, retouch and present your prezis from your iPad. Present Online and Offline: Present online or download and show your prezi offline. Work Together: Collaborate in real-time, across the room or across time zones. Add Storyline: Use frames and a path to create a cinematic journey.
ReadWriteThinkfGreat source of resources.
BIO Cube Biography Cube-----Pick create your own.
West De Pere Westwood Library
Minecraft for Education article link
Digizen: The Digizen website provides information for educators, parents, carers, and young people to strengthen their awareness and understanding of what digital citizenship is and encourages users of technology to be and become responsible DIGItal citiZENS. It shares specific advice and resources on issues such as social networking and cyberbullying and how these relate to and affect their own and other people's online experiences and behaviours.
Creative Commons Explained in Simple Terms
Librarianchick--Thousands of resources for tons of topics
Games of Change
Bubbl.us---create mind maps
K-12 Tech Tools
Internet 101--How does the internet work?