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Make It, Do It, Buy It

03 May

1. What is it? http://makedo.com.au/what-is-makedo/ How to get it http://makedo.com.au/shop
2. Learning tables http://www.speedmathematics.com/ tricks for learning tables http://www.virtual.net.au/~bhandley/lua2.htm new book http://www.virtual.net.au/~bhandley/smfk.htm Finger calculator video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YL3PtlxYkZ4 Finger multiplication http://homepage.mac.com/pamsoroosh/iblog/math/C1498644337/E1527377677/index.html more http://scienceblogs.com/goodmath/2006/10/no_abacus_handy_use_your_hands.php
3. Inside teaching – new online magazine http://insideteaching.realviewtechnologies.com/?xml=Inside_Teaching
4. Copyright for teachers – best to use only copyright free material http://insideteaching.realviewtechnologies.com/?xml=Inside_Teaching
5. The book is dead, long live the book http://skerricks.blogspot.com/2010/04/young-people-hate-books-and-dead-tree.html
6. Library blog http://lowdenclear.edublogs.org/
7. Latest TL news http://www.theage.com.au/entertainment/books/faithful-few-left-to-keep-dewey-alive-in-a-download-world-20100501-u0dr.html hub http://hubinfo.wordpress.com/ read some submissions http://www.aph.gov.au/house/committee/edt/schoollibraries/subs.htm inquiry
8. Teaching strategies for students with diverse learning needs
http://www.nebraskasocialstudies.org/pdf/tsfswdln.pdf
9. Tightening supervision by school officers in Vic http://www.aeuvic.asn.au/industrial/files/SSO_Agreement_2008.pdf
10. Using netbook as e-book http://www.wired.com/epicenter/2009/02/with-some-polis free e-book wiki http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Books edna e-books forum http://www.groups.edna.edu.au/course/view.php?id=2497 ziptales http://www.ziptales.com/ storybird http://storybird.com/
11. Curriculum mapping A general definition from Wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Curriculum_mapping
Some examples from a US school http://www.greece.k12.ny.us/instruction/ela/6-12/Curriculum%20Mapping/Index.htm the Atlas tool for curriculum mapping http://www.rubicon.com/AtlasCurriculumMapping.html
12. Evaluating websites http://www.lesley.edu/library/guides/research/evaluating_web.html and http://www.avon.k12.ct.us/enrichment/Enrich/quickgr4-0.htm
13. Poll everywhere http://slav.globalteacher.org.au/2010/04/30/polleverywhere/
14. Tool for using mobile phones in the classroom http://wiffiti.com dynamic bulletin board in front of your classroom that lets students and others from any location write on it by texting from their cell phones. The messages appear on the screen within seconds for viewing by the entire class
15. Explore music and sound http://www.exploratorium.edu/music/index.html
16. Using twitter in the classroom http://www.schoollibraryjournal.com/article/CA6727392.html
17. Iboard http://slav.globalteacher.org.au/2010/04/29/iboard-player/
18. Podcast list- gpodder www.gpodder.net/toplist/ and http://slav.globalteacher.org.au/2010/04/29/iboard-player/
19. Convert html – pdf http://pdfcrowd.com/
20. Resources by subject http://www.ipl.org/IPLBrowse/GetSubject?vid=13&tid=6686&parent=0
21. Friendly and educational dungeons and dragons http://blogs.learnnc.org/instructify/2010/04/30/the-new-education-friendly-face-of-dungeons-and-dragons/
22. Mouse mischief – free tool for powerpoint, teachers to add multiple choice, yes/no, and drawing questions to their presentations. Students then use any computer mice (any device from the school will work) to answer these questions.http://www.eschoolnews.com/2010/04/30/free-tool-lets-students-participate-during-class/
23. Top video aggregator http://mag.ma/
24. Multimedia online note taking tool. Students can capture screen images, make audio recordings for notes, or write text notes to accompany drawings. These different media can then be organized into videos! http://www.qlipmedia.com
25. Iwb http://technology.usd259.org/resources/whiteboards/smart-lessons/elementary_lessons.html
26. Teen reading site http://www.whatchareadingnow.com/index.html
27. Increase achievement – tools of the mind http://www.mscd.edu/extendedcampus/toolsofthemind/index.shtml

 
2 Comments

Posted by on May 3, 2010 in Uncategorized

 

2 responses to “Make It, Do It, Buy It

  1. Ruth Buchanan

    May 3, 2010 at 11:55 pm

    These lists of yours are amazing. In my recent presentation on personal learning networks, I included just one of your lists to demonstrate how one blog entry can be a fabulous dose of professional learning. Thank you for being so generous with your time and thought.

     
    • anneweaver

      May 8, 2010 at 2:33 pm

      Ruth,

      Thanks,

      Anne

       

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