“High School Stinks”

22 Nov

1. chrislehmann’s TEDXPhilly Talk
4. How tech is distracting students
5. 2011 Debut Author Challenge list.
6. The Attention-Span Myth –
7. The Importance of Writing Skills: Online Tools to Encourage Success
8. 13 Steps to Improving Reading Comprehension
9. Unconference
10. The Bixby Letter, and Teaching Students the Fragile Truth of History
11. “Readers have the write to enjoy bad writing.”
12. World Digital Library.
13. Math Word Problems page: Math teachers have lots of problems
14. Neat flickr tool Multicolr for finding photos with particular shades
15. Image Forensics : Error Level Analysis
16. Australian humour – Australia’s Culture Portal
17. Make a word cloud – WordItOut Much like Wordle, this tool creates word clouds out of any text that you paste into the text box. The application allows the word cloud to be customized by size, font, and color scheme. Word It Out also allows the user to ignore certain words and thus keeps them out of the word cloud. It can be used without a login, although the saving option requires an email. You can work around this option by right clicking to save as jpeg and/or screen print.
19. TEFL Non – Stick Teaching Teacher Talk post about 25 ways to be a good teacher
20. Blekko Tries to Filter Out Web Search from only useful, trustworthy sites
21. Mobile Digital Storytelling with StoryKit, Storyrobe, and SonicPics Moving at the Speed of Creativity Post from Wes Fryer. An overview of StoryKit, StoryRobe (both free), and SonicPics (small cost) on iOS devices (iPhones, iPod Touches, and iPads)- Some great apps for creating digital stories
22. Teaching writing
23. Noterr – makes notes
24. Making the Most of Twitter
25. datruss David Truss digital world
26. Web 2.0 tools
27. audio and podcasting in the classroom
28. 50 Famously Successful People Who Failed At First
29. add voice to a Word document
30. Distracting Article About Digital Distraction
31. Find Creative Commons images Wylio
32. Reading Vacation reading blog – eleven years old
33. Growing Up Digital, Wired for Distraction –
34. WikiMedia Commons – large database of freely usable media files:
35. Learning Zone Broadband Class Clips
36. Classroom of the future – library design and
37. A Project Red: Do 1:1 right or don’t do it at all snap quote:“…when done correctly, 1:1 computing can have measurable and significant impacts on teaching and learning. When done poorly, 1:1 is just an added cost without any added educational value.”
38. PD
39. Christmas links

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