Category: Cool Stuff!

Jan 15

Better search for Google images

Google has recently changed it’s Google Images page to make it easier to find images that are “labelled for reuse” or “labelled for reuse with modification.”  You’ll see below that once you land on the Google Images page you can click on Search Tools and then on Usage Rights which gives you the ability to …

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May 23

iBeats of Africa iPad Movie Project

The project called “iBeats of Africa iPad Movie Project: African Drums Read, Write, Speak and Share” enables the students of Grade 2 Routledge at Sackville Heights Elementary to create a movie, as well as, the African music within the movie, posters and images, and share the movie with the entire school during African Heritage Assembly. …

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Mar 04

DEN Chat – Thursday, Mar 7

Join this week’s DEN Chat on Twitter! Date/Time: Thursday, March 7 from 9 pm to 10 pm Topic:  This week is a Web Tools Slam (just Web Tools, not apps this time).  What web tools are you using that you absolutely cannot live without.  Be prepared to tell us why! Some additional info: What’s a DEN …

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Feb 11

Virtual Math Manipulatives

Three excellent sources for online, virtual math manipulatives: National Library of Virtual Manipulatives NCTM Illuminations – Click Activities for virtual manipulatives Glencoe Manipulatives  

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Jan 25

Jan 2013 STIC PD Resources

During the January STIC PD we used a number of websites as resources.  We were asked to make this list available… so we did! Spicy Learning Blog – http://spicylearning.wordpress.com/ Kathy Schrock’s Guide to Everything – http://www.schrockguide.net/ Blended Learning – http://blendedlearning.ca/Canadian!, Patric Lougheed  Twitter: @patriclougheed Free Tech 4 Teachers – http://www.freetech4teachers.com/ Education Rethink – http://www.educationrethink.com/ Mind/Shift – http://blogs.kqed.org/mindshift/Don’t miss the  Teaching With Tech …

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Jan 24

National Geographic Young Explorer – great listen & read P-1 resource!

An amazing resource with listen and read “magazines” on a variety of topics for P & grade 1! http://ngexplorer.cengage.com/ngyoungexplorer/index.html These “magazines” include photographs of the quality you’d expect from National Geographic!

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Dec 17

iPad As…

Do you want your students to use the iPad to record and edit video on their iPad, or to create digital stories or to create and edit images? This post from EdTech Teacher provides lists of apps organized under 19 different “I want my students to …” categories. Remember, it’s still up to you, to …

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Dec 17

EdTech Teacher Webinars

EdTech Teacher offers great webinars on a variety of EdTech topics.  Past webinars are archived so you can choose a topic of interest and view at any time.

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