Friday, October 15, 2010

Useful Information In and Out of the Classroom 10/15/10

tools2 Here are some interesting sites that I’ve found this week, thanks to my PLN. As a teacher, I feel we have to keep up to date concerning research in our field and current issues in the education system. I hope some of these inspire you, inform you, and even have you asking questions. Thank you for coming by and visiting!

Blogs, Wikis, Docs – which one is right for you? Here is a comparison chart to help you decide.

Dimensions - Dimensions takes important places, events and things, and overlays them onto a map of where you are.

Progressive Phonics - a free ebooks to help students learn to read and write

You Can Book Me – free scheduling tool using your Google Calendar

Join Me – “Get your people together without getting your people together. Share a single screen so everybody’s on the same page. You don’t need a plane, a projector or a sandwich platter. Just gather at to meet. So what is it exactly? It’s an impromptu meeting that happens wherever you are. It’s getting a second or third pair of eyes on your presentation from across the hall or across the continent. It’s sharing your screen instantly with anyone to get stuff done, quickly. “; you download the program and then share the link with others so they can see your screen.

Posted on the Successful Teaching Blog by loonyhiker (successfulteaching at gmail dot com).

Original image: Tools by Pat Hensley


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Sarah said...

Great information about ideas for the classroom. This will work well with my students