Author Archive: suzywells

Literactive

Teacher and Blogger Anne Gardner writes about the Literactive website for early readers.  If you are a primary teacher or even preschool or kindergarten, be sure to check it out.  http://commoncoreconnectionusa.blogspot.com/2013/11/have-you-seen-literactive-wow.html

Green Screen Tutorial

Here is a wonderful tutorial from a kindergarten teacher about using green screens in your classroom to create movies. 

April Kreitzer Wolfe  will walk you through the process step by step.

Read more here: http://wolfelicious.blogspot.com/2012/04/green-screen-tutorial.html

100+ Google Tricks for Teachers

It’s Google’s world, we’re just teaching in it.

Now, we can use it a little more easily. With classes, homework, and projects–not to mention your social life–time is truly at a premium for all teachers, so why not take advantage of the wide world that Google has to offer?

From super-effective search tricks to Google tools specifically for education to tricks and tips for using Gmail, Google Docs, and Google Calendar, these tricks will surely save you some precious time.

Read More Here: http://www.teachhub.com/100-google-tricks-teachers  

By:                            Amber Johnson

New to Interactive Whiteboards? Here’s some help and advice

This is a great article with links to lots of other articles about using Whiteboards in the Classroom.  It is written by teacher and tech guru Danny Nicholson.  Here’s the link:  http://www.whiteboardblog.co.uk/2014/01/new-school-new-whiteboard-help-advice/

15 Things You Can Do With Edmodo & How To Get Started

My son uses edmodo at school (6th grade) and it is great!

BroadyEdTech

From:

Free Technology for Teachers

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Try it out for yourself!

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2 Useful Tools to Create Rubrics for Your Class

BroadyEdTech

From:

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

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Check out two rubric makers

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10 Big Concerns About Tablets In The Classroom

This an interesting article that addresses the concerns some people have about using tablets in the classroom.  Check it out:

http://www.edudemic.com/2013/07/10-big-concerns-about-tablets-in-the-classroom/

Edudemic

How The Best Web Tools Fit Into Bloom’s Digital Taxonomy

http://www.edudemic.com/2013/07/best-web-tools-blooms-digital-taxonomy/  This is a really cool post by Edudemic.

best web tools digital taxonomy

Online Quizzes

Check out this wonderful article about creating online quizzes.

Free Technology for Teachers

http://www.freetech4teachers.com/2013/03/quizdini-create-online-quizzes-that.html

Using Technology For Assessment

I am new to using prezi for presentations, but decided to give it a try.  Here’s the link to my prezi, which is about technology and assessment:

http://prezi.com/q5mmrbw3deew/?utm_campaign=share&utm_medium=copy&rc=ex0share