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Wow! truly incredible.
Picnik - Photo editing the easy way, online in... →
Update: Picnik is now gone. As a replacement I now use iPiccy. Free and easy. :)
Ladybug's Teacher Files: Neat little (cheap!!)... →
This is the one I bought on Ladybug’s recommendation. I love it and so do the students! Only $65 on amazon. I think she makes her tutorials using it now. Great deal.
Love this! Ladybug's Teacher Files: Video... →
The Differentiator -A tool that helps you create... →
#spedchat #elemchat I retweeted this from @theOCBlog but I wanted to share it in my blog too. This is a fantastic resource for creating differentiated lessons. Click on “need help?” to watch a quick video that will help you learn how to use this tool. I will definitely share this one with the staff at my school.
Thomas Jefferson...Neat Interactives, Games from... →
added to U.S. Presidents for Kids
25 "Techy" Tips for Not so "Techy" Teachers
Via Sam’s Cools Tools Check out this post for Sam’s takeaways from the slideshow. She has some great ideas. Her blog is a must read and you can also follow her on Twitter @sfecich
Free Screen Capture Tool | DuckLink - Design... →
“DuckCapture: simple and ease-to-use screen capture tool DuckCapture comes with four capture modes that make screen capture easy! Capture a window on your screen, region of your screen, or the contents of a tall web page that scrolls. You can easily edit, and share a screenshot. Don’t waste time cropping your captures.” via @jdthomas7
Great idea! A Traveling Suitcase in the Classroom →
I love this idea from A Fly on the Classroom wall. It’s a great idea that could be used in any classroom. I love this blog and you can also follow her on twitter @Flyonthecwall for excellent tweets!
Citizen Science: eBird from Cornell Lab of O. →
betsyukes: For those looking to do Citizen Science, Cornell Lab of Ornithology has a bunch of projects for students from kindergarten to adults can get in on and help out the science community. For teachers looking for real-world application of math and science, look no further than citizen science projects. This SciAm “profile” (if you will) is for eBird: a presence/absence site for birders...
Breathe in Solitude: Inexpensive Alternatives for... →
betsyukes: Individual whiteboards (thought for this post is thanks to kicksandgiggles’s math post about EdWeek’s article: Teaching Secrets: Making Math Meaningful!) inexpensive alternative: buy a piece of “solid white tileboard” (also known as Melamine tile wall) from HomeDepot/Lowes/home improvement…
I just thought I would share this resource that I use quite often. eThemes, from the University of Missouri, is a nice source for content-rich, kid-safe online resources that will help enhance your teaching and save you time. They have over 2,500 collections of websites. Sites are categorized many ways including alphabetically, by grade level, and keyword making it easy to find what you are...
10 Cool Image Tools You Need To Bookmark To... →
Helpful Templates - Real Classroom Ideas →
I especially like the templates for positive ways to comment and praise students in a variety of ways and the student self-assessment forms for behavior and academics. Lots of great templates to use in any classroom.
Relaxation Scripts - Real Classroom Ideas →
I really think that these could benefit many kids…probably teachers too! #spedchat #elemchat Working with severe to profound EBD students I know that helping them be able to relax is crucial and very difficult at times. I will definitely share these with my colleagues. Nice collection.
Love this Butterfly Art Project via Whatever →
You could use any craft punch to change the theme. I like that kids can create collaborative, permanent art work for their classroom that looks amazing. Click here for directions.
Unique Way to Introduce Twitter to Colleagues
Nancy White & Suzy - An Intro to Twitter from CommunityMatters on Vimeo. via Angela Maiers
Readers'/Writers' Workshops, Centers, and... →
Early Learning Activities - Free... →
Free Printable Pages with Decorative Borders - Use... →
Create Visualizations and Infographics with these... →
Free Printables! - 100+ Practical Autism Resources →
#spedchat #elemchat #autism Great for the autism community but also will work well for students who need special help with learning school/home behaviors.
Teacher Files: Free Printable Teaching Resources →
#elemchat #spedchat Added to Classroom Printables. Featuring… Project Contract Personal Dictionaries Portfolio Printables Monthly News Templates Certificates Back to School …and more!
Printable Banners for Parties and... →
Print these on colored card stock or scrapbook paper with patterns for a quick, eye catching banner. Use the alphabet templates to create your own.
Print-n-Play Toys →
I especially love the Haunted House, Italian Villa, and Space Toys. Kids will like putting these together and many can be used for classroom projects.
A Wordle of Tricks and Ideas: 101 Ways to Use... →
#elemchat #spedchat #edtech A CLIL TO CLIMB has some fantastic tips and tricks for making unique “Word Clouds”. Love his ideas!