A website for creative commons music. Searching for places to send my students to get music. The big problem is that there is no guarantee there won’t be profanity in the music. We really need to do something about this!
This is the location for getting the Mango game that Lorraine Leo recommends so highly. Mango looks like a really cool game to play on those Kindergarten smartboards.
There are a lot of free interactive reading games to use with your interactive whiteboard. Pass this along to your elementary teachers!
Sound effects and music for free – but your work must be creative commons and you must share it!
This program comes highly recommended. Only the pay version lets you save music, but you can play with this flash interface to see how it works for mixing music – recommended for middle and elementary PC users.
Sound effects for use in digital stories and podcasts
Friendfeed scripts for those who love the service (I”m not as much up on it as some) but it integrates twitter and linked in information. For those who like to hack their connections.
Perusing the internet, this software comes VERY HIGHLY recommended by college roommates splitting bills. I wish I’d had this while I was in college. (Some report that they used it while taking trips as well.)
Let me ask you this, will your last year’s graduating seniors have enough web savvy to know how to set this up online? Is it because of anything you taught them?
Mashable’s overview of accounting and budgeting software.
Fascinating game for elementary students called Mango from Lorraine Leo on Classroom 2.0. She is doing fascinating work.
This is a site built by Jackie Gerstein from Arizona. She told me “I began developing a website to showcase different Web 2.0 tools that students can use. I provided some examples but plan to have my upper elementary students add to it as we explore and use other tools.”
She built this using synthasite and it is a great thing to show elementary teachers to showcase some of the best tools out there. Great job, Jackie!
Enjoyed this page demonstrating a tool I hadn’t seen called Moblyng. Who is using this tool?
LOL, this is what you get when you mix Doug Johnson and Oprah! (Might be good for a lesson on genetics, though.)
Mix up faces at Make Me Babies.com – good for a sense of humor.
Another must read motivational post for those in leadership from Doug Johnson. I love the part where he says this time of year he needs to wear iron underwear b/c everyone seems to want to take a bite out of his a*%!
Criticism is so tough to deal with, especially when you feel a lone. This is something I’ve been taking on the chin lately at our school and sometimes it really makes me want to quit. I think it is because as connected as I am with all of these amazing educators, right now in terms of technology, I don’t feel very connected with the teachers at our school, largely because my workload barely gives me time to go to the ladies room!
I love this post!
Image enhancement and how it works, good resource for photographers.
Funny article on the 15 worst teachers in the movies – as a follow up to the 15 most inspiring.
15 most inspiring teachers in films — enjoyed this list and see a few I want to see.
Those doing educational work in Second Life are invited to submit for a poster session in SL. Call for Participation in the Second Life Community Convention Education Track (SLEDcc) Poster Sessions
Cool tricks and such that you can use in the classroom. Share yours here. Interesting – -solar ovens made out of pringle cans.
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