Fantastic Tools for Schools

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Some fantastic tools that I use in my classroom. I created this to share with others in a speed round of sharing.

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  • So, when I came back to Camilla, I started using wikis with my students immediately and sat down in my classroom to begin blogging. I turned to a student and said, “I have to create a blog and I have to name the thing – what should I name it?” The students sitting there said, “Well, Mrs. Vicki, you’re cool and we’re the wildcats, so, why don’t you call it the cool Cat teacher blog
  • And that is what I suggest for you to do today. Your assignment for this webinar today is to come up with your “Big Three” at the end of the webinar. Pick three things – start there!
  • Fantastic Tools for Schools

    1. 1. Fantastic Tools for Schools 50+ ways to rock! Vicki Davis, Teacher
    2. 2. www.wiffiti.com
    3. 3. • http://wiffiti.com/screens/83428 http://wiffiti.com/screens/83428c
    4. 4. https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/noocneohefmdhonidldnlhaainpiomkp
    5. 5. www.evernote.com
    6. 6. Google apps for domains (free)http://www.google.com/apps/intl/en/edu/
    7. 7. Cell phone friendly email (gmail) • Groups with distribution lists of parents. (i.e. I send to Computer Fundamentals and it sends to all the parents) • Automatic distribution lists – Classes – teachers
    8. 8. Google Docs • Shared folders • Color codes
    9. 9. Collaborative editing in Docs• How we edit Kindle Kids corner
    10. 10. http://kids.kindlenationdaily.com/
    11. 11. http://gadd.lib.overdrive.com/171866E5-F8A1-41B0- B638-2CC566B998B3/10/512/en/Libraries.htm Check out ebooks Kindle Audiobooks With your library card Online!
    12. 12. Class rules http://docs.google.com
    13. 13. Google Forms – A school survey
    14. 14. Goes into Spreadsheet
    15. 15. Cool Trick Copy out of spreadsheet into Wordle! Step 1: Convert Everything to lowercase by pasting into MS Word.
    16. 16. www.wordle.net
    17. 17. What Westwood Students own
    18. 18. Wikisource: Copy Text from Famous Speech http://en.wikisource.org
    19. 19. http://www.tagxedo.com/
    20. 20. Google Calendar
    21. 21. Picasa web album, Google Calendar
    22. 22. Wikis!http://westwood.wikispaces.com
    23. 23. www.edmodo.comFree, blogging, assignments
    24. 24. Give assignments and receive responses
    25. 25. Assignments
    26. 26. www.smugmug.comMonetize the photos your annual staff is taking. I hereby authorize the School to use photographs, videos, writings, artwork, and audio recordings of my child in school media and advertisements. I understand that I must notify the Ravenscroft Communications Office, in writing, to change this authorization. Ravenscroft School
    27. 27. Sharing the message • Automate Automate Automate!
    28. 28. Setting up to have an easy social media distribution planCreate a blog on blogger.com Use feedburner to create a feed Feedburner email (lets people sign up with a form) Take the feed into Twitterfeed Twitterfeed posts to Twitter
    29. 29. Now one post can!Blog Post Email to subscribers Tweet from the post Facebook fan page update
    30. 30. Make it easier• Go into blogger settings  Mobile and Email• Make an email – now your secretary or principal can update using email.
    31. 31. www.hootsuite.comSchedule updates like lunch menus.
    32. 32. http://rubistar.4teachers.org
    33. 33. www.classtools.net
    34. 34. http://www.classtools.net/fb/home/p age
    35. 35. Diigo www.diigo.comBookmarking groups; Auto blog posts
    36. 36. www.igoogle.comBuilding your PLN and tracking projects
    37. 37. Netvibes.com or Pageflakes.comFor building Classroom Monitoring Portals (CMP)
    38. 38. Brainstorming tool bubbl.us/Source: http://www.web2teachingtools.com/bubbl_us.html
    39. 39. Voicethread www.voicethread.com• See these in action on the Eracism Project• http://eracism.flatclassroomproject.org/Semi+ Finals+VoiceThreads
    40. 40. Dropbox www.dropbox.com My key to paperless
    41. 41. www.droptito.me
    42. 42. http://www.dipity.com/
    43. 43. Glitch: Only 3 from one IP address can sign up here in a day.Unless you get the free email service from https://skydrive.live.com
    44. 44. http://www.microsoft.com/education/ en-us/solutions/Pages/liveedu.aspx• Live@edu: Microsoft’s free email, site alternative.
    45. 45. Stellariumhttp://www.stellarium.org
    46. 46. Microsoft Worldwide Telescopehttp://www.worldwidetelescope.org
    47. 47. Build your own planetariumhttp://www.worldwidetelescope.org/ExperienceIt/ExperienceIt.aspx?Page=Dome
    48. 48. Free interactive whiteboard resources http://www.iboard.co.uk
    49. 49. Free painting softwarehttp://www.getpaint.net/
    50. 50. Livebindershttp://livebinders.com/play/present?id=164223
    51. 51. Spelling Citywww.spellingcity.com
    52. 52. www.funbrain.com
    53. 53. Google nGram Viewerhttp://ngrams.googlelabs.com/
    54. 54. Wolfram Alphahttp://www.wolframalpha.com
    55. 55. Audacityhttp://audacity.sourceforge.net
    56. 56. www.iear.org
    57. 57. http://www.epals.com/
    58. 58. www.iearn.org
    59. 59. http://flatclassrooms.ning.com
    60. 60. Skypewww.skype.com
    61. 61. Diigo www.diigo.com• http://www.diigo.com/list/coolcatteacher/fan tastic-classroom-tools• QR Code Generator• http://qrcode.kaywa.com/
    62. 62. Vicki Davis@coolcatteacher http://tinyurl.com/cct-differentiate www.flatclassroombook.com
    63. 63. The power of Three! Pick three

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