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Fantastic Tools for Schools
Fantastic Tools for Schools
Fantastic Tools for Schools
Fantastic Tools for Schools
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Fantastic Tools for Schools
Fantastic Tools for Schools
Fantastic Tools for Schools
Fantastic Tools for Schools
Fantastic Tools for Schools
Fantastic Tools for Schools
Fantastic Tools for Schools
Fantastic Tools for Schools
Fantastic Tools for Schools
Fantastic Tools for Schools
Fantastic Tools for Schools
Fantastic Tools for Schools
Fantastic Tools for Schools
Fantastic Tools for Schools
Fantastic Tools for Schools
Fantastic Tools for Schools
Fantastic Tools for Schools
Fantastic Tools for Schools
Fantastic Tools for Schools
Fantastic Tools for Schools
Fantastic Tools for Schools
Fantastic Tools for Schools
Fantastic Tools for Schools
Fantastic Tools for Schools
Fantastic Tools for Schools
Fantastic Tools for Schools
Fantastic Tools for Schools
Fantastic Tools for Schools
Fantastic Tools for Schools
Fantastic Tools for Schools
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Fantastic Tools for Schools
Fantastic Tools for Schools
Fantastic Tools for Schools
Fantastic Tools for Schools
Fantastic Tools for Schools
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.

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!
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    • 1. Fantastic Tools for Schools 50+ ways to rock! Vicki Davis, Teacher
    • 2. www.wiffiti.com
    • 3. • http://wiffiti.com/screens/83428 http://wiffiti.com/screens/83428c
    • 4. https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/noocneohefmdhonidldnlhaainpiomkp
    • 5. www.evernote.com
    • 6. Google apps for domains (free)http://www.google.com/apps/intl/en/edu/
    • 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. Google Docs • Shared folders • Color codes
    • 9. Collaborative editing in Docs• How we edit Kindle Kids corner
    • 10. http://kids.kindlenationdaily.com/
    • 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. Class rules http://docs.google.com
    • 13. Google Forms – A school survey
    • 14. Goes into Spreadsheet
    • 15. Cool Trick Copy out of spreadsheet into Wordle! Step 1: Convert Everything to lowercase by pasting into MS Word.
    • 16. www.wordle.net
    • 17. What Westwood Students own
    • 18. Wikisource: Copy Text from Famous Speech http://en.wikisource.org
    • 19. http://www.tagxedo.com/
    • 20. Google Calendar
    • 21. Picasa web album, Google Calendar
    • 22. Wikis!http://westwood.wikispaces.com
    • 23. www.edmodo.comFree, blogging, assignments
    • 24. Give assignments and receive responses
    • 25. Assignments
    • 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. Sharing the message • Automate Automate Automate!
    • 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. Now one post can!Blog Post Email to subscribers Tweet from the post Facebook fan page update
    • 30. Make it easier• Go into blogger settings  Mobile and Email• Make an email – now your secretary or principal can update using email.
    • 31. www.hootsuite.comSchedule updates like lunch menus.
    • 32. http://rubistar.4teachers.org
    • 33. www.classtools.net
    • 34. http://www.classtools.net/fb/home/p age
    • 35. Diigo www.diigo.comBookmarking groups; Auto blog posts
    • 36. www.igoogle.comBuilding your PLN and tracking projects
    • 37. Netvibes.com or Pageflakes.comFor building Classroom Monitoring Portals (CMP)
    • 38. Brainstorming tool bubbl.us/Source: http://www.web2teachingtools.com/bubbl_us.html
    • 39. Voicethread www.voicethread.com• See these in action on the Eracism Project• http://eracism.flatclassroomproject.org/Semi+ Finals+VoiceThreads
    • 40. Dropbox www.dropbox.com My key to paperless
    • 41. www.droptito.me
    • 42. http://www.dipity.com/
    • 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. http://www.microsoft.com/education/ en-us/solutions/Pages/liveedu.aspx• Live@edu: Microsoft’s free email, site alternative.
    • 45. Stellariumhttp://www.stellarium.org
    • 46. Microsoft Worldwide Telescopehttp://www.worldwidetelescope.org
    • 47. Build your own planetariumhttp://www.worldwidetelescope.org/ExperienceIt/ExperienceIt.aspx?Page=Dome
    • 48. Free interactive whiteboard resources http://www.iboard.co.uk
    • 49. Free painting softwarehttp://www.getpaint.net/
    • 50. Livebindershttp://livebinders.com/play/present?id=164223
    • 51. Spelling Citywww.spellingcity.com
    • 52. www.funbrain.com
    • 53. Google nGram Viewerhttp://ngrams.googlelabs.com/
    • 54. Wolfram Alphahttp://www.wolframalpha.com
    • 55. Audacityhttp://audacity.sourceforge.net
    • 56. www.iear.org
    • 57. http://www.epals.com/
    • 58. www.iearn.org
    • 59. http://flatclassrooms.ning.com
    • 60. Skypewww.skype.com
    • 61. Diigo www.diigo.com• http://www.diigo.com/list/coolcatteacher/fan tastic-classroom-tools• QR Code Generator• http://qrcode.kaywa.com/
    • 62. Vicki Davis@coolcatteacher http://tinyurl.com/cct-differentiate www.flatclassroombook.com
    • 63. The power of Three! Pick three

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