Essential Digital Resources 2010

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A guide to the great places to find digital resources to use on your interactive whiteboard in the classroom.

As used at the Teacher2Teacher conference, Bow Island, Alberta, March 2010

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Essential Digital Resources 2010

  1. 1. Teacher2Teacher Conference Bow Island, AB March 2010 Essential Digital  Resources Danny Nicholson www.think­bank.com 1
  2. 2. Teacher2Teacher Conference Bow Island, AB March 2010 Danny Nicholson Science teacher Freelance IT trainer www.whiteboardblog.co.uk www.think­bank.com 2
  3. 3. Teacher2Teacher Conference Bow Island, AB March 2010 twitter.com/dannynic danny@think­bank.com http://delicious.com/dannynic/t2t 3
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  5. 5. Where can I get good images to use on my IWB? http://www.flickr.com/photos/80434490@N00/2810636956/ 5
  6. 6. Creative Commons http://creativecommons.org/licenses/ 6
  7. 7. Digital Resources Images Video Audio 7
  8. 8. Images http://www.flickr.com/photos/dannynic/3844952307/ 8
  9. 9. Flickr Photo sharing website approx 5000 images added  per minute! Most under creative commons licence http://flickr.com/creativecommons/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/14113765@N00/1031531187 9
  10. 10. http://www.flickr.com/commons/ 10
  11. 11. Flickr CC Search Tools Third­party tools that search Flickr for  Creative Commons Images http://flickrcc.bluemountains.net/ http://www.compfight.com/ http://www.zoo­m.com/flickr­storm/ http://johnjohnston.info/flickrCC/index.php 11
  12. 12. http://www.boston.com/bigpicture/ http://www.boston.com/bigpicture/2009/04/the_laquila_earthquake.html 12
  13. 13. http://photoeverywhere.co.uk/ http://www.mygreatworld.com/ 13
  14. 14. And don't forget Google Earth / Maps / Street View 14
  15. 15. Search millions of historic photos: Search millions of photographs from the LIFE photo  archive, stretching from the 1750s to today. http://images.google.com/hosted/life 15
  16. 16. Wikimedia Commons A database of 5,410,411 freely usable media files to which anyone can contribute. http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Main_Page http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Carnival_masks 16
  17. 17. http://www.openphoto.net/ Open Photo Image After http://www.imageafter.com/ 17
  18. 18. Tag Galaxy A search for images, that's an IWB experience in itself. http://www.taggalaxy.de/ also check out http://www.cooliris.com 18
  19. 19. Google Image Swirl http://image­swirl.googlelabs.com/ 19
  20. 20. Video 20
  21. 21. You Tube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tgbNymZ7vqY 21
  22. 22. YouTube downloaders.. http://kickyoutube.com but ­ breaching YouTube terms and conditions... 22
  23. 23. Alternatives iTunes U http://www.teachersdomain.org/ http://www.teachers.tv/video 23
  24. 24. http://www.espresso.co.uk Subscription service. Cachebox ­ hosted locally 24
  25. 25. http://www.cleo.net.uk/index.php http://www.simplescience.net/ http://www.watchknow.org/ http://theinnovativeeducator.blogspot.com/2010/02/100­video­sites­every­educator­should.html 25
  26. 26. http://movieclips.com/ new. US and Canada only  (UK just added) 26
  27. 27. Nasa Images (+ Videos) http://www.nasaimages.org/ 27
  28. 28. Audio 28
  29. 29. Freesound.org http://soungle.com/ http://www.soundsnap.com/ 29
  30. 30. http://sounds.bl.uk 30
  31. 31. Jamendo http://www.jamendo.com/en/ 31
  32. 32. History Channel http://www.history.com/search?search­field=speeches&asset­type=Speeches%20and% 20Audio 32
  33. 33. http://www.poets.org/index.php http://yv.wamu.org/ 33
  34. 34. Special Mention Project Gutenberg http://www.gutenberg.org/wiki/Main_Page 34
  35. 35. plus Wordle ­ great for text analysis 35
  36. 36. http://delicious.com/dannynic/t2t http://delicious.com/dannynic/iwb 36
  37. 37. Flipchart Produced by Danny Nicholson Think Bank Ltd. For IWB Training & Advice visit www.think­bank.com Content licensed under a Creative Commons License. Click here for information about the terms of this license. 37
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