Icyte Bookmarking site that allows you to save, annotate and organize all your research securely in the cloud. It allows students to collaborate, add highlighting and additional notes on the screen. Did you ever get frustrated because you bookmarked a site on your home computer and now you’re in school and can’t find the site. Now you can bookmark everything in Icyte and it will travel with you.
SAS Curriculum Pathways http://www.sascurriculumpathways.com / This resource is your online partner for teaching the core curriculum: English, history, science, mathematics, Spanish Learner-centered tools, lessons, and resources with measurable outcomes Interactive components that foster higher-order thinking skills Twenty-first century skills integrated into content
SAS Curriculum Pathways a) LOGIN URL: http://www.sascurriculumpathways.com/login b) FACULTY/STAFF USER NAME: start5note FACULTY/STAFF PASSWORD: flow9grew c) Complete the registration form, creating a personal user name and password. d) Reply to the e-mail from SAS Curriculum Pathways, verifying your e-mail address if possible. e) STUDENT USER NAME: purpleknights
Wordle A wordle is a graphic representation of the most frequently used words in a blog, free write, or speech. To create a wordle, go to Wordle.net , enter in the text or URL, hit submit. After creating the wordle, users are able to customize the look of it. Options range from color to size and shape. One of the benefits of using a wordle blog is that it adds variety—allowing readers to see what you’re most passionate about in a creative way. http://www.americanrhetoric.com/speeches/mlkihaveadream.htm
Podcasting There are many products that you can use for podcasting: 1. Audacity 2. Podomatic 3. GarageBand (MAC) Why use Podcasting? 1. It gives students an audience for their work 2. Students can be creative 3. Authentic Podcasting refers to recording audio of yourself about a subject then putting it online for others to download. Itunes is a form of podcasting.
Teachers can connect to the community of their subject and make connections to classes around the country
Teachers can create groups for each period but also share the groups.
Teachers can send messages to the entire class or to an individual student
Students can only post to the entire class or directly to the teacher.
Students CANNOT send private messages to each other.
Bubbl.us Diagrams on paper are cool, but diagrams on the internet are cooler. This is where Bubbl.us comes into play. Bubbl.us is a mind-mapping product aimed towards literally anyone who needs help organizing their thoughts as an indivdual or in a collaborative setting.