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Presentation of suitable digital tools (and examples of use) for teachers of year 5 to 8 students. Presented at/for Hokitika ICT Cluster, July 2010.

Presentation of suitable digital tools (and examples of use) for teachers of year 5 to 8 students. Presented at/for Hokitika ICT Cluster, July 2010.



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  • Digital Toolkit Top Tools for Years 5 - 8 Teachers Rachel Boyd, Waiuku Primary School http://rachelboyd.com July 2010
  • Free, online cartoon comic strip creator. http://www.toondoo.com/
  • http://www.mrhundermark.com/assignments/TTTFinal/Student_Samples/toon_doo_cameron2.png Publishing Poetry
  • • http://www.toondoo.com/public/s/u/e/sue2276/toons/cool-cartoon-494750.png Language Learning
  • Free, online tool that generates ‘Word Clouds’ from text you provide. http://www.wordle.net
  • http://bcseoul.files.wordpress.com/2010/05/picture-11.png Learning Vocabulary
  • http://www.scribd.com/doc/25339225/Reading-Comp-from-Copyright-free-texts about? Pre-reading What do you think the story will be
  • http://www.slideshare.net/JenniferW/wordle-ideas?from=ss_embed Descriptions
  • A comic desktop publishing computer programme developed by plasq for Mac & Windows. http://plasq.com/comiclife/
  • Credit Pt England School http://www.flickr.com/photos/extpes/2381801530/ + Visual Mihi
  • https://tewhakatipurangahouictpdcluster.wikispaces.com/Comic+Life From Omanu School Shape Poems
  • http://prodev.wsd.wednet.edu/topics/comiclife/examples/howtowashtablesexample.jpg + Writing Procedural
  • http://prodev.wsd.wednet.edu/topics/comiclife/examples/howtowashtablesexample.jpg Communicate a message
  • Free, online collaborative website for presenting or co-constructing content. http://www.wikispaces.com/site/for/teachers
  • http://ms1001tales2009.wikispaces.com/ Collaborative Stories
  • http://room6mapua.wikispaces.com Collaborative Learning - Q & A
  • Free, online tool that allows you to create a glog (online poster) using text, images, music and video. http://edu.glogster.com/
  • http://environmentalheroes.pbworks.com/Sylvia+Earle+per+4 Projects Digital Poster
  • http://pasola.edu.glogster.com/earth-day/?w1 & Linking to Info. Communicating Ideas
  • Free, online journal or website for showcasing learning with parents/ whanau and a possible global audience. http://www.blogger.com
  • http://melvilleroom8.blogspot.com/2010/06/melville-intermediate-how-to-make-maori_18.html Teaching the World!
  • My Class: http://room9writing2009.blogspot.com Reluctant Writers Giving students an audience
  • My Class: http://room9reflects.blogspot.com/ Learning Reflecting on
  • Linking School/ Home Learning
  • Free, online tool that allows you to create an online notice board where people can add their ideas as‘sticky notes’ http://www.wallwisher.com/
  • • http://docs.google.com/present/view?id=dhn2vcv5_436f8kscmdc Pre-Inquiry Questioning
  • My Class: http://room9nelsoncentral2009.blogspot.com/2009/08/introducing-nina.html What do you think about...?
  • Fun, free, online site that allows you to do amazing things with your digital camera photographs. http://bighugelabs.com http://bighugelabs.com/education.php
  • http://www.edutopia.org/do-it-yourself-motivational-posters# Motivational Poster
  • http://www.slideshare.net/bdyck/big-huge-labs Cover Magazine
  • http://sites.google.com/site/nctiesjungle/NCTies-2009/trading-card-examples Movie Poster
  • Software application that allows free voice/video calls over the Internet. http://www.skype.com
  • http://2kmblog.globalstudent.org.au/2010/06/08/skype-show-n-tell-breakfast-party/ Breakfast Skype Buddies
  • http://moturoa.blogspot.com/2007/06/skype-call-with-rod-waddell-in-valencia.html & Interviewing Learning from others
  • Free, online tool that allows the creation and editing of documents online while collaborating in real time with others. http://docs.google.com/
  • My Class: http://room9nelsoncentral2009.blogspot.com/ Collaborative Narrative Writing
  • Free, online social bookmarking tool that allows your ‘bookmarks’ or ‘favourites’ to be accessible online from any computer. http://delicious.com/
  • Bookmarking Educational Games Online http://delicious.com/room12TNIS
  • http://delicious.com/miss_pearceys_class/Pukeko Maths Groups Targeting activities for Reading/
  • Free, online tool that allows the simple creation of animated movies using pre-created characters and settings. “If you can type, you can make movies” http://www.xtranormal.com/
  • My Class: http://www.xtranormal.com/watch/5697187/ Findings Sharing Inquiry Learning
  • What ideas have you got for how you could use the tools from your digital toolkit in the classroom?
  • Thanks! Feel free to email me if you have any questions or queries. Hopefully you have gained lots of new ideas about some eLearning tools you can add to your “Digital Toolkit” Have a play with the tools and think creatively about how you can integrate and use them in your teaching and learning programmes. rachelboyd@xtra.co.nz http://www.rachelboyd.com
  • Image Credits Image: 'Drilled' http://www.flickr.com/photos/17731548@N00/2221656599 Image: 'patient' http://www.flickr.com/photos/10687935@N04/2376359338 Image: 'Tools' http://www.flickr.com/photos/23626319@N00/3552992113 Image: 'My Swiss Army Knife' http://www.flickr.com/photos/80516279@N00/2274372747