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Substitute Teachers: Top Ten Technology Resources



A guide to technology resources for substitute teachers in the School District of Philadelphia.

A guide to technology resources for substitute teachers in the School District of Philadelphia.



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    • Substitute Teachers:Top TenTechnology Resources
    • School District of Phila.
      # 1
      Help Desk
    • Instructional Management System (SchoolNet)
      User name and password required
      Log in from SDP homepage (
      Teachers can access student information: address, phone, academic record, attendance, behavior, standardized test scores, benchmark scores, etc.
      Online curriculum, online Teacher Guides for textbooks
      Take a brief tour
      # 2
    • IMS(without user name and password)
      Click Welcome Teachers and Staff
      Click Classroom Technology Connections
      Resources for all grade levels and curriculum areas
    • Discovery Education
      Available through the IMS (SchoolNet)
      Videos on Demand
      Search by subject area or by grade level
      Full length or video clips
      Download or streaming video
      # 3
    • SDP Podcasts
      A podcast is an audio file that can be accessed online, and downloaded to an iPod or mp3 player. They may also include graphics and video.
      Mostly produced by students with faculty sponsors.
      Listen from site or through iTunes.
      Search available from individual school pages.
      Demonstrate playing selected podcasts.
      # 4
    • LearnOutLoud
      Registration required (free)
      Online videos
      Example – Animal Planet video podcasts
      Download (preferred) or streaming video
      U.S. Presidents Podcast (audio)
      Audio Books and other resources available
      Some videos are from YouTube, blocked by the district
      # 5
    • Teacher Tube
      Search for videos
      Mark as favorites (e.g., The Underground Railroad)
      Post comments
      # 6
    • Educational Technology Website
      From SDP homepage, click sitemap to locate Educational Technology
      Current activities (e.g., Summer Fun)
      Internet Safety Lessons
      Many other technology resources
      # 7
    • Internet4classrooms
      # 8
      Grade Level Help (K – 8) Skillbuilders
      Links for K – 12 teachers, students, and parents
      Online Practice Modules
      Daily Dose of the Web (Brain Teasers, Question of the Day)
      Links for K-12 teachers: Lesson Plans, Early Childhood, Elementary, High School, Exceptional Children
    • Teachnology
      Lesson Plans by Subject
      Printables – flash cards, bulletin boards, calendars, mazes, labels, word searches, bookmarks, etc.
      Rubric Generator
      Many free resources, subscriptions also available, providing additional access
      # 9
    • Thinkfinity
      Lesson plans, homework help, book lists, and more!
      Partners with NCTM, NCTE, International Reading Association, Smithsonian Museum, etc.
      # 10
    • Why Use Technology?
      Engage Me
    • Educational Technology Group
      Fran Newberg, Executive Director
      Paula Don, Director
      Robert Karl (rkarl)
      And the rest of the department are available to provide technology support
    • Slideshare
      Share PowerPoint presentations
      This presentation can be found on Slideshare
      Search for substitute teachers
    • Additional Resources
      Provides reviews and links to resources such as: - comprehension and phonics - space games for kids Math arcade game explains how things work
    • Additional Resources
      Educational Origami
      Many resources for 21st Century skills
      How to get started with Web 2.0 applications
      Google Maps
    • AdditionalResources
      SEN Teacher – Resources for Special Needs Teachers (although available to anyone)
      Printables tab
      Math, English, General
      Certificate Maker, Handwriting practice sheets, Clock activities
      Many links and downloads, including info on disabilities