Uncovering a Wealth of Free Resources

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Uncovering a Wealth of Free Resources

  1. 1. Uncover a Wealth of Free Resources! By: Cathy Masse Bunkie Wilson 2008
  2. 2. Portaportals <ul><li>Great way to organize web sites </li></ul><ul><li>Help kids access the sites they need to go </li></ul><ul><li>Create as many as you need to share with different groups. </li></ul><ul><li>www.portaportal.com </li></ul><ul><li>Guest Access- </li></ul><ul><ul><li>FreeResources </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Portaportal Con’t. <ul><li>This is what the FreeResources portal looks like: </li></ul><ul><li>Please notice that all the sites we are covering today are marked with a </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>No need to try to jot down many long URL’s just copy and paste. </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Create Your Own Paper <ul><li>Choose from: </li></ul><ul><li>Numberline </li></ul><ul><li>Writing </li></ul><ul><li>Cornell Notetaking </li></ul><ul><li>Graph </li></ul><ul><li>Etc. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Add Emoticons <ul><li>This is a new language kids are using – tap into their interests. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Create A Variety of Puzzles <ul><li>Word Searches </li></ul><ul><li>Criss Cross </li></ul><ul><li>Mazes </li></ul><ul><li>Number Blocks </li></ul><ul><li>Etc. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Create A Graph <ul><li>Simple </li></ul><ul><li>Easy to Use </li></ul>
  8. 8. PICS 4 Learning <ul><li>Pictures From Maine </li></ul><ul><li>Sea Shells </li></ul><ul><li>Lesson Plans </li></ul>
  9. 9. Create Your Own Cartoons <ul><li>Create a free account </li></ul><ul><li>Build your own cartoon </li></ul>
  10. 10. Try This:
  11. 11. Is This What You Came Up With?
  12. 12. Transl8it! <ul><li>You can type in something </li></ul><ul><ul><li>you want to say and </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Translate it to kids lingo </li></ul></ul><ul><li>You can type one of their </li></ul><ul><li>messages in and decode </li></ul><ul><li>what they are saying. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Blabberize <ul><li>Allow students to bring people and figures to life. </li></ul><ul><li>Can you believe </li></ul><ul><li>they said that? </li></ul>
  14. 14. DEL.ICIO.US <ul><ul><li>Great way to bookmark articles </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Gain access from any location </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tag and organize </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Free accounts </li></ul></ul>Atomic Learning Tutorials Username staff@mchs Password: blackbears
  15. 15. Jim Moulton <ul><li>Educational Consultant </li></ul><ul><li>Great PDF list for Educators </li></ul><ul><li>Resources for students </li></ul>
  16. 16. Language Guides – Greece (NY) <ul><ul><li>Language Resource Guide – Writing Rubrics </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Tools for Reading, Writing and Thinking – Character Bookmark </li></ul><ul><li>Language Resource </li></ul><ul><li>Guide (3-5) </li></ul>
  17. 17. Adding to a Portaportal If you have or decide to create your own Portal, you can easily add any of the links you find useful. Click on the quick-link and add away (handy to have open as you are researching) Quicklink !
  18. 18. Cruise Around <ul><li>Enjoy the rest of the session exploring </li></ul><ul><li>If you have some links you would like me to add, please send them to me at cathy_masse@maranacook.org </li></ul>

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