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  1. 1. Amanda Deising’s 10 Best Uses of the Internet in the Classroom IDT 7064 M50 13-June-2010
  2. 2. (c) 2007 brainybetty.com ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. 2 Ask an Expert • www.ask.com • Students looking for the answer to just about any question can go to www. Ask.com for the answers. • This is an internet search engine designed to find answers to life’s most pressing questions.
  3. 3. Collaborative Pieces • http://teams.lacoe.edu/documentation/clas srooms/gayle/projects/projects.html • Students can participate with others around the world in collaborative working environments. • This is an interactive media source that teaches students to work cooperatively with others by using web based technology such as multimedia field trips, penpals, etc • http://teams.lacoe.edu/documentation/clas srooms/gayle/manyways/manyways.html • (c) 2007 brainybetty.com ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. 3
  4. 4. Electronic Portfolio • www.pbworks.com • So easy a librarian can use it to create an electronic portfolio! • Especially useful for students in high school to create a portfolio of assignments to showcase when looking for scholarships opportunities, also a great tool for collaboration. (c) 2007 brainybetty.com ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. 4
  5. 5. Keypals • http://www.kidscom.com/friends/keypal/ke ypal.html • Kids can connect with penpals across the globe through a safe kid friendly site using email. • Kids love getting mail, whether it is a letter in their mailbox or a message in their inbox! (c) 2007 brainybetty.com ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. 5
  6. 6. Lesson Plans • http://www.edhelper.com/?gclid=COD72oy 3lqICFQ1X2godN0YKEw • EdHelper is one of my favorite sites for looking up and designing lesson plans and activities • EdHelper is a file sharing program that requires membership. (c) 2007 brainybetty.com ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. 6
  7. 7. Online Learning • http://www.lissaexplains.com/ • This site is an online tutorial for kids..young or old interested in the working of all things computer from using email to web searches, to designing a web site. • It is useful because when kids do to have a proper understanding of how to use the computer, it can lead to trouble. (c) 2007 brainybetty.com ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. 7
  8. 8. Concept mapping • http://www.bubbl.us/ • Bubbl.us is an easy to use free brainstorming tool that allows you to share ideas with your friends. • Brainstorming is powerful way to help student to gather their thoughts and find direction for projects. (c) 2007 brainybetty.com ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. 8
  9. 9. Research • http://www.squidoo.com/k12interactiveres earch#module11578675 • Breaks down the “top 12” research sites for kids by subject. • Kids and Parents can use this site to research project topics by subject (i.e.-Social Studies) (c) 2007 brainybetty.com ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. 9
  10. 10. WebQuests • http://eats.ecsd.net/curricular/webquest/cr eate_webquest/ • This is an online website that teaches kids how to make a webquest on the topic of their choice using a step-by- step approach. • Webquests are useful becaues they can be done collaboratively and use methods of inquiry. (c) 2007 brainybetty.com ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. 10
  11. 11. Virtual Tours • http://www.agclassroom.org/kids/tours.htm • This site takes kids on virtual tours of a dairy farm and other agricultural/farm workings. • Could be used in inner city or other suburban setting to help students understand more about life on a farm. (c) 2007 brainybetty.com ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. 11