Home-to-School Tech Tips• Save files in compatible formats o http://www.boxboroughschool.org/tipsandtricks• Upload to secure websites o www.slideshare.com o www.schooltube.com o Future possibilities: DropBox, Edmodo• Use Web 2.0 tools o Google Docs o Create online presentations
Beyond PowerPointWeb 2.0 resources for grade 6 projects• Glogster Edu School subscription o Online multimedia poster with student accounts• VoiceThread Explicitly taught during o Online multimedia “conversations” school• Animoto• SlideShare Options for students to• Prezi explore on their own• Webnode Some in-school• SchooTube support availableLinks to these resources at http://www.boxboroughschool.org/studentlinks
Google, Bing and otherSearch Engines are NOTthe best way for students to search for images.
Safer Image Searching for Students• Discovery Education www.discoveryeducation.com• World Book Encyclopedia www.worldbookonline.com• Online free & copyright-friendly images o www.pics4learning.com o www.morguefile.com• Ask Kids www.askkids.com• Other search directories for kids on the Boxborough School website
Beyond YouTube:Educationally Appropriate Video Resources• Discovery Education www.discoveryeducation.com• BrainPop www.brainpop.com• SchoolTube www.schooltube.com• WatchKnowLearn www.watchknowlearn.org• Kahn Academy www.khanacademy.org
Keeping the Internet Safe at Home• K-9 Web Protection o www.k9webprotection.com• Safe Search Setting for Google
Cool Educational Resources• www.portaportal.com (guestname: box6) o Educational resources especially for Blanchard 6th-grade students• www.wolframalpha.com o Computational search engine• www.befunky.com o Get creative with your photos