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10 best uses of the internet

  1. 1. Top 10 Best Uses of the Internet in the Classroom Charleigh Stephens IDT 7064 – section: M50 June 10, 2010
  2. 2. <ul><li>Local libraries can supplement the school’s resources and show students that people do actually read and learn outside of school. </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.ceweldonlibrary.org/ - This is the website for C.E. Weldon Library in Martin, TN. </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>You can use online books that read to your students when you have lost your voice due to your 5 th cold of the year. (because we all know it is easier to come to school ill than plan for a substitute) </li></ul><ul><li>http://auth.grolier.com/login/bookflix/login.php?bffs=N – Bookflix is great to subscribe to. It has many categories to choose from to supplement lessons. </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.storylineonline.net/ - This is a great site that is free. Members of the Screen Actors Guild read children’s books aloud. </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Posting homework and other information is made easy using teacher websites. This way, your students can not say, “I didn’t know we had homework.” or “I lost my spelling words.” </li></ul><ul><li>http://teacherweb.com/TN/MartinPrimarySchool/CharleighStephens/h0.aspx - This teacher website was created through teacherweb.com </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>WebQuests can be used to guide students through a research project and give them a chance to think independently. Yes, they CAN do it. </li></ul><ul><li>http://projects.edtech.sandi.net/projects/gradelevel/gradelevel.html - This site contains teacher developed WebQuests that are categorized by grade level. </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Current events are easily accessible using the internet. Students need to think outside the Xbox. </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.eduplace.com/ss/current/ - This website contains links to various current event sites. </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Educational videos are a great way to supplement a lesson. Plus, you do not have to remember to be kind and rewind. </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.sqooltools.com/edvideos/index.html - Many free educational videos can be found at this website. </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Students can find information on most subjects using search engines. This is when you can be thankful for school censorship. </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.bing.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.ask.com/?jr=true </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.google.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>-These are all search engines that can help connect students with information. </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>E-mail is a great way to communicate with students, colleagues, and parents outside of school hours. Or…not communicate. </li></ul><ul><li>Yahoo mail </li></ul><ul><li>Gmail </li></ul><ul><li>- You can sign up for free e-mail through Yahoo and Google. </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>We have to face that it is a gaming world and we are merely players. Online games and activities can help students learn as they play. </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.internet4classrooms.com/ - This is a GREAT site to find free educational games for most all educational standards. </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>The best teachers are master thieves! Teachers who ‘steal’ great lessons from other teachers normally have more effective lessons when they improve upon an already great lesson. </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.lessonplanspage.com/ - You can find lesson plans for all subjects and grade levels at this website. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Resources <ul><li>Microsoft clip art </li></ul><ul><li>David Letterman voice sound taken from YouTube video http://www.youtube.com/user/ColosiR#p/u/7/lulUvYfRl_c </li></ul>