CTA Good Teaching Conference 2009


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CTA Good Teaching Conference 2009

  1. 1. The Best of the Web For Teachers and Students Presented by George Sabato CTA Good Teaching Conference 2009
  2. 2. <ul><li>Today you will be </li></ul><ul><li>introduced to </li></ul><ul><li>An Educational Web Portal </li></ul><ul><li>You will find out how to use this site, </li></ul><ul><li>And learn how to make your own site. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Get Ready To Discover! <ul><ul><li>Sites That Assist-- </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Teachers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Students </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Parents </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Resources For <ul><ul><li>History </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Geography </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Math </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>English </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Science </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Research Help </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Touring Museums </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Taking Virtual Tours </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>News and Weather </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Educational Games </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Translation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Teaching Tools </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Standards </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Gifted and Talented Education </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Teacher Resources </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>And more…. </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Mr. Sabato’s Super Site A Resource and A Model
  6. 6. <ul><li>search </li></ul><ul><li>Mr. Sabato </li></ul><ul><li>And Click I’m Feeing Lucky </li></ul><ul><li>or search with other engines </li></ul>it !!!!!!
  7. 7. Here is where you arrive! Welcome!
  8. 9. NEW: Math English Reading Art … Homework Help for all Subjects!
  9. 11. “ What’s New” is NEW!
  10. 12. Favorite History Sites <ul><li>The following </li></ul><ul><li>are just a few </li></ul><ul><li>of my favorite </li></ul><ul><li>history sites. </li></ul>
  11. 13. Wonderful World History Written for kids.
  12. 14. Click on Rome Or any Ancient Civilization Mr. Donn’s Ancient History Great Links and Lessons On the civilization you select!
  13. 15. BJ Pinchbeck’s at Discovery School has great links for Social Studies, Math, English, Science, Art/Music, …. Easy Fun School has great project ideas. for example, for Egypt they have instructions on how to mummify a chicken!
  14. 16. New Formatting in History has links organized by World History and American History. In World History it opens with Unit Links supporting the topic my students are currently studying
  15. 17. Ancient Rome PowerPoints From Research Links
  16. 18. Here are the World and US Link Sets
  17. 19. The Geography links provide you with links that present Maps—ancient and contemporary map quizzes, black line masters political and physical by the hundreds! Aerial/Satellite images Facts about countries Weather World Time Games
  18. 20. Monterey on Google Earth
  19. 21. This game is like Simon. Drill and Thrill!
  20. 22. Here’s all about our government with a nice link to a Constitution Quiz.
  21. 23. You name the subject-- Math English Science Music Art ESL Find hundreds of links!
  22. 24. Search Engines Guides to Searching Encyclopedias Dictionaries Library Links
  23. 25. Find links to just about every museum in the world!
  24. 26. Get the scoop from kid oriented sites, or from main stream sites of television networks to newspapers, from local to national!
  25. 27. You can now easily use translation software, just type in the English and get a translation into the language you choose. Fantastico!
  26. 28. Naturally, the kids love games. having these safe, educational games available is a nice service, and a hook to the web site.
  27. 29. Find tutorials to just about any software, (Word, Excel…) guides to making a web site, buttons and banners for sites, and places where you can build a free web site.
  28. 30. Find links to the California Assn. of the Gifted (CAG), And other great resources for parents And teachers—the kids too!
  29. 31. Websites for Gifted and Talented Great sites from the UK and Australia!
  30. 32. Find links to sites Valuable to Teachers and Parents.
  31. 33. Find links to THE STANDARDS for all subjects, STAR test “blue prints” And even sample “released” questions.
  32. 34. Standards
  33. 35. Lots of Free Teacher Support Sites
  34. 36. Some of What’s New
  35. 37. Very Cool—Citation from ISBN by Book Rags
  36. 38. Teacher Tools
  37. 39. Internet4classrooms.com/teachertools
  38. 40. Geocities.com <ul><li>See a model web site made a Geocities. http://www.geocities.com/2artists@sbcglobal.net/modelwebpage.html </li></ul>Teacher McCool’s e-Class Created in 15 minutes using a Geocities.com template.
  39. 41. This is a web site I created in 15 minutes as a model of what you can create.
  40. 42. Easy Class Home Page! Free and Can Be Up in Minutes!
  41. 43. Home Page Builder
  42. 44. Example: Visitation Valley M.S.
  43. 45. Mrs. Kristin McConnico 7th/8th Grade
  44. 46. Thank you for coming to the workshop today!    PowerPoint Design   George Sabato Assistants   Jeremy Johnson Damon Frazier Amy Haines