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Best of the web

  1. 1. Best of the web: resources for Teachers<br />Jayme Linton Teaching Fellows Senior Conference<br />July 17, 2010<br />
  2. 2. Putting the Web to Work for You<br />Sign up for listservs<br />DPI e-groups<br />Sign up for emails, newsletters, and updates<br />Teaching Resources<br />ASCD SmartBrief<br />Scholastic<br />MimioConnect, SMART Exchange, Promethean Planet<br />Subscribe to blogs<br />Instructify<br />Free Technology 4 Teachers<br />Clif’s Notes<br />
  3. 3. Developing a Personal Learning Network<br />Join online communities<br />TeachAde<br />Ning<br />Classroom 2.0<br />Use social networking sites like Twitter and facebook to learn and share<br />Use social bookmarking sites like Diigo to share favorite sites<br />
  4. 4. Twitter –<br />Follow people with similar interests<br />The cream of the crop rises to the surface<br />Save time searching for resources and information<br />Share your own resources and ideas easily<br />
  5. 5. Facebook –<br />Consider personal and professional accounts<br />“Friend” and “like” people and organizations with similar interests<br />
  6. 6. Diigo –<br />Share your favorite websites<br />See friends’ favorite websites<br />Highlight and annotate information on websites and share with others<br />
  7. 7. LearnNC –<br />Resources aligned to the Standard Course of Study<br />Lesson plans<br />Best practices<br />Primary sources<br />Multimedia content<br />NC Professional Teaching Standards<br />Sign up for email updates<br />Online professional development<br />
  8. 8. Interactive Whiteboard Resources<br />SMART Exchange<br />Mimio Connect<br />Promethean Planet<br />Scholastic Interactive Whiteboard Activities<br />Ed Heads<br />PowerPoint Game Templates<br />More PowerPoint Game Templates<br />Jeopardy Games<br />
  9. 9. K-12 Teacher Resources<br />DPI<br />Curriculum<br />Elementary, Middle, and Secondary Resources<br />State Tests – Sample items, test info, FAQs, updates<br />NC Wise Owl<br />Pete’s PowerPoint Station <br />ReadWriteThink<br />WatchKnow<br />
  10. 10. 3-2-1<br />List 3 websites you want to explore<br />List 2 ways to build a Personal Learning Network<br />List 1resource available through NC Wise Owl<br />
  11. 11. Contact Me<br /><br />Twitter: jaymelinton<br /><br />Visit today’s presentation.<br />