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Fabulous, Fun, Freebies!!2

  1. 1. Johnna Paraiso ESL Instructional Technology Facilitator Rutherford County Schools
  2. 2. <ul><li>Times they are a- changin …. </li></ul><ul><li>Digital Divide </li></ul><ul><li>Keeping up </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>I’m Skeert </li></ul><ul><li>No computers </li></ul><ul><li>No software </li></ul><ul><li>No money </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>This is a MS Office clone. Has all the common components of MS Office and is compatible with it. </li></ul>www.openoffice.org The Ultimate Steal
  5. 5. Create a PDF <ul><li>Cute PDF Creator- www.cutepdf.com </li></ul>
  6. 6. Gaggle – www.gaggle.net <ul><li>Free Student Email </li></ul><ul><li>Free Student Blogs </li></ul>
  7. 7. Blogs For Teachers <ul><li>Edublogs </li></ul><ul><li>Blogger </li></ul>
  8. 8. Photostory
  9. 9. Photostory– Free Download From Microsoft <ul><li>Digital Storytelling </li></ul><ul><li>Class projects </li></ul><ul><li>Individual student projects </li></ul><ul><li>Communication of content knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>Communication with community and parents </li></ul>
  10. 10. Cool Features of Photostory <ul><li>Touch-up </li></ul><ul><li>Crop </li></ul><ul><li>Rotate pictures </li></ul><ul><li>Remove red-eye </li></ul><ul><li>Add special effects </li></ul><ul><li>Add music or create your own </li></ul><ul><li>Add narration </li></ul>
  11. 11. MovieMaker <ul><li>Another free download from Microsoft– usually standard on machines with XP or above. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Teacher Tube and You Tube <ul><li>Movies and instructional videos on every subject </li></ul><ul><li>Download videos here </li></ul>
  13. 13. iTunes <ul><li>Free songs and stories </li></ul><ul><li>Tennessee Department of Education </li></ul>
  14. 14. Class Tools— www.classtools.net
  15. 15. Google– An Educator’s Best Buddy!
  16. 16. Google Docs
  17. 17. Google Earth
  18. 18. Google Moon
  19. 19. Google Mars
  20. 20. Google Lit Trips
  21. 21. Google Sketchup
  22. 22. Thinkfinity
  23. 23. Thinkfinity Partners
  24. 24. Wikis! <ul><li>Wikis </li></ul><ul><li>PB Wiki </li></ul>
  25. 25. Jefferson City Schools <ul><li>www.jc-schools.net </li></ul>
  26. 26. Bookmarking Tools <ul><li>Portaportal-www.portaportal.com </li></ul><ul><li>Rutherford County ESL Portal </li></ul><ul><li>Brandi Nunnery’s Portal </li></ul>
  27. 27. “ Gee, Davey, I think this isn’t so scary after all!”
  28. 28. Contact Information <ul><li>Johnna Paraiso </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Or </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>

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