10 best uses for internet in the classssroom

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10 best uses for internet in the classssroom

  1. 1. 10 Best Uses for Internet in the Classroom<br />Presented by Mona Morgan<br />Summer 2010<br />
  2. 2. Use #1<br />Google Docs - online documents with real-time collaboration. Web-based documents, spreadsheets, drawings and presentations that let users edit the same file at the same time. <br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eRqUE6IHTEA<br />http://www.google.com/apps/intl/en/business/docs.html<br />
  3. 3. Use # 2<br />Internet4classrooms - a free <br />web portal designed to assist <br />anyone who wants to find <br />high-quality, free Internet<br />resources to use in classroom <br />instruction, developing project<br />ideas, reinforcing specific <br />subject matter areas both in the <br />class and at home and even for<br />online technology tutorials. <br />http://www.internet4classrooms.com/<br />
  4. 4. Use 3<br />Virtual Vacation – A video simulation<br />of an existing place that can be viewed online, often for travel or vacation-related research. Works across the curriculum. It is also an excellent behavioral management tool.<br />http://teen.secondlife.com/<br />http://blogs.egusd.net/billferreirae/virtual-vacation/<br />
  5. 5. Use #4<br />Teacherweb.com – provider of template websites for teachers’ use in the classroom. Very user friendly with many features that can make teaching and learning a pleasant experience.<br />http://teacherweb.com/TN/CraigmontMiddleSchool/MrsDesReMonaMorgan/t.aspx<br />http://www.teacherweb.com/<br />
  6. 6. Use #5<br />Email – An efficient and<br /> effective mode of communication <br />that allows both parties time <br />flexibility and ample opportunity to<br /> choose words carefully before speaking. Furthermore, email is an excellent and <br />easily maintained communication record.<br />
  7. 7. Use #6<br />Research – The internet provides the researcher with many search engines in which to find information on anything and everything in the world. <br />
  8. 8. Use #7<br />Online Publishing Sites – Provide students a means to publish their writings. Below are but a drop in the bucket of available publishing sites.<br />http://www.studentreasures.com/<br />http://www.amphi.com/~pgreenle/EEI/studentpublish.html<br />http://www.shambles.net/pages/learning/ict/studpub/<br />http://writekids.tripod.com/<br />http://www.studentpublishing.com/<br />
  9. 9. Use #8<br />Online Gradebook – Provides students and parents real time access to their grades, attendance records, discipline records, and missing assignments. Furthermore, they save time in that the teachers no longer have to sit with a calculator.<br />http://www.mygradebook.com/<br />http://snapgrades.net/<br />http://www.teacherease.com/TEGradeBook.aspx<br />
  10. 10. Use #9<br />Blogging – serves as avenue in which to journal and receive feedback which can be important if you are being a reflective practioner. <br />https://www.blogger.com/start<br />
  11. 11. Use #10<br />epal - is the leading provider of safe collaborative technology for schools to connect and learn in a protected, project-based learning network. With classrooms in 200 countries and territories, ePals makes it easy to connect learners locally, nationally or internationally. <br />http://www.epals.com/<br />
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