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Substitute Teachers: Top Ten Technology Resources


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A guide to technology resources for substitute teachers in the School District of Philadelphia.

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Substitute Teachers: Top Ten Technology Resources

  1. 1. Substitute Teachers:Top TenTechnology Resources<br />
  2. 2. School District of Phila.<br /># 1<br />Help Desk<br />215-400-5555<br /><br />
  3. 3. Instructional Management System (SchoolNet)<br />User name and password required<br />Log in from SDP homepage (<br />Teachers can access student information: address, phone, academic record, attendance, behavior, standardized test scores, benchmark scores, etc.<br />Online curriculum, online Teacher Guides for textbooks<br />Take a brief tour<br /># 2<br />
  4. 4. IMS(without user name and password)<br /><br />Click Welcome Teachers and Staff<br />Click Classroom Technology Connections<br />Resources for all grade levels and curriculum areas<br /><br /><br /><br />
  5. 5. Discovery Education<br />Available through the IMS (SchoolNet)<br />Videos on Demand<br />Search by subject area or by grade level<br />Full length or video clips<br />Download or streaming video<br /># 3<br />
  6. 6. SDP Podcasts<br />A podcast is an audio file that can be accessed online, and downloaded to an iPod or mp3 player. They may also include graphics and video.<br /><br />Mostly produced by students with faculty sponsors.<br />Listen from site or through iTunes.<br />Search available from individual school pages.<br />Demonstrate playing selected podcasts.<br /># 4<br />
  7. 7. LearnOutLoud<br />Registration required (free)<br /><br />Online videos <br />Example – Animal Planet video podcasts<br />Download (preferred) or streaming video<br />Podcasts<br />U.S. Presidents Podcast (audio)<br />Audio Books and other resources available<br />Some videos are from YouTube, blocked by the district<br /># 5<br />
  8. 8. Teacher Tube<br /><br />Search for videos<br />Mark as favorites (e.g., The Underground Railroad)<br />Post comments<br /># 6<br />
  9. 9. Educational Technology Website<br /><br />From SDP homepage, click sitemap to locate Educational Technology<br />Current activities (e.g., Summer Fun)<br />Internet Safety Lessons<br />Many other technology resources<br /># 7<br />
  10. 10. Internet4classrooms<br /># 8<br /><br />Grade Level Help (K – 8) Skillbuilders<br />Links for K – 12 teachers, students, and parents<br />Online Practice Modules<br />Daily Dose of the Web (Brain Teasers, Question of the Day)<br />Links for K-12 teachers: Lesson Plans, Early Childhood, Elementary, High School, Exceptional Children<br />
  11. 11. Teachnology<br /><br />Lesson Plans by Subject<br />Printables – flash cards, bulletin boards, calendars, mazes, labels, word searches, bookmarks, etc.<br />Rubric Generator<br />Many free resources, subscriptions also available, providing additional access<br /># 9<br />
  12. 12. Thinkfinity<br /><br /><br />Lesson plans, homework help, book lists, and more!<br />Partners with NCTM, NCTE, International Reading Association, Smithsonian Museum, etc.<br /># 10<br />
  13. 13. Why Use Technology?<br />Engage Me<br />
  14. 14. Educational Technology Group<br />Fran Newberg, Executive Director<br />Paula Don, Director<br />Robert Karl (rkarl)<br />And the rest of the department are available to provide technology support<br />
  15. 15. Slideshare<br />Share PowerPoint presentations<br /><br />This presentation can be found on Slideshare<br />Search for substitute teachers<br />
  16. 16. Additional Resources<br /><br />Provides reviews and links to resources such as:<br /> - comprehension and phonics<br /> - space games for kids<br /> Math arcade game<br /> explains how things work<br />
  17. 17. Additional Resources<br />Educational Origami<br /><br />Many resources for 21st Century skills<br />How to get started with Web 2.0 applications<br />Delicious<br />VoiceThread<br />Google Maps<br />Wikispaces<br />Mixbook<br />
  18. 18. AdditionalResources<br />SEN Teacher – Resources for Special Needs Teachers (although available to anyone)<br /><br />Printables tab<br />Math, English, General<br />Certificate Maker, Handwriting practice sheets, Clock activities<br />Many links and downloads, including info on disabilities<br />