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  • Free Web Sites 2009

    1. 1. Cheryl A. Wissick Susan W. Quinn SCBEA 2009, Myrtle Beach SC
    2. 2. <ul><li>This session will provide an overview and specific examples of Web sites and software that teachers can use to meet the diverse learning needs of their students. </li></ul><ul><li>All of the Web sites and software packages demonstrated are free. . .or cheap. </li></ul><ul><li>Brainstorm ideas with us as we discuss how the Web sites and software can be used in your classroom. </li></ul>Don’t be stranded without the right tools!
    3. 8. Bookbuilder <ul><li>Create your own book </li></ul><ul><li>Have students create books for other students </li></ul><ul><li>Search books that you can use </li></ul>http://bookbuilder.cast.org
    4. 9. UDL Editions http://udleditions.cast.org
    5. 10. Supports within the text
    6. 13. Guided research on the web Strategy Tutor: http://cst.cast.org/cst/auth-login
    7. 15. VOZME
    8. 16. ReadPlease Vs. Natural Readers The verdict is: both are easy to install and use
    9. 17. Read the Words Convert any document to podcast or mp3 FREE: 3 recordings 25.00 = 100 recordings a year
    10. 18. Web Anywhere <ul><li>Use on any browser and link to pages to have them read. </li></ul>
    11. 19. <ul><li>Reading books online providing multiple means of presentation: </li></ul><ul><li>Children’s Digital Library </li></ul><ul><li>Project Gutenberg </li></ul><ul><li>Bibliomania </li></ul><ul><li>Readprint </li></ul><ul><li>Bartleby </li></ul><ul><li>Bookshare http://www.bookshare.org </li></ul>
    12. 20. Word Web – Vocabulary Support
    13. 21. Spelling Checkers Ghotit write Another new one: Ginger Software
    14. 22. WordQ and SpeakQ- 30 day preview For students who need more.
    15. 23. Word Prediction
    16. 24. <ul><li>Click n Type http://www.lakefolks.org/cnt/ </li></ul><ul><li>Free onscreen keyboard </li></ul><ul><li>Word prediction </li></ul>
    17. 25. Keyboarding support <ul><li>Typer Talker </li></ul><ul><li>One handed typing </li></ul><ul><li>Accessible Keyboarding </li></ul><ul><li>Time saving keyboard shortcuts demonstrated using Microsoft On-Screen Keyboard </li></ul><ul><li>Dasher </li></ul>
    18. 28. ToonDoo
    19. 29. <ul><li>Tools for Student expression </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Project Poster </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>NoteStar </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Persuade Star </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Tools for Productivity & management </li></ul><ul><ul><li>TrackStar (organize Web sites for research) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>QuizStar (manage quizzes) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>RubiStar (rubrics) </li></ul></ul>
    20. 30. Organize Websites for student research & access
    21. 31. Classroom Architect 4teachers.org
    22. 32. <ul><li>Intervention Central </li></ul>
    23. 33. Survey Tools <ul><li>Find out what motivates your students </li></ul><ul><li>Jackpot : online reinforcer survey </li></ul><ul><li>Survey tools: </li></ul><ul><li>phpSurvey </li></ul><ul><li>Zoomerang </li></ul><ul><li>Survey Monkey </li></ul><ul><li>Google Docs </li></ul>
    24. 34. KidTools and KidSkills Self- monitoring & checksheets
    25. 35. Behavior Monitoring
    26. 36. Social Skills
    27. 37. ProProfs Puzzlemaker
    28. 39. <ul><li>Secure sites to create an environment for students to work collaboratively </li></ul><ul><li>Students publish together and for a larger audience </li></ul><ul><li>PBWiki </li></ul><ul><li>Wikispaces </li></ul><ul><li>Wetpaint </li></ul>
    29. 40. <ul><li>Secure sites to create an environment for students to read, analyze, and post comments related to instructional goals. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Imbee </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>TIGed </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Haiku </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Blogger </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Edublogs </li></ul></ul>
    30. 42. Collaboration Tools: VoiceThread
    31. 44. <ul><li>Del.icio.us delicious.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Ma.gnolia ma.gnolia.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Blinklist www.blinklist.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Diigo www.diigo.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>ProProfs www.proprofs.com/ </li></ul>
    32. 45. <ul><li>Marking a trail of websites </li></ul><ul><li>Students can mark sites important to them </li></ul>
    33. 46. Gantt Chart
    34. 47. Scheduling & Calendars
    35. 48. Notetakers & Lists: TA DA List Others: Remember the Milk HOTT notes MyNote IT
    36. 49. Multimedia & Web 2.0 <ul><li>Sharing your Multimedia </li></ul><ul><li>Videos and Video Capture </li></ul><ul><li>Personal Start Pages </li></ul><ul><li>Web Development </li></ul><ul><li>Web Accessibility </li></ul>S o much technology so little time…
    37. 50. Sharing Tools <ul><li>SlideShare www.slideshare.net </li></ul><ul><li>Zoho zoho.com </li></ul><ul><li>iTunes www.apple.com/itunes </li></ul><ul><li>SSMM - Slide Show Movie Maker </li></ul><ul><li>Jump Cut jumpcut.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>You Tube youtube.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Teacher Tube www.teachertube.com/ </li></ul>
    38. 51. Personal Web Start Pages <ul><li>iGooglewww.google.com/ig </li></ul><ul><li>My Yahoo my.yahoo.com </li></ul><ul><li>Windows Live / Live.com my.live.com/getstarted.aspx </li></ul><ul><li>PageFlakes www.pageflakes.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Net Vibes www.netvibes.com/#General </li></ul><ul><li>Protopage www.protopage.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Webwag www.webwag.com/ </li></ul>
    39. 52. iGoogle
    40. 53. <ul><li>Jing http://www.jingproject.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>CamStudio http://camstudio.org/ </li></ul><ul><li>Snippy http://www.bhelpuri.net/Snippy/ </li></ul><ul><li>Gadwin http://www.gadwin.com/printscreen </li></ul>
    41. 54. <ul><li>Jimdo www.jimdo.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Joomia www.joomla.org/ </li></ul><ul><li>Roxer www.roxer.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Sampa www.sampa.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Weebly www.weebly.com/ </li></ul>
    42. 55. <ul><li>Audacity </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://audacity.sourceforge.net/ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Express Scribe </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.nch.com.au/scribe/ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Wavepad </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.nch.com.au/wavepad/masters.html </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Idea for Tool Use : Simulate PASS consider recording a test and have student take it, reading the paper version and listening to the audio version. </li></ul>
    43. 56. Videos and iPod touch <ul><li>Using a FlipVideo and and iPod touch create functional videos and task analysis for students in your class. </li></ul>
    44. 58. Accessible Documents
    45. 60. <ul><li>Give us a piece of your pie! </li></ul>

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