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    Tools for Technology Engagement

    Found a couple new websites and a couple of old ones to use... enjoy and pass them on! These were triggered when I attended "The Highly Engaged Classroom" training on 12/6/2011.


    FREE RESOURCES AND LESSON PLANS FOR TEACHING WITH TECHNOLOGY - http://freetech4teachers.com

    How blogs motivate students to write, read, create art, & use technology - http://www.kidslikeblogs.org/

    For the WSD you have several tools for blogging available, we have public blogging tools and private blogging tools, talk to your TRT.

    Wordle is a toy for generating “word clouds” from text that you provide. - http://wordle.net

    Welcome to Tagxedo, word cloud with styles - http://tagxedo.com

    Very cool site that shows you the mindset of students in your classroom.. we sometimes forget they live in a time different from our past experiences - http://www.beloit.edu/mindset/

    Free online counters - http://www.online-stopwatch.com
    http://my.online-eggtimer.com
    http://www.timercountdown.net/

    One teachers list of tech tools... - http://www.edzone.net/~mwestern/stuff.html

    TILT - Teachers Improving Learning with Technology - http://tilttv.blogspot.com/

    JeopardyLabs allows you to create a customized jeopardy template without PowerPoint. - http://jeopardylabs.com/

    Taboo - http://www.monzy.com/taboo/

    Unusual information - http://edutopia.org
    http://coolmath4kids.com
    http://www.trivia-library.com
    http://www.pbs.org

    Random student picker/generator with built in timers - http://primaryschoolict.com/random-name-selector/

    The fastest way to create stylish real-time experiences for events using mobile devices - http://polleverywhere.com

    Video Clip on mirror neurons - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XzMqPYfeA-s

    Steve Jobs Stanford 2005 Commencement - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UF8uR6Z6KLc

    Middle and high school students from across the country used Google Docs to write about the issues and concerns they want our next president to address. - http://www.letters2president.org/get-involved

    Lip Dub - http://www.lipdubhub.com/

    Don't forget about Twitter!!!!! - http://www.twitter.com search by putting in # and a keyword and you will find a ton of information. http://twitterforteachers.com You can follow me at... @brownron


    Meet new people, discover new cultures and connect with classes from around the world, all without leaving the classroom. - http://education.skype.com


    My favorite blogs about integrating technology - http://prodev.wsd.wednet.edu/index.php/home/blogroll