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Use students' mobile phones (?) to best effect 

(instead of confiscating them!) 

Project K-nect- at-risk students use a new tool:

http://www.projectknect.org/Project%20K-Nect/Home.html

Attitude re-alignment - turn a problem into a resource

http://www.teach42.com/2008/05/06/mobile-phones-in-the-classroom-again/

Cell phones can increase literacy

http://literacyispriceless.wordpress.com/2008/01/21/

using-cell-phones-as-teaching-and-learning-tools/

http://symbianv3.com/read-your-pdf-files-on-your-phone-adobe-reader-mobile/

 

Classroom Technology Integration;

 

SlideShare - teachers have uploaded their best Powerpoint presentations for you to use:

http://www.slideshare.net

Social Media in the classroom (Facebook, Twitter) brought to you on YouTube

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4OxIz_3o3O0

100 ways to teach with Twitter

http://www.emergingedtech.com/2010/02/100-ways-to-teach-with-twitter/

Teacher Tube - teacher's have recorded on video lessons for you to use.

http://www.teachertube.com

Google APPS for teachers

http://www.google.com/educators/p_apps.html

ReadWriteThink - lesson plans aligned to state standards

http://www.readwritethink.org/

Blogs and Wikis for your classroom

http://my-ecoach.com/online/webresourcelist.php?rlid=4992

 

 

Best hardware and software

 

http://www2.scholastic.com/browse/article.jsp?id=11605

http://www.edutopia.org/skys-limit

 

Productivity

 

Education World, all in one place.

http://www.educationworld.com/a_tech/archives/tools.shtml

 

Internet productivity tools

http://fcit.usf.edu/internet/chap3/chap3.htm

http://www.microsoft.com/education/lessonplans.mspx

 

Don't spend money if you don't have to: Open Source programs

 

http://www.opensourcewindows.org/

http://www.publicschoolreview.com/articles/218

 

Just for fun - those downtime moments in the classroom - safe places for your students to go

 

http://www.funbrain.com (K-4)

http://www.sldirectory.com/searchf/kidsafe.html (5-8)

http://kids.yahoo.com/ (K-8)

http://www.surfnetkids.com/

http://www.ala.org/gwstemplate.cfm?section=greatwebsites&template=/cfapps/gws/displaysection.cfm&sec=24

 

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