Google’s Literacy Project

“A resource for teachers, literacy organisations and anyone interested in reading and education, created in collaboration with LitCam, Google, and UNESCO’s Institute for Lifelong Learning.” The Literacy Project powered by performancing firefox

Easiest way I know to blog

I am just learning to blog, and am still getting my feet wet. However, I already know I really like using Performancing for Firefox to post blog entries to all my blogs. All I have to do is hold the control key down and click on a web page I …

Believe it or not, I won something…

On a whim, I entered Kensington’s contest on how people use their products.  I won a $100 gift certificate for their online store, with the following entry: “My students with disabilities have more independence and control with a Kensington trackball than with a mouse, and the programmable buttons streamline difficult …

BookBox Downloadable Flash Stories

Have you seen Book Box? http://www.bookbox.com I just came across this web site recently – have no idea if it will be helpful or not, but the downloadable Flash stories are digitally narrated with simple animation and streaming text across the bottom – you see whole phrases, and the letters …

More Online Software Tools

If you need to create diagrams, Gliffy is a web-based diagramming tool (http://www.gliffy.com/) If you want to collaboratively edit web pages, you can try something like Wiki Spaces (http://www.wikispaces.com/) or PBWikis (http://pbwiki.com) If your work is mostly text, a blog might work… To make it work as a presentation, just …

Some Math Web Sites

NCTM Illuminations (http://illuminations.nctm.org/index2.html) has a host of online math activities, all tied to the standards, plus links to more math sites. This is rich… You can also search the Eisenhower National Clearinghouse (http://www.enc.org/) for activities related to math & science. (now a paid subscription site, www.goenc.com)

A One-day AT Seminar?

1. If you were to give a one day workshop to special education teachers (from mild to severe) with computers available for each teacher, what would you think to be the essentials to cover? This would be to help them understand how to use technology to support student learning and …