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 …

Some Keyboarding Sites…

This web site has tons of keyboarding links: http://www.computerlab.kids.new.net/keyboarding.htm This BBC site is pretty good, especially after you get through the slower first part: http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/typing/flash/stage1.shtml Most of the keyboarding programs teach home row – ASDF JKL:  The Herzog method teaches in ABC order – http://www.herzogkeyboarding.com

Digital Storytelling Resources

Some digital storytelling resources… Center for Digital Storytelling (Berkeley, CA) http://www.storycenter.org/ KQED Digital Storytelling Initiative http://www.dsi.kqed.org/ BubbleShare – lets you post photos w/ audio comments http://www.bubbleshare.com/

What’s a Widget?

‘Widgets’ are little mini-applications that sit in a ‘Dashboard’ in Mac “Tiger” (10.4) and above.  There’s also a widget driver for Windows, and for earlier versions of the Mac OS .  Widgets range from look-up tools (dictionaries, address book, flights, yellow pages, google, etc.) to calendars, to games, and more.  …

Free Graph Paper Maker

For all low-tech lovers, Just stumbled across this free, online graph paper maker – makes pdf’s of graph paper according to the parameters you choose – size, color, line weight and layout. You can choose squares, dots, triangles, hexagons, diamonds, horizontal lines with light verticals, and even ‘axiometric perspective’ (I …

Web 2.0-verload

There are so many tools for blogging, tagging, wikis, RSS and the like. I am testing them out (and very impressed by WordPress and Edublogs to begin with), and will post them as I find them. Look for Del.icio.us tags, tag clouds, too, and hopefully clear explanations of each.