Class Blogmeister

Class Blogmeister, from the Landmark Project, is designed especially for schools, students and teachers. “ There are many freely available tools that facilitate blogging, but none seem especially suited for the classroom. That is the reason for BlogMeister. This online blogging tool is explicitly designed with teachers and students in …

Apple Announces the iPhone

Steve Jobs introduced the iPhone today, a combo mobile phone – video iPod – e-mail & web browser with a 3.5″ touch screen, plus built-in 2 megapixel camera, microphone, speaker, Bluetooth and more. Given that the iPhone will also use Mac OSX, plus widgets, plus built-in maps, plus phone, plus …

Clip Art for Language Learning

UVic’s Language Teaching Clipart Library This library consists of about 3000 images which we hope will be useful in the teaching of basic vocabulary in a variety of languages. The characters and objects depicted are as culturally neutral as we could make them. This is not a huge resource of …

Read-Write-Think.org

Read-Write-Think offers several free online tools to promote student writing – an acrostic poem, an alphabet organizer, animal inquiry, bio cube, book cover creator, book cover guide, … all the way down to Word Movers and a Word Wizard. powered by performancing firefox

Publish, Publish, Publish!

The Publish, Publish, Publish! section of Haugen’s Tech Tips includes how to’s, samples and web resources. The opportunity to publish inspires students to collaborate on, refine and share their best creative work.  We’ll explore and compare a variety of elementary publishing projects – a school newspaper, and a school anthology, …

My Web Site and This Blog

As I explore the blog world more, it’s been a while since I last updated my Haugen’s Tech Tips Page, but there’s still quite a bit of useful information there on digital photography, student publishing and designing school web sites. powered by performancing firefox

Grab a free blog, just for teachers

If you’d like to start your own blog, consider using www.edublogs.org. This free service gives you a variety of templates and options to choose from, and hosts your blog. Post and edit your blog entries right in your browser, from any computer, anywhere. It’s quick, easy and free. You can …