We’ve shared many instructional resource on our blog and through this newsletter. Here’s a look at some of the most popular resources we’ve shared this year:
We’ve shared many great instructional resource on our blog and through our newsletter during the last year. Here’s a look at some of the most popular:
Downloading YouTube Videos for Classroom [...]
Would your students be interested in diving the USS Arizona? Would they like to race around Africa to learn about different animals? What would they think about hibernating with bears or migrating with birds? These are just a few of the things students can do without leaving your classroom on a virtual field trip.
Let’s see how hard it would be to guess your password?
your pets’ name?
your kid’s name?
your birth date?
your school mascot?
Did I just guess your password? If I didn’t guess it, would I be able to find your password written on a sticky note stuck to your computer or “hidden” under your keyboard?
The password you use [...]
Printing can be expensive for schools. Some printers in your school may run non-stop all day long with students printing assignments to turn in for grading and teachers and staff printing reports, instructions, lesson plans, etc. The expenses of paper and ink (or toner) can add up quickly. Here are some ideas that might help [...]
The goal of HippoCampus is to provide high-quality, multimedia content on general education subjects to high school and college students free of charge. HippoCampus offers multimedia lessons and course materials to help you with your instruction, homework and studies. Most topics include information targeted at AP students, too. Here are some examples:
Newton’s First Law of [...]
Wikis are great tools for classroom projects that involve collaboration and presenting information. A wiki is basically a website that anyone can edit (see Wikipedia). If you’re studying the US Presidents, your class could build a wiki where each president has his own page. Since each student can edit the wiki, they [...]
IT Services will again be offering a wide range of professional development opportunities for Baldwin County teachers. The goal is to provide teachers with the skills and knowledge necessary to integrate technology into their lessons.
This spring we will be offering 20 online PD courses spread over two sessions. Session One is February 11 through March [...]
DVD Flick is a free, open-source DVD authoring tool that can convert and write almost any video file or files into a DVD (or ISO) playable on any hardware DVD player.
This program will let you use a single file or combine multiple files into a playable DVD, (b) add subtitles, and (c) add secondary audio [...]
Promethean has released a new version of their software called Activsoftware: Inspire Edition. It’s been out for about a week in a beta release form and so far I am very impressed. Rather than just a simple upgrade it seems to be reinvention of how the software works. For those that might worry that new [...]