Monthly Archives: March 2009

Two Tech Chicks

My favorite teacher tech podcast has notes for each episode on the website: Two Tech Chicks

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Moo Cards

A UK company that creates and sells some unique business cards and more. I would like to investigate the mini-cards which come in groups including more than one design. Something new, different and a wee bit artistic. Moo Cards

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Uses for Wordle

Wordle creates word clouds from the text fed into it. More frequently used words end up larger, highlighting their importance or prominence. This is google doc with 16 ideas for using Wordle in the classroom: 16 Uses for Wordle

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Once a Teacher

Here’s a lovely helpful blog about all things tech. This one may actually convince me of the value of Twitter. We shall see: Once a Teacher

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Teach 42

I hadn’t looked at this blog for a while and when I do there’s a reference to turning twitter into something like the Daily Prophet. He gives instruction for putting a moving image into your profile. From the useless to the vital, the novice to the expert, there’s always something new here. It’s time for me to pay better attention to Teach 42.

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Kick You Tube

Tammy W.’s tip of the week includes a great way to download youtube videos so you can use them at school.  I’ve always used zamzar.com, but I’m going to try this in the future:

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Create Great Looking Web Quizzes

My Studiyo

Here’s a cool site to make a variety of interactive quizzes.  I will be asking my students to create the quizzes for their classmates.

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