Bridge the Gap between teacher knowledge and student knowledge through a technology they’re interested in playing with.
Why Are you (sometimes) hesitant to use technology in the classroom?
(this will take you to a Google doc and you’ll be able to anonymously contribute).
Student success is consistently tied to their connectedness to the school and classroom. They
Easy Ways to Include Technology in your classroom:
Want to try real twitter? See this post.
Bitstripsforschools.com –> I have set us up with a class and an activity comic so you can have some fun playing with this amazing program.
Here’s a great fun activity to help your students engage with the interactive white board. –> www.drawastickman.com
Newspaper Clip Generator (and other things)
Other Neat Stuff:
http://waterlife.nfb.ca/#/ — An interactive multimedia presentation about Canada’s Waterways
http://flawed.nfb.ca/#/flawed — Body Image, Love and a beautiful multimedia story
Want further Inspiration? This is a great “catch all” site.
Google has created an interesting resource to help teach students how to “google” better. It’s American-centric, but you can adjust the concepts to make it more accessible in your classroom.