British Pathe is an archive of video and resources covering the most recent history of Great Britain.
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Online tool for helping students properly create citations in their work.
Tilt-shift miniature style photos are pictures of real-life scenes that are manipulated to look like model photographs.
Now you can easily transform your existing digital camera photos into tilt-shift style miniatures using tiltshiftmaker.com. Our online photo editing tool is fun and requires no registration or signup.
Lego is sponsoring a contents where they will send you a free bag of Legos and the challenge is for you to design a lesson that uses just those particular Legos. This is a great way for Lego to develop their educational resources and at the same time for teachers to have a little fun too!
Contest info here: http://www.legoeducation.com/forms/activitycontest.asp
Have not had much time to explore this tool, but looks very engaging! Watch the video below to get an idea of what it can do:
This is a site that allows you to generate a movie using …
An online learning content management system and community that is designed for online instruction.Â Currenty in beta and free!
Three words: YouTube for educators
Modern Teachers Online connects educators with MoMA’s resources and collection. Download PDFs of educators guides, browse images or search lessons by subject, theme, medium, or text. Text and images can be printed, projected, or saved into a presentation.
Developed by MoMA in collaboration with high school students, Red Studio explores issues and questions raised by teens about modern art, today’s working artists, and what goes on behind the scenes at a museum.Â Features include teen interviews with artists Shahzia Sikander, Vito Acconnci, and Ralph Eggleston, and MoMA curators Paola Antonelli and Joachim Pissarro. Contests have included youDesign as well as the recent Character Sketch Contest. In conjunction with Dada, new activities include FAUXTOGRAM and CHANCE WORDS.
Designed for children ages five to eight, Destination: Modern Art features a visitor from outer space who is sent to Earth on a mission to explore modern art. At MoMA, the friendly alien investigates Vincent van Gogh’s The Starry Night (1889) and other works and then looks for “art in unusual places” at P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center.
Free converter for Flash video file format, (i.e. format used by YouTube.com). Converts to Quicktime, mp3, AVI. MPEG4 (iPod), 3GP (phone).
Â Free and only requires Internet access and a web browser!
Teach The Teachers Collaborative
5025 Thacher Rd, Ojai, CA 93023
July 29 – Aug 3
- LEGO Mindstorm Robotics
- VEX Robotics Workshop
- Multimedia projects to enhance learning
- Dreamweaver 8.0
- Video Editing
- Advanced WebQuest
Frantically managing and organizing homework is a waste of time. Instead of spending time trying to figure out what homework to do, let Gradefix do that for you. Simply add your homework tasks and gradefix will work them into your schedule.
PBS announced today that it is making some of its popular primetime and childrenâ€™s programming available via iTunes.Â
Consumers can now download for $1.99 each episodes of Antiques Roadshow, Nova, Now, Scientific American Frontiers, Arthur, Cyberchase and Fetch!Â
â€The remarkable success of PBS podcasts on iTunes over the past yearÂ
It all runs right here, in your web browser. You can create your presentation, save it, modify it, update it, whatever – then click “publish” and you’ll get a link you can use to share it with everyone. The best way to understand is to try it out!
Zotero [zoh-TAIR-oh] is a free, easy-to-use Firefox extension to help you collect, manage, and cite your research sources. It lives right where you do your work â€” in the web browser itself.
Yotophoto is the first internet search engine for finding free-to-use photographs and images.Â Now indexing well over a quarter million Creative Commons, Public Domain, GNU FDL, and various other ‘copyleft’ images.Â Â
The county office of education has cut a deal with Atomic Learning to provide their online professional development resources at a considerable discount.
The Technology Department will take the first 100 teachers that complete and submit a registration form.
Â They have createdÂ many different online courses including an introduction to using Moodle.
EdWeek has publised their Technology Counts Report for 2006. This report grades states on their use of technology in education.
Â National Section
(Iâ€™ll send the first 5 teachers interested and turn in their registration forms to me.)
Download the Summer 2006 Technology Festival registration form. You’ll need Adobe Reader to view the file.Where: Stanislaus County Office of EducationWhen: Tuesday, June 20, 2006 to Friday, June 23, 2006
8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. each dayCost: $325/participant or $300/CUE memberÂ (option to earn 2 units of university credit)
For more information, contact the CTAP 6 office at (209) 525-6969, or by email at email@example.com
Getting organized couldnâ€™t be easierâ€¦Gather your ideas, to-dos, notes, photos, and files online. Set email and mobile reminders so you donâ€™t forget the little things. Easily collaborate with others.
Google recently purchased the software company that created SketchUp. Developed for the conceptual stages of design, SketchUp is powerful yet easy-to-learn 3D software. We think of it as the pencil of digital design. This award-winning software combines a simple, yet robust tool-set that streamlines and simplifies 3D design inside your computer.
The attachment is a document Ellen has shared with the teachers at CF Brown. It is very useful in terms of sharing easy to understand best practices related to user names and passwords.
Thanks for Sharing Ellen!
blummy is a free tool for quick access to your favorite web services via your bookmark toolbar.Â
Internetfrog.com will test your current network connection speeds.
The Peoples Atlas
A mapping tool that allows you to create your own custom, onlineÂ maps using Google maps.
Gcast is run by the same people that run GarageBand.com. Our goal with GarageBand is to redefine how music is discovered and promoted. Our goal with Gcast is to make personal broadcasting simple. In pursuing these goals we hope to democratize both music and media.
– Simiar to Podomatic, tools for creating podcasts.
The following is a work in progress. The revisions in the district technology plan may yet change. Please feel free to add your own comments or suggestions in the comments section below.
Apple computer came out with a new technology that will support the deployment of the Microsoft WindowsXP operating system on Intel based Macintosh computers.
For more information, point your web browser at: www.apple.com/bootcamp
If you haven’t heard it batted around in conversation related to the info on the Internet, Web 2.0 is a new title being given to
Â some of the new systems being deployed on the World Wide Web. Many of these systems are resembling standalone applications. Examples of “Web 2.0″ resources can be found a few posts below.
As educators many of these Web 2.0 systems lend themselves to education.
Â For more information on Web 2.0, check out this article on O’Reily.com, What is Web 2.0.