Archive for the ‘April 5, 2007’ Category

TeacherTube

Wednesday, April 4th, 2007

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http://www.teachertube.com

Three words: YouTube for educators

Modern Teachers

Wednesday, April 4th, 2007

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http://moma.org/modernteachers

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.

Red Studio (Secondary Resources)

Wednesday, April 4th, 2007

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www.moma.org/redstudio

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.  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.

Destination Modern Art

Wednesday, April 4th, 2007

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www.moma.org/destination
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.

 

Vixy.net

Wednesday, April 4th, 2007

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www.vixy.net

Free converter for Flash video file format, (i.e. format used by YouTube.com). Converts to Quicktime, mp3, AVI. MPEG4 (iPod), 3GP (phone).

 Free and only requires Internet access and a web browser!

xFruits

Wednesday, April 4th, 2007

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Web 2.0 services for conversions, aggregating, and publishing information.

www.xfruits.com

Summer Professional Development Opportunity

Wednesday, April 4th, 2007

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Teach The Teachers Collaborative

5025 Thacher Rd, Ojai, CA 93023

www.tttc.org

July 29 – Aug 3

 

  • LEGO Mindstorm Robotics
  • VEX Robotics Workshop
  • Multimedia projects to enhance learning
  • Dreamweaver 8.0
  • Photoshop
  • Video Editing
  • Advanced WebQuest