Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Quizlet and Scattter

Quizlet is a Web 2.0 site for building vocabulary. At this site students can learn vocabulary in an interactive and engaging environment. Quizlet allows one to create and share flashcards on a wide variety of subject areas.

Flashcard options include playing Scatter, a matching game where when your right the words disappear. This game works really well on the SMART Board. Some of the subject areas already represented at the Quizlet site are english and foreign languages, standardized test vocabulary, history and geography, math and science.

Monday, June 14, 2010

eChalk - Teaching Resources for the SMART BOARD

Here are four games that look great on the SMARTBOARD and are very engaging.

Music- Blob Chorus Ear Training
Math - Estimating Fractions
Primary - Times Tables
Chemistry - Periodic Table

Random Atoms

Wow - this is a really neat interactive for generating random numbers including multiples, tenths, negative numbers. Read the instructions and move the slider bars at the bottom of the screen - try it I bet you like it!

Sunday, June 13, 2010

Tech Tools for Teachers

Tech Tools for Teachers
Here's a find!

Here is a site with technology tools for teaching that are quick and easy to download, learn, and start using in your classroom.

If you came hoping they would be free, then this is your lucky day!

At the site, you will find a variety of review games, classroom management software, and other miscellaneous tools for educators.

Glogster - Poster yourself - Make your interactive poster easily and share it with friends. Mix Images, Text, Music and Video. It is fantastic!