This webpage allows students to engage with digital technology in a safe and easy to navigate environment. Throughout this webpage students are able to read storybooks online, use their creative skills, play word games, listen to music with particular attention to rhymes and extend on their mathematical skills by completing interactive games and activities.
MindMup is a zero-friction online mind mapping tool. We aim to create the most productive mind mapping canvas out there, and remove all the distractions. There is no advertising, no spam, no registration needed - just you and your ideas. MindMup is free, and we'll opensource the code soon.
There are many apps for students to use to increase their reading and writing through technology. This App allows students to choose to have the entire book read to them, choose only the words they struggle with or allows students to read the entire book by themselves.
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If you're short on time but looking to learn about some of the coolest and most engaging web 2.0 tools, you're in luck! From Today's Meet to Socrative, there's plenty here for a teacher on the go but in the know.
Website for teachers looking to incorporate Web 2.0 into their classrooms. This website has a wide range of webpages and online resources to keep up with the growing use of technology within the classroom.
This website consists of Web 2.0 tools from creating videos through to Newseum which shows hundreds of front pages of newspapers from all over the world.
This webpage has a wide range of Apps for Education. There are many Apps for a wide range of KLA's, however is a wonderful webpage to find Apps quickly and to gather an understanding of how to use these within the classroom.
Another brainstorming tool. Bubbl.us is a colourful mindmap tool that can be easily printed or shared. Great tool for primary and secondary students. I used this App on a Prac where the students were asked to pull a story about and identify all of the different aspects within the story. Kids loved it.
Springboard has a wide variety of childrens books ranging from Prep - Year 7. Each year level has a wide variety of reading levels. I believe that Springboard is a program that needs to be purchased through your school for access, however if you are able to purchase this program I would highly recommend it. All you need to do is link your computer to the interactive whiteboard or allow students to access the program on the computer and you have a fantastic interactive English lesson. Students can point to words they struggle with, or have the whole book read to them. Fantastic for reading groups.
This webpage consists of a range of ways to use comics and tools for creating comics within the classroom. What better way to gather a students understanding and ability to retell information than getting students to demonstrate this through creating a comic.
UtellStory is a new service for creating and sharing audio slideshows. To create and share your story through UtellStory you can upload pictures, add text captions, add audio narration to each slide, and upload a soundtrack to support your entire story. Completed projects can be embedded into your blog, emailed to your friends, or shared through your favorite social networking sites.
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