Technology Integration Specialist. Striving to seemlessly incorporate technology into the curriculum in innovative and exciting ways to improve learning and engagement. Interested in 21st century learning and innovative learning spaces. Life-long learner encouraging other teachers to be the same.
I teach: Technology Integration
To ages: 5 to 12
Weebly is a versatile tool allowing students to create websites and blogs. It has an easy drop and drag interface. A recent improvement is collaboration – students can join in groups and create websites together. It makes a really great e-portfolio platform as well.
Wikispaces is a solid wiki tool with no advertising which makes it perfect for educational use.
Big Huge Labs (Flickr Toys) allows you to do fun stuff with your images. Create a motivational poster, a magazine cover or add some interesting effects to your photographs. Many applications for education with this one.
Domo animate (powered by Go animate) is a safe place for students to create online animations. Its a free site.
Todays Meet is a great online place to get collaboration going. Teachers can set a space up as a back channelling tool in class a place to ask questions or as a discussion space when student groups are outside the classroom in real time. No login required, just set up a room and off you go!
A space to collect and share images with colleagues, students and the world. Look for Creative Commons images to give your presentation some zing or share your own photographic work.
With Symbaloo you can collect all your weblinks in one place – launch to your blog, youtube, edmodo, twitter, news feeds – anything really. You can share your "web mixes" with others. Great for students to organise their Web 2.0 experience, their research and their learning.