Saturday, March 20, 2010

ONLINE GEMS DISCOVERED THROUGH TWITTER

For teachers:

Image prompts for writing that excite the imagination! http://bit.ly/cc3t1N via @NikPeachey

Nice site about Internet safety http://www.commonsensemedia.org/facebook-privacy-settings-what-parents-need-know via @dkapuler

5 Ways to Create Collaborative Drawings With Friends http://bit.ly/6Nzob0 via @mashable


How to Use Podcasts for Listening Comprehension http://bit.ly/aId27u


We're almost to 800 teachers pledging to go paperless for Earth Day! Pledge now: http://tinyurl.com/ydxxgtz via TeachPaperless

Myblog Fotobabble - adding audio to your pictures http://bit.ly/9Bzjp8 via @anamariacult

Moving Your Kindergarten into Web 2.0 with 5 Different Tools (by @ozge Karaoglu) http://bit.ly/cgwbJg on @barbsaka's Teaching Village

Toufee - Allows students/teachers to create great flash movies for websites/blogs really easily! http://tinyurl.com/mt6jxx via russeltarr

Free/legal music downloads for multimedia projects http://bit.ly/zNsXA (via @barbsaka and @rmbyrne )

How to use Twitter for Social Learning (an informative all- inclusive guide) http://tinyurl.com/yldxje7 via @TheEngTeacher
 

For students:

Create search questions word by word http://bit.ly/cqcCJs + find answers via @NikPeachey

Discover #photos from all around the world (google maps + flickr mash-up): http://www.earthalbum.com

Terrorists Targeting Children Via Twitter & Facebook: http://j.mp/9suKoH via Twitter_Tips

5 Easy Ways to Learn Grammar With The New York Times http://ow.ly/1gFK2 via Gapfillers

How Web Search Works (video on @rmbyrne's blog) http://icio.us/ruimr2 (via @NBCCSue)

7 ways to use Evernote to learn a new language: http://bit.ly/dkOGVz via @evernote


 Miscellaneous:

Wait For Me (3 Minute Documentary): http://vimeo.com/3013863 via @storytellin


Five Stages of Data Loss Grief http://bit.ly/bkrdGU via @NBCCSue

How to tweet any web page you visit http://j.mp/b9MTuY via @Twitter_Tips

Great video about a beach clean-up w/ kids http://tinyurl.com/y8lw6vx from @patjack67 via @englishraven @annapires
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