Recomended Apps and Sites

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Presentation Tools
Tools for Teachers

Presentation tools for iPad and computer:

prezi logo fakebook twister
 Prezi – combine text, images and video clips into one online presentation (use online or download the free app)  Fakebook – create a fake profile for a fictional or historical character  Twister – generate fake tweets from key figures commenting on topics and events relating to your studies!
Newspaper Generator Padlet TaxedoWordle
Newspaper Generator – Fill in a newspaper name, date, headline and story to create a newspaper clipping Padlet – a virtual notepad for posting and sharing ideas Wordle or Tagxedo– sites for generating word clouds (computer only)
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Puzzlemaker – create word searches, crossword puzzles and more is an info graphic making tool which can be used on computer of iPad. It allows users to organize data in a visually appealing way.

For more ideas, view this Menu of Presentations, Projects and Performances.

Tools for Teachers

Graphite: There are no limits to what a great educator can achieve when they have the right tools. Graphite, a free service from Common Sense Media, helps teachers find, understand, and share the best digital learning products available.

Concept to Classroom: The site features a series of FREE, self-paced workshops covering a wide variety of hot topics in education. Some of the workshops are based in theory, some are based in methodology – but all of the workshops include plenty of tips and strategies for making classrooms work.

4Teachers: works to help you integrate technology into your classroom by offering online tools and resources. This site helps teachers locate online resources such as ready-to-use Web lessons, quizzes, rubrics and classroom calendars. There are also tools for student use. Discover valuable professional development resources addressing issues such as equity, ELL, technology planning, and at-risk or special-needs students.

Read Write Think: This site’s mission is to provide educators, parents, and afterschool professionals with access to the highest quality practices in reading and language arts instruction by offering the very best in free materials.