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February finds 1…

General

http://ictmagic.visibli.com/share/cOmFVY – a clever way of defining learning outcomes.

http://mrcollinsreflectivejournal.blogspot.com/2011/08/3-key-words-for-year.html – a good way of starting the year, a new project or the term.

http://www.getloupe.com/ – what Wordle does for words, this does for picture, great for digital display.

http://sketchcast.com/ – allows you to make little films of you sketching something, useful for ‘how to’ demonstrations

http://www.explania.com/en – Instructional animations on many topics.

http://ictmagic.visibli.com/share/OCvhyW – Spelling wizard, a way for students to learn topic specific spellings.

Maths

http://www.greatmathsteachingideas.com/2010/07/10/the-fibonacci-sequence-in-nature/ – the Fibonacci sequence in nature.

Geography

http://online.seterra.net/en/ – lots of online Geography quizzes

Science

http://www.rkm.com.au/animations.html – quicktime aninmations for all aspects of Science.

English

http://audioliterate.com/ – downloadable and streamable free audio books.

http://www.telescopictext.com/ – Great tool for teaching sentence structure.

http://www.readwritethink.org/files/resources/interactives/persuasion_map/ – a really great way of planning your arguments.

 

History

http://www.worldology.com/Europe/Europe_History.swf – Interactive map of Europe.

http://www.annefrank.org/en/Subsites/Home/ – the Anne Frank site.

Welcome to 2012 – New Year finds…

General

http://ipadeducators.ning.com/profiles/blogs/turning-students – being a lazy teacher…

http://reflectivemathsteacher.posterous.com/plenary-ideas – lots of plenary ideas.

http://www.britishpathe.com/ – so many films here, great for the humanities, mentioned before but always worth a mention again.

English

http://learningspy.co.uk/2011/07/16/hula-hooping-about-literature/ – teaching with hula-hoops (particularly good for ‘An Inspector Calls’

http://www.austinkleon.com/category/newspaper-blackout-poems/ – poems usings newspapers and a felt-tip!

http://oneword.com/ – One word appears at the top of the page – you have 60 seconds to write about it – great for starters…

http://blog.flocabulary.com/simile/ – teaching simile with rap and hip hop.

Georgraphy

https://docs.google.com/present/view?id=dfc7f644_22cz4scmhf&pli=1 – online geography games.

History

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-15818052 – history teaching through the years.

MFL

http://taskmagic.posterous.com/exploiting-authentic-texts-french-les-all-bla – teaching with authentic texts.

Science

http://edtechteacher.org/index.php/teaching-technology/tswt – lots of useful science teaching links.

Media Studies

http://www.frankwbaker.com/default1.htm – lots of useful media things…

 

October Finds 2

General

http://teacherwall.scholastic.com/#

A place where teachers can meet by webcam and discuss teachery things. American, but interesting.

http://www.tagxedo.com/app.html?submission=b1c2ebed5c6443b4

Allows you to make shaped word clouds.

http://www.spicynodes.org/index.html

A mind mapping tool, good for organisation.

Maths

http://www.greatmathsteachingideas.com/2011/01/20/highest-common-factor-domino-puzzle/
Highest common factor domino game.

http://www.greatmathsteachingideas.com/2011/06/12/still-cant-add-and-subtract-fractions-with-different-denominators-try-this/
Adding fractions with different denominators

MFL

http://newspapermap.com/

A ‘Google Maps’ type application that lets you find newspapers from all over the world in  many different languages.

http://lingtlanguage.com/

A website offering various tools to help MFL teachers.

English

http://www.piclits.com/compose_dragdrop.aspx

Magnetic online poetry inspired by some lovely backgrounds.

http://youarewhatyouread.scholastic.com/kids/

A website from Scholastic all about reading and books.

http://writingprompts.tumblr.com/
Great writing prompts on various things.

Geography

http://www.geo-cube.eu/

An amazing looking website on all things Geography.

LS

http://www.carryouttext.com/Default.aspx

Converts written text to speech and mp3s.

Music Tech

http://www.codeorgan.com/

‘Plays’ a website – not sure what the point is, but it is fun.

History

http://www.historypin.com/

A collaborative history site full of photos and personal stories.