Part 4: Forty Educational Websites To Put In Your Toolkit


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Summer is wonderful and  its already July! We actually have time to relax, enjoy, and even discover a new website! It is so much fun to be sharing these websites I feel should be in every teacher’s toolbox! I have forty… actually 50… because I found ten more and  I am sending out these ten new ones in the next post. This is post number four… remember I am picking these from thousands.  It is my way of saying happy summer!   First, to ensure you do not miss one of these valuable posts or other resources covering PBL, Digital Curriculum, Web 2.0, STEM, 21st century learning, and technology integration please sign up for 21centuryedtech by email or RSS. As always,  I invite you to follow me on twitter (@mjgormans). Please give this post a retweet and pass it on. Have a great week – Michael Gorman (21centuryedtech)

Booking Info – Are you looking for a practical and affordable professional development workshop for your school or conference?  I have traveled the country delivering PD relating to technology integration, PBL, STEM, Digital Literacy, and the 4 C’s. I have done 100′s of workshops and presentations.  Check out my Booking Page… Please contact me soon if you have an interest. My summer is booked but it is not to early to think about planning PD for the next school year …. dates are  already beginning to fill!

 Part 4: Forty Educational Websites To Put In Your Toolkit

 Brainscape

  • Multimedia “flashcards” to simplify learning
  • Teachers can create flashcards for their subjects for free
  • Class license for Premium Subjects available for a fee
  • Web and iOS platform

Quozio

  • Turn “beautiful words into meaningful images in seconds”
  • Bookmarklet – immediate creation of highlighted text from webpage – be mindful of copyright
  • Account (free) required only  to save or upload

Realtime Board

  • Visual whiteboards with media files for brainstorming and organizing
  • Get feedback from students and discuss in real time
  • Works with Google Drive

Zunal

  • Create interactive webquests quickly with no HTML code
  • Free account with 100 templates
  • Add unlimited files and pictures or
  • embed video
  • Explore thousands of user shared webquests

National Archives Digital Vault

  • Click on a record to launch images for investigation
  • Add images to a collection tray
  • Create posters, movies and Pathways Challenges

NuSkool

  • Created for students in grades 6 -12
  • Search for lessons by grade, subject, genre
  • Teach core subjects using popular culture
  • Engage students by relating to things they know and care about

PixiClip

  • Whiteboard canvas for communicating your message
  • Upload and mark up images or draw them
  • Add media via webcam and mic
  • Share or embed your PixiClip

QR Voice

  • Use your voice to record a message
  • Generate the QR code
  • Scan with device using QR scanner to hear message
  • Save/Share/Print/Embed

QR Code Generator

  • Generate codes that link to information you want to share
  • Print or digitally share the code
  • Use your imagination!

ePubBud

  • Create and publish an eBook readable on iPad, nook, and other devices
  • Upload a document you want to share and it will be converted to ePub format
  • Browse and import shared
  • ebooks  to your iPad

 

Thank you for joining me and if you have an idea website I should include… please let me know. It might be part of what follows after 40! I hope you found this information something you can use in your school and to share with other educators.  As always , I invite you to follow me on twitter (@mjgormans). Please give this post a retweet and pass it on to someone who will benefit.   To ensure you do not miss a future valuable post or other resource covering PBL,Digital Curriculum, STEM, 21st century learning, and technology integration please sign up for21centuryedtech by email or RSS. Have a great week… enjoy the Websites! – Mike (http://21centuryedtech.wordpress.com/

Booking Info – Are you looking for a practical and affordable professional development workshop for your school or conference?  I have traveled the country delivering PD relating to technology integration, PBL, STEM, Digital Literacy, and the 4 C’s. I have done 100′s of workshops and presentations.  Check out my Booking Page… Please contact me soon if you have an interest. It is not to early to think about planning PD for the next school year …. dates are  already beginning to fill!

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