Techtopia 2010 JD Williamson Westfall Local Schools [email protected]

Techtopia 2010 JD Williamson Westfall Local Schools  jwilliamson@mail.gsn.k12.oh.us

Techtopia 2010 JD Williamson Westfall Local Schools

[email protected] SCOCA Conference Session: Techtopia Day Two

9:30 10:30 This presentation can be found on my Technology website. http://www.westfall.k12.oh.us/Technology.aspx

The difference between a dream and a goal is a PLAN. Be intentional. Have a purpose.

Blogs Best individual blog- @TheNerdyTeacher http://www.thenerdyteacher.com/ for his epic posts on all things education and pop culture.

Best teacher blog [email protected] http://whatedsaid.wordpress.com/ Best librarian / library blog @shannonmmiller http://vanmeterlibraryvoice.blogspot.com/ Best school administrator blog @gcouros http://georgecouros.ca/blog/

Blogs Best educational tech support blog- http://jasontbedell.com/ Best elearning / corporate education blog http://thegatewayto21stcenturyskills.blogspot.com/

Best educational webinar series - Reform Symposium Lifetime achievement @cybraryman1 Jerry has an incredible collection of knowledge and resources that he has added to for years.

Most influential blog http://www.johntspencer.com/2010/02/i-hope-he-stays-lunatic-for-life.html ilearntechnology http://ilearntechnology.com/

My favorite blog to follow. Larry Ferlazzos Websites of the Day http://larryferlazzo.edublogs.org/about/websites-of-the-year/

A host of educational web resources. Skype is an incredible tool. It is a free download that allows you to video chat with anyone in the world (who also has Skype downloaded) for free. Teachers have been using Skype

in the classroom for years now to connect to other classrooms, to connect with experts, and even to introduce their students to favorite authors Skype in the classroom (beta) A free directory that connects teachers and helps them use Skype to enrich students'

educational experience. http://blogs.skype.com/classroom-pre-register/ Virtual Author Visits in Your Library or Classroom http://skypeanauthor.wetpaint.com/

Eco Zoo The Eco Zoo is an impressive 3d environment where students can meet different animals that will give them some ideas about taking care of the environment. Each of the critters has a virtual pop-up book that tells

a little about the character. Each character has an environmental quirk, like one who is always turning off the lights to save energy, and has a little story that will get your students thinking about the environment. http://ecodazoo.com/

Microsoft Add-ons http://www.microsoft.com/education/default.mspx#Overview See the world in 3D http://www.photosynth.net/

IPAD Curriculum http://www.ipadcurriculum.com/ teachwithyouripad

http://teachwithyouripad.wikispaces.com/ edupad http://www.edupad.com

SoundNote for Ipad http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/soundnote/id364789577?mt=8 Study Jams http://studyjams.scholastic.com/studyjams/index.htm

Global Education Conference http://www.globaleducationconference.com/index.html Sendshots

http://www.sendshots.com/ Mappyfriends http://www.mappyfriends.com/

Photo timelines from Life http://www.life.com/timeline StoryJumper http://www.storyjumper.com/

Tripline http://www.tripline.net/ ZooBurst

Create your own 3D pop up book http://www.zooburst.com/index.php Text to Movie

A Web-based application used to create short 3D animated movies from simple text-based movie-scripts. The characters in the movie speak the dialogue in the script, and react to performance triggersicons that are dropped directly into the script, just like smileys in IM/chat. Movies can be shared through e-mail, blogs and online video sharing and social networking sites

http://www.xtranormal.com/ Photos with audio http://www.fotobabble.com/

Mashup the web http://beta.middlespot.com/index.php# Flisti http://flisti.com/

crocdoc http://crocodoc.com/ Shout!

http://shoutlearning.org/ Ten Simple Strategies for Re-engaging Students http://www.edutopia.org/blog/reengaging-students-andrew-marcinek

Internet Archive: Digital Library of FreeBooks, Movies, Music and Wayback Machine http://www.archive.org/

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