This page contains the resources shared at the workshop held on August 20th and August 21st.
An Educators Guide to the 4 C's
4 C's Poster
Inspired by Techie Teacher Tricks (goo.gl/uUXscJ)
Formerly known as Wallwisher, Padlet is a simple, efficient online bulletin board. This site has an easy to use interface perfect for younger students. Create a wall then double click to add a sticky note. You can also add images, audio and video links.
Google URL Shortener (goo.gl)
Used to shorten all of these URLs
Gives everyone a voice, Expand your classroom: Students can join from home or even from other schools to make the classroom community even bigger. Embrace the backchannel: The backchannel improves meetings, presentations, Socratic seminars and fishbowls, movies and silent activities, reviews and snow days, and more. Empower learners: This tool gives everyone the floor and lets even the quietest students express themselves.
A screencasting tool that can take a picture or video of the your computer screen and uploads it to the Web, FTP, computer or clipboard. For Free.
Tagxedo turns words -- famous speeches, news articles, slogans and themes, even your love letters -- into a visually stunning word cloud, words individually sized appropriately to highlight the frequencies of occurrence within the body of text. tagxedo.com
In the classroom and at home, students use Popplet for learning. Used as a mind-map, Popplet helps students think and learn visually. Students can capture facts, thoughts, and images and learn to create relationships between them. (popplet.com)