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50 Top Sites for Ideas and Resources

My go to sites for #edtech resources
Free Technology for Teachers
Next Vista for Learning is the first video sharing site that I recommend to teachers looking for alternatives to YouTube. Videos on Next Vista are made by teachers and students for teachers and students. Throughout the school year Next Vista hosts video creation contests for students and teachers.
Blog | Leslie Fisher
So - this idea is to use our spare time (ha, ha), to each contribute a chapter to what will eventually be a book about moving education forward, innovating to find solutions and the tools we may use to get this done. It will not be a book expressly about technology in education, but rather take the approach...
Kathy Schrock's Kaffeeklatsch
Up-to-date technology reviews and help for educators!
MegOrmiston.com :: Home
I heard so many great comments from attendees and board members that attended your sessions. Your willingness to come to our state and share your experience, encouragement and vision was an inspiration to all of us.
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Teach42

Teach42
One of the projects in my Wilkes course for students working towards their masters in secondary education and Ph.D. in Education is to host their own live broadcast. Leading in to it, they need to attend a live webinar and reflect upon the experience. Most of the time, the experiences are largely positive.
Scott Hanselman
This last weekend I was in New York presenting at FOCUS100. I also was a mentor for the 24 hour mobile hackathon along with Tara Walker. The attendees were trying to create a mobile app (responsive site, or a native app, it didn't matter) in a single day (we were up all night.)
Carol Broos
Always innovative ideas and tools!
CogDogBlog
Alan Levine Barks Here
www.techforteachers.net
Student response systems can play an important role to drive instruction, engage students, and provide feedback. Teachers who are lucky enough to have several iPads or iPod Touch devices in the...
Lucy Gray
Always a great collection of resources and ideas!
Fishing For EdTech
Hope You Catch the Big One
FrontPage
Examples & Ideas: For Elementary grades, For Middle school and For High School. To engage, to involve, to share, to learn.
Larry Ferlazzo's Websites of the Day... | ...For Teaching ELL, ESL, & EFL
As we study different countries and regions, my students are videotaping questions they have and sharing them with English classes in those areas of the world. Students in both of our classes get experience with an authentic audience, and my students generate more geography knowledge.
Tracy Murdach " Technology D102
http://www.twinkl.co.uk/ The UK based educational company Twinkl, takes pride in providing the largest and loveliest collection of primary teaching resources in the world! Now in partnership with Planet, teachers will be able to download a selection of their resouces for FREE! http://www.prometheanplanet.com/en-us/resources/partner-resources/twinkl/twinkl.aspx
Teaching All Students
Always Chalk full of UDL resources!
DIGITAL LEARNING ENVIRONMENTS: Tools and Technologies for Effective Classrooms
October is Connected Educators Month. Twitter chats are increasingly becoming a common and important place to connect and learn with other smart ed
Supporting Technology in High School
I would like to share a great website with lots of potential to teachers, that I stumbled upon recently. It is called Explania.com and it has a growing range of excellent animated explanations, interactive tutorials and instructional videos. These animations are not only well made but are made free for anyone to use via a creative commons licence.
iLearn Technology
In case you've been out of the loop in the world of social media lately, this is BIG! You will not want to miss this FREE worldwide virtual conference. It doesn't matter where in the world you are, what you are wearing, how disastrous (or epic) your week was, because RSCON4 is available to everyone.
Langwitches

Looking for the Langwitches: The Magic of Learning Silvia Rosenthal Tolisano's Professional Blog. Follow along on a learning journey of 21st century skills, literacies, global competencies, technology in education, social networking, digital storytelling, mobile technologies and more... More


Teachers With Apps - Because Not All Apps Are Created Equal
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Best Teacher Resources Blog - Resources for Teachers
Continuing with my popular "UNO" style game cards, I created a few sight words games this past week. I now have the Dolch word sets for PreK, Kindergarten and first grade available at my store on Teacher's Pay Teachers.
Sharing the Addiction - Creating one addict at a time
The feeling of being 'exposed' while teaching is something that we have all experienced while being observed. As the article says, not everyone is a good coach so half the challenge I guess is finding that person that you are comfortable with and then being open to changing your practice.
JerrySwiatek.com
In this video series, I will briefly explore web tools, apps, websites and other valuable classroom tools. Episode Number 1 is about the new version of Scratch, Scratch 2.0. The biggest change from the previous version is that the program is now entirely web-based.
Educational Origami - ICT, Pedagogy and Education
I am currently looking at Augmentative or integrating technologies. Augmentative or integrative use of technology is often described as "Teaching with technology". In this use of technology the student replaces traditional approaches with an equivalent digital version. A simple test to apply to see if the use of technology is Augmenting or transforming learning.
Web 2.0 Teaching Tools
I want to share some Web 2.0 teaching tools that are some of the best-of-the-best ones that have worked for me, my students, and other teachers. Basic information, curriculum ideas, and other resources are included to save you time in getting started. You'll discover that Web 2.0 can provide compelling teaching and learning opportunities.