Apr
24
2012

Cyber Monday April 23 2012

So every Monday I meet with my elementary teachers and I share 5-10 resources with them that I have found or we talk about possible ideas they want to implement. I figured I would do a quick blog post recording these so they can go back and see what we went over in case they miss it.

Great resource for Elementary Smart Board Websites/ Interactives:

http://www.ecarter.k12.mo.us/dept/elementary/fourthgrade/ccrites/etipslesson1.html

As we constantly try to utilize the IOS devices in various ways, we try to incorporate other things like audio books. Here is a page all about audio books for the iPad:

https://sites.google.com/a/dcsdk12.org/ipad-user-group/home/audiobooks

Appitic is a IOS review site that is managed by ADE’s (Apple Distinguished Educators) and has great hands on reviews of several different IOS apps:

http://www.appitic.com/index.php?option=com_sobi2&catid=53&Itemid=102

Mathsnacks is just that little games / interactives for IOS devices to help students with basic all the way up to more advanced math topics:

http://mathsnacks.com/atlanteanDodgeball.html

Edshelf is an online site dedicated to all technology tools. Edshelf incorporates user reviews as well as a rating system to base different web tools and how they will affect your classroom. http://edshelf.com/

About the Author: TJ Houston

TJ Houston is the Director of Technology at Huron City Schools. TJ leads professional development in all areas of technology and loves developing ways to make teachers, students, and staff's lives easier with the use of technology. TJ also loves photography and his portfolio can be found at http://www.tjshots.com. All of the views on this site are his own.

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I am the Director of Technology at Huron City Schools. I love integrating technology into the classroom and helping teachers find the way on the information super highway. Things I love: My family, My awesome Girlfriend, Technology, Education, and Photography.

I run PD sessions twice a week and run community training the first Saturday of the month. I love teaching people new things.

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