I’ve been gathering some of my favorite resources for a new website that I am creating for my new position at Library Instructional Technology Teacher at Sunset High School. Here’s my initial shares.
- Four Powerful Formative Assessment Tools for the Chromebook Classroom blog post by Holly Clark (May 2014).
- Here are four assessment tools that are perfect for the Chromebook classroom. They can help teachers monitor student progress and allow for quick and easy differentiation. More importantly, they provide a fun and engaging way to review important concepts.
- Chrome Apps – Web-based programs or shortcuts to websites designed to be used within the Google Chrome web browser.
Google Apps for Education
- Google Apps for Education – Training lessons and educator-created materials from Google.
- Google Classroom resources from Alice Keeler – Math teacher and Google Classroom guru.
- Alice posts great Classroom resources from her book: 50 Things To Do With Google Classroom and is a wealth of knowledge on all things Google Apps for Education. Follow her on Twitter.
- TimelineJS 3 from Knight Lab at Northwestern University uses a Google Spreadsheet to create an easy to make an interactive timeline with text, images, videos, sound files, etc.
- OSLIS for Secondary Teachers: OSLIS is the state funded Oregon School Library Information System that provides access to electronic databases for every Library in the the state. This site also provides ideas for teaching research as well as an easy to use Citation Maker.
- Purdue OWL (Online Writing Lab). The Online Writing Lab (OWL) at Purdue University houses writing resources and instructional material. Teachers and trainers may use this material for in-class and out-of-class instruction.
- iPad Arts and Creation and Consumption – resources from Joe Dockery, an Adobe Education Leader who shares Adobe mobile learning apps for the iPad.
- iPad App Recommendations for Mobile Devices – a comprehensive collection of apps organized by activity: record & edit video, annotate notes, respond to polls & quizzes and many more.
- App of The Week Resource Page – iPad video tutorials and resources from Vancouver Public Schools
- Oregon School Library Standards – A strong school library program includes instruction to support student achievement of standards in: Information Literacy, Reading Engagement, Social Responsibility and Technology Integration.
- YALSA (Young Adult Library Services Association) Book and Media Awards and Lists for Libraries.
- Gapminder – Gapminder is a non-profit venture promoting sustainable global development and achievement of the United Nations Millennium Development Goals by increased use and understanding of statistics and other information about social, economic and environmental development at local, national and global levels.
- The Racial Dot Map – This map is an American snapshot; it provides an accessible visualization of geographic distribution, population density, and racial diversity of the American people in every neighborhood in the entire country.
- How to use the Free YouTube Editor – step-by-step directions on how to upload various clips to YouTube and then edit them together to make a video.