Helpful Resources

By: Taylor Coughlin

Edutopia.org

Edutopia.org is a site that contains all types of information that I can see myself checking periodically to stay up to date on what is going on in the education world. I was really interested in the Brain Based Learning section.


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ShowDocument.com

This resource reminds me of GoogleDocs because you can edit other's work online. I could see using this site, because as far as I know GoogleDocs doesn't allow you to share YouTube videos and showdocument.com does.


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join.me

JoinMe would be nice to use in the classroom for general instruction when the students are doing something new with technology. I could see myself temporarily taking control over my students iPads or computers to give instruction on how to navigate a new Microsoft Word tool.


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DROPitTO.me

DROPitTOme would be helpful in the upper grades for an online dropbox. I could see myself using this for make-up work from students who were absent.


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Braingle.com

Braingle is a site full of ideas that I could see myself using to either focus the class back in for learning or as time fillers. I like that they don't all rely on technology so that I could print out activities that the students could go get themselves between lessons.


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YourFonts.com

Your Fonts is a tool that I think I could use for when I can't find the right font that I want. As teachers, we are always looking for a fun font that we could use to mix things up and now we can make our own!


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StudentPublishing.com

Student Publishing is a site where students can feel like real authors. They (and the teacher) can compose their very own piece of art. I can see myself using this as a form of reward for students once they get their book written.


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Quibblo.com

Quibblo is a great place to make your own online quizzes and polls. I think that I could use this in the classroom because not only would it engage students, using technology when testing with young students will help prevent cheating.


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TheTeachingChannel.org

The Teaching Channel is another one of those great sites that teachers should continuously check back on to stay up to date on the latest and greatest in education.


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countdown.onlineclock.net

Countdown Online Clock is a tool that can be used in the classroom for any timed activity. I can see myself using this a lot because there is always a need to a timer!


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Teacherspayteachers.com

Teachers Pay Teachers is a cool site I could use if I was at a loss for ideas for a particular idea. It is a collective group of teachers that share their ideas for a small price.


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uniqueteachingresources.com

This is a neat site with a particular page about various FREE resources for teachers. I could see myself using this a lot if I am not given a very large budget for my classroom because bulletin board stuff can get expensive!


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schoolpsychologistfiles.com

School Psychologist Files is a great bank of information about various disabilities and good ways to detect them in class. I like this because it is very user friendly and I could see myself using it for kids in my class. Not just because I want to "diagnose" students, but it will help with classroom management with students who have similar problems.


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