Resouces To Use

Sites, Videos and Podcasts

Site Resouces

There are many resources available to teachers that would greatly enhance student learning and engagement. Here are a few that I found interesting and plan to use in my future teaching career.

Scrapblog

Combine your photos, audio, video and text to create multimedia pages and mix things up with a bunch of creative elements. Share your creations with family and friends or post them directly to your favorite sites.

Letterpop

Create professional looking newsletters and brochures.

Museum Box

Provides the tools for you to build up an argument or description of an event, person or historical period by placing items in a virtual box. You can add text, images, video and sound to the side of the cubes.

Cool Text

Free graphics generator for web pages and anywhere else you need an impressive logo without a lot of design work. Simply choose what kind of image you would like. Then fill out a form and you'll have your own custom image created on the fly.

Animoto

Animoto analyses the video, feels the music, customises the video. Publish to any webpage.

Comic Master

Create your own comics, add captions, dialogue, backgrounds, characters and props.

Pencil

An animation/drawing software for Mac OS X, Windows, and Linux. It lets you create traditional hand-drawn animation (cartoon) using both bitmap and vector graphics.

eQuizzer

Create custom quizzes that can be taken online. Manage your quizzes and monitor your students' scores. Fill in the blank, multiple choice, true or false, multi-marked or matching questions.

Easy Test Maker

Online test generator to help you create your tests. Create multiple-choice, fill-in-the-blank, matching, short answer and true and false questions all on the same test. You can also insert instructions and divide your test into multiple sections.

Videos

Chart Gizmo

Create stunning charts online. Create charts for your website, blog and social network profiles. Useful for visualizing financial, scientific or other type of data.
Farming Today - 9 Billion Mouths to Feed: The Future of Farming (Ep. 1)

Farming Today- 9 Billion Mouths to Feed

California agriculture is a $37.5 billion industry with the golden state being home to nine of the nation's top ten producing counties. We'll take a look at innovation born at UC Davis that has changed the way farmers do their jobs, and see how agriculture experts of the future are preparing to meet the many challenges ahead. Series: "9 Billion Mouths to Feed: The Future of Farming" [Agriculture] [Show ID: 24294]
Feeding Nine Billion: A Solution to the Global Food Crisis by Dr. Evan Fraser

Feeding Nine Billion: A Solution to the Global Food Crisis

By 2050 there will be 9 billion people on the planet - but will there be enough food for everyone? Food security expert Dr Evan Fraser guides you through a whiteboard presentation of his solution to the Global Food Crisis.
Paul Harvey - So God Made a Farmer

So God Made A Farmer

Paul Harvey
Taylor Mali on "What Teachers Make"

What Teachers Make

Taylor Mali (http://taylormali.com), one of the most well-known poets to have emerged from the poetry slam movement and one of the few people in the world to have no job other than that of poet., gives his mind on what teachers make. Mali is a vocal advocate of teachers and the nobility of teaching, having himself spent nine years in the classroom teaching everything from English and history to math and S.A.T. test preparation.
Sir Ken Robinson: Do schools kill creativity?

Sir Ken Robinson: Do schools kill creativity?

Sir Ken Robinson makes an entertaining and profoundly moving case for creating an education system that nurtures (rather than undermines) creativity.

Podcasts