"Another website similar to this is www.woordle.com. On this site, users enter words and the words that are entered most frequently appear larger. It is interesting to post a chapter of a unit and have students analyze what words are…"
"I am glad that you implement these tools in your classroom because I know this is not the case in every school. I feel schools often commit a lot of money to technological tools, but rarely train their educators how to use them. This seems to be one…"
"I have always loved technology and hope it is something I can always interact with professionally. However, I feel that "old school" methods should not be discounted entirely. Obviously simply lecturing and drilling students is boring and…"
"The other day I was wondering if there was any cloud based design programs. This site and pixlr.com have answered my questions. I am excited to introduce these sites to my students. I imagine it takes some time to learn all the tricks of this…"
"As I scrolled through the various replies in this post, I was surprised to see that Microsoft Office Live has not been mentioned (I may not have seen the reply if it does exist). I was surprised when I heard that Microsoft was going to offer some of…"
"I agree. We can't assume that students know how to use a online tools simply because they have computer literate. Students use tools that are entertaining or social, but they never really spend time with productivity tools. Also, I have found…"
"One tool that I have used when creating projects is http://rubistar.4teachers.org/. This website is loaded with rubric templates that can be customized to fit the demands of any class project. In addition, the website stores the rubrics that are…"
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Check out http://englishcompanion.ning.com/. You will have to register an account, but the discussions shared on the the site are truly worth signing up for. I like the site because most all the users are English teachers and have actually…"