March 28th Stepping Stones Training



EINSTRUCTION
einstruction.com - click here for eInstruction's website for support, downloads, and resources
eicommunity.com - eI community page to find resources and strategies for your lessons
example lesson - today's technology
university.einstruction.com - Interwrite's own video training site...each module costs $20 per user to view
einstruction.com/support/downloads - need some downloads for your Interwrite Board? Try this link

STRATEGIES
IWB PEDAGOGY Rubric - no wrong way to use an IWB but this rubric helps benchmark how you use it
Class Dojo - need something to help track classroom behavior? Try class dojo!

TOOLS
Class Dojo - need something to help track classroom behavior? Try class dojo!
Powtoon - presentation software that is more fun and quick to use (works with google apps)
Quizlet - website for teacher-made quizzes and flash cards
Edmodo - need to practice safe online social habits? Edmodo gives students social tools in a safe, school friendly environment
Skype for Education - talk and collaborate with other classes
Discovery Education - great videos about social behavior and feelings
Common Sense Media - great site for resources and Internet Safety / Digital Citizenship
ABCya - educational games and activities for K-5
Brainpop - although brainpop has some paid services, this link is to their free tools!
MyRewardBoard - suggested by Frank, nice tool for behavior management (although I think it is a paid app)
Glogster.edu - great site for making digital posters that can be interactive!
Edcanvas.com - similar to glogster, this site lets you create a poster of links and resources!
Prezi - tired of powerpoint and want to visually spruce up presentations? Try prezi!


RESOURCES
exchange.smarttech.com - Smart Tech's community site - may not be fully compatible with interwrite but great resources
thinkfinity.org - sponsored by Verizon, a great site for teacher resources and searchable by grade, curriculum, and more
teacherspayteachers.com - resources for teachers by teachers! free and paid resources but the money goes to teachers!
theteacherscorner.net - great site for lessons, worksheets, and more!