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Websites - Technology in Biology Class

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WebTools4U2Use

The Best Compilation of Web 2.0 sites I have found. It is especially good because it give the applications and LONG lists of ideas to use the application in your classroom. This site also has may video tutorials on each application. They have done the work you can reap the rewards. Be Patient the homepage takes a while to load but you WILL be rewarded.

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SchoolNotes 2.0

Register and create SchoolNotes pages for posting homework, creating flashcards, and sharing information.
  • Post assignments, announcements, and links to important resources
  • Notify parents and students each time you update your classroom page
  • Create an online calendar of class events and activities
  • Use our free storage to upload documents and add images to your page(s)
  • Access practical tips and other resources from EducationWorld.com
  • Use our handy tools to create flashcards and other learning materials

Flickr

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Tired of the same old diagrams and photos for your classroom. This site has more diagrams and photos than you can imagine. Plant cells for example has many diagrams from books and pictures taken using a microscope.

Information Communication Technologies in Science Education

The aim of this wiki is to provide a useful set of ICTs and other tech tools for Science Teachers to utilize in their classrooms.
Each type of technology will be briefly explained and a classroom example will also be attached, together with a comprehensive list of links.
Feedback can be emailed to the Site Editor.

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Get Stuff: You do not need to be a member to download labs! If you are looking around for some good labs to use or to tweek, check the category links on the left. Items have been put here for physics teachers, by physics teachers, and range from first-year high school physics to AP material. The emphasis is on labs, but explanatory material is also available. The University sources on the bottom will direct you to even more great material.
If you are specifically interested in "discrepant events", check out our physicstricks wiki at http://physicstricks.wikispaces.com/

Bubbl.us

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Why use bubbl.us? Because you can:
  • Create colorful mind maps online
  • Share and work with friends
  • Embed your mind map in your blog or website
  • Email and print your mind map
  • Save your mind map as an image
And it's FREE!

VoiceThread

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VoiceThread is an interactive tool that allows for collaborating, sharing, and commenting. VoiceThread is a free program that can be operated by students and easily monitored by teachers. It allows for uploading pictures, narration by the creator and commenting by other viewers in 5 different ways-including audio and text. It has revolutionized story telling and can be used by teachers in all subject areas to present and share information. VoiceThread can be used as a creation, discussion, and assessment tool. VoiceThread is changing the way in which information in presented and shares.
Need some ideas for Voicethread categorized K-12:

Welcome to the Voicethread 4 Education wiki


Evernote

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REMEMBER EVERYTHING Welcome to your notable world. Use Evernote to save your ideas, things you see, and things you like. Then find them all on any computer or device you use. For free. There's also a nifty browser button that lets you save entire webpages. Drag or add the "Clip to Evernote" button into your browser's link bar.

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Moodle is a Course Management System (CMS), also known as a Learning Management System (LMS) or a Virtual Learning Environment (VLE). It is a Free web application that educators can use to create effective online learning sites.

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Gathering information to share? How do you pull everything together? LiveBinders is your online 3-ring binder Best of all, it's free! This seems excellent – you can easily direct students to a few selected websites, for example see this **binder including some favorite websites on equations and a screenr recording of how to use one of the sites**.

40 Interesting Ways to Use Your Pocket Video Camera in the Classroom

Or your Digital Camera.

Sites that Compile Web 2.0 Sites


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Tools for Wikis and Blogs


Welcome to the NECC Library Learning Tools BYOL Smackdown!


eToolBox

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Getting Tricky with Wikis

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Find global classrooms for collaborative projects


Create Flashcards which are web and iPod Touch accessible


Download YouTube videos to a USB Thumb Drive

Create Interactive, Hyperlinked Timelines


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Super Teacher Tools

Teacher games:
  • Jeopardy
  • Hang Man
  • Who Wants to be a Millionaire
  • Speed Match (Quiz Maker )
  • Flash Board Game
  • Seating Chart Maker
  • Group Maker
  • Random Name Generator
  • and More

Jefferson Lab Science Games

Science Games Just a few to tweak your interst.
Who Wants to Win $1,000,000? - Answer 15 science and math based questions correctly and become a (pretend!) millionaire!
Virginia State Standards of Learning Practice Tests - Practice taking the SOL tests! Subjects currently include algebra, math, science and technology.
Science Vocabulary Hangman - Use the clues to discover the computer's secret word!
Science Crossword Puzzles - Use the clues provided to solve each crossword puzzle!
Scrambled Science Words - Use the clues provided to unscramble a science word or term!

Classroom Game Templates and MORE

These games are based on PowerPoint. Templates, Music, and Instructions are given.

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TelevisionTunes.com Want to add music to your classes?

Welcome to TelevisionTunes.com, a library of TV theme music and songs from yesterday and today.
Browse our huge archive of 12,330 theme songs using the index above or below. If you can't find a theme song, contact me and I'll try to get it for you.
This website is a library of theme songs.

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Zui Tube: http://video.kidzui.com/

What it is: KidZui is a site I have written about in the past. The KidZui network has added some sites to the network that I just learned about. ZuiTube is a kid friendly You Tube portal. It is the largest collection of kid friendly videos online. New videos are added to ZuiTube daily. All videos are approved by parents and teachers before being posted on ZuiTube. Students can watch educational videos, funny videos, movies and movie clips, silly songs, and music. There is also a special section on ZuiTube just for videos related to Thanksgiving. The Thanksgiving collection includes everything from the Turkey Dance to videos about Native Americans and Pilgrims.
How to integrate ZuiTube into the classroom: ZuiTube videos can be used as an introduction to new teaching (on nearly any subject), to add some humor to the classroom, or to reinforce teaching. Videos are a wonderful way for students to make connections to new learning. I have found a video that correlates with nearly every part of our curriculum. I even found a great Berenstein Bears video for character education…gotta love that! With all the snow we get in Colorado, there are bound to be some indoor recess days for the kids. ZuiTube is a safe place to find kid friendly videos that students will enjoy while they are staying dry and warm inside.

Tips: I often have parents asking me what they can do at home to keep their kids safe online. KidZui is an excellent recommendation, the parent reports are a great way to keep parents involved in their children’s online activities.


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