Resources for Teachers
for Teachers PowerPoint
An brief overview of educational technology
developed for Methods students at Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania.
Teachers Technology Forum New!!!
The discussion forum is now operational. It is
an open communication tool where teachers can post technology questions,
get answers and help, plus see what other teachers at the Hyndman Campus
have discovered in their travels online. Sign Up Now!
A video-on-demand teaching and learning system
that integrates full-length educational videos, key concept video clips,
still images, Encyclopaedia Britannica content, teacher guides, lesson
plans, and interactive online assessments and assignments into a comprehensive
learning tool for teachers, students, and administrators with complete
record-keeping and an internal messaging service. With over 90,000 educational
multimedia components for every K-12 subject.
Streaming - Video on Demand
The largest and most current K-12 video/video
clip library available today. The only standards-based video-on-demand
application shown to increase student achievement. Practical teacher and
student learning resources. Access to a wide variety of producersóDiscovery
Channel School, United Learning, Standard Deviants, Weston Woods, and many
Up Day New!!!student
survey data is now available for participating schools to view and download.
See what students at Hyndman had to say about their views on technology.
Up Day for Teachers survey results coming soon!
Serif Software that
covers just about every thing you could imagine from desktop publishing,
drawing and digital imaging to 3D design and web publishing. Award-winning,
graphics software at an ideal price! Better than Adobe (imho).
your own Blog
A blog (web log, or online journal) is your easy-to-use
web site, where you can quickly post thoughts, interact with people, and
more. All for free at Blogger.com
a Message Board
At ProBoards.com you can get your own free, totally
customizable message board for your Web site.
Free Photo Gallery
provides free image hosting for Ebay, live journals, blogs, message boards,
and online photo albums. Photobucket is reliable, fast and very simple
to use. Try it out!
an incredible array of tools and resoureces for teachers and students.
Many are free! Puzzlemakers, clipart, streaming videos, lesson plans, quiz-maker,
loads of fresh ideas.
teachers FREE access to 19,000 lesson plans, 5,600 printable worksheets,
over 200,000 reviewed web sites, 50+ teaching articles, 60 teaching themes,
rubrics, educational games, teaching tips, advice from expert teachers,
current education news, teacher downloads, web quests, and teacher tools
for creating exciting classroom instruction.
Generators will allow you to make grading rubrics by filling
out a simple form. The materials are made instantly and can be printed
directly from your computer. Your creations are exclusive to you. If you
would like to keep your creations, save them when you make them.
Test Website Accessibility
This free service will allow you to test web
pages and help expose and repair barriers to accessibility and encourage
compliance with existing accessibility guidelines, such as Section 508.
eSchool News Online
News and resources for educators using technology.
Stay up to date!
The Internet is an increasingly important place
to work, play and learn for both adults and children. At the same time,
we are concerned about the risks we face online. The challenge is to stay
"one-click" ahead of would-be pornographers, hackers, child-predators and
those who would misuse your and your child's sensitive information. GetNetWise
Schrock's Guide for Educators
A categorized list of sites useful for enhancing
curriculum and professional growth. It is updated often to include the
best sites for teaching and learning. An indispensable tool for teachers.
for Bloom's Taxonomy
These verbs may aid you in creating questions
that assist the students in becoming analytical, creative, and productive
Learning Design Notes
This page is a resource for teachers and students
of teaching who want to apply constructivist learning theory to the design
of educational experiences.
Do Project-Based Learning?
Project-based learning (PBL) is a model for classroom
activity that shifts away from the classroom practices of short, isolated,
teacher-centered lessons and instead emphasizes learning activities that
are long-term, interdisciplinary, student-centered, and integrated with
real world issues and practices. One immediate benefit of practicing PBL
is the unique way that it can motivate students by engaging them in their
Is Contextual Learning?
What is the best way to convey the many concepts
that are taught in a particular course so that all students can use and
retain that information? How can the individual lessons be understood as
interconnected pieces that build upon each other? How can a teacher communicate
effectively with students who wonder about the reason for, the meaning
of, and the relevance of what they study?
Learning Resources: Mathematics Classroom Resources
CORD Applied Mathematics, enabled thousands of
high school students to master algebra and geometry concepts in a meaningful
way, through a variety of concrete experiences and occupational contexts.
Today, Applied Mathematics is still available in its 40-module series,
and has been joined by four new CORD mathematics programs in the contextual
Technological Highlights in Education, T.H.E.
Journal is the solid foundation of a rapidly expanding suite of information-based
products and services offered by T.H.E. To be sure, it is the longest
running, most widely read education technology publication, serving the
educators for over 30 years! It is FREE to educators in the United States.
A highly specialized educational directory with
built-in resource links offered free to educators, students and parents.
EduHound.com seeks to harness the vast information resources of the Web,
while enabling educators to use the Internet as a classroom tool.
for teachers. This site includes many lesson plans, printable worksheets,
a searchable dictionary, encyclopedia, free resource newsletters, and much
more. It is one one of the most useful sites I have found on the web.
Check it out.
A great site for educators concerned about the
growing abuse of Internet resources. They offer a free trial of software
that will check your students' work for plagiarism, as well as information
on the problem and related resources.
This is a great site for help with computer problems,
news, and information about comuters and technology. Sign up for their
free newsletters to stay up-to-date on the latest, and for helpful tips
on using computers. Both IBM compatibles and Macs are covered, as well
as Linux. Lots of links to free downloads, too! Check out the Screensavers
and Call for Help.
Lots of Free Educational Software, just pay shipping.
Reader Rabbit, Math Blaster, Mavis Beacon, encyclopedias, the list goes
on and on.
Create your own online quizzes and tests, or
select from a library of quizzes. Automatic scoring and recording of grades,
great analytical reports, web-based access from home or school. This is
a subscription site, but well worth the cost.
of Arizona Library: Citation Guide
guide to citations in MLA, APA, and Chicago styles. If your students are
doing research papers, this is a great handout on the basics.
By TeacherVision.com. These will make great transparencies
Printable maps, atlas, lesson plans, and more
for Web Lessons
Also has good background on using and developing
Archives and Records Administration
Very good for using primary-source documents
like letters, photos, audio recordings, maps, etc.
Very detailed rubrics for most types of academic
projects; good for student self-evaluation, as well as assessment
Federal Resources for
Searchable database of Federal government resources,
Adobe Acrobat Reader
for documents in PDF format
Clipart for Educators
Plus, puzzles, worksheet makers, and more!
Simply sign up for free and within minutes you'll
be creating your own unique
Web page of educational resources!
Lots of cool animations, buttons, and fonts,
Animated Art, Fonts, and More
This is where I got most of the ClipArt for this
site, and several others. Lots of free animations and fonts, even more
if you subscribe.