Google Tools and Teacher Sites
Google Tools and Teacher SitesBy Crystal Barlettacbarletta@dphds.org1Web Based LearningWith the growth of online learners, it is necessary that we address web-based learning and how individuals can utilize the Internet to learn and apply new skills. This category will help guide web-based learners and provide them with a link to social networking, interactive learning, and current information.Content based and general websiteshttps://sites.google.com/a/dphds.org/techideas/tech-sites
Google Tools and SitesGoogle Searchhttp://www.google.com Google Docshttp://docs.google.com Google Siteshttp://sites.google.comhttps://sites.google.com/a/dphds.org/sites/ Google Translate http://translate.google.com/translate_t# Google Timelinehttp://newstimeline.googlelabs.com/ Google Apps for EducatorsGoogle Apps for EducatorsCreate and share documentsCollaborateCommunicatehttp://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=- 5846122823606579512&ei=ivyBSpTfAo7EqgL7s9DhDg&hl=en Google Docs
General Teacher WebsitesCreate a website for each departmentwww.weebly.com Website examplehttp://www.dphdsenglish.org/ Create quizzes, word puzzles, and jeopardy with quia. http://www.quia.com
Content Based WebsitesContent Based Sites for every subjectTechnology should be used as a teaching tool to enhance learningEngage studentsCollaborationOrganization Hebrew & JudaicsHebrew Alphabethttp://www.jewfaq.org/alephbet.htm http://www.omniglot.com/writing/hebrew.htmIsrael Newshttp://www.iba.org.il/ http://www.israelnationalnews.com/ http://www.jpost.com/ Texts of Judaismhttp://www.sacred-texts.com/jud/index.htm
HistoryTour Historical Sites
Students can experience by interacting with this site in the development of the Jamestown Colony in the 17th century. The site is ideal for upper elementary and middle school students.
Map it Outhttp://xroads.virginia.edu/~MAP/map_hp.html
History courses require various maps to illustrate changes in society or to demonstrate why a battle was fought. This website provides links to multiple maps that pertain to American history from exploration through the 19th century. Also, each provides additional links to various databases that include historical maps. Various exercises can be used within a Social Studies classroom that can use this website as an excellent resource.
History ContinuedTour through Time via the Library of Congresshttp://www.americaslibrary.gov/cgi-bin/page.cgiMeet Amazing AmericansJump Back in Time Explore the StatesJoin America at Play See, Hear and Sing. Create lessons and WebQuests
EconomicsLearnHowthe Market Workshttp://investsmart.coe.uga.edu/C001759/stocksquest/mystocks_sample.htmThe site allows students to buy and sell shares based on a portfolio. Also, teachers can organize students into a class to keep track of the gains and losses. Thus, students will be able to discuss their rationale for purchasing a stock and gaining a deeper understanding.
MathMath lessons, tutorials, and helphttp://www.math.com/ http://www.awesomelibrary.org/Classroom/Mathematics/Middle-High_School_Math/Middle-High_School_Math.html Graphing help and animationshttp://www.explorelearning.com
ScienceView animations of dissections and life cycleshttp://www.explorelearning.com Biology Explanations & Tutorialshttp://www.biology.arizona.edu/ http://www.emc.maricopa.edu/faculty/farabee/BIOBK/BioBookTOC.htmlChemistryhttp://scienceworld.wolfram.com/chemistry/ http://www.chalkbored.com/lessons/chemistry-11.htm
Health and FitnessConnect to a Health Hub of Informationhttp://health.howstuffworks.com/
Includes short videos that discuss diseases to body systems. Learn about Health Issues for Kids and Teenshttp://kidshealth.org
Links on the site provide students with information regarding: staying healthy; illness and injuries; staying safe; and health problems (to name a few).
EnglishRead, Research, Plan, & Studyhttp://www.bibliomania.com/ Grammar and Writinghttp://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/ Free Audio Bookshttp://freeclassicaudiobooks.com/ Full Text Bookshttp://www.gutenberg.org/wiki/Main_Page http://books.google.com/ HumanitiesCompose Musichttp://www.brothersoft.com/pizzicato-42361.html National Association for Music Educationhttp://www.menc.org/ Theater play scripts onlinehttp://www.chiff.com/art/theater/scripts.htm Theatre games and exerciseshttp://www.creativedrama.com/
Humanities ContinuedVirtual Art Gallerieshttp://icom.museum/vlmp/galleries.html National Art Education Associationhttp://www.naea-reston.org/olc/pub/NAEA/home/ Photo Editing (this is also great for Yearbook)http://picasa.google.com/ ConclusionGoogle tools as well as the free websites and resources help increase productivity and make learning more interactiveTry at least one of these sites and create new lesson plans based on technology integrationCrystal Barlettas websites: https://sites.google.com/a/dphds.org/techideas/home http://www.dphdsenglish.org/ Contact Information: email@example.com