Technology

Links
Cloud Based Time Saving Tools
Delicious
Organize your favorites/bookmarks and access them from anywhere!
Diigo
Another URL bookmarking option
Drop Box
Save files and then access them from anywhere!
Evernote
Organize and sync pictures, screenshots, voice messages, and more and then access them from any computer or mobile device.
K12 Academics
There are over 100,000+ pages of content for parents, students, teachers, district officials, schools and education based businesses and organizations. This includes Afterschool programs, camps, colleges & universities, driving schools, exhibits & museums, international schools, k-12 schools, language schools, libraries, organizations, preschools, school assembly programs, study abroad programs, support services, trade schools and volunteer programs. These directories include in-depth profile listings.
Lesson Plan Search
Lesson plan search engine! Now you can find great lesson plans, teacher resources, thematic units, seasonal and/or subject activities, and more. Find that much-needed lesson plan here!
Training Site
For teachers- Test Administrators
Tutorial
Use this tutorial to familiarize yourself with the test.
Various SMART board websites
Engaging Learners the SMART way
Links to other resources
Longwood School District
SMART board lessons
SMART Board Goodies
Primarily for elementary school teachers but there is some 6th grade material.
SMART Exchange
Training, Content and Community. Thousands of SMART notebook lessons.
SMART Teachers
SMART teachers share SMART board lessons
Students Creating Digital Work
Fake Text
iPhone fake text generator
Google Drive
Save all of your files to Google Drive to access them from any computer.
Jing
Try Jing for a free and simple way to start sharing images and short videos of your computer screen. Whether for work, home, or play, Jing gives you the ability to add basic visual elements to your captures and share them fast.
Record MP3
Just click the button above to start recording. We will give you an mp3 you can save, and a link you can share with anyone
Web Whiteboard
a web whiteboard
Teacher Tools
Apps by IEP Goals/ Skills
Organized by IEP goals and skills. Great special education resource.
Apps Designed with Disability in Mind
Great resource for finding the right app.
Channel One News
Channel One News is a digital content and curriculum provider, focused on encouraging students to be informed, digital-savvy citizens.
Class Dojo
Behavior Management Tool
Infuse Learning
Infuse Learning
The teacher needs a free account, but no login is required for students
Teacher controls from computer & students submit answer from any device
Noise Monitor
Noise Monitor
Online Stopwatch
Timer and Countdown Clocks
http://online-stopwatch.com
PBS Learning Media
Fabulous site for using media to teach various subjects.
Random Name Picker
Random Name Picker
Randomly choose a name (or any word)
Remind 101
Remind101 is a free and safe way to send one-way texts to your students and parents without sharing your phone number. You can send messages via our website or one of our apps, and students and parents cant reply to your texts.
Screen Leap
Push your computer screen to any device
Socrative
The teacher needs a Socrative account, but no login is required for students
Teacher controls from computer & students submit answer from any device
www.socrative.com
Worksheet Works
http://www.worksheetworks.com/
Tech Tuesday we discussed some web pages and apps that can help today's teacher.
Blendspace
This site lets teachers collect digital resources and share them with students.
Ed Puzzle
http://edpuzzle.com/
Make any video your lesson. Use this app to edit and crop a video and then add questions
Evernote
https://evernote.com/
Keep everything in sync
With Evernote, all of your notes, web clips, files and images are made available on every device and computer you use.
Flippity
Easily create a set of flashcards from an excel file.
Info Graphics
This is probably the best site around for finding educational info graphics on any number of subjects.
Share My Lesson
Share my lesson- Download common core resources for free.
URL shortener
URL shortener and QR codes
You will need to copy this file into your google files to use.
Video Clipper
1. Make sure you are logged in to your Google account.
2. Click the link above and make a copy of the template.
This will put the spreadsheet into your Google Drive. Once its there, you can use it over and over!
3. Paste the URL of the YouTube video you want to clip.
4. Set the desired start and end time.
5. Thats it. The links and embed code will be provided for you!
Intermath
InterMath is a professional development effort designed to support teachers in becoming better mathematics educators. It focuses on building teachers' mathematical content knowledge through mathematical investigations that are supported by technology. InterMath includes a workshop component and materials to support instructors.
PARCC-Sample Test Items
The Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers has posted sample test items for every grade on the testing platform students will use when taking the field test later this spring.

 

Announcements
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  1. Minimize and/or arrange browser window so you can see both the browser window and the desktop.
  2. At the top of the browser window, locate the icon to the left of the web address.
  3. Drag the icon to your desktop.
  4. Rename and put into folders, as desired!
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Computer Monitoring Software

"Parental Controls" is a term that has been widely used to describe tools that allow parents to choose appropriate content for their children.

1. Safe Eyes parental monitoring software falls in the category of Internet parental control software. Safe Eyes is a flexible set of tools that allows anyone to determine the type Internet usage that is appropriate.

 

2. Verity Parental Control Software-FREE child monitoring software that allows you to track and monitor what your kids are doing on the computer and online in an easy, non invasive way.

3. Minor Monitor
www.minormonitor.com/
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MinorMonitor is a free parental control | internet control software monitoring tool that protects against online predators, cyberbullying / cyber bullying, and other ...

 

Getting to Know a Digital Textbook
I've been researching various articles, etc. on using digital textbooks in the classroom. Read the article below to learn more.

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Never forget to use the table to div converter and the online HTML editor to compose perfect articles for websites!

Contacts

Meier, Terri
Business: 505-892-6630
Email: tmeier@rrps.net
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Educational Technology Specialist

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