Teachers, challenge yourselves to learn 23 new 2.0 skills this year! Enter the Taft 23 Things Challenge!
Here are some sites I hope you find useful!
SFiles - video guide to using SFiles
more SFiles - another training video using the H Drive and S Drive
Blooming20 - Northside techie Dana Bickley's wiki
Khan Academy - thousands of math lessons taught in an easy-to-understand way
Citeulike -a free service for managing and finding scholarly resources.
Storybird - create a fun, collaborative story with art
Flipsnack - make beautiful online flipping books
Voicethread - watch this intro video to be knocked out by this powerful tool!
Animoto - easy-to-create videos
OneTrueMedia - another simple site for creating dynamic videos
PhotoPeach - simple slideshow creator
PictureTrail - slideshow creator and photo sharing site
ImageChef - all-in-one photo editing and slide show creation
FotoFlexer - fun, easy photo editing
BeFunky - the very coolest, funkiest photo editor
Photoshop.com - photo storage, sharing, and editing
Flickr - more photo storage, sharing, and editing
BigHugeLabs - turn your photos into puzzles, motivational posters, magazine covers, etc.
Toondoo - cartoon maker
GoAnimate - another cartoon maker
Xtranormal - create your own animated movie
Wordle - generate cool-looking word clouds
Soundzabound - free sound clips to use in presentations. See librarian for password
LibriVox - free audio books
Kathy Schrock's Guide for Educators (a little bit of everything)
Meet Me at the Corner - virtual field trips
Web English Teacher - English fun
SpellingCity - vocabulary and spelling games
Teachers First - Lesson plans and online resources by grade level.
Teachertube - YouTube for TEACHERS!
Schooltube - YouTube for the classroom!
'Net Know-How - lessons on Web 2.0, search and research, plagiarism, copyright, and cyberbullying
What's Next - find the order of books in a series