Neat Stuff: 5-31-12

May 31, 2012

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Neat Stuff

FYI – My “Neat Stuff” posts are from emails I send out to the faculty at my school. I share them here because I think they may helpful to others.

DropBox for Teachers http://bit.ly/LaG1Wi - “Dropbox is a free online storage service that makes it easy to synchronize and share files anywhere. And it will change your workflow as a teacher.” A great resource from Bill Selak - https://twitter.com/billselak. He also provides many other Dropbox resources at the end of the post. From TeachMeet Nashville - http://bit.ly/LaGyHH

100+ Registration Free Web 2.0 Tools for Students http://bit.ly/LaIYGv – A Diigo list from Nathan Hall - http://www.diigo.com/profile/Nathanghall

15 Grammar Goofs That Make You Look Sillyhttp://www.copyblogger.com/grammar-goofs – Presented in an infographic / poster format.

Cassiopeia Projecthttp://www.cassiopeiaproject.com - A bank of videos for teachers to brush up on their science. There are videos about biology, chemisty and lots about physics to view and download. (Hat tip to Martin Burrett - http://www.diigo.com/profile/ictmagic)

Five Handy Things You Can Do with Google’s New Knowledge Graph Searchhttp://bit.ly/M1r0qX

Copyright: Forever Less One Dayhttp://bit.ly/KZf0H2 - A video on YouTube on the origins of copyright. (Hat tip to Ian Guest - http://www.diigo.com/profile/ianinsheffield)

A Noteworthy Note-Taking System http://bit.ly/KYBJmC – (Hat tip to Jim Steinbrecher, Bartlett High).

Show What You Know Using Web & Mobile Appshttp://bit.ly/KYJklo – This infographic (really a poster, not an infographic) presents various online and mobile tools students can use to show, explain, and retell what they have learned. This is a good place to start when thinking of ideas for tech projects.

Projecting Your iPad/iPhone to a Larger Screenhttp://bit.ly/KYK1Li – Presents how to use Apple TV, Reflection, a VGA cable, or HDMI cable to project your iPhone or iPad to a larger screen (TV or LCD projector).

ScienceBobhttp://www.sciencebob.com – Has a section of videos and experiments demonstrations mainly geared toward elementary and middle school science students but they may be of use to lower-level high school science classes.

Science/Math Concepts with Mr.Phttp://bit.ly/KYMNjO – This YouTube channel hosts over 500 video podcasts in the subjects of Physics, Biology, Geography, Chemistry, Basic Math, Trigonometry, Algebra, Geometry, Ecology, French, and more. Good resources for supplementing your lessons.

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