Thursday, June 8, 2017
Create QR Codes for any website with "QRCode" the QR Code generator extension in Google Chrome. It is FREE. There are no registration and no limitations for its use.
With the posting of a QR (Quick Response) code, you can lead students to information by just using a computer's or mobile device's camera. Following are just some suggestions for QR code use in education from Four Ways QR Codes Could Revolutionize Education by Liz Dwyer:
Friday, May 12, 2017
Beginning July 1, 2017, the New York State Library is adding Encyclopedia Britannica to the New York Online Virtual Electronic Library (NOVELNY) offerings. The Encyclopedia Britannica e-resources that will be freely available to all New Yorkers include:
- Britannica School: the go-to site for learning more about any subject for all grades Pre-K-12 and all reading abilities. Click here to watch a brief introduction video to Britannica School.
- Britannica Academic: delivers fast and easy access to high-quality, comprehensive information, combining Encyclopedia Britannica with the Merriam-Webster Collegiate Dictionary, magazines and periodicals, and many other research tools. Click here to watch a brief introduction video to Britannica Academic.
- Britannica Escolar: the leading knowledge-building resource that is universally trusted for accurate and age-appropriate content in Spanish. Click here to watch a brief introduction video to Britannica Escolar.
Friday, April 28, 2017
Check it out by clicking this link!
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
The NYS Teacher Centers Technology Committee is pleased to present the Smart Schools Bond Act Support Series II
In 2014, New York State enacted the Smart Schools Bond Act, which allocated funds for New York schools to purchase technology and strengthen infrastructure.This Act gave NYS educators access to new technology with no guidance on how to implement it effectively into instruction. NYS Teacher Centers are offering over fifty professional development webinars in the Spring of 2017 to showcase exemplary technological resources available, and the best practices for using these resources to increase student achievement
All webinars are open to administrators, teachers, and paraprofessionals in New York State. Participants may take as few or as many webinars as they wish. CTLE professional development certificates are available with subsequent work
and small registration fee.
Contact Carol Weintraub, Director, InterCounty Teacher Center
Thursday, April 6, 2017
At this site, Phil shares a large number of free music activities and arts integration lessons that connect music to reading, math, and science. In addition, he posts information on his latest music education products. There are many links to all of his free arts integration resources, multimedia activities, and homemade instrument projects.
It's not just for music teachers so check it out!
Click here to check out this cool site!
Monday, March 27, 2017
Though Mother Nature may not realize it, Spring is officially here. Along with warmer, sunnier days (eventually) is the Spring Cleaning Feeling. A sudden urge to throw open the windows and scrub parts of your house that haven't seen daylight in months!
Don't forget it is a great time to spring clean your technology, too. Popsugar has put together 31 terrific tips for tech cleaning. One for every day of the month. Click here to check out tips from cleaning the outside of your phone, to organizing photos on your laptop, to deleting unused apps.