Let me introduce you to one of my new go-to tech tools: Padlet. It's free, it's easy-to-use, and it's awesome. Oh, and did I mention... no signup needed? Padlet is essentially a digital poster that can be individually or collaboratively created. Simply visit the website and click "Create" to get started building your "wall" today. Then, … Continue reading 12 Ways To Use Padlet In Your Classroom Tomorrow!
I know this is a little simplistic, but I thought this flowchart from the fine folks at EasyBib was a fantastic way to drive home to students that more often than not they need to cite their sources. Many of my students would benefit from a gentle reminder about avoiding plagiarism, and I would imagine … Continue reading Free Plagiarism Poster!
Saw this fantastic handout on Langwitches' blog, and had to share. This quick, easy printable is a great way to open up a discussion with students about what email etiquette looks like, and how they can utilize their email accounts with professionalism. Blow it up and use it as poster in your computer lab or … Continue reading Responsible Use of Email For Students Handout
Ever had a student ask you this question? Well, thanks to this fantastic flowchart from Pia, Erin and Yvette, your students can now answer that question themselves! Plus, as a blogger, this is really useful to make sure that I am giving credit where credit is due, and I hope it does the same for others who use my … Continue reading Can I Use This Image?
The fine people at Custom Guide have created one-page reference cards for many popular technology products, but I found this iPad reference guide particularly useful. It is a fantastic summary of the basics of the iPad, including hardware, buttons, home screen applications and important gestures. It is definitely not a comprehensive guide to using the … Continue reading Your iPad In A Nutshell: A Quick Reference Card
I was looking around for some new posters I could use to spice up the walls of our computer lab, and came across this one from Common Sense Media. It's a fun, engaging way to get students to think about the process of making a decision like posting a photo of a friend online … Continue reading Digital Citizenship Poster for Middle/High School
Check out this fantastic poster of copyright and fair use guidelines for teachers from the people at Tech&Learning. You can click on the image for a larger version, and make copies for teachers in your school or district.