Sunday, March 18, 2007

Power Searching With Google

Ever feel overwhelmed when using Google to search for a topic? This is a PowerPoint I put together for my students. Try a few of the tricks listed and lessen your frustration when searching!

Thursday, March 15, 2007

Slideshare and Powerpoint

I am constantly on the lookout for Web 2.0 applications that my students can use. Recently my Grade 6's were given an assignment by their homeroom teacher to research a Canadian Prime Minister and put their information into a presentation. It's great to see students use an application like PowerPoint in a different way:

We used Slideshare to upload the PowerPoint and it gave us both the HTML to use in a blog as well as the URL. Cool stuff!

Tuesday, March 13, 2007

Web 2.0 for the Classroom Teacher

WOW! I just found a wonderful list of Web 2.0 tools for classroom teachers. Created by S. Summerford, Web 2.0 for the Classroom Teacher. The links are categorized for use by K-12 teachers.