Highlights from the ISTE - International Society for Technology in Education Conference

Drive It Home With Chrome
Chrome Tips & Tricks * Chrome Extensions * Chrome Apps

Flipped PD - Teacher centered instruction
Favorite Tools to use for Flipped PD

101 Free Tech Tools for Teachers - sponsored by simple K12
Site includes FREE summer events and downloadable resources at the bottom of the page.

Common Sense Education

The focus is on Digital Citizenship with student interactivity. They have a K-12 curriculum. You can get access to this curriculum through the internet and iBooks to include a complimentary workbook.

Digital Passport grades 3-5 Each student will need a username and password. The site is Free to access but students can purchase upgrades. The App cost money.

Digital Compass grades 6-8 All platforms are free.

Digital Bytes grades 9-12 Project based learning.

Flipping your classroom with Google Apps for Education
Great Tips:
Ask parents to donate their old phones without the sims card when they upgrade to a new phone. They make good checkout devices for students who don't have one.
Color code your assignment types for students using google docs. Yellow for homework, Red for Test, Blue for projects, etc.
Add a speech recognition
Time Loop * Screencastify * Snagit * Videonot.es

Movenotes will allow you to record a PowerPoint with talking head. Save as PDF.

Something Old Something new The best of what you thought you knew

Symbaloo with link presented. @AdamBellow   @Tech42

Using and Creating QR Codes for Your Listening Center

Tired of broken headphones, unwound tapes and scratched CDs? Learn to create QR codes for your students to use in a listening center. Students will be able to scan QR codes with an iPad to follow along to hear your voice reading the books aloud!
Record your book using this website Vocaroo Onlinevoice recorder
QR code Generator
Handouts - The Napping House & If you give a mouse a cookie