Teachers page

I spend way too much time finding online resources not to share them. So here is where you'll find links and resources and articles about teaching and education and that you can use in your classroom. 

My favorite Education/Tech Sites


My Diigo Bookmarks




READING LINKS
  1. Find authors similar to the ones you already like.
  2. readitlovedit.com: Free & independent website, helping boys & girls aged 10-16+ consistently find great books to read & love. 
  3. 50 Banned books
  4. 25 books to read before you are 25
  5. Dr. Seuss' Oh The Places You'll Go
  6. EVEN MORE Books for Boys http://bit.ly/blz6wf
  7. Can you read this?


WORD LINKS
  1. My word of the day page
  2. Cool Visual Thesaurus 1
  3. Cool Visual Thesaurus 2
  4. Grammar Girl Podcasts of grammar lessons.
  5. 10 words for bodily functions that sound worst then they actually are.


 You'll find my newest discoveries below. Click the title of the post to read the full post. Read them all here!
  • Embedded Web Browsing in Notebook software I just discovered that you can embed a web browser in a notebook page. This makes it much easier to use web content - you don't have to bounce from ...
    Posted Oct 10, 2012, 5:02 AM by Unknown user
  • Chat with author Seth Grahame-Smith! Through Goodreads I was sent invite below to participate/view a video chat with the author of Pride & Prejudice & Zombies and Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, amongst others. This is a ...
    Posted May 23, 2012, 5:32 AM by Unknown user
  • Managing Gdocs It is no secret that I'm a big fan of Google Docs. Managing student work can be a nightmare though. Collections help but you still end up with multiple ...
    Posted Apr 6, 2012, 4:11 AM by Unknown user
  • The Dvorak Simplified Keyboard Whoa, I came across a reference to this when reading an article about using one or two spaces after a period (the answer is one - read more here). The keyboard ...
    Posted Mar 9, 2012, 8:45 AM by Unknown user
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    WRITING LINKS
    1. Rules for writing - A list of rules in which the rule being described is broken.
    2. A Writer’s Guide To Destroying The World
    3. 56 'best' analogies - could they be less descriptive?
    4. Fun examples of Similes and Metaphors


FOR FUN: 
  1. How much caffeine will kill you? Put in your weight and pick your favorite caffeinated beverage and find out.
  2. Tone Matrix - a very cool visual music maker.
  3. A Daft Punk video that someone made that is very cool. Get through the into until the lyrics start (@50seconds).
  4. Einstein or Marilyn Monroe? - both! check it out


THE "OTHER" CATEGORY
  1. Visual News site 
  2. SAT Question of the Day
  3. Wikipedia alternatives
  4. The Browser - a news site