Free educational account (allows unlimited number of slideshows that are not restricted in length; can sign up students to do the same)
Make a video without a video camera. Choose the photos, videos and text, add music and wait a few minutes while your video is finalized. This is a great "we're so past powerpoint" way to have students present their work.
I Don't Have Time
Check out this great source of free resources and lesson plans using technology!
Richard Byrne is amazing!
The George Lucas Foundation source for "What Works in Education"
Heather Braum, Librarian
Northeast Kansas Library System (NEKLS)
Social Media in Education
Use Twitter to connect with educations in your subject area.
What is a hashtag? http://support.twitter.com/entries/49309-what-are-hashtags-symbols
www.search.twitter.com Search any hashtag for tweet groups
What is edchat? http://animoto.com/play/SFg0Mhyukyckyi1mAuM8QQ
www.cybraryman.com The internet catalog for students, teachers, administrators and parents. Over 20,000 relevant links personally selected by an educator/author with over 30 years of experience.
Google Reader is a tool for gathering, reading, and sharing all of the interesting blogs and websites you read on the web.
Connecting From a Distance
Connect & Collaborate: video Chat in the Classroom
Check out the presentation for all the details: what sources, what equipment...
Connect online with educatiors, classrooms, experts...using a camera!
Skype in the Classroom http://education.skype.com/