Tutorials, Tips, Tricks, Hints....

A-F

Avatars
virtual people
Backups
WHSD - backing up your work to the server
Blogs
Web logs - journals online
Coding

Copyright
Info about copyright and fair use with digital content
Copyright Friendly Images and Music
Images, music, and clip art that can be used in projects
Cybersafety
Staying safe online
Digital Storytelling
Writing and storytelling done with the help of digital resources
Diigo
Online social bookmarking, bookmarks no longer tied to one computer
Dropbox
Web services that allows you to store and sync files among devices
Engagement
Strategies to promote active engagement in the classroom
Eno
Polyvision ENO interactive boards, how to's and troubleshooting
Evernote
Online and client based notebook, takes text, image, audio notes.
Excel
Microsoft Excel spreadsheets
Flipped Classroom
Educational model where classroom is "flipped" (content/homework)

G-I

Game Templates
Templates for creating games such as Jeopardy, Millionaire, Smarter than a 5th Grader
Gmail - our email
Google Mail - WHSD email, managing email, creating groups....
GarageBand (mac)
Mac application for recording audio and more, podcasting instruction included
Geocaching
"Treasure hunting" using GPS receivers
Glogster
Online, dynamic, interactive poster creator (individual accounts are free)
Grant Opportunities
Links to websites offering grant opportunities
Google Chrome
Internet (web) browser - works well with all things Google, but not our website or eSchoolbook
Google Drive
Connected to Gmail - Google collaborative documents, spreadsheets, presentations, forms, drawing...
Google Calendar
Connected to Gmail - Google online calendars
Google Classroom
Connected to Gmail - an online classroom environment
Google Docs
Connected to Gmail - Google online collaborative documents
Google Draw
Connected to Gmail - Google Drive - drawing program
Google Earth
3D application - model of the Earth
Google Forms
Connected to Gmail - online forms, responses populate a spreadsheet for you
Google Presos
Connected to Gmail - online presentations, like PowerPoint and Keynote
Google Sites
Connected to Gmail - website creators (we now have teacher pages available on our website instead)
Horizons Reports
Predictions of the up and coming in educational technology
iCloud
Apple's cloud based services
iLife
On our macs - iPhoto, iMovie, iTunes, GarageBand
iMovie
On our macs - movie creator (how to and implementation ideas)
iPads
Using iPads in the educational setting
iPevo Document Cameras
Cameras that hook to the computer and can project what they "see"

I-R

iWork
On our macs - Apple's productivity suite, Pages (like Word), Numbers (like Excel), Keynote (like PowerPoint)
Inspiration
Graphic organizer application, many built in, ready to use templates (Grade 3 and up)
Interactive Whiteboard
Generic teaching strategies and resources for various boards
Internet Browser Info
How to clear cache and bookmark on various popular web browsers
Kidspiration
Graphic organizer program, many built in templates and activities (Grades K-4)
Lesson Resources
General online resources useful when building lessons and activities
Microsoft Office
Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
Mimio
Interactive bars that make a wall interactive - How to's, usage tips, troubleshooting tips
Moodle
Online classroom environment
Podcasting
Creating audio recordings
Polls/Surveys
Sites and resources for taking polls and surveys
PowerLibrary
Library resources
Powerpoint
Slideshow application
Presentation Tips and Tools
Slide show applications and tips for creating powerful presentations
Professional Development
Sites with PD opportunities
Promethean Board
Interactive boards - using ActivInspire or ActivStudio software
QR Codes
Quick Response Codes
Quiz and Review Options
Various sites for review and quiz creation.

S-Z

SAS
PA Dept of Ed's Standards Aligned Systems Portal
Skype
Video chat software
Technology Integration
Models and methods
Twitter
Social networking site
Videos
Videos supporting the integration of technology in education
Virtual Field Trips
Places to visit without leaving your classroom
Web 2.0 Tools
Partial listing of web tools
Webcams (Live)
Various live webcams (i.e. eagle cam)
WebDAV Navigator
Access files on your network drive from iPad
Wikis
Wikispaces how tos (website creation tools)
Wordle and Word Clouds
Tools for representing words visually
YouTube
Tools for accessing and using YouTube videos in school