This space is designed by Mrs. Knight to provide students, teachers, and administrators with the web 2.0 tools they need to survive in the 21st century.


"We teach our children very well how to take tests but not how to survive in the 21st century" author unknown

TechnoKids - Great resources to include technology into your lesson plans.

Sources for copyright-free music, video and sound

Here are some free resources for media to add to your podcast. Always remember, even if included here, it is the podcast creators' responsibility to ensure that all resources in your submitted podcasts are free of copyright.


STUDENTS: Free webpages you can design in your free time.

Angelfire
Yahoogeocities
Google Sites

Outline of 21st Century Education Competencies compliments of Microsoft.
Microsoft Education Competencies - 21st Century
Cool teacher resources
Teacher Tools
What your students will need to know in the 21st Century?
NEW - TURN YOUR PICTURE INTO A AVATAR! Funky Ways

Flocabulary - Vocabulary with some THUMP Flocabulary

Free songs from each of our titles in Vocabulary, Literature, Social Studies, Math and Science.

Google Teacher Resources

http://www.google.com/educators/tools.html
http://www.google.com/educators/activities.html
http://www.google.com/educators/community.html
http://www.google.com/educators/posters.html
http://www.google.com/educators/gta.html


Alerts...

provide the user with notifications on new websites, postings, articles, etc. related to topics entered by the user.·
Google - http://www.google.com/alerts· GoogleAlert - http://www.googlealert.com/ (Not run by Google)· Search Alert - http://www.searchalert.net/· Yahoo! Alerts - http://alerts.yahoo.com/

Blogs

Blog.com - http://blog.com/
Blogger - https://www.blogger.com/start
Facebook – http://www.facebook.com
Live Journal - http://www.livejournal.com/
MySpace – http://www.myspace.com
Open Diary - http://www.opendiary.com/
TypePad - http://www.typepad.com/
Typo - http://www.typosphere.org/
Windows Live Spaces - http://spaces.live.com/
Xanga - http://www.xanga.com/
Vox - http://www.vox.com/

Calendars

Google – http://www.google.com/calendar/render?tab=wc&pli=1
Yahoo - http://calendar.yahoo.com/


Communications Tools

Instant Messaging (web-based, no client):

Meebo - http://meebo.com
Chat widget (no I.M. account needed by other users) http://www.meebome.com/
Miranda IM - http://www.miranda-im.org/
IMified - http://www.imified.com/ (their blog)
Twitter – http://twitter.com//)// //(Just added -// //Twittervision//

Instant Messaging (Download)


working on this section....please check back.

Internet Calling




Voice email and Voice discussions:





Document Deliver/Display




Groups





Miscellaneous Tools






Fun with flickr:


Other photo sharing alternatives:




Podcasting


· Odeo: http://odeo.com
· Clickcaster: http://www.clickcaster.com ($4.99/month for basic)
· Talkr - turn any blog post into a podcast http://www.talkr.com/

Open Source Editing Tool

· Audacity: http://audacity.sourceforge.net
Creative Commons Legal Guide for Podcasting: //http://wiki.creativecommons.org/Podcasting_Legal_Guide////////


Portal Pages



RSS Feed Readers - Blog Aggregators


First Type: When you always use the same computer. Use Firefox Browser with the Sage ExtensionSage Extension(http://sage.mozdev.org


· Home Page: http://sage.mozdev.org/

Second Type: When you want to access your feeds from any connected computer (web-based readers)


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Search Engines -General



Scholarly





Visual Search Engines

Grokker - http://www.grokker.com/
Quintura - http://www.quintura.com/·
Quintura for Kids - http://kids.quintura.com/


Social Bookmarking

Backflip - [[|[[|[[|[[|[[|[[|[[|[[|[[|[[|[[|[[|[[|[[|[[|[[|[[|[[|[[|[[|[[|[[|[[|[[|http://www.backflip.com/dir_start.ihtml·]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]
Blinklist - //http://www.blinklist.com///·
Blogmarks - //http://blogmarks.net///·
Connotea - //http://www.connotea.org///
Adding to your del.icio.us account: http://del.icio.us/help/buttons


To Do Lists

· Remember the Milk - http://www.rememberthemilk.com/
· TaDaList - http://www.tadalist.com/
· Voo2do - http://frassle.net/


Video Sharing & Capture

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Virtual Worlds



Web Conferencing





Web Office Tools

Databases

· Lazybase database: [[|[[|[[|[[|[[|[[|[[|[[|[[|[[|[[|[[|[[|[[|[[|[[|[[|[[|[[|http://lazybase.com/·]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]
Zoho Applications – //http://zoho.com//

Notebooks

· eDaily Diary - http://www.edailydiary.com/
· Google Notebook: http://www.google.com/noteboook/
· Zoho Note Book – Online Notebook: http://zoho.com

Presentations

· AjaxPresents – http://www.ajaxwrite.com (Firefox browser only)
· Empressr web presentations: http://www.empressr.com/
- (Embed video, charts, graphs, etc.)· SlideFlickr – http://slideflickr.com
· SlideShare for PPT slides: [[|[[|[[|[[|[[|[[|[[|[[|[[|[[|[[|[[|[[|[[|[[|[[|[[|[[|[[|http://slideshare.net/·]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]
ThinkFree - [[|[[|[[|[[|[[|[[|[[|[[|[[|[[|[[|[[|[[|[[|[[|[[|[[|[[|[[|http://www.thinkfree.com/·]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]
Thumbstacks Presentations: [[|[[|[[|[[|[[|[[|[[|[[|[[|[[|[[|[[|[[|[[|[[|[[|[[|[[|[[|http://www.thumbstacks.com/·]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]
Zoho Show – Online presentation tool – http://zoho.com

Spread Sheets

AjaxXLS – http://www.ajaxwrite.com (Firefox browser only)
EditGrid spreadsheets: http://www.editgrid.com/home(free, with collaboration $5.00 per month)
Google spreadsheet: http://spreadsheets.google.com/
ThinkFree - http://www.thinkfree.com/
Zoho Sheet – Online spreadsheet service – http://zoho.com

Word Processing

AjaxWrite – http://www.ajaxwrite.com (Firefox browser only)
Google word processing: [[|[[|[[|[[|[[|[[|[[|[[|[[|[[|[[|[[|[[|[[|[[|http://docs.google.com/·]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]
ThinkFree - [[|[[|[[|[[|[[|[[|[[|[[|[[|[[|[[|[[|[[|[[|[[|http://www.thinkfree.com/·]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]
Zoho Creator – Online web applications creator: http://zoho.com

Web Page Building



Web Polls



Wikis

EditMe - http://www.editme.com/95 per month) (Starts at $4.
Second Life Education wiki - http://www.simteach.com/wiki/index.php?title=Second_Life_Education_Wiki
Flexwiki - http://www.flexwiki.com/
Jotspot - http://www.jot.com/ (recently acquired by Google)
MediaWiki - http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/MediaWiki (Used to build wikipedia)
PB Wiki (aka Peanut Butter Wiki) - http://pbwiki.com/
Project Forum - http://www.projectforum.com/pf/wiki.html
Schtuff - http://www.schtuff.com/
SeedWiki - http://www.seedwiki.com/
Stikipad – http://www.stikipad.com/
Wetpaint - http://www.wetpaint.com/
Wikia - http://www.wikia.com/wiki/Wikia
Wikispaces - http://www.wikispaces.com/
Zwiki - http://zwiki.org/FrontPage

Good Sources of Info