Saturday, February 28, 2009

Make a free 30 sec. slide show

This site is so cool. Just go to to create a free account. You upload a few photos and then add music to the background. I can see using this to upload photos to your blog so parents can see a field trip or class party. When your movie is complete, use the embed code to add to blog.

Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Create a Newspaper Article

Here is the website I used:

Observing and Modeling

Today we had a PD meeting and talked about modeling and the value of teachers observing their colleagues. In the article, it stated, "Despite the evidence, however, many schools ignore the power of direct modeling by classroom teachers as the key to high-impact professional learning." How can we start learning from each other at our school? Are you planning on sharing this information with your team?

Thursday, February 19, 2009

Pandora Radio

I love using this site for music. My personal favorite is the Norah Jones radio station. You can listen to your favorite songs without commercials and the added bonus of variety.


This is a really cool site:
You can go here and make word art with the words. From the website:
Wordle is a toy for generating “word clouds” from text that you provide. The clouds give greater prominence to words that appear more frequently in the source text. You can tweak your clouds with different fonts, layouts, and color schemes. The images you create with Wordle are yours to use however you like. You can print them out, or save them to the Wordle gallery to share with your friends.