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Helpful On-line Resources
Competencies and Computing Tutorials links:
Online tutorials and troubleshooting guides:
Internet Cataloging-in-Publication Data and Citation Formats:
Schrock, Kathleen B.
Kathy Schrock's Guide for Educators / Kathleen B. Schrock
MD: Discovery Channel 1995
Schrock, K. (1995, June 1) Kathy Schrock's Guide for Educators. Retrieved Month Day, Year,
MLA Reference :
Schrock, Kathleen. Kathy Schrock's Guide for Educators. 1 June 1995.
Day Month Year Accessed <http://discoveryschool.com/schrockguide/>.
MarcoPolo - Internet Control for the Classroom:
• MarcoPolo provides high quality educational resources to teachers and students.
• Developed by world-renowned organizations who are experts in their fields.
• Standards-based resources
– lessons plans
– student materials
– reviewed Web resources
Kathy Schrock’s Online Tools for Classroom Use:
• A hotlist of online tools for
• Teacher training materials
– PDF reproducible
– Online slide show
Kathy Schrock Teacher Helpers Slide Shows
(Includes “Icing on the Cake – Online Tools”) http://school.discovery.com/schrockguide/shows.html
for teachers integrating technology into the curriculum
- R-TEC Teacher
- Casa Notes
- Project Based Learning
- Web Worksheet Wizard
- Quiz Star
- Think Tank
Online Learning Resources -Training/Support and Discounts
SBC Knowledge Network Explorer
Search Engines and Tutorials:
Hot Links to Cool Sites you MUST visit before developing your own classroom's AUP for using Internet and multimedia materials.
Crash Course on Intellectual Property http://www.utsystem.edu/OGC/IntellectualProperty/cprtindx.htm
This University of Texas very comprehensive site has plenty of very current copyright and fair use information. Although it primarily addresses the needs of university faculty, much of the information is applicable to K-12 teachers.
Fair Use Harbor
This web page explores "fair use" in the not-for-profit educational setting and presents it in an informative and entertaining way. The author says, "It's meant to be fun" and it is. Thank you to Ed Biggs for pointing us to this resource.
Two-Page Copyright Chart in color! From October 2002 Technology & Learning Magazine (HDavidson,October,2002)
For more information on copyright and for resources for video editing visit: http://www.halldavidson.net
U.S. Copyright Office http://www.copyright.gov
This is the "from the horse's mouth" site
From here you can "skip and click" to:
1. Request a printed copy of the Copyright Law or download PDF files of the entire law or individual chapters
2. Download a PDF of Circular 21 entitled Reproduction of Copyrighted Works by Educators and Librarians; (EXCELLENT resource)
3. Go directly to Fair Use http://www.copyright.gov/fls/fairuse.html
Ready built rubrics
Matt Durant’s webquest on Authentic Assessment
A wealth of resources on authentic assessment, the resource section contains any examples of rubrics
Rubrics from webquest projects
Web Site Evaluation:
Online HTML Tutors:
W3Schools have lots of examples available for you to edit. Those of you who want to learn how to write some basic HTML code, definitely check out this site. They also have more advanced types of web page coding as well. http://www.w3schools.com/html/
Lissa Explains is a kid's web tutorial, but the straightforward language. It has engaging graphics, good web ethics, and fun projects. http://www.lissaexplains.com/
Web Monkey is also a good tutorial in simple language with some fun projects and useful tools. http://hotwired.lycos.com/webmonkey/kids/lessons/index.html
Web Design Resources:
Good Clip Art: http://dgl.microsoft.com/default.asp
Great Web Tutorials:
http://www.w3schools.com/html/ or http://www.lissaexplains.com/
FREE CLIP ART Gimme royalty/copyright-free graphics!
1. Microsoft Office's Extensive Online ClipArt Collection. Clip art, photos, animations- you can search by theme, file type, and design style.
2. Discovery Channel's Teacher Oriented Graphics
3. Kid's Domain Graphics
HTML Cheat Sheet
Here are the codes for all the web safe colors found on most computers
Mission Algebra Website:
Algebra for Grades 6,7,8
Technology promoting student Success, Standards-based classroom examples
Selected Math Website:
The goal is to provide teachers and students access to virtual manipulatives that directly support our district's math and technology curricula.
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