Wednesday, April 09, 2008

Daily Links 04/09/2008

TeachersFirst: The web resource by teachers, for teachers

tags: LessonPlans, Web2.0, techintegrator, curriculum

TeachersFirst is a rich collection of lessons, units, and web resources designed to save teachers time by delivering just what they need in a practical, user-friendly, and ad-free format. We offer our own professional and classroom-ready content along with thousands of reviewed web resources, including practical ideas for classroom use and safe classroom use of Web 2.0. Busy teachers, parents, and students can find resources using our subject/grade level search, keyword search, or extensive menus.

How to Protect Kids' Privacy Online

tags: InternetSafety

The Newspaper Clipping Generator - Create your own fun newspaper.

tags: News, Web2.0, Writing

Adobe Photoshop Express

tags: no_tag

Free web-based version of Photoshop

Pencil - a traditional 2D animation software

tags: Animation, 2D, OpenSource

Pencil is an animation/drawing software for Mac OS X, Windows, and Linux. It lets you create traditional hand-drawn animation (cartoon) using both bitmap and vector graphics. Pencil is free and open source.

The 23 Things « Vermont’s 23 Things

tags: Blogs, Web2.0

BBC - Science & Nature - Human Body and Mind - Interactive Body

tags: Science


tags: Booklists, Writing

Free online texts

top ten things parents can do to help their children succeed in school (and in life)

tags: Blogs, Parents Brain Dancing for Students

tags: Brain, Mindmap

This metalearning handbook is based on ideas presented in Patrick Magee's book, Brain Dancing.

Youth Twitter

tags: Twitter

A Safe, School-based twitter-like blogging network for students