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DESCRIPTIONA guide to technology resources for substitute teachers in the School District of Philadelphia.
- 1. Substitute Teachers:Top TenTechnology Resources
- 2. School District of Phila.
- 3. Instructional Management System (SchoolNet)
User name and password required
Log in from SDP homepage (www.philasd.org)
Teachers can access student information: address, phone, academic record, attendance, behavior, standardized test scores, benchmark scores, etc.
Online curriculum, online Teacher Guides for textbooks
Take a brief tour
- 4. IMS(without user name and password)
Click Welcome Teachers and Staff
Click Classroom Technology Connections
Resources for all grade levels and curriculum areas
- 5. Discovery Education
Available through the IMS (SchoolNet)
Videos on Demand
Search by subject area or by grade level
Full length or video clips
Download or streaming video
- 6. SDP Podcasts
A podcast is an audio file that can be accessed online, and downloaded to an iPod or mp3 player. They may also include graphics and video.
Mostly produced by students with faculty sponsors.
Listen from site or through iTunes.
Search available from individual school pages.
Demonstrate playing selected podcasts.
- 7. LearnOutLoud
Registration required (free)
Example Animal Planet video podcasts
Download (preferred) or streaming video
U.S. Presidents Podcast (audio)
Audio Books and other resources available
Some videos are from YouTube, blocked by the district
- 8. Teacher Tube
Search for videos
Mark as favorites (e.g., The Underground Railroad)
- 9. Educational Technology Website
From SDP homepage, click sitemap to locate Educational Technology
Current activities (e.g., Summer Fun)
Internet Safety Lessons
Many other technology resources
- 10. Internet4classrooms
Grade Level Help (K 8) Skillbuilders
Links for K 12 teachers, students, and parents
Online Practice Modules
Daily Dose of the Web (Brain Teasers, Question of the Day)
Links for K-12 teachers: Lesson Plans, Early Childhood, Elementary, High School, Exceptional Children
- 11. Teachnology
Lesson Plans by Subject
Printables flash cards, bulletin boards, calendars, mazes, labels, word searches, bookmarks, etc.
Many free resources, subscriptions also available, providing additional access
- 12. Thinkfinity
Lesson plans, homework help, book lists, and more!
Partners with NCTM, NCTE, International Reading Association, Smithsonian Museum, etc.
- 13. Why Use Technology?
- 14. Educational Technology Group
Fran Newberg, Executive Director
Paula Don, Director
Robert Karl (rkarl)
And the rest of the department are available to provide technology support
- 15. Slideshare
Share PowerPoint presentations
This presentation can be found on Slideshare
Search for substitute teachers
- 16. Additional Resources
Provides reviews and links to resources such as:
http://www.starfall.com/ - comprehension and phonics
http://www.nasa.gov - space games for kids
http://www.funbrain.com/brain/MathBrain/MathBrain.html- Math arcade game
http://www.howstuffworks.com- explains how things work
- 17. Additional Resources
Many resources for 21st Century skills
How to get started with Web 2.0 applications
- 18. AdditionalResources
SEN Teacher Resources for Special Needs Teachers (although available to anyone)
Math, English, General
Certificate Maker, Handwriting practice sheets, Clock activities
Many links and downloads, including info on disabilities
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