Here's our slightly belated top posts for August 2015:
Using a Chromebook Offline
Freetech4teachers - many excellent instructions and info on a multitude of free tools
Edutopia - wide variety of edtech and teaching strategies, tips, how to's
Catlin Tucker – Blended Learning - all about blending tech into a classroom
Alice Keeler – Teacher Tech - many more easy to understand edtech tips and how to's
StoryboardThat – Storyboard and comic creatorAs you can see, there are quite a few things to consider. Do not be discouraged! And remember, it’s never too late. Even if you don’t have time or expertise to work on all the items above, choose the top four or five you CAN manage. They will certainly move you down the path you want to go for your students. Partner up with another competent, engaged teacher like yourself. Divide and conquer! Talk to you administrator, bring this list, and get him or her to provide some additional resources. We are confident, if you take the time to dig in some, you can do it. And your students WILL benefit. And, we know you will have more fun as you see how excited your students are to be in your high-tech classroom with engaging lessons they will enjoy!
Quizlet – Flashcard and study games that engage learners
Padlet – Collaborative whiteboard for brainstorming and planning
Kahoot! – Fast and fun game-based formative assessment. Very easy!