Some ideas and gems from NECC
Sessions:

"Never Lecture Again" - Landmark teaching methods using Vodcasting. Students watch vodcasts containing direct instruction at home, while class time is spent in hands-on activities and directed problem solving. http://snipurl.com/2s71f
[center_uoregon_edu]

"Online tools for Reading Comprehension Instruction" Wonderful website to help students learn more about 8 key comprehension strategies: visualizing, summarizing, synthesizing, inferring, evaluating, questioning, prior knowledge & making connections. click here to visit the site. more tools and ideas: http://www.ecb.org/

"21st Century poetry slam" - learning about and writing poetry online: http://snipurl.com/2s72p
[center_uoregon_edu]
click here to visit the COLLABORATORY

"Wonderful world of Wikis" - Lots of ideas for education/classroom use of wikis
http://educationalwikis.wikispaces.com/

From Comics to Trading Cards: Teaching New Literacies Using ReadWriteThink.org


Apple - "Thriving in a Digital learning Environment"
using the MAC OS server to provide templates for students to use to create projects using Keynote then blogging about each classmates ideas. ali.apple.com: Apple Learning Interchange

"Making Kidspiration and Inspiration work for YOU"
Republic R-3 School District, Republic MO lot of examples of how these teachers, 3rd-6th grade bring the content alive
e-mail: kwelch@mail.republic.k12.mo.us

CREST project: Teaching Cognitive Reading Strategies through WebQuests:
resources

Food for thought: "Policies 2.0: Rules for the Social Web"

http://www.doug-johnson.com/dougwri/rules.html


Resources:
Netrekker D.I. - adding a new feature called Hot Math; Hot math is a middle school through high school resorces that links to most of the current textbooks so that students can practice problems that link to a page form the text book - all the odd numbered problems are posted.

PROFESSOR GARFIELD: www.SparkTop.org
Interactive K-8 resources

Excel in Math: IXL.com
reasonably priced (199.00 per year for 30 students) gives in school and home access to interactive activities to remediate or enhance math skills. standards based & comprehensive reports