Tools for teachers

How to guides:
1. Twitter
2. YouTube
3. GoAnimate
4. Kidblog.org
5. iMovie
6. Voicethread 
7. Tweetdeck 
8. Blogger
9. Garageband

Other stuff:   

1. http://www.senteacher.org/
(For making certificates)
Create games or do a search for pre-made games (Click on the word "French", then "Go"), then imbed in your website. Free but need to register. 
YouTube channel with videos describing how to use different technologies in the class.
4. Wallwisher  A collaborative way to post notes. Great idea for someone's birthday: make a virtual birthday card! Click here for an example, and here.
5. FineTuna This is a cool site, like Wallwisher but you can use your own photo as a background. 
6. Primary Wall Primary version of Wallwisher (above)
Click here for a video. And here's another video: Click here
Here's a great blogpost on how to use Facebook in class: http://bit.ly/9SCJ3c
Click here for a blogpost how to use Facebook in French class.
Here's some advice for teachers using Facebook: http://scr.bi/8xBv 
Click here for instructions on setting up Facebook in a class.
Click here for Cybraryman's Facebook page (how to use Facebook in the class). 
Click here and here for Teacher's guides to Facebook.  
Click here for a guide on how to create a class Facebook page. 
Click here for Facebook for Educators. 
Click here for three fun videos for students on Facebook safety. 
Click here for "The Ultimate Guide To Facebook’s New ‘Groups For Schools’". And click here for a blogpost.
Click here for a blogpost on how to use Facebook in class.
Like Facebook, but for schools (full privacy) Click here and here for videos on how to use Edmodo and here for a good article describing how to use it. Click here and here and here and here for good blogposts. Click here for Cybraryman's Edmodo page. Click here for more ideas. Click here for a Prezi.
9. Fakebook 
Click here for tons of examples. Click here for a video tutorial.
10. http://www.myfakewall.com/ Like Fakebook.
11. Diversity calendar with cultural and ethnic holidays.
12. Post Crossing Very cool idea. Have your students send and receive postcards from around the world. Read this blog,
13. Click here for a very extensive lists of digital tools to use in the class (scroll down the page)
14. Skype in the classroom. Click here for an article on using Skype. Click here and here for videos. Click here for an article on Skyping for Peace. Click here for "50 awesome ways to use Skype in the classroom." Click here for a great Wikipage about using Skype in the classroom. Click here for a blog post on using Skype for 2nd language debates. Click here for Cyraryman's Skype page. Click here for "The Complete Educator’s Guide to Using Skype effectively in the classroom." Click here for French lessons with Skype. Click here for a blogpost about Une session de Skype Mystère.
15. Click here for a document showing how to text in French. Found on Mme Conlin's blog
16. Click here for 18 free screen-casting tools (ie. to record what you are doing on your computer screen)  
17. Click here for a site to find epals for your students. 
18. LinoIt This is an awesome alternative to Wallwisher, a way to create bulletin boards with students. Click here for a video. Click here for an example. Click here for a blogpost on using it. Click here for a lino on how to lino. Click here for one I made.
19. http://www.delicious.com/ Use this site to save bookmarks or to search for bookmarks favorited by others. 
20. http://www.need-a-speech.com/greatdays.php Great idea to use in presentations. 
21. http://re.vu/  
http://vizualize.me/
Two very cool way to create on-line resumes. 
22. Click here for a great collection of CEFR resources (Common European Framework).
Thanks to Ian MacLachlan for the documents. 
23. Make a resume on a PP! Click here to see a good one. 
24. Pinterest is my latest obsession. 
Click here for an article called "Four ways to use Pinterest in Education".  
Click here to see my Pinterest boards.  
Click here and here for lots of articles on Pinterest.  
Click here to see a Toonlet on "The stages of Pinterest Obsession". 
Click here and here for more great blogposts on how teachers can use Pinterest.  
Click here for Karen Bolotin's awesome Pinterest boards for educators.  
Click here for Erin Klein's Pinterest boards. 
Click here for some awesome classroom decorating ideas by @SchoolGirlStyle. 
Click here for "16 ways educators can use Pinterest".
Click here to see how you can use Pinterest and Audioboo to record messages with images. 
Click here for @LarryFerlazzo's collection of Pinterest articles and resources. 
Click here to see how a school uses Pinterest. 
Click here for many more educational Pinterest boards. 
Click here for some amazing visuals for speaking prompts. 
Click here for a blogpost called "A straight-forward guide to using Pinterest in Education".
Click here for a blogpost called "25 of the best Pinterest boards in education" 
40. http://www.culturecrossing.net/index.php is a great site to familiarize yourself with customs in different countries. 
41. Click here for an on-line group-maker.
42. Click here for a blogpost about Evernote. 
43. Click here to learn about an easy way to do French accents on a PC, by Louis Sulek.  
44. http://testmoz.com/ is a cool testmaker. 
45. Design beautiful online flyers: http://www.smore.com/ 
46. Click here for a Wiki evaluating various Web 2.0 tools for the class.  
47. Click here for a collection of visuals (cartoons) for Foreign language instruction.
47. Click here to learn about different ways to do a resume. 
48. Click here for "15 SITES FOR FINDING IMAGES AND CLIP ART FOR EDUCATION".
49. http://www.resumonk.com/ Online resume creator. 
50. Click here for websites for foreign exchange/collaboration with other classes. 
51. Click here for a site that creates puzzles for you. 
52. Click here for a good puzzle maker.

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