Twelve WebSites to inspire life long learning

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Contributed by Dan Thompson
Twelve WebSites to inspire life long learning

1.
Free Technology for Teachers
This web page was created by Richard Byrne, a former high school social
studies teacher and it’s a great resource for any educator.
http://www.freetech4teachers.com/
2.
Free Computer Tutorials
This website in the United Kingdom has several specific tutorials for the
intermediate to advanced computer user.
http://www.homeandlearn.co.uk/
3. TipLine – Gates’ Computer Tips
Another great blog of technology tips for teachers by James Gates: “Each
day during the school year I try to send out a computer tip or two. Please
leave a comment to let me know you were here and what you thought of
the tip.”
http://tipline.blogspot.com/
4.
The FISCHBOWL
This staff development blog was created for teachers at Arapahoe High School
in Colorado. If nothing else, check out his
“Did You Know?/Shift Happens” presentation
for some prospective on how our world is changing.
http://thefischbowl.blogspot.com/
5.
Larkin.net.au
Blog created by an Australian high school teacher that offers
technology tips
as well as resources from various
workshops for teachers
. There’s also an extensive section about
Australian POW’s in World War II
.
http://www.larkin.net.au/
6.
TeacherTechBlog.com
The stated goal of this website is to provide one or two quality tips on
how to better use technology in the classroom
. The blog is updated once or twice a week and full of useful and relevant
information. Created by a high school
teacher in Kentucky.
http://teachertechblog.com/
7.
TheTeacherList.ca
Blog for teachers who are interested in educational technology. Managed by
Pete MacKay of
Jasper Place High School
in Alberta Canada. Similar to 180techtips.com, this resource sends out
daily messages during the school year.
http://www.theteacherlist.ca/
8.
How Stuff Works
This site has been referenced in other technology tips and its a great
resource for learning about anything.
http://www.howstuffworks.com/
9.
Free Microsoft Office Training Online
This is the official training website from the Microsoft corporation for
their software. It’s probably the best resource for all their newest
products too.
https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Office-Training-Center-b8f02f81-ec85-4493-a39b-4c48e6bc4bfb?legRedir=true&CorrelationId=d0500baf-1961-45d8-8ba6-29ff9cda5836&ui=en-US&rs=en-US&ad=US
10.
Free Quotes Slides
Need a quote for your next slide show? Why not try adding a quote from this
list of free ones!
http://www.quoteslides.com/
11.
Scholastic’s Top 20 Teacher Blogs
You can find all kids of inspirationsin this continually updated list of
teacher blogs from a familiar name teacher’s trust: Scholastic Magazine
http://www.scholastic.com/teachers/article/top-14-teacher-blogs
12.
The Edublog Awards
Nominated and selected by teachers, this world-wide list of award winning
blogs is also updated annually.

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