Teague's Tech Treks

Avoiding tech "OOPS-idents" by Helen Teague

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Apps chart by subject matter

Huge techie kudos to friends at TCEA for their spreadsheet of  apps for the classroom by subject matter

Click on the link above or here to find apps for grades K-12.

tcea app chart

TCEA stands for Texas Computer Educator’s Association. It is a member-based organization devoted to the use of technology in education.

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iPad Apps by Subject Area

The most comprehensive list of iPad Apps by Subject Area I’ve seen.
It is arranged in a lovely grid format (which is my personal fave), organized by subject and grade level.

Thanks insightful innovators at TCEA!

http://www.tcea.org/ipad

TCEA iPad apps

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TCEA Teachers Soar as Squids!

“Squid” is the affectionate name for authors of Squidoo pages and that is just what Linda, Pam, Jennifer, Stephanie, Angie, Melissa, Ruth, Pam, Liu, and Barbara became in our “Squidoo for You” session at TCEA. See their great work and leave them an encouraging comment in the Guestbook: http://www.squidoo.com/tcea

😉

P.S. Kicking yourself for missing out on the TCEA session? See 2-7-08’s post below and/and this link: http://www.squidoo.com/building-squidoo

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Welcome Techies to TCEA! Glad you are here!

Glad you made it to beautiful Austin for either the “Kudos, Techies…” session or the “Squidoo” session. Please feel free to click around, investigate, try some of the tips and tricks listed here, leave comments, and return often!

We at OOPS: Our Overnight Planning System appreciate your willingness to serve in our classrooms!

Happy Teaching!

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10 Tech Tricks You Are Already Doing: Part 2

# 6 You are utilizing a “Plan B” when technology goes down. “Plan B” means: archiving websites, saving online movies to your hard drive or other storage device, and having lesson options available in offline format.

# 7 You are keeping up with computer maintenance through player plug-in updates, virus software updates, weekly virus software scans, avoiding extra toolbars, screensaver, widget downloads, and performing monthly defrags.

# 8  You are using MS Office and/or Star Office modules as a lesson warm-up,  as an application of content exercise, and as a method for students to create digital products.

# 9 You are finding what you need in internet searches, application files, and when teaching students to research by using:  the Edit Menu/Find feature.

#10 You have downloaded these Great Freebies while they are still free: MS PhotoStory,  Microsoft Reader, and Google Earth.

Link to the online game containing these tech tricks: http://www.oops.bizland.com/10tech.swf

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