This week I am going to dedicate my posts to sharing resources I learned about at TCEA in Austin last week. I think packing too much info into a blog post is overwhelming, so if you are craving more, feel free to check out my notes (which are not finished yet!) here.
At her “Fabulous and Free” session at TCEA, Shannon (@SweetBlessShan) offered a lot of neat resources. You can visit her website to get all of the links here. If you have any time after reading my post, I highly recommend you follow her on Twitter and subscribe to her great blog, “Technology Rocks. Seriously.” (She currently has some free Valentine printables!)
Since I try to just feature one resource, or a small group of related resources, each day, I had a hard time choosing from the notes I took on Shannon’s session. But TeacherLED is one site she mentioned that is “good to go” in the sense that you don’t have to register or put any work into using it ahead of time. It has neat Interactive White Board Activities for all sorts of subjects. Also, it looks like most, if not all of the activities, will work on mobile devices.
Being a GT teacher, I was immediately drawn to the puzzles. This site isn’t all about games, though. There are math interactives, geography activities, and ELA games. You can see the full list here.
Some of the resources on TeacherLED aren’t necessarily curriculum-based, but they are definitely fun. I think I actually heard “ooh’s” and “ah’s” when Shannon showed us the “Quiz Buzzer” which will allow you to know right away who answered a question first!