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Ga-ga over Google? Wondering about wikis? Mad about moviemaking? If you're interested in learning how to make technology transparent in your classroom, but just haven't had the time to figure it out, then register for this hands on, move at your own pace session. Facilitator will be on hand to explain concepts, provide guidance and assist with curricular integration of tools for use with/by students. The agenda will be what YOU make it! Come with questions and have your questions answered. Audience: K-12 teachers only, Mac and Windows users.
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Brave the Web!

The world wide web is a BIG place! Not sure where to start? Visit Brave the Web. Work your way through some challenges and get more familiar with tools and how they can be used in the classroom. Feel free to partner up with someone and attack the web together!

e-Learning and Web 2.0

Learn on your own here.

South Western Wikispaces

What is a wiki?

What is private label?

Click here .

SW Home Page

Click here .
Set up and embellish your wiki with this help page.

SW Recipes ~ Add a recipe!
Fred's List ~ Visit the SW Craig's List

Wikispaces Resources
Wikis in Education
8 Ways to Use a School Wiki

My Big Campus


Google has a large suite of tools. From google docs, to google maps to searching ~ you name it and Google has it! South Western has adopted Google Apps for Education! This gives teachers and students internal access to the suite of Google products at Learn more about Google Apps here.
Google Apps for Education (GAFE) allows K12 institutions to enjoy the Google suite of products with a self contained, district managed solution. This Google account is in addition to any personal Google account you may maintain.

Access & Resources
SW Google Home Page

Google Apps Users Guides
Ways to Use Google Apps in the Classroom
Google Docs ~ Google Docs in Classroom
Google Sites
Google Spreadsheets ~ Get Started Guide
Google Presentations ~ Get Started Guide............................................
Google Forms ~ Video Tutorial and How to

  • Teachers have a Google Apps account with firstname_lastname and self-generated password.
  • Students have Google Apps account with usernames and passwords that match their network password.

When students forget their password, contact the help desk to have it reset.

More Google

Discovery Streaming

Discovery streaming is an online educational video on demand service to which South Western subscribes. All teachers have individual accounts for searching, viewing, storing, and/or downloading video files. These videos can be shown on a computer with or without a projector or used within a project.
Your students will have usernames and passwords! Student access is here:
  • Build customized, online, interactive projects that integrate DE streaming media and activities. Students access assignments through the Student Center.
  • Choose from over 2,000 pre-made quizzes in the Quiz Library, select individual questions from the Quiz Builder databank or write your own questions. Students access quizzes through the Student Center.
  • Search an expanded library that contains hundreds of lessons designed for use with DE streaming videos.


eToolbox Blogging Resources
eLearning Blogging & Microblogging................................

Blogging 101 for all about you.htm

South Western SD uses Wordpress!
The site is at
Learn more here!

Social Bookmarking with Diigo

Diigo - Digest of Internet Information, Groups and Other stuff
eToolbox Social Bookmarking Resources............................
eLearning Social Bookmarking Resources

Diigo V5: Collect and Highlight, Then Remember! from diigobuzz on Vimeo.


eToolbox Moodle Resources
Eduwiki Moodle Resources ...............................................

Digital Stories

Visit this site to explore digital storytelling resources or this one to learn about moviemaking for assesment.


Focus on Learning wikispace for LFS resources.
Some resources to show how LFS and technology go hand in hand.
LFS & Technology: Partners for Learning
Web 2.0 Guru LFS Integrations


Visit this site to explore podcasting resources.................

Podcasting 101 for all about you.htm

Collaboration Tools

Tools and rationale for collaboration here.

Elementary Sites

Diigo Group for SW Elementary
Creative Projects for PreK-6th Grade
First Grade Wikispace (for ideas)
Sheppard Software

Intermediate Level Sites

Diigo Group for EHMIS

High School Sites

Diigo Group for SWHS