Resources

 

CTE Resources

Tennessee State Department of Education     http://www.tennessee.gov/education/cte/

Bradley Career Technical Site   http://bradleyschoolscte.org/

 

Resources for Career Planning

 
  Pathways - A roadmap to Tennessee Career and Technical courses  
 

collegefortn.org 

 

 TCIDS.org

 

Resources for Students

 

 
 

Career and Technology Service Organizations (CTSO) National Websites

 
  DECA - Delta Epsilon Chi  - Marketing HOSA - Health Occupation Students of America - Health Science  
  FBLA - Future Business Leaders of America - Business Skills USA - Trade and Industry  
  FCCLA - Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America - Family Consumer Science TSA - Technology Students Association - Technology  
  FFA - Future Farmers of America - Agriculture    
       
  Career and Job Websites  
  Career Builder Career Explorer  
  Career OneStep CareerMag  
  College Central Job Bank  
  Job Profiles Job Star Central  
  Job and Careers MonsterTrak  
  Nation Job Occupational Outlook Handbook 2008-2009  
  Quintessential Careers Salary.com  
  US JobNet.com Vocational Biographies Online  
  Yahoo! Hot Jobs  

 

 

Resources for Educators

 

 

•·        http://adoptaclassroom.com/ - site to check out for info on grants

•·        http://animoto.com/ Automatically make your own free slide show in seconds. Upload photos, pick music, add captions in the show, and more!

•·        http://audacity.sourceforge.net/ - Audio editor for recording, slicing, and mixing audio. Site includes help, downloads, and developer information.

•·        http://aviary.com/ - photo editing, logos, web templates, filters, color palettes, screen capture and more

•·        http://bighugelabs.com/ - Do fun stuff with your digital photos. Create motivational posters, movie posters, magazine covers, badges, mosaics, collages, calendars, frames,

•·        http://bubbl.us/  a simple and free web application that lets you brainstorm online

•·        http://classtools.net/ - create free educational games, activities and diagrams in a Flash! Host them on your own blog, website or intranet! No signup, no passwords, no charge

•·        http://compfight.com/ - Photo search engine

•·        http://cooliris.com/ - is the fastest way to browse photos and videos on the Web, whether it's on our media browser plug-in, mobile app, or express gallery builder.

•·        http://del.icio.us/  Keep, share, and discover the best of the Web using Delicious, the world's leading social bookmarking service.

•·        http://docs.google.com/  Create and edit web-based documents, spreadsheets, and presentations. Store documents online and access them from any computer.

•·        http://ediscio.com/ - flashcards online - free...create cards on your own or cooperatively and prepare for tests systematically

•·        http://edte.ch/blog/interesting-ways/ A series of embedded slide shows produced by a collaborative group of teachers on 'how to' use various tools in the classroom.

•·        http://etherpad.com/ - web-based word processor that allows people to work together on the web

•·        http://flashcardexchange.com/ - Create, study, print, share and download millions of flashcards.

•·        http://flickrcc.bluemountains.net/index.php?terms=sadness&edit=yes&page=1 Photo search engine

•·        http://gimp.org/ photo editing tool

•·        http://glogster.com/ online digital posters (part of discovery education)

•·        http://googlelittrips.com/ - site is an experiment in teaching great literature in a very different way. Using Google Earth, students discover where in the world the greatest road trip stories of all time took place... and so much more!

•·        http://googlemaps.com/ - Maps by google

•·        http://grantsalert.com/ - site to check out for info on grants

•·        http://grantsweb.com/ - site to check out for info on grants

•·        http://grantwrangler.com/ - site to check out for info on grants

•·        http://imaginationcubed.com/ - Share ideas by drawing on a multi-user online whiteboard

•·        http://italc.sourceforge.net/ - use- and powerful didactical tool for teachers. It lets you view and control other computers in your network in several ways

•·        http://k12onlineconference.org/ This is a free online conference that is held 'live' and archived for easy 'anytime' accessibility. The focus is on innovative ways Web 2.0 tools and technologies can be used to improve learning

•·        http://mindmeister.com/ - free web-based collaborative mind mapping tool for brainstorming and project management.

•·        http://mindomo.com/  Collaborative, web-based tool for creating, editing and sharing maps.

•·        http://mywebspiration.com/ - Combine the Power of Visual Thinking and Outlining to Enhance Thinking, Learning and Collaboration.

•·        http://nettrecker.com/ excellent for guided reserach

•·        http://photopeach.com/ - Automatically make your own free slide show in seconds. Upload photos, pick music, add captions in the show, and more!

•·        http://picasa.google.com/ - WOW!!!  a software download from Google that helps you organize, edit, and share your photos. It's free, and easy to use.  Tag your photos and allow picasa to search for more photos of the same people.

•·        http://pocketmod.com/ - great way to make foldable papers online and then print off

•·        http://polleverywhere.com/  - creates a real-time poll using SMS text, Twitter, or web

•·        http://posterous.com/ - Attach photos, MP3s and files. ... ...or any other mail program. Posterous works wherever you have email.

•·        http://quizlet.com/ - flash cards, vocabulary memorization & study games.  lightning fast way to memorize vocabulary lists. It's like flashcards, but much more fun and interactive

•·        http://redheadedteacher.com/

•·        http://rooh.it/ -allows you to highlight on a website like you would highlight when reading a book and to also annotate webpages

•·        http://sketch.odopod.com/  - Create sketches, watch sketches replay, or simply view recent sketches

•·        http://sketchcast.com/ - way to sketch with or without voice

•·        http://sketchup.google.com/ - create, modify and share 3D models

•·        http://sliderocket.com/ - Online Presentation Software -

•·        http://snapfiles.com/get/stickgifure.html - Stickfigure Animator is a unique software, that allows you to create stick figure animations

•·        http://sprixi.com/ - Photo search engine

•·         http://storybird.com/ - create short visual stories to share or print

•·        http://surveymonkey.com/ - great site to do surveys from

•·        http://teachertech.ourtoolbar.com/ - Teacher Tech is a toolbar featuring a comprehensive collection of web resources including blogs and news feeds, freeware and cloudware for the classroom, online educational communities, grant websites and professional development resources.

•·        http://teachnology.ning.com/ - a teacher-technology social network

•·         http://todaysmeet.com/ - helps you embrace the backchannel and connect with your audience in realtime.  Encourage the room to use the live stream to make comments, ask questions, and use that feedback to tailor your presentation, sharpen your points, and address audience needs

•·        http://vimeo.com/ - is a respectful community of creative people who are passionate about sharing the videos they make

•·        http://voicethread.com/ group conversations around images, documents, and videos... Transforming media into collaborative spaces with video, voice, and text commenting.

•·        http://voki.com-/ Voki is a free service that allows you to create personalized speaking avatars and use them on your blog, profile, and in email messages.

•·        http://vozme.com/index.php?lang=en - From text to speech. online tool that offers applications and services to convert text into speech.

•·        http://wallwisher.com/  Wallwisher is an online notice board maker. Discussing a new idea? Taking notes? Giving feedback? Voicing opinion? Wishing a happy birthday?

•·        http://web20ineducation.wikispaces.com/Intro  Introduction to web 2.0 tools for use in education.

•·         http://weblist.me/  WOW - Weblist is a new way to gather and organize content on the web. Create your list of URLs centered on a specific theme and we will combine it to one easy to navigate URL.  Once you have created your list you can save it as a smart bookmark or as a customizable home page, share it with friends via email or through the top social media networks, and post it on your blog

•·        http://worditout.com/ - Word clouds are a fun way to show words, where the most important ones are bigger than the others.

•·        http://wordle.net/ - allows you to create word clouds

•·        http://www.alice.org/kelleher/storetelling/index.html - a programming environment designed to motivate a broad spectrum of middle school students (particularly girls) to learn to program computers through creating short 3D animated movies.

•·        http://www.artrage.com/ the stylish and easy to use painting package for Windows and OS X. Paint with tools you already know how to use

•·        http://www.blockposters.com/- creates block posters

•·        http://www.blogger.com/home - to create blogs

•·        http://www.bookrix.com/ - Read, write and network free literature on the internet

•·        http://www.classroom20.com/ This is a social network for those interested in Web 2.0 and collaborative technologies in education. The site provides an opportunity to interact with other teachers.  In addition, they provide weekly online 'presentations' - an excellent community for all, especially beginners!

•·        http://www.customguide.com/quick_references.htm - all sorts of references for information on Microsoft Office (2003 & 2007), Outlook, Publisher, Windows, Appleworks, Lotus, Mac OS, & Compter Basics.  Also Business Skills training.

•·        http://www.diigo.com/ research tool for annotating, archiving, organizing, sharing, etc.

•·        http://www.fablevision.com/northstar/miniposters/index.html - free, full-color posters are based on the themes in The North Star book - aimed at encouraging life-long learning, diversity appreciation, creative thinking, positive school communities, and more!

•·        http://www.fablevision.com/posters/ - printable 8.5 x 11 posters

•·        http://www.freetech4teachers.com/  - A review of free technology resources and how teachers can use them. Ideas for technology integration in education.

•·        http://www.getpaint.net/ - free image and photo editing software

•·        http://www.google.com/calendar/render - Google calendar

•·        http://www.jamstudio.com/Studio/index.htm - create music beats - free online music mixing & songwriting tool - quickly create backing tracks, karaoke songs, soundtracks & demo songs

•·        http://www.jingproject.com/ - capture anything you see on your computer screen and share it instantly...as an image or short movie.

•·        http://www.myavatareditor.com/ - create your own avatar

•·        http://www.online-stopwatch.com/ - a Free flash online stopwatch, quick easy to use stopwatch! also an online countdown

•·        http://www.openoffice.org/ - A multiplatform and multilingual office suite and an open-source project. Compatible with all other major office suites, free to download, use

•·        http://www.pageflakes.com/ social personalized homepage - the easiest way to read, see, discover and share your favorite things on the web.

•·        http://www.planetsde.co.uk/ - a scenery generator, created with the goal of generating photorealistic landscape images and animations.

•·        http://www.proprofs.com/games/ - brain games...all sorts of puzzles ... to play and to create your own.

•·        http://www.screencast-o-matic.com/ - free and easy way to make a video recording of your screen (aka screencast) and upload it for free hosting all from your browser with no install

•·        http://www.sharetabs.com/  or   http://fur.ly/  Set up a scavenger hunt or simply provide students with a set of screened and/or recommended websites.

•·        http://www.skitch.com/ - webservice that works hand in hand with our application Skitch to give you 1-click uploading of images for fast and fun image sharing

•·        http://www.spellingcity.com/ - spelling lists for your students to use for free spelling help.

•·        http://www.stereoeye.jp/software/index_e.html This program 'Anaglyph Maker' creates anaglyph image that is 3D image for red-blue glasses, and creates interleave image that is 3D image for LC-shutter glasses, from your stereo photograph pair.

•·        http://www.storyit.com/ - Online and printable resources for language arts, literature, creative writing lessons, and curriculum supplements.

•·        http://www.sumo.fi/flash/sumopaint/ Browser based online image editor and drawing application.

•·        http://www.tammyworcester.com/ - various Technology Tips

•·        http://www.tammyworcester.com/TWHandouts/TW_Handouts/Entries/2009/11/2_Technology_TimeSavers.html - Technology Time Savers

•·        http://www.tammyworcester.com/TWHandouts/TW_Handouts/Entries/2010/1/8_Google_Tools_for_Teaching_%26_Learning.html - Google tools for teaching and learning

•·        http://www.tammyworcester.com/TWHandouts/TW_Handouts/Entries/2010/1/8_Tech_Integration_for_Math_and_Science.html - Technology Integration for math and science (includes web 2.0)

•·        http://www.triptico.co.uk/flashFiles/newSelector/newSelector.html - WOW! loads of e-learning and training.  Both with ideas and visuals to assist in teacher (calculator, graphing, memory, spinner, countdown, and much, much more)

•·        http://www.twiddla.com/ - a free, no-setup, web-based meeting playground. Mark up websites, graphics, and photos, or start brainstorming on a blank canvas.

•·        http://www.wallwisher.com/ - an online notice board maker

•·        http://www.webdesignerdepot.com/2009/03/200-free-exclusive-icons-siena/ - free icons

•·        http://www.webdesignerdepot.com/2009/04/24-free-exclusive-vector-icons-handy/ - more free icons

•·        http://www.windowsphotostory.com/ - bring your digital photos to life

•·        http://www.ziberpix.net/sqirlzmorph.html - allows you to mark features on several images, and the program mixes the images so that each feature on one image moves smoothly to the corresponding feature on the other images

•·        http://www.ziberpix.net/sqirlzreflect.html - WOW!!! is a way of adding rippling pools of water, and rain or snow effects, to images or existing AVI videos.

•·        http://www.zoho.com/ - a suite of online web applications geared towards increasing your productivity and offering easy collaboration.

•·        http://www.zoo-m.com/flickr-storm/ - Photo search engine

•·        http://yarp.com/ - create simple online invitations or surveys

 
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