Be Prepared: The Future Is Now

AACTE- Birmingham Convention Center, July 22, 2008

Russ Stewart

Brandi Caldwell
Skype: dramaqueenteacher Twitter: mrscaldwell0 Delicious: bcaldwell7


Thanks for coming to this presentation. We hope you leave with a new fire to integrate technology and prepare your students for their future. Here are some resources we cover during the session. Feel free to email us with questions or comments. Enjoy!

Network Security-
Great article on school network security- Wesley Fryer
Acceptable Use Policies-writing them and good samples
Can I bypass the school filter?- think twice!
Top 5 free programs to keep your computer safe and clean

21st Century Skills-
Digital Citizenship-
Partnership for 21st Century Skills

Web 2.0 Tools in the Business World-
Online and video resumes- Workblast!
Standout resume- VisualCV
Article on Wikis in the business world- Information Week
Videos about Wikis in the Corporate World
GM Fastlane Blog
Podcasts like The Food Guru

Web 2.0 Tools for the Classroom-
Gaggle (school-friendly email for students that can be monitored by you)
Edublogs (Blog that is safe for students)
Wikispaces (Ad free for teachers)
Podomatic (Make and store podcasts and videos)
Audacity(Download free audio editing software for podcasts)
Google Docs (Share, edit, and collaborate on documents and presentations)
Skype (Download free software for IM, voice chat, videoconference)

Videos and Pictures -
Information R/evolution by M. Wesch
Information R/evolution (WMV file for download)
Wiki While You Work by Michael Hillard
Intro to Brandi video