Workshop PowerPoint (August 5, 2009 - HBMS)
Authentic Learning Checklist

Student Podcast Example:

Student Fake Literary Character Facebook Example:

Website Resources
Workshop PowerPoint

What's a Wiki?

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What are Google Docs?

When I Become a Teacher Video

Alabama Virtual Library-
The Alabama Virtual Library provides all students, teachers, and citizens of the State of Alabama with online access to essential library and information resources. It is primarily a group of online databases that have magazine, journal, and newspaper articles for research. Through the AVL, an equitable core of information sources are available to every student and citizen in Alabama, raising the level of excellence in schools and communities across the state. Use it!!!!!!

APT Plus -
APTPLUS is Alabama Public Television’s 21st century destination for online learning. State-of-the-art technology combined with a wealth of content-rich resources makes learning a dynamic, interactive experience for all ages. Free for educators, adult learners, childcare professionals, parents and youth,
APTPLUS provides exciting multimedia educational materials to serve the people of Alabama.

TeacherTube -
Goal is to provide an online community for sharing instructional videos. It seeks to fill a need for a more educationally focused, safe venue for teachers, schools, and home learners. It is a site to provide anytime, anywhere professional development with teachers teaching teachers. It is a site where teachers can post videos designed for students to view in order to learn a concept or skill.

Partnership for 21st Century Skills -
The Partnership for 21st Century Skills has emerged as the leading advocacy organization focused on infusing 21st century skills into education. The organization brings together the business community, education leaders, and policymakers to define a powerful vision for 21st century education to ensure every child's success as citizens and workers in the 21st century. The Partnership encourages schools, districts and states to advocate for the infusion of 21st century skills into education and provides tools and resources to help facilitate and drive change.

Tree Octopus

Tree Octopus
Teach students NOT to believe everything they find on the Internet. Try this to open their eyes. “Save the Pacific Northwest Tree Octopus”

Mabry Middle Sample Student Videos:
2006 Winners
2007 Winners
Science Teacher Podcast

Suggested places to publish videos/podcasts: - Sample Audio Podcast