Gaming: from Dana
A great website on how video games will affect our children's education. This site gives various resources and a place to add comments or have discussions with other parents and educators.

Various websites to find information on gaming:
Power Up: Video Games in Education
Learning to Game and Gaming to Learn: Video Games in Education

Digital Storytelling - From Katie
Using digital storytelling, kids can create digital stories from still images and audio. Kids can also create presentations in the content areas using Photostory 3. Photostory 3 allows you to manipulate still pictures, add text, and audio.

Educational Uses of Digital Storytelling
Photostory 3 Tutorial
Digital Storytelling with Photostory 3 by Joe Zwierzchowski (Erie 1 Boces: CSLO)

Teacher Tips - From Jen:
Here is an article that will help reduce teacher stress for the beginning of the school year.

Interactive Activities for Primary Students - From Amy
Here is a link to It is a site where you can use interactive activities to make the classroom more fun and inspire a love of reading and writing. Primarily designed for first grade, Starfall is also useful for pre-kindergarten, kindergarten and second grade.

Digital Native - From Joy
I found a great article about how different digital natives (students) are from digital immigrants (us).,%20Digital%20Immigrants%20-%20Part1.pdf