PREZI (pres-ee) as in presentation

Is a FREE presentation and storytelling software for presenting ideas on a virtual canvas and is cloud-based. Click on the link under the logo and sign up TODAY! 

This shareable software is student friendly and will be useful for student presentations and also for teacher's presentation of lessons, especially for history and science, as you can zoom in and out from a main picture. You can add videos, sound, and pictures.
 Refer 3 friends to Prezi and we'll upgrade your account for free!
After you have signed up click on "Learn & Support" at the top of the page for training.

This can be used for independent learning time.



Is a free cloud-based blog software that can be private or pubic. I use one page "Shelf Elf News" to post my weekly lesson plans and other information. I use another linked page "Shelf Elf Page" for student links, student information, tests.

"Want to learn more? Take a quick tour, watch a video tutorial or read Blogger Buzz ."


Duct taped books

Due to budget cuts we have had to make our "well loved" books last a little longer, however we do not have funds to buy the pricey "library" book repair supplies. Our PTA donated funds to our library for supplies and I wanted to stretch those funds as far as possible.

Image Source: http://www.refinedguy.com/2012/07/16/100-ghetto-duct-tape-repair-jobs/#13, http://duckbrand.com