Web Tools To Try

 

PRESENTATION TOOLS

FAKEBOOK – template for a fake Facebook page

GLOGSTER – a virtual/multi-media poster board where you can  add music, photos, text or video. Great editing capabilities that let you rotate, resize, and add effects or animation. Glogster can be embedded into Wikis and blogs

PHOTO PEACH – share, create and embed your slides in minutes

POPPLET– collaborate in real time on presentations, mind maps or online bulletins

PREZI – a presentation and story telling tool using text, image and video place on a virtual canvas

SLIDESHARE – ” Slideshare is the best way to share presentations,documents and professional videos”

STORYBIRD – “short, art-inspired stories you make to share, read, and print. Read them like books, play them like games, and send them like greeting cards” The students can select an illustrator’s artwork and develop their written work to go with the images. These books are amazing and can also be printed to share.

TIME TOAST – create text and images in a timeline

VOICETHREAD – “a collaborative, multimedia slide show that holds images, documents and videos”

WIKISPACES – “a wiki is a space on the web where you can share work and ideas, pictures and links, videos and media”

 ORGANIZATION  TOOLS and PORTFOLIO

GOOGLE DOCS – “an easy-to-use online word processor, spreadsheet and presentation editor that enables you to create, store and share instantly and securely, and collaborate online in real time”

DROPBOX – share or store files on your pc, mobile device, or a web site (syncs your files)

EVERNOTE – share or store ideas, notes and files on pc, mobile device or web site

BUBBLE.US – mind maps and brainstorming tool

MINDMEISTER – collaborate, share or embed maps

WISE MAPPING – free mind mapping tool

GOOGLE MAPS –  web mapping service with satellite imagery

GMAIL – free webmail

BlOGGING and PORTFOLIOS

BlOGGER                                

WORDPRESS    

TUMBLR                                  

WEEBLY

WIKISPACES 

VIDEO, AUDIO, PHOTO IMAGE EDITORS

YouTube – video sharing website

Vimeo – video sharing website

Flickr – photo sharing

Pinterest – pin images, videos and objects to a pin board

iMovie – create videos, movie trailers and do video editing

Garageband create original music or podcasts

 

Screencast-O-Matic – a quick and easy screencasting tool

Screenr.comcreate screencasts – record your screen and voice and share to youtube

Sound Cloud – record and upload music and audio

Picasa – photo editing and organizing

PicMonkey – create a collage or edit a photo

 

MAKE CONNECTIONS

EPALS – connect with other students around the world

SKYPE – keep in touch, or connect with other classrooms and specialist around the world

WIKISPACES – share lessons and let your students collaborate

 IMAGES AND ANIMATION

Animoto – slideshow animation and video creator

Tagxedo – like Wordle, but you can create bigger images

Wordle –  generate word clouds

Go! Animate – animated lessons for or with your class

Kerpoof – animated comics

Pixton – make comics

QR CODE CREATORS

i-Nigma QR Code Generator

Kaywa Qr Code Generator 

DON’T FORGET

Google URL Shortener

Google Books – a large selection of digital book

Smithsonian Galaxy of Knowledge

How Stuff Work

eHow

WEB BASED SEARCH TOOLS

Google Advance Search

RefSeek 

Sweet Search 

NoodleTools 

Copyright Friendly Images

 

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