Friday, January 1, 2010

Some Tools...

Animoto - automated slideshow (30 sec.)

http://animoto.com

Audacity - download program for audio recordings

http://audacity.sourceforge.net/

Blogger - blogs (chronological web postings)

http://istenets.blogspot.com/

PB Works - wikis (easy, quick webpages; collaborative)

http://pbworks.com/

CmapTools - concept mapping; webbing

http://cmap.ihmc.us/conceptmap.html

MyWebspiration - online beta version of popular Inspiration (may not stay free!)

http://mywebspiration.com/

Bubbl.us - quick webbing/concept mapping

http://www.bubbl.us/

Google Earth - download program for places on earth, in oceans, & space (AMAZING!)

http://earth.google.com/

Google Maps - mapping locations; directions; satellite imagery, etc.

http://maps.google.com/

Jing - download program for on screen recording (5 min. free)

http://www.jingproject.com/

SurveyMonkey - Online survey (10 questions/survey free)

http://www.surveymonkey.com/Default.aspx

Zoomerang - Online survey (30 questions/survey free)

http://www.zoomerang.com/

PollEverywhere - quick, live polling (via texting)

http://www.polleverywhere.com/

Rubistar - find, create, modify, save rubrics

http://rubistar.4teachers.org/index.php

Aviary - online drawing, photo editing, and more! (may not stay free!)

http://aviary.com/

Scrapblog - online scrapbooking or presentations

http://www.scrapblog.com/

VoiceThread.com - online presentation or collaborative sharing/discussing of images, etc.

http://voicethread.com/#home

Wordle - visual prose (summary)

http://www.wordle.net/


Others...

Vimeo - upload/show videos - high quality... NOT YouTube

http://www.vimeo.com/

Zamzar - converts files (Ex. .docx to .doc) or YouTube videos to a downloadable file (NOTE: ads can be annoying!)

http://www.zamzar.com/

Reqall - call for reminders via emailed transcription of your voicemail

http://www.reqall.com/

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