Archive for the ‘March 25, 2013’ Category

Schoology

Monday, March 25th, 2013

http://Schoology.com

Schoology is not your typical LMS. We have redefined the learning management system to make online education a collective effort between everyone involved in a student’s education.

With an easy-to-use collaborative interface, Schoology empowers engaging instruction and system-wide collaboration to enhance the overall impact of everyone involved.

Works well with tablet devices too!

EdCanvas

Monday, March 25th, 2013

http://www.edcanvas.com/

A nice tool for creating content collections to support classroom instruction.

Bag The Web

Monday, March 25th, 2013

http://www.bagtheweb.com/

BagTheWeb helps users curate Web content. For any topic, you can create a “bag” to collect, publish, and share any content from the Web. Beyond most curation tools’ capability, BagTheWeb enables users to build networks of bags. This way bags can be linked together to provide rich and complete information about any topic.

Mathics – Like Mathematica

Monday, March 25th, 2013

http://www.mathics.org/

Mathics is a free, general-purpose online computer algebra system featuring Mathematica-compatible syntax and functions. It is backed by highly extensible Python code, relying on SymPyfor most mathematical tasks and, optionally, Sage for more advanced stuff.

Padlet (formerly Wallwisher)

Monday, March 25th, 2013

http://padlet.com/

Padlet is an Internet application that allows people to express their thoughts on a common topic easily. It works like an online sheet of paper where people can put any content (e.g. images, videos, documents, text) anywhere on the page, together with anyone, from any device.

TeraScore

Monday, March 25th, 2013

www.terascore.com

Set up exams, tests and assessments with ease. Get student answers securely. Get them graded instantly.

NASA Exploration Design Challenge

Monday, March 25th, 2013

http://www.nasa.gov/audience/foreducators/spacelife/explorationdesign/overview/index.html

The goal of the Exploration Design Challenge is for students to research and design ways to protect astronauts from space radiation. NASA and Lockheed Martin are developing the Orion spacecraft that will carry astronauts beyond low Earth orbit and on to an asteroid or Mars. Protecting astronauts from radiation on these distant travels is an important — and very real — problem that needs solving. NASA would like your help!

Google Script – Form Emailer

Monday, March 25th, 2013

http://catlintucker.com/2013/02/formemailer-send-emails-directly-from-spreadsheets/

Teachers who regularly collect information via forms or use forms to create online rubrics can send students emails directly from the spreadsheet with a script called FormEmailer. The screencast below demos how to install and use FormEmailer.

BBC Class Clips

Monday, March 25th, 2013

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/

More than 9,000 video clips from BBC programmes on Learning Zone Class Clips ready to play in your classroom.

Answer Garden

Monday, March 25th, 2013

http://answergarden.ch/

AnswerGarden is a new minimalistic feedback tool. Use it as a tool for online brainstorming or embed it on your website or blog as a poll or guestbook.

CloudMagic

Monday, March 25th, 2013

https://cloudmagic.com

CloudMagic is a search engine for all your personal data. It lets you search across Gmail, Facebook, Twitter, Dropbox, Evernote, etc. through one simple search box.

Meograph

Monday, March 25th, 2013

http://www.meograph.com/education