Archive for the ‘October 16, 2009’ Category

The Week In Rap

Friday, October 16th, 2009

theweekinrap

http://theweekinrap.com

This is a very creative site that provides the week in review every Friday in the form of a a rap and images.  Check out this week’s below…

The Year In Rap 2009 from Week in Rap on Vimeo.

Google Squared

Friday, October 16th, 2009

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http://www.google.com/squared

This is a nifty little tool to organize your query results in Google. Try a few of the examples at the bottom of the screen to get an idea of how it works.

PollEveryWhere Works with Twitter Too!

Friday, October 16th, 2009

polleverywherelogo

http://www.polleverywhere.com/

Poll Everywhere has implemented the ability to have people respond via Twitter. This could be a useful tool for getting feedback from a group of people on their mobile phones. Educators can get a free account that will except up to 32 student responses per poll.

polleverywhere

Doink

Friday, October 16th, 2009

doink

http://www.doink.com

This is an easy to use free web based paint program.

AudioBoo

Friday, October 16th, 2009

audioboo

http://audioboo.fm

If you have an iPhone, you might want to check out this little free application. It allows you to record and document and experience and share it with your social network.

click the AudioBoo icon for additional event information…

Weebly For Education

Friday, October 16th, 2009

weeblyforeducation

http://education.weebly.com

Weebly has come out with its education version. Teachers can easily create classroom web sites, blogs, manage student accounts, accept homework assignments online and more!  …and it’s free to education!

Animoto for Education

Friday, October 16th, 2009

animoto

http://www.animoto.com/education

Animoto has come out with a special education version. It is free to sign up for and gives you access to more tools then the standard free version!

Mikogo

Friday, October 16th, 2009

mikogo

http://www.mikogo.com

This is a free screen sharing utility for sharing computer screens over the Internet. “ Mikogo is an easy-to-use cross-platform desktop sharing tool, ideal for web conferencing, online meetings or remote support.”

Screenr

Friday, October 16th, 2009

screenr

http://screenr.com

This is a screen capture utility that works through your browser. It will allow you to post your screen captures to Twitter, or embed them into other web sites, such as Moodle.

Screenr Tutorial

Playful Learning

Friday, October 16th, 2009

playful-learning

http://www.playfulearning.com/Playful_Learning/Playful_Learning_Experiences.html

Learning experiences that promote positive family interactions

Web 2.0 Guru

Friday, October 16th, 2009

web-2-guru

http://web20guru.wikispaces.com/Web+2.0+Resources

If you’re looking for a free application that only requires a web browser to run, this might be the place to start your search!

Worldmapper

Friday, October 16th, 2009

worldmapper

http://www.worldmapper.org

Worldmapper is a collection of world maps, where territories are re-sized on each map according to the subject of interest. There are now nearly 700 maps. Maps 1-366 are also available as PDF posters.