Archive for the ‘April 6, 2006’ Category

Math – That Quiz

Wednesday, April 5th, 2006

ThatQuiz

 http://www.thatquiz.com

ThatQuiz is an online quiz generator for mathematics. It will store and send quiz results via email.

Free AntiVirus Software for the Home Computer

Wednesday, April 5th, 2006

reeAntiVirusAvast antivirus software is available free for home use. It has been getting some fair reviews in recent weeks.

 Get more information here:

http://www.avast.com/eng/free_software.html

 

Read a review here: http://tinyurl.com/cucu7

flickrleech

Wednesday, April 5th, 2006

flickrLeach 

This web site allows you to view thumb nail collections of user images on flickr by themes, or flickr categories, and more.

Check it out here:

http://www.houserdesign.com/flickr/

CTC Music Mixer

Wednesday, April 5th, 2006

ctcMixer 

Want to mix some music using your web browser. Create music compilations by mixing samples and loops with CTC Music Mixer. Save your finished product and download as an MP3 file.  Works similar to Apple Computer’s GarageBand.

 Check it out here:

http://audiomixer-d.oddcast.com/php/ctc

Annenberg Media – Learner.org

Wednesday, April 5th, 2006

Examples of some of the professional development available on the web.

 http://www.learner.org/channel/workshops/teachreading35/index.html

Is there a way we could allow teachers to get professional growth for online, self directed, professiojnal development?

 

MapBuilder

Wednesday, April 5th, 2006

MapBuilder 

MapBuilder lets you tag locations on a map and publish it on your own site.

 Check it out here:

http://www.mapbuilder.net

blurb

Wednesday, April 5th, 2006

Blurb

http://www.blurb.com/index.html

Create and publish your own books. Has some unique online abilites that separate it from the other online self-publishing companies.

ClusterMaps

Wednesday, April 5th, 2006

ClusterMaps

 Provides (free) the HTML that gives you a thumbnail map, like the one on the left. When it loads, it increments a counter and shows the locations of all the visitors to your page, cumulatively (even for huge numbers). Clicking on it zooms in to a big world map, and (optionally) lets you zoom in to the continents, as in the example below.

http://clustrmaps.com/

GSpace – Using Google’s GMail as a Digital Locker…experimental!

Wednesday, April 5th, 2006

GMail 

Some enterprising individuals have developed a tool that allows you to use your Gmail account’s 2Gig storage as a digital locker. I’ve tried and it appears to work, although it’s a little slow.

 If you’re interested in checking it out, point your web browser at:

 http://www.viksoe.dk/code/gmail.htm

 

 

FreeMind – Free Mind Mapping Application

Wednesday, April 5th, 2006

FreeMind  

Sounds like the solution to all our students’ learning problems, …not quite. This is a free piece of software which is similar to Inspiration. It’s not a replacement, but for student who would like to use software similar to Inspiration at home, this might be the “ticket.”

 Learn more here:

http://freemind.sourceforge.net/wiki/index.php/Main_Page

 

 

JotSpot – Online Spreadsheet

Wednesday, April 5th, 2006

jotSpot

 

http://tracker.jot.com/

Free online spreadsheet, but just for lists. Hopefully the capabilites will continue to improve!

QuestGarden – Automated Webquest Creation

Wednesday, April 5th, 2006

QuestGarden 

 Bernie Dodge coined the term webquest years ago to describe online learning activities that incorporate strong teaching strategies.

 He has new web based tool now titled QuestGarden. This tool allows you to easily create and publish webquests online.

 Check it out here:

http://webquest.org/questgarden/author/