Archive for the ‘December 7, 2010’ Category

Tufts University Free VUE Software

Tuesday, December 7th, 2010

http://vue.tufts.edu/index.cfm

TrailMeme – Telling Stories Through Web Links

Tuesday, December 7th, 2010

http://trailmeme.com/trails/recent

“Painting with hyperlinks…” to create a story. This resources provides a way to tie your research together through links and paths to organize ideas and thoughts into a cohesive learning map.

NASA – MyExploration & February 2011 Shuttle Launch

Tuesday, December 7th, 2010

http://www.nasa.gov/externalflash/myexploration/index2.html

The last Space Shuttle launch has been delayed a couple months. This should give you time to check out the NASA myexploration site to see what kinds of experiments and projects they have in store for the last shuttle launch! Can you say, “C3Po or R2D2?”

Arizona K12 Center

Tuesday, December 7th, 2010

http://azk12.org/blog/2010/10/qualities-that-affect-engagement-technology/

The state of Arizona’s effort in improving student engagement in schools through professional development and teachers. This particular link is just one good example of some of the resources they have within their site.

QuietTube

Tuesday, December 7th, 2010

http://quietube.com/

Allows you to create a page that displays your YouTube, Vimeo, etc. video without all the other video links. It essentially isolates the video you are sharing on a separate web page. This is useful when sharing in class. You can create a shortened web address that can then be added to your Moodle site, blog, or web site. (However, still shows related videos in bottom margin of video at  completion.)

Odosketch by odopod – Web Based Paint tool

Tuesday, December 7th, 2010

http://sketch.odopod.com/

Check out the slide show to see animations of some of the completed drawings: http://sketch.odopod.com/pages/slideshow

Bomo Painting Tool

Tuesday, December 7th, 2010

http://bomomo.com/

This is a very unusual painting tool that focuses on experimentation and movement. Check out some of the shared paintings here on Flickr: http://www.flickr.com/search/?q=bomomo&s=rec

Brushter – Another Web Based Paint Application

Tuesday, December 7th, 2010

http://www.nga.gov/kids/zone/brushster.htm

This is a very painterly-like web based tool brought to you for free from the National Gallery of Art.

Graffiti Playdo – Web Based Paint Application

Tuesday, December 7th, 2010

http://graffiti.playdo.com/

ABC-ya! Paint

Tuesday, December 7th, 2010

http://abcya.com/abcya_paint.htm

A free web based paint tool.

Figment

Tuesday, December 7th, 2010

http://figment.com/

Figment is a community where you can share your writing, connect with other readers, and discover new stories and authors. Whatever you’re into, from sonnets to mysteries, from sci-fi stories to cell phone novels, you can find it all here.

May be a great place for middle school students to share their writing and get feedback beyond class. What do you think?

PollDaddy – Online Survey Tool

Tuesday, December 7th, 2010

www.polldaddy.com

Create polls that can be embedded into your web or Moodle site. Free accounts available, 100 responses per month and up to ten questions per survey.