Archive for the ‘February 3, 2011’ Category

WorkFlowy

Thursday, February 3rd, 2011

http://workflowy.com/

FoldingStory

Thursday, February 3rd, 2011

http://FoldingStory.com

“FoldingStory™ is a game in which players write one line of a story, fold the paper, and pass it to the next person. Write. Fold. Pass.™ It’s as simple as that.”

Zondle

Thursday, February 3rd, 2011

www.zondle.com

Interesting strategy of using instructional content as “plug-in components” in computer games. Watch the video tutorials to get a full picture of the tool.

Rapid Typing Zone

Thursday, February 3rd, 2011

http://www.rapidtyping.com/

A nice comprehensive web site dedicated to learning to type (some commercial tools). Their free software is RapidTyping and is for Windows computers only.

Keyboarding Practice

Thursday, February 3rd, 2011

http://www.davis.k12.ut.us/cjh/appliedtech/Business/Keyboarding/

Basic typing exercises that can be downloaded and printed. (Nice example of a “home-grown” solution, simple but effective.)

Dance Mat Typing

Thursday, February 3rd, 2011

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

Free, web based, elementary school age typing software.

Sense-Lang.org

Thursday, February 3rd, 2011

http://www.sense-lang.org/typing/tutor/index.php?lang=EN

This is free web based software that helps to teach the fundamentals of typing.

Microsoft Office – Create a Bibliography Guide

Thursday, February 3rd, 2011

http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/word-help/create-a-bibliography-ha010067492.aspx

This guide provides direction on how to use the Citations & Bibliography tools within the Reference tab in Microsoft Office.

NoodleTools

Thursday, February 3rd, 2011

http://noodletools.com/

A series of tools that provides students with innovative software that teaches students and supports teachers and librarians throughout the entire research process. (some commercial tools and some free tools .i.e. NoodleBib MLA Starter)

Knightcite – The Hekman Library

Thursday, February 3rd, 2011

http://www.calvin.edu/library/knightcite/

“This service simplifies the often tedious task of compiling an accurate bibliography in the appropriate style by formatting the given data on a source into a reliable citation, eliminating the need to memorize minute details of style for multiple kinds of sources.”

EasyBib

Thursday, February 3rd, 2011

http://easybib.com/

Yet another free tool to help create bibliographies and citations.

Oregon School Library Information System

Thursday, February 3rd, 2011

http://secondary.oslis.org/resources/cm/mlacitationss

MLA citation maker for books, magazines, websites, newspapers, etc.