30 Tools in 60 minutes!       May 31, 2012
Get ReadyHere we go…
Discover at least one newLearning Goal   site/tool that can help me                personally or professionally
Click here for videoDoes Email makeus more or lessefficient?
Quick desktop search basedCopernic   on keywords – Find what you           need – Fast!
Search for “legal” photos,Creative commons   graphics, music, and more.
Improve your search skillsGoogle Search
Easily edit and add specialPicMonkey   effects to your photos online
Create calendars, framedBigHugeLabs   photos, posters, and more!
Track your schools, andGoogle Alerts   special topics – let the                information come to you
Convert files of all types -Online Converter                   online
Manage files onlineZamzar
Store and Share filesDropbox
Social Bookmarking ToolsDiigo   - Collect and Organize
Click here for YouTube video           Click here for YouTube videoClick here for YouTube video           Click here for Y...
Quickly compile informationGoogle Forms               without re-entering data
Do you send emails back and forth to try and find a time to meet?Click here for YouTube video
Download and ConvertAny Video Converter   Videos
Easy to use Screen CaptureJing
Determine participant availabilityDoodle         for a call or meeting
Web Browser FeaturesChrome
Add features to yourChrome         BrowserStore
Is your desk covered withGoogle Tasks   sticky notes? Consider               electronic task management
Is your desk covered withToodledo   sticky notes? ConsiderTasks      electronic task management
Photo Editing tool – freeGimp   download
URL shortenerBitly
Follow people of interestTwitter
Topics of Interest come toScoopIT   you!
My Topic - iGenerationScoopIT
Capture, store, share fromEvernote   anywhere
Store and ShareSlideshare   presentations
Tube   Quickly select portions ofChop   YouTube videos to share
Screenr   Record and share your          screen
Symbaloo   Create a launch pad of your           favourite sites and webmixes
Animoto   Create dynamic photo / video          slideshows and share online
Automated mail and marketingMail Chimp   distribution lists using             professional templates
Quick Video explanations ofWant more?   many common tasks that can             be completed online
MakeUseOf Guides and CheatOk still more?   sheets for many topics:                 Facebook, Google, Microsoft…
What is your recommended site/tool?
Thank You                         Questions?    http://www.scoop.it/t/igeneration-21st-century-educationThomas.DAmico@ocsb...
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  • 30 tools in 60 minutes was created for a presentation at the OCSOA executive assistants conference held in Niagara Falls Ontario, on May 31 – June 1, 2012.
  • Copernic can be downloaded for a free home account. Use Copernic to quickly search and find files on your computer.
  • This is a link to a creative commons search page where you can find different types of media with permission to use the media for your non-commercial purposes.
  • Most of us use Google everyday. It would be worthwhile to spend 30 minutes to learn more of the advanced features of Google. Click on this page to see some of the automated features of Google.
  • PicMonkey is a fun online site where you can upload your feature and apply several special effects to the photos.
  • BigHugeLabs is a fun site where you can modify your photos and apply effects like picture frames, create posters, create puzzles from your photos and much more.
  • Use Google Alerts to monitor the web for blogs, news, videos and more, on any topic or area of interest. You choose to have the information sent to you as they happen, daily, or weekly.
  • Online convert will convert various formats of media into other formats for your use.
  • Online site to convert files from one format to another also has tools to manage files
  • Dropbox is one of the original cloud storage sites where you can store files and share them with others – good for sharing large files without emailing the attachment. Offers the option of sharing the link or requiring a password to open the file
  • Diigo – visit the site to sign up for a free educator account. Great tool for marking up and capturing web pages. Also a great site to store bookmarks in the cloud and share with other members who have similar interests in specific topics. The curated bookmarks can be sent to you once a week so that you don’t have to go searching for resources on specific topics.
  • Sign up for a free google apps for education acccount – offers great features like: Gmail, calendars, task lists, forms, and more
  • Click this site for a sample of using Google Forms
  • Sample scheduling a meeting
  • Download Any Video Converter and then use this free program to download videos from YouTube. Also includes a converter to convert your files to various formats.
  • Download Jing to your computer. You now have a powerful screen capture utility to capture images and videos.
  • Login to Doodle to create an online form/poll to determine the availability of various people to meet at selected times
  • If you are only using Internet Explorer as your Browser, you should download Chrome as an alternative browser
  • Lots of add-ins for Chrome are available at the Chrome Store
  • Google Tasks to help keep you organized
  • Toodledo is an online task application
  • Download Gimp onto your computer and you have a program that works like photoshop to manipulate images
  • Use Bitly to shorten your long URL addresses prior to sharing them with others
  • Sign up for Twitter and start following people
  • Take a look at ScoopIt – search for topics of interest
  • Visit my ScoopIt account to follow for web2.0 advice and recommendations
  • Evernote is a great free online cloud tool for synching notes and much more
  • Store and share your presentations on SlideShare Also use SlideShare to search for presentations that others are willing to share
  • Tube Chop allows you to shorten YouTube videos and share only the component of the video that you want to share
  • Share your screen with someone else
  • Use Symbaloo to create your own web site launch pad for your favourite sites
  • Sign up for a free education account and start making impressive animations and videos
  • Use mail chimp to access professional templates to send for free to up to 2000 people
  • A neat site to share video tutorials on a variety of tech tasks
  • 50 complete guides with step by step instructions for using a variety of products and a set of cheat sheets for common products
  • Share your favourite web tools with others
  • Contact me with your questions
  • 30 tools in 60 minutes - OCSOA

    1. 1. 30 Tools in 60 minutes! May 31, 2012
    2. 2. Get ReadyHere we go…
    3. 3. Discover at least one newLearning Goal site/tool that can help me personally or professionally
    4. 4. Click here for videoDoes Email makeus more or lessefficient?
    5. 5. Quick desktop search basedCopernic on keywords – Find what you need – Fast!
    6. 6. Search for “legal” photos,Creative commons graphics, music, and more.
    7. 7. Improve your search skillsGoogle Search
    8. 8. Easily edit and add specialPicMonkey effects to your photos online
    9. 9. Create calendars, framedBigHugeLabs photos, posters, and more!
    10. 10. Track your schools, andGoogle Alerts special topics – let the information come to you
    11. 11. Convert files of all types -Online Converter online
    12. 12. Manage files onlineZamzar
    13. 13. Store and Share filesDropbox
    14. 14. Social Bookmarking ToolsDiigo - Collect and Organize
    15. 15. Click here for YouTube video Click here for YouTube videoClick here for YouTube video Click here for YouTube video Google Drive / GoogleGoogle Apps for Forms / Calendar / Gmail…Education
    16. 16. Quickly compile informationGoogle Forms without re-entering data
    17. 17. Do you send emails back and forth to try and find a time to meet?Click here for YouTube video
    18. 18. Download and ConvertAny Video Converter Videos
    19. 19. Easy to use Screen CaptureJing
    20. 20. Determine participant availabilityDoodle for a call or meeting
    21. 21. Web Browser FeaturesChrome
    22. 22. Add features to yourChrome BrowserStore
    23. 23. Is your desk covered withGoogle Tasks sticky notes? Consider electronic task management
    24. 24. Is your desk covered withToodledo sticky notes? ConsiderTasks electronic task management
    25. 25. Photo Editing tool – freeGimp download
    26. 26. URL shortenerBitly
    27. 27. Follow people of interestTwitter
    28. 28. Topics of Interest come toScoopIT you!
    29. 29. My Topic - iGenerationScoopIT
    30. 30. Capture, store, share fromEvernote anywhere
    31. 31. Store and ShareSlideshare presentations
    32. 32. Tube Quickly select portions ofChop YouTube videos to share
    33. 33. Screenr Record and share your screen
    34. 34. Symbaloo Create a launch pad of your favourite sites and webmixes
    35. 35. Animoto Create dynamic photo / video slideshows and share online
    36. 36. Automated mail and marketingMail Chimp distribution lists using professional templates
    37. 37. Quick Video explanations ofWant more? many common tasks that can be completed online
    38. 38. MakeUseOf Guides and CheatOk still more? sheets for many topics: Facebook, Google, Microsoft…
    39. 39. What is your recommended site/tool?
    40. 40. Thank You Questions? http://www.scoop.it/t/igeneration-21st-century-educationThomas.DAmico@ocsb.ca @TDOttawa

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