Devin “ storage in the cloud ” free site that downloads a folder on your computer also a smart-phone and tablet app The first 2 GB of space is free, but as you share with others and refer them to Dropbox, you increase your “free” space.
Lisa Today’s Meet is a great site to use as a back-channel or side conversation during instruction, meetings, or even with huge crowds during a conference. The livestream conversation can be used with as small as a handful and as large as 400. The audience can use Today’s Meet to share resources, ask questions, and deepen the discussion. Keep in mind that if you are presenting with a powerpoint on a projector, you will need an additional screen, computer, and projector for maximum capabilities to enhance your presentation and discussion. If presenting as a team, we suggest having one person monitor the Today’s Meet while others are presenting.
Lisa Most popular and secure online sharing site of files FREE – use the free version Have about a week to download it Email confirming file was sent Any format can be sent Folders to save your files, record of what has been sent Can sinc with all mobile devices
Lisa the Facebook of education most robust use comes out of the set-up for classrooms or as a professional development meeting place secure site that can be used with students Teachers can set up an entire class where students are able to participate in discussions, take quizzes, respond to polls and receive assignment reminders. Its versatility means adults can use it as a meeting space to share handouts and maintain ongoing conversations. Edmodo is now available as iOs and Android apps, easily accessible on smartphones, tablets, and computers.
Lisa A computer and iPad application that allows for the creation of screencast tutorials students designing their own Khan Academy-type videos. EduCreations a recordable whiteboard where users can record and re-record their explanations with drawing that can be done directly on the screen and easily saved to be shared with others easy enough for a kindergartener to explain how to add 2+2 and robust enough for the biology teacher to discuss cell mitosis and meiosis this site is a “must” see and has caught on with educators worldwide, with more than 100,000 active users in its first year of existence.
Lisa LnkedIn has always been marketed to the non-educational, “business” world growing expanse of groups and connectivity, more education leaders are using it think social networking for professionals has 164 million users and that number grows significantly daily we recommend you use it, not to connect with others, but to access information, resources, and support from a national and international audience. GROUPS area Great for HR folks in districts
Devin took some time to resonate in the educational world visually-rich social site with women’s attire, crafting, or food recipes, there are an emerging array of applications for school leaders for example, a number of “boards” have been created that assemble useful resources that are easy to navigate and “re-pin” for future access one of our favorites is the ASCD site ( http://pinterest.com/officialascd/ ) that includes boards on professional development, common core state standards, and other high-impact topics.
Lisa download videos directly from YouTube and embed them into presentations or run them from your laptop. How simple is it? Just paste in the video’s url/link, allow it access to your computer, and download it as an MP4 to your desktop The best part about downloading the video and embedding it into a presentation is that you no longer need to worry about having access to the internet or during a presentation to run a video
Prezi makes our list this year because it has become so versatile alternative to a flat ppt presentation cloud/web-based storytelling program a zooming interface if you aren’t that accustomed to the program, you can upload a traditional powerpoint presentation and it will convert it to a moving, right-brained, non-linear presentation one challenge - has very rudimentary printing options at this point in time
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Top 10Internet Resources Dr. Lisa Gonzales, Coordinator Santa Clara County Office of Education TICAL Leadership Cadre ACSA Tech Leader http://bit.ly/arkansastop10
Connecting the Dots We live in the “mashable” age Uploads to one platform can migrate to others