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  • New Tech Tools for the Classroom
    Dr. Angel Kymes (kymesa@nsuok.edu)
    Dr. Connie Cassity (cassityc@nsuok.edu)
    Northeastern State University
    April 9, 2010
  • Places To Go for More Info
    CENTRE FOR LEARNING & PERFORMANCE TECHNOLOGIESLearning Tools Zone http://www.c4lpt.co.uk/Directory/
    Federal Resources for Educational Excellence http://free.ed.gov/
    The Best on the Web for Teachers (mostly K-12) http://teachers.teach-nology.com/index.html
    Free School Stuff (mostly K-12) http://freeology.com/
    ISTE’s (International Society for Technology in Education) Web 2.0 Resource List http://www.iste.org/Content/NavigationMenu/EducatorResources/YourLearningJourney/Web20/Web_2_0_Resource_Links.htm
  • Communication & Collaboration
    Poll Everywhere – live audience pollingwww.polleverywhere.com/
    Voice Thread – presentations with audio and collaborative featuresvoicethread.com
    Prezi – a presentation application using a large area where motion paths can lead the viewerprezi.com
    ProProfs provides FREE knowledge sharing tools. http://www.proprofs.com/
    Stixy -- Upload your work, add comments, share files, and more—like a bulletin board. http://www.stixy.com/
  • Communication & Collaboration:Still Popular Blogging Tools
    www.blogger.com Easy to use blog creation tool
    www.edublogs.org Simply create, manage and moderate blogs for all your students with a minimum of fuss (based on Wordpress)
    http://classblogmeister.com/ Class Bolgmeister: Learning as Conversation
  • Communication & Collaboration:Still Popular Wiki Tools
    www.wetpaint.comWiki tool and/or "inject" Wetpaint into your website (free)
    www.wikispaces.comfull-featured wikis offer unlimited usage and our stellar visual editor (free)
    Wiki tool for business and education (free)
  • Visualization & Modeling
    Bubbl.us – online brainstorming and mappingbubbl.us
    Webspiration – “a visual thinking tool”http://mywebspiration.com/
    DabbleBoard is a whiteboard for visualizing, exploring, and collaboration. You can conduct presentations, chat, and draw, but you can’t share files.
    Snap a picture of your screen; Record video of onscreen action; Share instantly over the web, IM, email. Jing is free software that adds visuals to your online conversations. www.jingproject.com
    Gapminder—unvieling the beauty of statistics for a fact based view http://www.gapminder.org/
  • Visualization & Modeling (Cont.)
    Flockdraw is a seamless realtime collaborative drawing tool flockdraw.com
    xtimeline is a free web-based timeline. Easily create and share timelines with pictures and videos.
    Mapwing makes it easy to build, share, and explore virtual tours. Use Mapwing to turn your digital photos into virtual tours that include interactive maps, images, and comments. Then, share your virtual tours with friends, clients, or the entire world. http://www.mapwing.com/
    Animoto automatically produces beautifully orchestrated, completely unique video pieces from your photos, video clips and music. Fast, free and shockingly easy.
  • Research
    Fleck – place sticky notes and annotations on webpagesfleck.com
    CiteULike – manage and discover references and organize researchwww.citeulike.org
    BibMe – generate bibliographies in APA, MLA, Chicago, & Turabian styleswww.bibme.org
    Google Reader & Google Alerts – RSS feeds & email alerts
    Issue Lab – archive and disseminator of nonprofit and university research – keep a library or subscribe to RSS feedswww.issuelab.org
  • Research
    Viewzi - search engine with varied displays (screenshots, grids, timelines)http://www.viewzi.com/
    Clusty – search engine with clustered/grouped resultswww.clusty.com
    Carrot2 – clustering search enginehttp://search.carrot2.org/stable/search
  • Productivity
    Screen Capture & Screencasting
    Jing www.jing.com
    Snag It www.snagit.com
    Hear who – convert text to audiowww.hearwho.com
    Zamzar – file converterswww.zamzar.com
    Readability – converts web pages to straight text (no images or ads)