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  • 1. Free and Open Source Software and Tools for Teachers
      • Delta Kappa Gamma
      • North East Conference
      • July 23, 2009
      • Linda Prescott [email_address]
      • Alpha Psi State
      • Mu Chapter
  • 2. Professional Development
      • Teacher Web www.teacherweb.com freewebinars, articles, discussions
      • Teachertube videos, books http://teachertube.com/
      • Education Week articles, reports, http://www.edweek.org/ew/index.html
      • National Center for Open Source and Education http://www.ncose.org/
  • 3. United Streaming Discovery Education
      • Free access to movies and clips 30 day trial
      • Become a star! Free “stuff” and downloads
      • Free professional development
      • Online lesson planning
      • Share lessons
      • Telephone support
  • 4. Word Processing Software
      • Neo Office http://www.neooffice.org
      • Open Office http://www.openoffice.com/
      • PDF Creator (windows) http://www.pdfforge.org/pdfcreator
      • Scribus desktop publishing www.scribus.net
      • Fontmaker www.yourfonts.com
      • Abiword http://www.abiword.com/
      • http://mashable.com/2008/12/13/writers-toolbox/
  • 5. Reading
      • Scribd www.scribd.com books, magazines,not all free
      • Education week www.edweek.org/ew/section/feeds/all_widgets.html
      • Letters and sounds www.yourchildlearns.com
      • K - 2 nd Learning to Read http://www.literactive.com/Home/index.asp
      • Childrens books online All ages http://www.biguniverse.com/
  • 6. Math
      • Msteacher middle school software http://msteacher.org/math/
      • SciLab http://www.scilab.org/
      • Geometry http://math247.pbworks.com/Learn-and-Use-GeoGebra
      • http://www.dmoz.org/Science/Math/Software/
      • Sage http://www.sagemath.org/
      • Everything about math! http://mathforum.org/arithmetic/arith.puzzles.html
  • 7. Social Studies
      • IZZIT http://www.izzit.org/
      • Stossel in the Classroom streamvideo/cds http://stosselintheclassroom.org/
      • Teaching Tolerance www.tolerance.org/teach/
      • Google Earth www.google.com
      • Food and Culture http://www.foodtimeline.org/food1.html
      • http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history.do
  • 8. Language
      • Klettres several languages http://edu.kde.org/klettres/
      • Kiten French http://edu.kde.org/kiten/
      • Kverbos Spanish http://edu.kde.org/kverbos/
      • Ktranslator http://ktranslator.sourceforge.net/
  • 9.
      • Astronomy www.celestia.sourceforge.net www.stellarium.sourceforge.net
      • Environment Tox Mystery [email_address]
      • http://toxtown.nlm.nih.gov/
      • http://edtech.kennesaw.edu/web/oceans.html
      • Science digital library http://nsdl.org/
      • http://www.fi.edu/fellows/fellow8/dec98/web.html
    Science
  • 10. Photography and Image Editing
      • GimpShop www.gimpshop.com
      • Picassa http://picasa.google.com/mac/
      • Photoscape www.photoscape.org
      • Fracplanet make earth like backgrounds http://www.bottlenose.demon.co.uk/share/fracplanet/
      • Pov Ray http://www.povray.org/
      • Krita http://www.koffice.org/krita/
  • 11. Art
      • Blender http://www.blender.org Video projects, animation www.kdenlive.org
      • Pencil http://www.pencil-animation.org/
      • Comic Life Apple only
      • Toonlet http://toonlet.com/ online comics
      • Redbubble www.redbubble.com
      • Animoto. (free to teachers only) http://animoto.com/
      • Inkscape www.inkscape.org
      • Cinelerra cinelerra.org linux only
  • 12. Music
      • CD/DVD burning software (Windows) http://infrarecorder.org/
      • Audacity mixing,built in effects (All) http://audacity.sourceforge.net/
      • Rosegarden (Linux) http://www.rosegardenmusic.com/
      • Anvil (Windows) http://www.anvilstudio.com/
      • Mixxx Online DJ http://www.mixxx.org/
      • Songbird http://getsongbird.com/
  • 13. WebQuests
      • http://www.lesley.edu/faculty/myoder/webquest.pdf
      • http://www.slideshare.net/robiny/wiki-webquests
      • http://lisahuff.pbworks.com/WebQuests
      • Education World http://www.education-world.com/a_tech/archives/webquest_orig.shtml
  • 14. Grading Programs
      • Snapgrades free version available http://snapgrades.net
      • Teachnology overall teacher friendly site http://www.teach-nology.com/
      • Gradekeeper free trial $20 lifetime all platforms www.gradekeeper.com
      • Classroom Windows http://www.classroomwindows.com/ pc only
  • 15. Operating Systems
      • Chrome http://www.google.com/chrome netbook google software
      • Moblin http://moblin.org/ netbook
      • Ubuntu http://www.ubuntu.com/ netbook, pc and apple computers
      • Linux http://www.linux.org/ apple and pc
  • 16. Blogging
      • Blogger Google https://www.blogger.com/
      • Blogspot same as blogger
      • Twitter mini blog www.twitter.com
      • Vox blog, photos, etc http://www.vox.com/
      • piczo www.pizco.com
      • Podcasting www.loudblog.com
  • 17. Webpage
      • Kompozer (NVU) Web authoring www.nvu.com
      • Yahoo free web is closing as of 10/2009
      • Piczo lower grades www.piczo.com
      • Mozilla SeaMonkey http://www.seamonkey-project.org/
      • Bluefish http://bluefish.openoffice.nl/
      • Context http://www.contextsoft.com/
  • 18. Online Bookmarks RSS feed
      • Delicious add tags,RSS feeds http://delicious.com/
      • Organize bookmarks http://www.portaportal.com/
      • My bookmarks http://www.mybookmarks.com/
  • 19. Programming
      • Alice and interactive program Middle school-college www.alice.org (all)
      • Scratch Age 8 and up! (win/mac) http://scratch.mit.edu/
      • Kturtle http://edu.kde.org/kturtle/ (win,linux)
  • 20. Other
      • Remote control http://sourceforge.net/projects/cotvnc/
      • Lesson Planning http://moodle.org/
      • Money management www.gnucash.org
      • www.turbocash.net/
      • Shows and movies www.hulu.com
      • Virtual worlds www.secondlife.com
      • www.opensourcewindows.org
      • www.opensourcemac.org
      • Mobile phone app www.info.net