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

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