http://www.tagxedo.com/Similar to wordle but better. You can take a song,poem, vocabulary words, phrase, etc. and recreatethem in a chosen shape.
To create a tagxedo:• Click “load”• Three ways to add text:• Type your own words in the “entertext” box. Or you can copy andpaste. (This is the easiest)• Type in a webpage www.• Browse for a fileDon’t forget tochoose ashape.
http://aturntolearn.blogspot.com/Great blog Shirl shared with me. Good for beginner technology users. Highlyrecommend you view and join.
http://teachercast.net/This site is a good resource for teachers. Ithas podcast, app reviews, livebinders, etc.
www.pinterest.comBest thing since ice cream.This site can be used for personal stuff or school. Through theuse of boards and pins you can organize everything fromrecipes to vacation spots. AND find just about anything. Iplanned my cousins wedding using pinterest. We created aboard and shared ideas on the board.
Once you have created an account start withcreating boards. Boards are where youorganize or categorize you pins. Forexample…recipes, things for the house, mywedding, school ideas, vacation ideas, etc.
How to pin????Start with adding the Pin it button to your favorite bar. Oncethe button is added you simple click the button and thepictures/images on that page will appear in a new windowand SIMPLY PIN IT to a board.ORLook for the Pin it button on webpage and CLICK to PINHow to add “Pin It” ButtonPin It ← Right-click and select “Add to Favorites > Favorites Bar”To install the “Pin It” button in Internet Explorer:Display your Favorites Bar by clicking Tools > Toolbars > FavoritesBarRight-click the “Pin It” button and select “Add to Favorites”On the pop-up window, select “Create in: Favorites Bar”When you are browsing the web, push the “Pin It” button to pin animageOnce installed in your browser, the “Pin It” button lets you grab animage from any website and add it to one of your pinboards. When youpin from a website, we automatically grab the source link so we cancredit the original creator.
Other TREATSwww.prezi.com (This is for creatingpresentations. A change from power point. Ithink I shared this last year.)Khanacademy.org (Someone atworkshop shared this. It’s a site oftutorial videos for just about everything.)Geoqpons (Got this at workshop too.This is a coupon app. You enter you zipcode to find coupons in that area)