20 tools in_20_min (6-23-14)

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20 tools in_20_min (6-23-14)

  1. 1. 20 Tools in 20 min William King @wkingbg Bowling Green High School Bowling Green, KY wkingbg@gmail.com
  2. 2. Evernote • Note-taking app • Notes, pictures, audio • Text recognition • Cloud- Based • Access from any device • FREE 1
  3. 3. • 360 photo app • great for classroom, field trips • share your world with parents and the community • can post anywhere • FREE Photosynth 2
  4. 4. Hootsuite • Tool that helps organize twitter • you need a twitter acct • Manage all your Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Foursquare accounts in one app • FREE 3
  5. 5. I-NiGMA 4 • QR Code reader app • Turns your camera into a sophisticated barcode reader • FREE
  6. 6. 5 FREE The easiest way to text/email students and parents - Attach assignments - Reminders - Notify parents of class activities/assignments - Protects your phone # - Free
  7. 7. Socrative.com • Student response system • students can respond via smartphone, tablet, laptop • great for BYOD or 1:1 schools • Easy to use and setup • FREE 6
  8. 8. Twitterfall.com • Twitter Presentation tool • Great for class discussion • Shows tweets in real time • Use in class or faculty mtgs • FREE 7
  9. 9. • Store all your bookmarks in one location • create tiles for your favorite websites • great for class projects or research • FREE 8
  10. 10. Padlet (Wallwisher) • a virtual wall (webpage) where you can post thoughts and messages • perfect for class discussion or brainstorming • Can post texts and pics from any device 9
  11. 11. • Easy way to sign up people for events • Event webpage • issues tickets • creates check in lists, wait lists, tons of features • FREE 10
  12. 12. Hapyak.com • annotate youtube videos • provide commentary to fit with your content area 11
  13. 13. recitethis.com • Tool to create creative slides for presentations or for class starters • Great for Bell Ringers • FREE 12
  14. 14. • visual bio webpage • based on the social sites you use • FREE 13
  15. 15. QRstuff.com 14
  16. 16. viewpure.com • removes all distractions associated with youtube videos • copy the link of the video into the purifier and your video will be displayed on a blank background 15
  17. 17. Camscanner pro • ios app • turns your phone or ipad into a scanner • perfect for going paperless • receipts, documents, student work, notes • FREE and paid version 16
  18. 18. Study Blue • Flash Card APP • allows students to study anywhere • kids can create their own cards • teachers can create for their students • FREE 17
  19. 19. • Ios and Android app • app for networking and saving contacts • records basic info, pic, gps location • backs up in your evernote account • visual style contact list • FREE Evernote Hello
  20. 20. • Create a backchannel for your classroom or team meeting • connect with your students in real-time • great for student feedback • FREE, no account necessary 19
  21. 21. INSTAGRAM • Photosharing site • Facebook Like • Great for School and Class PR • Free 20
  22. 22. Google Newspaper Archives - Google is in the process of scanning every newspaper ever into their servers - Search major newspapers - http://news.google.com/newspapers Bonus
  23. 23. William King wkingbg@gmail.com @wkingbg (Twitter) william.king.bg (Skype) wkingbg (Instagram)

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