Looking for free technology resources and tips and tricks?

Other sites that may be helpful:

http://www.pandora.com/
Simply type in an artist, genre, whatever and it customizes a station for you.

PowerPoint Games: http://jc-schools.net/tutorials/PPT-games/ (MB)

PrimaryAccess
http://www.primaryaccess.org

..."a suite of free online tools that allows students and teachers to use primary source documents to complete meaningful and compelling learning activities with digital movies, storyboards, and rebus stories"

http://www.zamzar.com/

Convert files without the need to download software.

http://quizlet.com/languages-and-vocab/

http://wordsift.com/
(Word graphic) Kyle used the Iditarod example with the visual thesaurus.

http://www.wordle.net
(Word graphic)

http://www.edmodo.com/
(back channel for classrooms)

http://www.freetech4teachers.com/ (Richard Byrne's free resources for teachers)

http://bit.ly/ (A web URL shortener-allows analysis and data on clicks on bit.ly links)

http://www.multiurl.com/ (A service to share multiple links from one URL

Tagul
A site much like Wordle (Word graphic) that combines colorful word clouds with hyperlinks. It works by either letting Tagul link each word to a Google search result, or you can assign each word its own hyperlink.

Slideshare
This is a place that allows you to search for presentations in a database. They are all free, and open-sourced for educators.

http://blabberize.com/ (animate a photograph)

http://edu.glogster.com/ (interactive posters)

From "100+ Free Internet Resources for Teachers" at FETC 2011: https://sites.google.com/site/meetthegeeksii/



CutePDF Writer
CutePDF Writer




Create PDF documents on the fly — for Free! http://www.cutepdf.com/


Portable Document Format (PDF) is the de facto standard for the secure and reliable distribution and exchange of electronic documents and forms around the world. CutePDF Writer (formerly CutePDF Printer) is the free version of commercial PDF creation software. CutePDF Writer installs itself as a "printer subsystem". This enables virtually any Windows applications (must be able to print) to create professional quality PDF documents - with just a push of a button!

Read about Mouse Mischief! free alternative to clickers
http://www.eschoolnews.com/2010/04/30/free-tool-lets-students-participate-during-class/?ast=42

Flashcards (similar to Quizlet?) - Study Blue
I'm going to experiment with this and will post thoughts...
www.studyblue.com
(M. Broach, 2/15/12)

You Tube for Teachers
www.youtube.com/teachers
(M. Broach, 7/16/12)