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Power of storytelling by Raf Stevens on Prezi - 22 views

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    Power of storytelling - Prezi is simple: You Write, Zoom, Arrange.Using these simple means, you can express many things - with great impact.Here are some basic examples such as timelines, TOC, Zen likes.
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Wordle - Beautiful Word Clouds - 2 views

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    Wordle is a toy for generating "word clouds" from text that you provide. The clouds give greater prominence to words that appear more frequently in the source text. You can tweak your clouds with different fonts, layouts, and color schemes. The images you create with Wordle are yours to use however you like. You can print them out, or save them to the Wordle gallery to share with your friends.
Jeff Johnson

Jing, - 0 views

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    - Take a picture or make a short video of what you see on your computer monitor. - Share it instantly via web, email, IM, Twitter or your blog. - Simple and free, Jing is the perfect way to enhance your fast-paced online conversations.
Jeff Johnson

Free Technology for Teachers: Learn It in 5 - Tech How-to Videos for Teachers - 25 views

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    Learn It In 5 is a relatively new site that features short how-to videos for teachers. The videos are intended to help teachers quickly learn how to use some of the the web tools are essential to being a successful user of classroom technology
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Flisti - Create free online polls without signing-up - 22 views

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    Create free online polls without signing-up
Jeff Johnson

Online debate community for logical, passionate people - CreateDebate - 7 views

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    CreateDebate is a social tool that democratizes the decision-making process through online debate.
Jeff Johnson

Timelines - 21 views

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    Wikipedia defines a timeline as a kind of graphic design showing a long bar labeled with dates alongside itself and (usually) events labeled on points where they would have happened. Here are some tools educators can use to create timelines.
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Quake-Catcher Network - 12 views

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    The Quake-Catcher Network is a collaborative initiative for developing the world's largest, low-cost strong-motion seismic network by utilizing sensors in and attached to internet-connected computers. With your help, the Quake-Catcher Network can provide better understanding of earthquakes, give early warning to schools, emergency response systems, and others. The Quake-Catcher Network also provides educational software designed to help teach about earthquakes and earthquake hazards.
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Tonido - Run your own Personal Cloud - 28 views

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    Tonido allows you to access and share your content directly through a web browser without uploading or worrying about storage limits. Share files, music, photos and calendar, download torrents and even manage your finances straight from your desktop. Free.
Jeff Johnson

CleVR » Free and easy panoramic photo stitching software, panoramas and virtu... - 0 views

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    CleVR is a seriously easy way of creating and sharing panoramic photos for free.
Jeff Johnson

Tech Tool Targets Elementary Readers - 29 views

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    Much attention has been paid to how mobile-learning devices can be incorporated into middle and high schools, but Seth Weinberger is targeting a different set of students: kindergartners through 2nd graders. "The sweet spot of literacy is kindergarten to 2nd grade," says Weinberger, the executive director of Innovations for Learning, the Evanston, Ill.-based nonprofit organization that developed a mobile-learning device called the TeacherMate. "If you get them [reading on grade level] early, there's a real chance that you can keep them at grade level."
Jeff Johnson

Generation YES » Youth & Educators Succeeding - 16 views

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    TechYES - Student Literacy Certification is the only project-based approach to student technology literacy and assessment. Designed for 6-9, TechYES offers a flexible model for class or after-school use. Peer mentors assist technology teachers to bring technology literacy to all students.
Jeff Johnson

Preceden - The Easiest Way to Make a Timeline - 31 views

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    * Create a timeline for almost anything * Add multiple layers to keep events organized * Keep your timelines private or share them with others * Preceden is completely web-based and 100% free
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