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Nik Peachey

Digital Tools for Teachers - 6 views

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    This book has been written and designed primarily with English language teachers in mind though the majority of the resources and tools contained in the book will have much wider use than just language teaching. The book contains more than 70 tools and resources and these have been hand picked because they represent a broad cross-section of what is at present available.
Vicki Davis

OurStory.com - Capture your stories, save them permanently. - 6 views

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    This might be a neat approach to have children do with their familiy as they tell "our story." There are public and private ways to build stories. What a great way to document vacation or have students share about their summers.
Vicki Davis

Online chat widget |RumbleTalk group chat room platform for websites - 5 views

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    Rumbletalk bills itself as a "boutique" backchannel chat tool for live events, Facebook events. etc. They are marketing themselves for integration into Facebook pages and events but it can be put in other places. Lots of backchannel capabilities are emerging as many educators and event planners see the value of providing, managing and leading in the backchannel chats that WILL and DO occur whether you wish they did or not. 
Vicki Davis

15 Fantastic Ways to Use Flipboard - 21 views

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    Flipboard is an excellent tool (now it has curated magazines you can distribute for your classes.) It is a wonderful RSS reader and monitoring tool.
Vicki Davis

ScreenChomp for iPad on the iTunes App Store - 6 views

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    This app is by Techsmith, makers of camtasia. Right now it is free. You can import PDFS and use screenshots. Powerful tool that is free. 
Vicki Davis

Board Cam Pro- live exhibitions of small features for iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, ... - 1 views

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    What makes this app interesting is that you can use the whiteboard, but you can also record and record things "or over video streaming** without changing of application". So, you can record what you're doing and it records what you're doing and voice and drawings. FAscinating app but a tad more expensive at $4.99
Vicki Davis

PodOmatic | Best Free Podcasts - 4 views

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    Podomatic has a new free fast tool called "minicast" where you create a slideshow with photos and videos. 
Vicki Davis

Adding Bookmarklets on iPad and iPhone - 7 views

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    Instructions for adding a safari bookmarklet for just about every service (except Diigo) on Chris Bray's website. If you have an ipad or iphone and want to send things to your Tumblr blog you can follow these instructions. (For pinterest, go to the Pinterest website.)
Vicki Davis

Alien Blue - Reddit Client for iOS - 0 views

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    Reddit is increasingly a site where technology news breaks as well as having a tight integration with top technology sites like Twit.tv (they use Reddit to curate topics for the show.) This app is the highest recommended app for using reddit on the ipad and for that reason I've installed it.
Vicki Davis

Attachment Icons for Gmail Changes File Attachment Icon Based on Type - 4 views

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    Here's a Chrome add in that should be part of gmail. It shows an icon to display what the attachment file format is.
Vicki Davis

Windows 8 Consumer Preview - 3 views

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    Here's the Windows 8 consumer preview version if you just have to download and try it out. (Or, if, as Microsoft hopes, you want to start building apps.)
Vicki Davis

How to Add Goodreads to Your Facebook Timeline - GalleyCat - 9 views

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    I love Goodreads and now have a reason to go back more often. Here is how you can integrate it into your Facebook with the new Open graph service. This may become the book review mechanism of the future, linking with our friends.
Vicki Davis

Beyond our wildest dreams | Idea Flight - 11 views

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    I helped test this app and liked the capability it had to put the presentation on the screen of my students on the iPads. Everyone could see. It is worth testing if you are in a 1:1 iPad situation. Great tool.
Vicki Davis

EmbedPlus - Video editing, chopping, looping, annotations, slow motion, and chapters to... - 10 views

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    You can mark and annotate youtube videos with a customized player to mark sections, etc. This embed plus tool is a fascinating one to use with students and in blog posts.
Vicki Davis

5 Must have Ed Apps in 2012 for the 21st Century Student Centered Classroom - Be the Ch... - 19 views

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    A teacher shares her favorite apps for a 21st century classroom. evernote, Skitch, and Socrative top the list.
Vicki Davis

WeVideo - Collaborative Online Video Editor in the Cloud - 8 views

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    A fascinating way that allows you to shoot and upload video that is integrated with Google drive. While there is a free version, there are also paid versions for higher capacity requirements. This allows online video editing and easy sharing with social media. This may be the resource we've been looking for collaborative video editing. Eager to try.
Vicki Davis

Adobe AIR App Challenge - 5 views

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    For those of you already developing educational apps, this might be a great way to win some money for your school (or yourself) and a Sony Tablet. Here's the information: "On July 13 Sony and Adobe launched the Adobe AIR App Challenge, Sponsored by Sony. The goal is to get developers to create quality Android apps using Adobe Flash tools and optimize their apps for the new Sony S1 and S2 Tablets with AIR 3.0. We'd like to get your help to promote this in any relevant campaign activities. More details and entry forms are on the contest website: www.airappchallenge.com . In addition to cash prizes (up to $130,000 for the Grand Prize winner!), 10 finalists can also win an a trip to MAX to showcase their apps and all winners will get 'premium promotion' on the new Sony devices."
Vicki Davis

Screenr | Instant screencasts: Just click record - 18 views

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    An excellent screencaster- you can post to YouTube or send wherever. You don't need to install software to run this one.
Vicki Davis

Timeglider: web-based timeline software - 18 views

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    timeline software for creating and sharing history and project planning
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    Another neat timeline maker.
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