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Paul Beaufait

8 Free Mind Map Tools & How to Best Use Them - 16 views

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    Saikat Basu proposed seven features to consider when selecting mind-mapping tools (app's or services):

    Cost
    Off- or on-line affordances,
    General usability,
    Aesthetics,
    Template availability,
    Portability of your work, &
    Affordances for collaboration.
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Cara Whitehead

SpellingCity for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch on the iTunes App Store - 0 views

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    VocabularySpellingCity is a fun way to learn spelling and vocabulary words by playing engaging learning games using any word list. The most popular activities are Spelling TestMe, HangMouse, and our vocabulary games, available to Premium Members. The most popular word lists are Sound Alikes, Compound Words, Hunger Games and SAT Words. This is a free app!
Gladys Baya

PresentMe - 14 views

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    Russell Stannard writes: "This for me is one of the best tools I have found since Lyrcis Training and myBrainShark. It allows you to upload Word, PPT or PDF files and then add a webcam and voice as you work through the presentation or document. You can share on the internet, embed and email to people." Sounds cool!
Gladys Baya

8 Annotation Tools Teachers should Have - 30 views

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    Shame I've only tried the first one so far!!!!
Paul Beaufait

Free Sound Recorder - CNET Download.com - 9 views

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    For Windows, "Free Sound Recorder is a perfect audio recorder to record your own voice, music or any other sound by working directly with your sound card. It supports the record input/source from a microphone, streaming audio from the Internet, external input devices (CDs, LP, music cassettes, phone line) as well as other applications like Winamp, Media Player" (Publisher's Description, From CoolRecordEdit, ¶1, 2012.08.31).
Paul Beaufait

Free Technology for Teachers: Page-level Permissions and Digital Portfolios in Google S... - 10 views

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    Richard Byrne advises teachers to activate page-level permissions when giving students access to classroom websites for blogging or digital portfolio development (2012.05.24).
Paul Beaufait

Free Technology for Teachers: Best of the Summer - 5 Ways to Use Google Sites - 7 views

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    Richard Byrne explains "five ways that Google Sites are commonly being used in schools" (2012.08.20).
Paul Beaufait

8 Free Tools to Easily and Instantly Create Videos in The Cloud - 21 views

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    Kharbach introduces easy to use tools for creation and sharing of videos.
Paul Beaufait

Google Drive and Docs for Teachers 2012 - 15 views

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    "Introduction to and directions for using Google Drive and Google Documents" (deck, 2012.05.08)
Gladys Baya

Spelling City - 7 views

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    Enter your list of words, and try several activities to learn their spelling. Teachers can save their lists. Includes automatic reading aloud and use in context. Cool!!!! Learned about it at David Kapuler's blog "Thoughts of a Cyberhero".
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    Has anyone tried this cool resource yet? If so, let me know how it worked!
Gladys Baya

Online converter - convert video, images, audio and documents for free - 15 views

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    Convert media files online from one format into another. Works with audio, videos, images, documents, ebooks and archives, and also includes a "hash generator (?). Introduced to me by Marta Costa. Looks cool!
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    Has anyone tried this converter?
    Hugs from Gladys
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    It works great for video. Some formatting glitches on PPT to swf conversion (but I've found this true of most converters)
Gladys Baya

FilePigeon - Send Large Files - 12 views

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    Send files up to 100 MB. Get them stored online for 7 days. Recommended by Zamzar.
Gladys Baya

Bridges  |  BridgeURL - 12 views

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    "Want an easy way to share a bunch of URLs? Simply list down all the URLs you want to share in the box below (one link per line, including http://) and we will create a single link to share."

    Reviewed by Amit Agwaral at Digital Inspiration.
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    What a cool tool! Could be a very easy way to create a screencast...
Gladys Baya

Microsoft Office Word Add-in For MediaWiki - 3 views

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    Create and format a document in Word as before, choose File -> Save As and select MediaWiki* under file types. Word will now convert and save the document in Wiki style markup. It is supported on Microsoft Office Word 2007 and Office 2010.

    Reviewed by Amit Agwaral at Digital Inspiration
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    This could be useful when we want students to try wiki writing... Has anyone tried it? Would love to know how well it works for Pbwiki, Wetpaint and Moodle wikis...
Vernon Fowler

Tubeoke - Free Online Karaoke. Watch and Sing! - 0 views

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    Get the lyrics of a favourite song. Dump them into http://wordle.net/create for extra creativity.
Vernon Fowler

Free paraphrase finder and thesaurus - Parasaurus Rex - 0 views

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    Parasaurus Rex, our monstrously powerful paraphrase finder, uses databases of approved translations to find alternative expressions for words and phrases in English, Arabic, German, Spanish, French and Chinese. Rex looks for translation matches for your phrase and then does a reverse lookup based on its translation(s) in another language. A fun and useful tool - tell all your friends!
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    A simple and easy paraphrase tool. Seems accurate in English at least.
David Wetzel

6 Top Free Online Tools for Support Teaching and Learning - 13 views

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    The six top free online tools were selected from available web 2.0 tools for teaching and learning using presentations, blogging, and bookmarking online resources. There are many excellent online tools available in these three categories, making the selection difficult at best. However, the selection was made based on reviewing available online resources along with other contributions and feedback from teachers.
David Wetzel

5 Reasons Why You Should Use LiveBinders - 11 views

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    LiveBinders is a web 2.0 tool which provides the ability to save and organize materials for your science or math class. The great thing about this free tool is that you can update the resources instantly to ensure your lessons include the latest ideas, tips, and resources in science and math.
Gladys Baya

FreeMyPDF.com - 15 views

shared by Gladys Baya on 03 Aug 10 - Cached
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    Use this site to remove passwords and restrictions (such as printing, copying text, etc.) from PDFs. NOTE: Only works for PDFs that you can open and read without any 3rd party plugins. PDFs that require a password to be viewed cannot be unlocked by this service.
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    Have you ever had trouble printing PDFs? This free tool solves the problem in seconds!
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