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Snagit for Google Chrome - 32 views

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    Snagit for Chrome is based on the Snagit app for Windows and Mac that has been around for a while. It comes in the form of an extension and an app. The extension lives in your browser bar with the rest of your Chrome extensions, and is used to take screenshots of whatever you want to capture inside of Chrome. The app is launched as soon as your screenshot is captured and allows you the ability to add annotations or view previous captures. it is still in Beta form at the moment but offers potential for many educational uses.
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Check Out Class Blogs! | The Edublogger - 37 views

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    A post tjhat offers information for you to check out different types of class blogs to get ideas for your own class blog. You could also use this list to make connections with classes in other countries.
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ImageCodr.org - 29 views

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    Flickr currently hosts more than 75 million images that are licensed under a Creative Commons license. Depending on the license, you may use the images on your webpage, or make changes to it. There are many things to check. With ImageCodr.org, there is no need to do all this manually, you simply enter in the URL of the picture page (as seen in your browser) you are interested in and ImageCodr.org will generate the ready to use HTML code. It will also display a brief and easy license summary, so you don't get in legal trouble because you missed something.
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100 Inspiring Ways to Use Social Media In the Classroom | Online Universities - 39 views

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    A variety of uses for social media, linked to real examples by educators in the classroom.
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Tagxedo - Creator - 2 views

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    Similar to Wordle, Tagxedo is a new style of word cloud generator
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SimplytheBest Fonts fancy fonts - 30 views

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    A collection of the best free fancy fonts on the Web.
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EIA Energy Kids - What Is Energy? - 11 views

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    Energy Kids is a website produced by the US Energy Information Administration for the purpose of educating students about energy and its many forms. Energy Kids provides a wealth of easily accessible information about energy which students can use to play games, solve riddles, and take quizzes about energy. Some of the games students will find include Energy Sudoku, crossword puzzles, and riddles. Energy Kids also provides students of all ages with ideas and outlines for science fair projects around the energy theme. The science fair projects are available as free PDF downloads.
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TypeWith.me: Live Text Document Collaboration! - 18 views

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    After having been taken over by google, Etherpad Chris Pirillo and Jake Warner have now "frozen the Etherpad code in time" and released it as Type With Me.
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Sorry I'm Late - 34 views

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    Great example of stop motion animation. Watch through to the credits at the end to see how it was done. Quite brilliant!
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Twitlonger - When you talk too much for Twitter - 6 views

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    Twitlonger is an easy way to post long messages to Twitter without the need to write a blog post. Write what you need here and we post the link to Twitter for you.
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Featured Videos | dotSUB - 8 views

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    dotSub is another site beyond YouTube that makes available a wealth of video resources. This one is unusual in that it offers the facility for those who upload their videos to create subtitles in any language.
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Mr. Picassohead - 18 views

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    Mr Picassohead is a fun website. It allows users to create their own 'Picasso' by selecting different types of faces and facial features, colours and so on and dragging them onto a canvas. It is a great way to begin a unit of work on Picasso, Cubism or abstract art with students.
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World Wide Words - 14 views

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    A facinating site on 'Words' (British. It offers more than 2100 pages on the origins, history, evolution and idiosyncrasies of the English language worldwide. .
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Geocube - The world of Geography at your fingertips - 21 views

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    Really cool application for Web 2 using Geo teachers. Similar to youcube - search engine with visualization and click and watch/listen to each square.
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Tagul - Gorgeous tag clouds - 12 views

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    Tagul is a resource similar to Wordle. However, Tagul allows users to sign up, save Taguls and embed them into webpages.
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