DEN STARs Brandon Lutz and Tracey McGrath try to do the impossible: 60 tools in 60 minutes. My friend and DEN STAR Jennifer Brinson, who has seen 60 in 60 before, says they do not usually make it through to the end, but the presentation is always a delight. Judging from the packed room, this session is a definite draw, two DEN STARS shining (again). Here goes what will undoubtedly be a typing challenge.
Listen to music online for free; users can create their own stations with artists; allows for sharing
Allows users to create their own TV channel that can be embedded onto a wiki and live streamed via a link, also allows for archiving for easy retrieval
Live Video streaming by Ustream
Live Stream http://www.livestream.com/
Stream Live Video
4. Cover it Live
Create animated cartoons with an online animation engine
Create web based animations easily using the online creator
Creates MLA formatted citations.
Sites to create classroom chats or back channels while teaching
9. Tiny Chat
Link that allows for text, video, and auditory chat
10. Donors Choose
Write grant applications for classroom materials to be donated.
A private social platform for teachers and students to share ideas, files, events and assignments.
Uses multiple pictures to create collages in different shapes and sizes
12. Shape Collage (DL)
Create collages with free downloadable software
Create collages with free downloadable software
Pack of pictures in folder, show how to make a collage
Sites that allow uses to create cartoons using various artistic features
13. Make Beliefs Comix
Create a cartoon online, free site
Hero Machine (http://www.ugo.com/channels/comics/heromachine/classic.asp)
Read Write Think Comic (http://www.readwritethink.org/MATERIALS/comic/)
Allows the user to input questions or data and receive answers or facts
14. Wolfram Alpha
Computes information (Enter in an algebraic equation to compute it, a date and it will state historical information, any number)
Document where multiple people can collaborate at the same time
15. Google Docs
Allows the user to create spreadsheets, word processing documents, presentations and store PDF’s with sharing/collaboration options
Office Online http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/word/default.aspx
Draw a picture or edit a photo online
16. Flock Draw
17. Sumo Paint
Draw a picture with a variety of features
Create a family tree that offers options to share and collaborate
Allows users to create links for easy file access from anywhere
Create study cards that can be shared
Create web-based flashcards and other review games for student online studying
Create a flow chart very easily and collaboratively
21. Lucid Chart
Create a flowchart online.
Create graphic organizers allowing users to brainstorm and collaborate synchronously
22. My WebSpiration
Create a brainstorm web online.
Take screen shots and/or video of your computer screen
Take screen shots of anything on your computer and add text and arrows to the capture, can be saved, downloaded or embedded into wikis or e-mail.
Create videos online and allow students to view create videos.
Edit photos by cropping, coloring, and adding text
25. Foto Flexer
Free online photo editor
Share and store images online
Interviews recorded and easily shared, Embed it to your blog and share it with the world.
Classroom review game
28. Jeopardy Labs
Allows user to create a web based jeopardy game using self created or pre-made questions
Convert different media files and download videos from video storage sites to your computers
30. Hand Brake (DL)
Converts DVD’s into editable files and converts them to be watch on portable devices
Converts a variety of media files into different formats and downloads video files from websites
Media Converter http://www.mediaconverter.org/
Allows the user to tell the world what they are doing via video, GPS, pictures and text
Allows the user to send a 12 second video clip via phone or web camera using twitter or the 12seconds TV channel.
33. Daily Mug Shot
Allows users to take a screen shot of their face or anything else via web cam or uploaded picture; users can only add one picture per day
Make screencast and send through twitter easily!
Organizes notes, pictures, audio files, and many others.
Allows users to get organized and sync everything via multiple devices
36. EDU 2.0
Create an online school & classroom, a free alternative to Moodle & Blackboard
37. PDF My URL:
Makes a PDF out of any URL quick and easy!
A network of people created to share and collaborate on ideas
Create a learning community about a certain topic or hobby, share ideas, thoughts and get organized as a group
Ex: Pete&c Ning http://ning.peteandc.org/
Sites for syndicated website content sharing which allows users to upload or download to their iPod
39. Buzz Sprout
Create unique digital stories with picture and audio that anyone can add to
40. Voice Thread
Add pictures and then create text or audio about the picture (3 Voice Threads for free)
Take polls via web based questions or cell phone
41. Poll Everywhere
Poll students to check for understanding the classroom via SMS text or website
Poll Authority (http://www.pollauthority.com/)
43. Volunteer Spot:
Share websites that are bookmarked with a social network
Add bookmarks to the website to share with other users and view all your bookmarks on multiple computers
Share bookmarks with a group of like-minded individuals and get an e-mail when links are added
Brush up on vocabulary, art, geography and more
47. Free Rice
This site provides vocabulary and content based questions (Art, chemistry, geography, language learning, and math). For every correct answer, rice is donated to a third world country. This site is a great warm-up activity for students.
Reads text in a web site and converts it to an audio file
48. Read The Words
Allows the user to highlight words that are then read to them
Create a timeline of events or important dates
49. Time Toast
Allows the user to translate languages of web content
50. Google Translate
Translate full websites into a variety of different languages; also includes a widget that allows users to change the language of a website
Create video using pictures, music and transitions
Upload pictures, select music, and Animoto will create a 30 second video
Allows users to edit video without software
Edit and share videos online
Riff Trax http://www.rifftrax.com/cuts
Upload videos and share them with the world
Share educational videos with the world on this safe site, allows users to embed video onto wikis or share links
Online teleprompter where users can read text while creating a web cast
54. Cue Prompter
Add text, set the speed and read away while looking and recording from a web cam
Create visual pages embeddable for wikis, web sites and blogs
56. Google Voice:
Interactive, virtual white board where users can collaborate and share ideas synchronously
Use this site to brainstorm ideas on a white board that can be seen on multiple computers
This site allows you to post a question and allow students to post to a collaborative wall that the entire class can view. Excellent for discussion based question.
Create a wiki where users can collaborate and share content on a specific topic or idea
Google Sites http://sites.google.com
PB Wiki http://pbworks.com/
Scratch Pad http://scratchpad.wikia.com/wiki/Scratchpad_Wiki_Labs
Wet Paint http://www.wetpaint.com/
Picture of words that are sized based on their amount of use in a document
This site allows user to create “word clouds” based on provided text. It enlarges that words that appear most frequently. You can copy and paste in a story, poem, speech, etc. and identify the most important words.
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