Tag archives for Apps

  1. Any.do popular to-do app adds 12 new languages – still free

        Any.do is a very popular, free, to-do list app for Android, iOS and Chrome. It has now added 12 new languages and is available in English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Dutch, Swedish, Spanish, German, Portuguese, Chinese (simplified & traditional) & Russian.   This makes this highly popular task app even better.     What’s nice about Any.do is that […]

  2. Enthread – quick, easy, free web based imaging editor

          Enthread is a web based image editor that has some easy to use, simple editing features. Simply drag your image to the center of the page and get started.   Adjustments include: Hue/Saturation/Lightness, Brightness and Contrast, Colors (RGB), Filters (sharpen and blur), and Process (Sepia, Desaturate, Solarize, Invert, and Edges). You can undo […]

  3. Web Wanderings: being the first in a series…

    Web Wanderings: being a series on the interesting, curious, humorous and sometimes even helpful items I’ve found on the web . For this first post, some items recommended to me by Linda Rush – DEN STAR, LC Member and DEN Guru: http://sjunkins.posterous.com/collect-student-ipad-creations-with-edmodo – connecting two  popular tech resources, the site states “This video outlines how the Edmodo […]

  4. Evernote Skitch as a Teaching Tool

      Skitch is Evernote’s sketching app. It is a great app that allows you to create sketches and annotate, edit and save photos and sketches. It is very useful for taking notes that can’t be typed, annotating photos, and making sketches. It is available for desktop, iOS and Android.       Steve Lai, a teacher in Canada, has some […]

  5. Welcome Back to School. Here are some Great Resources for All Educators

    Welcome back to school! I hope everyone had a great summer and was able to relax and recharge. Our district starts with teacher professional development and classroom setup this coming Thursday, K-9 start next Tuesday, and 10-12 start Wednesday. The summer has flown by!   The beginning of the year is always a little crazy […]

  6. Black Menu – access all of your Google apps from this great Chrome extension

      I’m a huge user of Google’s many apps and services. I use Sites, Blogger, Chrome, Chromebook, Android, Search, Reader, Calendar, Gmail, Tasks, and much more. While I have shortcuts on my new tab page in Chrome and on my Chromebook, I can’t fit all of them on one page. iGoogle is also being shutdown so I won’t have […]

  7. 10 Top Apple apps for education in 2012

    As I attend more and more conferences, I’m pleased to see the number of educators with technology at their fingertips — iPads, notebooks, laptops, smartphones — educators are CONNECTED!  Even better is the number of school districts providing that technology to their teachers and students.  I’ve run across a few apps that make me wish […]

  8. QR Codes: A Beginner’s Guide

    QR Codes

    What are QR codes? QR codes are quick response 2D bar codes. They hold  a lot of information in one code, and can be scanned with a variety of devices such as Smartphones, iPod Touches, iPads, laptops with webcams, etc. When scanned they provide marketing information about products and companies, coupons, etc. How are QR […]

  9. Lists, Descriptions and Training Resources for Using Discovery Education resources

    Discovery Education has tons of resources, programs and applications for educators. How do you find it all and learn how to use them? The Discovery Educator Network and this blog is one way. Here are some more ways: Training Resources for Discovery Education Tools and Apps:  http://goo.gl/usJsd - lots of great resources, tips, help and more. […]

  10. Google Drive is here! Free online file sync/storage

      Google Drive, Google’s online file storage system, is now live. With it you can upload and access all of your files including videos, photos, PDFs, Google Docs and more, just like with Dropbox or Sugarsync.   Google Docs is integrated with Google Drive so you can work on all your documents, presentations and spreadsheets, as well as share content […]

  11. Adobe Photoshop Touch Review – very nice app

      Adobe recently released a host of Adobe TouchApps - Photoshop Touch, Ideas, Collage, Debut, Kuler, Proto, and Carousel. Design, edit, and elegantly present your work using six new Adobe® Touch Apps designed for your tablet. Whether you use a stylus or just your fingertip, intuitive touchscreen features provide easy, precise control for a variety of creative tasks. Transfer […]

  12. CX – file sync, share and backup service with 10GB free account

      CX is a  file sync, share and backup service, similar to Dropbox or Sugarsync that I have reviewed before, but I’ve been using it more lately and really like how it works.   CX allows you to backup your files, sync them across multiple devices, share your files and collaborate on them with others, and even discover new ideas and […]

  13. Google Maps adds Photo Tours of World Landmarks – in 3D

      Google Maps is an amazing resource. Google has just announced a new feature of Google Maps - Photo Tours. Photo Tours are 3D photo scenes of over 15,000 popular sites from around the world, including Yosemite, St. Mark’s Basilica, Trevi Fountain, Buckingham Palace, the Anne Frank house and much more.   When you search for a location […]

  14. Android for Education Resource Web Page

      Today I added an “Android for Education” resource permanent page. With Android being such a popular OS and a majority of my students having Android phones, and I use an Android phone, I’ve been posting a lot of resources. I decided to collect them all into one permanent page, like the Evernote, Google, and Discovery […]