StoryBird is a collaborative, web-based storytelling tool. Very little teacher prep-time and lots of fun!
Want to create an online discussion with your students based on media assets like images or videos?VoiceThread lets you do that -- and even cooler -- the comments themselves can be text, video, or audio.2
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This video introduces VoiceThread, the online video collaboration tool that is being used by Penn State.
With VoiceThread, group conversations are collected and shared in one place from anywhere in the world. All with no software to install.
A VoiceThread is a collaborative, multimedia slide show that holds images, documents, and videos and allows people to navigate slides and leave comments in 5 ways - using voice (with a mic or telephone), text, audio file, or video (via a webcam). Share a VoiceThread with friends, students, and colleagues for them to record comments too.
Users can doodle while commenting, use multiple identities, and pick which comments are shown through moderation. VoiceThreads can even be embedded to show and receive comments on other websites and exported to MP3 players or DVDs to play as archival movies.
Pinterest: one of the latest darlings of the internet. Teachers were quick to find classroom uses for this visually appealing social bookmarking site.
Easily the coolest web-based cloud storage solution out there, Dropbox makes it easy to share & access files from any device with a connection.
Animoto makes it easy for you and your kids to build a professional-looking video using images, video clips, and audio of your choice. You can upload your own, use their library, or gather from around the web.
The education community has really embraced micro-blogging site Twitter -- both for classroom use and for DIY professional development.6
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Twitter for educators provides good logic on why educators should use Twitter and how it can help them form a community, share resources, and meet people worldwide.
In this video you will learn how to setup a Twitter account, how to find people you want to follow, how to create a strategy to use Twitter, Tools and apps to manage your Twitter use, and privacy concerns and safeguards for Twitter.
You will also be provided with takeaway resource specifically for Educators who use Twitter.
Evernote is like a virtual junk drawer -- save images, links, text, voice memos; access from multiple devices; share with other users!7
by jhedin31 348,166 views
**Please note: this video was created two years ago. Evernote has made updates and added new features since then. Leaving it up just in case some still find it useful.**
Created for UConn EPSY 5198 as part of the 2 Summers Masters in Educational Technology Program.
Linear slide presentations are so last decade! Check out Prezi, a non-linear storytelling tool that lets you share your ideas from a virtual canvas.
Edmodo is a social network designed for educators and students to connect and share information -- like a safe and secure Facebook for schools.
Google Docs is not really about whistles and bells so much as filling basic needs -- a great way for teachers and students to back up, access, and collaborate on spreadsheets, word processing documents, and presentations.
Use images, audio and video to create a fantastic interactive poster with your students using Glogster -- an online tool to create "graphic blogs."11
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Visit http://edu.Glogster.com - an interactive online teaching and learning tool.
New to Glogster EDU? Here's all the know-how.
Watch this video tutorial and learn the most important basics about the Glogster.com EDU. Find out how can be this amazing online learning tool used in your classroom.
Subscribe to our Glogster YouTube channel at http://www.youtube.com/Glogster and watch also other interesting and helpful videos about this online interactive teaching and learning tool.
If you've really made it through watching all those dry tutorials, you deserve a good laugh. This is an ENTIRE SERIES of parody tutorials on Photoshop12
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Donnie Hoyle pulls a digital end-around on a restraining order and vandalizes a Vanagon.
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