Useful Links

  1. Top 100 Tools for Learning 2011
  2. Cool Tools for Schools Wiki
  3. Digital Citizenship - Teaching students about safely using the Internet
  4. Support Educational Blogging Wiki (includes examples of teacher blogs)
  5. ALA Top Teaching and Learning Sites
  6. Storybird-collaborative storytelling
  7. Education Podcast Network - over 1000 different educational podcasts
  8. 7 Fantastic Free Social Media Tools for Educators
  9. Miss Training (Office 2K7) from Foxborough Public School
  10. Job Tips!
  11. National Transition Technical Assistance Center NSTTAC
  12. Center on Transition to Employment
  13. National Post-School Outcomes Center
  14. Technical Assistance on Transition & Rehabilitation Act
  15. IDEA Partnership on Transition
  16. National Dropout Prevention Center

Useful Web 2.0 Tools:

  1. Tiny URL - Tools to share web links using shorter web addreses
  2. Zamzar- free file conversion
  3. Google Reader - RSS Reader
  4. VoiceThread - Tool for conversations around media
  5. Blabberize - Creating a talking picture (quite literally)
  6. Voki - Create a talking cartoon of yourself
  7. Prezi - Free 3-D presentation tool
  8. Photo Peach - Free slide shows to go!
  9. Glogster - Free online posters
  10. Wordle - generates word clouds from text provided
  11. Slideshare - Upload and share PowerPoint presentations and documents
  12. Delicious - Social bookmarking website
  13. Audio Boo - Mobile & web platform for podcasting and uploading audio to share
  14. ipadio - broadcast from any phone to the Internet live (phone blogging = phlogging)
  15. 10 Other Word Cloud Generators -this is a blog giving URL's for word cloud generators (Wordle and others)
  16. Dipity.com -- free digital timeline
  17. Xtranormal.com -- free text to video website
  18. Screentoaster.com -- free screen recording of your computer
  19. Onetruemedia.com -- create free videos using pictures and other multimedia

Other Useful Resources:

  1. Technorati - Search engine for Blogs
  2. ISTE NETS Standards (see left side menu for link to NETS for students vs. teachers)
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  4. RIDE Website including lesson plan template
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Useful Software:

  1. Jing Project - Free screen recording software
  2. Tech Smith - paid screen capturing and video editing software
    1. Camtasia Studio - screen capturing & video editing
    2. Snag It- screen capturing & picture editing
  3. Audacity - Free audio recording software
  4. ALA Top 25 Teaching and Learning Sites
  5. Shape Collage
  6. Slide.com - create cute slideshows free
  7. smilebox.com--create free slideshow
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