Techn'Teach: 2011 MACUL Conference
Freebee Queens-The Second Decade!
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When: Friday March 18, 2011 - 1:00 to 2:00 PM
Where: Cobo Center-Detroit Michigan
Who: Maryly Skallos and Dr. Julia VanderMolen
Session Handout: Freebee Queens-The Second Decade! pdf format
The Free Bee Links
Kidblog - great way for schools to have kids blog; free
Story Jumper - site for digital storytelling with educational resources for teachers; free
Sweet Search - search engine for students as everything has been reviewed by educators beforehand; free
Cacoo - nice site for creating online charts and graphs; limited on free, cost for more options
Kizoa - site for creating animated slide shows that has lots of content to choose from; free for basic, cost for premium features
Drag on Tape - user-friendly site that uses a drag and drop interface to edit and mix video; free for now
Greenshot -Free open source screen capture
Artproject by Google Power - Great opportunity to view great art upclose
DropBox - Offering free, secure file storage and sharing, along with automatic syncing across multiple computers from any location
Coursesites by Blackboard - Free hosted course management service by Blackboard
Poll Everywhere - a new approach to classroom response systems by harnessing existing Web and mobile phone technology and relying on text messaging
Wolfram Alpha - Computational Knowledge Engine built by humans (expert systems)
Magic studio - great multi-media site for uploading photos, documents, and video and then editing them; free
Wordia - Brings words to life through the use of video
Quintura for Kids - search engine for kids that acts a bit like a tag cloud in that results can be embedded in a site; free
Middlespot - innovative web site for social bookmarking that allows users to collect sites in a visual way; free
Khan Academy - Free site with lots of videos on world-class instruction on various topics!
More Freebie Queen Favorites!
Education Eye - fun site for brainstorming with this visual search engine; free
21 Classes - good way to get students blogging in a safe, secure environment; free entry level, cost for premium features
Shwup - great site for making collaborative slide shows; free
Encyclomedia - video encyclopedia with which results can be embedded in a site; free
Zooburst - great site for digital storytelling on which a user can make an online 3D pop-up book; free, cost for premium features
Jay Cut - site similer to iMovie that allows users to edit or create a video; free, maybe some costs for premium features
Splashup - looks like photoshop and is a great way to edit photos and manipulate layers and effects; free Comic Master - fun site for digital storytelling that has a drag-and-drop feature; .org site; free
Knowcase - create collaborative outlines with this easy-to-use site; free
Cloud Canvas - great site for photoediting and drawing and painting that is similar to Splashup; free
Googlios - way for students to create digital portfolios online using Google tools; free
We Are Teachers - social network for educators where lots of ideas and lessons can be found; free
Do you have a site or app you would like to share. Tell us how you used it in the classroom and win a prize. Learn more about other educational technology organizations. Use the QR Code to learn more about Techn'Teach.
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Do you have a site or app you would like to share. Tell us how you used it in the classroom and win a prize.
Learn more about other educational technology organizations.
Use the QR Code to learn more about Techn'Teach.