The connection to the devices has now ended. All three devices need returning to O2…. But, due to your efforts during this trial, the school now plans to purchase these devices to extend the trial and to give other students and staff the opportunity of using them in education. Would you like to take part […]
Psykopaint is a photo painting tool which uses the colors of an image to paint.
With a bit of experience you can obtain paintings that can be pretty close from real painting! But you might as well want to explore a bit more and do something more contemporary or abstract. There are endless possibilities!
MagToo is an image widget application and portal site which allows users to create slide shows with a unique magnifier tool, and immersive 360 degree panorama style shows. Furthermore, users can share these on social network sites (Facebook, MySpace, etc.), as well as create virtual “travelogues” on Google maps. MagToo’s virtual travelogue is a unique feature unavailable on other image widgets, and allows users to map and share their travels with slide and panorama shows.
Free logo maker. 100% free! Intuitive and simple design interface allows you to create your own world class logo designs in just minutes. You will receive various electronic files for both web and print use including the vector source files. File formats include eps, png, jpg and tiff. You can save and download as many as 10 free logo designs at any one time.
Suppose your school or class has a new club and need a logo? Or perhaps your students are working on a publishing and/ or graphics project, this FREE online logo maker could be a solution for you. No download required, simply create your logo using an easy to use interface and then export your work as a ZIP folder, extract your work from the folder and then your artwork is ready to use.
A private social platform for teachers and students to share ideas, files, events and assignments.
Applications for Education Edmodo could be used for a wide variety of tasks and lessons. Creating anEdmodo group could be a handy way to remind students of assignments and tasks they need to complete. It could also be a forum for open discussion in an online course setting. In a one-to-one computing environment you could post a story starter and have each student add a sentence or paragraph to create a collaboratively written story.
The number one feature request we have received for Edmodo is an iPhone/iPod touch or mobile web app. This is something that has been on our agenda since we launched Edmodo. Tonight we would like to give everyone an early holiday present and announce the beta of the Edmodo Mobile Web Application at http://m.edmodo.com.
It’s visualization and storytelling without slides. Your ideas live on stage and on the web.
Have you ever wondered about presenting your thoughts as free as they come? Ever got tired of creating a slideshow? It’s been said, that the best innovations come from people who are unhappy with the tools they use. We realized that our ideas won’t fit into slides anymore. Putting together creative thinking and technology expertise, we have created Prezi, a living presentation tool.
Slideroll™ is online slideshow softwarethat allows people to create smooth, video-like slide shows and publish them on the web. Slideroll™ is unique because it has all of the power of a desktop application, plus all of the connectivity benefits of being online. Slideroll™ even allows you to easily put Flash movies on your site without having to learn Flash.
Animoto is a great way to make short video presentations, you can use images and video clips as well as add text to any slideshow. The free version will allow you to make presentations up to 30 seconds in length, but the paid versions offer so much more. Below is an example of this type of presentation tool in action:
LangID is the quickest way to retrieve informations about a language you don’t know.
Most of the free translations services available online ask you to select the language you want to translate a text from. This means that if you don’t know what language it is you can not translate it in your language
Using LangID you can understand in which language a text was written and then use an external service to translate it. We provide the current English name of the language, the ISO code and an icon rapresenting the flag of one of the countries this language is spoken in
You can query our service directly writing the text, uploading a file, sending a mail o tweeting us @langidbot. We will soon provide even identification via link.
LibriVox volunteers record chapters of books in the public domain, and then we release the audio files back onto the net for free. All our audio is in the public domain, so you may use it for whatever purpose you wish.
Volunteering for LibriVox is easy and does not require any experience with recording or audio engineering or acting or public speaking. All you need is a computer, some free recording software, and your own voice. We accept all volunteers in all languages, with all kinds of accents. You don’t need to audition or send us samples. We’ll accept you no matter what you sound like.
we7 is an outstanding new music destination where you can listen to, share and discover music for FREE, legally and safely. You choose the music you want to hear and play full songs and albums online, on-demand at anytime. We also offer you the ability to buy the music you love in high quality mp3 downloads which you can play on iPods and most other digital players.
Ceop have a new video and supporting lesson plans about sexting and cyberbullying, called ‘Exposed”. It’s fast moving, well made and aimed at the secondary school audience. We think they are worth having a look at. Exposed, on ‘think you know’ […]
Sat in our office one day watching manufacturers demonstrate exciting new technology, we felt like we were in a sci-fi film, wearing 3D glasses. We all jumped as this skeleton’s bony fingers reached out of the projector screen. It was the first time we’d seen a 3D Ready projector. We learnt about multi-touch touchscreens, 3 […]
Time and performance management have become a growing concern for teachers and leaders within the education sector in recent years. In the light of ongoing changes throughout the education sector and with increasing budget cuts, these concerns, more than ever, need to be addressed in a timely and cost-effective manner. A visit to many of […]
Ensuring successful and beneficial communication between school and home has always been a hurdle; time consuming and often ineffective in accomplishing the parental involvement that can be the key to driving achievement in students. BETT 2011 was a platform for visitors to explore communication tools on offer in order to solve this issue. Though it […]
As one of the most highly regarded education events, BETT has always been proud to host innovative product launches from exhibitors, and 2011 was no exception. To help schools save money, enhance instruction and boost student learning and engagement, PolyVision introduced a new all-in-one interactive whiteboard solution, which offers a low total cost of ow […]
It’s almost the end of the school year, or maybe your local district has already released for summer. In either event, teachers all around are reflecting upon the school year. What went well? What will I change for next year? Perhaps you’re already planning for your next group of students! The summer months (or weeks, as in my district!) are a sacred time in […]
Elana Leoni, Edutopia's Director of Social Media Strategy and Marketing, shares the best kind of preview for ISTE 2013 - five amusing but commonsense tips on how to make the most of this conference. […]