Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Hidden Web Tools: 11 Tools for 2011

11 Free Web Tools for 2011
Recently Simple K12 released their list of the best free classroom web tools for 2011.  I am attaching their free e-book "Hidden Webtools: 11 Tools for 2011".  With so many resources available on the internet it is nice to have someone else investigate their usefulness.  Please let me know if you have already tried some of these tools or if you would like support finding ways to incorporate them into your curriculum.  I look forward to reading your comments!
Click on this link to open:  Hidden Web Tools: 11 Tools for 2011- E-Book

Tools listed in e-book
Tech Tool #1… – URL shortener for multiple URLs
Tech Tool #2… – online collaboration tool
Tech Tool – cut online videos
Tech Tool – comment and edit online videos
Tech Tool #5… – simplify YouTube videos
Tech Tool #6… – file converter
Tech Tool #7… – voice recorder
Tech Tool #8… – file sharer
Tech Tool #9… – public image search engine
Tech Tool #10… – educational public images
Tech Tool #11… – collaborative photo encyclopedia
BONUS TOOL #12… – simplify YouTube Videos
BONUS TOOL #13… – file converter

Monday, January 24, 2011

Google Global Science Fair 2011

Described as the "first global online science competition". 
Google has just announced that they are launching the Google Science Fair.
Students 13 to 18 years of age are eligible to participate. Go to the links below to learn
more about this opportunity for our students.

Google Science Fair
Here's an example