Classroom Technology Tools

WIKIS - view, read, & write
ThinkQuest.org Global Classroom Community Tools
PBwikiCreate a wiki
WikispacesCreate a wiki
  
BLOGS - view, read, & write 
TCSD blog Make a blog on your school webpage
Edublogs"Official Blog of Schools"
  
Facebook.comBlog
RocketpostCreate a blog
Widgetboxtools / widgets to add on blogs and  webpages
RSS Feeds - view & read 
  
Social Bookmarking - view & read 
del.icio.usShare your favorites/ bookmarks / URL with others
  
LooklaterMore than just favorites (watch the demo!)

Sharing Photos (The View Part) 

 

Website MAC / PC / WEB
Picasa Google Photo Tools and SharingWEB-based - Google product
Flickr.comShare / Find photosWEB
Snapfish.comShare photos - store photos onlineWEB
Yahoo PhotosShare photos - store photos onlineWEB
PanoramioPhotos for Google EarthWEB
IspottCell phone camera scavenger hunt -weeklyWEB
pics4learningfree images for educationWEB

Tools You Already Have!

FunctionMACPC
Screen Capture GrabMW Snap / Snagit
Calendar icalWEB: Yahoo/Google Calendar
Desktop ToolsDashboard Widgets
OSX  10.4 +
Sidebar Widgets  (Windows Vista only)
Photo slideshow with transitionsimovie / iphotoPhotostory 
(free download)
Create digital moviesiMovie MovieMaker 
(Windows XP or Vista)

 

Sound - Video - Podcasting

FunctionMACPC
Podcast - Recording and EditingGaragebandAudacity/Moviemaker
Fun Sound EditingVoice Candy 
Records what happens on your computer screen as a videoIShowUCamtasia studio CamStudio  (free)
Sound EditingGaragebandAudacity
Audio RecordingiTunesAudacity
www.findsounds.comWEB 
www.freeplaymusic.comWEB 
www.etravelphotos.comWEB 
www.picturesofplaces.comWEB 

Web Communication Tools

Skypeonline communication tool - free phone calls through the Internet/Computer
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