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Simple and free, Jing is the perfect way to enhance your fast-paced online conversations. Create images and videos of what you see on your computer screen, then share them instantly!
You can also add voice to your avatar, and post to any blog, website or profile. Contains lesson plans!
A user friendly online drawing tool that allows you to create a variety of diagrams such as site map, flowchart, mind map, wire frame, UML diagram, & network diagram. Free version available.
Brain mapping, etc.
Google Earth for Educators, Tips and Tutorials
A great place to get started.
Partnership for 21st Century Skills
P21 is a great resource for the 4Cs and the research behind it.
BYOD/Talmage School Plan
In 2010 the U.S. Department of Education introduced the National Education Technology Plan. The Plan "calls for applying the advanced technologies used in our daily personal and professional lives to our entire education system to improve student learning and accelerate and scale up the adoption of effective practices."
The Too Noisy app is now also available on the iPhone and iPod Touch! The "Too Noisy App" has been designed to assist a teacher keep control of general noise levels in a classroom using a visual stimulus.
Scholastic has a series of interactive story apps where kids travel back in time, learn about history and solve a mystery! When best friends Dak and Sera discover the key to time travel - the Infinity Ring - they're swept up in a centuries-long secret war for the fate of mankind. Recruited by the Historians, the kids learn that history has gone disastrously off course - and it's up to them to save it.
QR Code Generator
Quick response codes, also known as 'QR' codes, are simple, scannable images that are a form of barcode. By scanning a QR code image through a mobile device, information can be accessed including text, links, bookmarks and email addresses.
Quizlet allows teachers and students to create their own interactive flashcards on any topic. You can choose to share them with others and even add pictures and sound. This can be accessed online or from a mobile device.