Extended Induction Internet Resources
November 16, 2009

POWER Library Power Point



Discovery Eduction/United Streaming Power Point


Web 2.0 Resources

Name
URL
Comments
Keystone Commons
www.elgg.org
Virtual collaborative environment (2nd Life Beta from Chester Cty IU)



Scratch
http://scratch.mit.edu/
Art, animation, activity creation, programming, digital storytelling
PhotoSynth
http://photosynth.net/
Art, content creation, digital storytelling
AutoCollage
http://research.microsoft.com/en-us/um/cambridge/projects/autocollage/
Art, content creation, digital storytelling
Seadragon
http://livelabs.com/blog/seadragon-com/
Create fast loading zoomable images for instructional purposes or to showcase student work.
JayCut
http://jaycut.com/
Video editing and hosting - blocked - inappropriate content.
Google SketchUp
http://www.google.com/educators/start_sketchup.html
CAD, art, math, content creation, map reading skills, digital storytelling
Google Page Creator
http://www.google.com/educators/p_pagecreator.html
Web page creation / hosting, writing, art, cloud computing
Google Docs
http://www.google.com/educators/p_docs.html
Writing, cloud computing. Must be 13 or older to use.
zoho
http://www.zoho.com/pricing.html
Writing, cloud computing. Low capacity free, larger colaborations/counts cost.
GoogleEarth
http://earth.google.com/
History, science, space, scoial studies, etc
WorldWide Telescope
http://www.worldwidetelescope.org/Home.aspx
Science, space
Google Custom Search Engine
http://www.google.com/educators/p_cse.html
Individual list of web sites selected by teacher
Poll Everywhere
http://www.polleverywhere.com/sms-classroom-response-system
Elicit feedback, group participation. Free to education no need for spcial hardware.
polldaddy
http://www.polldaddy.com/features/
Elicit feedback, group participation. Can embed in your web page. No need for spcial hardware.
SlideShare
http://www.slideshare.net/community/category/Education-and-E-Learning/groups
Post and share PowerPoints,online community.
bubbl.us
http://bubbl.us/
Colaboration and brainstorming / mind mapping application
Mind42
http://www.mind42.com/
Colaboration and brainstorming / mind mapping application
WriteBoard
http://writeboard.com/
Colaboration, editing, group writing. Must be 13 or older to use.
EtherPad
http://etherpad.com/ep/about/pricing-free
Colaborative multiuser editing tool. Limited controls in free edition.
Gliffy
http://www.gliffy.com/
Easily create professional-looking flowcharts, diagrams, floor plans, technical drawing
Artpad
http://artpad.art.com/artpad/painter/
digital canvas for creating art. You can also frame the image and place them in the gallery.
WizIQ
http://org.wiziq.com/virtual-classroom/
Virtual classroom / distance learning classroom. 30 day free trial then $150/mo
Skype
www.skype.com
Free voice and video connections to anywhere.
uStream
www.ustream.com
Stream video live for free. BUT site is filtered due to inappropriate content.
ClassBlogmeister
http://classblogmeister.com/blog.php?blogger_id=8
Blogging site for students and teachers -free..
EduBlogs
http://edublogs.org/about/
Blogging site for students and teachers. Free or by subscription with teacher controls.
ePals
http://www.epals.com/groups/about/pages/epals-overview.aspx
Free educational multimedia blog, email and interclassroom community.
Lists of Resources
http://cdwg.discoveryeducation.com/web2.0/resources.cfm
http://gatesworkshop.wikispaces.com/
http://gatesworkshop.wikispaces.com/iu29links
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Links to additional lists...

Online or Free Resources (Web 1.0)
Name
URL
Comments
Free iamges
Public domain images
Copyright friendly - public domain images for teachers and students, free for any private or commercial use, credit or back link is not required.
Alice
http://alice.org/
Art, animation, activity creation, programming, digital storytelling
CamStudio
http://sourceforge.net/projects/camstudio/
Desktop Screen Recorder
SMART Recorder
http://smarttech.com/recorder/
Desktop Screen Recorder
TeacherTube
http://teachertube.com/
Video storage and streaming. Like YouTube but without the drunks and porn.
Edheads
http://www.edheads.org/activities/simple-machines/frame_loader.htm
Learning activity - simple machines found in the home.
Wonderville 3D
http://www.wonderville.ca/v2/3d_world/index.htm
Learning activity - some science and career exploration..
Puzzles
http://www.puzzles.com/puzzleplayground/Letters.htm
Put together H, T, and M puzzle. Paper based.
Puzzles
http://www.teachnet.com/brainbinders/
Fold paper to form patterns. STEM activity. Can use as small group activity, have students help other students. Paper based.
Puzzles
http://www.hunter.cuny.edu/socwork/nrcfcpp/pass/learning-circles/five/Brokensquares.pdf
Put together puzzles fo form 5 identical squares. STEM activity. Paper based.
Games
http://sheppardsoftware.com/
Online games to fill time. No accountability or links to student achievement / standards.