Technology to enhance learning-Integrate technology to enhance instruction only in a well-designed standards-based thematic unit using backwards design.
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Resources for locating images and photos
1. Tag Galaxy
http://taggalaxy.de
Search for photos from Flickr
2. Fotopedia
http://www.fotopedia.com
Collaborative photo encyclopedia
3. Goggle Art Project
http://www.googleartproject.com
3D art tours of many museums
4. MorgueFile
http://www.morguefile.com
Lots of free photos

Using images and information to make stories, comics, books, magazines and speaking activities
1. Wordle
http://www.wordle.net
word clouds
2. Tagxedo
http://www.tagxedo.com
word clouds in shapes
3. Bubblr
http://www.pimpampum.net/bubblr
Comic strips using Flickr photos
4. Piclits
http://piclits.com
Creative writing using images
5. Five Card Flickr Story
http://5card.cogdogblog.com/play.php?suit=5card
Create a story from 5 random pix
6. Issuu
http://issuu.com
Make a magazine or newsletter
7. Storybird
http://storybird.com
Collaborative Storytelling

Resources for using and creating videos
1. Video writing prompts
http://teachhub.com/video-writing-prompts
Site with writing prompts and popular videos
2. Video creating tools
http://www.youtube.com/create
Series of video creating tools grouped
3. Aminoto video
http://animoto.com/education#top
“music videos”
4. Dvolver video maker
http://www.dvolver.com
cartoon videos

Technology to record voice or use computer generated voice
1. Vocaroo
http://vocaroo.com
Simple podcast
2. Voxopop
http://www.voxopop.com
Talk discussion board
3. Go Animate Edu
http://goanimate.com
Comic
4. Google Voice
http://www.google.com/googlevoice
Students call and answer ?
5. AudioBoo
http://audioboo.fm
Record and upload audio

Technology to enhance speaking and writing Presentational communication
1. Glogster
http://edu.glogster.com
Digital Poster
2. Fotobabble
http://www.fotobabble.com
“Trading cards
3. FaceinHole
http://www.faceinhole.com
Put your face in pix
4. Blabberize
http://blabberize.com
Make picture talk
5. Make Beliefs Comix
http://www.makebeliefscomix.com
Make comic strips
6. Wallwisher
http://www.wallwisher.com
Digital post it notes

Other great tools to impact learning
Wikispaces for Education
http://www.wikispaces.com/content/for/teachers
DropBox (filesharing)
http://www.dropbox.com
Slideshare (share powerpoints)
http://www.slideshare.net
Scribd (share documents and pdf’s)
http://www.scribd.com
Polleverywhere
http://www.polleverywhere.com
Brainshark (do voiceover with ppt)
http://www.brainshark.com
Jing (screecast)
http://www.techsmith.com/jing
Google Docs
http://docs.google.com
Quizlet-create and use flashcards
http://quizlet.com/
Textivate-change a text into a game
http://www.textivate.com
Remind101-a safe way to text students and parents
https://www.remind101.com
Socrative-reponse system for quizzes
http://socrative.com