I am pretty sure as you introduce the idea to your students everyone will want to have a say in their next e-magazine. There is nothing much more rewarding to students then to have a proof of their hard work recognized in a publication of some sort.
Most of the tools cited here are easy to use and have user friendly interface and they will let you create your own e-magazine or newspaper in few simple steps. Yet I would recommend your discretion as you use them with your students.
This is site has a really interesting approach to learning vocabulary from a whole range of languages. You can even create your own vocabulary learning courses if you sign up. Really nicely designed and great for short bursts of learning.
For a long time now I have been looking for a tool that enables instant polling in the classroom or in the lecture room. I specifically wanted something that; doesn't require registration (especially from the people I'm polling), updates very quickly, works on any platform from computers to mobile devices
It looks like I have finally found what I've been looking for and best of all it's free. The tool that I have found is Mentimeter and it does all of the above.
One of the most difficult challenges for the teachers at school is changing from workbooks and worksheets to get students to work and monitor their answers on the iPad. There are many ways to go about it.
"Google+ for Schools is a short guide created by Eric Curts, a Google certified teacher. I have just finished reading it now and thought you might be interested in having a glance as well.This document walks you through a step by step process to learn everything you need in order to start leveraging the power of this social networking platform in schools."
Goalbook is a collaboration platform for teachers, parents, and students centered around the achievement of individual student learning goals. Students feed in their goals and then get support form their peers and teachers.
Free open-source application that provides silent automatic recording of Skype conversations and supports flexible configuration for filtering calls, saving records to different places depends on contact names, improving the output sound. Great for recording online tutorials or interviews.