Youconvertit - Free Online Files Converter, convert any type of file formats, convert media, images, audio, video. All file converted can be shared for free. At some point you will need a website like this if you are building your own classroom website.
VoiceThread is a totally web-based application that allows you to place collections of media like images, videos, documents, and presentations at the center of an asynchronous conversation. A VoiceThread allows people to have conversations and to make comments using any mix of text, a microphone, a web cam, a telephone, or uploaded audio file.
A practical list of sites that everyone should be aware of, especially elementary teachers. Larry Ferlazzo's blog is an excellent site to visit on a daily basis. He is nationally recognized author and teacher in California.
From Free Technology for Teachers this is a list of 9 sites that provide tools for video meetings. You will be able to create a live vdeo including chat and include images and documents. Useful for teachers that want to hold an online tutoring session, and meetings with parents or other teachers.
Spell + Friends is a free iPad app that provides students with word lists to practice in a virtual spelling bee manner. There are three modes in Spell + Friends. Learn mode is for creating word lists to study. Practice mode reads words to students that they then have to spell correctly in the app. Compete mode allows students to compete head-to-head against other users of the app.
Free resource of educational web tools, 21st century skills, tips and tutorials on how teachers and students integrate technology into education. I should also disclose that my classroom website was featured on this blog a few months back.
This is my other blog containing posts for educational technology. You will find many of the same websites, but there is enough difference to warrant a look. There are features on both that I like, you be the judge for yourself.
I have been using Learn Zillion and ScootPad in my classroom for the past couple of months. I love the quality of the Learn Zillion videos and it is super easy to find what I'm looking for. I am using ScootPad as homework for my third grade class. The students love the built in rewards, leaderboard, and class wall where they can post comments.
Hopefully you'll find someone who you haven't read before. Reading blogs is my primary source for finding out new ideas and following trends in educational technology. A few of my favorites: Free Technology for Teachers, Educational Tech and Mobile Learning, and Edudemic.
Smore helps you create amazing pages that you'd be proud to share. How about asking the students to create a flyer advertising an event from a book or story. For math, they can create a list of questions related to the flyer's contents.
Sharing your scoops to your social media accounts is a must to distribute your curated content. Not only will it drive traffic and leads through your content, but it will help show your expertise with your followers.
How to integrate my topics' content to my website?
Integrating your curated content to your website or blog will allow you to increase your website visitors’ engagement, boost SEO and acquire new visitors. By redirecting your social media traffic to your website, Scoop.it will also help you generate more qualified traffic and leads from your curation work.
Distributing your curated content through a newsletter is a great way to nurture and engage your email subscribers will developing your traffic and visibility.
Creating engaging newsletters with your curated content is really easy.