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Free online tools to create graphs and charts

Free online tools to create graphs and charts | eTools for the Smart Teacher | Scoop.it
Charts and graphs are the best ways to represent information and relationship between two interlinked entities.
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PhET: Free online physics, chemistry, biology, earth science and math simulations

PhET: Free online physics, chemistry, biology, earth science and math simulations | eTools for the Smart Teacher | Scoop.it
Free educational simulations covering a diverse topics designed by the University of Colorado available in various languages.
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VoiceThread - Conversations in the cloud

VoiceThread - Conversations in the cloud | eTools for the Smart Teacher | Scoop.it

Creating
Upload, share and discuss documents, presentations, images, audio files and videos. Over 50 different types of media can be used in a VoiceThread.

Commenting
Comment on VoiceThread slides using one of five powerful commenting options: microphone, webcam, text, phone, and audio-file upload.

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Hard to explain...you should watch the videos to see how it can be used.

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Zotero - collect, store, and share your research.

Zotero - collect, store, and share your research. | eTools for the Smart Teacher | Scoop.it

Zotero is a powerful, easy-to-use research tool that
helps you gather, organize, and analyze sources and then
share the results of your research.

Store anything.

Zotero collects all your research in a single, searchable interface. You can add PDFs, images, audio and video files, snapshots of web pages, and really anything else. Zotero automatically indexes the full-text content of your library, enabling you to find exactly what you're looking for with just a few keystrokes.

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Create flashcards with StudyBlue.

Create flashcards with StudyBlue. | eTools for the Smart Teacher | Scoop.it
Make free online flashcards with StudyBlue. Share flashcards and notes with classmates, take practice quizzes and take your notes with you wherever you go with the free StudyBlue mobile apps.
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Free version or paid version. Students can share flashcards.

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10 Free Wireframing Tools for Designers

10 Free Wireframing Tools for Designers | eTools for the Smart Teacher | Scoop.it

This post highlights 10 of the best free wireframing tools available, including standalone applications, web-based tools and browser add-ons.

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Wireframes are helpful to create a course or as an activity for your students.

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MindMeister

MindMeister | eTools for the Smart Teacher | Scoop.it
Online Mind Mapping and Brainstorming - available for Web, iPhone, iPad and Android
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Use the "basic" edition to create up to 3 free mind maps.

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Record mp3: record live audio and get an mp3

Record mp3: record live audio and get an mp3 | eTools for the Smart Teacher | Scoop.it

"Just click the button above to start recording. We will give you an mp3 you can save, and a link you can share with anyone."

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Creating a Visual Style Guide for eLearning: What Should You Include?

Creating a Visual Style Guide for eLearning: What Should You Include? | eTools for the Smart Teacher | Scoop.it
Before you start any eLearning project, it’s important to set standards (basic rules) for visuals. This framework provides all details!
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This blog has lots of ideas about visual design for elearning. Not precisely about tools, but close enough

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Paper for the Web | Padlet

Paper for the Web | Padlet | eTools for the Smart Teacher | Scoop.it

We give you a blank wall. You put anything you want on it, anywhere. Simple, yet powerful.

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I use this to have my students write advice to my future students.

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Edcanvas | The best way to teach with digital content

Edcanvas | The best way to teach with digital content | eTools for the Smart Teacher | Scoop.it
The best way to teach with digital content
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This is a curation tool. You can combine links, text, and multimedia into a single canvas and share it with others.

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Create or use premade infographics using Visual.ly

Create or use premade infographics using Visual.ly | eTools for the Smart Teacher | Scoop.it
Like infographics and data visualization? Visual.ly is the world's largest community of infographics and data visualization. Come explore, share, and create.
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Voki Home

Voki Home | eTools for the Smart Teacher | Scoop.it

"Create speaking avatars and use them as an effective learning tool"

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Not for professional use, but adds a bit of humor to a text-based online course.

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Alice.org

Alice.org | eTools for the Smart Teacher | Scoop.it

Alice is an innovative 3D programming environment that makes it easy to create an animation for telling a story, playing an interactive game, or a video to share on the web. Alice is a freely available teaching tool designed to be a student's first exposure to object-oriented programming. It allows students to learn fundamental programming concepts in the context of creating animated movies and simple video games. In Alice, 3-D objects (e.g., people, animals, and vehicles) populate a virtual world and students create a program to animate the objects.

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Could be used as a tool for student assessment.

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WordPress › Blog Tool, Publishing Platform, and CMS

WordPress › Blog Tool, Publishing Platform, and CMS | eTools for the Smart Teacher | Scoop.it

WordPress is web software you can use to create a beautiful website or blog. We like to say that WordPress is both free and priceless at the same time.

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Intermediate level blogging tool. Has a lot more features than Blogger.

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Free Mapping Tools | Create Maps Online

Free Mapping Tools | Create Maps Online | eTools for the Smart Teacher | Scoop.it
Create your own interactive web map online using our free mapping services. Esri mapping tools & tutorials make it easy for everyone to create and share maps.
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This site has links to other free mapping tools.

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Diigo - Web Highlighter and Sticky Notes, Online Bookmarking and Annotation, Personal Learning Network.

Diigo - Web Highlighter and Sticky Notes, Online Bookmarking and Annotation, Personal Learning Network. | eTools for the Smart Teacher | Scoop.it

Diigo is a powerful research tool and a knowledge-sharing community.

 

As you read on the web, instead of just bookmarking, you can highlight portions of web pages that are of particular interest to you. You can also attach sticky notes to specific parts of web pages.

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Learning activities and assessments based on Bloom's Digital Taxonomy

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Fantastic resource to brainstorm learning activities and assessments! Created and based on Bloom's Digital Taxonomy by Andrew Churches.

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easel.ly | Create infographics online using themes and built-in graphics

easel.ly | Create infographics online using themes and built-in graphics | eTools for the Smart Teacher | Scoop.it
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Super easy way to build professional looking infographics.

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Create an accessible syllabus with Adobe Reader

Download the file at https://elearn.usu.edu/OAR/PDF_Syllabus_Builder_v1_beta.pdf. Create an accessible and standardized syllabus for your online course with ...
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Article: Which infographic is right for you?

Article: Which infographic is right for you? | eTools for the Smart Teacher | Scoop.it

The right kind of infographic should match your data to your narrative and ensure that people take away your message after reading it.

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This article gives hints about creating the right infographic for your data/information.

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Create rubrics online: RubiStar

Create rubrics online: RubiStar | eTools for the Smart Teacher | Scoop.it
RubiStar is a tool to help the teacher who wants to use rubrics, but does not have the time to develop them from scratch.
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