I first rolled out Moodle to a school in 2005. Since then, Moodle has admirably served the schools at which I have worked, providing a powerful, (cash) free, low-maintenance course web site system ...
Easy Way to Print out Infographics and Posters ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning
It's an easy way to print out infographics big, or make other posters. The serious limitation is if your file is greater than 1 MB it won't do it, which can be quite annoying because many IGs are bigger than that.
Meograph: Four-dimensional storytelling
There are many uses for this combination of timeline and maps with other media. Some of the examples on the site are very professional.
They say: Meograph helps you easily create, share, and playback beautiful stories in context of Where and When.
Newseum | Today's Front Pages | Map View
A map with hunndreds of newspaper front pages for that day! There are many ways teachers could use this, I'm sure. It's on the website of a fascinating museum in Washington DC.
YTTM.tv - Pick a year, click refresh, and TRAVEL THROUGH TIME.
youtube Time Machine. Type in a date and see the context of an era that you're studying. I tried Death of Salesman 1949 and got Ford cars, Harry Truman and the Marx Brothers. I can imagine students will appreciate this.
They say: YTTM lets you voyage to whatever year you pick, via the magic ...
Make a Video. Amazing Animated Video Maker - GoAnimate.
I'm sure I'll find a use for this one. Comical videos with personalisable dialogue and maybe more (I only watched the intro video). I can imagine leaving behind a funny video with instructions for the students when I'm absent.
They say: Make a video online for free with GoAnimate! Make videos f...
During a meeting or a lesson, you may want to capture the backchannel ie thoughts which come from the room rather than the agenda. Who knows how constructive this will be? Well, now you can find out.
Socrative | Student Response System | Audience Response Systems | Clicker | Clickers | Student Cl...
This looks great to use. The teachers posts questions and the students answer them on their devices. It collects all sorts of data and even a spreadsheet of all of the responses. Can be uses for formative assessment. One of the reviews said it saved 80 min per week grading, so there's also a summ...
Digital Dialects language learning games
The language learning here is quite basic and only a couple of languages have audio, but there are opportunities for students to learn a smattering of vocabulary in countries they are studying or visiting on a field trip or where their friends live.
They say: Language learning games - free to u...
10 Great Free Google Forms Every Teacher Should Be Using
Here are some great uses for Google forms. For example, your new students can fill in basic biographical info; likes and dislikes; hobbies and you have a spreadsheet which seems a very quick way to know them a bit better and give you opportunities for personal conversations.