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Emerging Technology that are used to solve problems, increase productivity, complete projects, and produce creative works.
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Voki

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Voki is useful for making learning different subjects easier. It alllows teachers to teach multiple classes while making it fun and easy.

Pros:

-Easy to navigate through.

- Makes learning more fun and easy.

-Has tutorial to help teach people about the website.

Cons:

-It his difficult when you first start using it.

-You have to pay to use the website.

 

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Tagxedo - Word Cloud with Styles

Tagxedo - Word Cloud with Styles | Emerging Technology Websites | Scoop.it

This website allows you to create word clouds, this word clouds can take the shape of anything you want. This website is not hard to use it is easy. All you have to do is use your imagination.
You can make word clouds, customized fonts, theme, color, orientation, and shape. Save as images for printing and sharing. You can view your word clouds as thumbnails, and pick the one you want for saving. It is not the most efficient but it is very useful for any project, decoration of any kind.

 

Pros

- it is easy to navigate through it

-it has tabs so you can get to were you want easily

-This website is useful to teachers

 

Cons

-this website is that you have to download it so you can use it

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Aviary

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Aviary allows you to edit images, markup images, create vectors, edit audio, create filters, edit colors, audio loops, power point slides, create a logo or T shirt, create icons for your website, business cards, letter heads, labels, record audio, remix music, and more.Aviary is made for all age groups.

Pros:

-Is similar to photo shop.

-It's a part of google docs.

-Easy to navigate through.

-Has a variety of options.

Cons:

-Does not have as many options to photoshop.

-Not very efficient.

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TwHistory

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Twhistory uses  tweets to show what happened during a historical time. Efficiency is rated about a 7 out of 10. Twhistory is going to help people that like using twitter.

Pros:

-It's modern, and uses social networking as a learning tool.

Cons:

-The website is hard to follow.

-There aren't that many historical events on there with a lot of information.

-Sometimes it is hard to use because it can be confusing.

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Spicynodes

Spicynodes | Emerging Technology Websites | Scoop.it

Area of people? This could help every type and age of person... if you need information for work, school, or just want to know more about a specific subject. The area is unlimited.. you can get information on everything.

What kind of products? You create nodes, which are like little notes and connect them to others to make a tree. It’s kind of like a family tree, but with all different types of information on it, not just family relations. You can use them for teaching, blogging, making charts, etc.

How hard? It’s not very hard and only has a few tabs at the top. It’s kinda easy to navigate through the site. It is a bit difficult to create nodemaps (trees of nodes) at first, but it’s easy once you get the hang of it.

PROS
-It’s an easy way to list information.
-You can use it for all different things, such as teaching, business, blogging, making charts and maps, and more.
-It has lots of information to help you on projects and work.
-You can easily search for what you want information on.
-Community memberships are free.
-It is visual and much more fun to use than your typical search engine.
-The information is usually in short paragraphs, not long articles that make it hard to find what you are searching for.
-You can add images and youtube videos to your nodemaps, which makes it even more visual and easy to understand.

 

CONS
-While searching for information you may not find what you are looking for, because someone may have not wrote about it yet.
-It may be difficult to search for specific information by keyword, and you could be stuck searching through all different information.
-If you are wanting to get everything you can out of spicy nodes you’d have to pay.

-It’s difficult to figure out where everything is in the beginning, especially when you have to create a nodemap.

 

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Timetoast

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Timetoast allows you to make timelines online. This website is super easy and simple to use. It is easy to publish awesome work for the world to see.

Pros:

-There are many different catagories of timeline themes to choose from.

-A great website for students for school and even adults for work.

-Very simple to learn to use.

Cons:

-It is sometimes difficult to upload photos.

-It may be hard to get the hang of it.

-It's fairly easy for someone to steal your work.

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iCharts

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iCharts is a resource that creates charts that are easily made and shared online through social media networks. There are three simple steps to follow to create and publish an iChart. First you upload your data through a speed sheet document, then you create the chart, and last you upload the chart to the website or blog of your choice. When you upload your data it will automatically create a chart with labels and information. After the chart is created, you can still go back to the speed sheet page and change the needed information. One very useful tool, is chart comment. You can create a text box on top of the chart to add any side notes or other important information. When you click the share button, type in the URL of your website and your chart will be easily uploaded. iCharts are a very useful tool that can help you in many ways when it comes to creating charts for a presentation, project or homework. I hope you can take advantage of this creative website and that it will help you greatly.

Pros:

-You can share your iCharts with any website.

-You can upload data from any website.

-You can still edit the data even after the creation of the chart.

-There are many formatting options and templates to choose from.

-iCharts can be published to any website such as a blog, facebook, twitter, or any website that you want.

Cons:

-Changing the data in the charts can be confusing.

-It is not very efficient.

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Edmodo | Secure Social Learning Network for Teachers and Students

Edmodo | Secure Social Learning Network for Teachers and Students | Emerging Technology Websites | Scoop.it

This website is a learning website used by teachers to help improve the student. It is essentially a social network with other students. You can message people and see different assignments from the teacher. It will help students who wish to talk to others for opinions on the classroom assignments. If someone is gone for the day, all they have to do is log on to the website to get the assignment that they have missed for that day.

Pros

-It is a student website.

-The teachers basically control the website. 

-Parents are allowed to be on the website and are allowed to see what the students are doing.

-It is easy to navigate.

-Well organized.

-Very useful for students.

-If a test day or homework was forgotten, a student can go in it and figure it out.

 

Cons

-There is a lot of information and links making it harder to navigate.

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Diigo

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With Diigo you can go to any website and highlight a page, and you can then add sticky notes to them. Diggo allows you to share information, and it allows you to specify how many people you want to share your information with. This website is designed for researchers with a busy schedule.

Pros:

- You are able to collaborate with friends.

-Quick search.

-Able to control who sees it.

-You can access this website anywhere you have internet.

Cons:

- May get cluttered with stickies.

-Difficult to manuever websites.

-The toolbar can easily annoy you.

-Easy to loose research.

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Scratch

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Don't you ever get that awesome feeling wen you know you did something different than everybody else? Such as you had your own unique idea for a school project? Or do you wantto be different? Then there is great news because there is a website called Scratch that can be used for creating unique music, digital art, games, projects, and many more items.

 

Pros

-Scratch is easy to navigate through due to its many different types of tutorials made by the website itself. And also many other users have made tutorial videos on how to use a certain feature on Scratch for those visual learners.

-There is also a ScratchED website on Scratch for those who want to learn how to use the Scratch program.

-Another cool feature is that you are able to upload and share your very own projects on your Scratch profile for other people to see.

 

Cons

-The Scratch program has to be downloaded to your computer to be able to use it.

 

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Museum Box

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Museum Box allows you to build up an argument or description of an event, person or historical period by placing items in a virtual box. This website is very efficient, you can put pictures, videos, sound, links, and text. Museum Box was made for students and teachers. With a 4.5 rating, Museum Box has a very clean display, and is easy to use.

Pros:

-New

-Easy

-Fast

-Simple

-Fun

Cons:

-You have to put media into “My Drawer” before putting it in Museum Box.

 

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Picnik

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Picnik is a picture editing website. It is a great website to make a picture look formal, or even just goofy.

Pros:

-You can apply themes to your pictures.

-Touch up allows you to remove wrinkles, change eye color, or apply make up.

-Stickers and text can be applied to make the picture look more fun.

-It's easy and simple to use.

Cons:

-You may have to pay for some of the effects.

-Picnik is closing in April.

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