Technology Tools


Purpose

How-to Guides and Tutorials

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Design a poster with pictures, videos, and links to important research.
Setting up a Glog
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A creative way to present information...unlike any slideshow you've ever seen!
Using Prezi
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A method to share information ot stories by recording your own voice attached to an image. Viewers can comment on the presentation creating a "thread" of feedback.
Using Voicethread
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Students can make a video in three short, east steps. This is a great tool for sharing music and images, but limits your writing to only 30 characters per line.
Animoto Tutorial
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Choose a country and the information you would like to share on your map. Maps can be shared online and embedded into websites and presentations.
Target Map Tutorial
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A beautiful way to display language into a word cloud where the words most often mentioned appear larger and more prominent and the words barely mentioned appear smaller.
Tagxedo Tuorial
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Upload a digital photo and record your voice. The mouth on the photo will move to the voice.
Blabberize Techtorial
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Students can create a book by adding language, photos, and captions. This is easily shared through embedding into any webpage and can be ordered for a hard copy version.
How to Use Mixbook
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Another way to display language into a word cloud where the themes mentioned the most come to the forefront by appearing larger.
Wordle Tutorial
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A great resource to upload photos and video and edit online.

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Create beautiful brochures online that you can print from your desktop.
Brochuremaker Tips
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A web 2.0 tool that allows you to describe a topic by displaying text, images, audio, video, and more in a virtual box.
Museum Box Tutorial
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A place to create on-line post-it notes where students can share their reflections and read others.
Wallwisher
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A slideshow tool that includes images, text, audio, and even links.
Vuvox Collage Tutorial
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Skype allows you to video chat with people across the world for free. This is a great way to connect with EFAC students.
Skype for the Classroom
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Use this tool to get directions from your current location to any other place. It's also a great tool to share local maps with students to work on directions.
Tour Mapquest
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Using a cell phone, get instant feedback from your students using this simple, free tool.

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This is a great mind-mapping tool to help students organize their thoughts and brainstorms about any topic.
Bubble.us Tutorial Video