- Pollseverywhere.com allows participants to text in multiple choice answers to a poll.
- Animoto - free teacher accounts allow us to download 1 minute videos free.
- Piclens.com allows you to take a set of photos or videos and create a photowall that lets you scroll around. Need a really good internet connection to make it work well. Looks like that thing from the TED talks.
- Free Mosquito Ring Tones.com: adults can't hear it so kids use it as a ring tone to receive calls in class unnoticed.
- CoverItLive allows live blogging as part of a conference.
- Qik.com used to only be available for Nokia phones but now also works with some Windows Mobile devices. Allows you to create live streams. (Thanks Steve Dembo)
- Handipoints.com allows you to create kid's chore lists or other criteria and share it with teachers, grandparents, etc. Can be a nice conversation piece. (Thanks Lucy Gray)
- Diigo is a blogger's friend. The education group in Diigo is growing quickly. They have a set of common tags.
- Peggy's new island... Peggy Shehe (sp?) has 3 islands in the teen grid of Second Life, a multimedia island, a language island, and a ~.
- Webcast Academy a place to learn to create your own webcasts.
- Make Beliefs Comics is a simple cartooning site. No ads. Limited feature set prevents kids from getting lost in the details.
- Ajaxim allows you to create a free, IM network. Teach basic IM etiquette to kids in a safe environment.
- Doodle quickly poll a group to schedule a meeting. No sign in required. You can send them the link or a discrete URL.
- TimeBridge also allows you to schedule meetings and it talks to Google Calendar and Outlook.
- TagGalaxy mines flicker tags
- Webkinz can be used by a class to help kids learn about digital citizenship.
- Plurk is a twitter-like social networking app. It has a timeline. You can have real conversations.
Sunday, June 29, 2008
Sitting here at the NECC 2008 Edubloggercon. This post is just notes I'm taking for myself.