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Lists of free and low cost apps for Ipads, ipods and iphones

Wordle
create word clouds

Project Based Learning Ideas
Sites and souirces of ideas for authentic learning

www.pdesas.org
Srandards Alligned Curriculum Resources, Materials and Curiculum mapping

http://edorigami.wikispaces.com/Bloom%27s+and+ICT+tools
Blooms & Technology

http://education.animoto.com/
free educ videos

http://blabberize.com/
make pictures talk

www.toondoo.com
make cartoons

Museumbox
create argument using many media sources

www.quizlet.com
http://www.thatquiz.org/
make and save online quizzes and flashcards

www.voki.com/
make avatars

www.jaycut.com
video creator and editor free version available

http://www.pbs.org/teachers/activitypacks/index.html
widgets of activity packs

www.Comiclife.com
create picture collages ( 30 day free trial

www.museumbox.com
http://www.pollauthority.com
poll and scheduler
Polling site

www.AnswerGarden.com
a site for gathering opinions or polls in response to a teacher -generated question

http://timebridge.com/home.phphwlp
time scheduler

www.doodle.com


www.wix.com
free webpage creator

http://wsdcff.pbwiki.com/geogebra
math resources

www.jamstudio.com
http://www.ajsmidi.com/]]
http://nbasdcff.wikispaces.com/Open+Source+Links
free midi sounds and music

www.keepvid.com
save youtube to flash to bring to school

http://www.any-video-converter.com/products/for_video_free/
Video Converter

http://www.youtube.com/results?search_type=&search_query=vision+of+students+today&aq=0&oq=vision+of+student
Video Converter


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http://congress.indiana.edu/learn_about/launcher.htm
Interactive Government site

http://www.loc.gov/library/libarch-digital.html
Archived Resources
Library of Congress contains many audio, video and text versions of historical information.
There are many primary sources of informatin available at this site.

www.mapsofwar.com/
Maps of War

http://www.brightquotes.com/lea_fr.html
http://www.leader-values.com/Content/quotes.asp?Letter=A
Quotes

http://www.180techtips.com/170.htm
source of other sites to explore

http://www.khanacademy.org
videos on all subjects including many math levels; teacher can create a class and monitor student participation and progress.

http://www.angelamaiers.com/2011/04/iowa-one-to-one-conference-web-2-0-smackdown-resources.html
List and links to many web2.0 tools

www.edheads.org
games and simulations (science)

Free Tools for Schools
Lists a variety of free tools ( Google doc , Gimp, etc)

Reading in the Middle School
ideas for Middle School reading and reading in the content areas.

SAT review and tips for students


SAT Prep


Check if it's Fact or Fiction
a collection of sited to check fact from fiction in news, politics, emails and rumors

Gettting Tricky with Wikis
tools to improve appearance of wikis

www.tagxedo.com
word clouds

More Tech Resosurces
Award winning wiki of tech resources


Methods of adding youtube when blocked by school.
1.To add one to a wiki, if it was being blocked at school, save it first as an mp4. Then add it as a widget.
Or, insert Images and Files to upload the video.
2.www.farkie.com changes mp3 to wmv
3.http://www.itvoir.com/portal/boxx/modules/blogs/Blog-Detail.asp?BlogID=11339

RECORDING CLASSES to PODCASTS
Recorded classes with Audacity and uploaded an mp3 to a podcast site, Swtichpod" to be exact and iTunes. Students could then use their notes from class and here an audio file of the class.
Create live streaming video
http://mashable.com/2008/07/15/video-streaming-tools/
http://notaland.com/ a mashup site to combine media and collaborate on projects
Free Stuff
http://digitalcommons.psu.edu/freemedia
Donors Choose Website for classroom teachers to make requests for tech equipment. Free
Digital Wish List Teachers can make requests for classroom equipment. Free