Web Tools and Tips, April 27-May 1


Key Tip:



1. glogster.com – interactive web poster

2. doppelme.com – create avatars

3. animoto.com – short picture slideshow, with music

Post your results here http://docs.google.com/Doc?id=dkk48xq_26jx9z9xfp

Ms. Remmereid’s NCAA Tournament Bracket Competition

Fill out your bracket and note your points in the shared Google spreadsheet


Fun Multimedia/Interactive/Podcast-ish Sites

glogster http://jremmereid.glogster.com/edit/21st-Century-Skills/

  • posters
  • advertisements
  • home pages

Audio podcasts

  • vocaroo
  • gabcast

polleverywhere -polls

xtranormal.com – animated comics

  • animoto.com
  • pixton.com
  • makebeliefscomix.com

alice.org, scratch.mit.edu – digital storytelling


scribblar.com – white board, upload photos, online collaborative environment

skrbl.com – only 5 on at a time – teams or small groups



dimdim – open source

voicethread.com – open collaboration, comments, audio, pictures

Picasa / Flickr – post pictures and videos online

chacha.com – question and answer site

More Web Sites

if you have teachers or students working together, this might be a great web 2.0 tool for you. http://www.wiggio.com/

Just found this presentation tool and have worked with this a little.  Would be very cool tool for students! http://prezi.com

Another site that collects news per curricular area; similar to the last post but with different disciplines. http://classpress.net/

Need to make a list?  here you go!  Get Toodled! http://www.toodledo.com/signin.php

Found some new web sites for you!  Enjoy and pass them along to the appropriate teachers!

Maze Generator – http://www.xefer.com/maze-generator

Academic Earth; Thousands of Lectures from the World’s Top Scholars – http://academicearth.org/
(Kind of like iTunesU)

To Do List creator – http://www.toodledo.com/signin.php

List of the Best 2.0 Applications – http://larryferlazzo.edublogs.org/2008/09/11/the-best-web-20-applications-for-education-2008/

List of TIME’s 50 Best Web Sites – http://www.time.com/time/specials/2007/article/1,28804,1809858_1809957,00.html

The Photography Channel – http://www.photographychannel.tv/

NASA; Do-It-Yourself Podcasting – http://www.nasa.gov/audience/foreducators/diypodcast/index.html

From: http://tis.esu10.org/ArticleList.aspx?m=h&filters=clear

Video Conferencing Web Sites

Video Conferencing Database Sites:

Global and distance connections are very popular right now due to it being an inexpensive way of taking a field trip.  The following sites are great resources for connections that can be made using distance learning equipment.  Several of these you could also connect to using http://skype.com or other video connections.


From: http://tis.esu10.org/ArticleDetails.aspx?ArticleID=614

Favorite web sites this week

http://Glogster.com – create interactive posters, set it as your home web page

http://Voicethread.com – record audio

http://Animoto.com – animated comic