Technology for the Classrom

This blog is to share current educational technologies.






Google Sites Photo Page

posted Oct 23, 2012, 9:09 AM by Doug Axe   [ updated Sep 1, 2013, 7:01 PM ]

Here is a link to a youtube video showing how to create a photo page in google sites.

 

32_Second_Short___Make_a_Photo_Gallery_in_Google_Sites.avi




Luna Pic Online Photo Editor

posted Oct 22, 2012, 8:21 PM by Doug Axe

LunaPic is a good online photo editor that allow some basic photo editing features like cropping.  The program is online so no installation or registration is required.  
Click here to go to the site.

Watch the video below on how to quickly crop a photo with LunaPic.com

LunaPic.avi


PicFont Online Photo Editor

posted Oct 22, 2012, 8:13 PM by Doug Axe   [ updated Oct 22, 2012, 8:22 PM ]

Check out this quick online tool to add text to a picture.

PicFont.com - Is a nice online editor to add quick text to an image.  You don't have to create an account.  Just go to the site and upload your photo and you can quickly add some text to a photo.  Video demonstration below.  Click here to go to PicFont.com

PicFont.avi




Flocabulary

posted Oct 11, 2012, 5:32 AM by Doug Axe

Flocabulary is an online learning platform that delivers educational hip hop songs and videos to students in grades K-12.  The site has many videos you can view for free.  Check it out here.

SpongeLab

posted Oct 10, 2012, 12:34 PM by Doug Axe   [ updated Oct 10, 2012, 12:36 PM ]

Spongelab.com is an online science learning platform that is available free of charge to registered members.  It contains hundreds of educational games, 3D animations, and simulations.  If you register you can save your classroom lessons for your students.

American Grauduate

posted Oct 10, 2012, 12:30 PM by Doug Axe   [ updated Oct 10, 2012, 12:31 PM ]

WNET New York's public tv station has pulled together more than 800 Interactive Educational Resources from public media projects over the past 10 years.  Check out the Resources on the Right Hand Side of the page.  They are categorized by subject.  Click here to check it out

SparkTop

posted Oct 8, 2012, 8:14 AM by Doug Axe

SparkTop.org - where no two brains think alike - is a place where kids who learn differently can create awesome stuff … play great games … connect with other kids … and discover new ways to succeed in school and in life.

Click here to check it out

Open Yale Courses

posted Apr 21, 2012, 7:00 PM by Doug Axe

Offers access to some free resources from Yale University. Courses such as American Studies, Psychology, English, Chemistry, Astronomy, History, Economics and many more.   You can access the course syllabus and video clips.

You can check it out here.

Free Photo Editing

posted Apr 21, 2012, 6:18 PM by Doug Axe

Need a program to quickly edit a photo?  PicMonkey will do simple editing features such as cropping, touch up, color and brightness adjustments.  Check it out.  Click here

Virtual Tour

posted Mar 13, 2012, 6:44 AM by Doug Axe

Create a virtual tour.  Click here.
Mapwing: Build and Share Virtual Tours

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