Check the ISA Technology Page for more resources

Writing Tools

 Citation Machine



helps to identify the best search engine for the kind of search needed


Working with images

Stamping an image with its source.  NEISD Ed Tech resource – Terri Sanchez




Downloads (As with all software, check with the administrator of the computer before downloading.  These resources are not an endorsement of the product.  NEISD holds no responsibility for downloading or using.)


Audacity Download

Audacity sound recorder and editor

LAME (An MP3 Encoder)

To convert Audacity files to MP3, also download the Lame file



Multiple Applications


Atomic Learning

Requires a neisd password

Login: neisd

Training Library has tutorials

Adobe Design Center Workshop

All Adobe products including:

Dreamweaver and Acrobat



Important planning sheet before you start filming.  The same file is available in PDF form at the bottom of this page.

Tips for taking video

Video Tips for Video

MovieMaker file notes

How to get started: first step to create a new project!
BE ALERT! Watch where your files are saved. If you save them on one of the school’s computers save them to the SHARED Folder/Video.  Check with your teacher about where to share.

HD MovieMaker settings

Mr. Garcia wrote these tips.  Use these movie maker settings if you have files from the HD sony dvd cameras (not the ones that use tapes)

Power Point

 Optimize Images

Optimize the images in a presentation, either one at a time or an entire presentation.




Word 2003 commands locations in the new Word 2007
(Thanks Ms. de la Torre)

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Kizoa -

Creates beautiful slide shows, with a variety of music, effects, transitions to choose from

Shwup -

Great site for creating private collaborative slide shows with features such as the ability to allow comments.

Photo Peach -

Unique site that allows users to create quizzes in their slide show through multiple choice questions.

Animoto -

One of the most popular sites around with an educational instance.

Slideroll -

A very nice site site that allows the user to make private or allow comments.

Flixtime -

Easy to use site where a user uploads photos and selects audio and transitions and then gets a code to embed into their site.

One True Media -

Great site to create animated slide shows with video.

PhotoSnack -

Very user friendly site with a drag & drop interface. -

Create flash based slide shows and get an embed code to put it on a site.

Vuvox -

An excellent site for creating beautiful multimedia slide shows.