Common Course Tools

Screencasting (Jing, Screenr, Screen-o-matic) -Record computer screens as videos or pictures. Let's someone "see" what you are seeing on your computer screen.

Google Apps for Education- A multitude of free tools from Google, including: Powerpoints, Spreadsheets, Documents, Email, Websites, Chat, and MANY more ! Sign up for a free account.
  • Google Docs - free online word processor similar to Microsoft Word . Google saves everything for you online, no more USB sticks !
  • Gmail- Google's version of email . Provides large amount of storage and integrates other Google apps for an efficient email system. Also allows for free phone calling from your computer.
  • Google Sites- free website building and hosting . Websites can be created by simply dragging and dropping into pre-made templates. Once finished, Google will host it online for free.
NLSD Media Server - Northern Lights School Division's own version of "youtube". Original multimedia files created by staff and students are stored and shared here.