Wednesday, January 20, 2016
Monday, January 11, 2016
Here is your January 2016 Tech Tip
Historypins - Look up locations to see pieces of history, or take a historical tour of well know landmarks in time. Built with Google Maps as a back end, this simple navigation can show you images from the past layered on top of recent street views. http://www.historypin.org/en/
New-York Public Library Digital Collection of 672,186 items is free for everyone to use http://digitalcollections.nypl.org
Draftback - this cool extension will take any Google Doc and make a video out of all the edits. You can see the process of the building of the document, along with any big copy and paste sections, easily to view the thought process or plagiarism, its also a cool effect. https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/draftback/nnajoiemfpldioamchanognpjmocgkbg
Coggle - an online collaborative mind map tool, sort of like a shared inspiration. login using your Google account and to work collaboratively and keep track of who does what, have your students keep a specific color for the items they contribute. https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/coggle-free-collaborative/hbcapocoafbfccjgdgammadkndakcfoi?hl=en-GB
http://www.timer-tab.com/ - A Cool and simple Timer, Alarm and Stop watch, you can also under the setting gear, add a Youtube video to launch when the timer hits 0, I like the Final Countdown by Europe.
Opinion Casts - An iPad & iphone app that allows you to record, edit and publish podcasts with ease. https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/opinion-podcasts-record-edit/id926260308?mt=8
In honor of David Bowie, he is an cappella version of Under Pressure with another legend Freddie Mercury https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uMQb9LCNGxs
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