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Blabberize.com - Got a picture? Blabberize it!


Classroom Architect
  • For students, the classroom environment is very important. The size of the classroom and interior areas, the colors of the walls, the type of furniture and flooring, the amount of light, and the room arrangement all influence how students learn. Thoughtful arrangement of the indoor and outdoor environments will support your learning goals for students.This tool provides an opportunity for experimentation with the layout of your classroom without any heavy lifting!

Education World ® Technology Center: Our Favorite Gadgets
  • Last year, Alma Row wrote an Ed World column on gadgets -- free online tools that make teaching easier, better, or just more fun. But new gadgets pop up online every day and we like to keep up with the best of them. So, this year, we asked members of the Education World Tech Team to share their favorites. This is what they said…

FaceYourManga.com | Shake Yourself!
  • Create your Avatar with Face Your Manga! Express yourself through your image and share it whoever you want. You will be able to use it with the most common Instant Messaging Programmes, such as Live Messenger®, Skype®, and many more.. Enjoy yourself by discovering unlimited combinations to realize your virtual alter‐ego!

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  • More from Farr-Out Links to Learning - Generate some fascinating images to use as rewards or start to develop some new material for next year using the absolutely astounding multitude of resources found at the Sign Generator site. Be prepared to spend some time at this site! The choices are seemingly endless. I did have a little trouble centering the text on my images…it takes some finesse. Hint: In the advance image mode click on the image after you have input text in the form…keep clicking until the placement of your text suits you. Also, although you could print the image from your computer, I would suggest that you right-click and save your image to your computer…then insert the image in a Word or PowerPoint document…that way you can resize the image. I have posted a few samples below to give you some ideas, but I know you will come up with some even better samples that you can share with students as you say good-bye or use to ready your room for next year. Oh, and one more thing…there is also an option that allow you to upload and refine your own images (for example…you could upload a photograph of your school sign or photographs of your students).

Generate Classroom Signs and Materials - Farr-Out Links to Learning » Blog Archive >
  • More from Farr-Out Links to Learning - Sign Generators

Glogster - Poster Yourself
  • Glogster EDU is your original educational resource for innovative and interactive learning. Glogster EDU was conceived to imaginatively, productively, and collaboratively respond to the dynamic educational landscape and exceed the needs of today’s educators and learners. We value the participation of educators and strive to assimilate their contributions to Glogster EDU, Glogster EDU is yours! Educators from all over the world are integrating Glogster EDU’s resourceful platform to make traditional learning more dynamic, more interactive and more in tune with learners today. Most importantly Glogster EDU is FUN for teachers and learners alike!

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Minimizer - mini2.swf (application/x-shockwave-flash Object)

  • This it it! The one that started it all - the world famous Mini-Mizer. With it, you can create little LEGO-esque versions of yourself, loved ones, hated foes, and movie stars!

Museum Box Teachers' Area
  • If you could put a number of items into a box that described your life, what would you include? What do you think would be included if you were a Victorian Servant or Queen Elizabeth I. If you lived during the English Civil War, what items would you include to make a case for, or against, the parliamentarians? And what if you were an abolitionist and wanted to show that slavery was wrong and unnecessary, how would you create your evidence. So what does museumbox do? museum box provides the tools for you to do just this. It allows you to build up an argument or description of an event, person or historical period by placing items in a virtual box. You can display anything from a text file to a movie. You can also view the museum boxes submitted by other people and comment on the contents.

My StoryMaker : Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh
  • What happens when a pirate meets a fox in the woods? You have the power to decide -- meeting new characters, going on great adventures and creating your very own story along the way. My StoryMaker lets you control characters and objects - and creates sentences for you! Once you are done with your story, save it online or print it out in the Library.

Read the Words
  • ReadTheWords.com is a free, web based service that assists people with written material. We do this by using TTS Technology, or Text To Speech Technology. Users of our service can generate a clear sounding audio file from almost any written material. We generate a voice that reads the words out loud, that you request us to read.

Recess Duty
  • Web page filled with tons of links for all different types of activities. Check out the links in the left hand margin.

Red Kid
  • RedKid is dedicated to providing a free, entertaining, educational, and safe website for internet users of all ages. Be sure to take a good look around as our site is quite extensive. We hope that you enjoy your time here and come back often as our site is updated daily. If you need help with one any of the sites' features, have an idea that you would like to share, or would like to contribute to RedKid in some way, please contact us. We are always looking for ways to make this site even better.
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Sign Generator Fun, Over 500 Sign Generators

Tickie's Web Page Themes - Graphic sets for your site & more!

  • Tickie's offers graphics that are FREE to use for Personal/Non-Profit sites or for a small fee for Commercial sites. Choose from complete themes, thousands of seamless background tiles, interfaces, calling cards & more. Other areas of this site include the meanings of flowers & gemstones as well as a few fun games!

Tiled backgrounds designer

VOKI - Create and Customize your Speaking Character to Express Yourself

  • Voki enables users to express themselves on the web in their own voice using a talking character. You can customize your Voki to look like you or take on the identity of lots of other types of characters… animals, monsters, anime etc. Your Voki can speak with your own voice which is added via microphone, upload, or phone. Voki lives on your blog, social network profile and will soon be integrated in various instant messaging platforms. You will also be able to download it to most video supported phones. What's with the name? Voki is a combination of "vox", which is Latin for voice, and "Loki", which, is a prankster character in Norse Mythology.

Wordia Create Video definitions of words

Wordle

  • Wordle is a toy for generating “word clouds” from text that you provide. The clouds give greater prominence to words that appear more frequently in the source text. You can tweak your clouds with different fonts, layouts, and color schemes. The images you create with Wordle are yours to use however you like. You can print them out, or save them to the Wordle gallery to share with your friends.
  • Copied the words of SJCC's Philosophy and Pasted them into the site. The words used most often are displayed in the largest font.
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Less than 5 minutes you can have one.
Wordle Blog: How to make Wordle safe for classroom use.

WordSift - Visualize Text

  • WordSift was created to help teachers manage the demands of vocabulary and academic language in their text materials. We especially hope that this tool is helpful in supporting English Language Learners. We want WordSift to be a useful tool, but we also want it to be fun and visually pleasing. We would be happy if you think of it playfully - as a toy in a linguistic playground that is available to instantly capture and display the vocabulary structure of texts, and to help create an opportunity to talk and explore the richness and wonders of language!

Xtranormal Movie - I created this in about 10 minutes - People with imagination could do very creative things.
  • Xtranormal’s mission is to bring movie-making to the people. Everyone watches movies and we believe everyone can make movies. Movie-making, short and long, online and on-screen, private and public, will be the most important communications process of the 21st century. Our revolutionary approach to movie-making builds on an almost universally held skill—typing. You type something; we turn it into a movie. On the web and on the desktop.


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