Free Web Tools for Teachers
Gabcast is a place to create a podcast with your phone. No software. No equipment. Your own channel and you can keep them private or share with the world.
Teacher Tube Great teachers have shared their best lessons on video. These are a great resource! So before you get out that video camera see if someone else has done the work already!! If you don't like what you find...You can become the next producer of a segment on Teacher Tube!!
SMART Training Central
SMART Training Central is full of information to help you make your SMART board work for you! This page has PDF's of directions for everything from orienting your board to using interactive tools to concept mapping to Microsoft Office product integration. Enjoy! Educator Resourses for lesson plans and add on applications can be located on this website also!
Microsoft Photo Story 3 for Windows
Microsoft Photo Story 3 is one free tool that can be used in the classroom to create digital photo shows from pictures your students create.
Create slideshows using your digital photos. With a single click, you can touch-up, crop, or rotate pictures. It's that easy! Small file sizes make it easy to send your photo stories in an e-mail. Watch them on your TV, a computer, or a Windows Mobile–based portable device.
Be sure to read the system requirements because this is just one of the available free tools that may or may not be the right fit for you!
From the Quizlet websit "Quizlet is a tool for learning vocabulary Here's how it works: You enter a vocabulary list of any words or data you want. (ex. SAT words, history dates, French-Spanish translations, etc.) Quizlet gives you a specialized learning mode, flashcards, randomly generated tests, and collaboration tools for classmates to help you study those words. You ace your test."