This site offers tools for studying vocabulary. There is also a selection of apps available. What makes this interesting for students is the visuals provided by both images as well as video to give additional cues for learning words.
“CCL4s provides an interface for entering observation data as well as access to all the Content Standards for Mathematics K-12 and the ISTE NETS.S. The collected observation data can be shared via email or with our unique built-in instant meeting. The graphs are very interactive and allow observers to merge different observations to compare and contrast different teachers or the same teacher over time. Using the Timeline feature, observers can track the observed Look-fors through time.”
We use VoiceThread in a lot of our EdTechTeacher workshops as it is completely web based and now includes an iPad app. As a tool, it can create digital stories, be used for foreign language exercises, or support the creation of collaborative study aids. This library is a database of articles about successful VoiceThread projects.
This is a great new search engine that displays facts based on a concept web rather than just giving links to other sites. The sites, images, videos, and quizzes that it does reference are appropriate for students rather than just the entire web. Thanks to Richard Byrne at Free Tech 4 Teachers for sharing this first.
This free graphic calculator can also serve as a Scientific Calculator, has graphing capabilities, offers a unit converter, and can create a table of functions from values entered. It also has a set of references for formulas.
“A simple Decimal/Roman number converter that will calculate whole numbers from 1 through 3,999,999. Additionally, there is a Quiz mode that quizzes the user – available in either decimal or roman numeral mode.”
This is an evidence-based app to support speech and occupational therapists as well as special education instructors or parents looking to support their children. It is pricey – $39.99 – but that is less expensive than computer based versions of similar products.
“The leading provider of comprehensive human capital management systems to K-12 education agencies”, Truenorthlogic has models and systems for tracking professional development and organizational growth.
This product from the School Improvement Network facilitates administrative classroom walkthroughs in that it leverages the camera capabilities of the iPad/iPhone/iPod Touch and integrates it with assessment tools designed to give teachers constructive feedback.