Toontastic 3D is the latest version of the popular Toontastic animation app. The free app is available on the iOS, Android, and Chrome platforms. Learn more in this posting at FreeTech4Teachers. Read a review at Common Sense Media.
edX Online Course
edX: Launching Innovation in Schools. A Free online course hosted by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The course is designed to allow you to become a change leader and take the first step in launching instructional improvement initiatives in schools to improve teaching and learning. Starts January 17th.
Seeing as we just got in our latest bunch of Chromebooks last week, this was most timely when it cam through my inbox: How to Record a Webcam Video on Your Chromebook.
From the website: In 2013, we released Google Earth Timelapse, our most comprehensive picture of the Earth’s changing surface. This interactive experience enabled people to explore these changes like never before—to watch the sprouting of Dubai’s artificial Palm Islands, the retreat of Alaska’s Columbia Glacier, and the impressive urban expansion of Las Vegas, Nevada. Today, we’re making our largest update to Timelapse yet, with four additional years of imagery, petabytes of new data, and a sharper view of the Earth from 1984 to 2016. We’ve even teamed up again with our friends at TIME to give you an updated take on compelling locations.
Vizia allows you to create markable online quizzes to accompany any YouTube video. Great for checking comprehension or highlighting key points. Collect responses in a Google Sheet and you can mark it using Flubaroo (Y/N, T/F, multiple choice only). Learn more in this posting at FreeTech4Teachers.
This is something I get asked about periodically. Here is a handy dandy video tour on just this topic, from FreeTech4Teachers.
Soundbible is an excellent source for free sound clips, sound bites and sound effects. No site registration required.
Five (5) ideas for combining map-making with storytelling… and not simply in English or the Social Sciences.