Teacher Help

Common Sense Media

This great resource from CSM called Graphite helps educators sort through the technology mess and find great apps for educational use, along with providing professional development tools for integrating tech into the classroom.

Frequently Accessed Documents

The link below leads LMS teachers to particular documents that they frequently need to use for tech help. Note: You must be logged into LadueSchools.net to see these documents.

All LMS Tech Help Documents for Teachers

Web Tools

Compfight - search photos with Creative Commons Licensing
Big Huge Labs - do cool stuff with your photos (Classroom Use)
Picfull - photo editing
ThingLink - create links directly on an uploaded photo
Narrable - narrate your photos

Audio / Video
Screenr - screencasting
Jing - screencasting
Skype - video calling
Vocaroo - simple audio recording
Voki - speaking avatars
AudioBoo - record & share audio
Jamendo - free music for your projects

Online Educational Videos
Chockadoc - documentaries galore

SlideRocket - online presentation tool
SlideShare - share presentations, documents, and videos
Prezi - online presentation tool
Creative Commons - share your creativity & learn how to use the work of others

Linoit - online sticky notes for groups
    Others like this:  Popplet &  Wallwisher
Wikispaces - online collaboration (we have in-house wikis/blogs at: http://webcast.ladue.k12.mo.us/groups/ )
LiveBinders - online organization
Posterous Spaces - online sharing (easy and safe)

Today's Meet - online chat

Other Cool Tools
Socrative - student response system
Zamzar - online file converter
Pocket (formerly Read It Later) - online/offline reading list
snaggy - handy screen capture & annotation tool
Piktochart - infographics generator
Tackk - communicate information & share
Problem-Attic - create practice tests, quizes, or flashcards

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