Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Skype Beta: Adds Multiple Video Connections

One of the major draw backs to Skype is that it only allows you to video chat with one user at a time, you can audio chat with multiple users, but up until now video chat was limited. Skype Beta 5.0 will allow you to connect with up to five users for a true multipoint video conference.

Tuesday, May 11, 2010

CircleDoc: Collaborate in Real Time using PowerPoint

Have you ever tried to collaborate in PowerPoint? The conversation usually goes like this... "I will do slides 1-5 and you do slides 6-10 and I will combine them for our presentation" or you would simply log into Google Docs and collaborate in the Google cloud. CircleDoc is an add on to PowerPoint that allows you collaborate with unlimited users of your choosing in real time.

Educational Uses:
  • Collaborate with other teachers on a project
  • Have students collaborate in class without using the same computer
  • Students can collaborate at home as longs as they PowerPoint

Tuesday, May 4, 2010

Microsoft Mouse Mischief

Very cool PowerPoint add on that allows all your students with a wireless mouse to interact with the lesson being presented. Here is demo video that you can watch the FREE download in action.

Click to download here