Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Read, Write, Think: Web tools for your Classroom

I stumbled upon this site looking for an Web App for a Venn Diagram. I found an excellent Venn Diagram maker along with other cool web tools that teachers can use in there classroom. Web apps are organized by grade level and subjects. Here are the links...
NoteTaker (For younger kids k-5)
Web Maker (Free Inspiration)
Literary Graffiti (Very cool draw your notes for 6-12)

Thursday, April 8, 2010

Tagxedo: Wordle's new Web App

Wordle the tag generator, recently added a new site / web app called Tagxedo. Tagxedo allows you to create custom pictures from words. The picture to the left is an image of Che Guevara and was created from the text of the Wikipedia article about him.

Go Check out the Tagxedo Gallery

Addendum and correction: Wordle is not affiliated with Tagxedo

Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Linking any file Type to your Blog or Website using Google Docs

A few months ago Google announced their long awaited "G-Drive" through Google Docs. You can link almost any type of file to your website or blog in few simple clicks. In the past you would have to buy storage on a web server and link your file, now just upload your file to your Google Docs account and click on share the link. Touch Mouse Instructions .PDF

How-To Video: Upload, Share and Link to Google Docs