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Great Free Web Resources on Language Arts. 1- Education World This is one of my favourite resources online.

Great Free Web Resources on Language Arts

It has different sections relevant to Language Arts teachers including the following : A- Language and Literature Subject Centre It provides free reading, language arts, and literature teaching materials. B- Language Arts Worksheet Library It provides a variety of language arts lessons and worksheets for teachers to select from. C- The Reading Machine It provides links to 36 online games to help your students practice and enhance their skills. D- Writing Bugs This is a library of writing bug printables full of lesson ideas E- Fun Grammar Activities This one provides games, activities,and lesson plans on how to better teach grammar.

50 Must-Download Apps For Lifelong Learners. Added by Jeff Dunn on 2012-08-13 Long after degrees have been conferred and careers have been launched, many folks just can’t seem to quit school. For them, life provides an overstuffed cornucopia of educational opportunities that don’t necessarily require hefty loans and navigating different professorial strategies. Those with a lust for learning who happen to also enjoy testing the limits of what the iPad offers definitely don’t have to worry about finding resources to pique their fancy. Hundreds, if not thousands, of apps are out there just twitching for users to fire them up and absorb a mental nugget or two. History and Geography World Atlas HD : iPad users can download this stunning, popular digital atlas by the National Geographic Society and educate themselves about the planet’s physical and cultural properties and relationships.

Language, Reading, and Writing. 10 Awesome Free Tools To Make Infographics. Who can resist a colourful, thoughtful venn diagram anyway?

10 Awesome Free Tools To Make Infographics

In terms of blogging success, infographics are far more likely to be shared than your average blog post. This means more eyeballs on your important information, more people rallying for your cause, more backlinks and more visits to your blog. In short, a quality infographic done well could be what your blog needs right now. Designing An Infographic. Tools for Learners. The Best Sites For Learning About The History Of Technology. I had included some links about computer history on The Best Eleven Websites For Students To Learn About Computers, but some new related links have recently been published.

The Best Sites For Learning About The History Of Technology

So I’ve decided to make topic its very own list, and expanded it beyond just computers. You might also be interested in The Best Sites Where Students Can Learn About Inventions and The Best Sites To Learn About The Internet. Here are my choices for The Best Sites For Learning About The History of Technology (and are accessible to English Language Learners): TIME Magazine has come out with a nice slideshow titled A Brief History of The Computer. An Illustrated History of Computers is much more complete, but isn’t as accessible to ELL’s as the TIME slideshow.

A Modern History of Communication is a new infographic developed by Google. The Computer History Museum has an exhaustive Timeline of Computer History. PBS has an interactive timeline on technology developed from 1750 to 1990. Click! Ed Tech Timeline. Web 2.0 teaching tools to enhance education and learning — Edjudo.

100+ Google Tricks for Teachers. It's Google's world, we're just teaching in it.

100+ Google Tricks for Teachers

Now, we can use it a little more easily. With classes, homework, and projects–not to mention your social life–time is truly at a premium for all teachers, so why not take advantage of the wide world that Google has to offer? Digital Tools. Top 25 Free & Freemium Web Apps for College Students - StumbleUpon. The Best Web 2.0 Applications For Education In 2011 — So Far. I usually just do a year-end list on Web 2.0 Applications For Education and many other topics, but it gets a little crazy having to review all of my zillion posts at once. The Super Book of Web Tools for Educators.

Ideas to Inspire. Multimedia Learning Resources - Educaplay. 15 Web Alternatives to Popular Desktop Software. Web applications for business have come a long way.

15 Web Alternatives to Popular Desktop Software

They used to be poor imitations of their desktop counterparts, with only one or two functions and not at all practical. But my, have these apps grown. Today’s SaaS business and CRM apps have become so powerful and useful that in many cases, they’ve begun to replace traditional desktop software such as Microsoft Dynamics, Sage, SAP, etc. Desktop apps are great and all, but they don’t provide the same benefits as business apps that make use of cloud computing.

With most SaaS apps, you only need a browser and an internet connection to access all your data online. To give you a better sense of how useful web apps have become, I’ve compiled a list of 15 of the best business apps and CRM tools that can replace some of the desktop business software you use. Without further ado, here are some great web alternatives to the popular desktop business applications. Insightly Freshdesk Salesforce Sales Cloud ZenDesk Wrike Zoho CRM Mavenlink NetSuite. 7 Essential multimedia tools and their free alternatives. Why spend money on expensive multimedia tools when you can use comparable alternatives for free?

7 Essential multimedia tools and their free alternatives

They may not be an exact replacement, but how can you argue with the price? PHOTO EDITING: PhotoshopFree: Splashup Photoshop may be the industry leader when it comes to photo editing and graphic design, but Splashup, a free online tool, has many of the same capabilities at a much cheaper price. Splashup has lots of the tools you’d expect to find in Photoshop and has a similar layout, which is a bonus for those looking to get started right away. Splashup isn’t the only free online photo editing program, check out this list of 20 more. Digital Portfolios. Note to all visitors to this page: This wiki is a collaborative learning space.

If you want to contribute to this e-portfolio or digital portfolio page, please join the wiki and then add your thoughts, your notes or describe how you created digital portfolios for your students. Please say which programs the students used, or whether they utilized Web2 tools like blogs or Wikis. Thanks! General information about Electronic or Digital Portfolios Check out this great slide presentation about . Create interactive flash tools / games for education.