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Social Networks for Education

Social Networks for Education

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4 Educational Social Networks You're Not Yet Using We’ve heard about Learnist, Lore, Edmodo, and the many other educational social networks. But what else is out there? If you’re an early adopter or simply like being the ‘cool’ teacher in the lounge … then make sure you know about these relatively new offerings. There’s a pantload of other social networks out there and we do our best to showcase them when the time is right. I can tell you that we get at least 1,000 e-mails a week (no exaggeration) requesting we mention a product, service, or other offering that the education world should know about. Annotation and Notetaking Tools Definition: There are available downloads, applications, and plug-ins that allow you to take notes, share them with other researchers, attach them to digital resources, and more. Tools:

neosmart STREAM Live Demo neosmart STREAM contains five beautiful themes. Of course you can also create your custom theme. Every theme demo contains one Facebook, one Twitter and one NSS Channel.Feel free to use the Facebook channel for testing. 100+ Google Tricks That Will Save You Time in School – Eternal Code [via] With classes, homework, and projects–not to mention your social life–time is truly at a premium for you, so why not latch onto the wide world that Google has to offer? From super-effective search tricks to Google hacks specifically for education to tricks and tips for using Gmail, Google Docs, and Google Calendar, these tricks will surely save you some precious time.

Which Collaboration Tool Should You Use? Wiggio vs YahooGroups vs GroupSpaces Which Collaboration Tool Should You Use? Wiggio vs YahooGroups vs GroupSpaces By Malica Fleming Does your organization need a password-protected, online area to manage documents, collaborate on projects, communicate through email and create group calendars? Conference Apps One-stop Event Management Zerista is quickly becoming every conference producer’s new best friend. Our conference apps make you look good. And they make you money, too. Zerista’s seamless web and mobile apps personalize the event experience to make your attendees happier. Then, we give you the tools to turn that into real, measurable results for exhibitors, sponsors and your organization.

10 Online Places to Live Video Stream an Event for Free Video streaming is going to be the next big thing in coming days as companies like Google, Apple have entered in web TV market. Here are some online places from where you can live stream any event by just connecting a camcorder or webcam with Internet. You can maintain a TV show hosted by you and shared with everyone all over the world. With as low as zero investment, you can start webcasting live events online with your current available resources without much effort. Top 15 Free Online Image Editors - Speckyboy Web Design Magazine With the recent release of Adobe Photo Express, I thought I would have a look for other Online Image Editors and see how good they actually were. I was surprised at how many there were, some were simply rubbish, others really, really mind blowing good. So I compiled a list of the Top 15 Online Image Editors. So, who needs Photoshop? 1. Adobe Photoshop Express

Best Free Learning Management Systems (LMS) 2014 We’ve put together a list of 12 of the best free Learning Management Systems (LMS) options available in 2015. Below you’ll find 12 of the best free, almost free and freemium options available to educators and course vendors looking to put their courses online. Or check out our Learning Management System comparison chart. Looking for an Xtranormal Replacement? I am always looking for great web 2.0 tools. I like to have a good 10 tools on hand all of the time. I want them to be user and teacher friendly and most of all, free. As teachers, we are on a tight budget and really do not have a lot of time to learn a new tool that is difficult to use. One tool that I introduced to my teachers last year was XtraNormal . XtraNormal is a digital entertainment site that produces do-it-yourself animation software for the web and desktop.

More Free PowerPoint Sound Effects (3) We have been sent in a whole CD of free sound effects by Alan McKinney from With so many to choose from we have sifted through the sound effects and have selected those that we think are most appropriate to use in your presentations. You can find more sound effects on Alan’s website. 5 Ustream Alternative Looking for an apt Ustream alternative so that you can deliver your video message live to the world? Well, we’ve roped in quite a slew of options here that allow you to do just that and then some. The following services have been employed by several individuals from all across the globe for transmitting their videos to a wide audience. Now besides just shooting across your message to the public at large, you can also turn to these websites to get your daily dose of the events that take place around different parts of the world. So get ready to soak up content that’s spread across different categories. 1 –