How to Download YouTube Videos Stripping down your favorite YouTube videos into separate audio and video files is easy. You just need to pick the right tools. A quick Google search will lead you to countless free sites that will convert a YouTube video to an MP3 or your choice of audio file. There are countless Chrome and Firefox extensions that will do the job for you. But don’t be surprised if those tools quickly disappear. StumbleUpon: 10 Tips and Tricks for Power Users On StumbleUpon? Come follow the Mashable Channel and discover our favorite articles covering social media, tech news, and digital culture! Thousands of websites are created every day, yet sometimes the Internet feels a bit stale.
StumbleUpon's Most Popular Searches and Links of 2011 On StumbleUpon? Come follow the Mashable Channel and discover our favorite articles covering social media, tech news, and digital culture! StumbleUpon, the site that lets you discover the web through its "Stumble!" button, released its Best of StumbleUpon 2011 package, including the infographic below and its most popular links of the year. The most-popular topics of 2011 were the Japan earthquake and tsunami, the Royal Wedding and Steve Jobs's death. Peerdeck April 28, 2015 Pear Deck is a nice app that allows you to plan and build interactive presentation decks directly from your Google Drive. One distinctive feature of Pear Deck is that it includes some amazing formative assessment tools that allows you to engage the entire class with a series of questions on the content of the presentation. When you present through Pear Deck you are actually creating a live session that students can join from their own devices.
Absolutely Delicious Tools Collection [Regularly Updated] Looking for the best delicious tools, mashups, hacks and services on the web. Delicious is a popular social bookmarks manager that lets you create and share your personal collection of links and categorize them with keyword tags. You can start by viewing the most popular bookmarks. Get started quickly by this Beginner’s Guide and learn about more quick ways of posting your bookmarks. Zoom - Record Video Conferences in HD Zoom.us is a great service for hosting and recording video conferences in high definition. I was introduced to it by Rod Berger when he proposed using to record segments for the #askRichardByrne video series that we're producing. I'm glad he recommended it because it is a fantastic tool. Zoom.us allows you to record your video in a side-by-side format to equally feature both people in the recording or switch between featuring one person more than another in the video (click here for an example). When you record through Zoom you're given an HD video file to save locally as well as a separate HD voice recording. Zoom isn't limited to just webcam views as you can also share your screen through the service.
introsp.icio.us: Using del.icio.us to identify your interests The Ruby script below analyzes your del.icio.us links to generate a list of your favourite interests. It lists the tags that are most frequently used in your links. Because you may not have been diligent about descriptively tagging your links, this script uses the tags from *all* users, for *your* links. Webtools: No Registration Needed for Students Welcome to my list of webtools that don’t require student registration. This started off as a simple curation for myself and has ballooned into something that I never thought would get this big. And it is still growing. I started added comments to each link, but that is taking a long time to complete. Please bear with me as I update it. While I do try to verify each link on a regular basis, please be aware that websites do change and some of these sites may no longer be active or may have switched to a paid version.
15 Good Tools for Quickly Gathering Feedback from Students Polls, chat tools, and interactive quizzes provide good ways to hear from all of the students in a classroom. These kind of tools allow shy students to ask questions and share comments. For your more outspoken students who want to comment on everything, a feedback mechanism provides a good outlet for them too. Here's a run-down of some of the best tools for gathering feedback from students in real-time. Newer tools:Tozzl is a chat platform that allows you to quickly create private, password-protected message boards as well as public boards.
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Coordinate Back-to-School with Choice Eliminator and Google Forms This is a guest post from Kate Wilson (@KateWilson13) of EdTechTeacher, an advertiser on this site. Google Forms can be one of the best tools in the classroom for data collection and assessment as well as a great resources for teachers to use in order to get information from parents. In this Back-to-School season, you may need to coordinate times for parent-teacher conferences or the donation of shared classroom school supplies. While Google Forms offers a simple solution, teachers still need to spend time sifting through all the various responses - particularly when parents are trying to select a time or sign up for a single resource. What if there was a way to eliminate choices from a question so as not to have sign-up conflicts?
Del.icio.us vs. StumbleUpon - Newest on the Net 26 Sep, 2007 | Written by Fred | under Social Bookmarking Who is the winner of the social bookmarking battle? Read/WriteWeb has a great article with a lot of empirical evidence to show who is winning. Unfortunately, the evidence for StumbleUpon is no where to be found. A Wonderful Free Tool for Creating Interactive eBooks for Your Class August 2, 2015Kindle Textbook Creator is a free software application that allows you to easily convert your educational content saved in PDF format into Kindle books.These include textbooks, course notes, study guides and many more. Using Kindle Textbook Creator, you will be able to enhance the readability of your content with features such as audio, video, and image pop-ups. Once your eBook is ready, you can publish it through Kindle direct publishing and make it available for readers on different devices including fire tablets, iPad, Android tables and Mac and PC computers. Kindle Textbook Creator also includes a preview mode that shows authors which interactive features are supported on different devices. This software is available for free download for both Windows 7 & 8 and and for Mac OS X 10.9 and above. Watch the video below to learn more about Kindle Textbook Creator