A free computer program designed to
help primary students to master the 4 basic operations of +, -, x and ÷.
It covers basic numeracy, Mental Maths, number facts, tables &
bonds. There are 150 lessons that increase in difficulty.
Talktyper is free
speech to text dictation software in a browser. To work Talktyper you
click the microphone and speak. The dictated words appear in the upper
box. Dictate about one sentence at a time. When the speech is
recognized, it will appear in red. Note that you can also dictate basic
punctuation by saying things like "period", "question mark", "new
You then edit and click the arrow to move the text into
the main body of the application.
Audioboo is a mobile & web platform
that effortlessly allows you to record and share audio for your friends,
family or the rest of the world to hear. You can use it for reporting,
for story-telling, educational use or quick tips.
Uses the world's best text to speech (TTS) software. Upload
documents, cut and paste text or link to feeds. Text reader converts
text to speech automatically. Download audio and podcasts. It's fast and easy to use. Get started right away! No software to download or install. Unlike all other TTS websites, YAKiToMe! is 100% free!
can be used across platforms from any operating system which is a big
plus. It can be used to record live audio and even edit various sound
files. It can export files as MP3s but for this purpose you have to also
download LAME along with it.
Dipity is a free digital timeline website. Organize
the web's content by date and time. Users can create, share, embed and
collaborate on interactive, visually engaging timelines that integrate
video, audio, images, text, links, social media, location and
Bubbl.us is a simple non-elaborate mind mapping tool that is easy to catch on to, and is useful for a younger class. It has an attractive colourful look. A big plus about using this tool with younger classes is that they don't have to sign up. The mindmaps can also be exported as images such as JPEGS. Students start with an idea and flesh it out by inserting ideas into bubbles. The bubbles can then be connected and color coded giving a visual representation of the connections between ideas.
Screencastomatic is an
amazing programme to use if you want to quickly show someone how to do
something on the computer. It easily creates a video of what you are
doing and saying. These are called screencasts.
Students today have had easy access to a tremendous amount of multimedia
content for their entire lives and it's fairly safe to say that they
can be careless about using it. When asked to create multimedia projects
for school, many students simply search topics and use whatever they
can find without giving much thought to copyright unless it has been
addressed and reinforced by their teachers. It's never too early to
start teaching students about copyright, fair use and Creative Commons.
It is a way of easily
presenting information online. It is also a way for your
students to present their information online if they are collaborating
with another class.
With Slideshare you can upload and share (publicly or privately)
PowerPoints or PDFs for online viewing. File formats that are supported by Slideshare
are ppt, pps, pot, pptx, ppsx, potx, OpenOffice, and Keynote. Document
formats supported are PDF, Microsoft Word, Excel sheets, OpenOffice
files and text files. The maxmum allowed file size is 100 MB.
Have a look here for a video to show you how to use it!!