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November 2008

JISC RSC Scotland N&E: AccessApps

by knann (via)
50 open source and freeware assistive technology applications which can be entirely used from a USB stick on a Windows compute

search-cube - the Visual Search Engine

by knann & 2 others (via)
Search Google in 3D. Thumbnails displayed on a cube. Use your arrow keys to turn the cube. Hover over a thumbnail for more details about the site.

October 2008

WebAnywhere: A Screen Reader On the Go

by knann & 2 others (via)
Screen reader from web browser. No software to install.

August 2008

UDL

by knann
Great site for web technologies for the classroom

July 2008

Ghotit Dyslexia Literacy Assistance.

by knann
Ghotit offers unique writing and reading online services for people who suffer from dyslexia, dysgraphia or people who are not native-English speakers. Download the Internet Explorer plugin with text to speech capability.

March 2008

Read The Words

by knann & 6 others, 1 comment
Upload Adobe PDF Upload MS Word Upload HTML File Write Text Content Cut and Past Text Input Website Address Input RSS Feeds URL Step 2 - Select a Reader Listen to our Reader’s samples Choose 1 of 14 Different Readers Our Readers Speak English, Spanish, and French Each Reader has a Unique Voice and Some Have Accents Control your Reader’s Speed Play with your Reader’s Pitch It takes our readers approx 1 minute to generate a 1 hr long recording Step 3 - Sit Back and Listen Listen to your reading online Download your reading to your ipod or other mp3 player Broadcast your reading as a podcast and share it Post your reading in your Website or Blog Save yourself Time Turn the readers of your blog into listeners Allow your readers to listen while they multi-task and download your blog

February 2008

Interactives: Geometry 3D Shapes

by knann
This website offers motivational and interactive class activities to learn more about 3D shapes. It also shows how to calculate surface area and volume, as well as other mathematical properties about the 3D shapes. Specific topics include surface area and volume, platonic solids, Euler's Theorem, and several others. The Test Your Skills link provides an interactive quiz complete with photos, illustrations, and animations. The About This Interactive link provides standards, goals, lesson ideas, and more.

December 2007

LoudLit.org

by knann (via)
LoudLit.org is committed to delivering public domain literature paired with high quality audio performances. We pair together great literature and accompanying audio. Putting the text and audio together, readers can learn spelling, punctuation and paragraph structure by listening and reading masterpieces of the written word. Read and listen via your web browser or on your mp3 player.

Interactive multimedia for social skills, understanding feelings, relaxation and coping strategies, etc.

by knann
Here are some interactive applications and games that focus on social skills, coping skills, feelings, stress management, relaxation, communication, attention, or study skills. Multimedia applications present students with experiences that address a variety of modes of learning, communication, and thinking. This can be helpful with students who have more difficulty with traditional word-based counseling techniques. The links with an asterisk (*) have online demos or offer the content on-line. Click on the links to view on-line activities and information.

Welcome to Picture Planner

by knann
Picture Planner is an icon (picture) based scheduling system that assists individuals with disabilities in planning activities by the day, week, or month. Picture Planner uses synthesized speech to provide feedback and aid in accessibility.

November 2007

Subject Matter Interactives

by knann
"Interactives" provides educators and students with strategies, content, and activities that can enhance and improve students' skills in a variety of curricular areas.

October 2007

ReadingMatrix.com

by knann
Search Directory geared specifically to reading, Analyzing Text (12) new Audio and Text (18) Proofreading (4) Reading Comprehension Advanced (10) Reading Comprehension Beginner (14) Reading Comprehension Intermediate (19) Short Stories (11) Vocabulary (51)

September 2007

Research Project Calculator

by knann (via)
The Research Project Calculator which is aimed at a K–12 audience. The old version was aimed squarely at traditional research paper projects. The new one has broader appeal and includes information about essay, presentation, or video projects Once the project type is selected, students can enter their email address for automated reminders and the project due date. The calculator prints out a five-step research guide and deadlines for each step to discourage procrastination. The new site has a lot more supporting documentation than the original, and a teacher guide is on the way. This would be a great site to link to from a media center or other school web page.

GI -- World War II Commemoration

by knann (via)
World War II ended on September 2, 1945 with the formal surrender of Japan aboard the U.S. battleship Missouri in Tokyo Bay. To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the end of the war, we have put together what we believe to be the definitive collection of World War II historical materials on the Web.

Encyclopædia Britannica's Guide to Normandy 1944

by knann (via)
On June 6, 1944, a date known ever since as D-Day, a mighty armada crossed a narrow strip of sea from England to Normandy, France, and cracked the Nazi grip on western Europe. Encyclopædia Britannica tells the story of the Normandy Invasion through the spoken recollections of veterans who fought it, the newsreels that brought the news home, and the written words of historians who have dedicated years to studying the great campaign. Select a link on the left

NASA Sun Earth Media Viewer: Live Solar Images

by knann
Another amazing site from NASA. Aside from live images and illustrations, interviews from NASA scientists answer questions related to the Sun in a movie format.

Make your own comic with MAKE BELIEFS COMIX! Online Educational Comic Generator for Kids of All Ages

by knann
Looking for an alternative to a quiz or an assignment of boring vocabulary definitions written on notebook paper? Trying to find a way to prompt students to write even short passages? Trying to teach simple dialog to ESL/ELL students? Working on appropriate language and interpersonal skills with emotional support students? Looking for a creative way to make clever newsletter additions, bulletin board items, or class rules? Use this great online tool for both students and teachers to create web-based or printed comic strips from a selection of characters and voice bubbles-- and with your OWN text!

Post Lecture Notes Online for Free with LectureShare - LectureShare

by knann
This is a free and easy site for teachers to post work online. Create a course page quickly, add announcements, upload docs, video and audio. Students enroll and decide how they want to receive the info.

August 2007

ClassTools.net

by knann
Students and teachers can create educational games, activties and diagrams in a Flash! Host or link them on your own blog, website or intranet!Take a look at the examples. Many are MS/HS content but easily applied to elementary grades. Great way to differentiate! Interactive whiteboard is not required!

July 2007

Singing Science Records

by knann
Science songs on topics of space,energy &motion, weather, and nature. Right click, choose "save Target As" to download the MP3. Songs are definitely dated, but older students and music teachers may enjoy updating the music style, perhaps to a rap tempo or, be inspired to create their own songs. Good resource for differentiation.

Stop Disasters

by knann
Use your critical thinking and problem solving skills to minimize the imapct of various natural disasters such as hurricane, earthquake, tusnami, flood, and wildfire. Geared for middle and high school students with 3 levels of play. Takes 10-20 minutes per game.

June 2007

dotSUB.com ~ Any film in any language.

by knann
Add captioning to any video!--including other languages.....Lots of educational uses!

DailyLit: Read books by email and RSS.

by knann
Read the classics in your RSS reader. Get he installments (chapters) daily, on weekdays only, or on M-W-F.

Math Presentations

by knann
Tons of PowerPoints ready for you to use in your K-5 or 6-12 Math class. Other subjects also available.

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