CAIS 2012 - Blended Learning, presentation resources
Diigo - "Diigo is often compared with other social bookmarking sites. We feel this is not doing it justice. As both a research tool and a knowledge-sharing community, Diigo is substantially more powerful. If you still prefer to label Diigo as 'social bookmarking', we think it would be appropriate to call it 'Social Bookmarking 2.0' :-)." - Diigo website
DropBox - "Dropbox is a Web-based file hosting service operated by Dropbox, Inc. that uses cloud storage to enable users to store and share files and folders with others across the Internet using file synchronization." - Wikipedia
Edmodo - "Edmodo provides a safe and easy way for your class to connect and collaborate, share content, and access homework, grades and school notices. Our goal is to help educators harness the power of social media to customize the classroom for each and every learner." - Edmodo website
Final Site - Since 1998, finalsite has been bringing innovative web software and web design to leading schools and organizations. finalsite currently serves independent schools and educational organizations in 43 different states and 43 countries across the globe. Exceptional customer support, extensive and ongoing software development, and a commitment to integrity are hallmarks of the finalsite experience.
Glogster EDU - "Collaborative online learning platform for teachers and students to express their creativity, knowledge, ideas and skills in the classroom." - Glogster website
GoAnimate - "Easily make movies the way your want to. There is nothing to download and there is no need to draw. You can make your own animated characters, direct your own movies, and watch others' creations. It's easy, fun and free. You can customize your videos with a large number of features that allow you to create truly unique works of expression." - GoAnimate website
GoSoapBox - "Hear what your students are thinking. GoSoapBox is used during class to break down participation barriers, keeping students engaged, and giving teachers insight into student comprehension that was never before possible." - GoSoapBox website
Google Apps for Education - Cloud-based access to word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation tools are just a few of the Google Apps for education.
iBooks Author - Apple's newest product allows you to create your own interactive ebooks for viewing on the iPad.
Khan Academy - "With a library of over 2,600 videos covering everything from arithmetic to physics, finance, and history and 303 practice exercises, we're on a mission to help you learn what you want, when you want, at your own pace." - Khan Academy website.
MentorMob - A site to collectively place relevant web resources for a lesson you are teaching.
Subtext - "Subtext powers the first reading community in the pages of ebooks. With subtext, you can engage in conversations with friends, authors and experts, and access all types of information and multimedia in the margins of your books." - Subtext website
TodaysMeet - "TodaysMeet helps you embrace the backchannel and connect with your audience in realtime." - TodaysMeet website
Wordpress - "Web software you can use to create a beautiful website or blog. We like to say that WordPress is both free and priceless at the same time." - WordPress website
VoiceThread - "A VoiceThread is a collaborative, multimedia slide show that holds images, documents, and videos and allows people to navigate slides and leave comments in 5 ways - using voice (with a mic or telephone), text, audio file, or video (via a webcam). Share a VoiceThread with friends, students, and colleagues for them to record comments too." - VoiceThread website