Creative tools for improving presentations of material in class

25/01/2011 16:43

 

Below find links to websites that will enable students (and teachers) to access information and improve presentations of projects (and lessons).

http://quizlet.com/ a great site for making flash cards

http://blogs.ihes.com/tech-elt/  (excellent technical ideas blog)

www.googleartproject.com  (amazing views of works in major international art galleries )

http://www.timelines.tv/  (free to use video-rich history resource in time sequence)

http://www.tagxedo.com/  (a toy for generating word clouds)

http://www.watchknow.org/  (free tool for downloading videos for teaching with)

http://www.text2mindmap.com/  (Use this tool to plan essays, group vocabulary items, idioms, lexical chunks)

http://prezi.com/  (a new alternative to power point presentations)

http://www.smilebox.com/templates/15218/index.html?partner=hpcs  (how to make a picture album)

http://learning.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/07/09/tech-tips-for-teachers-free-easy-and-useful-creation-tools/ (amazing & creative tech tips for teachers)

http://bbc,co.uk/news (BBC news feed) 

http://www.infosniper.net/  (Visitor world map )

http://sounds.bl.uk/   (British library sound archive)

http://www.google.com/cse/home?cx=002157614283018392829%3Aktlp_kp7blc (Google open music search)

http://www.flickr.com/ ( free photo archive)

http://www.eclipsecrossword.com/ (write your own crosswords)

http://www.wallwisher.com/build (Build a wall. A lovely idea if you have access to a computer network. I've seen it done with conditionals and could be done with whole class and a lap top).