More About Vokle’s Free Web Conferencing Service

Last week I wrote a post about a new web conferencing service called Vokle. Today, I found a video on Building 43 in which Vokle’s Chief Marketing Officer, Edward Dekeratry, discusses with Robert Scoble all of the features of Vokle. A key feature of Vokle that I missed in my post last week is Vokle […]

Month in Review – December’s Most Popular Items

It’s the last day of the month and, as I do every month, I’ve compiled a list of the ten most popular items from the past 30 days. Before you jump to the list, I want to say thank you to everyone that has subscribed to the blog, emailed me, Tweeted with me, joined the […]

The Things We Learned About in 2009

Ten days ago I posted a survey asking you to share what you learned about in 2009 and what you’re looking forward to in 2010. In the slideshow below I’ve highlighted some of your responses. Take a look through the survey and check out the blogs that are linked within the the presentation. Thank you […]

The 15 Most Popular Posts on Free Tech 4 Teachers

Here are the most popular posts in the history of Free Technology for Teachers. 1. 30+ Alternatives to YouTube2. Twelve Essentials for Technology Integration3. Seven Ways to Find Teachers on Twitter4. 10 Places to Make and Find Flashcards5. 35+ Educational Games and Games Resources6. Ten Grammar Games and Lesson Resources7. Ten Spelling Games and Lessons8. […]

Keep Track of Browser Tabs by Coloring Them

If you’re a heavy Internet user like me, you probably have a lot of browser tabs open all the time. I have thirteen open as I write this. Tekzilla has a great tip for folks like us, color code your browser tabs. The video below will show you how you can color code your Firefox […]

Google SketchUp Education Uses and Tutorials

One of the Google applications that I wish I had had more time to explore at the Google Teacher Academy is Google SketchUp. GTA Lead Learner Ken Shelton offered a short session about using SketchUp in education, but there is so much to learn that a full day might not have been enough time to […]

Understanding Search Engines

Many students and adults do not understand how search engines rank results. Some of my students get to high school without understanding the differences between .edu, .gov, and .com web addresses. Students sometimes struggle to refine their search engine results. This video from Springfield College’s Babson Library gives a good explanation of how search engines […]

365 Days in 30 Seconds

This year CNN iReport issued an interesting challenge to amateur video artists, sum-up your year in thirty seconds. The deadline for submissions has passed, but that doesn’t mean you can’t challenge your students to sum-up their year in a thirty second video. You could challenge students to create a summary of their personal lives or […]

Scitable Adds Content

In April I wrote a short post about Scitable. Since then Scitable has added some content that is worth noting. Scitable’s networking options have increased since my original post in April. There are more users and more filters for finding experts and or other students to connect with. Scitable has also added some video animations […]

iCyte – Highlight and Currate Web Research

iCyte is a fantastic browser extension available for Firefox 3 and Internet Explorer 7 and 8. iCyte gives you the ability to highlight and save sections of websites for later reference. When you save an item in iCyte an archive of the website is saved in your iCyte account. To organize your findings, you can […]