Link Within – A Related Posts Widget

This post is more of a blogging tip than it is about a teaching resource. Some of you have noticed that for the last couple of years I’ve manually posted a short list of related items at the end of most posts here on Free Technology for Teachers. There are widgets and blog plugins that […]

Pollmo – A Quick & Easy Poll Creation Tool

Pollmo is a free service offering an easy way to create and post simple polls online. Getting started with Pollmo is easy. Just head to their site, type your question, type your response choices, and select a color theme for your poll. Then just copy the embed code provided to place your poll on your […]

Sqworl – Visual Bookmarks Sharing

Sqworl is an online bookmarking tool that saves a screen capture of each page you bookmark. To help you organize your bookmarks, you can create multiple groups of bookmarks in your Sqworl account. Should you choose to share your bookmarks you can share one or all of your bookmarks groups via the unique urls Sqworl […]

Go to South Africa with Toyota

Toyota’s International Teacher Program is expanding in 2011. Over the last twelve years the program has sent more than 600 teachers on fully funded trips to Costa Rica and the Galapagos Islands. In 2011 Toyota will send a group of US teachers to South Africa. To learn more about the program click here. To apply […]

Cartoonize Yourself with Convert to Cartoon

Convert to Cartoon is a simple little website that takes your photos and adds cartoon effects to them. It’s quite similar to service called Be Funky that’s previously been reviewed on Free Technology for Teachers. To cartoonize your photos just upload them or provide the url of where they are hosted and click “cartoonize now.” […]

Lucid Chart – Quick & Easy Chart Creation

There is no shortage of tools on the web to help people create flowcharts and mind maps (find nine good ones here), some offer more features than others and some are easier to use than others. One such tool that is both easy to use and offers a lot of design options is Lucid Chart. […]

Bee PDF – Broadcast PDF Documents

Bee PDF is a free service for hosting and sharing PDF documents. Upload your PDFs to Bee PDF to share them on their site and your own. When you upload your PDF, Bee PDF provides an embed code you can use to display your documents on your blog or website. You can  browse Bee PDF […]

Xtranormal To Start Charging for Much More

As Larry Ferlazzo reported yesterday, Xtranormal is drastically overhauling its pricing structure. Under their new policies users will now have to pay to publish or download any of their creations. To download will cost 120 Xtranormal points and publishing to the web will cost 100 Xtranormal points. From what I can see the minimum points […]

Getty Games – Art Games for Kids

Getty Games is a nice collection of art-based games produced by The Getty Museum for younger students to enjoy. There are four categories of games, each offering a subset of games. Getty Games also offers directions for a selection of offline activities. The four game categories offered by Getty Games are Detail Detective, Match Madness, […]

National Geographic Atlas Puzzles

National Geographic is one of my favorite sites to visit because almost every time I visit it I find something I hadn’t noticed before. This evening I had fun exploring and trying my hand at National Geographic’s Atlas Puzzles. National Geographic offers 23 Atlas Puzzles in all. Each puzzle is an online jigsaw puzzle of […]