Useful Links (Weekly)

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Useful sites (weekly)

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Useful sites (weekly)

Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here.

Useful sites (weekly)

   

 
 

   

 
 

    I liked the above presentation, especially the E words.

This weeks interesting links are:

  • MyPaint MyPaint is a fast and easy graphics application for digital painters. You work on your canvas with minimum distractions, bringing up the interface only when you need it. Comes with a large brush collection including charcoal and ink to emulate real media.  
  • CriticalPast.com: Search over 57000 videos and 7 million photos  CriticalPast provides thousands of hours of video and millions of still photos drawn largely from U.S. government agency sources. Clips from 1890 to 1990 included.  
  • WeGame, a free Fraps alternative – Record Games, Capture Games, Game Record, and much more!  WeGame lets you record your own video games and capture screen shots. You can even start making your own machinima. 
  • Java island gaming, tropical flash games paradise – Mario games – Sonic games  Java Island Gaming provides many java and flash games. Puzzles and strategy games included.
  • Welcome to ABookandAHug.com  ABookAndAHug.com is a resource for finding the right book for a child. The site provides reviews and categorisation of many popular book and series titles, organised by genre and by reading levels, starting with babies, young listeners, picture books, early readers and independent and higher level readers. browse by category, age, reading level, gender… Special section on books for boys and the Books Alive is a selection of author interviews.  
  • MAKING A BOOK TRAILER | Gabrielle Wang A blog post about Making a Book Trailer by Gabrielle Wang (Aust YA Author)  
  • Free Online Favicon Generator Tool  This lets you generate a favicon to go in the address bar of your website.  
  • A Bloggers’ Code of Ethics – CyberJournalist.net – Online News Association – Ethics and Credibility  Some great guidelines for bloggers. Useful ideas in relation to the ethical issues with technology. Voluntary but important from the cyber journalist Web site. This site posts a blogging code of ethics, which has become a huge ethical issue since the invention of blogging technology.  
  • iLearn Technology » Blog Archive » iPads in Education  
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    Useful sites (weekly)

    • Educational Software | Teaching with Comics | Bitstrips for Schools   This site offers software that would allow students to create their own comic strips. Not free
    • Here Be Dragons: An Introduction to Critical Thinking  “Here Be Dragons is a free 40 minute video introduction to critical thinking. It is suitable for general audiences and is licensed for free distribution and public display. Most people fully accept paranormal and pseudoscientific claims without critique as they are promoted by the mass media. Here Be Dragons offers a toolbox for recognizing and understanding the dangers of pseudoscience, and appreciation for the reality-based benefits offered by real science.”
    • Blio eReader An e-book reader supposed to launch in 2010. The software should be pc combatible. Offers features such as highlighting and annotating books, texts will be stored virtually so reader’s notations are available anywhere. Will also have read-aloud feature.
    • World eBook Fair  Offers a subscription approach to world e-book library. From their site:  “Our goal is to provide free public access for a month up to 2 Million eBooks. During the rest of the year you may continue to download your selection of about 750,000 PDF eBooks by joining the World Public Library. Annual membership is only $8.95 (US) per year.”
    • iPod Touch Project A great resource about how an Auckland school has trialled the introduction of iPod Touches in the classroom. 
    • Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here.

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