Look what I found today!
- Word Mover – ReadWriteThink
Magnetic poetry creator on computer
- Free Technology for Teachers: How to Create an Audio Slideshow With Annotations in YouTube
“Within YouTube there is a free tool for creating audio slideshows. You supply the images and YouTube supplies the audio track. You can pick from thousands of audio tracks to match to your slides. After adding your slides and selecting an audio track you can add speech bubbles to your slides.” Sounds like an alternative to Animoto
- Free Technology for Teachers: The Price of Freedom – A Visual History of American Conflicts
Multimedia timeline of history of American wars, hosted by the Smithsonian National Museum of American History
- From Ancient Times to the 20th Century | HistoryOnTheNet
“Stories and articles on all your favorite historical topics, including the Mayans, Mongols, Aztec and lots more! You can also find decision-making games, fun quizzes and quality worksheets”
- A global guide to the first world war – interactive documentary | World news | The Guardian
“Ten historians from 10 countries give a brief history of the first world war through a global lens. Using original news reports, interactive maps and rarely-seen footage, including extraordinary scenes of troops crossing Mesopotamia on camels and Italian soldiers fighting high up in the Alps, the half-hour film explores the war and its effects from many different perspectives. You can watch the documentary in English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Arabic or Hindi thanks to our partnership with the British Academy.”
- How to be the most productive person in your office — and still get home by 5:30 p.m.
“To-do lists are evil. Schedule everything. Assume you’re going home at 5:30, then plan your day backwards. Make a plan for the entire week. Do very few things, but be awesome at them. Do less shallow work — focus on the deep stuff.”