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TECHNOLOGY RESOURCES
 
These are some fun technology sites that you may find useful:

 

Google.JPG http://docs.google.com
Create and edit web-based documents, spreadsheets, and presentations. Store documents online and access them from any computer. ​
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Diigo  is a social bookmarking site that allows a user to annotate, highlight,  and share bookmarks. Bookmarks are stored on the web and can easily be accessed from any computer. Premium Education accounts available for free.
doodle

 

http://www.doodle.com/
Doodle eliminates the chaos of scheduling and saves you a lot of time and energy when you’re trying to find a time to bring a number of people together. The service is used for business and personal scheduling by more than 10 million people per month. Instead of using just one option, Doodle enables you to propose several dates and times and the participants can indicate their availability online. You'll find the perfect time to meet in a quick and easy way no matter how many people and calendars are involved.​

Exploratree.JPG Exploratree is a free web resource where you can access a library of ready-made interactive thinking guides, print them, edit them, or make your own. The guides can be collaborative. 
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http://www.imageshack.us
ImageShack offers image hosting, free photo sharing and video sharing. Upload your photos, host your videos, and share them with friends and family.​

jing

 

http://www.techsmith.com/jing
Users have the ability to create an image from an item that appears on their desktop, such as a digital photograph, a graph created in a spreadsheet program or a map.  Jing also provides the ability to make animations or videos that show users completing a series of steps useful for instructing others.

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Many Eyes is an IBM research project whose goal is to make data analysis easy for people to create, edit, share, and discuss information visualizations. Once users create an account, they can upload data, create visualizations and discuss the data with others.
Tagxedo

http://www.tagxedo.com
For more advanced Word clouds, try Tagxedo, word clouds with style. Tagxedo turns words -- famous speeches, news articles, slogans and themes, even your love letters -- into a visually stunning word cloud, words individually sized appropriately to highlight the frequencies of occurrence within the body of text.

Wordle

 

http://www.wordle.net 
Wordle is a toy for generating “word clouds” from text that you provide. The clouds give greater prominence to words that appear more frequently in the source text. You can tweak your clouds with different fonts, layouts, and color schemes. The images you create with Wordle are yours to use however you like. You can print them out, or save them to the Wordle gallery to share with your friends.​