A 15 minute overview of Google Drive and all it’s features. Enjoy.
Storycorps is a project aimed at “Providing Americans of all backgrounds and beliefs with the opportunity to record, share and preserve the stories of their lives.” The site created for Storycorps allows visitors to listen to these wonderful interviews of the everyday American.
Vocaroo enables students or teachers to record audio and then email the message or embed the message in a site. It would be great for announcements on a teacher’s blog, dictation practice or collecting students oral presentations.
Here is an article on using some new features in Google Docs. I have said it before and will say it again, if you don’t use Google Docs, you are missing out on one of the coolest free resources a teacher or student or anyone could ask for.
Screentoaster has been around for a couple of years now, but I thought a reminder of this easy to use free tool was in order. Give it a try and add lessons or presentations to your site in minutes.
Jing is the more widely used and a little more complicated screencasting tool. If you are more tech saavy you probably would be better off using Jing. If you need a screencast quickly and easily, then Screentoaster would be your best bet.
Larry Ferlazzo has posted a best of list with 32 great sites on it. Check it out.
This is hands down the best site on the web for learning to read English! I have seen amazing results with my students in pre-literacy classes after using this site. From letter recognition and phonics to beginning reading, this site is top of the line!
Open source suite of office tools.
I am often asked where I find all of the sites about ESL that I am constantly recommending. The answer is simple. I check into Larry Ferlazzo’s blog a few times a week. Larry is amazing. He posts links to at least 3 blogs related to education every day. Explore the archives. You’ll be glad you did.