Technology Sites

Character Trading Cards

http://www.readwritethink.org/files/resources/interactives/trading_cards/

Comic  Strip

http://www.makebeliefscomix.com/

Wordle (word collage)

http://www.wordle.net/create

Author Pronunciations

http://www.teachingbooks.net/pronunciations.cgi

Voki (talking avatar)

http://www.voki.com/create.php

Blabberize (talking pictures)

http://blabberize.com/

Voice Thread (add voice to uploaded files)

http://voicethread.com/#

GoAnimate for Schools (cartoon/avatar animation)

http://goanimate4schools.com/public_index

Animoto for Education (presentations with images, video, music, text)

http://animoto.com/education/

Google Lit Trips

http://www.googlelittrips.com/GoogleLit/Home.html

PowerPoint Virtual Museums

http://christykeeler.com/EducationalVirtualMuseums.html

RedKid.net (create signs and memos on various media images)

http://redkid.net/generator/sign.php

 

WordStash (word definitions, pronunciations, and use in actual articles)

http://wordstash.com/

 

TodaysMeet (simple, timed “chat” room)

http://todaysmeet.com/i

 

10 x 10 (100 current event photos  and words changed every hour)

http://tenbyten.org/10x10.html

 

Letters of Note (authentic letters with background information, searchable for primary sources)

http://www.lettersofnote.com/

 

Tagul (custom shaped word clouds – must create account to use)

http://tagul.com/

 

Iconscrabble (create headlines/titles in icon word images)

http://iconscrabble.com/

 

Poll Everywhere (create polls answered with computer and/or texting – sign up for free K-12 plan under Pricing)

http://www.polleverywhere.com/

Create Infographics (graphic representations/charts of data)

http://infogr.am/ (sign up for free account - able to import own data)

http://www.easel.ly/create/ (edit templates - must use FireFox or GoogleChrome)

Word Clouds for Kids (can edit and save Word Clouds created)

http://www.abcya.com/word_clouds.htm