21 Ways to Use Photos in the Classroom is a blog post from We Are Teachers and has some stellar ideas for integrating visual images in your teaching.
ThingLink Blog has twelve super ideas on ways to integrate this free web tool into the classroom.
Tackk is a web design platform easy for teachers and student to use in creating digital content. Teachers can create lesson visuals while students can demonstrate their learning and publish to the web.
PDF to Word by Comet Docs allows users to turn their PDF texts, forms and tables into editable Microsoft Word documents. Find your PDF document and open it in PDF to Word. Once the PDF is imported, it is automatically sent to our servers for conversion. The file is downloaded once the conversion is done. Because the conversion is not being performed on your device, the app will not burden your device’s resources or drain its battery. Check it out in the App Store for $2.99.
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Where to Find the Best Free Photos and Graphics is a collection from the Site Builder web site.
The Ultimate Directory Of Free Image Sources is a post on the Edublogger blog. For those of you who maintain web sites, blog, update Facebook pages, etc. this is an excellent guide to finding Creative Commons images that meet Copyright requirements.
Microsoft One Note for Teachers Series
With Microsoft OneNote, educators can create digital notebooks that support academic standards and outcomes across disciplines. Students may use OneNote across content areas and grade levels. OneNote also supports research, collaboration, information management, communication, note taking, journaling, and other academic requirements.
QuotesCover.Com is a web site that allows you to search for relevant quotes and then produce media content – whether it be a poster, Facebook or Twitter banner, web site image, etc.
SmithsonianPhotos is a fabulous place to find interesting images to spark student imagination. Use them for writing prompts, math problems, or to illustrate a lesson you are teaching.
Glitterfy is a free web site where you can find glitter images, animations, and text. Use it to spice up presentations, web sites, blog posts, etc.
Padlet is a free web tool that allows you to create a wall on any topic. Ideas include:
teaching, wishing friends, noticeboards, bookmarking, discussions, brainstorming, notetaking, quizzes, planning events, making lists, watching videos, collecting feedback
This would be a great classroom tool for summative assessment.
Blogging with Elementary Students – How to Get Started is a great “how-to” article on the Teacher’s Life for Me blog. Michael Soskil tells you step-by-step how to have students select a topic, do research, cite works, and publish. All these activities align perfectly with Common Core standards for ELA.
Unsplash is a beautiful royalty free image site you can use with web design, blogs, publishing etc.
Print Friendly allows you to convert any web site into a print friendly format to cut out all the color photos and graphics.
With your free account from ChartGizmo you can now create charts for your website, blog and social network profiles.
ChartGizmo may be useful for those who need to visualize financial, scientific or other type of data.
National Gallery of Art Images NGA Images is a repository of digital images of the collections of the National Gallery of Art. On this website you can search, browse, share, and download images. A standards-based reproduction guide and a help section provide advice for both novices and experts. More than 25,000 open access digital images up to 3000 pixels each are available free of charge for download and use. NGA Images is designed to facilitate learning, enrichment, enjoyment, and exploration.
Easily remove the background from your photos to create masks, cutouts,
or clipping paths, all done instantly online with ClippingMagic.com
Instantly add beautiful text to your images
Tackk is a free site where you can create announcements or online newsletters. If you do not sign up for an account, the announcements are only good for a couple days, but you can establish a free account for longer periods of time.
Biteslide was the EdTech Digest Award winner for 2013 and gives younger students an easy effective way to create online slideshow presentations that showcase their learning.
26 Places to Find Free Multimedia for your Blog has links to free image, audio, and video sites.
Ookaboo has free public domain photos that students and teachers can use in presentations, blogs, web site, and more.
Image Base – Free Stock Photos has dozens of images that can be used in presentations and web sites. They even have a collection of PowerPoint backgrounds students can use.
Quozio allows you to copy and paste any quote and author and the site will create a jpeg image you can save to your computer to use in slideshows, videos, or posters.
Pixabay is a great site to find beautiful public domain images to use on your web sites, presentations, and videos.