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.
Mapping Media to the Curriculum – What do you want to create today? This site has visual icons you can click to find places to create curriculum content, assessments, and publish online.
Yodio.Com is a free online recording program that lets you create audio postcards or narrated photo stories.
File Lab is a free online converter for your video and audio. It helps you solve the problems that often arise when putting together a multimedia presentation.
Incompetech Royalty Free Music is a great place to search for music for videocasts, podcasts, digital stories, etc…
Vocaroo.Com is a simple, free, easy site where you can record sound wave files to be emailed. These can be used for podcasting, videocasts, screencasts, etc..
Vocalyze.Com is a free site that reads your written web content aloud to you. Perfect for long commutes or could even be utilized with struggling readers or English Language Learners.
Math Guy on NPR Archive of Broadcasts is a great resource for middle and high school math teachers looking for “real world” tie-ins to math concepts taught in class.
Jaycut Video Editing Web Site Join JayCut’s online community to get free access to your own personal video studio. Upload videos, photos and music to create and share new masterpieces.
Audioboo was launched in March 2009 as a simple way of recording audio while on the move and adding as much useful data to it as possible, such as photos, tags and location. It is a mobile & web platform that allows you to record and upload audio for your friends, family or the rest of the world to hear.
DVDVideosoft.Com free Studio has all your video/audio needs packaged into one easy-to-use piece of free software. Click on the link for an instructional video on You Tube. How to Download You Tube Videos
Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in First to the Top, Podcasting | Posted on September 23, 2010
TN Electronic Learning Center has a wealth of free resources for TN teachers related to First to the Top endeavors. You will have to install iTunes on your computer, but the content is free. In addition, iTunes U has tons of podcasts and lessons on dozens of topics.
Discovery Education Web 2010 is chock full of resources for presentations, videos, mobile devices, connecting with other educators, and teaching resources — all FREE. Just click the orange links to give it a spin.
Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Music, Podcasting, Videos | Posted on August 17, 2010
Free Kids Music.Com has great little songs, many with children’s voices, that can be used in educational videos and podcasts.
11 Techy Things for Teachers to Try this Year from Richard Byrne’s Free Technology for Teachers blog is a great list of free tech tools to help you be more productive in your job and help your students have authentic ways to learn and publish.
Web 2.0 Resources for Teachers is a great collection of free online resources for teachers. Click on the colored tabs on the top of the web page to explore.
ThinkingMachine.pbworks.Com is a nice collection of technology integration resouces — everything from podcasting to digital photography to wikis.
Tech Training Wheels.Com
Welcome to Tech Training Wheels, the one-stop place to train you in a variety of technology needs. We offer clear and concise tutorial videos about many different applications. Our goal is to simplify technology using step-by-step videos and screencasts to guide users of all levels. From the most advanced user to the beginner, we have trainings for everyone.
Olympus Podcasting Grant for Teachers
Apply for the Podcasting Grant for a chance to win a free Tool Factory Podcasting site license plus all the digital media accessories you need to start a podcasting program in your school! To apply, simply develop and submit a lesson plan demonstrating how you would use podcasting in your curriculum. The most unique podcasting lesson plans that incorporate student involvement and creativity will win!
Stock Footage for Free (can download free video clips to use in presentations).
Completely free stock footage. Simply register and download free
stock footage instantly. No fees, no catch, unlimited downloads.
Kid\’s Vid 4 Teachers.Org
Kid’s Vid is a video tutorial site for teachers and students who want to incorporate video production into project based learning.
Fotobabble.Com is a site where you can upload photos and record sound to narrate. Could be a great tool for digital storytelling.
Robert Munsch.Com allows you to download the audio of the books being read aloud by the author to mp3 players. Students can listen to the book on their iPods while following along with the text.
Flixtime is a lot like Animoto. Just sign up, upload photos or video, choose music, and a movie will be created. The only catch is you are very limited in the length of the movie.