I bought my husband the Amazon Alexa for Father’s Day and we have been surprised by how much we use and appreciate this “new member of the family.” Turns out there are also some great classroom ideas for this voice activated computer. Check out this blog post by “The Daring Librarian” Gwineth Jones on using Alexa in the library – “There’s an Echo in my Library.”
Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Pinterest, Tech Gadgets | Posted on May 13, 2013
Tech Gadgets Pinterest Board and More is a great board by Lauren Enders and includes many other educational resources.
Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Tech Gadgets | Posted on January 7, 2013
Setting Up Raspberry PI The Raspberry Pi is a credit-card sized computer that plugs into your TV and a keyboard. It’s a capable little PC which can be used for many of the things that your desktop PC does, like spreadsheets, word-processing and games. It also plays high-definition video. This is a useful guide on how to implement this technology into your classroom.
Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in iPad, Tech Gadgets | Posted on January 4, 2012
iPhome Foam Stand for iPad holds your iPad in an ergonomic position to make it easier to work hands free.
iPad Accessories for Learning has a wide assortment of devices that will help you be more productive with your iPad. Thanks to Apps for Education blog for this list.
5 Alternatives to Flip Video For those who haven’t heard, Cisco is discontinuing production of the Flip Video camera. This blog site lists five nice alternatives.
Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Blogs, Tech Gadgets | Posted on November 22, 2010
12 Great Gadget Blogs has a list of several sites to help all you tech geeks out there searching for the newest thing. Might want to read up for your holiday shopping.
Zoomit Free Download is a screen zoom and annotation tool for technical presentations that include application demonstrations. ZoomIt runs unobtrusively in the tray and activates with customizable hotkeys to zoom in on an area of the screen, move around while zoomed, and draw on the zoomed image. I wrote ZoomIt to fit my specific needs and use it in all my presentations.
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 Tech Gadgets | Posted on August 30, 2010
Thumb Tacks is a recording device that plugs into iPod Touch and allows students to record lectures and class information.
90 URL Shortening Web Sites is a link to many sites that will shorten long URLs and make it easier to post in social networking sites.
Ipevo Point-2-View USB Camera is a neat little document camera at a fantastic price.