Category: 2) Useful n Interesting

Brainy Quotes ~ “Try to be a rainbow to someone’s cloud”

| January 5, 2015 | 1 Comment 

Try to be a rainbow in someone’s cloud. Maya Angelou quotebrainyquote_logo_blue.jpgMaya Angelou

Visit Brainy Quote for some of the best. Search under various themes, such as Inspirational, MotivationalPositive, Life, Funny, Happiness, Wisdom, Success, Friendship, Change, Leadership, Education, Family, and life as a Teacher.

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| December 21, 2014 | 2 Comments 

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MyHistro

| December 14, 2014 | 2 Comments 

MyHistromy histro logo enables students to put together videos, photographs, and blog entries on Google Earth and Google Maps, right there in any browser. Show what you’ve been up to, and the results of school projects, using the chronological time line. A free version is also available, on the app store.

media.io

| December 14, 2014 | 0 Comments 

MediaioGoMixIt-logoFound a genuine use for media.io today, converting the wondrous .ogg files from GoMix.it, when making ambient sound tracks, in the retelling of stories. Create your mp3s, WAVs or even back to oggs!

Future Learn

| December 13, 2014 | 0 Comments 

Future learnFuturelearn Enjoy free online courses from leading UK and international universities, with FutureLearn. Get in quick, and study a vast range of regular courses, on many subjects, some of which you may not have thought of.

AllCanCode ~ Run Marco

| December 10, 2014 | 0 Comments 

Run MarcoDesigned for 6 to 12 year old children, Run Marco, from AllCanCode, is an engaging adventure game, to teach coding.

Children guide the main character, of the game, through each level, by putting together instruction using a visual programming language.

The game is currently available on browsers (directly and through Chrome Web Store),  Google Play for Android tablets, Amazon Store for Android and Kindle tablets and Apple App Store for iPad.

The adventure game is translated in to 19 languages and features a rich storyline and levels which are designed to teach not only basic programming structures but also advanced computer science concepts.

Spreeder ~ “Improve Reading Speed & Comprehension”

| December 9, 2014 | 0 Comments 

Spreeder.comSpreeder logo7 is a free online speed reading software designed to improve your reading speed and comprehension. Press S to slow things down to a realistic challenge, or press the arrow keys for word-by-word progress. Get your “reluctant readers” racing the machine maybe.

Bounceapp.com

| December 8, 2014 | 0 Comments 

BounceNotate, review, share and comment upon and discuss a web page, or image, with BounceApp. Take screen shots and annotate, then share. Potentially useful.

JustinGuitar.com ~ Get playing, in many styles

| December 5, 2014 | 0 Comments 

justinguitar-logoThere are a lot of guitar sites out there, of variable quality. JustinGuitar contains lessons put across in a clear, concise, and friendly way, recommended by Mark Knopfler, Brian May and others.

Whatever your area of interest, from beginner, to blues, rock, folk, jazz, rhythm, and fingerpicking, and beyond. From novice to regular player, there’s something to learn. A big, and genuinely useful guide.

Eclipse Crosswords

| December 4, 2014 | 0 Comments 

Eclipse crosswordsFastEasy

Use crosswords to review vocabulary and lessons for all subjects.

EclipseCrossword puzzles encourage logical thinking and correct spelling. Crosswords can be printed or uploaded to your website.

Oh dear… EclipseCrossword is only available for Windows.  It will not run on a Mac or a mobile device (such as an iPad, iPhone, or iPod).

Google Hangouts

| December 3, 2014 | 0 Comments 

Google hangoutsxWhilst we use Hangouts for personal professional use, they can also bring learning conversations to life with photos, emoji, and even group video calls for free. Connect with people across computers, Android and Apple devices. Like Skype in the classroom, communication possibilities are endless… and free.