Google Keep - is great for note taking and assigning tasks to a group of students or a team of co-workers. You can voice record notes, which will then be transcribed into a written note, you can save websites or pictures and mark them up with notes, you can create checklists. You can share any of your notes with other people. This app will sync across all of your devices. Watch this video to see tips and tricks with Google Keep.
Prezi is a free online website that creates zooming presentations. Sign up for an account using email or Facebook accounts.
Timer from Class Tools - Need help with classroom management, or just want the kids to see how much time is left on a particular project? Use a countdown clock and project it on the board.
Screencastify is a screen capture add on for Chrome. It allows you to capture still images from your computer, or create a video with the mouse moving across your desktop and a recording of your voice to describe step by step procedures. Look for the symbol in your tool bar, you probably already have this as part of the Warwick package.
ABCya Word Clouds
Paste your text, choose your colors, save as a picture. No email address or login needed. Also, you can use the Word Cloud Generator Add-on with a Google Doc to quickly find out the emerging theme of your paper.
Scratch - Want to try your hand at creating code? This is an MIT site that will allow you to play and learn how to write computer programs at the same time!
Free file converter.
Pixlr Express - Finally an Online photo image editor that is easy to use. Add words to pictures, create a collage, add effects and borders, stickers and more. Soon to be replaced with an updated version of Pixlr.
Free audio editor. Record your voice, delete mistakes, add music, fade in and out. Audacity makes it possible. Here are some videos to help you use Audacity. Okay, a little too complicated. This Online Voice Recorder is super easy, just click and record, save and download. Wonderful for voice overs for you or your student presentations!
Weebly is a great way to create websites for students and teachers. This website was created using Weebly. Here is a really good "how to" video.
If you need to add audio to your weebly site.
Create a game show like quiz, survey or discussion for your students to take on the chrome-books using Kahoot. Free and easy. Below is a tutorial that will help you create your own.
Goo.gl will help you shorten your URL links to add to presentations or share with students. Just copy and paste the long address, and Goo.gl Shortener will give you a new one in it's place.
Use Bubbl.us to help you organize your research. Make an account by choosing a safe user name (don't reveal personal information). You can skip the email address, it is not required.