Web-based Apps to Try
Website where students can upload photos of themselves and fill it with words about themselves and their interests! I think this would be great for a poetry unit.
If your school has moved to Common Core standards you will love this site. This site is filled with teacher uploaded assessments based on Common Core standards.
Cool Infographics - Blog - What About Me? - Intel's Infographic Generator
A Firefox add-on that allows you to annotate any web page.
Mentimeter allows you to pose a question to your audience and get instant feedback on that question through cell phones, tablets, and any other Internet-connected device.
Piktochart: MAKE YOUR OWN INFOGRAPHICS!!!
Cocoo: Create, collaborate and share charts, diagrams and graphic organizers.
Many Eyes: Make charts, graphs and visualizations from data sets.
" LiveBinders" Looks like a great resource for collecting info for school age kids to use. Study tips, special ed resources, OT, PT, speech, website links, pdfs, videos. Possibilities are intriguing! Can't wait to try this, because the kidlets need to change the way they approach school work and organization! Let's be honest, though...me too!!!
Live Binder: Organize and share all of your resources.
50 ways G Docs is useful for schools.