Diigo is a free social bookmarking tool that makes it easy to create cloud-based lists of bookmarks as you research a topic on the Web. You can highlight and add sticky notes to parts of web pages you bookmark if you wish. When you download Diigo you can also install a Google Chrome extension that makes if very fast and easy to add new bookmarks. When you click on the Diigo extension on your web browser, this little screen will pop up:
I just found out about a free infographics creator. It’s called Piktochart, and you may check it out at:
Google is making an extension for the SnagIt screen capture program available for its Chrome browser. The tool only works with the Chrome web browser.
Apple is going to release IOS 8 this fall. Check out the new features for education the new operating system will support.
I have been taking classes in WordPress at Lynda.com. The courses are taught by Morton Rand-Hendriksen. You may want to check out his website. He has lots of resources there.
Google has released its own learning management system, called Classroom.
I watched a webinar today from Atomic Learning, a company that produces training videos that can be linked to from Blackboard. The product is a Blackboard plug-in, and creating links to the videos is extremely easy. They currently have videos on 250 topics. An individual license is $99 per year. They offer institutional licenses, but the prices for them are not on the website. All videos are no more than three minutes long. I watched one on the website, and it was good.
The Galaxy Tab 4 is a 10.1″ tablet with access to the Google Play Store for Education and other educational apps for education. It sells for $349.