audacity

Audacity is a great free audio recorder and editor. It is available in multiple languages and for various computer platforms. Audacity lets you record in multiple channels (stereo), import, export, mix, edit, and convert all of your audio files. Audacity is already installed on all CCSD teacher computers, click here if you want to dowload it for your home computer.

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Photo StoryPhoto Story from Microsoft lets you create slideshows using your digital photos. With a single click, you can touch-up, crop, or rotate pictures. Add stunning special effects, soundtracks, and your own voice narration to your photo stories. Then, personalize them with titles and captions. Small file sizes make it easy to send your photo stories in an e-mail. Watch them on your TV, a computer, or Mobile device.

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Draw.io is a web based diagramming application that allows users to create diagrams and export them to Google Drive ,OneDrive and Dropbox in multiple formats.

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linoLino is a free sticky and canvas service that allows users to share ideas, photos, and collaborate in online discussions. You can upload pictures, videos, or notes from your computer or mobile device to your color coded stickies. 

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The Google Cardboard allows you to use your phone as a virtual reality device. Use it in the classroom to have students explore a 360 degree view of places and cultures all over the world!

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Plickers

Plickers is a powerfully simple tool that lets teachers collect real-time formative assessment data without the need for student devices.

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VokiVoki is a FREE service that lets you create customized speaking characters, it is a creative, easy-to-use tool that helps motivate students and improves lesson comprehension and student participation. You can customize the look of your Voki; choose your head, clothes, and accessories. Give your Voki a voice and add a background.

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vocaroo

Vocaroo is a free Voice Recording Service that allows you to record online using your computer's microphone, no additional software is needed. Once finished recording you can send the audio recording by email, embed the audio on your website/blog, or download the audio recording.

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GreenshotGreenshot is a screen capture software that allows you to capture a selected region, window or fullscreen; it lets you annotate, highlight or obfuscate parts of the screenshot and save your screenshot to a file, send it to the printer, copy it to the clipboard, attach it to an e-mail, or send it to MS Office programs.

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dropboxDropbox is a free web content sync service that lets you have access to all your documents, photos, and videos from anywhere. You can download it tp your computer, smart phone, and tablet and any file you save to your Dropbox will automatically be saved to all your devices where you installed the software. Dropbox even gives you access your files from the Dropbox website. It also lets you share folders to collaborate with friends, colleagues, and family.

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PaintDotNETPaint.NET is free image and photo editing software for PCs that run Windows. It features an intuitive and innovative user interface with support for layers, unlimited undo, special effects, and a wide variety of useful and powerful tools.

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cacooCacoo is an online diagraming tool that allows you to create site maps, wire frames, UML and network charts for free. It allows full team collaboration when creating diagrams and does not require installations of any kind. Use Google Docs? Cacoo is available to use with Google Docs as well.

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RedKidRedKid image generator allows you to customized images and add your own text. Some of the image options are: Alphabet SoupFortune CookieAlpha-BitsCake FrostingiPhoneBlackberryiPadBumper Stickers, and many more. Encourage students to write creatively using one of these images. Signs' text vary in length allowing you to create simple and concise or long and more detailed customized text.

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TagGalaxyTag Galaxy is an image search engine that uses Tags and a cool planetary/galaxy layout graphic interface to display the categories and sub-categories of tags. Once you find the tag for the images you are looking for just click on the "planet" associated with your tag to see all the pictures available for that tag.

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WorksheetWorksWorsheet Works is a website that offers a varied selection of customizable graphic organizers and worksheets to assist teachers and parents in creating instructional materials. The site contains templates in Mathematics, Language Arts, Geography, and multiple other areas. The Miscellaneous Topics area allows you to create very handy calendars, planners, graphic organizers, note-taking templates, and graph papers among others.

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