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FOR THE BUSY TEACHER!

Useful Gadgets!

Clocks
Nice clock

Linear Clock
24-hour Clock
[more flash clocks]

Onlineclock.net
Alarm, timer, stopwatch, countdown, counter, radio!

Alarm clocks: 1 - 2
Stopwatch
full screen
Countdown bomb!


World Clock
World Stats

Calculators:
On-screen Calculator
On-screen Scientific Calculator

Earth and Space
Google Earth
Google Sketchup

Flash Earth!
+ contours: Earth Tools!
MS Live Local

Magnetic declination
Find your city


NASA
Eyes on the Solar System
(needs a plug-in)

MS Telescope
Stellarium
Hours of Daylight
Hubble gallery!


Mapping systems
Google Maps
Multimap - Streetmap
OSmaps 40s, 50s

MayMyRide



QR code generator
[need a barcode reader
on your mobile phone
eg
UpCode for Nokia ]

QR Treasure Hunt generator!
Some ideas for QR codes
Design tips for QR codes


Interesting Ways ...
to use ICT in the classroom
(Tom Barrett)

RapidDefs dictionary

Sun Clock
(Mapmaker.com, UK)
Image Digitiser
(Digitizing still images - Sheffield Hallam Uni)

The Thinking Stick
blog: Jeff Utecht, Bangkok

Mathematics on the move!
Douglas' iPad (updated Sept 2015)

iPad-home

Autograph on iPad (using Splashtop)
Mirroring iPad on computer: Mirroring 360

Useful Summaries:

Victoria, Australia
- Greg Swanson

MathXTC - Steve Corcoran (WA):
iPad essentials
- iPad Maths

iPad Academy - Android summary
iPad Apps from Dave Miller (jamtec)

The iPad2 Gyroscope
The Jot iPad pen - Jot Script Evernote stylus

CLASSROOM WIRELESS GRAPHICS TABLETS

NOTE: if using Windows 8 or 10, you must UNTICK 'Use Windows Ink' - bottom left corner of 'Mapping' tab in 'Wacom Tablet Properties' (Control Panel)

Tablet4U [good tech support]:
Wacom Intuos Draw Small White
(scroll down for latest drivers)
Model CTL-490DW-N for PC/MAC

21x18cm overall 15.2x9.5cm drawing
Tel: +44 (0)203 318 7856
£50 +VAT Wireless kit £29 +VAT


Amazon UK
Wacom Intuous: £50 incl VAT
Wireless Kit £30 incl VAT

Things to Google search for (images/videos)
- Age BMI - Analemma - 21 Interesting Ways (ppt) 38 Ways!

Essentials

Jing! (quick demos and screen-grabs to upload or save)
Savefrom.net (easy way to download videos to mp4, flv, etc)

Online whiteboard (AWW)
White-board emulator

WolframAlpha
The fastest, and oddly named search engine: heapr
Microsoft Mathematics (v.4, free download)


TinyURL - NotLong - Goo.gl (URL shorteners)
How fast is your Broadband?

Image Manipulation
GIMP (FREE, from Cambridge , Mass, USA)
IRFANview (FREE, from Austria)
Snagit (Techsmith, USA) - All kinds of screen grabbing

Sizer (sets a window to a certain size (useful for Jing recordings!)

Google tools
Google Trends - Google Insights for Search
Google Calculator - Google Language Tools
Google Ngrams - Google Docs

Miscellaneous

'Pin' any Window app to be on top (eg calculator or iplayer)
Second Life (Education) - main
Sudoku planner and solver
Gutenberg Project (free e-Books!)

PDF Annotator; PDF-XChange Viewer
• Edmodo
• LIbreOffice DMaths plugin

Currency conversions
XENU: finding broken links in your website!
Handbrake (video converter)
Vocaroo - for creating voice emails!

Using Unicode symbols in HTML
Complete treatment (Alan Wood)
List of common Maths symbols HEX and DEC (.xls) -
Encloding email addresses (anti-spam)
Converting HTML symbols code (anti garbage!)
Converting hand-written mathematics to LaTeX or MathML -


CLASSROOM
HARDWARE
Sound Systems - never strain your voice again!-
Lightspeed Redcat classroom audio system

Interactive Whiteboards
:
Summary from Ambra and Wedgewood
Hitachi Starboard 77 Duo
Smartboard 2-minute tutorials

Interactive Panels:
summary Wedgewood
Visualisers:
summary from Ambra. eg:L-1n (ELMO)

Tablet PCs (ink-aware laptops)
Table of comparison - Support from Microsoft

PREPARING
DEMONSTRATIONS

Continuous Recordings:
Camtasia Studio (Techsmith, USA)
Screencast-o-matic (free and pro)

Creating Flash Menus
Amara Software -really easy to use! No good for iPad!!

Web conferencing
Blackboard Collaborate(was Elluminate)
- sign up for 30-day trial then use 3 participants FREE offer
Vyew - 10 participants FREE

Downloading YouTube Videos
23 possibilities!

IN THE LAB


'Language-lab' control, for the cost of about one more computer
No more shouting to get their attention: you can control their screens.

SMART Sync Classroom Management
(Canada)

Net Op School (Denmark)
Net Support School (Net Support Ltd, UK)
Snetclass (China)


Autograph



TSM-IMAGES(.zip)
to import into Autograph:

Circular, Parabolic
Polygons, 3D
Angles/Lines, Arches
Circular, Reflections
Spirals, Trig, etc


TSM-DATA (.zip)
to import into Autograph:

Sport, weights, babies
weather, population
reaction times
car sales, time series
etc.


 

 


 
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