Tools for 21st Century Skills
The column to the right provides links to websites with tools for 21st century students.
This list of links is produced by the website 21st Century Questions.
VOKI 
Would you like to create your own avatar and make it speak? Go to Voki.com and start creating! Have your avatar speak Spanish and send it to Sra. Andrian at aandrian@btschools.org .
 
Turn a photo or clip art object into a talking image in just minutes at blabberize . You can add your voice to make it speak Spanish. Share it with me by sending me the link!
 
 
 
VOICETHREAD: A VoiceThread is a collaborative, multimedia slide show that holds images, documents, and videos and allows people to navigate slides and leave comments in 5 ways - without having to download any software.
 
Helpful tutorials and guidelines:
 
What is a Voicethread tutorial: http://voicethread.com/?#q
 
GLOGSTER: Glogster 
Interested in creating an interactive digital poster? Check out www.edu.glogster.com or theSpanish glogs 
 
Here's a Navidad glog:
 
Pinterest  
Here is the link to my boards on Pinterest.com. There is so much there! 
 
TumbleBookLibrary is an online collection of animated, talking picture books. There are books in English and almost 200 in Spanish! TumbleBooks are created by adding animation, sound, music and narration to existing picture books in order to produce an electronic picture book which you can read, or have read to you. The sentences that are being read aloud are highlighted for you so you can follow or read along.
 

‚ÄčTools for Students

  • aurasma.com/aura  "Thanks to Aurasma, every image, object and even place can have its own... augmented reality experience!...Simply use the free Aurasma mobile app..."
  • bartleby Great books online
  • bing Search page
  • blogger Create a blog
  • blogsearch
  • board800 An interactive multi-user whiteboard application
  • braincast
  • bubblus Brainstorm online
  • cacoo Online diagram drawing tool
  • citationmachine Citation machine helps students and professional researchers to properly credit the information that they use.
  • cosketch multi-user online whiteboard
  • dabbleboard multi-user online whiteboard
  • delicious
  • Daily digg News gathering site
  • diigo
  • dropbox
  • easybib Free automatic bibliography and citation maker
  • evernote
  • fences helps you organize your desktop
  • flickr share your photos online
  • flockdraw free web based painting/drawing tool
  • freeconferencepro unlimited free teleconferencing
  • google - a search engine.
  • googlecalendar
  • googledrive Google Drive gives you instant access to Google Docs, a collection of editing tools that makes working together possible even when your teammates are miles away.
  • gutenberg Freebooks for downloading
  • howcast How-to videos
  • infomine Scholarly Internet resource collections of the University of California Riverside
  • instapaper Save web pages for reading later on Pc, IPhone, iPad, Kindle, etc.
  • jing Capture what's on your screen and share it.
  • libraryspot Online library
  • manybooks Free eBooks
  • mindmeister Online mind mapping
  • panoramio -Part of Google Maps
  • pbworks - Online team collaboration
  • pdfcalendar Make your own pdf calendar
  • photobucket Upload, manage, and share photos and video for free
  • plagiarismchecker - "Free plagiarism detection on the Internet"
  • prezi  Go beyond PowerPoint. Show how your ideas connect.
  • protopage Free RSS news reader
  • refdesk Internet fact checker & curation site for all kinds of information resources
  • scribd Reading and publishing - books, audiobooks, comics, sheet music
  • sense-lang Free typing lessons online
  • slatebox Presentation, collaboration and online mind mapping
  • surveymonkey "SurveyMonkey is the world's most popular online survey software. We make it easier than ever to create polls and survey questionnaires for learning about anything.."
  • textforfree
  • tweetphoto - "TweetPhoto is a real-time photo sharing platform for the social web".
  • twitter
  • voicethread"
  • padlet - "The easiest way to create and collaborate in the world."
  • wikispaces
  • wisemapping
  • wolframalpha - a "computational knowledge engine"
  • wonderhowto
  • wordpress - "WordPress is web software you can use to create a beautiful website, blog, or app."
  • wordweb - an online dictionary
  • zooburst lets you create digital 3D books online