Talking Carl The 99-cent iPhone app Talking Carl was a recommendation by another friend with kids . The graphics aren’t spectacular and it a lot like your annoying younger brother who used to repeat everything you would say just to annoy you until you felt the need to pummel him. I never would have bothered with Talking Carl if it hadn’t been for my son. Talking Carl made us laugh together and
When it comes to Twitter Applications (Twitter, Facebook, WordPress) there are unlimited applications and being a regular Twitter user I will never ask you to stick to one single twitter client. I recently ( 4 months back) started using hootsuite which is a web client for twitter and it’s free. I have multiple Twitter, Facebook, WordPress profiles . One for my personal profile and others are education related. Hootsuite has everything.
Check out www.wordle.net to create you own Word Clouds, based on a block of text or a blog feed. Here is an example from my most recent blog postings. Make your own book cover, t-shirts, backgrounds, and more. You can change the font, color scheme, and layout. Have fun!
Favorite Free Tools for Educators – Part 1 (much more to come in future post) #1 Jing – Free Screen Shot & Recording Tool Snap a picture of your screen. Record video of onscreen action. Share instantly over the web, IM, email. http://www.jingproject.com/ #2 YouTube Upload videos up to 15 minutes in length Share videos to millions or use privacy settings Unlisted privacy option allows videos to now be available