Attendance iPhone app for teachers

Attendance App

Attendance is an app for the iPhone / iPod Touch or iPad, which allows you to take and keep attendance records. The problem with paper based attendance sheets is that they usually look messy with names added and crossed out. There is also often minimal space on paper to add marks, notes, emails and rarely attach photos. Plus I’m sure many teachers forget or misplace their paper rolls from time to time. This is where the Attendance app really shines for teachers that carry their iPhones in … [Read more...]

Blabberize “make images speak”

blabberize

Blabberize allows you to quickly animate any image to make it talk, by simply adding audio and specifying the bottom lip or jaw section. Within minutes you have a talking photo and the novelty factor of this will never wear thin for students. They absolutely love Blabberize. Make a famous person speak, give an animal a voice, even add a mouth to an inanimate object like a hamburger and discuss its nutritional value. The key to utilizing Blabberize is being creative with your lesson planning … [Read more...]

The Cybersafety Help Button

Cybersafety help button

The Cybersafety Help Button is a new Australian Government initiative designed to keep children and families safe online. The Cybersafety Help Button was developed in consultation with the Government’s Youth Advisory Group and the Consultative Working Group on Cybersafety, which Microsoft is a member of. “There are times when young people using the internet need help and advice on how to handle a situation that disturbs them—such as when they are subjected to cyberbullying, or receive … [Read more...]

Wallwisher “an online notice board”

wallwisher

Wallwisher allows anyone to set up an online wall in minutes, which can be customised via different themes. A wall is basically the 'web page' where people actually post messages. Students, colleagues or friends can then post written text, images, videos or links to your wall in a matter of seconds, without having to log on. There are a few more options like choosing your own wallwisher url, adding a picture and making the wall public for everyone or private for your eyes only. Your wall updates … [Read more...]