Jing “an easy screen capture tool”

jing

Jing is a free, yet powerful screen capture application that is easy to use. If you have something on your screen that you want to save or share with others, Jing allows you to easily snap a screenshot of the image or record a video from your screen. You can then save and use the screen capture in any other application. It really is that easy. For users that want more powerful options Jing also allows you to easily add text, arrows or highlight sections of your screen capture. This is a great … [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...]

Wordle “create word clouds”

Using Wordle at school

Wordle is an amazingly easy to use web 2.0 website, which allows anyone to generate really creative word clouds by providing text. Words that are used more frequently, or specified as important, are made larger and stand out. The words clouds can then be customised with a variety of font styles, colours and layouts. The beauty of Wordle is that there is no sign up or log-in required and once completed you are free to use your word cloud in any way that you like. Use it in the classroom, put it … [Read more...]