Monday, November 30, 2015

Select and Speak



Select and Speak uses iSpeech's human-quality text-to-speech (TTS) to read any selected text in the browser. It includes many iSpeech text to speech voices in different languages. You can configure the voice and speed options by changing the settings on the options page. 

How to use: 
 - First select the text you want it to read. 
- Then click the icon to start listening. 
- To stop listening at any time click stop

App Store | Website (Chrome browser extension)

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scrible Edu

Smarter Web reading & research. Annotate, bookmark, save, manage & share online articles. Citations, bibliographies, reports & more. Scrible is the best way to work with online information… 

Like magic for Web reading and research. For online articles and webpages, scrible lets you: 

 App Store  |  Website

1. Bookmark them in the cloud so you can access them from anywhere. 
2. Save them for later so you don’t have to worry about broken links. 
3. Richly annotate them in your browser so you don’t have to print them. 
4. Comment directly on them so you can capture your thoughts in-context. 
5. Organize, browse and work with them in your own online Library. 
6. Use filters and tags to quickly sort through them in your Library. 
7. Full-text search them and your bookmarks and notes. 
8. Share them via via email, Facebook and Twitter. 

Our STUDENT EDITION offers smarter online reading and research for students. It has: 
1. Shareable Libraries - to collaborate with teammates on group projects and papers 
2. Citation Capture - to easily create citations in multiple formats (MLA, APA, etc.) 
3. 1-Click Bibliographies - to quickly generate properly formatted bibliographies 
4. 1-Click Summaries - to pull your notes from multiple articles into one simple view 
5. Report System - to bring your notes and annotated evidence into your paper 
6. More Storage - to store more online articles and webpages.

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Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Z-type

This is one of the most fun typing games I have played in a long time.

It is very simple. Type the words before you get hit. Students can try to beat their best score.

Website

Touchcast

Bringing the Wonder of the Web to Video
Our mission is to usher in a new age of expression.

Anyone can easily create professional-quality videos combined with all the interactivity you expect to find inside a browser.

We call these TouchCasts, a new medium that looks like video, but feels like the web.


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Extensity

Quickly enable/disable Google Chrome extensions

Tired of having too many extensions in your toolbar? Try Extensity, the ultimate tool for lightning fast enabling and disabling all your extensions for Google Chrome. Just enable the extension when you want to use it, and disable when you want to get rid of it for a little while. You can also launch Chrome Apps right from the list.


* Keep your browser fast - disable extensions that you won't use right away.

* Keep your toolbar clean

* Ideal companion for extensions collectors.

Extension | Website

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RoboCompass

Teach Geometry using 3D realistic Straight Edge, Compass, Protractor, Set Square and Pencil.

This app lets you teach and learn Geometry exactly as you do using your Geometry Box.It has paper,a Straight Edge,a Compass,a Protractor,a Set Square and a Pencil all in 3D.

With just a handful of commands you can start congruence, similarity, ratio, reflection etc.


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Build with Chrome

Students can build anything they want anywhere they want. Once they have finished their creation they can publish it on the Google map so that others can explore their creation.

If they feel they need training before becoming a master building they can visit the Build Academy. Here they will create different challenges to help them master different skills and unlock new LEGO bricks.

The largest LEGO set the world has ever seen. Using the latest Chrome technology students can image, create, and explore using LEGO bricks.

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Thursday, November 12, 2015

Soundtrap

An easy-to-use collaborative platform for audio editing and music making for all ages. Great for making podcasts. You can make music online by using loops and software instrument and by recording vocals, guitars and more. Invite friends to collaborate.

App  |  Website

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