Ellen's Blog – June 2008 Archive (7)

Cool Tool

I love this picture to "text" convertor! Textorizer is a tool that transforms a picture into another picture made up of chosen words.

Check it out at http://lapin-bleu.net/software/textorizer/#t1

And Textorizer 2 can be found at… Continue

Added by Ellen on June 25, 2008 at 3:28pm — No Comments

Favorite Drawing Sites

CLICK HERE (http://www.jacksonpollock.org/) to draw in the fashion of Jackson Pollock by Miltos Manetas, original design by Stamen

Visit and download Pencil (http://www.les-stooges.org/pascal/pencil/) to create traditional hand-drawn animation (cartoon) using both bitmap and vector graphics. Pencil is free and open source.

Make your own… Continue

Added by Ellen on June 7, 2008 at 1:05pm — No Comments

Like to Talk to Tomatoes?

My children love the Veggie Tales' characters and stories while I appreciate the good messages delivered by the very creative people at Big Idea Productions. The link below will take you to a site to see personalized Veggie Tales music CDs and books (available in English or Spanish!).

Click here to visit Veggie Tales Personalized… Continue

Added by Ellen on June 7, 2008 at 12:55pm — No Comments

RESOURCES: High School Level

Crime? Music Business? Start Here. Go Places.

This site just keeps getting better and better. Any student even remotely interested in business and absolutely interested in accounting and/or finance must Start Here. Go Places.

NUM3ERS for Mathematics (and Science too!)
See all of the available activities for past episodes of this show.

Added by Ellen on June 7, 2008 at 12:41pm — No Comments

Teaching Books

My first impression of this new site on Teaching Books http://www.teachingbooks.net/ is that in addition to being aptly named, it's a worthwhile resource for tying literature to learning.

Added by Ellen on June 7, 2008 at 11:30am — No Comments

Child Safety on the Web

KidzCD http://www.kidzcd.com/ is a safe web browser is for children and teenagers. Ages 0-6, 7-12 and 13+

Zac Browser http://www.zacbrowser.com is a web browser designed especially for children on the Autism Spectrum.

Of course, these are newly available via the Teacher Toolbar… Continue

Added by Ellen on June 7, 2008 at 11:01am — No Comments

Multi-Language Keyboard

Gate2Home is an online, onscreen keyboard emulator. What's so great? Now you can type characters in Spanish, Japanese, Hebrew and many more!

Great for language learners and native speakers enabling writing in many languages from any computer in the world!

This site even solves traditional problems such as a need to change keyboard language at internet places (these… Continue

Added by Ellen on June 1, 2008 at 10:40am — No Comments


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