Here are my favourite web tools from 2011:
Grababeast is a tool to create your own monster using different body parts and colouring them using a palette. You can save it to your computer or share your monster with a link.
You can attach different animal parts to a human body on build your wild safe and share it with others.
SafeShareTv is a tool to remove inappropriate elements around the page and generate a safe link for our students. It also lets you crop youtube videos and get rid of the unwanted parts from a video.
Howjsay is a free online dictionary. The words are pre-recorded and it is not synthetic. You can also hear multiple entries by separating them with semi-colons.
BatLyrics lets you search for song lyrics based on words and phrases with a video. You can watch and listen the video with a teleprompting screen with the lyrics of the song on it.
Penzu is a tool to keep an online diary and share it with others if you like.
Google Search Stories is a tool to create your stories using google search. You choose a video based on your search terms, add some music to create your video.
YouPublisher is a web tool to turn your PDF documents into flippable and downloaded e-books and get a link to place it on your blog in very easy and quick steps.
DisposableWebPage is a site where you can create a disposable page with any content you want and share it with others.
AcapelaTV is a site where you can find ready flash animations to reuse by customizing them. You can use text-to-speech feature to make the characters talk.
AMap is a great and a fun way to display your live debates on a very simple visual format.
Join.me allows you to share your screen with others.
Twurdy lets you find texts that suit your students’ readability level. It looks for the number of words on the page, the average number of syllables in each word and the average sentence length.
Symface is a cute tool to express your emotions changing the face expression of an animated emoticon and writing why you feel like that.
Cueprompter is a tool that makes your scren work like a teleprompter without downloading a software.
Stay tuned for the new coming year …
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