Electronic Tools, November 2014

Word Fun

Wordle (http://www.wordle.net/)
Make fun, artistic “word clouds” from text you provide.

Tagxedo (http://www.tagxedo.com/)
Create your own shape poems out of text.


Animated Yeti (https://www.madewithcode.com/project/animation)
Animate a yeti and give it simple commands.

Angry Birds (https://learn.code.org/hoc/1)
Basic programming with the angry birds. Solve puzzles.

Lightbot (http://lightbot.com/hocflash.html)
Help Lightbot light up all the blue squares. More complex puzzles than the Angry Birds (and just a lot of fun to boot).

Teaching Tools

Padlet (http://padlet.com/)
Create online bulletin boards that support photos and multimedia. A great resource for gathering ideas for a project when you can’t be in the same room together.

Kahoot! (https://getkahoot.com/)
Make fun quizzes online that can be answered with iDevices, smart phones, and PCs/tablets of all types.

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