12 Must-Have Resources for Free Public Domain Images to Use in Class – from Educational Technology and Mobile Learning
10 Inspirational Websites for Creating Your Own Customizable Logo Design–terrific resources for logo discussions
7 Good Screen Capture Tools for Teachers–from Free Technology for Teachers
A List of Best Free Tools to Create Animated Pictures–as always, note comments at the page end.
Advanced Image Search with Google–Linda Stacy shows how to find images easily for blog postings
Aviary Education–create a safe, private classroom to use the image, vector, and audio editor and music creator
Big Huge Labs–use your photos to create posters, badges, magazine covers, puzzles, etc…
Digital Delights Image Editing–Ana Cristina Pratas’ Scoop.it collection
FlockDraw–2.0 drawing tool for young students: simple and collaborative when students create an account
Foto Flexer–2.0 tool to flex your photo power
FreeFoto–student permissions with these, check use policies
GIMP–image manipulator that’s just like Photoshop
IrfanView–resize huge batches of photos effortlessly with this free software. It’s perfect for web developers!
Make A Gif–convert photos to animation, free!
Pickfull–free one click photo editing, great for the young student
Picnik–2.0 photo editing. This site works really well for uploading and adding text and images to a photo
Pics4Learning–Public Domain images
pixlr–online photo editor similar to Photoshop
Superlame–upload an image to this website, add a text balloon and create an instant cartoon
Tagxedo–Leung’s superb word cloud generator will knock their socks off!
Top Ten Sites for Creating Digital Art–Technology & Learning Advisor Blog
Free Music Games–from Smartboardmusic, this site has something for every age of music learner
Jamendo–free music files
JewelBeat–free royalty-free music and sound effects
Myna–create, mix, import and record your own digital files. This is a web-based app with free music resources for sound mixing
Opsound–free music. This Creative Commons site needs credit on your project when it’s used
Pandora Radio–free Internet radio. You can create your own station of favorite genres
SoundCloud–great sharing of audio files, share your sounds
Text and Voice
10 Free Text-to-Speech Tools–from Educator’s Technology, these resources are great for language teachers
Text to Picture–write text on any picture or choose image template to create signs, announcements, flags, etc.
Desktop QR Code Reader–for your PC
QR Codes in the Classroom–Free Technology for Teachers
47 Alternatives to YouTube by Free Technology for Teachers
Screenr–instant screencasts with no download necessary
VidCaster–build a video website
WatchKnowLearn–thousands of free, organized videos for educational uses
YouTube for Schools–join the global classroom today