Pixlr is one of the very best free online photo editors. It’s easy to use and it has magical effects.
Pixlr tutorials available here.
Teaching Every Student in the Digital Age: Universal Design for Learning by David Rose & Anne Meyer is the book that launched UDL to a world-wide audience. The full digital text is available here.
Universal Design for Learning (UDL) is introduced in Module 5. These YouTube videos hosted by CAST (the creators of UDL) are an excellent introduction to this wonderful way of supporting all learners in an inclusive classroom.
This slideshow comes courtesy of the great Tom Barrett. He runs the influential blog edte.ch
The Horizon Project focuses on emerging technologies likely to have a significant impact on learning and teaching. The 2011 report highlights Cloud Computing as one of these key technologies. Indranee Liew, an active participant on our course this summer, has distilled its main points in this super presentation.
Full report: 2011-Horizon-Report-K12
Apple’s Safari browser has a new feature called reader (View>Show Reader or Ctrl+Shift+R). It strips out all extraneous content from a web page and lets you concentrate on the text content. It would be excellent for screen reading software too, such as Kurzweil, ClaroRead etc.
This is an example:
This is the same page with Google Chrome