Working with PDFs in Skitch

I haven’t used Skitch (an Evernote product) extensively, but I just saw this video about the updated ability to annotate PDFs which I think would be incredibly useful. The app is free and easy to use, and can be synced with an Evernote folder.

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Three Good Ways to Use TodaysMeet in Your Classroom

Free Technology for Teachers: Three Good Ways to Use TodaysMeet in Your Classroom.

Today’s Meet (todaysmeet.com) is a great way to hold backchannel discussions during lectures or videos. I’ve seen conference presenters use it during conference sessions as a way to gather questions and responses and foster discussion amongst attendees.

How to Create YouTube Photo Slideshows – A Good Alternative to Animoto

Free Technology for Teachers: How to Create YouTube Photo Slideshows – A Good Alternative to Animoto.

YouTube allows you to create photo slideshows right from their website. Simply upload and arrange photos, select a music track and add text if desired. It’s very user-friendly, and you can also do more precise editing if you’d like. The link above has some good screenshots and instructions to get you started, and below is a book trailer I created on YouTube.