COMPUTING RESOURCES

Open Source (FREE)

The 70 Coolest Free Applications in Existence: http://www.seopher.com/articles/the_70_coolest_free_applications_in_existence

Computing Safety

Links for Parents
Keep your kids safe online
FBI Kids Internet Safety Tips: http://www.fbi.gov/kids/k5th/safety2.htm
Safe Surfin' Foundation: http://www.safesurfincentral.com/
CyberSmart: http://www.cybersmartcurriculum.org/home/
Safe Digital Social Networking: http://teachdigital.pbwiki.com/safedsn
Cyberbullying and Internet Safety: http://teachdigital.pbwiki.com/cyberbullying
Digital Dialog: http://digitaldialog.wikispaces.com/
CyberAngels: http://www.cyberangels.org/
PTA - A Combined Strategy for Internet Safety: http://www.pta.org/archive_article_details_1117655691078.html
PTA - Internet Safety: http://www.pta.org/archive_article_details_1152657626015.html
Mike Ribble KSU Digital Citizenship: http://coe.ksu.edu/digitalcitizenship/index.htm
The Connected Classroom: http://theconnectedclassroom.wikispaces.com/Internet_Safety

Digital Equity

Digital Equity Service Center: http://www.digitalequity.org/index.php

Media Safety

Tools for Parents and Educators: http://www.commonsensemedia.org/resources/community_toolkits/index.php

Web Based "Office" Tools

Spresent: http://www.spresent.com/v2/
Google Documents
Using Google and Yahoo Tools for Educational Research and Collaboration: http://teachdigital.pbwiki.com/googletools
References Links for the ABOVE Presentation: http://www.google.com/notebook/public/18223132036966270344/BDQGkIwoQyrrJ4sMi
10 Online Office Tools: http://www.readwriteweb.com/archives/10_must_have_online_office_apps.php

Wikis

Which Wiki is Right for You?: http://www.schoollibraryjournal.com/article/CA6438167.html
RSS A Quick Start Guide for Educators: http://weblogg-ed.com/wp-content/uploads/2006/05/RSSFAQ4.pdf
Pedagogical Potentials of Wikis: http://www.ascilite.org.au/conferences/perth04/procs/augar.html
Wiki Engines: http://c2.com/cgi/wiki?WikiEngines
Wikibooks: http://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/Main_Page
South Africa's entire high school curriculum (on a wiki)!: http://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/South_African_Curriculum
Paul Allison's High School Online Collaborative Writing wiki: http://schools.wikia.com/wiki/Main_Page

Photography

Great Flickr Tools: http://www.quickonlinetips.com/archives/2005/03/great-flickr-tools-collection/
Animoto: http://animoto.com/

Training/Professional Development

Atomic Learning: http://www.atomiclearning.com/home
CAT1: http://www.techfluency.com/
Edutopia (Subscribe to their FREE magazine!!!): http://www.edutopia.org/

Operating Systems

Edubuntu: http://www.edubuntu.org/

Maintenance

Clean up Your PC: http://lifehacker.com/software/lifehacker-top-10/top-10-ways-to-clean-up-your-pc-294189.php

Course Management Systems

Moodle: http://moodle.org/

Software

OpenOffice.org: http://www.openoffice.org/
NVU Open Source Web Authoring System: http://www.nvu.com/index.php
KompoZer: http://www.kompozer.net/
GIMP Open Source Photo Editing: http://www.gimp.org/
AVG Free Anit Virus: http://www.grisoft.com/
WINE Emulation Software: http://www.winehq.org/
Crossover Linux Emulation Software: http://www.codeweavers.com/products/cxoffice/
GCompris Linux Tutorial Programs: http://gcompris.net/
Inspiration: http://www.inspiration.com/
Wink: http://www.debugmode.com/wink/
Jing: http://jingproject.com/
Inkscape: http://www.inkscape.org/