Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Alternatives for Timeliner and Inpiration

Resources for creating a Timeline

  1. Read Write Think has a great free tool: http://www.readwritethink.org/files/resources/interactives/timeline_2/
  2. Tiki Toki: Pretty advanced, but really beautiful: http://www.tiki-toki.com/
  3. One of my personal favorites: Time Toast: http://www.timetoast.com/
  4. Capzles- Quite simply one of the nicest timeline creation sites around, with a beautiful user interface as well as the ability to embed into a site.
  5. Time Rime - An excellent site with educational instance (great for teachers) that allows users to create multimedia timelines.
  6. TimeGlider - Great site that not only lets users create multimedia timelines butlegends as well. There is a "plus upgrade" in the works specificallyfor education.
  7. Dipity - Create beautiful timelines with the ability to add video/pictures.
  8. Preceden - A fun easy site to use to create interactive timelines.
  9. Timelinr - A very simple to use timeline generator that only displays text.
  10. Our Timelines - Create timelines by using preexisting forms (text only). - See more at: http://www.techlearning.com/Default.aspx?tabid=67&entryid=592#sthash.5Y1zMOkG.dpuf
  11. Softschools has a really simple too, great for primary grades!

Did you know you can also do the timeline right inside Microsoft word?  Learn how to here.
What about using Excel?  It works too, probably more advanced, but it works!

Resources for Mind Mapping alternatives like Inspiration

TONS of options here. Almost all FREE!

First of all my favorites are here:
  1. Padlet -  Collaborative, open, cool http://padlet.com/
  2. Lucid Charts - Syncs perfectly in your WGcloud account AND has an iPad app, see belowlucid
  3. Chrome (web browser) Extension - Mind Meister - http://www.mindmeister.com/
Other options are:
  1. Coggle - Beautiful, quick and easy http://coggle.it/
  2. Software to download FREEMIND
  3. Spider Scribe http://www.spiderscribe.net/
  4. Mind mapping PLUS collaboration: http://www.mindomo.com/
  5. Fast and easy version: http://mind42.com

For your iPad too, these are all apps:

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