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Updated by Nicole Graham on Feb 09, 2015
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Best Resources of #TCEA15

After attending #TCEA15 in Austin Texas, here are my favorite resources that I used, came across, or were introduced to.
Padlet is the easiest way to create and collaborate in the world
Padlet is a free application that can be used on multiple devices to create a virtual board that educators may use for a variety of intuitive programming. The drop and drag features allows easy to use interactive walls that can post comments, add links, and upload a variety of files. Padlet may be used as feedback, brainstorming activities, curation tool, or many other creative tasks. The walls can be easily exported, emailed, embedded, and shared to make them awesome collaboration projects.
TodaysMeet - Give everyone a voice
TodaysMeet is a simple online tools that allows a live discussion. Anyone with the URL has access to type 140 characters in a specific chat stream. Participants can either participate in the same location or virtually across the globe. Users do not have to create an account to access but creating a free account allows access to more features.
Amazingly Simple Graphic Design Software, Free - Canva
Canva makes design simple for everyone. Create designs for Web or print: blog graphics, presentations, Facebook covers, flyers, posters, invitations and so much more. - Create beautiful visual quotes as images - Create beautiful visual quotes as images. Download and share on your favorite social network.
Blendspace - Create lessons with digital content in 5 minutes
Organize web resources in one easy to link location using Blendspace or use it to create a flipped lesson for students where you can embed different types of activities, handouts, and even create quizzes.
ThingLink - Make Your Images Interactive
ThingLink is the leading platform for creating interactive images and videos for web, social, advertising, and educational channels. Be creative! Make your images come alive with video, text, images, shops, music and more! Every image contains a story and ThingLink helps you tell your stories.
Photos For Class - The quick and safe way to find and cite images for class!
The World's easist way to search for safe, creative commons images and cite them.
WeVideo | Free Online Video Editor & Maker
WeVideo is the leading online video creation platform for video editing, collaboration, and sharing across iPhone, iPad, Android, Chromebook, MAC, PC.
Chromaholics Anonymous - Tackk
Great resource all a ton of cool tools and tricks to use Chrome to its fullest potential.
Socrative lets teachers engage and assess their students with educational activities on tablets, laptops and smartphones. Through the use of real time questioning, instant result aggregation and visualization, teachers can gauge the whole class' current level of understanding. Socrative saves teachers time so the class can further collaborate, discuss, extend and grow as a community of learners.
Copyright Friendly Resources - TechnoPeterson
These sites provide copyright friendly content. While some resources come without any inherent copyright claim, others have some restrictions on how they may be used. Be sure to read the terms of service on each site to ensure the resources are being used appropriately. Please note, some of these sites also provide paid content as well.
Gone Google Story Builder
Collaboration has gone Google. Create a story and then share your video.
The Eyes Have It
The Eyes Have It: Visual Literacy in the Classroom - Diane Cordell TCEA 2/05/2015 "75-90% of learning in a classroom is visual. Improve visual literacy by utilizing online resources and incorporating photography into instruction so that students can read images as information sources and understand how to analyze, produce, and ethically-share images."