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Visibility of eTwinning Projects Group July 2014 Newsletter -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Glossary of Our Favourite Web 2.0 Tools Used in eTwinning Projects by Cristina Nicolaita and Cornelia Melcu E A EasyPolls is a user friendly tool for creating online polls. It is free to use for everyone! There are premium features that cost a little, but you can create great polls without paying anything. Our example: b0b57dea95423b Amara gives individuals, communities, and larger organizations the power to overcome accessibility and language barriers for online video. The tools are free and open source and make the work of subtitling and translating video simpler, more appealing, and, most of all, more collaborative. Our example: nfo/caracal-olt/ B Blogger is Google’s free tool for creating blogs. It can be found on the web at Blogs, short for web-logs, are a form of online journal you can use for your eTwinning project. You can host blogs with multiple contributors, or you can run your own solo show. Although there are fancier blog tools out there, the mixture of cost (free) and flexibility makes Blogger one of the best deals around. Our example: F Fodey website provides templates to apply text to. This seemingly simple idea creates fun clips and resources. You can apply these features to almost anything and enlighten any project by using them. Our example: 8/newspaper.jpg G Classtools is a great place to create free games, diagrams, quizzes and other activities in seconds. Then you can easily host them on your twinspace or blog, with no sign up, no password, no charge.Our example: Google Docs brings your documents to life with smart editing and styling tools to help you easily format text and paragraphs. Google Sheets makes your data pop with colorful charts and graphs. Built-in formulas, pivot tables and conditional formatting options save time and simplify common spreadsheet tasks. Google Slides makes your ideas shine with a variety of presentation themes, thousands of fonts, embedded video, animations, and more.Our example: =drive_web&formkey=dEFYX0gwdE5tNVFGSWVMQ nJ6Rk9lY2c6MA#gid=0 D H Dvolver Moviemaker is a simple tool that enables you to create your own animated cartoons by selecting from a range of characters, backgrounds and scenarios, and adding your own dialogue text bubble. The movies can then be sent by email or embedded into blogs or websites for others to enjoy. Our example: _lang3.swf?movie_id=363413 Historypin is a global community collaborating around history. Historypin is a way for millions of people to come together, from across different generations, cultures and places, to share small glimpses of the past and to build up the huge story of human history. C 16