Saturday, March 31, 2012

Speech to Text in Evernote

Over the last six months Evernote has become my favorite tool for bookmarking my online discoveries, saving pictures that I take on my phone, and jotting down random notes. This week Evernote rolled-out a super-useful speech to text feature in their Android app. Now you can dictate notes on your phone or your Android tablet.

Applications for Education
Speech to text could be a great utility for students to use at the end of a class to quickly record their assignments for the next class. For journalism students the Evernote speech to text capacity could be a great way to record short snippets of sound to play back and work from later.

Week in Review - The Swiss Chocolate Edition

Good morning from Maine where Morrison is happy to have me home after a week spent traveling to Lugano, Switzerland and back. I had the wonderful opportunity to speak with teachers at The American School in Switzerland. Thank you all for helping to make that happen by reading and sharing posts you find on Free Technology for Teachers. Without you the reach of this blog would be very limited.

Before I head out to EdCamp Maine this morning, here's the list of this week's most popular posts.

Here are this week's most popular posts:
1. 3 Places to Find Online Talking Children's Storybooks
2. Great Free Summer PD from C-SPAN
3. Google Maps for Educators - How To Get Started
4. Poll Everywhere Introduces Voting on Images
5. Best of the Web - Again
6. Digitize Student Work with the Three Ring App
7. Podcast and Reflections on Beyond the Textbook

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