R. Ammann
creating student success
Links Software

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Remember that children need to socialize; regular physical activity is essential for healthy growth and development - more at Health Canada http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/hl-vs/child-enfant/index-eng.php

see also http://www.huffingtonpost.com/cris-rowan/10-reasons-why-handheld-devices-should-be-banned_b_4899218.html?ncid=fcbklnkushpmg00000063

Kidspiration
Great to organise thoughts and information or plan writing.
More info at http://www.inspiration.com/Kidspiration - a free trial version can be downloaded.

Photo Story
To create entertaining presentations of digital pictures.
Info at
http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=11132 - free to download.

Pivot
A stick figure animator : create a dance, a chase, a story, a movie!
Info and free download at
http://www.snapfiles.com/get/stickfigure.html.

Finale NotePad
Become a composer. Free trial version at http://www.finalemusic.com/notepad/default.aspx.

SMART Notebook
Free software that we use for our interactive white board - could be used on computers too.
See
http://smarttech.com/us/Support/Browse+Support/Download+Software

Microsoft Security Essentials
Antivirus used by our division. Free at
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-CA/windows/home.

Stellarium
Stellarium is a free open source planetarium for your computer. It shows a realistic sky in 3D, just like what you see with the naked eye, binoculars or a telescope. It is being used in planetarium projectors. Just set your coordinates and go.
See
http://www.stellarium.org/

Google Earth
Google Earth is a free software. Explore the World! http://www.google.com/earth/