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ACT Prep

Browse the ACT Prep site to

  • Learn about the test
  • Access free ACT preparation materials
  • Utilize ACT practice tests
  • Connect with NIU's ACT prep classes
  • Get valuable tips from recent high school graduates

Online Tools to Support Learning

GO2WEB20.net

GO2WEB20.net provides links to lots of online tools and applications tagged by category to make the Web 2.0 tools easy to find. Many of the tools are free, while some are subscription-based for expanded services.

Kristin's Pinterest

Educational Technology expert Dr. Kristin Brynteson's Pinterest page has tons of great links to tools, interactive sites, and articles to use technology to support learning.

Web 2.0 Cool Tools for Schools

Web 2.0 Cool Tools for Schools also categorizes lots of Web 2.0 tools and provides linkS. Many of the tools are free, while some are subscription-based for expanded services.

Creative Tools for Students

Pixlr

Get advanced image creation and editing capabilities with Pixlr. If the Photoshop-like tools are too complicated, use the express editor to edit existing images with ease and make them look fantastic. Mobile app also available.

 Pixlr

Kerpoof   

Create pictures, cards, & comics online. Mobile app also available.

 Kerpoof

Bitstrips

Create avatars, greeting cards, and comics online. Design your own characters, scenes, and storyline.

 Bitstrips

Tate Kids

Choose from artwork or upload your own and add dots, effects, drawing, and text to transform your image.

 Tate Kids

Picasso Head

Create a Picasso-influenced artwork by choosing from a series of facial features or drawing your own.

Picasso Head