If you use Dropbox for automating your assessment and grading there are so many wonderful tings you can do with Sortmy box. For example, if you have a "turnin" folder that all students can access, you could sweep the files out of there and put it in a private folder for grading. Or, you could move all picture folders to a certain place. This is a very cool app for organizing dropbox, expecially if you want to consolidate pictures or videos.
The top cloud vendors of 2011. This article divides the services up between software and apps, storage vendors, security vendors, etc. A nice list for those of you working to bring yourself up to speed on what is happening in the cloud.
The new iPad app: Cloudon gives you a full version of Microsoft Office on the ipad. You can edit using Office and store in dropbox. Technically it is a screensharing service using the CloudOn services. You could also just use a screensharing program like I do. We want our apps to be ubiquitous and if the original company doesn't do it, others will do it for them.
iTunes match is an eagerly awaited cloud playing app touted to people who love music and don't have a lot of space for music. The price is around $2.00 a month and this is one of the first reviews I've read of the service.
Google docs is a word processor, spreadsheet, and presentation software of choice in the cloud for many that need to be collaborative. But perhaps the most useful thing to me is google forms which let students make the form and put it out on the web for others to answer. Then, examining results is as simple as pasting into a word cloud maker.
McGraw-Hill launched its first all-digital, cloud-based textbook for the K-12 market on Monday at the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) conference.
This is called CINCH and is a "cloud based curriculum" for K-12 math and 7-12 science. It makes everything available through a browser.
Citation: RT @TradRobinson - Publishers Launch First Digital-Only Textbook for K-12 http://t.co/C1Ny9ck via @mashabletech @mashable #ISTE11
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