Some Cool Free Resources for Teachers
Join in on the fun of collaborating, sharing and creating free resources online with Web 2.0 tools. These are FREE applications with FREE storage online. Your documents can be shared at anytime and anywhere for your usage as long as you have access to a computer.
Web 2.0 Collaboration Tools
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VoiceThread is a FREE site that can be used by students to create live presentations for class projects. It can be used across the curriculum.
Animoto is a FREE site that can be used to create videos using still pictures and PowerPoint presentations.
Go Animate site is completely FREE. Enjoy engaging students in creative projects for classroom instruction.
Pixton is a FREE resource that is used to collaborate and share ideas online with other people. Good resource for all content areas.
|The Read-Write-Think Comic Creator allows students to create their own comic strips in a wide range of environments . |
Create, Share and Publish cartoons using ToonDoo. It is especially good for writing in the English content area.
Free Rice is a non-profit program that provides education to everyone that uses the site. Its aim is to help end world hunger by providing rice to the hungry for free.
OpenOffice is the leading open-source office software suite for word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, graphics, databases and more.
PBworks lets you create a secure online workspace in about 60 seconds. Encourage classroom participation with interactive wiki pages that students can view and edit from any computer.
Google has created an easy, fun way for you to make and share a group website. It even allows you to use their template or you can start from scratch. Please take advantage of the FREE resources that are available.
You can sign up for Weebly FREE. Create your own website and blog for class sharing using the templates that have been designed for your usage.
Just by signing up for Gmail, you will get the chance to explore other options that are available by having a Gmail account. The best part is that it is FREE.
|FREE open source software that will record and edit sounds. |
FREE resource for geography and history classes that includes free online printables.
Prezi can be used as a graphic organizer to plan projects or strategies for various subject areas. Create live presentations on the web.
Noodle is a FREE tool that can help you to decide on the best search for your instructional needs.
Spelling City is a cool site that can be used to improve spelling. You can enter your own spelling words and have students practice with printable worksheets or online games.
Visuwords is an online graphical dictionary that can be used to find meanings of words which are associated with other words and their concepts.
Wordle is FREE and can be used to create word clouds. You can change the appearance of your clouds by changing the fonts, layout and the various color schemes.
You can create your own FREE personalized speaking avatar to add to your website, emails or your own blogs in just minutes. You can send messages to your students.
You can use Thinkfinity to enhance student learning. Great site to obtain free lesson plans in all content areas. It has many educational resources.
You can create many valuable lessons and projects using a WebQuest. This site is a wonderful resource to use in all content areas by teachers and students.
This site can be used to integrate technology into your classroom. 4Teachers offers many tools and resources.
RubiStar is a FREE resource that teachers can use to create quality rubrics in just minutes.
Additional Web 2.0 Tools
Slideshare Store, share, and tag presentations
Chemistry Review Chemistry review tool
ZooBurst Create 3D pop-up books
Moodle Course management system
Diigo Social annotation tool
Timetoast Shares interactive timelines
OpenOffice Open source alternative to MS Office
NeoOffice Mac friendly alternative to MS Office
OfficeLive Microsoft Office online
Here are some Great Goolgle Tools
Chrome Fast browser
Picasa Photo organizer and basic editor
Sites Create websites
Translate Translate anything
Wikispaces Free wiki creation program
fur.ly Mulitple URL "shortener" very simple
tiny.url URL "shortener"
Bubbl.us Concept mapping program
Vidinotes Make summaries of a video
Glogster Interactive poster creation program
Screentoaster Screencasting tool
Print What You Like Easily format websites for printing