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These resources are also available here. Some of these resources were demonstrated by Dr. Anne Leftwich from Indiana University. She instructs future K-12 educators on technology integration. You can follow her on twitter where she tweets about her classes and ideas.

You can also access her Delicious bookmarks here.

Educational Networking: The Important Role Web 2.0 Will Play in Education

ENO Board Resources                Research Guide for Teenagers

Teaching the I-Generation-5 Easy Ways to Introduce Essential Skills With Web 2.0 Tools

100 Google Tricks That Will Save You Time In School -

  Google Guide For Teachers             Google Guide For Teachers - II

Google Apps Market Place

Search Engines for Students

A New Way to Lecture Using Web 2.0 Tools

Top 100 Technology Blogs for Teachers          Google Tools For Schools Site

50 Ways to Use Wikis for a More Collaborative & Interactive Classroom

Web 2.0  - 21st Century Tools - Great site with resources categorized by tool type

Top 25 Websites for Teaching & Learning by the American Association of School LIbrarians

Cool Tools for Schools Wiki                Favorite Web 2.0 Tools - ISTE Wikispaces


Animoto - Animoto automatically produces beautifully orchestrated, completely unique video pieces from your photos, video clips and music. Fast, free and shockingly easy.

Aviary - Aviary is a free suite of powerful online creation tools.

Big Huge Labs - Do fun stuff with digital photos...

Brightstorm- Awesome math resource site for Algebra 1 through Calculus

Bubbl- On-line brainstorming made simple

Buzz Dash - Free polling service

Cam Studio- Free streaming video software.

Classroom 2.0 - The social network for those interested in Web 2.0 and collaborative technologies in education. We encourage you to sign up to participate in the great discussions here, to receive event notifications, and to find and connect with colleagues.

Cloud Canvas free online image editing and image creation tool

Conceptua Math - Interactive visual mathematics lessons.

Creative Commons - Share, Remix, Reuse — LegallyCreative Commons is a nonprofit organization that increases sharing and improves collaboration.

Curriki - Curriki's mission is to provide free, high-quality curricula and education resources to teachers, students, and parents around the world.

Debategraph - Our public service goal  is to make the best arguments on all sides of any public debate freely available to all and continuously open to challenge and improvement by all.

Delicious - Social bookmarking. This site allows you to group your favorite websites by categories utilizing "tags." Your sources can then be accessed from any computer.

DipityTimeline tool for building a timeline with a group of people.

The Differentiatior - Utilizing Bloom's Taxonomy

Diigo - Information management tool - collect, highlight, and then remember.

Edudemic - Connecting higher education and social media.

Edutecher - Educational technology reference and resource site.

Edutopia - This pdf file from Kelli Erwin has some excellent ideas for the classroom.

Etherpad -EtherPad is the only web-based word processor that allows people to work together in really real-time. When multiple people edit the same document simultaneously, any changes are instantly reflected on everyone's screen. The result is a new and productive way to collaborate on text documents, useful for meeting notes, drafting sessions, education, team programming, and more.

Flisti - Create free online polls without signing-up

Fotobabble - Create and share talking photos!

Fresh Brain - Technology education platform for teens

Grammar Girl - Quick and dirty tips for better writing.

Glogster (Education Version) - This creative site allows students to express their creativity through visual posters.

Google - The resources available through google are numerous and available on their own wiki page.

History Pin - Pin your history to the world.

Holt - Interactive Graphic Organizers

Illuminations -Engaging lessons and activities for teaching K-12 math.

Kerpoof - Multimedia software that allows students to create original artwork, animated movies, stories, greeting cards and more.

Khan Academy - Lectures available (1600 free tutorials) FREE APP

Kohive - Kohive is an online desktop where you can easily collaborate with others

Learning Almanac Explore, learn and then twist these 40 suggested lessons to augment your own curriculum or projects.

The Learning Network - Teaching and learning with the New York Times.  This site has a list of AWESOME lessons to use in many curriculums.

Lino it - Free online sticky notes to promote collaboration and brainstorming

Live Binders - 3 ring binder for the web and all digital resources

Masher -Masher lets you easily create a video by mixing together video clips, music tracks, and photos all for FREE

A Math Dictionary for Kids 2010 - A Math Dictionary for Kids is an animated, interactive math dictionary for students which explains over 600 common mathematical terms and math words in simple language.

Mugtug - Collaborative photo editing software.

Museum Box This site provides the tools for you to build up an argument or description of an event, person or historical period by placing items in a virtual box.

The National Archives - Welcome to the Digital Classroom, the National Archives' gateway for resources about primary sources, activities and training for educators and students.

Next Vista for Learning - An online library of free videos for learners everywhere - our goal is to gather a set of resources to help you learn just about anythingmeet people who make a difference in their communities, and even discover new parts of the world. Next Vista for Learning wants to post your educational videos online, too. Everyone has an insight to share and yours may be just what some student or teacher somewhere needs!

Poll Everywhere - Live audience polling through text messaging.

Prezi - Create astonishing presentations live and on the web. This great zooming presentation tool is an engaging alternative to Keynote.

Quizinator -Create, Store, and Print worksheets,studysheetsexams and quizzes online.

Quintura - Visual search engine. This online search tool is terrific for visual learners.

Read Write Think - Excellent site for reading and writing. This site includes teacher and parent resources for the K-12 classroom.

Schmoop - Lively learning guides for educators

Screen Castle- Record a screen cast from your computer and receive html embed code or a direct link to the file.

Screen Jelly-Screen jelly records your screen activity with your voice so you can spread it via Twitter or email.

Screentoaster - Free online screen recorder.

Scribble Maps - Scribble Maps is the quick and easy way to rapidly make and share maps!

Scribd - Scribd is the largest social publishing company in the world, the Website where tens of millions of people each month publish and discover original writings and documents. On Scribd, you can quickly and easily turn nearly any file—including PDF, Word, PowerPoint and Excel—into a Web document and share it with the

Sharendipity - enabling everyone to create custom web applications(video games & widgets)

Simple Diagrams - SimpleDiagrams is a small desktop application that helps you express your ideas quickly and simply. There's just enough functionality to describe a thought or capture a process.  SimpleDiagrams keeps the visual expression clear through the simple design of library items and backgrounds.

Slide Share -Upload and share your PowerPoint presentations, Word documents and Adobe PDF Portfolios on SlideShare. Share publicly or privately. Add audio to make a webinar.

SlideSixShare your SlideSix presentations both live and virtually right from your desktop.

Story Bird - Collaborative storytelling. Excellent site to use for visual learners.

Stumble Upon - StumbleUpon helps you discover and share great websites. As you click  Stumble!, we deliver high-quality pages matched to your personal preferences. These pages have been explicitly recommended by your friends or one of 8 million+ other websurfers with interests similar to you. Rating these sites you like () automatically shares them with like-minded people – and helps you discover great sites your friends recommend.

Tagxedo - Welcome to Tagxedo, tag cloud with styles

Text 2 Mind Map Text 2 Mind Map is a web application that converts texts to mind maps. It takes a structured list of words or sentences, interprets it, and draws a mind map out of them.

Time Toast - Create time lines and share them on the web.

Video Resources 

Visuwords-Online graphical dictionary allows students to visually expand their vocabulary.

Voice Thread - A tool for having conversations around media.

Webspiration-Combine the Power of Visual Thinking and Outlining to Enhance Thinking, Learning and Collaboration.

Wordia  -  the authoritative online textual dictionary, where you bring words to life through video!

World History Matters  -  World History Matters is a portal to world history websites developed by the Center for History and New Media

Wordle - Make creative word clouds with this interactive web tool.

Worldometers -World statistics updated in real time

Xmarks - Helps students to search smarter on the web.

Xtranormal - xtranormal’s mission is to bring movie-making to the people. Everyone watches movies and we believe everyone can make movies. Movie-making, short and long, online and on-screen, private and public, will be the most important communications process of the 21st century.Our revolutionary approach to movie-making builds on an almost universally held skill—typing. You type something; we turn it into a movie. On the web and on the desktop.


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