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Appmakr http://www.appmakr.com/ Creativity Build your own Android App  Creativity & Innovation  
App Inventor (MIT) http://www.appinventor.mit.edu/ Creativity Build your own Android App  Creativity & Innovation  
Sketch Odopod http://sketch.odopod.com Drawing & Animation Animated sketching  Communication & Collaboration  
Slideshare http://www.slideshare.net/ Presentation Sldieshows: Create online slideshows that can be embedded into websites  Research & Information Fluency  
Today's Meet http://todaysmeet.com/ Collaborative Back Channel: student can write questions, comments, thoughts while a lesson is going on so others can answer  Communication & Collaboration  
Stixy http://www.stixy.com/ Collaborative Bulletin Board (password protected) Students/Teachers can add documents, images, and to-do lists.   Communication & Collaboration  
Wallwisher http://www.wallwisher.com/ Presentation Bulletin Board Students/Teachers can add documents, images, and to-do lists.   Communication & Collaboration  
Wondersay http://www.wondersay.com/ Drawing & Animation Animate Text  Creativity & Innovation  
CopyPasteCharacter http://copypastecharacter.com/ Productivity Resources Easily copy and paste special characters    
Evernote http://www.evernote.com/ Productivity Resources Organize all of your notes where you can get them on any device, works on computer, Android, iPhone, iPad, etc.    
delicious http://delicious.com/ Productivity Resources Bookmarking Tool you can access your bookmarks anywhere  Research & Information Fluency  
Scratch http://scratch.mit.edu/ Creativity Can be used to create your own interactive stories, games and music  Creativity & Innovation  
QR Hacker http://www.qrhacker.com/ QR Code QR code creator where you can customize your QR Code by changing colors and adding images  Communication & Collaboration  
bit.ly https://bitly.com/ Productivity Resources URL shortener, also helps you share track and analyze your links  Technology Operations and Concepts  
QR Voice http://qrvoice.net/ QR Code Creates a QR code where you can type your text and it will create voice dictation of what you typed along with a QR Code  Communication & Collaboration  
Edmodo http://www.edmodo.com/ Productivity Resources A Facebook style learning network for students to connect and collaborate, share content, and access homework    
Moodle http://moodle.roundrockisd.org/ Productivity Resources Online course that is secure and safe for students to connect, access homework, and have class discussions    
Skype http://www.skype.com/intl/en-us/home Collaborative Video conferencing tool  Communication & Collaboration  
Skype for Education http://education.skype.com/ Productivity Resources Find other educators, classes, and people to skype with your class  Communication & Collaboration  
AudioBoo http://audioboo.fm/ Audio & Music Online and app-based audio recording tool  Communication & Collaboration  
TitanPad (formerly Typewith.me) http://titanpad.com/ Collaborative Students can collaborate on one document simultaneously. Teacher can play a video of how the document was created at the end.   Communication & Collaboration  
Google Sites for Teachers http://www.scoop.it/t/google-sites-resources Productivity Resources Gives information on how to create a google site, add information, and embed multimedia into a website  Technology Operations and Concepts  
Questions to Graph http://www.canteach.ca/elementary/numbers13.html Presentation A list of Daily Math Graph & Yes/No Questions  Research & Information Fluency  
Twitter http://twitter.com/ Productivity Resources Social Networking site where teachers can find other teachers to share and collaborate with.   Communication & Collaboration  
Twitter: Who to Follow https://spreadsheets.google.com/lv?hl=en&key=tuwhB27BUb9L2sNlaYpSrDg&hl=en Productivity Resources A collaborative document on who to follow regarding technology for various subjects.  Communication & Collaboration  
Prezi http://prezi.com/ Presentation Presentation tool that uses dynamic movement and zooming to focus attention. You can easily import media like images, videos, YouTube, PDF's, you can create paths and you can present online or offline.   Communication & Collaboration  
QR Code Readers http://www.mobile-barcodes.com/qr-code-software/ QR Code Website that helps you find a QR Code Reader for your brand of smart phone.     
Historypin http://www.historypin.com/ Mapping Can look for images on a map, and students can narrow down the specific period of time that they would like to see images from. This is also a great resource for teachers.   Research & Information Fluency  
SepiaTown http://www.sepiatown.com/index Mapping Explore the map and view historical images from around the globe.   Research & Information Fluency  
Photo Peach http://photopeach.com/ Presentation Make slideshows with music and text. Basic accounts are free. *Educator account is not free  Communication & Collaboration  
Jigsaw Planet http://www.jigsawplanet.com/  Makes any jpg image into a jigsaw puzzle.   Research & Information Fluency  
Aviary Image/Screen Capture http://advanced.aviary.com/ Photo & Video Photo and audio editor. Secure with Google Apps Account.   Creativity & Innovation  
Aviary Music Creator/Audio Editor http://advanced.aviary.com/ Audio & Music Students can create music and edit audio of preexisting recordings. Secure with Google Apps Account   Creativity & Innovation  
iPiccy http://ipiccy.com/ Photo & Video Photo Editor  Creativity & Innovation  
Pixlr http://pixlr.com/ Photo & Video Photo Editor (similar tools as photoshop)  Creativity & Innovation  
Kerpoof http://www.kerpoof.com/ Photo & Video Create artwork, make animated movies, tell stories, make a drawings. Educator accounts are available for Free with application.   Creativity & Innovation  
Twiddla http://www.twiddla.com/ Collaborative Online whiteboard space, students can draw and collaborate in real time. No log in for student required.   Communication & Collaboration  
Easy Stock Photos http://www.easystockphotos.com/ Photo & Video Royalty Free Photos  Digital Citizenship  
FreeDigitalPhotos http://www.freedigitalphotos.net/ Photo & Video Royalty Free Photos  Digital Citizenship  
Pics4Learning http://pics4learning.com/ Photo & Video Royalty Free Photos  Digital Citizenship  
goo.gl http://goo.gl/ QR Code URL Shortener and QR Code creator when signed on to Google Account  Communication & Collaboration  
ZohoNotebook https://notebook.zoho.com/ Productivity Resources Digital Notebook that works with Google Apps Accounts. Can be used for storytelling, compiling online resources etc.   Research & Information Fluency  
StoryJumper http://www.storyjumper.com/ Writing Digital Story Telling (has free educator accounts)  Creativity & Innovation  
Tikatok https://www.tikatok.com/ Writing Digital Story Telling (Free Educator Accounts)  Creativity & Innovation  
LittleBirdTales http://littlebirdtales.com/home/default/ Writing Digital Story Telling  Creativity & Innovation  
Prezi: Tips to Help Master Prezi http://tippingpointlabs.com/2010/11/22/10-tips-to-help-master-prezi/ Productivity Resources Tips on how to make your Prezi better    
Storybird http://storybird.com/ Writing Digital Story Telling (Free Educator Accounts Available)  Creativity & Innovation  
batchgeo http://batchgeo.com/ Mapping Takes data from a google spreadsheet and creates placemarks on a google map with the information entered.   Research & Information Fluency  
Pinterest http://pinterest.com/ Productivity Resources Virtual Bulletin Board where teachers can bookmark websites and find activities that other teachers are doing.     
Google Art Project http://www.googleartproject.com/  Allows students to go on virtual tours of art museums.   Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, and Decision Making  
Stump Teacher http://stumpteacher.blogspot.com/p/video-tutorials.html Productivity Resources Video Tutorials on popular Web 2.0 Tools  Technology Operations and Concepts  
ViewPure http://viewpure.com/ Productivity Resources Allows you to view a YouTube video without comments, suggestions, or the 'other' things.     
Zooburst http://www.zooburst.com/ Writing Digital Story Telling, you can make your story 3D, uses augmented reality to wave your hand to turn the page.   Creativity & Innovation  
Corkboard.me http://corkboard.me Collaborative Bulletin Board: Does not require sign in.   Creativity & Innovation  
Wiffiti http://wiffiti.com/ Collaborative Digital Bulletin Board, students can text in responses. (Note: Educator Accounts are in Beta)  Communication & Collaboration  
Tagxedo http://www.tagxedo.com/ Research  Word Cloud that forms the collection of words into various shapes.   Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, and Decision Making  
Keepvid http://keepvid.com Productivity Resources Web tool that allows you to download YouTube Videos    
QR Stuff http://www.qrstuff.com/ QR Code Create QR Codes: Allows you to link to a google map location, YouTube Videos, Websites, Twitter, Plain Text, Phone Number, Skype Call, etc. Can customize with various colors.   Research & Information Fluency  
Kaywa http://qrcode.kaywa.com/ QR Code Create QR Codes  Research & Information Fluency  
Furbles http://www.ptolemy.co.uk/furbles/furbles08 Graphing Graphing Tool where students pick various characteristics of "furbles" and categorize them using charts graphs etc. (Good for Primary Grades)  Research & Information Fluency  
Graphing Tool http://www.amblesideprimary.com/ambleweb/mentalmaths/grapher.html Graphing Easy to use tool to make graphs. (Good for Primary Grades)  Research & Information Fluency  
Empressr http://www.empressr.com/ Presentation Online Presentation Tool. Media is easily embedded.   Communication & Collaboration  
Livebinders http://www.livebinders.com/ Research  A virtual binder to store a collection of materials for one topic.   Research & Information Fluency  
Web Poster Wizard http://poster.4teachers.org/index.php Presentation Students can make interactive posters and teachers can make interactive lessons. Teachers can control student accounts through one teacher account.   Communication & Collaboration  
Podbean http://podbean.com/ Audio & Music Podcasting Tool  Communication & Collaboration  
TextTheMob http://textthemob.com/ Research  Collect feedback or or information via cell text messages. You can see the results instantly.   Research & Information Fluency  
ujam http://www.ujam.com/ Audio & Music Generate and create music  Creativity & Innovation  
Heavy Mural http://heavymural.com/ Creativity Students take any picture and get a template to make a post it note mural. Great for graphing if you create an X and Y axis and give them a starting point for the mural.   Creativity & Innovation  
bubbl.us https://bubbl.us/ Graphic Organizer Graphic Organizer  Research & Information Fluency  
Voki http://www.voki.com/ Presentation Avatar. Allows you to create speaking avatars for blogs and other websites.  School Library Journal Creativity & Innovation  
Google Docs https://docs.google.com/ Collaborative Students can collaborate on one document, spreadsheet or presentation simultaneously, can be secure with Google Apps for Education  Communication & Collaboration  
*PicMonkey http://www.picmonkey.com/ Photo & Video Photo Editing  Creativity & Innovation  
*EasyBib http://easybib.com/ Research  Free automatic bibliography and citation maker  Digital Citizenship  
*Record MP3 http://www.recordmp3.org/ Audio & Music Record yourself and get a URL for your recording. (this is great for creating voice recording QR codes)  Creativity & Innovation  
*Animoto http://animoto.com/ Presentation Create video slide shows with music  Creativity & Innovation  
ToonDoo http://www.toondoo.com/ Drawing & Animation Create your own comic strip  Creativity & Innovation  
World Book Timeline Creator http://www.worldbookonline.com/student/timeline?ac=all Mapping World Book Timeline Creator. Must be logged in to the database (can get info from librarian)  Research & Information Fluency  
Socrative http://www.socrative.com/ Polling Tool Smart Response system (using computers or mobile devices)   Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, and Decision Making  
Popplet http://popplet.com/ Graphic Organizer Graphic Organizer  Research & Information Fluency  
Comic Creator http://www.readwritethink.org/files/resources/interactives/comic/ Drawing & Animation Create a Comic Strip  Creativity & Innovation  
diigo http://www.diigo.com/ Productivity Resources Bookmarking Tool: Can access your bookmarks from anywhere  Research & Information Fluency  
Google Hangouts https://plus.google.com/up/start/?et=ad&type=st Collaborative Available through Google+ students can video conference with multiple groups via one feed  Communication & Collaboration  
Scribble Maps http://scribblemaps.com/ Mapping Google Maps: students can add placemarks, create vin diagrams, write on. For students to create, Google Account is required, to visit it is not.   Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, and Decision Making  
Kodu http://fuse.microsoft.com/page/kodu Creativity Create video games with a visual programming language  Creativity & Innovation  
Dabbleboard http://www.dabbleboard.com/ Collaborative Share a virtual whiteboard that students can collaborate on.  Communication & Collaboration  
Linoit http://en.linoit.com/ Collaborative a virtual bulletin board - a good way to share resources or collect ideas from students  Communication & Collaboration  
Twurdy http://twurdy.com/ Research  Twurdy searched the internet and labels results with a readability score.   Research & Information Fluency  
Dipity http://www.dipity.com/ Graphic Organizer Create interactive multimedia timelines  Creativity & Innovation  
Voicethread http://ed.voicethread.com/ Collaborative Creates a presentation that the viewers can interact with leaving vice, video or text comments.   Communication & Collaboration  
Thinglink http://www.thinglink.com/ Presentation Create an interactive image from which to present  Communication & Collaboration  
Screenr http://www.screenr.com/ Presentation A web-based screen recorder that can be used to make tutorials or screencasts.  Communication & Collaboration  
Flipsnack http://www.flipsnack.com/ Creativity Create interactive flip books from pdf files  Creativity & Innovation  
Fakebook http://www.classtools.net/fb/home/page Presentation Create a "Fakebook" page. Great for biographies, character development, regional studies etc.   Research & Information Fluency  
Animasher http://www.animasher.com/ Drawing & Animation Animate any still shot photograph  Creativity & Innovation  
*Screencast-O-Matic http://www.screencast-o-matic.com/ Presentation A web-based screen capturing tool for creating tutorials or screencasts.  Communication & Collaboration  
Rubistar http://rubistar.4teachers.org/ Productivity Resources Create Rubrics    
VoiceThread http://voicethread.com/ Collaborative Upload pictures or videos and students can compare/contrast, comment using words, drawings and videos http://voicethread.com/share/409/ Communication & Collaboration  
Useful Charts http://www.usefulcharts.com/ Research  Digital Graphic Organizers for a plethora of topics  Research & Information Fluency  
I Fake Text http://ifaketext.com/ Writing creates a screen shot of a text screen from an iPhone. Students make up the content **1. Students use the application to focus on VOICE (i.e. Johnny having the same conversation with his grandma, mom, and friend Creativity & Innovation  
Wordle http://www.wordle.net/ Writing Creates word clouds, the more a word is used in a piece of writing, the bigger it will be in the word cloud.  Top 10 Ways to Use Wordle at School Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, and Decision Making  
Create-a-Graph http://nces.ed.gov/nceskids/createagraph/ Graphing Graphing Tool  Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, and Decision Making Analyze 
ChartTool http://www.onlinecharttool.com/ Graphing   Research & Information Fluency Analyze 
ChartGo http://www.chartgo.com/ Graphing   Research & Information Fluency Analyze 
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