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Alice Easy 3D game programming http://www.alice.org/ 
Animoto Turn your photos, video clips and music into video masterpieces to share with everyone. http://animoto.com/ 
Apps Gone Free Want free apps? Monitor this site for your favorite apps and get them when they are free or deeply discounted! http://appchronicles.com/category/apps-gone-free/ 
Audacity Audacity® is free, open source software for recording and editing sounds.  http://audacity.sourceforge.net/ 
BabelWithMe Communicate with anyone, anywhere in up to 45 languages. BabelWith.me is a simple, free group chat that automatically translates your conversation as you type. http://www.go2web20.net/app/?a=babelwithme 
Big Huge Labs Make your own magazine cover! http://bighugelabs.com/magazine.php 
Blabberize Add a mouth to a picture and make it speak! http://blabberize.com/ 
B-Movie TV Create your own B movie! http://www.grapheine.com/bmovie-tv/index.php?lang=en&typ=bmovie 
Canva  https://www.canva.com/ 
CK12 Free ebooks and interactive materials http://www.ck12.org/student/ 
Clay Yourself! See how you look in clay http://www.clayyourself.com/ 
Do Ink Create Flash-style animations using DoInk’s drawing tools and props. doink.com 
DoppelMe Make an avatar http://doppelme.com/ 
Dubjoy Translate and voice-over any YouTube video. http://dubjoy.com/#translators 
Eclipse Crossword Free crossword maker http://www.eclipsecrossword.com/ 
Educreations Easy screencasting tool http://www.educreations.com/ 
Edu Creations Create a screencast using Educreation's recordable whiteboard. educreations.com 
Emaze emaze is the next generation of online presentation software. Simply select any of our professionally designed free presentation templates to easily create an amazing visual experience for your audience. emaze features a proprietary state of the art HTML5 presentation maker that will create the slideshows, video presentations and even 3D presentations that you always dreamed of. https://app.emaze.com/ 
Flip Snack Page flip software that enables you to create stylish digital flipping books out of your PDF documents http://www.flipsnack.com 
Fodey Create newspaper clippings http://www.fodey.com/generators/newspaper/snippet.asp 
Free Play Music Free music! http://www.freeplaymusic.com/ 
Free Sound Project Free music! What could be better? http://www.freesound.org/ 
Game Salad Make your games in html5 http://www.gamesalad.com/ 
Glogster Simply put, a Glog is a kind of poster —fully designed by you! A Glog is a unique creation made up of text, images, music, and video. It can be colorful, edgy, emo, or rock—it’s up to you to make your Glog stand out. Glogs are a perfect way to express who YOU are! http://www.glogster.com/ 
Glossi A new service for creating digital magazines. Glossi magazines can include images, videos, audio files, and links to external sources of information. The magazines that you create are displayed with page-turning effects. Your magazines can be embedded onto other sites. http://glossi.com 
Go Animate Use drag and drop tools to add characters, objects, scenes, a c t i o n s , m u s i c , a n d v o i c e recordings. goanimate.com 
Graffiti Creator Design your own name or logotype in graffiti-style. You have several different font styles to choose from and the program has an array of cool tools to further enhance your logotype to look like the real thing. Go ahead and explore the possibilities! http://www.graffiticreator.net/ 
Great Big List of Tools! The title says it all! http://www.teachersfirst.com/content/edge.cfm?sort=recent&page=1 
Image Chef Create word collages and photo frames http://www.imagechef.com 
Inkle Writer At inkle, we believe it takes great writers to tell great stories. That’s why we’ve created inklewriter, to help writers tell interactive tales with the minimum of fuss. inklewriter keeps your branching story organised, so you can concentrate on what’s important – the writing. http://www.inklestudios.com/inklewriter 
Jing Take a picture or make a short video of what you see on your computer monitor. Share it instantly via web, email, IM, Twitter or your blog. Simple and free. Jing is the perfect way to enhance your fast-paced online conversations. http://www.techsmith.com/jing/ 
Knovio Bring "flat" Powerpoint slides to life in easy to create video presentations http://www.knovio.com 
Lit2Go A free online collection of stories and poems in Mp3 (audiobook) format.  http://etc.usf.edu/lit2go/ 
Magnoto An web tool that allows users to upload and arrange text, photos, video and audio to a collaborative cork board. It’s just like sticking items to your refrigerator door! http://www.magnoto.com/ 
Make Belief Comix Create your own comic strip - it is easy and fun! http://www.makebeliefscomix.com/Comix/ 
Mixbook Create beautiful photo books online. http://www.mixbook.com 
Mozilla Maker Cards A hack and remix a drawing game to create new prompts and wacky drawings that they will learn to embed on a webpage using Thimble and HTML. Supported by the National Writing Project. https://nwp.makes.org/thimble/maker-cards 
Mozilla Popcorn Maker Remix and Share web video https://popcorn.webmaker.org/ 
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.  http://museumbox.e2bn.org/index.php 
My Brainshark Online & Mobile Video Presentations Made Easy http://www.brainshark.com/mybrainshark 
Naiku Formative assessment tool http://www.naiku.net/ 
NeoK12 Videos for K-12 http://www.neok12.com/ 
Noodle Tools Integrated tools for note-taking, outlining, citation, document archiving/annotation, and collaborative research and writing. http://www.noodletools.com/ 
NoteStar NoteStar is an Internet utility to assist in the preparation of research papers. Teachers and students can set up research projects with topics and sub-topics. Students may then take advantage of NoteStar's many features to collect and organize their notes and prepare their bibliography page. http://notestar.4teachers.org/ 
OER Commons Curate educational resources www.oercommons.org/‎ 
OER Commons Curate educational resources www.oercommons.org/‎ 
OhLife Easy way to keep a journal. Reply by email. http://ohlife.com 
Open Library Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. http://openlibrary.org/ 
Padlet Paper for the Web (a good alternative to Glogster) http://padlet.com/ 
Photo Story Create slideshows using your digital photos. With a single click, you can touch-up, crop, or rotate pictures. Add stunning special effects, soundtracks, and your own voice narration to your photo stories. Then, personalize them with titles and captions. Small file sizes make it easy to send your photo stories in an e-mail. Watch them on your TV, a computer, or a Windows Mobile–based portable device. Download here 
PicoVico Turn photos into amazing videos http://www.picovico.com/en/home 
Piktochart Create quick and easy infographics http://piktochart.com/ 
Pixlr Online photo editor http://pixlr.com/ 
Pixton Create your own cartoons with fully posable characters & animals! Upload pictures, create freestyle panel layouts, add sound & voice-over, and much more! pixton.com 
Popplet Create fun, gestural and visual experiences for both the web and mobile web. http://popplet.com 
populr Easily create and track secure online pages to share information, grab attention, and get results. https://populr.me/ 
Posterous Whether you're blogging about your passions or publicizing your business, Posterous Sites are the simplest way to send your message to the world. Keep your colleagues, team or family on the same page with Posterous Groups. Privately share photos, videos and ideas via email, mobile and the web. https://posterous.com/ 
Present.Me Import a PowerPoint, PDF, or other file. Present into your webcam while clicking through your slides. present.me 
Prezi Create jazzed up presentations! http://prezi.com/ 
Problem Attic Teacher tool: Search by topic or exam. Select, arrange, and format questions the way you like. Create beautiful classroom materials in just minutes! http://www.problem-attic.com/ 
Project Gutenberg Free ebooks http://www.gutenberg.org/ 
ProProfs Comprehensive online tools for building, testing and applying knowledge. http://www.proprofs.com/ 
Quipper An online generator that allows users to create multiple choice quizzes with the option of including images and files. Mobile apps are also available for iOS and Android devices. http://ictmagic.sharedby.co/share/3ZpHrh 
Quizlet Simple tools that let you study anything, for free. http://quizlet.com/ 
Qwiki A multimedia wiki, great for research! http://www.qwiki.com/ 
Ribbet Photo editor and collage maker http://www.ribbet.com/ 
Schoology A highly recommended LMS. Easily create and share content. https://www.schoology.com/home.php 
Screencast-o-Matic One-click screen capture recording on Windows or Mac computers with no install for FREE! http://www.screencast-o-matic.com/ 
ScreenR Click the record button, capture your screen and voice, and share the link. Recordings are limited to 5 minutes. screenr.com 
Seesmic See all your social media feeds in one place. https://seesmic.com 
Simple Booklet Create page flip brochures, flyers, and product guides you can email, post, and share across the web and mobile devices. http://simplebooklet.com 
SlideRocket Helps you make great presentations that engage your audience and deliver tangible results. http://www.sliderocket.com/ 
Snag Films Free documentaries http://www.snagfilms.com/ 
Socrative Socrative is a smart student response system that empowers teachers to engage their classrooms through a series of educational exercises and games via smartphones, laptops, and tablets. http://www.socrative.com/ 
Stencyl Make flash games, iphone apps and more! http://www.stencyl.com/ 
Stopmotion Videos Make stopmotion videos https://nwp.makes.org/thimble/making-stopmotion-movies 
Storify Make the web tell a story. 1 Collect media from across the web; 2 Publish on Storify, embed anywhere; 3 Share and notify sources, go viral.  http://storify.com/ 
Strip Generator Create comic strips - fast and easy! http://stripgenerator.com/ 
Symbaloo Place all your booksmarks in an easy to access (home)page. http://www.symbaloo.com/ 
Tagxedo Tagxedo turns words -- famous speeches, news articles, slogans and themes, even your love letters -- into a visually stunning word cloud, words individually sized appropriately to highlight the frequencies of occurrence within the body of text. http://www.tagxedo.com/ 
TitanPad TitanPad lets people work on one document simultaneously. http://titanpad.com/ 
Today's Meet Easy backchannel tool. http://todaysmeet.com/ 
Vialogues Provides a method for facilitating an asynchronous conversation in text around a video. Link a YOuTube video straight into Vialogues and ask your students a discussion question. As they view the video, they type their comments, which are synced with the video and play back in real time for later viewers. https://vialogues.com/ 
Vimeo Upload videos, add groups and comments http://www.vimeo.com/ 
Vocaroo Vocaroo is a shiny new service for sending voice messages across the interwebs http://vocaroo.com/ 
Voice Thread A VoiceThread is a collaborative, multimedia slide show that holds images, documents, and videos and allows people to navigate slides and leave comments in 5 ways - using voice (with a mic or telephone), text, audio file, or video (via a webcam). Share a VoiceThread with friends, students, and colleagues for them to record comments too. http://voicethread.com/ 
Vuvox VUVOX is an easy to use production and instant sharing service that allows you to mix, create and blend your personal media – video, photos and music into rich personal expressions. Whether you're a photojournalist, photoblogger, or a student who wants to share your world.... COLLAGE will become your multimedia expression space! http://www.vuvox.com/ 
Watch Know Learn Free and organized educational videos http://www.watchknowlearn.org/default.aspx 
Weebly Easy website creator. http://www.weebly.com/ 
WeVideo Upload media and piece it together collaboratively. Works like iMovie and MovieMaker, but it’s all done in your web browser. wevideo.com 
WidgetBox Add engagement to your site, aggregate your content, and grow your audience with dynamic web widgets. http://www.widgetbox.com/widgets/ 
Wikibooks Free ebooks http://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/Main_Page 
Writing Prompts Writing Prompts is a Tumblr blog packed full of image-based prompts that can be incorporated into daily and/or creative writing activities. To date, there are 300+ thought provoking ideas in a variety of categories available to utilize with your students with additional prompts posted regularly. http://writingprompts.tumblr.com/ 
Xtranormal 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.  http://www.xtranormal.com/ 
You Tube Video Editor Splice together your YouTube videos and Creative Commons videos. Add text, effects, music, and transitions. youtube.com/editor 
Zondle Games to support learning https://www.zondle.com/publicPages/welcome.aspx 
ZooBurst Digital storytelling tool that allows you to create 3D pop up books. http://www.zooburst.com/ 
Zotero Zotero is a free, easy-to-use tool to help you collect, organize, cite, and share your research sources. http://www.zotero.org/ 
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