Booksource’s Classroom Organizer–track your classroom’s book just like a librarian with this free, web-based program
Byki–a free tool for learning a new language
Calkoo–43 free online calculators
Cappex–college search and review database for high school teachers
CodeHS–you will need to work alongside your students to teach Karel, the initial operating language, but students can progress further with peer support.
Code.org–participate in the Hour of Code activities, Angry Bird, Flappy Bird. Start coding now!
Diigo–social (and academic) bookmarking. Educators can have private accounts for students, too
Docs that Teach–National Archives has lots of online activities to help you teach history
EDpuzzle – make a video an assessment
ePals–a global network optimized for collaborative learning
EverNote–remember everything! It’s free and compatible with phones, computers and mobile devices
fontcapture–scan your handwriting and create your own digital font. Kids love this!
Free Wiki Space–by Wiki Tree
Free Online Graph Paper–makes all kinds of lined paper
Global Virtual Classroom–offering a collaborative website contest and cultural exchanges for classrooms around the world
Glogster–don’t blog, Glog! Create posters and embed them in your website. Or have students create interactive posters about topics
Google Lit Trips–Google Earth literature trips that take the reader on a visual trip with the characters in the story
Google Apps for Education–make a school application to Google that allows you to control/restrict email domains with students and supplies all of the collaborative tools in Google (Docs, Sites, etc.)
Graphic Organizers–Thinkport offers 21 different organizers in 3 file types: HTML, PDF and Word
How To Search: Google Offers Free Online Courses
iEARN–International Education and Resource Network for collaborative learning
Kidblog–totally private blogging that does not require student email for registration. You create the blog classrooms with student usernames and passwords
Literature Map–the tourist map of literature. Type in an author’s name and it finds similar authors
Livestreaming–create your own live or video podcast home
Microsoft Mathematics 4.0–free software to download that allows you to write mathematical functions
More than Wordles–a terrific slide show that provides examples of creative ways to use Wordle (wordle.net)
Ten Other Word Cloud Generators–other competent text cloud generators you can use from M Gorman’s T & L Blog
Newsy—the news with more views video newscasts
Notemaker–this online and interactive resource makes taking notes a snap!
OpenStudy–a 2.0 tool to Make the World Your Study Group
Page Breeze–free HTML editor, visual web
Poll Anywhere–no clickers, a roomful of cell phones and you want to poll your students? Problem solved with this online tool
Power Point Games–elementary multi-level games for the classroom
Preceden–the easiest way to make a timeline
Quest Atlantis—an international learning and teaching project that uses a 3D multi-user environment to immerse children, ages 9-16, in educational tasks.
Quest Garden–webquest examples, lessons, and links can be found here.
ReadPlease–text-to-speech software for Windows
Reed-Kellogg Diagrammer–2.0 tool that takes a sentence and diagrams it to create a perfect model.
Rosetta Stone–believe all the hype the Stone bestows on itself–it’s really true.
Scratch—imagine, program, & share using a free programming tool.
Scribd–the world’s largest social publishing company.
Sharendepity–create games and let kids create games, too!
Slide–slideshows don’t get much easier or cooler to make than at this web-based resource.
Snappy Words–a visual thesaurus and dictionary showing word relationships. Just plug your word in the search bar and go! Suggestion: try the Beta full screen version to disarm the advertisements.
Spicynodes–free concept mapping that links just like Glogster and is also collaborative.
SpiderScribe–concept mapping in the cloud. Users get 3 private maps and unlimited public maps with 3 Mb of file and images space.
Student Interactives–supplied by ReadWriteThink, this is an enormous database to apply interactive tools to your student’s technology & curriculum activities
ThinkQuest—Integrate learning projects into your classroom curriculum. Choose a topic, assign students, invite teachers, and collaborate with members around the world
The Virtual Greenhouse–students learn how light affects the growth of plants in this virtual simulation
TimeToast–create Web 2.0 topic time lines to share with the world
Voki–make an avatar! Students will love this fun, free tool. You can make mini-pods and embed them to your website, too. That’ll get their attention!
Wizer – create almost any type of assessment/worksheet you desire or use one another teacher has already created and remix it to suit your purposes.
Projects–a free resource of interactive visualizations
Wordia–a games-based learning resource and video dictionary
Word It Out–very similar but not too similar to Wordle. It’s a refreshing choice to be able to make!
Xtimline–create a timeline effortlessly
Zendo–(beta) turn notes into flashcards the 2.0 way
Zunal–free WebQuest template maker “in the cloud.” Registration makes it possible to create links and upload pertinent images, and access teacher-created WQs