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(Click on A 2 Z above to find more valuable resources by Lori Feldman - lfeld@lps.org, lfeld52@gmail.com)

A
Acapela.tv  - create text-to-speech animations
Alice  - 3D programming to create an animation for storytelling, playing an interactive game, or a video 
Animoto  - create professional quality videos with images and music
Audacity -  record and edit music and or voice files
Audioboo  - audio-blogging site that allow updates through the web or with a phone.
authorSTREAM -  publish and share PowerPoint presentations or download published presentations 
Aviary  - create, edit and manipulate images

B
BeFunky   - add fun effects to photos or photo sharing sites.
Bibme - bibliography tool
Big Huge Labs   - create puzzles, posters, magazine covers, mosaics, calendars, badges, and trading cards
Bitstrips -  create comics and cartoons
Blabberize.com - animate pictures to make people, animals or objects appear to be talking
Block Posters - make full size posters from pictures 
Blogger - create a blog
Bookr - create and share photobooks using flickr images
Box - online file storage and collaboration tool 
Bubbl.us - create or collaborate on mind-maps
Build your Wild Self - create human/animal hybrids
Bundlr - clip, aggregate and share web content 
Buzzword  - online word processor 


Camstudio -  record your computer screen
Capzles - combine photos, videos, blog posts and mp3s into multimedia storylines
Cartoonster - tutorials on how to create animations
Cellsea - add effects to pictures.
Chatzy - chat tool
Classtools.net - create educational games, activities and diagrams 
Comicbrush - create and share comics using drawings and photos 
Commoncraft - video tutorials 
ContentGenerator.net - flash game makers
Create a Graph - create graphs
Creative Commons Search   - Repository of media and resources 
Creatly - create graphics and flowcharts
Custom Sign Generator - create logos, avatars, comics and signs


Dabbleboard - online whiteboard 
Delicious - social book-marking site
Diigo - social book-marking site with annotation and highlighting capabilities 
Diipo  - social networking for the classroom
Dipity - create media-rich timelines
Discovery United Streaming - digital resources
DivShare - upload, store, manage and embed files
Doink - create and share animations
Domo - create animations 
Doodle Poll - event scheduler
DotSUb - upload videos and add subtitles
Dropbox - virtual storage, back up, collaborations and sharing 
Dropmocks - create photo galleries
DroppelMe - create an avatar


Edmodo - social networking for the classroom 
Edublogs   - online blogging 
Embedit - upload and embed documents into blogs or websites
Engage - online community
eThink - online community
Evernote - note taking tool used to record text, pictures, and voice memos 
ExploreATree - think guides and graphic organizers


Facebook - social networking 
Five minute Life Videopedia - find short videos for practical questions
FIZZ - flipping classroom videos
Flickr  - virtual image storing and sharing 
Fotobabble - create talking photos 
Freemind - create mind-maps


Gimp -  image manipulation 
GlassGiant  - create custom posters
Gliffy - create flowcharts, diagrams, floor plans and technical drawings
Glogster - create online posters/glogs
Gnowledge - create, publish, share and take tests
Go!Animate - create animated comic strips and cartoons
Google - create Google Docs, spreadsheets, presentations,  forms, web sites, and other things google
Greenfoot - create graphic representation of objects and simulations


Hivemind - online collaborative "To DO" list
Hot Potatoes - create interactive exercises, such as quizzes and crosswords


ImageChef - create custom images by combining text, symbols and photos
Credibox - create music by dragging and dropping melody and harmony
Instapaper - save web pages for reading later
Intel Thinking Tools - tools to promote higher order thinking skills
iPadio - broadcast from any phone to the Internet 
iSendr - file sharing and transfer system, facilitating the sending of large files 
Isle of Tune - create musical journeys using street layouts
iTALC - view and control other computers on the network 
iTunes   - manage music collection


Jamendo - download royalty-free, Creative Commons music 
Jigsaw Planet - create jigsaw puzzles
Jing - capture desktop to create video tutorials
Jux - share words, photos and videos


Kerpoof - draw, tell stories and create cartoons and animation
Khan Academy - explore library of education videos from a variety of subjects
KickYoutube - type kick after www to convert YouTube videos to any format


Languages Online Australia - flash game makers 

Letterpop - create newsletters, presentations and invitations.
Lingro - view foreign language websites through its online browser, click any word to find its meaning in English or chosen language, create games with selected words
Lingus.tv - spanish videos with transcript, translations and grammar points
Lingt - create and edit language assignments incorporating voice, video, images, and text (foreign language teachers)
Linoit - create online noticeboards 
LiveBinder - create online notebooks to house media, documents and web sites


Mahara  - create electronic portfolios, weblogs
Make Beliefs Comix - create comic strips
Masher - create videos using videos or photos or library of resources
MentorMob - organize video, article or website into a playlist
Mindomo - create and share mind-maps
Mindmeister - create collaborative mind-maps
Minus   - create photo galleries
Mouse Mischief - connect to computer using individual mice
Museum Box - build an argument or description of an event, person or historical period
My Award Maker - creating awards and certificates
MyCommittee -  online meeting agenda creator
Myna - audio recording and editing tool 
Myplick - share and embed presentations and audio
MyStickies - place sticky notes on webpages
MyWebspiration - brainstorming tool


Notepub - create online tasks


OneTrueMedia.com - create slide shows from templates with photos and music 
Online Photo Tool  - edit and save images, screenshots and photos
Open Office - office suite with draw, database, spreadsheet, presentation and word-processing tools
OurStory - create timelines using images, videos and text


PBWorks - create wikis 
Pen.io - create, publish and share text based web pages 
Penzu - create online journal 
Phixr  - online photo editor.
PhotoPeach - slide show 
Photo Story 3 - create photo slide shows and add commentary, soundtrack and transitions
PhotoSynth - stitch photos together into an interactive 3D 
Photovisi - create a picture collage 
PicLits  - create sentences from word bank to describe essence of images
Picture2Life - edit, create collage and animate pictures 
Piratepad - collaborate online using team sites
Pixer - online photo editor.
Pixorial - upload, edit and organize video files.
Pixton - online comic creator
Podomatic - publish podcasts
PollEverywhere - audience response system
Poisson Rouge - flash-based activities including Music, Biology and Mandarin Chinese!
Polldaddy - create online surveys and polls.
Popplet - create mind maps with pictures, text and videos 
Posterous - create live blogs 
Preloadr  - edit and upload photos to flickr
Prezi  - create visual presentations
PrimaryWall - web based sticky note tool


Quizlet - create and share flashcards


Random Activity Generator - generate a creative classroom activity, homework or task instantly.
Read Write Think - standards-based lesson plans and interactive activities
Rescue Timer - online stopwatch and countdown clock


Save Skelly - create interactive flash assessments 
Scratch - create interactive stories, animations, games, music, and art 
ScreenCast-o-matic - cone-click capture recording
Screenr - record and share computer screen 
Screentoaster - online screen recorder 
Scribd - store and share documents
SketchUp - create and share 3D models 
Skrbl - multi user whiteboard to sketch, text, share files and upload pictures
Slatebox - create collaborative mind-maps 
Slideshare - share PowerPoint presentations
Smilebox  - create e-cards, scrapbooks, slideshows and photo albums from digital photos
Snipshot  - web based picture editing 
Spicynodes - create visualizations, mindmaps or organizational charts 
Stixy - share and collaborate on web-based bulletin boards
Storybird - create short, visual, digital stories 
Stupeflix.com - create videos by combining image and audio
Sumo Paint - image editing and painting 
Survey Monkey - create online surveys and polls
Switchzoo - create new animals by switching their parts
Sync.in - web based word processor to collaborate in real-time


Tagul - create word or tag clouds
Tagxedo - create color schemes and change cloud shapes 
TeacherTube  - share online instructional videos
Text2MindMap - converts structured ideas into mind map
Textorizer - create pictures formed with text 
Thinkature - chat, collaborate with shared visual workspace
Tiki-Toki - create animated timelines
Timeglider - create visual time line of historical or sequence of events
Timetoast - create interactive time lines that can be shared 
Tiny URL - create a shortened url to a website
Titanpad - collaborate on a document simultaneously
TED - select from a collection of inspired talks from the world's greatest thinkers
Toondoo - create comic characters and comic strips
Tubechop - cut and edit YouTube videos 
Tumblr - post text, photos, quotes, links, music, and videos, from browser, phone, desktop or email
Tutpup - compete with students around the world to reinforce numeracy and literacy 
Twiducate  - social networking for schools
Twitter - create a micro-blog
TypeIt.org - type text requiring foreign accented characters in a variety of languages and copy it to a document 
TypeWith.me - collaborate on a single document simultaneously


Udemy - create online courses, upload presentations, videos, host live classroom sessions and write blog posts


VectorMagic - converts images to vector images
Vimeo - video sharing 
Vocaroo - create audio recordings
Voicethread  - collaborate online by sharing media and comments
Voki.com - create animated characters and add text or voice recordings
Voxopop - create or join groups communicating with voice recordings instead of text
Vuvox - create personal, collaborative slideshows or presentations using digital media 


Wallwisher - collaborate with stick notes
Weebly - create websites
WhenIsGood - poll group for best time to schedule meetings
Wikispaces - create wiki for collaboration
Wix - create web site
Wordle - create word clouds from text or web address 
WordPress - create and maintain a blog
Writeboard - create and share web-based text documents.


Xmind - create mind map
Xtranormal - produce short films with virtual characters


Yacapaca - create quizzes, test, surveys and e-portfolios
Yammer - create private social network
Yodio - add voice to digital photos
Youconvertit - covert file formats to any file format
YouTube EDU - collection of educational videos supplied by colleges and universities
YouTube for Schools - locate videos from a controlled environment.


Zamzar - convert file format to any other file format and download YouTube videos
Zimmer Twins - create or watch animated cartoons
Zoho  - create, share and store files online; includes word processor, spreadsheet maker, presentation tool, wiki editor, e-mail and other zoho tools
Zoho Challenge - create online tests and quizzes
ZooBurst - create digital stories with customized 3D pop-up books

 

 

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