Prezi: A fun alternative to Powerpoint that allows you to organize your information visually SlideRocket: Import your Power Point or Google presentations to store in the cloud or build presentations that include audio, video, and visual components Mixbook: Create custom photo books, scrapbooks, or cards Voicethread: Online meeting and collaboration tool that allows a group to meet, share, or edit together using written, typed, or voice notes for each other Timeline: Create digital timelines that can include content from a variety of online resources including YouTube, Flikr, Google Maps, etc. MuseumBox: Add items, including text, images, and video, to a digital box to make a point or describe an event or person Voki: Create a digital avatar to deliver your message in the classroom, on a blog, a website, or as part of a presentation Tikatok: Allows students and teachers to create their own books and add their own words and illustrations Yodio: Create, produce, and share presentations with a voice narration, visual components, and production options Zooburst: Creat your own 3D, interactive, digital pop-up books ToonDoo: Create custom cartoons and comic strips SlideShare: Upload and share presentations, documents, and videos Glogster: Create interactive digital posterboards and presentations Animoto: Create easy videos and presentations using photos, images, videos, and music Popplet: Create digital idea webs, collect materials related to a subject, or create a digital posterboard Lino: create and organize your sticky notes digitally on a computer or smart phone, or post and share thoughts and pictures Tagul: Create word clouds of tags or links to present ideas visually Wordle: Create word clouds with a variety of color and formatting options to print, save, or share Piktochart: Create easy, fun infographics to convey information visually WeVideo: Edit video collaboratively in the cloud, then share with others Movie Maker: Free software download for making custom videos, importing and editing slideshows and videos, and adding soundtracks to video content C-SPAN: C-SPAN's entire repository of videos about Congress, Politics, books, and American History Khan Academy: Repository of video lessons, sorted by subject, on topics related to math, the sciences, the humanities, and test prep TED Talks: Videos of talks given at TED conferences on subjects ranging from education to particle physics, sortable by subject, length, or rating HippoCampus: Find educational media by subject area (especially math and sciences), create your own playlist, and share with students Watch Know Learn: Educational videos organized by subject and audience Show Me: Online video lessons organized by subject Animoto: Create easy videos and presentations using photos, images, videos, and music
For the Classroom
Weebly: Easy website creation tool Schoology: Classroom management system that organizes lesson plans, helps create and manage tests and quizzes, and provide online access to students Edmodo: Create online class groups to push assignments, questions, and upcoming dates to students and to solicit online feedback from them by class Remind 101: site that allows teachers to safely text students homework, project, and test reminders, and stay in touch with parents Nearpod: Use Nearpod to create interactive lessons, collect real-time data, and engage your students. You can use this tool in a computer lab or across any device Zunal: Free, online WebQuest maker Wix: Website creator with a variety of templates and tools for a professional-looking site Jing: Create videos of what you see on your computer screen to share with others Screencast-o-matic: Create videos of what's happening on your computer screen to share with others Discovery Education: Lesson plans and resources for teachers and administrators sorted by grade level and subject The Flipped Class Network: A professional learning network for teachers using screencasting in education iSpring: Convert PowerPoint to Flash presentations QuikQR: Free QR Code generator Tagul: Create word clouds of tags or links to present ideas visually Widgetbox: Create your own mobile web apps and web widgets Tinyurl: Create short, customizable, easy to remember web addresses in place of long, unwieldly addresses to easily direct students to a site
Pics and Images
PicMonkey: Edit photos and create custom collages Pics4learning: Free educational images with no copyright restrictions Wordle: Create word clouds with a variety of color and formatting options to print, save, or shareT Tagxedo: Word clouds created in a customizable shape (faces, countries, letters) that can be printed on shirts, mugs, etc. Animoto: Create easy videos and presentations using photos, images, videos, and music Photo Story 3: Downloadable software to create photo slideshows, edit photos, and add special effects Ookaboo: Free stock photos available without copyright watermarks Veezzle: Free stock photo search engine Tagul: Create word clouds of tags or links to present ideas visually Piktochart: Create easy, fun infographics to convey information visually
Quizzes and Polls
Survey Monkey: Create and distribute your own survey, then analyze the results Polldaddy: Create surveys, polls, and quizzes, then generate reports on the results Polleverywhere: Create quick polls that collect responses via text, web, or Twitter Quizlet: study site that allows students to create customized learning tools, games, and digital flashcards Quizziz: Avatars, leaderboards, themes, music and memes! We're always working on new ways to keep things interesting! Create quizzes in minutes! QuizStar: QuizStar is a FREE Quiz-making Tool! Use QuizStar to create online quizzes for your students, disseminate quizzes to students, automatically grade quizzes and view the quiz results online. Current Instructors. Kahoot: a game-based platform that makes learning awesome for millions of people all over the world. Sign up to create and play fun quiz games!
Movie Making Tools
PowToon: Create Professional Looking Animated Presentations Movie Maker: This software is loaded on the school computers (but a free download is available from a personal computer at home). With moviemaker you can create custom videos, import and edit slideshows and videos, and add soundtracks to video content. See our T WeVideo: an online platform for collaborative video production in the cloud. Connect your web editing and mobile device camera to tell stories. PhotoStory3- Turn your pictures into a movie, add narration, create music and more! This software is loaded on the school computers, but there is a free version available for download on your home computers. Animoto: Create easy 30 second videos and presentations using photos, images, videos, and music
Royalty Free Clip, Images & Photos
Don't break copyright laws! Instead of using "Google Images" use these copyright-cleared image sites Pics4learning: Free educational images with no copyright restriction PicSearch: image search engine with more than 3,000,000,000 pictures Wikimedia Commons: Access to free images and media Flickr:Photosharing community containing creative commons licensing with FREE pictures (blocked for students at school) Phillip Martin Clip Art- Free clip art, newsletters, or any other publication. Unrestricted Stock: Find graphic images, icons, photos and even hand drawn images for free (use this on your personal- not school- computer since it has downloads) Britannica Image Quest:Access to more than 2 million rights cleared images and easily copy and paste to your project. You will need a password to access this site from home. Copy Right Friendly: Links to even more copyright friendly sites Creative Commons Links: GREAT resource for learning about creative commons
Quizlet: allows students to create customized learning tools, games, & flashcards. Free SAT, ACT and AP Practice Tests: Use Varsity Tutors to test your knowledge and improve your scores. ExamTime: Interactive Study Tools including mindmaps, quizzes, goal setting, flashcards and more Academic Skill Builders: Skill building games Jeopardy Labs: Online Jeopardy template to create study games Mnemonicizer:Mnemonic device generator Writing, Citing, and Organization Duolingo: Learn a language for free online while also translating the web for others. *See our Flashcard category toward the bottom of this page for a more extensive list of sites like Quizlet PowerMyLearning.com- your destination for the best in fun, free online educational activities in many subjects GCFLearnFree.org- take classes for free on subjects such as computers, reading and math. Quipper: Free bite-size lessons on various subjects followed by multiple-choice questions and explanations. You can customize your learning experience to focus on the areas you need. Use your device with this tool to advance your learning. You can even create your own quizzes.