50 Free Online Tools for Teachers


A Presentation at the 2012 Pennsylvania Educational Technology Expo and Conference (PETE & C)


Name
Web Address
Description
Tool Type
1
3 D Textmaker
http://www.3dtextmaker.com/
Online Tool Used for Creating 3D Animated Text Banners and Web Graphics
Graphic and Animation Generator
2
Animoto
http://animoto.com
Turns Photos and Video Clips into Profession Video Slideshows
Video and Photo Resources
3
Audio Expert
http://www.audioexpert.com
A simple online audio editor, file converter and sound recorder.
Audio Editor
4
Blogger
http://www.blogger.com
A Publishing Tool Used to Share Text, Photos, and Video
Blog and Graphic Organizer
5
Bubbl.us
http://bubbl.us
Brainstorm and Create Mindmaps for Sharing
Graphic Organizer
6
Classtools
http://classtools.net/
Create Educational, Games, Quizzes, and Activities
Educational Resources
7
Cooltext
http://cooltext.com/
Free Online Graphic Text Generator
Graphic Generator
8
Diigo
http://www.diigo.com
Online Bookmarking and Research Tool
Social Bookmarking and Note Taking
9
Dropbox
http://www.dropbox.com
Free Online Storage of Documents, images, and Videos
Online Storage
10
Easybib
http://www.easybib.com/
Provides Automatic Citation fro MLA, APA, and Chicago/Turabian Styles
Writing Resources
11
Edmodo
http://www.edmodo.com
Social Learning Network for Teachers and Students
Social Networking
12
Educational Games
www.apples4theteacher.com/
Website that Provides Links to Edcuational Games
Educational Gaming Resources
13
ePals
http://www.epals.com
Social Network Learning for Grades K-12
Social Networking
14
Flickr
http://www.flickr.com
Upload and Share Photos
Photo Management
15
Flipbook
http://www.benettonplay.com/toys/flipbookdeluxe
Create Simple Animations and to Share with the World
Animation Resource
16
Fotobabble
http://www.fotobabble.com/
Social Nework Site that Creates E-Cards
Social Networking
17
Free Audio Clips
http://www.freeaudioclips.com/
Website that Provides Free Audioclips and Sound Effects
Graphic and Sound Resources
18
Free Sound Effects
http://www.pachd.com/sounds.html/
Website that Provides Free Sound Effects
Sound Effect Resources
19
Funbrain
http://www.funbrain.com/
Educational Gaming Website
Educational Resources
20
Glogster
http://www.glogster.com
Create and Share Interactive Posters
Graphic Organizer and Photo Management
21
Google Docs
http://docs.google.com
Edit and Collaborate Online Documents
Online Storage, Social Networking, and Note Taking
22
Google Tools for Teachers
http://www.google.com/edu/teachers/index.html
Website that Provides Teacher Resources
Educational Resources
23
Livebinders
http://www.livebinders.com
Collect and Organize Online Resources
Screencasting
24
Moodle
http://moodle.org
Free Web Application that Educators Can Use to Build Websites
Website Creation
25
Museum Box
http://museumbox.e2bn.org/
Online Tool Used to Describe Historical People and Events
Educational Resource
26
Pixorial
http://www.pixorial.com
Upload, Edit, Organize, and Share Videos
Video Resources
27
Podomatic
http://www.podomatic.com
Find, Listen to, and Create Podcasts
Podcasting
28
PowerPoint Games
http://teacherworld.com/ppgames
Website that Provides Links to Educational PowerPoint Games
Educational Gaming Resources
29
Prezi
http://voicethread.com
Edit and Collaborate on Presentations
Social Networking and Online Presentation
30
Puzzlemaker
http://www.discoveryeducation.com/puzzlemaker/
Online Resource that Can Create Puzzles
Puzzle Generator
31
Quizstar
http://quizstar.4teachers.org/
Free Online Quiz Generator
Quiz Generator
32
Rubistar
http://rubistar.4teachers.org/
Create Rubrics from Scratch
Rubric Generator
33
Save YouTube
http://www.savetube.com
Download YouTube Videos to Your Computer
Video Resources
34
Screenr
http://www.screenr.com
Create Instant Screencasts to Share
Screencasting
35
Scribblar
http://www.scribblar.com/
Online Collaboration Tool for Tutoring
Online Whiteboard
36
Scriblink
http://www.scriblink.com/
Online Whiteboard that Allows Users to Collaborate in Real-Time
Online Whiteboard
37
Slideshare
http://www.slideshare.net
Upload and Share PowerPoint, Documents, and Adobe PDF Portfolios
Graphic Organizer and Photo Management
38
Tagxedo
http://www.tagxedo.com
Turns Words into Word Clouds
Graphic Organizer
39
Teachertube
http://www.teachertube.com
Share and Collaborate Video Lesson Plans and Student Activities
Social Networking and Video Resources
40
Teachology
http://www.teach-nology.com/
Website that Offers Teacher Resources
Educational Resources
41
Thinkquest
http://thinkquest.org/library/
Online Educational Resource Site for Students of All Ages
Educational Resource
42
Voicethread
http://voicethread.com
Edit and Collaborate with Video, Text, and Voice
Social Networking
43
Voicethread
http://voicethread.com
Collaboration in the Cloud with Voice, Video, and Text Commenting
Social Networking
44
Voki
http://www.voki.com/
Create and Share Online Avatars
Social Networking
45
Weebly
http://www.weebly.com/
Create Your Own Website and Blog
Blog and Website Creation
46
Wikispaces for Teachers
http://www.wikispaces.com/content/for/teachers
Post, Publish, and Share Text and Imageswith Peers and Students
Wiki
47
Wordle
http://www.wordle.net
Create "Word Clouds" with Text
Graphic Organizer
48
Wordpress
http://wordpress.com
Create and Share Blogs
Blog and Online Storage
49
Zoho
http://www.zoho.com
Online Business Management and Collaboration Applications
Social Networking and Online Presentation
50
Zunal
http://zunal.com
Webquest Creator
Website Creation