is a collaborative, multimedia slideshow that holds images, documents, and videos and allows students to record narration and "write" on the slides.
Popplet is an online tool for collaborating to create graphic organizers such as mind maps and flow charts. This is a wonderful pre-writing tool, and it is also available as an app for the iPad.
Brain Pop Is ideal for both group and one-on-one settings, BrainPOP short, animated content-area movies. It is used in numerous ways, from introducing a new lesson or topic to illustrating complex subject matter to reviewing before a test. Content is aligned to academic standards Uniquely suited for 21st-century learning, all products are fully compatible with interactive whiteboards, learner response systems, projectors, Macs, and PCs. No downloading, installation, or special hardware is required.
Rubric Databank includes rubrics for multimedia, Web 2.0, e-portfolio, performance tasks, and more!
EDU 2.0 A web-hosted learning management system, for creating online learning communities.
Skype Free software that allows you to live video conference with people all over the world.
Prezi Visually stunning, zooming presentations. Nice training and resources section.
Kidblog is designed for elementary and middle school teachers who want to provide each student with their own, unique blog. Kidblog's simple, yet powerful tools allow students to publish posts and participate in discussions within a secure classroom blogging community. Teachers maintain complete control over student blogs.
Shelfari A place where your students can keep track of their independent reading and write reviews of books they've read for a real-world audience.
Admongo Advertisement Literacy Everywhere you look, you see advertisements—not just on TV and online, but on buses, buildings, and scoreboards. Many ads target kids ages 8 to 12. Do your students have the critical thinking skills to understand ads, what they’re saying, and what they want kids to do? To help you equip your students with these valuable skills, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the nation’s consumer protection agency, has launched a campaign to teach kids about advertising.
Weebly for Education is perfect for creating classroom websites, student e-portfolios, and websites for assigned projects. Our drag & drop website editor is stunningly simple to use, and appropriate for use with students of all ages. Weebly enables your students to express themselves creatively using a variety of multimedia features, all within a protected environment that you control. Weebly was named one of TIME's 50 Best Websites of the year. (This site was created in weebly)
Today's Meet Talk. Listen. TodaysMeet helps you embrace the backchannel and connect with your audience in realtime. Encourage the room to use the live stream to make comments, ask questions, and use that feedback to tailor your presentation, sharpen your points and address student needs.
Poll EverywhereAudience response system that uses mobile phones, twitter, and the web.
Responses are displayed in real-time on gorgeous charts in PowerPoint,
Keynote, or web browser.