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