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Tools

 

 

 


Aggregators

 

Bloglineshttp://www.bloglines.com

Google Reader: http://reader.google.com

 


 

Archive

 

Internet Archive: http://www.archive.org/

 


 

Blogs

 

Blogger: http://blogspot.com

Edublogs: http://edublogs.org

Kidbloghttp://kidblog.org

Posterous: https://posterous.com/

Wordpresshttp://www.wordpress.com

 


 

Bots

 

ALICE Bot: http://alice.pandorabots.com/

Eliza Bot: http://www-ai.ijs.si/eliza/eliza.html

MyBot: http://www.a-i.com/

Oddcast Bot: http://demo.vhost.pandorabots.com/pandora/talk-oddcast?botid=e10677c3ee36f742

Santa Bothttp://www.santabot.com/ 

Turing Hub: http://www.robitron.com/TuringHub/ (registration required) 

Web Hal: http://www.zabaware.com/webhal/index.html

 


 

Chat embeddable tools

 

Cbox: http://www.cbox.ws 

Xathttp://xat.com

 


 

Clocks and world times

 

24TimesZones.comhttp://24timezones.com/map.htm (find the time in "your" neck of the woods)

Clock Linkhttp://www.clocklink.com (free online clocks for your site)

Qlockhttp://www.qlock.com/time/ (find the time in "your" neck of the woods)

The World Clockhttp://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/full.html (find the time in "your" neck of the woods)

 


 

Comic Creators

 

Comic Creatorhttp://www.readwritethink.org/classroom-resources/student-interactives/comic-creator-30021.html

DVolver moviemakerhttp://www.dfilm.com/live/home.html

GoAnimatehttp://goanimate.com/

MakeBeliefsComix: http://www.makebeliefscomix.com/

Pixton: http://pixton.com/

ToonDoo: http://www.toondoo.com/

WriteComics: http://writecomics.com  (example: http://writecomics.com/gen/4160.html)

ZimmerTwinshttp://www.zimmertwins.com

 


 

Exercise Creators

 

ClassMarkerhttp://www.classmarker.com/

Directory of Testing, Quizzing & Other Interactivity Tools: http://c4lpt.co.uk/directory-of-learning-performance-tools/instructional-tools-testing-quizzing-other-interactivity-tools/

DJordan's Self-Correcting Quizzeshttp://weber.ucsd.edu/~dkjordan/resources/quizzes/quizzes.html

Educaplayhttp://en.educaplay.com/index.php

ESLvideo: http://www.eslvideo.com/index.php

Gerry's Vocabulary Teacher: http://www.cpr4esl.com/gerrys_vocab_teacher/index.html

Hot Potatoeshttp://hotpot.uvic.ca/

Interactive Exercise Makershttp://languagecenter.cla.umn.edu/makers.php
JClichttp://clic.xtec.cat/en/index.htm

Lingt Classroom  http://lingtlanguage.com/

ProProfshttp://proprofs.com/

Quiz Faberhttp://www.lucagalli.net/eng/download.htm

Quizlethttp://quizlet.com/

Rich Internet Applications for Language Learning: http://clear.msu.edu/teaching/online/ria/ (Click on Close at the bottom to get an access to the applications)

Script-O!http://www.scriptopro.com/ (no longer free, 30-day free trial)

SMILEhttp://clear.msu.edu/teaching/online/mimea/smile/v2/index.php

WordChamphttp://www.wordchamp.com/

WordLearnerhttp://www.wordlearner.com/

 


 

File conversion

 

VidToMP3 : http://www.vidtomp3.com/

Zamzar : http://www.zamzar.com

 


 

Free Images

 

A big list: http://copyrightfriendly.wikispaces.com/

Classroom clipart  http://classroomclipart.com/

Clipart Pictureshttp://www.free-clipart-pictures.net/

ESL Flash Cardshttp://www.eslflash cards.com/

Kizclub:  http://www.kizclub.com/flashcards.htm

Openclip:  http://www.openclipart.org/

School Clip-art: http://www.school-clip-art.com/ 

UVIC Clipart: http://hcmc.uvic.ca/clipart/

 


 

Games and Game Creators

 

Content Generatorhttp://www.contentgenerator.net/

Crossword Compilerhttp://www.crossword-compiler.com/

Crossword Puzzle Gameshttp://www.crosswordpuzzlegames.com/create.html

Discovery Channelhttp://www.discoveryeducation.com/teachers/

Game Makershttp://www.education.vic.gov.au/languagesonline/games/index.htm

Hangmanhttp://www.manythings.org/hmf/

Hangman Scripthttp://javascript.about.com/library/blhang1.htm

Jigzone: Online jigsaw puzzle creator: http://www.jigzone.com

Novel Gameshttp://www.novelgames.com/

Online Crossword puzzle makerhttp://www.puzzle-maker.com/CW/

TeAch-nology.com's Crossword Puzzle Makerhttp://www.teach-nology.com/web_tools/crossword/

The Hangman Gamehttp://www.hangman.learningtogether.net/

 

 


 

Graphic creators

 

Gliffyhttp://www.gliffy.com

Toonlethttp://toonlet.com

 


 

Heavy online file delivery

 

TransferBigFileshttp://www.transferbigfiles.com

YouSendIthttp://www.yousendit.com

Ge.tt: http://ge.tt/

 


 

Image Editors

 

Offline 

Easy Thumbnailshttp://www.fookes.com/ezthumbs/ (resize images)

iPiccy: http://ipiccy.com/ (easier than Photoshop)

Quick Screen Capturehttp://www.etrusoft.com/ (capture and edit images)

 

Online

Aviary: http://aviary.com/ (for mobile) 

Clipping Magic: http://clippingmagic.com/ (great for removing background)

Image Editorhttp://www.imageeditor.net/

My Imagerhttp://www.myimager.com/

Pixrlhttp://www.pixlr.com/ (edit pics)

 


 

Learning Management Systems (LMS)

 

Canvas (free for educators): http://www.instructure.com
Free Blackboard: https://www.coursesites.com

Lore: http://lore.com./

Moodlehttp://www.moodle.org

Nicenethttp://www.nicenet.org

Ninehubhttp://ninehub.com/

OpenClass (from Pearson): http://www.openclass.com 


 

Maps

 

Bravenet: http://www.bravenet.com/webtools/guestmap/ 

Clustrmapshttp://clustrmaps.com

Googlehttp://google.maps.com

 


 

Microblogging

Blip.fmhttp://blip.fm/ 

Edmodo: http://www.edmodo.com/ 

Foursquare: https://foursquare.com/

FriendFeed: http://friendfeed.com/

Twitter: http://twitter.com

 


 

Miscellaneous resources

 

Authoring Tools for language teachershttp://academics.smcvt.edu/cbauer-ramazani/Links/authoring_tools.htm

Directory of Learning and Performance Toolshttp://c4lpt.co.uk/directory-of-learning-performance-tools/

Online Tools for Language Teachinghttp://www.tesl-ej.org/wordpress/issues/volume15/ej57/ej57int/

The Super Book of Web Tools for Educators (Richard Byrne, Dec. 2010:

http://issuu.com/richardbyrne/docs/super_book_of_web_tools_for_educators 


 

Online Storage (and embed)

 

Box.nethttp://box.net/

DivShare: http://www.divshare.com/

DocStochttp://www.docstoc.com

Dropbox: https://www.dropbox.com/

Livedrivehttp://www.livedrive.com/ 

Scribdhttp://www.scribd.com/

 


 

Online Virtual Offices

 

Google Documentshttp://docs.google.com

ThinkFreehttp://www.thinkfree.com

Zohohttp://www.zoho.com/

 


 

Painting tools

 

Aviaryhttp://aviary.com/home

Flash Paint: http://www.flashpaint.com

Inkscape : http://inkscape.org/

Paint Onlinehttp://www.sherwin-williams.com/do_it_yourself/paint_colors/paint_color_palette

Painterhttp://www.valspar.com/painter.html 

 


 

Photo albums

 

Animotohttp://animoto.com/

Flickrhttp://www.flickr.com

Mixbook (for Education): http://www.mixbook.com/edu/

Photobuckethttp://photobucket.com/

Photopeachhttp://photopeach.com/

Picasahttp://picasa.google.com/

Picturetrailhttp://www.picturetrail.com

Sliderollhttp://www.slideroll.com/

 


 

Photo Stories

 

DVolver moviemakerhttp://www.dfilm.com/live/home.html

PhotoPeach: http://photopeach.com/

PhotoStories3http://microsoft-photo-story.en.softonic.com/
ZimmerTwinshttp://www.zimmertwins.com

 


 

Podcasting blogs

 

Podbeanhttp://www.podbean.com

Podomatichttp://www.podomatic.com

Posteroushttp://www.posterous.com/

Listen to Joao Alves talk about Posterous: http://web2class.posterous.com/posterous-640

 


 

Recording

 

Audacityhttp://audacity.sourceforge.net/

Callburnerhttp://www.callburner.com/

MP3 Skype Recorder: http://voipcallrecording.com/

Powergramohttp://www.powergramo.com/

 


 

Rubric Creators

 

iRubricshttp://www.rcampus.com/help/about/rubrics.cfm?

Rubistarhttp://rubistar.4teachers.org/

 


 

Screencasts - Slidecasts - Videos

 

Animotohttp://www.animoto.com/ 

Google preshttp://docs.google.com (click on create and select "presentation")

Slidesharehttp://www.slideshare.net/

Stupeflix: http://www.stupeflix.com/

Toufeewww.toufee.com  (no longer free)

VoiceThreadhttp://www.voicethread.com

 


 

Screen captures

 

Irfanviewhttp://www.irfanview.com/

Jinghttp://jingproject. com (and video)

MWSnaphttp://www.mirekw.com/winfreeware/mwsnap.html

Screenrhttp://screenr.com/

 


 

Social Bookmarking

 

Blinklisthttp://www.blinklist.com

Delicioushttp://www.delicious.com/

Diigohttp://www.diigo.com/

 


 

Social Networks

 

Cloudworkshttp://cloudworks.ac.uk/

Facebookhttp://www.facebook.com/

FriendFeedhttp://friendfeed.com

Ninghttp://www.ning.com/ (no longer free)

Google+https://plus.google.com

 


 

Shortening URLs

 

Bit.ly : http://bit.ly/ 

Google URL Shortenerhttp://goo.gl/ 

Tinyurlhttp://www.tinyurl.com

 


 

Start Pages

 

Netvibeshttp://www.netvibes.com

Protopagehttp://www.protopage.com

 


 

Survey Creators

 

Polldaddyhttp://polldaddy.com/

SurveyMonkeyhttp://www.surveymonkey.com/

Zoomeranghttp://www.zoomerang.com/

 


 

Text creators

 

Cool Texthttp://cooltext.com/

Myspace glitter text generatorhttp://glitter-graphics.com/myspace/text_generator.php

 


 

Text-to-Speech

 

iSpeechhttp://www.ispeech.org/free.text.to.speech.tts.software

ReadtheWordshttp://www.readthewords.com/

Text to Speechhttp://text-to-speech.imtranslator.net/

VozMehttp://vozme.com

 


 

Tutorials

 

Second Life tutorials:

 

Teacher Training videoshttp://teachertrainingvideos.com/ (Russel Stannard)

 


 

Voice/Audio tools

 

Audacityhttp://audacity.sourceforge.net (recorder - MP3 converter)

AudioPal: http://www.audiopal.com 

Aviary: http://aviary.com/

Chirbithttp://www.chirbit.com/

Evocahttp://www.evoca.com

HandyBitshttp://www.handybits.com (to be downloaded)

Viewpointhttp://clear.msu.edu/viewpoint/index.php

Vocaroohttp://vocaroo.com/

VoiceThreadhttp://voicethread.com/

Voxopophttp://www.voxopop.com/

 


 

Video tools

 

Google videoshttp://video.google.com

Ourmediahttp://www.ourmedia.org

TeacherTubehttp://www.teachertube.com/

Vimeohttp://vimeo.com

Yahoo videoshttp://video.yahoo.com

YouTubehttp://www.youtube.com

 


 

Videos with captions/subtitles

 

dotSub.comhttp://dotsub.com

 


 

Video capture

 

Jinghttp://jingproject.com 

KeepVidhttp://keepvid.com/

 


 

Video lessons

Real Englishhttp://www.real-english.com/ (Mike Marzio)

 


 

Video: Live streaming

 

Justin.tvhttp://en.justin.tv/

LiveStreamhttp://www.livestream.com/

Ustreamhttp://www.ustream.tv/

 


 

Virtual Learning Environments (VLEs) or vClassrooms

 

BigMarkerhttp://www.bigmarker.com/

Elluminatehttp://www.elluminate.com/Services/Training/Elluminate_Live!/?id=418
Learning Timeshttp://www.learningtimes.org

Scribblarhttp://scribblar.com/

Tapped Inhttp://tappedin.org/tappedin

Twiddlahttp://www.twiddla.com/ 

Vyewhttp://vyew. com/site/

Webhuddlehttps://www.webhuddle.com/

WiZiQhttp://www.wiziq.com (no longer free)

 


 

VoIP tools (chat)

 

Skypehttp://www.skype.com

Oovoo: http://www.oovoo.com/  (free for 2-way video )

Yahoo Messengerhttp://messenger.yahoo.com

IMO: https://imo.im/ 

 


 

Widgets

 

Neoworkshttp://www.neoworx.net/blue/gallery/home.php

Widgetboxhttp://www.widgetbox.com/widgets/gallery/

Widgets for your wikihttp://www.scribd.com/doc/4965117/Widgets-for-Your-Wiki

 


 

Wikis

 

PBworkshttp://pbworks.com

Wetpainthttp://www.wetpaint.com

Wikidothttp://www.wikidot.com/

Wikispaceshttp://wikispaces.com

 


 

Worksheet creators

 

Tools for Educatorshttp://www.toolsforeducators.com/ (FREE worksheets, worksheet creators, printables wizard and on-line teaching materials makers with images) 

Worksheet Wizardhttp://wizard.4teachers.org/

 


 

 

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