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Instant online web conferencing
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Create a virtual room where you can share your camera and your microphone and have virtual conferences with anybody. Send the link to the room on e-mail, chat, SMS etc. to those you want to talk to.

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Touch-friendly online whiteboard app
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"A Web Whiteboard" is a touch-friendly online whiteboard app that lets you use your computer, tablet or smartphone to easily draw sketches, collaborate with others and share them with the world.
Create a unique and beautiful blog for free
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Publish to the web instantly, automate the blog publishing process without writing any code or worrying about installing any sort of server software or scripts, total control over the look and location of your blog.
Build an amazing classroom community
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ClassDojo connects teachers with students and parents to build amazing classroom communities.
Social research tool
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Diigo is a social annotation tool; you can highlight, clip and sticky-note any page and then share your findings with others.
Collaborate with students and parents
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Designed to give you complete control over your digital classroom, you can quickly create groups, assign homework, schedule quizzes, manage progress, and more. Everything on one platform. Connects to other apps and parents.
Engage your students with videos
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Select a video from common video sites like YouTube and customize it by editing, cropping, recording audio, and adding questions to create an engaging lesson, and track individual student responses.
Easy blogging for education
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Free blogging service customised for education. Based on the popular Wordpress engine, but with extra features, themes, and plugins just for education, together with a large community of educators and students.
Notetaking service with powerful mobile apps
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Remember things big and small from your life using your computer, phone, and the web. Text notes, photos, screenshots and more. Everything is automatically indexed and made searchable.
Spreadsheet software
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Excel provides many functions for data manipulation and analysis. Users can quickly construct figures and perform statistical analyses using in-built functionality.
Very simple audience response system
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Feedbackr is a simple web based tool that allows you to pose questions to your audience as single choice questions or multiple choice questions, and to get feedback in real time.
On-line photo management
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Image and video hosting and online community. Multiple ways to upload your photos to Flickr - through the web, your mobile device or email. Easily and safely share through other websites.
Simple video feedback tool for students
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Flipgrid is a website and app combination that allows you to pose a question and have students respond using video. Videos are organised in grids, and used in a flipped classroom approach, hence Flipgrid.
Act on real-time student insights
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Create an assignment, assign to students, receive live results, give feedback. Students can type, show their work with drawings or submit images. Real-time intervention and feedback.
Create, share and discover resources
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Social learning platform that combines the benefits of powerful learning tools with the support of an active community. Includes Mind Maps, Quizzes, Flashcards, Notes, Slides and a Study Planner.
Monitor the web for interesting new content
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Content change detection and notification service. Create keyword based phrases that you are investigating; if Google finds information that relates to those keywords it will send you details by email.
Virtual classroom from Google
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Classroom makes it easy for learners and instructors to connect with one another inside and outside of schools, saves time and paper, and makes it easy to create classes, distribute assignments, communicate and stay organised.
Collaborative documents with templates
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Document editing and styling software. Add links, images, drawings, and tables. Access, create, and edit your documents wherever you go. Work together in the same document at the same time.
Data gathering forms
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Online forms to whip up a quick poll, collect email addresses for a newsletter, create a pop quiz, and much more. Themes and color palettes to create your own unique form. Collaborate at the same time.
Post-it style notetaking and reminders
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Google keep lets you quickly capture what's on your mind. Sync notes across web and mobile applications to take your notes with you.
Collaborative spreadsheets
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Colorful charts and graphs, built-in formulas, pivot tables and conditional formatting options. Access, create, and edit your spreadsheets wherever you go. Collaborate in the same spreadsheet at the same time.
Collaborative presentations
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Presentation themes, embedded video, animations, and more. Access, create, and edit your presentations from the palm of your hand. With Slides everyone can work together in the same presentation at the same time.
Simple web service connector
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Automate your favourite apps and websites, connecting different services. Create rules that link your existing web services automatically.
Create, play and share fun learning games
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Create a fun learning game in minutes from multiple choice questions. Add videos, images and diagrams. Best played in a group. Players answer on their own devices, while games are displayed on a shared screen.
Free, world class education
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Practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalized learning dashboard that empower learners to study at their own pace in and outside of the classroom.
Visually research, think and plan
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Collect your thoughts visually - ideas, notes and research side by side. Add structure as you start to see patterns and connections. Collaborate with others in real time.
Organise your classes, tasks and exams
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Online replacement for paper planner. Includes many school specific tools, e.g. calendaring that supports rotation schedules and school holidays, revision tasks and reminders for significant dates.
Classroom tool to create, engage and assess
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Interactive presentations that teachers create and customize themselves. Control student's activity in real-time. Interact and submit responses through any mobile device or computer.
Capture thoughts, ideas and to-dos all in one place
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Digital notebook for keeping track of what's important in your life. Jot down your ideas, keep track of classroom and meeting notes, clip from the web, and make a to-do list, as well as draw and sketch your ideas.
Simple quick collaborative whiteboards
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Blank canvas where people can create any content (e.g. images, videos, documents, text) anywhere on the page, and collaborate together with anyone, from any device.
Manages peer assessment
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Manages peer assessment in the classroom. Create an assignment with evaluation criteria, students hand in the work and peergrade then distributes the completed assignments for feedback by peers.
Visual bookmarking tool
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Upload, save, sort, and manage images and other media content (e.g. videos) through collections known as pinboards. Acts as a personalized media platform. Users can browse the content of others in their feed.
Interactive videos to flip the classroom
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Online learning environment to build and share interactive video lessons. Change any YouTube, Vimeo, or TeacherTube video into an active experience for viewers.
Real-time student assessment without devices
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Hand-held response cards for students. Teacher poses a question, students hold up their cards to show their answer. Teacher uses a smartphone to scan the room, reading student responses, and displays results on the whiteboard.
Save and manage useful web resources
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Save interesting articles, videos or web pages for later viewing. Automatically syncs to your phone, tablet or computer so you can view it any time, even without an internet connection.
Engage your class anywhere in real time
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Simple application that works well for live audiences using mobile devices like phones. People participate by visiting a fast mobile-friendly web page for your event, sending text messages, or using Twitter.
Capture and organize your ideas
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Used as a mind-map, helps students think and learn visually. Students can capture facts, thoughts, and images and learn to create relationships between them.
Slide presentation software
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Powerpoint provides the capability to easily construct slide shows. New features make use of cloud technology to allow multiple users to edit simultaneously and add comments on specific slides.
Presentations that move and inspire
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Create more engaging, persuasive, and memorable presentations. Freedom of an open canvas with spatial dimension and motion to keep audiences engaged as you guide them through your message.
Fun review tool
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Find quizzes made by other teachers, or create your own quizzes. Run live game in class, or use for homework. Control the competition by toggling the leaderboard, timer and other settings.
Simple study tools for learning anything
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Create a study set of matching questions and answer, or search from a database of prewritten sets. Learn through six different methods, including flashcards, spelling tests, quiz type test and a matching game.
Reach students and parents where they are
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Save time by keeping students engaged and on track. Extend learning beyond the classroom without sharing phone numbers. Stay on top of any last minute changes with instant communication.
Curating tool for creating an on-line magazine/portfolio
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Publishing platform. Build content from websites into online magazines that you can share with the world. Chose what you want to share, feed them through your social networks quickly and simply.
Student driven digital portfolios
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Seesaw empowers students to independently document their learning and provides an audience for their work. Saves teachers time on organization and parent communication, and makes formative assessment easy
In class web-based student response system
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Student response system to engage students using mobile devices. Teachers select an activity to control the flow of questions. Students interact in real time with the content. Store and analyse results.
Create, record and share audio clips
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Worlds leading social sound platform where anyone can create sounds and share them everywhere. Recording and uploading sounds lets people easily share them privately with their friends or publicly.
Real-time collaborative whiteboard
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Real-time communication and collaboration on a virtual whiteboard with unlimited pages. Ask questions and get feedback instantly with voice conferencing and text chat. Save the whiteboard for review.
Brainstorming with unique voting system
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Brainstorm, organize, prioritize and vote on ideas, in the same room or around the world, on a realtime sticky note whiteboard. Collaborate on projects and organise ideas in one central place.
Digital card based learning tools
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Intelligent learning tools including flashcards, notes, study guides and more. Students can create, share and compare notes, pulling from a library of online study resources.
Digital storytelling app
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Storyline based presentation program for creating an online narrative with powerful automatic styling and design options. Can be shared online either for viewing or editing.
To-do list and task manager
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Todoist lets you manage your tasks anywhere across multiple platforms and devices. Collaborate on shared tasks and goals to ensure the whole team knows what needs to be done.
Visual collaboration tool
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Collaboration tool that organizes your projects into separate boards, each containing multiple tasks. Trello tells you what's being worked on, who's working on what, and where something is in a process.
Integrates quizzes and polls into videos
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Create and share interactive video content. Ask questions, multi-choice quizzes, and collect feedback through your videos. Videos are embeddable anywhere online.
Document and word processing software
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Provides the capability to produce professional looking documents quickly and easily. Use cloud technology to keep your work travelling with you. Share your work for others.
Websites and blogs
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Wordpress provides a free blog managed by the developers of the WordPress software. It includes custom design templates, integrated statistics, automatic spam protection and more.
Manage and share daily to-do lists
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Easy way to manage and share your daily to-do lists. Whether youre running your own business, planning an overseas adventure or sharing a shopping list with a loved one, Wunderlist can help you get things done.
Video curating, sharing and creation
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Discover, watch and share originally-created videos. A forum for people to connect, inform and inspire others across the globe and a distribution platform for original content creators.