Cool Tools Used During the Institute

Animoto : Animoto is an application that allows you to easily produce videos from photos, video clips and music. Educators can apply for a free Animoto for Education account here.

Baidu: is a Chinese web services.

GeoGebra A geometry package providing for both graphical and algebraic input.

Go Motions

Prezi: Prezi allows you to create interactive and engaging presentation.

Quip is a mobile productivity suite that enables you to collaborate on any device.

Skype Stay in touch with your family and friends for free on Skype.

Vine is the best way to see and share life in motion. Create short, beautiful, looping videos in a simple and fun way for your friends and family to see.

Voki is an application that lets you create personalized avatars to use on your wikis, blogs or websites.

WeChat is a free messaging & calling app that allows you to easily connect with family & friends across countries.

Wikispaces A free wiki host providing community wiki spaces, visual page editing, and discussion areas.


Cool Tools Master List (Here are some additional tools that you might use.)

Blabberize: Blabberize is an application that allows you to speak through a picture.

Chronozoom: A timeline tool for visualizing "Big History" or the history of the cosmos.

Edmodo: Edmodo is a social learning network for teachers, students, and parents.

Engage Community: Engage in an Electronic Learning Community.

Gapminder: Gapmindercan be used in your classroom to present world data visually in interactive graphs.

Glogster: Glogster is a tool that allows users to create interactive posters and Glogs.

Google Docs: Google Docs allows you to create and share your work online and access your documents from anywhere.

Google For Educators A customized search engine that searches only across the sites that you specify, and displays results that you know will be right for your students.

Google forms: Google forms helps you send a survey or give students a quiz in an easy way.

Google sites: Google Sites provides a free and easy way to create and share webpages.

Information Fluency Wizards Provides on-demand help using Google's Search Engine, and evaluating online information.

iRubric: Evaluation of Web 2.0 Tools Rubric Interactive Web 2.0 Rubric.

Livebinder: Livebinder is a virtual 3-ring binder that allows you to collect and organize your online resources.

Quadblogging: QuadBlogging gives your blog a global audience that will visit your blog and leave comments.


Rubistar: Rubistar allows teachers to create rubrics easily. Easily find similar Websites.

SlideRocket: SlideRocket is a tool that allows users to create and share presentations.

Slide share:Slide share allows users to upload and share PowerPoint presentations, Word documents and Adobe PDF.

Symbaloo: Symbaloo allows you to save and organize your bookmarks and easily access them from any computer.

SCIM-C: A multimedia tutorial for learning about document analysis in history.


Today's Meet - Today's Meet creates a back channel with a private page for your group.

ToonDoo: ToonDoo lets you publish and share your comic strips.

Twitter:Twitter is a social networking service that enables users to stay connected to what is important to you by sending and reading text-based posts.

Tricider: Tricider allows you to easily collect ideas and vote.

Tubechop: Tubechop allows you to chop Youtube videos and share them with others.


Vimeo: Vimeo is a video-sharing website.

VoiceThread - Collaborative multimedia slideshow which supports voice, text, and still images.

Xtranormal: Xtranormal is a free tool that allows you to create animated movies.

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