This is the LiveBinder presentation from the Professional Development Day 2011: "Web 2.0 Tools You Can Use"

We have school subscriptions to: Bitstrips, Glogster, Animoto, Voicethread, GoAnimate...See Ms. Sandler for details!

Presentation Tools:

We all know how to do PowerPoints, right? Let's shake things up...Sometimes the right presentation tool makes all the difference...
Prezi Create zooming presentations
ZooBurst Create electronic 3D pop up books!
Wikispaces Create wikis
Weebly Make your own websites
Glogster for Education Create interactive digital bulletin boards Glogster User Guide PDFAnimoto for Educators Create music videos and movies book trailer guidelinesVoicethread Multimedia presentations VoiceThread 100 Ways to Use VoiceThread in EDUMuseum Box Create multimedia exhibit boxesJingProject For screen casting (making a movie of what you're seeing/doing on a computer screen)SmileBox Create movies, slideshows, scrapbooks, etc.xtimeline Make collaborative timelines with video/photos etc.
Timetoast TimeLine Generator
capzles Photo, video timeline maker Another timeline siteGoAnimate DomoAnimate Create truly animated cartoon stories, includes sound and special effects Create word cloudstagxedo Create shaped word cloudsGoogle Earth for Educators Create virtual tours around the world
Flipbook Make a flipbook
Make Beliefs Comics Make comics in languages other than English
Animasher Use library of images, voice and effects to create quick animated movies
voki blog create an avatar to present some information... Copyright friendly free music!!!
Scribble Maps make and share maps - add pictures, info etc
3G Vision QR Code generator
Letterpop Make a newsletter

Google Galore

Google Elections
Google Finance
Google Translate
Google Earth
Google Moon
Google Mars
Google SketchUp
Google Science Fair
Google Art Project
Google a Day
Google Maps
Google Scholar
Google Search Stories
Google Books
Google Patents
What do you love?


Podcasting in Plain English
Audacity Create podcasts
CuePrompter Free online teleprompter
VoiceThread Amazing media sharing/reflecting
Blabberize Manipulate the mouth on any photo and make it talk!
Voki Design an avatar to do your talking
Lingt Great for languages; create conversation assignments
songsmith Create your own songs


Skype Videochate around the world
ooVoo Videochat around the world
Twiddla Instant canvas for sharing, creating, charting etc.
Scribblar Interactive online whiteboard
GoogleDocs Collaborate and share
AWW Instant shared whiteboard that can be saved


Exploratree Make graphic organizers and present them Collaboratively create and edit mind maps
Dabbleboard Great graphic organizers and flowcharts
Chartle Create interactive charts
Create a Graph
Edistorm Brainstorming online stickynotes
WallWisher Collaborative stickynotes
Chart Tool Pies, lines, bars, x-y, scatter, more

Polling / Information Gathering

Online polling tools allow users to construct a variety of types of survey instruments, generating instant results and charts.
PollDaddySurveyMonkeyZoomerangPolleverywhere By text or computer. Shows results as they come in.

Social Bookmarking/RSS

Diigo Save, annotate and share research
Delicious Search other people's links
iGoogle RSS homepage
Symbaloo Graphic way to organize favorite sites
Netvibes RSS homepage and/or search tool

Game Generators

Flash Jeopardy
Flash Hangman
Jam Studio Make music
Make your own apps
Egg Timer

Organizing information

GoogleDocs Create documents and spreadsheets - can be collaborative
LiveBinder Organize information into a virtual binder Save favorite sites, add notes to yourself that you can also share with others, and browse other peoples’ bookmarks to find similar content.
Diigo Highlight passages on web pages, add sticky notes, and share with friends with this app that is accessible through both your PC and iPhone.
Pageflakes Combine all your relevant sites onto one page.
Dropbox File-syncing tool - drag files into Dropbox folder and access them from any computer with Dropbox installed. No need for flashdrives.
Tubechop Youtube editor

Citation Generators


Avatar Makers:

Clay Yourself Turn yourself into a clay person
Blabberize Manipulate the mouth on any photo and make it talk!
Voki (create a talking avatar)
Big Huge LabsBaseball cards, movie posters, much more!
Face Your Manga
SimpsonizeMe and Simpsons Avatar Doh!
Madmen Avatar Creator
Yearbook Yourself
Hero Factory Make yourself into a superhero
Reasonable Clever Lego Avatar
Pixton Design your own comic avatar
Mr. PicassoHead
Diary of a Wimpy Kid avatar

Random But Fun

Block PosterTake an image and enlarge to any size using 81/2 x 11 paper
Presidential Seal Generator
Face in Hole(put your face in lots of pics)
Graffiti Creator
Amaztype (create words from stacks of books)
Text 2 Pic
Image Chef
Face in money
Sign Generator
Make virtual buttons

Another list of cool tools