PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL OF THESE WEBSITES MIGHT NOT WORK FROM SCHOOL UNLESS YOU GET THEM UNLOCKED. SO TEST THEM OUT AT SCHOOL BEFORE YOU USE THEM WITH YOUR CLASS. LET ME KNOW IF YOU WANT A WEBSITE UNLOCKED!



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Saving websites to investigate for later.
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Private social networks/ online classrooms for students and teachers.
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Access all your Google Apps in one place.
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Another private social network for the classroom
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Very easy website creator.
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Free video calling (http://skypeinschools.pbworks.com and http://skypeananthor.wetpaint.com good resources)
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Teaching the importance of visual literacy.
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Giving real people, real voices
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Create visually appealing presentations
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Free vocal recording online
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Create free class websites and you can let your students create website too.
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Free wikis for educators. This site is done using wikispaces.
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No download, "Everyone can create music"
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Easy way to share bookmarks with people that featuring a thumbnail of that site, VERY short urls & a toolbar add link button!
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"Susan Brooks and Bill began a collaborative effort to extend assistance to fellow teachers. In November of 2000 that project expanded to a web presence known as Internet 4 Classrooms ("i4c"), a free web portal designed to assist anyone who wants to find high-quality, free Internet resources to use in classroom instruction, developing project ideas, reinforcing specific subject matter areas both in the class and at home and even for online technology tutorials."
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A search engine that is a combination of Bing and Google.
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Create Great- Looking Interactive Quizzes (in minutes) that can be embeded into any website or blog.
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Features short how-to videos for teachers. The videos help teachers quickly learn how to use some of the web tools that are essential in classroom technology.
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A great collaborative project where you see what a place looked like a long time ago and compare it with what it looks like today. You can also add old photos to the website. Very good introductory video.
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Derrick Waddell a History Teacher made a google documents template that allows a student to create fake Facebook page for a famous person using a Google Drawing. It is a great way to introduce research to students. Love this idea!!
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Author Stream is a service that converts your PowerPoint slide shows to flash media files. Author Stream can be used to host and share your slide shows publicly or privately directly on the Author Stream website. In addition to sharing on the Author Stream website the slide shows you upload can also be shared via Youtube, iTunes, or embedded into a blog or website.
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This site has 51 Awesome Science experitments and videos about them. It also has a lot of other great resources for teachers.