Helpful Internet Sites

Presentation Tools:

15 free online presentation tools:

http://list.ly/list/acN-presentation-tools

Bookmarks: 

 This website is a must for students researching online. Instead of bookmarking a page, diigo allows you to highlight, sticky note, archive and tag a website with information they use. Share this with students...it'll make web-based researching easier to compile and read for them www.diigo.com

Another great bookmarking site, this allows you to search other bookmarks, create a network, tag a website and embed it into your blog or personal site online

www.delicious.com

Curate and Collaborate:

 Create an online three ring binder of information for a project the share with others http://livebinders.com

Curate sites, add comments, create subject specific topics http://www.scoop.it

Create a list on a topic, share it and allow others to share on your created lists http://list.ly

 Upload an image and insert specific sites related to it for others to discover. www.thinglink.com

Create a mindmap and allow other users to collaborate with you online http://popplet.com

Conversion tools: Use these sites to convert documents, audio and images to use in projects or presentations

www.zamzar.com

http://www.online-convert.com/

 

 

E-books for Free

This site contains more than 10,000 eBooks formatted for reading http://www.manybooks.net/

Download over 33,000 free ebooks to read http://www.gutenberg.org/wiki/Main_Page

General Sites

Secondary site for core curriculum: http://www.HighSchoolAce.com

Everything Google 

Google groups allows you to take notes, write, edit and chat all at the same time. Even better, it will save all texts and edits for the next time you open up your collaborative piece

Google Sites
Google Drive
Google Plus
Google Hangout

Images: sites that allow you to use images in your projects with attribution

 

http://morguefile.com

http://www.commons.wikimedia.org

http://www.flickr.com/creativecommons/

Music to use in productions: music you can use in projects with attribution

http://purple-planet.com

www.freesound.org

incompetech.com/m/c/royalty-free/

Notes

Everything you capture is automatically processed, indexed, and made searchable. If you like, you can add tags or organize notes into different notebooks.

Search for notes by keywords, titles, and tags. Evernote magically makes printed and handwritten text inside your images searchable, too. www.evernote.com

dropbox.com

Digital Projects

Online video to share and embed: http://www.animoto.com

10 Different Online Posters: http://naomibates.blogspot.com/2014/03/10-different-options-to-create-online.html

Online presentations never looked so great:
www.prezi.com
www.haikudeck.com
projeqt.com

Infographics:
easel.ly 
smore.com
piktochart.com

 Online Comic creator: Comic Master Graphic Novel Creator

Research Tools:

Citationmachine helps researchers create a cited page in both MLA and APA format. http://www.citationmachine.net

easybib.com

  

Storage

Free 1 GB of online storage space: http://www.box.net
Need to store a powerpoint? www.slideshare.net

Study Aids

A fun vocabulary game: http://freerice.com

Online test preparation courses including the SAT, ACT, GRE and vocabulary building skills. http://number2.com

http://www.studyblue.com 

Young Adult Booklists

American Library Association booklists

Texas Library Association Young Adult booklist 

Websites: Easy flash-driven website creators

www.weebly.com

www.wix.com

www.jux.com