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Please keep in mind copyright, FERPA, and security when choosing any course resource tool. Read agreement packages and usage rights carefully to make sure information is not shared with any other 3rd party vendor. If log in is required, credentials should be shared with your division chair so access is available if needed.


SlideShare is the world's largest community for sharing presentations. The site offers users the ability to upload and share PowerPoint Presentations, Word Documents and Adobe PDF Portfolios.


Diigo is a cloud-based personal information management system. You can collect and organize anything (bookmarks, highlights, notes, pics, docs, audio, etc) and access and share anywhere. Try their free plan and upgrade later if you choose!

To learn more, view the following video: http://vimeo.com/12687333


Edmodo helps connect all learners with the people and resources needed to reach their full potential! Use it to post assignments, create polls, embed video, create learning groups, post quizzes and create a calendar of events and assignments.


Make a share beautiful videos online. Insert your photos & Videos, customize your style from templates and either download, embed or share your videos via Facebook, YouTube, Vimeo, Twitter and more! Try the Free, Lite plan and upgrade if needed.

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A web-based, collaborative, zooming presentation editor. Use as an alternative to a PowerPoint lecture. It is also a fantastic way for students to collaborate, in real time, on a presentation.

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Create and share presentations online. This tool is an online presentation alternative to PowerPoint. Slide Rocket does have a "lite" free version.

You Tube tutorial on Slide Rocket: http://youtu.be/t1W3JDea-mM

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Live chat and video calling. Use for live office hours and student discussions on small group projects.

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Upload and convert media files such as audio, video, images, etc., from one format to another.

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Create and share your work online and access your documents from anywhere. Manage documents, spreadsheets, presentations, surveys, and more. Use for live reviews and editing with your students or have students collaborate on a writing assignment.


EdWordle is a tool for generating "word clouds" from text that you provide. The clouds give greater prominence to words that appear more frequently in the source text. Use for visual representation of content.


Create your own speaking Avatar! Use to add a more human element to your online class. Your Voki can be added to any content area to explain navigation, concepts, assignment directions or ask a question. Screenr tutorial on adding your voki to a Content page: http://www.screenr.com/FCNs


The best site in the universe to upload and store the videos you create. A FREE cloud based application that allows you to upload videos, documents, and images which are then automatically created into a slideshow. You can send students a link to the slideshow and students can create comments.

A perfect place to have your students connect for online critiques, reflection, project collaborations, conversations and more.


A Free tool for having conversations around media.

Whether it is images, videos, documents or presentations, VoiceThread can capture and hold a group discussion on one page.

Similar to Vimeo, it allows students to add comments and interact with what is shown by telephone, webcam, text or recording.



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The ShowMe iPad app lets you create lessons using a whiteboard. The app is free and there is no limit what you can teach!

The community has created millions of ShowMes, from chemistry to history to football strategy - and more knowledge is being shared everyday.


Offers teachers a free, safe and simple way to instantly text students. Teachers can send or schedule reminders, assignments, homework, assessments, or motivational messages directly to students' phones or emails. Interactions are safe because phone numbers are kept private, and messages are sent with no open replies.


A website that features thousands of free infographic templates and design objects which users can customize to create and share their visual ideas online. Using the site is as easy as dragging and dropping design elements, and users can either choose a template from an extensive library, or they can upload their own background image and start from scratch. 



Make your photos awesome with many easy to use photo tools. Edit pictures, apply beautiful photo effects, add text and even paint! Enjoy free photo editing online and show your creativity with iPiccy editor!

 Gives you all the power to edit photos right in your browser without any installation for free. Just upload any image to photo editor and make it awesome in one click!



The leading platform for easily creating interactive images and videos for web, social, advertising, and educational channels.


Be creative! Make your images come alive with video, text, images, shops, music and more!
Every image contains a story and ThingLink helps you tell your stories.



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