http://www.wikispaces.com
#wiki
#collaboration
#website
A superb wiki/web hosting site with let me create web pages (like this website) The basic account is free See my guide to setting up you ownhere.
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http://www.wix.com/
#embed
#email
#website
#websitebuilder
This easy to use, drag and drop tool allows you to build beautiful flash websites in a matter of minutes. You can embed these pages into other sites and blogs. There are lots of good widgets including email forms and comment boxes. You can also build mobile sites. Build them by choosing a template and background and add the info, links and images you want.
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http://www.justpaste.it/
#website
#post
A really simple way to post text and pictures online. Great for setting homework.
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http://www.issuu.com/
#onlinepublishing
#magazine
#booklets
#flipbook
#book
A great online publishing site. Upload pdf files and read them online like a professional magazine. Uploading is a little fiddly the first time you do it, but it will be worth it.
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http://simplebooklet.com/index.php
#onlinepublishing
#booklets
#book
#video
#images
#embed
An impressive online booklet maker which is really easy to use, yet has so many options & can be embedded in to websites. Get your children publishing online in no time. Upload images, text, links, and even videos. This is one of my favourite sites.
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http://corkboard.me

#postit

#sticky
#notes
Corkboard Me is a great site for posting messages online with virtual post it notes. Share the link to let others see.

http://peg.gd
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Possible the quickest and easiest way to create a simple, text-based website. Great for giving quick instructions to pupils, and colleague or a supply teacher.

http://www.juxio.com/beta/JuxioApp.php
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A visually great way to publish and share text and images online. Creat screens by click & drag and typing in the text.

http://phile.com
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Make a blog style collaborative topic based website to make resources for everyone with Phile.
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http://education.weebly.com/
#websitebuilder
Weebly is an easy to use, drag and drop website builder, which now has a free education section which is ad-free and you can even use your own domain. A great option for people just starting out.

http://disposablewebpage.com/
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Make a disposable webpage which incinerates itself after a set period of up to 90 days.
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http://linoit.com/
#postit
#sticky
#video
#photo
#widget
A great online post-it style site. Add text, photos widgets and videos for anyone with the link or set to private.
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www.wallwisher.com
#postit
#sticky
#video
#photo
Leave online messages for collegues and students with WallWisher. It's simple to use and can be used to post homework. You can give your pupils usernames and passwords to edit the wall.
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http://www.mypage.it/

#websitebuilder

#website
A website page builder designed for kids. They can create colourful, interactive, media rich pages with ease. Just make a page by choosing a page name and password. A great classroom resource.

http://www.intodit.com/
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A good wiki building and publishing site. Similar to Wikispaces.

http://flavors.me/
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Make a sleek looking flash webpage easily in minutes with Flavors Me.

http://prezi.com/
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Prezi takes presentations to the next level. Design stunning creations with ease. Get extra features when you sign up as 'Teacher'.

http://www.empressr.com/
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Empressr is a online PowerPoint-like presenter with great visual effects. Making a show is simple and you can embed and share your creations with ease.

http://prezentit.com/
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Prezent It is a great online presentation creator and publisher, similar to PowerPoint.

http://ahead.com/
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Don't have boring PowerPoints. Ahead is a powerful and impressive zooming presentation creator, similar to Prezi.

http://www.calameo.com/
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Calameo is a online document storage and publishing site. Great for sharing children's work.

http://www.yudu.com/
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Yudu is a good site to find interesting educational publications and to upload your own.

http://pen.io/
A text based, no frills notepad site. Works on every device I've I've tried it on (and I have many in various states of decay), so it makes an ideal site to work with text across platforms. Download text as a PDF or save it on the site and retrieve with a link and password.




http://www.stixy.com/
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A great site to aid collaboration between colleagues and students by sharing an online wall of resources.

www.typewith.me
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Make an online page which anyone with the web link can edit. This is great for leaving a message for your class. Make a personal page for each of your students.

http://tidypub.org/
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Publish text online quickly and generate a short link to share. Sadly, the site wasn't what I thought it was! :(
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http://montage.cloudapp.net/
#webdesign
Montage from Microsoft is a clever way to start an auto-updating webpage. Just enter a keyword to make a page and then customise it with images, articles and feeds.

http://www.slideshare.net/
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Slideshare is a widely used online Presentation creator. Make your shows and share the link or embed into your site.

http://www.jogtheweb.com/
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This feels like a combination of Livebinders and Slideshare. A online presentation creator which allows you to embed websites and video with ease.

http://www.youblisher.com/
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Publish your pdf documents online with this slick looking online publisher which simulates a real book.

http://scrumblr.ca/
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A different take on the idea of an online wall, Scrumblr is really simple, yet versatile.



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http://popplet.com
#mindmap
#stickywall
#collaboration
Popplet is something between Wallwisher and a mindmap. Display images and text to organise your ideas and colaborate in real time.
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http://embedit.in/
#embed
#documents
#image
#website
#blog
This site offers a really easy way to embed documents, images and other files in to your site or blog.
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http://www.jux.com
#blog
#websitebuilder
Jux is a beautiful site that allows users to make great looking websites and blogs quickly and easily by click and dragging media and text where you want it.
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www.penzu.com/home
#diary
#journal
A private online diary, where you only share the bits you want to. Your secrets are safe in the cloud.
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www.slidesix.com
#presentation
#slideshow
Sleek looking presentation maker. Embed photos, videos and documents. Students/colleagues can view by a link or embed on your site.
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www.myplick.com
#presentation
#slideshow
#pdf
#documents
Upload PowerPoint, PDF, MS Office or image files to myplick to publish them online as slideshows. Add audio to your presentations.
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http://www.magnoto.com/
#corkboard
#messageboard
#photo
#video
#audio
Magnoto is a corkboard site where you can upload text, photos, video and audio and arrange it how you want. Great for collaborative projects.
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www.moonfruit.com
#websitebuilder
#website
Build a great looking website without any programming experience with Moon Fruit.
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http://www.soup.io/
#blog
#blogging
Soup is a easy to use blogging site with all the usual features.
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http://www.webs.com/
#websitebuilder
#website
Build great looking, media rich website with this great site. The free account has good features and allowances and should be enough for most users.
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http://present.me/
#presentation
#slideshow
#share
A superb presentation site. See a split screen of the presentation and the speaker. Basic account is free.
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http://www.axess.im/
#website
#websitebuilder
Make web pages as quickly and easily as editing a Word document. No registration or sign in required and get a choice of page name. Include images, videos and links on your page.
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http://www.middlespot.com/
#website
#websitebuilder
#mashup
Make a stylish website quickly, easily and for almost any purpose with this great click and drag interface. Add embedded videos, images, audio, websites and html code for widgets etc. It's a great site for beginners and old hands alike because it's easy and versatile. No sign in or registration required, but it's better if you do. Sharing and embedding is easy.
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http://www.myebook.com/
#ebook
#publish
#video
#audio
A great site for making interactive ebooks. Embed video and sound into your publications.
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http://crocodoc.com/
#comment
#document
#pdf
Upload documents to view and add comments on with this useful site.
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http://notaland.com/
#collaborative
#collaboration
#whiteboard
#wiki
Make a collaborative whiteboard and add images, photos, video, audio and documents. Great for project work.
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http://www.authorstream.com/
#presentation
#slideshow
#share
Upload your PowerPoint slideshows to this site to share, collaborate and make videos with your presentations. Great for showcasing work from your class.
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http://www.posti.ca/
#postit
#sticky
A sticky & note site which makes it easy to share notes and files.
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http://www.dinkypage.com/
#webpage
Make disposable webpages that will not expire. Supports text and many types of media. Customise the url to your page. Great for making children's project websites.
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http://www.ijourney.com
#wall
#diary
#journal
#video
#photo
A good site for sharing text, images and resources for a particular date. Good for setting homework or recording or planning school events. Set each object as public, private or shared with friends, so you can have a mixture of these on one page. You can make a page right back to the year 1900, so it could be used well for history projects. You can add entries for dates upto 2100 for sci-fi creative writing/publishing projects.
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https://splarchive.com/
#pdf
#share
#archive
#documents
This is a great site that archives most types of documents as easily viewable/shareable PDF files and stores them online. Great for sharing worksheets with your class and documents with colleagues.
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http://visual.ly/
#infography
#poster
#share
#design
A good site for exploring, sharing and creating stylish infographics. Get your class you make visually stunning displays and posters to explain their ideas. [Be aware - Site was in Beta last time I checked]
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http://www.slidestaxx.com/
#presentation
#slideshow
A slideshow creator that allows users to embed a video and photo presentation on your site, complete with links to web resources.
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http://www.knovio.com/
#powerpoint
#webcam
#video
#webinar
With this site you can upload a PowerPoint and record a webcam video to play along side it. Great for distance or self directed learning. Use it to give instructions to your class.
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http://smo.re/
#website
#instantwebsite
#post
#url
#image
Make an instant text and image webpage with Smore. Edit time and time again, choose themes and colours and you can even customise the url. Great for setting homework.
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http://www.flipsnack.com/
#flipbook
#publish
#embed
A great site for making animated online flipbook. Upload a PDF file and embed on a site or share with a link.
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http://280slides.com/Editor/
#presentation
#powerpoint
#slideshow
An easy to use, online presentation creator. Embed videos, images and links. You can save your presentations online and sharing them is simple. A great alternative to Powerpoint.
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http://central.ly/
#website
#websitebuilder
#embed
A great site for building good looking websites in a matter of minutes. Embed media and web links using the simple tools.
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http://www.myschoolhelp.com/
#notes
#upload
#publish
#documents
Easily share notes with your class with this great site.
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http://www.reelapp.com/
#upload
#publish
#documents
#pdf
#powerpoint
#image
A superb HTML5 site where you can upload PDFs, PointPoints and images to create a online slideshow ready to share with others with a link.
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http://imcreator.com/
#websitebuilder
#website
An easy to use website builder. Embed images, audio, video and widgets until its just right.
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http://www.pageorama.com/
#websitebuilder
#website
I love simple and functional sites and this is a good example. Post text, images tables and links to make an instant editable webpage with a customised url. Great for posting homework and lesson notes.
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http://free.yudu.com/
#onlinepublishing
#magazine
#booklets
#flipbook
#book
A useful site for creating online books and magazines. It's a great way to digitise your children's work to display online.
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http://www.pandamian.com/
#onlinepublishing
#stories
#story
#English
#literacy
A wonderfully simple site for writing and publishing books online. Make chapters and save your work as draft until you are ready to publish.
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http://projeqt.com/
#presentation
#powerpoint
#slideshow
This is an easy to use online presentation maker. Upload or search for your images, videos or sounds and publish on the web.
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http://substance.io/
#onlinepublishing
#writing
#booklets
#book
A good site for writing books online. This site does much of the formatting for you. Collaborate easily with others and your finished masterpiece is available in many on and offline formats, including embedding code and PDFs.
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http://www.helloslide.com/
#presentation
#slide
#audio
#texttospeech
A useful presentation site which allows users to add text to voice audio commentary to a slideshow which then runs like a video with the slides and audio in sync.
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http://www.searcheeze.com/
#publish
#magazine
#video
#text
#audio
A great site for making online magazines using content from the internet. Add articles, videos, audio and more in just a few clicks.
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http://www.vuvox.com
#slide
#presentation
#images
#photos
#rss
A superb site for making interesting online presentations. Use your own images, RSS feeds, or search on popular image/photo sites. I love the choice of presentation type.

Quizzes, Polls, Surveys, Voting & Decisions
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http://tricider.com/
#brainstorming
#decide
#decision
#vote
A site for brainstorming around a question thier collaborators and making a group decision.

http://pollmo.com/
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Pollmo is a really easy to use poll creator. Just write the question and the options and you are done. You can share the link or embed on a website.

http://www.what2learn.com/skydiver/
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Make your own quiz games with this great skydiver template.

www.what2learn.com/guru
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Make 8 questions quizzes using this great template. The sample quiz is good in it's own right.

http://www.what2learn.com/easter-egg-hunt/
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Make a quiz with a Easter bunny theme. Type in your questions and possible answers. Then share the link with your children.

http://www.teach-ict.com/teacher/utilities/polster.html
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Download a Excel made class poll resource from Teach-ICT
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http://answergarden.ch/

#quiz

#survey
#questions
#answers
Answer Garden is a simple but elegant way to conduct a poll/survey online. Just enter your question, share the link, and respondents either enter their answer or click on a response.
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http://www.quizsnack.com/
#quiz
#survey
Create online polls and quizzes with QuizSnack. Easy to make and you can embed on a website or share the link to your poll for pupils to do at home.
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http://www.survs.com/
#survey
This is a simple surveying site. Ask your question, provide some multiple choose or open answers and share the link. Easy.
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www.yarp.com
#survey
#quiz
Create online yes and no quizzes/surveys.
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http://testmoz.com/
#test
#quiz
An easy to use online quiz maker.
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http://flisti.com/
#poll
#survey
#quiz
A great survey/polling site which is easy to use. Just type your question, add your multiple-choice answers and share the link. Great for making quizzes too.
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http://m.socrative.com/lecturer/
#poll
#voting
#quiz
Class voting systems can be expensive and take time to set up. This is a wonderful site that lets your students take part in a poll or vote using any internet enabled device, such as a mobile phone. Students log in by going to http://m.socrative.com
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http://epicdecide.com/
#vote
#decide
Make decisions fast with this nice and simple site where users are given a question and choices to choose from. The data can be viewed and a majority decision can be made.
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http://gosoapbox.com/
#vote
#questions
#lecture
#audience
This is a superb tool for ensuring that your audience is keeping up with your lecture. The audience can post questions without interrupting and interact in real time in many other ways. Great for CPD trainers.
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http://www.quiz-tree.com/
#quiz
#template
A superb site for finding quizzes for the whole curriculum and sign in to make your own with the easy to use templates.
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http://yacapaca.com/
#poll
#survey
#test
#quiz
A superb quiz, survey and test creator. Publish your creation online for your students to complete and give instant feedback.





QR Makers & Readers

http://www.qrcodemaker.co.uk/
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A nice and simple QR code generator. Allows you to download as a png image or as a pdf.
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http://www.qrstuff.com/
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Generate QR codes. Encode any text, such as poems, letters or short stories, website links, contact details... the list goes on. You can even choose the colour. They make great displays. All this is free, but you can also buy 'stuff' with a QR design printed on it.

http://qrcode.kaywa.com
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QR code generator to encode all sorts of text. You can use non-latin text, but you are limited to 250 characters.

http://zxing.org/w/decode.jspx
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Decode QR codes on this simple website. Just upload the image.

http://qrcore.com/
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A really simple QR code generator which easily lets you choose the size of your image and then save to your computer.

http://www.qrvcards.com/
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Never give out another business card with this QR contact maker. Print, or better yet, have the QR code on your mobile screen for easy sharing.

http://qrtime.com/
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See the time as a QR code. Pointless as the computer/mobile you are using to capture it will have a clock. But a clever way of showing what can be done with QR codes.



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https://daqri.com/
#qrcode
#qr
#link
#documents
#augmentedreality
A nice site that makes it easy to share web content, media, augmented reality and documents with one launch page using QR codes. [Currently in invitation only beta]
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http://www.qrcodegallery.com/
#qrcode
#qr
#link
A nice and simple QR code maker. Choose the type of text you want to code and download the image.
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http://qrnot.es/
#qrcode
#qr
#link
#photo
This site provides a quick way to make a simple note and show a photo online with a QR code link.
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http://orangeqr.com/
#qrcode
#qr
#link
A QR code generator that gives analysis of how and when it has been used.
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http://yeblon.com/vcard-on-business-card-with-qr-code
#qrcode
#qr
#link
#vcard
A useful QR-maker site where you can encode a business card, website link or plain text.
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http://www.smallqr.com/
#qrcode
#qr
#link
A quick and easy QR code maker for web links. Just enter your url and choose the shortener. Also has some nice widgets and tools for your site under the 'On your site' section at the top of the screen.
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http://www.classtools.net/QR/
#qrcode
#treasurehunt
This site creates QR code treasure hunts. Just enter your questions, answers and a title and the site generates the code for you to print.
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http://trakqr.com/
#qrcode
#qr
#dynamic
#link
#vcard
#email
#tweet
Trakqr is a superb QR code creating site which is currently in Beta. You can create dynamic codes which you can update and redirect with the same printed barcode. Really useful if you want the same code for each new blog post. Encode web links, tweets, map addresses, an email and more. Get analytics for each code.
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http://goqr.me/
#qrcode
#qr
#link
#vcard
A simple QR code generator. Site is set up to encode text, web links, and contact details, but you use any writing.
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http://en.unitag.fr/qrcode
#qrcode
#qr
#link
#icon
A good QR code creator. Make colourful codes and personalise with an icon into the middle.
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http://www.qrhacker.com/
#qrcode
#qr
#link
#icon
A well made and versatile QR code maker. Change colours and embed a logo into the code in a few easy steps.
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http://qrvoice.net/
#qrcode
#qr
#link
#voice
#message
A very useful QR code site where you can type a 100 character message which is read out with a voice synthesiser when the code is scanned.
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http://www.beautifulqrcodes.com/
#qrcode
#qr
#link
A simple QR code creator. Just input your text, choose the colour scheme and download.
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http://scan.me/
#qrcode
#qr
#contacts
#link
A useful QR code generator site for quick linking to text, contacts, links and much more via a QR code reader.

Screen Capture & Screencasting

http://camstudio.org/
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A widely used, downloadable open source screen capture program that allows you to make a video of whatever is on your screen.

http://www.sciweavers.org/free-online-web-to-image
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Capture an image of a website using this online tool. Makes png, jpg, bmp, gif and others.
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www.screenr.com
#screencast
#video
An easy to use screencast tool - record what's on your screen. Designed for Twitter, but the link to your video can be shared on a wedsite or by email.
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http://www.screencast-o-matic.com/
#screencast
#video
This is a great online tool that allows you to record a video of what is on your screen. Great for making tutorials.
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http://www.techsmith.com/jing/
#screencast
#video
#screencapture
#image
This is a widely used downloadable tool for creating screenshot images and screencast videos of your computer's display. Great for making instructional videos.
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http://quickscreenshare.com/
#screencast
#video
#screencapture
#control
An amazing tool for sharing what's on your screen live over the Internet. Just share a link to see. You can even take control of the remote computer to fix any problems (user has to agree to this). Found via @Ideas_Factory.
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https://join.me/
#screencast
#video
#screencapture
#control
This is an amazing site that allows you to share your screen live with up to 250 viewers for free. You can even view the screencast on ipad/iPhone and Android phones. Perhaps most exciting of all is that you can use the site to control the viewed computer remotely, a useful feature for fixing any computer problems from afar. You need to download a small file to start sharing.

Spellcheckers & Proof Readers
http://www.spelljax.com/
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Spell Jax is a simple Spell checker. Just write/paste the text into a box and press the button to check.
http://www.paperrater.com/free_paper_grader
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Paper rater is an online proof reader. Not the easiest site to use, but a good tool for checking letters to parents.

Sticky & Post-It Sites
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http://www.noterr.com/
#note
#sticky
#postit
A nice virtual post-it note site to access anywhere.
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http://letspocket.com/
#note
#sticky
#postit
A great, easy to use virtual wall site where you can attached text, files, photos and other media to post-it notes. A great way to share and remember things online.





http://www.manythings.org/vocabulary/games/l/
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A collection of word lists for a typing practice game.

http://www.squidspot.com/Periodic_Table_of_Typefaces/Periodic_Table_of_Typefaces_large.jpg
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A lovely idea to illustrate fonts in the style of a periodic table. Makes a nice display in a ICT suite.

http://www.learninggamesforkids.com/keyboarding_games/keyboarding_games_typing_of_the_ghosts.html
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A nice ghost themed typing game. [Be aware - Site contains advertising]

http://www.learninggamesforkids.com/keyboarding_games/keyboarding-games-numpad-kennys.html
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A typing practice game for the number pad. [Be aware - Site contains advertising]

http://www.learninggamesforkids.com/keyboarding_games/keyboarding_games_typing_tidepool.html
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A good typing game featuring swimming cats. [Be aware - Site contains advertising]

http://www.learninggamesforkids.com/keyboarding_games/keyboarding_games_typing_monster.html
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A great, fun typing game where a monster hurls flames at you. Who would have thought typing was so dangerous![Be aware - Site contains advertising]

http://www.typingweb.com/
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A good site for teaching typing skills. [Be aware - Site contains advertising]

http://www.wordsmart.com/infopages/fowlwords2.php
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A chicken themed typing game where you type the words on the eggs before they fall. [Be aware - site contains advertising]

http://www.recordtripping.com/
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A visually stunning game which practises mouse control, including scrolling. Great sound track.

http://keybr.com/
great keyboard training site. Clock your typing speed.[Be aware - site contains advertising]

http://www.pilothandwriting.com/en/
Make your own handwriting into a font at Pilot Handwriting. Get your children to make their own.
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www.kyucon.com/src/ufo.html
#typing
#game
A good typing skills game where player must type the word from the UFO before it lands. Website contains both English and Japanese.
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http://www.abcya.com/kids_typing_game.htm
#typing
#game
A great space invaders typing practise game
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http://www.onlytypinggames.com/games/word_war_i/
#typing
#game
A great 'drop letter' typing practise game where players must stop their HQ from being bombed.
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http://www.abcya.com/cup_stack_typing_game.htm
#typing
#game
A typing game where players type the letters on the cups to score points.
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http://openfontlibrary.org/
#font
A good project with lots of great free to download fonts.
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http://play.typeracer.com/
#typing
#game
#compete
Improve typing skills by making practising competitive with this nice site.
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http://www.fontself.com/
#font
A great activity is getting your children to make their own font. This is a simple print/write/scan site that lets them do just that.
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http://fontstruct.com
#font
An amazing site that lets you create fonts by shading in a grid. Your class will love it.
The tool allows you to make any pattern for a key stoke, so you can even create pictures or codes that only they can read.
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http://www.copypastecharacter.com/
#font
#symbol
I can't begin to tell you how many times I've had to scroll through the symbols window looking for the divide and degree sign to make maths activities (probably should learn the ALT code!), but not any more. This site has a selection of useful symbols and characters all on one page. A single click copies the symbol to your clipboard for fast pasting. Hold ALT to copy mulitple symbols. You will ♥ it!
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http://funschool.kaboose.com/fun-blaster/back-to-school/games/game_super_hyper_spider_typer.html
#typing
#game
A nice typing game where player must help a spider escape from lizards by typing their letter to make them disappear.
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http://www.doorwayonline.org.uk/texttype.html
#typing
#keyboard
A well made resource for practising typing skills. It has been designed for children and has a easy to use and read display. There are 28 levels and lots of other options to try.
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http://www.fontsquirrel.com/
#font
A great site full of free fonts for commercial use. Great for publishing children's work.
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http://www.phoboslab.org/ztype/
#typing
#keyboard
#game
This is a well made game for learning to type. Blast the words before they reach you.
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http://www.typingmaster.com/games/keyman.swf
#typing
#keyboard
#game
A fantastic PAC-MAN style flash game that practises typing skills. Use the continually changing letter keys to move around the maze.
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http://www.bigbrownbear.co.uk/keyboard3d/learntotype.swf
#typing
#keyboard
#game
A futuristic looking game which teaches students how to type.
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http://www.sense-lang.org/typing/tutor/keyboarding.php?lang=EN_UK
#typing
#keyboard
#game
A good typing tutorial site with lessons, games and test for a number of international keyboard layouts.
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http://www.slimekids.com/games/typing-games/typingfiles/tidepool.swf
#typing
#keyboard
#game
If you have ever wanted to see a typing powered swimming cat on the back of a dolphin - now is your chance. Practise typing skills with this quirky game.
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http://www.slimekids.com/games/typing-games/typingfiles/abcshoot.swf
#typing
#keyboard
#game
A great typing game where player must shoot letters to complete the level.
Typing/Mouse Skills & Fonts

Virtual Desktops
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http://os.cloudme.com/
#desktop
#virtualdesktop
#storage
#cloudcomputing
Cloud Me is a great resource that I have been using with my class for some time. Its an online desktop where you can store up to 3GB of files for free, browse your emails, social networks and calendar all in one place.
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http://www.jolicloud.com
#desktop
#virtualdesktop
#storage
#cloudcomputing
A beautifully made online desktop in the cloud. All your favourite links are ready-made and add your own easily. Allow other users to assess the resources on your desktop that you want them to and hide others. Makes a great links page for your class.
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http://cdn.cloud.cm/index_main.html
#desktop
#virtualdesktop
#storage
#cloudcomputing
This site provides 5GB of free online cloud based file storage with with an online desktop. Easy to use and provides a simple way to share files with others. Also has media player, chat and Office suite.
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http://www.airset.com/
#desktop
#virtualdesktop
#storage
#cloudcomputing
This site is a cross of a virtual desktop and an online storage site. Store up to 100MB of files for free and access them across many different types of devices.


Whiteboard Software - see more at Blogging, Social Networking, Chat & Voice Over IP
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http://www.idroo.com/
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#whiteboard
This is nice and simple downloadable Whiteboard software which also connects to your Skype account, letting you share and talk about your board in real time.
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http://www.scriblink.com/
#whiteboard
Draw collaboratively online with Scriblink. Very simple tools but a great way to work together.
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http://www.board800.com/
#whiteboard
A simple online whiteboard site. Share the link to collaborate in real time. Add text, images and shapes. Boards are saved for 90 days.
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http://conceptboard.com/teamwork
#whiteboard
#collaboration
#documents
#screencapture
A superb, 'must try' collaborative whiteboard site. Invite collaborators to draw, write, screen capture and upload documents onto your whiteboard in real time. Great for webinars, distance learning, howework or group work in class.
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http://awwapp.com/
#whiteboard
#collaboration
A superb 'must try' HTML based collaborative whiteboard site. The tools are wonderfully simple. No log in required. Just share the page link to work collaboratively. Combine with a tool like Skype to share a lesson across classes, schools or even countries. It works well on every web enabled device I have tried.
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http://open-sankore.org/
#whiteboard
Nice alternative open source whiteboard software with a good range of tools and chunky buttons. The download page is in French, but the tool comes in many languages, including English.
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http://sneffel.com
#whiteboard
#collaboration
A great site where you can collaborate with an online whiteboard. Invite other by giving them the page link and see then their drawings in real time. Upload images, chat and embed the whiteboard on your site. Your whiteboards are automatically saved for you to return to later. I'm excited by the possibilities of this site!

Widgets




http://beta.sharendipity.com/education/
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Create and share your own widgets. Search through thousands of user made widgets for your site.
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http://blog.qwiki.com/2011/04/02/qwiki-embed-api-–-it’s-here/
#widget
Follow these instructions to put an interactive qwiki widget on your site.




Word Clouds
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http://www.wordle.net/create
#wordcloud
#tagcloud
#art
#English
#design
Wordle is a widely used tool for making stunning pictures from a list of words. Just imput your words and choose a style to make an instant visual masterpiece.
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http://tagul.com/
#wordcloud
#tagcloud
#art
#English
#design
A word cloud site where you can make your words into great pieces of art. Add your words and play with the settings until it looks just right.
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www.imagechef.com/ic/word_mosaic
#mosaic
#art
#wordcloud
#tagcloud
Make a word mosaic quickly and easily with this clever application. Ask children to input word to describe themselves, a character in a story or make a list of adjectives etc.
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http://worditout.com/
#mosaic
#art
#wordcloud
#tagcloud
Make a colourful and great looking word cloud by entering your text and choosing your settings. Easy!
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http://www.tagxedo.com/
#mosaic
#art
#wordcloud
#tagcloud
A lovely, widely used word cloud maker. Add your words manually or from a site. Change colours, layout, fonts, shape and more.





Word Search, Crossword & Word Puzzle Makers
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http://www.eclipsecrossword.com/
#crossword
Download this crossword making software to create your own puzzles for your class. Just enter the words and clues. The software does the rest.