Listed below are the different tools found here that are useful to students

AAcademic Earth - repository of inspirational educational videos; Used online; Free
Activote - pupil voting system for use with Promethean boards; Hardware
A.map - use diagrams to provoke discussion & debate; Used online; Free
Animoto for Education - make a simple slideshow from still images; Used online, Free
Audacity - sound editing software; Dowloadable app; Free
Audible Kids - access audio books for kids; Used online; Free (limited use)
Audioboo - a mobile & web platform that effortlessly allows you to record and upload audio for your friends, family or the rest of the world to hear - used online or download the App.
Aviary for Education - suite of image editing, vectore editor, audio editor & music creator software; create private student accounts; 100% school safes images and sound; Used online; Free

B
Bamzooki - build your own virtual robots & compete against each other; Downloadable app; Free
Beebots - robot for primary students; Hardware
Bell's Museum - directory of ecological games; Used online; Freebibme.org - a good bibliography tool; Used online; Free
Big Picture - news stories depicted by stunning images; Used online; Free
Bit.ly - shorten long web addresses; Used online; Free
Bitstrips - make your own comic; Used online; Free
Blip.tv - host your own video channel; Used online; Free
Blogger - blog writing tool; Used online; Free
Blockposters - make giant posters of any size from any image; Used online; Free
Bookgoo – Upload, highlight, and annotate your documents. It’s like editing on paper but better.
Boolify - a visual Boolean searching site
Bow Street Runner - interactive game set in Georgian London; Used online; Free
Box.net - simple, powerful, collaboration and file sharing; Used online; Free
Box of Tricks - internet resources for education, regularly updated; Free
Brainpop- collection of high quality animations for a range of subjects; Used online
Brokenpicturetelephone - chinese whispers with text & pictures; Used online; Free
Bubbl.us - tool for brainstorming; Used online; Free
Build your wild self - create an avatar for yourself; Used online; Free
Busuu - site for language learning; Used online; Free

C
CARET - activities for 'Gifted & Talented' students; Used online; Free
Celtx - media pre-production; Downloadable app; Free
Cities of Science - directory of science-related events happening in London; Free
Classblogmeister - free class-safe blogging tool; Used online; Free
Classtools - create your own educational games; Used online; Free
Cloud Canvas - online editing and image tool; use for multimedia projects & integrates with Google Docs; Used online; Free
Cometdocs - online document conversion, including on-the-fly OCR conversion; Used online; Free
Comic Life - make your own comic; Downloadable app
Compfight - find images for comps, inspiration or research; Used online; Free
Commoncraft - applications explained in simple English; Used online; Free
Content generator - create your own educational games; Used online; Free (premium service available)
Cornell Notes PDF Generator– Create fully customizable and printable note-taking pages which can be blank, ruled, or graphed; Used online; Free
CPS Pupil Response Systems - voting system for students; Hardware
CrazyTalk - make a photo talk or sing; Downloadable app
Create PDF - create a pdf of any webpage - just type in your URL and create the pdf, Used online; Free
Create a Graph - create graphs; Used online; Free
Cueprompter - create a teleprompt feed for a presenter to read; Used online; Free
Cyberschoolbus - directory of educational resources provided by United Nations; Free

D
Dabbleboard - share a virtual whiteboard with other people; Used online; Free
Da Font - directory of high quality fonts; Used online; Free
Dancemat Typing - typing tutor; Used online; Free
Delicious - social bookmarking site; Used online; Free
Digiblue - robust digital camera; Hardware
Digizen.org - learn about being safe on the Internet; Used online; Free
Diigo-Education - web highlighter & social bookmarks; Used online; Free and subscription
Dimdim - videoconferencing tool; Used online; Free
Discovery Education - directory of scientific resources; Free
Docstoc - business & educational document templates; Used online; Free
Doink - create fun annimations with this incredible animation / drawing tool; Used online; Free
Doppel Me - create an avatar for yourself; Used online; Free
Drama in Education - directory of resources for teachers of drama; Free
Drop.io - simple real-time sharing and collaboration; Used online; Free and paid upgrades
Dropbox - store your files online & access anywhere; Downloadable app & Used online; Free (2GB)
DS - handheld gaming device; Hardware

E
Edmodo - a 'Twitter' for schools; Used online; Free
Educational Simulations - directory of simulations suitable for use in education; Free
Educators Reference Desk - directory of resources for educators; Free
E-Jay - music composition & editing software; Downloadable app
Elgg - build your own social community; Used online; Free
Elluminate - videoconferencing tool; Used online
EmailTheWeb.com - the only web-based service that allows you to email any web page to any one
Embedit.in - annotate and embed any document directly into your website; Used online; Free
Enigma Project - directory of resources relating to codes & code-breaking; Free
Erepublic - social & political simulation game; Used online; Free
Eventbrite - booking system for events; Used online; Free (if event is free)
Evoca - Audio web services, create, post, share; Used online & mobile; Fees attached
EventElephant - booking system for events; Used online; Free (if event is free)
Evernote - stop forgetting things, annotate and take notes across computers - Online & downloadable app; Free
Exploratorium - resources centred around the human senses; Used online; Free

F
Faceyourmanga - create an avatar for yourself; Used online; Free
FD's Flickr Toys - make fun stuff with your photos; Used online
Feedly - visual news-style RSS Reader; Used online; Free.Synchronises with Google Reader
Feedmyapp - directory of Web 2.0 tools; Free
FileURLS - get a url and share files up to 250MB, 9 days and password protected too; Free
FilmStreet - learn about filmmaking; Used online; Free
Flaming Text - directory of high quality fonts; Used online; Free
Flashmeeting - video conferencing tool; Used online; Free
Flickr - photosharing site; Used online; Free (limited use)
FlickrCC - search Flickr images for Creative Commons images
FlickrStorm - search for photos that are made available through a Creative Commons license; Used online; Free
FlipBook - create fun flipbooks; Used online; Free
Frappr - create interactive maps for groups; Used online; Free
Freedictionary - dictionary & thesaurus; Used online; Free
Freemind - mindmapping tool; Downloadable app; Free
Freeonlinesurveys - create online surveys; Used online; Free

Free Soundtrack Music - Tracks on this site are available for royalty-free use in films, video games, or other digital media and may be edited and remixed; Free

G
Gazillionaire - business strategy game; Downloadable app; Free (trial basis)
Gliffy - make diagrams & drawings; Used online; Free
Global gateway - find partners for global projects; Free
Glogster Edu - interactive poster maker; Used online; Free
Goodreads - create book groups & share books you're reading; Used online; Free
GoodTyping - learn touchtyping - keeps record of performance; Used online; Free
Google Books - search for books and magazines; Used online; some Free, some full text
Google Docs - create collaborative slideshows, text & spreadsheets; Used online; Free
Google Earth - look at the earth in detail; Downloadable app; Free
Google Forms - use Google Docs to make free surveys; Used online; Free
Google Reader - aggregate updates from all the blogs you read; Used online; Free
Google Scholar - confine your web searches to research papers; used online; Free
Google Sketchup - 3D sketching software; Downloadable app; Free
Go2web2.0 - directory of Web 2.0 tools; Free
GoView - capture your computer screen and audio, then immediatly share online; used online; Free

H
HootSuite - manage multiple Twitter profiles and pre-schedule tweets; Free
Hot Potatoes - make your own multimedia activities; Downloadable app; Free
Hot Shot Business - simulation of running a range of small businesses; Used online; Free

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Inspiration - mindmapping software; Downloadable app
Imaginationcubed - share a virtual whiteboard with other people; Used online; Free
Inkscape - vectors graphics editor; Downloadable app; Free
Irfanview - graphics manipulation software tool; Downloadable app; Free

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JClic - make your own multimedia activities; Downloadable app; Free
Jeopardy Labs - create your own Jeopardy-type quizzes; Used online; Free
Jigsaw Planet - create your own online interactive jigsaw puzzles from your own images; Used on-line; Free
Jing - create animated screen captures from your desktop; Downloadable app; Free
Joomla - content management system; Used online; Free
Junkyard Sports - directory of ideas for recycling items to play games; Free

K
Kar2ouche - create your own animated films from storyboards tied in to specific curriculum areas
Kerpoof - create your own drawings or animated films; Used online; Free
Kids on the Net - looking at writing through the eyes of a child; Used online; Free
Kwout - quote a part of a web page as an image with an image map. Upload to various services like Flickr, Twitter. Used online; Free
Kyolo - put speech bubbles on photos; Used online; Free

L
Lego World Builder - control lego objects ion a virtual world; Used online; Free
Linerider - use planning to negotiate obstacles; Used online; Free
Literature Network - searchable directory of classic literary works; Used online; Free
LiveBinders - collect your resources in virtual binders and organsie them neatly; Used online; Free and pricing.
Lookybook - get to see & review childrens books page-by-page; Used online; Free
Lulu - self publish your own work in hard copy; Used online

M
Mahara - e-portfolio system; Downloadable app; Free
Make Beliefs Comix - make your own comic; Used online; Free
Making the News - news story writing resource; Used online; Free
Media Awareness Network - games to help Internet Safety; Used online; Free
MediaWiki - make your own collaborative documents; Used online; Free
**Meebo** – This IM client lets you sign onto your IM accounts from anywhere. Meebo supports 10 different IM services.
**Mikogo** – This free screen sharing tool makes it easy to show your screen to someone else online.
Mind42 - collaborative mindmapping tool; Used online; Free
Mindmeister - mindmapping tool; Used online; Free
Mindomo - mindmapping tool; Used online; Free
MissionMaker - create your own 3D rendered games
Moo - make unusual business cards and other items; Used online
Moodle - create your own virtual learning environment; Downloadable app; Free
Moshi Monsters - social networking site for children; Used online; Free (limited use)
MovieMaker - movie editing package found on all PCs
Moviestorm - create your own 3D rendered films; Downloadable app; Free (paid-for addons available)
Mrpicassohead - create a simple face in the style of Picasso; Used online; Free
Museumbox - present themed artefacts as if in boxes in a musem; Used online; Free
Mybrochuremaker - make brochures, leaflets & flyers; Used online; Free
**MyStickies** – Sticky notes for the web; Used online; Free
Mywebspiration - mindmapping tool; Used online; Free

N
Nation States - political simulation game; Used online; Free
NeoK12 - a wealth of k-12 online educational videos; Used online; Free
Netsmartz - games to help Internet Safety; Used online; Free
Ning - build your own social community; Used online; Free
Nobel Prize - directory of educational, science-themed games; Free

O
Odiogo - convert text to speech; Used online; Free
OneWorld Classroom - collaborate with schools around the world; Free
Oovoo - video conferencing tool; Used online; Free
OpenOffice - alternative suite of applications to other office suites; Downloadable app; Free
Orisinal - collection of violence free, mostly beautifully drawn games; Used online; Free
**OttoBib** – Enter an ISBN and OttoBib will automatically create a bibliography in MLA, APA, or Chicago format.

P
Pageflakes - Teacher edition - gather websites and RSS to create theme pages; Used online; Free
Panoramas.dk - 360 degree panoramic images from around the world; Used online; Free
Partner Finding Forum - find partners for European projects; Free
Pbwiki - make your own collaborative documents (THIS page was made in pbwiki); Used online; Free
PDA - handheld devices; Hardware
PDF to Excel - quickly and easily create highly editable XLS files from PDF files in Microsoft Excel, OpenOffice, Google Docs, and WordPerfect Office; Used online; Free
Pedagogue - collaborative e-learning content tool
Photostory - create storyie from photos; Downloadable app
Picnik - edit images in your browser; Used online; Free
Picsearch - a search engine for pictures: Used online; Free
Pikistore - create your own t-shirts; Used online
Pixton - create your own comics; Used online; Free
Pizap - edit images in your browser; Used online; Free
Planypus - share plans with other; Used online; Free
Plurk - communicate with your friends via a timeline; Used online; Free
Poissonrouge - learn French through games; Used online; Free
Podium - create your own podcasts
Posterous - post anything you like online; Used online; Free
Powerleague - create debate through thought provoking surveys; Used online; Free
Prezi - create effective presentations from still images; Used online; Free
Profitania - business strategy game; Downloadable app; Free (trial basis)

Q
Qik - broadcast live video from a mobile phone; Used online; Free
Quest Atlantis - safe virtual world in which children complete educational challenges; Used online; Free
QuestGarden - repository of Webquests; Used online; Free
QuietWrite - really simple online writing, notes, publishing, with integration with Wordpress; Used online; Free
Quizlet - create Flashcard quizzes; Used online; Free

R
Rafi.ki - learning community; Used online
Random Activity Generator - tool for rethinking how you complete tasks; Used online; Free
Read the Words - turns text into audio
Rememberthemilk - organise your events/life; Used online; Free
Rockyou - photosharing; Used online; Free
Routes Game - resources centered around genetics; Used online; Free

S
Samorost - text free puzzle game can be used to teach literacy; Used online; Free
ScrapBlog - interactive poster maker; Used online; Free
Scratch - programming language for everyone; Downloadable app; Free
Screenjelly - Screenjelly records your screen activity with your voice recording so you can spread it via Twitter or email; Online; Free
Screenr - instant screencasts for Twitter; web-based recorder, iPhone compatible; Free
Scribd - put your documents online; embed your documents into blogs, wikis and more.
Segmation - paint by numbers; Used online; Free
Shape Collage - create collages from photographs; Used online; Free
Shelfari - share your bookshelf with others; Used online; Free
ShowDocument - easy web meeting and documents sharing; Used online; Free
Shidonni - bring drawings to life; Used online; Free
Sim Earth - simulate a living planet (classic game); Downloadable app; Free
Similar Minds - repository of personality tests; Free
Skype - audio & text communication tool; Downloadable app; Free
Slideshare - upload your slideshows and share with other people; Use online; Free
SMART - interactive whiteboard system
SmugMug - photosharing site; Used online; Free (limited use)
Snapter - use a digital camera as a mobile scanner; Downloadable app; Free
Socrata- discover useful, unique and unusual datasets created by the community; Used online; Free
SodaPlay - make virtual objects then make them move; Used online; Free
Songbird - open source music player; Downloadable app; Free
Spelling City - create spelling lists; Used online; Free
Spotify - listen to music online; Downloadable app; Free
Storybird - a service that uses collaborative storytelling to connect kids and families; Used online; Free
Stripgenerator - make your own comic; Used online; Free
Stumbleupon - recommend websites to others; Used online; Free
Superclubsplus - safe social networking site for children; Used online; Free (premium service available)
Switchzoo - create your own funny animals; Used online; Free

T
Taking Liberties - looking at personal freedom & rights; Used online; Free
TeacherTube - repository of videos relevant for use in teaching; Used online; Free
TED Talks - repository of inspirational & life-affirming videos; Used online; Free
TextArc - create word pictures from text files; Used online; Free
Textoriser - create vector art from text files; Used online; Free
Thinkature - create your own collaborative visual workspace; Used online; Free
ThinkFree - manage, share and convert documents to view; Used online; Some Free
Think.com - safe social networking site for children; Used online; Free
TiddlyWiki - create reusable, collaborative, non-linear notebook; Downloadable app; Free
TikaTok - create an virtual book from your pictures; Used online; Free
Tinyurl - shorten long web addresses; Used online; Free
TokBox - free video chat and messages; Used online; Free
Toodledo - create 'to do' lists to organise your tasks; Used online; Free
Toondoo - make your own comic; Used online; Free
TubeChop - edit YouTube videos and then embed them into websites; Used online; Free
Turnitin - check if work is plagiarised; Downloadable app
TuxMath - game to help learning of Maths; Downloadable app; Free
Tux Paint - create your own art; Downloadable app; Free
Twiddla - share a virtual whiteboard with other people; Used online; Free
Twitter - communicate with your friends; Used online; Free
Typepad - blog writing tool; Used online; Free
TypeRacer - improve typing speed by competing with others; Used online; Free

U
Ustream - broadcast video footage live; Used online; Free
Utterli - allows you to call a designated number, record a response then have it automatically posted to a specified blog; Used online and mobiles phone; Free

V
Visuwords - graphical dictionary & thesaurus; Used online; Free
Vixy - online video converter
Voicetheread - group conversations around images; Used online; Free
VuSafe - the easy, secure way to find and share videos; Used online; Free

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**Web-Chops** – Clip any part of a web page, save it and arrange onto a personal topic page; Used online; Free
Weblist - Create your list of URLs centered on a specific theme and Weblist will combine it to one easy to navigate URL; Used online; Free
Weebly - Create a free class website and let your students build sites too; Education version; Used online; Free
Westall's War - resources centred around World War 2; Used online; Free
Wetpaint - build your own website
WikiEducator - directory of e-learning content; Free
Wikispaces - make your own collaborative documents; Used online; Free
Wink - create animated screen captures from your desktop; Downloadable app; Free
Wix - stunning Flash websites, newsletters, banners and more; No downloads; Free
Wizlite - highlight text on websites & share with others; Used online; Free
Wobook - create and sell magazines from your own content; Used online
Wordle - create word pictures from text files; Used online; Free
Wordpress - blog writing tool; Used online; Free
WorldTV - create your own channels of themed videos; Used online; Free

X
Xtranormal - create animations from text; Used online; Try, share and buy.

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Yacapaca - assessment platform; Used online; Free
YackPack - send audio feedback to grops; Used online; Free
YouTube - repository of videos; Used online; Free
YouTubeEdu - videos and channels from university partners, Free
Yugma - free web conferencing;m instantly share their desktop and ideas online; Free

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Zamzar - convert files from one type to another including songs, videos, images and documents; Used online; Free
Zapitalism - business strategy game; Downloadable app; Free (trial basis)
Zoho - tools for productivity & collaboration; Used online; Free
Zotero - collect, manage & cite your research sources; Downloadable app; Free