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Open Educational Resources: Tech Resources

Animation/Comic Strips


Blogger- from Google

Blogster- create your own blog in minutes

Classblogmeister - especially for classrooms

Google Blog Search




Interactive Communication

Screen Capture



Books and Writing

International Children's Digital Library- a collection of children's books in many languages.

Good Reads

Google Books


Library Thing - great books online reviews, excerpts, recommendations

Nanowrimo - National Novel Writing Month

Novelist - database of books, what to read next, reviews  

The Online Book Page- 800,000 free books online  

Project Gutenberg- 33,000 free ebooks  

International Children's Digital Library(1,600 children's books in 42 languages)

Google Apps


Code - Developer tools, APIs and resources  

Calendar - Organize your schedule and share events with friends  

Docs - Create and share your online documents, presentations and spreadsheets  

Google Mail - Fast, searchable email with less spam  

Group - Create mailing lists and discussion groups  

Reader - Get all your blogs and news feeds fast  

Scholar - free academic and research papers

Sites - Create websites and secure group wikis  

SketchUp - Build 3D models quickly and easily  

Talk - IM and call your friends through your computer  

Translate -View web pages in other languages

Voice One number for all your phones, online voicemail and cheap calling  

YouTube - Watch, upload and share videos

Image Manipulation

Big Huge Labs- lots of ways to use flikr images

Blender - 3D graphics suite

Image Chef

Sumo Paint - online image editor

TiltShiftMaker- makes your images look like 3-D models

Bookmarking, information organization


iEarn - Learning with the world, not just about it


Stiky- Shared Bulletin Boards


VoiceThread- group conversations around images, documents, and videos

World Cafe

Yammer - the "in-house" social network

Zoho notebook


Academic Earth- online courses and videos from experts

Christa McAuliffe Outreach Programs

Encyclopedia of Life - find every species

The Futures Channel Educational Videos

iEarn - Learning with the world, not just about it

Kahn Academy

Ted Talks

iPad Apps

Presentation Software

Explain Everything