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Collaboration

  • BaiBoard - Collaborating and annotating PDF's and drawings has gotten easier with BaiBoard for devices. Collaborate, draw, share in real time, and hold virtual meetings with this free whiteboard app.
  • Cacoo - Create diagrams online real time collaboration
  • CorkboardMe is a free website that requires no registration or account to use. The website automatically creates a unique board to use. Five different colors of notes are available, so the site works well for different groups to use in sharing their ideas.
  • CoSketch is another whiteboard that you can collaborate to visualize your ideas and share them as images. The good thing is that, you don't have to register or install anything. It works in all browsers, it's real time and you can get an embed code for your drawing after you finish.
  • Crocodoc - easily share and review documents online, including PDF, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Creately lets you create professional looking online diagrams with your colleagues.
  • DoingText is a web based text editor for collaborative writing. You tell others the URL and they write comments, make changes without signing up. It lets you track changes and comments by RSS feed, export text by embedding in other pages. You can go back to the previous version of every line or you can see an overview of the discussion history.
  • DabbleBoard is a whiteboard that enables you to visualize, explore and collaborate. You draw as you are drawing on a whiteboard and you can easily share your ideas. It also lets you conduct presentation and chat though you can't share files.
  • Edmodo - great learning management system
  • Eyeplorer - search and cross reference terms in Wikipedia in order to collate notes
  • Google has many, excellent tools available on the web which are very easy to use: documents, spreadsheets, presentations, calendar, chat, email, news, and maps. http://www.google.com/intl/en/options/
  • Grou.ps lets you create your own social network. There are different modules and you can use as many as you want. Create your forum, mailing list, share documents, files and your agenda to organize events, have your own YouTube, share links, bookmarks, photos. You can have real time chat, you can let the users have subgroups, and it's free.
  • GroupTweet is great if you are using Twitter already. It lets you create your Twitter account into a group communication tool where everyone in the group uses direct messages. When a member gets a DM, GroupTweet turns it into a new tweet that all followers in the group can see.
  • Join.me - remote desktop sharing. Up to 25 can log in and share one desktop. Great for training or showing someone what is on your screen.
  • Kipper Online Show cause and effect for young students. Works well with an interactive whiteboard.
  • Ning is the one of the best sites to create and join new social networks. You can upload pictures, photos, feeds, bookmarks and much more.
  • MeBeam is a place where you can create your chat room. You just type the name of the room and tell the people to meet you there.
  • PalBee is a free online service that allows you to set up online video meetings with your friends or colleagues. You also have a whiteboard and it lets you draw, write texts, highlight or erase using different tools.
  • Phuser is a tool for groups to discuss or work together and privately. You can share photos, files, choose who joins, create and track discussions.
  • Penzu - the anti-blog; keep your thoughts private in this online journal
  • PreZentit - creates online presentations like PowerPoint. Allows for a team to work in the same presentation at the same time.
  • Todaysmeet - is an online live stream where students can have the backroom chat they normally do but in an online environment. They can ask each other questions, give feedback and make comments only with this tool it is set up by the teacher.
  • Prezi - This online presentation tool now allows for real-time collaboration with a number of people working on the same presentation. Working together in Prezi makes everyone more innovative and creative because of the flexibility and collaborative nature of the program.
  • Stixy - flexible online creation and collaboration Stixy lets you create online bulletin board to collaborate with family, friends, colleagues. You can share pictures, files, reminders, notes using different widgets that you can change size and colors. It is fun, free, easy and colorful. Stixy deserves a try!!
  • Storybird - Collaborative storytelling.
  • SpringNote is an online notebook for collaboration. You can write down your ideas, create to-do lists, do scheduling and work together for projects. It also has an iphone application.
  • scrible allows for annotation of a website and saving of web pages with annotation. This simple to use tool works in IE, Firefox and Chrome so that you can share, collaborate and save on Web-based research, article or web pdf. scribble.pnghttp://www.scrible.com/#news - There is a brand new features custom tailored for students. It's available for all currently enrolled students with an active school (e.g. ".edu") email address. Signup allows students to save annotations and bookmark what they want to read later.
  • Scribbler Create and edit text based documents online
  • Scriblink Online collaborative whiteboard.
  • VoiceThread With VoiceThread, online group conversations are collected and shared in one place from anywhere in the world. A VoiceThread is a collaborative, multimedia slide show that holds images, documents, and videos and allows people to navigate slides and leave comments in 5 ways - using voice (with a mic or telephone), text, audio file, or video (via a webcam). Share a VoiceThread with friends, students, and colleagues for them to record comments too.Users can doodle while commenting, use multiple identities, and pick which comments are shown through moderation. VoiceThreads can even be embedded to show and receive comments on other websites and exported to MP3 players or DVDs to play as archival movies.
  • Type with Me Online document collaboration
  • Vyew - Free anytime collaboration and live web conferencing.
  • WikiDot is wiki builder to share content, documents and collaborate with your students, colleagues, and friends. You can create pages, forums, separate wikis for groups or students, discuss topics, upload files, documents, notes, images and share them with others.
  • WeToku is an interview tool that automatically records it to play it back. You can embed it and share it with others. You can watch my WeToku interview with Ana Maria Menesez.
  • WriteBoard is a-web based text documents that you can track every edit and change that are made by other users. You can roll back to any version and compare different versions.
  • Wikipedia.org Wikibooksis a Wikimedia community for creating a free library of educational textbooks that anyone can edit.
  • Wikispaces.com - Ad-free Classroom Wikispaces (free for teachers) - http://www.wikispaces.com/help+Teachers
  • Wiktionary.org- online wiki dictionary
  • Wikiquote.org - database of quotes in a wiki format
  • Wikisource.org- is an online library of free content publications, collected and maintained wiki community. There is now 141,391 texts in the English language library. See our inclusion policy and help pages for information on getting started.
  • Wiggio is an online toolkit that lets you work in groups easily. You can send emails, text messages, voice mails. It makes it easy to share files and polls. You can set video conferences and also keep shared calendar, keep track of group's tasks and resources
  • Wikiversity.org - search resources by type
  • Writeboard Create and edit text based documents online
  • Zoho - this company has solutions for almost all collaboration needs including meeting sites, doc sharing, discussions, wikis, emails, projects and more. Touted as a business app, there is much it can assist teachers in the classroom with as well.

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