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Web 2.0 Tool Box from Open Clip Art Library

There are so many Web tools and resources available, it’s impossible to list them all.  However, from an educational viewpoint, there are several very useful tools available.  Perhaps one of the following might meet your needs or help you to be more creative or productive.



Aviary – online suite of creative applications – photo editing, music creator, audio editor and more

Diigo – collaborative research tool and social content site

Delicious -  social bookmarking site

Doodle – easy scheduling, survey tool

Free Technology for Teachers

Glogster – make an interactive poster

Google Docs – not only documents, but spreadsheets, presentations, drawings and forms, too

Google Groups – create and share with groups of people

Google – if you aren’t familiar with all of the Google apps, check out things like Picasa, Latitude, Earth, Maps, SketchUp, Blogger, Translate, Scholar, and many more.

paper.li - Paper.li is a content curation service. It enables people to publish newspapers based on topics they like and treat their readers to fresh news, daily.

Pinterest – virtual pinboard 

Top 15 Most Popular Web 2.0 Websites


WordPress – great blogging platform with lots of control and lots of features


Zotero – collect, organize, cite, and share your research sources

4 Free Conference Call – Mashable lists four free conference call services


PDF to Text converters

PDF to Word

Google Docs OCR feature

Nuance PDF Reader

File Hosting/File Sending (share large files that are too big to email)


Dropbox (use Log in if you don't want to download the client software)

Share Send 

YouSendIt.com    (14 day free trial)

MegaUpload    (free)

Survey Tools

Survey Monkey


PollEverywhere – instant audience feedback from the web, on Twitter, or texting on a cell phone (free for audiences of less than 30)