Snagit or Google Drawings - a great way to create your own images to use in class or lectures
Camtasia - the ultimate software to help you create and edit your own videos
Socrative - design assessments that get your students involved & excited about quizzes
BlendSpace - Pull in resources from YouTube, Educreations, or even your own content to make a lesson playlist for your students - fast and easy.
Twitter - the ultimate, fast PD Source. Modeling this for your students will show them appropriate ways to engage in social media
Google+ a great way to create and share information with groups of people. Utilize Google Hangouts with Google+ to stay connected with students and parents, even when you can't be in the same room!
To Share With Students
Did you know that Google only searches 15% of the internet? Expand your horizons and try something new....
SweetSearch - A search engine designed for students
Archive.org - a digital library that houses web searches/ images/videos/music/ and text
Instagrok - A great search engine that gives you information in a visual map
Pixabay - Find images!
Foter - Images with citation!
Creative Commons - a safe place where you can find, use and remix images, videos, music and other media
MorgueFile - has some beautiful images that are free to use!
Royalty-Free Sounds - a website with several options for royalty free music to use for creating projects
Google Drive - You have access to it, use it! Share folders/files with group members or teachers
Google Calendar - Set deadlines for yourself or for a project with a group. Can set reminders for upcoming projects.
Diigo - Great resource to help organize bookmarks and notes when doing research
Text2Mind - A website that allows you to create mind maps & coordinate it with outlines
Padlet - a brainstorming site, add text, links, images, or video with group members to plan a project
MindMeister - Create a mind map to help you think through a project/paper/study for a test
Google Presentation - Easy to collaborate powerpoint
Prezi - Create collaborative zooming presentations
Easy Bib - Create a bibliography super easy!
blabberize - make a photo talk with your voice
Go Animate -- make an animated video using cartoon characters
Wordle - Creating word clouds from chunks of text
Tagxedo - Creating word clouds in different shapes
YouTube - Upload and edit your videos right on YouTube