A Wiki Full Of Tools For Teachers

This wiki for teachers at indispensibletools.pbworks.com is a good list of Information and communication technologies in education. (That's  "ICT" to many people outside the USA.)

The list was crowd sourced from individual educators who were asked what tools they found indispensable.

Though not an exhaustive list, the wiki has a lot of possibilities. You can add a tool to the wiki by giving the product name (alphabetical order); How used; "Free" (if it is free, most are) and by adding your name in alphabetical order to the contributors list at the bottom of the page.

Here's a sample from the "S" section:

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


Segmation - paint by numbers; Used online; Free


Shape Collage - create collages from photographs; Used online; Free


Sharepoint - create your own virtual learning environment 


Shelfari - share your bookshelf with others; 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


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


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


Thanks to Laura Nicosia for the tweet about this resource.



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