Web 2.0 Tools


  • Audacity® is a recording and audio editing software that is free, open sourced, and generally easy to use. Audacity can be used to record live audio, edit various sound files, convert from tapes and records to digital audio or CDs, and so much more! This software can be used for Windows, Mac OS X, GNU/Linux, and a variety of other operating systems.
  • How to Use Audacity
  • http://www.audacity.com</span>

Avid Free DV






  • Social bookmarking website. Allows you to always have your bookmarks with you at any computer.
  • http://del.icio.us




Google Docs

Google Earth


  • This is a beta release of a search engine for table data. We search the Net for files with tables, then show that data in graphic form. You can use this site to search for:
    • graphs made from table data found on the Web, and
    • custom graphs made by other users



  • The use of Inspiration allows teachers to address the learning modalities of their students to connect their visual, tactile and verbal modes of expression as they problem-solve and generate ideas.The use of visual learning tools allows teachers to make abstract concepts and relationships more concrete, thus meeting the students’ readiness for new learning experiences.
  • How to Usse Inspiration


  • Jing allows users to capture both images and video from the desktop, automatically upload them to an account at Screencast.com, and quickly and easily share captures with friends, family and colleagues.
  • How to Use Jing


  • Jodix provides a free iPod Video Converter to convert all popular video formats to iPod video. With a few clicks, you can enjoy DVD/VCD and AVI, MPEG, WMV, RM, RMVB, DivX, ASF, VOB video files in your iPod. The files are converted to an MPEG-4 movie. It is especially helpful for converting Photo Story files for use on an iPod.
  • How to Use Jodix
  • http://www.jodix.com


  • ooVoo is an online communication tool that allows users to have a face-to-face video conversation with up to six people no matter where they are in the world. ooVoo users can also send video messages, chat, add/share contacts, send files and more.
  • How to use ooVoo

Open Office

Photostory 3


  • Podbean.com provides an all-in-one hosting service for Audio, Video, Text, and Images. It is an easy and powerful way to start podcasting. Podbean.com allows users to publish their podcasts as well as subscribe to podcasts. The free service provides up to 100MB Storage.
  • How to Use Podbean

RSS Aggregators

  • Video: RSS in Plain English
  • This video was made for our friends (and yours) that haven't yet felt the power of our friend the RSS reader. We want to convert people... if you know someone who would love RSS and hasn't yet tried it, point them here for 3.5 minutes of RSS in Plain English.

Sketch-Up by Google


  • Students and teachers can upload powerpoint presentation for inclusion in a wiki or webpage. The audience can “surf” through presentations. The links are operable – videos don’t work.
  • http://www.slideshare.net




Tux Typing


  • A free drawing program for childdren. It combines an easy-to-use interface, fun sound effects, and an encouraging cartoon mascot who guides children as they use the program. (Windows Vista, XP, Linux)
  • http://www.tuxpaint.org



  • A free program allowing for the upload of pictures, video, and audio. Students and teachers can add text or audio comments on-line.
  • http://voicethread.com


Wings 3D