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Video Tools
Animoto allows users to create videos using a simple process and without the need for advanced video editing knowledge. It also has an app for both Android and iOS. 
Stupeflix is another website used to create videos. It allows you to mix photos, videos and music to create videos. It has a user friendly interface and is as simple as Animoto. 
This is more of a video community than a creation tool. You can use it to host and upload your videos to share with others.
Pixorial allows users to create videos, add titles, transitions, overlay text and music. It also has a unique feature which is that of storing videos in Google Drive.   
Viewbix lets you add interactive apps to your videos that engage viewers and drive calls to action. 
Overstream makes it easy to for you to  add subtitles for online videos. Watch the tutorial it featured on its homepage to learn how to add subtitles to videos  
WeVideo is another popular video website. It basically provides different editing features and it syncs with Google Drive as well.  
Magisto is a video editing web tool that you can use to turn plain videos into beautifully produced movies. 

Sticky Notes Tools
Wall Wisher
Wall Wisher allows you to add music, text, video and more. It also lets you make your wall either public or private.  
Popplet is a unique web2.0 tool . It is one of the best applications for visual ideas. It combines presentations, mind mapping and online bulletins. 
Linoit is a free sticky and canvas service that does not require anything but a web browser. Linoit is pretty much like Wallwisher. 
Corkboard allows you to create corkboards to help you organize your postings. For instance you can create ‘Books I Read’ Corkboard and put all of your books related postings in there. It is very handy and practical and above all it is free to use.  
Discovery Box
Discovery Box is a web2.0 tool to collect items in a virtual box. It allows you to build up an argument or description of an event, person or historical period by placing items in a virtual box. You can display anything from a text file to a movie.    
Stickr allows users to create sticky notes about any webage. These notes are saved into the user`s Stickr account where they can be used as bookmarks. 
Spaaze is another free sticky note platform where users can organize their notes which can be simple text or videos, images and also links. 
Listings is a cool website that allows users to take notes from browser, and also share and collaborate with others in real time.  
This is a tool that provides online free space to create and share sticky notes with a group.  
create word clouds from typed test.  Ability to change font, color and direction.   Results can be printed or saved to the online gallery.

Mind Mapping Tools
Mind mapping, concept mapping, or brainstorming are three different names with almost the same meaning: collecting, organizing, and  representing ideas, tasks, words, or other items linked to and arranged around a central key word or idea into a mind map diagram. Whichever kind of mapping you want to label it, web 2.0 has some free tools for you to help you perform it
This is a great mind mapping tool that allows users to  easily visualize their  ideas by connecting various pieces of information together and creating free style maps. It also combines elements like text, images, files, calendar events and geographic locations.  
Edistorm is a great web2.0 tool for educators. It allows you to work on your ideas during a structured brainstorming and organize them into sticky notes for others to see. It has two plans one is free and limited and the other is paid.  
Wridea is an idea management service and a brainstorming tool. It allows its users to create new idea entries in seconds, update details, discuss in depth with your friends and organize your data under different categories. Wridea can be a very useful tool for teachers and students. 
Wise Mapping
Wise Mapping is a free online mind maps editor that allows you to create and share your mind maps with others. It also lets its users create and edit colorful and complex mind maps using just mouse and keyword. 
Lucid Chart
Lucid Chart is a flowcharts and mind map making tool. It uses simple drag and drop technique to draw charts and even lets users upload their images into diagrams. It has both free and pro plans. Free as you know is always limited. 
Text 2 Mind Map
Text 2 Mind Map is a cool website. It is an application that converts texts to mind maps.  
It allows its users to create visually attractive nodes for their blogs, websites or wikis. Nodes are visually displayed pieces of information that help visitors easily navigate the content of your site so that they find what they are looking for with the minimum time possible.

This is a browser-based online mind mapping application that allows you to keep track of all your ideas and create easy mind maps .It does not require any download or installation software, just log to your browser and launch the application. 
It is one of the best applications for visual ideas. It combines presentations, mind mapping and online bulletins. It also allows users to integrate text, image, video, and Google maps and use it as a bulletin board to record thoughts and many more. 
Chartle is a great web tool that allows users to easily and instantly create interactive charts. These charts can be used on your classroom blog or website and can also be printed out. Chartle has some very interesting features and is very easy to use. The only thing you will need to start using Chartle is to have Java activated on your browser.  
Slatebox is another great presentation and online mind mapping tool. It allows its users the freedom to create as many nodes and maps as possible. It has both free and pro accounts  
Gliffy is a diagram making web2.0 tool. It allows you to create great looking diagrams and drawings in a snap. It is similar to  
Creately is an online diagramming and design application that is very easy to use. It offers a great way of working with teams in multiple locations and on several projects .It has both a free and premium version and of course the paid version has always more features to work with. is a free product of Jgraph, a company devoted to developing graph visualization software and web services. is a very handy and useful tool for creating diagrams using clip arts and pre drawn shapes.   
This one here has several other features such as clipart library, importing images from Google images or Flickr, and using video straight from YouTube. It has both free and pro accounts. 
This is also a great mind mapping tool that allows users to include icons, notes, links, attachment, and images into their diagrams. The free version has several ads and allows only for three maps. 

Illuminations - Math Activities and Lessons
Math Stories
Marylyn Burns - Scholastic math resources

Find free and interactive activities for your class.

Book Marking Tools 
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