Student Resources

E-LEARNERS
Test prep, study skills, organization, grammar and writing help, and career planning -- all in one place.

Outlining

  1. Webspiration Classroom - From the creators of Inspiration, a wonderful graphic organizer that now allows for online collaboration. One of the best visual outline creators on the web.
  2. Quicklyst - A free user friendly site for creating outlines. Quicklist also integrates with a search engine and dictionary for enhanced note taking. Study queues can be made as well.
  3. Knowcase - Create collaborative outlines with this easy-to-use site that features a drag-n-drop interface.
  4. Thinklinkr - A real-time collaborative outline creator that has a nice built-in chat feature to engage in project development.
  5. Checkvist - A great collaborative online outliner that has an abundance of features such as: gmail/browser integration, mobility, and nice import/export features.
  6. CRLS Outline Maker - Takes users through a step-by-step process to create an outline.
  7. Read Write & Think Outline Maker - A very easy-to-use outline creator that teaches how to create outlines.
  8. Loose Stitch - A nice fun site for creating collaborative outlines that can then be exported to a blog or website.
  9. Wisemapping - More of a mindmapper than pure outline creator, but still a great visual site that teaches the basic concepts of creating an outline.
  10. Mindmeister - A fun site for real-time collaboration that is ideal for creating brainstorms, mind maps, and outlines.

Time Management

TRACKCLASS
Track your classes and assignments It will send reminders (email or SMS) for upcoming assignment due dates and test dates, has a note taking utility, and you can even attach files to each class and assignment to keep things organized.
SHOSHIKU
A calendar, notes, task list, and reminder system
ASSIGNMENT CALCULATOR
This calculator helps you break down research and writing assignments into manageable steps, based on your due date
InCLASS
Organize your schedule, share your notes, set alarms. List your tasks and receive notifications based on when things are due.

Collaboration

DWEEBER
A homework social network
SCRIBBLAR
An online meeting room / white board. Students can use it to collaborate on projects, teachers can tutor via the computer, and teachers can use it for collaborative meetings and projects. Free version for 1 room, 2 students.

Notetaking

EVERNOTE
Capture task lists, notes, web pages, white boards, pictures, and even clip web pages.
ZOTERO
Free, easy-to-use tool to help you collect, organize, cite, and share your research sources.
EVERNOTE and EVERSTUDENT
Use Evernote for taking notes, clipping web pages, creating to do lists, and more. EverStudent is an Android app that integrates with Evernote and works as a student planner.
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SKITCH
Skitch also works with Evernote and allows you to create sketches and annotate them or edit and save photos and your sketches. Students could use this to take notes or sketches that can't be done with just text. It's available for Android and Mac. iOS version is coming.

MY SCHOOL NOTEBOOK
My SchoolNotebook is a note taking service for students; take notes, edit and format them, and even add images and videos to the notes.

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Memonic
similar to other note taking tools in that you can clip web content, take text notes, share notes, and access it from any computer. There are also apps for iOS and Android. You can also email a note to your Memonic account from any compute

Screen Capture

Jing
Download free software to select all or part of a screen image, then copy it, save it, or share it. Also captures screen images and audio that you perform as a video that you can save and post or share.

Online Document Access

Dropbox
Synchronize, share, backup and access your files from anywhere.
Sugarsync
Synchronize, share, backup, and access files from anywhere.
Google Docs
Access your documents from anywhere you have Internet access.

Tools

Free Stuff for Students
Google Stuff


Images and Audio

Copyright Friendly Images
Find free images and clipart here.
Flickr
Upload your photos to share them with others.
Aviary
Free suite of online image and audio tools: Phoenix, Raven, Peacock, Roc, Mynah, and Falcon
Voice Thread
Create a collaborative, multimedia slide show that holds images, documents, and videos and allows people to navigate slides and leave comments in 5 ways - using voice (with a mic or telephone), text, audio file, or video (via a webcam). Share a VoiceThread with friends, students, and colleagues for them to record comments, too.
Podbean
Host your own podcasts for free.
Big Huge Labs
A collection of fun tools for doing things with your photos.

Video Editing

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Digital Storytelling and Presentations

Digital Storytelling Links
Librarian Joyce Valenza's collection of digital storytelling tools on Only2Clicks.
Digital Storytelling and Presentation Tools
More from Joyce Valenza

Digital Publishing

Digital Publishing Links
Librarian Joyce Valenza's collection of digital publishing tools on Only2Clicks.

More Tech Tools

Web 2.0 Tools for Kids
Cool Tools for Schools

iPad Apps

1 create presentations
1-Sliderocket

2-Idea Flight

3- Slideshark

5- SlideGrabber

6- Prezi Viewer

4- Xavier Presentation

2- create digital stories
1-StoryKit

2- Talking Tom & Ben News

3- I Tell a Story

4- Scholastic Storia

5- Talking Tom Cat

6- Toontastic

7- Our Story

8- Bunsella Bedtimes Story

3- create eBooks
1- Book Creator for iPad

2- eBook Magic

3- Demibooks Composer

4- Story Patch

5- Creative Book Builder

4- to print their docs from their iPad
1- Epson iPrint

2- Print Magic

3- ACT Printer

4- Doc Printer

5- Air Sharing

5- create videos
1- Animoto Video

2- Videolicious

3- Vidify app

4- ReelDirector

5- Magisto

6- Super 8

7- Vintagio

8- iMovie

6- improve students’ reading skills
1- Hide Run Growl

**2- Pango Book1 and 2**

**3- Play Tales**

4- iHowToBook

**5- I Like Books**

6- MeeGenius

7- take notes
1- Paper Desk Lite

2- Idea Sketch

3- Mobile Noter

4- ABC Notes

5- Ghost Writer Notes

6- Penultimate

7- Note Taker HD

8- Note Shelf

8- to create written content
**1- Write Boom**

2- Enso Writer

3- Clean Writer

4- Chapters Notebooks for Writers

5- Chronicle for iPad

6- ABC Cursive Writing

7- Sentence Builder for iPad

8- Popplet

9- Storybuilder for iPad

10- iCan Write

9- use White Boards from their iPads
1- Educreations

2- ShowMe

3- Jot

4- SyncSpace

5-Ideas Flight

10- record audio clips
1- AudioBoo

2-`iTalk Recorder

3- Mobile Podcaster

4- iPadio

5- Voice Recorder HD

6- Audio Note

7- Sound Note

8- Dragon Dictation

11- screen share
1- Join.me

2- Air Sketch

3- Conference Pad

4- Team Viewer

5- Screen Chomp
12- do homework with the help of iPad
1- Homeworkr

2- Homework Planner

3-iHomeworkr

4- iStudiez-Pro

13- create mind maps
1- MindMeiser

2- Mindo

3- Popplet

4- Maptini

5- Idea Sketch

8- iThoughts HD

6- Mind Node

7- Simple Mind

8- iThoughts HD

14- do research using iPad
1- Documents to Go

2- Readdledocs

3- Dropbox

4- Wolfram alpha

5- Good Reader

6- iSource APA

7- Cloud Readers

8- iBooks

15- create digital portfolios
1- Evernote


2- Paper


3- Three Ring


4- Coolibah

5- VoiceThread


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