May 15th, 2012


Educational and ed-tech links

List compiled by my coworker Donna C.

Free, easy website creation from Shutterfly:

Create crosswords in minutes:

Place where students can come together to ask, answer, and explore under the guidance of their instructor:

3d design:

International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning:

The encyclopedia of Earth:

Educational Videos (TED):

Create a “showMe”:

Popplet is a platform for your ideas: (also an app for iPad)

WikiBooks: open-content textbooks collection that anyone can edit:

MeetingWords: word together on brainstorming, homework, team projects:

MIT and Harvard announce edX: (free online classes):

Public Library of Science – FREE:

Easily create professional-quality flowcharts, diagrams, floor plans, technical drawings with Gliffy;

Mind Mapping:
Brainstorm and mind map online: (download:

Create, share and collaboratively work on mind maps with MindMeistera: (includes mobile apps)

FreeMind is a free mind mapping application that allows user to edit a hierarchical set of ideas around a central concept:

Program empowers users to construct, navigate, share and criticize knowledge models represented as concept maps:

Online mind mapping software – Mindomo:

Online Polling:
Free online polls with Mister Poll:

Free online polls with MicroPoll: