Useful Sites List

For the last few years, we have been finding an almost daily link, to something (hopefully) useful and interesting. Here, we have started to collect some of them together. It is a work in progress. There are many more to come.

“Aesop for Children” interactive book app

1 in 7 billion

123 Appz ~ Audio Tools

19 Pencils

3D Models

3M Streetwise – Road safety & science

3D Toad ~ Rotatable Objects

3DTin ~ Browser based 3D modelling

A few more Avatar makers

A soft sound board

ABC Splash ~ Some great Australian resources

Acapela TV

Activity.TV

Adventure Rock

Alchemy ~ Start designing

A.L.E.X. ~ iPad programming

Alice ~ “Curiouser and curiouser!” programming

All About Explorers ~ Or is it?

Alternate Reality TV

Amathsdictionaryforkids.com

Ambient Mixer

anagrammatismos, ana- (up, again, back, new)

Ancient Civilisations ~ interactive investigations of the past

Animaps ~ travels & time off

AnswerGarden ~ A kind of Wordle for responses

Anyone for Tennis?

AppMakr.com

Arguments -aMap

Arounder ~ 360º Panoramas

Art for Art’s Sake

Artisan Cam’s Picture Book Maker

Artisan Cam’s Super Action Comic Maker

Ask3 ~ Secure Classroom Sharing on iPads

Atlas ~ iPad augmented reality robot

Atmosphir

Atomi’s Active Presenter ~ Record screencasts and more

Audionautix ~ Creative Commons music

AudioTool ~ Modular musical manipulation madness

Autodesk Homestyler ~ Graphical modelling

Authors Alive

Awesome Highlighter

Ball Droppings!

Bayeux Tapestry Maker – Historic Construction Kit

BBC Your Paintings

Beautiful Curves – a whiteboard sensory experience

Bee~Bot: free iPad

Behappy.me ~ Quotes to encourage thinking

Behold – Searching for Creative Commons Images

BigMarker

Biography.com

Biteslide

Blast Off! with a healthy food choices game

Blobz Electric Circuits

Block Posters

Blogbooker

Blood Typing Game

Bomomo

Botanicula

Bouncy Balls – sound activated motion

Boxed in…

bROkeN tElePHonE

Bubbl.us

Bugscope

Button Bass ~ Sound experiments

Button Beats

Cacoo

Can I have a Word?

Can’t you see I’m busy?!

Canvastic

Capzles

Cargo-Bot ~ A pad programming game

Cartoonster’s animation tutorials

ccMixter diggccMixter +The FreeSound Project

Cell size and scale

Celtx ~ Collaborative (script) writing tools

ChalkTips ~ Booklet & Slideshow Creation

Channel.me ~ Surf the Web Together

Chatzy ~ Online discussions

Chirbit

Chogger ~ Online comic creation

Citrify

Class Badges

Clay Yourself

Clea.nr

CleVR – Make your own panoramas

Clipping Magic

Clocks!

Code.org ~ & an Hour of Code™

Codeacademy ~ iPad programming

Codecademy

CoderDojo

Collaborize Classroom

Colour Scheme Designer

Computer Science Online

Computer Science Unplugged ~ CS… without a Computer!

Conceptboard

Content Generator’s Fling The Teacher

CookIt

CoSketch ~ Visual collaboration

Cosmic Scale

Colour color kuller culler…

Cowthello

CreaToon

Croak.it

Crocodoc

Circuit GoGo Lite ~ Electronics on an iPad

Cue Prompter and Handheld Learning

Cure4Kids for Kids ~ Clarity on Cancer

Cut My Pic

Dabbleboard!

Daily’ Writing~Tips: wot is, well good like;

Daisy The Dinosaur ~ Programming basics

Deap Leap

Dear Esther

Delilah Dirk ~ comic delights

Dermander

Deviant Art Muro

Dezmos Graphic Calculator

Diagram.ly

Digital Dialects

Digital Tattoo

Digizen

Disabling Autoplay on a PC

DJ Mixer Studio & Mixx

DoInk – Do Ink animations

Doodle

Do do ToonDoo

DO try this a home

Domo Animation Studio

DoodleBuzz

DoppelMe ~ Avatar maker

DotVoting ~ Digital opinion gathering

Draft ~ make changes, without losing changes

Dragon Dictation ~ Free speech to text

Drag on Tape.com ~ Editable video collections

DropCopy

DropItToMe

Dropmocks

DropTask ~ Collaborative task management

Drumbot.com

Dual Maps

E is for EXPLORE!

e-Learning Tags ~ gathering & sharing ideas

e-motions

Earth Album ~ Flickr Around the World

EarthWildSanctuary.com – The Sounds of our Planet

Easel.ly ~ Easy Infographic creation

EasyBib ~ Free Automatic Bibliography & Citation

EasyDefine

Easy Prompter

Ecodazoo

Ecosia.org

EdCanvas

EdHeads

Edoboard

EdShelf

Edublogs Lifetime Achievement Award

Education Eye

Educreations in action

Elastoplast Stories

emaildodo

emaze ~ Presentation creation

Embed Plus

English Thesaurus.net

Epic Citadel

ePubBud ~ Free children’s eBooks

eQuizShow

Estimate & Measure with Chef Pierre

Etymonline ~ Online Etytmology Dictionary

EUOnIA and AnOthEr OnE yOU And I lIkE

Every Last Drop ~ Thinking about water usage

Evidence – The Exploratorium

Evolution

Exploratorium ~ Science of Music

ExploraTree ~ Branching out with thinking

Explore self Portraits in the style of Julian Opie

Explore the temples of Angkor Wat & other world wonders

eyePlorer ~ Graphical Knowledge Engine

Face Creators ~ Gombinoscope & Monoface

Finding Ada

Firefox Video Download Helper

Flame Painter and more – IWB interactive art experiences

Flight Radar 24 ~ A flying start to world geography

Flisti ~ Create free online polls

FlockDraw

Flubaroo ~ “Grading made easy” (?)

Forest Academy

Forvo

Fotopedia

Français interactif!

Fraze.it ~ Vocabulary clarity

Free Radio Jingles.co.uk ~ Jingle All The Way

Free Rice

FreeSound.org

Fridge Magnets

From Text To Speech ~ Free TTS

Frontier Alaska and Everest

Fry’s Word List

FutureMe -”You are my density”

Fuzzmail

Gadwin ~ Quick and easy screenshots

GamePress ~ Drag & drop game creation

Gamestar Mechanic ~ Game design

GapMinder ~ A “knowledge-based world view”

Generator ~ Moving Image Storyboard Creator

GeoCube

Geogebra ~ Free mathematics software

Geograph

Geography Map Games

Geonames

Geoplanet

GetInstinct ~ Real (& virtual) Guitar Lessons

Gickr ~ animated gif~terizer

Glencoe maths tools

GoMix.it

Google A-Z

Google Image Chart Editor or Chart Tool

Google StreetView Stereographic

Gooru

Graphwords

Grammarly

Greenfoot

Hackety Hack

Haiku Deck ~ iPad presentation magic

Harry Potter’s Renaissance Science

Hero Machine 2 & 3 ~ Cartoon Character Creation

Hideout ~ Early reading app for iPad

History Cats

Hohli ~ Online charts builder

Hopscotch ~ Coding/programming on a pad

How to Tune a Guitar!

htm2pdf, url2jpg, Printfriendly & Jolliprint

Hunkin’s Experiments

Hypercities ~ Compare maps of cities over time

Hyperlapse ~ Streetview set free…

iBeat ~ Creative Commons music

iBrainstorm App

iBuildApp

iCould.com

I do dog tricks – reward for basic spellings?

I love tune – Isle of Tune

If It Were My Home .com

If the world were 100

If the Earth were a sandwich…

IfTTT ~ If This Then That

Igfest

Image Quiz

Imagination Cubed

In Bb 2.0 and YouCube

inClass app

Incompetech ~ Royalty Free Music

Incredibox 2

Infogr.am

Inkscape ~ Vector illustrating

Insect Hunt

Inside Disaster ~ The Haitian Earthquake

Insta Grok

Instashare ~ i file transfer

Interactive Colours in Culture

Interactive Ecosystem Infographic

Interactive Fiction…rediscovered

Interactive LSO ~ Be within the music

Interval training (of the musical variety)

iNudge

Invitation to World Literature

iPiccy – online photo editing

iSpot

iSpring – PowerPoint to flash

Ivona – text to speech in different accents

Ivona – text to speech in different languages

JellyCam

JewelBeat & DanoSongs

Join Me – screen sharing

Just paste.it

Keep Calm-o-Matic

Keeping Score – interactive musical notation

Kerpoof’s animated spooky stories (& more)

Kidblog ~ Free, easy bogging platform

KidsRuby ~ Programming on many platforms

Klowdz – for the imagination, the sky’s no limit

Knoword

Learning games from Primary Games Arena

LEGO Digital Designer

Lexical FreeNet – Connected thesaurus

Lexicool

Lexilogos ~ languages of the world

Libre Office

Life Cycle of Plants

Life. Live It. First Aid Education for Children

Lightning Bug

Lightworks

Lino It

Lissa Explains it All ~ an HTML programming introduction

Little Bird Tales

Little Wheel

LiveBinders

LiveBrush

Locamoda ~ Visualising Twitter

LooperMan ~ Music loops galore

Lost and Taken ~ Free textures

LunaPic

Lure of the Labyrinth

Machinarium More muddling through

Macmillan Dictonary & Thesaurus

Make Beliefs Comix ~ Simple Comic Creation

Make your own Blank Sheet Music

Many Eyes – Data Visualised

Mapping Our World (Oxfam)

Maps Maps Maps ~ Purpose Games

MapSkip

Mapzone

Marqueed ~ Image Collaboration & Mark Up Tool

Masher

Math Train

Medical Muddle & Crash Blossoms

Memidex

Memplai ~ Collaborative Video Editing

Memrise – language learning… and much more.

Mentimeter

MentorMob

Meograph ~ Location or timeline story telling

Mess Dudes – another avatar maker

Mind42 ~ Collaborative Mindmapping

Mindmaps (IX)

Minus

Minute Physics

MIT App Inventor

MKMap

MohioMap ~ Visual Evernote

Mona Lisa… erm… smile

MoodTurn

MoOM – The Museum of online museums

Moonbase Alpha

More Mind Mapping

Moshi Monsters

Mugeda ~ Animating in HTML5

Multicolr

Mural.ly ~ a Prezi-a-like presentation maker

Music and Life ~ Alan Watts

Music Droid ~ An Android programming game

Music Shake

Music Theory.net

Musicovery

Mutopia ~ Free sheet music

Muvee Cloud

my ebook

myBrainshark

MyLinkCloud

MyScriptFont.com

Narrable ~ Visual Storytelling

Nature Sound Map ~ for World Earth Day

NearPod

NeatChat ~ Online discussion

Newswordy and Newsmap

Nice Translator

NicerTube

Oh Life.com ~ Daily… thoughts

OmniDazzle

Omniglot ~ Exploring idiomatic language & more

On screen Keyboard

OneLook Dictionary Search

Online Pianist

Online Stopwatch.com

Online Storytime

Online-convert.com

Operation War Diary

Oskope

Other Side of The World

Oxford Owls – Digital books

Pancake.io

Panoramas.dk ~ Interactive locations to inspire

Panoramio

PartyCloud.fm

Pattern Cooler

Peanut Gallery Films ~ Inter Titles come alive

Pearltrees

Pen.io ~ Quick and easy post publishing

Pencil & ZeFrank’s Scribbler

Phraseup*

Pho.to ~ Image manipulation

Photofunia

Photography and Gadwin

Photosynth II

Picasion ~ Animated GIF Maker

Picfont

Picfull, quick & easy photo editing+Picasion, animated gifs

Picking apart the hasystack 1 ~ Boolify.org

PicMonkey

Pics4Learning

Piano chord visualiser

Pinball – Throwing ideas around

Ping-a-Pal

Pinwords

PipeBytes ~ Send a file to some~ONE else

Pixlr ~ Photo Editing

Placing Literature

Planboard ~ Class organisation

Podomatic

PollEverywhere

Pollsnack ~ and other Snack Tools

Poster My Wall ~ Simple Image Collation & Design

Powtoon

Present.me

Privnote & TLWSD.in

Professor Word ~ One click definitions

Project 2

Project Noah

Projeqt

Psykopaint

Pulp-o-mizer & Title-o-Tron

Pursued ~ Street View Game

QR Code Generators

QR Treasure Hunt Generator

Quandary ~ Ethical gameplay

Questionaut

Quibblo

Quintura

Quiz Me Online

Quiz Tree.com

Qwika & Wikiwix ~ Wiki search engines

Quotepad

Read Print

Real Time Board.com

Reel ~ Online presentations with vote feedback

Replaying text – PrimaryPad, Fuzzmail & a cuppa!

Retronaut ~ See the past like you wouldn’t believe

ReWordify ~ Text alternatives “Improving adult literacy” (?)

Rhyme n Learn – 25 squeaky clean maths & science raps

Ribbet ~ Online Photo Editing

Rich Chart Live

Road to Grammar

Rob Ives.com – Paper Animations

Roy The Zebra

RunKeeper

Salariya’s You Wouldn’t Want To Be A…

SampleSwap

Scale of the Universe

Scibermonkey Science

Science360 for iPad

SciMorph

ScratchEd

Screen Jelly

Screen Leap

Screencast-o-matic

Screenchomp

Scribblar

Scribble Maps & Scribble Maps Pro

Scrible

Sculptris

Seaquence

Seene ~ Share life in 3D

Senduit ~ Time limited file sharing

Sense and Sensibility ~ An illustrated retelling

Setera ~ Map Quiz

SFS Kids ~ Music with The San Fran Symphony Orchestra

Shape Collage

Show Me.co.uk

SilkSlides

Simple booklets

Simple English Wikipedia

SimpleSurface.com ~ Online whiteboard

Sistine Chapel – Virtual Tour

Sketch’s World

SketchPad

SlideTalk ~ Presentations as engaging talking videos

Slip Tool

Smithsonian Wild

Smokescreen – the game

Smories

Snappy Words

Snow!

Soapbox (gosoapbox.com)

Socrative

Solar System Scope

Some practical and fun science experiments

Sound Around You.com

Soundation

Soundcli.ps

SoundFXNow!

Soundslice ~ Visual Tablature

Souptoys

Sourcebits AR Taj Mahal (& Scimorph)

Spaaze

Speakaboos

Speech bubble generators

SpeedShifter

Spell with Flickr

SpellingCity

Spent!

SpicyNodes

SpiderScribe ~ Connect and organize ideas

Splicd

Sploder ~ Make your own games, online

SpongeLab Interactive Science

Sporcle

Spreaker

Spreaker DJ

Springpad

Squareleaf ~ more organising stickies

Squizzes

ssssshhhhh Quiet Tube

St. Jude Cure4Kids for Kids Explorer App

Stage’d

StarLogo TNG

Stellarium & Wikisky

Stich.it athering elements together in a flowing slideshow

StopDisastersGame.org

Story Scrapbook

Storybird

Storysomething

Strum School

StumbleUpon ~ our 800th Useful & Interesting post

Subtle Patterns

Sumdog

Superlame ~ speech bubble maker

Survey Legend

SurveyMonkey

Sweet Search ~ A Search Engine for Students

Symbaloo (EDU)

Synchtube

Syncspace

Synomizer.com

Synonym Finder.com

Synonyms.net

Szoter

Tagxedo

Talk Typer – A Chrome voice to text tool

Talking faces

Tapestry ~ Tap to tell a tale

Teach Parents Tech

Teach Your Monster to Read ~ The First Steps

Teachers Media – lesson starters (and more)

Telescopic Text.dom (…again, for those asking where it is)

Telescopictext.ORG

Tellegami

Text 2 Mind Map

Textivate

Textivate2

The Answer Pad ~ Setting questions …free

The Artist’s Toolkit

The Cyber Treehouse – Internet Safety

The Doors of Doom Challenge

The Internet Bird Collection

The Levelator

The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane

The Museum Of Obsolete Objects

The Night Zookeeper

The Periodic Table of Videos

The Potato Story

The Science of Cooking

The Science of Gardening

The Secret Door

The Three Pyramids

The Winter House – An Interactive Mystery

Their Circular Life

Thinking Dice

thinglink

ThinkB4U ~ Thinking about life online

Thinkbinder ~ Online study groups

This Day

Three Ring

Thriller Whizz ~ A thought starter

Thumba.net -another picture editor

Tiltshift…

Timelines 1 ~ TimeToast

Timelines 2 ~ TimeGlider

Timelines 3 ~ A few more…

Today’s Meet

Tony-b.org

Toozla

Toporopa

Touchcast ~ Videos come alive

TrackClass

Transferr ~ Another simple collection tool

Transformasaur ~ Dinosaur Adaptation

Trek Yourself

Trip in View

Triptico – “Interactive Resources for Imaginative Teachers”

Tutpup

Twine

Twurdy

Typoeffects

uJam

ɯoɔ˙ʇxǝʇuʍopǝpᴉsd∩ or Upsidedowntext.com

Useful Charts.com

Vcasmo

Videolicious ~ Easy video creation

Videonot.es ~ Synchronised notes to films

Viewzi

Virtual Ability

Visionmapper

Vocaroo

Vodburner

Voki

Voxel art

Vyew

Waterbear ~ Drag & drop programming

Watch Documentary ~ documentaries by subject

Wave Machine ~ National STEM Centre

WavePad ~ Audio Editing Software

WaveSurfer

Webdoc

Web Cam Toy – an online Photobooth

Websudoku

We Tell Stories – Interactive Fairy Tale

Weebly ~ An easy way to create an online site

Weezic

WeJIT

Welcome to The Street

Wetoku

WeVideo – collaborative cloud based video editing

What do you love?

What I Made.com

Where’s the Path?

Wideo ~ Make animated videos online free

Wiggio ~ Online group communication

WikiMindMap

Winged Sandals – Classical Greek Mythology

Witty Comics

Woices ~ Location based commentaries

Wondersay ~ Text animation

Wonderville

Word It Out

Wordles Of Character II

Wordperhect ~ A scruffy word processor

Word search maker ~ A spelling list challenge

Word Web Online

Wordnik

WordSift ~ Picking up words and juggling them

WordsLike.net

Wordsmyth

Wordspy

World Digital Library

World Mapper

World Music Composer

Wrike

Writing Prompts

Write Rhymes.com & WriteExpress

X Ray Goggles ~ Remix the web

xmind.net

Xtra Math

XtraNormal

Yaca Paca!

YouBlisher

Your Dictionary ~ Simple dictionaries

YummyMath.com

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Zooniverse

Zotero (and Quotepad)

Zunal ~ Web Quest maker