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Free Sites for Educators

Yugma -- free and easy to use web conferencing service.
Vyew -- provides a virtual space to share information and work together.
gcast -- create online podcast. -- unlimited upload, easiest way to edit online. -- free online photo editing software. -- Ourmedia publishes and stores video, audio and other media files. -- This site contains different archives: Live Music, Audio, Text, Moving Images, and Web Sites.
Awesome Clipart for Educators has FREE educator clipart, coloring pages, backgrounds, fonts, icons, lines, and worksheets. -- is an online idea mapping site. It’s basically like Inspiration, but in a very slick online interface.
CreateSurvey -- a free online survey creator. -- a great communication tool allowing posting of homework, notes, and pictures.
Exercises, Quizzes, Tests -- links to online exercises, and quizzes. -- create an interactive form.
Game-O-Matic -- create simple Web-based activities for language learning and practice.
Icing on the Cake: Online Tools for Teaching and Learning -- a collection of online tools for eudcators.
Nicenet's Internet Classroom Assistant -- a Web-based classroom environment for a secure forum to collaborate and share ideas.
Puzzlemaker -- create word searches, cryptograms, math squares, and other types of puzzles.

Free Wiki Hosts

PB Wiki is as "easy as making a peanut butter sandwich."
Wikispaces has 100,000 free K-12 Plus wikis. offers integrated with wiki tools like a blog, a calendar, and RSS support has nice features like tagging, custom permissions, and an image gallery.
Seedwiki has no ads and no limits on the number of wikis or number of pages the users can create.

Web 2.0 Tools for Educators

Aggregator: NetVibes -- collects RSS feeds on a single Web page.
Aggregator: Pageflakes -- a Web-based aggregator that includes "flakes" to add in, such as a calculator.
Blog: Blogger -- one of the best online blog-creation sites.
Blog: Class Blogmeister -- designed specifically for educators and students with many privacy controls built-in.
Database: Zoho Creator -- an online database application for surveys, inventories, and data collection.
Social Networking: -- save your bookmarks online, share with viewers.
Social Networking: Flickr -- a social networking site for photographs.
Social Networking: FURL -- saves a personal copy of any page on the Web and lets the user easily find it.
Wiki: Wikispaces -- create a public, online wiki for free; great for class collaboration.
Shedding Light on Web 2.0 -- Kathy Shrock's presentation about Web 2.0 tools.

Download YouTube Videos

TinyURL -- DetURL! has developed a hack so that all you have to do is insert the letters "pwn" into a YouTube URL and you will be able to download your favorite YouTube in MP4 and Flash Video formats.