Collaborative Tools:


Google docs

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Upload your files, edit anytime from anywhere, choose who can access your documents share and collaborate online.

iNetWord

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Create any document using point-level formatting, indents, margins, backgrounds, borders, choice ofbullets, numbering, spell check, pictures, and more. Share folders, documents, and pictures. View highlighted changes others made. Revert document with one click. Your document is never overwritten.

Wetoku

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No software to install. Use webcams to interview or hold a conference, record the interview, and embed the video right away. Dual frames mean that you can record both people at the same time.

Vyew

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Give presentations, host webinars, or conduct team meetings. Leave content available for access over time. Upload docs, images or media. Options for chat or talk.
Create and upload course content for real-time and anytime collaborative learning.

Showdocument

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Launch or join a fully synchronised document collaboration session. Upload your document and invite friends.

Crocodoc

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Mark up, fill out, and collaborate on PDFs, Word documents, PowerPoint slides, and web pages.

Phuser

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Have group discussions privately. Share photos and files securely. You choose who joins in. Keep track of many discussions easily.

Timzon

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Collaboration tool enabling virtual teams to communicate effectively through video and across time zones.

Springnote

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An online notebook. Create pages, work on them with friends, and to share files. A great tool for group projects as it allows group members to easily collaborate. Advanced search, numerous templates, and 2GB of free file storage. Access it from anywhere anytime.

Webnote

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A tool for taking notes on your computer.
Create a workspace and create notes in the workspace. You can save your workspace at any time and return to them from the same computer or any other computer. You can also share your notes with others by providing the workspace name (or url) to a friend. Great for collaborative ideas and brainstorming as many people can work on the same page at the same time, just by using different notes.

Wallwisher

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Create notes in your own workspace wall. You can save your workspace at any time and return to them from the same computer or any other computer. You can also share your notes with others by providing the workspace name (or url) to a friend. Great for collaborative ideas and brainstorming as many people can work on the same page at the same time.
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Twiducate

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Social Networking for schools - twitter for your class

Swirrl

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Data collaboration online. A web application that allows your team to store, share, edit and analyze information. Combines the flexibility of spreadsheets and the power of databases with the collaboration features of a wiki.

Palbee

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Free online service which allows you to set up easy video meetings with your friends and colleagues.

Also record your own presentations and store them online.


Babblestream

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Embeddable large group voice chat.

Shoutmix

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A widget that allows you to interact with others instantly. A shoutbox can be placed on your blog or website. Your visitors can then easily post comments in it. They can also use the shoutbox to chat with you and other visitors at the same time. You will be able to customize the sizes, styles, fonts, colors and labels.

PiratePad

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A web based word processor that allows pupils and teachers to work together in real time. Each editor is in a different colour. An alternative to etherpad.

TypeWithMe

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A web based word processor that allows pupils and teachers to work together in real time. Each editor is in a different colour. An alternative to etherpad.

iEtherpad

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A web based word processor that allows pupils and teachers to work together in real time. Each editor is in a different colour. Able to create an account to keep track of your pads. An alternative to etherpad.
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Titanpad

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A web based word processor that allows pupils and teachers to work together in real time. Each editor is in a different colour. Able to create an account to keep track of your pads. An alternative to etherpad.
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MeetingWords

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A web based word processor that allows pupils and teachers to work together in real time. Each editor is in a different colour. An alternative to etherpad.

PiratenPad

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A web based word processor that allows pupils and teachers to work together in real time. Each editor is in a different colour. An alternative to etherpad.

Sync.in

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A web based word processor that allows pupils and teachers to work together in real time. Each editor is in a different colour. Able to download a desktop launcher. An alternative to etherpad.

Textflow

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Parallel word processer.

Lucidchart

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Creating crisp, attractive flow charts for the web or print has never been so fast and easy. Everyone works on a document at the same time. Collaborators get your changes immediately when you save. Share your flow charts as a web page, PDF, or image.
Publish an always-updated image of your work. Access anywhere.

Teamviewer

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TeamViewer establishes connections to any PC all around the world within just a few seconds. You can remote control your partner's PC as if you were sitting right in front of it.

Glass

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Have conversations on top of any page by using a layer of Glass over the web! Do more than link or bookmark, get the Glass add-on to share experiences. Glass is a browser add-on that lets you share experiences and not just content.
(highlighting text, and even placing pictures and videos - to come soon) on top of any website and share those thoughts with only those you choose.

Justpaste.it

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Just paste text from other webpage or word processor. Text formatting and images will be preserved. Add graphics to your notes. Embed videos by using [video] marks. Add a professional-looking mathematical formulas by using LaTex. Import from file. Text formatting and graphic will be preserved. Automatic text backup every 3 mins. Download as PDF.

Shwup

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Personal online space where you can easily share and view photos and video with those you choose to invite. Also create fun home movies (called muvees) to share and post them to your blogs, Facebook and other social media sites.

Tabzon

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Easy to use tool that helps you keep track of your co-workers' whereabouts and status. It works in real-time from your web browser

WriteWith

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We make writing online work for groups. In just a few seconds, get your own account where you can upload documents, share with other people, chat, assign tasks, and track everybody's actions with a comprehensive history.

MixedInk

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Find a topic you care about and jump in,or create a new one and invite others to join. Contribute your ideas, mix & match others' ideas, or simply rate as you read. Create a single text that's more powerful because of the many contributors behind it.
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Wiggio

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Online tool that makes it easy to work in groups, keep a shared calendar, send mass emails, voice and text messages, store and edit files in one folder.

Gaggle

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Provide safe, teacher-controlled email accounts for students.

Lefora

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Free, hosted forums. Moderating community tools and anti-spam support.

Transferring Files:


DROPitTO.me

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Together with Dropbox you can setup an unique upload address with password protection. Good solution when an email is just not enough.


Senduit

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Upload your file and share a private link. Can handle large files. Links active for up to 1 week.

LetsCrate

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Ridiculously easy file sharing. Drag and drop.

Embedit

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A service that allows you to embed your documents and files in your webpage or blog instead of having to link to them. The files display directly in the browser, no software required.

Sendithome

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Have you ever needed to work on a school project at home, but your e-mail is blocked? No thumb drive in sight? Send files to via the web email.

Dropbox

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Easy way to store, sync, and, share files online. Available for Windows, OS X, and Linux.

WeTransfer

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Easy way to send big files - 2gb. No registration. Files available for 2 weeks.

Blogs, Wikis and Social Networks:


Wikispaces

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Personally, my preferred wiki - used to make this space.
Create simple web pages that groups, friends, and families can edit together.

pbwiki

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Simple, secure collaboration. Easily share files with users.

Wetpaint

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Create a free website about anything y ou love

MediaWiki

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Wiki package originally written for Wikipedia.

Blogger

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Google's blog engine.
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Edublogs

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Blogging for teachers and students, made easy


Wordpress

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Express yourself - start a blog

21classes

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Create a virtual classroom and BlogPortal.
Instant use, hosted, free.

Primary Blogger

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Free blogs for schools.

Edmodo

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A private microblogging platform that teachers and students can use to send notes, links, files, alerts, assignments, and events to each other. Teachers sign up for accounts, and then create groups. Students then sign up (no email address required) and join the group using the unique code.

Kidblog

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Allow students to publish posts and participate in discussions within a secure classroom blogging community. Teachers maintain complete control over student blogs. No student email addresses required.

Classblogmeister

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Blog engine that has been developed specifically for classroom use.

Grou.ps

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Create your own social network. No ads or branding unless your storage needs exceed 3GB.

CoveritLIve

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Web based software takes your next live blog to a new level. Your commentary publishes in real time like an instant message. 'One-click’ publishing lets you drop polls, videos, pictures, ads and audio clips as soon as they come to mind. Comments and questions from your readers instantly appear but you control what gets published

Stixy

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Upload your work, add comments, share files, and more. Invite your friends to collaborate.

Zooloo

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Build your own Micro Blog with the Free Blog Builder and bring all your interests together in one place.

Everlater

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Create your free travel journal and travel blog. Incredibly easy to create great travel memories.

Templates for Blogs:


ChethStudios

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Visually Impressive and Smashing Blogger Templates

The Cutest Blog on the Block

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Backgrounds, banners, templates and more all free

DeluxeTemplates

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Professional Blogger templates for free.

Free Themes 4 All

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Wordpress, blogger, flash, CSS, Web templates and more, all free.

Virtual Meetings and Chat Rooms:


WizIq

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Join in or host your own class. Interactive whiteboard, upload presentations, video, audio and text chat.

Elluminate

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Free 3 seat room. Interactive whiteboard, upload presentations, video, audio and text chat.

Chatzy

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A free private chat service. Fill out the form to create a chat room immediately - only for you and the people you invite. No popup ads, works on any PC, with any language and through corporate firewalls.

Flash Meeting

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An easy to use online meeting application. A meeting is pre-booked by a registered user and a url, containing a unique password for the meeting which is passed on to the participants, who simply click on the link to enter into the meeting at the arranged time.

Dimdim

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No software to download or install. Hold web- based live meetings in seconds - right from your browser - you easily host or attend web meetings complete with audio and video conferencing, screen and application sharing.

CoolConferenceLive

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Free web conferencing services and online collaboration solutions. No limits to number of meetings, length of meetings, number of participants. No scheduling required. Instant on. No software downloads.

Scribblar

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Create your own free room now and invite others to join you. Real-time multi-user whiteboard.
Image upload and sharing. Userlist and text chat. Live audio communications. No downloads required, no user limit

Meetsee

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Your personal virtual office is a space online filled with rich ways to communicate, share content, collaborate on documents, and build rapport between remote co-workers.
Visit me in my Meetsee office

MeBeam

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Type in the name of a video room, tell people to meet you in that room.Can have multiple screens in one room.

Yuuguu

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Hold online meetings, share your screen and work together on the same documents in real time.

OpenHuddle

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Each room in OpenHuddle is designed to give you the freedom to interact with as many or as few people as you would like, in whatever way you want! Video, Audio, Text Chat and Drawing Board tools are available for you to use in whatever way you see fit. Just invite your friends into a Huddle and start interacting with as little as a webcam and a headset/microphone.

Stinto

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Easy to use chat, which you can create with one click and which will be deleted after a longer period of inactivity. Create your own with only one click – no registration required!

Snapyap

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Make live video call and send videos. No software to install.

Today's Meet

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Connect with the room in realtime.
Use the live stream to make comments, ask questions, and use that feedback to tailor your presentation, sharpen your points, and address audience needs.

99chats

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Start your own chat room. You can also easily add your chat room to your website, blog and social network profile.
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TinyChat

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Create your own chatroom. Add it to your wiki or blog. Save your chat.

Mikogo

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Easy-to-use cross-platform desktop sharing tool, ideal for web conferencing, online meetings or remote support.

Voxli

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Create a chatroom that allows voice chat. Invite up to 200 of your teammates. No registration required, send a link to anyone.


Chatterous

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Group chat from anywhere using the web, IM, email or your phone.


Yackall

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Communicate with a group of friends while on the go. A means to have a continuous long running conversation no matter when or where the participants are located. Embed rooms on other sites. Specialized mobile interface, now you can chat from anywhere. Categories to organize rooms.


Gabbly

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Add a chat to any page, just add 'gabbly.com/' in front of any URL. Also can put a chat feature on your own webpage.


Collaborative Spaces:

NineHub

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Based on Moodle Course Management System, share, communicate, collaborate and administer in an Virtual Learning Environment. Educators can use activity modules such as Forums, Wikis, Databases, Blogs, SCORM, Quizz and many more

Haikuls

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LMS - create online lessons with articles, images, audio, and video for your class. Manage discussions, auto-grade assessments, and track scores through a gradebook.

SimpleVLE

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Virtual learning environment designed for teachers, instructors, or professors and their students. Teacherz can create classes, design tests, quizzes, and/or exams , and assign to any of the created classes or students.

Manymoon

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Add projects, assign tasks, record milestones.

Join.me

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Share a single screen so everybody’s on the same page. A simple application that allows users to share their screen instantly with anyone by giving them a simple code.

Udutu

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Web-based tool which provides a user friendly platform to create highly interactive elearning courses quickly and easily. Anyone can design, build and implement online training courses without any prior technological expertise.

Nabble

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Free forums and other embeddable apps. Start a free forum, start a Mailing List, archive Your Mailing List, create a Photo Gallery. create a Newspaper, start a Blog.

Tal.ki

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Now you can embed a forum on your own site, just like a YouTube video. Embed

Collaborative Tools:


Google Apps for Education

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Email and collaboration tools for educators and students at all levels.

Thinkature

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Place instant messaging inside a visual workspace. Use it as a collaboration environment, a meeting room, a personal web-based whiteboard, or something entirely new.

Bookgoo

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Highlight and annotate your documents in the same way you would mark up a piece of paper with a highlighter and pen

Awesome Highlighter

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Insert a web page address above and click "highlight page". Select the text you want to highlight on the next page. Add a note if you wish, copy & paste the short url, or email your highlights

Wizlite

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Allows you to highlight text on any page on the Internet and share it with everybody.
Create a group and share pages with their selections .

Self Destructable Text Notes

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Type text (post note) and get a link for it, can be password protected, send the link (email, twitter) to the recipient. As soon as the recipient reads it, the note will be destructed. You can attach a file to your note. It will be automatically deleted after the first downloading

Annotated Links

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This service lets you combine links together with your own annotation.

DotVoting

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Design a voting form by entering topics and then distribute access information to participants. You can choose to which extent that vote is public, whether the results can be seen during a running vote and how long the vote runs. Each participants can be assigned more than one vote and is able to freely cumulate his votes.

StickyBits

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Attach photos, video, music, text, pdfs, zips, etc to any barcode. When someone scans it, they will see what you and everyone else has attached. Get notified when a barcode is scanned.

Collaborative Drawing Boards:


Twiddla

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Draw, use text, upload pdf, word or excel docs. Invite others and communicate by text
or audio.

Scriblink

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Free digital whiteboard that users can share online in real-time
Has updated layout, image uploading, a send file function, and VoIP.

Dabbleboard

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A digital whiteboard that's actually easy and fun to use. Draw with flexible tools. Reuse previously-made drawings. Share and collaborate in real-time.

Cosketch

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Multi-user online whiteboard designed to give you the ability to quickly visualize and share your ideas as images.

Thinkature

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Visual communication to the web by placing instant messaging inside a visual workspace. Use it as a collaboration environment, a meeting room, a personal web-based whiteboard, or something entirely new. Create a collaborative workspace and invite coworkers, friends, and colleagues to join you in just seconds. Once inside your workspace, you can communicate by chatting, drawing, creating cards, and adding content from around the Internet

Groupboard

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Interactive website tools for distance learning, online tutoring, collaboration and fun. Add whiteboard, chat, games, message boards, VOIP and web conferencing to your website by simply copying a few lines of HTML code.

drawonthe.net

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Draw together with your friends online. Draw on top of any internet image or website

Multimedia Posters and Pages:


Scrapblog

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Combine your photos, audio, video and text to create multimedia pages and mix things up with a bunch of creative elements.
Share your creations with family and friends or post them directly to your favorite sites.

Edu Glogster

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Combine images, video, music, photos and audio to create mulitmedia pages. Embed into any webpage.
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Wix

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Import favourite pictures and movies from your own computer or from the web.
Create stunning pages using creative elements.
Embed into any webpage or share directly.

Popplet

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Make your own views of video, images, text and invite others to help you design it.

WebPoster

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This tool allows educators to create a lesson, worksheet, or class page and immediately publish it online. Teachers can also set up classes and assign projects to students. Students complete the assignments by creating their own online projects or reports. Teachers and students can even add images and links to their pages.

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