Wikispaces is a website that promotes collaborative editing of structure and content. It can serve as a repository for resources such as lesson plans and project ideas. Participants collaborate in creating these resources.
Voicethread is a multimedia slide-show application that allows multiple users to provide commentary on images, text and videos in a variety of ways.
Twitter is more then a 140 character social media platform. It is a place where educators can create professional learning networks, sharing ideas and resources.
Google Drive is part of the free Google suite of applications. It is a cloud based platform for sharing,storing an collaborating on a wide variety of files and projects.
Mindmapping and Brainstorming
Mindmeister is a free cloud based mind mapping tool. It provides tools to facilitate real-time collaboration, task management and more.
Bubbl.us is another brainstorming tool that uses mindmapping. Students can collaborate in focusing on main ideas and themes of a story, historical event or holiday.
Padlet is a free web based platform that enables users to express to brainstorm and share thoughts. The user can upload content, such as images, videos, documents, text anywhere on the page.