Free Tools for Collaboration: Web Development, Wiki or Blog Creation

Use these Web 2.0 tools to support written language and collaboration.

New to Blogs and Wiki: Read this first

Teachers First
Be sure to review Google for Educators
Check out all the google tools for Collaboration- Google Docs, Google sites, Google Hangouts

Free Wiki & Docs for Collaboration or Web Pages

Wikispaces (free no ads for educators)
PB Works (free no ads for educators)
Zoho Wiki
Google Hangouts with a Google+ account:
How to Record a Google Hangout uses Camtasia:
Google Docs
Google Sites
Wet Paint (includes ads)
Wiggio easy way to communicate and work in groups.
KidsBlog safe blogging for children
SymbalooEdu Create a personal learning network for teaching
Edmodo Social Learning network for teachers

Free Blogs

Glogster EDU Collaborate to create online multimedia posters
WordPress Publishing Tool
EduBlogs Free for teachers and students
Class Chatter Free and safe blogs for classrooms
Class Blogmeister from the Landmark Project
Haiku Learning Management System and blog
TIGed Taking it Global

Whiteboarding, Writing and Collaborative Drawing

(free programs to use independently or collaborate)

GE Imagination Cubed
Draw Island online drawing tool
Pirate Pad quick collaboration tool for text based document, don't have to have an account


Vidquik Quick and Simple Video conferencing
Skype video and audio conferencing
OoVoo Video chat with 12 friends for free

Web Page Creators

Use these free resources to create your own web site, html programming not required

Jimdo Create a jimdo free page Free Open Source content management system Click, drag, done web page creation - easy to use. Fairly easy but no place to add in Alt Text.
Sampa Create a website and a blog
Weebly Create and publish your web pages. Easy to create, look great but no place to add in Alt Text.

Meeting & Scheduling

Meeting Wizard
Google Calendar