Links to some of my favourite FREE elearning tools that you might find useful. Note: Most are FREE.


blogger jennip’s Journeys blog
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edublog jennip’s EDjourneys blog
wordpress eThoughts blog

Collect, collaborate & communicate

diigo Social bookmarking (content sharing). jennip library
GoogleDocsDocs, forms, presentations, spreadsheets (Collaborate)
SkypeCommunicate using text, audio or video chat (Communication). Username: jennip98

Photo & video sharing

authorstream jennip98 Channels
flickr jennip photostream
picasa jennip photos
screencast jennip98 Screencast
youtube jennip98 Channel

Screen capture and screencasts

jing Free, PC and MAC versions
Camtasia Free 30 day trial, PC and MAC versions
utipu Free, screencasts only


GoogleSitesjennip’s eportfolio
Weebly jennip’s eportfolio
Yola jennip’s eportfolio


GoogleSites Google Sites wiki sandbox
pbworks Top Tools wiki
wikieducator jennip user page Patricia Parker wiki

Other useful technologies

bitly URL shortener. Change long hard to read URLs into short easy to read URLs.
dropbox An easy way for students to share files
dropittome An easy way for students to send you large files (up to 2gb)
igoogle Your personal Google homepage
greader RSS reader
moodle A content/learning management system (CMS, LMS)
showmewhatswrong An easy way for students to record what they are doing on their computer
voicethread Record voice messges, video messages,and text messages
wiziq.jpg A virtual learning environment (VLE)
wordle A word cloud generator