I started creating a list of sites offering free online eBooks, audio files, videos, learning tools and materials for educators, then I found this great wiki – Librarian Chick that has so many amazing listings already, I thought why create my own?
Here are a few of the tools and sites listed on – Librarian Chick that I thought were good:
- LearnOutLoud.com – offers the Internet’s largest directory of audio and video learning resources. Browse the catalogue of over 10,000 available titles including audio books, MP3 downloads, podcasts, and free educational audio & video…
- FreeLoadPress – Free online textbooks
- 4Teachers – Integrate technology into your classroom with free online tools and resources
- PlanetPDF – Huge archive of free PDF books
- SuTree – An index of free video lessons, video tutorials, lectures and how to guides
- Awesome Powerpoint Tutorials – Tutorials on how to create text-FX, transparencies, DVD’s etc.
- Create A Graph – Quickly create graphs and charts
- PowerPoint Templates for Teachers – PowerPoint resources for educators
- Thumbstacks – Create and share presentations on the web
- i-Lighter – The yellow highlighter for the web
- GroupLoop – Simple web-based software to organize your group
- MindMeister Basic – Hold online real-time brainstorming sessions with friends and colleagues
And one tool that isn’t listed;
Tiny URL – Have you noticed a lot of the links that come via the Australian Flexible Learning Framework start with http://tinyurl.com? This web tool allows you to transform lengthy URL’s that often get broken up during a copy and paste, into a shorter more manageable URL. Check it out. There’s also a Firefox extension for this.