Open Thinking Wiki

Various Resources compiled by Dr. Alec Couros

Software and Online Tools for Education


Search Tools:

Google (Maps, Photos, Video, Groups, etc.)
Yahoo!
Ask
MSN Search
Dogpile
Google Scholar
Skreemr (audio search)
Creative Commons Search (open access materials)
ChaCha (human powered search)
SearchMe (visual search)
Mahalo
Blinx (video search)
Tafiti
Answers
Clusty
Polycola
Kidsclick
Kartoo (visual)
Vivisimo (visual)
Addict-o-matic

Software:

Tux Paint
Tux Math
Tux Type
Google Earth
Picasa
Open Office
Jing
Google Sketchup
Google Earth
Audacity
Gimp
Freemind
CMAP Tools
Skype
Zotero
Picasa
Skitch
NVU
Scratch
Neo Office
CMap Tools
Paint.net
Promptoria

Online Tools:


Productivity/Writing/Communication

Google Docs
Google Notebook
Zoho Suite
SlideRocket
Dandelife
Buzzword
Remember The Milk
SlideShare
Yugma
Gliffy
Mind Meister
Wikispaces
Wet Paint
PBWiki
Voicethread
Scrapblog
Blogmeister
Podcast People
Podbean
Kwout
CoverItLive
Tumblr
Zentation
Vyew
Qlipboard

Graphics/images

Picasa Albums
Flickr
Picnik
FotoFlexer
PhotoShop Express
Dynamic Images
FD's Flickr Toys
Comiqs
Blabberize
SlideFlickr
Rock You!
SketchCast
Flauntr
Mixbook
ToonDoo
Comiqs
Aviary (artistic suite)

Research/KM

BlueDot.us
Delicious
iGoogle
Google Reader
NetVibes
NoteMesh
Thinkature
Yahoo! Answers
Definr
BackPack
Diigo
Son Of Citation Machine
EasyBib
Zotero
Bibme
Wufoo
Bubbl.us
Mindomo
Mind42
Exploratree
Swivel

Mapping
Wayfaring
Frappr
Community Walk
MapWing

File Management

YouSendIt
Box.net
Drop.io

Music

LastFM
Musicovery
Nutsie
The Sixty One
Pandora
Skreemr

Video

Youtube
TeacherTube
SchoolTube
Blip.tv
Jumpcut
Animoto
Viddler
Vimeo
Seesmic
Ustream

Communication

Ning
Twitter
WizIQ
Tokbox
Yakkle
Vaestro
Jott

Content:

Creative Commons
Wikipedia
CCMixter
Scribd
Youtube
Viddler
SparkNotes
WikiHow
ProductWiki

Many more here and a great resource from Ben Wilkoff here.