This page catalogs free or no-cost web applications.
Best Web 2.0 Software of 2006
Web-based antivirus/spyware scanner
Free online application: http://www.gliffy.com that is run within your web browser. Some similarities to Visio.
20 free incoming faxes per month; no outgoing.
Flash Earth Google-Earth-lite
Online Video & Audio Content
Online Quizzing Tools
Some free access; full access costs $. Quia is an impressive online subscription-based service ($49/yr) for creating games, quizzes, web pages, surveys, calendars, and more. It features a directory of thousands of online activities and quizzes in more than 50 subject
With Easy Test Maker you can create free online multiple-choice, fill-in-the-blank, matching, short answer and true and false questions all on the same test. You can also insert instructions and divide your test into multiple sections. You can also print a master answer sheet.
A free tool to create, administer, and grade quizzes online. Discovery School Quiz Center provides a web address for students to access the quiz and emails the graded and corrected results to you, but has no database to keep the scores.
A free web-based program to create a custom quiz that others can take online. Quiz Star provides a web address for students to access a quiz and tells you when a student takes it. It also keeps aggregate data on the website for all quizzes taken by students.
The Hot Potatoes downloadable program includes several applications, enabling you to create interactive multiple-choice, short-answer, jumbled-sentence, crossword, matching/ordering and gap-fill exercises for the World Wide Web. Hot Potatoes is not freeware, but it is free of charge for non-profit educational users who make their pages available on the web.
You enter a vocabulary list of any words or data you want. (ex. SAT words, history dates, French-Spanish translations, etc.) Quizlet gives you a specialized learning mode, flashcards, randomly-generated tests, and collaboration tools for classmates to help you study those words.
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- Online Touch Typing Tutorials
- Typing Tutorials for Younger Kids - Excellent interactive site. You must have the Flash Player Plug-in.
Free websites for public k-12 schools
Not free, but only $2 - $3 bucks a month
Not free, but do offer trials
Free for New York schools
Gizmos for Math and Science manipulation
First year free. Mathematics step by step tutorials for grades 7-12 and community colleges. Call 1-347-528-7837 and mention this wiki.
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