Google Apps Education Edition. ‘Google Apps Education Edition is a free suite of hosted communication and collaboration applications designed for schools and universities. Google Apps included: Gmail (with voice and video chat and mobile access), Google Calendar, Google Talk (free calling VoIP/voicemail box, file transfer, group chat), Google Sites (website creation), Google Labs, Google Docs (word processing, spreadsheets, forms, presentations, mobile access) and Google Video.
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Edmodo – Free Private Microblogging For Education. From the FAQs: Edmodo is a private microblogging platform that teachers and students can use to send notes, links, files, alerts, assignments, and events to each other. Teachers sign up for accounts, and then create groups. Each group has a unique code which is distributed by the teacher to the class. Students then sign up (no email address required) and join the group using the code. More on Edmodo Blog.
Twitter for Teachers: A Collaborate Effort to Teach Teachers about Twitter. ‘How would you like to co-author an e-book to teach educators about Twitter? This e-book is intended for use by teachers from primary, elementary, secondary and post-secondary schools. The contents of the book are made available under an attribution, non-commercial, share-alike Creative Commons license. Any and all contributions to this resource are deemed to be done on a voluntary basis. Edits to this resource may be edited, deleted or otherwise modified by the moderators of the site.’