Free Web Sites and Tools
- Listings of free web page authoring sites
A new site with perhaps the easiest way to create a simple web page.
A new site offering an easy way to create a website to include videos
and photographs from other content sites like www.flickr.com and www.youtube.com
A great site for easily creating your own home page!
Free 30-day free trial, $4.99/month hosting thereafter.
Free websites, blogs, photoalbums - NO time limit!
A tutorial is at http://lone-eagles.com/tutorial.htm
- Yahoo's Geocities - Free Web Pages for any purpose!
Take the Geotour to see what's offered! You can return to edit your free web page, anytime.
Tutorials available. Ad banners will appear on all free web pages.
- Angelfire Free Web Pages
- Free Web-based Collaborative Tools - Megalisting!
Casey Hughes has done an outstanding job creating listings of free web site offers
and free web tools related to schools, home-based businesses; free virtual offices, software,
Ecommerce web sites and much more. While such links come and go, this is the best single listings yet found.
Advanced Web Authoring Resources
Interesting Related Free Services
Free web sites and development tools!
Lots of great web tools! Outstanding!
- Freedback http://www.freedback.com
An incredibly easy service to create html custom data entry forms for your web pages.
Instructional Web Authoring
A new type of educational site has emerged which walks anyone through the steps for creating curriculum web pages without requiring web authoring skills or web-authoring software. These sites automatically post created pages on the web for future use without requiring a web site account or knowledge of how to upload web pages! You'll be seeing lots more like these! Easy, time-saving, and productive!
- Filamentality - Easy Curriculum authoring
Five types of curriculum you can create online in minutes;
Hotlists, Multimedia Gallery, Scavenger Hunt, Sampler, Webquests.
- Web and Flow - Many curriculum authoring alternatives!
A new service evolved from Filamentality with more features, but requires a nominal annual fee. Free trials available. Strongly recommended!
Make your own web tours. Free web posting!
Tools for writing bibliographies and researching.
A wonderful model for developing your own project-based learning activities
Read about why teachers love WebQuests! Select the slide show!
The Official Webquest homepage, http://webquest.org offers teachers a highly customizable format for creating their own online projects. Online recertification courses for teachers are available during which they will create their own webquests and then post them on the Internet. Rich collections of teacher-created webquests are available via web pages created as a result of these previous classes, giving teachers a model for sharing their creative lessonplans with other teachers.
Example Webquests From Inservice Courses (Teacher-created)
http://webquest.org/search/ Dozens of "ready-to-go" collaborative classroom activities for all ages listed by grade level and topic!One unique feature is that in addition to extensive training materials and examples, template outlines are available allowing teachers to quickly author original webquests with minimal time and effort.
Teachers' WebQuest templates
Just edit the templates available to create your own WebQuest in minutes!
Here's the easiest template which you can also find by clicking
on the first template image in the URL above;
Quiz Authoring Sites:
Online Course Authoring Sites:
Virtual Classroom sites
More sites are appearing with really easy "fill-in-the-blank" ways to create web pages,
online classrooms, quizzes and curriculum!
Allows a teacher to set up an electronic learning environment that includes
email, discussion boards, a homework drop where students can submit
homework, a resources section that can be customized for any class or
lesson, and an assignments area for the teacher to post assignments for
students to access. MyClass also allows a teacher to upload documents
for the students to download, print, etc.
School and Community Collaboration Sites
In addition to offering free virtual classrooms, some sites additionally offer ways to
collaborate online with parents, students, teachers and administrators.
- Classroom Connect
www.classroom.com Here is a site that will give you ideas of how to connect
teachers, students, parents, and community members for discussing, sharing,
and collaborating ideas and resources.
Connecting teachers, students, parents, and community members for discussing, sharing,
and collaborating ideas and resources.
HTML Web Authoring Tutorials
Free Web Collaboration Tools
Web Design Tutorial Sites
Best Free Software Sites
Thousands of very high quality multimedia authoring programs are available at the software downloading sites listed below, complete with instructions on downloading.
For example; to find software for animations: Go to http://www.tucows.com and search for animation." Once you learn to download and install one program (its easy) youre on your way to unlimited fun and excitement! Downloading instructions are at the sites!