Applications

Here is a list of applications that are free-to-use that educators can use as part of their lesson plans.

Blogger

Great blogging platform to facilitate a space to discuss projects in a public (or private) sphere.

Bundlr

Combining a range of different social and online services together to “bundle” related information together in the one place.

Content Gems

Digital news delivery based on your preferences.

Dropbox

Online storage application that provides storage options for individuals or groups.

Evernote

Application that allows you to store notes and images in the one place.

Flipboard

News curation application.

Google Drive

Storage and file creation (i.e. word, spreadsheet and online forms) online, in the cloud.

iFlow

Discover, Create, Curate, And Follow Flows On Any Topic.

Mendeley

Referencing application for adding and storing references (and their files). Can be accessed across multiple devices and OS’s.

Open Office

Free (and good) alternative to Microsoft Office suite.

Paper.li

News curation application that allows you to “create your own newspaper”.

Pearltrees

Fantastic application to show relationships between information through a mind-map style layout.

Pinterest

Online picture sharing application (also has the option for private image boards).

Poll-everywhere

Text messaging and online polling.

Prezi

Online presentation creation application that provides a dynamic and fluid approach to delivering presentations that are more active than Powerpoint.

Slideshare

Online slide sharing network.

Scoop.it

Online news and information curation application.

Storyfi

Online news and information curation application.

Trello

Task management and organisation application that has the ability to accommodate individuals or groups.

Tumblr

Online blogging and content sharing platform.

Twitter

Online social networking service that provides both private and public information sharing and collaboration.

Vu

Similar to Zite, a customisable news curating application that learns from your reading habits.

YouTube

Online video sharing.

Zite

Useful news curator that provides the latest about topics you select.

Zotero

Fantastic referencing application for adding (through browser integration) and storing references that can be accessed across multiple devices and OS’s.

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