Zoho Virtual Office - Online office tool that has developed a wide variety of integrated online collaboration tools.
Google Docs and Spreadsheets - Google has grouped services that include photo album, email and calendar. You can create and share projects online and access them from anywhere.
gOffice - provides an online office suite which allows customers to quickly create documents via a web browser.
Thinkfree - is the leader in next-generation office productivity solutions for platform independent, anytime, anywhere-computing.
Joomla - is an award-winning Content Management System (CMS) that will help you build websites and other powerful online applications. Best of all, Joomla! is an open source solution that is freely available to everybody.
Creating ePortfolios with Web 2.0 Tools - Dr. Helen Barett, in 2006, began exploring the use of Web 2.0 tools, and constructed portfolios using these tools. One advantage of Web 2.0 tools is that many of them are free.
Each of the 3 Part series linked below, contain in one place many of the useful Web 2.0 tools with explanations that you can use in your educational setting.
Part 1 - Written by: Brian Benzinger, with the start of the new school year, many teachers and students are seeking new products and technologies to help them through their upcoming academics. With the increase of teachers using blogs and wikis, and students networking and utilizing online tools, the demand for easier and more efficient ways of learning is on the rise.
Part 2 - Brian covers web-based alternatives to desktop office applications including: word processing, presentations, diagrams, spreadsheets, and more.
Part 3 - Brian researched possible scenarios and real case studies of Web 2.0 in education in hopes to show others where we are with today's education and where it could be.
Classroom 2.0 - the social networking site for those interested in Web 2.0 and collaborative technologies in education.
Go2Web20.net - the complete Web 2.0 directory.
Jane’s E-Learning Pick of the Day - a daily item of e-learning interest selected by Jane Hart of the Centre for Learning & Performance Technologies.
Directory of over 2,000 E-Learning Tools - Jane has been building this Directory of Learning Tools over the last year. It now contains over 2,000 tools that can be used for creating learning and performance support solutions as well as for managing your own personal learning.
Welcome to Stephen’s Web - by Stephen Downes, works for the National Research Council, Institute for Information Technology, in Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada and he specializes in online learning, content syndication, and new media.
WiZiQ -The free online teaching and e-learning platform. Find teachers, network, use the web-based Virtual Classroom for collaboration and conferencing, share documents and take tests.
The Broth - created by an Australian web publisher and developer, headquartered in Perth, Western Australia. Our focus is collaborative art and social media applications.
SlideShare - is the world's largest community for sharing presentations on the web.
TokBox - Video chat and video message with friends and family for free.
Voice Thread - is an online media album that can hold essentially any type of media (images, documents and videos) and allows people to make comments in 5 different ways - using voice (with a microphone or telephone), text, audio file, or video (with a webcam) - and share them with anyone they wish.
Web 2.0, New Tools, New Schools - this book provides a comprehensive overview of the emerging Web 2.0 technologies and their use in the classroom and in professional development.
Technology Literacy and the MySpace Generation -They're not asking permission.
The Invasion of Web 2.0 - The Internet-based software programs that are generally referred to as "Web 2.0" may have been perceived, as recently as last Spring, as the latest pet technology of the educational uber-geek or the conference presenter. However, Web 2.0 programs are rapidly becoming tools of choice for a growing body of classroom educators, who are discovering that they provide compelling teaching and learning opportunities.
The Web 2.0 Bubble - Why the social-media revolution will go out with a whimper, article from The Atlantic.com, April 2007