Online Stopwatch

This great tool will let you run either a stopwatch or a countdown timer on your screen. It's simple to use- and it has a full screen mode! Where has this been hiding all these years? Be sure to explore the links at the bottom for different graphics for the timer- like the hourglass. You can also download an application for Mac or PC... all for FREE!

Random Name Picker

Click here for full screen version

This is a great tool to choose random students for questions or prizes. This could also be a good in-class review for a spelling test as each student is given a random word from your own list. This little gadget picks a student with one of two graphical interfaces. It can be embedded like this one- try it right here.


An education wiki whose goal is to have teachers collaborate on lesson plans and more. Take a look at and use materials, find others to collaborate with, and

Very cool website with many wonderful curriculum units. Curriki is more than your average website; we're a community of educators, learners and committed education experts who are working together to create quality materials that will benefit teachers and students around the world.
Curriki is an online environment created to support the development and free distribution of world-class educational materials to anyone who needs them. Our name is a play on the combination of 'curriculum' and 'wiki' which is the technology we're using to make education universally accessible.

My current, favorite website. Have your students engaged in learning vocabulary while contributing to solve the world's hunger issue. Challenge other classrooms, try using it as school wide project. Check out the different categories where you students can participate. The software is many leveled and will adjust for each student.


Easily make those huge, long URLs into tiny, easy-to-use URLs. Simply copy the the URL and click one button to obtain a short, usable URL.


Have you ever wanted a snapshot of a web page to add to a document. You can do it here.

Screen Toaster

Free Online Screen Recorder
  • Register & use it anywhere, anytime
    No download. Compatible with Windows, Mac OS X, Linux.
  • Capture videos of onscreen action in one click
    Record screencasts, tutorials, demos, training, lectures and more.
  • Share and stream videos online in Flash
    Embed them on blogs and webpages or send them by email.

You can make demonstrations of Web 2.0 applications to show your students how to register and how to utilize them.

  • corlive
  • CuePrompter
  • Kuku Clock
  • ZipMyURL