(13, filtering, elementary, middle, parent-permission-required-under-13)
StoryJumper is a site which allows the user to create and publish storybooks. The user can decide if the book is available to the public or private. Teachers are able to create classroom accounts.
Take a look at The Legend of Momoraro example book.
Quizlet (13, no-filtering, teacher-use-only, elementary, middle, high, parent-permission-required-under-13,)
Quizlet is the largest flash cards and study games website with over 7 million free sets of flashcards covering every possible subject. It’s the best place to play educational games, memorize vocabulary and study online.
Quizlet allows users to make and share flash cards. Classroom applications include making flash cards, sharing them, and using them to review and study concepts.
Quizlet has made my teaching life so much easier! I can now create vocabulary presentations in a few minutes and post my sets to my school blog so that students review the language taught at home. Moreover, my students love playing the games Quizlet automatically generates. They have lots of fun!
WordItOut (13+, Parent permission required if under 13, high)
WordItOut An attractive arrangement of randomly positioned words, where the most important words are bigger than the others. They are fantastic at summarising large documents (reports, speeches, questionnaires, etc), teaching kids and more. You can type in your words, sentences or paragraphs. You can also copy and paste documents and reports.
WordItOut allows users to make word clouds. Saving and downloading the clouds does require an email address, so this would work best for students with email account.
Some classroom applications include brainstorming to see what words come up most often, or maybe having students copy a report and paste it into the text box to see if there are overused words involved in the text. Teachers can copy and paste verbage from content text to give a review for exams.
Here is one example: http://worditout.com/word-cloud/42623