Tool
Description
Usefulness Rating
(1-5)
Ease-of-Use Rating
bookrBookr
Create and share your own photobook using images from Flickr. Easily create a cover, add pages, insert images & text. This is a great option for creating online books with a shorter amount of text with image backgrounds.
3
Easy
 
GlogsterGlogster
Create multimedia posters and reports infused with animations, audio, and video. (No more 2D posterboard and coloring pens!) Impressive product with strong educational outreach program. Free Basic and Premium account options. Can set up a class account. There is also a good Glogster Overview on their site to help you get started.
5
Easy
 
LetterPopLetterpop
Free web based tool to create, publish and share newsletters. Choose from multiple templates, import pictures, edit text & click share to publish your newsletter.
4
Medium
 
MixbookMixbook
Create free photobooks online. Create a photobook, upload pictures & invite friends to collaborate online on the project.
Unique Feature: Upload pictures from multiple online image sharing services, add text and zoom & rotate images.
3
Medium
 
BookRixBookrix
Bookrix is a free combination of social media and web based publishing that allows students to publish and share their work socially. Within Bookrix, authors can create a profile & blog that can be shared with social media websites.
4
Medium
 
PenzuPenzu
Free web based journal tool. Journals are private by default, pictures can be included in entries, and journal entries can be shared via email.
Unique Feature: Penzu has the closest “feel” of paper available & mobile (iPhone & Droid) phones can access, edit and write to your Penzu journal.
5
Easy
 
TikatokTikatok
Publish a children’s book with Tikatok. Great option for primary grade teachers. Free teacher account allows teachers to create student accounts, create writing prompts & publish student work in traditional paper books.
Unique Feature: Student created storybooks can be saved as a pdf file that can be used on many e-readers.
4
Medium
 
SimpleBookletSimplebooklet
No signup required (free account also available to save booklets). Click CREATE and begin to insert text, image, url, upload files, embed codes & music. Add multiple pages to the booklet & click PUBLISH when complete.
Booklets can be shared via URL, twitter or email or be made public or private.
3
Medium