Digital Authoring - Web Design - Apps



Browse the lists below to find resources to help you deliver this section of #digitalstudies

Resources are not added in any order; however, to make it easier to find something that you can use in the classroom, each column can be sorted by simply clicking on the top row.



Resource Type  Example lesson? Name or related to Cost / additional resources Description from resource Description of how resource can be used  If this resource is originally yours please add your twitter ID here Added to wiki by: 
App   Mozilla Thimble Free

Thimble makes it ridiculously simple to create your own web pages. Write and edit HTML and CSS right in your browser. Instantly preview your work. Then host and share your finished pages with a single click. Easy, huh?

  @mozilla @teachesict
App - Hackasaurus   Hackasaurus Free

Hackasaurus makes it easy to mash up and change any web page like magic. You can also create your own webpages to share with your friends, all within your browser.

Resources for educators @hackasaurus @teachesict
App - 99chats   Chatroom Free chat widget you can Create & Embed into your Webpage, Blog or Social network profile     @teachesict
App - Geocites-izer    History of websites  Free    Type in the URL of a website and it will be magically transferred into one of the horrible Geocites websites that we created when we were young(er)!   @teachesict  
App - resize2mail   Image Resizer   Resize 2 mail is an online resize website utility developed for digital camera owners, webmasters, people travelling or anybody who quickly wants to resize a digital image for email or publishing on a web site.     @teachesict  
App - pixlr   Photo editor   Online photo editor   @pixlr @teachesict  
App - befunky   photo effects   With BeFunky anyone can transform their pictures into extraordinary works of art in just a few clicks.
Photo Effects
BeFunky has more effects than any other photo editor and features you won't find anywhere else. Changing your pictures into oil paintings, vintage polaroids, or pop art has never been easier.
  @befunky @teachesict  
App - aviary   Tools suite   Aviary is a suite of powerful creative applications that you can use right in your web browser. We're on a mission to make creation accessible to artists of all genres, from graphic design to audio editing. Let Aviary and Worth1000 artists perform design services for you.   @aviary @teachesict  
App - clevr   Photo effects - stitching panoramas  

You can create stunning panoramas and turn them into interactive virtual tours.

If you haven't tried making panoramas before, this is the place to start. If you have, you should find this the easiest and best way of making them.

App - Weebly   Creation - web 2.0 - Weebly     Education site for pupils to create effective websites quite quickly (very little knowledge of HTML needed) @weebly @teachesict  
App - Wix   Creation - web 2.0 - Wix  

Wix is a do-it-yourself website builder: a free online tool that lets you create and customize your own websites. Built with a powerful, user-friendly interface, Wix gives you total control over your web design without knowing the first thing about fancy coding or programming.

Explore what others have made using Wix. Or jump right in and create your own. Browse our collection of beautiful   free website templates. You'll find loads of stunning designs, ready to be customized. Click Edit on any template, enter our easy website builder and start working. Drag & drop to quickly customize your site. Change the colors, images, icons, text and just about everything else. Upload your own content, or use some of Wix' free website design elements found inside the website builder! Images, animation, clip art, icons, widgets and more are yours to use the moment you sign up.

  @wix @teachesict  
App - Snap Pages   Web creation - web 2.0 - Snap Pages 5 page site = free SnapPages is the easiest way to create your own website online. With our simple drag and drop tools you can have your new website up and running in no time     @teachesict  
App -   Creation - text based is a super fast way to publish content online - this page was built using
It takes just seconds to create a page and start adding content. has been designed as a more permanent alternative to blogs. Blogs are great for posting regular content - with, you can create a page and set and forget.
App - Mozilla Thimble   Creation - online Free

Mozilla Thimble App makes it ridiculously simple to create your own web pages. Write and edit HTML and CSS right in your browser. Instantly preview your work. Then host and share your finished pages with a single click. Easy, huh?

Currently a test site @mozilla @teachesict
App - Pagefin   Creation - online Free

Pagefin is a free service for creating simple webpages without the need to register for an account. To create a webpage with Pagefin just click "create and share," enter the captcha code, and start designing your webpage. Pagefindoes not offer any fancy template to widgets to add to your pages, just a blank slate to design on. You can add text boxes, images, and videos to your webpages. When you're happy with your page click on the share button to have a URL generated for your page. The share button will also provide you with an editing link (don't share that one).


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