File Converters



  • Zamzar
    • Converts many different file types
    • Requires registration & login

  • Free PDF Converter
    • Convert documents from pdf to other formats or convert to pdf
    • Site will email you the finished product

  • SaveTube
    • Convert YouTube videos and other videos to MP4 files and others (great if your school blocks YouTube)
    • So easy to use, even a caveman can do it!


  • Freemake
    • Several free converter downloads
      • Video converter, YouTube converter, Video downloader, and more

Tools for Shortening URL's


  • Fur.ly
    • Good for classroom searches & long URL's
    • Type in multiple URL's or copy and paste and Fur.ly creates one URL where the students can go for their search
    • Not editable so it is good idea to type URL's in Word, test, then copy and paste

  • TinyURL
    • Oldie but goodie
    • Take super long URLs (like the ones created from Google Forms for example) and make them smaller
    • Customizable

Odds & Ends Tools


  • Online Stopwatch
    • Great classroom management device especially to help students keep track of time left in various activities & labs

  • WolframAlpha
    • A search engine for just about anything including math problems
    • Does not give you a list of websites but information about a certain topic

  • Youblisher
    • Turn any pdf document into a flippable, quick-loading document