Google Groups

 

 

Price: Free
Subjects: All
Grade levels: All
Features: Discussion forum, Collaborative page building, Mailing list
Share & edit Google Docs, Share calendars, videos, and sites
Receive communications to email inbox.

Description: Google Groups allows users to create a discussion forum and mailing list, build a page collaboratively, share & edit Google Docs, share calendars, videos and sites, and receive communications within their groups to their email inboxes.

Mobile App Available

Group space tools introduced here are only ones of high quality, easy usability, and no cost -- to be most beneficial to our survey participants and other learner-centered educators. The descriptions of the tools are current as of December 10, 2012.

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Yahoo Groups

 

 

 

Price: Free
Subjects:
All

Grade levels: All
Features: Mailing list, File & photo sharing, Group calendars
Discussion forums, Receive communications to email inbox, Poll

DescriptionYahoo Groups allows users to create a mailing list, upload and share files (100MB) and photos (100GB), create and share a group calendar, generate discussion forums, poll group members, and receive communications to their email inbox. It has administration features such as approving and deleting new members or messages.

Wiggio

 


 

PriceFree
Subjects:
All

Grade levels: All
Features: Host virtual meetings, Shared calendar, Shared to-do lists

Poll your group in real time, Send email, text, & voice messages
Upload and manage files in a shared folder

Description: Wiggio can be used as a group space as it provides various services for virtual groups. You can host virtual meetings and conference calls, manage events with a shared calendar, create to-do lists and assign tasks, poll your group in real time, send emails, texts, and voice messages, upload and manage files in a shared folder.

Mobile App Available

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Wikispaces


 

Price: Free for Basic Plan*
Subjects:
All

Grade levels: All
Features: Collaborative website building, File upload, Widgets such as Videos, Calendars, etc., Discussion & comments

Description: Wikispaces can be used as a group space as it allows for administration control and make a wikispace as a private site. Various group space features are available: limited collaborative page building, file or image upload, sharing YouTube or other videos, calendars, etc., creating discussion boards, and comments.
*Free basic plan allows 5 members for private wikis, and 0.5 GB of total storage with up to 10MB for a single file. For premium plans, see http://www.wikispaces.com/content/pricing.
Wikispaces does not support real-time collaborative editing. When multiple users try to edit the same page simultaneously, the page will be overwritten to the latest version.