Etherpad "is a highly customizable Open Source online editor providing collaborative editing in really real-time." It can be self-hosted (including through Cloudron) or used through one of the many third-party public instances available.

Use cases

Collaborative note-taking

In a classroom, display an Etherpad pubicly with a projector and invite students to take notes on it together during lecture.

Generate questions together

During a guest speaker or webinar, have students compile questions for the speaker together on an Etherpad.

How to use it

Replacement for

  • Google Docs