Guaranteed that using Google Docs will make your life easier. You will no longer need to email assignments back and forth between home and school nor will your files refuse to open on school computers. You can work on a collaborative project from any computer with an internet connection and even do it simultaneously with those in your group from the comfort of your own home. Google docs works with power point projects, word documents and excel spreadsheets. Sign up is simple and you will soon wonder how you managed without it. Watch the video from the folks at Common Craft to get a better idea of what it is all about.
Here are some more web 2.0 tools that will help you organize, research and present your learning.