Technology Resources

FlipSnack Create digital magazine-like flip books from PDF files.

Kahoot Free game-based learning platform that makes it fun to learn – any subject, in any language, on any device

ClassDojo Classroom behavior and communication tool.

Scrumblr.Ca Online collaboration tool, think post it notes on the white board

Realtime board Collaborative, Realtime, "whiteboard", my favorite for planning projects or presentation

Knowledge Hook Math - Game show (Kahoot) student answering... different in that it will allow student to submit pictures of their work.

PBS LearningMedia Learn how you can tap into America’s #1 Educational Media Brand for access to thousands of innovative, standards-aligned digital resources, compelling student experiences, and professional development opportunities.

Plickers Plickers is a powerfully simple tool that lets teachers collect real-time formative assessment data without the need for student devices

EduCanon "Backed by AT&T and Stanford's startX, eduCanon is an online learning environment to create and share interactive video lessons. Teachers begin with any online video (screencasts, Khan Academy, TED, etc.) and transform what is traditionally passive content into an active experience for students, with time-embedded activities. ?"

Gamequarium Online Education Games

Active Prompt Website to create classroom prompts, offers individual students answers, polls, and access to see responses

ed.ted.com Build a lesson around any TED-Ed Original, TED Talk or YouTube video

Edublog Education blogging service, very user friendly.

WorksheetWorks Tons of worksheets that you can customize to fit your needs.

Videonot.es Allows note taking along side a YouTube and then dumps them in your google drive.

Vocabulary Compete in challenges, games, and quizzes. Great for building vocabulary.

Smithsonian 3D So cool, allows students an almost “hands on” approach to history.

GoNoodle.Com Get your students moving with great activities; good for brain break, stress relief, or indoor recess.

Lightbot.com Simple coding “game” great for problem solving and critical thinking.

Quizizz.Com Assessment Tool, students can go at their own pace, you can set a time limit per question, students also can see the questions and answers on their own device unlike kahoot.

Go Formative Not only can you do class quizzes but you can transfer any pdf or word document into an online assignment, very simple to use can even “borrow” questions from other people’s quizzes. Allows for the addition of pictures and short answer questions and even will allow students to upload their own pictures or draw  to show their work.

ThingLink My new absolute favorite online tool, can be used K-12 easily to create presentations, possibilities are endless.

Tackk Very easy to use, create presentations, websites, assignments… all that can be embedded or used as a website link. Must see!

Tellegami App used to create little videos using cartoon people and your voice, great for giving directions, discussion starters, or student presentations.

Popplet  (sample) Create mind maps, organization charts, you can add images, you tubes and vimeos. Great for classroom directions or collaborations.

Zaption Turn online videos into interactive learning experiences that engage students, take You Tubes and make them into quizzes, great for subs.

Padlet (sample) Create discussion boards, collect ideas, have students turn in assignments… the possibilities are endless… offers apps also, does not require login to post, will allow certain settings for an admin to approve messages and to “grid” padlets.

Lino Similar to Padlet, offers ios/android apps also, “post it note” look, doesn’t require login to post, students would have to create an account to upload files (no login required for images and youtubes) You can make post so that no one can edit them or move them.

Little Bird Tales Great story telling app, especially useful for younger children, even your non-readers.

Whooos Reading Cute way to log classroom reading, the initial setup (if you want it to be really indepth with your own questions) could be a little work but the end results would provide great data, gives a calendar for each student on time reading and what books were read. Gives the class a goal of number of minutes reading and writing.

ZooBurst Create 3d PopUp Books (personal opinion: kind of hard to use)

Story Bird AMAZING FOR CREATIVE WRITING! Worth doing the sign up for… Create beautifully illustrated chapter books, short stories, and poems and then publish.

Paper.li  Creating an online newspaper with your choice of subjects, teachers proper searches, credible resources,  and how to currate content.  Could use #’s to streamline content for a class or school.

Emaze Another online presentation maker, easy sign up, possibilities to embed and link, another good option to use with Google Classroom.

TinkerCad  Online 3D Rendering Software, great for problem solving, 3d shape studies and working with a 3D printer.  Sign up is required but Google login will work.

Scoop.It  Similar to Paper.li, you create your scoop and share it over social media… could be used by a teacher to share articles and news stories for students to easily access from a link in Google Classroom.

Colonial North American Project at Harvard University This website provides access to some of the remarkable materials digitized as part of the ongoing, multi-year Colonial North American Project at Harvard University. When complete, the project will make available to the world digitized images of all known archival and manuscript materials in the Harvard Library that relate to 17th and 18th century North America.

http://www.readworks.org/ For reading comprehension, lesson plans and resources built in. Great resource.