ED Tech Links

Teaching Resources

  • Discovery Education- A wide variety of teaching resources for teachers and students for all grades and subject areas. Also includes a science techbook.

    Wizer-Free interactive worksheets that include embed videos, presentations, and links to outside resources. 

    Edulastic-Technology enhanced assessment creator. Select questions by grade and standard, or create your own questions. 

    Symbaloo-Save, organize and share all your web favorites in a single and personalized online environment. All bookmarks easily accessible, at any time and any place.

Classroom Management

  • Class Dojo- Class behavior management program.  Communicate with parents using group messaging features. 

    Classcraft-Track behavior, motivate students with cooperative games, and communicate with parents. 

Portfolios & Storage

  • DropBox-Cloud-based file sharing & storage. Free storage with the option to purchase more. Also, share files among colleagues and equipment.

    Seesaw-Student driven digital portfolios and simple parent communication. Students draw, take pictures, and record videos to demonstrate their learning. Students work is saved in a digital portfolio.

Reading/ Literacy & Writing Tools

  • Story Jumper-Picture book creator.

    Actively Learn-Texts for ELA, Science, and Social Studies with scaffolds and higher-order questions, annotations, and assessments. 

    Newsela- Newsela offers students up-to-date and high-interest articles. Articles are offered in many subject areas with differentiation and assessments. 

    Myshakespeare-Rich world of Shakespeare with  full-text passages and interactive editions of his plays.

    Epic!-Online Library free for educators.  Create online classrooms to assign books, activities, and quizzes to track student progress. 

    Storyline Online-Books are read aloud by famous actors and actresses.  Corresponding activities are provided for each book. 

    ReadWriteThink-Online teaching resources, lesson plans, and professional development. 

    Quill-Online writing and grammar practice. Ability to create classrooms & assign lessons/activities.

    ReadWorks-Improve your students' reading comprehension with ReadWorks. Access thousands of high-quality, free K-12 articles, and create online assignments.

Math Tools

  • GeoGebra-Free online math tools for graphing, geometry and 3D.

    Desmos Classroom-Math lessons for junior high math. Free interactive math lessons.

    Khan Academy-Standards-based practice. Teacher can create classroom and assignments for students.

    Learn Zillion-Standard aligned lesson plans & videos for Math and ELA. 

    Greg Tang Math-Games, resources, and interactives to practice math skills.

    Illuminations-Games, resources, and interactives to practice math skills. This website if from NCTM (National Council of Teachers of Math)

    Prodigy-Adaptive math learning program that allows teachers to create classrooms, assign diagnostic assessments and activities, and receive real-time feedback.

    ToyTheater-Interactive games and virtual math manipulatives. 

    Math Playground-Problem solving, math games, logic, and number puzzles. 

    Math is Fun- Math explained in easy language, plus puzzles, games, worksheets and an illustrated dictionary.

     

Infographics & Presentations

  • Educreations-Create digital lessons that include graphics, media, and audio commentary.

    Piktochart-Create beautiful infographics, flyers, posters, presentations and reports.

    Thinglink-Turn any image into an interactive graphic. Create multiple “hot spots” on specific parts of an image and turn that image into a multimedia launcher. 

Animation, Movie, & Media Creators

  • Animoto-Use pictures to create stream-flow movies.

    Touchcast-Create videos using greenscreen.

    PowToon-Create animated presentations. Functions similar to PowerPoint. 

    ToonDoo-Create comic strips online.

    Edpuzzle-Create video lessons from a variety of video sources.

    WeVideo-Make and share videos using cloud based editing software. 

Games & Skills Practice

  • BBC Bitesize-Interactive games for all grade levels and subjects.

    Kahoot-create games, quizzes, and exit tickets online.  Students use a pin to join the game.  All answers are visible for immediate viewing. 

    Quizziz-Create games and quizzes online.  Students use a pin to join the game.  

    Socrative-Online learning management systems.

    Fun Brain-Educational game website.

    Room Recess-Educational games for reading, math, and science.

    Duolingo-Interactive foreign language program.

    ABC Mouse-Educational activities for ages 2-8. Teachers can create a free account for the classroom. 

    Learning Farm-State standard practice for reading and math.  Free for the first 75 students at each school. 

    iCivics-Used to engage students in meaningful civic learning.  Students can engage in activities related to the civics curriculum.  

Classroom Collaboration & Management

  • Edmodo-Social learning network that has the capability to assign and collect assignments.

    Ck-12-Interactive and adaptive learning management program. Includes simulations, online textbooks and lessons.

    Flipgrid-Flipgrid is a website that allows teachers to create "grids" to facilitate video discussions. Each grid is like a message board where teachers can pose questions, called topics. Students then respond to the questions by creating a short video. 

Coding

  • CoSpaces Edu-Create, build, and animate 3D environments.  Use existing library of materials & coding blocks. View creation using VR headset or Merge cube for AR viewing. 

    Scratch-Scratch is a free programming language where you can create your own interactive stories, games, and animations.

    Code.org-Coding and coding activities.

    Tynker-Coding curriculum that integrates with Hour of Code & Minecraft.

3D Printing

  • Autodesk Tinkercad-3D CAD design tool. CAD model can be used for 3D printing. 

    Sketchup-SketchUp is a 3D modeling computer program for a wide range of drawing applications such as architectural, interior design, and landscape architecture. 

Augmented Reality

  • QuiverVision-Quiver 3D Augmented Reality coloring apps: print, color and see your drawing in beautifully hand-animated 3D worlds.

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