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. 

Classroom Management

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

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

  • StoryBird-Create digital ebooks with themes, professional artwork, and the ability to print a book. 

    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.

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. 

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.

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.

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.

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-Coding and coding activities.

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

3D Printing