Edmodo is designed to get students excited about learning in a familiar environment. On Edmodo, teachers can continue classroom discussions online, give polls to check for student understanding, and award badges to individual students based on performance or behaviour.
Yacapaca is a free e-learning platform designed for educators to create, share, set, mark and analyse assessments.
Wordle is a toy for generating “word clouds” from text that you provide. The clouds give greater prominence to words that appear more frequently in the source text. You can tweak your clouds with different fonts, layouts, and color schemes. The images you create with Wordle are yours to use however you like. You can print them out, or save them to the Wordle gallery to share with your friends.
Padlet / Wallwisher
Padlet is an online service which acts like writing a post-it note and posting it onto a wall. A very simple resource to use with many blog posts to help you get started with Padlet and what you can do on Padlet in their blog. Link below.
TED is a nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading. It started out (in 1984) as a conference bringing together people from three worlds: Technology, Entertainment, Design. Since then its scope has become ever broader. TED includes the award-winning TED Talks video site, the Open Translation Project and TED Conversations, the inspiring TED Fellows and TEDx programs, and the annual TED Prize.
Google maps is a service provided by Google to help you locate a specific location anywhere on the globe, You simply have to enter the location into the search bar at the top and Google takes care of the rest. Whether just browsing locations or looking for directions, Google maps is easy to use and available on all devices that can get an internet connection.
A popplet is a big pinboard that you can put popples onto, A popple is a container that holds text, photos, and more things to come! To learn more about using Popplet and what Popplet is visit the blog page with information on Popplet and tutorials on how to do different things in Popplet.
ClassDojo is a classroom tool that helps teachers improve behavior in their classrooms quickly and easily. It also captures and generates data on behavior that teachers can share with parents and administrators. Better learning behaviors, smoother lessons and hassle-free data - and its free!
Quizlet is a free website providing learning tools for students, including flashcards, study and game modes. It was created by high school sophomore Andrew Sutherland in 2005 and now contains over 400 million study sets. All of the material is user-generated.
Scoop.it is a power publishing platform. With Scoop.it they say everyone is a publisher. Scoop.it helps you find content from your favourite topics, and creates your own beautiful online magazines. Once you have chosen what you want to share you feed them through your social networks or blogs.
Innovate My School
Innovate My School is a global community for discovering, sharing, and promoting the latest innovation in education. From exciting new products and services to inspirational teaching and learning practices, Innovate My School motivates teachers to think beyond traditional boundaries, lead proactively and, most importantly, stay informed.
Prezi is a dynamic presentation tool that allows you to convey information to your audience in a non-linaer way that is both engaging and easier to understand. You'll be able to use video, images and text to their full potential with techniques that have a lasting impact in a stunning presentation.
StudyBlue is made for students. It empowers a generation of ambitious digital natives who expect and deserve high quality digital study tools. Nobody forces anybody to use it and nobody tells anybody they can’t. StudyBlue helps students learn better. Learn together. And get smarter.
ProProfs Quiz Maker
ProProfs is the leading provider of comprehensive online tools for building, testing and applying knowledge. Through its Quiz,Survey and Training products, ProProfs offers trainers, marketers and educators powerfully-simple features without requiring users to download or learn expensive software.
Teacher tube is a community in which instructional videos can be shared. A more educational focused video sharing resource, safe for teachers, schools and home learners. It is a site to provide anytime, anywhere professional development with teachers teaching teachers. As well, it is a site where teachers can post videos designed for students to view in order to learn a concept or skill.
Storybird is a visual storytelling community. A global hub for readers, writers, and artists of all ages. It allows anyone to make gorgeous, art-inspired stories in seconds.
Seating charts are an essential part of any good teacher’s tool kit. They help organise students into appropriate learning groups and minimise behaviour issues – the class teacher asserts their authority before the lesson even begins. We take seating charts a step further. You can optionally include and display key data (eg SEN, reading age) about each pupil which is used to intelligently position pupils in the classroom to maximise learning.