Diigo

“An online tool that allows users to annotate, archive and organize websites. Users can highlight and add sticky notes to sites.” (Teacher Account Required)

The 4S’s of Note Taking With Technology

A website with links to videos that show how apps can assist students who have different learning styles to take notes.

Note Taking for Elementary and High School Students

A Prezi that describes findings and different methods that students can use to take notes.

Prezi

“Slideshow creator/presenter with interesting and different effects. Real-time online collaboration possible.” (Account Required)

Storybird

“A website that provides the user with a wonderful set of illustrations to create their own book. It also includes many examples of stories created by users”. (Account Required)

WolframAlpha Computational Knowledge Engine

“This online tool provides data based on computations from curated sources.”

Microsoft MakeCode

Bring “computer science to life for all students with fun projects, immediate results, and both block and text editors for learners at different levels.”

Action Plan on Digital Technology

“Resources for new technologies and support for their use in the classroom.”

Scratch Jr.

“With ScratchJr, young children (ages 5-7) can program their own interactive stories and games. In the process, they learn to solve problems, design projects, and express themselves creatively on the computer.”

Scratch

“Scratch is a free programming language” which can be used to “create stories, games, and animations”.

Giving Credit The Creative Commons Way

“This video shows students how to find copyright free photos and music using CC Search and how to attribute the sources correctly”

Québec Scratch Educator Meetup

“ScratchEd Meetups are peer-designed professional learning experiences inspired by the unconference model.”

Creative Commons? What’s that?

“What is Creative Commons and how can I use it? This video is adapted from the video “Creative Commons Kiwi”,
which was created by Creative Commons Aotearoa New Zealand. Used here under Creative Commons Attribution (BY) New Zealand 3.0 Licence.”

Tablets & The Inquiry Process Use eBooks

“This is the third in a series of films in which elementary school students learn how to research using The Inquiry Process and tablets. This video shows the students using a book creating app to share the information that they found for their research project on animals.” To find the accompanying videos, type the word ‘tablets” into the search bar.

Cartograf

“Cartograf is an open-source, interactive and collaborative mapping and drawing application, built for students and teachers in Quebec. Anyone can create and share maps, collect and analyze images, and work collaboratively on class projects! “

5 W’s of Web Evaluation (with voiceover)

“Students can evaluate websites using the 5 W’s: who, what, when, where, why. “

8 Classroom Edtech Strategies That Develop Critical Thinking Skills

“Used wisely, edtech strategies help students develop vital critical thinking skills, and can change the paradigms of education.”

25 Free Google Drawings Graphic Organizers — and How to Make Your Own

“Sometimes, we just need some help organizing our thoughts — students AND educators.”

Classroom Screen

“An online tool that allows you to display the instructions for your lesson in a clear and visual way.”

Quizlet

“Quizlet makes simple learning tools that let you study anything. Start learning today with flashcards, games and learning tools — all for free” (Account Required)

Quizizz

“Find and create free gamified quizzes and interactive lessons to engage any learner.” (Account Required)

64 Amazing Free Online Tools For Teachers

A large list of online teaching tools with links to learn more about each tool.

Evaluation Wizard

“An interactive website that takes users through the various steps of website evaluation. Users can record and print their evaluation.”

CTRL-F Fact-Checking Tools: Looking up Claims and Website Owners

Learn how to check claims and website ownership.

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