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EdTech Websites by Category

• Here is a collection of over 50 educational technology websites divided into categories
• Over the past 12 years, my students have successfully utilized most of these amazing websites to enhance their learning
• Use this guide as a reference for finding the appropriate tech tool for the job and for introducing EdTech websites to your staff or students

TOPICS

#1. Presentation Software
Prezi, Powtoon, Haiku Deck, Slatebox

#2. Design Software
Glogster, Canva, Piktochart, Autodraw

#3. Comics
Comic Life, Pixton, GoAnimate, Bitmoji

#4. Writing Stories
Storybird, StoryboardThat, WriteReader, MyStorybook

#5. Classroom Management
ClassBadges, ClassDojo, Google Timer, BouncyBalls, Edmodo, Classclimate, CheckItOut

#6. Video Editors
Animoto, WeVideo

#7. Website Builders
Weebly, Wix, Google Sites

#8. Games
Factile, Kahoot, Random Name Game

#9. Interactive Tools
KidBlog, Peergrade, Quizlet, Kami, Lucidchart, Flippity, Padlet, Mural, Popplet, PicMonkey, SurveyMonkey, Letter Generator, Thinglink

#10. Google Tools
Hangouts, Cast For Education, Maps, Groups, Fonts, Calendar, Photos, OpenClipArt

#11. Office and Google
Microsoft Office, Google Drive, Google Classroom

EdTech Resource

 

8 Classroom Technology Rules and Etiquette Posters

Print these 8 amazing Classroom Technology Rules and Etiquette Posters from weareteachers.com

A link is included in this resource for accessing the page on their website where the posters are located. You may need to copy and paste the link into your browser as it seems weareteachers.com changes the destination page of the link in some cases when it is clicked.

Note: TeachwithTech did not create these posters. We are letting you know where you can print them from weareteachers.com!

Printable Posters: Classroom Technology Rules and Etiquette

 

Peer Grade Feedback Online Platform www.Peergrade.io Guide

• Learning by giving feedback
• Peergrade is a free online platform to facilitate peer feedback sessions with students
• Students get much more feedback than a single teacher could ever hope to deliver
• Get data driven insight into student performance
• Creates a much better learning experience for your students
• Students will use the feedback to improve their assignments/projects

Peergrade.io

 

EdTech Websites By Category

• This resource contains a collection of educational technology websites divided into categories
• An image, domain name and description of each website is included
• I have successfully utilized all of these amazing websites with my classes to enhance learning
• Links to TeachwithTech lessons and activities that can be used with the websites are located at the bottom of each of the description slides
• Use this guide as a reference for finding the appropriate tech tool for the job and for introducing EdTech websites to your staff or students

TOPICS

Presentation Software
Prezi, Powtoon, Haiku Deck, Slatebox

Design Software
Glogster, Canva, Piktochart, Autodraw

Comics
Comic Life, Pixton, GoAnimate, Bitmoji

Writing Stories
Storybird, StoryboardThat, WriteReader, MyStorybook

Classroom Management
ClassBadges, ClassDojo, Google Timer, BouncyBalls, Edmodo, Classclimate, CheckItOut

Video
Animoto, WeVideo

Website Builders
Weebly, Wix, Google Sites

Games
Factile, Kahoot, Random Name Game

Interactive Tools
KidBlog, Peergrade, Quizlet, Kami, Lucidchart, Flippity, Padlet, Mural, Popplet, PicMonkey, SurveyMonkey

Google Tools
Hangouts, Cast For Education, Maps, Groups, Fonts, Calendar, Photos

EdTech Websites By Category

StoryboardThat.com

StoryboardThat.com – Storyboard Creator

Features include….

• Extensive Image Library (Posable characters and Millions of Photos)
• Flexible Layouts (7 Layout Choices and up to 100 cells)
• Intuitive and Simple drag and drop interface

* Make Your Dream Movie!
* Over 4,000,000 Storyboards Created

This guide utilizes step-by-step instructions and screenshots to show teachers and students how to use StoryboardThat!

Note #1: The program contains many lesson plans and teacher guides. This guide will show you how to access those plans and guides.

Note #2: This is a paid program but it has a 14 day free trial. This guide shows you how to access the free trial. That should be plenty of time for your students to create several projects.

TOPICS

1. Create Free Trial Account
2. Student Log-in
3. My Dashboard
4. Lesson Plans and Teacher Guides
5. Scene Options (Edit, Rotate, Layers, Filters)
6. Characters
7. Textables
8. Shapes
9. Web & Technology
10. Science
11. Storyboard Layout
12. Add or Remove Cells
13. Move Cells/Advanced Tools
14. Undo, Redo and Save

Pixton.com Make Comics

• Everyone can make comics!
• Pixton introduces the world to Click-n-Drag Comics™, a revolutionary new patented technology that gives anyone the power to create amazing comics on the web.
• From fully posable characters to dynamic panels, props, and speech bubbles, every aspect of a comic can be controlled in an intuitive click-n-drag motion.
• Winning over 10 prestigious awards, Pixton Comics was named a “leading Web 2.0 pioneer” and “one of the 20 companies driving innovation and changing the way we use the Internet” by Backbone Magazine / KPMG

TOPICS

1. Sign Up
2. Create a Group
3. Assign an Activity
4. Activity Options
5. Main Menu
6. Home
7. My Comics
8. Adding Activities
9. Accessing Templates
10. Installing Flash
11. Character Options (Editing expression, looks, proportion and color)
12. Zoom in and out
13. Adding Text
14. Adding Prop
15. Send Back/Bring Forward
16. Save Panel/Add Panel

Note: Pixton has a variety of detailed activities by subject area.

Kami PDF Annotation App

• Students and teachers can have immediate and profound conversations on assignments with text, voice, and video annotation tools.
• Kami is your digital pen and paper where you and your students can learn, create, and collaborate.
• It is the #1 Online PDF Viewer with over 3.5 million users.
• 12,000 American K-12 schools use Kami to collaborate on PDF files.
• Kami now integrates with Google Drive and Classroom.
• Students can use this app to respond to questions from assignments that are in PDF format.
• Teachers can use this app to annotate work submitted through Google
Classroom in order to leave feedback for students.

Kami Website

Get Kami from Chrome Web Store