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Wix Logo Maker

• Students can design logos with the new Wix Logo Maker
• Wix.com is one of the most well known websites for helping people build websites, now they have added a new feature to help build logos
• This revolutionary tool will start by asking students a few questions
• Based on their answers, the algorithm will then automatically generate a selection of variations of what their future logo might look like
• They simply pick their favorite and get ready to customize

Students will edit the following features…
1. Colors
2. Name
3. Tagline
4. Icons
5. Shapes

Students can download free samples of their logos to submit to their teacher

Wix Logo Maker

KidsSpell.com – Spelling Lists & Games

  • KidsSpell.com is the absolutely free and totally fun way to improve ability to learn and retain spelling words.
  • Teachers and parents can load students’ spelling words, creating customized spelling practices, or you can use one of the over 350 preloaded spelling lists with over 6,600 words.
  • These spelling games have been designed to improve spelling abilities in a fun way that students will love
  • Lists begin with lesson # 1, which are age appropriate for a 6-7 year old, and progress through lesson # 412 which is age appropriate for 15-18+ years old.
  • Early lessons are shorter and consist of a variety of basic starter words. As the student progresses, both the difficulty of words presented as well as the length or number of words in each spelling list increases.

KidsSpell.com

 

EdTech Websites by Category

A collection of over 40 Educational Technology websites divided into ten categories…

1. Presentation Software
Prezi, Powtoon
www.prezi.com
www.powtoon.com

2. Design Software
Glogster, Canva, Piktochart, Autodraw
www.glogster.com
www.canva.com
www.piktochart.com
www.autodraw.com

3. Comics
Comic Life, Pixton, GoAnimate, Bitmoji
www.comiclife.com
www.pixton.com
www.bitmoji.com

4. Writing Stories
Storybird, StoryboardThat, WriteReader, MyStorybook
www.storybird.com
www.storyboardthat.com
www.writereader.com
www.mystorybook.com

5. Classroom Management
ClassBadges, ClassDojo, Google Timer, BouncyBalls, Edmodo, Classclimate, CheckItOut, ClassCraft, Remind
www.classbadges.com
www.classdojo.com
www.bouncyballs.org
www.edmodo.com
www.classclimate.com
www.classcraft.com

www.remind.com

6. Video
Animoto, WeVideo, Movie Maker, Toontastic App
www.animoto.com
www.wevideo.com
https://www.windows-movie-maker.org/

Toontastic App

7. Website Builders
Weebly, Wix, Google Sites
www.weebly.com
www.wix.com
www.sites.google.com

8. Games
Factile, Kahoot, Random Name Picker, Stack the States App
www.getkahoot.com
www.playfactile.com
https://www.classtools.net/random-name-picker/

Stack the States Geography App

9. Interactive Tools
KidBlog, Peergrade, Quizlet, Kami, Lucidchart, Flippity, Padlet, Mural, Popplet, PicMonkey, SurveyMonkey, Letter Generator, Thinglink, Trading Card Generator, Evernote
www.kidblog.com
www.peergrade.io
www.quizlet.com
www.padlet.com
www.popplet.com
www.picmonkey.com
www.surveymonkey.com
www.thinglink.com

www.evernote.com

10. Google Tools
Google Drive, Google Classroom, Hangouts, Cast For Education, Maps, Groups, Fonts, Calendar, Photos and more…

www.drive.google.com

www.classroom.google.com

www.hangouts.google.com

www.fonts.google.com

www.photos.google.com

Google – Virtual Reality for Everyone!

  • Virtual reality for everyone

  • On a mission to bring amazing experiences to the world.

I am looking forward to exploring this VR experience very soon and figuring out some applications for the classroom. I ordered a pair of the cardboard viewers – they are on sale right now from Best Buy for $4.99! (Insignia Brand)

https://vr.google.com/

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Evernote – Capture, Organize and Share Notes!

• Evernote is the digital workspace that helps you collect and organize everything you need to be more productive.
• Organize your work and declutter your life
• Collect everything that matters in one place and find it when you need it
• Enhance your notes with links, checklists, tables, attachments and audio recordings
• Capture, organize and share notes from anywhere
• Millions of people use Evernote to stay organized
• Use Evernote for free or upgrade for more space and features

www.evernote.com