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EdTech Websites by Category

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

1. Presentation Software
Prezi, Powtoon

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, ClassCraft, Remind

6. Video
Animoto, WeVideo, Movie Maker, Toontastic App

Toontastic App

7. Website Builders
Weebly, Wix, Google Sites

8. Games
Factile, Kahoot, Random Name Picker, Stack the States App

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

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

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)


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

The Victim of a Phishing Scheme Cyber Hack! (Pretty Embarrassing)

I was recently the victim of a Phishing Scheme Cyber Attack. It is pretty embarrassing considering I am a computers teacher and I teach my students about Computer Crime. I learned some lessons from the experience which I share in this video.

“Phishing is a way for bad people to steal your identity. Phishing scams will send links to you that are supposed to take you to a trusted site. It could be an email that looks like it came from your bank or it could be a link that seems to force you to re-sign into your account.” –

Two password managers are discussed in this video…