Web Tools

PUBLISHING

PRESENTATION CREATORS

COMIC CREATOR AND DIGITAL STORYTELLING

Comic Makers

RESOURCES

  • Flubaroo – automatically grade quizzes and tests
  • Doctopus – distribute and manage assignments
  • AutoCrat – automate personalized documents and emails
  • Instructables – Online site for posting how-to do just about anything. Electronics, textiles, baking, etc
  • AudioPal – Click, speak, communicate. Website audio for everyone
  • Vocaroo – The premier voice recording service
  • Todays Meet – Embrace the backchannel and connect with your audience in realtime. Use the live stream to make comments, give feedback, and ask questions
  • Answer Garden – Minimal tool for maximum feedback. Use it as a tool for online brainstorming or embed it on your website or blog as a poll or guestbook
  • Tagxedo – Word cloud creator but a step farther as text can be used to build bigger images
  • Time Toast – online timeline generator
  • Trading Cards – create cards on a topic of choice
  • Wonderville – A facebook for kids, teachers, parents
  • Typing Club – This online program will assist you with learning and improving your typing speed! Free and paid versions available

MULTIMEDIA

  • Discovery Education – Subscription based service provided by the division. Passcodes are required to create new accounts. See your media specialist or instructional technology specialist for the code.
  • eMediaVA – eMediaVA is Virginia’s premier statewide digital media distribution system featuring the best “purpose-built” educational content available. Brought to you by the Virginia Public Media Stations* and PBS, eMediaVA is constantly evolving to better meet the needs of Virginia’s teachers and students.
  • TV411 –  TV411 will help you read for success, fine-tune your writing, expand your vocabulary, get a grip on math, and explore science. TV411 is a collection of entertaining videos and engaging web activities, all designed to help you reach your learning goals.
  • TED-Ed – Video lessons for all subjects
  • Watch Know Learn – Videos for kids to learn from
  • Khan Academy – Over 3,200 videos on everything from arithmetic to physics, finance, and history and hundreds of skills to practice, at your own pace.
  • Teacher’s Domain – Find thousands of media resources, support materials, and tools for classroom lessons, individualized learning programs, and teacher professional learning communities.
  • Front Line Digital Nation – Life on the Virtual Frontier
  • Slide.ly – instant videos from photos and music you love
  • WebMaker – Make your videos pop!

VIDEO EDITING 

FORMATIVE ASSESSMENTS

INSTRUCT AND ASSESS

TEACHING RESOURCES

FUN STUFF

  • All My Faves – A website of websites!
  • Big Huge Labs – Cool things to do with your digital photos and much more.
  • Comics Lab Extreme – Digital Storytelling
  • Geocaching – Real world treasure hunt
  • Go Animate! – Create your own animations
  • National Geographic – Puzzles and games
  • Switcheroo Zoo – Make your own new animals at this photorealistic virtual zoo!
  • Tools 4 Noobs – Slideshow Embed Tool for Picasa Albums
  • Vizify – A mind mapping tool that allow users to create visual representation of their activities in multiple social media sites. Registration is based on invitation.
  • VoiceThread – Create from images, docs and videos; comment by voice (mic of phone), text, audio file, webcam; and share by transforming media into collaborative spaces.
  • Voki – Create personalized speaking avatars to post online.
  • Blabberize – Make your images talk.
  • Padlet –  An online notice board maker (formerly Wallwisher)
  • WikiBrains – Interesting brainstorming tool particularly for language learners.

UTILITIES

  • Last Pass – password solution
  • MorgueFile – free photos
  • Keepvid – download videos from YouTube or Vimeo, etc.
  • TubeChop – chop sections of YouTube videos
  • PicMonkey – photo editing
  • HTML Color Codes – color picker for color codes
  • Smore – create beautiful flyers and newsletters
  • Canva – design your own photos, banners, logos, etc.
  • Wylio – creative commons image finder with credits

RESPONSE SYSTEMS

BLOGGING

NOTE TAKING

PROJECT IDEAS

CODING

GROUP COMMUNICATION


OTHER RESOURCE LISTINGS