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Teacher Tools


Below is a collection of web based tools that teachers have found to be useful. Please feel free to look through these and use them.

How do I contribute?


If you would like to add a tool please press Edit and choose the best fitting category. Type in the name of the tool and then highlight the name, select the Link button at the top of the page and paste the URL of your tool in the box and hit Save. Please also provide a brief annotation of the resource so other teachers can quickly browse to see if it would be useful to them.

Thank you for contributing to this site! Together we can create a robust resource that will save teachers time and energy.


Tool Categories


Annotating Tools

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Camera and Video Tools

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Kerpoof
This tool allows students to make videos, pictures, card, picture, and more. They can use this creatively to demonstrate knowledge. It is fun and very easy for all ages to use.





















































































































Communication Tools

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Creativity Tools

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Databases and Online Content

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Learning Communities

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Teacher Learning Community
A fantastic place to touch base with other teachers who are trying new things in their classrooms. It offers webinars, resources and collaboration.





















































































































Literacy Tools

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digital story telling
This site will help students share their story through multiple medium imagery, text, voice, sound, music, video and animation.
xtranormal
This can help students get into creating story's, fiction or nonfiction. They choose characters, setting and then type the dialogue for their characters.
Voice Threads
This Resources allows you, as a teacher, to post a question using a microphone or text, and then students can post their answers, questions or discussion ideas after. This is nice as many students like to explain their answers using words not paragraph answers.
Kerpoof
This tool allows students to make videos, pictures, card, picture, and more. They can use this creatively to demonstrate knowledge. It is fun and very easy for all ages to use.
Voki
Voki is web based software that allows students to create an avatar. I have used this link to start up the school year. It allows students to have fun while they use this tool to introduce themselves to the class. Or, you can use it to present information on a topic or person. They may also use this to show mastery on a concept and email it to you
Story Jumper
This resource is easy to use and allows students to create their own children`s book. No matter the age, this is a great resource for allowing students to be creative and demonstrate knowledge.











































































































Numeracy Tools

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Presentation Tools

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Voki
Voki is web based software that allows students to create an avatar. I have used this link to start up the school year. It allows students to have fun while they use this tool to introduce themselves to the class. Or, you can use it to present information on a topic or person. They may also use this to show mastery on a concept and email it to you





















































































































Reading Tools

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Resource Collections

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Web 2.0 Tools:
A fantastic mindmap layout of web 2.0 tools that groups tools according to their purpose.
Top 100 Tools for Learning 2011:
Shared by 545 learning professionals around the world!
Top 100 Tools for Learning 2010:
Shared by 545 learning professionals around the world!
Net Tools for All Students
(UDL) Paul Hamilton has put together and regularly updates a collection of free online resources that support students' learning needs.
Cool Tools for Schools
This resource is a collection of Web 2.0 based tools that ranges from Presentation, Collaboration and Research Tools all the way down to Music, Audio, Image and Drawing Tools that all teachers can access and use in their classrooms. Just select a topic and read through the list of resources available and select one that looks like it could aid you with a lesson.













































































































Science Tools

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Social Studies Tools

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Study and Research Tools

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Study Guides and Strategies:
Great website for teaching study and learning skills! Nicely laid out.





















































































































Writing Tools

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Story Jumper
This resource is easy to use and allows students to create their own children`s book. No matter the age, this is a great resource for allowing students to be creative and demonstrate knowledge.
digital story telling
This site will help students share their story through multiple medium imagery, text, voice, sound, music, video and animation.