Approved Web 2.0



STUDENT DATA TOOLS

Aspen
Purpose: To access student demographic, grade, attendance, discipline and assessment results, and to enter attendance and grades.
Audience: Teachers, administrators, parents

 

COLLABORATION TOOLS





















Aspen
Purpose: To view student data (demographic, grades, attendance, discipline and assessment results), for collaboration with colleagues and students, and for student portfolios.
Audience: Teachers, administrators, parents, and students

Google Docs and Blogger
Purpose: To store and retrieve documents and media files and to share calendars and schedule events.
Audience: Teachers, administrators, and students
Terms of Service

Google Classroom
Purpose: Google Classroom is a Cloud is a platform for online and blended learning that merges personalized, structured content with social media and student publishing for better, student-centric learning. 
Audience: Teachers, administrators, and students


VoiceThread
Purpose: A VoiceThread is a collaborative, multimedia slide show that holds images, documents, and videos and allows people to navigate slides and leave comments in 5 ways - using voice (with a mic or telephone), text, audio file, or video (via a webcam).
Audience: Teachers, students, and administrators. (VoiceThread is fee based and currently the district doesn't support funding for this resource.)
Terms of Service

 

CURRICULUM ALIGNED SUPPORT




EasyBib
Purpose: An online research organizer and citation tool.
Audience: Students, teachers, librarians
Terms of Service

 

WEB PUBLISHING


Civic Plus
Purpose: Build and publish public and private web pages.
Audience: Teachers, administrators, and students.

Google Sites
Purpose: Build and publish public and private web pages.
Audience: Teachers and administrators
Terms of Service

 

OTHER



Animoto for Educators
Purpose: Create professional-looking HD videos in minutes, without any complex equipment or software.

Audience: Teachers, students 
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Class Dojo
Purpose: Behavior management to for the classroom
Audience: Teacher, Students
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Code.org
Launched in 2013, Code.org® is a non-profit dedicated to expanding access to computer science, and increasing participation by women and underrepresented students of color. Our vision is that every student in every school should have the opportunity to learn computer science. We believe computer science should be part of core curriculum, alongside other courses such as biology, chemistry or algebra.

Common Sense Media - Digital Passport

This award-winning nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of kids and families by providing the trustworthy information, education , and independent voice they need to thrive in a world of media and technology.  The Digital Passport offers fun and effective web-based games and videos on critical skills related to digital safety, respect, and community. Use of this application should be in collaboration with your Digital Learning Specialist or building Library/Media Specialist







































































































Duolingo 
Purpose: Duolingo is a free language-learning platform that includes a language-learning app along with a crowdsourced text translation platform and a language proficiency assessment center. Duolingo is ad-free and users are not charged for its services
Audience: Teacher, Students
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Educreation

Purpose: Make and share video tutorials or lessons with an iPad on on a browser.
Audience: Teacher, Students
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Glogster (EDU)
Purpose: Make interactive posters easily and share it with others. Mix Images, Text, Music and Video. (Glogster is fee based and currently the district doesn't support funding for this resource).
Audience: Students
Terms of Service

Khan Academy
Purpose: Students can make use of our extensive library of content, including interactive challenges, assessments, and videos from any computer with access to the web.
Audience: Students
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Little Bird Tales
Purpose: Students can make interactive books, which include the voice and original art work
Audience: Students
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IXL
Purpose: IXL is a program offering students opportunities to practice content and apply it in new ways. IXL also allows teachers and parents to monitor the progress of their students and motivate them through interactive games and practice questions.
Audience: Students, Parents, and Teachers
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Prezi for Educators
Purpose: Prezi is perfect for interactive classroom sessions or group projects. Collaborate in real time with up to 10 others, whether in the classroom or at home, to brainstorm and create your presentation on one shared virtual whiteboard.
Audience: Teachers 

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Poll Maker
Purpose: Poll Maker provides teachers will a tool to quickly assess or gather feedback from students. 
Audience: Teachers 

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RazKids
Purpose: RazKids is an online guided reading program with interactive ebooks, downloadable books, and reading quizzes.
Audience: Teachers, Students
Terms of Service

ScootPad
Purpose: ScootPad is an adaptive learning platform for Common Core Standards in Grades K-5 (Math, Reading, Spelling, Vocabulary, Writing etc.). ScootPad delivers continuously personalized learning experience for each student enabling comprehensive practice, accelerated progress and rapid concept mastery.
Audience: Teachers, Students
(Scootpad is fee based and currently the district doesn't support funding for this resource)
Terms of Service

Socrative
Purpose: Teachers can engage their students with educational games and exercises.
Audience: Teachers, Students
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Smore
Purpose: Teachers can create professional looking posters and newsletters.
Audience: Teachers
(Smore is fee based and currently the district doesn't support funding for this resource)
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Spellingcity
Purpose: Students can study and learn their word lists using vocabulary and spelling learning through games, puzzles and quizzes.
Audience: Teachers, Students
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Starfall
Purpose: Starfall is a reading program designed to be fun, exciting, and to instill confidence in your children as they learn to read. The online activities are modeled on the "Big Five" focus areas: phonemic awareness, systematic phonics, vocabulary, fluency, and comprehension; while also developing wonderment and play.
Audience: Teachers, Students
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Storybird
Purpose: 
Students can create visual stories in seconds with curated artwork from illustrators and animators from around the world. 
Audience: Teachers, students 
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Study Island
Purpose: 
Help students master the content specified in the Massachusetts Curriculum Framework.
Audience: Teachers, students 

SumoPaint
Purpose: 
Sumo Paint is an online image editor, without need to install anything to your device. It's the most versatile photo editor and painting application that works in a browser. You can open and save images from your hard drive or save it to cloud.
Audience: Teachers, students 

Symbaloo
Purpose: 
Organize and Share the best of the web with students
Audience: Teachers, students 
Terms of Service

Tackk
Purpose: 
The easiest way for students and teachers to create + share pages on the web
Audience: Teachers 
Terms of Service

TenMarks
Purpose: 
TenMarks Education, Inc. provides personalized online math practice and enrichment programs for first through twelfth graders using a structured approach of practice, on-demand hints, video lessons and real-time results
Audience: Teachers, students 
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ThingLink...
Purpose: 
ThingLink interactive images help students develop 21st century skills and enrich their enthusiasm for learning. District Code:  JYGK9L
Audience: Teachers, students 
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Typingweb
Purpose: 
TypingWeb is a free online typing tutor & keyboarding tutorial for typists of all skill levels. TypingWeb includes entertaining typing games, typing tests, and free official typing certification.
Audience: Students 
Terms of Service

Voki
Purpose: V
oki is a FREE service that lets you: Create customized avatars. Add voice to your Voki avatars.
Audience: Teachers, students 
Terms of Service


Wordle
Purpose: Students can create 
“word clouds” from text. A word cloud is a graphical representation of word frequency. 
Audience: Teachers, students 
Terms of Service