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

Edmodo
Purpose: Edmodo helps connect all learners with the people and resources needed to reach their full potential.
Audience: Teachers, administrators, and students
Terms of Service

30Hands Learning
Purpose: 30hands 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. 30Hands helps connect all learners with the people and resources needed to reach their full potential.
Audience: Teachers, administrators, and students
Terms of Service

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 resources.)
Terms of Service

Wikispaces
Purpose: Wikispaces is a collaborative platform. wikispace can do and be used for a variety of things including a place to store work or present in a tidy or creative way.
Audience: Teachers, students, and administrators.
Terms of Service

 

CURRICULUM ALIGNED SUPPORT




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




Weebly
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 
Terms of Service
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





























































































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 resources).
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
Terms of Service

Kidblog
Purpose: Students can publish posts and participate in academic .discussions within a secure classroom blogging community. Teachers maintain complete control over student blogs and user accounts.
Audience: Students
Terms of Service

Little Bird Tales
Purpose: Students can make interactive books, which include the voice and orginial 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
Terms of Service

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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Quizlet
Purpose: Help students study for quizzes and tests.
Audience: Teachers, students 

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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

Socrative
Purpose: Teachers can engage their students with educational games and exercises.
Audience: Teachers, Students
Terms of Service

Smore
Purpose: Teachers can create professional looking posters and newsletters.
Audience: Teachers
Terms of Service

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 

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

XtraMath
Purpose: 
XtraMath is a free web program that teaches addition, subtraction, multiplication and division facts which are critical to success in mathematics.
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