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

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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.)

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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

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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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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

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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

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Tackk

Purpose: The easiest way for students and teachers to create + share pages on the web

Audience: Teachers

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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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Voki

Purpose: Voki is a FREE service that lets you: Create customized avatars. Add voice to your Voki avatars.

Audience: Teachers, students

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Wordle

Purpose: Students can create “word clouds” from text. A word cloud is a graphical representation of word frequency.

Audience: Teachers, students

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