Tech Toolbox

Helpful Links for Exploring, Learning, and Just Having Fun

Coding Activities & Games

Code Combat Learn to code by playing a game

Code.org

Gamestar Mechanic Learn game design and make your own video games

Google Doodle Create a new Google logo

Kano Make Art Design your own artwork

Scratch Create stories, games and animations to share with others around the world

ThinkFun Robot Repair Explore the process of fixing a Robot's brain, step by step! Along the way you'll solve puzzles based on the famous 'Boolean Satisfiability Problem.'

Tynker Learn to code with easy-to-learn, visual programming courses and games

Current Events

DOGO News Fascinating current events articles for kids

KidsPost News, features, contests and fun activities for kids

Newsela Fresh, adaptive reads for every subject and grade level

Smithsonian Tween Tribune Awesome current events articles written for intermediate students

Digital Citizenship

CyberWise Digital Citizenship games

Digital Compass Explore Digital Citizenship through an online simulation

Interland Adventure-packed online games that teach you how to be "Internet Awesome"

Geography Games & Exploration

FreeRice.com Have fun learning subjects such as World Landmarks, Capitals, Countries, Flags and Languages, while donating rice to countries in need

GeoGuessr Embark on a journey that takes you all over the world

Google Arts & Culture Explore collections and stories from around the world

Google Street View Explore world landmarks, discover natural wonders, and step inside locations such as museums, arenas, parks and transport hubs.

Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego Meets Google Earth The world's greatest super thief has struck again! This interactive adventure takes you across the globe to find clues and solve the mystery of the Crown Jewels caper.

Presentation Tools

Animoto Create 30 second videos with your own photos and video

Blogger Post journal entries to share with the world

Fodey Newspaper Article Generator Create a newspaper article and save as a JPG file

Glogster Create a digital interactive poster

Make Beliefs Comix

Prezi Create an interactive, non-linear presentation

Voki Create your own talking avatar

Wordle Create an artistic word cloud to summarize ideas or vocabulary

Study Tools

Lingro Enter the URL of a website and click on any word to see a translation

Jeopardy Labs Create your own jeopardy game to study, learn or just for fun

Padlet Create an online bulletin board where you can post notes, vocabulary, thoughts or images

Popplet Create concept maps, mind maps and story boards for brainstorming ideas and studying new concepts

Quizlet Create digital flashcards, play games, and test yourself on new vocabulary

Studyladder Resources for K-6 students in all subjects