50 MORE Ways to Integrate Technology


1.  Study Jams
    Use study jams to open a lesson or to review before a test. 

2.  NeoK12
    Neo K12 can help your students see math in a different way.  Also, it could inspire your students to pick up the FLIP Camera and make their own instructional video!

3.  Reading is Fundamental
    Use Reading Planet (1st grade and up) or Leading to Reading (Early childhood through 1st grade) as a center in your classroom.

4.  Lexipedia
    Let students add vivid words to their writing with this visual thesaurus.

5.  Mr. Nussbaum   
    Students will love participating in these games to learn different concepts.  It makes for a great center, reward, or even extra work for home.

6.  BrainFlips
    Teachers and/or students can create digital flashcards.  BrainFlips has 3 levels to help students learn the words, facts, etc.

7.  Braineos
    Like BrainFlips, Braineos allows you to create digital flashcards, but it also let's students challenge each other.  Set up a competition with a homework pass as a reward, and you'll have students studying without being told!

8.  Wolfram Alpha
    Teach students different ways to search information.  They can enter in their birthdays, learn about their special day, and create a "About the Day I was Born" presentation.  This is an alternative to other get to know you activities.

9.  MeeGenius!
    This site is great for your primary grades, special education, or ESL students.  Picture books come alive with great illustrations and real along text.

10.  Qwiki
    This digital encyclopedia allows students to research in a new way.  Students have access to educational videos, fantastic pictures and facts all in one location.

11.  Google Art Project
    One of Google's newest educational tools allows students to wander famous art museums and see artistic pieces.  This compliments many social studies and reading units, so use it as part of a culminating project or extension activity.


This creative commons allows users to get pictures, resize and copy code to embed the pictures into websites.  Use these pictures to enhance your class websites and/or blogs.

    Weebly for Education is a free resource that allows you to create professional looking websites and blogs.  Also, it allows you to set up student accounts, so that they can do the same.  Have students create a Weebly site as an end-of-unit project to show what they know.

    Doodle will help you organize an event, such as a training session to share The 50.  Or your students can use it as a collaboration tool between students outside of their classroom to make decisions about projects.

    Use Wondersay to add some pizazz to a presentation, website or blog by animating text.  Input your text, and you have the embeddable code!

    Upload your documents and create PDFs instantly!  Plus, TxtBear allows you to share your documents, or you can just save them to your computer.  Now, you can upload important documents to your website/blog.

17.  Fill Any PDF
    Turn any PDF document into a form with Fill Any PDF.  Upload, fill in, alter, save.  Easy. 

18.  Free Reading
    High-quality reading intervention plan for teachers K-6.  Teachers have access to lesson plans, word lists, word cards and MUCH more.

19.  Bembo Zoo
    Instill creativity in your students with Bembo Zoo.  They (and you) will love exploring how letters come to life to create an animal that begins with that letter.  After enjoying the site, have students use letters of the alphabet to make an alpha-picture book using their science words, math vocabulary, or more.

20.  Learn Something New Everyday!
    Use these slides as a daily journal prompt.

21.  McGraw Hill Virtual Manipulatives
    Great digital manipulatives for math that are fast and easy to use.  You can give question sets to students and allow them to use the virtual manipulatives to solve their problems.


22.  Tagxedo
    Use tagxedo to culminate a project.  Students can come up with a list of words to describe a book, a unit of study, et cetera.  Then, they have to decide which words are the most important and portray that through their word cloud.

23.  Voki
    Voki allows students to create avatars and add their voice to make the avatars talk.  Kids who aren't allowed to be filmed love this site because they are still participating.  Use Voki for Education to let students create a character that will tell their story.

24.  Glogster
    Glogster allows students to create digital, interactive posters with text, animation, and media. Have students create Glogs about science concepts, book reviews, themselves, how to solve certain types of math problems, or even about historical events.  Once you Glog, you can't stop.

25.  Scribble Maps
    Scribble Maps let students write, add pictures, find distances and more on Google Maps.  When they finish, they can save the image and embed it into websites, blogs, and/or presentations.  After reading a book about a character's travels, they can map the character's journey.

26.  Prezi
    Let students create a Prezi for their next project.  It's an easy, web-based presentation tool that helps bring slide shows to life.

27.  Creaza
    Create mind maps, audio files, cartoons, and movies with Creaza.  Possibilities are endless with this site.  Have students create a cartoon to show the summary of a story read.

28.  Bubbl.us
    EASY to use bubble maps.  Use Bubbl.us to review information learned before to connect to new information.  Students can create their own Bubbl.us to make connections between vocabulary and concepts.

29.  Museum Box
    Museum Box allows students to create a description of an event, person, or place using text files, movies, or pictures. 

30.  PicLits
    Students can add vocabulary words to pictures to show their meanings.  Younger students can practice labeling things.  PicLits could also add some excitement to grammar and writing lessons!

31.  Create A Graph
    Easy graph maker allows students to create bar, line and pie graphs.  Students can use this tool to create graphs for their science projects.

32.  Dipity
    Create an interactive timeline to show the progression of technology or the life of a historical figure.

33.  Flixtime
    Create a video in minutes!  Like Animoto, Flixtime allows you to add pictures, videos and text to create a fun, professional looking video.  Students can show what they know with this quick and easy tool.

34.  Zooburst
    Students can create digital pop up books with Zooburst. 

35.  Grabba Beast
    Students can create their own beast.  Then, their creation can be the subject of their next story.  Use their beasts to develop descriptive writing, dialogue and more.

36.  Fotobabble
    Students can use fotobabble to add an audio caption to their photographs.

37.  Flipbook Deluxe
    Students can create quick and easy flip books to illustrate a procedure.

38.  Google Sites
    Create class sites and/or webquests using Goggle Sites. 

39.  Wix
    Create easy drag and drop flash websites with Wix. 

40.  Stixy
    Have your students collaborate and share ideas about a science concept.

41.  Storybird
    Set up student accounts and let them go!  Storybird allows students (and adults) to use the illustrations on their site, that are updated often, to create pictures books.  You choose the pictures, you write the text, and you share it with the world...or the classroom.

42.  Wiggio
    All the tools you need for successful collaboration!  Polls, IM, email, conferencing, file sharing, and more!  Allow your students to work with students from other schools in the district or state or nation!

43.  Edmodo
    Had a student try to "friend" you on Facebook?  Well, here is your solution.  Edmodo is social networking for classrooms and/or schools.  Teachers can start accounts, set up message boards and more.

44.  Answer Garden
    A different kind of poll!  Have students answer a question with Answer Garden.

45.  Pollmo
    SUPER simple embeddable poll with no account necessary. 

46.  SymbalooEdu
    Share important websites with your students in an easy format.  SymbalooEDU allows you to create an "app style" collection of sites.

47.  Shelfari
    Show students books you think they would be interested in with a Shelfari on your website/blog.

48.  Let's Crate
    Transfer and share files without having to clog up email boxes.

Just Because...
Let Me Google That For You
    Not reeeeallly education, but it is SUPER fun. Ever had someone ask you a question that they could have easily Googled themselves.  Well, use LMGTFY.com to show them how easy it is to Google. ;o)

50.  Our First 50
    Our first 50 ideas are still great to use in the classroom.  If you have or haven't seen them before, give them a look.  Something may pop out at you.