Tech Toolbox


Choosing your Tech Tool

Now that you have reviewed the standards, you want to use some form of technology in the classroom. Begin with the end result in mind. What do you want your students to do in order for you to assess their understanding of the content? There are hundreds of different websites and applications to choose from, therefore think first about what you want your kids to accomplish. Here is a short list of tools to choose from, some of which were adapted from Talk Tech Me.

Collect and Analyze Data

Google Forms

Excel

Poll Daddy

Poll Everywhere (can be embedded in ppt)

Socractive

Identify Major Themes/People

Tagul

Tagxedo

Word Sift

Wordle

Explain a Concept

Animoto

iMotion (App)

Educreations

FlowVella (App)

Canvas or Edmodo discussion

Memorization and Repetition

Jeopardy Labs

Quizlet

Quia

Display Data and Graphs

CreateAGraph

123 Charts (App)

Excel

Google Sheets

Infogr.am

Condense a Thought or Main Idea

Edmodo discussion board

Twitter

Creately

Summarize This

Group Concepts/Items and Determine Relationships

MS Word Smart Art

Popplet

Mindmeister

Creately

SimpleMind+ (App)

Peer Edit

Google Apps

Wikispaces Classroom

MS Word - Review and Track Changes

Voicethread

Connect with Others Outside the Classroom

Skype

Twitter

Google Hangouts

Student Email

Blog

Wikispaces