Helpful Websites for Teachers
Blabberize http://blabberize.com Make any creature talk is very funny.
Incredibox http://www.incredibox.com Like pitch perfect makes an a cappella group.
Vocaroo http://vocaroo.com Click to record. Create a short audio clip.
Canva https://www.canva.com/create/brochures/ Canva's brochure maker makes it easy to create stunning brochures by provideing a suite of professionally designed templates.
ck-12 http://www.ck12.org Get unlimited math and science practice with help.
Edmodo http://www.edmodo.com Looks and acts like Facebook.
Flip Snack www.flipsnack.com Create and publish online magazines in flipbook format.
Live Binder http://www.livebinders.com A way to save resources, works like a three-ring binder.
Simple Booklet http://simplebooklet.com Turn your marketing collateral into web booklets that can be posted, pinned, tweeted, shared, emailed, embedded and downloaded by customers anywhere. Great for education.
Charts, Graphs, Organizers
Create a Graph http://nces.ed.gov/nceskids/createagraph Good for elementary graphing - create a graph and analyze and compare.
Infogr.am http://infogr.am Create infographics with your own data.
Lino It http://linoit.com Import videos and pictures. Works like a sticky note bulletin board.
LucidChart https://www.lucidchart.com - Sketch and share professional diagrams - also a Chrome app.
Mind Meister www.mindmeister.com - Create, share and collaboratively work on mind maps with this mind mapping software.
Padlet http://padlet.com Online bulletin boards to organize anything.
Visual.ly http://visual.ly Making stories with data - infographics.
Online Degree Opportunities
Online Computer Science Degree Options for Engineers http://www.computerscienceonline.org/computer-engineering/
Web Development - Online Degree Options http://www.computerscienceonline.org/degree-programs/web-development/
Online Masters in Computer Science http://www.computerscienceonline.org/degree-programs/masters/
Cyber Security - Online Degrees and Opportunities http://www.computerscienceonline.org/degree-programs/cyber-security/
Computer Science Scholarships and Financial Aid http://www.computerscienceonline.org/cs-scholarships/
Computer Science - Online Degree Opportunities Overview http://www.computerscienceonline.org/degree-programs/
Education and Teaching Scholarships https://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/degrees/education-and-teaching-programs/scholarships/
Guide to Online Elementary Education Programs https://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/degrees/education-and-teaching-programs/elementary-education/
Guide to Online Secondary Education Programs https://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/degrees/education-and-teaching-programs/secondary-education/
Online Masters in Education https://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/degrees/masters-programs/best-online-masters-in-education/
Class Dojo https://www.classdojo.com - Improve specific student behaviors and engagement by awarding and recording real-time feedback.
Symbaloo www.Symbaloo.com - This is a visual bookmarking tool that makes it simple and fun to organize the best of the web.
Bitstrips www.bitstrips.com – Comic Creator
Make Beliefs www.makebeliefscomix.com – Comic Creator (bilingual)
Pixton www.pixton.com – Art-based comics (higher level)
Powtoon www.powtoon.com – Animated Video and presentations
Storyboardthat www.storyboardthat.com – Comic Creator
Conversion Tools - Changing File Formats
Keep Vid http://keepvid.com Download a video by inserting the URL.
Online Convert http://www.online-convert.com Convert audio, images, and ebooks. FREE.
Tube Chop http://tubechop.com Chop the video down to what you want.
Compfight compfight.com Locate the visual inspiration you need.
Pics4Learning www.pics4learning.com This is a safe, free image library for education.
Pixlr www.pixlr.com Free photo editor.
PsykoPaint http://www.psykopaint.com Start with a blank slate and make anything.
SumoPaint http://www.sumopaint.com Similar to psykopaint.
Digital Citizenship https://teachersfirst.wikispaces.com/ok2askstart119 Building ethical digital citizens
Digital Footprint (Video) https://www.commonsensemedia.org/videos/digital-footprint 1.19 minutes
Blubbr https://www.blubbr.tv - Play and create your own trivia.
Byrdseed - The Differentiator http://byrdseed.com/differentiator Revised Bloom’s Taxonomy adapted from “A Taxonomy for Learning, Teaching, and Assessing: A Revision of Bloom’s Taxonomy of Educational Objectives”.
Class Tools http://www.classtools.net/SMS Create fake iPhone text messages with this SMS generator.
Euronews www.euronews.com Latest international news available as free video on demand.
Fakebook http://www.classtools.net/FB/home-page Create a fictional social profile.
Go Social Studies Go www.gosocialstudiesgo.com – Free site dedicated to making the study of history fun and painless.
Mackin VIA https://www.mackinvia.com – Free online books and databases.
MapStory http://mapstory.org Empowers a global community to organize knowledge about the world spatially and termporally.
Newsela https://newsela.com – Nonfiction literacy and current events (and quizzes).
Newseum http://newseum.org Interactive museum of news with behind-the-scenes views of how and why news is made.
ReadWorks www.readworks.org – Assists with reading comprehension.
Read Theory www.ReadTheory.org An educational tool that offers online reading activities for all ages and ability levels.
Tagxedo www.tagxedo.com – Turns words – famous speeches, news articles, slogans and themes, even your love letters – into a visually stunning word cloud.
Thinglink https://www.thinglink.com – Interactive images engage your audience consistently and reliably.
Wonderolopolis wonderopolis.org – K-5 Common Core.
Wordle wordle.net - A toy for generating word clouds from text that your provide.
Animoto https://animoto.com - Create 30 second clips.
Buncee www.buncee.com - Multimedia presentation tool.
Educreations http://www.educreations.com Create and share amazing video lessons with your iPad or browser.
Kahoot.it kahoot.it/#/ Make instant interactive quizzes, survey, and discussions.
Nearpod http://www.nearpod.com - For K-12. When the teacher changes a slide, the student slide changes, too.
Blendspace (formerly Edcanvas) https://www.blendspace.com Similar to Symbaloo.
Socrative www.socrative.com - Student response system for computer or device.
Voicethread http://voicethread.com You can insert pictures and then type or record.
Teachers First www.teachersfirst.com/OK2Ask.cfm Share great ideas you can use in your classroom.
Teacher Training Videos www.teachertrainingvideos.com Free online training tutorials for teachers and students in ICT.
Resources and Tools for Student Teachers http://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/degrees/education-and-teaching-programs/resources/
Education Technology Tools for Teachers http://www.teachtomorrow.org/education-technology-tools/
Teaching Career Guide
QR Stuff http://www.qrstuff.com
Kaywa QR Code http://qrcode.kaywa.com
The QR Code Generator http://www.the-qrcode-generator.com
QR Voice qrvoice.net Generates qr-code for a synthesized voice message.
Sweet Search http://www.sweetsearch.com Great for younger students.
Writing and Vocabulary
Free Rice http://freerice.com Free way to donate rice to the world just by writing.
One Word http://oneword.com - High school level. 60 seconds to write anything you want. It's a free-write and you can submit and compare to what other people wrote about the same word.
Toasted-Cheese Daily Writing Prompts www.toasted-cheese.com - The calendar provides great ideas . Gives story starters, prompts, thoughts.
Vocabulary.com www.vocabulary.com Online and app helps improve vocabulary.
Word Dynamo http://worddynamo.com Vocabulary, SAT word lists, builds vocabulary.
World's Worst Pet – iOS app. Word relationships, synonyms, context clues all ages.