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/
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.
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.