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Audio Tools 
Blabberize  Make any creature talk is very funny. 
Incredibox   Like pitch perfect makes an a cappella group.  
Vocaroo  Click to record. Create a short audio clip.

Book Creators 
Canva Canva's brochure maker makes it easy to create stunning brochures by provideing a suite of professionally designed templates.   
ck-12  Get unlimited math and science practice with help. 
Edmodo  Looks and acts like Facebook. 
Flip Snack  Create and publish online magazines in flipbook format. 
Live Binder  A way to save resources, works like a three-ring binder. 
Simple Booklet  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  Good for elementary graphing - create a graph and analyze and compare.  Create infographics with your own data. 
Lino It  Import videos and pictures. Works like a sticky note bulletin board. 
LucidChart  - Sketch and share professional diagrams - also a Chrome app. 
Mind Meister   - Create, share and collaboratively work on mind maps with this mind mapping software. 
Padlet  Online bulletin boards to organize anything.  Making stories with data - infographics.

Cloud Storage 
Draggo   - Online Bookmark Manager. 
Drop It To Me   - Securely receive files from anyone to your Dropbox. 

Online Degree Opportunities
Online Computer Science Degree Options for Engineers
Web Development - Online Degree Options
Online Masters in Computer Science
Cyber Security - Online Degrees and Opportunities
Computer Science Scholarships and Financial Aid
Computer Science - Online Degree Opportunities Overview
Education and Teaching Scholarships
Guide to Online Elementary Education Programs
Guide to Online Secondary Education Programs
Online Masters in Education

Project Management 
Class Dojo  - Improve specific student behaviors and engagement by awarding and recording real-time feedback. 
Symbaloo   - This is a visual bookmarking tool that makes it simple and fun to organize the best of the web.

Comic Creators 
Bitstrips  – Comic Creator 
Make Beliefs  – Comic Creator (bilingual) 
Pixton  – Art-based comics (higher level) 
Powtoon  – Animated Video and presentations 
Storyboardthat  – Comic Creator

Common Core Resources 
FrontRowed  : Core aligned math lessons. 
Study Ladder  - Anytime, Anywhere individualized instruction.

Conversion Tools - Changing File Formats 
Keep Vid  Download a video by inserting the URL. 
Online Convert  Convert audio, images, and ebooks. FREE. 
Tube Chop  Chop the video down to what you want.

Digital Art 
Compfight  Locate the visual inspiration you need. 
Pics4Learning This is a safe, free image library for education. 
Pixlr  Free photo editor. 
PsykoPaint  Start with a blank slate and make anything. 
SumoPaint  Similar to psykopaint. 

Digital Citizenship 
Digital Citizenship Building ethical digital citizens 
Digital Footprint (Video)  1.19 minutes

Miscellaneous Interactives 
Blubbr  - Play and create your own trivia. 
Byrdseed - The 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  Create fake iPhone text messages with this SMS generator. 
Euronews  Latest international news available as free video on demand. 
Fakebook  Create a fictional social profile. 
Go Social Studies Go  – Free site dedicated to making the study of history fun and painless. 
Mackin VIA  – Free online books and databases. 
MapStory  Empowers a global community to organize knowledge about the world spatially and termporally. 
Newsela  – Nonfiction literacy and current events (and quizzes). 
Newseum  Interactive museum of news with behind-the-scenes views of how and why news is made. 
ReadWorks  – Assists with reading comprehension. 
Read Theory  An educational tool that offers online reading activities for all ages and ability levels. 
Tagxedo  – Turns words – famous speeches, news articles, slogans and themes, even your love letters – into a visually stunning word cloud. 
Thinglink  – Interactive images engage your audience consistently and reliably. 
Wonderolopolis  – K-5 Common Core. 
Wordle  - A toy for generating word clouds from text that your provide.

Presentation Tools 
Animoto  - Create 30 second clips. 
Buncee  - Multimedia presentation tool. 
Educreations  Create and share amazing video lessons with your iPad or browser.  Make instant interactive quizzes, survey, and discussions. 
Nearpod  - For K-12. When the teacher changes a slide, the student slide changes, too. 
Blendspace (formerly Edcanvas)  Similar to Symbaloo. 
Socrative  - Student response system for computer or device. 
Voicethread   You can insert pictures and then type or record.

Professional Development 
Teachers First Share great ideas you can use in your classroom. 
Teacher Training Videos Free online training tutorials for teachers and students in ICT.
Resources and Tools for Student Teacher
Education Technology Tools for Teachers
Teaching Career Guide

QR Codes

QR Stuff 
Kaywa QR Code 
The QR Code Generator 
QR Voice  Generates qr-code for a synthesized voice message.

Search Engines 
Sweet Search  Great for younger students.

Tech Smith  Jing 

Survey and Polling Tools 
​Poll Everywhere 
Google Forms

Writing and Vocabulary 
Free Rice  Free way to donate rice to the world just by writing. 
One Word   - 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   - The calendar provides great ideas . Gives story starters, prompts, thoughts.   Online and app helps improve vocabulary. 
Word Dynamo  Vocabulary, SAT word lists, builds vocabulary. 
World's Worst Pet – iOS app. Word relationships, synonyms, context clues all ages.