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Technology Resources

Explain Everything

ExplainEverything_icon@2xExplain Everything is an easy-to-use design, screencasting, and interactive whiteboard tool with real-time collaboration that lets you animate, record, annotate, collaborate, and explore ideas, knowledge and understanding. Explain Everything provides teachers and students an opportunity to share thinking, reflect upon knowledge building, and assess both products and processes of learning. Recommended Gr. 2+

Awesome Screenshot

imgres-1Awesome Screenshot allows you to capture all or part of any web page. Add annotations, comments, blur sensitive info, and share with one-click uploads. Suitable for use with all ages.


LiveBinders

livebindeerLiveBinders allows you to create a digital binder that could include your own classroom textbooks, evidence documentation, ePortfolios, and more. Make it easy for you. Make it easy for your students to find and use resources in a visual context they understand. LiveBinders opens up new opportunities for collaborating, organizing, and sharing resources.

 

Screencastify

Screen Shot 2016-08-26 at 11.33.08 AMScreencastify is a simple video screen capture software for Chrome. Just press record and the content of your tab, webcam or desktop is recorded. Easily create screencasts for video tutorials, record presentations etc.

Kahoot!

Kahoot!unnamed is an online quiz tool that is kid friendly and teacher-approved. Create a fun learning game in minutes, made from a series of multiple choice questions. Add videos, images and diagrams to your questions to amplify engagement. Teachers can make their own, or use one of many pre-made online (by other teachers).

Notability

Notabilityimgres-2 is an electronic note-taking platform, compatible with iPad. Combine handwriting, photos and typing in a single note to bring projects to life. Use a wide range of note-taking to capture every detail. Better suited for older and/or tech-savvy students.

 

Google Classroom

imgres-3Google Classroom is a free web-based platform that integrates your Google Apps for Education account with all your Google Apps services, including Google Docs, Gmail, and Google Calendar. Classroom saves time and paper, and makes it easy to create classes, distribute assignments, communicate, and stay organized. Teachers can quickly see who has or hasn’t completed the work, and provide direct, real-time feedback and grades right in Classroom. 

Padlet

Screen Shot 2016-08-26 at 11.55.49 AMPadlet is a virtual tool to promote collaboration. Recommended for gr. 3+. Learn more about different capabilites by clicking the link to their website!

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