Technology Learning Tools


Tools

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  Microsoft OneNote is a note taking program. It gathers notes (handwritten or typed), drawings, screen clippings and audio commentaries. Notes can be shared with other OneNote users over the Internet or a network.  Microsoft PlatformApple Platform Collaboration & Communication
 Word for Word Processing Microsoft Word is a word processing program that allows students to create professional documents such as resumes, letters, reports, presentation documents, brochures, manuals and more. Microsoft Word has tools to format fonts, add clipart, add page numbers, and create tables and headers for professional looking documents.  Microsoft PlatformApple Platform Publishing & Presentation
 PowerPoint for Slide Presentations Microsoft PowerPoint is a slide show presentation program. Students can use various tolls and transitions to create professional presentations. Apple Platform Publishing & Presentation
Creativity & Innovation
 Excel for Spreadsheets Excel allows students to organize, format, present, and calculate data with formulas using a spreadsheet system broken up by rows and columns. Apple Platform
Organization & Productivity
 Movie Maker for Video Editing
Windows Movie Maker is a video editing software by Microsoft. It is a part of Windows Essentials software suite and offers the ability to create and edit videos as well as to publish them on OneDrive. Apple Platform Audio Video Imaging
Creativity & Innovation
 Bing for Searching and Evaluating Information
Bing is a web browser that allows students to search and evaluate information.  http://www.bing.com

Web Resource
Research & Information Fluency
  OneDrive is a file hosting service developed by Microsoft that allows students to upload files to a cloud storage and then access them from a web browser or client software. Files uploaded are private, unless students decide to share it with anyone else. Also students can grant permission to modify a file to any other OneDrive user, which allows them to effectively collaborate online on any type of documents. https://onedrive.live.com

Web ResourceMicrosoft PlatformApple Platform
Organization & Productivity
 Google Drive for Cloud Storage
Google Drive is a personal cloud storage service from Google that lets users store and synchronize digital content across computers, laptops and mobile devices. Students can also grant permission to documents for online collaboration.
Web ResourceApple Platform
Collaboration & Communication
Google Chrome for Web Browsing
Google Chrome is a web browser that allows students to search and evaluate information.  http://www.google.com

Web ResourceMicrosoft PlatformApple Platform
Research & Information Fluency
Internet Explorer for Web Browsing
Internet Explorer is a web browser that allows students to search and evaluate information.
Apple Platform
Research & Information Fluency
 Symbaloo for Linking Information Symbaloo allows students and teachers to link important information in a single location. Collaboration & Communication
 
Symbaloo allows students and teachers to link important information in a single location. http://www.symbalooedu.com

Web ResourceApple Platform
Collaboration & Communication
NovaMind for Visual Formatting
NovaMind helps students visualize information to increase understanding.

Mind Mapping is the simple process of putting ideas in an attractive and interactive visual format. Students can use it for to-do lists, planning, brainstorming, problem solving or any other type of thinking, Mind Mapping is a great way to see the big picture and drill down to all of the important details.
Microsoft Platform Creativity & Innovation

Organization & Productivity

 Sketchbook Express for Blending Images and Knowledge Sketchbook Express is a place for students to blend visual images and traditional knowledge. Students can draw and create images while annotating to enhance understanding.  Apple Platform Creativity & Innovation
Skitch Touch for Communicating Visually
Skitch Touch is a free tool for communicating visually. Annotate images with arrows, shapes, text, and more. Use Skitch to sketch something new, mark up maps, screen captures, or even a photo. Then students can  save or share Skitch annotations to help others see and understand their ideas. Creativity & Innovation
ArcSoft for Movie Making
In just a few taps, students can create a stunning personalized movie using their own video, photo and music clips.  Quality themes and transitions are available, and students can share the resulting movie with friends and family.  
Apple Platform
Audio Video Imaging

Creativity & Innovation
KidBlog for Blog or ePortfolio
Kidblog is designed for K-12 teachers who want to provide each student with an individual blog or e-portfolio. Students publish posts and participate in academic discussions within a secure classroom blogging community. Teachers maintain complete control over student blogs and user accounts.  http://kidblog.org/home

Web ResourceApple Platform
Communication & Collaboration
Prezi for Web Presentations
Prezi is a web based presentation tool that allows students to embed different types of media into their presentations.
www.prezi.com

Web ResourceMicrosoft PlatformApple Platform
Publishing & Presentation
Tackk for Presentations
Tackk is an easy option for beautiful presentations, and allows students to embed text, photos, videos, audio, maps, links, buttons, forms and other options.  https://tackk.com

Web Resource
Publishing & Presentation
 Padlet for Classroom Discussions Padlet is an online bulletin board maker that can help teachers facilitate classroom discussions or check for student understanding.  
http://padlet.com

Web Resource
Collaboration & Communication
 BlendSpace for Classrooms Blendspace allows educators to blend their classroom with digital content, and allowing teachers to see real-time dashboards on student progress, engagement and assessment results. https://www.blendspace.com/schools

Web Resource
Organization & Productivity
 Socrative for Student Engagement Socrative is a smart student response system that empowers teachers to engage their classrooms through a series of educational exercises and games via smartphones, laptops, and tablets. http://www.socrative.com

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Student Response
 InfuseLearning for Teacher Engagement Infuse Learning provides a platform by which teachers can seamlessly engage every student on any device. Make informed decisions at the point of instruction with real-time, student feedback. Teachers can create an environment in which students can read, listen, and participate in their native language. http://www.infuselearning.com  
Student Response

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